Info.icon at system.tray

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Sep 29 07:48:25 BST 2009

On Tuesday, 2009-09-29, paulo wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm sure that everybody knows about this information icon that shows up
> every once in a while in the system tray.
> For example, when I copy some files, it shows up together with a pop-up
> window which displays the progress of the whole copying process.
> Yet, it soon disapears and, even though the icon is still there, there
> seems to be no way of getting it back.
> I can click the info icon, but it does nothing. Therefore I was
> wondering why to dysplay the icon during the whole copy process, it it
> has now use what so ever. On the other hand it could be used to show and
> hide the pop-up window.
> This might actually be a bug.

Could be.

The way it works here is that clicking the 'i' icon shows the progress info 
again or hides it if it is currently shown.

I faintly remember a problem during KDE 4.2 where this wouldn't work when 
compositing (Desktop effects) was disabled. Seems to work fine in 4.3 though.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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