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Questions tagged [xfce]

A lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems.

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FreeBSD: no audio on Xfce on Youtube, VLC etc..Dell Optiplex455, Intel Pentium 64bit,2gig Ram

Audio works fine in Mint19. In FreeBSD v11.2 on Xfce4, I installed Pulseaudio but audio isn't there on Firefox or Chromium or VLC. I did #cat dev/random>dev/dsp0 and got a loud white static in my ...
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Lack of a text input field in zenity file selector

I have Debian 9 with xfce and installed zenity to use it to select directory paths. I use it in this way zenity --file-selection --directory The GUI selector looks as below. It has not the text ...
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Fcitx sets my input method to the last keyboard layout chosen before default

Using: Arch Linux XFCE Fcitx Mozc LibPinyin I had my setup correct, but for some reason it has gone haywire. My setup was Turn on: LSuper Rotate: Ctrl + LSuper (Preferably I would Numlock + ...
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How do I control whether ZFS arrays show in the devices pane in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 with XFCE as my DE. I have mounted a zfs array 'big-tank' to /media/big-tank, however, it does not show up in the devices pane. Additionally, the leftover space from a ...
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Huawei phone “immortal” icon on xfce Desktop

I plugged in my Huawei usb phone on linux (Slackware 14.2) I take some photos from it..ok. I disconnect it correctly,using first umount on desktop icon,then unplug usb cable,but another icon still ...
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Centos 7 startup fuzzy screen

When I start up my computer instead of seeing the CentOS loading bar I see this colored fuzzy screen shown here: I see the following errors in /var/log/Xorg.0.log: [ 19.274] (EE) [drm] Failed to ...
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Copy to clipboard on highlight in chromium

I'm not sure if this is a chromium issue or just something mangled in my setup. I would like to be able to highlight something in chromium (e.g. a url) and paste it into another application by ...
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Failed to start Light Display Manager [duplicate]

I install Kali linux in UEFI mode then I install XFCE environment then I upgrade system apt dist-upgrade And after upgrade I to get Failed to start Light Display Manager How to fix it?
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Trying to startx as user (non-root)

I'm trying to startx as user. I am only able to startx as sudo. More specifically, I'm trying to get pulseaudio to work with xfce4. I get an error as follows. xauth: timeout in locking authority ...
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Remove XFCE4 bottom panel through terminal?

Is there any way to remove XFCE4 bottom panel through terminal command only?
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Add app shortcuts to top XFCE4 panel through the terminal

Is there a way to add app shortcuts to the top panel through the terminal? I need to add the existing app to the panel using only the terminal command and without opening any windows. Like
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Strange problems with Xfce configuration

I am using xrdp with Guacamole on a LinuxMint19 Xfce system: https://gitlab.com/Virtual-LTSP/VirtualBox Guacamole allows access through VNC as well as RDP clients, and on the server I install xrdp and ...
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Changing the default position of new desktop items

In Xubuntu and most other similar environments newly created files, folders and shortcuts on desktop appear below each other, filling the desktop space one column at a time from top to bottom and left ...
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Is there a way for XFCE Whisker Menu to show my most recent installed apps?

Hello Unix & Linux StackExchange. I have several questions regarding whether there's a way to show recently installed applications in my Whisker Menu. If the background info I'm going to provide ...
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How to add keys to keyboard layout in Xfce?

I'm using Linux Lite 3.8 with Xfce. TL;DR Problem: need to type in question marks "?", but can't. How can I add this key to keyboard layout? I bought a laptop in the USA that has a regular US-en ...
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Chrome apps get grouped in window list

I like to have launchers for web applications (spotify web player, google calendar, overleaf etc.). I also like to group multiple open windows of the same application in the window list. I create ...
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how to change disk order shown at sidebar in thunar of xfce4?

I have pc running with dual boot, win/debian+xfce4, and it shares some partition (those D/E/F in windows,ntfs). The partitions are sorted F/E/D at sidebar in thunar of xfce4. Is there any udev rules ...
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How to setup keyboard switching in Tigervnc via Remmina Remote Desktop

I know neither which component is malfunctionning here nor what are full list of used components, so sorry for fuzzy question. I am running VNC server on a headless Ubuntu box with tigervncserver. ~/....
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Failed to execute child

When I try to run Terminal (Fedora 26, xfce) I get error: If I click "window-close", I see it: Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+X, and any combinations doesn't work! (STDIN doesn't work) Can open another Emulator and ...
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Show keyboard layout on XFCE

How to show the GUI of keyboard layout on XFCE? like Gmome or MATE (see the picture)
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Debian 9.4.0 Stretch - Xfce: lightdm-gtk-greeter, lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings, and XFCE desktop stopped working

I tried to change default style of login page. But, it didn't work. So I tried to go back to default, and in no way I could get the default style login page back! Then, I tried to purge and reinstall ...
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Xfce screenshooter and clipboard manager

I moved from Xfce4 to i3 recently but I still use xfce4-screenshooter. It works properly and I had no problems with it except that I can't save to clipboard. On this page it is written: Copy to ...
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XFCE/LightDM: Tearing-Fix vs. No Desktop After Logging in

I have Manjaro/XFCE/LightDM and a GeForce GT 710 and I followed this guide to get rid of tearing. I added those three lines to my X-configuration. After I log in in the greeter the screen only shows ...
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Key stuck in XFCE desktop when simultaneously releasing multiple keys

Keys stuck when trying to press multiple ones and release them at the same time. Xev output shows that only one KeyRelease event is fired (doesn't matter how many keys were pressed - 2,3, so on). This ...
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What makes HiDPI work?

I'm testing Ubuntu Bionic, GNOME, elementary OS, KDE, Xfce 4.13 (the GTK3 version, all apps have been ported to GTK3). All distros support hidpi across frameworks: when I launch Google Chrome/Firefox/...
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Stuck in a login-loop in lightdm and gdm, but not with xfce and other systems

The interesting part is I found that I was able to login with xfce but not with either lightdm or gdm. (I am using Ubuntu 16.04)
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Keyboard reports ctrl_l and alt_l keys are pressed in Xfce sometimes

I am using Fedora xfce desktop on my laptop, the HP elitebook 830 G5. Sometimes, when I pressing part of specific keys, .e.g - key, the system reports that both ctrl_l and alt_l keys are pressed as ...
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fluxbox tabbed windows and fine-grained application window control in XFCE

Is there anything like window tabbing feature from fluxbox window manager in xfce? Also, can one configure the size, position and similar properties of any given application window in xfce (I am ...
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How to increase length of workspace switcher in XFCE?

I am new to arch linux (Manjaro) and I have been using it with XFCE desktop. If you notice my workspace switcher on the extreme left, it has very less width, making it practically useless. Is it ...
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in KDE 5 how to make a GUI application show/hide with a shortcut similar to Tilda/guake/yakuake

I simply want to setup Emacs GUI to toggle (hide/show) visibility just like we see in guake, tilda or yakuake terminals(it is called drop down in these terminals). for example I am working with Emacs ...
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How to remotely log off an xfce session from ssh?

I would like to log myself off my xfce session when I attach to my machine remotely. It's because sometimes I leave a program or two running that holds locks on files that I'd like to work on from a ...
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How can I make desktop icon text not wrap (XFCE4)? [duplicate]

I'm currently using XFCE4 on Kali and I was wondering if there was a way to prevent the desktop icon text from wrapping like shown below, thanks.
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Multiple keyboard shortcuts for one command in xfce4

I am trying to add two keyboard shortcuts for switching to right workspace in xubuntu with xfce4.12: ctrl+alt+right ctrl+alt+page_up In window manager -> keyboard, there you can only specify one key-...
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xrdp XFCE session trashed on first login

I have a running xrdp connection from my MacBookPro (xfreerdp or MS Remote Desktop client) to a Linux Mint 19 XFCE 4.12.4. If I log in physically on the Mint machine to create an XFCE session, then ...
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How do I fix 1/4 of the left column not being displayed within font manager?

I installed the font manager, and the left column is not being displayed in entirety. I tried to resize the window, etc... No quick fix. Here is a screenshot. Any ideas?
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Separate workspace per monitor in XFCE

I'm looking for a way of configuring two independent screens on my two physical monitors, either via XFCE's workspaces or separate X servers. The video card is integrated Intel: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Xfce: Can't copy from Terminal

I can't copy text from my Xfce Terminal (0.4.7) into the clipboard nor directly into the command line. I've tried: Middle mouse button Ctrl+Shift+C Ctrl + Insert Right button and clicking copy (this ...
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Can't change keyboard layout inside vncserver

How to change keyboard layout inside (tiger) vncserver? I am running startxfce4 inside it. I can show country flag in the corner and switch layout by clicking on it, but I can't switch by keyboard ...
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which software runs the login widget under Xfce4

I'm running Debian Buster with Xfce4 on two different systems, each with a long history going back 3 or 5 Debian releases. After booting into Linux, they show completely different screens with ...
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Install minimal xfce4 system wide, as default

I have a minimal installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on a machine. I want to add the XFCE4 desktop environment, without all the craptastic bloat that comes standard with xubuntu-desktop. When I boot, I would ...
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Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: when installing XFCE on VPS

I'm trying to install a GUI (XFCE) on a VPS (CentOS 7) for testing purposes. I've been trying to follow instructs from this site - https://hostpresto.com/community/tutorials/using-a-desktop-...
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Does XFCE4 collect any data about users?

Does XFCE4 collect any data and supply developers with statistics? Or is all data private and stored on my PC?
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How to disable or customize Qt File Dialog?

I'm using Debian with XFCE. I've got lots of applications that opens a file dialog from Qt (I think) (for example Chromium, Xfce4-screenshooter, etc) that has a "search" facility which I find totally ...
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lightdm and xfce - password prompt invisible after locking

just updated from LinuxMint 18.3 to 19.0, found a weird problem in locking and unlocking screen. Closing the laptop lid puts the computer to suspend, but when opening it, the password prompt for ...
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Xfce4 hibernation not waking up properly in debian stretch

When I run xfce4-session-logout --hibernate it seems to work. However, it fails to recover the session and starts up as a normal reboot (yet slower). Hibernation works both with the commands "...
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No sound on Fedora 28 XFCE

After installing Fedora 28 XFCE I had sound (everything worked). I run dnf update and after reboot I have lost sound. PulseAudio plugin for panel says in tooltip "Not connected to the PulseAudio ...
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Start different versions of Firefox from xfce4 main menu or panel item

I'm using firefox version 61.0 on Centos 7 with xfce4. But I also need to use citrix reciever in firefox and this only works until firefox version 52. Therefor I have installed firefox version 52 with ...
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xfce Super _L shortcut disable others Super shortcut

I assigned Super + ← and Super + → to tile window on left or right. It works. I assigned Super to open whisker menu (xfce4-popup-whiskermenu) It works but Super + ← and Super + →...
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execute command to swap caps lock and ctrl at startup

I'm a bit puzzled why this is not working as intended. My goal is to map the caps lock key to control. I'm using debian. For this I'm using the following command /usr/bin/setxkbmap -layout "$(...
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Tilix -e nvim doesn't load my bash/zsh environment / profile

I put tilix -e nvim command for shortcut in my xfce. Then I do :!echo $PATH and doesn't get my regular $PATH value. The same for :echo $PATH. If I put command in whisker menu, I got the same. But ...