MX-14: Customization

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Introduction

Xfce 4.10 makes it very easy to change basic function and look of a user's configuration.

General look

The overall appearance can be customized by in the Settings Manager.

MORE: Xfce4 docs: Appearance.

Panel

MORE: Xfce4 docs: Panel.

Desktop

The default desktop (AKA wallpaper, background) can be changed in various ways. Watch the useful video on the topic.

You can display almost any kind of information on the desktop by using Conky

MORE: Deluxe Conky Theme Pack.

Keyboard

By default, MX-14 uses the keyboard layout that matches the user's language choice. You can easily add another keyboard.

Menu ("Whisker")

MX-14 comes by default with the Whisker Menu, though a classic menu can be easily installed by RC Panel > Panel > Add New Items > Applications Menu. Whisker Menu is highly customizable. There is a useful video on the topoic.

Menu entries can be edited with the following tools:

Login greeter

For modifications of the login greeter, see this guide.

Bootloader

The bootloader (GRUB) menu of an installed MX-14 can be modified with two very handy graphical tools, both in Start menu > System.