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Theming Whisker Menu

#1 Post by Jerry3904 » Fri May 11, 2018 6:46 am

I've just added a new item to our Xfce commands running wiki entry (it's all the way at the bottom of the list) pointing to the Developer's blog with posts on how to theme this. The more recent one covers Whisker Menu 2.0, which is now in the MX Test Repo.

https://mxlinux.org/wiki/xfce/xfce-comm ... eful-stuff
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#2 Post by richb » Fri May 11, 2018 6:53 am

Great addition. Thanks.
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Re: Theming Whisker Menu

#3 Post by chrispop99 » Fri May 11, 2018 8:41 am

I actually do this for my installs, using the information in the link, and have found it easy to follow.

The developer has said in the past that he has no interest in developing a theming GUI. I wonder if that's something that could be added to MX?

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Re: Theming Whisker Menu

#4 Post by asqwerth » Fri May 11, 2018 9:02 am

Thanks for this.
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