Kickoff menu blank

member dhave dhave at
Fri Aug 13 22:31:35 BST 2010

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 2:08 PM, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan at> wrote:

> member dhave posted on Fri, 13 Aug 2010 08:19:39 -0400 as excerpted:
> > Using KDE 4.4.5, my kicker menu is now completely blank. When I use the
> > "Kickoff" mode, only the tab appear (Favorite, Applications, Computer,
> > etc.). Nothing is shown in the menu area.
> >
> > If I switch to classic mode, all my menus and submenus are intact.
> >
> > Can anyone tell me what to do to get my Kickoff menu back?
> Three things to check, to at least get a better idea where the problem is:
> 1) Try disabling effects.

No change when I disable effects. I disabled desktop effect via System
Settings / Desktop / .

> 2) Setup a different user, and see if they have the problem too.

Yes, a new user I set up has the same problem, as does root.

> Or with
> kde shut down (from a text login or gnome or...), move your ~/.kde or
> ~/.kde4 or whatever it's called in your distribution, to ~/.kde.bak or the
> like, thereby resetting your user's defaults.  If that fixes the problem,
> it has to be in your user settings.  If it doesn't, you can move the
> directory back (again, with kde shut down) and won't have lost anything.

This didn't change things, either.

> 3) How did you get your kde?

>From the ArchLinux official repositories.

Thank you very much for your help. Do have any other ideas?


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