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Old 11-26-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
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kde reset

ok, well i figured if i deleted the kde folder in my /home that it would reset and give me the default kde settings. well it did but i also wanted my kicker to be reset how can i do that so i can get the default of the kde taskbar ie: the icons and layout like it was a fresh install.

edit: is there something i need to say or describe better for someone to reply? btw i am not asking for a way to restart kicker, but a way to delete the current configuration so that it sees its missing a config and then writes a fresh new one. short from reinstalling i know there is a way to do this. i've already tried rm -rf .kde* maybe i need to delete more files/folders ? i dunno. but i finally got a working kde that isnt limited like it is in drake 10.1 ie: missing looknfeel settings, broken icons. i figured i'd install debian again after many years, last time i used debian it was 2.2r6. ok long story short i have my /home in a different partition so i could easily share it. well during this install i opted not to format this for the above reason, and when i boot up i noticed it also saved my taskbar settings which i didnt want. i figured it would only save my desktop ie: url's and config for themes/colors not the kicker. so i know this is a poorly formatted post but i figured since nobody is replying i should give a better detailed rundown even though its long and out of order. thank you

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Old 11-26-2004, 07:50 PM   #2
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Old 11-27-2004, 07:04 AM   #3
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i think if you deleted your .kde directory, your kicker should have been reset as well. The only thing i can think of is that you manually reconfigure your kicker if deleting your .kde directory has not made a difference.
Old 11-27-2004, 08:53 AM   #4
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I don't know about your install but when I bring up KDE panel (aka kicker) properties, there is a button on the lower left that says defaults. Maybe this will revert to what you want...dunno... afraid to try myself
Perhaps you have your kicker settings symlinked to something and when you rm'vd .kde* ...(what is kickr format when you login as other users?)

Or. maybe you should just try one of the (super)karamba kickers
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yeah, those karamba kickers are pretty nice, i might try them. i believe the reason it didnt fix my issue is because i was still logged in under that account, im not at home right now but once i do get home i will login under another user and delete the settings again. i also tried the defaults on the panel but that only takes out the colors and what not that you setup. thank you for your replies
Old 11-28-2004, 05:13 AM   #6
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well, i logged in under root and deleted the .kde folders in my /home user account and everything is back to normal w00t


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