How to Install Lxde Desktop on Top to Arch-Linux 2012/2013 Easy Guide

December 9, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

Install Xfce on Arch-Linux 2012/2013

The Tutorial shows you How to Install and SetUp the Lxde Linux Desktop on Arch-Linux 2012/2013 and Current with Systemd Lxdm Display Management.

All Steps are Clearly Delineated Reducing at Minimum the Eventual Choices and Customizations to Make Clearer & Easier the Process.

After if you Have Some Doubt or Need Some More Insight you Should Consult the Official Online Arch-Linux Documentation…

Just Relax & Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Summer Breeze :)

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  1. Prerequisite for Lxde is the XOrg Server Installation & SetUp:

    XOrg Installation Arch-Linux
  2. Installing the Lxde Desktop


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    pacman -Sy lxde gamin

    Troubleshooting for failed to commit transaction – invalid or corrupted package:

  3. Installing some Lxde Utility Programs and Fonts

    This Simply to Give a slightly Nicer Use & Feeling to the Lxde Linux Desktop.

    pacman -Sy leafpad obconf epdfview ttf-dejavu

    Troubleshooting Arch-Linux pacman “Could Not Resolve Host”:

  4. Enabling Login Into Lxde at Boot

    systemctl enable lxdm.service
    nano /etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf


  5. Lxde Desktop SetUp

    su <username>
    cp /etc/xdg/openbox/menu.xml /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml /etc/xdg/openbox/autostart ~/.config/openbox

  6. Reboot Directly Into Arch-Linux Lxde Desktop .)

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