Under a specific user (not all users on system) after a system restart or
re-login of that user applets refuse to show on the panel(s) they are configured
to show on.
The only way I can get the applets to appear is to manually restart the applet,
then re-add it to the panel(s). For example, the clock-applet:
pkill clock-applet; /usr/libexec/clock-applet &
;# re-add to the panel via the GUI
I've tried to default my gnome config in the following ways which does default
them but still shows the issue:
pkill gconfd-2; rm -rf ~/.gconf ;# relogin
gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/panel ;# relogin
Note that when I do kill an applet that is failing to show on a panel I do get
the 'applet quit unexpectedly' dialog from which I click 'do not reload'. This
shows that the applets are not crashing they simply do not show.
Because this is user-specific, I'm convinced its an issue with some config
file(s) in my user directory however I've been unable to pinoint which file(s).
Perhaps the issue is that the effective contents of some files are cached and
simply rm -rf'ing them does not do the trick (I learned this was the case with
the contents of the .gconf directory)
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