Chapter 3.2.1 LXQt Configuration Center

LXQt Configuration Center is the default “control center” application with buttons that launches programs to configure LXQt the default desktop environment of Lubuntu.


LXQt configuration center lets you launch many different applications in this chapter from a simple control center where you can double click on the icon for that program. To close one of the programs here you have launched you can close it by pressing Escape or press the Close button. Another way to select programs is move the currently selected item with the arrow keys on your keyboard and you can launch a program by pressing Enter.




Lubuntu ships with version 0.17.1 of LXQt Configuration Center.

How to Launch

To launch LXQt Configuration Center from the menu Preferences ‣ LXQt settings ‣ LXQt Configuration Center or run


from the command line. The icon for LXQt Configuration Center is a lightbulb with a gear in the background.