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Old 01-22-2010, 06:05 AM   #1
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Xfce 4.6 customization questions


OpenSuse 11.2
Xfce 4.6

Problems:

1. Brightness adjustment

I right click on the desktop and click "Desktop Settings".
When I change the brightness and saturation, it effects only the desktop wallpaper, then I open the file manager or a pdf, their brightness doesn't get effected !

2. Changing splash screen

The default login splash screen on Xfce 4.6 is ugly, how to change it ?

3. Single click

I changed the opening of a folder from double click to single click. In file manager everything works fine, but if I single-click a folder on Desktop, it doesn't open, I have to double click it for opening !!

Kindly guide...
 
Old 01-22-2010, 09:18 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by anishakaul View Post
OpenSuse 11.2
Xfce 4.6

Problems:

1. Brightness adjustment

I right click on the desktop and click "Desktop Settings".
When I change the brightness and saturation, it effects only the desktop wallpaper, then I open the file manager or a pdf, their brightness doesn't get effected !
Right...because all you're changing is the brightness of the wallpaper. If you're on a laptop, the power-management daemon has options for screen brightness. If not, go into your hardware control panel, and adjust it there
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2. Changing splash screen
The default login splash screen on Xfce 4.6 is ugly, how to change it ?
You Google for it, and read the instructions:
http://www.xfce.org/documentation/4....n#xfsm-engines
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3. Single click
I changed the opening of a folder from double click to single click. In file manager everything works fine, but if I single-click a folder on Desktop, it doesn't open, I have to double click it for opening !!
Kindly guide...
Again, Google can lead you to an answer, if you bother to look. Single-click on the desktop in XFCE isn't doable right now, only in Thunar/file-manager.
 
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Old 01-23-2010, 02:23 AM   #3
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Thanks for replying..

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You Google for it, and read the instructions:
http://www.xfce.org/documentation/4....n#xfsm-engines
I am sorry, I failed to mention, I meant the Login screen not the splash screen, I have already set my splash screen !

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Single-click on the desktop in XFCE isn't doable right now, only in Thunar/file-manager.
Thank you for this information, I was unaware of it

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Right...because all you're changing is the brightness of the wallpaper. If you're on a laptop, the power-management daemon has options for screen brightness. If not, go into your hardware control panel, and adjust it there
I again failed to mention that I am using a laptop that's why I can't use the monitor hardware to set the brightness.. and please explain what did you mean by "power-management daemon has options for screen brightness"
 
Old 01-27-2010, 12:38 AM   #4
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If you're on a laptop, the power-management daemon has options for screen brightness.
I googled and found the http://linux.die.net/man/8/apmd link w.r.t power-management daemon settings but couldn't find any setting related to brightness !!

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Old 01-27-2010, 02:07 AM   #5
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Anyways I managed to download xfce4-power-manager-0.8.4.2.tar.bz2

Running ./configure after untar-ing it results in the following:

Code:
checking for libxfconf-0 >= 4.6.0... not found
*** The required package libxfconf-0 was not found on your system.
*** Please install libxfconf-0 (atleast version 4.6.0) or adjust
*** the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
*** installed the package in a nonstandard prefix so that
*** pkg-config is able to find it.
Then I did:
Code:
locate libxfconf-0
It resulted in:
Code:
/home/anisha/Desktop/xfconf-4.6.1/xfconf/libxfconf-0.pc.in
/usr/lib64/libxfconf-0.so.2
/usr/lib64/libxfconf-0.so.2.0.0
Then I found the following package in .deb format and I converted it in .rpm with the alien command:

libxfconf-0-2-4.6.1-3.ia64.rpm

Trying to install the above package by the command rpm -ivh libxfconf-0-2-4.6.1-3.ia64.rpm resulted in following:
Code:
error: Failed dependencies:
        libc.so.6.1()(64bit) is needed by libxfconf-0-2-4.6.1-3.ia64
        libc.so.6.1(GLIBC_2.2)(64bit) is needed by libxfconf-0-2-4.6.1-3.ia64

Now I tried to search libc.so.6.1 on google, couldn't get anything constructive,

Please help !!!!

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Old 01-28-2010, 04:15 AM   #6
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I found this, I'll give it a try, may be it helps me or some one else, viewing this thread:

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Xfce

http://foo-projects.org/mailman/listinfo/xfce

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