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I'm setting Arch Linux and I'd like to modify the standard dock bar, which is the file that I should edit?

EDIT: like this enter image description here

I don't want to use docky

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First try using the GUI itself to make changes, such as right-click on it and select Panel -> Panel Preferences.... – Keith Jan 1 '13 at 3:03
What exactly do you want to achieve? – peterph Jan 1 '13 at 19:04
What login manager are you using? And try editing your $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/xfce4/<somefile> – mtahmed Mar 11 '13 at 16:41
Without login-manager startxfce4 – AlessioMTX Mar 11 '13 at 16:46
The people at bbs.archlinux.org will be glad to help you. – Markus Lux Mar 11 '13 at 21:03
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Panel settings are saved here ~/.config/xfce4/panel but you could also try the xfce4-settings-manager.

And to learn how it works you can just download many nice looking examples from here http://xfce-look.org/ and look into the config files that come with these themes.

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