KDE Taskbar disappeared

KDE Taskbar disappeared

Post by Charles K. MacKa » Mon, 17 Jun 2002 18:43:12

Newbie at Linux; fairly good at Window$.

Yes, I have read the KDE FAQ, without finding an answer to this:

on all my Red Hat 7.2 installations, the KDE taskbar eventually vanishes. No
error messages. No known change in configuration.

Any way to get it back?

Thanks in advance --



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