LXQt test and Lubuntu 14.04

David Yentzen dbyentzen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 00:52:42 UTC 2014

Of course, Lubuntu's artwork team is the best! I"ll start with 14.04 next
week, myself.


On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 7:29 AM, Israel <israeldahl at gmail.com> wrote:

>  I have been running 14.04 with no problems yet.  The lack of a shutdown
> button is not a huge deal especially for ex-windows users, as they are used
> to opening the applications menu to shutdown any way, and I simply made a
> desktop file called shutdown.desktop with
> lxsession-logout as the exec...
> I really wanted LXQt to work.... but I can wait :)
> You knew we had talented artists, just look at the icons!!
> On 01/02/2014 07:06 AM, David Yentzen wrote:
>  Thanks for giving such a detailed report on this. I think I will shortly
> dl 14.04 and start running it around. Thanks for the heads up about the no
> shutdown button
>  Best
>  David
> On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Israel <israeldahl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It was an absolute no-go
>> I am not sure what happened, but it seemed to me that there was a major
>> conflict between the lightdm I had and the lxqt lightdm.
>> I could not get past plymouth at all.  Actually the screen stayed black
>> until I dropped over to my tty.  when I went back to my X the plymouth
>> screen showed up and hung around changing the dots unending.
>> I tried a few things like editing the lightdm conf files (all of the ones
>> I knew of), but that didn't seem to change much.  This was on 13.10 so it
>> may work better in 14.04, but I will wait a little while before trying that
>> again.
>> Good news is 14.04 runs great.  So far it is rock solid.
>> I am having one issue... no shutdown button...  not sure why.
>> So, I am thinking it would be great to make a desktop file for the
>> lxsession-logout
>> and have something like
>> OnlyShowIn=Lubuntu
>> So it could be added back in easily for people that accidentally
>> configure their panel too much and delete something, and then can't find
>> the shutdown applet.
>> It would be better if it was an applet to add to the panel, but I suppose
>> with efforts toward LXQt the desktop file would be sufficient for 14.04
>> users.
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