Can I migrate my launcher items?

Todd and Margo Chester ToddAndMargo at
Fri Apr 27 02:27:17 CEST 2007

Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> Am Thu, 26 Apr 2007 17:12:26 -0700
> schrieb Todd and Margo Chester <ToddAndMargo at>:
>> Erik Harrison wrote:
>>> On 4/26/07, Todd and Margo Chester <ToddAndMargo at> wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:32:16 -0700
>>>>> Todd and Margo Chester <ToddAndMargo at> wrote:
>>>>>> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>>>>> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007 15:40:01 -0700 Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>>>>   I just upgraded from XFce to 4.4.1.
>>>>>>>>   I noticed that I no longer have that launch pad panel
>>>>>>>> at the bottom of the screen.  I had a lot of stuff on my
>>>>>>>> 4.2 pop up launchers.
>>>>>>>>   Is there a way to migrate those programs over to
>>>>>>>> something similar in 4.4.1?  I really need all those
>>>>>>>> programs back!
>>>>>>> It's possible (sorta), but no one's written a script (or
>>>>>>> something) to convert the old panel config to the new one.
>>>>>>>     -brian
>>>>>> Is the new panel the list of icons at the bottom of the screen?
>>>>>> The one that start off on the left with the x mouse and on the
>>>>>> right with the time?
>>>>>> If it is, I am not finding a way to have a pop up sub menu,
>>>>>> like 4.2.  (I had all my Internet apps pop up from the
>>>>>> large Firefox button, etc.)  Am I missing something?
>>>> Sergey Manucharian wrote:
>>>>> Just right-click on one of the buttons, go to "Properties" and
>>>>> add a new launcher with "+" button at left pane. A small arrow
>>>>> will appear at the right of the main icon for launcher menu.
>>>>> Sergey.
>>>> It adds an icon to the left of the one I right clicked on.  How do
>>>> I get an arrow to the right side of the icon that a list of
>>>> additional item to pop straight up?
>>>> I will not have anywhere enough room to add back all my stuff,
>>>> if I do not get some kind of sub menu.  By the way, I don't care
>>>> if it jumps up or to the side, I just need a bunch of sub menues.
>>> I'm not sure I understand. If you the additional apps to the
>>> launcher properties, a submenu shows up. The UI is a little
>>> different, but the functionality is essentially the same.
>> This is what I am doing:
>> 1)  right click on the blue globe (Web Browser...)
>> 2)  left click on "+" (Add new item)
> Wrong. Click on "Properties".

Joy!  Thank you!

Anyone have a script to transfer my old ones over to my new ones?


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