[kde-linux] Alt-F1 shortcut (Kicker) disappears
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> From: Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <bss at iguanasuicide.net>
> To: For people using KDE on Linux with related questions/problems <kde-linux at kde.org>
> Sent: Sat, April 17, 2010 11:35:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [kde-linux] Alt-F1 shortcut (Kicker) disappears
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> href="mailto:126762.5191.qm at web88305.mail.re4.yahoo.com">126762.5191.qm at web88305.mail.re4.yahoo.com>,
> Bruce Miller wrote:
>I have an recurrent problem with KDE 4.x in which the
> Alt-F1 shortcut ceases
> to function. The Alt-F1 shortcut brings up Kicker
> and the panel (what, in
> another OS's terms, is called the "Start
Kicker was an application in KDE 3.x that provided one or more
> docked panels.
It wasn't the only one for KDE 3.x.
In KDE 4.x
> there is no more kicker application. Instead the panels are
> the same thing that handles wallpaper and widgets: plasma-desktop.
> as Alt+F1, I seem to remember that it works with "Application Launcher
> and "Lancelot", but that "Application Launcher" (the default) has issues
with it. You should read the archives, it came up earlier this
Boyd Stephen Smith Jr.
My bad. The new term is "Kickoff,"; "Kicker" is, as you correctly pointed out, the term for the corresponding KDE 3.x function.
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