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Questions tagged [lxpanel]

The application that provides the panel in LXDE.

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Missing icons on lxpanel peppermint os [on hold]

I am using Peppermint OS 9 with openbox-lxde and with lxpanel 0.9.3. I installed and then i checked the menu on the panel and some icons are gone. I've checked all other solutions here none helped me ...
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How do I fix Fcitx from freezing my keyboard and mouse click?

I first tried a four-year-old solution and then, after it became clear that clicking the keyboard icon of Fcitx was freezing my system via locking up lxpanel, I uninstalled packages as followed under #...
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How to fix lxpanel showing wifi twice?

If I click System Tools > Fcitx and click the keyboard, my computer will freeze until I kill lxpanel, and my wifi is showing twice, as shown in the following image. I will ask how to fix Fcitx in a ...
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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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How can I make a custom widget in the lxpanel

I am using Openbox as my window manager, and Ubuntu Server 16.04 as the base system. I use lxpanel as my navigation bar. I need to make a custom widget to show the filesystem information in the ...
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How to set LXPanel opacity?

In appearance settings there is "Solid Background" option checked with 0 opacity, but LXPanel background is same as wallpaper, not the window it covers. How to make it right? Here are two screenshots:
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Lubuntu: How to change panel applet icon?

So I'm kinda new to Linux, just installed Lubuntu and love it. I have this "minimize all windows" button in my panel (next to bluetooth, battery, wi-fi etc...) but it's kinda ugly and I'd like to ...
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lxpanel not friends with ambiance theme

trying to run the Ambiance theme from light-themes on Lubuntu 16.04. Since it was missing window borders, I spent quite a while creating a modified version of the openbox part of the lubuntu-default ...
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Right click menu for applications in lubuntu

I would like to know if I can get the right click menu for applications in lubuntu in panel. By right click menu I mean the menu created in .desktop files. Although I can get the menu for applications ...
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How to enable Dropbox panel icon at startup in Lubuntu?

I installed Dropbox in Lubuntu. It works perfectly, but panel icon is not shown, because Nautilus is not default file-manager in Lubuntu. I've been searching for several forum pages at Askubuntu, ...
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Building lxpanel on ubuntu and looking for meeting wireless-tools-devel dependency

I'm posting this hoping someone will benefit from this too. I've spent a lot of time looking everywhere for solution. When trying to compile lxpanel it fails on wireless-tools-devel requirement.
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lxpanel configuration

Somewhere between lxpanel 0.6.1 and lxpanel 0.9.? the look of icons for running programs on the panel changed. The old way, you just get an icon The new way, you get icon + info Is there a ...
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nm-applet running, indicator not in taskbar- new behavior in 16.04

On Lubuntu 16.04, within the last week the nm-applet indicator disappeared from the taskbar even tho LXTask shows it running, and the wifi connection works as usual. The missing indicator is a new ...
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How can I add a web browser address bar to lxpanel?

Do you know if there is any way I can add the Firefox address bar to Lubuntu's panels? Or a widget, I don't know. I don't want to disappear with Firefox's bar, just want to open the browser by typing ...
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Sublime Text 2 in Lubuntu shows default icon from system

I installed Sublime Text 2 by PPA in Lubuntu 16.10 and all works fine. The only problem is that Sublime Text show a default icon in the panel's window list: Any idea how to fix this?
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How do I show LXPanel in multiple connected Monitors? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu with LXDE desktop environment. I love it, its faster than Unity and I like the minimal design, but I have a problem. I have two monitors connected and I wanna show LXPanel on both of ...
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How to change the lxpanel language?

i would like to know if its possible to easily change the lxpanel interface language to portuguese for example. If its not built in feature, where can i start to find the resources for changing it ...
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How to prevent Lubuntu to launch lxpanel on startup?

Couldn't find a @lxpanel command in the several autostart files distributed in a live version of Lubuntu 16.04, so I'm wondering where is it specify that the panel has to be created when the session ...
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Network icon in LXPanel

The network applet in LXPanel apparently isn't using a symbolic icon at <16px as it doesn't respect the color configuration of any system theme. Screenshot here. I'm on Lubuntu 16.04. How can I ...
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How can I change lxpanel digital clock font size?

I'd like to change the font size used to render the time in LXPanel's digital clock. I see the lxpanel config file has a font setting, but it appears to affect the window bars/button labels; I want ...
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Lubuntu lxpanel fails to display icons correctly in vertical mode

LXPanel 0.8.2 in Lubuntu 16.04. The indicator applet in the panel works flawlessly in a horizontal panel, but in a vertical one it still displays the application icons next to each other horizontally ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...
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blueman vs network manager

Flavor: Lubuntu 16.04 At first: I am aware that there are numerous questions concerning a missing nm-applet icon in a lubuntu/lxde panel, but my case differs and I could not find one of the solutions ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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Bluetooth Indicator Applet menu disappears before I can click on it if Panel is set to auto-hide

I've just installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old netbook that was dying under the weight of Windows 7, and so far I'm loving it. Much of what I learned when I had to do admin on Unix systems back in the ...
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lxpanel won't save width settings when it's at the left edge

I'm using lxpanel for my panel. This bug might be new because I am facing this issue since 15.10. Here's how you can reproduce the bug: Run lxpanel Go to terminal and type in lxpanelctl config or go ...
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Lubuntu taskbar doesn't update window titles

I've recently installed Lubuntu 15.04, and everything is fine, except one (very annoying) little thing. My taskbar correctly shows all windows, displaying their title, but it doesn't update those ...
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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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Lubuntu 15.04 lost battery indicator

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 and everything is working fine except one annoying feature: battery information is not shown any more. In Lubuntu 14.10 the indicator is available: http://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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lxpanel Application Menu Lost Icons

My lxpanel, when I first installed it on Ubuntu 14.04, came with application menu icons. However, now suddenly they are gone. How do I get them back?
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LXPANEL directory menu not working

My OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LXPanel Version : 0.5.8 Installation worked very well. But the "Directory Menu" on the taskbar doesn't work. When I click on it, it show me a list including "Desktop, Download, ...
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How to get Lubuntu to use generic application names

As you know, many application have a generic name. For example, the generic name of Audacious is: Music Player. How do you get Lubuntu to use this name instead of the regular name. I realize ...
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Can I have Unity/eOS/OS X - like top panel that merges with maximized window's title bar in LXDE?

Everything is in the title: Can I set up a panel in LXDE so it merges with window's title bar when the window is maximized? Like it is in Unity, Elementary OS or OS X.
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, new installation. Error: “unable to mount /boot”

This is a nearly new install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting an error at beginning of every boot, beginning about the 6th boot after install. The PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron ...
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How to turn off or delete the default lubuntu panel in 14.04?

I am right now experimenting with cairo dock and so far so good. I want to turn off the default lubuntu panel for which currently i dont find a need for. anyone with know how pls help me do this. ...
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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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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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network icon problem in lxpanel in lubuntu

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. In the lxpanel I have a network icon which shows my current network connection status. I have a wired connection [ethernet] which connects ...
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How to make lxpanel show up on both the monitors

I recently installed lxpnael for having a all open windows list. It shows up by default only on one of my monitors can I show it also on my other monitor? also can I also do it this way - the lxpanel ...
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How to customize lxpanel/menu on lubuntu?

Does anyone know "how to add item PCManFM or some programs likes terminal, anjuta or more programs on panel menu". The configuration file located on ~/.config/lxpanel/lubuntu/panels, but I dont know ...
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lxpanel empty except for 2 indicators

There is nothing in the lxpanel, except for 2 indicators: the Wi-Fi indicator and the battery indicator. I don't know what's going on, but I installed this session in Ubuntu via Tasksel. Does anyone ...
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lubuntu - command to use in .desktop file to launch application reduced to panel

I have a .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Thunderbird Comment=mail manager Exec=thunderbird Terminal=false Type=Application NoDisplay=false Hidden=false Is there a command to use ...
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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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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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Problems after changing from PCManFM to Nautilus

I have to use LXDE because of the age of my system, and I quite like it. But after I changed the default file manager from PCManFM to Nautilus (via this) and restarted, I just get a background color ...
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What does this info mean when I fire `dpkg -l lxpanel`?

When trying to see the version of LXPanel and fire dpkg -l lxpanel, I get ~$ dpkg -l lxpanel Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-...
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Why LXPanel 0.5.11 asks for a new dependency in Precise but not in Quantal?

LXPanel 0.5.11 that is default in Lubuntu Quantal has enhanced features compared to the older version that is default in Lubuntu Precise (0.5.8). The new version of LXPanel is available for Precise. ...
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How to install new LXPanel in Lubuntu 12.04?

Lubuntu 12.04 has LXPanel 0.5.8, while Lubuntu 12.10 has LXPanel 0.5.11, which has enhanced features - see this question.
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Is it possible to have in Lubuntu 12.04 the new Keyboard Layout Handler of 12.10?

Lubuntu 12.10 has a new version of LXPanel (0.5.11) and a new "Keyboard Layout Handler" with more settings than the older "Keyboard Layout Switcher". 12.04 "Keyboard Layout Switcher" settings: 12....
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What desktop environments feature a searchable “Start” menu/launcher?

Aside from Unity, KDE and Cinnamon, which of the many desktop environments support incremental search among the start menu items, including not just applications, but recent documents? That is, which ...