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I'm running Xubuntu with AWN and I would like to turn off all the XFCE panels, but it does not allow me to do so with the last one. Is there any way to do it?

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What version of Ubuntu are you using? – Breakthrough Oct 17 '11 at 21:45
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In /etc/xdg/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-session.xml

Just comment the xfce-panel section.

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Pending a better option, you could just nuke it after it loads. Crunchbang does something like this in ~/.config/xfce4/


# ...other autostart things...

if [ "$(pidof xfce4-panel)" ]; then
    killall xfce4-panel &

avant-window-navigator &

Yes, it's a hack... But it should work.

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If you're using an Xubuntu distribution with xfce 4.8, you should be able to disable it from the Settings Manager. Click the icon for Panel, and there should be a drop-down list. Select the panel that corresponds to the panel you want to remove, and click the delete button beside it:

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You can remove the xfce4-panel from your start up applications. That way, when your system logs you in, xfce4-panel will never be started.

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how exactly can I do that? – Borsook Jul 22 '11 at 11:18

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