A few days ago we told you about some of the small details of Xubuntu, specifically we told you about how to change the color scheme of the mousepad. In this installment we want to continue bringing you small graphic details of Xubuntu that are sure to make your life easier and make us use the system as efficiently as possible.
In this case we want to talk to you of Xubuntu Panel Design. We teach you how we can change the panel, either by restaurant-to the above or by creating custom panels by ourselves. Let’s get started.
This article is based on a very useful tool that serves precisely to manage the Xubuntu panel. This tool is called Xfce Panel Switch, and if we do not have it installed yet, we can easily do so by running the following commands on the terminal:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xfpanel-switch
Changing the design
This tool will basically allow us to restore any previous state of the panel, as well as, as we told you, create our own custom panels. Once installed, we will see that we already have a couple of designs that we can apply to our panel easily by selecting it and clicking on apply Settings. By default, the designs that come are Xubuntu Classic, Xubuntu Modern, Xfce 4.12, GNOME2 or Redmond. So as you can see, we already start with a wide variety of designs to customize the panel as we like and satisfy.
Customizing our own designs
If you prefer to create your own completely custom designs, the tool also has something for you.
To edit the panel preferences, we need to go to configuration and then to the pestle panel. From here we can make changes to the panel that go from its orientation to its position on the desktop. Once you’ve made the changes you want, go back and click Save the settings to save changes.
The best thing about this tool is that, as we told you, we can always cambiate between current and previously used designs, Without any fear of losing the above settings, simply by selecting what we want and clicking on Save the settings.
Finally, we can too Export i It matters existing options so you can use our designs on any machine.
We hope you enjoyed this article and now know a little more about how to customize your Xubuntu and make it work as visually as possible. See you.