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Cursor themes need to be placed in ~/.icons then they will show up in Settings -> Mouse and Touchpad -> Theme


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You don't need to do a complete removal to install Xubuntu desktop environment, if you want to refuse from Unity at all just do the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove --purge unity To do more thorough purge: sudo apt-get remove --purge unity* The last one might remove Nautilus too, xfce uses Thunar by default but ...


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It is possible in "Audio Mixser Plugin". Probably it is included in the xfce4-mixer package.


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For pulseaudio there is module-switch-on-connect designed to switch the output sink to any new sink as soon as a connection was established. To test this module we can issue the following command in a terminal: pactl load-module module-switch-on-connect After restarting the pulseaudio server (pulseaudio -k) this module will be unloaded again. In case we ...


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Yes there is, it is called pasystray sudo apt-get install pasystray press ALT + F2 and type pasystray to start it up. Next, you need to add the "notification area" to the xfce panel if not already added. Finally, you will see a speaker icon on the desktop panel. Click the icon to adjust the speaker. Go to startup applications and add it there to ...


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Xubuntu uses gnome-screensaver. First, you must replace gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver. The tool that locks the screen on suspend uses xscreensaver. On top of that, if you use an external monitor with gnome-screensaver on a laptop, and lock the screen, it will be delayed in switching to the external monitor's resolution, or not do it all, unlike ...


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Whiskermenu has the xfce4-popup-whiskermenu command. Whiskermenu will pop up when you run this command. (I don't know how to assign a shortcut to the command in Unity.)


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In most cases the following command should work: sudo apt-get purge xfconf xfce4-utils xfwm4 xfce4-session thunar xfdesktop4 exo-utils xfce4-panel xfce4-terminal sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get update If not, first get a list of packages installed by xfce. Run: dpkg --get-selections | grep xfce Look at the installed packages ...


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you can add to panel the xfce4-mailwatch and configure the mailboxes. email-notification: (check if libnotify-bin is installed) properties>external programs>run on new messages: notify-send -i xfce-newmail "New email" "You have new email"


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By doing the above procedure , only the icon is gone . To actually stop it from running in background , double click on the icon and a window will open . Now close all the left over print jobs ( probably left over commands or unsuccessful print commands ) . Then the icon will be gone and the printing mechanism is actually closed .



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