Xfce 4.6 seems unresponsive to theme changes

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 10:14:28 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Peter N. Spotts <pspotts at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Nice job on the update! I've just installed via graphical installer to
> Xubuntu 8.10 on a Dell Studio laptop and find I can't change window or
> user themes. They show up in the respective windows from Xfce Settings
> (user menu), but when I try to make the change, nothing happens, even
> after a restart of Xfce.

How did you install xfce 4.6, from sources? Did you remove 4.4
entirely first? How do you start the settings dialog, are you sure you
run the new xfwm4-settings instead of the old MCS based config?


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