Panel gone

Christel Robert c.robert at
Wed Mar 1 21:01:50 CET 2006

On Wed, 01 Mar 2006 20:43:06 +0100
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:

|Hi Christel,
|Christel Robert wrote:
|> Newbie here.
|> My panel is gone!
|> I've browsed the mailing list and discovered, thanks to Michel Doucet who had the same problem, that I can make it come back by running xfce4-panel.
|> The problem is that it doesn't stay. Everytime I close the terminal, it goes away.
|> I know it has something to do with ~/.config/xfce4/xfce4-panel, but I don't know where to find it, and I'm not too good at finding files.
|Try this:
|1) run a terminal
|2) from that terminal, run "xfce4-panel&"
|3) type "exit" (do not close the window using the X) - exit quits the 
|shell while "X" quit the terminal, it's different.
|4) save your session, on exit
|Let me know how that works.
Many many thanks Olivier.
I am now converted to the "exit" rather than the X.
A reply by the master himself.. I am humbled and not worthy.
Oh, and my congratulations on you mouse on the moon, it's the most classy background ever.
(apologies if I was supposed to top-post).

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