17 How to set the super key on xfce to open the whisker menu

17 How to set the super key on xfce to open the whisker menu

Pressing the LEFT SUPER key will result in opening the menu in Xfce.This tutorial is only intended for the following situations:people that will never use openbox and i3 on the ArcoLinux ISOpeople using the ArcoLinuxD ISO and installing only Xfcepeople using the...

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...

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...

14 – configuring my bluetooth settings on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

14 – configuring my bluetooth settings on ArcoLinuxD Xfce

When you run the scripts from the github you will install all the necessary packages. It is up to you to know how to connect your hardware to your system. You will need to go to the settings of bluetooth and of sound. Remember the names blueberry and...

16 – fix for returning applications after reboot on Xfce

16 – fix for returning applications after reboot on Xfce

This can be a very frustrating issue. You reboot xfce and all the applications that were open last time reopen when you reboot. It is actually your previous session that is being reloaded. What if you do not want that? There are two places you should keep...

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...

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...

11 – Setting your dual screen in Xfce

11 – Setting your dual screen in Xfce

Go to the Xfce settings and look for the display icon. There you can set that you do not want to mirror your displays and that is all you need to do. You can use this also on openbox but not on i3.

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...

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...

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...