I want to create an icon in top menu bar which lists the USB devices attached to the system. How can I add an icon to the top menubar? Where are the config files for that? I have gone through /usr/share/applications/*.desktop, but how to make it visible on top menu bar?


If you are in Unity, I don't think it's customizable. Maybe you can customize the top menu by installing Ubuntu Tweak (sudo apt install ubuntu-tweak) or install Unity Tweak or something like that.

However, if you install Gnome 2 (sudo apt install gnome, reboot and login to the "Gnome Flashback/Fallback" option) you can customize the top menu by dragging the icon or the *.desktop file to it.

Hoping for the best,


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