Icon widget lost

Mirko K. mirkok.lists at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 9 23:22:37 BST 2012

On 10.10.2012 00:15, Mirko K. wrote:
> I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (not Kubuntu) with KDE 4.9 from the Kubuntu
> PPA. Everything worked fine, Then I played around with some widgets
> from kde-look.org (but I'm not sure if that's really causing the
> problem).
> Anyway, I've lost the "icon widget" (don't remember how it's called
> exactly). It's just not anymore listed in the list of widgets when I
> do "Add Widget" in the panel or desktop, so I can't add simple
> application launchers to the panels (or desktop).
> Some of the widgets I installed where only available as C++ source
> and had to be installed system-wide. I guess I overwrote/replaced
> the original icon widget (or anything like that). But reinstalling
> the plasma-desktop package didn't help.
> So, any idea what's wrong, or how to debug this?

Forgot to mention:

That widget is also lost for other users on my machine, as well as 
with the "KDE Plasma Desktop (Abgesicherter Modus)" session. 
(Abgesicherter Modus == "Safe Mode" probably, what's that one for, BTW).

So it's probably not a user config related problem.

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