Xfce is a free software desktop environment for Unix and Unix-like platforms, such as Linux, Solaris, and BSD.

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Go back to default XFCE-Linux Mint session?

Im using linux mint 17.2 with XFCE. My graphical interface went down so i had the stupid idea of going to tty1 and type "startx". Xfce started with a default session look, witch is different than what ...
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set mixer increment/decrement when using hotkeys

Running XFce4 under Debian/GNU linux i'm facing the following problem with my audio mixer: When I change the volume using the hotkeys, the volume is changed in too big steps. So I tried attaching a ...
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Setting PATH variable in XFCE4

I have some programs installed in my ~/.local/bin/ folder and in /etc/profile I've got the following: if [ "`id -u`" -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Are \[ and \] needed?

I see this bash prompt config from the internet: PS1="\[\e[0m\]\[\e[0;92m\]\u\[\e[91m\]@\[\e[93m\]\h\[\e[0m\]:\[\e[0;94m\]\w\[\033[1;30m\]\[\e[0m\]$ " As the document say: \[ and \] are used to ...
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I can't login by XFCE4, but can by Gnome

My system is RFRemix 21 64bit (Based on Fedora) I use XFCE4 long time, also I use autologin in gdm. Today, when system was loaded I see login screen with username and password. I type it, some time ...
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can't unlock system settings, such as network settings, to edit in xubuntu

I can't change any settings nor install anything using the xfce GUI on my xubuntu 14.04. Some setting-windows have that unlock button you usually click to enter your password to gain root privileges, ...
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proftpd FTP connection too long until folder listing (using gigolo)

I have "inherited" some old server from the previous admin and I am experiencing issues with FTP. The problem is that it takes about 4 minutes (!) to sucessfully connect and do something. I am using ...
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Xfce4 + AwesomeWM. Part of notification area in xfce panel is yanked by AwesomeWM notification area

I'm using Xfce4 with AwesomeWM (tiling window manager) - xfce takes care of updating, lets me quickly configure new monitor setups (dual head) and so on, while awesome is being awesome at managing ...
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xfce4-power-manager does not Off Fan in Debian 8

I have recently installed Debian 8 for amd64 in my laptop. Laptop is dell vostro. I also install LXDE environment. As manage power I installed xfce4-power-manager (because this recommend for lxde). ...
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Launching “emacs -nw” with 256color on a new xfce4-terminal

I have a litle question about launching emacs using this command xfce4-terminal -e "emacs -nw" I'm using TERM=xterm-256color in my .bashrc but it has effect only when i first launch a new ...
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How to locate linux desktop menu shortcuts from command line?

I would like to run one of the shortcuts from command line (when I connect remotely, I don't need the entire desktop, I just want to use a specific app). I can access this shortcut when I run gnome or ...
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Debian XFCE “Session and Startup” doesn't see all applications

XFCE Session Manager doesn't "see" some of the applications I use regularly. Namely: google-chrome-stable (installed through apt-get, from http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/) A bunch of ...
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XFCE Login Error: Unable to Load Failsafe Session

I'm having a problem logging into xfce under Arch Linux. Problem: After logging in (with Slim like I usually do), I get this error message: Unable to load a failsafe session Unable to determine ...
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How can I download xfce terminal linked against libvte >= 0.36 so I can get 24bit true color support (in ubuntu)

according to https://gist.github.com/XVilka/8346728 terminal programs with libvte >= to 0.36 can have 24bit true color support. My preferred terminal is xfce4-terminal... I haven't found another ...
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How to start terminal in which bash is running with adjusted environment variables?

I'm using Xubuntu with XFCE. I would like to write a bash script which opens a new tab in the xfce4-terminal. In this tab, the bash should be running with an altered PATH environment variable. ...
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Thunar custom command: Keep Terminal open

When I make custom commands for Thunar with the xfce4-terminal -x command, sometimes I'd like to see the Terminal output of the command. How can I prevent Terminal from closing after the command is ...
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Xfce application finder one Enter keystroke

How to make application finder in Xfce 4 to launch an application with one Enter stroke when one choice is left?
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Debian Jessie xfce4: Customize Theme

How can I set the border width and increase the system fonts? I can only set font size for application menu and window title in Settings -> Appearance and Settings -> Window Manager but not for menu ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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Can't install xfce due unmet dependency

i wrote a CD with an iso-image from debian.org. the debian-7.5.0-amd64-CD-1.iso from this folder. Debian Wheezy 7.5 stable 64bit There was an error at Select and install software step. It said ...
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Refresh Rate 60 Hz specified as 60.003840

I'm trying to modify the screen resolution for my monitor in XFCE by modifying the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/displays.xml Here is the snippet I want to modify: <property ...
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How to configure XFCE bottom panel?

I switched from Windows to Linux (Sparky Linux based on Debian Testing Jessie) with xfce 4 as desktop. My problem is that I'm unable to configure my bottom panel: If I right-click it, no context ...
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What is xfce4-indicator doing with over 1GB of my RAM?

I noticed that xfce4-indicator is using up 24% of my RAM (I have 6GB). What's going on here? For comparison, Firefox is using up 18%, and I have a ton of tabs open.
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Xubuntu 13.10 - Sound indicator missing

This topic refers not (!) to the already known bug. I can't add the sound indicator to my xfce4 bar. There is no such item in the items list. And also - I have no icon for sound management in my ...
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How to change mouse pointer icon in Xfce Debian 7 Wheezy?

I copied the cursor theme (oxy-neon or Oxygen Neon) to /usr/share/icons and from Applications Menu -> Settings -> Mouse, I am able to see the new theme. I clicked on it and the pointer doesn't change. ...
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Debian looks strange using XFCE 4.10

I upgraded xfce from 4.8 to 4.10 and got the look you can see in the picture. Don't know what's the deal. I've been googling but haven't found the solution but seen that people encountered the ...
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XFCE4 doesn't remember wallpaper settings

I have a problem. When I set wallpaper to List, and add couple of wallpapers to it, it works. But after reboot it reverts to blank. When I go to the settings, it shows then previous setting of ...
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How to disable typographic ligature when using font hinting in xfce

I use xfce-4. When enabling font hinting, typographic ligatures are automatically made. The font looks really better, but typographic ligature is not good. How to disable typographic ligatures with ...
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Failed to install xfce4 on Debian jessie

I followed instruction on the https://wiki.debian.org/Xfce‎ but got the error saying that: dpkg: warning: 'ldconfig' not found in PATH or not executable dpkg: warning: 'start-stop-daemon' not found ...