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How to apply custom color scheme for xfce mousepad

How to apply custom color scheme for xfce mousepad How to apply custom style for Mousepad 0.5.10 in Debian 12? I created a copy of classic.xml and modified the content of the copy as you can see below. But if I run Mousepad, then the new color-scheme is not listed within preferences > view > …

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Snapped windows getting resized in XFCE

Snapped windows getting resized in XFCE I’m running Xubuntu 22.04 LTS with xfce 4.16. Kernel is 5.15.0-101-generic (not sure this is relevant). I can snap windows from within XFCE to either side of the screen using super + right arrow, super + left arrow etc. They initially look good like this but, after some use, …

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Cannot avoid suspend on Xfce

Cannot avoid suspend on Xfce Okay i have had an issue for the past few weeks I cannot figure out. I have been trying to prevent screen sleep/logout on some industrial screen that should staty awake permanently, with autologin, etc. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.5, and I have installed Xfce, that’s it. I’ve been playing …

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hibernate mode not listed by xfce although "allowed"

hibernate mode not listed by xfce although "allowed" Hibernate is not listed as a logout option in xfce4: The XFCE doc suggests to check xfce4-power-manager, but there seems to be no problem: >xfce4-power-manager –no-deamon –debug TRACE[xfpm-polkit.c:366] xfpm_polkit_check_auth_intern(): Action=org.freedesktop.login1.hibernate is authorized=TRUE How can I use hibernate? This is crucial for this computer, since I don’t seem …

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Lightdm multi screen arrangement

Lightdm multi screen arrangement I run XFCE on Debian with two monitors next to eachother. The default positioning of the monitors is mixed up. I.e., when the mouse leaves the left edge of the physically left monitor it isn’t blocked, but instead the mouse appears at the right edge of the physically right monitor. Of …

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Keyboard shortcut to blank screen Xfce/Xubuntu

Keyboard shortcut to blank screen Xfce/Xubuntu does anyone know the command to blank the screen in Xfce/Xubuntu? Asked By: kenaz || Source Blank the screen immediately: xset dpms force off You can click the blank screen to restore it or restore it using the following command: xset dpms force on Blank and lock the screen: …

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xfwm4 : Center new windows

xfwm4 : Center new windows I’ve just installed Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) with xfce gui. How can I get newly opened windows to open centered on the display. Now they either snap to already opened windows, or open top/bottom left/right: I’ve set "At the centre of the screen" in Window Manager Tweaks: Asked By: BERA …

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When typing ^ i have to type twice to get that symbol in Xfce

When typing ^ i have to type twice to get that symbol in Xfce I use Debian testing with XFCE as desktop environment. I have a german keyboard and sometimes use ^ (circumflex). When I hit that key once, the symbol is shown with an underscore. I have to hit it again to get rid …

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Does Xfce use Wayland?

Does Xfce use Wayland? I’m confused. I’m using Xubuntu 22.04. Its desktop environment is Xfce, which, I think, uses X display server/protocol. I tried to uninstall some Wayland packages from the system, for example "libwayland-server0". But the package manager warned that applications like VLC and Xfce-packages and even some X protocol-related packages would also be …

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Debian 11 XFCE 4: how to tile windows?

Debian 11 XFCE 4: how to tile windows? Context: In 2015, yoshisherry said, on UNIX Stack Exchange: In windows 7 using Windows Key + Left or Right arrow makes a window take up half the screen. XFce 4 has the ability to tile either two windows side by side or 4 windows one in each …

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Are there commands for execute XFCE's menu entries to reboot or power off/shut down?

Are there commands for execute XFCE's menu entries to reboot or power off/shut down? There is Herunterfahren(DE)/Shut Down and Neustarten (DE)/Reboot: Is it possible to execute these GUI entries from the command line? If so, what exactly are the commands? I already checked XFCE’s docs page for the power manager, but as far as I …

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What is dbus_enable?

What is dbus_enable? I am hoping someone can explain what dbus_enable is and what benefits it would bring should I include it. Additionally I am not sure where this would be placed however I feel it may be added to the ~/.bash_profile file, like so: # User specific environment and startup programs dbus_enable=YES The reason …

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How can I let Xubuntu / Xfce ignore me turning my screen on/off?

How can I let Xubuntu / Xfce ignore me turning my screen on/off? I’m using Xubuntu Jammy 22.04.3 LTS with Xfce 4. I have a multi-monitor setup and I don’t like the default behaviour when I turn one of my screens off. When I turn a screen off (using the button on the screen itself), …

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Bluetooth "br-connection-profile-unavailable" issue on upgrade to Xubuntu 23.04

Bluetooth "br-connection-profile-unavailable" issue on upgrade to Xubuntu 23.04 Recently I upgraded from Xubuntu 22.04 to Xubuntu 23.04 using the Software Updater. Aftert upgrading, Bluetooth doesn’t connect to either any of the previously paired devices or to any new device. The error displayed is: br-connection-profile-unavailable Specs:   Xfce 4.18   GTK version: 3.24.37   Kernel version: 6.2.0-25-generic Asked By: …

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XFCE font resets size every reboot

XFCE font resets size every reboot I’m running EndeavourOS with XFCE4. I ran the installer for NVIDIA GPUs which installs drivers afaik. I have the same issue described in this question: How can i fix the font size in XFCE after installing a proprietary graphic driver The solution works for me (changing AA or DPI …

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How can I disable automatic screen lock for Xfce4 on vnc?

How can I disable automatic screen lock for Xfce4 on vnc? I have tightvnc server on my new ubuntu-22.04 machine and can use vnc. VNC xstartup is configured to use Xfce4. How can I disable the automatic screen lock of the Xfce4 window? I tried setting ‘Display Power Management’ to ‘off’ in Applications->Settings->Power Manager menu, …

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Xubuntu 23.04: Firefox icon is not shown on the panel. How to fix it?

Xubuntu 23.04: Firefox icon is not shown on the panel. How to fix it? I am running Xubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster on the old Dell laptop (2014). Firefox icon is not displayed on the panel (see figure) Any ideas how to fix it? Asked By: Mahler || Source Looks like a launcher shortcut that was …

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