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Xubuntu 14.04: Missing Settings Apps in Whisker Menu [closed]

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with the Whisker Menu. When I'm searching a Setting Application (like Gparted, USB Creator...) that app is missing in the main menu. I have to go to Settings Window and run ...
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Installing xfce versus xubuntu-desktop [duplicate]

A few questions. First, what's the difference between installing xfce vs xubuntu-desktop? I mean I know Xubuntu is Ubuntu with xfce but what exactly is the difference between installing the ...
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How to I change the picture icon for a user in xfce with UbuntuStudio or Xubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to change the image displayed at login for a user on UbuntuStudio 14.04. I don't see any option to change this with the Users Settings GUI.
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Why does my program crash if it doesn't fit in the display?

I used to make programs for my E-ink PocketBook using SDK from http://pbsdk.vlasovsoft.net/ on 32bit Ubuntu 12.04, and it worked great. Recently I went to 14.04 64bit. I use gcc with the -m32 option ...
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Whisker Menu as a standalone application launcher

Is it possible to somehow force the whisker menu in Xubuntu 14.04 to open in the center of the screen? Secondly, after that's working, would it be possible to remove the icon from the panel (I'd ...
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Some icons not appearing in the topbar of xfce

Some icons are not appearing in the top bar, like dropbox and skype? Any help? I've tried the indicator plugin but it crashes, any alternatives?
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XFCE, network manager difficult to use

To get ubuntu working with the wifi of my Compaq CQ62 laptop I have to install an older version of Crunchbang. I then typically install the xubuntu packages to get the XFCE desktop or the kubuntu ...
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Keyboard layout indicator “work” but the keyboard layout doesn't actually switch

In Xfce, when I press Alt+Shift keyboard indicator switch between us and ru but the layout doesn't switch actually. Xubuntu 14.04 I've tried: different keyboards (doesn't help). This problem ...
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Xubuntu blank screen after wakeup

Xubuntu 14.04. After wake up from sleep, it asks to enter password. I entered the passw. and screen goes black. On Ubuntu 14.04 waking up was just ok. Lenovo E330 laptop with intel HD graphics. add: ...
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How does one install a minimal gnome-shell?

I've just installed xubuntu and removed everything I don't need. Now I'd like to install gnome -shell but not any of the other gnome packages. Ideally, I'll have only xfce related programs with the ...
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How to remove both 'unity-control-center' and 'gnome-control-center'?

I started off with Ubuntu 14.04 and decided that I wanted to change it into a minimal XFCE install. I want to remove unity-control-center, but apt-get installs gnome-control-center. Deleting ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working anymore in xfce

Although everything was working perfectly well, keyboard shortcuts like Alt+F4, Alt+TAB, etc. have suddenly stopped working in my Xubuntu 14/Xfce4 installation. Nothing happens if I hit them, and ...
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How to install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin on 14.04?

I would like to add GNOME2 applets to an XFCE panel. According to this, I should install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin. I can't do sudo apt-get install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin because xfce4-xfapplet-plugin is ...
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I have installed xfce on ubuntu 13.10, but now icons and colors in unity is strange. How to fix?

I wanted to install XUbunutu looks on my Ubuntu machine and I have done it like so: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop But now when I have restarted the machine, I first got xUbuntu log-out scree. ...
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xfce4-power-manager suspend not available for lid close

Running a clean install of ubuntustudio 14.04 the suspend and resume works when using the power button or selecting it from the user menu but is not available in the xfce4-power-manager-settings. Only ...
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can't run xfce4-settings-manager after upgrade to 14.04

As subject, from terminal I get this message: xfce4-settings-manager: symbol lookup error: xfce4-settings-manager: undefined symbol: xfce_dialog_show_help_with_version
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XFCE: Quick Launch panel doesn't show up on hover

Somehow "Quick Launch" bar at the botton of screen doesn't pop up when I hover mouse over where it should be. If I select this panel in Panel Properties from upper bar, I can unset "Automatically ...
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Xubuntu strange behaviour panel-indicator and panel-notification applet

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 32bit on a Lenovo X200 and got some strange behavior from the panel-indicator and panel-notification applets. Both show blueman and I got multiple keyboard layout setting. ...
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Use xclip in a launcher command on xfce4 panel?

I'm trying to get this command line to work in a launcher on xfce4: echo "myAdress" | xclip -selection clipboard If i use this command line in the standard terminal, there are no problems. ...
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Huge Wallch icon in Xubuntu 14.04 (xfce-panel)

I have strange problem. My Wallch icon is huge. See the screenshot: I removed XFCE settings and reordered items a little. How can I restore normal Wallch icon size? Update: My ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu but xubuntu-desktop did not upgrade

I had Ubuntu 12.10 installed along with lubuntu and xubuntu desktop environments. I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 using a bootable USB (loaded with Ubuntu, not Xubuntu nor Lubuntu) but I see no change in ...
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Add new Layout Keyboard not available

I have install remote desktop with XFCE and XRDP. I'am trying change my layout disposition but not option for add new layout is not available. the "Add" button appear as disable. How can I fix it? ...
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Styling XfceApplicationsMenuPlugin with gtkrc

I'm a bit stumped. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and the old Applications Menu is better for my workflow than the new Whisker Menu. In Xfce 4.10.0, I could increase the icon size in the Xfce Applications ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Confirmation dialog box doesn't appear after hitting shift + del shortcut

When I try to permanently delete a file or folder from desktop on Xubuntu 14.04 (using shift + del shortcut) no confirmation dialog box appears before they're excluded from computer. It seems to be a ...
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How to disable the drag&drop makes to move files or directories feature in Thunar?

On Thunar 1.6.3, drag&drop makes to move files or directories. Sometimes I make a mistake and copy files around and not know it, so I don't know what files or directories are move. Is there any ...
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xubuntu 14.04 Xfce 4.12

Is there a way to install xfce4.12 in xubuntu 14.04? I tried the ppa from xubuntu-dev, but it's only available for 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10 Greets Jens //Edit Any news about it?
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Xfce4 running in vesa mode after uprade to 14.04

While Unity is running perfectly, Xfce session is running in low graphics (VESA) mode. I think two things could be related: I've got discrete graphics card and running nvidia-prime with the ...
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Privacy issue when waking up suspended machine

Using Xfce, when I close the notebook lid it suspends, and when I open the lid it wakes up. When it wakes up it shows the screensaver until I press a key or move the mouse then it asks me for my ...
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MediterraneanNight Theme issue with Indicator Plugin in Xubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded my system with Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I have installed the MediterraneanNight Theme by creating ~/.theme directory. The theme works well although there is an issue with the ...
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How can I lock the screen in Xubuntu 14.04?

Xubuntu 14.04 uses Light Locker and it is advised that one uninstalls xscreensaver. Is it possible to lock the screen or do I have to install some other program for that?
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Desktop icons not showing up in xubuntu (and I cant right click on the desktop)

In xubuntu, my desktop icons have dissapeared. I can not remember the cause, but if I do, I will edit this and put it here. Also, when I try to right click on the desktop, nothing happens. I have ...
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How do I change the xubuntu start menu color and style?

my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this: I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this: how can i convert? and....if i can't do it then my new question is here: I'm ...
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XFCE / Xubuntu: Centering the name of the launchers on the Desktop?

How does one center the names of launchers on the desktop on Xubuntu, if the name has multiple lines? This is how it is: This is what i want it to be:
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Disabling touchpad when desktop starts

I would like to turn my touchpad off when my desktop starts. How can I do that? I already found that the following script outputs 14: xinput list | grep -Eo 'TouchPad\s*id\=[0-9]{1,2}' | grep -Eo ...
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How can I make windows go fullscreen when snapping to the top of the screen in xfce?

You know how in unity when you grab a window and snap it to the top of the screen it will go fullscreen? Im currently using xubuntu but when I snap the window to the top it will just fill the top half ...
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No sound ARM Samsung Chromebook Ubuntu 12.04 using Crouton

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 with xfce on my ARM Samsung Chromebook 3 using Crouton. The sound is not working however. When I try to configure the sound using GStreamer I get "GStreamer was unable to ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...
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Orage Calendar on Xfce/unbuntu

When scheduling a yearly event using the Orage calendar on the Xfce desktop, what are the steps to follow under the Recurrence tab? When setting a yearly birthday or holiday, after checking advanced ...
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Thunar command line options

Are there any command line options that can launch Thunar with different display options for that instance? I sometimes want Thunar to use the directory tree sidebar view instead of the usual ...
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Ubuntu keeps enabling panning and tracking for dual monitor setup

I have two monitors connected to my box (nvidia graphics with proprietary driver). Everything was fine until I updated to saucy (not using default ubuntu desktop but xfce). After the update the ...
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How can I hide a single appliction in the xfce taskbar?

Cisco's Anyconnect - when running - has both an icon in the tray and in the taskbar. The tray icon as everything that I need and therefore I'd like to not have the Anyconnect client show up in the ...
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install xfce unable to fetch 503 service unavailable

I'm trying to install ubuntu with crouton and sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -t xfce on my samsung chromebook, I've done it already two times before and it worked well but I had some problems so I ...
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xfce4 boots into an xterm-like environment

Most probably after a forced reboot, whenever I load xfce4 on my Ubuntu 13.04 I get this environment that looks like a buffed-up xterm, where I have an invisible mouse cursor: when I move around I ...
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ARM chromebook crouton xfce precise. one too many desktops

Running crouton xfce precise on ARM chromebook. I seem to have set up 2 chroots. when using the ctrl/alt/shift/back key combo I cycle through chrome desktop, then 2 xfce/ubuntu desktops. the one i ...
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Mapping XFCE4/xRDP sessions to users

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with Xubuntu Desktop - XFCE4. I'm trying to use XDRP to allow MS Windows users to login to the machine with their own user. I've been a lot around the houses with this! I've ...
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13.10, second monitor: how do I make the “Display: HDMI1” box go away?

I've got a new laptop on which I've installed 13.10 and I use XFCE as my desktop. I want to use the laptop with an external monitor, and that works fine, mostly. However, when I use the "Display" ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Shadows won't disable Xubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Xubuntu 12.04. I dislike the menu and window drop shadows, therefore I went to Window Manager Tweaks, then navigated to the Compositor tab. Inside the compositor tab, I ...
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How to resize windows exactly in XFCE?

I was wondering if, in XFCE (my laptop is older and Unity is slow) it is possible to resize windows to exact pixel amounts? e.g. Let's say I want a 501x504px window. Is this possible? Even if the ...
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Dragging and resizing shortcuts in XFCE

I use Xubuntu 12.04, and since I am on a laptop, I try to save on screen estate by using a minimalistic window theme I found here : http://kira28.deviantart.com/art/Xfwm4-theme-TillSummer-366057630 ...