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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ibus, xkb and Hebrew/English keyboard layout

I write both Hebrew and English. Also, I want Ctrl+(letter) and Shift+(letter) etc. to work essentially the same for both layouts, so I don't have to switch layouts in order to, say, copy and paste. ...
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How to save between Lubuntu sessions?

I'm pretty new in the Ubuntu world, as I just installed Lubuntu on my old Windows XP computer. But I have a problem now. I installed Chrome for example, and when I reboot my computer, basically there ...
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Apt-get command not functioning

I am running lubuntu on a cubie server. I am however unable to install any packages using the apt-get command nor am I able to update using the apt-get update command. I am able to ping IP addresses ...
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Stuck installing ubuntu server from lubuntu without CD

Using the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD under "Without CD" At steps 5 and 6 I keep getting "segmentation fault (Core Dumped)" I am trying to ...
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my ...
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Why use Ubuntu instead of a light weight distro based on Ubuntu? [on hold]

First let me say that I am not a programmer or developer. I use my computers for browsing the web, watching videos, checking email and dealing with an occasional spread sheet for work. I currently ...
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Logging out of Lubuntu 14.04 causes screen to switch off

The screen doesn't exactly switch off, it goes very dark, almost black. I can sort of see high contrast shapes but can't make out any words. It isn't until a while after starting up that I have the ...
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rEFInd can't find Lubuntu kernel on Lubuntu partition

I was sent here from another forum. I'll repeat my entire post here for completeness: I'm trying to get refind to boot the Lubuntu kernel directly instead of maintaining the manual config and using ...
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Samba config GUI doesn't show after entering password

To be able to share folder on lubuntu machine to be visible on from Windows 7, I had to share some folder with Samba. Samba is installed and when: [Start menu] System Tools Samba Click on Samba, ...
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Ubuntu with Openbox: desktop switching not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It came with Unity and then I installed lubuntu-desktop. I am now using Openbox that comes with Lubuntu. From its documentation, Ctrl+Alt+arrow keys should switch desktop but ...
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Per-folder settings in PCManFM?

Each folder in PCManFM uses global settings. Is there any option to save settings such as file sorting and view mode in PCManFM for a specific folder?
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Lubuntu 15.04 & Windows 10: expanding partition

Lubuntu view: Windows view: I want to expand my current Lubuntu partition to use up all the free space left. However, Lubuntu doesn't differ between the real Windows partition and free space. ...
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Cannot Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I get the following error when I try to upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 Checking package manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Building ...
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Getting an error message when trying to make updates on Lubuntu 14.04

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell D610 laptop. Installation went smoothly. When making the updates some packages couldn't install or remove packages and got an error message similar to the one you ...
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Why does Microsoft Lumia Mobile Phone not detect on lubuntu ? [on hold]

I'm having problems connecting my Lumia 532 phone (Windows phone 8.1) to Lubuntu 14.10 (on my HP-Pavilion-dv6000-RZ901PA-ACJ Laptop). When plugging the USB cable, the device does not shows up on the ...
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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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Why does Lubuntu 14.04 Kernel Panic on boot when Notebook is connected to AC Power, but not when on battery

since Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0-59 (or possibly even -58) Lubuntu kernel panics on Acer Travelmate B115-M when the device is connected to AC, but not when it's starts with battery only. Older kernels ...
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Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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Running lubuntu 14.04, easiest, fool proof way, to create a desktop shortcut and to execute sh file from desktop?

It sounds easy, but hell, it is not. I want a desktop icon that executes: /home/<username>/dev/intellij/bin/idea.sh if I create a sh file on desktop, it opens with leafpad. If I create ln ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Lubuntu performance vs new desktop environment

Before to mess things up, if I install a new resources expensive desktop environment on top of Lubuntu - example KDE -, if I uninstall the package will be cancelled all the processes related? In other ...
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Lubuntu won't connect to wifi

I recently installed Lubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite P10 with Intel Celeron 2.6 Ghz and 2 GB DDR Ram . Any version of windows ran so slowly so I decided to give Lubuntu a go. It installed ...
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Lubuntu / Ubuntu - Unable to connect to wifi network

I've been recently looking for information to fix the wifi connection on my Lubuntu machine. I got a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC with a TP-LINK 8200ND connected to it. Lubuntu shows the ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor when using the touchscreen in Lubuntu?

I have an installation of Lubuntu 15.04 x86-64 and I want the mouse cursor to hide only when the touchscreen is used, the same way as it is in Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64 (tested on the same machine). I ...
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How to change Date & Time format with Lubuntu

I'm working with Lubuntu. The system information says: Release: Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid) GNOME: 3.14.1 Kernel: 3.19.0-23-generic My problem is about I've been reading all the questions about this issue ...
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Uninstall LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04

i installed LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04. After that i tried to unistall it and I have followed the instructions from many people, posted on AskUbuntu. The problem now is that, even if i followed every step ...
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How to permanently block adult content on Lubuntu? [duplicate]

How to block adult and nudity content in Lubuntu? I block 18+ adult content on my home PC using K9 web protection when I use Windows XP. I simply download the file .exe. Get license number via ...
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Set up BOINC through SSH and configure for multiple computers

I want to set up BOINC for SETI@home or other distributed computing projects. I have three or four computers with Lubuntu, but I would like to set them all up through a script instead of ...
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LXDM and Ubuntu 15.04

Currently, the lightdm is burning up too much CPU resource on my computer and from the searches I've done, it's a heavy display manager. Example, just having wunderlist web page open in firefox, the ...
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Lubuntu not booting without USB used to install it [duplicate]

My Lubuntu v12.04 (I'm not using the newest one because my Laptop doesn't support PAE) doesn't boot when the USB I used to install it isn't plugged in. I've overwritten my Windows XP with Lubuntu and ...
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Help pairing Lg Tone to Lubuntu (Blueman)

Problem: LG TONE FAIL TO PAIR WITH LUBUNTU ON LAPTOP I have installed Blueman Bluetooth manager. It is running properly. I am attempting to pair my bluetooth headset, LG Tone, to the Blueman ...
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networking disabled, cant re-enable

For some reason I seem to get disconnected from my wifi as noted by the nm-applet going to the disconnected icon. When I hover the mouse it says networking disabled. When I click on enable networking, ...
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Is it possibe to add a password to the Guest Account in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a fairly basic Kiosk type installation for a Visitor Centre, but they need to have a password on the machine to make sure they know when somebody wants to use it (so they can ...
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Troubleshoot networking issues

I'm running Lubuntu on my laptop and raspbian on a raspberry pi. In the process of trying to share the wifi interconnection with my raspberry, over ethernet cable, I've messed up my network settings. ...
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problem installing lubuntu 15.04

I have a rather frustrating problem trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on my old Dell desktop computer. The installing process proceeds slowly till I see two icons ( a 'trash' & an 'install Lubuntu ...
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(L)Ubuntu in Sony VPC-M

I installed Lubuntu (and deleted windows 7 permanly ;) ) at a Sony VAIO VPC-M netbook. It is not mine, so I am not sure if it has other problems , and i do not know how it performed when it was ...
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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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virtualbox shared folder - kernel headers not found

I have read those questions: Why can't I access a shared folder from within my Virtualbox machine? and Error: kernel headers not found. (But they are in place) The second question equals mine, ...
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Default Applications for LXSession not working correctly Lubuntu 14.04.2?

Whenever I change a Default Application in LXSession from "Disabled" to a Program, such as LibreOffice Calc for the Spreadsheet, it always reverts back to "Disabled", or to some other Program, such as ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 installation problem (Installation CD + UEFI mode)

I have Windows 8.1 on my Lenovo G500 laptop and I want to install Lubuntu allongside (dual boot). Windows boot in UEFI. My problem is that after booting from the CD and choosing any of the options ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 - Broadcom wi-fi wont work at all

Just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on an Acer Aspire 5100, the broadcom router is the BCM4311 model. I have tried a few different fixes but none of them seem to work. I have a few other Acer laptops that I ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview USB Setup Installation Issue [closed]

I have an HP Envy laptop which came pre-installed with Windows 8. Eventually it became slow, so I decided to restore it and I lost my Windows key in the process. Instead of using an unlicensed ...
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Autostart works on login but not on first boot

I have tried several things. Desktop Entry in /usr/share/applications Desktop Entry in ~/.config/autostart Adding script to ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart Creating a startup.sh to run ...
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Boot menu appears after installing Lubuntu [closed]

N00b question: I recently installed Lubuntu from a USB stick but when I boot the machine I am still greeted with the menu that asks if I would like to try or install the OS. I'd like it to just boot ...
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Touchpad reverse scroll settings resets upon reboot

Lubuntu 14.04, LXDE. echo "pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12" > ~/.Xmodmap && xmodmap .Xmodmap works, but will reset upon reboot. How to make this permanent? Same issue with horizontal ...
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Why does my scroll reverse in Telegram desktop application?

I have reverse(Australian) scrolling on my laptop which works fine. However, when I open Telegram(only happens in Telegram), it suddenly shifts back to normal. Every other application is as it's ...
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Lubuntu: hotkey to toggle displays

I am relatively new to Linux and new to bash scripting. I am trying to set up a Fn-F5 key on my old Asus EEE netbook to toggle between internal and external monitors. Creating a bash script in ...
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How to install Minecraft Pi edition on a PC/Laptop using Ubuntu

I have tried using the install instructions included with minecraft pi for linux, but it is not working on lubuntu. plus I tried ubuntu and clicked on the tar.gz file to auto install it like I heard ...