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xfce, xfwm and .Desktop shortcut

I started using a Debian distro and I'm new with it. I'm trying to customize shortcut and I don't get the differences between xfce and xfwm. Why there are "two type of shortcut"? (located in ...
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How to show all windows in XFCE?

In XFCE's windows settings, there is a command called Show Desktop. It minimizes all windows and well, shows the desktop. A more detailed description can be found here, for example. Is there a command ...
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xfce4 close_window_key on desktop background offers to log out

For xfce4 I have defined a keyboard shortcut for close_window_key. When I apply it to the desktop background, i.e. without window focus, I am offered the logout dialog as if xfce4-session-logout was ...
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How to fix/reset windows manager?

I am unable to see the running applications in the panel. I can't switch between open windows. How can I fix it? I tried to open windows manager and windows tweak manager but they won't open. So far I ...
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How to enable window preview on task switcher on xfwm4 when default compositor in not running?

I have installed and running picom-git on Arch Linux. I disabled xfce4's default compositor from Settings Manager > Window Manager Tweaks > Compositor > Enable display compositing (unticked). ...
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Bigger icons when cycling windows in Xfce

Disabling previews under "Compositor" in Window Manager Tweaks shows icons while cycling windows. But these are smaller than the previews. I would like to have them larger. Something like ...
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Termite: Remove Window decorations

I could not find any documentation for termite's configuration, and looking at the config file in /etc/xdg/termite/config, I could not find any option to suit my needs. My question is, is it possible ...
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XFCE not responsive after attaching usb devices

I am running Ubuntu with XFCE. After I plug in a USB device (mouse, keyboard, headset) the system becomes unresponsive for 5-20 seconds (windows do not focus, resizing windows does not redraw content ...
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Is there a way to make a window "ghost"?

In many window manager (I'm using XFCE4's xfwm) there is an "Always On Top" option which I use very often. However, when some controls left behind that window, it becomes a time consuming ...
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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 ...
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How to add a fullscreen button to xfwm4 window buttons?

I quite often use applications in full screen mode. There are several situations, but the most common is during presentations. At such times, I need to quickly toggle this mode, but don't always have ...
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Remove top shadow from the screen - Ubuntu Xfce

I can't find anywhere how to remove shadow for the top edge of the screen. The only thing that gave me something similar was setting the opacity of windows decoration to transparent in Window Manager ...
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Irrespective of what application owns active window, whenever I hit F1, Firefox dialog comes up

No matter what window is active (even if it has nothing to do with Firefox), when I press F1, a Firefox dialog titled "Choose User Profile" pops up. This means that I cannot use F1 with any other ...
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xubuntu 16.04 - placing a window on defined location

I use three monitors. When a window with a specific title is opened it should be placed on defined location (monitor). It looks like xfwm4 window manager doesn't provide such functionality. Compiz has ...
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Why do some windows lack minimize buttions in LXQT?

I recently switched to LXQT from KDE and I have realized that some windows don't have minimize buttons. They all have rollup, unroll buttons which shrink the form to the size of the titlebar only and ...
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