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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Register an application for lubuntu's “Run” dialog

I have built an application from source. Now I want to be able to start that application using lubuntu's Run dialog (the one opened via Alt-F2, Super+R or directly from the "start" menu). But the Run ...
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Programatically modify file associations using standard interface

I know that there are some files /etc/gnome/defaults.list that store mime associations and are in format that should make editing them possible. But I am looking for a way that will handle at least ...
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lubuntu vs ubuntu decision for a Dell Dell XPS 400

Lubuntu is advertised as lightweight and good for older hardware. The Dell is circa 2005. Ubuntu 16.04 recommends 512MB (https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/s390x/ch03s04.html). ...
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Switching between Ubuntu Flavors [Desktop Enviroment]

I'm a new Linux user and just installed Ubuntu, wanted to try other Desktop Environments however it didn't work. It only loads up with the Lubuntu logo and Login screen, after that It's just Ubuntu. I ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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Lubuntu Software Center 16.04 Xenial Xerus. I am unable to instal what is in my basket

I just updated to Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. In the Lubuntu Software center, after putting the software programs in my basket I am unable to install. Am I missing something simple?
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Cloud Lubuntu - Complete OS in a cloud

This is my first post on askubuntu, so if I did something wrong, just tell me and I'll correct it if necessary. Is there a way to sync my lubuntu OS with a cloud? so that all the installed programs ...
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Wireless not working on HP EliteBook 745G2

After installing lubuntu alongside windows on my laptop, I noticed my wireless internet wasn't working (wired internet does). After a couple of hours on google and trying numerous other methods, I ...
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Lubuntu freezes

I'm trying to start using linux in my old computer (amd64 athlon x2 5200 / 2gb ram / 250gb hd) I downloaded lubuntu 16.04 Lts 32 bits. I created a bootable usb and started Lubuntu from usb to test. I ...
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xbacklight - No outputs have backlight property

I am running Lubuntu 16.04 Attempting to run xbacklight -get gives me No outputs have backlight property There is only one directory in /sys/class/backlight, which is intel_backlight. I have ...
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acer aspire es1-531 keyboard issue

I have a persistent issue: I can't get CTRL+ALT + (2or3or4), etc. to work CTRL+ALT+T works fine but I can't get any special characters. Shift+2 works, for example. My laptop is an Acer Aspire es1-...
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Lubuntu: Remapping caps to backspace: 15.10 or 16.04

I've spent more time then I care to admit, attempting to change caps to backspace in Lubuntu on a spare computer (15.10), cause I want to switch to lubuntu as my main linux (with 16.04). Basically ...
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Grub doesn't load despite many reinstalls and boot-repair

Grub simply won't load. this is my boot-repair URL: paste2.org/YPht4Hez Could someone please say if they see anything wrong? Problem description: It's a simple setup. One HD, several linux ...
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Opening Simple screen recorder fills up the panel with multiple icons

I have installed the lubuntu desktop today from the software center. I was using Unity and it was so slow for some reason. When I open simple screen recorder, the panel got filled with multiple icons ...
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Thinkfan does not start automatically

I have spent several hours trying to get thinkfan to work on my Lenovo T420/Lubuntu 16.04. The problem that I currently have is that it does not automatically start with booting. Furthermore, the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installation; shows block message

After installing Lubuntu, when I start my computer it's showing this message: /dev/sda1: clean, 122664/4890624 files, 1022212/19537408 blocks What to do now? ps: I use an old laptop (Dell: ...
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Raid 1 and Ubuntu Desktop 16.04

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 16.04. I have two SSDs to enable RAID1 on. I used this procedure: How to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with a dual-boot RAID 1 partition on an UEFI/GPT system? The ...
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Attention required One more step CAPTCHA

Why is this Attention Required One more step. Please complete the security check to access www.xyz.com" displaying whenever I'm accessing a website?
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Firefox scrollbars don't reflect Widget theme selection

[This question is similar to another one (for Ubuntu vs Lubuntu) where there was no real answer other than to look for other Firefox themes -- something that has not worked for me in the past. At any ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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Trying to make a “server” for flashdrives and HDDs. Using lubuntu, open for changing Distros

Good moment everyone, I'm trying to make a network shared folder for all my flashdrives and HDD's. It would be something like, when anyone plugs a new device it would show on all pcs in lan, so anyone ...
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Can I install Kubuntu on a system having Lubuntu without affecting my files?

Sorry guys if the questions sounds a bit premitive. But i am very new to Ubuntu plus I dont have hat much knowledge about all these things related to computer. Laptop: Dell Inspirion N5010 OS : ...
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How to enable permanently numlock key in rdp session

I have ubuntu 14.04 client os in which I have created multiple user. And rdp session is taken from windows machine. When I minimize rdp session and do some in work in windows machine and then maximize ...
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Can I uninstall ubuntu and install lubuntu without causing my dual boot system to go awry?

I love unity, but my system isn't up to par. My system often hangs up while coding, and it's very annoying. I was thinking of switching to a lighter DE. So, I installed budgie. But, the problem still ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - No Network Manager [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my laptop & I can't seem to get it to connect to WiFi. I tried using the Network Manager but it won't even start. At first I thought it wasn't installed so I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04LTS fails to boot after updates - GRUB issue

I have been running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS for more than a year without (significant) issues. I postponed rebooting after a few updates recently (probably about 2-3 weeks) and when I finally had the time ...
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Cannot connect from VLC nor KODI to minidlna server

I've one Lubuntu with MiniDLNA server installed and running properly: I can perfectly access to that server via minidlna from both Tablet and Android phone in the same WiFi network using MediaHouse ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 Keyboard Arrows show weird characters after unistalling grub

Hi I have a problem with my keyboard, I installed Lubuntu 16.04 and I wanted to install also Windows XP so I followed some guides here in aksubuntu.com and I unistalled the GRUB but at the end my CD ...
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How to change keyboard layout in Lubuntu 15.10?

I have recently upgraded my PC from Lubuntu 14.10 to 15.10. Before the upgrade my keyboard layout matched my Danish keyboard. But after the upgrade I probably have a standard English/US layout. ...
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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Can't Open Trash In Lubuntu (PCManFM)

There is no Trash available in Places (The left side shortcuts in PCManFM) and if I try to go to trash:/// it says Operation not supported I am running Lubuntu Desktop 16.04 on my server and my ...
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No network adapter or driver found in ubuntu lts 16.04

I have an Intel 1st Generation Compute Stick with Intel Atom Processor that was preloaded with Linux. However, to save space I installed LUbuntu 16.04 Linux LTS, but the wireless is no longer working. ...
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Firefox on Lubuntu opens half of its height on startup and then maximizes

Couldn't come up with something better for the title. But I'm trying to explain it better (and the GIF below explains it even better graphically). So, when I open Firefox on Lubuntu, no matter if ...
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Minimum Processor Requirements: 12.04 vs 14.04 vs 16.04 [duplicate]

I've searched around; found the minimum processor requirements for Ubuntu 16.04 in an offical format. I can't find offical guidelines for 12.04 and 14.04 ... just various people giving their opinions. ...
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I changed the name of one of the folders in my home/user folder

I changed the name of one of my folders in home/user by accident and I don't know what it was called previously. It contains another folder in it called i686-pc-linux-gnu-library. according to file ...
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clone lubuntu from 8gb image to 64 gb pendrive

I need copy img file (8gb) to pendrive 64 gb, I used ubuntu dd everything it's ok system boot normally, but I got only 2gb free space I need min 20gb, after I copied a image to pendrive I used gparted ...
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which one to use configure RAID0,RAID1,RAID5 OR RAID10

I am new to set up RAID and I need some guidance,my server is HPDL360 GEN8 and It has 4 500gb,now what RAID should I use or to configure ? Thank you in advance.
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 supported by HP360 gen8 Using RAID

I am having a problem. I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 server on HP DL360 Gen8 using RAID, the problem is that after I finish installing it does not boot to the O.S. Looks like HPDL360 GEN8 does ...
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Role of .desktop extension

I've done a lot of trial and error and reading and can now create .desktop files (i.e., launchers, shortcuts, etc.) most of the time using Lubuntu. But I'm unclear whether or not the ".desktop" ...
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Libreoffice has black UI

Lubuntu 15.10, all Libreoffice applications (well, I've tried Write, Calc and Impress) have a black UI: I've tried updating, but it didn't help. I've tried searching through LO settings, but besides ...
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ssh key forwarding not working under i3wm

I recently switched from the regular Lubuntu LXDE/openbox to the i3 window manager under Lubuntu 16.04. In either environment I can ssh with authentication forwarding activated into another machine ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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No Trash Can In Lubuntu

I have Lubuntu running on top of Ubuntu 14.04 on my VPS. However, I can't find the Trash Can and when I try to go to trash:/// it says Operation not supported. Somebody please tell me how to fix ...
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Make Lubuntu's login screen solid color

Since i3 appears to inherit the wallpaper from Lubuntu (16.04)'s login screen, I figure I need to change the latter. I followed these instructions, but to no effect. Not only do I not get the blue ...
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Lubuntu Acer One ZG5 shuts down randomly when plugged in [on hold]

My computer is shutting completely off randomly, please tell me how to provide the information needed to fix my issue. Thanks in advance.
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Lubuntu - I can't play videos from YouTube using Firefox but in Chromium I can

I just switched OS from Windows 10 to Lubuntu 16.04 so I'm fairly a new user but not that hard to teach. Anyways, my problem is simply in the title... I know Google is my friend but I don't know what ...
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Can't login to or with Google in Firefox of Lubuntu: Redirect loop

I get locked into a redirect loop whenever I try to login to Google and also here at Stackexchange when I want to login with Google. I type in my email address, get the proper naming and add my ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 doesn't automatically log in if monitor is not plugged in?

I want the machine to automatically log in so that it can start processes as the main user on boot. I have the settings set to auto login: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [Seat:*] autologin-guest=false ...