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Unity appindicator to switch privacy settings

Project Description

What is Privacy Indicator?

Privacy Indicator is a notification area applet (application indicator) for the top panel of Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment.

The goal of Privacy Indicator is to make it easy it change settings that influence the user’s privacy or the automatic collection of data and to delete automatically collected data.


Privacy Indicator is alpha software. So far it seems to work for me and a lot of other users but it may have severe bugs I didn’t noticed yet. Use it at your own risk.

If you found a bug or have an idea for other settings Privacy Indicator should support please file a bug report


Privacy Indicator needs the “Unity” desktop environment that is used as the default desktop for Ubuntu.

All software packages needed by Privacy Indicator are installed by default on Ubuntu.

Privacy Indicator is developed and tested with Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr”. With older version of Ubuntu it may not be (fully) usable.


To get the most recent version of Privacy Indicator please visit the web page at


You can use Privacy Indicator under the conditions of GPL v3 or later.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

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