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Settings Manager


Settings Daemon
A daemon that runs in the background to apply all the settings.

Settings Manager
Dialog that lists all the settings dialogs provided by this package (listed below) or other core modules of Xfce.


Improve keyboard and mouse accessibility.

Customize the look of your desktop.

Configure screen settings and layout.

Edit keyboard settings and application shortcuts.

Mouse and Touchpad
Configure pointer device behavior and appearance.

Settings Editor
Editor that allows to modify all the various setting channels.

MIME Type Editor
Editor to modify application associations with MIME types.

Other Dialogs

The following items are often visible in the settings manager, but not part of the xfce4-settings package. You can click the links below to redirect to the correct place on this website.

Panel – Configure the Xfce Panel.

Workspaces – Set number and names of workspaces.

Window Manager – Handles the placement of windows on the screen.

Window Manager Tweaks – Specified tuning of the window manager.

Session – Applications that are started on login.

Desktop – Desktop icons and background.