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KDE Panel

Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:40 am
by meowmeow
Is there a way to set the active windows into the icon on panel without creating additional icons or task-manager icon?

Re: KDE Panel

Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:57 pm
by o-l-d
I am not 100% sure if this is what you are talking about but KPager widget is in most releases' taskbar as a widget by default to show desktops and even shows a thumbnail of the desktops. Is what you are describing an action like Windows AeroPeek? If so then the answer is no(at least for now) but would be a fine suggestion to make to the KDE Plasma devs or develop your own widget for the taskbar.

Re: KDE Panel

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 5:31 pm
by tacoz
Not sure about your question... however if you really don't want to see any task manager icons then:
> simply remove that panel task app and rely on your Alt+Tab method (or)
> pin windows instead (or)
> use the Window List instead of the task manager (or)
if I read your ask, if you want an active window icon on the taskbar,,, you gonna have to have one or more task related apps on the panel

Re: KDE Panel

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 6:32 pm
by phd21
Hi meowmeow,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum !

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

I am not totally sure I understand what you are saying either, and screenshots would help. But I do not like the active windows, or virtual desktop or activities, switchers on my panel either, so I just move those above the panel to the desktop, or just delete them from the panel.

Hope this helps ...