Light live Linux distro Lubuntu


This tutorial was written while working with a bootable USB key running Lubuntu 10.04.


How to force X to use a specific monitor definition?

At boot time:

While X is already up and running, edit /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart:

xrandr -s 1024x768 -r 75

Log off, and log back on

How to force Lubuntu to start with a non-US keyboard layout?

You can edit \sysconfig\text.cfg, and append the following to the... "append" line:

locale=fr_FR.UTF-8 keyb=fr klayout=fr console-setup/layoutcode=fr

Alternatively,edit /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart thusly:

#For FR keyboard
setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout fr

Log off, and log back on.