main menu bar has gone away

Mike McNally emmecinque at
Thu Dec 17 15:40:06 CET 2009

OK cool that's a good idea.

I don't know why it would have gone away but whatever.  I suppose I
also don't know why it was there for me in the first place :-)

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Tom Ashley <tomashleyjr at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 21:44 -0600, Mike McNally wrote:
>> OK the problem seems to be that "xfce-panel" doesn't seem to be
>> starting for me. When I run it, my panel is back.
>> I'll try to figure out what changed that's made my panel not start
>> when I log in.
> Mike,
> The following has worked for me in the past:
> 1) In a terminal run: "xfce-panel &" to start the panel in the
> background.
> 2) From the Menu, go to "Sessions and Startup" in the xfce settings
> manager.  On the advance tab select the option to remember current
> session.  This should cause the panel to automatically start in new
> sessions.
> HTH,
> Tom Ashley
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