[SM-Discuss] xfce systemtray
Arwed von Merkatz
v.merkatz at gmx.net
Thu Feb 17 12:32:24 EST 2005
On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 06:22:24PM +0100, Arwed von Merkatz wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 01:36:55PM +0100, Bas van Gils wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I suspect something is buggered in Xfce 4.2.0. I just tried to add the
> > 'systemtray plugin' to my panel and that gives me the error:
> > could not create panel item 'systemtray'
> > To reproduce, remove ~/.config and ~/.cache, start xfce, try to add the
> > systemtray to the panel. Can anyone confirm this? thoughts on how to fix it?
> Confirmed, I'll see if I can find anything on the xfce list about this.
And here's the solution: disable the system tray in the taskbar
(settings -> taskbar) and it will work in the panel. Apparently the
plugin checks if another system tray is running and refuses to load
then. Overall a good idea, but the message could be a bit better ;)
Arwed v. Merkatz Source Mage GNU/Linux developer
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