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Questions tagged [lxde]

LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight, extremely fast and energy-saving desktop environment base on GTK. It uses OpenBox as its window manager.

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Is there any “official” guidance to upgrading from Lubuntu 18.04 LTS (LXDE) to Lubuntu 18.10 (LXQt)

Since there are major differences between Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and Lubuntu 18.10 primarily involving the change from LXDE to LXQt is there any guidance available for those who wish to upgrade from 18.04 ...
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Is there a way to make Lubuntu 18.10 look like Lubuntu 18.04?

Since Lubuntu changes its desktop from LXDE to LXQt there have been changes in icons of the panel and PCmanFM, the file manager. I am not an experienced user but I am wondering why a change in ...
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Why is my Lubuntu desktop environment changed to LXQt after upgrading from 18.04 to 18.10?

I had a fresh installation of Lubuntu 18.04 (no upgrade) and upgraded to 18.10 today. Afterwards I was booted into a graphical user interface that does not look like Lubuntu. My settings for the panel ...
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Cannot purge graphical interface from lubuntu 18.04

I installed lubuntu 18.04, so I wanna purge graphical interface, to make it run as a server, with just CLI enabled. But I can't!! I already did: sudo apt remove --purge lubuntu-* sudo apt remove --...
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Openbox client-menu is not opening at the mouse pointer

I am running LXDE+Openbox on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with Lubuntu installed. When I click on the client-menu icon, or right click on the titlebar, the client menu opens far to the left of the mouse cursor....
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What is going to be the future for Lubuntu (LXQt or LXDE)?

I heard that the Lubuntu team is planning to move to LXQt for the default Lubuntu desktop. Is that true? Will it happen on the next point release of 18.04 or on 18.10's (Cosmic Cuttlefish) release? I'...
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Install updates during boot / prior to LXDE

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04.05 on a desktop with an Nvidia GeForce GT730 with an extended desktop (VGA primary, HDMI secondary). Runs flawlessly for me 99.9% of the time, however when a Kernel upgrade ...
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How to run Plasma Discover on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (not Kubuntu)?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS MATE installed. The system is fully upgraded, does not have PPAs and/or thirdparty repositories added. I have installed Plasma Discover by the following simple commands: ...
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How to change the desktop environment from lxqt to lxde [closed]

I am running Lubuntu 18.04 on my computer. I was curious and accidentally changed the desktop environment from lxde to lxqt in the login screen. I don't have lxqt installed. It shows me a black screen ...
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Duplication of indicator applets on panel after suspend on LXDE

I am using Lubuntu 16.04 and after every suspend some of my indicator applets are duplicated, so that for example after seven suspends my panel looks like this: How can I avoid this or repair it?
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Auto-Disable Touchpad on LXDE

Is there a way in LXDE to disable the touchpad when an external mouse is connected, and renabled when external mice are removed? I've tried the udev rules found here, but it didn't work at all.
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How to do overlayroot on Ubuntu 16.04 LXDE

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LXDE as my os system. I had try to install overlayroot package on it. Then modify the overlayroot.conf to enable overlayroot. And I tried overlayroot on both ARM and X86 with ...
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Help me to decrease boot time for Ubuntu Core + LXDE-Openbox

I have this result of the commnad systemd-analyze critical-chain systemd-analyze critical-chain The time after the unit is active or started is printed after the "@" character. The time the unit ...
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When will root filesystem be mounted in Ubuntu 16.04 LXDE?

I'm trying to understand when did Ubuntu will automatically mount root filesystem on / . What I know is that I will cut and give flag where the filesystem will be located in U-boot. Then it will ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 keyring (dbus) not working

After updating from 16.04 to 18.04, GNOME3 is to slow on my hardware (2010 dual core, 4GB, 128GB SSD) So I decided to switch to Lubuntu, way faster. All fine, except: there seems to be no password ...
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lxsession-default-terminal does not open a terminal anymore (Lubuntu 18.04)

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 lxsession-default-terminal (which is used by PCManFM (F4) -> open Terminal in folder) does not open a Terminal-Window anymore. (I can only see a flashing window [open and ...
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Are there some scripts or configuration files that are executed or read when I switch user and when I log back to the original session?

In LXDE of Lubuntu 18.04 and my previous 16.04, in a session, I run lxsession-logout and choose "switch user", and then log back to the original session using my own username and password. That ...
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Black border around Wine apps [closed]

I'm using WineHQ 3.7, LXDE desktop, and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have installed LINE in my Wine. But, when I run the application, I get a thick border line around the window. The border looks like this: ...
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Where is config information stored for LXDE panel's application launch bar?

My system is Ubuntu with LXDE desktop installed. I upgraded to 18.04 (did a Something Else install, formatted and installed /, didn't touch /home) Now there are "broken icons" in the application ...
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How do I get lxde desktop to start automatically in Lubuntu?

One moment my system was fine. I tried to use Skype and could not get microphone to work. I tried starting pulseaudio volume control. It would not start. After reboots and a lot of messing about I ...
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How to prevent LXDE from popping up a textbox when I press Super+<AlphaNumeric Key>?

When I press Super and an Alphanumeric character I get a textbox whose use I was unable to figure out. The only problem with this textbox is that it prevents me from using HotKeys such as Super+W ...
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ubuntu lxde 18.04 and 16.04 virtualbox bidirectional clipboard sharing not working

ubuntu with xfce (xubuntu) on virtualbox and guest additions installed and clipboard sharing set to bidirectional allows plain text to be copied/pasted to/from the virtual and the host system; ubuntu ...
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autostart compton on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

The command /usr/bin/compton -I 0.04 -O 0.04 -D 10 -m 1.0 -C -f -i 1.0 -e 1.0 -G --vsync none --unredir-if-possible --unredir-if-possible-delay 0 -b does exactly what I want, when I run it from a ...
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How to NOT OPEN multiple files if selected, upon double / single click in PCmanFM?

Being a linux amateur, I have simply loved Lubuntu regardless of issues with LXpanel's systray. However, this is about PCmanFM. I got a rude shock when I clicked on just one file while multiple files ...
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Where is the LXDE logout menu?

I'm looking for the LXDE logout menu and banner picture. This useful question and answer How do I change Lubuntu's logout image? is perfect for Lubuntu, but I am using LXDE over Ubuntu. That ...
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I can't put anything on my desktop and i can't change the wallpaper. Lubuntu 16.04

I can't change my wallpaper and I can't put any files on my desktop. Also my right-click menu changed from the normal one to the one in the image.
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What is the last startup file for LXDE?

Is there a startup file which is executed when LXDE is started and after the following three startup files are executed? ~/.profile ~/.config/autostart/*.desktop ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/...
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Can not get LightDM or GDM working on LTS 16.04 after VirtualBox update

I've created a bug report for this issue but I am all out of ideas for investigating the cause. Upon restart, lightdm makes 5 attempts to start before failing at the console screen, and anytime that ...
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How to install LXDE and keep default login

I would like to install LXDE on my router, but whenever I do it using sudo apt-get install lxde it replaces the default login screen with the LXDE login screen, I would like to install LXDE, BUT keep ...
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How to copy custom Xorg.conf settings automatically on each boot

My issue is with an external graphics card that I sometimes use. When it is plugged in, LXDE changes the DPI settings and text/other items becomes unreadable. The solution is copying this line into ...
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Remove GDM Completely

I recently tried installing Gnome Ubuntu Desktop from here https://popey.com/blog/posts/my-ubuntu-1604-gnome-setup.html During the installation, I remember gdm3 asking me to set some kind of default ...
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Change the Keyboard Layout Handler item image indicator in the LXDE panel

I'm using an install of lubuntu on a macbook pro, french layout. When I pick the standard pc105 keyboard model in the Keyboard Layout Handler, everything works fine, I see the small "FR" image ...
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X shaped cursor in lxde over xrdp, until lxappearance is started

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server on which I usually log in over xrdp. The DefaultWindowManager script contains the following: #!/bin/sh startlxde Now, when I log in I just get the default black X as ...
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lxde - Make menu bar push windows

How can I make LXDE bar push windows, so this no longer happens?
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Docky: No menu effects on LXDE

When I was using LXDE I realized there was no menu animations in the Docky. Then I got this message: (docky needs the desktop effects enabled to work properly. some options are disabled and themes ...
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I installed LXDE and now i cannot find the option icon to choose LXDE while login to ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to login through LXDE but after login there is only my name and password field and no option to choose the different desktop environment in ubuntu 16.04
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How do I specify the position of an lxterminal?

Using Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. The terminal program is lxterminal. In Ubuntu with gnome-terminal I can specify size and location like: gnome-terminal --geometry=80x30+100+100 However in Lubuntu running ...
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How to hide menu bar in Totem / Gnome Videos

How can I hide the menu bar in Totem / Gnome Videos every time it is in full screen mode? I'm guessing it doesn't do this because it was built for Unity, which hides the menu bar by default, but I ...
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Ubuntu Mate on RPi 3 to display webapp

I have installed Ubuntu Mate on a RPi 3, which is attached to a full hd touchscreen. The setup is solely dedicated to displaying (and interacting with) a HTML/JS webapp. Except, this is painfully slow....
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How do I copy files with punctuation in them?

I had some files (text documents and saved webpages) that I was copying to a usb by selecting them all pressing Ctrl+C and then Ctrl+V into the usb drive. As soon as it started copying, a dialogue ...
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Lubuntu upgrade to Ubuntu17.10

After upgrading I have bar on left side of display that looks like it could be launcher bar (Looks like venetian blinds) . It says it is LXPanel 0.9.3. I have minimized but pops up when I mouse over. ...
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How to assign Super+Left+Up to rezise and move windows to left upper quarter on Lubuntu?

Few years ago I used some version of Ubuntu/Xubuntu, and I remember that I used a keyboard shortcut Super + Up + Left to resize and move a window into the left upper corner, Super + Up + Right to ...
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How to change brighness on Lubuntu desktop?

I'd like to reduce the screen brightness on my Lubuntu desktop (Ubuntu 16.04). I googled but could not find any soluton that works. (like using xbacklight -set 45 command. Appreciate a simple ...
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Lubuntu window border themes missing

I recently installed Lubuntu and I really like it! I got some themes for it but some of them don't work. For example the Zorin themes are shown in the widget ta but not the window border tab. Same ...
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Lubuntu updater wants to install a lot of new Gnome 3 packages

I have turned on my old laptop with Lubuntu 16.04.3 for the first time this month and wanted to install new updates. To my surprise, using the updater application or apt-get dist-upgrade, it wants to ...
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Why does nautilus look different on XFCE than other distributions?

Back window: nautilus on LXDE. Front window: nautilus on XFCE. Why does nautilus look different on XFCE than other distributions? For example notice that Home is selected in both windows above. On ...
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Manage Keyboard Shortcuts in Ubuntu with LXDE

My problem is that after I switched from GNOME to LXDE I can't use my keyboard shortcuts for volume correctly (I can't unmute). Whenever I change the commands in ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 with LXDE locking leads to black/blank screen

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10. As my laptop is rather on the weak side (performance wise), I grew quite uncomfortable with the new desktop as everything seemed to take longer, the laptop being ...
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Change default session to Lubuntu from LXDE

I installed Lubuntu on top of Ubuntu 16.04.3 server, using apt install lubuntu-desktop Now, from the login screen Lubuntu interface works fine. However, if I try to login via vnc, using servername:...
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Missing system tray on lxde after removing a monitor

At some point I had 2 monitors. I moved the system tray to the second one. Now I only have 1, but there is no system tray on it. I don't have access to the launch button, or the equivalent of the ...