[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.3.4-1 (Major overhaul of X session handling)

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Sun Nov 30 04:02:00 GMT 2014

On 2014-11-28 16:53, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 11/27/2014 10:03 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> * The new default startxwinrc also launches a miniature fbpanel in the
>> upper left corner of the screen which contains an XDG application menu
>> (the 'X' icon) for launching X applications, plus an on-demand area for
>> X tray icons.  After the first run, the panel and menu can be customized
>> in ~/.config/fbpanel/multiwindow.
> This is not working well for me.  I've tested on both 32-bit and 64-bit
> Cygwin with no .startxwinrc and no .[xX]* files, and I've tested on two
> different computers (both running Windows 7).  I started the X server
> via the new start menu shortcut.
> What happens is that a band appears across the bottom of the screen
> (full width), hiding about 2/3 of the taskbar.  This makes it impossible
> to access the icons on the right side of the taskbar.  Also, there's no
> X icon in the upper left corner of the screen.  But there is a large X
> icon in the taskbar, partially visible above the band, and when I mouse
> over it, I see a little window that says "X panel".  Closing this window
> makes the band go away.  So I guess this band is the miniature fbpanel
> referred to above, but it's appearing in the wrong place.

It does sound that way.

> Finally, ~/.config/fbpanel/multiwindow exists but is empty.

I can't reproduce this.  Do you have fbpanel-6.1-4?  (The earlier 
releases from Ports do not include the multiwindow profile.)  If you rm 
~/.config/fbpanel/multiwindow, does it work after that?   If not, if you 
'cp -f /usr/share/fbpanel/multiwindow ~/.config/fbpanel/', does it work 


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