[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#755551: Bug#755551: xfpm: battery icon is not shown since upgrade to 1.3.0

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Jul 28 15:11:47 UTC 2014

On lun., 2014-07-21 at 22:15 +0200, Roland Hieber wrote:
> xfce4-power-manager 1.2.0-4 worked fine for me, but after an upgrade to a recent
> upower version (which does not ship polkit files anymore), and in turn upgrading
> xfce4-power-manager to 1.3.0-1 (which now works with logind), the battery icon
> is gone from the system tray. Everything else I tested works (FN keys, lid
> triggers, notifications), but due to the missing tray icon, I cannot get
> to the context menu or see the current status of my battery. `--debug' output is
> attached below.
> I'm using awesome which is started from my `.xinitrc' when I do a `startx' from
> the console.

Thanks for the reminder, I need to add a NEWS.Debian item about that.
The system tray icon is gone, replaced by the panel plugin. That means
you need an Xfce panel running (and the xfce4-panel Suggests was
upgraded to a Recommends).

Upstream has said that if someone was interested in running an applet
in another kind of panel, she should report it to Xfce bugzilla (see

I'm not personally interested in that, so I won't do it, but I don't
close this bug as wontfix since I'll use it to remember to document that
invasive change (unless it's reverted when final 1.4.0 version is

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 473 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-xfce-devel/attachments/20140728/07a4b6ab/attachment.sig>

More information about the Pkg-xfce-devel mailing list