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how to open multiple new tabs in qterminal with a bash script in debian 11 lxqt

I am trying to create a bash script that setup my all development stuff in an instant. What will script do. open 5 different tabs in one window. clear terminal and start firefox-esr. clear terminal ...
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how to reset debian 11 lxqt desktop configuration

I reinstalled my Debian 11 and try configure it but everything goes wrong. I need to reset it as fresh new. What i tried :- dconf-cli command replace user .config with root .config but things didn't ...
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Text disappearing and reappearing

I'm running Lubuntu 22.04. Occasionally, when I type, a portion of the text near to the end of my line disappears and reappears repeatedly. I tried using xev to check for any misfiring keys buts I ...
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Tweaking LXQt to hide network settings

TL:DR change Status Notifier panel widget in LXQt to hide network, or otherwise disable. I have Ubuntu Server (22.04 upgraded today) running on a Raspberry Pi 4. I sometimes ssh in to start up xrdp ...
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Bluetooth does not work on Debian 11 Bullseye LXQt

I have Debian 11 operating system LXQt version, and my computer is HP 15-n220ca I'm trying to install Bluetooth on my computer but it doesn't work. I don't know what USB Bluetooth dongle to buy here ...
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terminal not displaying outputs properly

terminal is not displaying outputs properly, it displays outputs mostly like given in the image below while it should display outputs like this any suggestions on how it can be fixed?
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Troubleshoot: No internet on debian lxqt while connman is connected

On a new debian 11 installation I get no internet, even when connman tells me that I am connected.
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ark storing files with full path from home

I am using LUbuntu 20.04 (Ubuntu with LXQT), fresh install. When using ark to compress files, I am getting full path from home inside the archived .zip, or .tar, or .tar.gz (no matter which format I ...
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Void Linux upower issues

I recently installed voidlinux in a Samsung NC10 netbook. I installed LxQT but after starting LxQT cannot find the battery. Looking at the problem it seems that upower cannot start correctly. If I run ...
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LxQt on WSLg doesn't fit the full screen

I installed LxQt on WSL2 under Windows 11. I have several questions: the LxQt screen doesn't fit the whole monitor screen, as shown in the figure, how could customize it? the toolbar panel is hidden,...
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Installing LxQT on CentOS 8

the following command used to work in CentOS 7 for installing LxQT. It seems on CentOS 8 system, this isn't working anymore. It shows some errors. If anybody got any clue about this and likes to ...
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problem with thunar after installing lxqt desktop

I have Debian 11 with xfce desktop.After i also installed lxqt desktop when i open the Thunar file manager it doesn't show two of my ntfs partitions in left panel. ‌‌‌But the partitions can be mounted ...
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I can't maximize, minimize, drag or close any window in LXQT

I use Artix Linux with the LXQT desktop environment and whenever I try to press anything on the top right hand corner of a window it doesn't do anything. I also can't drag any windows. I have tried to ...
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Is there any way of making the shortcut Meta + Arrows work for resizing windows on LXQt 0.14.1?

I've installed OSGeoLive 14 inside a virtual machine. It uses LXQt as its graphical interface, but it bothers me that the shortcuts Meta+← or Meta+→ don't work on it. I'd like to do something like the ...
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Debian Buster LXQt cannot place icons to desktop edge

can anyone help me with this please? I cannot seem to place icons on the desktop to the edge of the screen. There is a gap on the left and a much larger gap to the right where I cannot place icons ...
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LXQt Panel has dissapeared after installing Nvidia drivers

(I've seen a few occurrences of a similar issue around so its possible I missed a viable solution in my searches) I installed Nvidia drivers for my system following the instructions on the Arch Wiki (...
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How to set the default username and password for LxQt Desktop in Debian

I am having a Debian system which is having: pstree sddm--->Xorg | | -->LxQt where sddm is service running as a combination of Xorg(server) and LxQt(Desktop application). I want ...
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Firefox Window icon disappeared after interrupted upgrade

Situation See the attached image: the icon for the Firefox window has disappeared after an interrupted upgrade (VM crashed), but the icons on the desktop and in the start menu are fine. (I'm using ...
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lxQt and Lubuntu session options missing from login screen, after cloning user. How do get it back?

I found a script in this community that is supposed to clone users and it works, indeed. Although, after making logoff, I'm left with only the option of making login with Openbox (which has a loop bug)...
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Does installing a different desktop environment (other than the default) affect "what softwares I can install in my distro"?

I use my laptop for work, mainly; It has Fedora 32; I am affraid to install LXQt and be unable to use softwares I once could have in GNOME. Does it make sense?
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What's the optimal solution for performance: Fedora's LXQt spin or install @lxqt using dnf? [closed]

I am installing LXQt, so I can have something lightweight and fast. To achieve this, I found the two mentioned approaches but I don't know how to decide on what to choose. Also: is there a better ...
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Redshift prevents manual backlight adjustment (LXQt)

Redshift seems to work fine, dimming my screen with the red tint at night, but when Redshift is running (whether actively enabled or not) I cannot control laptop brightness with the laptop brightness ...
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What is the difference between Debian's LXQT installation packages: lxqt-core, lxqt and task-lxqt-desktop?

I want to install LXQT Desktop Environment on my Debian. What is the difference between lxqt-core, lxqt and task-lxqt-desktop apt packages available through Debian's official repository? Debian's wiki ...
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Errors on startup

I have installed 3 days ago Debian 10.3.0 with LXQT. It's great and I like it, it boot fine, each kernel line on boot is so great to see when appears 2 red lines that are so ugly! [OK] Started /etc/...
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Delete key does not work in lxqt

I am using Debian 10.1 with the lxqt desktop. When I press the delete key, nothing happens. I can't delete any file. Something curious that I have noticed is that when I use the live disc, in the ...
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manjaro lxqt kwin desktop switch hotkeys

Linux mvalitov-pc 4.20.17-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Mar 19 18:07:36 UTC 2019 x86_64 GNU/Linux I installed lxqt and kwin, and I can't find how to configure switching between desktops. In xfce, I ...
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Meta key issue when using Emacs terminal on Lubuntu LXQT

While pressing Alt key on the keyboard the control is transferred to the terminal menu. There is an option in ubuntu terminal (Edit -> Preferences) to disable this Enable mnemonics (such as alt + ...
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How to start the LXQT launcher (lxqt-runner) with just the Super key?

Posted in order to give the answer (QnA). I have installed Lxqt desktop on top of Kubuntu 18.04. That means I can still use the krunner launcher of KDE/Plasma if I chose to, but Lxqt has its own ...
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Lxqt: what are the Qt-themes/Widget Styles, and how to install new ones?

Appearance of themes in Lxqt is determined at two levels (like in Plasma 5). The "Lxqt themes" affect mostly (only?) the panel. They are to be located in usr/share/lxqt/themes or ~/.local/share/lxqt/...
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Set Dolphin to manage the desktop in LXQT

I don't know much about the quality of the Lxqt desktop environment per se, but on top of Kubuntu 18.04 it works great. (It is lighter and more responsive than Plasma 5 (which is good by current ...
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Control bluetooth speaker volume with keys and tray icon

Asked in order to provide the answer. In the LXQt desktop (installed on top of Kubuntu 18.04) I use a bluetooth speaker with a laptop which has volume keys that only control the internal speakers. ...
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LXQt - stop screen-locking upon waking from suspend/sleep

Posted in order to provide the answer. I have a good experience with LXQt desktop environment installed on top of Kubuntu 18.04, but it still has some odd features - about which it is not that easy ...
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Why does LXQT Autostart not do anything?

I have a BeagleBone Black here, running Debian 8.3, Linux 4.1.15-ti-rt-r43. Desktop is LXQT. After boot, I want to run a .sh file - when the desktop environment is ready, as that file, after changing ...
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Debian 9: USB-volumes are not displayed in PCManFM-Qt's sidebar

I run Debian 9 with LXQt what is completely fine. However, attached USB-volumes are not getting displayed in the PCManFM-Qt sidebar in category Devices intended for that (see screenshot). Which ...
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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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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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Why does lxqt-build-tools fail to build?

I would like to build LxQt from sources on a Ubuntu xenial derivative system. I followed the oder as described on https://github.com/lxde/lxqt/wiki/Building-from-source and libqtxdg compiled and ...
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LXQt works perfectly on a fresh Arch install then only get a black screen after rebooting

LXQt works perfectly after a fresh Arch install on my laptop, then I reboot, and without changing anything, simply logging in as the same user from before, running startx like before, instead of lxqt ...
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Install LXQt on Centos 7 (from EPEL)

I've been looking for how to install LXQt on Centos 7. I did notice some lxtq packages in EPEL, but there seems to be no main package for whole desktop. Can somebody point to me how (or if) can it can ...
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How do I make a pcmanfm right-click desktop entry work only for the Desktop folder?

System: Host: MyComputer Kernel: 4.8.14-gnu-1 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: LXQt Distro: Parabola GNU/Linux-libre I have created the following entry: ./.local/share/file-manager/actions/...
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Reading from keychain failed with error: 'No keychain service available'

System: Host: MyComputer Kernel: 4.8.14-gnu-1 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: LXQt Distro: Parabola GNU/Linux-libre My owncloud client does not start automatically. I know, nextcloud is what ...
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Why do some windows lack minimize buttions in LXQT?

I recently switched to LXQT from KDE and I have realized that some windows don't have minimize buttons. They all have rollup, unroll buttons which shrink the form to the size of the titlebar only and ...
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Is there a graphical menu editor for LXQT or LXDE?

I have been trying out LXQT after some Plasma 5 upgrades went sour on me and there seems to be no way to edit the graphical menu via the customary right-click on the start menu. Searching the web ...
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