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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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Xfce IBus layout switching not working

Somehow, only default Xfce keyboard layout switching is working for me. When I remove all hotkeys from Xfce settings manager and try to switch to IBus I can change layouts from IBus widget, but ...
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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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xfdashboard autostart even after uninstalling

I have purged xfdashboard, because it simply refused to work, without giving any errors. However, when log in, the splash screen (Xubuntu 16.04's Simple Splash Engine) still display 'Starting ...
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Some icons from XFCE4 panel missing

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 (xfce4-panel 4.10.0). The icons for Skype and Synapse are missing in the panel. Only a missing icon icon is shown. The icons show correctly in the apps menu. I've tried ...
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Change power button to 'Ask' in Xubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Xubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio vpcea making me a Linux beginner. The problem is that laptop's power button is right on the edge of the bezel making it far too easy to press ...
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How to move/resize xfce4-terminal using the command line?

How do I move and resize the xfce4-terminal by command line? The problem is that the command echo -ne '\e[3;0;0t' does not re-position my xfce4-terminal and has no apparent affect. man xfce4-terminal ...
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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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Is there a good Ambience theme for Xubuntu (XFCE, XFWM)?

Looks ridiculous, but I can't find Ambience theme for XFCE out the in the Internet (while there are even couple of pretty good versions for Windows XP). Could you share a link? I even don't require ...
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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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Windows-like global shortcuts with the <Super> key in Xubuntu

I would to define Windows-like shortcuts using the Super ("Windows") key. I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 (Natty). Using Settings->Settings Manager->Windows Manager->Keyboard I assigned Super+D to "Show ...
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xfce4-notes: Toggle notes visibility via keyboard shortcut

I use xfce4-notes in Xubuntu 14.04, und I have the possibility to show/hide the notes via the panel plugin in the notification tray. I will append images of this panel plugin because I can not find ...
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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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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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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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How can I sort Xfce's whisker menu list alphabetically?

I have xfce4-panel 4.12 and as you see in screenshot, the Whisker menu is not sorted. I didn't find any option for sorting the menu so the question is how can I sort it alphabetically ? I can only ...
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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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What are image viewer in linux that supports webp image fogmat?

Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, ...
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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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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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Is it possible to place windows with keyboard shortcuts in Xfce?

With Compiz in Unity, I could press Ctrl+Alt+6 to place a window on the right-half of the screen, Ctrl+Alt+4 to place it on the left half, Ctrl+Alt+7 to place it in the top left quarter of the screen, ...
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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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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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Missing icons for headless Xfce session via VNC

I've set up a new server running a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 13.04. I've installed xubuntu-desktop and tightvnc. My ~/.vnc/xstartup configuration file contains the following: #!/bin/sh ...
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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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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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Switching workspaces in Xfce issue?

I disabled the applet for desktop workspaces in my Xfce panel (well I actually removed the panel all together), but now Xfce seems to think my 4 workspaces are side-by-side and not splayed out, so the ...
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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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xubuntu: stop gnome-keyring-daemon from impersonating ssh-agent

I want to use the real ssh-agent instead of gnome-keyring in xubuntu. I followed the steps from http://dtek.net/blog/how-stop-gnome-keyring-clobbering-opensshs-ssh-agent-ubuntu-1204, but gnome keyring ...
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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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Xfce ZOOM Function

In Xfce, by default you have the zoom function activated by ALT+(Mouse Wheel). This is fine for me, but I'd want to add another (and not replace) key combination, for my remote command does not have ...
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How to set the path of “Application Finder” in Xfce?

In Xfce, ALT-F2 opens a dialog "Application Fincer" (xfce4-appfinder -c). How to customize the $PATH of Xfce's session that is used for autocompleting and running the command? (It's not the $PATH of ....
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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 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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Tearing only in Google Chrome

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 and GeForce GT 630. Also I am using this hack https://github.com/chjj/compton/wiki/vsync-guide (last point) and nvidia drivers 355.11 to prevent tearing in Xfce. Everything ...
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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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Configuring Xbuntu 16.04 and external monitor names

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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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 ...