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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Lubuntu 14.04 - can't connect via wi-fi after deleting and re-creating connection

I had a wi-fi connection to my Amped APA20 access point working fine, but I deleted the connection and when I re-created it, now Lubuntu won't connect. Nothing else on the system has changed. Could ...
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Lubuntu Desktop preferences is gone

I hope someone can help me. "Desktop preferences" is gone. I use Lubuntu and I cant cant open desktop preferences. When I click, comes a error message: "desktop administrato is not active" I've ...
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Emacs keybindings in Lubuntu

Is there a way to enable ubiquitous emacs keybindings in Lubuntu? I've seen solutions for Ubuntu and Xubuntu, such as emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04, but I haven't found one for Lubuntu.
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Lubuntu Package Only Halfway install

How can I repair the download from the terminal? It was installing Lubuntu 14.04 when the terminal was closed. After that the Desktop only has a logout option and if I try to do any keyboard ...
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Broadcom wireless adapter BCM4318 driver i tried everything [on hold]

I have an old computer was not working so i fixed it than i installed lubuntu on it but the wifi didn't work i tried every thing i read and follow every post in this forum and other forums but none of ...
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No sound on Skype 4.3 lubuntu 14.04

New to Linux just installed Skype 4.3 on Lubuntu 14.4. There is no sound when I call Skype Echo, totally silent. I have sound if I play music or video files. I notice sound driver is Version ...
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Software Updater Error message "Cannot read '/dev/sdc' Input/Output Error

I am new to Linux and have installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All seems to work ok, except Software Updater seems to be hanging on: "Configuring Linux-Image-3.13.0-34generic" with message ...
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Autostart script on login in Lubuntu

I want to run this command on login under Lubuntu: cd /home/myuser/kippo && bash start.sh It's supposed to launch Kippo, an SSH honeypot. The command works fine if I run it at the terminal. ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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PCManFM custom directory icons

I'd like PCManFM to show custom icons for my work folders; for example to show the AndroidDev folder in this picture (italian locale here): like this (Gimp used): I saw the other folder icons ...
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Tiling windows horizontally and vertically under Lubuntu (LXDE/Openbox)?

Is there any way I can tile two windows horizontally (⬒) or vertically (◧ ) under Lubuntu/LXDE/Openbox? Maybe via a keyboard shortcut or panel button?
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Drive unmounts when I try to scan it for viruses

I have an old hard drive from a friend that I'm trying to get data off of to transfer to a new computer. First, thought, I wanted to scan it for viruses. So I connected it to my Lubuntu computer with ...
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Lubuntu asking for password after inactivity despite settings

I've got a laptop with a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64. I set all the settings that I could find in the Menu Button > Preferences menus that might affect this. Even still, after a period of ...
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Ubuntu14.04 and ports as seen on Windows

Is there any way for my laptop which has Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine installed on it, seethe ports such as USB the same way as Windows? I have specific software that does not see the E:\ drive where the ...
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High CPU usage compared to WinXP. Common aps and actions use 100% CPU cycles

I'm running Lubunto 14.04.1 LTS. PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron M with 1 gb RAM and 80 gb drive. Was running fine on WinXP SP3 and I cleaned the drive off to test Lubuntu 14 LTS. No ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, new installation. Error: “unable to mount /boot”

This is a nearly new install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting an error at beginning of every boot, beginning about the 6th boot after install. The PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron ...
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Lubuntu: neither shut-down nor restart works

aI have a freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 (installed with forcepae option on a laptop with Pentium M processor). The only problem that I have found so far is that I cannot shut-down or restart the ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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Error after installing Lubuntu 14.04 through liveUSB

A friend asked me to install ubuntu on his toshiba NB 200 netbook to replace windows xp. I formatted the flash drive, ran an nb5sum check on the iso and after running netbootin , I checked the drive ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu and install Windows [duplicate]

I have an HP Mini 210 running Lubuntu and It's too confusing for me so I want to reinstall Windows. I did a clean install of Lubuntu so I have downloaded and created a bootable USB for Windows 7 ...
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The Properties dialog box not working for any Start Menu Program Lubuntu 14.04

When Lubuntu 14.04 first came out, the Properties dialog was present for all Start Menu Programs but did not work when right-clicked on as nothing happened and no other box popped up the the Start ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...
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Update-manager fails silently on 14.04

I recently reinstalled a lubuntu from scratch, to upgrade to 14.04. Everything's working as expected, except for the update-manager that silently fails when trying to upgrade my system's packages. It ...
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AppGrid saves all images in 'Downloads' folder

I installed AppGrid and everything works great, but all apps images was saved in 'Downloads/appgrid' folder. How can I change folder for image saving? By the way, I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.
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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 fails, upowerd appears to hang

On the live-CD session, I tried installing Lubuntu double clicking on the install button on the desktop. Here, the CD starts running but then stops running and nothing happens. Next, I rebooted and ...
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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 ...