startlxqt (1) - Linux Man Pages
startlxqt: script to initialize and launch LXQt sessions
NAMEstartlxqt - script to initialize and launch LXQt sessions
DESCRIPTIONstartlxqt is a shell script meant to initialize and launch LXQt sessions. It is as such similar to counterparts of other desktop environments like startlxde in LXDE or startkde in KDE.
It's main tasks are exporting environment variables, partly after performing corresponding checks, and launching lxqt-session, the LXQt session manager.
- Desktop entry file stating startlxqt as binary needed to start LXQt sessions. Sourced e. g. by display managers.
BUGSNone at the time of this writing. Bugs can be reported on https://github.com/lxde/lxqt/issues.
EXAMPLETo start an LXQt session from a virtual terminal (virtual console) add a line
- exec startlxqt
to file ~/.xinitrc. An LXQt session will then be launched by running startx.
Display managers are making use of scripts like startlxqt automatically. Information about
available desktop environments is provided by files $XDG_DATA_DIRS/xsessions/*.desktop, typically
File lxqt.desktop provided by LXQt is stating startlxqt in key Exec while making sure the session manager lxqt-session does exist by stating it in key TryExec.
SEE ALSOlxqt-session(1) startx(1) sddm(1)
- Desktop Entry Specification defining desktop entry files (*.desktop).
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