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howto:running_xfce_without_a_panel [2018/03/22 15:06]
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howto:running_xfce_without_a_panel [2019/03/23 16:47] (current)
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-===== Running ​XFCE without a panel =====+===== Running ​Xfce without a panel =====
  
-You may want/need to run XFCE without giving the user access to a panel; this may seem impossible at first sight, as xfce4-panel is a dependency of the xfce4 package.+You may want/need to run Xfce without giving the user access to a panel; this may seem impossible at first sight, as xfce4-panel is a dependency of the xfce4 package.
  
 This can be solved by a simple work-around;​ as root save the original xfce-panel file This can be solved by a simple work-around;​ as root save the original xfce-panel file
      # mv /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel.bak      # mv /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel.bak
-and create a new /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel that contains the two lines:+and create a new /​usr/​bin/​xfce4-panel ​file that contains the two lines:
      #​!/​bin/​bash      #​!/​bin/​bash
      exit 1           exit 1     
 +not forgetting to chmod it to a+x
 +
 The process may need to be renewed in the future whenever xfce4-panel gets updated. ​     The process may need to be renewed in the future whenever xfce4-panel gets updated. ​