* What led up to the situation?
Setting up Network Manager on Xfce4 (aarch64) resulted in having an
invisible Network Manger applet in the notification area.
On boot the icon flashes just before disappearing.
Left and right actions do function properly (I let the notification
area show its borders to make it easier to find the nm-applet).
Other icons show correctly in the notification area.
* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
I found these similar reports but I decided to report this issue
because this issue was found on aarch64 and the other reports did not
describe exactly this issue (nm-applet is functional but just not
showing in the notification area):
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=549541 > 4 Oct
2009, no solution
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=572714 > 5 March
2010, no solution
I tested with several styles and icon themes (Gnome, Breeze, etc.)
and tried to change icon size for the notification area but the icon
still did not show.
Although the icon flashes on boot I still checked that nm-applet*
icons existed in the icon themes (all svg).
* What was the outcome of this action?
There was no change.
* What outcome did you expect instead?
Network Manager applet would show the correct icon in the
If you want I can provide an image for the RPi3.
-- System Information:
Distributor ID: SolydXK
Description: SolydX 10 ARM 64-bit
Kernel: Linux 4.14.0-3-arm64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8),
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled
Versions of packages network-manager-gnome depends on:
ii dbus-user-session [default-dbus-session-bus] 1.12.6-2
ii dbus-x11 [dbus-session-bus] 1.12.6-2
ii dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend] 0.26.1-3
ii libatk1.0-0 2.26.1-3
ii libc6 2.27-1
ii libcairo2 1.15.10-1
ii libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.36.11-1
ii libglib2.0-0 2.54.3-2
ii libgtk-3-0 3.22.28-1
ii libjansson4 2.11-1
ii libmm-glib0 1.6.8-2
ii libnm0 1.10.4-1+b1
ii libnma0 1.8.10-2
ii libnotify4 0.7.7-3
ii libpango-1.0-0 1.40.14-1
ii libpangocairo-1.0-0 1.40.14-1
ii libsecret-1-0 0.18.5-6
ii libselinux1 2.7-2+b1
ii network-manager 1.10.4-1+b1
ii policykit-1-gnome [polkit-1-auth-agent] 0.105-6
Versions of packages network-manager-gnome recommends:
ii gnome-keyring 3.20.1-2
ii iso-codes 3.79-1
pn mobile-broadband-provider-info <none>
ii xfce4-notifyd [notification-daemon] 0.4.1-1
Versions of packages network-manager-gnome suggests:
ii network-manager-openconnect-gnome 1.2.4-1
ii network-manager-openvpn-gnome 1.8.0-2
ii network-manager-pptp-gnome 1.2.4-5+b1
ii network-manager-vpnc-gnome 1.2.4-6
-- no debconf information