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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Internal speakers not in output devices

Problem: My internal speakers aren't listed in the output devices tab resulting in no sound coming out of them. Just tested, headphones/headset also don't work. System does "see" sound card Things ...
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how can create a wine shortcut? [duplicate]

i've recently installed wine and i often use the wine cmd so i would like to create a shortcut on the desktop to run directly cmd. I've tried to search on google but without any result. thanks.
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Epiphany browser error [on hold]

After an LUBUNTU update which appeared to go well, and using the default browser, Epiphany, I am getting the following: Oops! Something went wrong while displaying this page. Please reload or ...
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DropBox on Lubuntu won't start

I'm trying to laucnh DropBox on my Lubuntu, but the process start and close few second after. I use this command to install DropBox : sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox I simply type "dropbox" ...
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Can Firefox run Java 8?

I've installed a few openjdk-8-jre packages (including one w/"headless" in its name) but I haven't been able to get it to work in FF. I've seen a lot of other posts over this issue, but they tend to ...
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wireless not working after installing Lubuntu 14.04

after i installed lubuntu my wifi is not working. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 25 May 2015 17:02 IST +0530 Booted last: 25 May 2015 16:38 IST +0530 Script from: 21 May ...
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Lubuntu Temperature Monitor from Celcius to Fahrenheit

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04. I added the Temperature Monitor to the Panel so I can monitor the temperature of my laptop. However, It displays in Celsius and, being an American, I prefer Fahrenheit. ...
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How do I install the Dropbox Client in Lubuntu 15.04?

I have a problem with installing Dropbox under Lubuntu 15.04. When I try to install the downloaded .deb file provided via here (I have chosen the "Ubuntu" file), I get an error in gdebi: Error: ...
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Error Installing Lubuntu 15.04

I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.0 on a lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386, for my Toshiba Satelite (Windows 7, 2GB RAM, i3-2330m, 2.20 GHz), and when I boot it, it says: [5.3011431 ACPI PCC probe ...
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Can I install Lubuntu again to get a fresh start?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP, setting up root, home, and swap partitions. I removed XP using the OS-Uninstaller Graphical Tool. I installed Gparted in Lubuntu and deleted the ...
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I cant watch YouTube videos on Firefox in Lubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

If I try to watch video's or play games online, websites tell me that I don't have flash player installed. When I try to install flash using the command line : sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I edit lubuntu-rc.xml

I'm new to lubuntu so please forgive me if this is a dumb question! I've seen posts about editing .config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml (all I want to do is a couple of keybind options) but I can't find the ...
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No Windows Option on Lubuntu Dual Boot on Surface Pro 3

I installed Lubuntu alongside a preexisting windows 8.1 install on my Surface Pro 3. Lubuntu was installed fine - but when I boot up - I dont see an option to boot into Windows. ...
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Force GRUB menu to choose my OS

I've installed Lubuntu on a pc. When the pc turns off incorrectly, sometimes, at the next boot, the grub menu appears and it wait for my choise. I would like to run my os, every times and in any case, ...
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How do i refresh my Lubuntu 15.04

I was trying to get rid of the Ubuntu Desktop and a guy said, use this code. It was "sudo apt-get remove gnome-*" DO NOT RUN THIS COMMAND! BEWARE! DO NOT RUN IT! So I did it. And now alot of things ...
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Upgraded Lubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, now get “Kernel Panic: not syncing VFS: Unable to mount root fs.”

I have a home server with Lubuntu installed. A few days ago, a Ubuntu update dialog box appeared, and I seemed to update to the latest version with no trouble (at least, no apparent errors). However, ...
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When I click on the top of Audacious when it's not the focused window it automatically drags the window

First off I'm running Lubuntu and, cat /ect/lsb-release gives me DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.04" Whenever I click on the top of ...
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Bengali Input method in lubuntu

I've newly installed Lubuntu as I've found Ubuntu 14.4 very slow in my old computer, and only with 1 GB of Ram. I've installed Bengali and Assamese in Language Support. After that I cannot find the ...
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Netsend GUI tool for send and receive netsend message for `ubuntu 15.04`

Im looking for http://www.winsentmessenger.com/ kind of tool that can both send and receive netsend messages.. Only im using Ubuntu/lubuntu and the other users use widnows 7/8/8.1 pcs on the local ...
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ubuntu - Touchpad Indicator Hotkey not Working?

I'm a noob user. I installed TouchPad Indicator so I could hotkey to disable the TouchPad but it doesn't seem to work. The auto-disable on type works but I would like to be able to HotKey to ...
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Lubuntu doesn't take full advantage of my wireless speed capabilities

I already did a search through SO, the forums, etc. for issues that looked related to Ubuntu and my Wireless card, but I didn't find anything that was obviously relevant that worked. First, the ...
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How to enable write protection of USB drive

I am using Lubuntu and I am new in using this. I have a pendrive and whenever I insert it in a PC that's not mine, in anyway it gets affected with virus. So I want to enable the write protection on my ...
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Booting from Lubuntu on USB with several partitions

Here's my goal: a fully self-contained Lubuntu 14.04.2 installation on a 256GB USB pen drive that I have, which also has an NTFS partition that Windows can read. The drive is /dev/sdd. I started by ...
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Character encoding in Firefox

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid last week, making the first step away from Windows for me. I am running Firefox 38.0 (Mozilla Fifefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0). In Windows 7, when I loaded pages ...
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Alsa sometimes fails to load at laptop startup

I've Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed on my Toshiba L30-10T laptop. Sometimes, Alsa fails to load at laptop startup : I've no sound on my computer and I've to type sudo alsa force-reload one or two times ...
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Lubuntu: Radeon driver flickering ONLY IN FULL HD

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on an older machine that has a Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics chip. (My HTPC, actually.) Due to AMD discontinuing support for this (admittedly old) chip, I'm ...
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Problem with battery indicator in Lubuntu 15.04

I have a Toshiba NB300 with a 1GB RAM and the latest version 15.04 of Lubuntu didn't show up the battery icon. How can I resolve it? Thanks in advance.
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Add Spellcheck Dictionary to Abiword 3.0

I am working on Lubuntu 14.04 with Abiword 3.0.0 and with the pre-installed version only the spell-check for English came along. I can switch to other languages within the program, but then the ...
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Xfce background dimming while maximized

I'm modifying my desktop. I made one panel 97 wide so the corners don't touch the end of the monitor. But when I maximize a window, these corners have my wallpaper surrounding them. It looks quite ...
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Recover a VirtualBox virtual machine

I'm in a big trouble. Lubuntu totally messed up after failed upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04: it couldn't recognize network, video card (worked with 80x600 only), USB peripherals, etc. the only thing I ...
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Help needed in switching from ubuntu 14.04 to lubuntu

i am currently using linux ubuntu 14.04 on my very low end computer (it has pentium 4 2.8 ghz, with 1 gb ram and 40gb hdd)! the problem is that it gets really slow every now and than however is much ...
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Espson Stylus Workforce 320 SX218 Lubuntu, Need to clean print head/nozzles

It's in the title! =) ;) I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to clean the printer head/nozzles. I'm sure I've seen it somewhere but I can't remember. And yes, I've got CUPS installed and ...
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OPus Audio codec install on Lubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Anyone please share info. on how I can port opus audio codec on a system running Lubuntu 14.04 Thanks.
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File permission reset after reboot with Lubuntu/PCmanFM

I am changing file permission with chmod a+w /var/run/btsync.debconf-default.pid and it works. After a reboot i get: service btsync start * Autostarting btsync instance 'debconf-default' ...
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How do I put my laptop as main screen with arandr?

I'm using 64 bit Lubuntu 15.04, I inserted my monitor, opened arandr, activated the monitor and positioned it as shown below. Now the problem I'm having is that my monitor seems to be considered the ...
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VirtualBox install on Lubuntu 15.04 fails

I'm trying to install VirtualBox on Lubuntu 15.04 and I'm running into a problem with it. When I run VBoxManage --version I get the output: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either ...
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White screen 15.04 Lubuntu startup

I am getting a white screen after startup in Lubuntu 15.04 and I do not know if this is by design or if it is a bug. It clears away from a mouse click to reveal the login window. It reminds me of the ...
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Geany-Plugin Manager

I'm running Lubuntu and installed Geany. In the Tools menu I don't have the Plugin Manager entry. I tried a few ways and I couldn't get it. Can anyone help me to bring it on?
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Install Lubuntu on Thinkpad T41

Is there an easy way to install Lubuntu on an old T41 with a Celeron M? What I tried: Downloaded the 32 Bit version of Lubuntu install Ubuntu 15.04 on my USB drive with unetbootin additionally ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 with Silicon 771/671 Graphics Card Higher Res?

I have ask a similar question before on ubuntuforums, but this is slightly different. I had ubuntu (unity) and configured it so that the resolution was quite high and it looked perfect. I have now ...
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How to Adjust Brightness in Lubuntu 15.04

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my Toshiba Satellite laptop and can't figure out how to adjust the brightness. I can't find it anywhere and have been looking at other people's questions for an hour ...
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Can't delete files from ecryptfs backup, HD maxed

Ok, so I had a ubuntu directory encrypted with ecryptfs, than my OS crashed, so I reinstalled lubuntu. kept the partition that had all personal files intact and reinstalled os in other partitions. ...
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How can I install ffmpeg on Lubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

It seems that the original ffmpeg has been dropped by Debian for the moment (in favour of the fork libav) but will be back in 15. Some people seem to think ffmpeg is deprecated or stale: it's not, ...
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Lubuntu/Xlde > is there a way to change scrot printscreen default saving option to shutter?

Previously i was using ubuntu and had to switch due to pc performance issue.. Is there a way to Previously i got gnome-print-screen option replaced by shutter edit option from below thread for ...
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How to block email addresses in Thunderbird?

I have two email id's in Thunderbird one for mary@my_email.com the other for tom@my_email.com. Every day I receive many spam emails that have addresses such as sexygal@my_email.com, ...
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How to change priorities of x-www-browser?

I'm on 15.04 64 bit Lubuntu and I downloaded chrome from their website, because it can be useful at times, but I want to keep firefox as my default browser and despite having put it as default browser ...
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Lubuntu GUI broken after switching to any tty

I am setting up two really old DELL machines with lubuntu. I noticed this really annoying bug that appears every time I switch back from a tty: The GUI seems like it doesn't update properly. That ...
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Black screen on boot up after upgrade process was interrupted

I was upgrading from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 when it asked me to change something and these options were offered: 1. Use settings as provided by provider(not exact words) 2. Use your settings 3. ...
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Unable to install anything in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Lubuntu on my laptop, and I used a CD to install it. My internet was not on. After I got an internet connection, I tried using sudo apt-get install... to install various ...
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Laptop doesn't shut down - Lubuntu 15.04

I've bean using Ubuntu, Xubuntu and recently Lubuntu on my desktop and laptop without problems. I have just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on an old HP nx9005 laptop and it works fine, but it doesn't shut ...