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Fedora 18 Disable Hibernate and Suspend

I recently installed the new Fedora 18, LXDE spin on a workstation (not a laptop). I want to disable the hibernate and suspend functions, and remove them from the "Logout" menu in the UI. In F17 and ...
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Configure Google Chrome Notification Centre on Debian with LXDE

I am using the latest version of Google Chrome with Debian Wheezy and LXDE. I see the notifications as they arrive, however on Windows I have a notification centre where I can see the notification ...
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LXDE Ubuntu - How do I run a command after computer resumes from sleep?

I run xmodmap ~/.xmodmaprc in order to swap the Ctrl and Caps Lock keys. However, when I resume from sleep, this configuration gets reset. Where can I set it so it runs a script on resume so I ...
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How to create desktop (or task bar) shortcut to eclipse IDE on Debian LXDE, OpenBox?

Using Debian (Wheezy) with LXDE/OpenBox. I know how to add shortcut items(panel applets) to panel at the bottom - as shortcut to some application. But, with Eclipse IDE its different, because Eclipse ...
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Linux: if LXDE + Gnome desktops are installed, are their services running at the same time?

Just the question of the title: If i have in my favourite distro two different desktops installed, lets say: LXDE and Gnome at the same time, are their own services running at the same time if i'm ...
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Custom icons for the different mime-types in LXDE/PCManFM (open desktop)

I want to create new mime-type (text/something) for some kind of files. I know how to make it, but I don't know how to make the file manager to display different icons for these file types? I am ...
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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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Mousepad tap does not work on debian stable lxde

I have an Acer Aspire One KAV60 running debian 7.0 stable with lxde as the window manager. I can't get the mousepad to register a click when I tap it. I've tried installing ...
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how to make LXDE hibernate the computer when the power button is being pressed

How to setup LXDE (a linux desktop environment) to hibernate a PC after the power button on the computer is pressed?
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.profile in LXDE

I recently install debian wheezy (7.5) from the netinst, without gnome3, then install LXDE with sudo apt-get install task-lxde-desktop. No trouble with this, LXDE works perfectly :) I was trying to ...
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pcmanfm display desktop in a ackward fashion when using side-by-side multihead/multiple monitors

I have my laptop, and I pluged an LCD monitor to it, followed a couple of tutorials for my GNU/Linux distro on how to do multiheading properly and everything is good. BUT, PCManFM. PCManFM provides ...
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2 monitors, 2 virtual desktops in lxde

My computer runs LXDE over Ubuntu (they call it Lubuntu) and I experience an interesting problem. I connect 2 screens to my computer so I expect that if I have 2 virtual desktops then one of them will ...
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Not all icons appearing on openSUSE

So, I recently switched from Linux Mint to openSUSE because openSUSE was more lightweight and customizable in my opinion. I installed all of my favorite applications from LM onto my openSUSE laptop, ...
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How do I add startup applications in Lubuntu/Lxde?

I want to add Gnome-Do to my startup applications in Lubuntu 10.04 and the only reference I've found on the net is to edit /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart. But surely there must be a way to do this ...
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.desktop shortcuts aren't working for java applications in LXDE

I just installed minecraft on my LXDE desktop/Lubuntu machine and I'm trying to create a .desktop file on the desktop that executes java -jar ~/minecraftlauncher.jar. The command works in bash scripts ...
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what is the shortcut key in LXDE to move a window

I just move from gnome to LXDE. It is quite good, fast and light. But, some functions are lost in from gnome. For example, I can press Alt+F7 in gnome to move a window with keyboard or mouse. But, I ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stop working after LXDE loads (Debian 6 on Asus EEE HA1005)

I recently installed Debian 6 on my old ASUS EEE 1005HA. I chose LXDE because I'm only using the machine for SSHing into other machines and some light web browsing. The problem I am having is that ...
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Switching to command line from x in fedora?

I know that in debian C+A+BCKSPACE shuts down X server and switches to command line. How should I achieve this in fedora 17, my default DE is lxde. When I press C+A+BCKSPACE it just logs me out.
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Is there a way to change the text color in lxterminal?

I have a new Raspberry Pi which uses LXDE as the desktop environment in Raspbian; and the white text on black background is causing a lot of eyestrain. I would like to change the text color to Green, ...
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LXDE - what command is isued when “eject” icon is pressed to umount FS

Hello I have Fedora 16 with LXDE and I want to connect ipod shuffle 2nd gen 1GB. According to this page ipod shuffle led blinking codes when amber LED is blinking this means that device is accessing ...
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LXDE .desktop files - How to make StartupNotify option working?

As stated in the documentation of LXDE, the option StartupNotify=true placed in a .desktop file, should provide some busy mouse cursor (hourglass or similar) in order to indicate that the application ...
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Does a ctrl+a in a folder select the hidden items as well?

Does CTRL + A in a folder select the hidden items as well? Will copying a folder containing hidden files also copy the hidden files? These questions pertain to: Windows Explorer-Win7 Nautilus - ...
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Remove desktop environments cleanly

I'm using Fedora 15 Gnome 3 spin and I've installed awesome as a window manager. I want to completely remove installed gnome, lxde and xfce but not to damage already installed applications. How can I ...
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CPU usage according to lxde applet and task manager is different than top

The CPU usage in top (htop) appears normal but the task manager and lxde CPU applet don't. Here is a screenshot: This is Lubuntu 12.04 Is this a bug?
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lxde “run” (alt+F2) doesn't have autocompletion

I have ubuntu 12.04, with lxde. The screenshot below is taken from LXDE site. It shows the recently-launched items. In my computer, however, there's no autocomplete drop-down. In addition, i'd ...
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LXDE startup, multi-terminal programmes

My LXDE startup at  /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart has this in it '@termit -e ncmpcpp' which starts ncmpcpp, a MPD backend. Termit is a rather nice terminal with tabs that auto-resizes to the name ...
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How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE?

How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE? Shutter is not installed, print screen doesn't appear to work, screen grab is not installed etc.
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How to lock screen with keyboard on Linux Mint (LXDE)

I'm trying out Linux Mint 11 with LXDE. I'm used to being able to lock the screen with a keyboard combination (for example, Win+L on Windows) rather than tracking down a menu or clicking an icon. Web ...
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How to align desktop icons to grid in LXDE/Openbox?

Where is the option or config file to align the desktop icons to a grid in LXDE/Openbox?
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Make openbox window border transparent

Is there any way to make the windows border/system chrome of a window transparent in openbox?
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Mint LXDE autostart doen't work

I need to autostart skype. /etc/xdg/autostart/skype.desktop - not working /etc/xdg/lxsession/Mint-LXDE/autostart + line @skype - start skype twice /etc/rc.local + line skype - not working Any ideas? ...
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How to change XFCE to LXDE?

I've just installed LinuxMint XFCE, which seems to be still a bit to heavy for my hardware. Thus, I'm thinking about LXDE installation and wonder if a new Linux installation is necessary/advised in ...
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I want to press a key combination in an EWMH compliant window manager and have a terminal appear below my resized Chromium window

This is one of those things that looks like it might have a simple solution but is rather time consuming once you start investigating PyTile, Xnee and the likes. I know, I should just use a tiling ...
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Turn off anti-aliasing in Lubuntu

I have an X setup with XMing on Windows 7 as X the server and X clients (for example lxterminal) started on a Lubuntu 11.10 running in a VirtualBox VM. This works well, but I don't really like the ...
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How do I change the font size in the root shell on Knoppix running LXDE?

The root shell's font is too small, and I have scoured Google looking for an answer. I can't find the settings for it, or a config file of some sort. I'm using the latest version of Knoppix with ...
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How can I add a LXDE shortcut to launch an application?

In KDE's menu editor, one can click on the "Advanced tab" and then set a keyboard shortcut to launch an application. How can I emulate that functionality in LXDE?
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Linux — Display has red tint

My monitor seems to have a slightly reddish tint when using the DVI input (it's a LCD, not a CRT). On the VGA input I can adjust the colors, but not on DVI. On OSX/Windows what I would do is create a ...
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Flat, basic, minimalist window decorations with OpenBox or similar

I am currently customising my netbook's ArchLinux install. I really like the minimalist basic style of things like the ThinMC window borders in Gnome, and the FullFlat Firefox theme. What options are ...
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How can I switch from KDE to LXDE? [closed]

I want to switch from KDE to LXDE. How can I do this?
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Arch Linux - switch from KDEmod to LXDE

How could I switch to LXDE because it loads KDEmod at start? (LXDE is installed like the wiki say ...) Also, how could all KDE packages be removed easily afterwards without breaking something that I ...
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apt-get not adding to menu?

So I'm running Debian, with lxde. apt-getting things I want, and I felt the strange urge top play kbounce. so I used "apt-get install kbounce" and it installed fine. (I had the menu open at the time, ...