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Thread: Damaged Panel

  1. #1
    3bitsShortOfaByte NNTP User

    Default Damaged Panel

    Oops! My Tray at the bottom got scrunched to the left (I didn't see how
    it happened.). This covered up all of the symbols showing open
    applications and left me "driving blind." I compounded my error by
    pressing the "Remove this panel" in the 'Panel Settings/Add
    Widgets/Remove this panel' window which pops up when one right-clicks on
    the panel itself.

    I have Linux i686 and KDE 4.0.4 >= 20080505
    "release 15.2"

    I have used this 64-bit Linux version successfully for several months.
    I'm not making as much progress in understanding all the fine points as
    I had hoped, but I have never had a DISASTER like this.

    Is there any hope of my seeing the panel in its original, helpful form

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    caf4926 NNTP User

    Default Re: Damaged Panel

    You can right click and add a new panel. Then add back all the widgets.
    However, as I recall, this is rather clumsy in 4.0.4

    You could start a new .kde4 folder then copy all your settings over to
    the new one.

    To do this press Ctrl-Alt-F1

    at the CLI do:

    mv /home/username*/.kde4 .kde4old

    (* put your username here)


    Box: Linux i686 | Fedora 10 | Gnome 2.24.2 | M2N4-SLI
    | AMD 64 X2 5200+ | nVidia 8500GT | 2GB RAM
    Lap: openSUSE 11.1 | Celeron 550 | (KDE4.2.0)"82.1" | Intel 965 GM |
    Lenovo R61e | 3GB RAM
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