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Questions tagged [lxde]

Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment, a Unix desktop environment with minimal system requirements

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How can I capture window area that is playing a video and display the area in another window in Linux

I'd like to have a small video window "Always on top" of other windows in my LXDE which would display just the video area I have previously chosen in another window, e.g. Chrome displaying edX video ...
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KALI Linux 4 LXDE virtual box Error

I Installed Kali Linux 4 LXDE on Virtual Box and installed the Guest Additions CD Image. But I get the error modprobe vboxsf failed I tried apt install linux-headers-$(uname -r), but apt can't ...
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Linux - LXDE — setting default browser will not stick

OS=Debian stretch, running LXDE Clicking on URL links from within non-browser programs, such as pidgin or Thunderbird does not open the links. I discovered that the default browser is set to ...
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Lxpanel in Xfce

Is it possible, in Debian Stretch, to combine the XFCE desktop with lxpanel from LXDE (instead of xfce4-panel)? There are troubles with starting it properly (both panels, no panel, crashes, ...) as ...
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Cannot run lxterminal from LXsession autostart

I'm trying to run a script right after my Raspberry pi's X server is on, because it runs with a GUI. After a lot of search, I found out that I could make a script run in the following file ....
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How can I use conky with own_window_type=panel to create a conky window along the top edge of the screen which does not overlap with other windows?

I am wanting to create a conky window that sits on the top edge of my screen and has no overlap with maximimed or non-maximized windows. My attempts to use own_window with own_window_type=panel ...
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Debian 9 LXDE Autologin doesn't work

I've set in lightdm.conf these 2 settings (under the Seat:* section) and the autologin doesn't work. It still ask me for user and password autologin-user=user autologin-user-timeout=0 I've tried ...
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Some of the keys on my keyboard are broken. LXDE/Openbox. Is it possible to make openbox shortcuts that output the corresponding key globally?

Some of the keys on my keyboard are broken. I am using LXDE/Openbox. Is it possible to make openbox shortcuts that output the corresponding key globally? Hello, The numbers five and six are not ...
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Cannot change language on Ubuntu 16.04 with desktop LXDE

This is how I change my language to German so far. sudo apt-get install language-pack-de language-pack-gnome-de sudo apt-get install $(check-language-support) sudo update-locale LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 For ...
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xrdp immediately terminated session

I'm trying to connect via remmina, to a vagrant machine with lxde and xrdp. A grey screen is shown for 5 seconds then session is terminated. Here is /var/log/xrdp-sesman.log log: [20171026-12:41:30] ...
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How to run few commands at startup on Lubuntu?

I would need to run these commands at startup : xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = backslash slash" xmodmap -e "keycode 48 = leftbrace colon" xmodmap -e "keycode 51 = rightbrace exclam" Tryed ...
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Fedora 26 locale settings keep changing after reboot

After upgrading Fedora from 24 to 26 I have a strange problem with locale settings. My installation is English and I use Polish keyboard layout and time format. Every time, after a reboot, all of the "...
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How do I set the date and time sync on fedora lxde?

From the following link (https://spins.fedoraproject.org/) I installed the LXDE spin for Fedora 26. For the life of me, I cannot seem to set the time to sync with a time server so that is it correct ...
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Config file for LXDE's PCManFM

I'm looking for the configuration file for PCManFM, the default file manager for LXDE. Specifically, I want to change PCManFM's desktop directory which defaults to ~/Desktop/. I'm using PCManFM ...
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A shortcut to move a window between workspaces in LXDE

Is there a way to move an app window between desktops via keyboard shortcut(s)? I mean something like Ctrl+Alt+Shift+→ (right arrow) to move the window to the right desktop, and/or Ctrl+Alt+...
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How do I set the size of the X mouse pointer in the Windows Subsystem for Linux

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on the Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows 10 (with the Creators update). I have an X server (VcXsrv) running in Windows and from bash I open an lxterminal on that X ...
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How to access command-line outside lxde?

I am a beginner to Arch Linux. I installed arch following a youtube tutorial and also the official arch wiki. I set the lxdm package to load by default. But when I try to log in with an id and ...
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How to use `less` as default pager for `--help`?

I use --help option a lot. It's annoying how it jumps to the end with help. It can be done with |less option. I want |less to be my default option. Can I use less as default paging for --help? I use ...
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Username at LXDE login screen won't remember user

I have Debian with LXDE. After every reboot i have to type username than password. I stumbled to autologin, but i don't want that, instead i want it to remember just username, as most of Desktop ...
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LXDE dual monitor: no display on boot

I run LXDE with Ubuntu 16.04 on a computer with 2 screens. I installed ARandR to be able to display the desktop on both screen, and I saved the configuration so that it is run on login. It works fine, ...
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LXDE: Desktop Folders Not Opening With Custom File Manager

I am currently using LXDE as my desktop environment, but for my file manager, I much prefer Caja because it handles things more to my preference. So, while pcmanfm is managing my desktop, Caja is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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change default window manager to LXDE

It is funny, but I cannot find out how to change the windowmanager that starts automatically to lxde. At the moment on my Raspberry Pi it auto starts OSMC edit: I have to exit that and start lxde ...
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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 me ...
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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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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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LXDE replace desktop with custom application

I want to replace the desktop (not the docks, just the background and icons) on LXDE with a custom application. That is, I want this: to be replaced with this: How do I set this up? I'm not ...
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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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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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Unable to shut down from desktop

I'm testing Trisquel Mini 7, which is based on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a minor issue where if I attempt to shut down via the menu, the bottom of the window populates with GDBus.Error:org....
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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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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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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 don'...
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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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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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.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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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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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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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, ...