[sf-lug] PCLinuxOS Start Menu icon disappeared

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Fri Dec 6 10:12:54 PST 2013

On 12/06/2013 10:03 AM, Morgan. wrote:
> Sorry for lack of proper terminology, I think the label "start menu" is really a windows term.  On PCLinuxOS, it looks like a green triangle with a couple of circles around it.
> I was visiting my family in Massachusetts in September, and my elderly mother's PC was limping along with old XP (very slow, too much junk installed).  I decided to install PCLinuxOS.  32bit Mate (I think).  Worked great, ran well, and much faster.
> I just got the phone call.  She did something to make the "start menu"icon disappear.  Alt-F1 still works to get the main menu.  Anyone know how this could happen, or better yet, how to get the icon back?
> Thanks.
> p.s. I meant to install a remote desktop package, but didn't make the time.  That will teach me.  Does anyone have any opinions or experience with either of these:
> http://www.teamviewer.com
> http://www.tightvnc.com/

     Unfortuantely I use KDE with PCLOS and you might seek help at the 
PCLOS site.  It has faqs and a forum where the same question may be asked.
I think the term is task bar or panel but hard to guess from your 
remarks since I don.t use Mate

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