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Just installed Kubuntu and corrupted application icons appear randomly on my task bar. Does it happen to anyone else?

Here's how it looks like:

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Done! :) and thanks for the quick reply – marce34 Oct 20 '10 at 14:38
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In my experience, this usually happens if you're using the nouveau video driver, or some other video driver that does not work well with the KDE/Qt icon cache.

Technical details aside, I haven't been able to figure out a way to fix the issue without using a different video driver. If you have an NVIDIA video card, a possible solution would be to install the proprietary nvidia drivers, available from the "restricted drivers" application.

You can enable these drivers by opening up the [K] menu , selecting "Applications", then "System", and start the "Additional drivers" application to install the nvidia drivers.

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Thanks! Your're answer is right! – marce34 Dec 10 '10 at 19:20

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