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my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this:


I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this:


how can i convert?

and....if i can't do it then my new question is here:

I'm enjoying xubuntu (xfce) lightness and low-resource usage but i want to customize it. so my question is how can i "change start-menu colour" to a dark colour?

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p.s: my xubuntu is updated/upgraded/latest distro(14.04) –  Kajair Apr 20 '14 at 12:02

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Xfce uses GTK2 themes for customization. Check out http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=100&PHPSESSID=56eb14690452b50911b07b88ea68daab and http://xfce-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=15x100x420&PHPSESSID=2680837881809694cad5e06bae10e01f for a huge collection of GTK2 themes. The two start menus in your screenshots differ by more than colors, these are different applets. The new menu applet (second screenshot) is called Whisker Menu, you can find it in the applet list of your Xfce panel.

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thanks alot. this is what i was looking for. whiskey menu is an applet! ive added it –  Kajair Apr 20 '14 at 12:06

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