[CentOS] [OT] Where did my Skype icon go?

Tue Feb 21 22:08:31 UTC 2012
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

On 02/21/2012 10:45 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:30:55 -0500
> James B. Byrne wrote:
>> Formerly, when I opened Skype a green Skype icon would
>> appear in the upper menu bar of the Gnome desktop.  Now it
>> does not.  I must have moved or modified something on the
>> Desktop to cause this to disappear although I cannot
>> recall what that might have been.  It certainly was not a
>> conscious modification and I would like to get the icon
>> back.
> You probably deleted the Notification Area on your panel.  Add it back.
> To prevent just exactly these sorts of problems, I install gconf-editor on all
> of my computers and lock the panel by running gconf-editor and setting
> apps-panel-global-locked_down to true.
> If you need to change the panel again in the future, just set that value back
> to false, make your change, and lock it again.

Another possibility is that he disabled Skype in System -> Preferences 
-> Startup Applications.


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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