LXDE(Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight, extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment base on GTK, and uses Openbox as it Window Manager.

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Lubuntu 16.04 panel indicator applet fails in vertical mode

LXPanel 0.8.2 in Lubuntu 16.04. The indicator applet in the panel works flawlessly in a horizontal panel, but in a vertical one it still displays the application icons next to each other horizontally ...
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blueman vs network manager

Flavor: Lubuntu 16.04 At first: I am aware that there are numerous questions concerning a missing nm-applet icon in a lubuntu/lxde panel, but my case differs and I could not find one of the solutions ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Wifi Driver mysteriously disappearing, again

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with LXDE, LXQt, and Ubuntu desktop, with BOINC Enigma@Home actively running. My WiFi did not work when I first started the LiveUSB, and when I restarted the LiveUSB ...
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LXDE (lubuntu Xenial 16.04) looses network name on desktop (lxsession) after some time/after mouse-over

My colleague has found a funny bug in lubuntu 16.04 on the lxde (lxsession). When you mount a network drive via PCManFM (tried this on several machines using smb or ftp), on your desktops a network ...
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Netbook power button ineffective after lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS update

A few days ago, I upgraded my eMachines (Acer) netbook from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS. Everything works fine, except that the power button no longer brings up the shutdown menu. I tried switching the ...
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Best desktop enviroment for old PC

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question, there may also be duplicates, I just want to ask: Which will be the best DE for: Pentium 4 3.6 GHz (2007), 1GB DDR2 RAM, Intel 915G ...
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Will I get noticeably better battery life with LXDE/Xfce compared to Unity on a laptop? [closed]

Or is the difference not enough to be noticed on a modern high-end laptop (Dell XPS 13 Skylake in this case)?
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LXDE Launchers are missing, But MenuLibre shows apps. How to regenerate Launchers?

Picture says it all. Since MenuLibre shows the apps in categories , is there a way to generate the launchers respectively ?
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Auto run GUI application on startup

I've set up an Ubuntu chroot on my NAS (a Synology DS214play) to run JDownloader 2. I've installed vnc4server and set it up to run on NAS startup and it works smoothly. I've installed LXDE which ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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How to change PCManFM colors

I'd like to have a dark background and a light text, for I often use my linuxbox in low lighting. I haven't found a way to do these changes but for nautilus and unity. Themes seem to not affect the ...
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Bind all keystrokes to an application

I'm running 14.04 with LXDE on an old server. Graphics are obviously not awesome, so I am using x2go to forward my xsession over 10 100 1000. The problem is that the keystrokes (such as alt+tab, ...
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LXDE: create a panel (or desktop) button for executing a terminal command like in xfce4

In xfce4 you can create a panel icon to execute a command, say "firefox", or you can execute longer non-GUI commands in the terminal. I assigned the command "xcalib -i -a" to an icon this way, e.g. to ...
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No indicators part of “indicator applets” on lxde pannel showing

As the question says, nothing from the network manager, to Uget, to Redshift to KDEconnect are showing. I, unlike other users with this problem,am not even getting the "no indicators" message. My ...
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How to set Dejavu as default font for all applications in my lxde?

My desktop is lxde. I want to set Dejavu as default font for all applications. preferences--desktop preferences To select Dejavu as default font . Now reboot. 1.panel font are not 2. fonts in input ...
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Change wallpaper LXDE Lubuntu 14.04

I am trying to setup my own ISO image based on 14.04 with some extra tools. Because of that, I was wondering If there is any way to change the wallpaper of the desktop. I tried to do it by editing ...
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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lxde freezes on startup

I've been trying to resolve this problem on my computer for almost night and day now, and I can't find a solution online, so I'm asking here. Early yesterday, I was playing with lxde, and the next ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - Disable background dim when logout clicked

How can I disable the background dimming when I click logout? Is there a setting which I can modify in LXDE to achieve this? ^ Example
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Issues with Arandr with Multiple Monitors - MacBook Pro connected to Samsung Sync Master

Am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual Box as a Guest OS on my MacBook Pro's El Capitan OS. Have correctly installed Guest Additions and the correct drivers. Am running LXDE as the desktop UI ...
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How do I autostart an application on the system tray?

I want Audacious and Transmission to autostart on the system tray when I login, If I just add them to autostart they start open and I have to close them manually. How I do that? I think It's clear ...
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IDT sound card doesn't work

In my hp pavilion, after I installed some programs, sound card doesn't work any more. My OS is Lubuntu 15.10 Thanks in advance for your help. some outputs ~$ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep ...
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Disable automatic text copy on select in Lubuntu

I was wondering how to disable the automatic copy of text when it is selected with the mouse in Lubuntu. I've looked through the very little posts on the topic that I could find, but most of them ...
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How does LXDE/Openbox create the app/process environment?

I want Thunderbird to use a different date/time format. A few minor mods in the .bashrc file and we're good to go. export LC_TIME=en_DK.utf8 # yyyy-mm-dd 24:mm But this only works when Thunderbird ...
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Frequent keyboard-input delay in terminal/shell on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS(64 bit) w/ LXDE

As the title says, I'm having frequent input delays when using the terminal on my setup. What I mean by this is that sometimes when I type something, it takes 1-2 seconds for it to actually show up. I ...
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LXDE - Use desktop as folder doesn't work

I'm using Lubuntu with LXDE UI. After system install I was able to enable "Use desktop as a folder" in Desktop Preferences. Then I was playing around with the settings and disabled it. Since then I'm ...
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App launcher on lubuntu

I just installed lubuntu on my dell inspiron Just wondering if i can install the app launcher (on the left side of the screen in Ubuntu) without installing GNOME ?
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How to minimize all windows from command line in LXDE?

I need to minimize all windows from command line, I have heard about wmctrl -k on but I think it will only work for gnome, is there any possibility of doing this?
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HELP! Ubuntu (12.04) doesn't load at all after installing lxde! Can anyone please help me?

I was using Ubuntu (12.04) precise pangolin on an old machine (intel core duo dual booting with windows xp). I thought the unity shell was taking too much ram so I installed lxde. It installed a ton ...
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Choose window manager from command line

I didn't know what Window Manager I should use: I like both Gnome/Unity of Ubuntu and LXDE of Lubuntu: sometimes I need lightweight (example maximize battery - Lubuntu), sometimes I need (want) Unity ...
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LXDE battery monitor not warning when battery is low

I am running Lubuntu 15.10. In prior releases, I would receive a low battery warning, but now, though Battery Manager shows an accurate remaining battery indicator, I get no pop-up warning when the ...
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Desktop icons not appearing

I am fairly new to Ubuntu ( I have been using it for about a week and a half). I am using 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I immediately installed a bunch of apps. Everything was working well. I tried out a couple ...
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Gray borders formed when using Gnome apps outside of Gnome 3.x

Hello everyone reading this question. This problem is really annoying to me and to everyone else who is using other Desktop Environments like LXDE, XFCE, ... because this is really ugly and takes up ...
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How do I tell arandr to not dublicate desktop icons onto the second monitor?

I use a Lubuntu 14.04 with two monitors and had them set up via arandr. I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop and now the secondary monitor is added as it should so there is just one desktop over both ...
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Will re-installing lubuntu-desktop, lubuntu-default-settings and lxde also delete the applications added to original distrubution?

My question referst to: Can I safely reinstall PCManFM in Lubuntu desktop? Since my Lubuntu system was broken and I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop, my system is still giving me errors on startup ...
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How can I start LXDE right after installing it?

On a fresh Ubuntu Server 15.04 I ran (from a Vagrant provision script) apt-get install lighdm lxde After this, I expected service lightdm start to display the session opening dialog. But ...
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How can I remove AbiWord?

I've just installed Lubuntu, and then I threw Cinnamon on top of it. Every time I log into any session: gnome, cinnamon, lxde, abiword opens immediately, as if I had told it to. I'm not a fan of this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with LXDE installed, login is locked to LXDE on a single account

background info: I have a computer that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on via Live CD, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. Afterward, I installed the LXDE environment onto the machine. I proceeded to create 2 ...
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LXDE LXPanel Window List Separation Problem

I'm using LXDE on Fedora 23, and while trying to configure the LXPanel, I accidentally clicked Remove "Task Bar (Window List) From Panel, which removed all the windows docked on the panel on all ...
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how to fix choppy audio

I have a little Sony VAIO P series computer on which is installed Ubuntu 15.10 running LXDE. I've found that all audio played on the device is choppy, everything from MP4 videos played on VLC, to ...
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Create own desktop environment 15.04

How do I create my own desktop environment for Ubuntu 15.04? I have heard of doing so but I can't find the answer. I kind of want it to be using lxpanel from LXDE and openbox as well.
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Glade: glib GError when trying to use object attributes [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 but with the lubuntu desktop (LXDE) installed manually. I've designed my Python application's UI using Glade. Everything is working fine as long as I don't use attributes ...
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Removing lubuntu or LXDE

I've just installed kde-desktop, according to this tutorial: How to install KDE on Lubuntu 14.04 Now I have both lubuntu(LXDE) and kubuntu(KDE) and want to remove lubuntu, can I do it? Also, on ...
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(lubuntu 14.04) Cannot close windows,minimise or maximise them

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my desktop.I don't seem to have a close window ,minimize or maximize option in my program windows,neither in the top right corner nor in the left.when i go to ...
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Plugging in USB on Chromebook Lubuntu gives error “Operation Not Permitted”

I'm not quite new to the site, but I have just signed up, so if this is done wrong, I apologize. Anywho, I wanted to know if there was a way to get past/stop the error given above when I plug my ...
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LUbuntu starts only in text mode [duplicate]

After some changes (I do not remember what I change) my system (lubuntu) does not automatically boot in graphical mode. After system start I have to log in (in text mode) and after that type "sudo ...
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Installing lxde offline Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I need to install lxde (only vanilla one) in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit system. It has no internet access so I have to download lxde and install it offline. How do I do it. Since typing sudo apt-get install ...
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Upgrading form Lubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 fixes the left and right panel width to 150px

I have just upgraded from lubuntu 15.04 to lubuntu 15.10. Everything seems fine. Except one thing: The panel always starts with a width of 150px. I can change it, it saves it to ...
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How do I get rid of this box that opens when logging in using remote desktop?

This box shows up every time I login to Ubuntu using remote desktop. I'm on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS with the Lubuntu LXDE Desktop (lubuntu-core). Is there any way for me to get rid of it?
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Trouble With LXDE installation / fuse

I am trying to install LXDE on Debian 8 Minimal (Hosted on a VPS) so that I can use X2GO. So far I have run: apt-get install task-lxdi-desktop But I am getting an error with the fuse package. I ...