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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 change the resolution to a new resolution for the lxde login screen

I'm using a computer (Dell Optiplex 755) that has a DVI as it's only video port. I'm also using Lubuntu 14.04. I know that the computer accepts a splitter (into a DVI and a VGA) and the GPU will dual ...
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Installed MATE on Lubuntu and still have leftovers from LXDE

I didn't like Unity and wanted that old Ubuntu look that it had back when I first touched linux (Ubuntu 6.04 it was I believe). I first installed gnome via apt get, then I installed MATE and removed ...
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Moving old laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 14.04

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Now, do i just install the Lubuntu desktop package to 'overlay' on Ubuntu (does that result in only Lubuntu on her ...
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14.04 Unstable Wifi/I Connection

I have seen all the other questions about this problem... And I've got it too since I upgraded to 14.04 (lubuntu) from 13.10. As per this "thread", I add the information of my system @ubuntu.pastebin ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Imac G5

After installing Lubuntu 14 on my imac G5 Power Pc, when booting after logo lubuntu apear everything freez and white screen apear. In text edit ol=nly one comand showing on and on.... DDC responded, ...
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4 partitions and 3 similar Os: it's possible without problems?

is it possible to create 4 partitons, one ubuntu, one lubuntu, one puppylinux, and one (much bigger) just data? and after run each time a different Os, but reading the same data partition? I mean ...
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Lubuntu kernel headers configure

I get this error: ERROR: The kernel header file '/lib/modules/3.13.0-39-generic/build/include/linux/version.h' does not exist. The most likely reason for this is that the kernel ...
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lubuntu change default runlevel

How can I change the default runlevel in Lubuntu 14.04? Some say by changing the inittab file but, I can't find any /etc/inittab file in my computer.
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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Monitor switches off and won't come back!

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running on a Sony VAIO VGN-FZ140E. My problems is: out of nowhere my monitor turns off, and no matter what I hit on the keyboard it doesn't come back. The only solution is to put ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 freezes on iMac G5 Power PC

I have an iMac G5 Power PC 1.6 with 1 GB RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 GPU. I tried the live DVD with Lubuntu 14.04 and everything was OK, so I decided to install this distribution on my iMac. ...
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how to make Lubuntu 14.04 screen to stay on

hello I just installed lubuntu 14.10 and I have changed all the setting in xfce power setting to never for all and the screen locker settings to off but the screen still turns off after a while of ...
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Unable to Install 14.1 on Dell Studio 1747 Laptop, Intel i7, 10GB RAM - Kernel error BUG: Soft Lockup

Update: I have now attempted to install 14.01, 13.1, and 12.04.5 with the same result. I have been attempting to install Ubuntu 14.1 on a Dell Studio 1747 laptop with a Intel i7 Core Processor. Have ...
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Removing “install Lubuntu” icon from persistant USB

Thanks in advance for any help. I want to give young students USB drives with persistent Lubuntu installs. When I prepare these drives, I move the desktop icon, "install Lubuntu" to the trash. I ...
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Strange icon problem in lubuntu

Almost in every application (the file browser, the system profiler, even firefox start page) icons don't display properly. Some of them are white squares, and appear if I move my cursor, some of them ...
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Strange icon problem in Lubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

When i right-click somewhere or open PCManFM or use the system profiler some icons are not displayed correctly. In PCManFM for example some folders have a normal folder icon whereas some have a blank ...
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Libreoffice writer: hyperlink to another document does not work

I have some files (*.doc, msword 2003) with hyperlinks for crossreference. Those files open on libreoffice, but only local targets (within the same file) work. I've tried to remove and recreate ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 no s/pdif optical output on cmedia soundcard

I've added a RoHS CP30 soundcard to my Lubuntu 12.04 installation. The card has the CMedia CM8768 chip and s/pdif optical in and out. I can't get an optical output. I can't find an audio config tool ...
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Image viewer with simple moving to a definable folder?

I want to use trash folder rather than permanently deleting images - and according to http://askubuntu.com/a/551080/349903 on Linux trash needs to be supported by programs and there is no reliable way ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Connect projector to Asus Eee PC 1000HD

I have replaced windows XP with Lubuntu 14.04 on my mum's old netbook (Asus Eee PC 1000HD). She uses it mostly for presentations, so she connects projectors pretty often. Unfortunately, there is a ...
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Simple image viewer that is using trash rather than permanently deleting files?

I tried gpicview, nomacs and viewnior - all are permanently deleting images (there is a prompt) rather than using trash. I would prefer moving to trash without confirmation. Moving to trash after ...
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How to create local repository using apt-mirror and mirrorkit for selected architecture, release, spin

Having a local repository can be very useful. It is possible to use rsync to create a repository mirror, but this results in all the releases being downloaded, even older ones and would include files ...
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Blocking specific programs from accessing the internet isn't working (iptables / apparmor) [closed]

I'm using this guide to try to block a few programs from sending or receiving data from anything other than 127.0.0.1, but it's not working. First off, the suggested way of only allowing an IP block ...
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Ubuntu Touch Kernel Architecture and Comparison with Android

I am new to Ubuntu-Touch OS and would really appreciate if anyone could provide some information regarding the Ubuntu Touch Kernel architecture. I have read the Ubuntu Touch internals pdf but there ...
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Reinstalling Lubuntu

I got a problem when I tried to reinstall Lubuntu. I tried UnetBootIn, Live USB, UUI, and PenDriveLinux, but they all failed. A friend told me that my USB needed to be reformatted to FAT32 by using ...
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Is Wireshark the correct tool as a data (traffic) meter? Something better?

My household is allotted 250 gigabytes per month. Someone in my family is using-up all the data. The "traffic meter" on my router (WNDR3700) only tells me total data usage. I want to break it down by ...
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Installed lubuntu, worked great, however upon reboot menu items are now gone

So, I installed lubuntu, and was working great. However, when I logged out of it, everything that was in the menu was gone, and now it only contains "run" and "logout". Also, sometime after trying to ...
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Cannot Input Chinese in Lubuntu

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and I need to input Chinese traditional and simplified characters. I have successfully installed Language Support. But in "Keyboard Input ...
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LibreOffice 4.2 for 14.10?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10. I want to know if the LibreOffice suite is available for Utopic as version 4.2.. apt-cache show libreoffice lists only version 4.3. I understand that version 4.2.7 is the ...
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How to install a new version of ubuntu over an already double boot ubuntu/windows?

here is my question: I've installed ubuntu in a partition of the same disk where it is windows 7. Now i've grub that allows me to choose between windows and ubuntu. I would like to replace this ubuntu ...
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Desktop Wallpaper completely fuzzy when upgrading to Lubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Lubuntu 14.04 was working great, for the most part. The upgrade, not so much. One of the probems I have is that the Desktop wallpaper, no matter which one I ...
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LUBUNTU 14.10: HDMI not working Intel 4400, Lenovo u330p

I'm trying to use the HDMI port on my Lenovo U330p. It doesn't work at all, nothing happens when i plug the contact in. It seems as driver i915 is used and I'm not entirely sure that's the right one. ...
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How to start a VM on boot, and shutdown on VM stop?

Long story short... I had to install a small server app running in a VM on one of this company's PC. Both computers are running Windows XP (with legacy softwares, so upgrading is not possible), and ...
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Fan speed fix for ATI Radeon HD 4850?

Okay so i have the problem of Fans running at full speed all the time on my fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10 and wonder if there is any fixes for it in Lububtu 14.10? I have an older Ati Radeon HD 4850 ...
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VPN Unlimited failure on Lubuntu 12.04.1

My Lubuntu 12.04.1 install of VPN Unlimited's client failed about a month after its first use, and their online docs do NOT match the Linux version they provide. I asked for help with these details on ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 High CPU usage and choppy video playing

I have an Asus Notebook (2007) with 1 gb ram and 900 Mhz Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Graphics. I use Lubuntu 14.10 with about 300 mb memory usage,but the problem is high CPU usage(100 %) ...
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Why doesn't my Lubuntu Live-usb drive boot up?

I have a very old [Fujitsu Siemens Amilo][1]. I installed Windows XP on it, but it gets messy and unstable after a very short period of time. I decided to use a [Xubuntu][2] 32 bit. I created ...
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Getting RVM to work properly with Lubuntu/LXTerminal

According to this question, you can use a loginshell option but I was trying to get this option as a default with the LXTerminal start menu shortcut. When I right click the shortcut I can choose to ...
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Dropbox on persistent liveUSB - how to make Dropbox remember my password and login?

I've made my "own light lubuntu" using uck. I've deleted all the stuff that I don't need - AbiWord, Gnumeric, even software center. I've created it using built-in software on lubuntu. I want to use it ...
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graphical problems with lubuntu 14.04 on imac g3

I've been trying to resurrect 2 old imac g3's. My best results are on one I installed lubuntu 12.04 on first. I ended up with no GUI, so installed the appropriate X11/xorg.conf file to no avail. ...
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touchscreen gestures just move mouse

I am running Lubuntu 10.14, and my touchscreen does not function properly, it does not seem to recognize any gestures. Where I expect it to scroll on a swipe, it just moves the mouse pointer. It ...
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Skype task bar notification in Lubuntu 14.04

How to enable Skype chat window flashing on new message in Lubuntu 14.04? When a new message arrives, only Skype notification (in lower right corner) appears, if a chat window is already opened ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude D600 WiFi

I just recently installed lubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude D600. I had to forcepae in order for it to install. Once installed, I cannot get the WiFi driver to work. First, I plugged it into ...
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Cant make my main partition smaller

I've installed lubuntu 14.04 LTS to my new notebook. Now an update needs more space in the boot partition than lubuntu created while installing. I've booted from usb and run gparted. In order to ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu 14.04.1 in a dual boot (Windows 7/Lubuntu) system

I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 on a USB flash drive in a windows 7 system. Now every time i turn the computer on it boots to grub rescue. To enter to both Lubuntu or Windows I have to enter to BIOS boot ...
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Why is there no sound through HDMI in Lubuntu 14.04 on an Intel NUC DN2820FYKH?

I cannot get sound via HDMI from my NUC DN2820FYKH. tried this but settings are not accessible from the Lububnu menu: lubuntu 14.04 hdmi no sound on tv tried this but doesn't work: Intel NUC No ...
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Graphic problem after installing Lubuntu 14.10

After a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10 with both the direkt install and though the live install i cant seem to change my resolution at all and wonder if theres any problems or bugs introduced for this ...
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How to permanently change floppy rights?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an old computer, and I'm trying to use its floppy drive, since it's the fastest way to move small files from it to my other computers. I'm having troubles, though, since ...
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Where is System Settings in Lubuntu 14.04?

I need to get to the sound settings and change the output to HDMI. From the menu, bottom left, I can choose System Tools or Preferences but neither contain a link to sound settings, which apparently ...
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ThinkPad X61 wireless failure

With a ThinkPad X61 and Lubuntu 14.04.1, Intel 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] according to lspci, wireless fails to connect but Ethernet AOK. The SSID is seen, but entering the key does not enable ...