View Full Version : [xubuntu] Window panels have disappeared on login

July 25th, 2008, 12:46 AM
Warning, I have only been using Xubuntu for 3 days now.

I opened Firefox browser and closed it after I checked my Gmail and composed one message.

Then I installed rdesktop with Synaptics Manager.

Couldn't find the menu option for Remote Desktop after I installed so tried to open Firefox for instructions to create a menu option. Got a message that Firefox was already running so I had to reboot.

I didn't reboot. I logged out instead and logged back in. The icons on my Xfce desktop appeared but the panels at the top and bottom disappeared.

In other words, no Applications button so no menu. And no quick launch icons.

If this was Windows, I would reboot in Safe Mode. Is there something similar with Xubuntu?

July 25th, 2008, 01:02 AM
I'm sorry. I wasn't trying hard enough before I posted this. This worked:

press alt+f2 and run the command "xfce4-panel"