Saving panel settings

Tom Wesley tom at
Fri Apr 22 22:16:09 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 16:30 +0100, Paul Tansom wrote:
> I may be jumping the gun a bit and missing the obvious (probably am but
> my brain is full of cotton wool at the moment!), so apologies if this is
> asking someone to state the obvious, but is there a way of saving the
> changes of the XFCE panel without a full close and restart of XFCE -
> I've not found a save settings option yet or similar. I've just tried a
> restart of the panel, which may do it, but I'm not in a position to
> simulate a lockup and see if everything has been saved at the moment :)

Oddly enough I reported this as a bug a few days back [1].  Jasper's
comments suggest that a USR1 signal to the panel should cause it to
restart, thus saving the configuration.  If only there was a way to do
this without needing to close it...


Tom Wesley <tom at>
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