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Allow the notification icon

To fix this you will need to run a few commands as the user in the Unity desktop. So open up your terminal and run this:

You should get something like this:

Basically this means, that Skype is not whitelisted, thus is not allowed by default to display its tray icon. We need to fix this. Append 'Skype' to the list so that you have something like this:

Then wrap it with double quotes (”) and add gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist in front of it. At this point you should have something like this:

Now just copy this to your Terminal and execute the command. Reboot afterwards. Now you should see the icon.

List of software

Name of the software: add to the list


Skype: Skype
Android Notifier Desktop: SWT 

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