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You could use a temporary file and then feed that to a new Gimp process, like this: xfce4-screenshooter -w --open /usr/bin/gimp (screenshooter will create a file in /tmp and pass the filename as argument to gimp)


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Solution ... Exec=bash -i -c "/home/mozes/dev/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper.sh" ... Explanation " -i If the -i option is present, the shell is interactive." Example XFCE launcher relying on environment variables from ~/.bashrc to provide info for SQLDeveloper so that it can find the TNS Listener aliases at tnsnames.ora ...


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There is no reason at all not to remove those unused themes and icon sets. You could remove the packages that installed them but those are all meta packages and do not install just one theme or icon set at a time. Therefore you need to check the content of the meta package to see what they install. I have no idea what package managers with a gui are ...


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The following runs date whenever you lock or unlock by light-locker. However, I don't know how to know if it is locking or unlocking. dbus-monitor --system "type='signal',sender='org.freedesktop.login1',path='/org/freedesktop/login1/seat/seat0',interface='org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties',member='PropertiesChanged'" | grep --line-buffered "ActiveSession" | ...


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While I was working through clearkimura’s answer, I found the method I had been using before to make windows stay opaque. Enter this command in a terminal, and then click on the window that you want: xprop -f _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY_LOCKED 32c -set _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY_LOCKED 1 That sets a window property that causes Xfce to leave the window opacity ...


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Use Devilspie2 to set the window type to "Utility" for selective applications. This window type will not be affected by "Opacity of inactive windows" in Xfce environment. Preliminary setup Install Devilspie2 from the repository (available in Debian and Ubuntu repositories), then create a new configuration file at $HOME/.config/devilspie2 with the following ...


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Building on top of @meuh's answer I came up with the attached script. Here are the features: Spawns five terminals two each left and right and one on the top Terminals are initially minimized and set active if cursor hits border inside the terminal height / width, disappears if window is active and border hit again Notes: I found the behavior of ...


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This isn't much of an answer as it does not include an explanation of why this should be the case for some desktop files but not others, but after a reboot this morning the okular entry was there. The system had been up for more than a week, probably preceding my switch from KDE to XFCE. However, I noticed the same problem immediately when adding an ...


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You can do something like this with xdotool. For example, xdotool behave_screen_edge top search --name mywindowname windowactivate will continuously monitor mouse movement and when at the top of the screen it will search for a window named mywindowname and cause it to be visible, depending on your window manager.


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Can you get to xdm and select the Xfce desktop before logging in. If I remember correctly there is a selection menu in top right of screen at the xdm login screen. I'm assuming you didn't select that before?



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