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tips [2018/11/17 22:40]
alexxcons moved to https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/custom-actions#adding_a_custom_action
tips [2019/03/27 22:47] (current)
blueberrybrownie [How to add or remove applications in the system menu]
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 ===== Performance Tips ===== ===== Performance Tips =====
  
-Lets face it: one of the reasons for using Xfce is performance. It is lighter and more responsive than Gnome on almost all hardware, especially on machines with less memory and processor ​power.+One of the benefits of Xfce is performance. It is lighter and more responsive than other desktop environments such as GNOME on almost all hardware, especially on machines with less memory and processing ​power.
 ==== Fonts ==== ==== Fonts ====
  
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 Another option, that may work for some, is to check the options of the program that you are using to connect remotely, and if it has a "​Remove Wallpaper"​ option or a "Do Not Display Wallpaper"​ option, then enable that option. I use TightVNCviewer and it does not have a Remove Wallpaper option, therefore changing the background color to white is the only solution for me. Another option, that may work for some, is to check the options of the program that you are using to connect remotely, and if it has a "​Remove Wallpaper"​ option or a "Do Not Display Wallpaper"​ option, then enable that option. I use TightVNCviewer and it does not have a Remove Wallpaper option, therefore changing the background color to white is the only solution for me.
  
-===== How to use the alternative GNOME-menu ===== 
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-If you want to use the new menu from GNOME, with quick starters for favorites applications and such, you can use the [[http://​goodies.xfce.org/​projects/​panel-plugins/​xfce4-xfapplet-plugin|xfapplet panel plugin]] with the GNOME main menu applet. ​ The menu should be installed with your package system, look for **gnome-main-menu**. ​ [[http://​wirelessimage4.pbwiki.com/​f/​Screenshot.png|Xfce screenshot]],​ [[http://​www.novell.com/​video/​desktop/​|video]]. 
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-Add a new xfapplet item inside your panel, and open its properties dialog to add the GNOME menu applet. 
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-If you don't like GNOME main menu, try Ubuntu System Panel, available in several distributions. 
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-See also: [[/​howto/​customize-menu|How to customize the Xfce 4.5+ menu]] 
  
 ===== Gtkrc files ===== ===== Gtkrc files =====
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 You can read more about .desktop files [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​desktop-entry-spec/​latest/​|here]]. You can read more about .desktop files [[http://​standards.freedesktop.org/​desktop-entry-spec/​latest/​|here]].
  
-The libexo provides several utils amongst one to handle desktop entry files in a GUI fashion: **exo-desktop-item-edit**. ​ With it you can create a new .desktop file, by running the command ''<​nowiki>​exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new</​nowiki>'' ​;-)+The libexo provides several utils amongst one to handle desktop entry files in a GUI fashion: **exo-desktop-item-edit**. ​ With it you can create a new .desktop file, by running the command ''<​nowiki>​exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new</​nowiki>''​
  
 === Remove an application from the menu === === Remove an application from the menu ===