Xfdesktop-4.16.0

Introduction to Xfdesktop

Xfdesktop is a desktop manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Xfdesktop sets the background image / color, creates the right click menu and window list and displays the file icons on the desktop using Thunar libraries.

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Package Information

Xfdesktop Dependencies

Required

Exo-4.16.4 and libwnck-40.1

Recommended

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xfdesktop

Installation of Xfdesktop

Install Xfdesktop by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: xfdesktop and xfdesktop-settings
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/backgrounds/xfce and /usr/share/pixmaps/xfdesktop

Short Descriptions

xfdesktop

is the Xfce Desktop Environment's desktop manager

xfdesktop-settings

is a GTK+ 3 application that allows you to change your desktop background, some preferences for the right click menu and what icons are displayed on the desktop