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Ubuntu One Indicator


Introduction: Have you seen my weather applet?

Re-introduction for precise: A Brand New Ubuntu One Indicator for Precise

Launchpad project: indicator-ubuntuone

PPA: ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras

Package Name: ubuntuone-indicator or indicator-ubuntuone


sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntuone-extras
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install indicator-ubuntuone


Create a replacement for Karmic applet, stuff it with more features, make it stable and use it. Can be used as a playground for the upcoming official indicator of some sort.



Ubuntu One Indicator uses Indicator framework for applications. It sits as a separate entry in the indicator panel since there is no indicator class that could house it. It talks to syncdaemon and listens for its signals via DBus and talks to web API directly to get quota usage information.


  • Shows when syncdaemon is offline, idle, synchronizing or having some error condition. This is reflected by the icons in the indicator.

  • Shows current state and the progress of execution. Estimates the ETA for uploads.

  • Shows current quota usage.

  • Allows opening Ubuntu One folder, web site and control panel.

  • Connects and disconnects Ubuntu One Syncdaemon

  • Monitors file publishing signals and adds the entries to the Recently Published Files menu where upon click the public URL will be copied to clipboard