how to get rid of the taskbar in kde4 ? (kicker)

Girard Henri girardhenri at free.fr
Thu Feb 7 10:15:23 GMT 2008


right :) you got it
Following your advice I put # in front of panel
and started again
only the applets where on the screen I deleted them
but i think one can improve this...
now i have AWN working
thanks for your help :)



Andrew Jarrett a écrit :
> On 2/7/08, Jussi Schultink <jussi01 at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Feb 7, 2008 4:19 AM, Andrew Jarrett <jarrett.andrew at gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> On Feb 6, 2008 4:31 PM, Mario Spinthiras <mspinthiras at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>       
>>>> kicker you mean ? killall -9 kicker ?
>>>>         
>>> KDE4 doesn't use kicker it uses plasma for the main panel.  From what
>>> I can tell, you would have to kill plasma, which would kill the whole
>>> desktop.  At this point in the game, I don't think KDE4 has the
>>> options to implement the features the OP wants.  Maybe by 4.1 most
>>> configuration options for the panels will be implemented. Anyway, I
>>> thought that Avant Window Manager was an alternative to KDE and GNOME
>>> and not something that could be run inside KDE.
>>>
>>> Andrew
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>> The panel is just another plasmoid on the desktop as far as I
>> understand, so it should be able to be removed.
>>     
>
> The panel _should_ be another plasmoid, but as far as I can tell (I am
> using KDE4 right now) it isn't possible to remove the panel.  However,
> it is possible to remove everything on the panel, but I have not found
> the way to delete the panel (or even move or resize it --
> right-clicking the empty panel does nothing).  It might be possible to
> do it manually though (see bottom of email).
>
>   
>> Also Andrew, Avant
>> Window Navigator is a a dock similar to an apple dock that can be
>> inserted into most desktop environments.
>>
>> Jussi
>>     
>
> Oh, Avant Window _Navigator_ not _Manager_.  That makes much more sense now.
>
> For the OP:
> I just decided to muck about in .kde4 and it looks like I may have
> found a way to remove the panel.  Check the file
> ~/.kde4/share/config/plasma-appletsrc.  Search the file for "panel"
> and play around with that section to see if you can remove it (I would
> first start with deleting the section and then relogging
> (necessary?)).  Make sure you make a backup so you can restore the
> file if anything goes wrong.  I hope this is a step in the right
> direction; it may be more difficult than this.
>
> Andrew
>
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