[Bug 1174689] [NEW] Nvidia/Dual screen - No Taskbar/Kdemenu on default install Kubuntu 13.04

yossarian_uk 1174689 at bugs.launchpad.net
Tue Apr 30 10:16:51 UTC 2013

Public bug reported:

On a new install  I don't get a taskbar(panel) or kde menu - I only see
one panel with just activitives on it - i.e only half a desktop...

This has occurred on multiple machines (all with Nvidia cards and dual

I have to add the panel manually or I don't have a taskbar/menu.

This occurs before installing the nvidia binary driver.

It's happened on 3 different work stations (all dual monitor/nvidia)

More info on this reddit thread


ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: kde-workspace 4:4.10.2-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-19.29-generic 3.8.8
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Apr 30 10:54:50 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-04-26 (3 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: kde-workspace
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

** Affects: kde-workspace (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug raring

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