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What is the command that launches the whisker menu in the Linux Mint xfce edition. For another distribution that used xfce it was xfce4-popup-whisker menu but that doesn't seem to work. I would like to assign the super key to launch the menu.

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It's indeed xfce4-popup-whiskermenu.

However the command is only available from a certain version of the whisker menu. Most probably that other distribution had a newer version of it.

Check your currently installed version in the application manager. The newest is 1.1.1, which contains the popup command.

Follow the instructions here to get the newest version:


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  • Open Settings Manager -> Keyboard -> Application Shortcuts, click "Add"
  • In the "command" field, enter xfce4-popup-whiskermenu
  • In the next dialog window, press Super_L (The left "Windows" key)
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