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

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Cannot remove desktop files from .config/autostart folder

I am configuring a arch based machine with a minimal desktop setup. I am logging into a qtile session, and I have the 'lxsession' package installed and run on start, but I am not logged into an lxde ...
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How can add gnome-weather in the bottom panel of lxde?

I have installed gnome-weather: sudo apt install gnome-weather Menu--Accessories--Weather can launch it. Is there a way to set it on the bottom panel of lxde?
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auto login as guest without gdm3 with systemd ubuntu 18.04

I Installed Ubuntu 18.04 and removed gdm3 package. Now on startup I get LXDE GUI with my default admin user logged in (the one created after initial OS setup with sudo capabilities). I wish to create ...
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apt remove xscreensaver removes lubuntu-desktop and installs many new packages

Upon running sudo apt remove xscreensaver I am prompted with the below messages. Is this normal? Should I proceed? Why would removing a screensaver involve so many things? I'm using LXDE desktop, ...
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How to force onboard stay on top of full screen Okular in LXDE?

Whenever Okular is full screen, the on screen keyboard Onboard goes behind it. How to pin onboard on top of full screen apps like Okular? I am using Debian LXDE.
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FriendlyArm: reset lightdm settings for autologin

I'm using FriendlyArm on my NanoPi. I tried to install and launch tigervnc-standalone-server and failed. After that I deleted it with apt autoremove. But after that my settings for autologin don't ...
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Which menu does the app be installed in?

I downloaded an application "sendanywhere_latest_amd64.deb" and installed it with dpkg: sudo dpkg -i sendanywhere_latest_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package sendanywhere. (...
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In lxde local path is prepended when a hyperlink is clicked

Whenever I click on a hyperlink presented within a software the link seems to be modified. Let's say software X presents a link to its online documentation, e.g. https://www.coolsoft.org/doc/manual....
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Making Xinput commands permanent "For complete noobs"

As the title suggests, I need to rotate the touch input on a DSI display. I am successful in rotating the input with this entered into the terminal. xinput set-prop 'seeed-tp' 'Coordinate ...
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copy command in terminal into clipboard with just one step

My DE is lxde in debian11.If you want to copy command in current terminal,you have to highlight text in the terminal window with mouse first ,then hit Ctrl+Shift+C, the command now can be copied into ...
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USB mouse buttons stop working when laptop lid is closed

I'm running an LXDE/Fedora 34 spin on my old Dell laptop, docked to a Dell PR03X station. The dock has my USB-attached keyboard and mouse, and I have an external screen attached to the laptop's HDMI (...
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Activate Linux GUI only for a specific application Lubuntu 21.10

I need to setup a linux client(OS:Lubuntu 21.10) witch launch only a web page on Chromium browser always fixed all the time 24/24. It's possibile for you to use the client in CLI mode and start LXDE/...
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Connecting to Lubuntu desktop via VNC

I have installed Lubuntu desktop on a Ubuntu 20.03 LTS server. The desktop works fine when I log on to it locally. I can see the SDDM and I can chose between various sessions for the desktop (Lubuntu, ...
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gdm3 or lighdm not working (X11 won't start)

I am using Debian 9. After installing Gnome I only see my mouse cursor on my computer screen. I uninstalled Gnome and enabled X11 but it didn't work. I need to connect to the board I use via ssh and ...
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overriding a single field in a desktop-entry

I'm setting up a Debian system, with LXDE as the Desktop Environment (really, I'm just remastering a Raspberry Pi OS image). I have an application that ships with a .desktop file. Cool! Unfortunately ...
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How to adjust the application select option menu?

Environment: uname -a Linux debian 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-4 (2021-08-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux dpkg -s lxde Maintainer: Debian LXDE Maintainers <[email protected]....
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Start NoMachine server session over SSH

My host is Windows 10 64-bit. I have a raspberry pi that I do not have direct access to. Neither do I have access to the router it's connected to. I simply use SSH to connect to it. But, I need to ...
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How to specify the BusIDs for all framebuffer devices in freebsd?

I installed lxde this way: sudo pkg install xf86-video-intel sudo pkg install lxde-mate cd /usr/home/freebsd vi .xinitrc ck-launch-session dbus-launch --exit-with-session exec startlxde It doesn't ...
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How to use the special character < for assigning shortcut-keys in openbox config file?

According to https://stackoverflow.com/a/1091953/ five characters need to be escaped in XML documents under some circumstances: " &quot; ' &apos; < &lt; > &gt; & ...
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How change monitors from terminal ? "xrandr: Cant open display"

I'm booting Sparkylinux from a live-usb in a notebook with broken screen. There is a external monitor connected by VGA. The external monitor is booted dual with the notebook monitor And the external ...
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How to propertly permanently rename network interface in LXLE?

I have a LXLE 18.04 LTS and wlan adapter with name wlp7s0b1, which I'm not comfortable with. Recommended by all /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules is not present in my installation, although ...
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debian 10 / lxde / tight vnc - copy paste from windows in both directions not working

We are moving from windows server to debian 10, we need a gui for a while until we transition to full command line. we need to vnc (lxde gui) into the debian server and be able to copy and paste files ...
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How is it possible to insert a system tray artifact in a secondary lxde-panel?

I need a second lxpanel to be shown on my second monitor, I've created one, but I'm not able to insert a System Tray artifact on it. I suppose that System Tray is the panel-item that shows items such ...
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Bottom taskbar lost often when to log in my debian

uname -a Linux MiWiFi-R3-srv 4.19.0-0.bpo.9-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.118-2+deb10u1~bpo9+1 (2020-06-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux Recently, the bottom taskbar in often lost when to log in to my debian, but ...
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Is it possible to trigger the lxpanel "Control for dhcpcd network interface" by command?

Is it possible to trigger the appearance of the lxpanel for Control for the dhcpcd network interface or any other panels of the lxde-profile? Thanks in advance! Edit: Thanks for your comment @KGIII ...
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Running a script from autostart results in poor performance

I have a bash script to show an FFplay stream of a usb webcam and that script is set to run on start as a .desktop file. The only problem is that when it is run this way I'm getting terrible ...
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What is the small edit widget shown in LXDE on Openbox?

When I start typing but no application has focus, a small window is displayed in the corner of the desktop. Any ideas what it is and what can it be used for? Pressing Enter just closes it. Writing a ...
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`gnome-screenshot`: How to increase the maximum of a screenshot

I'm working on the latest Debian Buster LXDE on a 1920x1080 screen without any DPI scaling. I'm using a bash script to take screenshots by screen, window or area. #!/usr/bin/env bash case "${1}&...
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Debian Buster LXDE: Weather Plugin

I'm using Debian Buster LXDE and tried some new location in the Weather Plugin. Here are some interesting search results (| City | State | Country |): Paris | Paris | Maine | United States of ...
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Why can't I run Vim 8.2 from the LXDE menu?

I uninstalled Vim 8.0 with sudo apt remove vim-common, and compiled and installed the latest version: git clone https://github.com/vim/vim.git cd vim/src make sudo make install I can run Vim 8.2 ...
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Ubuntu using LXDE taking too long to shutdown

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and my desktop environment is LXDE. When I try to shutdown my computer the system keeps waiting and there is a message: A stop job is running for Session c2 of user ... (1min 30s) ...
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How to display the KDE system tray icons on LXDE panel?

With KDE, I sometime need to close/kill KDE (plasmashell) to have more available system resources, while doing so I run lxpanel on its own to have a minimal panel while KDE Plasma is closed. This does ...
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Changing "order" of monitors in LXDE/LXPanel

I have a laptop and an external HDMI monitor. I have determined how to use arandr to align and rotate the display to a point where I am happy, have ticked the "Primary" option for the laptop screen (...
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GDBus/PolicyKit error in LXDE

I am using LXDE with Parabola (a libre derivative of Arch Linux). When I log in to the desktop environment, a window pops up with the following error: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error....
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Boot freezing after sda3_crypt password

I am new to linux. I was getting some trouble with excessive ram usage on ubuntu 18.04, and after searching around i found out about desktop environments. I then installed LXDE and logged into it, ...
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LXDE panel and desktop asks for confirmation every time I click an icon

After upgrading to Debian 10, whenever I click an icon in the LXDE Panel or Desktop (lxpanel 0.10.0), I get a confirmation dialog asking me if I really wanted to open the application I just clicked ...
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strange file association in Firefox when choosing "Open containing folder"

When I download a file in Firefox and click "Open containing Folder" it opens the folder in Baobab instead of PCMan FM. I don't know how I ended up with this behaviour; I want Firefox to open it in ...
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Can't automount smartphone in LXDE anymore

I used to plug in my smartphone into my laptop to access the internal storage as well as SD-card storage. Since some recent updates it stopped working. I unfortuntaly cannot narrow it down to a ...
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Treat 2 displays as 1 in Raspbian

I am running the latest Raspbian which uses LXDE and Openbox, and I want to treat the 2 discrete outputs as 1. When I click Maximize or full screen, I want the application to span both monitors. ...
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Why does clicking by mouse or touchpad sometimes stop working?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04. For several times in the past few months, when I am using Firefox to browse webpages or some other applications, clicking ( left, right and middle) by my mouse or touchpad ...
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Logout from LXDE session after last application exits

Is there any way to automate the above? Currently I have the following autostart file in ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart and would like LXDE to exit the session after chromium exits but don't know ...
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Get back my old raspbian desktop from an accidental switch to LXDE

So, I was tinkering around on my laptop, which has the raspbian for desktop (Debian with the raspbian desktop environment) and accidentally double clicked on the file saying "LXDE" and it changed my ...
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Debian 9 LXDE upon login message directory not found

I have a debian 9 LXDE on Dell Laptop - installation that has started showing message after I login indicating a random directory under my home directory is not found. e.g. /home/tom/max not found ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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