Use applets for small plug-in style applications or plugins. Do not use it for full fledged applications.

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Grouping application icons on cinnamon (with Ubuntu)

In cinnamon you can add applets to a panel. One of the applets is for showing application icons. However, this applet displays all icons next to each other. I would like to have an applet that shows ...
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How do I create a new mail profile if my 'mail' applet in control panel is non responsive?

I cannot get into the mail applet under Control Panel. When I click on the mail applet, I see the loading circle for a few seconds and then it disappears and nothing happens. Environment: Windows 7 ...
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Run Java applets on Google Chrome

I am trying to run applets from the page below on Google Chrome but I couldn't make it work. I got the error below: Your browser doesn't understand the APPLET tag. http://jas.eng.buffalo.edu/...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...
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Adding Date & Time to Cinnamon panel on Mint

I accidentally removed the Time displayed in Cinnamon's system tray on my Linux Mint, and am not sure how to add it back. It doesn't seem to be available among the options in the Applets window (that ...
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Make Applescript wait for an application to be closed before running a shell script

I have an applet i made using Applescript which opens an Application and then once it's loaded runs a shell script which unload's Spotlight. I need to make it then wait for me to finish using relevant ...
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How to add keyboard indicator on Gnome panel?

I am testing Fedora 19. Desktop spin gnome doesn't have a keyboard indicator. Right click doesn't work. Should it or it is information from an "ancient" gnome version.
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Pomodoro timer for linux that I can install without admin rights

What I need is a pomodoro timer (www.pomodorotechnique.com/) that I can use on a gnome linux (openSUSE) workstation that I use at work. It has to be able to show a popup notification so that I don't ...
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Calendar location incorrect in Linux Mint 9

When I click on the calendar applet, the calendar widget appears almost at the top right of the screen, instead of the bottom right.
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How to import library in gDesklets applets?

I want to use some math functions in a gDesklets applet, however, I can't import math in the script. I have googled but got nothing, except this similar post, yet unanswered. I've tried to import at ...
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xmonad: how to use clock applet to display time

I am using xmonad / haskell. when I start nm-applet for wifi, I have a small icon on the top lef then displays wifi reception. Next to it I would like to to have a CLOCK / time display. is there a (...
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What is the difference between applet and application

I saw no difference between an applet and an application from the definition of the former: In computing, an applet is any small application that performs one specific task, sometimes running ...
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How to drag and drop files to a (places|launcher) gnome applet

I made a shortcut to my home folder by dragging and dropping it to the panel. Is there a way that I can drag and drop files to that applet in order to save the file in the folder location? What I ...
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How do I restore the default applets to Gnome's notification area?

I have a fresh install of Karmic Koala. In a botched attempt at trying to change my default window manager, I somehow removed at least three applets from the notification area: network manager (nm-...