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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Recursive display of remote desktop screen

I tried to set up remote desktop to connect to an Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance. The steps are: (1) sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lightdm lubuntu-desktop tightvncserver (2) create a file ...
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how to run “sudo make” and sudo “make install”

I've installed lubuntu yesterday and noticed that the fans aren't working and want to try the solution kevbelisle came up with. ...
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How can I get my Acer netbook keyboard working in 14.04?

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook, as well as an external USB keyboard. I have been running 12.04 LTS for a long time with no issues with either keyboard. Recently my hard drive crashed. I have ...
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How to set the main monitor on Lubuntu?

I have a desktop computer with Lubuntu and a dualhead display (two monitors). I want to extend the display to both monitors (currently they're mirrored), but I have a problem: the left monitor is a ...
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Mouse double-click time is too short in lubuntu

In mouse settings it doesn't allow me to lengthen the time. Only very basic settings are allowed.
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No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda

I just did a boot-repair because I can't run windows 8.1 from the grub (I see many options but none works) and I got this result: http://paste.ubuntu.com/9558801/ My question is : Should I care about ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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hard disc lubuntu recovery file permissions? [on hold]

i have an acer 1 netbook that has hard disc failure. I want to recover the files. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 lts. i am now booted with lubuntu 1404 recovery usb stic. the file manager allows ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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Where can I find a minimal installation CD for Lubuntu 11.10? [on hold]

I would like to install Lubuntu on my Acer Aspire 1310 laptop. I have done a little bit of research and it looks like the newest version which runs on such old laptop is Lubuntu 11.10 and the only way ...
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lubuntu 14.10 gedit plugin folder

Which directory should I copy gedit plugins for gedit to recognize them in? I was browsing around the web, none of proposed folders worked. I want to use ftp code editng gedit plugin.
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Emerald crashes frequently

I installed Lubuntu 14.10, then Compiz as window and composite manager, then Emerald from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 as window decorator. It works nicely, but emerald crashes very often. The window ...
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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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Openstack: access project from internet

I'm trying to connect my private Openstack Cloud to a CLoud Management Platform (Ecmanagement). I need the Api User, the Api Key, the Tenant Name and the URL of my cloud. Now, im a novice on both ...
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LUbuntu OS and the drive on which it was installed both MISSING!

I have 2 hard drives on my machine. One 500GB(master drive) and one 40GB(slave drive). I originally had Windows 7 installed on my first drive(i.e. 500GB drive). I am planning to install LUbuntu ...
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how to invoke/call up LXDE

I have Lubuntu 14.10 installed on my laptop at home. LXDE is installed - I can see it in the software centre as being installed. But I cannot bring up the LXDE desktop environment. How do I do that ...
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I think I accidentally removed the current linux kernel when trying to free up space in /boot

Sorry for being a bit long-winded, but I am not sure what has happened so I'll try to state what has happened as completely as possible. I am currently logged in to the system and it's running. It is ...
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removing grub from old macbook

I got an old macbook from a relative asnd looked at it. It has a no longer supported mac os version and a discontinued windows xp. i installed lubuntu 14.04 to see if it would run faster which it did. ...
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Number of Cores v. Processor Speed

The short question: is Ubuntu/Lubuntu designed to run/utilize multi (2+) core CPUs or is CPU speed the better approach for running these distros? I am designing a new PC and specing the CPU. I have ...
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Lubuntu - CTRL+ALT+“…” does not work

I am a newbie with Lubuntu, I am using Lubuntu 14.04. Ctrl+Alt+[any other key] does not work. I am not able to use backslash or curly braces or any other shortcut to use something. I did some search ...
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How to make a shortcut to a folder on a remote NAS-drive?

I'm trying to make a shortcut (in Windows understanding !) on the desktop to a folder on a NAS-drive. When the user 2-clicks on the icon on the desktop I want a window with the content of the folder ...
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Configure GTK and Qt system fonts

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 with the Awesome window manager. Is there a set of programs where can I set system-wide fonts? In particular the monospaced font? I can set the system-wide sans font for Qt ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 max resolution 1024x768

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.10. The maximum resolution that is supported is 1024x768. How do I fix the issue? Output of lspci H61M-D2H:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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Why can't i change the default file manager in lubuntu 14.04?

You're going to tell me to go to lxsession and change it there. That doesn't work. It's broken. Not only does it not work, every time i use it it causes bugs like not being able to log into lubuntu or ...
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How do I make the desktop pager display smaller on the panel in lubuntu?

I know how to use openbox configuration manager to add/remove desktops. The problem is they always display in a line, so if i want 4 desktops rather than having 2 above and 2 below they are all along ...
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Mouse won't click in newly installed Lubuntu 14

First, I'm a simple user of this wonderful OS. So please take it easy on me. I felt Ubuntu 14.04 was too heavy for my machine (EEE PC 1015CX) and switched to Lubuntu 14(...04 I guess...), it ran ...
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[Lubuntu 14.10]How to download missing file like panel-gb.png

I need help. I deleted this file in /usr/share/themes/Lubuntu-default/gtk-2.0/images/panel-bg.png and I woder how can i get it back?
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Lubuntu, rEFInd and Windows 8 Bootloader

I have a VAIO and I installed Lubuntu in UEFI mode. The VAIO also comes up with Windows 8.1 The next thing I know, the VAIO only boot into Windows 8. Every time I try the Boot into another OS option ...
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I can barely see the scroll bar [duplicate]

I can’t get the scroll bar to show on this system. I can just about see it, but it’s hard to click on it to move it. How can I fix this?
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drm_kms_helper: panic occured, switching back to text console

I've done a search for this issue but don't find a match to my particular set of circumstances. This is my first time trying to use Linux. I have an Eee Pc Seashell series Asus netbook. I want to be ...
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Toshiba A200 very low volume on Lubuntu 14.04

A few days ago my Dad decided he was done with Windows on his, pretty old, laptop. He's got a Toshiba A200-1CN which has the Realtek ALC861-VD sound chip onboard. We decided it would be best to ...
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In AcetoneISO with Lubuntu I get error: no xorrisfs found in /usr/bin

In AcetoneISO I get error "no xorrisfs found in /usr/bin" when I try to "Generate ISO from folder"
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VMware Player black screen

I installed guest lubuntu 14.10 as a VM on VMware Player 6.0.4 and installed the tools as well. If I lock my host machine (sadly Windows 7) and log in again or leave it idle for a while. lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 — no audio from HDMI

I recently put together a new computer as an HTPC. I've tried a few different flavors of Linux on it before settling on Lubuntu. The only problem? I can't get any sound out from the system whatsoever. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 two minute boot delay - why?

I am using a stock install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 32bit with not much else done other than adding some packages I like (R, Octave, etc), installation of the rt2800usb module to get my wifi adapter ...
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Headphones not working on Lubuntu 14.10

I just downloaded Lubuntu 14.10 and installed it, everything is fine except my headphones are not working at all. I am using Asus X550CA Laptop and internal speaker works well but when I plug in ...
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Apple macbook air model 1.1 - Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit - wifi Broadcom BCM4321 doesnt work

I was searching on the internet but I didnt find any answer. I have mabook air with wifi card BCM4321. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4328] (rev ...
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Lubuntu error Failed to open “%F”

in lubuntu I installed Cairo dock on desktop,but when I'm going to click on folders or shortcuts I get this error: Failed to open "%F". Error when getting information for file '/home/deniz/%F': No ...
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booted lubuntu 14.04, canot install because installation window is empty or transparent

I booted Lubuntu 14.04 from a live CD on my old G5 PowerPC. All system windows I try to open are kind of transparent and when I move them, they drag the background with them. So I cannot install ...
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Lubuntu with an Ubuntu desktop: system menu not visible 14.04

These are the steps I followed: install Lubuntu 14.04 install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 install ubuntu-tweak-tool install unity-tweak-tool (this did not work, it asked me to install missing packages) ...
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which OS & which version should i install? [duplicate]

I have some basic question. Configuration of my PC is Intel(R) Pentium(R)D CPU 2.66GHz & 1GB RAM. Now i'm using Windows 8.1 (32 bit) . it's very very slow . don't tell me to upgrade my PC .Now ...
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Using the icons shown in /usr/share/applications instead of sqaure ones

I am running Lubuntu and would like to get rid of the square application icons and just use the icon pictures shown in the /usr/share/applications folder. How would I do this?
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No input while using Xorg in (L)Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get any input device to work while Xorg is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (also tried 12.04). The system is running on ARM (armhf) device. The USB keyboard and USB mouse works perfectly fine in text ...
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What is the latest, tested, Ubuntu version which works on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006)

Which version of Lubuntu can I install on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006, Intel Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM)? Or should I go for an earlier Ubuntu, or Kubuntu? I would prefer an older version than the ...
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plymouth messy on Lubuntu 14.10

My plymouth messy when I reboot my laptop looks a bit like this image: After I fix Low Resolution from: Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis) My monitor resolution is 1024 x 768, It's just fine if ...
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How to duplicate all apps on 1 laptop and install on another?

I am setting up 20 laptops for a school and I want to use the same Lubuntu setup and applications on all laptops. All of the laptops are old and are different hardware. I have set up 1 successfully ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Lubuntu default keyboard shortcuts for always on top, normal, maximize

I have found that Windows+Left put the window in the left, Windows+Up put the window in the top... I was not able to find the default shortcut to maximize, Layer-always on top, Layer-normal and ...
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Ubuntu-Lubuntu on a Intel i7-4500, 8GB RAM [duplicate]

I am switching to a Ubuntu-like OS (from Windows8) and I have been reading around about its derivates. I decided to choose between Lubuntu (for its idea of energy saving and lightweight) and the ...
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Mouse Left Hand LUbuntu

I can't set lubuntu mouse/touchpad to left hand i try this bruno@lubuntu:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...