[kde-linux] Kicker disappeared
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 21 09:10:35 UTC 2007
On Saturday 21 Jul 2007, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 20 Jul 2007, Philipp Paul wrote:
> > On Friday 20 July 2007 23:04:38 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On Friday 20 Jul 2007, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > On Friday 20 Jul 2007, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> > > > > On Friday 20 July 2007, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com>
> > > > > wrote
> > > > >
> > > > > about '[kde-linux] Kicker disappeared':
> > > > > > I've read about this, but never before experienced it. Kicker
> > > > > > has disappeared. The problem is that I can't remember how to get
> > > > > > it back. Anyone help, please? Thanks
> > > > >
> > > > > Alt-F2 (global run command shortcut)
> > > > > kicker
> > > >
> > > > I tried that, but nothing happened. I still don't have kicker.
> > >
> > > I tried it again, this time telling it to run with higher priority. I
> > > don't quite know what I did, but kicker appeared, then started to move
> > > up-screen, pushing everything before it, until it disappeared off the
> > > top. At that point I had no option but to reboot from the context menu.
> > >
> > > I'm back with a working system, but I'd really like to know what I
> > > should have done to recover it.
> > >
> > > Anne
> > have you ever tried it with dcop ?
> > you could use "dcop kicker Panel" or "dcop kicker kicker" plus a useful
> > function..
> > i never had that problem, so i don't know how much this helps..
> > but it could be an option..
> I tried, from memory, but didn't get it right. Last night someone told me
> what I should have done, but I had a crash and seem to have lost that
> message altogether. I think it was something like 'dcop kicker kicker
> restart'. Perhaps the person in question could either confirm that I have
> it right, or re-send the original one, please? I had marked it Important
> and attached my reply to it. Both are missing.
Correction - it was someone on the Mandriva list that gave me the command,
which is just as I have written above. Hope that helps someone else.
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