Panel lost in KDE4

Amit Joshi mckagan at
Sat Nov 1 03:23:54 UTC 2008

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Amit Joshi <mckagan at> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 4:54 AM, Ed Jabbour <ejbr at> wrote:
>> I installed intrepid and, of course got KDE4.  Somehow, I managed to lose
>> the
>> panel.  Now, if I "Add Panel," I get an empty panel at the top of the
>> screen.  "Add Widget" gets me nothing - still empty.  How do I get a
>> normal,
>> populated panel back?
> Hi,
> I don't know about KDE4 but there is something called "kicker" in KDE 3.x.
> Whenever I had my panel ( I use only one) missing for some reason, I used to
> run kicker. Press Alt+F2 and type "kicker" (without the quotes of course)
> and press ok. You should have your panel back. At least worth a try rather
> than renaming your .kde directory and stuff like that.
> PS: If you rename your .kde directory, KDE will generate a new one. All
> your settings will be gone (Font size and other such customizations), as
> they will be no longer accessible under .kde .

My bad. Just searched on the internet and found out that in KDE4,  kicker is
replaced by Plasma. So I don't think the above solution will work.

Amit Joshi
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