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A lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems.

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CentOS7/GDM/Xfce - Locale set to xxx.UTF-8 at session start despite system-wide locale to xxx.iso88591

I'm using CentOS 7 with XFCE and GDM. My issue is as follows: I want my locale to be LANG=fr_FR.iso88591 (required by an antic piece of software). Following CentOS official guide, I did the ...
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Xubuntu installation on Ubuntu made me lose access to both

I've lost access to my Linux hard drive upon installing Xubuntu. The system will boot (no login required) but it won't accept commands from mouse or keyboard. Is there a way for me to access the ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia-340 install. Linux Mint XFCE 19.2

I've been using UBUNTU for the last 10 years. For the first time, I'm using Linux Mint XFCE 19.2 in a laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T61) with NVIDIA graphics card (G86M - Quadro NVS 140M). I wanted to ...
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xkb keyboard layout not showing up in trisquel and unity

I followed these instructions to form a keyboard layout which can be found here. Adding the keyboard-file to /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols and adding the relevant information to /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/...
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Virtual screens span over multiple displays

I have folowing hardware setup: Notebook with Full HD display and a external 4k Monitor. Everything is setup fine and works in my Debian 10.3 XFCE by using arandr. My question is: I have 4 virtual ...
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Kali Linux 2020.1, how to add keyboard layout menu in XFCE?

When I was changing keyboard layouts in Ubuntu, a visual menu was appearing and I could see the keyboard layouts like this: But there is not any visual menu of keyboard layouts on Kali 2020.1. ...
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The font of the menu of a package on Debian 9 Xfce doesn't look fine

For the package GeoGebra 5, the text of the menu bar looks bad, with a strange (and unwanted) font. This is the normal, good look of the menus of other programs: This behavior is new. It's ...
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How to determine what entity changes Xorg DPI settings?

I've installed Xubuntu 19.04, and to account for my laptop's screen resolution, in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf I've added the line xserver-command=X -dpi 166 The result is that XFCE panel, terminal ...
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I have installed debian 10 xfce and have problems with network manager applet/template in 'panel'

I have recently install Debian 10 "buster" xfce. I am now facing issues with the network manager applet in the panel. The problem is that it does not detect and show the current means of internet(...
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What Xfce-Xfconf-Xfwm4 options are there for each property and how to add new properties?

I am trying to understand the Xfwm4 window manager settings as well as other Xfce settings that can be edited with the Xfconf settings editor. I see that new properties can be added. But how could I ...
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Xfce — Metacity window manager — how to change theme?

In Xfce we can change the window manager in Desktop Settings from Xfwm4 to Metacity. But then the system GTK theme is not followed, because Metacity has its own theming settings. That system theme ...
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Xfce — middle-click lowers window: where is that Xfwm4 setting?

In KDE I have noticed the Kwin capability of editable mouse actions on the window frame, including the middle-click (I used it for "close"), which is normally missing in other window managers. In ...
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Xfce: set time language to other than that of the system (interface)

I want o have English for my system interface and settings, but French for locale (region), including time (weekdays, months, which appear in conky etc). But in Xfce the time language is set along ...
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Linux mint is showing main desktop panel on the wrong display

I have a projector connected to a laptop. I selected the laptop screen as the "Primary monitor": However the start menu is on the projector screen. That's not desired. Is there a separate setting for ...
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How to set up `<Primary><Alt><Shift>semicolon` as a shortcut key in xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts?

I'm trying to duplicate Google Sheets' shortcut to insert current date and time stamp under Xubuntu. I think I'm almost there as I have a shell script ~/bin/clipdate.sh #!/bin/bash date +'[%Y.%m.%d-%...
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Is it possible to set a colon (:) as a shortcut key in Xfce?

On Xubuntu I'm trying to setup Super+: (colon) to do something. I'm not sure it is possible. I tried to add /commands/custom/<Super>: in Xubuntu's Settings Editor → xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts I ...
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XFCE4 - disabling menu or scrollbar on specific app

I'm looking for a way to configure scrollbar and menubar disabling for a specific app ( such like note and rxvt ). Do I have to configure an xfce4 specific file in .config? Thanks in advance. Edit : ...
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Taking screenshots in XFCE 4 (Debian 9.12 Stretch)

What is the keyboard shortcut for taking a simple screenshot in Debian 9.12 Stretch with XFCE 4? I have tried different hotkey combinations suggested online, but none works: PrntScrn Ctrl + ...
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How to get Broadcom drivers working in Linux Mint 19.3 without network access?

I'd like to install Linux Mint (Xfce) with Broadcom support, when I don't have network access after a fresh Mint install. I've already read the answers here, which all require network access of some ...
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Linux Mint: Can't open display

I recently upgraded my system from Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19. After upgrade I can't login to XFCE session. After entering password on the login screen, the screen goes black and a message is ...
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Unknown Top Bar and Bottom Bar in Debian 10

I have been using Debian 10 for many weeks and last night I installed Xfce-4 just to try it out, and then I uninstalled it. But when I uninstalled, and got my Gnome Desktop back, I got new, unnknown ...
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How to run Xfce on fresh Kali instsallation

I'm failing to get a new Kali linux OS, with a working Xfce windows manager. I'm able to make a bootable USB, then install Kali on my system. I downloaded the Kali Linux 64-Bit (Installer) (Version: ...
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make tile window shortcuts continue to next monitor like Windows 10

I have XFCE setup such that Super+Left or Super+Right will tile the window left or right. It works but will only tile the window in the current monitor. I want it so it should tile on the current ...
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Additional Drivers missing on a fresh Debian 10 + XFCE install

How can I get the "Additional Drivers" tab to show up in Settings? This is all I see? I know it is using non-free drivers, like for my wifi, because I had to use the firmware netinstall when it ...
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How to start an Xfce plugin?

After having built and installed a Xfce4 plugin. How do I start it? I have located these files: /usr/local/lib/xfce4/panel/plugins/libsystemload.so /usr/local/share/xfce4/panel/plugins/systemload....
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Keyboard shortcuts with dedicated keyboard buttons inside Xfce

I'm using a Microsoft Office keyboard, which has dedicated buttons for Cut, Copy & Paste. I was able to choose that model inside the keyboard settings GUI of Xfce, which creates matching XF86Cut, ...
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How do I automatically show underlines for Alt+<letter> across XFCE user interface?

After installing xubuntu, I am by default able to press Alt to show unique letter underlines on buttons or tabs or menus, and then Alt+<the underlined letter> to select the appropriate item. ...
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Linux dialog has a weird behavior with keypad “special characters” (/, *, -, +)

I have a specific problem that has been keeping me busy for a few weeks now. I use a python script that uses pythondialog (a dialog command wrapper for python) to request a config to the user. A bug ...
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Some entries in the XFCE Whisker menu aren't translated although they have translations and my computer is correctly set to local language

Some entries in the Whisker menu still appear in English yet my computer is correctly set to French. Every menu, every application and the vast majority of Whisker menu entries are in French but some ...
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How do I disable the menu access shortcuts in xfce4-terminal?

In xfce4-terminal, the Alt key with a letter of one of the menu items is a shortcut for entering that menu item: Alt+F for File, Alt+E for Edit, and Alt+A for Tabs. How do I change this behaviour? I ...
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How to force x11vnc to use Xfce?

I am trying to set up x11vnc with an Xubuntu 19.10 machine as the server and a Windows 10 Pro machine as the client. For some reason, when I connect to the x11vnc server, the VNC viewer opens up a ...
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Light-locker : How To Disable Wait Time?

I am using LightDM (light-locker) and Xfce. Why do I need to wait a few seconds before logging in? How to disable the waiting time? (Is it possible?) Unfortunately, man light-locker doesn't contain ...
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Failed to mount “partition name” - “Not authorized to perform operation” - in Xfce Debian

I have Debian 10 with Xfce installed. I can't open any of my NTFS hard drives using icons on desktop and in Thunar. I can mount them with the mount command, though. My user is added to the sudoers ...
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How to get transparency in Xfce panel version 4.14.1 (Mint 19.3)

My experience is this: Linux Mint Xfce 19.3 came with a Xfce panel version (4.14.1) in which transparency cannot be set anymore. That used to be done through an "alpha option" slider: That slider ...
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What is the problem with destop icons and settings in xfce?

In short: Nothing in xfce keeps it place on desktop why? Is there some deeper fundamental issue? what to do against it as a user? does anybody try to solve this issue? (it is already several years) ...
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xfce4 + i3 are not properly restoring saved sessions?

I'm using manjaro with xfce4 and i3 as my wm. So far so good, the problem that I'm usually facing is that whenever I logout from my current session and log back in all my apps are closed and the ...
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xfce4-session and related Xorg process are on different ttys, correct?

Having looked ps -ef | grep -e 'xfce4-session\|Xorg' I received this output root 1970 1969 1 Jan05 tty2 00:17:32 /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -nolisten tcp :0 user1 1985 1975 0 Jan05 tty1 ...
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How to add additional keyboard layouts in Manjaro XFCE?

Is there a straight way to use multiple keyboard layouts in Manjaro XFCE? I've seen answers for KDE. Also I've seen tricks with setxkbmap. Is there a normal straight way to switch layouts with a key ...
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Commit changes in xfce4-settings-manager?

In xfce4 I can run xfce4-settings-manager which opens a registry of values I can set (which otherwise would be set via a GUI). I thought both forms to modify the settings should be equivalent. However ...
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Screen resolution on xfce4 on VPS using xrdp

Thought id have a go at having a VPS running Debian Buster and installing a GUI and connecting to it using RDP (Reminna). I installed as below sudo apt-get -y install xfce4 xfonts-base ...
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Force Firefoxe's chrome change font size when DPI changes

I sometimes need to switch between displays of vastly different DPIs. For that, I change the X database using xfconf, a part of Xfce, like so: xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Xft/DPI -s 144 # or 96, ...
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Are there any color filters for color vision deficiencies? (Deuteranomaly, Protanomaly)

I have red-green-weakness (a bit of both, deuteranomaly and protanomaly) and on Windows there was a very helpful feature to convert the for me difficult-to-distinguish colors to nearby ones on the ...
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Can't open window manager after fiddling with compton(also the header of my applications are gone)

That's what it looks like. I was trying to get frosted windows with compton but after making a mistake in my config froze the system and got a black screen on boot. So I went into recovery and purged ...
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Scratchy noise when the image on my screen changes [closed]

I recently noticed, my graphicscard seem to make noise when something visibly changes on any of my monitors including the laptops builtin screen. It appears on actions like scrolling a webpage or ...
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Applications does not start on debian 10, xfce 4

OS: Debian 10 GUI: xfce 4 I have installed Debian freshly on my computer. I have tried two ways of installing chrome. No difference in the results: Found chrome in the software store. Downloaded ...
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Configure xfce to use an alternative to the xdg-open program

I wonder how I would change the default file open application in xfce. In the terminal I always use rifle (from the terminal file manager ranger) and I would like to use rifle as well for when I open ...
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Manjaro / Arch Linux slow GUI after unplugging the HDMI

I bought a mini-pc to use it as a server, but I need to have the GUI enabled so I can use some software on an external screen. The problem comes when I unplug the HDMI from the PC / I turn on the PC ...
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How to re-enable lock screen on gnome after installing xfce?

My default settings was a Debian 9 with Gnome and, as I was looking for a more lightweight desktop enviroment. I didn't quite liked the xfce looking and went back to Gnome by selecting it on the lock ...
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Dual screen (extended) not working (Debain, XFCE)

I have following problem with a little outdated industrial PC. The PC has Intel Atom processor D2550 with GMA3600 graphics. I cannot use two screens (extended). Is it GPU driver problem? Some setup ...
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Why does Hyper+Tab not work? (Tested in Ubuntu gnome and Xfce)

Here is an example of the problem in gnome. However, when I tried this in Xfce, the same problem occurs. I have set up a Hyper key on the keyboard. It works fine for keyboard shortcuts and seems to ...

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