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 sometimes I need, for example, copy text from/to terminal.

I found that I can bind in .config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml command lxterminal --geometry=85x27 - its very good, but sometimes I need configure not one PC with Lubuntu - and all this PC may be with anothers screen resolution. And lxterminal --geometry=85x27 look little as not good as, like LXTerminal in full screen.

  • Try this Post, see if it helps.
    – Mitch
    Jun 9, 2013 at 21:22

2 Answers 2


For Ubuntu 12.04:

Inside the applications block in /home/(your username)/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml, add the following block and it will work:

    <application name="lxterminal">

Similarly, if you want to minimize it, use iconic tab and set to "no".

If you want it full screen, there is also the aptly named fullscreen tag you can use exactly as the maximized tag example above.

  • Now I am at Xubuntu 14.04 and at ~/.config I not have folder openbox. I need create it? Mar 7, 2015 at 19:11
  • You are going to need to install openbox, not just create the folder. Found this with a quick google search, haven't tried it though as I'm not a Xubuntu user myself: dottech.org/129812/how-to-install-openbox-xubuntu-linux
    – Brian
    Mar 9, 2015 at 15:08
  • openbox already installed at Xubuntu Mar 10, 2015 at 16:04
  • There is not even a predefined hotkey to do that. Yet another proof added to the pile of "LXDE is lightweight because it lacks even basic functionality". Pretty sad... Aug 22, 2015 at 14:49
  • The file was ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml for me in Lubuntu 16.04 and 17.10.
    – Serp C
    Jan 4, 2018 at 16:52

OBApps work for me. GUI for edit OpenBox options. Official page.

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