Questions tagged [lxqt]

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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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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How can I get Claws Mail to refresh IMAP message headers in a reasonable time after wake from suspend?

When my Lubuntu 20.10 wakes from suspend, Claws Mail 3.17.7 is unresponsive or refreshes very slowly (like 10 minutes or more). I can terminate Claws and restart it and it will refresh or load headers ...
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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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Lubuntu 20.04 global keyboard shortcuts randomly stop working

When I first login, for the first little while, the global keyboard shortcuts are functional (Ctrl-Alt-T for terminal...). However, all shortcuts suddenly stop working. None of them work unless I ...
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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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Software duplicates in LXQt Lubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 20.04 LTS from 18.04 and its thrown me into the LXQt desktop for the first time. I have noticed that there are a number of redundant applications -- both Muon and ...
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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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Lubuntu server display question

I have a node app that I want to run on a Lubuntu VPS, I decided to go with a desktop environment because I need puppeteer headful and also wine + meta trader 5 for my work. Currently I love LXQT but ...
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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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How can I permanently add a keyboard layout in lxqt?

I'm adding a keyboard using lxqt config: But every time I restart the pc, and sometimes even without restarting. It resets and removes the British keyboard. Is there any config file I could edit to ...
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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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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 always had problems with locale settings overriding one another. So now, to keep things simple, I want my user under LXQt to simply use the system-wide locale settings and not override anything....
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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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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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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 ...