Fix for Skype/Pidgin icon missing from Ubuntu 15.04/Kubuntu 15.04

I have installed skype on ubuntu 15.04 and the skype icon doesn't appear under applications so to fix the issue install the sni-qt package.Sni-qt is A Qt plugin which turns all QSystemTrayIcon into StatusNotifierItems (appindicators).The reason for this is skype/pidgin installation relies on the 32 bit version of sni-qt.

Open the terminal and run the following command

sudo apt-get install sni-qt sni-qt:i386

After installing above package you need to restart skype/pidgin application to appear icon.

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1 Response

  1. Dmitrii says:

    Thanks. Worked for me.

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