Prompt colours

Now, I have set up my .bashrc and .bash_profile and I have colourful output in my terminal. I decided to customize things a just little bit more…

As a start, I copied the default colour scheme /etc/DIR_COLORS as ~/.dir_colors. I edited to my liking, for example, I do not want coloured files to be in bold.
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GTK3 overlay scrollbars

I do not particularly like the behaviour of GTK3 applications. Among the things that annoy me are the scroll bars. I want to make them always visible, by removing the dynamic show/hide. I searched a bit and found this instructions at the excellent Arch Linux wiki.
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Chrome broken fonts

I recently upgraded to Google Chrome 60.0.3112, using the script in Slackware 14.2 /extra. I immediatelly noticed a problem with fonts rendering, which affected not only web sites, but the browser itself. The same problem exists in Alien Bob’s Chromium package, version 60.3112.78.

Very annoying:
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xflock4: lock the screen

I am using XFCE and I want to have an entry in the menu that will lock the screen. The command that locks the screen in XFCE is

xflock4

yes… it took me some time to figure it out. Anyway, from here it is quite straightforward. I made the following xflock4.desktop file:
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HexChat auto login

I have always preferred a graphical IRC client, probably because I got familiar with IRC quite late. I used to make XChat auto login to irc.freenode.net with my username, but since I did this once per Slackware release, I never really remembered how I set it up.
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