Re: Gnome-panel data?

On Feb 19, 2008 5:30 PM, David A. Cobb <superbiskit cox net> wrote:
> Andrea Vettorello wrote:
> > On Feb 11, 2008 6:23 PM, David A. Cobb<superbiskit cox net>  wrote:
> >
> >> Because of an occasion when my screen resolution changed and screwed up
> >> the geometry of the panels, I've had the notification and networking
> >> icons move from where they "belong"  They don't respond to the usual
> >> moving actions (middle-mouse).
> >>
> >> Would someone please advise me where the geometry data for the panels is
> >> stored?
> >>
> >
> > I would say in your gconf (apps/panel/applets),
> I would say that too. But modifying it doesn't seem to help. Do I have
> to wait until I next log in? In any case, it is not obvious which
> entries relate to which panel icon. Especially because only the
> notification area has a useful name (applet-1 isn't all that helpful).

Here the applets have an entry "bonobo_iid" with their name.

> The icons that are out of place do not seem to match any of the listed
> items. One has "tooltip" "Wired Network Connection", the other simply
> "offline."
> >   but before that check
> > if the applets are locked to their current position (right click on
> > them)..
> And therein lies the problem. These icons do not present a "normal"
> context menu. The "offline" icon offers to "Show contact list," the
> other to "Enable networking."

My guess is you are looking at icons in your tray applet
(NetworManager maybe, the other I've no idea).
You can have a list of the running applets using the system monitor
(or the ps command, "ps x | grep OAFIID")...


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