Color UI – An Elegant Simple Theme for XFCE Desktop

Color UI is a new simple and good looking theme project includes support for Xfwm4, Unity, Cinnamon, GTK3, GTK2, Metaciy, Mutter, Openbox. Color UI was made with maximum usability in mind, from the window borders to the color scheme, Color UI was made for the user who wants an elegant simple theme that does not… Continue reading Color UI – An Elegant Simple Theme for XFCE Desktop

How to Display Network Manager Icon in Ubuntu XFCE4 Panel

Xfce desktop session in Ubuntu 14.04 /14.10 does not display Network Manager, Messaging Menu, Keyboard Input, and Power icons on the panel out-of-the-box. Thanks to Mark Trompell, it’s quite easy to add those icons back to Xfce panel by a small plugin called xfce4-indicator-plugin. 1. To install the plugin, open Ubuntu Software Center, search for… Continue reading How to Display Network Manager Icon in Ubuntu XFCE4 Panel

How to Remove Desktop Shortcut Icons in (X)Ubuntu XFCE4

Quick tutorial that shows beginners how to remove the shortcut icons from Xfce4 Desktop in (X)Ubuntu 14.10, (X)Ubuntu 14.04. Xfce4 shows Home, Devices, Trash icons on desktop out-of-the-box. You can’t simply remove them from the right-click context menu. But it’s easy to hide or disable them via the Desktop Settings utility. 1. Open Desktop Settings… Continue reading How to Remove Desktop Shortcut Icons in (X)Ubuntu XFCE4

Get Maximized Window Titlebar & Buttons on Panel in Xfce4

This simple tutorial shows Xubuntu or Xfce4 users how to get the titlebar & control buttons of maximized window on the panel using Windowck plugin. First take a look at the result (Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.10). You’ll see the title of current Firefox tab on top panel and the window control buttons on the… Continue reading Get Maximized Window Titlebar & Buttons on Panel in Xfce4

How to Launch Xfce4 Terminal in Quake-style Drop-down Mode

As you may know, Xfce4 terminal supports the Quake style drop-down mode since version 0.6. Just a parameter –drop-down will start xfce4-terminal just like quake, yakuake, or tilda. It is advised to bind this feature to a shortcut in the keyboard preferences. Below steps will teach you how: 1. Open xfce4-setting-manager from Application menu or… Continue reading How to Launch Xfce4 Terminal in Quake-style Drop-down Mode