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Monday, April 11th 2005, 1:54pm

I lost my multiple desktops on my lower panel!?

Hello! First let me say that I just love KDE & all of its eyecandy & functionality! I recently came from the Win XP world ( I switched almost a year ago) & now, when I do have to go back XP for any reason, it almost feel like travelling back in time as it looks so outdated compared to KDE!

"Bravo! "

I just upgraded from KDE 3.3 to 3.4 as I switched distro from Mepis3.3 to Kanotix2005.2 & I just kept my home directory & partition in order not loose my work & settings. However in so doing, even though all my preferences were pretty well kept (or so it seems), I somehow lost the icons representing the virtual desktops in my lower desktop panel.

In fact the problem is even worse than that.... when I am working on any program & minimize it, it does not come & show up at all in this panel anymore!? So to swith from one program to another, I have to minimise everything & klick with my mouse wheel to have a little menu appear with all my minimised programs on it. (I enabled that option in the KDE control center). I tried putting the default options back in the virtual desktop options of the Control Cente, same for the lower desktop panel.... but no results.... And it is very inconvenient to "loose" programs as soon as you minimise them, it is a lot of gymnastic!

Anyone as an idea how I could fix this? Tx!
It does not matter where you come from if you are going nowhere.

This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "Akuna" (Apr 11th 2005, 2:00pm)


Wednesday, April 13th 2005, 8:51am

OK! It's all fixed up & was very simple.... :)

Right click on the lower panel / add applet / virtual desktops + taskbar..

It was to close to my eyes to see! :]
It does not matter where you come from if you are going nowhere.