I was over at http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/6/x86_64/
and found no sign of xfce4-notes-plugin. Have you guys found a
better sticky note program? If not, would you please consider
adding xfce4-notes-plugin back into the repo?
> Is there some replacement for the package updater?
As fas as I know, puplet is the systray applet for pup. Pup had been the update / package manager before it got replaced by PackageKit.
Unfortunately, there's no known notification applet in PackageKit, at least not in my knowledge base.
In case of Xfce, you could use a little script that uses xfce4-notify to show on-screen notification or the panel plugin xfce4-genmon-plugin that calls the script periodically.
$ yum install xfce4-genmon-plugin
See also http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/panel-plugins/xfce4-genmon-plugin
Since I switched from GNOME to Xfce I have a problem with a Java
application I use.
After logging in in the application, it starts a splash screen with
progress bar and then a window pops up where you have to enter a
security code, with an input field and OK and Cancel buttons.
Under GNOME, this all works fine, you fill in the code, click
on OK, the window disappears and the splash screen progress bar
Under Xfce (F14 and F15), you fill in the code, click on OK and
nothing happens. After OK, you have to click either on Cancel
or on the window manager "X" button, and only then the window
disappears and the procedure continues in a normal way.
This all is a fully reproducable and deterministic behaviour.
Is this some xfwm4 problem?
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SL 6.1, x64
I just migrated over from Xfce 4.4.2 to 4.8. Under
the old Xfce, I had a "Package Updater" in my panel 1
As far as I an tell it was:
/usr/bin/python -tt /usr/bin/puplet
I may be wrong about the above.
Is there some replacement for the package updater?
I'm new to this list. :)
I have had XFCE installed for some time on my Fedora 16 x86_64 laptop,
but used it only as an emergency desktop in case I messed up Gnome. But
after upgrading from Fedora 14 to Fedora 16 I have become a Gnome 3
refugee, and I am coming to like XFCE a lot.
My XFCE application menu is pretty messed up. I have extra folders and
application entries are scattered in the wrong folders. One new folder
is "Other," and it appears that XFCE stuck everything it didn't know
what to do with into it. Every time I go to launch a seldom-used
application it takes a long time to wade through the folders trying
to find it.
After hours of googling none of the suggestions that I have found for
editing the application menus work. For example, apparently there are
desktop entries in /usr/share and in ~/.local/share/applications, but I
can't find desktop files for some of the items that appear in the menu.
I also can't find any place where the folders are listed.
Alacarte ran briefly after the upgrade from 14 to 16, but after nearly
a thousand software updates it won't launch at all. And when it did
launch it showed only the menu that I was using in Gnome. I'd be happy
to have the Gnome menu if there was a way to migrate it to XFCE. (I
haven't ever actually logged in to Gnome since the upgrade to Fedora
I really need to edit the application menus. I hope someone here can
tell me the secret. I don't mind doing it manually; I just need clear
I asked this on the Xfce Users list and received a suggestion from a
kind user there to a solution that 'almost works'.
But I will ask again because what I want to do I can actually see in the
Current Xfce here in Fedora.
I have created a 2nd panel that is 'Launcher count sized to fit' that
contains 6 'launchers' that I have placed at the bottom of the screen.
But I can not seem to get it to 'center justify'. The Help says that
placing it on the right, left, or bottom should automatically center it.
What am I doing incorrectly and where can I find the necessary
information to correct this?
As one of the refugees from Gnome3, I'm running and trying to
learn xfce under F16 -- and the xfce-panel is still a major stumbling
block. I did "yum install gnome-panel," and it worked. But neither "gnome-
panel" nor "/usr/bin/gnome-panel" works. I get an error message about
gnome-shell which I can't even c&p here, because without gnome-panel I
can't even get to it. Catch-22??
Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck Not Quite Clueless Power User
I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is.