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LXSession is LXDE's session manager. It launches the applications that make up the LXDE desktop interface, such as lxpanel for the panel and pcmanfm for the desktop (and folder windows). It can be reconfigured to launch different programs, for a customized desktop.

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How to login to a session in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to install bspwm by following this . Now after installing bspwm , I have to put exec bspwm in my .xsessions file. But I have only bspwm.desktop and ubuntu.desktop under ~/usr/share/...
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x2go do not connect to active desktop session

I have an Ubuntu Server 16.04 installation that I later added Lubuntu desktop to. I then installed the x2go server (and the client on my Lubuntu 18.04 laptop). For some years everything worked like a ...
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Why does clicking by mouse or touchpad sometimes stop working?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04. Sometimes, when I am using Firefox to browse webpages or some other applications, clicking ( left, right and middle) by my mouse or touchpad stops working. It is as if there ...
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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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lxsession-default-terminal does not open a terminal anymore (Lubuntu 18.04)

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 lxsession-default-terminal (which is used by PCManFM (F4) -> open Terminal in folder) does not open a Terminal-Window anymore. (I can only see a flashing window [open and ...
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How to change window manager to default?

I wanted to create a kiosk Ubuntu, then I followed this instruction: https://web.archive.org/web/20131210161955/http://phunehehe.is-great.org/2010/run-linux-with-a-bare-window-manager/ Add a custom ...
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How do I close Libre Office when closing a document? (default settings for LXSession)

I use Lubuntu 16.04 and Libre Office Version: 5.1.6.2. When I work on a text document and then save and close it, libre office shows the main screen where I can choose between different documents and ...
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Where goes a session after I launch lxsession in terminal

If in Lubuntu under LXDE I open LXTerminal and launch "lxsession" command then it sends me to a log-in screen. When I log in I get to a new session. So do I loose the first session from which I ...
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Can't change window manager for lxsession

I am running Lubuntu 16.04. This ships with openbox but I want to use ratposion. The config file in ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/desktop.conf specifies the window manager like so: [Session] ...
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wmii - How do I get TightVNCServer to start the WMII desktop environment instead of default Xsession?

How do I modify the ~/.vnc/xstartup file to make it start WMII when I type the tightvncserver command and try to connect? This is what I replaced the /etc/X11/Xsession line with: /usr/bin/lxsession -...
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my lxde login window has no my login name

just three random names which i have never seen before. I cant login now, but can login tty. how can i save this?
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Default Applications for LXSession not working correctly Lubuntu 14.04.2?

Whenever I change a Default Application in LXSession from "Disabled" to a Program, such as LibreOffice Calc for the Spreadsheet, it always reverts back to "Disabled", or to some other Program, such as ...
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Why does "lxsession&" via "ssh -X" make Ubuntu look different even after disconnecting?

I was working with my Raspberry Pi, and I ended up messing up my Ubuntu machine. I ssh -X'd into the Pi from my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop, and was trying to get a graphical session to start on the pi so I ...
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/etc/X11/Xsession & LightDM

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10. It seems that LighDM invokes /etc/X11/Xsession only if directed to so by the user. In fact there is no shadow of it in lightdm-session wrapper. startx command line (wrapper ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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lxsession-default-apps fails to update [duplicate]

Each time I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade, the program lxsession-default-apps is available for update but I always get an error that it can't update. How do I fix this?
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lxsession-default tasks broken

Using Lubuntu. When I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del, it logs me out to the login screen. It's supposed to bring up the task manager. Turns out that "lxsession-default tasks" is the problem. I searched, and ...
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enable special keys in lubuntu 14.04

I've done a lot of reading and cannot find a simple answer to what seems like it should be a simple question. How do I define the functions of the extra keys such as the "my computer" and "web browser"...
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Lubuntu : session won't open : where to find the logs

I have a huge problem here. As I turn on my laptop, I reach the session login splash screen. I select my user name, but straight after my desktop is loaded, a really quick message appears (too quick ...
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Why lxsession-logout slows down X window system?

In Lubuntu, if you click on the shutdown button, the one to the right on the panel; the whole window system slows down and any click you make takes more than 20 seconds to complete. From around the ...
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.desktop file in xsessions folder not autorunning

I was setting up a kiosk per this tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Ubuntu-as-a-Kiosk-Web-Appliance/?ALLSTEPS I have hit a problem with the kiosk.desktop file since it is not ...
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Can Lubuntu's "lxsession-edit" (Desktop Session Settings) add new programs at startup or just remove them?

It looks like the second is true, but I want to be sure. I would find it odd.
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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