1. J

    Xfce Unlocking after "Switch User" does not work in XFCE

    I'm using the packages lightdm with lightdm-gtk-greeter as desktop manager and xfce as window manager. When I click "Switch Users" in the user menu on the top right corner, my session becomes locked as expected. However, when I try to unlock my session from that screen, the monitor will just...
  2. ElectricJozin

    Xfce dimming screen on AC disconnect

    Simple issue, like in the title, except I have no idea where it's coming from. Xfce4-power-manager-settings doesn't have any "on disconnect" option. Also when I plug AC back in, the screen goes to around 80% brightness, after that I need to run: Setting the brightness straight up to 100 just...
  3. G

    Xfce Problems after upgrade from 13.1-RELEASE to 13.2-RELEASE

    Hi, after upgrading, xfce stop working; to be precise xfwm crash. After rebooting it don't start on login and creates a xfwm.core file in ~/. If I delete the directory ~/.config/xfce4 and relogin it start. Any idea what could be the reason?
  4. S

    Solved Xorg does not detect the correct resolution.

    I am running FreeBSD 12.3 on VMWare 16.2. I have the latest versions of Xorg and XFCE installed. I want this machine to run XFCE as root since it serving any purpose other than development. To that end, I created the .xinitrc file: exec /usr/local/bin/startxfce4 And in order to make it run at...
  5. GEPLinux

    Xfce New to FreeBSD : xOrg does not start neither xFce4 DE

    Hi, New to FreeBSD ( but not to Linux since 1993 and UnixMan on Engineer School in 1984 ) then ok for script & all if necessary. I decided to install FreeBSD for fun as I stopped Unix end of 1999 ( iRMX ) and I want to play again Unix to learn it again and to have fun ... xOrg fails to start...
  6. Alain De Vos

    Nesting, ie running a wayland-compositor within an xorg-desktop.

    Currently i'm experimenting in running "sway" or "labwc" within "xfce4". Do you nest some things, what are your experiences?
  7. john_rambo

    Solved How do I lock my screen ? || 13.0-RELEASE-p7 || XFCE

    I am using 13.0-RELEASE-p7 / XFCE. I am looking for an easy way to lock my screen for times when I am taking a break from work. My first choice is to create an icon on the desktop clicking on which will lock the screen. If that's not possible I will type a command in the terminal. When I was...
  8. warbotz

    compiz-fusion on freebsd 13?

    Hello, has anyone tried to install compiz-fusion on freebsd 13? because there are many errors... loss of icons... of the configuration menu... etc... it barely works... what are the parameters to configure... in xfce4?
  9. freezr

    Xfce XFCE and .xinitrc, need some clarifications

    Hi guys, I have some doubts about this passage of the handbook: 1) Should this command execute as admin? 2) This command populates the file this way: $ cat .xinitrc . /usr/local/etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc If I run startx from the TTY the session runs... 3) I do not understand why... There is...
  10. the3ajm

    Solved Post 12.2 update led to touchpad reset

    I was monitoring packages being rebuilt for 12.2 on Sunday evening and saw it's done so I began the update. After I restarted my PC the first thing I noticed was my touchpad has been "reset" as tap doesn't register on my touchpad and acceleration has set back to default like the first time I've...
  11. K

    Terminal refresh problems

    Fellow FreeBSD users, I'm using FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE GENERIC. Under X when I type a command on the last line of a terminal, I often don't get any output. When I generate an event which triggers a refresh, the output finally appears, so I know it was there to start with. For example, if I...
  12. B

    Setting it up for the 1st time. Issues

    I've installed the version 12 on my Laptop Lenovo Carbon X1. All works. Desktop - Xfce4 Questions: 1) the wifi icon is missing. No way to manage WiFi connections. I've installed "networkmgr" but nothing has changed. How to manage WiFi connections? 2) The menu item "shutdown" is disabled...
  13. H

    Solved Xfce Won't Boot

    I was trying to install a GUI (KDE) but in the end it said DISPLAY is not set or cannot connect to the x server kde. I did run some commands but none of them help with the issue so I gave up on KDE and tried to install XFCE, I did pkg install xorg slim xfce, and enabled the slim...
  14. QantumEntangled

    Xfce Cannot Manage Display & Mouse from Xfce4 settings menus

    I installed FreeBSD for the first time yesterday and installed Xorg and Xfce4 with Slim to manage logging in. I can boot into slim and login to the desktop and everything seems to work. But the settings menu doesn't have the monitor in the list of displays, and the mouse settings show "sysmouse"...
  15. O

    Solved [slim|xfce] login "loop" issue

    Hello there, I have just installed FreeBSD 11 on my old Acer Extensa 5220 Notebook from DVD. After setting up Xorg, xfce and slim, the login manager shows up, asking me for user and password. Up to here, everything works as expected, but..: No matter if I try to login as root or with my normal...
  16. Phishfry

    Xfce4 on RPi2

    I have an x11-wm/xfce4 desktop up and running on Raspberry Pi 2 with xf86-video-scfb and I am surprised how well it runs on the RPi2. I only use packages on Arm and prior to Release 11 only the lightweight Window Managers were available. Now we have xfce4. Bravo to everyone for getting this...
  17. fnoyanisi

    Xfce Why do I have to install 3 different clang versions for Xfce?

    Hi there, After having a long discussion about future of the GNOME desktop, I decided to give a try to x11-wm/xfce. Different components that come with Xfce (taskmanager, squeeze etc...) required different versions of clang to be installed as a dependency. Now I have clang33, clang35 and...
  18. R

    xfce looks fuzzy (virtualBox)

    I'm using freeBSD 10.2-RELEASE with XFCE on VirtualBox with windows 7 machine and computer with Intel HD Graphics Card. On system I've installed emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions and my Xserver works. My problem is that Xserver looks very "fuzzy". I mean looks like connecting full HD monitor...
  19. A

    Solved Xfce4 without dbus and policykit?

    I am currently using two operating systems - FreeBSD and Devuan. The latter is a new project that aims to create a general purpose OS based on Debian that does not contain systemd, yet offers the tried and tested UNIX solutions (user groups, etc.). For instance, the init process is driven by...