icon status bar: solved! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Solution Status bar:

Just right clic on statusbar and choose personalize, then see "spell checking" or "en-US" and drag him to the statusbar...then you have it, like old times again ;)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3.1.1-signed). 

Rated 2 out of 5 stars

Good idea but it does not automatic detection!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0).