THE BOTTOM BAR ON THE LINUX DESKTOP HAS DISSAPEARED
The bottom bar on the linux desktop has disappeared (showing wireless connection, battery level, volume e.t.c.) and there is now a grey box with a star shape on the desktop saying that a new item has not been configured yet. also will not connect to the internet Any ideas? it is linux not windows
Re: THE BOTTOM BAR ON THE LINUX DESKTOP HAS DISSAPEARED
U might have to reconnect to ur network (exp.linksys) to get to internet access but also u might have accidently right mouse clicked on the bottom bar and clicked lock the taskbar so try right mouse clicking on ur screen when not on another program and click personalize or right mouse click where the task bar used to bar and some how unlock it. hope this helps!
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Right click (hit right mouse button) on task bar and click to lock task bar and uncheck hide task bar. If you cannot right click on time before it disappears move pointer to the bottom of screen and it should reappear. Than follow above steps. If all else fails restart computer clicking on the F8 key repeatedly until start menu comes up , choose safe mode and when the computer starts up your task bar should remain in place, follow above steps to unhindered it permanently and reboot the computer it will start back up in normal mode and your task bar should be "fixed"
Do you have Windows 7? If so, you can right-click on the bottom right corner of your desktop (try right-clicking the time/date), where the icons for volume control, wireless, battery, etc... should be and select Properties. You should then see a screen where you can turn on/off the icons/notifications for battery power (sometimes my volume control disappears and i have to do this.
Otherwise you can go here, Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Notification Area Icons and you should find the same thing. Then just turn on your battery power icon/notifications.
Hope this helps.
In your desktop, Right click your mouse and properties will show and look for show desktop option. And then move your mouse to the bottom of your computer screen, if toolbar will show, then your toolbar is set to automatic hide. Change the settings in your Taskbar and Start Menu Properties and change there the settings, uncheck the auto hide task bar.
When I was using Linux, there were 4 screens. On the bottom an icon showed which screen I was on. If you have that Icon, click the main screen (upper left) and you should be OK. Let me know if this works.
Right-click on your desktop Click Properties Click "Screen Saver" tab Click "Power" button another window will appear that says "Power Options Properties" click "Advanced" tab check "Always show icon on the task bar" click apply
It is possible that the task bar is in 'auto hide'
First thing you should do is rest your cursor on all four sides of your desktop for a few seconds and see if it appears. If it doesn't than move your cursor to the bottom of the screen and right click and choose 'properties' and uncheck the 'auto ide box'.
I am not positive that this well solve your problem, but its the best I can do at the moment. I well research it and find more info, than I well post it for you.