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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gnome-settings-daemon not installing

2 weeks ago I installed Ubuntu and there was 1 update held back which was the gnome-settings-daemon, can I just ignore the update or does it install with the rest of the system updates after a fresh ...
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Can't auto-login with Lubuntu

I have tried to make autologin work with Lubuntu but for some reason the thing is not working. Just to be cautious I used both procedures described here (for LXDM and LightDM), but neither work. I am ...
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Cubietruck with Lubuntu - unmet dependencies try using f; package 'build essential' has noinstalation candidate

Im trying to get build-essential installed on cubietruck, but im getting: "E: Package 'build-essential', so i went to get help and some said to do : sudo apt-get -f install, but it returns to me : "E: ...
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Bash Script to search a webpage

I've Googled my problem, and it's getting more confusing. I want to write a bash script that will search this page for a specific string and echo if it's found. For example, if I wanted to search ...
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Lunbuntu 15.04: Keyboard stops working on log in screen

So far this has been a one time problem, but I'd rather ask before it happens again when I have time sensitive work to do. Installed Lubuntu on my old, crappy Gateway laptop, which gave it a second ...
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Couldn't find matching udev devices

I tried to connect my brand new Microsoft Lumia 540 to lubuntu 14.10 with the help of default LUMIA USB cable and got the following error messages Unable to Open MTP devices Couldn't find matching ...
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running (L)Ubutnu 15.04: Issue with terminal updating and firefox crashing. Any Ideals?

I have an older computer that I use for basic stuff on the side, it worked fine in 14.xx. First issue after the update was my keyboard had to be taken out of the USB hub and reinserted a few times, ...
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set volume with usb headset

I have a usb headset. It works great but I can't change the volume using the normal volume control (in the system tray). I have found a way to change its volume through pulseaudio volume control: I ...
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Lubuntu on say an Intel I3 or I5? [on hold]

Given how fast Lubuntu makes an older machine, would it be exceptionally fast on say a Intel i3 or i5 processor?
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Lubuntu 15.04 graphical issues

I am using lubuntu 15.04 on an old pc Intel pentium 1.70 ghz 256+512 MB ram 32 bit processor (no support for 64bit) I used forcepae flag for launching it There are graphical issues like ...
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Why does ssh prompt me every time for the passphrase when ssh-agent is running?

After reinstalling Lubuntu Vivid Vervet on my computer, whenever I try to ssh into something, it asks for my passphrase. Before the reinstall, it would give me a graphical prompt for my passphrase if ...
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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Mouse in lubuntu have a problem

I'm currently using Lubuntu and I like it, but I have a problem with the mouse pointer. I'm an android developer and I use eclipse. When I drag a button container in Eclipse then my I get 2 pointers ...
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Firefox’s urlbar blacked out on new user

I created a new user account on my Lubuntu laptop today. When I opened Firefox and typed an address into the urlbar, this happened: While the purpose of this new user is just to allow people to ...
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Default display manager for Lubuntu

I have recently switched over to the lubuntu-desktop from the unity-desktop, using the following command: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The requisite packages are installed automatically. ...
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Can I use distroshare to create a distro based on lubuntu? [on hold]

I heard of distroshare, it is a website where you can make your own distro and customize it... so I would like to know if I can change every aspect of the distro...
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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Lubuntu 14.04. Copy DVD between two DVD drives

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I am a former Windows person. I create a master document DVD and then I burn copies of it to a second DVD drive to send to my co-workers. This is a frequent task. ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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lubuntu 14.04: HDMI sound not working, fixes on forum won't work either

I'm running Kodibuntu, which is on the basis of Lubuntu 14.04 My HDMI is not feeding sound to my tv, but it is feeding video. The root of this problem must be in Lubuntu so what I am trying to do ...
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Where's the File System Directory in LUBUNTU 15.04

I'm from Ubuntu to lubuntu 15.04 and can't find the file system directory so I can access my /var/www folder. How do I get there?
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Trying to boot back into Ubuntu. Thank you in advance

I am currently running lubuntu on my lenovo yoga but want to switch back to ubuntu which is what I was running before. To switch to lubuntu, I had to use the boot-repair tool which worked like a ...
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How can i connect to a server via SCP in Lubuntu 15?

In windows I can use WinSCP, and it's said in this thread (What is a program similar to WinSCP?) that you can use Nautilus's bulit-in function to do this job. But in Lubuntu there's only this pcmanfm. ...
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Can I install MS OFFICE 2013 (Genuine Version) inside Wine in Lubuntu 14.10?

I have a genuine version of MS OFFICE 2013 as .exe format. Can I install and execute it as a full program inside the wine in lubuntu 14.10? Without installing Windows in my computer.
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black screen on boot. Lubuntu doesn't start

I am a beginner Linux user I have just installed a new Ubuntu 15.04 from the beginning on HDD. At the first boot it stops on a black screen, and from then it hasn't been working any more... Now I am ...
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handbrake trusty

I'm trying to install the current version of handbrake on Trusty. I installed from the default repos and found it only supported the MKV format. After Googling, I found everyone installs from the ...
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Installing Ubuntu LXLE on 4GB SSD and external /home partition

I have been trying to install Ubuntu LXLE on a 4GB SSD with no other hard disks in an old laptop. It fails during install and I have found out that it is because it takes about 4150MB for a full ...
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Open File Dialog Box broken for some programs

I'm using Lubuntu. When I try to open a file using Scite, the Open File dialog box looks like this: I find this one useless and buggy, and much prefer the Open File dialog box that my other ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04, I installed Samba and updated everything. NAS auto-mount ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.2 Suspend problem

I have installed my lubuntu from minimalx64.iso, lubuntu-core. Now I can`t suspend. When I do it pc disconnects from internet but all is working. I have installed power-manager pm-utils ...
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Kernel upgrade lubuntu 14.04

How often does system upgrades the kernel? Should I do it manually? I have ubuntu 14.04.2 and it has kernel version 3.16, and lubuntu from minimal install 14.04.2 with kernel 3.13, so I wondered why ...
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Logging in to Ubuntu without a Display manager

So I want to login to my system without a display manager(lightDM). How would I go about doing this? or Could removing lightDM break the system? My current WM is i3. so i3 specific instructions would ...
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Got stuck at splash screen of Lubuntu after selecting language

need some help here. I have an old tower (an HP Compaq d230MT) that my parents were going to throw into the trash. But I stopped them in order to try to see if I can extend its life using Linux, so I ...
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Desktop doesn't start after login

I did a release upgrade from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 (in view to go on to 15.04) After the upgrade the server X wasn't working, therefore I installed xserver-xorg Now the login appears, but after the ...
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(Lubuntu) Can't open onboard keyboard

Ok so i'm in need of a virtual keyboard. I installed onboard, but when I try and open in it I get this message... ** (onboard:1573): WARNING **: Error retrieving accessibility bus address: ...
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How can I recover the lost data from the deleted ntfs partition?

I use Windows 7 as well as Lubuntu 14.10 OS on my desktop PC. Yesterday, I was doing the repartition process of my 160 GB SATA HDD from Lubuntu bootable CD. I accidentally deleted some of the Windows ...
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How to edit my Lubuntu 14.10 digital clock settings?

I right clicked on the below situated task bar to find out digital clock settings. I got digital clock settings from there. But, it looks unfamiliar than that of Ubuntu 14.04. And I don't know how to ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 no sound

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Lenovo flex 2 14) after trying out both Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu which gave me no issues with sound. However with Lubuntu I get no sound, no sound applet ...
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Two touchpad detected…no one work! [duplicate]

good morning, I have a dell inspiron 3000.... I tried a lot of distro but 14.04 based(ubuntu, lubuntu or mint) or debian based have problem with graphic and network cards also!! with lubuntu 15.05 ...
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Lubuntu (on flash drive) - Can't connect to WiFi with RT5390

I'm trying to connect to the internet while running Lubuntu from a flash drive, my computer sees my network but when I try to log in to it the icon spins for a while & either displays a ...
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Autostart x11vnc in Lubuntu

I am trying to get x11vnc to autostart at boot time to remotely login to a Lubuntu 14.04 box without a local session. I have found several threads related to this issue, but they are mostly outdated ...
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gedit error gedit:2128

I am a beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu Core... I have been trying to add echo 9 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness to /etc/rc.local and every time when I change something in ...
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errors in the console before Lubuntu Core starts

I am beginner Linux user... I have just installed Lubuntu Core (Minimal installation). Every time after restart, before Lubuntu starts it appears (the same, from what I could see) 4-5 lines on the ...
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How to make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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How to add custom keyboard in Lubuntu

I want to add myanmar keyboard for Lubuntu 14.04. But, after installed it didn't shown up in iBus. How to solve? Please. sorry for my bad english.
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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Best and acute Linux for grand pa notebook? - Lubuntu 12.04

Is there any Linux to resurrect this old notebook? ========================== CPU : Pentium III 750Mhz RAM : 64MB + 64MB = 128MB HDD : 80GB [HP Compaq Presario 1700] p.s. I have been ...
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I can't get the driver for my Wi-Fi card and I can't connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet

I've tried 13.10, 14.04 and Lubuntu, with he same result. I can go to "Software & Updates" and get the driver working in the "Test Ubuntu Without Installing" mode but once installed it won't work. ...
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How do I install MAME 0.37b5?

It must be version 0.37b5, because my ROMs are only compatible with that version.
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Sudo comes up with an error, cannot run anything as root

For some reason, when I try to run any programs (I am trying to run a rootkit hunter: rkhunter) as root on the command line with sudo like this: sudo rkhunter Then I get this message: You must be ...