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LXQt is a lightweight Desktop environment. Some LXDE developers decided to create a Qt based version of their Desktop environment, it's name was lxde-qt. Around the same time some other people were working on a different minimal Qt based DE called razor-qt. When some developers of those projects met they decided to join forces and work together on one project. LXQt was born.
 
LXQt is a lightweight Desktop environment. Some LXDE developers decided to create a Qt based version of their Desktop environment, it's name was lxde-qt. Around the same time some other people were working on a different minimal Qt based DE called razor-qt. When some developers of those projects met they decided to join forces and work together on one project. LXQt was born.
  
== Instalation ==
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== Installation ==
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It is recommended to set the LXQt mix-in before emerging it.
  
 
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###i## emerge lxqt-meta
 
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== Starting LXQt ==
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You can either use a display manager to log into your system and start LXQt, or you can log in on a TTY and run {{c|startx}} to start xinit by hand.
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=== xinit ===
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You should edit the file  {{c|~/.xinitrc}} if it already exists, and put {{c|"exec startlxqt"}} in there.
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If it doesn't exist you can create it like this:
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{{console|body=$##i## echo "exec startlxqt" > ~/.xinitrc}}
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You might want to add the commands and options {{c|ck-launch-session dbus-launch --sh-syntax --exit-with-session}} to the {{c|exec}} to start it with ConsoleKit and DBus.
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In this case you also need to add ConsoleKit to the default runlevel:
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{{console|body=
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###i## rc-update add consolekit default
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###i## rc
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}}
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=== Login Manager ===
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Please take a look at http://www.funtoo.org/Package:XDM_%28Display_Manager%29 for this.

Latest revision as of 10:25, February 7, 2015

About LXQt

LXQt is a lightweight Desktop environment. Some LXDE developers decided to create a Qt based version of their Desktop environment, it's name was lxde-qt. Around the same time some other people were working on a different minimal Qt based DE called razor-qt. When some developers of those projects met they decided to join forces and work together on one project. LXQt was born.

Installation

It is recommended to set the LXQt mix-in before emerging it.

# eselect profile add funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/lxqt
# emerge lxqt-meta


Starting LXQt

You can either use a display manager to log into your system and start LXQt, or you can log in on a TTY and run startx to start xinit by hand.

xinit

You should edit the file ~/.xinitrc if it already exists, and put "exec startlxqt" in there. If it doesn't exist you can create it like this:

$ echo "exec startlxqt" > ~/.xinitrc


You might want to add the commands and options ck-launch-session dbus-launch --sh-syntax --exit-with-session to the exec to start it with ConsoleKit and DBus. In this case you also need to add ConsoleKit to the default runlevel:

# rc-update add consolekit default
# rc



Login Manager

Please take a look at http://www.funtoo.org/Package:XDM_%28Display_Manager%29 for this.