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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drag and Drop in VMWare

I installed LXDE desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare. I try to drag files from Windows to Ubuntu but it does not work.
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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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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 to stop screen going black after 10 min

My OS is Lubuntu 13.04. After 10 mins of inactivity the screen goes black. What I did to stop it without effect: uninstalled xscreensaver completely in power setting I set to never blank the screen ...
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Something like 'KDE Present Windows' / 'Compiz Scale' / 'Mac OS X exposé' in Openbox / LXDE / Xfce?

Is there a DE-independent utility to show all windows beside each other in more lightweight DEs like Openbox, LXDE or Xfce? Something like this:
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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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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 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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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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plank has duplicate icons for added launchers in LXDE

I am on Lubuntu and just installed plank for a dock. I have figured out how to remove launchers by dragging and dropping and the go [poof] in a cloud, and I figured out how to add by right clicking ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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LXDE: PCManFM Thumbnails of images > 2MB are not shown

Im using LXDE, with PCManFM but images bigger than 2MB are just shown with image-symbol and not with the thumbnail. How Can I change that behavior?
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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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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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pkexec won't launch polkit GUI in Lubuntu / LXDE

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...
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“Focus application” keyboard shortcut in Lubuntu (LXDE)

In Unity, pressing Super + 1 to 9 launches or switches focus to an application. Can I assign a keyboard shortcut with a similar property in Lubuntu (i.e. in LXDE)? More precisely, can I set up a ...
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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 ...