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How to install an older version of a an application?

I've checked this answer, but it didn't work for me. I want to use the older version of xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin. I issued the following command. (as per the instructions in the referred answer) ...
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MenuLibre Removing Items from Whisker Menu

I've seen some stuff on here for this, but no solid answers. I'm running Ubuntu Studio 18.10. I wanted to change the category icon in the Whisker Menu for Wine. I checked the Whisker Menu properties, ...
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How do I theme the whisker menu in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 with whisker menu and trying to change the theme of whisker menu. I have read several tutorials but without success. I have in my home directory a .gtkrc-2.0 file with this ...
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Search applications to install from whisker menu

I'm running ubuntu 18.04 with Xfce installed to replace GNOME. I'd like to be able to search gnome-software from the whisker menu. In the man page gnome-software doesn't say it has a search option ...
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lxqt “whisker menu”?

I'm running 16.04 on a very old PC, so I'm using the Enlightenment (currently E22) desktop. I'm looking at LXQT, but I'd like the "program search" feature that comes with XFCE's Whisker Menu. I'm ...
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Whisker menu windows key - too fast for lock?

I have the Windows key bound to open the Whisker menu in XFCE. Works great. I also use the Windows key to lock the screen like Windows: Win+L. The problem is, if I hit Win+L ask quickly as I do on ...
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How can I change the character limit of the search entry in the WhiskerMenu?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and like to put my searches directly into the Search entry in my Whisker Menu on Xfce4, but there's a limit of using only 14 characters in the search. Is there a workaround ...
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Xubuntu - Several categories missing from the Whisker menu

The Accessories, Games, Internet, Other, and Wine categories are missing in the Whisker menu. They are not marked as hidden in menulibre. Additionally, I am unable to search for any items, searching ...
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Anaconda-Navigator desktop launcher fails to start application

I recently installed Anaconda on my Xubuntu 16.04 system. To launch the application from a terminal, I simply use anaconda-navigator and it works brilliantly. Now I wanted to create a desktop ...
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How to remove a menu entry that has no executable

How can I remove a menu entry that has been orphaned? The executable command tied to it has been deleted from the system. I am looking at it with menulibre, but the entry doesn't show up. I am ...
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How do I remove dead links from the whisker search bar in xubuntu 16.04?

I have searched through the entire menu editor, deleting everything I do not want. However if I use the search feature in whisker the entries remain as dead links.
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Xubuntu - Libre office - restore Whisker menu entries

I accidentally deleted two entries LibreOffice (Writer & Calc) from my Whisker menu (via MenuLibre). How can I easily restore them? Also the file associations for .xls seems to be gone (opens up ...
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Xfce4 menu is not showing all applications

In my Whiskermenu pre-installed applications are not shown. After a reinstall of for example Gimp Whisker could not find it either. The xfce4-popup-applicationswindow too did not show them. I tried ...
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How can I hide the All category in Whisker Menu (Xubuntu 16.04)

I was wondering if anyone knows how I can hide the "All" category in Xubuntu's Whisker Menu? I can hide most categories except "All". Any help would be much appreciated!
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Xubuntu Whisker menu custom search action CIFS share - problem

I use whisker menu in Xubuntu 16.04 - I attempt to achieve something similar as in Windows for browsing Samba/CIFS shares in network - when typing \ in the searchbar I want to show the share. What I ...
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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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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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Super key for whiskermenu

How to set Super key (release) as a shortcut for xfce4-popup-whiskermenu. Its currently set to Ctrl/primary+esc. I am using Xubuntu 16.04
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Ubuntu 15.10 / Xfce4 / Xubuntu ==> Whisker Menu graphically corrupt upon Save, recoverable via logout/login

Ubuntu 15.10 / Xfce4 / Xubuntu ==> Whisker Menu Applications menu reduces to a truncated white line without clickable items upon Panel=>Edit Applications=>[Save] Need to logout/login to recover ...
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Is there an alternative to the Whisker menu for XFCE?

I really don't like the Whisker menu, I can't uninstall programs from it, customize it (Change the colour, make categories, change the name of a program, or the icon of a program), and worst of all ...
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Strange Black Square at the Top-Left Side of the Screen in Xubuntu 14.04.3 [closed]

A strange black square appears at the top-left side of the screen. I log in, it does not appear until I open Whisker menu, but whenever I open it, it simply appears and stays at the top of all ...
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Whisker Menu search bar

I just updated to Xubuntu 15.04 and am somewhat annoyed in noticing that the search bar in Whisker Menu has disappeared. This is what I currently have: I used to have something like this: How can I ...
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How to add launchers near username in whisker menu (upper right corner)?

Subj. Currently, there are two items: "all settings", "lock" and "log out". I want to add another one, power off. I created a new item through "edit applications", copied everything from logout ...
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Missing Settings Directory in Whisker Menu

On Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04+ xubuntu-desktop) Settings Directory is missing in Whisker Menu. Below is Screen-shot: How do I reset/restore/fix in Whisker Menu? Additional Info: $ cat /usr/share/desktop-...
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Xubuntu - open whisker with Super button issue

I set the Super button to open whisker menu. But, for example when I press Super + F it also opens. How can I fix this problem?
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XFCE-like menu in Unity?

I am a new Ubuntu 14.04 user (having moved from Windows XP at the advice of a friend), and I'm loving it! I like Unity a lot, but one thing that I dearly miss is the Windows Start Menu's folder-like ...
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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 ...