I lost my panel/taskbar

Derek Broughton auspex at pointerstop.ca
Fri Apr 8 16:14:59 UTC 2005

On Friday 08 April 2005 12:54, Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
> Hi Derek,
> On Fri, 08 Apr 2005 12:37:57 -0300, Derek Broughton
> <auspex at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> > Yesterday, I dist-upgraded a humungous number of packages and now the
> > panel
> >
> > has disappeared from the bottom of my desktop.  This isn't too much of a
> > problem if I'm using the laptop directly, I can use alt-tab to get
> > between windows and the Win key to get tol the K Menu, but it's a real
> > pain when I'm
> My panel also crashes from time to time (both in Debian Sarge and in
> Kubuntu Hoary, although in kubuntu, it's been an exception, and
> probably to do with docking kontact or amarok). It tends to respawn
> itself, after a crash dialogue, but if it disappears not to be seen
> again, I launch it myself: kicker
> I know, it's not a solution, but it works for me! :)

That's very interesting.  If I run kicker, the panel will display - and the 
kicker I run will die with the message "ERROR: kicker is already running!".  
So that brings it back briefly.  Actually using it in any way seems to hide 
it again.

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