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Questions tagged [lxde]

LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight desktop environment for resource-limited systems.

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Is there a tablet-like desktop or theme that works well with touch screens?

I am trying to find either a desktop or desktop theme that works well with a touch screen. What I need must be as light weight as possible, compatible with debian stretch (preferably) or other *buntu ...
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What screen-locking program does this dbus-send command invoke?

https://choffee.co.uk/thoughtsplurge/posts/2013/07/11/lock_gnome_screensaver/ In old versions of gnome the command gnome-screensaver-command -l would lock your screen. As gnome-screensaver ...
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LXDE: Keyboard settings not loading

Debian Stretch LXDE I made some keyboard settings wich means repeat delay and interval. After system's start I have to go into the settings and at least to cancel them to have that settings loaded. ...
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Cannot change default permissions in home ~/Documents [duplicate]

When I create folders in Documents catalog, all have rwx permissions for a user. However, when I create a file, it has only rw- privileges for a user. I tried to change default permissions using umask ...
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Daylight saving in Debian 9

I would like to know how to enable Daylight saving support for Debian 9 with LXDE. My timezone is set to Europe/Rome. However my clock is one hour ahead and - considering Daylight saving - it shouldn'...
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Disable Wayland for Fedora 28 login screen

I've installed Fedora 28 from the LXDE spin. I am running AnyDesk to enable remotely logging into this system, which only supports X11, and not Wayland. LXDE itself uses X11, so that's fine. However,...
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Where to define proxy environment variables for firefox started via desktop links in lxde/debian9?

I'm trying to set the system-wide http_proxy environment variables (automated by a shell script) in such a way, that firefox uses them when executed from the LXDE start menu for all users. So far I ...
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Transparent LXTerminal on LXDE

I've been trying to set transparent terminal background in lxterminal on Arch Linux but with no luck. Setting transparent background in preferences does nothing, so does setting transparent to 1 in ...
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LXDE panel is constantly writing to disk. How to stop?

I've noticed that LXDE panel on Raspbian is writing something to disk every 60 seconds: $ pidstat -dl 600 Linux 4.14.79-v7+ (localhost) 01/15/2019 _armv7l_ (4 CPU) 03:11:53 PM UID PID ...
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Will restarting `lxpanel` affect processes invoked from `lxpanel` to run other programs?

In LXDE, is it correct that lxpanel is where we can invoke other programs? How can I restart lxpanel using command line? Will restarting lxpanel affect (e.g. kill, or send some signal to) processes ...
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Debian 9.6 Lxde 32bit inconsistent youtube performance with Chromium

What could be the reason for some videos on YouTube be unwatchable and almost freezing Chromium (even when paused!) while others play fine at a the same quality, and same codec (avc1, opus). For ...
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xdg-open tries to open URLs as files on LXDE [duplicate]

I run $ xdg-open 'http://google.com' in /home/rominf/ and expect Firefox to open Google, but instead got GUI message with error: /home/rominf/http:/google.com: No such file or directory Firefox is ...
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GUI application won't start in Konsole, opened in x2go session

I'm using x2go server on my work laptop and pyhoca-gui on my home laptop. I open an LXDE session and start Konsole. Every app I try to run in Konsole fails to open the display. How do I fix this?
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Battery alarm command is not working in LXDE?

I am using lxde desktop for my ubuntu 14.04. I have used synaptic package manager to uninstall some old files of qemu. But after that, I realize that some packages are removed from ubuntu eg: python ...
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Environment variable in LXSession autostart file?

Anyone know how to use environment variables or something similar in an LXSession autostart file? My initial attempts seem to have failed :-(. I'm creating a Chromium kiosk noticeboard and need an ...
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Configure PCManFM to automount archives [closed]

How can I setup PCManFM to mount an archive when double-clicking on it? Alternatively, how can I get this option in the right-click menu on an archive? (I used to have this on a machine running the ...
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How do I disable the taskbar/menubar in LXDE on Raspbian Stretch?

I am trying to get rid of the taskbar/menubar completely but I can not find how to do it either by googling or going through the menus offered by LXDE. Under 'Appearance Settings' I am only able to ...
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Differences between LXDE with Debain and Lubuntu in size and in lightness

I read from a website that Debian with LXDE is more lightweight than Lubuntu although lubuntu's size is 1 GB and debian's is 1.9 GB? How could it be? Is it realy lighter than Lubuntu? Which one ...
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How to auto rotate screen with Gsensor on lxde?

Is there any software let can set auto rotate based on g-sensor value? Or I should design a program myself to execute it in background?
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Changing color of window resize area

When resizing a window, the area between the area of the current window and the area of the resized window is colored gray. I would like to either change its color to black, or to not draw it at all. ...
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Debian 9.4.0 (Stretch) with LXQt - anyone experienced the same issues?

I tried to install Debian Stretch (9.4.0) together with desktop environment LXQt. Hereby I installed a raw and clean system without any additional packages first and then set the recommended and ...
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Why are there these differences between suspension by the DEs and by pm-utils?

I found some differences between running pm-suspend and clicking "Suspend" menu item in LXDE on Ubuntu 16.04 In both cases I can wake up Ubuntu by pushing the power button on my laptop, but in the ...
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Modify start up routine of LXDE using startx command

I have built lxde and fbtft driver for Raspberry Pi using Yocto. In order to correctly start X11 session and dbus, I need to stop the existing one and execute something like: FRAMEBUFFER=/dev/fb1 ...
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What to put in “billing info” when printing? [closed]

(I asked this at StackOverflow, but seems more appropriate here) When I use a copier at a research institute, I have to type a code (say 123) to log in first. My colleagues can use the copier also as ...
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Slackware 14.2 - black screen after waking from sleep/lock - what process controls sleep/lock?

I have had Slackware 14.2 32bit installed on a netbook with LXDE as my main DE for about a month now. My main issue is that sometimes the screen is black on waking from sleep [suspend] and the only ...
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Debian Stretch Lxde: Lxde Menu category “system tools” merged into “preferences”

All applications that existed in the "system tools" category got merged into the "preferences" category. Menulibre seems to disagree with what I am seeing when I open up the menu, since it only shows ...
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Debian 9 LXQt: Required packages for minimal possible desktop installation?

I'm excited about very pure and slim desktop environments without unnecessary bloat. In the past I always installed Debian with LXDE as a minimal possible desktop installation considering only ...
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Change `lxlock` login screen in Debian Stretch LXDE

After having trouble with my python I had to reinstall my LXDE with apt-get install task-lxde-desktop All my settings remained working except one I don't know if it depends on the reinstallation or ...
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Bind Alt Gr to right alt

I am using Programmer Dvorak keyboard layout. It binds the right alt key to Alt Gr (ISO_Level3_Shift). How can I bind it back to right alt? edit: I am using Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) and LXDE. ...
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Programmer Dvorak keyboard layout not persisting at startup

I am using Debian with LXDE.  I want to use the programmer Dvorak keyboard layout. I am currently using a GUI that I added to the panel called “Keyboard Layout Handler”. These are the current ...
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LXDE panel move right-hand Info-apps to right

I can't find out how to move the Information-apps (Battery, calendar, Volume etc.) to the right side of the panel. These accidentally moved automatically to the center of the panel. Any Ideas? Below a ...
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Removing lubuntu-desktop removes only 15.4kb of files and auto-remove does not remove anything

I installed Enlightenment and I want now to remove Lubuntu's LXDE environment, but when I ran the command to remove lxde, it said it was not installed, and when I tried to remove lubuntu-desktop it ...
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How can I fix my gnome keyring?

I am using Trisquel version 7 (Belenos), which is based on Ubuntu, with the LXDE desktop environment. It seems to be using the gnome-keyring-daemon to store and remember passwords; however, it doesn't ...
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LXDE plugin directory

I'm following this tutorial from the lxde wiki. I'm able to follow along and compile the plugin, however I don't know where to place the resulting object file. The tutorial says: After placing ...
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Deactivate openbox desktop context menu on 2nd screen

I'm using Debian Stretch LXDE (OpenBox) in a dual monitor setup. I activated the openbox context menu of my second screen by setting Desktop (right click) -> Desktop Preferences -> Advanced (...
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Error 'Invalid desktop entry file:' when using web browser in LXDE

My system is Linux Lubuntu 17.10 and Firefox is installed as a browser. It can be accessed through the application panel, but clicking on the Web Browser Icon on the Task Bar leads to the following ...
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Remove user and password at login in Debian 9 Stretch

I work on a project using BeagleBone Black and an LCD cape. For that, I download the current BBB IOT image from their website and installed LXDE for user interface. I want to create an application ...
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Debian Stretch LXDE task manager?

Whilst dropping my keyboard a few hours ago, I pressed down a few keys whilst trying to keep it in my hands. When my view returned to the screen, I saw that I had called up a Task Manager. However, ...
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Using XRDP without local VNC server

According to xrdp docs it should be possible to connect remotely without using a local VNC server: xrdp can connect to a locally created X.org session with the xorgxrdp drivers [my emphasis], to ...
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Synclient Touchpad settings not working at all

installed LXLE on my netbook the other day. Most everything is working fine, however I was getting really annoyed with my touchpad's tap to click feature whilst coding. I had that common bug where ...
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Running lxde in fullscreen in GNURoot Debian

I am trying to run LXDE on GNURoot Debian on Android. GNURoot Debian uses XTightVNCServer to provide an X environment over VNC, which I can connect to using RealVNC. But when I try to start LXDE using ...
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light-locker expose my playing sound when switch tty by keyboard?

How to solved or bypass this problem? light-locker can hide my screen but very short time expose my screen contents when first switch to my screen by keyboard. sound contents is always expose nearl ...
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Disabling Save for Session & Save to Keyring by LXDE way

I am using minimal debian(jessie) with lxde-common installed for UI application view. This is in continuation of my previous question added littel bit clarity on my requirement. My previous question ...
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Next/previous window switch in taskbar order in LXDE

I'm using lxde on openbox, lxpanel is opened on the bottom. I want to achieve to move between tasks/windows fast. But I can't find a way to do that, the feature I want is very simple: An indicator(...
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How to split ports in a source into separate sources in PulseAudio?

pactl list sources shows that there is a source which has multiple ports: Ports: analog-input-front-mic: Front Microphone (priority: 8500, not available) analog-input-rear-mic: Rear ...
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Multiple graphical modes switching during startup

I have a small ARM board with Linux (Angström, kernel 4.1) and have connected it to a HDMI display. It works at the moment. I would like to show a splashscreen during the whole startup but it seems to ...
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LXDE: Add shell scripts, etc. to Run (Alt+F2) box

Is it possible to run one's own items from the Run box triggered by Alt+F2 in LXDE (ie lxpanelctl run)? For example, can I add shell scripts that I have created, so that they can be run from the Run ...
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How to automate desktop setup when starting up?

I've set up my Linux laptop (running Pixel for x86, based on Debian) to have three 'desktops'. I can access these with ctrl-alt-left and right. Main - a blank desktop CLI - a full screen, with no ...
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Keep LXPanel on top in Openbox

I'm configuring a Raspberry Pi as a set-top box. I can get Firefox and Chromium to start up in full screen mode. But I want the LXPanel (configured to auto-hide) to respond when the browser is running ...
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Apps are slow the first time they open or after being idle for a while

I suspect this has to do with swap but I don't know how to confirm it. When I launch an app (for example, a Linux terminal, the file manager or a python wrapper), it is significantly slower the first ...