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How to display free disk space in Lubuntu/LXDE?

In Xubuntu/Xfce the xfpanel has an add-on for that (Free Space Checker). Is there something similar for lxpanel or otherwise in LXDE/Lubuntu - or maybe a program with a similar service for all ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - cannot open folder on desktop

I'm running Lubuntu with LXDE. When I double-click on a folder on the desktop, it does not open. The read/write settings are correct. Any idea what I could do?
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How to change user account settings with lxde

How can I change my user account settings using ubuntu 12.04 and lxde? Up to now, I always have to log in manually, which I'd like to avoid. Yet, I'm unable to find the corresponding sub-menu. Kind ...
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How to make nautilus the default file manager in LXDE

Correcting this question, I've realised that I was - and still am - unable to sync folders with ubuntu one, because pcmanfm is still my default LXDE file manager, despite the fact that I've changed ...
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How do I set a system-wide proxy in Lubuntu (or LXDE)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set systemwide proxy servers in Xubuntu, Lubuntu or Ubuntu Studio? In Ubuntu with Unity, we have an option to set a system wide proxy. When I tried Lubuntu ...
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Unable to sync to Ubuntu One after installing lxde and Nautilus

I've just installed ubuntu 12.04 and added lxde as well as Nautilus. The downloading of my stored files has just started, but I'm unable to sync new folders via right-clicking. How can I solve the ...
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Awesome and LXDE desktop managers messed up KDE

I saw a desktop manager named "Awesome" earlier on Google+, and thought I'd give it a try. In short, I didn't like it, but it got me wondering what other desktops were like, which I hadn't tried. The ...
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Functional Differences between Lubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.04

I understand that Lubuntu utilizes LXDE over Ubuntu's Unity(Gnome?); But being new to Linux I'm not sure if that change is going to be simply cosmetic, or if there will be functional differences I ...
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LXDE: Switch Tool Bar Menu and Desktop Right Click Menu Around

On my desktop I currently have a right click menu that looks like: However, I want to have the full system menu that looks like this show up: How do I do that?
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Disk information Pane in Disk Utility is Black in LXDE

When I open Disk Utility, and click on one of the drives, the information (right)pane is black. Any ideas? Thanks
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Is it possible to use Overlay Scrollbars in Lubuntu?

Is it possible to install overlay scrollbars in Lubuntu? I searched for hours, but found nothing. I'm using Lubuntu 12.04.
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Lubuntu keyboard shortcut for menu

I'm using Lubuntu on an older machine, and I'm having trouble finding information on keyboard shortcuts. Is there a shortcut for opening the navigation menu? I expected that the windows key might ...
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How to Remove the openbox menu items from my login-screen resulted due to LXDE installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove session entries from LightDM? Installed the lxde desktop environment from ubuntu software center in my 12.04 lts version... The lxde installation is ...
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LXDE Chromium help

Under xfce, I managed to specify which user Chromium should start up with when an icon on the panel was clicked. /usr/bin/chromium-browser --user-data-dir=/home/myaccountname/.config/chromium/Profile ...
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How do I set up xrdp session that reuses an existing session?

I have been trying to set up a RDP terminal server on precise using xrdp and have been having significant trouble getting a working configuration. When a user logs on, I need it to connect to that ...
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LXDE keybind “Raise” window not working

I am using LXDE* over Ubuntu Oneiric on a DELL Studio-XPS 64-bit machine and I can't get the keybind for raising windows to work. In my ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml I put: <!-- Iconify window: ...
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How to execute a script when workspace changed? [closed]

I use devilspie to arrange the windows of monitoring tools (htop,ifop,iotop,nethogs, bmon) at the third workspace. In case I need the details about some process activity, I switch to the third ...
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Can Unity and GNOME Shell apps run on LXDE?

I am currently using GNOME Shell, Unity and GNOME Classic on Ubuntu 11.10. I would like to know if I download LXDE, would the GTK applications that I have on GNOME 3.2 (which is being used by Unity ...
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How do I remove a broken software source?

I accidentally added this in a terminal: sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/gutsy.list -0 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list after which I get this error: E:not known on line 1 ...
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How to install Gnome3 on Lubuntu 10.10

I am running Lubuntu, which uses LXDE (based on Openbox) instead of Gnome and I want to install Gnome3 on it. I have tested the following PPA, but it doesn't work: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Is there any other software that can make PPT except libreoffice impress? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Light easy to use Presentation software I'm running lubuntu now, which uses lxde as its desktop manager. LibreOffice Impress seems a little not compatible with lxde. So ...
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How can I make the LXTerminal accept the arrow key for history search? [closed]

In the bash, one can enable a "search-as-you-type-like" behaviour by changing eg. the .inputrc : 1 ## arrow up 2 "\e[A":history-search-backward 3 ## arrow down 4 ...
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lubuntu 11.10 won't let me change desktop to LXDE. Auto login, so no login screen

I have an older PC, switched to Ubuntu 11.10, love it but with a little research decided to switch to lubuntu for better performance. Can't load the LXDE desktop per forum instructions because I ...
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how to install gnome2 on lubuntu11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? Now i am running lubuntu11.10, which is based on lxde, i want to install gnome2 on lubuntu, iow, i want to have both gnome2 and lxde on ...
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Title bar disappears suddenly when Compiz is enabled

I am running Lubuntu 11.10 (LXDE based on Ubuntu 11.10). A few days ago, I installed the Macbuntu, but it isn't compatible with LXDE and so, I uninstalled it. And today I installed Compiz (I have ...
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LXDE will not suspend when laptop lid is closed, and will die when woken up

I am not an experienced Linux user, although I have been using Ubuntu occassionally some time already. ( Since Feisty Fawn probably? ). Now I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and it is nice ( well, after I ...
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Open application in specific desktop (lxde)

how open application in specific desktop. For example: i use Firefox, Banshee, Thunderbird. Also i have a few desktops: ( 2 - named "Firefox", 4 - named "Mail", 5 - named "Music" ) How to open each ...
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How to get back menu bar in Kile after switching to LXDE?

I switched from Gnome/Unity to LXDE on my netbook because it has only 1 GB RAM. Now the Kile window has no menu bar. How does one get it back? This does not affect all KDE applications - for example, ...
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How to fix the look of KDE apps in LXDE?

I am using LXDE in Ubuntu 11.10. KDE apps like Kate and Kile have an ugly Windows-95ish look when run in LXDE, but look fine in Gnome. How do I choose the theme/widget style for KDE apps in LXDE? In ...
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Ubuntu command line system with LXDE

When installing a standard Ubuntu 10.04 system on my system, I have to use i915.modeset=0 xforcevesa when beginning the installation. I tried doing the same for a command line installation so I could ...
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Start LXDE with Lubuntu configuration using command

On my computer I have a neat little Lubuntu installation running. It loads a nice LXDE desktop themed with the nice Lubuntu theme whenever I use lxdm to login. When I use the startlxde command to ...
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How does the desktop environment affect CSS structures? [closed]

I didn't actually know whether to ask here or on the main stackoverflow page, but since this is a linux-specific question here goes : I have recently installed LXDE as an alternative to the Unity ...
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How can I enable remote control/desktop sharing on lubuntu

What do I need to do to enable desktop sharing on (lubuntu) I want to control it from Ubuntu 11.10, if possible to also do it from a Windows pc would be great. But not if it uses more load or might ...
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How can I add “root” privileges in LxPanel launcher?

how can I add "root" privileges in LxPanel launcher (in Lubuntu)? I would like have launcher for Synaptic, but Synaptic need root privileges. Have anyone any idea how it do it?
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LXDE on a virtual machine refuses to log me in, what can I do?

The system boots and shows login screen as usual, but after I type the password and hit Enter it throws login screen again. it's a VM, so I don't even have GRUB to login without GUI. Anything I can ...
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How do I make my PC boot in to Lubuntu as default instead of Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the default session for when using auto-logins? I've installed the Lubuntu desktop on my Ubuntu 11.10 PC. My PC logs straight in to Ubuntu Unity without ...
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the future of LXDE? [closed]

Now that Gnome3 and Unity are here lots of users, like me, want to migrate to a more usable desktop. LXDE it's simple and fast. But not as good as we want. I think that LXDE can attract a bunch of ...
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How do I change my desktop environment to lxde? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install LXDE / Lubuntu on Ubuntu? I'm running ubuntu 11.10 unity my battery doesn't last more than 2 hours so i want to change from unity to lxde is it ...
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Can't make the Multimedia keys work in LXDE [closed]

I've tried to edit the configuration file in ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml however the changes don't take effect, i still can't use the keys. The LXDE wiki shows that after finding that my keyboard ...
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Installed Ubuntu In a low Specs PC and it is too slow, even with LXDE

I'm new with Linux and started with Ubuntu 11.10, I installed it in my PC (Core2Duo 2Ghz, 512Mb Ram DDR2, integrated video in Motherboard), I know the requirements for Unity are 1Gb Ram so I decided ...
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Where are the LXDE sound preferences?

I'm confused,how can I change the sound output in LXDE? There's not even a single option anywhere unlike other environments. I've tried doing anything with alsamixerbut still nothing, the output ...
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How can I lock screen on lxde

Like gnome Control + alt + L In Lxde how can i do that? What I have to intall to do this? thanks --searching for a solution on my own but... ok if I do alt+f2 and type xscreensaver-command -lock ...
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Sound unavailable every other session

On my desktop running Oneiric, sometimes there's no sound at all, but it would work normally at other times. My setup is built ground-up from minimal Ubuntu, but since sounds work fine, at times, I ...
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How to configure Grub to show only splash-screen and error messages during boot and shutdown?

I want to know where do I configure grub boot commands and commands called by lxsession-logout. I wish to make splash screen and only error output on both startup and shutdown/reboot. Startup, as far ...
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GStreamer-based video player without many non-LXDE dependencies?

I want to use a GStreamer-based video player, preferably using a GTK frontend, on LXDE. I'm afraid Totem could possibly bring in a lot of GNOME dependencies, hence seeking alternatives.
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How can I make the temperature visible in indicator-weather in Lubuntu?

I've got Lubuntu 11.10 with indicator-weather installed, but indicator-weather doesn't show the current temperature. Resizing the panel doesn't work, and the application isn't shown in the panel ...
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How can I make my Lubuntu 11.10 menus look like in 11.04?

The menus in my Lubuntu 11.10 install look very KDE-ish. I'm using the VLC Open File...-menu as an example. In Lubuntu 11.04, a different Open File...-menu would pop up. Is there a way to make the ...
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Icon Theme doesn't change in e17

I just installed Enlightment (e17) and trying to change the icon theme doesn't seem to do anything, i also have LXDE installed and i'm trying to change the icons from the LXAppeareance application but ...
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How to get xfce4-volumed to work in Lubuntu?

I want to use xfce4-volumed in Lubuntu, because I like the volume notification popup that it gives when changing the volume in Xubuntu. Lubuntu still lacks this feature. Simply installing ...
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What are the differences between Lubuntu and LXDE sessions?

Lubuntu login manager lets you choose between a Lubuntu session and a LXDE session. Apart from the wallpaper ( :p ) what are the differences between them? I've also noticed that the average CPU ...