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vertical taskbars on MATE - was: 18.04 = circular login problem on system freeze


On Thu, 19 Jul 2018 at 02:45, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:

> To a vertical mate-panel add "Window List" and enlarge the panel to 384
> pixels. IIUC what's called "Window List" for mate-panel is what Liam
> calls "task bar".
>
> For xfce4-panel it's called "Window Buttons". If you select "Vertical"
> for xfce4-panel the "Window Buttons" are 90° rotated, you need to
> select "Deskbar" to get what Liam wants to get.
>
> Liam's guess seems to be, that a vertical mate-panel does look like
> a vertical xfce4-panel, but actually Liam is mistaken, a vertical
> mate-panel does look like a deskbar xfce4-panel, at least for the
> "task bar", aka "Window List", aka "Window Buttons".
>
> The versions of the panels might be important.

*Sigh* I have tried this repeatedly before, but OK, I will try again.


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