Take Pidgin Outta my Taskbar .. please!!

Kevin M Stange kevin at simguy.net
Fri Sep 14 01:20:45 EDT 2007

Sean Egan wrote:
> On 9/13/07, nonameguy <usethis4rubbish at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> It's my biggest pet peeve about the program!  I really don't like having
>> unecessary programs listed in my windows taskbar -- especially when it can
>> be easily accessed from the systray as Pidgin can be.
> This is another issue I don't care about because it doesn't affect me
> (I don't have a taskbar), but seems to be requested often enough. GTK+
> has had gtk_window_set_skip_taskbar_hint since 2.2, and it look
> acceptable enough to me.
> Kevin, doesn't the extended prefs do this, and had some problem with it?

The only problem I had with it is that turning it off doesn't seem to
work right.  In order to get the taskbar entry to come back, you have to
focus the window.  However, that doesn't really matter unless you like
to toggle the option a lot.

It works in the plugin well enough.


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