Unable to remove fuzzy clock plasmoid
huw at synapticsilence.net
Sat Apr 15 13:14:42 BST 2017
On Saturday, 15 April 2017 10:53:48 BST Matthias Apitz wrote:
> On Saturday, 15 April 2017 11:45:44 CEST, huw <huw at synapticsilence.net>
> > I just added the fuzzy clock plasmoid to my desktop. Not
> > knowing the dimensions before it actually appeared, I
> > unwittingly placed it too close to the edge of my screen and
> > half of it is now off-screen. Whether a result of that or not,
> > the situation now is that if I right-click on it I don't get its
> > menu (instead I get the menu that I would if I'd just clicked in
> > the desktop).
> > Clicking and dragging doesn't work either, so I can't drag it
> > fully onto the desktop to have a better chance at finding its
> > right-click menu.
> > If I bring the widgets menu back up it doesn't appear in the
> > "uninstallable" section so I can't remove it that way either.
> > Any suggestions?
> Use the menu bringing it up from the pannel.
> Last resort, use ps in a terminal to get the name of the application an
> remove this with rm.
Thanks Matthias. I did try the widget menu but it didn't help - only widgets that are marked as "uninstallable" can be removed this way, it seems. With regard to ps, it doesn't look like widgets show up as processes, at least not that I could see. I grepped for clock, fuzzy, and fuz and couldn't find it.
I did eventually resolve the issue by using Marek's suggestion in this thread, but I appreciate your taking the time to help.
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