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pfd27
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Plank Dock

Post by pfd27 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:44 pm

I was playing with settings in plank and selected autohide. The dock hid itself and now I can't get it to unhide.
I tried purging it and reinstalling with no change. Is there a way to bring up the settings menu from the terminal?
Or how I could get it working

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Re: Plank Dock

Post by Flemur » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:52 pm

pfd27 wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:44 pm
I was playing with settings in plank and selected autohide. The dock hid itself and now I can't get it to unhide.
Probably find and delete it's settings to make it re-appear:

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find $HOME -iname "*lank*" 
or

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find $HOME -iname "*dock*" 
OR! Find those files and look at them in a text editor and fix settings that look bogus (x,y off the screen, etc)>
I tried purging it and reinstalling with no change.
That won't fix problems with user settings, though it can help in other cases.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?

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Re: Plank Dock

Post by pfd27 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:31 pm

Thanks.
Haven't had any luck yet but I'll keep looking

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Re: Plank Dock

Post by Sir Charles » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:08 pm

pfd27 wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:44 pm
Is there a way to bring up the settings menu from the terminal?
IIRC,

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plank --preferences
should bring up the settings.
Hope this helps.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: Plank Dock

Post by pfd27 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:32 pm

Marziano wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:08 pm

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plank --preferences
should bring up the settings.
Hope this helps.
I actually found that just now and it did the trick

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