can't see minimized apps in the panel when apps are on second monitor and can't put panel on second monitor.

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can't see minimized apps in the panel when apps are on second monitor and can't put panel on second monitor.

Post by mauriciomota » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:23 am

Hi, I'm using Mint19 Mate. When I open an application and drag it to the second monitor and I minimize it, the app don't appear in the window list on the first monitor panel, the way to maximize the window again is using alt+tab. I tried to solve this problem putting a panel on the second monitor hoping that I could see minimized windows in the second monitor's panel but I don't see how can I put this panel on the second monitor. I think this is a limitation from Mate.

CPU~Quad core Intel Core i5-7600T
Kernel~4.15.0-36-generic x86_64
Mem~8GB
inxi~2.3.56
MATE 1.20.1
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Re: can't see minimized apps in the panel when apps are on second monitor and can't put panel on second monitor.

Post by gm10 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:48 am

What you describe is not default behaviour. I would suggest to reset the entire panel to get back to default settings:

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dconf reset -f /org/mate/panel/ 
Alternatively, if you want, it's perfectly possible to add a panel to the second monitor as well:
- Right click your existing panel > New Panel
- Right click the new panel > Properties > uncheck Expand
- Alt+LeftMouseButton to drag the panel to the other screen
- Right click the new panel > Properties to set it up how you want it (Expand + Bottom if you're going with Mint default)

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Re: can't see minimized apps in the panel when apps are on second monitor and can't put panel on second monitor.

Post by mauriciomota » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:57 am

OK, thanks. The command to reset the Mate panel succeeded and everything works fine. :D
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Re: can't see minimized apps in the panel when apps are on second monitor and can't put panel on second monitor.

Post by Moem » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:01 am

That's great! Then you already get to mark your first topic as [SOLVED]! :D
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If your issue is solved, kindly indicate that by editing the first post in the topic, and adding [SOLVED] to the title. Thanks!

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