Review of freshly installed Fedora 36 XFce Desktop

SCREENSHOT 21) The context menu of the top (toolbar) panel.

Add New Items…

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top panel context menu

SCREENSHOT 22) Multiple items are available to add in the top Panel.

Some of the items are Launcher (program launcher with optional menu), Separator (add a separator or space between panel items), Action Buttons (log out, lock or other system actions), Applications Menu (show a menu containing categories of installed applications), Battery Monitor (show and monitor the battery status), Clipman (Clipboard manager), Clock (what time is it?), CPU Graph (Graphical representation of the CPU load), DateTime (Date and time plugin with a simple calendar) and more…

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top panel add new items

SCREENSHOT 23) The context menu of the bottom Panel.

Click on “Panel Preferences…” to configure the Panel.

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bottom panel context menu

SCREENSHOT 24) Panel Preferences includes the panel profile, display, appearance, items, size like length are many more.

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bottom Panel Preferences

SCREENSHOT 25) Switching between the active program with alt+tab keys.

The Xfce GUI draws a blue rectangle over the new active windows.

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applications switch alt tab

SCREENSHOT 26) Even if the windows in the background a blue rectangle is drawn, where the windows is.

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applications switch alt tab 2

SCREENSHOT 27) The workspace switcher shows a tiny preview of the workspace and by clicking on it it will become active.

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workspace pager

SCREENSHOT 28) The Log out sub-item will show several options from shut down to lock and suspend.

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Applications Log out

SCREENSHOT 29) Log out, Restart, Shut Down, Suspend or Switch User are available options under Log out.

By default, the Xfce session is saved and loaded on the next log in of the same user. All customization and configuration done by the user are saved in a session, which is then loaded on user log in.

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Log out

SCREENSHOT 30) The user screen is locked.

Choose the user and the password to unlock.

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user screen locked

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