xfce4-indicator-plugin - how to prevent things appearing there

alepic alepic at geckoblu.net
Thu May 29 08:22:32 CEST 2014

I don't know a general answer, but for Thunderbird disable

Preferences -> General -> Show in the messaging menu

You need to log out to see the change.

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:22 PM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:

> Is there any way to stop something displaying an icon in the indicator
> plugin?  I use Thunderbird *only* for its address book but it insists
> on putting an 'envelope' in the indicator plugin that I don't want.
> As a more general question what does the indicator plugin offer that
> applications can't do directly by putting an icon in the panel?  As it
> is it seems to just complicate things because some programs put their
> icon in the panel directly whereas others go via the indicator plugin.
> --
> Chris Green
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