I just got my Pi 2 and started experimenting on it.
I'm running Raspbian and I installed xrdp for remote desktop. I created a new user "prograde", and logged via rdp, and it works fine. The problem is, that I don't get the bar at the top, and no menu button. It's just a clean desktop and a waste basket.
If I log in with the pi account, the top bar and the menu button are there.
Where do I find the settings to show or not show them ?