Hidden Memubar does not drop down when I put cursor in upper left corner.

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Jan 1 19:22:19 UTC 2009

On Thursday 01 January 2009, Steven Vollom wrote:
>> I can't find it in System Settings either.  I always use kcontrol to
>> change settings.  In kcontrol it is in Desktop -> Panels -> Hiding tab.
>Kcontrol didn't show up in the menu, however, when I checked using Konsole,
> it was installed.  I typed kcontrol in the terminal and it opened.  I then
> followed your instructions, but the menubar remained hidden.
>> Karl
>> p.s. A while back you were going to run memtest86+ to check your memory
>> (actually your computer's memory).  Did you ever do that?  I'm just
>> wondering if some of your problems might be due to bad memory.
>I did that, however, I was interrupted by a telephone call that required the
>use of my computer and had to stop after a couple of hours of check.  In the
>time it was checked, 4 errors appeared on the readout.
And with that, I can predict that your machine will never behave itself until 
that is fixed, probably with good memory.  Sometimes dumpster diving might 
find something usable?

>I forgot about the process and haven't restarted.  I will do that again, but
> I have pressing need for my computer right now and must continue working
> while broken.  Thanks so much for the help.
>Strangely, I couldn't find the option to have the cursor placed in the upper
>left corner of the screen either.  The window in Kcontrol appeared basically
>as I remembered when I set the configuration, however, then there was an
>option to have the hidden bar working when you put the cursor at a specified
>point.  Like, Top, Bottom, Upper Left corner of the screen, etc.  What
>happened with that choice option?

Cheers, Gene
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