[sf-lug] sf-lug Digest, Vol 95, Issue 5

bloonoise bloonoise at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 19:01:07 PST 2013


    uh yeah you need to be much clearer about which Desktop.....
maybe MATE??? anyway it probably gets a fix via a right click on 
whatever is or isnt there
  did she switch icons??? what led to this?? which Desktop??



On 12/07/13 12:00, sf-lug-request at linuxmafia.com wrote:
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>     1. Re: PCLinuxOS Start Menu icon disappeared (jim)
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> Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2013 08:53:09 -0800
> From: jim <jim at systemateka.com>
> To: "Morgan." <morganw8-nb at yahoo.com>
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> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] PCLinuxOS Start Menu icon disappeared
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>      I, myself, don't know the answer but I'm
> responding in hopes that one of the other
> readers of this list will reply with helpful
> info. Here's my understanding of your problem:
>
>      "I decided to install PCLinuxOS. [Mom] 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?"
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> On Fri, 2013-12-06 at 10:03 -0800, 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/
>>
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