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I've enabled single-click for opening files, folder etc. It is working normally inside a folder but i still need to double-click on files/folder on desktop. Please advice.

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Desktop icons are displayed by xfce4-desktop, not by the Thunar file manager, unlike the gnome and unity desktops. This is due to change in future releases, but for now there is nothing you can do.

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If you update to Xubuntu 12.04, the option to single click on desktop launchers / files is now there. It has been back-ported from the new version of XFCE, which will be available in Xubuntu 12.10.

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hmm..Thanks for explanation. – subeh.sharma Jan 20 '12 at 11:42

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