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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE chapter PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="lxqt-post-install" xreflabel="LXQt-Post-Install">
9 <?dbhtml filename="post-install.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info>
12 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
13 <date>$Date$</date>
14 </sect1info>
15
16 <title>LXQt Desktop Final Instructions</title>
17
18 <indexterm zone="lxqt-post-install">
19 <primary sortas="g-lxqt-post-install">LXQt-post-install</primary>
20 </indexterm>
21
22 <sect2 role="package">
23 <title>Post-Install Instructions</title>
24
25 <para>
26 Final steps, before starting <application>LXQt</application>.
27 </para>
28
29 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Dependencies to Start LXQt</bridgehead>
30
31 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
32 <para role="required">
33 <xref linkend="openbox"/> (runtime) - this may be replaced by
34 another WM, see the Configuring instructions in <xref
35 linkend="lxqt-session"/>.
36 </para>
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
39 <para role="recommended">
40 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref linkend="consolekit"/> alone or with</phrase>
41 <xref linkend="sddm"/> (this has been
42 reported as the <quote>recommended <application>LXQt</application>
43 display manager</quote>) or another Display Manager, e.g.
44 <xref linkend="lxdm"/>, and
45 <xref linkend="dbus"/>
46 </para>
47
48 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
49 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/post-install"/>
50 </para>
51
52 </sect2>
53
54 <sect2 role="final-config">
55 <title>Final configuration</title>
56
57 <para>
58 If installed in /usr, you do not need final configuration. Jump to
59 <quote>Starting LXQt</quote>, below.
60 </para>
61
62 <para>
63 If installed in /opt, in order for the system to find some files, run the
64 following commands, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
65 user:
66 </para>
67
68<screen role="root"><userinput>ln -svfn $LXQT_PREFIX/share/lxqt /usr/share/lxqt &amp;&amp;
69
70cp -v {$LXQT_PREFIX,/usr}/share/xsessions/lxqt.desktop &amp;&amp;
71
72for i in $LXQT_PREFIX/share/applications/*
73do
74 ln -svf $i /usr/share/applications/
75done
76
77for i in $LXQT_PREFIX/share/desktop-directories/*
78do
79 ln -svf $i /usr/share/desktop-directories/
80done
81
82unset i
83
84ldconfig</userinput></screen>
85
86 </sect2>
87
88 <sect2 role="starting">
89 <title>Starting LXQt</title>
90
91 <para>
92 You can start <application>LXQt</application> from runlevel 3, using
93 <xref linkend="xinit"/>, or from runlevel 5, using a Display Manager,
94 such as <xref linkend="sddm"/>. The <filename>lxqt.desktop</filename>
95 file needs to be fixed, or will not be listed in <xref linkend="sddm"/>
96 and <xref linkend="lxdm"/>:
97 </para>
98
99<screen role="root"><userinput>sed -e '/TryExec/d' \
100 -i /usr/share/xsessions/lxqt.desktop</userinput></screen>
101
102 <para>
103 To start <application>LXQt</application> using <xref linkend="xinit"/>,
104 run the following commands:
105 </para>
106
107<screen><userinput>cat &gt; ~/.xinitrc &lt;&lt; "EOF"
108<literal>ck-launch-session dbus-launch --exit-with-session startlxqt</literal>
109EOF
110
111startx</userinput></screen>
112
113 <para>
114 The X session starts on the first unused virtual terminal, normally vt7.
115 You can switch to another vt<emphasis>n</emphasis> simultaneously
116 pressing the keys Ctrl-Alt-F<emphasis>n</emphasis>
117 (<emphasis>n</emphasis>=1, 2, ...). To switch back to the X session,
118 normally started at vt7, use Ctrl-Alt-F7. The vt where the command
119 <command>startx</command> was executed will display many messages,
120 including X starting messages, applications automatically started with
121 the session, and eventually, some warning and error messages. You may
122 prefer to redirect those messages to a log file, which not only will keep
123 the initial vt uncluttered, but can also be used for debug purposes. This
124 can be done starting X with:
125 </para>
126
127 <screen><userinput>startx &amp;&gt; ~/.x-session-errors</userinput></screen>
128
129 <note>
130 <para>
131 You may wish to drop consolekit and/or dbus-launch, e.g., just using
132 startlxqt in ~/.xinitrc. However some capabilities such as mounting or
133 umounting file systems from a file manager will not be possible, or the
134 reboot option will be absent or inoperative, among other problems.
135 </para>
136 </note>
137
138 <para>
139 When shutting down or rebooting, the shutdown messages appear on the vt
140 where X was running. If you wish to see those messages, simultaneously
141 press keys Alt-F7 (assuming that X was running on vt7).
142 </para>
143
144 </sect2>
145
146</sect1>
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