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Old 07-25-2019, 11:20 AM   #1
rnturn
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KNote problem


(See update below.)

How does one remove knote from their KDE windows?

I've, somehow, managed to get one of those annoying knote stickies onto one of my KDE windows (technically, an "activity"; not virtual desktop) and cannot find a way to get rid of it.

So far, I've:
  • Uninstalled knote + dependent library
  • logged out and back in again
  • even rebooted (kernel upgrade and nvidia driver recompile forced that)

It's still there.

Who the heck writes an application that does not have a means to "Exit/Quit"? It's like a virus. I must have accidently invoked it at some point recently and now I'm stuck with it. Seemingly forever. (It's like a time-share contract.)

Any ideas where this applet is hiding and how to completely expunge it from my desktop?

TIA...

Update:

This turns out to not be a KNote-related problem. I'm not sure how but the source of the sticky notes was a plasma application. It doesn't seem to have an icon associated with it so it doesn't appear on the panel. Dragging the stickies to the panel (something I arrived at via trial and error) got them off the desktop. Then you can actually see the application in the panel when you "Configure Panel"---there's still no icon but as you mouse over the panel it appears. Once you can see them, they can be removed. Pretty ugly user interface if you ask me.

I'll close this out.

Last edited by rnturn; 07-25-2019 at 12:33 PM.
 
Old 07-25-2019, 03:32 PM   #2
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That was just one of the things about KDE that caused me to install and switch to Cinnamon. Very irritating.

As I recall, if one hovered over the note, a bar would show up that had an X on it to dismiss the note...but I've not gone back.
 
  


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