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A few useful keybindings for Window Manager in Xfce

xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Down             tile_down_left_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Left             tile_up_left_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Right            tile_down_right_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Up               tile_up_right_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Down                  tile_down_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Left                  tile_left_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Right                 tile_right_key
xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts /xfwm4/custom/Up                    tile_up_key

I found that by having these values, I can use the keyboard to control the window placement with almost identical functionality as Cinnamon. 43 more words

Modify Xfce Terminal cursor

I’ve always liked to have my terminal cursor as a blinking underline. This feature is present for the new Xfce Terminal that ships with Slackware -current. 94 more words

System

Resurrecting an old laptop

Yesterday I dug out my old Gateway E-475M laptop and fixed the touchpad which hadn’t worked since I replaced the USB and Ethernet ports about eight years ago. 344 more words

Linux

Accessing another user's DBus in XFCE

In a RHEL73 system with XFCE I wanted to change the wallpaper from a script run by root, so I searched and found that, in theory, it could be done using… 383 more words

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A Solution (kinda) to Missing Menu Bars

The missing menu bar on LibreOffice (and Electron apps) has been the source of a headache to me for a few months. I’ve been adding/removing packages and enabling/disabling preferences, but nothing seems to work. 114 more words

Linux

Windows Subsystem for Linux - install Ubuntu with xfce

Here are the steps to install Ubuntu on Windows 10 using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

  • On Windows 10, go to Settings.
  • Type insider and press enter.
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