[Xfce 4.8] - Panels Are Unstable And Crash Frequently ?

Jesse Palser SLNTHERO at AOL.com
Sun Feb 12 17:29:39 CET 2012

On 2/11/2012 9:16 AM, Andrzej wrote:
> On 02/11/2012 08:22 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:
>> I tried to perform the debugging instructions you wrote.
>> I get as far as typing "gdb xfce4-panel", but the panels do not show?
>> Here is a screenshot:
>> http://16bitsoft.com/images/Xfce-Panel-Bug/Xfce-Panel-Debug-Problem-01.png 
>> What am I doing wrong?
>> I did install the "*-dbg" packages and ran "xterm" by typing "Alt+F2".
> You are doing very well! It was just my sloppy explanation. Sorry 
> about that.
> As others have said, in the gdb you should type:
> (gdb) run
> [trigger the crash]
> (gdb) bt
> [you should get a long report, press <enter> several times if 
> necessary and copy the terminal contents to the email]
> (gdb) quit
> Thanks,
> Andrzej
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I successfully debugged Xfce Panels, but it won't crash when I do it?
What do I do now?

On a clean install fully updated xubuntu 11.10
if I delete default bottom panel and add a new panel on bottom
and try to add "Applications Menu" to new bottom panel
the panel dies and disappears?



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