Kubuntu 8.10 desktop - how to get back the panel at the bottom of the screen?

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Thu Jan 22 17:03:13 UTC 2009

On Thursday 22 January 2009, Bas Roufs wrote:
> Dear everybody
> Because of some mistake I cannot reconstruct any more, I lost the
> panel at my desktop: the bar at the bottom screen of Kubuntu 8.10. I
> tried to get it back by means of the option 'add panel'. But this does
> not work. Also via system settings, I did not yet manage to find a way
> to get back the panel as it was when I installed Kubuntu 8.10. Inside
> the system settings menu, I tried APPEARANCE, DESKTOP and WINDOW
> BEHAVIOUR. Quite probably I have overlooked some option which could
> help me.
> The absence of the panel at the bottom makes working at the desktop
> quite complicated .... So I would highly appreciate your (short)
> answer. Thanks!

The way I do this in KDE3 is to:

Settings --->  Desktop -->  Panels  -->  Hiding

Select on the 'Hide Mode' the one that isn't selected and Apply

Then select the other mode and Apply.

You should be back where you started.

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