Whiskermenu howto?

Erik P. Olsen epodata at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 01:01:19 CET 2014

On 01/01/14 00:21, Graeme Gott wrote:
> On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 11:39:00 PM Erik P. Olsen wrote:
>> On 29/12/13 22:28, Graeme Gott wrote:
>>> On Sunday, December 29, 2013 9:38:32 PM Erik P. Olsen wrote:
>>>> I've installed xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin version 1.3.0 on fedora 19 but
>>>> nothing comes out of /usr/bin/xfce4-whiskermenu-popup not even in
>>>> /var/log/messages.
>>>> What am I doing wrong?
>>> Do you have an instance of Whisker Menu in your Xfce panel? There is never
>>> a print out from /usr/bin/xfce4-whiskermenu-popup; that just sends a
>>> message to your Xfce panel to tell the first instance of Whisker Menu to
>>> show itself (or hide, if it is already visible).
>> I am not sure I understand what "instance of Whisker Menu" is. I've added
>> /usr/bin/xfce4-whiskermenu-popup to my panel but this is probably not what
>> it should be. Please explain.
> You add Whisker Menu to your panel like any other applet; right click on the
> panel and select "Add New Items..." from the "Panel" menu. In the dialog that
> appears, scroll to the bottom and select "Whisker Menu".
> The /usr/bin/xfce4-popup-whiskermenu script is meant to be added to the
> keyboard shortcuts the same way that the /usr/bin/xfce4-popup-applicationsmenu
> script is added. It is not meant to be added to the panel.

Thanks. Works beautifully. Happy New Year.


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