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Re: Hide fbpanel icon
- From: AC <cygwin62y9 at acarver dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:46:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: Hide fbpanel icon
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- References: <55CCBC3D dot 1050907 at acarver dot net> <55CCCE88 dot 3020401 at dronecode dot org dot uk>
On 2015-08-13 10:06, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 13/08/2015 16:48, AC wrote:
>> I just updated my cygwin install with X at 1.17.2-2 and now the small
>> panel icon shows up in the upper left of my screen with no task bar icon
>> and now way to remove it. Prior to the upgrade I was able to close that
>> button (by right clicking the "panel" entry in the Windows task bar
>> which left the x server running.
>> Is there a way to get rid of that icon? I only ever use the system tray
>> icon and the fbpanel icon is always in the way of desktop icons. I
>> can't seem to move it anywhere either.
>> If I comment out fbpanel in startxwinrc then nothing loads (I don't
>> normally have an xterm come up, I just want the server running and
> If your /etc/X11/xinit/startxwinrc mentions fbpanel, you don't have the
> latest version (see ), so maybe try updating or reinstalling the
> xinit package?
> If you have a custom ~/.startxwinrc, then base it on the current
> /etc/X11/xinit/startxwinrc and end it with 'exec
> /usr/bin/xwin-xdg-menu', or even 'exec sleep infinity' if you don't like
>  https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2015-07/msg00013.html
Interesting, I'm using the global startxwinrc and my xinit package is
already 1.3.4-9 yet fbpanel is still in there and there's no mention of
xwin-xdg-menu in it yet I do have xwin-xdg-menu installed (20150708-1).
I do not have a custom startxwinrc in my home directory.
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