xfce4-indicator-plugin is not configurable - hide does not work

Bug #1314042 reported by LAZA on 2014-04-29
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Bug Description

with a right-click every bit in the panel is configurable, also the xfce4-indicator-plugin.

but if i want to hide the time and other options,
A. it is not possible to mark the checkbox and
B. if i do so (via panel - panel options - objetcts - options)
it dow not work, even after a restart.
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ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-16 (43 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140225)
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: xfce4-indicator-plugin 2.3.2-0ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.46-generic 3.13.9
Tags: trusty
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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LAZA (laza74) wrote : ProcEnviron.txt

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Similar problem here. When changing options, the hide/display checkboxes can't be clicked.

when saving, the indicator plugins want to restart, and I get someting like this:

(wrapper-2.0:17666): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_widget_realize: assertion 'widget->priv->anchored || GTK_IS_INVISIBLE (widget)' failed
**
Gtk:ERROR:/build/buildd/gtk+3.0-3.10.8/./gtk/gtkwidget.c:11538:gtk_widget_real_map: assertion failed: (gtk_widget_get_realized (widget))
xfce4-panel-Message: Plugin indicator-13 has been automatically restarted after crash.

** (wrapper-2.0:17862): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-KdeM6yrsbX: Verbindungsaufbau abgelehnt

(wrapper-2.0:17862): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_widget_realize: assertion 'widget->priv->anchored || GTK_IS_INVISIBLE (widget)' failed
**
Gtk:ERROR:/build/buildd/gtk+3.0-3.10.8/./gtk/gtkwidget.c:11538:gtk_widget_real_map: assertion failed: (gtk_widget_get_realized (widget))
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-messages-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-session-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-application-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-datetime-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-sound-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-application-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-session-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-messages-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: Neustart von indicator-application zu schnell, unterbrochen
init: indicator-datetime-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: Neustart von indicator-messages zu schnell, unterbrochen
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: Neustart von indicator-session zu schnell, unterbrochen
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: Neustart von indicator-datetime zu schnell, unterbrochen
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-bluetooth-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: indicator-power-main-Prozess beendet, wird neu gestartet
init: Neustart von indicator-bluetooth zu schnell, unterbrochen
init: Neustart von indicator-p...

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in xfce4-indicator-plugin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Lepe (alepe-com) wrote :

When I click on the items checkbox, it doesn't seems to work, however on close and reopening, those which I clicked are checked (so checking the box actually works but does not display the change visually).
Regardless of the checkbox status, the items not hide (confirming what OP reported).

Lepe (alepe-com) wrote :

workaround: after clicking on the items you want to hide, close the dialog and restart the panel: xfce4-panel -r &
This will have the effect you are looking for.

LAZA, your report is similar to bug 1311685. Mark this one as duplicate?

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