First Impressions of Kubuntu 8.10

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Nov 11 14:00:04 GMT 2008


Nigel Ridley wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:

>> Whenever I add a panel, it's just a black bar, and anything I put in
>> it is equally black.  Black on black works for formal occasions, but
>> not on my desktop. :-)

I've tried this again, and seem to have a working panel on the top of my screen - but the system tray only has half the items of the original tray.  Only the battery applet seems to be missing of the important items, though.

>>>> 9) and I've lost my (vital) ksysguard applet which was displaying
>>>> the temperature.  I daresay that will be easy enough to fix. --

>>> There are plasmoids that do that.
>> 
>> I'm sure, but it just means I now have to figure out _how_.  It's
>> fairly necessary because my acpi thermal doesn't properly reset after
>> hibernation, and I need that sensor to show me that things are going
>> critical...
> 
> I use GKrellm - great app that gives info on all sorts of things.....
> 
> sudo apt-get install gkrellm

Well, I _could_ do that, but "why?"  Ksysguard does the job beautifully, so all I need is to figure out how to do it in the panel.  I really can't imagine it not being possible.  Though I couldn't imagine not being able to move the panel either, but google suggests I can't.
-- 
derek




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