Strange icons in Notification area

16-04-xenial

#1

3 Strange icons appeared that do not seem to do anything no ideas what they are. How do I upoad a screenshot? one is an up/down arrow one a 9 the other an A all have a circle around them/


#2

Hi,

Up/down arrow, 9 and A are shown when Enable keyboard LED is set in MATE Tweak

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#3

ahh great thanks for the info I have now turned it off and all is well with the world.


#4

Hi, my first post here.
Any idea what these funny symbols mean or do?


#5

I don’t know about the up/down arrow but the 9 indicates NumLock is pressed so your numeric pad generates numbers instead of cursor movements. The A indicates CapsLock is on so everything is typed upcase.


#6

Hi, apologies for late reply.

Imagine one arrow will be scroll lock, and the other… well I’m not sure as now using a different distro. :blush: Hopefully someone will soon pop along with the answer. :slight_smile:


#7

I believe that indicates that you’re connected to a wired network, if you have that notification turned on. I use wireless, so I can’t verify it. As I remember, hovering your pointer over it should give you bytes up/down since your last connection.