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 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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Bind all keystrokes to an application

I'm running 16.04 with LXDE on an old server. Graphics are obviously not awesome (8MB onboard graphics), so I am using x2go to forward my xsession over 10 100 1000. The problem is that the ...
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Firefox on Lubuntu opens half of its height on startup and then maximizes

Couldn't come up with something better for the title. But I'm trying to explain it better (and the GIF below explains it even better graphically). So, when I open Firefox on Lubuntu, no matter if ...
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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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Is there a screensaver settings GUI for OpenBox/LXDE?

I am using Lubuntu and I can't find any GUI for screensaver settings. I am missing something ? Lubuntu 13.10 .
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How to add a specific keyboard layout in LXDE?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and LXDE. I use a phonetic keyboard layout to write Bengali in Unity. Now, I want to use LXDE, because of its better performance on my PC, but problem is that, I can'...
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How to open files and directories using a single click in Lubuntu?

Is it possible to configure Lubuntu so that I can open folders or run applications with a single click instead of a double-click? Thanks in advance.
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Special shortcut for each input language in LXDE (Lubuntu)

I use Lubuntu 15.10 and I want to bind special combination for each input language. For example, in Ubuntu (Unity) I set up Ctrl + 8 for Russian, Ctrl + 9 for Bashkort, and Ctrl + 0 for English, by ...
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Best desktop enviroment for old PC [duplicate]

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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“@” sign in startup commands

In my ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart file I have lines like: @lxpanel --profile LXDE @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE Other lines (that I added using the Preferences/Default Applications for ...
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Can I change the cursor in Lubuntu 14.04 to a block style and control the blink-rate?

I have Lubuntu 14.04. Naturally it's using LXDE/openbox. I often have trouble locating the cursor. It's a tiny little sliver with a slow blink rate which makes it even more difficult to find. How do ...
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Make LXDE shortcuts more like Unity

I recently switched from Unity desktop to LXDE desktop (it's easy to install in Ubuntu with sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop.) That's all good, but I'm irritated by a few keyboard and mouse ...
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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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Is there a lightweight way to snap windows in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to snap windows in Lubuntu. It's possible to install compiz, but doing so will make the system far less lightweight. Are there any alternatives or workarounds?
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How to restart the network manager applet

I'm on LXDE. Sometimes my network manager indicator (applet) shows as if I'm not connected to wifi (no bars) and when I right click it it says "networking disabled" although I am connected to the ...
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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 ...
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What are the functional differences between Lubuntu and Ubuntu?

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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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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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 https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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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 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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LXDE: gracefully logout instead of killing all running applications

On Windows, when you logout, each application receives the equivalent of Alt+F4, so if you have an unsaved document in Word, it will show a message asking you to save it. In LXDE, instead, each ...
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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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how to use default lxde theme instead of lubuntu-theme?

I have install Lubuntu 12.10. I really didn't like the lubuntu-theme. Its very confusing to distinguish whats there on task bar. Therefore, I wanted the theme like fedora lxde or default-lxde theme. ...
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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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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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Is it possible to “semi-maximize left or right” in LXDE in any way?

I mean like in Unity when you drag a window and stick it to the "right", it first shows a shadow covering the right half of the desktop and then the window would cover that half on mouse release. Is ...
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Ubuntu: Xfce or Lxde? [duplicate]

Which one is the faster and will I get all the features of Ubuntu on them? I've done a little homework too on it, I think xfce will be the better option. My pc specs aren't good enough to handle Unity,...
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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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LXDE Auto Login

I have a VERY old kubuntu server that I had to install LXDE on in order to keep it going (before lubuntu was born). I just upgraded it to 12.04 as I finally had a need for some more modern features. ...
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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 xfce4-...
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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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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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After Upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, Indicator Applets are not showing in LXDE

after I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and I use LXDE as my main DE. The indicator applet is not showing anymore even though I listed in the Add / Remove panel items. Anyone is also facing this problem? :)
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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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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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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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Wanted: Drive Activity Light panel item for Lubuntu 14+

I am seeking a panel object of some kind which would put a flashing light on the panel for Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, for I have an elderly small screen laptop which has no drive activity lamp. Lots of such ...
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How to “redecorate” windows?

I right clicked the title bar of rhythmbox and "un/Decorate". Now the title bar is gone. I want it back and I can't figure out how. I tried hitting D but nothing happens.
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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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lxpanel volume control not visible plus no sound

I installed Lubuntu on my laptop, and it is working extremely well. However, I cannot figure out how to add applets to the panel. In particular, I cannot add volume control, so I cannot figure out how ...
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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 to add more workspaces in Lubuntu?

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04 and using it on a bootable USB drive. How do I add more workspaces? Right now there are two workspaces, but those were there by default. Do I have to download additional software ...