no "settings" menu entry when right clicking on the desktop

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Mon Mar 2 17:23:56 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Oliver Lehmann <lehmann at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wonder why I don't have a "Settings..." menu when right clicking on the
> desktop. All I can do is setting up the desktop itself. From previous
> xfce versions I know that there was a submenu to configure every part of
> xfce or open the xfce-settings-manager itself.
> But right now The only chance I see to setup xfce is to open the manager
> myself from a xterm window. Is this the intended way or is something on
> my system missing/broken and I should have a context menu when clicking
> right on my desktop? There are also no applications listed in the context
> menu which was the case in previous versions too.


Is xfce4-settings installed?

// Alexander

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