Startup notify on Lxde

Israel israeldahl at
Fri Jan 31 00:33:25 UTC 2014

On 01/30/2014 04:55 PM, Pierre Gobin wrote:
> Hi all,
> When an app is launched on Lubuntu (and Lxde in general), there is no 
> indication for the user that the app is really launched (no hourglass 
> pointer). This is quite annoying on old computers - the Lubuntu 
> target, on which the launch may be a bit slow. Having no reaction, 
> average user tends to launch the same app several times.
> I guess I have already seen some discussion about this subject, but I 
> can't remember when and where. As far I remember, this was an openbox 
> bug. Can someone confirm that ?
> So my question is to know if it is a known bug, or if it is useful to 
> report this bug, and where (Lubuntu, Lxde, Openbox ?).
> Thanks,
> Pierre Gobin
That is a great point!
It might be nice to have some sort of indication in the panel (show the 
icon when the app is first executed, and have the color pulse, or 
As far as the mouse/touchpad pointer that seems like it would be LXDE, 
as the configuration app (not the openbox config, but the 'Customize 
Look and Feel') changes the pointer style....  Just a guess though.


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