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LXQt is the fusion of the LXDE-Qt and Razor-qt projects, as well as the continuation of the LXDE project.

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LXQt Ubuntu, reverting back from an accidental gnome-desktop install, change window "theme"

I know little about how Desktop Environments and Window Managers works, but after installing gnome-desktop by error some of my applications changed "style" or "theme" i don't know ...
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Writing custom widgets for lxqt

I am using Lubuntu 22.04. I want to write a simple widget that would show a text in the right part of the panel (image). This text would be taken from a RESTFul service. I already have a python code ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04, no Sound anymore

Former Sw : Lubuntu 20.04, and the respective LXQT version. An update to Lubuntu 22.04 via DVD installation was not possible (failed to start snap daemon). Another way used : Set SW sources -> ...
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added gui, but cannot log to gui as original user

I added xorg, openbox and lxqt, and latter mate to my ubuntu 18.04 vagrant box to create lighweight gui experience. After restarting box, VirtualBox window popped up with invite to select a user and ...
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Stop GUI when logging in as a specific user in Lubuntu 20.04 (LXQt)

I have a very limited and rusty knowledge of Lubuntu, and it is my first post here - so please bear with me if the question is obvious, if I break any etiquette rules, or if I am simply not providing ...
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Is it possible in lxqt (lubuntu 22.04) to maximize-left/right as in LXDE (lubuntu 18.04)?

In LXDE (Lubuntu 18.04), I was used to vertically maximize a window to any of the two halves of the screen using the keybinding Win+left or Win+right as detailed in this answer (https://askubuntu.com/...
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sddm-greeter cpu usage, lxqt

I've got an annoying issue that I am trying to troubleshoot and could use some help! I have 10 lxqt VM's managed via proxmox on a rather old machine. The OS needs to be very light and low on resource ...
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Increase xorg log verbosity?

How does one persistently increase the xorg log verbosity on Ubuntu 20.04, i.e., in systemd? I'm experiencing random system freezes in both Ubuntu Desktop (i.e., GNOME3) and Lubuntu on the same system ...
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Vertical scrollbars cause frame to strobe and flicker constantly

I recently upgraded Fadein Pro from a 3.x version to 4.0.13. When I open the editing window, it pulls up the screenplay but the page constantly flickers, as if the window is refreshing with and then ...
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Lubuntu desktop doesn't start

I had a running Lubuntu 20.04 in an old laptop. I meant to have partition images of my / and /home with clonezilla. I booted from a clonezilla, which failed at making the image of my / (see below). ...
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Lubuntu 20.04 laptop suddenly lost the internal screen, and the font is tiny on an external one

Usually, a screen suddenly going out means that the backlight has died. But that's not the case here. This is a dual-boot machine, and the internal screen is perfectly okay during POST, GRUB, and in ...
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the config file for keyboard keypress in lxqt gets overwritten, how to keep my settings?

I'd like to have the sensitivity of my keypress somewhat higher than the default being used in the LXQT of Lubuntu, you can go to the GUI here: lxqt-config-input But when I change it, it changes back ...
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Completely remove the lubuntu lxqt desktop after installing XFCE and Xubuntu-desktop

So I followed this tutorial and installed Xfce4 and Xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu machine. https://itsfoss.com/install-xfce-desktop-xubuntu/ After this I started facing a problem with the lockscreen. ...
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Using different wallpapers on multiple monitors: Lubuntu with LXQt

I'm using LXQt on Lubuntu 21.10. How could I get a different desktop background on each monitor without having to create one very wide one and stretch it. That is, how can I specify one photo file for ...
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how to set lxqt dark theme preference for chromium

Links I've already visited and tried: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1120735/lubuntu-18-10-black-theme-black-background-and-white-bright-text-in-every-apps#:~:text=Window%20manager,-Lubuntu%2018.10%...
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How to prevent new windows stealing focus in Lubuntu 20.04 (Ubuntu with LXQT)

I've seen some solutions for this problem (preventing new windows of stealing focus) for Ubuntu with Copmiz, but cannot find anything for Lubuntu 20.04 (which uses Lxqt with openbox, and optionally ...
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Remove Local Bookmarks in QTerminal

Is possible to remove Local Bookmarks in side panel in qterminal ? When entering to the preferences in qterminal (File->Preferences->Bookmarks) there is only possibility to add bookmarks. ...
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How to add padding/margin to Lubuntu applcation menu

I've just installed Lubuntu 21.10 and I'm trying to get it more pleasant to look at. How can I add more padding around the applications in the application menu? Everything is packed in tight. I'd like ...
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Where is task manager / task switcher configuration stored in a system with LXQT + Openbox?

I am using LUbuntu 20.04, which comes with LXQT + Openbox. I am searching for the config files to see why my task switcher is showing all applications in all desktops instead of only applications from ...
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Is it possible to have a different background on mutliple displays-Lubuntu?

I am a casual Linux user here, so my knowledge is limited. The default Lubuntu background is stretching itself across both of my displays. I followed the directions to install stitchwp here: How to ...
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Openbox vs. LXQt

I have just installed Lubuntu 20.04. I see this $ sudo update-alternatives --config x-session-manager There are 2 choices for the alternative x-session-manager (providing /usr/bin/x-session-manager). ...
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Problem with rendering of Desktop and apps after updating to Lubuntu 21.10

I have just updated my Lubuntu to the 21.10 (Impish Indri) version and after that the desktop environment is sort of pixelated and laggy in a way which makes it impossible to work with. Some ...
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How to change the location of status icon in lxqt statusnotifier?

Currently I am finding a light-weight ubuntu distro. I choose to use lubuntu but I found problem when I am trying to configure the status icon. In the below captured photo, I am trying to move the ...
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Roll back to stable version Lubuntu LXQt

I use this commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-ci/unstable-ci-proposed sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pcmanfm-qt sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove --purge to ...
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What command will launch lubuntu-desktop 20.04?

With either vncserver or Xorg already launched by a logged in user, without sddm, what command will launch the lubuntu 20.04 desktop? Example for kubuntu-desktop: startkde or startplasma-x11 Example ...
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Print hashes when a file or a folder is drag'n'droped to terminal

I need a way to quickly see hashes of singular files and of all files in a given folder. Drag'n'drop should work great, but in lxqt you can't drag'n'drop to scripts or even desktop entries. I have a ...
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Change keyboard layout with r_shift and r_alt in Lubuntu(LXQt)

I want change my keyboard layout, like Windows with right Shift and right Alt. But now just can one time change. left Shift + left Alt is working but right Shift and right Alt work for one time. enter ...
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What will happen if I remove lxqt for lubuntu

Hey guys I was curious on what will happen if I remove lxqt from lubuntu ? What apps will go away and how will my default desktop look . I am not planning on doing it but just curious . Sorry if this ...
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Menu bar for each display

Is there possibility to duplicate( clone ) menu bar on secondary display? I user arandr to move my displays around and it works fine, but I also want to see menu bar on both of my screen, not only on ...
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Unable to access graphics settings

On my computer (literally the motherboard ripped out of a laptop), the computer is telling the OS that the original laptop screen is still attached. So, now I am unable to access the task bar. btw my ...
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How to highlight password field by default in SDDM (Lubuntu)?

I have installed Lubuntu 21.04. The sddm login page had the password field selected by default but after the update that's not the case. I have to manually select password field before typing it. Is ...
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How to enable trackpad tap to click in SDDM login page?

I'm using Lubuntu 21.04. I would like to enable tap to click in the SDDM login screen. Is there a way to enable it?
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Why is my TightVNC server not displaying the LXQt desktop?

I am trying to setup a vnc server on my Lubuntu 20.04 / LXQt / LightDM / Xorg / openbox machine using TightVNC. Describing my issue upfront: When I connect from Windows machine using TightVNC (java-...
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How to make a software manager always use --no-install-recommends?

Trying to install kwin in Lubuntu Lxqt I found it was to be installed in Discover, Muon or Apper with 176 dependencies, practically the whole Plasma desktop. Then I found about sudo apt-get --no-...
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No change possible on LightDM GTK+ for Lubuntu 18.04

I am installing Lubuntu on old desktop PCs, a mix of 64 and 32 bits architectures. I installed Lubuntu 20.04 on the 64 bits PCs and like the UI, and would like the same on 32 bits where only 18.04 can ...
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Removing the Livepatch system tray panel indicator in Lubuntu 20.04

I'm using LXQt in Lubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. I'd like to get rid of the Livepatch indicator, that's within the system tray that's on my panel (the tray is full of c*** I don't need anyway!) I looked ...
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How to add an application to LXQt panel

In Lubuntu 20.04 with LXQt environment, I am trying to pin my Spotify application icon to the Quicklaunch bar on the panel. However, I can seem to only delete the current icons, not add any... How can ...
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Change window title in Alacritty

I would like to change what appears on Alacritty window title. I would like it to display only "Alacritty" or "Terminal" instead of the current path. I have changed the title tag ...
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How do I set the default email client in LXQt?

I could not find the default email client setting here: Preferences >LXQt Settings > Session Settings > Default Applications. Only choices for Terminal Emulation and Web Browser are there. ...
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Desktop entry exec with sg

I'm using Lubuntu 20.04, (almost) freshly installed. I've succesfully created few .desktop entries in ~/.local/share/applications/ for wine applications. However, there is one wine app which I would ...
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Lubuntu-desktop doesn't allow resizing and moving of windows

My ubuntu recently became laggy and couldn't figure out why . So i installed Lubuntu-desktop on it, which works fine now . But resizing or moving smaller windows doesn't work . most application don't ...
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Creating desktop icons in LUBUNTU 20.04 LTS , using LXQT -problems making launchable

I recently upgraded my LUBUNTU 18.04 to 20.04LTS that uses LXQT for its desktop. All my desktop shortcuts (*.desktop files) are unlaunchable. Previous people have posted similar questions for UBUNTU ...
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Missing system tray from taskbar lubuntu 20.04

I have asked about the missing system tray over on Ubuntu Forums, but nobody seems interested in the question. It is frustrating because a few programs minimize to the system tray instead of shutting ...
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Set Lubuntu 20_04LXQT theme to dark

In Lubuntu 20_04(LXQT), you have "dark" in preferences -> lxqt settings -> appearance. In LXQT Theme, the default is Lubuntu Arc. 'Dark' sets the Menu in the bottom left and the task ...
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Launch specific Chromium profile in Lubuntu 20.04 (LXQt)

In LXDE we could create desktop launcher shortcuts that would handle this. I used to use this for example within a desktop shortcut file: chromium-browser --profile-directory="Default" ...
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VNC Setting to Connect to Ubuntu Server with LXQt Desktop

I have installed LXQt on Ubuntu Server. I can connect to it with XRDP just fine. Then I tried to setup TigerVNC. This fails and results in a desktop that does not respond properly. For example, I ...
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How can I make my unnatural scrolling setting persistent between sessions?

My unnatural scrolling setting is not persistent between sessions. I have LXQt 0.14.1 and Lubuntu 20.04 up-to-date. I go to Keyboard and Mouse Settings > Mouse and Touchpad > (uncheck) Natural ...
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Lubuntu20.04 freeze when PyCharm Professional and Google chrome(more than two tabs) are working

I am using Lubuntu20.04 on T440s. Sometimes when PyCharm Professional and Google chrome(more than two Youtube tabs) are working, Lubuntu freeze(Cursor can move). How can I solve this issue? Could you ...
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how to alt-tab style switch windows

Using lxqt running mutter on ubuntu 20.04, I cannot forward switch windows, as I would be able to on the gnome-based desktop. I can alt+shift+tab reverse switch, though. When I alt+tab it just ...
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LXQT session font in Ubuntu 20.04 looks big

I've just installed LXQT in my Ubuntu 20.04 and found that the font too big. I already tried to change the font size in the appearance settings but it doesn't work. How can i make the font smaller? I ...
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