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I know for gnome session the command looks something like this: gnome-session-quit

What is the equivalent for an Lxqt (Ubuntu with Lxqt and openbox WM) desktop session ?

  • I don't use LXQt, but do the answer below works for you ? – Jim Mar 11 at 5:00
  • @Emmet , just tested and yeah seems to be working. So when you hit that lxqt-leave , a menu pops up with option to logout , shutdown,reboot and all that stuff. So it's pretty cool for someone like me who is too lethargic to bring up the menu.lol – Just Khaithang Mar 11 at 8:07
  • Do you want the command that logs you out, straight to login menu ? – Jim Mar 11 at 10:14
  • @Emmet yeah, if you know it. – Just Khaithang Mar 11 at 14:43
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There are several binaries you can download to control different settings in LXQt:

lxqt-leave

deals with interrupting or terminating sessions. It comes with several options expressing the action they trigger, e. g.

--leave
--hibernate
--shutdown
--reboot

lxqt-session

This binary is launched right at the beginning of LXQt sessions and in turn is responsible for launching and monitoring all other components constituting the sessions.

lxqt-config

is another binary which will give you the "Configuration Center" which is a GUI that has several options to choose from that allow you to control the appearance as well as other configurations. One of them being

lxqt-globalkeys

lxqt-globalkeysd

can be adjusted from section "Basic Settings" in configuration dialogue LXQt Session Settings of lxqt-session.

lxqt-config-globalkeyshortcuts

which is used to customize shortcuts can be opened from the panel's main menu - Preferences - LXQt Settings - Shortcut Keys and is provided by the Configuration Center of lxqt-config as well.

All this info and more can be found at the LXQt GitHub page or their official web-page:
LXQt(github)
LXQt(.org)

  • That works!. Now since you have already mentioned about the lxqt-config-globalshortcuts , I wonder if could help with this short cut issue I am trying to figure. In Ubuntu (unity) the terminal emulator could be moved /positioned with few shortcut combo keys for e.g. ctrl+super+arrow sets the terminal left/right/minimise/maximize. How's that done in Lxqt ? – Just Khaithang Mar 11 at 8:06

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