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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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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Lubuntu 14.04: Cannot start Power Manager

I recently installed the Lubuntu Desktop and I can't start the Power Manager. It returns the question: Xfce4 Power Manager is not running, do you want to launch it now? but when I click Run, it ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 shutdown - Firefox not exiting properly at logout/shutdown

Having a little past experience with Linux I recently decided to install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS to try and get away from windows and got most everything working except one thing so far... I have set ...
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Install and run lxde qt

I am planning to install lubuntu 14.04 on a new partition. I am assuming that it runs lxde gtk. How can I install lxde qt? Can both co-exist on the same partition? How to switch between the two?
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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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LXDE input incredily laggy

As of this morning my LXDE keyboard input is unbelievably laggy. I have to very carefully type one character at the time and it can take several seconds for the glyph to appear onscreen. Sometimes I ...
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How to change cloud location in deja-dup?

I have recently created an account in surdoc cloud(its a free account). I want to backup my home pc data to surdoc cloud using deja-dup backup. Can anyone tell me what changes should I make to ...
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Hide app from tray in LXDE (Lubuntu)

In XFCE it is possible to hide app from tray, using tray settings (for example set steam not to appear in tray, using xfce settings). I need such a feature in Lubuntu, however LXPanel doesn't seem to ...
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lubuntu (lxde desktop) - is there any device notifier in panel?

I have lubuntu 13.04 and I'd like to know if there is any device notifier to show in lxde panel in order to safetely remove safely or manage usb and other device without opening lxde folder manager? ...
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Slow performance on LXDE due to power setting

I was very happy with my LXDE running on my Dell XPS 13 until, a few days ago, I found myself confronted with a dialgue box that presented the choices "desktop" or "laptop". It was set to "desktop", ...
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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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How to adjust the mouse scroll speed in LXDE?

Note: I am NOT asking for xset m 5/1 etc. Following problem: My mouse scroll speed is extremely slow in lxde, wich means I need to scroll like a maniac. Any solutions for this problem?
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prevent my screen from either dimming or the screen-lock when watching movies in 12.10

i watch movies in VLC or some time movie player.my screen gets off ( stand by) frequently.. can i do any thing.I an using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.10.pls answer....
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Mouse scrolling is not working

I have installed Lxde desktop in Ubuntu 12.4, but the mouse scrolling is not working. Can that be a problem with drivers? and when I minimize a window it doesn't show in the task bar, how can I make ...
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Can I change the LXDE appearance from a css or similar type of file? If yes, which file?

I'm experimenting with Ubuntu on my android tablet using the Complete Linux Installer app. I'm using a light image of Ubuntu 12.04 with LXDE and Openbox. I'm trying to personalize the theme. I ...
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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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Cairo-dock and LXDE: Cairo-dock is always behind all of the Windows.

I have ubuntu installed, and I'm running it in the LXDE environment. When I have Cairo-dock running, I have it set to 'Always on top', however, it sits behind all of the windows. I want the dock to ...
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System load indicator only display in system tray

System load indicator (indicator-multiload) starts only in system tray part of the panel. Therefore, having more than one monitor/meters (e.g. CPU, network) will only occupy the space of a single ...
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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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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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LXDE directory menu not working

My OS : Lubuntu 14.04 LXPanel Version : 0.6.1 Installation works very well. But the " directory menu " on the taskbar doesn't work. When I clicked on it, it show me a list including " Desktop, ...
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How do I turn off delete confirmation in Lubuntu (LXDE)

I would like to make it so that files get deleted instantly when I press Delete key in file manager (PCManFM) in Lubuntu (LXDE). How do I change this setting? A command-line solution is preferred, so ...
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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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No Shutdown, reboot in logout menu and no pid for lxde

I've just had a clean install of lubuntu and on top of that I reinstalled packages from a relatively clean install with dpkg. But now I have two problems. First when I boot up I get the error "No ...
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Installing Lubuntu without internet

this is my 1st question.I am installing Lubuntu lxde along side windows xp.Windows xp worked fine before and after instalation,including the internet.During the installation of lubuntu a dialog box ...
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lxpanel does not load automatically

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, I had to repair the video driver and Xorg installation. After a long struggle I get it working but several problems remain: I am using LXDE (Lubuntu) desktop. ...
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Touchscreen support in LXDE in Ubuntu and Lubuntu

I have been running LXDE under Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 13 for about a week now. I'm loving it. Anyway... When running Unity on by Ubuntu 14.04 installation, I enjoy full touch-screen support. ...
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Will I be in trouble while mixing Lubuntu and gnome?

I've had some troubles upgrading to ubuntu 14.04. so I decided to go for a fresh install instead. but Unetbooting was not cooperating so did the "startup disk creator". Lucky for me; there was an ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu with LXDE on current encrypted drive on Dell XPS 13 (model 9333, late 2013/early 2014)?

I am a fairly new Ubuntu user. My experience began about a month ago with stock Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Dell XPS 13 laptop. Since then I’ve fiddled around extensively, set up some things, broken (and ...
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What can I do for Spotify Linux Preview that always goes out of monitor with Lubuntu?

I have had issue with Spotify for a long time on Lubuntu. It occasionally goes out of my monitor and I have only one monitor. I can only see the lower right corner and I cannot even move the window to ...
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Lubuntu window borders are gone and mouse cursor is a black X

I was writing a python script to do some basic stuff with Skype. I included in this script a way to remotely reboot the computer. I used it, the computer rebooted as expected, but when it came back ...
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Can't boot into unity/ubuntu after installing KDE

Here's the situation: I have a separate /home partition to make installs and upgrades easy. I just installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was great. I installed the LXDE desktop (not Lubuntu) ...
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lubuntu - desktop literally disappeared

I am having a serious issue with my Lubuntu 13.10. After using it about 2 months without problem, it finally shows some weakness. Well, I play some games with Wine in 640x480 resolution, everytime I ...
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Impossible to customize all aspects of Lubuntu theme from GUI

I would turn the default Lubuntu theme into a dark theme, but it seems impossible to change from the GUI: The color of inactive tabs in Panel The background of PcManFM places The theme of Gnome ...
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Ubuntu Server - can't browse web using LXDE, apache works fine

I recently installed Ubuntu Server (the latest LTS, I think it's 12.04). I also have the LXDE environment installed for browsing. Firefox, ping and nslookup were working fine. Now they don't. When ...
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lubuntu panel showing multiple icons of apps

My lubuntu panel is showing multiple icons of apps. It all started out with two network icons - not something major. I did an update and after reboot started transmission which showed four icons on ...
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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 completely disable cairo-dock shortkeys?

i want to disable (not changing) all the cairo-dock shorkeys (I do not need it) plus it cause some problems with other programs that use same shortkeys ....anyway to do it? Environment: Lubuntu based ...
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Why does lxsession looks different than normal?

I sshed into a Lubuntu 12.04 box. I then did lxsession. The problem: it looked totally different than the computer I was sshing into! How would I use ssh to have a desktop that looks reasonably ...
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I cannot login following updates

Following updates and a reboot I would attempt to login to lubuntu and the login dialogue would disappear as usual but that would be it. No task bar, no right click menu or icons. I have tried the ...
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How to get Ubuntu's “normal” style/theme on Lubuntu desktop?

I installed Lubuntu on top of my Ubuntu install via apt-get install lubuntu-desktop. I can now launch LXDE sessions regularly, but the look of the applications follows the GTK standard theme. How can ...
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conky disappear after moving at desktop - Lubuntu 13.10

I configured conky accord to this tutorial Configure conky-Lua in Ubuntu. I set it starts at the boot. But it always disappears after I click mouse at desktop. I tried all variants as: ...
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Permissions for /dev/snd/*

I tried to setup a very minimalistic Ubuntu 13.10 System based on LXDE. I just realized that my default user has no access to the sound hardware. Digging around and comparing it to another Ubuntu box ...
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Ubuntu mini remix and network

I want to build distro from ubuntu mini remix,however when i install network manager to mini remix, desktop wont load anymore, and error comes out "failed to load gnome session" even when there is ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 update-manager Never Shows Notifications

I have Peppermint 3 installed on several family laptops at home. On all of those machines, the LXDE desktop has a shield icon in the notifications area that displays an alert symbol if there are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with LXDE shows no energy options

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on which I installed LXDE by running sudo apt-get install lxde. I am currently using the lxde desktop. The problem is, that I can't find the energy settings. I need to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Environments, No Internet Access

Windows has been a pain, so I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my parent's HP Pavilion first with Cinnamon. For the first few days, it worked wonderfully, and then stopped connecting to the internet. I tried ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Authentication LXDE

Installed Ubuntu 13.10 for my parents. They are used to Windows, so Unity was not ideal. I tried installing Cinnamon, which worked wonderfully initially, then stopped connecting to the internet and ...
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I cannot see my desktop on lubuntu netbook

I am using lubuntu desktop manager on ubuntu 12.04 and I cannot see my desktop. When I log in I can see it for a few seconds and then this happears: how do I close this and get to visualize my ...
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Ubuntu Lagging even LXDE freezes

Laptop Dell INSPIRON n5110, i3, Ram: 2GB, Intel HD Graphics 3000 Using 14.04LTS... and it lags like hell. Even if i open more than 4 tabs in Chrome, it freezes, and often I have no choice but to ...