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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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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Software compatibility Lubuntu vs. Ubuntu

I would like to make my laptop dual-boot and install Windows and Lubuntu on it. My primary concern is: Does Lubuntu have software compatibility issues? I mean does the software that work on Ubuntu ...
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Spinning circle cursor Lubuntu

I changed from Linux Mint to Lubuntu and I am disappointed that cursor doesn't change to spinning circle when application is launching. I don't know if I clicked it or not. In my cursor theme there ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)?

I received this error after trying to download the icedtea plugin. After trying sudo apt-get upgrade I got the same exact error: Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Screen and Text blurry in Ubuntu 14.10

There is some issue with the display sometimes in ubuntu. This occurs if I leave it aside for few minutes and unlock the screen. Please check the screenshot http://imgur.com/Fw0ibDU
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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lubuntu 14.10: Coniguration for anthy/Japanese input

I have a fresh install of lubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately, I cannot find the configuration for enabling the hiragana-input (any longer). Previously, I had no problems setting it up on lubuntu 13.10, and ...
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change desktop environments and no sound lubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

So i've been beating my head against a wall for the last couple f days trying to find the solution to my problems. it started with a complete wipe of a dell dimension 8250 (i think its an 8250, its ...
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i need help installing RR2680 driver (lubuntu 14)

im a linux noob i got an old rocketraid / highpoint PCIE 2680 SATA 8 port raid card. i am trying to install it. but i have never tried it before. i saw this thread on RR but a newer card ...
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Differences in browser support

I have compared the Ubuntu 14 desktop with the lubuntu 14 desktop. Both I like very much. However, I have noticed that when I create an html document with an audio or video attribute, it will play in ...
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cant get apache to run with php5 in Lubuntu

I was used to never had a problem with this issue. I installed like im used to sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 But apache won't execute the php I tryed and checked various ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, Powercap/SELinux Issue

I am running Ubuntu (well, Lubuntu, really) on my home server, and all was tickety boo until a few days ago, when the OS stopped booting. Not being able to SHH in anymore, I hooked it up to a monitor ...
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Screen goes off when I try to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I've created a live usb which I tried to my Toshiba laptop and work just perfect. When I tried to my asus x200ma Intel celeron 2920, 4gb ram it turns into different kind of menu set which is GNU ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 dialog box exceeds screen size

I'm add a printer (to a newly installed Lubuntu 14.10), but the driver dialog boxes overruns the screen. The buttons at the bottom are not visible! Any way round this? Alt-F allows some step to move ...
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Help!? Login loop with Ubuntu 14.04

I was finishing up my CS mp tonight, as I do svn commit -m "mp" I got svn: The log message is a pathname (was -F intended?); use '--force-log' to override I thought I need a reboot, so I ...
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Auto mount time capsule disk with fstab not working

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to automatically mount a USB disk attached to an Apple Time Capsule. There seems to be quite a few users who have done this successfully, but for the life of me I ...
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Error installing phpDocumentor on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install phpDocumentor via PEAR as per the instruction on the phpDocumentor2 GitHub repo. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) with the Lubuntu desktop. Step 2 sudo pear install ...
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X2go remote access error from mac

I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did: on lubuntu I installed X2Go server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Boot into Busybox instead of Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu OS on a virtual machine (VMWare Player). Today, my VM was booting into the GNU GRUB version 2.02 instead of Lubuntu as usual. I was following this instructions and now I'm stuck at ...
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I upgrade lubuntu 14.04 after upgrade I get ubuntu and fail system

i working with linux long time, but this situation is for me big surprise. Actually running on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. After writes this command: sudo apt-get upgrade, in terminal all worked right. But ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 - Setting default browser

How is the default browser set in Lubuntu 14.10? In the absence of 'System Settings' (which is used in Ubuntu 14.10 etc), how are the default applications set in Lubuntu? I'm running Firefox and ...
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Check whatever current user has an active login

I want to check whatever current user (user that launched program) has an active login (is access not blocked by login panel?). How can I do this? For reference - as there is no program as described ...
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right mouse button not working

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 for over a year and suddenly my right click button does not work and I am unable to right click anywhere I tried the following commands: sudo su echo options pmouse ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 boot errors

I'm trying to run lubuntu 14.04 (i386) on a old computer. I set up a bootable usb drive. After I choose to run lubuntu "without instalation" I get these errors: 02064241 pci 0000:00:Oa* BAR 4: error ...
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Gratitude for everything you all do here [migrated]

This is to say 'thank you' for this powerful network built with all the supports. There has not been an issue I have not found the answer in the forums archive. It is just unbelievable the freedom I ...
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qBittorrent network problems - doesn’t check torrents

I did a recent clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 on an old netbook. I then installed qBittorrent as main client torrent. From qBittorrent I added a couple of torrents that were already present into the ...
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ZOMBIE project: Ubuntu 14 on g3 snow iMac

trying to revive a sturdy working snow iMac to give away. (sacrilege! installing Ubuntu on a Mac!) yes. monitor works, I see command code during upgrade. after restarting, blue screen Lubuntu 14.04 ...
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Accidentally installed Lubuntu and want to revert to Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 which is a fresh install of about one month old. I was trying to get 5.1 surround audio to work so I followed the instructions here which suggested the following commands: ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot + qBittorrent issues

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 as I think it’s the best option for my machine (1GB RAM). The ...
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Wacom penabled tablet pc okay in 10.10 not 14.04.2 lts

I am trying to get a decent distro working on my sister's 8 year old toshiba satelllite r10. She used it in tablet mode with XP until it ground to a halt. I have tried various lightweight distros ...
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root@localhost permission denied

I installed ssh in my Ubuntu 14.04. I followed a tutorial for generating ssh keys. I used following commands to set the keys. ssh-keygen -t rsa -P "" cat $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub >> ...
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Elementary tweak with Pantheon in Lubuntu

I have installed elementary-desktop on my Lubuntu in VMWare. Now I wanted to install the numix circle icon pack and hence was trying to install Elementary tweak tools. I have added the ...
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Zcache Usage in Lubuntu

Recently I appended zcache to my grub configuration: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash zcache" But I am at a loss as to whether zcache is working or if I need to do something else. There is ...
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Problems setting up LAMP on Lubuntu

Trying to install LAMP to localhost in order to tryout a wordpress site. Following these tutorials: 1- http://www.wpexplorer.com/locally-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu/ 2- ...
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Lubuntu archive manager fails to open archives

So I'm trying to install the linux version of War Thunder, but I've run into this problem before. I've downloaded it and I placed it on the Desktop under warthunder.gz I double-click on it, and ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 — HDMI audio not starting right away

I currently have a HTPC set up with Ubuntu 14.04. Generally, it works pretty well, except for one small issue. When I go to start playing a movie, or play a video after pausing it, it takes about ...
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Which bug updates are received automatically?

Please could somebody explain how and when BUG fixes are updated. I have automatic updating enabled for everything except "Pre-released Updates (Trusty Proposed). I see that many of the bugs that ...
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Lubuntu install cd won't work at all [duplicate]

I have an old TE2300 laptop. I felt like using it again so I grabbed a Lubuntu-desktop iso and tried to install it. I set the dvd drive to boot. However it hangs at a black screen and then shuts down ...
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Get rid of the ugly notification osd in lubuntu 14.10

I installed lubuntu 14.10 recently. I love it so far. It's very fast and all. The only absolute one thing that really annoys me is the "out-of-shape" osd which is used for notifications. I haven't ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 Firefox does not start

I just set up Lubuntu 14.10 on my notebook and now Firefox only starts after rebooting for one time. Once it's closed, it won't open again. Calling Firefox from the terminal gives me ...
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How to pernamently disable Caps Lock in Lubuntu?

I am never using Caps Lock, it is pressed only by mistake. How can I fully disable it? Preferably during system start, so login menu will be also affected.
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lubuntu strange graphics

I have just installed a fresh lubuntu 14.10. I have this graphics bug: After this I installed the NVidia drivers, but nothing changed. Then I installed the Intel drivers, still nothing. I have ...
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Add support for media keys (play, stop, previous and next buttons) in Lubuntu

How one may add support for media keys (play, stop, previous and next buttons) in Lubuntu? Solution provided at ...
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Taking screenshot of a specific area from the command line

I am running Lubuntu desktop 12 and I am looking for a tool that can take screenshots of a certain area from the command line. I have tried out Shutter. It works but, when I run the command it ...
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Lubuntu Minecraft Lag

So, I installed Ubuntu 14.10(Lubuntu 14.04) recently and I have a very big ass lag on Minecraft. RAM:2G Processor:2xIntel(R) Pentium(R) P6100 @ 2.00GHz Graphics:Intel HD Graphics Can you help me ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet fails to start

I thought this was fixed back in 2014 but it has popped up again. After some recent updates, the nm-applet in the LXPanel has once again failed to appear. The last time this happened after the ...
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Remove ghost entries from LXDE start menu

There is an invalid entry left by Atom editor (authors failed to provide an unistaller). Entries are not removable using menulibre - it is not listing them, but ghost entries remain in menus.
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not log in despite correct password

This is a rather bizarre problem that I am experiencing. My Ubuntu 14.10 does not let me log in despite proper password. Here is what happens: I try to log into my machine by entering the password. ...