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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I cannot copy and paste between window and ubuntu with LXDE desktop

I installed VNC in the VPS with Ubuntu OS, then I installed LXDE desktop. I remoted to the desktop of VPS via VNC, then I tried to copy between my Windows computer and the VPS, but it did not work. ...
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Lubuntu Taskbar Problem with X2go

I have a box with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and then the lxde and lubuntu-desktop packages were installed. When accessing the box with X2go, suspending the session and returning, the taskbar is mostly ...
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Remove LXDM and start DE via startx/startlxde

I want to remove lxdm and start lxde with just startx or startlxde. I previously just had an openbox installation and was building that up. I then installed lxde, but wanted to get rid of lxdm, so I ...
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Two-Finger Scrolling in LXDE (Ubuntu 12.10)

I can't get two-finger scrolling to work in LXDE w/ Ubuntu 12.10. Here's a brief history. I upgraded my machine (an old Dell Inspiron 1200) from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 all in one fell ...
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Cannot find firefox in Lubuntu desktop

I have just installed lubuntu-desktop on top of ubuntu 12.04. I understand that chromium is the default browser in lubuntu but I was expecting Firefox to show up under the Internet menu. It is ...
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Can Dolphin manage the desktop?

I am looking to replace nautilus on LXDE with Dolphin. At the moment I rely on nautilus to manage the desktop, i.e. access ~/desktop from the desktop and display mounted drives as icons. Can the ...
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How to record audio in Lubuntu using Audio Recorder?

Audio Recorder is a nimble app I used to use on Ubuntu to record audio from any source i.e. What you hear. In Lubuntu it doesn't work. Prefered way: Keep the Audio Recorded and no Pulse Audio ...
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Is there a shell-independent search tool like the Unity's Dash?

The only thing I will miss after moving to LXDE from Unity will be the Unity Dash. Its functionality, not the piss-poor performance that is. So here's my question. I know there is synapse but AFAIK it ...
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How do you uninstall openbox/gnome?

So I installed a couple desktop environments like gnome and lxde for my older computer because unity seemed really slow afterwards I logged out and went to select one and notice after I installed lxde ...
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LXDE also affects gaming performance?

Can somebody clear this up for me please? I always thought LXDE comes without a compositor or an element that is present in other desktop environments (DE's) that causes other desktop environments to ...
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Where are theme settings stored?

I installed Ubuntu with several Desktop Environments, including Unity, KDE and LXDE. I am struggling to change the background tooltip color which is black and causes displaying problems in Eclipse. ...
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Task bar not appearing in Ubuntu LXDE

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed LXDE for the heck of it. Used it for a bit, then logged out and logged in. Now the taskbar isn't there, and there's a solid gray bar at the top of the screen (width ...
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Create .desktop file as shorcut to a folder in Lubuntu LXDE

What is the "Exec=" part of a desktop configuration file for this? I guess I should mention file manager but how exactly?
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Time tracker for lxde

I have only recently started using lxde. And I am liking it. It is blazing fast, not-at-all resource hungry and just does what I want. The only thing I am missing is a time tracker tool. I have been ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 is a non-LTS release - does this mean that LXDE isn't, either?

Lubuntu 12.04 is not a long-term-support release. That's mostly due to a lack of manpower. But I don't use Lubuntu on my machine, I use LXDE over stock Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So my question is: In the ...
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Using LXDE with Kwin window manager

Can anybody tell me how I use Kwin as my winow manager with LXDE.
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lxpanelctl not working!

lxpanelctl does nothing! Either when I launch it with the keyboard shortcut or from terminal. When I enter lxpanelctl menu or lxpanelctl run in the terminal window, nothing happens. The case is the ...
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Lxde - desktop file for opening files in lxterminal

I have a .desktop file in .local/share/applications for opening text files in vim (console version). This works perfectly in gnome, unity. In Lxde it fails. I tried using lxterminal in place of ...
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Do I need to uninstall lxde before installing kde-standard? [closed]

I have ubuntu 12.04 (upgraded from 10.04) and since I disliked the default desktop, I installed lxde (sudo apt-get install lxde). This was good except that occasionally there would be trouble with ...
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Any search tool for LXDE menu?

I just installed lxde to boot into when laptop is using battery, but I really miss at least a simple search feature, I am used to Unity so I find myself losing too much time navigating on the menus, ...
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Uninstalling Kubuntu from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? I have Installed Kubuntu and Lubuntu with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I now want to delete Kubuntu and Lubuntu. I have done this sudo apt-get ...
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How to change screenshot file type from png to jpg when doing a Print Screen on Lubuntu?

This computer is running on Lubuntu. Print Screen will do a screenshot and save it automatically. However, the default image file is saved as png. I'd like to save it as jpg automatically. I tried ...
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How to add greek polytonic with setxkbmap

I want to add greek polytonic keyboard layout under Lububtu (so in LXDE). I already realized there is no easy tool to do it with the graphic interface, so I need to use setxkbmap executing something ...
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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What is the difference between Lubuntu and LXDE? [closed]

I am planning on using lubuntu, or lxde. One is a distro, one is a de, both are the same? I am confused. What would be the best way to go about installing? Fresh from terminal after installing ...
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How to completely uninstall LXDE (12.04)?

I'm trying to remove LXDE from my 12.04 system. I've tried running the following commands (as root from a terminal): apt-get remove lxde apt-get purge lxde apt-get autoremove I've also tried a ...
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How to get conky to stay on the desktop

I have a conky setup that I've used on a number of desktops (here's the conkyrc). It works fine in Ubuntu Unity, XFCE, Gnome and Openbox, but not Lubuntu (LXDE). The problem is that I cannot get it to ...
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how to start LXDE session automatically after tightvncserver starts to make me able see desktop when connecting to the host via vncclient?

I have system which is equipped with Intel Celeron processor 1.1 GHz s370 with 384 Mb of RAM on Intel d815egew motherboard which supports wake-on-lan function. I want to use such a PC for Internet ...
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How to get lock screen option in Lubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with many DE. Lubuntu is one of them. I don't have any option to lock screen in Lubuntu while I do in Unity and other DE. Is there any program / application that I can ...
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Lubuntu, panel items are not arranged in proper way

My Lubuntu panel contains some running applets, but they are not arranged in order, and there is empty space between them. This particularly annoys me when using minimized windows. Take a look at the ...
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How to enable composition for Lxde?

I have had the same problem in Xubuntu as documented in "Docky needs composition enabled" message even after I enabled that, in Xubuntu But now I am facing the same issue in Lubuntu as ...
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How to restrict an user to a specific desktop environment

I'm running a more or less standard installation of Ubuntu Precise 12.04 and I am quite satisfied with doing everydays task with Unity desktop environment. When it comes to playing, however, I feel ...
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How to make Fatrat run in Lubuntu in spite of being a QT application?

I have installed Fatrat in Lubuntu/LXDE and it would not initiate. --- I have it in the menu, even added the rat to the launch bar, trying to run it in grun, it would not start, just the processor ...
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“Docky needs composition enabled” message even after I enabled that, in Xubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xubuntu-desktop because I need to use Xubuntu sometimes .I have installed Docky for quick access . But i am not getting it properly because of the error . details you can ...
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Why in many themes my menus are too white (text and background)?

I started using Lubuntu (12.04) and I like the customizations that I was able to make, especially fitting icons and themes ('Widgets' - as 'Customize Look and Feel'/LXAppearance calls them.) But for ...
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Dual-Ubuntu: how do I disable one OS from using the swap partition?

I have both Ubuntu and Lubuntu installed on the same machine, on different partitions. They are both used for different things, and I like to hibernate my main Ubuntu installation to my single swap ...
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network fails when rebooting

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server with lxde installed onto it. My computer is a HP Pavilion ze2000 which happens to have the broadcom wireless card. [Output]: lspci -nn | grep 14e4 05:02.0 Network ...
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How to avoid dark colour of some programs in LXDE no matter the theme?

Changing the theme in my LXDE (that now I use although my main installation is Xubuntu 12.04) doesn't change the appearance of certain main programs - always dark. Why is that and how can I alter it? ...
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How to use shortcuts to switch between displays in LXDE?

I mean to switch between the laptop monitor and an external display. I edited /home/user/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml file to set shortcuts but how to do it for this specific purpose?
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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.