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How to set wallpapers in xfce, openbox and i3

How to set wallpapers in xfce, openbox and i3

The first thing we will probably see on any desktop is our wallpaper. We can change it via two different tools. desktop settings variety wallpaper selector or use the shortcut keys You can check out what the shortcut keys are in XFCE via the application Keyboard. ...

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How to theme ArcoLinux Xfce any way you want

How to theme ArcoLinux Xfce any way you want

The first thing we will probably see on any desktop is our wallpaper. We can change it via two different tools. desktop settings variety wallpaper selector or use the shortcut keys You can check out what the shortcut keys are in XFCE via the application Keyboard. ...

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11 Combining Bspwm with Xfce on ArcoLinuxD

11 Combining Bspwm with Xfce on ArcoLinuxD

First we install ArcoLinuxD on virtualbox or on real metal.The next video will show you that.After the installation of ArcoLinuxD on virtualbox or on real metal we reboot. Immediately we check if we need to do updates but first we get the fastest servers for ArcoLinux...

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How to remove the shadow around the plank on Xfce

How to remove the shadow around the plank on Xfce

Depending on what system you are and what you might have accidentally deleted, you might get a sort of shadow next to the plank. There is an easy fix for that in the "Window Manager Tweaks". Make sure that "Show shadows under dock windows" is off in the compositor...

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15 – Installing i3 on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

15 – Installing i3 on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

Coming from ArcoLinux we have Xfce, Openbox and i3 on our system. What if you wanted to have a distro with Xfce and i3 and NOT openbox. We will install i3 on ArcoLinuxD Xfce using the scripts already created to install ArcoLinuxD-i3. Then you will end up with two...

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12 – add more plugins to the xfce panel

12 – add more plugins to the xfce panel

Check out the possible plugins you can add to your xfce panel. Some of them will work on virtualbox and some of them not. You can move them around and change their order. Some of them have preferences you can/must set. I will keep the Weather Update...

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5 – How to get the conky’s on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

5 – How to get the conky’s on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

We use the scripts to install all the necessary ArcoLinux packages to get these conky's in and then we need to do some manual copy/paste work.  We need to copy/paste all the conky's from the /etc/xdg/conky folder to our own in  ~/.config/conky. Then we can select the...

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3 – How to theme your xfce panels and add plank

3 – How to theme your xfce panels and add plank

When you install Xfce you will get the standard menu, the panel will be at the top and you will have a panel at the bottom from Xfce with icons. That is NOT plank. Linux is about freedom.  You do not have to copy me. I am just showing what possibilities you have.  We...

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2 – How to theme ArcoLinuxD Xfce

2 – How to theme ArcoLinuxD Xfce

ArcoLinuxD is installed and we ran all the scripts from the folder arco-xfce. Then we tweak our distro. Settings/Appearance is where we can set themes, icons and fonts. Settings/Window manager is where we set our border of our windows and fonts. Settings/Mouse and...

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