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Complicated script involving command line and XFCE Terminal

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and installed the XFCE Terminal for some reason, and what I want to do is make a script to go to a folder on my hard drive under /Server/Gen2 and run several .sh scripts in ...
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1answer
462 views

Run Task Manager In Xubuntu as Superuser

I am trying to change the priority of a process in my system via Xubuntu's Task Manager by typing sudo taskmgr, but taskmgr isn't the name of the executable. What is the name of the executable program ...
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1answer
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Update xfce4-mailwatch from the command-line?

Is it possible to run a command in the console and trigger an update event for xfce4-mailwatch? I am looking for the command-line equivalent of right-click and then Update Now. Using Xfce 4.12 and ...
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1answer
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Command to change the wallpaper in XUbuntu

Doing a google search reveals the command xfconf-query -c xfce4-desktop -p /backdrop/screen0/monitor0/image-path -s <image-path> The first time I run this command I got a message saying that ...
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1answer
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Change xfce4-power-manager option from terminal

I'd like to change a xfce4-power-manager setting (what to do when laptop lid is closed on AC) via the terminal so that I can assign a keyboard shortcut to do it. Is there a way how to do it? ...
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What is the terminal command to show desktop? [duplicate]

In Xubuntu 13.04 there is a Show Desktop panel plugin. I'd like to make a keyboard shortcut for this functionality. How can I activate Show Desktop with a terminal command?
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Xubuntu 13.04 boots to command line instead of GUI. How to get back GUI?

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my desktop as a dual-boot system with XP. Installed it at first time two days ago and suddenly got this problem. Write my question from good old troubleproof Windows XP (long ...
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1answer
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Why do I have no prompt in terminal on XFCE in ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and have tried a few desktop environments. I am currently testing out Xfce. It has a terminal emulator called "Terminal". When I launch it, I just get a black screen. Xterm, ...
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1answer
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How to use Xfce4-display-settings terminal commands?

What I want is a terminal command that would activate internal display in case it is de-activated in Xfce. (Then, I could run this command by a script+shortkey and get a solution to this problem). The ...
4
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1answer
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How to turn off monitor by hotkeys?

I am using xfce desktop in ubuntu 12.04 and added the shortcut keys in order to turn off my monitor. The command "xset dpms force off" works fine in terminal. But when it added in the keyboard ...
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2answers
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How do I increase the terminal border size in xfce?

The terminal (and other applications) borders seem to be only 1 pixel wide which makes them almost impossible to click. I am aware that alt+right click has the same function, but I need the borders ...
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votes
1answer
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What is the gnome-open analog on XFCE desktop?

In Gnome, there's a handy command line utility gnome-open, that opens a specified file the same way it would be opened by the double click. Is there anything similar for XFCE?
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1answer
483 views

Switch back to pseudo-transparency?

First off, I realize that what I'm hoping to get is not the expected behavior. On my older desktop, I have the following set up: Ubuntu 10.04. Xfce running (installed after the fact). I use the ...
2
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1answer
5k views

Remove titlebar from maximized terminal window

I'm using XFCE on 10.10 and this is just one of those "is this even possible" type questions. When I have the terminal maximized, is it possible to remove the titlebar, including the close, minimize ...
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3answers
9k views

How to set up transparent background in XFCE terminal?

I can't find the option to make the terminal background transparent :-( Any idea where can it be?
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2answers
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XFCE shortcut problem

Every time, when i hit k button in a terminal window in vim, so it happens fairly often, it invokes the Find pop-up. I could not find where this can be turned off. I do not have this problem at home ...
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Command to activate (either run or bring to front if already running) a program

I want to be able to have a keyboard short-cut to either start or bring to the front a program. (sqldeveloper if it matters) I know how to run it, that leaves: 1) how do I find out if a program is ...