Originally Posted by TobiSGD
Which distribution in which version with which desktop environment are you running?
Some panels can be customized to not show icons, may be you have fiddled with something like that?
Thank you for your quick reply.
I am running Linux Mint 10 on an old Dell Celeron desktop.
I took a look at the "panels" and haven't unearthed what I may have mistakenly hit, but don't remember being in there when someone came along and stole the icons from my bottom menu bar. (Does that have a "real" name?)