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I just installed the xfce Desktop environment and I can't find the navigation buttons and the address area in the file manager.

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in other Desktop environment I can find this feature :

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How can I enable this feature.

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The solution depends on XFCE version. On 13.04, you can switch the layout in View > Location selector.

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thanks it works, can I know which theme are using ? – Aimad Majdou May 28 '13 at 15:36
I am using the default 13.04 one - Greybird - see – mreq May 28 '13 at 15:37
And you can get Greybird by sudo apt-get install shimmer-themes if you don't have a default Xubuntu. – user25656 May 28 '13 at 16:33

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