Hi Guys,
Apologies for the newbie question, I am trying to get the network manager (network conenctions) applet to appear under the indicator area in BT5 GNOME, so far I have done the following:

Installed synaptic
Installed network manager
installed indicator applet complete and enabled

I can access network manager fine and setup my vpn connection but I get no icon/applet to connect with.

when i try to invoke nm-applet from commandline it states it is already in use and I can see it in the startup, I also tried updating my inidcator applets etc via the ubuntu repo's to no avail.

any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated!