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Xfce Window Manager Tweaks

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Lately I have been focusing on the desktop environment Xfce. NOTE: You can see all the Ghacks Xfce content here. Why have I been focusing on Xfce? It’s a very light weight desktop that you will find much faster than other Linux DEs and it’s come a long way in terms of usability and incorporating a full set of desktop elements. So much so the configuration and use of Xfce is quite easy. If you understand how to use a “control panel”, a panel, a menu, etc – you will get Xfce.

But there are certain advanced configurations that I want to illustrate that might not be as obvious to the new-to-Xfce user. This time around we’re talking about the Window Manager Tweaks tool.

First off – what is a Window Manager




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