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How to integrate an Xfce panel indicator into the Unity panel?

Coming from the question Is there a tray icon indicator to quickly access recent files in Ubuntu 16.04 Unity?, the related question occurred how to integrate an Xfce panel indicator into the Ubuntu ...
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Unity DE on GalliumOS 2.0: Why is my scroll direction ignoring dconf settings? [on hold]

I tried to keep the title concise. In more detail: I'm running GalliumOS 2.0 (release details) (home page) because it's nearly perfect for my setup. The only issue is that I really don't like the ...
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How do I bind a specific symbol sequence to produce different sequence?

I am wondering if there's any way (via XFCE DE) to produce something like the following (which is available at Mac OS), you type :sequence: and something else is produced, like that:
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Add keyboard shortcut to function inside Thunar

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for "Create document..." subcomponent "Empty file", shown in the picture below: It seems all the shortcuts in use by Thunar are stored in the file ~/....
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How can I copy text from xfce4 terminal emulator to the clipboard?

I want to be able to select certain text with mouse to copy and paste it to the commandline. The "select" and "paste from clipboard/primary selection" part works, but I am unable to copy the selection ...
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HiDPI screen. Changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in Firefox does not work for gmail

I'm experiencing a lot of problem with my new laptop with HiDPI screen and Ubuntu 16.04. Maybe the most annoying is related to Mozilla Firefox. I partially solved it by using the hint described here ...
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Items names incorrectly displayed on desktop (Xubuntu 16.04)

recently I noticed that the names of elements on my desktop on Xubuntu 16.04 are displaying incorrectly. I didn't mess with any XFCE settings or anything. Just after some update they broke. Here you ...
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How to repair UNITY after installing KDE

I installed KDE and XFCE on my Ubuntu 14.04 just to taste a new Desktop environment, but I didn't liked it so I decided to switch back to Unity. But whenever I login into Unity, the top panel icons ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 File Open/Save dialog boxes display drop-down list showing folder and program names sharing the same first character/ symbol

Recently, I found that the File Open/Save dialog boxes in my installed programs now display a drop-down list showing a list of files and sub-folders in that particular folder. I did not encounter this ...
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How to fix vertical panel text and indicator plugins in Xubuntu 16.04

I've been using Ubuntu with Xfce for years and I love it. However, a recent update (I suppose) has broken the text orientation (that used to be vertical but is now horizontal) on my vertical taskbar/...
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Trying to install Java JDK and IntelliJ packages on XFCE

Im new to Linux and am a bit lost in the web of commands. I have downloaded the latest versions of both JDK and IntelliJ and I have extracted them using squeeze, but then when I try and run a command ...
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Taskbar in xfce [on hold]

I used crouton to install ubuntu on Chrome OS. On the first log into ubuntu (xfce), I chose ''one panel'' option. Now I don't have taskbar. When I minimize application, it goes into ... nothingness, I ...
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How to center text in xfce desktop?

I just installed Flatabulous (a theme) on my computer that runs Xubuntu. This happened on my desktop: It seems that the icon text is left-aligned. I tried looking around /usr/share/themes/...
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Tor browser on crouton xfce

I'm new to Linux and ubuntu, and following an online article, I installed xfce on my toshiba chromebook,however I can't seem to install tor browser. Iv tried many different methods and read tons of ...
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configure a simple (stripped down) desktop environment for xrdp sessions using xfce4

I'm building a session server for xrdp remote desktop sessions. I want to run just a browser and an X client program in each remote desktop, so my casual remote-desktop users can perform some specific ...
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Mouse middle button paste sensitivity

More than half the time when I paste using the middle mouse button, I get double pastes. This happens in all applications and changing the mouse makes no difference. I am currently running Ubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 GUI (xfce4)

I want to install xfce4 on my Ubuntu Server 16.04. The Problem is that the Server stopped working with the Command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop So i read that i can install xfce4 apt-get install ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 desktop icons after update

I did a clean install of Xubuntu 16.04 a couple of weeks back. I installed a few icon themes like Faba, Moka etc. However after recent software update, all the desktop icons have turned like this: ...
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Change XFCE Notification Area Frame Color

Hey how do I change the color of the frame over the notification area?... Its default color is black, but I would like in white or another good color...
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XFCE Keyboard shortcut to place active window at the back (or minimize)

Is it possible to have a keyboard shortcut instead of middle-clicking the menu bar to lower windows behind all the others? Like the second answer to this question, but in XFCE instead of Unity. In ...
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Installed xfce, now stuck at loading “dev/sda1” screen on boot

I have an older laptop and was told some of the slowdown I was experiencing on it was due to Unity overtaxing my small amount of RAM. So, I installed xfce. Everything was working great and I was ...
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Strange option in xfce4 menu

I've installed a java program from a government website. I uninstalled it again, but it left a menu icon in my main menu after uninstall. I tried to edit my menu by Menu Editor but got This ...
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How to change the xubuntu scroll bar?

How to change the XUbuntu scroll bar? I have looked in various forums, and found nothing about. I've tried the command: gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal But it ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Thunar doesn't show most of media thumbnails

Thunar (1.6.10-2ubuntu1) only shows images edited with gimp. Even the screenshots have no thumbnails. I have installed tumbler and tumbler-plugins-extra packages. I have reistalled thunar. I have ...
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Xubuntu does not recognize Epson WF-2540 All-In-One

I have struggled with this problem for quite some time but cannot get Xubuntu 16.04 LTS to work with this device (Epson WF-2540 All-In-One). Xubuntu is loaded on a Dell 1525n laptop (2008 vintage) ...
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Remove XFCE Start-Up/Loading/Boot Screen While Keeping XFCE

I've recently gotten Xfce on my Unity machine. I want to keep Unity and Xfce, but how do I remove the boot/loading screen that says "Xubuntu" when I want it to say "Ubuntu" like it did before I ...
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Spotify wont open

I clicked the icon and nothing happened,so then I opened up terminal and typed in Spotify and received the following... spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.1: cannot open shared ...
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How to open a folder with Atom text editor? (Xubuntu)

When I right click on a folder either on my desktop or in thunar I want an option to open the folder with atom or really some other programs as well such as a picture/music/media program. I've done ...
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Why are options grayed out when choosing backdrops on XFCE4?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 from the Ubuntu Minimal Install iso (DVD). I installed Xubuntu Desktop (full) using Tasksel, appropriately and as opposed to apt-get or a GUI package manager. 16.04 is the ...
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How to disable the right-click context menu in xubuntu?

I'm setting up a kiosksystem on an xubunt 16.04 and need to edit or disable the rightclick context menu. I've already tried to install XFce Menu Edit v0.8 but it won't compile due to unresolvable ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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Thunar doesn't display thumbnails for most files

On Xubuntu 14.04 Thunar doesn't show thumbnails for most files. For example in my wallpapers folder only two .png files have thumbnails while the rest of them don't have thumbnails, similar for other ...
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Open Vim in Xfce4 Terminal from Thunar

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have set the default application to Vim for plain text files in Thunar. By default Vim opens in XTerm and not in Xfce Terminal. I would like for it to default to Xfce4 ...
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Path of the flags XFCE (layout keyboard)

Under XFCE. Which path are the flags associated to keyboard layouts located in? Those I find in /usr/share/xfce4/xkb/flags/ do not correspond to the flags shown. Or where is the file that ...
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Syntax for sending notification hint using gdbus or python's dbus module

I'm trying to update a previous notification (which displays the screen's brightness after being changed using a progress bar) with gdbus, as notify-send does not support updating. Previously I use ...
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Does XFCE allow for transitions for panels and/or icons?

I want to know if XFCE can be configured to allow zooming/scaling of icons when the user hovers over them, similar to the effect shown on a Mac dock. Also, I wonder if my left panel (of course it ...
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got crouton on USB wanna move all downloaded files go to USB

So i got Crouton xfce ubuntu linux on my USB (im on HP Chrome 14) but whenever i download a file from chromium/web browser in xfce it goes to my USB AND CHROMEBOOK this is a problem because i planning ...
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Got crouton on USB wanna transfer all files to bigger USB

Hi i got XFCE crouton on my USB on my HP Chromebook 14 and both of them have 16 GB i'm running out of space so im wondering how i can transfer/move all the files in my 16 GB USB to my 258 GB ( i know ...
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xfce4-notes not showing in Unity menu

I use xfce4-notes and I liked it a lot. My issue, it is not showing in Unity application menu, is there any solution?
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xfce lock screen opens with any password

I have Xubuntu with xfce4 installed. I have recently noticed that no matter what password i enter, i can go pass the login and lockscreen as if i entered the right password. Note that the keyring and ...
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Can't add the same item on multiple xfce panels

I'd like to know if there is a way to force adding an item on multiple panels on xfce. I'm talking about dockbarx and notifications that can be used only on one panel. I'm on a multiple monitor ...
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performance issues in chrome when using it fullscreen with compton

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and I've installed compton to fix the xreen tearing issue, however that gave me problems with chrome when using it in full window, like webpages constantly freezing. what ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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How can I fix duplicate icons for Telegram?

Using XFCE or MATE desktop I get two icons for Telegram in the Applications > Internet menu: clicking either of these icons launches the application (and if I click either one while telegram is ...
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Downloaded xfce on usb wanna move all files to other usb

So i downloaded linux xfce4 on my usb (im on HP Chromebook 14 btw) from https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MJZYllAj_o-erv4WF2CKdjtHjT6Wee4t4mj6SlDRG8c/edit it worked i downloaded wine minecraft ...
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Is there a way to search for files with the whisker menu?

I've found a command that enables web searches through the whisker menu, but is there a way to search for files with it?
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Xfce vs Gnome how much faster [closed]

We all know there are clear differences between xfce and gnome. I've been using xfce for the past 5 years on my computers (xubuntu) and it does fullfil my expectations and requirements that are low ...
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Installing xubuntu Desktop Environment on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I've installed xfce as my desktop environment using the following command: apt-get install xubuntu-desktop xfce4 However, the Graphical User Interface doesn't look ...
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Why won't XFCE won't start after I installed it? [duplicate]

I followed all the directions for installation, and yet when I try to run the command to start it, I get this message. Why is that? I have a Hisense Chromebook with an Intel processor. If you know ...
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Xubuntu update-manager not working

A couple of days ago I upgraded my Xubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04. Since then my update-manager does not work anymore. Every time I either start the "Software Updater" application or run update-manager -...