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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 Display Setup

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on another PC, and decided to install XFCE (by installing xubuntu-desktop) Everything works great, except XFCE refuses to store my screen resolution and setup. ...
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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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Trusty Tahr 14.04 upgrade restart no XFCE desktop fatal IO error 11

Upgraded to Trusty today, but restart leaves me with a background graphic and no desktop. I have restarted with the alternate version and run dpkg and dpgk-reconfigure -a -u --force and still do not ...
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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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How can I change the Xfce window manager to awesome?

I'd like to use the Awesome Window Manager with all the other XFCE4 environment daemons, like keyrings, panels, power managers, etc. Is there a way to do this?
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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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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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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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How to reset display settings in XFCE \ Ubuntu 12.04 and also flgrx drivers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and since I hate unity I installed the Xubuntu package and am using XFCE instead. Since I have a Radeon HD5770 I also installed the fglrx drivers. This all went ...
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unity in xubuntu 13.04? [closed]

So I went with Xubuntu to avoid the unity desktop however when I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 I've found that the Unity bar had come to be installed. My only question is does this come by default in ...
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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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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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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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How to increase icon size of xfce4-panel window buttons (panel-tasklist-menu)

After searching for a solution for a few days, I believe that this could be a bug. After increasing the height of the xfce-panel I noticed, that the icons of the window buttons remained small. Because ...
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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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How to place custom icons (not emblems) on folders in Thunar

(This is not a duplicate as this question describes how to add custom icons to folders in Nautilus, whereas there seems to be no explanation for Thunar.) In Nautilus (as this questions shows) there ...
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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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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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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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How can I fix xfdesktop4 unmet dependencies error? [duplicate]

Why can't I install the Meta-package for the Xfce Lightweight Desktop Environment? I get this error message: Using Ubuntu Software Center, try to install xfdestop4 and get this error: The following ...
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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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Remove xfce4 desktop

My computer is overheating cuz there's many desktop environments, MATE, Cinnamon and xfce4. Now i've to uninstall them, Cinnamon and MATE uninstalled successfully. But xfce4 failed: sudo apt-get ...
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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 ...
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xubuntu no workspaces

I removed xubuntu top panel by mistake, and then restored it using this answer, but now I can't see workspaces, tried to add them from settings, didn't work. I'm on xubuntu 13.10 64 bit xfce 4.11
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Problems with the network

I have an Acer c720 Chromebook that I just put Ubuntu precise, xfce4 on. It tells me that "networking is disabled" on the icon, when I click the icon it tells me "networkmanager is not running". The ...
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How to start xfce4 session inside upstart user session?

I would like to use a upstart user session to run some jobs under user control. My machine has mythbuntu installed which means I have lightdm which starts an xfce4-session. How should I replace my ...
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Xubuntu 12.4 does not save any desktop settings

This is getting annoying that my XFCE desktop on a Xubuntu 12.4 fresh installation does not store any of my desktop modification to its settings , for example I've added Keyboard Layout widget to the ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Blank Desktop after Update [duplicate]

I'm using Xubuntu and upgraded to 13.10 as the system dialog suggested it. However, after rebooting and logging in (the Loginscreen still perfectly works), I only see a black Desktop with an invisible ...
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How do I show memory use graphically in the Xfce panel?

Xubuntu has a nice way of showing network data flow in the panel; put the Network Monitor in the panel and choose the network interface. I know that Gnome has a similar feature in its System Monitor ...
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Recover files deleted while using Xfce

I have moved some files to the trash and I emptied the trash. I would like to recover the files. I am running Xfce. I have tried to search in my system with find and locate for the files, without any ...
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eog does not recognize .png file format and many icons are gone

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and XFCE desktop on a PC with nVidia graphics card. I ran into Segmentation fault during a Ubuntu update process. An very inconvenient consequence is that .png files cannot be ...
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Modify actions when battery is critically low?

I am running Ubuntu (not Xubuntu) and am using Xfce4 on my laptop. When my laptop battery is critically low, Ubuntu/Xfce4 performs some action (perhaps hibernate?) which causes my laptop to shut down. ...
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How Thunar know that my localized “Pobrane” is “Download” directory

I have Xubuntu instaled (with XFce) and I have custom icon for "Pobrane" (and. Download) and that folder have always is my destination for download (in web browser for instance). How Ubuntu/Xubuntu ...
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Is there a setting that makes all windows pop up in a specific display in XFCE?

I'm currently using dual monitors in XFCE. I have the position of the screens set up just fine, but when I open new applications, they always show up on the screen that's on the left. (Which is my ...
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How to set up Google Chrome as default browser in Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu 12.04. I uninstalled Firefox and now use Google Chrome version 19.xxx. To solve this problem, I tried: galternatives the "default apps" under settings and sudo update-alternatives ...
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Why “stuck on render ring” with XFCE but not Unity? [closed]

Recently I started testing XFCE. I really like it, but often when I resize windows with my graphic tablet (ALT + right click drag), the system totally freezes. Not even the Caps Lock light changes ...
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Ubuntu Chromium sometimes doesn't load pages

This is my Chromium version string: 32.0.1700.107 (Developer Build 32.0.1700.107-0ubuntu0.13.10.1~20140204.972.1) Ubuntu 13.10 I am having issues with pages loading. Immediately after opening the ...
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Xubuntu menu bar disappeared after unplugging external monitor

I've searched for something similar to this problem and I didn't find it. I apologise if it's a duplicate. I'm trying Xubuntu installed ontop of my Ubuntu 13.10. I've been trying to connect an ...
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Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Unable to disable Session restore on xubuntu 12.04

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 with the xfce 4.10 ppa, and since updating xfce I can not disable the automatic session restore. I have disabled the relevant options in 'Session and Startup', but it makes ...
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How to change desktop font color in xfce when using nautilus to show desktop

I'm trying to change the desktop font color in xubuntu after I replaced thunar with nautilus to be the default file manager. Right now I have gray text color which is not visible on almost any ...
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I can't see DJVU thumbnails in Xubuntu (13.10)

So the problem is as follows: I downloaded a certain number of Djvu books. When I open the location in Thunar, no thumbnail is shown. "Show thumbnails" option in Desktop Settings is enabled. PDF ...
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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?