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The application that provides the panel in LXDE.

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How do I modify right click menu on taskbar/dock?

Is there any way to modify that context menu? img for reference: context menu from dock/taskbar What I want to acomplish is to delete or add items to that menu, for example, delete every item but the ...
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Launch only one chromium instance

I'm running Chromium from snap storage at Ubuntu 20.04 with Openbox and minimal install. How can I run only one instance of Chromium browser by each additional click in panel (lxpanel) or launch ...
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Writing or modifying lxpanel and xfce4-panel plugins

I have no programming skills and would like to ask an experienced programmer, how difficult it is to write a new plugin for lxpanel? Or, if possible, to modify the existing xfce4-panel plugin to work ...
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Icons are uncentered in taskbar buttons in Lxpanel

I use Lxpanel 0.10.1 on Ubuntu 21.04. The taskbar is set to show icons only, but as seen below the icons are not centered in the buttons, but displaced to the left. Is there any way to make then ...
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How to use NetSpeed with LXDE?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS with LXDE because I prefer minimalism and functionality. GNOME 3 is unacceptably heavy on system resources. MATE (based on GNOME 2) is much better, but still too heavy. ...
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Hiding/disabling system-tray update notifier when there are no updates

I'm using LXQt in Lubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. I want to reduce clutter on my system tray, and specifically, the update manager/notifier icon. I would like it to only be visible when there actually are ...
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How to fix black desktop in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I'm using Lubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa), When I tried to change my background image, window and the desktop got froze so I thought it would be a good idea to logout, but the desktop was black when ...
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What to do with non-responsive lxpanel?

My Lubuntu 18.04's lxpanel doesn't respond. For example the clock shown in the panel is stuck. The following doesn't seem to work: $ killall lxpanel $ ps aux | grep lxpanel t 8681 0.0 0....
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Lubuntu 18.04 / lxpanel 0.9.3 accidental removal of 2nd toolbar

A transparent, auto-hiding button bar was created on the left edge of the screen. It had all my most-frequently used programs on it. Was trying to add another program and accidentally clicked "Remove "...
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why can't I restart lxpanel and openbox?

My lubuntu 18.04 desktop isn't responding. So I would like to restart it. Only virtual consoles respond, so I ctrl alt f2 to switch to one. I first kill lxpanel and openbox processes, so they are ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 lxde indicator applet and applications are not working

I am sort of new lubuntu, I have installed redshift and kde-connect which was perfectly indicated in indicator applet. After restarting my laptop indicator applet and application of it started not ...
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An easy way to disable right click on Lubuntu 16.04 toolbar

I'm in the process of setting up a public access station for the folks where I live and I need to lock it down as much as I can to prevent tampering and inappropriate activity. Kind of like a semi-...
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When minimized lxpanel's 2nd level selection is unselectable [closed]

On Lubuntu 18.04-1 using LXDE default setup initially. Displaying the panel on left works fine for selecting a VPN Connection under Connections lxpanel. When I set minimize in Advanced tab, ...
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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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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 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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