Lubuntu is a lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu. It and the default applications included use minimal resources. As of the 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" release, Lubuntu is an official Ubuntu derivative. Lubuntu uses the Openbox window manager.

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Lubuntu 16.04.1 - No Splash Screen on Boot but it displays on Shutdown

Just upgraded a 64-bit Lubuntu install to 16.04.1. Went well except I lost the splash screen on boot. Oddly, it displays briefly on shutdown. I enabled the plymouth:debug option in grub and ...
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Xkeycaps resets my remapped keyboard on every restart

I first time ever installed linux (Lubuntu) on my laptop. The A key on it is broken so I tried to remap it to Caps Lock with xkeycaps. So I installed it using sudo apt-get install xkeycaps and ...
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Openbox commands to use the media keys (play, stop, next, prev) in Spotify

Does someone know which OpenBox commands I can use with Spotify? In the following post they are using it with clementine and it doesn't work with Spotify: Add support for media keys (play, stop, ...
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remove Cisco subfolder from lubuntu start menu

I know, that there is bunch of threads and blog posts dealing with this topic, but none of them could help me out with my attempts to remove the folder of the "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" ...
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change text-color of my output on command prompt?

Suppose i've a php file and i want to change text-colour of my output for a console based application... <?php $prompt = "What Is Your Name: "; echo $prompt; $answer = "You Entered: " . rtrim( ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 touchpad problems

I recently upgraded my 900x3a notebook from 14.04 -> 16.04. Since then the touchpad performance is bad. The pointer will sometimes freeze or execute ungiven commands. When this happens I often see an ...
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Can't get out of console mode. Screen dies after 10 minutes

A single-board computer (Lubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-41-generic) kept freezing when running various applications, most importantly the automated data acquisition application we are developing, ...
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lubuntu, ESXi 5.5, screen res stuck at 800x600 after upgrade

I had a lubuntu VM that has been working fine for ages. I recently upgraded (to what I assume is the latest version, uname says 4.4.0-31) and now, whilst the monitor settings box offers me a range of ...
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lxde + fluxbox screen flickering

Recently I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 with fluxbox window manager (I don't know what causes this problem). And I noticed that my screen start to flickering every once in a while (especially after ...
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Getting Vino working on Lubuntu

I'm trying to get Vino up and running on Lubuntu 16.04 and not having success. I've installed Vino, and run the vino-preferences applet to configure Vino. I've set the applet to always be shown. What ...
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Can't get wine+gallium9 to work properly on lubuntu

I am unable to get the gallium + wine package (ppa:commendsarnex/winedri3) to work on my absolutely fresh lubuntu system (reinstalled 50 minutes ago after unsuccessfully trying to edit xorg.conf led ...
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Cannot connect to my router [on hold]

Just installed Lubuntu 15.04 from a cd on a Dell Dimension 8300 and using and Alpha usb network connector(AWUS036h). I have used this computer and usb connector with Ubuntu and was able to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 16.0.4 64bit OS VM hardware details for good performance [on hold]

I've using VMWare ESXi 6.0. And, I was running a Ubuntu 16.0.4 64 bit OS with noMachine server. My question is: While am taking the 20 user session from my single lubuntu 16.0.4 after 10 hours its ...
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nomodeset not working after shutdown or soft reboot on Lubuntu 16.04/16.04.1

I had to edit the GRUB configuration file to default to use nomodeset, but I have found that this option doesn't seem to get used unless the system was hard rebooted (presumably because this forces ...
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Banshee doesn't seem to play any song, but works in audacious?

I've just downloaded Banshee to use as my main audio UI, and when I imported everything over onto the UI it won't seem to play any of my songs. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and have looked at the ...
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wallpaper as background of start menu in lxde

When you click on start menu, there is a main menu pop up. I like to hide the background on it covered with wallpaper.
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My bash script for Grive2 works well in Ubuntu Mate but for some reason it doesn't in Lubuntu

I'm new and I'm learning English so please don't be too rude if i make things wrong, but tell me if I'm not doing them good, of course. Hello community!, by the way. Anyway, getting to the point of ...
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unable to print to Linux network printer access denied

I have Lubuntu 16.04 on my desktop pc, an HP deskjet 1050-j410 printer connected by USB.The printer works fine directly from my desktop. I have CUPS & SAMBA installed. It is shared & visible ...
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debconf uefi disabling almost breaks system

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and use the graphical update manager to keep my system up to date. Today I was installing a bunch of updates, when a window appeard that told me, that a tool named "debconf" ...
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have installed lubuntu desktop without removing ubuntu's unity desktop. how can i remove lubuntu desktop completely?

I have switched to ubuntu from win 8.1 about a month ago. When i first installed 16.04 LTS on my laptop, it was running so slow that i was not able to use my computer. After some time it started to ...
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Problem getting Bios to boot Lubuntu on HP ZBook 15

My Problem is, I have a hard time getting my HP Zbook 15 to boot lubuntu now, it a long time ago could boot normal Ubuntu with out issue, but issues from my work had me get rid of Ubuntu and switch to ...
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Lubuntu not displaying native resolution?

I recently installed Lubuntu on one of my junk machines. I want to use it as an entertainment center in the living room for everyone to use. While I was setting up the PC, I used a cheapo monitor, ...
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While Installing Odoo v9 in ubuntu 16.40LTS 'E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error Code (2)'

I am shreejay, while installing odoo v9 in ubuntu 16.04 LTS I got an error. This is not 1st time, I got same error while ago, I tried solution 'How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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Frequent crashes to silent blank screen

Relevant specs: Lubuntu 16.04 R9 390 with default open source AMD Radeon drivers Installed packages: GUFW, ClamAV, ClamTk, GIMP, Chromium, Pepper Flash, The packages that the Steam installer ...
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Big Lubuntu problem

I installed Lubuntu 16 using a USB on my PowerMac G4 Quicksilver (alternative installer). The install was fine, after I boot up the Mac and it's fine, I press enter to boot, screen goes white, then ...
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Vino on Lubuntu 16.04 - Problems

I have a new installation of Lubuntu 16.04, and want to install Vino on it. After installing, I can open vino-preferences and configure - but the vino server itself won't start. When attempting to ...
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Volume shortcut does not work anymore on Lubuntu 16.04 but brightness works

I had the shortcut working and set up using xbindkeys on Lubuntu 14.04. After the upgrade to 16.04 it does not work anymore. The brightness shortcut Fn + Left/Right works perfectly. I checked with ...
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Which Ubuntu flavor? [closed]

I have a HP 255 G3 (specs can be found here) And I can't decide what Ubuntu flavor to install into it, vanilla, Gnome or Lubuntu, because I don't know the core differences in them. (The DE differences ...
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Character “5” repeated in text fields [duplicate]

When I click in a text field, the number 5 gets typed on its own and it keeps repeating until I press ESC. This also impacts Thunderbird, by auto tagging messages (hot key 5.) This problem is ...
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libmod error('nf_nat-pptp') after having removed pptpd

I get the following error at both startup and shutdown even after having removed the pptpd package and purging all its files. lubuntu systemd-udevd[274]: libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - Firefox not working

I have this issue being novice in Lubuntu. I cannot access Internet because Firefox keeps on telling me this: ''Your connection is not secure''. It shows two icons - Go back - Advanced. I have not ...
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How to enable ethernet connection on Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu OS on my Odroid-XU4. I connected an ethernet cable and also a Realtex Wifi adapter to it. But when I run ifconfig -a, none of the adapters are shown. How can I fix this problem?
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Problems with 2nd HDD in Lubuntu

I just made the switch to Lubuntu and was a previous Ubuntu 12.04 user but preferred the slimmed down profile of Lubuntu. I added a second hdd and it shows up as mounted but won't let me access the ...
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Can't use Volume Keys but I can use brightness keys on Lubuntu 16.04

So, installed lubuntu 16.04 and everything was working great excep the volume keys. I've already tried many fixes, including: http://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXDE:Questions#...
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Medion Surf Stick seemingly not recognized by Lubuntu 14.04

Here is the lsusb output Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0c45:63e3 Microdia Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0e8d:0002 MediaTek Inc....
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Lubuntu 16.04. VM Box. USB (Pendrive and mouse issues)

Problem USB doesn't appear in Lubuntu 16.04 guest in VMBox Background: VM BOX ver 5. Installed VM extensions. Installed 32 bit Lubuntu 16.04 Installed virtual box DKMS additions in the Lubuntu. ...
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DNS settings messed up and resolvconf uninstalled

Yesterday I messed up my network settings on Lubuntu 16.04. Wifi had problems and I thought it was my problem, it turned out later, that the problem was a temporary problem with the central wifi, it ...
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DisplayPort without sound in lubuntu

I have installed Lubuntu on my old laptop with Nvidia graphics card. However, when I try connecting it to the TV through DisplayPort, I don't get any sound. I have checked the Nvidia config and there ...
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Log out dialog menu edit on Lubuntu 15.10

I've been searching for a way to edit the dialog menu of the image above. I couldn't find anything that fits my case. I want to remove everything, only let log out option and cancel option. Im using ...
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Facing problems while installing hplip

I just installed lubuntu latest version on my pc and this is the first time I am using a linux distro so thing were completely weird for me. But I did watched some tutorials so I have a basic ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 mouse cursor stucks occasionally

I have at work a computer with Lubuntu 14.04 on it. Occasionally there is problem, that visible cursor stucks somewhere on the screen and mouse works besides that point with invisible cursor. The ...
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Remap function keys on Lubuntu 16.04

I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to remap some of my Lenovo G50-80's function keys. I want to make F1-3 work as volume control, like they did when I was running Windows, and I want to disable F4, ...
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Wifi device is showing in Unclaimed for HP ENVY -15 Note book [duplicate]

root@roopeshreddy-HP-ENVY-15-Notebook-PC:~# sudo lshw -C Network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom ...
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Having Lubuntu and Kubuntu together

I need lubuntu to do development, but sometimes I would like to log and enjoy a richer system as kubuntu or ubuntu, but also all the most fancy desktop environment, compiz, enlightment etc. a ...
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Option to Try Lubuntu without installing is missing at boot menu for 16.04 [closed]

I downloaded and burned the 32-bit PC (i386) desktop image, and was able to boot from CD, but the list of choices displayed did not include the option to try lubuntu without installing. Any idea what ...
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Lubuntu very slow after installing 16.04

So I'm new to these forums, I didn't find a solution for this specific problem so here it goes. I have a AMD C-60 2gHz ram laptop, and it used to run Windows 7 without problems, except for beign slow ...
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Blank desktop on Lubuntu 14.04

I get a blank desktop after logging in on Lubuntu 14.04. Have tried following this wonderful guide (among others), but it doesn't work for me. I have installed Unity and enabled it, but maybe this ...
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Can't get lubuntu to boot

One of my Pentium 4 HT machines is slow all the time with Windows XP, so I unplugged the drive with Windows on it and put a 160GB hard drive in there and burned Minimal Lubuntu to a CD (only version ...
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lubuntu 16.04, 64 bit: Libreoffice 5 crashes desktop session

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on an Acer Extensa 2511, 64-bit (then I installed ubuntu-mate-desktop and ubuntu-mate-core). With both lubuntu and MATE, Libreoffice WRITER crashes often, shutting the ...
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How can I download lubuntu with nothing more than dial-up?

This my very first experience with Ubuntu and I'm very much interested in downloading and trying it , but I only have a dial-up internet connection and am limited to a few hours per day , so how can I ...