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Hello. I need to remove pcmanfm but I don't know how I can replace pcmanfm by xfdesktop. I tried to remove pcmanfm, install xfdesktop and replace in /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart @pcmanfm on @xfdesktop. It doesn't work. Any ideas?
Distribution: Debian Testing, Stable, Sid and Manjaro, Mageia 3, LMDE
When you get to the login page hit enter to activate the login password box. Look at the bottom panel. There is a session box. Cklick on the bugger and choose xfce session (or Xubuntu session is you installed that package).
Enter your password and hit enter. You will be on the xfce desktop. Choose thunar from the applications menu.
Why did you install xfdesktop if you don't want to use xfce?
I'm wondering the same thing-
What is Xfdesktop?
The desktop manager sets the background image, provides a right-click menu to launch applications and can optionally show files (including application launchers) or iconified windows. It includes gradient support for background color, saturation support for background image, real multiscreen and xinerama support.
Thaks a lot. I noticed that when I delete pcmanfm from autostart, desktop (black screen with right click menu) is displayed by openbox. The problem was in it.
And autostart settings are here: