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How to install gnome search providers without gnome shell

I want to use "gnome search providers" plugin for xfdashboard in xfce4. But how can I install those providers if I haven't gnome shell?
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Plank dock causes an unsightly line through the desktop

When the plank dock is active on my computer, it causes an unsightly line that pierces through the desktop, as shown here: Problems with Plank dock This line does not just go through the wallpaper, ...
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Make certain programs in Xfce not go to the Notification Area

When I run Xfce Task Manager, it shows a little icon in the Notification Area on my Panel. To close the program, I right click on the icon and select Quit. Other programs work in this way also such as ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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Thunar doesn't show attached USB drive: dbus error

The computer has a broken screen and I access it using ssh. When I run thunar-volman I get this error: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-T7GGeLsNBf: Connection refused.
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hide org.kde.StatusNotifierItem appindicator

In my Xfce4 panel I have an Indicator Plugin displaying three indicators: appindicators, power indicator, sound indicator. Among the appindicators, there is an annoying icon showing a black window ...
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Megasync doesn't open

I installed Megasync and doesn't open. I tried another topic here but doesn't work (its work only once). I think that the problem is "megasync.lock" file. I deleted but when i try to open it back. ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 display problems

I installed xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and have some strange stuff happening. I can get more specific details in the morning. It is a dell latitude with Intel video on a docking station lid closed ...
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X2GO with Ubuntu Mate/Xfce 16.04 fails to start

X2GO with Ubuntu Mate 16.04 fails to start with the following error message in ~/.xsession-x2go-errors XSession-x2go: X session started for testuser at Fri Apr 26 22:30:23 EDT 2016 ...
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How do I completely disable shadows on xfce panel indicators and applications? (Xubuntu 16.04 and compton)

I've recently upgraded from Xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and I've noticed that some windows have shadows and some don't (I don't want them). I'm using compton as my compositor with the following shadow ...
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wide/double window shadows on Xubuntu 16.04 with Compton

I installed Compton using this tutorial to reduce screen tearing on my Xubuntu 16.04. Unfortunately, there are strange shadows like in this picture, but only around a few apps (for example Catfish or ...
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xfce4-mixer is removed after Ubuntu update but microphone playback is still present

I used xfce4-mixer GUI on Lubuntu to have my microphone playback through my speakers/headphones for when I'm skyping. Since (L)Ubuntu updated to 16.04 the xfce4-mixer package got removed. Apparently, ...
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Xnvc process continues to run after remote user logs out

Running xrdp and xfce. When remote users log out in the gui they continue to see the xfce logo on an otherwise blank screen. If they close the window there are no apparent errors. But running htop on ...
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which Desktop would i get after ugrade to 16.04?

Currently i'm using ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu-desktop. i had completely remove unity from my system. now i want to upgrade my 14.04 to 16.04 so my question will i get unity back or it will have ...
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Can't change Theme or Icons in Xubuntu 14.04

As said by another user in a similar post, I can't change the set of fonts, icons etc. in Settings/Appearance. I can reach the menu, but the window then freezes for a bit and shuts down after a few ...
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I have like 2 desktops, as seen in the image

I dunno what happend but i have a double desktop. How can i fix this? Tnx in advance.
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What's the shortcut for renaming a file in Thunar?

Pretty simple, what's the shortcut for renaming in Thunar ?
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After login the xfdesktop can not open

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 and after I login the desktop wallpaper and the mouse appears ok but nothing else . I can open terminal with CtrlAltF*.
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How can I rename the current Xfce workspace from the command line?

Currently I can change the workspace name by using the dialog. I am wondering where are these settings stored, if I can change them at runtime from the command line.
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Menus too far apart on Xfce

I have noticed on several gtk applications, that the menu spacing is too far apart. I'm using Xfce, greybird theme. But this seems to happen no matter which theme i use. On the attached image, you ...
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DBUS warning message appears on login - org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply

Following message appears on login : "Couldn't apply network settings. org.freedesktop.DBUS.Error.Noreply message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus). It may not be possible connect to ...
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Nautilus does not save list display setting

After the Thunar file manager crashed numerous times on me while renaming files, I swtiched my standard file manager to Nautilus in the settings. Unfortunately, Nautilus does not save the view when I ...
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How to change the color of the tray

On Xubuntu, I have everything set to the color I want, but this. How do I change the color of that part?
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Icons missing panel System Settings in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04 (Xfce 4.10), but a lot of icons are missing in Panel "All Setting". How to restore? After : $ dpkg -l | grep buntu-desktop ii xubuntu-desktop 2.180 ...
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Configuring Xbuntu 16.04 and external monitor names [closed]

I'm using a laptop - sometimes alone, sometimes with an external monitor placed on the right side and sometimes two monitors, where one is on the left, and the other on right of the laptop's display. ...
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Xubuntu lightdm screen fliks

So on Xubuntu I have a lightdm by default. When system is booted or one is logging out and lightdm starts it blinks after 2-4 seconds. If I do logout form XFCE4 session for a mentioned period I can ...
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Can't boot up Ubuntu after installing xfce on macbook 2011

Recently I installed Ubuntu onto my late 2011 Macbook. It installed correctly and all the drivers worked with the laptop. However after installing xfce I started getting graphics errors. I attempted ...
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Audio almost silent on one user account but OK on another

In some user accounts, audio is OK. In others, it silent, or else barely audible if you put your ear to the laptop case. Here is what the volume control looks like in the OK accounts. In the ...
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Cannot login, xscreensaver not loading

I use a BackBox/Ubuntu system and it had xfce and xscreensaver login screen when booting. Days ago I was testing shortcut keys trying to logout using keyboard, and pressed CTRL and Fn Thinkpad key ...
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Xubuntu logs out on power button press

My Xubuntu logs out when I press the power button. I have changed the setting in Power Management to "Ask", but it still logs out.
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Best solution to connect 3 external monitors to Dell XPS 15 9550

I am searching the web for a while and am confused. Hope you will help me in choosing the right solution. I want to connect 3 external monitors (possible Dell E2216H) and am searching for the best ...
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How install/unistall Xfce on Ubuntu 12.04 without uptade?

I would like to know how to install Xfce alongside unity? I'm running Ubuntu on a 2.66 GHz Intel pentium 4 machine, with 1.50GB RAM. Is fast really user ubuntu/gnome. I want very fast without problem ...
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Issues using x11vnc when xfce's lock screen is active

I am on xubuntu 14.04.04, and have successfully managed to get a VNC server up and running with SSH tunneling and such. However, I'm experiencing an issue with the VNC server, x11vnc 0.9.13. ...
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Xubuntu - opening files with Enter

I don't understand why if I select a file either in thunar or in the desktop and press Enter, nothing happens! I'd like to make them files be opened. How can I do it?
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Restore lightdm greeter dynamic background after installing xfce4 on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently installed xfce4 on Ubuntu 15.10. I did it in order to remote login using x2go. It is working perfectly. After installing xfce4, lightdm is displaying the blue mouse background that comes ...
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How can I delete xfce4 if I deleted crouton?

I downloaded xfce on my Chromebook, but my graphics driver isn't updated enough so I cant do a lot of the things I wanted to, and I wasn't successful at updating it so I am currently trying to delete ...
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Can I run different versions of Ubuntu in a tab on my Chromebook

What I want to know is if I can run unity Ubuntu in a tab on my Chromebook. Because recently I saw one tutorial on 'How-to-Geek' in which they used xfce and did not mention any other versions.
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Thunar file manager disrupts background on xfce4?

I've found on a few different installations of Ubuntu that when I'm running xfce4, and I open up Thunar for any reason, it causes the background to blank out. The problem isn't resolved until a ...
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Greyed out xfce4 screen - Please help?

I have Linux box with Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS I have installed tightvnc, xfce4 and xfce4-goodies When I connect remotely through VPN I get a grey screen, no buttons, no way to set up files, etc This ...
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OwnCloud-client 2.1.1 crashes: Aborted (Core dumped)

The last output of... owncloud --logfile <home/username/filename> ...is: ASSERT: "!_runningNow" in file /usr/src/packages/BUILD/src/libsync/owncloudpropagator.cpp, line 669 aborted core ...
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X setup creates an additional, hidden screen on startup

When I start Xubuntu it appears that X creates a hidden screen 0 before creating the actual screen 1. Screen 0 takes the focus and xfce-panel setup and screen 1 (the visible one) remains empty with ...
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Ubuntu XFCE no keyboard on wake from suspend

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with xfce4 replacing Unity. Whenever I suspend my laptop (Sony Vaio vgn-nr260e, 2gb ram, 200gb hdd, previously ran Vista) and wake it, the keyboard will work fine for typing ...
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unrecognized Sierra 5570/8805

I have a problem. I know you have heard it many times. I have a tablet Dell Venue 11 5130 with wwan/wi-fi card Sierra 8805 but in the system it is 5570e. I have needed for my work some easy-carry ...
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Is there a way to make the terminal show a background with compositing

I like using window compositing because it makes all my windows look good and have shadows, however it makes the terminal show through when I have it on. Is there a way to disable window compositing ...
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how do I exit from xfce4-screenshooter -r without taking a picture?

so I'm been trying to simulate Xubuntu to work similarly to the stuff I often do on my MacBookPro. One of the things I often do is to create a screenshot of a region and on xUbuntu, this is done via: ...
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SORT: Why is it different in open/save window then elsewhere?

The sort order in my Xubuntu file manager (Thunar) is the way I want it, with types of characters in the following order: non alphanumeric (principally: underscore, hyphen, dot) numerics ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 System->Appearance->Fonts not effective

Problem: The other day, I logged in to my work laptop to find the default fonts had gotten larger, meaning names of apps on the Whisker menu didn't fit, desktop icon names were truncated, the system ...
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Can the size of the workspace switcher applet be changed?

At the moment, I only have 4 workspaces but the workspace switcher is taking up half of my panel. Is there a way to resize it or cause it to take up less space (other than increasing the number of ...
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How to disable monitor auto configuration?

Im running Ubuntu 16.04 (dev branch), XFCE as desktop environment. My computer is connected to two monitors. One via regular VGA cable and the other is connected to a HDMI Switcher. That setup works ...
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Distorted xrdp session issue

I've installed xrdp and I am using xfce4 as my desktop software. In order to configure my xrdp to connected to a previously disconnected session, I've made changes as per this answer. Here is a part ...