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    Default kde 4.2 widgets

    i am having trouble with kde 4.2 on opensuse 11.1

    i have widgets on my desktop that whenever i delete they return after reboot (see the screenshot included) all those file ones were links to locations in the filesystem. so the widgets on monitor 1 are bad but monitor 2 is fine.

    i am not really sure why the settings arent saving to my profile correctly.

    also apparently activities does it too because it keeps bringing back an activity that i didnt make (probably the default one, its called "plain desktop" and has the same widgets as the desktop i use) i can right click on this activity and delete it but then it comes back again on reboot.

    that isnt as much of a problem since i dont use activities (they are definitely not designed for people with multiple monitors, it is completely unusable with 2 monitors because you could potencially get the widgets on each monitor switched when playing with activities.

    any ideas how to fix this?

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    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Vsters, Sweden ex. Highbury London UK

    Default Re: kde 4.2 widgets

    First the latest kde4.2 is 99 so you could try updating.
    If this does not work you could try resetting the wigets with

    kquitapp plasma && rm ~/.kde4/share/config/plasma* && plasma &

    See the posts here
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2009

    Default Re: kde 4.2 widgets

    I was having the same stuck widget problem as well as my primary sound "failing" at logon about 50% of the time and falling back to the secondary, which didn't work at all.
    I installed 99 and both the unremovable wiget and the failing sound appear to be fixed. The widget I had stuck was gone on the next login and the sound has worked so far...but I could just be getting lucky on the sound. More testing definitely required there.

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