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Old 07-12-2011, 12:55 AM   #1
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Linux Mint 11 Desktop doesn't display icons of running programs on toolbar anymore

I recently installed Linux Mint 11 on a 9-year-old IBM-T40 laptop. After I got everything installed and configured to my liking, BAM! The desktop stopped showing me a little icon in the menu bar that indicated that a program was running. I can still cycle through my programs using ALT-TAB. But I miss those little icons.

I'm not talking about the icons that one can place on the desktop or the menu bar by left-clicking on the Menu icon, then right-clicking on a program name and selecting whether to place an icon in the panel. I'm talking about the sub bar that appears in the menu bar when a program runs.

I'm sure the fix is in the Gnome conf file, but I haven't a clue how to fix it. Any help would be appreciated.
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Right click on the menu bar > add to panel > window manager
Old 07-23-2011, 03:30 PM   #3
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right click on panel
add to panel
select window selector
click add to add to panel

click on window selector (on current open application icon on then panel) will show a list of apps that are currently opened

linux mint 11 newbie also 2 days


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