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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 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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PCManFM-Qt is not default file manager in Lubuntu 20.04 LTS

PCManFM-Qt works fine, but when I want to lunch "open this folder" in digikam or directorymenu plugin on lxqt-panel, doublecmd-qt app is runinng instead of pcmanfm-qt. I spend many hours ...
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ubuntu 20.04 [change in login screen after installing lxqt]

so I installed lxqt for trying it out and after removing everything back to normal, the only thing that remains is changing this login screen back to default one. also when I try to power off, I get ...
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How to center Task Manager (taskbar) on 5.1 LXQt Panel?

I would like some guidance on how to center Task Manager (taskbar) on the 5.1 LXQt Panel, moving it from the left to the middle of it. This is what a mean :
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External Hard Drive Name LXDE vs LXQt

I have a quick question about an external hard drive. When installed on the same exact system, with the LXDE desktop environment, it displays as "Backup Drive". When I switch the desktop ...
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Skype is not working after installing lxqt on ubuntu 19.10

I had this huge issue with my ram ussage so I decided to install lxqt. After switching to lxqt desktop my skype and some other applications were not working fine so I decided to uninstall lubuntu-...
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Xrandr command in startup script has no effect, but script does run and command work from terminal

I cannot seem to get an xrandr command to rotate my monitor at startup. The script: cat /etc/X11/Xsession.d/999_test ...
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How to unset the Locale in LXQt?

I have problems with locale settings overriding each other since forever so I want my user under LXQt to simply use the system-wide locale settings. How can that be done?
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Does LXQt taskbar support svg icons?

It was reported in a GitHub issue that the icons of a GTK application Foliate does not appear in the LXQt taskbar. Foliate ships with an svg icon file, and it has been verified that the icon appears ...
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How to customize the lock screen in Lubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I just replaced Fedora on my PC with the latest version of Lubuntu based on LXQt. I absolutely love it! But the lock screen that comes up after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del is very poor in aesthetics. Is ...
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How do I rebind the keyboard shortcut to open the menu in Lubuntu 20.04?

All the answers I've been able to find are for LXDE but I need the answer for LXQT. What command/DBus message opens the main menu? Clicking the existing entry in the Shortcut Keys utility only lets ...
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LXQt Settings are not applied even on reboot - have always to edit config files - why?

OS: Lubuntu 20.04 I tried to make changes for keyboard and for battery management through the Lubuntu menu. Settings are stored in the menu window, but don't change at all any system settings, as for ...
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Installed LXQT but my display manager is shown gdm3 and Desktop Environment as GNOME

I installed ubuntu 20.04 on Raspberry pi 4. Updated and upgraded. Then ran the command "$ sudo apt-get install lxqt". After reboot I was on login screen, I could login. And when I checked desktop ...
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Lubuntu App Icon Bug in Tray

I'm using Lubuntu 19.10 currently, and most of the apps I'm running in my tray are shown with a generic icon instead of their original icon. E.g. discord, touchpad-indicator, telegram-desktop. You can ...
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Audacity does not render track part of window in Lubuntu 19.10

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 19.10, and I also changed PC (migrating my installation), so I'm not sure when this happened or what caused it. When I open Audacity the part of the window where the ...
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Login screen disappearing except for the mouse

I'm running Lubuntu 19.10 on VirtualBox 6.1.4 (host is Windows 10). Whenever I boot up the VM, the graphical login screen doesn't show, except for my mouse cursor. (Occasionally it does show up at ...
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Lubuntu LXQt 19.10 fonts

came here from debian XFCE and enjoyed Lubuntu LXQt very much: it's obviously faster, corrrectly installed drivers, works fluetntly. Just one problem remains: if I set system fonts, mozilla firefox ...
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How to Install LXQt on Lubuntu 18.04 (and replicate the look of newer Lubuntu)

My laptop doesn't seem to want to work with Lubuntu 19.10, so I'm trying to replicate the look of the new Lubuntu with LXQt and the theme on it. What are the steps and what should I install to ...
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Lubuntu 19.10 won't boot because of “iwlwifi 0000:00:14.3: BIOS contains WGDS but no WRDS”

I'm on an Acer Nitro 5 (intel i5), trying to dual boot Windows 10 with Lubuntu 19.10 Everytime i try to boot into the installer (or into the os after installing from the safe option on the boot menu) ...
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How to (easily) change Lubuntu applications menu icon

How to (easily) change Lubuntu applications menu icon? I checked this question here on askubuntu.com, but I could not find any answer. I am still trying to find a simple way to do that.
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How to make wallpapers work in Lubuntu with two monitors?

I hope this is allowed to ask, since its Lubuntu what I am using. When I connect to a second monitor, the wallpaper gets stretched across both screen, and all the different settings in the desktop ...
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Lubuntu 19.10 Username Field when Logging In

I just installed Lubuntu 19.10 to give it a test run. was able to do what i normally do, except add a username field when login comes up. I'm used to LightDM, setting "greeter-hide-users=true" Is ...
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LXQt/Lubuntu 19.10 has no bluetooth panel indicator

When recently installing Lubuntu 19.10 I notice there is no bluetooth indicator present, although bluedevil is installed and I can run "Bluedevil Wizard". In order to get an indicator I have installed ...
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LXQt panel Volume Control doesn't switch to actual output device

After switching audio output to a bluetooth speaker the Volume Control widget in the panel cannot be used. A manual setting is needed to select the new output in the widgets' configuration. I could ...
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Lubuntu touchpad click fails occasionally yet logout works

Synaptics Touchpad occasionally breaks on Lubuntu. The cursor always works, but the tapping doesn't. Logout or reboot will temporaly come to normal. I tried many methods, could not solve the problem. ...
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specific desktop environments conflicts

I'm very interested in installing multiple desktop environments, however I am worried about possible conflicts between different desktop environments. But I cant seem to find any information about ...
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Does Lubuntu 19.10 provide “Auto-resizing and snapping windows”?

On Ubuntu there is a nice feature that allows windows to auto-resize (for example to half-screen width) and be "magnetized" to the corners of the screen. Lubuntu on the other hand does not appear to ...
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Problem with lubuntu 19.10 and vnc

I've recently installed lubuntu 19.10 on a Zotac Zbox ND01 (Intel Atom with Nvidia ION and installed Nvidia binary drivers). Installation of lubuntu and tightvnc (had problems getting x11vnc running) ...
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Migrating to Lubuntu 19.10

I've installed the lubuntu-desktop package and love it. To save space, I'm wondering whether I can uninstall Gnome and unity. Is it safe to remove 'ubuntu-desktop' package? Are there any other ...
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Fcitx conflicts with default Keyboard and mouse settings in Lubuntu (LXQT). Can't set shortcut to change keyboard layout

I can't set the shortcut to change keyboard layouts from within the Keyboard and Mouse program on Lubuntu, because it seems that fcitx overrides it and resets it everytime. I followed the Lubuntu ...
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What shell command can I use to switch keyboard layout (language)? I have 2: us, ru. Lubuntu, lxqt

I want to create script that would change language to "next". If it was us, it will be ru, if it was ru, it will be us. I could not find option to create such shortcut because I don't know how to ...
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Installed Lubuntu with LXQT, can't find how to change keyboard layout

I tried changing via Keyboard and mouse settings, but it's not saving. I press Apply, then reopen it and option is not selected for shortcut to change keyboard layout. Maybe there is terminal command ...
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Lubuntu 19.10 & 20.04: How to tile windows? The window tiling section is missing in lxqt-rc.xml

Lubuntu 19.10 and 20.04 (LTS) use Openbox as the window manager. For Lubuntu 18.04 and 19.04, the file that allowed users to edit various Openbox settings, lubuntu-rc.xml and lxqt-rc.xml, ...
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Wrong Panel Icon images

I've never had this issue with previous distros of Lubuntu. I've reinstalled it now and still icons seem to disappear. First it was the battery showing a setting symbol, now the wifi shows a settings ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 Screensaver locks during video playback

Pretty much as the subject says, the screensaver keeps activating and locking me out while I'm watching a long video, even while in full-screen. I've been able to find posts discussing this issue in ...
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Desktop is gone

I was using my computer for some gaming when it froze and I could only open qps. I tried killing off the game's process but accidentally killed pcmanfm-qt. Now my desktop is gone. I can still use ...
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Remapping Ctrl+[key] combos to Meta+[key] in LXQT (Lubuntu 19.04)

I use Mac for work, Meta+C/V seems a much saner combination to me than having to use Shift in terminal because of SIGINT. I'm trying to remap the Ctrl+C/V combos in LXQT to mac-like Windows/Command+C/...
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Cant find app in menu of Lubuntu 19.04

OS: Lubuntu 19.04 I downloaded SMPlayer for YouTube and want to add it to my taskbar as a shortcut. But there is no icon in the app menu. I just type its name and the app starts. How to add an icon ...
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Lubuntu 19.04: How to add an app shortcut to taskbar?

I right click on the app, but it just starts up. No way to add. I don't understand terminal, so how to add shortcuts to taskbar? Thanks
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How can I use multitouch gestures under LXQt with a touchscreen?

There is no global recognition of touchscreen multi-touch gestures in LXQt. This is unlike in the default Ubuntu Shell desktop environment, where for example a long-press touch event on the ...
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How to increase the size of the cursor in Lubuntu 19.04?

I use Lubuntu 19.04 with LXQT on a notebook with a 15-inch display and a Full HD (1920x1080 px) resolution. I set the scaling of the display to 120 by .Xresources file in the Home directory. The ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 Opens PCManFM-Qt Without Proper Theme As Root

When opening PCManFM-Qt file manager as root from command line in Lubuntu 19.04, it opens using a default theme (which is rather ugly) and won't consider the choices made with lxqt-config. How do I ...
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How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%?

How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%? So that text, icons, buttons are bigger, similar to OS X (similar in size, not looks obviously)
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How to configure what starts when inserting a medium in Lubuntu / LXQt?

How can I configure what is executed under LXQt for a newly inserted medium? I would like the pcmanfm-qt file manager of LXQt to start in every case. Because the current behavior is useless and ...
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log out command for Lubuntu desktop

I know for gnome session the command looks something like this: gnome-session-quit What is the equivalent for an Lxqt (Ubuntu with Lxqt and openbox WM) desktop session ?
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LXDE 18.04 LTS Lubuntu desktop keeps breaking

Roughly once a day while I'm opening folders on LXDE at some point things break down. A folder freezes up and will not open. I'm prompted to cancel or end the process. Then everything on the desktop ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 Screen black bar at top

I have Lubuntu 18.10 on a Lenovo V110 notebook, dual booting with Win10. On starting Lubuntu, the desktop appears, filling the screen as expected, then several milliseconds later, it shrinks ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 black theme (black background, and white/bright text in every apps including file manager)

user@linux:~$ head -2 /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)" user@linux:~$ The default theme in Lubuntu has light themes (Bright and White), though I prefer a dark theme (...
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How to add a “lock screen and suspend” command to LXQt?

I configured my Lubuntu 18.10 LXQt desktop so that it does not lock the screen on suspend – because that allows to resume my work much faster. However sometimes when I want to transport the computer ...
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Need help installing Kvantum Engine on Lubuntu 18.10

I'm having trouble trying to actually start the application. I have cloned the repository and compiled it from source using this guide; which is the simplest to follow for linux noobs like me. But ...