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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Installed Lubuntu alternate 32 bit ver 14.04.1 on old Lenovo S10 - no wireless

I am completely new to lubuntu / ubuntu. I've installed "lubuntu 14.04.1 alternate" (CD version, as I could not get laptop to boot from usb) successfully on old Lenovo S10. It will network via ...
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How to use CD in way similar to a usb like you can Windows

I'm currently using Lubuntu but this seems to happen in other Distros as well. I can't copy files onto a CD without burning it, however in Windows you can use a CD in a similar way to USB where you ...
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How to open Linux file/software in Windows 8?

Could anyone please explain as understandable as possible how could I on my Windows 8 open either single file or install (and use) entire software which is supposted to work on Linux and/or Ubuntu? I ...
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How do I install Linux on a Mac Mini without Intel

community. Lately I've been installing Ubuntu on my families computers, and have succeeded with the Windows Pc's. But I also wanted to install it on a Mac Mini. The problem is I have a PowerPc core ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 removed tv tuner card now sound card not working

I have an ancient Dell Dimension 5150. It is old, but has been a great computer and still works quite well. It currently has Lubuntu 14.04 lts. Everything works fine apart from the sound. When I ...
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problem in installing samba

Hi i am using Lubuntu and i want to install samba sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install samba it shows error after i selest yes (Y) E: Unable to fetch some archives,maybe..... i have already ...
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I am using Lubuntu I want to connect my machine to local area network

I am using Lubuntu (on cubietruck) and I want to connect it with my laptop (windows 8). They are on same network through WIFI. How can I do that can anyone help? I want to share my files (put them ...
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Lubuntu: Apt-Get Can't Find GCC

I'm trying to install gcc so I can compile the no-ip client. When I try to use apt-get, the command returns: unable to locate build-essentials What is the correct apt-get install package command to ...
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SiS video driver (SiS M661MX)

I have Lubuntu 14.04 on an Acer travel mate 2434. I can only get the computer display to working 640x480 resolution. I've not been able find the video driver (SiS M661MX). Now what I have is run ...
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A new connection is generated instead of using the new settings

I am trying to set up a static IP address using the nm-connection-editor tool. I select the currently-used wireless network, click edit, go to "IPV4 Settings", click add, enter a valid IP address, ...
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Perform action when moving mouse cursor to certain position in Lubuntu

Is it possible to configure Lubuntu (i.e. Openbox) such that some action is performed when the mouse cursor is moved to a certain position? In particular, I would like to run a script when I move the ...
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Lubuntu will suspend but won't wake up

Ok, this has been asked before, but my circumstances are different. First, here is my hardware. I'm using it as a headless server which I access over LAN with VNC. When it sits idle for 10-15 ...
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Segmentation fault when launching Dropbox

I'm running lubuntu. I followed the instructions on the dropbox site to install. It worked at first. I got the app configured and everything was working fine, however after a reboot it would no ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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How to run automatically Docky at lubuntu? [duplicate]

in general: How can I make an application automatically start when I have logged in?
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Old Laptop Dell Precision M4300 will work well with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS?

I have an old laptop Dell Precision M4300, with Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 2.50GHz, 3,50 Gb RAM, HD IDE 150Gb. I have it with XP, the pc is working very good but I feel unsafe still using it with this ...
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Which is actual difference between package update and security updates?

This is probably a real noob question... I would like to understand what the "updates" alerts I get when logging onto my Lubuntu box actually mean. When I read: 35 packages can be updated. 22 ...
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Lubuntu: Wifi lose connection

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic kernel Linux 3.16.0-31-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 17:37:36 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Lubuntu NOOB! trying install AMD catalyst Control Center [duplicate]

I'll start off by saying I'm completely new to Linux. I'm getting a HTPC going with Kodibuntu installed on it, which uses Lubuntu. Now because I'm using this as a HTPC I'd like it to have the latest ...
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Using variables as paraments for commands in a bash script

I currently have a bash script which I can simply double click to remote desktop into my institution: #!/bin/bash xfreerdp -f -u myusername -d campus -p mypassword --ignore-certificate website.com ...
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I finally got pptp working… but where insert command to autostart it?

I was looking for a solution and finally found,I have to run in terminal: sudo modprobe nf_conntrack_pptp I don't know what it is, what this command is doing, I know only that i have to run this ...
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What Version should I upgrade to? [duplicate]

Using a Lenovo ThinkCentre that originally ran XP. Using Lubuntu was fun for awhile, but I'd like to go to Ubuntu. Would a AMD Sempron LE-1150 Processor (1800.00MHz) with 1936MB of usable RAM be able ...
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Disable USB port

currently I have a pcDuino3 running Lubuntu 12.04 and I have some usb devices attached to it. I was wondering if it is possible to disable power to specific USB ports. I have looked at other methods ...
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lubuntu 14.10 and installing xerox phaser 3020 wifi printer?

I am not good at linux but not totally stupid :) and i cannot install simple printer. I did it easy on windows and now want to do the same at my netbook with lubuntu 14.10 Printer is in my home ...
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Evince Crash While Editing PDF-Form

I try to edit a PDF in evince. The PDF has editable forms. At some point it stops recognising the keyboard input. How far I get chances from time to time. The PDF stays visible, I can click into the ...
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Error while trying install QT4 on Lubuntu 14.04.2

I'm trying to install QT4 on my laptop that has a new installation of Lubuntu 14.04.2 but I keep getting this error dpkg: error processing archive ...
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How to allocate more space to Lubuntu [duplicate]

I used Wubi on an old PC of mine just so I could test out Lubuntu. I set it as dual boot so now I can flip between Windows 7 and Lubuntu but while I was setting up Lubuntu I didn't locate near as much ...
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Ubuntu & Flavors Installation Errors?

My father owns a rather old (2006ish?) Compaq that had Windows 7 installed on it (x64) and has become so bloated, old, and impaired that it froze up every few seconds and ran slower than a snail. He ...
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Bose Companion 5 not working on my lubuntu

I just brought a Bose Companion 5 and its working on my windows 7, but not detected on lubuntu. After searching on google i got some help and tried but still not working i typed on my terminal sudo ...
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No system tray on lubuntu 14.10

Just installed lubuntu 14.10 on an Aleutia T1. No system tray is displayed. There is no indication of any error in the system logs. Selecting the Reconfigure Openbox menu option appears to have no ...
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what do these chkutmp results mean? chkrootkit utmp tty anomalies

Checking `chkutmp'... The tty of the following user process(es) were not found in /var/run/utmp ! ! RUID PID TTY CMD ! joe 1765 pts/2 ...
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Intel pro 5100 AGN wireless connection problem

Hello ladies and centlemen. I recently grow an interest about Ubuntu OS. I was trying to use Lubuntu 3.16.0-31-generic(i686) on my old notebook HP Pavillon dv6. I succesfully manage to boot it. ...
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Does anyone experience the black frame around emails in Evolution?

Emails in Evolution 3.10.4 are surounded by a black frame. I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. The screenshot is here:
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Synchronisation Of Contacts In Evolution Via CardDAV (Baikal)

I try to establish a CardDAV account in evolution using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I use the URL https://www.MYSERVER.de/baikal/card.php/principals/USER/with an SSL-connection. This works on iPhones, ...
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Do I have a rootkit? suckit detected in /sbin/init & chkutmp errors

just ran chkrootkit on a recently installed 14.04 lubuntu and it came up with: Searching for suspicious files and dirs, it may take a while... The following suspicious files and directories were ...
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What Ubuntu distribution should I install? [duplicate]

I got a PC with the following configuration: Intel Core2Duo 2.6Ghz 4GB of RAM DDR2 667 Nvidia 7200GS 256mb The graphics card is the weak point of my computer. I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 but the ...
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Unable to port forward in Lubuntu minecraft

SO I have an ASUS RT-N56U router and I am able to port forward using Windows 7 on my other computer, but on that computer it is directly wired to the router. On the Linux machine I am trying to port ...
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repeating error: nouveau 0000:00:12.0: DDC responded, but no EDID for DVI-D-1

I've been trying to get Lubuntu to install on a machine which seems like it should take Lubuntu with no problems. It already has Vista and boots fine into Windows. I have created a live-usb using ...
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How to remove ANY files related to a certain application that is not a package?

I downloaded Telegram (https://telegram.org/) and put the unzipped directory with the two executable files in /usr/bin. Later I removed it there and put it into /opt. I also created a .desktop-file in ...
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Alsaequal does not affect my sound - Lubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with alsa equalizer plugin on my lubuntu installation. I managed to install it (not without problems), but it does not seem to affect the sound output. I purged pulseaudio, which had ...
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Cannot find the package to unsinstall it

In a Lubuntu OS someone installed the geosuite now i need to uninstall it becuase when i try to update: sudo apt-get update i get this error: W: GPG error: http://apt.boundlessgeo.com precise ...
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Dual-boot not working after turn of year 2014-15

I have 5 computers, all with matching Lubuntu 14.04 OS's. After the turn of the year (This year 2015) The Dual boot on two of my comps (only 2 have dual-boot) suddenly quit. I could boot Linux, but ...
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Why does lubuntu 14.04 synaptic no longer reload?

Effective the turn of this year the Synaptic Package Manager for Lubuntu 14.04 on ALL my computers STOPPED WORKING!!! (I have 5 computers, all with matching Lubuntu OS's.) I still get updates of a ...
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Executable won't execute

I hope that my post is acceptable although I am actually running lubuntu, not ubuntu. I am trying to create an executable file but I am having difficulties. I created a script with a text editor and ...
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Wget: convert-links and avoid redownloading already fetched files?

I am downloading data spread among multiple files that don't change once published. Therefore --timestamping is not good enough, because it is constantly checking whatever resource is changed, which ...
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How can I stop apt-get from asking about using minor amounts of additional disk space that will be used?

I know that I can use parameters (with aliases or apt.conf I can even make it permanent) to skip this steep. But I still want to be warned about major amounts of used disk space, what seems to be ...
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MythTv and Skystar2 rev2.8

I just set up an small and old mythtv server with an Skystart2 rev2.8 dvb-card. I found an patch there how can install SkyStar 2 PCI DVB on ubuntu 14.04 x86_64?. This all worked fine so i thought it ...
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inconsistent recorded audio volume (Lubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Ideapad G50-45)

I'm a Linux novice, I have a Lubuntu 14.10 installation on a newly bought Lenovo Ideapad G50-45. I managed to install everything myself on a computer that only had DOS, using lots of help from the ...
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Lubuntu Login Screen does not let me login

EDIT: I have bypassed the problem by uninstalling the TightVNCServer through the shell, which seems to have solved my login problems. It seems that it did change something about the login environment, ...
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TightVnC not showing desktop

i have just installed lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old pc. Now I installed tightvncserver, so I can configure the pc without having an keyboard or monitor plugged in. I figured out how to configure it, but ...