another new annoying feature

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat May 23 21:42:17 BST 2009

Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> KDE 4.2.86 brought another feature which might be useful to many
> others, but which simply annoys me -- and it seems that I can't switch
> it off.
> I'm talking about KDE's control bar which I've configured to hide
> automatically.  However, if there is some window activity on another
> virtual desktop, the control bar now becomes visible and stays so.
> The idea is clear: The user should get informed that something's
> happening.  Useful, certainly, for many people, but how can I
> configure this?  I have to explicitly move the mouse over it to make
> it disappear again.  Since I usually run Firefox as full-screen, the
> popping up control bar hides its status bar...
> Any idea how I can get back the old behaviour (this is, just marking
> the affected window without popping up)?
I think that you should try changing the Taskbar configuration.

Disable (uncheck) the option: "Show windows from all desktops"

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