XFCE Panel configuration problem

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Fri Mar 18 23:19:54 CET 2005

Alexander Soudackov wrote:
> I just upgraded to XFCE 4.2 on my laptop and got very strange behaviour 
> of the XFCE panel. When I login to XFCE (panel starts automatically) for 
> the first time the panel configuration file (contents.xml) is created in 
> my ~/.config/xfce4/panel. The file gets copied from the system directory 
> and for some reason gets renamed as contents.xml.active. Now, when I 
> customize the panel (add buttons, etc.) and logout, the next time I 
> login, a new fresh copy of the system standard contents.xml file gets 
> copied to my ~/.config/xfce4/panel again! So, all my changes get lost! I 
> have never seen this before, so please, does anybody have an idea of 
> what is going on? And how I can fix it?

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