I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and something strange happened.

I rebooted after installing some updates, and now when I choose "Lubuntu" on the login screen, I get something similar to "OpenBox"--no taskbar/tray--just a right-click context menu for handling tasks.

Right now I am posting this using "Lubuntu (Netbook)".

How can I get my taskbar and tray back???

Does it have something to do with openbox configuration?

Thanks for your replies ahead of time! :)


Have you tried restarting lxpanel from the terminal that is available to launch from the openbox menu?

lxpanelctl restart


killall lxpanel && lxpanel --profile Lubuntu

source: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/FAQ/Guides#Restart_lxpanel

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