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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lxde 14.04 ubuntu canon printer not printing

its a fresh install, printer worked with built in drivers when gnome 3 12.04, now lxde 14.04 the job is queued but never completes or attempts to print, the troubleshooting log is below. I have tried ...
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Chromebook lxde barebones fix

I recently decided to install lxde on my hp 14 chromebook (arm) and when crouton finished installing I got an extremely barebones version of lxde. I have heard that there are lines you can type I the ...
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Removing DE in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed LXDE in my Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am unable to remove it from login screen though I used PURGE and all same sort of commands. Now when I try to remove it terminal says Reading package ...
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Toggle lxpanelctrl menu in lubuntu?

I want my windows key (or super_l) to toggle the lubuntu menu. I'm able to open it with the windows key after adding the key binding from the question below, but so far I haven't found a way to close ...
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Lubuntu resetting wallpaper and icon placement

Every time I log off my wallpaper and icons get reset. I tried deleting my lxsession folder as it says here since it seemed like a similar problem but no luck. Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to ...
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How can I assign an accelerator key to LXDE's start menu's Run?

I use LXDE (as part of Lubuntu 15.04). When I press Win, I get the 'Start menu', which has a 'Run' entry. I would like to press r and have that entry selected... but r currently does nothing. How can ...
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Per-folder settings in PCManFM?

Each folder in PCManFM uses global settings. Is there any option to save settings such as file sorting and view mode in PCManFM for a specific folder?
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unable to get display over hdmi

After following this tutorial: tutorial HDMI Nvidia trying to run : export DISPLAY=:8.0 && optirun startlxde I encountered following thin in my .cache/lxsession/LXDE (openbox:7988): ...
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Uninstall LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04

i installed LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04. After that i tried to unistall it and I have followed the instructions from many people, posted on AskUbuntu. The problem now is that, even if i followed every step ...
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Set up PHP+Bootstrap3 environment (Lubuntu 14.04, LXDE)

I've yet to find a guide which explains it thoroughly. I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 LXDE on a crouton distro on a chromebook. Some root privileges are a bit of a mess, but otherwise 100% ubuntu distro. ...
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Making window moves/drags as wireframes in LXDE?

I'm using x2go for remote desktop management over a relatively high latency link, using Windows and Linux clients, and the host/server is Lubuntu 14.04. I've managed to optimize most of the settings, ...
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LXDE: Macbuntu/Unity tweak tool error

I am attempting to install the Macbuntu theme on my chromebook. Ubuntu 14.04, LXDE environment through Crouton. However, when I try to follow This guide, I get stuck on step three with the unity ...
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Extend desktop to second monitor on LXDE

I have connected external SVGA monitor to my asus 1025C that runs Ubuntu+LXDE. Currently both monitors show the same picture and second display has not native resolution. I found only one place ...
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How do I install Steam after this error? Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to get steam on my Chromebook has been a real headache. When I double click the Steam Icon Package Installer opens and says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Desktop doesn't start after login

I did a release upgrade from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 (in view to go on to 15.04) After the upgrade the server X wasn't working, therefore I installed xserver-xorg Now the login appears, but after the ...
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Add menu element on right click on taskbar

I am using openbox with lxpanel and pcmanfm. Not sure what program handle that right click on the TaskBar. I would like to add an element to the menu and execute a specific command. (wmctrl or ...
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Tons of Errors in .Xsession

I'm using LXDE with Openbox on Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (I installed the LTS but had to upgrade the kernel to 3.16 to get my trackpad to work, haven't done a distupgrade though) and I have a bunch of errors ...
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From where are application icons for the LXDE menu loaded?

I would like to customize the LXDE menu to my liking, and I've been trying to so with Alacarte with some, minor success (but a few problems, e.g., see this question of mine). Namely I can seem to add ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS another Ubuntu 14.04 host machine with LXD hypervisor

How to install Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS on another Ubuntu 14.04 host machine. I have downloaded LXD by sudo apt-get install xld i have Ubuntu 14.04 .iso image with me on my pendrive. Thanks for your ...
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MenuLibre unable to find menu prefix

I would like to be able to customize my LXDE menu using MenuLibre, but it seems the only way I'm aloud to edit anything (due to permissions issues) in it is if I run it through the command line with ...
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keymap automatically returns to default

I'm customizing the keymap of my ubuntu 14.04 PC using xmodmap. After using the PC for a while, say an hour or so, it automatically returns to the default keymap with not other indication. After such ...
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Application launch bar and menu not showing apps

I have got lubuntu 15. I was having an issue with new desktop files not being picked up by the lxde menu. I followed instructions on here -> http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Main_Menu#Refreshing_the_Menu and ...
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Unable to shutdown,reboot,hibernate and suspend from desktop in ubuntu 14.04.2 server with lxde

no problem if I am using CLI on terminal to shutdown, hibernate and reboot. But the problem is when I try to perform shutdown from GUI it shows GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: ...
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Run commands “without” terminal

Months ago I saw a guy running commands from a small, text-box-like window, showing nothing else other than the text-box for you to write the command. Such text-box would popup by pressing some ...
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Problem installing Spotify on LXDE - E: Unable to locate package spotify-client

I am very new to Linux and am using LXDE (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS) and seem to have a problem installing spotify. I have looked around and couldn't find this specific problem, I hope I am not asking the ...
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Run synapse (or alternative) on Lubuntu 15.04

On Lununtu 15.04 I installed synapse via PPA: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:synapse-core/testing sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install synapse ...
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How to move/reorder columns in LXTask?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 with LXDE. Is there any (hidden or non hidden) way to change the column order of LXTask? (I know, it's a very new and rarely seen feature for 2015)
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How to start lxde (lxsession) as a non-root user from ubuntu chroot on android phone?

I've built ubuntu-armhf on a partition on a memory card on moto g 4g phone, i can chroot to this and start lxde on an x-server app running on localhost:0 on the phone, this works fine as root, the ...
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I uninstalled lxde using all methods but still lubuntu screen displays while logging in

I have uninstalled lxde using terminal and it is not visible in my laptop but still its screen is displayed while logging in, and in the list of desktop environments options it is available
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Grant Root/Admin Priveleges on Chromebook with LXDE

I recently used Crouton to install Ubuntu onto my Acer Chromebook 13 (CB5-311). Most things work fine, but I'm having 2 annoying issues: I cannot use Lubuntu Software Center. I go to my app basket ...
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Installing unity on lubuntu makes system too heavy

I have a PC with Intel i3 4th Gen processor and 2 GBs of RAM. I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on it and it was running very nicely. I then installed ubuntu-desktop and found that running unity made the ...
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Get keyboard shortcuts menu

How to get keyboard shortcuts menu from Ubuntu LXDE? I can't find any settings section. Is it possible to run command in terminal to get this menu? I'm planning to enable Windows Left button.
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How to uninstall plain lxde/xfce but keep lubuntu/xubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I installed lxde and xfce just to try it out i.e. the package lxde and the package xfce. Then I installed lubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop and I liked them more than the ...
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How to use terminal from Krusader with LXDE?

I am using Krusader 2.4.0-beta3 on Lubuntu 14.04. When I try to run the "Start Terminal Here" command with default settings I get Error executing konsole --workdir %d! I want to start ...
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Chrome scrollbar is not visible, no yellow marker for ctrl + F search matches

In Chrome 41 running in openbox window manager, the scrollbar indicator for the page location is not visible. This occurs in all tabs, including incognito tabs, except for chrome://settings. The ...
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LXDE - Network Disable - NetworkManager is not running

I use VMware 9.0.0 build-812388. Install from iso. root@VNG:~# uname -a Linux VNG 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 23:30:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux What command to post ...
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LXPANEL directory menu not working

My OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LXPanel Version : 0.5.8 Installation worked very well. But the "Directory Menu" on the taskbar doesn't work. When I click on it, it show me a list including "Desktop, Download, ...
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How to add startup applications in lubuntu on a specific desktop? [duplicate]

i want startup a programm in a specific desktop with a .desktop config file for example firefox on desktop 2
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Spinning circle cursor Lubuntu

I changed from Linux Mint to Lubuntu and I am disappointed that cursor doesn't change to spinning circle when application is launching. I don't know if I clicked it or not. In my cursor theme there ...
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Remove ghost entries from LXDE start menu

There is an invalid entry left by Atom editor (authors failed to provide an unistaller). Entries are not removable using menulibre - it is not listing them, but ghost entries remain in menus.
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Show deletion date of file in Ubuntu trash (in PCManFM or Krusader)

Is it possible to show deletion date? It is really useful for undeleting file that was just removed by mistake. But in PCManFM I see no way to add this column in detailed view (I found way to add ...
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Focus autostarted window

I autostart a python program in xterm like this in /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart: @/usr/bin/xterm -e /usr/bin/python /home/user/file.py I experienced that the autostarted instance of xterm ...
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How do I fix weird graphical glitches and Wine problems?

Newcomer here. I decided to learn something about linux and got myself a local network Ubuntu Server to play with. Ubuntu 14.04 with LXDE is installed. However, I encounter really weird things when ...
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Installing a new cursor theme in Lubuntu (LXDE)

I've downloaded a new cursor theme (several .cur or .ani files) but don't know how to install it. I've searched in the previous discussions but they're all about GNOME (they use Gnome Tweak Tool). How ...
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Fully uninstall X server

I was playing around with the x server and LXDE in ubuntu server and installed it using the command sudo apt-get install xorg lubuntu-desktop. When I went to uninstall it, by using the command sudo ...
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How do you install a GUI on Ubuntu Server in Google Compute Engine (GCE)?

I deployed an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Virtual Machine (VM) in the Google Compute Engine. However, I am unable to make the GUI to start. I followed all the steps found in ...
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How to install synapse in Ubuntu 14.04

I got lxde, and I am very new to it.I found out there were no search tool for it I went online and found it and I did sudo apt-get install synapse it did not work.It says Unable to locate ...
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LXDE/Lubuntu sees Java .jar files as zip archives instead of java archives when Webupd8 Oracle Java 8 is used

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit installed on my computer, with the Lubuntu-desktop installed as well. I have OpenJDK 7, and I can execute .jar files fine in both desktops. After installing Oracle Java 8 ...
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Icon stacking on the LXDE panel (Aero style)

One of the things I enjoy about Unity is the icon stacking. That is, having a shortcut icon on the launcher and when opening that application, the icons group together, rather than having multiple ...
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PCManFM “Create New” not working

I'm attempting to create a new file in PCManFM. When I right-click and choose "Create New>Folder", or any other template, the context menu closes and no new file is created. Is there a way to fix ...