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Lost the taskbar from BrowserLinux after selecting Autohide
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jschall


Joined: 18 Jul 2009
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Location: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec

PostPosted: Sun 23 Aug 2009, 17:23    Post_subject:  Lost the taskbar from BrowserLinux after selecting Autohide  

Running a brand-new install of BrowserLinux on my eeePC 701.

I tried to add the virtual desktop displays by usng the JWM Configuration Manager. Nothing changed, even though I clicked the "Restart JWM" button.

I also selected Autohide to "On", and that's when the taskbar disappeared Sad
I have no tray icons, only the right-click menu is working.

How can I get my taskbar back?

- Jeff
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aragon

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Location: Germany

PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 01:44    Post_subject:  

hi jeff,

1. test config.
-open a terminal
Code:
jwm -p

this will show you, if you got errors in your config-files.

2. editing tray-config
open rox. open /root/.jwmrc-tray as text.
the line to look is
Code:
  <Tray  autohide="true" x="0" y="0" height="40" halign="center">

set autohide to false. save. restart jwm.

3. recover original tray-config
- backup /root/.jwmrc-tray
- copy /initrd/pup_ro2/root/.jwmrc-tray to /root/.jwmrc-tray
- restart jwm
this should give you the original tray back.

hope this helps.

aragon

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jschall


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Location: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec

PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 07:45    Post_subject:  jwm -p --> Segmentation Fault  

Thank you for the helpful reply, aragon.

1. jwm -p gives "Segmentation Fault"
What does that mean? Just a corrupted file, I hope. Everything else is working fine.

2. /root/.jwmrc-tray and /root/.jwmrc-tray.bak are blank - 0 bytes.

3. /initrd.gz exists. I copied it to a new folder, extracted initrd from it, tried to open it as text, but it is just 0s and 1s.

Is there any other way to restore the orginal jwmrc-tray?

- Jeff
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trio


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PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 07:59    Post_subject:  

Look if you have hidden file /root/.jwmrc-tray.bak, if so, you copy it as /root/.jwmrc-tray, then restart X
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jschall


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PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 08:26    Post_subject:  

trio wrote:
Look if you have hidden file /root/.jwmrc-tray.bak, if so, you copy it as /root/.jwmrc-tray, then restart X

I appreciate your help, trio. But as I said in my previous post, BOTH /root/.jwmrc-tray and /root/.jwmrc-tray.bak are blank - 0 bytes.

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trio


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PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 08:36    Post_subject:  

use this
jwmrc.pet
Description 
pet

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Filename  jwmrc.pet 
Filesize  661 Bytes 
Downloaded  864 Time(s) 

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jschall


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PostPosted: Mon 24 Aug 2009, 09:11    Post_subject:  YES!  

Awesome! That worked beautifully, thanks, trio!

Now, do I dare try to set autohide = true?

- Jeff
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lisek


Joined: 14 Feb 2008
Posts: 78
Location: PL

PostPosted: Fri 13 Nov 2009, 04:58    Post_subject:  

hi,
I think you do this better manually like mentioned above:


open /root/.jwmrc-tray as text.

in the line:
<Tray autohide="false" ....blablabla
change to:
<Tray autohide="true" ....blablabla

In my opinion, BrowserLinux is very nice puplet but it doesnt like if you mix in JWM Configuration Manager
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werwinn

Joined: 14 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Fri 01 Jan 2010, 05:05    Post_subject:  

@lisek

It did the trick for me as well. Thank you and a Happy New Year!

werwinn

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agnes


Joined: 21 Feb 2010
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PostPosted: Sat 24 Apr 2010, 18:10    Post_subject:  

Apology in advance for diggin' up an old thread.

trio thanks for the pet worked great on my HD install. But may I ask what is inside the pet? I want to know. I can't extract it when renaming it to .tar.gz.
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georgecorkland

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PostPosted: Sat 24 Jul 2010, 10:33    Post_subject:  

Thanks Trio, worked well for me.
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Italynux

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Location: Palermo, Italy

PostPosted: Wed 04 Aug 2010, 15:54    Post_subject:  

georgecorkland wrote:
Thanks Trio, worked well for me.


Trio, IOU at least 1 beer! Thank You so much and thanks to search key also! Cool
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