Privacy Indicator


Privacy Indicator

What is Privacy Indicator?

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

Das Ziel von Privacy Indicator ist es, dass die Benutzerin komfortabel Einstellungen ändern kann, die die Privatsphäre oder die automatische Speicherung von Daten betreffen, und gespeicherte Daten einfach löschen kann.



Privacy Indicator ist in einem Alpha-Stadium. Die Software funktioniert bei mir und vielen anderen Benutzern, enthält aber vermutlich noch einige Fehler. Benutzung auf eigene Gefahr

Wenn Sie Fehler in Privacy Indicator finden oder weitere Ideen für Einstellungen haben, die Privacy Indicator unterstützen sollte, füllen Sie bitte einen Fehlerbericht im Bugtracker auf Launchpad aus, damit ich das Problem beheben kann.


Privacy Indicator benötigt die Arbeitsumgebung “Unity”, die von Ubuntu standardmäßig verwendet wird.

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

Privacy Indicator wird unter Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr” entwickelt und getestet. Mit älteren Ubuntu-Versionen funktioniert Privacy Indicator vermutlich nicht oder nur eingeschränkt.


Bugreports, suggestions, ideas, ...

For bug reports or feature requests please use the bugtracker at Launchapd

You may use German or English language.


If you want to help to translate Privacy Indicator to other languages go to the translation page at Launchpad.

To see the list of people who contributed to the translations you are using go to Privacy Indicator –> About –> Credits in Privacy Indicator .

Thanks to all contributors!

Questions and answers

If you have questions about Privacy Indicator go to the “Answers” page at Launchpad. If you want you can help to answer questions there, too.

You may use German or English language.

Source code

The source code is available from the Bazaar repository at Launchpad


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


Privacy Indicator is available from the PPA(“Personal Package Archive”) for Ubuntu 12.10 “Quantal Quetzal”:


If you add this PPA to your software sources Ubuntu’s Update manager will automatically install newer versions of Privacy Indicator, when they are available.

If you don’t know how to do this see this explanation.

Depending on how busy the Launchpad build servers are it may take a few hours for the PPA to get new packages after a release.

If you rather want to download the files manually here there are:

File Size Modified MD5
indicator-privacy_0.03-1_all.deb 27.4 KByte 2013-03-06 22:59 350666e58d217663a1e3a55438effa43
indicator-privacy-0.03-1.tar.gz 31.8 KByte 2013-03-06 22:59 8c71372721b074ea3bb7eeaa886f383e


The icon of Privacy Indicator is based on an icon from the Gemicon icon set by Turqois.