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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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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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How To add a shortcut key to the terminal in LXDE?

Hi I am new to GNU/Linux. I searched the web and saw that the most common shortcut to the terminal is Ctrl+Alt+T, however this doesn't work for me. This prompts two questions. First, do the shortcut ...
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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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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 gpointing-device-settings,...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I install LXDE or an equivalent desktop on Windows 7?

Okay, so this is probably going to be a really stupid question but... Is there any possible way to put on a Linux-based LXDE, XFCE or equivalent lightweight desktop for Windows 7? I'm looking to ...
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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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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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How to start a desktop session without x and also runs a script?

I have a Ubuntu server with LXDE for development, now how would I create a .desktop file to start a session that doesn't startx but actually logs me into a regular tty1 session and also runs a ...
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Auto-login straight into desktop on Debian 7 with LXDE

Yesterday I have installed Debian on a virtual machine. I have SSH configured and everything set up. I don't like developing inside a VM. It doesn't help to resize the browser and test everything ...
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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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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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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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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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Compiz causing buffer flickering with nvidia drivers

Compiz is causing weird flickering. It's a bit difficult to describe, but when I move my mouse over CCSM:s UI elements for example, or even just browse with firefox, the screen updates often don't ...
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LXDE (Lubuntu) can't add an autostart app

There are several answers for this on the internet including this one: How do I add startup applications in Lubuntu/Lxde? However, it simply does not work. 14.04 version of LUbuntu allows to both set ...
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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 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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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, '...
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How to use custom configuration file in combination with autostart script in Openbox?

I'm trying to use Openbox with an autostart script as well as a separate copy of "rc.xml" (this is to be able to have multiple configurations on the same computer, but that's not relevant). Let's say ...
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How do I recover LXDE on my system?

Recently I was playing around with LXDE on Debian, customizing the panel, and so... But after I installed obkey and logged out and logged in to use it, LXDE didn't load anymore. GNOME works fine. ...
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TightVNC with Linux Mint & LXDE xstartup config

I have a Linux box running Linux Mint 17.2 x64 with xfce. For the life of me, I cannot get a proper GUI interface running when I log in to a new session via tightvnc. I always have a grey screen with ...
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How to start LXDE on Fedora Server?

I have Fedora Server 22 installed on my server. I installed LXDE with: sudo dnf groupinstall "LXDE Desktop" And rebooted. But it started in text mode. How do I start LXDE? Update startx gives ...
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LXDE doesn't start - fonts missing?

So I have my Raspberry Pi (B+), and want to run LXDE on it. Should be installed. So I run startx, and i get a black screen with a dash in the top left corner. Weird. XINIT tells me XTERM isn't ...
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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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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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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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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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Super sensitive touchpad moved a folder into another folder, how do I find out what moved?

I'm on lubuntu and I accidentally moved a folder into another folder in my home folder. It happened in half a second while brushing against the touchpad. How do I find out what file moved where?
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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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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 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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Ubuntu server remote desktop blank screen

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Things were running fine until I removed (complete uninstall) OpenBox and Lightweight LXDE for trying other desktops. Now the server boots fine but shows ...
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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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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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Is there a way to keybind Focus other Monitor in openbox?

Is there a way to keybind "set focus other monitor" in openbox? I know it is a bit more complicated if there is more than one window on another monitor, or if there are more than two monitors. But is ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in LXDE don't work

I recently wanted to add some shortcuts to LXDE on Ubuntu 15.10 starting with adding Emacs to Super/Windows+A. So after searching around I tried putting this in my ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml right ...
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KDE accessibility applet respawned in my LXDE panel - how to get rid of it?

For some strange reason, whenever I log in to my LXDE desktop, I see the KDE accessibility applet on the panel/taskbar. I can't figure out what's triggering it being run and how I can stop it from ...
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How to simulate mouse click on LXDE desktop?

How to simulate a mouse click with a keyboard on LXDE desktop? Interesting question also would be: how do disabled people work without this feature? For example those without fingers?
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Autostart applications upon login but only to Marco (WM) session

I'm using LXDM as Display Manager. And I've installed Marco, the Window Manager of MATE, to run standalone (Without MATE itself). So LXDM is finding Marco because I copied the marco.desktop file to ...
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On Debin Stretch, LXDE doesn't scale-down some application icons

I use IceWeasel on Debian Stretch, with LXDE. While most application icons display just fine (including IceDove), the IceWeasel icon exhibits a problem. Very often (but not always!) the large icon ...
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Install LXDE desktop environment as default instead of KDE

I've installed Debian with KDE desktop environment by default. However, I want to change desktop environment to LXDE and remove whole KDE, with all components and software. Is there any safely way to ...
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Creating a symbolic link for Firefox and launching creates 2 Firefox windows

I am using Arch Linux and LXDE. I have downloaded Firefox and moved it over to: /opt/firefox (e.g., mv firefox /opt/firefox). Next, I created symbolic link to the user/bin folder: ln -s /opt/...
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LXDE, TghtVNC and IceWeasel on Synology NAS

I have a DS412+ Synology NAS (Dual Core a 2.13 GHz - 1Go of RAM). I would like to install the LXDE desktop on it and VNC server to access it. Is it possible to install these packages by the command ...