ArchLinux 2018.10.01: Install LXDE for desktop environment

This article will describe installing LXDE for desktop environment.

1 Install LXDE

  • Install lxde group and lxdm.
  • Enable lxdm.service.
  • Set default session to LXDE.
#!/bin/sh -e

sudo pacman -Sy --noconfirm lxde lxdm
sudo systemctl enable lxdm
sudo sed -i /etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf \
     -e 's;^# session=/usr/bin/startlxde;session=/usr/bin/startlxde;g'
sudo reboot

2 Login to LXDE desktop environment

Login screen is displayed. Login with your username and password.


LXDE desktop environment is displayed.