This is a Ubuntu One indicator plugin displaying current Ubuntu One synchronization state on system-tray area.


  • Shows when syncdaemon is offline, idle, synchronizing or having some error condition. This is reflected by the icons in the indicator.
  • Shows current state name, metadata queue length and content queue lenght.
  • Attempts to calculate ETA for metadata queue.
  • Shows current quota usage. Has a disconnect/connect menu entry that asks syncdaemon to perform these actions.
  • Upon receiving the notification about a published file it will add the entry to ‘Recently Published Files’ menu.
  • Clicking on the menu entry will copy the public URL to the clipboard (this is virtually non-discoverable unless you read this line).

Recently, Ubuntu One Indicator released version 1.0 and source code’s available on

For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras built Ubuntu One indicator packages. Execute following commands in terminal to install in Ubuntu 12.04:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-ubuntuone