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    Settings Manager from CLI?

    This is probably a really dumb question, but how can I access Xubuntu's settings manager (Applications -> Settings -> Settings Manager) from the command line? Basically, I'm wanting to create a panel shortcut to it, and need the command.

    Also, is there some easy way of finding these commands that I don't know about?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Settings Manager from CLI?

    i think it's xfce-mcs-manager.

    in xfce 4.6 it's xfce4-settings-manager.


    start the app and type "ps -ef" in a terminal to list the running processes.

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    Re: Settings Manager from CLI?

    Quote Originally Posted by sisco311 View Post
    i think it's xfce-mcs-manager.

    in xfce 4.6 it's xfce4-settings-manager.


    start the app and type "ps -ef" in a terminal to list the running processes.
    Well the command "ps -ef" gives me
    Code:
    james     6303     1  0 19:43 ?        00:00:03 xfce-mcs-manager
    But when I plug that into the panel shortcut and click it, nothing happens. If I use the "xfce4-settings-manager" command it tells me it doesn't exist.



    EDIT: Do I need the exact path here? Like /usr/whatever/xfce-mcs-manager ??
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    Re: Settings Manager from CLI?

    xfce-setting-show

    You can find the command for any app by opening the xfce Appfinder, then right click on an app and select "More Information"
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    Re: Settings Manager from CLI?

    Quote Originally Posted by jrock612 View Post
    EDIT: Do I need the exact path here? Like /usr/whatever/xfce-mcs-manager ??
    I suspect you do. locate xfce-mcs-manager might lead you to it.
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    Re: Settings Manager from CLI?

    Quote Originally Posted by 4Orbs View Post
    xfce-setting-show

    You can find the command for any app by opening the xfce Appfinder, then right click on an app and select "More Information"
    Thank you and thank you!

    Your command worked, and the Appfinder thing is awesome. It's exactly what I was looking for.

    You rock, dude.

    EDIT: Would mark SOLVED, if I could.

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