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plug in does not show up on panel restart.


Description Jesse Frey 2011-03-27 20:36:20 CEST
When Xfce starts up the plug in is not visible in the panel. opening and closing the preferences dialog for the plug in makes it reappear. restarting the panel makes it vanish again.
Comment 1 Rosario Contarino 2011-04-29 00:05:35 CEST
Created attachment 3646 
Patch to fix start bug of xfce4-genmon-plugin

I use this patch to fix this bug. It don't seem cause other problem, but use for few time.
Comment 2 ToZ editbugs 2011-11-20 15:35:48 CET
I confirm that this patch fixes the display on restart issue of genmon with no other issues.
Comment 3 Redsandro 2011-11-21 21:39:09 CET
Nice! It's been a while. I recommend this to be merged and gets included by the repository maintainers. For "normal users", this plugin has been broken for two releases of Ubuntu now. And it's a shame to download 100 MB of libs and build-deps to fix this kilobyte plugin.

Anyway, for people going to fix the plugin: (x)Ubuntu 11.10 does not have the required libxfce4panel-1.0, deps can be found in xfce4-panel-dev instead. :)
Comment 4 Lionel Le Folgoc 2011-11-21 22:57:28 CET
It looks like the call to SetTimer() at this place was removed when the patch in https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4050 was applied (the rationale was: "This patch also eliminates a spurious update when the plugin is initialized but
there is no command configured. This update caused "XXX" to be displayed in the
Comment 6 John Lindgren editbugs 2012-01-02 15:59:48 CET
Fixed in 3.3.1.
Comment 7 John Lindgren editbugs 2012-01-02 16:00:14 CET
*** Bug 7527 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Bug #7449

Reported by:
Jesse Frey
Reported on: 2011-03-27
Last modified on: 2012-01-02
Duplicates (1):
  • 7527 plugin isn't refreshed until properties are visited once


Florian Rivoal
CC List:
8 users



Patch to fix start bug of xfce4-genmon-plugin (739 bytes, patch)
2011-04-29 00:05 CEST , Rosario Contarino
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