Ubuntu: How to unhide an application?


I hope you can help me. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 using wubi, my issue is i installed iptux using ubuntu software center, it worked fine, i decided that i wanted it to be hidden at start up, so i changed its setting in preferences. i assumed that if i needed to use it i could go to internet menu and select it. But after restarting i found that after i click on iptux under Internet nothing happens, but i click it after that then a small window shows Fatal Error!! Failed to bind the TCP/UDP port(2425)! Address already in use.

I have tried uninstalling using ubuntu software center and reinstalling it but it still had the same problem. I thought it maybe because some files were not uninstalled by USC, so i installed synaptic and uninstalled iptux (complete uninstallation) and then reinstalled it and the same situation occurs. I was hoping someone could inform me how i could unhide iptux.


in 12.04 (unity DE), you need to use dconf-editor (included in package dconf-tools) to edit the configration.

$ sudo apt-get install dconf-tools    $ dconf-editor  

go to desktop > unity > panel the name is systray-whitelist

in Value ,add 'all', in front of the lists, turn them to something like:

['all', 'JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Wine', 'Update-notifier']  

after that, close the dconf-editor and run :

$ pkill iptux  $ iptux  

You will see iptux icon showed up in the notify area.

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