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Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to 14.04 from 12.10

I recently have experienced the same problem twice when upgrading two computers - once when upgrading Lubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 and again today when upgrading a second computer from 12.10 to 14.04. In ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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Change Lubuntu 12.10 window minimize animation

The windows minimize abruptly but that's OK. Also they minimize to the bottom which would be OK but I moved my panel to the top so it doesn't "make sense" anymore. How can I reverse this behaviour?
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Error installing sdl2 on lubuntu 12.10

Trying to install the love game engine but I seem to be unable to install the SDL2. I get an error about its dependencies. I googled around and tried to purge but it didn't work. How can I ...
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On lubuntu I can't create new panel

On the bottom layer in Lubuntu when I do a right click,icon of create new panel is grayed out.What to do about it?
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Lubuntu 12.10 with encrypted drive fails to boot after upgarde to 3.5.0-30-generic and nvidia-331

I have a lenovo W530 with nVidia K1000M and an encrypted hard-drive and am having some issues booting my Lubuntu 12.10 machine after an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. I get kicked into ...
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i can't install lubuntu 12.10 from dvd

i tried to install lubuntu 12.10 on an old computer it has 3 ghz, 192 mb of ram, 32 bit... but it doesn't let me,... i boot the dvd and it starts to load, and then the menu appears and i enter on the ...
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Lubuntu on Powerbook G4 not booting

Trying the alternate install CD for Lubuntu 12.10 for PowerPC on an old Powerbook G4. The install process seemed to go just fine, but trying to boot it up afterwards, I get this screen: ...
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Gnome-shell Only Shows Wallpaper

So, I just installed gnome-shell on my Lubuntu 12.10. After I logged in with Gnome, it just stay there showing only wallpaper and my cursor and no, I cannot open a terminal emulator from there. ...
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List all packages at a deb-src using apt-get?

Is there a way to get a listing of packages at a deb-src "resource" using apt-get ? like apt-get <deb-src> *python* to "see" whats available ? I installed a "base" lubuntu install and am ...
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How do I use ARandR to create a permanent monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10?

So ARandR is great for setting up my monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10 but even if I save the layout to the ~/.screenlayout it doesn't seem to save that layout no matter what I call the file.
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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On Minecraft Console, Player's Inbound IPs register as that of the Host Computer

On Ubuntu 13.04 and 12.04, I am hosting a Minecraft server. In the console window for said servers, all inbound connections coming from player's clients register as the IP of that of the host ...
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lubuntu 12.10 usb drive stop connections after software update, screen resolution also not working well

Few days ago I had a little problem with my hard disks, and after that, I'm running my computer with a lubuntu live usb. First I made a live usb with no persistence, and it runs fine on every machine ...
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problem with lxde having ubuntu 12.10 with gnome

i had installed lxde through software center but my desktope environment did not changed to lxde but at shut down it is showing Lubuntu-12.10.but in system monitor it showed as Ubuntu Release 12.10 ...
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reverting to Ubuntu 11.10

I have tried the Ubuntu versions 11.10, 12.04 LTS & 12.10 I was very happy with Ubuntu 11.10 (wrt booting time, shutdown time, stability). Formatted the disk & installed LUbuntu 12.10 i386 ...
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Only “Vulnerable” Flash Player version works

For the last year, I have been using outdated Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102 in Firefox, because more recent versions (11.2 r202.243 or .280) don't work for me. Typically, with r202 versions, I get blanks ...
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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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How to deactivate kernel modules “firewire_ohci” and “firewire_core”?

My computer currently uses the kernel modules firewire_ohci and firewire_core. I don't want them. I blacklisted them, but they still load after any reboot. How can I deactivate them?
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How to configure which notifications are skipped in xfce4-notifyd (Lubuntu 12.10)?

I have accidentally clicked on "hide this notification" / "Do not show this message again" button in OSD notification system in Lubuntu 12.10, namely xfce4-notifyd. The information was about wireless ...
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Will Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 Run Very Smoothly on My Computer Or Should I Go With Lubuntu?

I have a somewhat old computer with mid-range hardware. Here's what my computer has: 1.8 Ghz Willamette Pentium 4 256 Kb L2 Cache nVidia Geforce 6200 LE 256 mB DDR2 1024 mB DDR at 133 mhz 40 GB HD ...
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Ethernet with NM10/ICH7 LAN controller

lspci tells me I have an Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family Lan Controller (rev 01) But ifconfig shows only an entry for lo and the only thing dmesg tells me about ethernet is: Bluetooth: BNEP ...
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Minecraft Help! [duplicate]

So this is what I get when I Login to MineCraft on a 32 bit system 1.7 gig ram and 2.8 ghz prossesor: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 14/03/13 9:07 AM Description: Failed to ...
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Managing Software Sources

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I cannot add or remove repositories neither by using Software Sources menu item (which usually crashes) nor by using Synaptic Package Manager via Settings > Repositories ...
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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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SD card is not mounted in Lubuntu

I have a 2GB Transcend SD card for my Camera but when I entered it in my laptop's SD slot then it is not mounted automatically by Lubuntu. I did not have the same problem with Ubuntu. I can not see it ...
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657 views

How to text to speech (pdf, docx) documents in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I want text to speech application that works with PDF and other files. Is there any application that does this is Lubuntu? Is there any way to get this done?
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434 views

How to set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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how read documents (pdf, docx, etc) using orca in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I had installed Orca in lubuntu 12.10. But when i open it i just get the container box with tabs for preferences, help, about, exit. How do i make it read documents? I want to read a pdf ...
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Larger resolutions on VGA monitor using GMA 3150

I tried to connect a VGA monitor to my Netbook to increase resolution. Unfortunately, in Lubuntu maximum available resolution is 1024x768, while in Windows I can increase it to 1680x1050. Is there ...
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Starting DesktopCouch or CouchDb on Lubuntu 12.10

I have installed DesktopCouch on my Lubuntu 12.10 using apt-get sudo apt-get install desktopcouch Installation was ok, but when I try to start it with command couchdb, I get the following error: ...
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How do I enable a CalDAV server (in an OwnCloud installation) to send email reminders for events?

I have a Lubuntu 12.10 server set up in VMWare VirtualBox with an OwnCloud 4.5.6 installation. One of OwnCloud's functions is as a CalDAV server. OwnCloud's web front-end doesn't yet have an interface ...
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How do I change the copy and paste keyboard shortcuts on Lubuntu 12.10?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 installed on my macbook pro and I am new to linux. I want to change the Lubuntu keyboard shortcuts for copying and pasting. I want to change Ctrl+C to Cmd+C and to change Ctrl+V ...
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lubuntu 12.10 bluetooth mouse disconnecting

In Lubuntu 12.10 I use a bluetooth mouse, but it will not stay connected. I have to set it to connect as an input device and it will work fine for a little while. Sometimes it disconnects in the ...
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The disk tray won't open when I press the button

I'm trying to open the disk tray in Lubuntu 12.10 and nothing is happening. This can't be a mechanical failure because it works fine in Windows XP, and I'm posting it here because there are no ...
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pcmanfm shortcut not launching in lubuntu 12.10

I am using lubuntu 12.10. Until yesterday everything was fine. But today all of a sudden the PCmanFM shortcut does not launch my home folder. I had to open my home folder using pcmanfm /home in ...
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Starting Teamviewer on a server without screen

I try to start Teamviewer on a server without screen: export DISPLAY=:0<br> /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/script/teamviewer The result is: Application tried to create a window, but no driver could ...
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How to restore basic icon sets (inherited by all the others) in Lubuntu 12.10?

I have searched and installed a lot of icon sets, but after a while I was surprised to see how big these packages were and decided to return to the basic set "Lubuntu Box". But I have tried to delete ...
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Per-application volume control

Is there a way to get per-application volume control similar to Windows 7? I am looking for a way to do this in both Lubuntu and Kubuntu.
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Why LXPanel 0.5.11 asks for a new dependency in Precise but not in Quantal?

LXPanel 0.5.11 that is default in Lubuntu Quantal has enhanced features compared to the older version that is default in Lubuntu Precise (0.5.8). The new version of LXPanel is available for Precise. ...
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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Lubuntu/Ubuntu 12.10 won't recognize USBs

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10 and everything was going fine until yesterday. Whenever I try and use an SD card or USB stick/USB hub it won't recognize it in the file manager. I ran lsusb which ...
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Trouble authorizing Everpad on Lubuntu?

Due to heating issues I switched to a lighter version of Ubuntu i.e Lubuntu 12.10 from Ubuntu 12.04 . I was using Everpad in Ubuntu 12.04 without problems, but can't get it going on Lubuntu 12.10. ...
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Is it possible to have in Lubuntu 12.04 the new Keyboard Layout Handler of 12.10?

Lubuntu 12.10 has a new version of LXPanel (0.5.11) and a new "Keyboard Layout Handler" with more settings than the older "Keyboard Layout Switcher". 12.04 "Keyboard Layout Switcher" settings: ...
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Why re-enabled sources are still marked as “disabled on upgrade to quantal”?

After having a lot of software sources disabled on upgrade to Lubuntu quantal (see question here) I have decided to re-enable most of them, which I did, without problems, except that the note that ...
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Problem with My Acer D250 Netbook and WIFI Adapter in Lubuntu 12.10

Hi I am having a problem after a clean installation of Lubuntu 12.10 AFter the initial installation, my wifi adapter cannot function and thus offer me wifi connnectivity. I downloaded all the updates ...
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How to properly have a theme that is not completely dark but has dark menus in Lubuntu 12.10?

I do not like full-dark themes in Lubuntu, but I like dark menus. In Lubuntu 12.04 was using one theme that was called Mediteranean Ligh if I remember well that was like that. A similar question ...
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Turning down wireless button turns down external usb wireless. Lubuntu 12.10

I searched in other topics without luck. I've got an Eeepc 1000h and lubuntu 12.10. When I turn down my laptop wireless capability (FN+F2) it turns down the usb external antenna as well. I don't ...
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Minecraft doesn't start on Lubuntu 12.10

I've Installed OpenJDK 6, opened the jar with java by right clicking, but it doesnt do anything What am I missing? I've also tried java -jar Minecraft.jar with sudo, didn't worked :(
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Lubuntu 12.10 64-bit: programs won't run

I hope, I can get an answer, I didn't find any related topic, so I decided to make a new one... So I tried to install several applications like Neverball or SuperTux and they do install, but in fact ...