LXDE - for next release perhaps

New features which should be implemented in Porteus; suggestions are welcome. All questions or problems with testing releases (alpha, beta, or rc) should go in their relevant thread here, rather than the Bug Reports section.
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LXDE - for next release perhaps

Post#1 by sean » 19 Mar 2013, 04:22

@fanthom and brokenman,

1) RE: LXDE, right click, Desktop Preferences, "Advanced" menu checkbox trap, can't regain Desktop Setting menu (32bit Porteus)

I have noticed in several other LXDE distro's, this has been solved by putting "Desktop Settings" under the System heading of the newly created right click menu. This certainly seemed like a very logical approach to creating a toggle for the Desktop Settings - Advanced menu selection/checkbox.

I have no idea how involved making this a default setting in Porteus may be, however I noticed this working in "Lubuntu 12.10":


Also working as a default setting in "UberStudent 2.0 Lightweight":


2) How much trouble would it be, and would it still satisfy Porteus size requirements, if you were to include the "Openbox Configuration Manager" in the Porteus LXDE.xzm module? 32bit?

I hope you fella's got some well deserved rest after the very successful 2.0 release. Picked up at least 50 members, I believe.

All smiles here for sure,


edit - #1 "Desktop Settings" was incorrect, corrected to "Desktop Preferences"
numbered question 1 and 2 as they are separate ideas
Last edited by sean on 19 Mar 2013, 12:40, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: LXDE - for next release perhaps

Post#2 by fanthom » 19 Mar 2013, 07:41

hi sean,

not sure if this is what you are looking for but lxappearance has openbox plugin included by default.
click LXDE menu button -> Customize Look And Feel -> chose Window Border tab

if this is not what you expected then please make a screenshot of Lubuntu/Uber Student settings (my ISP gives me down/up limits and i'm always nearing the edge).

Please add [Solved] to your thread title if the solution was found.

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