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This wiki page is about theming your LXQt installation.
 
 
 
 
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=Window Title Bar Theming=
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=Overview=
  
The window title bars are drawn onto your screen by the window manager you use. The default window manager of LXQt is Openbox.
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The '''[https://lxqt.org/ LXQt Desktop Environment]''' LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment. It will not get in your way. It will not hang or slow down your system. It is focused on being a classic desktop with a modern look and feel.
  
The Openbox Configuration Manager can be opened: Start Menu --> Settings --> Openbox Configuration Manager
 
  
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[[File: Lxqt-de-18.png|left|600px]]
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<div style="clear: both"></div>
  
If you lack the Openbox Configuration Manager, please install it:
 
  
sudo pacman -S obconf
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=Installation=
  
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Instructions for installing LXQt can be found on the [[Install_Desktop_Environments#LXQt|Install Desktop Environments]] page.
  
Or better, install the Qt version of obconf included in repolxqt:
 
  
sudo pacman -S obconf-qt-git
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=Theming=
  
But if you've not installed LXQt from the install media you can install the AUR package:
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In can take a few steps to get everything matching on LXQt since it is a collection of things.  There are a few different things that are separately themed:
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* GTK2/GTK3
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* QT
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* Openbox
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* LXQt panels
  
yaourt -S obconf-qt-git
 
  
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==Kvantum==
  
Then please choose your preferred window title bar theme in Openbox Configuration Manager .
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Using Kvantum is a good way to get a matching qt5 and openbox theme with a modern look
  
Additional themes can be downloaded. Examples:
 
  
sudo pacman -S menda-themes-dark
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To install Kvantum and set a theme that matches your preferences follow the instructions [[Kvantum|here]].
  
sudo pacman -S menda-themes
 
  
  yaourt -S mediterraneannight-theme
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After saving the settings in Kvantum Manager, open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Appearance". Set the "Qt Style" on the "Widgets Style" tab to Kvantum.
  
  
Alternatively, follow this guide to install a more modern window manager with higher hardware resources: [[LXQt with kwin]]
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{{tip|Using a Kvantum theme that has a matching GTK theme will give everything a uniform look}}
  
  
=Window Content Theming=
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==Window Theming==
  
This section is about theming the content of you windows. Especially the background and font colors, but also the form of menus and buttons.
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The window title bars are drawn onto your screen by the window manager you use. The default window manager of LXQt is Openbox.
 
 
 
 
Instructions to have a unified theme for all your GTK2/3/Openbox and Qt4/5 applications and be able to customize them:
 
 
 
===1.===
 
Choose <code>GTK+</code> in <code>lxqt-config</code> (LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance)
 
 
 
===2.===
 
Install the LXDE theme switcher:
 
sudo pacman -S lxappearance
 
Open it by clicking on: Start Menu --> Settings --> Appearance.
 
 
 
Unfortunately, this functionality is not implemented in LXQt yet. Therefore, the LXDE theme switcher is still needed.
 
 
 
===3.===
 
Install well maintained themes supporting [http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=167 GTK2/3] and [http://box-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=7402 Openbox]
 
 
 
 
 
Examples:
 
 
 
sudo pacman -S menda-themes-dark
 
 
 
sudo pacman -S menda-themes
 
 
 
yaourt -S vertex-themes
 
 
 
Edit manually the theme files to further customize if you like.
 
 
 
 
 
=Theming A Pure Qt4/5 System=
 
 
 
For customizing a pure Qt4/5 system you can use the preinstalled qtconfig-qt4 and its qt5 version, [http://qt-apps.org/content/show.php/Qt5+Configuration+Tool?content=168066 qt5ct] which you can easily compile from the AUR:
 
 
 
yaourt -S qt5ct
 
 
 
 
 
After installation you need to put this in your <code>~/.bashrc</code> file:
 
 
 
export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=qt5ct
 
 
 
Attention: After an update to Qt5 you may need to re-install/compile <code>qt5ct</code>.
 
 
 
 
 
Your customization by this tool will not be honoured immediately (only) by <code>pcmanfm-qt</code> which runs in your LXQt system in daemon mode. In order for it to honour your customization you need to re-login.
 
 
 
 
 
In addition to the preinstalled Qt theme engines you can install <code>qtcurve-qt4</code> and <code>qtcurve-qt5</code> from the repo by:
 
 
 
sudo pacman -S qtcurve-qt4 qtcurve-qt5
 
 
 
 
 
And you can install <code>virtuality</code> AUR packages by:
 
 
 
yaourt -S virtuality-qt4-git virtuality-qt5-git
 
 
 
 
 
Those two theming engines by themselves can be customized, too. With <code>qtcurve</code> you need to manually edit the <code>~/.config/qtcurve/stylerc</code> file. You can, for instance, change the menu bar background colour by
 
 
 
shadeMenubars=#cdcdcd
 
 
 
and then change the popup menu background colour by
 
  
shadePopupMenu=true
 
  
or change sliders colour by
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To configure OpenBox, open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Openbox Settings".  Then select the same theme you choose in Kvantum.
  
shadeSliders=origselected
 
  
Instead of "origselected" you can enter "selected" or any colour you want.
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==GTK Theming==
  
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LXQt now provides an easy way to set the themes for GTK2 and GTK3 applications.
  
Another theme engine is <code>kvantum</code>:
 
  
  yaourt -S kdestyle-kvantum-kde4-git
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Open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Appearance". On the "Widget Style" there are dropdowns to select the GTK styles.
  
It doesn't have KDE dependencies, but its said customization utility seemingly only works in KDE (at this time) as I couldn't see any such utility in my system after installing it. <code>kvantum</code> can be installed as a Qt5 app as well, but since there's no separate Qt5 AUR package, you need to install it once more as a Qt5 app. To do that you should edit the package content when <code>yaourt</code> asks you to; just replace the "qt4" entries with "qt5".
 
  
  
=Panel Theming=
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==Panel Theming==
  
 
Panel theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> LXQt Theme
 
Panel theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> LXQt Theme
  
Additionally there are more themes available for download in the [https://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?board=20.0 Manjaro LXQt subforum].
 
All Theme folders need to be unpacked into the following directory:
 
 
/usr/share/lxqt/themes/
 
 
Attention: Some themes do not fully work. Please read the comments about the recommended usage.
 
 
===Example:===
 
Please look at this [https://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?topic=18058.msg165462#msg165462 Chrome theme].
 
 
The downloaded folder needs to be unpacked and moved into the right location mentioned above. The final path to the "chrome" folder has to be
 
 
/usr/share/lxqt/themes/chrome/
 
  
 
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==Change Mouse Cursor==
=Change Mouse Cursor=
 
  
 
Mouse cursor theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Cursor.
 
Mouse cursor theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Cursor.
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=Change Icon Theme=
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==Change Icon Theme==
  
 
The icon theme can be changed via LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Icon Theme
 
The icon theme can be changed via LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Icon Theme
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Examples of other icon themes are:
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==Change Icons of Applications and System Settings==
 
 
sudo pacman -S menda-circle-icon-theme
 
 
 
yaourt -S numix-icon-theme-git
 
 
 
sudo pacman -S faenza-icon-theme
 
 
 
yaourt -S tango-icon-theme
 
 
 
All of these example do '''not''' provide '''complete''' icon themes. Especially in the LXQt Configuration Center are icons missing. Some application icons can be missing, too. You can easily identify applications and settings with missing icons by opening the start menu and looking at all the icons in it.
 
 
 
Please read the next chapter (chapter 5) for a tutorial on how to assign new/other icons.
 
 
 
 
 
=Change Icons of Applications and System Settings=
 
  
 
The path of icons is saved in <code>.desktop</code> files. For each application you can find their corresponding <code>.desktop</code> files in one of these two locations:
 
The path of icons is saved in <code>.desktop</code> files. For each application you can find their corresponding <code>.desktop</code> files in one of these two locations:
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=Create Custom Icon on Panel=
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==Create Custom Icon on Panel==
  
 
Right click on your panel and choose "Add panel widget". Then add a Quick Launch / Starter widget. A text will appear on your panel.
 
Right click on your panel and choose "Add panel widget". Then add a Quick Launch / Starter widget. A text will appear on your panel.
  
You can drag and drop any icon file (from your start menu / mainmenu or your custom icon file) there in order to create a Quick Launch / Starter icon in your panel. But if you want your custom icon in your panel, you must first create your own <code>.desktop</code> file (as you can read in the last chapter of this tutorial).
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You can drag and drop any icon (from your start menu / mainmenu or your custom icon file) there in order to create a Quick Launch / Starter icon in your panel. You can even drop multiple icons / icon files on one Quick Launch / Starter widget.
  
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But if you want your custom icon in your panel, you must first create your own <code>.desktop</code> file (please keep reading).
  
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===Example:===
 
For demonstration purposes, let's create a custom icon, which will shut down our computer when clicked:
 
For demonstration purposes, let's create a custom icon, which will shut down our computer when clicked:
  
 
First, let's create a new file (e.g. in your home directory or any other directory you want): Right click and choose "Create New" --> "Blank File". Name the file <code>ShutDown.desktop</code>. You can choose any name you want, but the <code>.desktop</code> in the end is important.
 
First, let's create a new file (e.g. in your home directory or any other directory you want): Right click and choose "Create New" --> "Blank File". Name the file <code>ShutDown.desktop</code>. You can choose any name you want, but the <code>.desktop</code> in the end is important.
  
Next, edit this file with a text editor:
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Next, edit this file with a text editor. It's file content is supposed to look like:
  
 
  [Desktop Entry]
 
  [Desktop Entry]
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Finally, you can drag and drop your custom icon file onto the panel (as described in the beginning of this chapter) to create your custom icon.
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Finally, you can drag and drop your custom icon file onto a Quick Launch / Starter widget in your panel (as described in the beginning of this chapter) to create your custom panel icon.
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==Create Custom Icon in Start Menu / Mainmenu==
  
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Read the [https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=LXQt_Theming#Create_Custom_Icon_on_Panel previous chapter] of this Wiki tutorial in order to get familiar with the content of <code>.desktop</code> files.
  
=Change Order of Icons on Panel=
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Now, a custom <code>.desktop</code> files needs to get created (as root) in this location:
  
You can click the right mouse button on top of a panel element in order to move it. Alternatively, you can move panel elements by holding <code>CTRL+Left Mouse</code> and draging the element. These methods work for all panel elements, except Quick Launch / Starter elements.
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/usr/share/applications/
  
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Please look at other <code>.desktop</code> files as examples for the <code>.desktop</code> file content: All have a category specified, e.g.
  
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Categories=Qt;KDE;Settings;
  
If you want to move Quick Launch / Starter elements on your panel, you need to manually edit a file. Open the following file in a text editor:
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This setting is important for the Start Menu / Mainmenu category this custom icons appears in. Use it.
~/.config/lxqt/panel.conf
 
Note that all folder names beginning with a dot are hidden folders. You need to make them visible by clicking View --> Show Hidden in your PcManFM-Qt File Browser. The <code>~</code> directory is your home folder.
 
  
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Another important line in the <code>.desktop</code> file is:
  
Please note the order of whole paragraphs beginning with <code>[square brackets]</code>. Changing the order of whole paragraphs beginning with <code>[square brackets]</code> does '''not''' move items on your panel. All paragraphs are sorted alphabetically. Pay attention to the paragraphs with the title <code>[quicklaunch]</code>. This is the panel element, which contains multiple Quick Launch / Starter items.
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OnlyShowIn=LXQt;
  
The order of every Quick Launch / Starter item can be adjusted separately within the <code>[quicklaunch]</code>. Simply changing the order of whole paragraphs beginning with <code>[quicklaunch]</code> does '''not''' move Quick Launch / Starter items on your panel, you also need to rename them.  
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If this is set to another desktop environment, set it to LXQt or delete this line entirely in order to see this custom icon in your Start Menu / Mainmenu.
  
===Example:===
 
You have the following Quick Launch / Starter items:
 
  
[quicklaunch2]
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==Change Order of Icons on Panel==
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/pcmanfm-qt.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
 
[quicklaunch3]
 
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/qterminal.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
 
[quicklaunch4]
 
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
  
and you want to have the Mozilla Firefox icon on the left (of all these 3 icons). Please edit the file to look like this:
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You can click the right mouse button on top of a panel element in order to move it. Alternatively, you can move panel elements by holding <code>CTRL+Left Mouse</code> and draging the element. These methods work for all panel elements, except Quick Launch / Starter elements with added icons.
  
[quicklaunch2]
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Quick Launch / Starter elements have "Move Left" and "Move Right" as right click options, which do enable you to freely move it. Just click the "Remove from quicklaunch" in order to remove the icon from the Quick Launch Widget.
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
 
[quicklaunch3]
 
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/pcmanfm-qt.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
 
[quicklaunch4]
 
alignment=Left
 
apps\1\desktop=/usr/share/applications/qterminal.desktop
 
apps\size=1
 
type=quicklaunch
 
  
Please restart your panel (see below) to see the changes. This method usually works, but not very precisely. Sometimes the order of Quick Launch / Starter icons is different than specified in the file. Deleting a Quick Launch / Starter item can help, but not always.
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Now, you can move the Quick Launch Widget like all other panel elements. After you have moved the Quick Launch Widget to the desired position on your panel, follow [https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=LXQt_Theming&action=edit#Create_Custom_Icon_on_Panel this tutorial] to add your icon again.
  
  
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==Change Icon of Start Menu / Mainmenu==
  
If you want to move Quick Launch / Starter item to the far left or right of the panel, please edit the paragraph belonging to the Quick Launch / Starter item and use one of the following lines:
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This Icon can be changed by opening the following folder with root privileges:
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/usr/share/lxqt/themes/<theme name>/
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Replace <theme name> with the name of the theme you are currently using. The name of your current theme can be found in <code>System Settings&gt;LXQT Configuration Center&gt;LXQtAppearance&gt;LXQt Theme</code>. The Start Menu icon will only get changed for <theme name>. All other themes still use the default icon!
  
alignment=Left
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In this folder, you find a <code>mainmenu.png</code> file. It is the icon of your Start Menu (called "Mainmenu" in LXQt). Replace this file with the icon file you want to use. Rename your icon file to the same name.
alignment=Right
 
  
This Method works for all panel elements, but please keep in mind that all other panel elements, except Quick Launch / Starter elements can be moved by clicking the right mouse button on top of a panel element in order to move it.
 
  
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Great icons can be found in this thread: https://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?topic=15613.0
  
  
 
In order to see the changes logout and log in again. If you want to see the changes immediately run the following commands:
 
In order to see the changes logout and log in again. If you want to see the changes immediately run the following commands:
 
 
  killall lxqt-panel
 
  killall lxqt-panel
 
  lxqt-panel
 
  lxqt-panel
  
Sometimes, executing <code>lxqt-panel</code> is enough to reload the panel.
 
  
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=Using kwin in LXQt=
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First, install the package {{ic|kwin}} and the KDE system settings application({{ic|systemsettings}}) using your favorite package manager or the command:
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pamac install kwin systemsettings
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Next, go to your Start Menu and choose: Settings --> LXQt Configuration Center --> Session Settings.
  
=Change Icon of Start Menu / Mainmenu=
 
  
This Icon can be changed by opening the following folder with root privileges:
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A window opens titled "LXQt Session Settings". "Openbox" is set as window manager. Select "kwin_x11" as your new window manager. You will also want to disable any compositors you have running from this same page.  '''kwin''' has it's own compositor.
/usr/share/lxqt/themes/<theme name>/
 
Replace <theme name> with the name of the theme you are currently using. The name of your current theme can be found in <code>System Settings&gt;LXQT Configuration Center&gt;LXQtAppearance&gt;LXQt Theme</code>. The Start Menu icon will only get changed for <theme name>. All other themes still use the default icon!
 
  
In this folder, you find a <code>mainmenu.png</code> file. It is the icon of your Start Menu (called "Mainmenu" in LXQt). Replace this file with the icon file you want to use. Rename your icon file to the same name.
 
  
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Reboot your system. Once it comes back, go to your Start Menu and choose: Settings --> KDE System Settings.  Configure the settings to match your preferences.
  
Great icons can be found in this thread: https://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?topic=15613.0
 
  
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Finally, reboot your system.
  
In order to see the changes logout and log in again. If you want to see the changes immediately run the following commands:
 
killall lxqt-panel
 
lxqt-panel
 
  
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=Seel Also=
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* You can find more pages about LXQt in the Manjaro Wiki [https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=Desktop_Environments#LXQt here].
  
=Links=
 
  
You can find more pages about LXQt in the Manjaro Wiki [https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=Desktop_Environments#LXQt here].
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[[Category:Desktop]]

Latest revision as of 23:03, 26 June 2019


Overview

The LXQt Desktop Environment LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment. It will not get in your way. It will not hang or slow down your system. It is focused on being a classic desktop with a modern look and feel.


Lxqt-de-18.png


Installation

Instructions for installing LXQt can be found on the Install Desktop Environments page.


Theming

In can take a few steps to get everything matching on LXQt since it is a collection of things. There are a few different things that are separately themed:

  • GTK2/GTK3
  • QT
  • Openbox
  • LXQt panels


Kvantum

Using Kvantum is a good way to get a matching qt5 and openbox theme with a modern look


To install Kvantum and set a theme that matches your preferences follow the instructions here.


After saving the settings in Kvantum Manager, open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Appearance". Set the "Qt Style" on the "Widgets Style" tab to Kvantum.




Tip: Using a Kvantum theme that has a matching GTK theme will give everything a uniform look


Window Theming

The window title bars are drawn onto your screen by the window manager you use. The default window manager of LXQt is Openbox.


To configure OpenBox, open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Openbox Settings". Then select the same theme you choose in Kvantum.


GTK Theming

LXQt now provides an easy way to set the themes for GTK2 and GTK3 applications.


Open the "LXQt Configuration Center" and select "Appearance". On the "Widget Style" there are dropdowns to select the GTK styles.


Panel Theming

Panel theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> LXQt Theme


Change Mouse Cursor

Mouse cursor theming is available via the LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Cursor.

Adwaita is the default mouse cursor theme in LXQt. Other mouse cursor themes can be downloaded. Example of a mouse cursor theme:

sudo pacman -S xcursor-menda


Change Icon Theme

The icon theme can be changed via LXQt Configuration Center --> LXQt Appearance --> Icon Theme

The default icon theme of LXQt is oxygen-icons. It is a relatively large download, but pretty complete.


Change Icons of Applications and System Settings

The path of icons is saved in .desktop files. For each application you can find their corresponding .desktop files in one of these two locations:

/usr/share/applications/
~/.local/share/applications/

Note that all folder names beginning with a dot are hidden folders. You need to make them visible by clicking View --> Show Hidden in your PcManFM-Qt File Browser. The ~ directory is your home folder.


Open a .desktop file with a text editor with root privileges and look for the following line:

Icon=

Insert the path to the icon you want to use after the = symbol. A lot of system icons can be found in this location:

/usr/share/icons/


Example:

If you want to use a flag icon, use this line in the .desktop file:

Icon=/usr/share/icons/gnome/48x48/apps/locale.png


Create Custom Icon on Panel

Right click on your panel and choose "Add panel widget". Then add a Quick Launch / Starter widget. A text will appear on your panel.

You can drag and drop any icon (from your start menu / mainmenu or your custom icon file) there in order to create a Quick Launch / Starter icon in your panel. You can even drop multiple icons / icon files on one Quick Launch / Starter widget.

But if you want your custom icon in your panel, you must first create your own .desktop file (please keep reading).

Example:

For demonstration purposes, let's create a custom icon, which will shut down our computer when clicked:

First, let's create a new file (e.g. in your home directory or any other directory you want): Right click and choose "Create New" --> "Blank File". Name the file ShutDown.desktop. You can choose any name you want, but the .desktop in the end is important.

Next, edit this file with a text editor. It's file content is supposed to look like:

[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=ShutDown
Comment=Shut down my computer
Exec=poweroff
Icon=/usr/share/icons/Menda-Circle/actions/scalable/bottom.svg
  • Name= is the name of the icon
  • Comment= gets shown when you hover with your mouse cursor over the icon
  • Exec= defines the terminal command, which is executed when the icon is clicked
  • Icon= specifies the path to the icon


Finally, you can drag and drop your custom icon file onto a Quick Launch / Starter widget in your panel (as described in the beginning of this chapter) to create your custom panel icon.


Create Custom Icon in Start Menu / Mainmenu

Read the previous chapter of this Wiki tutorial in order to get familiar with the content of .desktop files.

Now, a custom .desktop files needs to get created (as root) in this location:

/usr/share/applications/

Please look at other .desktop files as examples for the .desktop file content: All have a category specified, e.g.

Categories=Qt;KDE;Settings;

This setting is important for the Start Menu / Mainmenu category this custom icons appears in. Use it.

Another important line in the .desktop file is:

OnlyShowIn=LXQt;

If this is set to another desktop environment, set it to LXQt or delete this line entirely in order to see this custom icon in your Start Menu / Mainmenu.


Change Order of Icons on Panel

You can click the right mouse button on top of a panel element in order to move it. Alternatively, you can move panel elements by holding CTRL+Left Mouse and draging the element. These methods work for all panel elements, except Quick Launch / Starter elements with added icons.

Quick Launch / Starter elements have "Move Left" and "Move Right" as right click options, which do enable you to freely move it. Just click the "Remove from quicklaunch" in order to remove the icon from the Quick Launch Widget.

Now, you can move the Quick Launch Widget like all other panel elements. After you have moved the Quick Launch Widget to the desired position on your panel, follow this tutorial to add your icon again.


Change Icon of Start Menu / Mainmenu

This Icon can be changed by opening the following folder with root privileges:

/usr/share/lxqt/themes/<theme name>/

Replace <theme name> with the name of the theme you are currently using. The name of your current theme can be found in System Settings>LXQT Configuration Center>LXQtAppearance>LXQt Theme. The Start Menu icon will only get changed for <theme name>. All other themes still use the default icon!

In this folder, you find a mainmenu.png file. It is the icon of your Start Menu (called "Mainmenu" in LXQt). Replace this file with the icon file you want to use. Rename your icon file to the same name.


Great icons can be found in this thread: https://forum.manjaro.org/index.php?topic=15613.0


In order to see the changes logout and log in again. If you want to see the changes immediately run the following commands:

killall lxqt-panel
lxqt-panel


Using kwin in LXQt

First, install the package kwin and the KDE system settings application(systemsettings) using your favorite package manager or the command:

pamac install kwin systemsettings


Next, go to your Start Menu and choose: Settings --> LXQt Configuration Center --> Session Settings.


A window opens titled "LXQt Session Settings". "Openbox" is set as window manager. Select "kwin_x11" as your new window manager. You will also want to disable any compositors you have running from this same page. kwin has it's own compositor.


Reboot your system. Once it comes back, go to your Start Menu and choose: Settings --> KDE System Settings. Configure the settings to match your preferences.


Finally, reboot your system.


Seel Also

  • You can find more pages about LXQt in the Manjaro Wiki here.