Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

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robinPrescott
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Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

Post by robinPrescott »

I right clicked on the bottom panel to remove it and it disappeared. Can't figure out how to restore it. In the applets, all the buttons are red, not green.
I don't even know what version I'm using or how to find that out. Sorry.
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Re: Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

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reboot yet?
All things go better with Mint. Mint julep, mint jelly, mint gum, candy mints, pillow mints, peppermint, chocolate mints, spearmint,....
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Re: Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

Post by MintBean »

I right clicked on the bottom panel to remove it and it disappeared
:mrgreen: What did you expect?

Open the Mint menu and type 'panel' in the search box. Launch 'panel' which has an option to create a new panel.
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thx-1138
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Re: Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

Post by thx-1138 »

...if you are using Mate, open a terminal and:

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gsettings reset-recursively org.mate.panel
For Cinnamon instead...

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gsettings reset-recursively org.cinnamon
Cosmo.
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Re: Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

Post by Cosmo. »

What is your version of Mint and what is the desktop environment? If you don't know open a terminal and enter:

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inxi -Sz
Paste the output here.
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ratkiley
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Re: Bottom panel and entire Mint menu missing

Post by ratkiley »

I had to come up with my own solution to this problem because noone had found the solution to my specific problem in my searches online. My mate-panel had been disabled in the list of autostart applications that normally load after you log on. Here is what I came up with:

https://superuser.com/a/1586142/1219980
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