newbie questions on xfce

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Sun Jun 1 09:29:24 CEST 2008

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 1:32 AM, Globe Trotter <itsme_410 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks very much! I exited and went back in and worked. Perhaps had something to do with starting the session. I have a couple more questions, however.
> I like having a big clock (oclock) on the screen. So, I type oclock
> and it shows up all right. However I wonder how I can make it
> "sticky" across workspaces? This does not seem to have a window
> menu so i can not ask for it to be sticky across workspaces like that.

I believe you can right-click its entry in the taskbar and make it sticky.

> The second question I have pertains to the desktop sessions. I
> want to get rid of the trash can, the home and the filesystem. I have
> no use for them. So I get rid of the Allow Xfce to manage the desktop
> in Desktop Preferences under Settings Manager, but that also gets
> rid of the window list display upon middle click of the mouse. How do
> I do the latter? I guess the question may be: how do I create my new
> preferences?

If you want to get rid of all icons, disable them in the behaviour tab
in the desktop settings. If you want to disable just those icons, read
the readme of xfdesktop as brian pointed out.

// Alexander

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