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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Version 4.1.90
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NAME

xfdesktop - The Xfce 4 Desktop Environment's desktop manager

 

SYNOPSIS

xfdesktop
xfdesktop [options]

 

DESCRIPTION

xfdesktop 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.

 

OPTIONS

-reload
Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to reload all its settings, including loading a new random backdrop if using a backdrop list.
-menu
Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to pop up the applications menu at the current position of the mouse cursor.
-windowlist
Causes an already-running instance of xfdesktop to pop up the window list menu at the current position of the mouse cursor.

 

ENVIRONMENT

xfdesktop's behavior is affected by the following environment variables.

XDG_CONFIG_HOME
Specifies the root for all user-specific configuration files. If this environment variable is not present, it defaults to ~/.config
XDG_CACHE_HOME
Specifies the root for all user-specific cache data. If this environment variable is not present, it defaults to ~/.cache

 

FILES

xfdesktop 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/.

 

BUGS

Please report any bugs to http://bugzilla.xfce.org/. Development discussion should be conducted on the xfce4-dev@xfce.org mailing list. Usage-related questions should be directed to the xfce@xfce.org mailing list.

 

HOMEPAGE

http://xfce.org/

 

AUTHOR

Jasper Huijsmans <huysmans@users.sourceforge.net>, Benedikt Meurer <benny@xfce.org>, and Brian Tarricone <bjt23@cornell.edu>.

This manual page was originally written by Brian Tarricone
<bjt23@cornell.edu>.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
FILES
BUGS
HOMEPAGE
AUTHOR




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