[lubuntu-users] trying to set i3 window manager only but a different one keeps showing up

Felipe M. Vieira fmv1992 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 13:08:27 UTC 2018

> Hi Felipe,
> You should be able to configure this using something like 'Session Settings'
> I only have LXQt running on my machine so I do not remember the name of
> the program.  The LXQt version is much different than the Lubuntu GTK
> one is.
> The GTK one is a bit more scattered looking, and a bit more confusing
> (well at least the last time I used it).  So, you will have to look for
> the startup applications, or an option to set the desktop handler. 
> PCManFM can be run without handling the desktop, and unlike some of the
> other FM (like Nautilus aka Files) PCManFM does not impose this feature
> by default.  So, somewhere in your startup applications settings PCManFM
> is being set to run with its --desktop option.
> I am sorry that I cannot be more detailed, but I have not used the GTK
> version of Lubuntu in a couple years, I am really interested in where
> LXQt can go, mostly because:
> <rant>
> GTK has become increasingly worse with each new release.  The devs
> consistently drop really useful things and deprecate needed features. 
> But it isn't that I don't like Lubuntu in GTK form, just the GTK+ APIs.
> Qt has tended to add features and make itself more modular in the past
> few years, rather than making itself more monolithic and have less
> features like GTK has been doing.
> </rant>
> --
> Regards

Hey Israel,

I got it:

"lxsession-default-apps" > "core applications" > "Desktop manager" from
"filemanager" to blank.

Now none of those annoying windows show up again! Thanks, your
indications were very precise :)

Felipe Martins Vieira
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