XFDESKTOPSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: Version 4.1.90
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NAMExfdesktop - The Xfce 4 Desktop Environment's desktop manager
DESCRIPTIONxfdesktop manages the desktop itself in the Xfce 4 Desktop Environment. This includes drawing the desktop backdrop and providing a right-click applications menu and middle-click window list menu. Only one instance of xfdesktop can be running at a time, and should be started by running xfdesktop without any arguments.
- Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to reload all its settings, including loading a new random backdrop if using a backdrop list.
- Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to pop up the applications menu at the current position of the mouse cursor.
Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to pop up the window
list menu at the current position of the mouse cursor.
ENVIRONMENTxfdesktop's behavior is affected by the following environment variables.
- Specifies the root for all user-specific configuration files. If this environment variable is not present, it defaults to ~/.config
Specifies the root for all user-specific cache data. If this environment
variable is not present, it defaults to
FILESxfdesktop reads the contents of the applications menu from the file $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/xfce4/desktop/menu.xml. xfdesktop also keeps some menu cache data in $XDG_CACHE_HOME/xfce4/desktop/.
BUGSPlease report any bugs to http://bugzilla.xfce.org/. Development discussion should be conducted on the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list. Usage-related questions should be directed to the email@example.com mailing list.
AUTHORJasper Huijsmans <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Benedikt Meurer <email@example.com>, and Brian Tarricone <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This manual page was originally written by Brian Tarricone