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fred19
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Strange text box

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Mint KDE 18.3

A text box has suddenly appeared on my second monitor. What ever I type in it is saved and reappears next time I boot up the laptop.

Any ideas where it has come from? Thank you
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MrEen
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Re: Strange text box

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Looks like Xpad to me. It's a little sticky-note app.

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Re: Strange text box

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They are breeding, I now have two, the text in the second one I have not typed in, it was there on boot up.
I can't find Xpad but have set Knotes to red background and that shows up as expected but doesn't seem connected to theses boxes
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Re: Strange text box

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Run xpad -q in a terminal - if the notes disappear then they are definitely xpad notes.
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Re: Strange text box

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show it up?

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Re: Strange text box

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Xpad not installed.

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MrEen
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Re: Strange text box

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Tomboy Notes, maybe?

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Tomboy Notes, maybe?
No don't think so, I use Tomboy and it doesn't look anything like that. The sticky notes applet?
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Re: Strange text box

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...i'd try opening a terminal, then use xprop & click on the thingy to possibly identify what it is. wmctrl -l -x might as well tell you.

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