Bug 164667 - plasma system tray cannot be on the desktop
Summary: plasma system tray cannot be on the desktop
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 164320
Alias: None
Product: plasma4
Classification: Plasma
Component: widget-systemtray (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: unspecified Linux
: NOR normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Plasma Bugs List
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-06-22 15:06 UTC by humufr
Modified: 2008-07-31 06:41 UTC (History)
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Description humufr 2008-06-22 15:06:34 UTC
Version:           unknown (using 4.00.83 (KDE 4.0.83 (KDE 4.1 Beta2), Kubuntu packages)
Compiler:          gcc
OS:                Linux (i686) release 2.6.24-19-generic

I tried to remove all panel but to keep some element on the desktop as systemtray but the widget stay empty in this case. When putting in a panel all the different icons expected appearded. Another remark most of the icons in sytemtray does have a square around which can be transparent it's seems. It's not very beautiful and a little bit strange with the other part of the desktop.

I just want to tell you great job KDE4.1 will be awsome and plasma is evolving in a very good way!I love it!
Comment 1 Sebastian Sauer 2008-06-23 00:37:26 UTC
sounds pretty much like a duplicate of bug #164320 which was leading to crashes in beta1 and results in invisible icons on beta2.

re "transparent"; see bug #153193

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164320 ***
Comment 2 humufr 2008-07-31 04:57:54 UTC
I don't know if it's link to the other bug but it still not working. Using systemtray as an independant plasma widget (ie without a panel) I still can't see any of the icon I am supposed to have.
Comment 3 Jason Stubbs 2008-07-31 06:41:17 UTC
I was checking out the current system tray's behaviour on the desktop yesterday (with an up to date checkout) and found that the icons were being positioned in strange locations - it seems sometimes off-screen.