Minimize is seriously broken

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Nov 3 08:29:10 UTC 2016

On 3 November 2016 at 06:30, rikona <rikona at> wrote:

> Some pgms, when minimized, show up as new 'random' icons on the bottom
> of the left icon stack. Alt-tab also displays this random, unrelated
> icon which, if selected, does bring up the pgm that was minimized.
> For example, if I start konq it comes up and works OK. When minimized
> it creates a new icon 'Treeline doc' on the bottom left which is a
> desktop icon pointing to documentation for the Treeline pgm.
> If I place an actual konq icon in, say, the middle of the left icon
> stack, that will start konq as one would expect, but if minimized will
> create a new 'Treeline doc' icon on the bottom left. A white triangle
> will be there indicating that it is running, but NO triangle appears
> on the real konq icon. If I start a second instance of konq and
> minimize that, a second triangle appears on the 'Treeline doc' icon.
> So, it works of sorts - if you can remember which *real* pgm the
> random icons represent, you can get back what you want. :-))
> How can I find out what happened, and how to fix it? I would
> reeeeeally hate to have to do a complete reinstall.

I suggest filing a bug against konq
ubuntu-bug konq

However as this this is a KDE application the maintainer may or may not
consider it important that it functions correctly under Unity.


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