Minimize is seriously broken

rikona rikona at
Sat Nov 5 06:39:37 UTC 2016

Hello Colin,

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 1:29:10 AM, Colin wrote:

> 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.

I'd guess that's true. It's probably hard enough to get it to work
well just in KDE. :-) My biggest complaint is that it messed up
Ubuntu, which does NOT work right even with Ubuntu pgms - NO kde pgms
running at all, and still big problems .

Thanks. Any ideas would be much appreciated...



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