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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How to disable file indexing in Lubuntu 14.04?

I use Lubuntu on an old XP laptop, and it works like a charm. In XP I was able to turn off indexing of the hard disk and it would increase performance a bit and I found out how to do it Ubuntu as well ...
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Add a login screen on boot to Lubuntu 14.04

So, I've been using Lubuntu for about three months now, and recently gor around to adding new users. What I was wondering is if there's any way to add a login splash screen (like the Windows login ...
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Firefox hangs after entering proxy settings

While running through any Ubuntu distribution as soon as I enter my proxy setings in firefox, it stops working. If I run it through open network it works fine but as soon as I enter proxy settings, ...
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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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all open programs/windows disappear after attempting to minimize to Taskbar Lubuntu 14.04

Anytime I attempt to minimize any Programs and/or Windows, such as Google, Libre Office, PCManFM, etc. the open Window/Program completely disappears. It used to appear in the Taskbar but now there is ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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Lubuntu Light Locker settings incorreectly starts power saving mode

In Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on a desktop computer, my monitor goes to power saving mode almost immediately after the blank screen has appeared, regardless of the Light Locker settings. I do not want the ...
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Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo Pi 1505 touchpad drivers

I'm trying to revive a pretty old Fujitsu laptop, I installed Lubuntu and it finally stopped lagging, and is working pretty well now. I'm new to linux, and I don't know much, I don't even know how ...
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Restore task switcher menu on Lubuntu

My system is Lubuntu, freshly installed, and has been working fine for a couple of days. I don't know since when, but when I press Alt+Tab I cannot see my task switcher. Instead, some window border ...
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Weird Lubuntu Crash

I am using Lubuntu 14.04. Every so often the whole system will lock up to the point that I can't even drop out to the console. Also whenever this happens the screen goes really weird. I cant find any ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...
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Installer freezes at Starting udev log

I'm trying to install (also tried to boot as LiveCD, to no avail, the very same thing happens) Ubuntu 14.04 on an old computer of mine (I'm not sure how old it is exactly, but may well be over 10 ...
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Most shortcut keys in Lubuntu does not work

I remember I can use Alt+F2 to open the Run application and execute a command. But recently, this shortcut does not work any more. But some other keys like Ctrl+Alt+T can still open a terminal for me. ...
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Lubuntu Desktop messed up for logged in user, but not for guest

I recently upgraded my laptop from Lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 and the upgrade process seemed to go fine. However, when I went to login as my normal user, I encountered an issue. The background loaded ...
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problem creating bootable disk from lubuntu 14.04

i'm using lubuntu 14.04 and i can't create a bootable usb stick from this OS. i've used 12.04 before and all i had to do was run the bootable device creator, but not id doesn't seem to work. my usb ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Upgrade Question (Grub)

Background I have a headless Lubuntu system and have no possibility to add a monitor (Believe me I have tried). When this has gone down in the past (only once) I have had to take the primary disk ...
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Two linux kernels show up in rEFInd

rEFInd gives me the options to boot 3.13.0-32-generic and 3.13.0-34-generic. Is it possible/practical to either uninstall the old one, or prevent it from showing up in the bootloader. Thank you for ...
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DVDStyler “vbv buffer size is needed” error

After taking the time to compile DVDStyler v2.7.2 & getting it work on my Lubuntu 14.04 64bit I get this unusual error whenever I try to make a DVD. The DVDStyler interface tells me ...
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Installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 forcepae fails

I tried to install Lubuntu 14.04.1 from a CD. First, I chose Try Lubuntu without installing which gave: ERROR: PAE is disabled on this Pentium M (PAE can potentially be enabled with kernel parameter ...
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grub rescue after format hard drive

I installed lubuntu over windows xp but now I wanted to go back to xp because the lubuntu distro is slowing down my old pc. Here i messed up everything. The windows xp installation cd didn't boot at ...
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Which hidden files in the /home/user folder control the desktop?

The background story: The other day my (L)ubuntu offered me to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, which I gladly accepted. At the end of the evening, I started the update out of the update manager, ...
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No desktop display

I upgraded 12.04 lubuntu to 14:04. There was no desktop so I downloaded nautilus. The display now shows gtk-warning cannot open display What do I need to do to get my desktop working?
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How could i search for missing driver

I just installed lubuntu on my laptop but there is no driver for the wifi connection or sound i searched but i still didn't find the way to install them so help me i still a student and i'd like to ...
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Which Ubuntu OS is best for my old Core Duo 1.66GHz laptop as of 13 August 2014? [duplicate]

First question posted on site, so please excuse any errors (although I have read through the terms and rules). I have seen some similar questions but would like the latest advice as I know Ubuntu is ...
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add-apt-repository hangs

When trying to add a repository using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa the command just hangs after I type in my password, and then after a couple of minutes gives me the ...
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Make lubuntu open folders on the desktop with nautilus

I've followed many threads and questions on how to replace pcmanfm with nautilus but still when I double-click a folder on the desktop it's opened in pcmanfm. None seems to work. How do I make it use ...
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nm-applet options grayed out after update

Originally nm-applet wouldn't show at startup on Lubuntu 14.04, but this was fixed after one of the recent kernel upgrades. nm-applet ended up starting twice, so I could remove it from the startup ...
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Citrix Receiver on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I see that Citrix Receiver is currently available for Ubuntu 13.10, and there are threads about installing it on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Is there any way to install it on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit?
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Lubuntu - can't connect to WiFi

I am trying out Lubuntu. Before I install it, I need to connect to Wifi - how do I do so? A screenshot of what I see is below:
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CUPS stopped at boot after customize squashfs

I try to customize Lubuntu 14.04. I follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization. I only do the basic step from preparation until change root, then cleanup until ...
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Gateway ML3109 only boots with “acpi=off”

I have a Gateway ML3109 that I have installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit on. I used the alternate installer, and the acpi=off option during the install. My system will only boot with the parameter ...
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Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 Support

I'm trying to run the latest Scilab with Lubuntu 14.04, and I get an error "Mesa 10.1.3 implementation error: Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 support" This is on a 10 year old Dell Dimension 8300 with all ...
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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow ...
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Can't type Korean In Lubuntu

I understand that this is a question asked alot, but I have tried every solution, and I am still unable to type Korean So, I have a Samsung Netbook, bought in US, so a US keyboard, but I am a Korean ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Dimension 2300

I tried to install on Dell computer. This computer achieves an internet connection via Windows XP, however does not with Lubuntu. Before I perform the full install, I'd like to make sure it is ...
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Opensource project development [duplicate]

I am trying to put my hands into in an open source project. I found this list to be pretty useful for finding opensource projects but, these are kde projects and I use Ubuntu 14.04. So, I would like ...
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How I got my error: malformed file

This question on askubuntu is about the error: malformed file Not only here on askubuntu, but everywhere else I've been reading about it, this is considered certain to be a GRUB issue. I thought it ...
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Operation not possible due to RF-kill, phy0 hard blocked

I know there are already plenty of questions like this one; the problem is that, although I tried to follow the instructions, I couldn't have my wifi to work. I re-installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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Installation of Lubuntu failed horribly [duplicate]

I had made a copy of lubuntu on my bootable usb stick - went well I had made my computer (acer Aspire one D255E) boot from the Usb- I had checked my device for errors - none found I went t begin ...
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Resuming from suspend gives a blank screen

Ok, first I know there are many similar questions asked about this. I looked through them and tried some of the fixes. Nothing thus far has worked for me. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad B570. Running ...
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White flash at (before) boot

Don't know if you experience this but it's very, very annoying. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit It's a Wubi install, but I don't think that changes anything, since I've seen it elsewhere. At boot, ...
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Installation of Lubuntu 14.04 fails on PowerPC iMac G3 “mount: can't find /run in /etc/fstab”

I am trying to install Lubuntu on an iMac g3 because OS 9 stinks and that is about the only way to make one of these wastes of plastics useful. I burned a disk with the power pc version of Trusty ...
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How do I restart vsftpd?

I am using Lubuntu. I have installed vsftpd using sudo apt-get install vsftpd That ran all ok. However when I try to retstart the service with the following it cannot find it: sudo ...
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“Focus application” keyboard shortcut in Lubuntu (LXDE)

In Unity, pressing Super + 1 to 9 launches or switches focus to an application. Can I assign a keyboard shortcut with a similar property in Lubuntu (i.e. in LXDE)? More precisely, can I set up a ...
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Set notify-osd font to the Ubuntu Font Family

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit. I didn't like xfce-notifyd, so I installed libnotify. However, it does not use the Ubuntu font (I think it uses the Sans font), and it looks quite ugly because of ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...