No taskbar and wrong desktop size after failing second monitor

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Fri Jun 18 17:55:34 BST 2010

On Friday, 2010-06-18, Jogchum Reitsma wrote:
> Hi all,
> For a while I had a second monitor, and had it organized to have two
> screens for each desktop, thus creating one desktop over the two
> screens. But the second monitor has died, and since then
> - I am unable to convince kde to restrict the size of the desktop the
> remaining screen
> - I lost the task bar, including the menu system.and the widgets on the
> right side.
> kde version is 4.3.5, on openSuse 11.2.
> I have tried to restart plasma-desktop, but that stopping it fails with
> "Invalid D-BUS interface name 'org.kde.plasma-desktop.PlasmaApp' found
> while parsing introspection", and starting it gives

qdbus org.kde.plasma-desktop /MainApplication org.kde.KApplication.quit
or killing the plasma-desktop process

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