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I noticed that on this page there is no mention of using systemctl enable lxdm.service but on the Display Manager page that is what is described. I'm new here, so before I edit this page I just wanted to make sure that adding information so the two pages are in sync was okay. Thanks, Schultzter (talk) 04:04, 27 November 2012 (UTC)


Hi, I'm testing lxde desktop with openbox window manager under qemu (1.0).

If I start xorg with xf86-video-vesa driver (2.3.0-7), then lxterminal (0.1.11-1) - and only lxterminal - is badly displayed.

If I start xorg with xf86-video-cirrus (1.3.2-7), then lxterminal is well displayed.

If I start qemu with the parameter "-vga std", display problems with lxterminal and xf86-video-vesa disappear.

May be a bug in lxterminal... Screenshots are available if needed.

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Directories for .desktop files

LXDE looks in two other directories besides /usr/share/applications to find applications to put into its menus:



This is important if you want to add your own applications to LXDE; you don't have to mess with directories controlled by pacman.

Djraymondnm (talk) 12:08, 5 June 2013 (UTC)