Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LXQt (LXDE-Qt) is a lightweight desktop environment, unifying both LXDE and Razor-Qt. It uses PCManFM-Qt, a version of PCManFM re-written in Qt, as the default file manager and Openbox as window manager.
In this article I will show you how to install LXQt (LXDE-Qt) on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Linux Mint 16 Petra and Linux Mint 15 Olivia.
In order to install LXQt (LXDE-Qt) on the listed Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems, we have to add the needed repositories to your system, update and upgrade the system and install the lxqt-metapackage package. Like this:
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gilir/q-project
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
$ sudo apt-get install lxqt-metapackage