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Old 12-21-2004, 11:03 PM   #1
don_dimo
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Taskbar disappeared!


Hi all!

Just coming back from work and my taskbar is nowhere to be found. Is there a way to bring it back up without logging out? I am runnin kde - FC2.

As always thanks for any help!

PS - This is what I got from /var/log/messages from today - are those DHCP requests normal or someone gained access to my comp?

Dec 21 12:21:20 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 12:24:55 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 12:33:14 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 12:45:25 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 13:00:39 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 13:14:16 localhost modprobe: FATAL: Error running install command for sound_slot_1
Dec 21 13:15:26 localhost last message repeated 4 times
Dec 21 13:16:46 localhost last message repeated 4 times
Dec 21 13:22:03 localhost last message repeated 8 times
Dec 21 13:23:01 localhost last message repeated 5 times
Dec 21 13:30:53 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67
Dec 21 13:34:33 localhost gpm[2178]: *** info [mice.c(1766)]:
Dec 21 13:34:33 localhost gpm[2178]: imps2: Auto-detected intellimouse PS/2
Dec 21 13:37:03 localhost modprobe: FATAL: Error running install command for sound_slot_1
Dec 21 13:37:04 localhost modprobe: FATAL: Error running install command for sound_slot_1
 
Old 12-21-2004, 11:16 PM   #2
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Just go ahead and log out.

If that doesn't work, restart KDE.

If that still doesn't work, you may need to hand edit a KDE config file somewhere.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 12:19 AM   #3
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For SUSE, you right click on the desktop, and you chose the option to run a command. Type "kicker" without quotes and this starts up the taskbar again. Dunno it FC2 has such an option when you right click.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 01:11 AM   #4
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Yes it dows. It's the same for KDE in all distros. Alt+F2 ---> graphical command line opens ----> enter "kicker" and voila!
 
Old 12-22-2004, 01:15 AM   #5
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Originally posted by leimus
For SUSE, you right click on the desktop, and you chose the option to run a command. Type "kicker" without quotes and this starts up the taskbar again. Dunno it FC2 has such an option when you right click.

Thank you - its back on!!!!!!!
 
Old 07-17-2008, 04:24 PM   #6
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here's the kicker

I had the same problem with my task bar. When I tried to restart it the error message I got was 'kicker is currently running'. I thought WTH? Then by accident I hit ALT+F1 after reading other fixes and using ALT+F2 to bring up the run command window. So apparently I have subconsciously hidden my task bar several times. I believe my task bar hides when I'm closing multiple apps. because when I'm done the task bar was playing hide n' seek.
 
Old 02-22-2009, 12:36 AM   #7
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this worked for me:
go to the terminal and write

kquitapp plasma

and now write:

plasma
 
  


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