[lubuntu-users] setting lxsession profile to Lubuntu

Spike spike at drba.org
Thu Jul 27 00:29:03 UTC 2017

fwiw I also enabled the session menu in lightdm, selected lubuntu and
logged in and it's still using LXDE.

Just in case somebody wants to verify this too, the way I'm telling that
I'm in a LXDE session is because of this:


which reads:

** Message: environement.vala:58: Exporting primary_variable
** Message: environement.vala:59: desktop_environnement XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP
** Message: environement.vala:176: custom_config :
** Message: environement.vala:177: config_dirs :/etc/xdg/xdg-LXDE:/etc/xdg
** Message: environement.vala:178: confir_dirs not null, export :
** Message: environement.vala:183: Exporting XDG_CONFIG_DIRS

on my older desktop it's using .cache/lxsession/Lubuntu/run.log and
referencing xdg/Lubuntu.

also if I open a terminal and run "env" I find:




On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 5:16 PM Spike <spike at drba.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> on my old desktops lxsession is started as "/usr/bin/lxsession -s Lubuntu
> -e LXDE" so that the Lubuntu profile is used. However on a more recent
> installation I get this:
> /usr/bin/lxsession -s LXDE -e LXDE
> I've been looking all over the place, but I can't find how/where the
> profile/session parameter is set. All the docs such as
> https://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXSession tell you that LXsession will use a
> profile, but I didn't see anything about setting such profile. On some
> stackexchange answers I found a setting in lightdm.conf to set the
> user-session which I defined as Lubuntu, but that made no difference, LXDE
> is still picked up.
> can anybody please provide a pointer?
> thank you,
> Spike
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