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Rob Whyte [CPU frequency indicator]
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 In addition to these default indicators, other indicators can be installed from the Ubuntu software center (see Installing and Removing Software for info on how to install and remove software.) In addition to these default indicators, other indicators can be installed from the Ubuntu software center (see Installing and Removing Software for info on how to install and remove software.)
-Some additional useful indicators will be described shortly.+Some additional useful indicators will be described below.
    
 ===== Weather indicator ===== ===== Weather indicator =====
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 It will appear on your panel before the default indicators, and will show a breakdown of the current weather conditions for your local area, condition, wind speed, temperature, sunrise and sunset time, high and low temperature, etc.  It will appear on your panel before the default indicators, and will show a breakdown of the current weather conditions for your local area, condition, wind speed, temperature, sunrise and sunset time, high and low temperature, etc. 
 There is also a forecast menu item which will open a dialogue box, allowing you to view a four day forecast. There is also a forecast menu item which will open a dialogue box, allowing you to view a four day forecast.
-To install, open a terminal and type, "sudo apt-get install indicator-weather." You can also open the Ubuntu software center and enter indicator-weather into the search field.  +To install, open a terminal and type, "sudo apt-get install indicator-weather." You can also open the Ubuntu software center and enter indicator-weather into the search field
- + 
 +===== Skype indicator ===== 
 + 
 +    
 +In some previous skype versions a panel icon or applet was included in the 
 +default skype installation, but now to get accessible access to a range of skype 
 +functionality from your top panel you must install a separate package.___________ 
 +<code>___________________________________________________________________________ 
 +sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386_________________________________________________ 
 +</code>__________________________________________________________________________ 
 +   will install a skype indicator on your vinux running computer. 
 +Most of the available items are easily understood as one arrows up and down 
 +through the indicator's menu.____________________________________________________ 
 +   You can read recent or unread chats, access the skype options menu, log out of 
 +your account and quit skype among other things. 
 +   The one item that may be unclear from its label is activate._____________________ 
 +If skype has been minimized pressing activate will restore the skype window and 
 +put it in focus. If you press activate when the skype window is open it will be 
 +minimized. 
 +Accessiblity is excellent with the exception that as you navigate across the top 
 +Accessiblity is excellent with the exception that as you navigate across the top 
 +panel the skype indicator is only announced as "image", so like some other 
 +indicators you must arrow up or down to see what it is
 ===== CPU frequency indicator ===== ===== CPU frequency indicator =====
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 This indicator will allow you to see or adjust the frequency (speed) at which your CPU operates. This can be useful if Unity appears to be running slowly, as your CPU is generally set to use only the minimum amount of speed required to do the task at hand, and adjusted higher or lower as needed. This indicator will appear before any default indicators. What is available in this menu is different from processor to processor. You may have more or less options, but generally you will have these, which are  range of numbers that allow you to choose a specific frequency your processor should run at. There are also different optimized settings, such as Performance to use the maximum speed for best performance, Conservative to preserve power, Powerave to preserve power when running on battery, and On Demand, which is usually the default, and will use only the amount of  power required and no more.  This indicator will allow you to see or adjust the frequency (speed) at which your CPU operates. This can be useful if Unity appears to be running slowly, as your CPU is generally set to use only the minimum amount of speed required to do the task at hand, and adjusted higher or lower as needed. This indicator will appear before any default indicators. What is available in this menu is different from processor to processor. You may have more or less options, but generally you will have these, which are  range of numbers that allow you to choose a specific frequency your processor should run at. There are also different optimized settings, such as Performance to use the maximum speed for best performance, Conservative to preserve power, Powerave to preserve power when running on battery, and On Demand, which is usually the default, and will use only the amount of  power required and no more. 
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 <code> <code>
 sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq
-</code+</code>
    
  
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