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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Is Ubuntu 16.04 on 2GB RAM practical?

The neighbor's 2005 tech (desktop and laptop) both have 512MB with XP. The plan is to replace XP with either lubuntu or Ubuntu (preferable). lubuntu with 512M is tolerable on the desktop (Dell ...
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How can I minimize windows, only on a specific monitor?

I have monitor and laptop screen and have a problem with the "Show desktop" function. Laptop screen is showing widget that should stay for all the time. Main monitor is used normally. Whenever I use ...
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Lubuntu on mac retina display

Lubuntu desktop looks so small. Fonts, window panels and the mouse are all small in size because of the mac retina display. What can I do to adjust Lubuntu perfectly on retina display.
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Forticlient on ubuntu 1404 - tunnel running but no IP

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 32bit and 64bit on different machines. I use forticlient SSL VPN to connect to my work server with the provided user name and password by the workplace. This setup works ...
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Dependency not satisfiable : libqtmultimediakit1

Lubuntu 16.04 I was trying to install screencloud from a deb file, but I got that error. How do I resolve this?
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Install Lubuntu with no existing boot partition

I've been having trouble throughout the past few days getting Lubuntu running on my laptop I use as a home server. It came with Windows but I installed a previous Lubuntu version alongside it. I ...
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API/documentation that informs where file that stores mime associations is located

There is a config file that stores global mime associations. In different version it was located in different places - /etc/gnome/defaults.list how can I change file association globally? mentions /...
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Taskbar is missing in Lubuntu16.04 with VMware Workstation 12 Player

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 in VMware Workstation 12 Player. I installed Hadoop and spark. Hadoop and spark working fine. But when I reboot the OS, the taskbar goes off. All I can see is an empty ...
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connection to pulse audio failed lubuntu 16.04

Im kind of new to lubuntu 16.04 Computer model P755 S5120 Toshiba After an update im getting error saying connection to pulse audio failed Volume works correctly from computer speakers but since ...
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imac 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo

I tried to install lubuntu 16.04 on muy imac, but it freezed randomly. Mouse moved but nothing work! I try to install additional drivers, I try to reinstall an old version of lubuntu and to upgrade ...
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Function keys change wrong backlight file on my Acer Aspire One

Whenever I press the function keys to change my laptop's screen brightness, it modifies the value stored in the file /sys/class/backlight/acer-wmi/brightness, but my screen stays the same. With a bit ...
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Bless hex editor not displaying text in Lubuntu 14.04

I just installed the Bless hex editor in Lubuntu 14.04, but for some reason it's not displaying anything in the text window. When I open a file, it shows all the values in the conversion table, but ...
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GParted Closing When Applying Operations

Recently I've been trying to get Lubuntu 14.04 running off of a SD Card (the computer I'm running this on only has 1 GB of hard disk space). I've created and used "Live SD"'s like this with ...
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How to power off discrete graphics card

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 to my HP Pavilion dv6 laptop which has AMD 6770M discrete graphics card. In order to save battery I want to power off AMD card since onboard Intel HD3000 is enough for me. I ...
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NTFS partition - can't resize

I've got a WD My Passport 1TB drive formatted as NTFS. It had 600GB free and so I wanted to create a 100GB ext4 partition and install Linux on the 100GB. So I opened GParted and tried to resize. It ...
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Register an application for lubuntu's “Run” dialog

I have built an application from source. Now I want to be able to start that application using lubuntu's Run dialog (the one opened via Alt-F2, Super+R or directly from the "start" menu). But the Run ...
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How can I set up a simple FTP site using Apache on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 on two laptops, a Lenovo (booo) and an HP (ehhh). Both have Apache2 installed, and I use ssh and scp and rsync and gigolo and all that stuff without issue. So, I've got my Apache ...
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lubuntu vs ubuntu decision for a Dell Dell XPS 400

Lubuntu is advertised as lightweight and good for older hardware. The Dell is circa 2005. Ubuntu 16.04 recommends 512MB (https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/s390x/ch03s04.html). ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Programatically modify file associations using standard interface

I know that there are some files /etc/gnome/defaults.list that store mime associations and are in format that should make editing them possible. But I am looking for a way that will handle at least ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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Laggy scrolling in Gedit and Mousepad on Lubuntu 15.04

I have this problem in Lubuntu 15.04: Scrolling in text editors like Gedit and Mousepad is quite laggy. It's annoying, because it's not responsive enough for comfortable work. Editors like Geany or ...
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Lubuntu freezes

I'm trying to start using linux in my old computer (amd64 athlon x2 5200 / 2gb ram / 250gb hd) I downloaded lubuntu 16.04 Lts 32 bits. I created a bootable usb and started Lubuntu from usb to test. I ...
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Switching between Ubuntu Flavors [Desktop Enviroment]

I'm a new Linux user and just installed Ubuntu, wanted to try other Desktop Environments however it didn't work. It only loads up with the Lubuntu logo and Login screen, after that It's just Ubuntu. I ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Opening Simple screen recorder fills up the panel with multiple icons

I have installed the lubuntu desktop today from the software center. I was using Unity and it was so slow for some reason. When I open simple screen recorder, the panel got filled with multiple icons ...
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Cloud Lubuntu - Complete OS in a cloud

This is my first post on askubuntu, so if I did something wrong, just tell me and I'll correct it if necessary. Is there a way to sync my lubuntu OS with a cloud? so that all the installed programs ...
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Lubuntu Software Center 16.04 Xenial Xerus. I am unable to instal what is in my basket

I just updated to Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. In the Lubuntu Software center, after putting the software programs in my basket I am unable to install. Am I missing something simple?
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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Wireless not working on HP EliteBook 745G2

After installing lubuntu alongside windows on my laptop, I noticed my wireless internet wasn't working (wired internet does). After a couple of hours on google and trying numerous other methods, I ...
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xbacklight - No outputs have backlight property

I am running Lubuntu 16.04 Attempting to run xbacklight -get gives me No outputs have backlight property There is only one directory in /sys/class/backlight, which is intel_backlight. I have ...
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acer aspire es1-531 keyboard issue

I have a persistent issue: I can't get CTRL+ALT + (2or3or4), etc. to work CTRL+ALT+T works fine but I can't get any special characters. Shift+2 works, for example. My laptop is an Acer Aspire es1-...
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Lubuntu: Remapping caps to backspace: 15.10 or 16.04

I've spent more time then I care to admit, attempting to change caps to backspace in Lubuntu on a spare computer (15.10), cause I want to switch to lubuntu as my main linux (with 16.04). Basically ...
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Grub doesn't load despite many reinstalls and boot-repair

Grub simply won't load. this is my boot-repair URL: paste2.org/YPht4Hez Could someone please say if they see anything wrong? Problem description: It's a simple setup. One HD, several linux ...
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Thinkfan does not start automatically

I have spent several hours trying to get thinkfan to work on my Lenovo T420/Lubuntu 16.04. The problem that I currently have is that it does not automatically start with booting. Furthermore, the ...
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How to change Ubuntu into Lubuntu?

I want to install Lubuntu on my old desktop with 128MB of RAM. As the memory is not enough to run the graphical installer, I had to follow the minimal install from a minimal.iso file as described here....
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installation; shows block message

After installing Lubuntu, when I start my computer it's showing this message: /dev/sda1: clean, 122664/4890624 files, 1022212/19537408 blocks What to do now? ps: I use an old laptop (Dell: ...
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Raid 1 and Ubuntu Desktop 16.04

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 16.04. I have two SSDs to enable RAID1 on. I used this procedure: How to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with a dual-boot RAID 1 partition on an UEFI/GPT system? The ...
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Attention required One more step CAPTCHA

Why is this Attention Required One more step. Please complete the security check to access www.xyz.com" displaying whenever I'm accessing a website?
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Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis)

The resolution of my lubuntu is 640x480 and I can not change it. There's no more options in the screen definitions. This is my (horrible) graphic card: isabel@ESPRIMO-Mobile-V5515:~$ lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Couldn't find matching udev devices

I tried to connect my brand new Microsoft Lumia 540 to Lubuntu 14.10 with the help of default LUMIA USB cable and got the following error messages. Unable to Open MTP devices Couldn't find matching ...
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Firefox scrollbars don't reflect Widget theme selection

[This question is similar to another one (for Ubuntu vs Lubuntu) where there was no real answer other than to look for other Firefox themes -- something that has not worked for me in the past. At any ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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Problem with setting up xrdp on Lubuntu 13.04

After fresh install of Lubuntu 13.04 I did sudo apt-get install tightvncserver sudo apt-get install xrdp Now when I log in with remote desktop client from Windows or Ubuntu, I get black and white ...
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Trying to make a “server” for flashdrives and HDDs. Using lubuntu, open for changing Distros

Good moment everyone, I'm trying to make a network shared folder for all my flashdrives and HDD's. It would be something like, when anyone plugs a new device it would show on all pcs in lan, so anyone ...
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Sudo comes up with an error, cannot run anything as root

For some reason, when I try to run any programs (I am trying to run a rootkit hunter: rkhunter) as root on the command line with sudo like this: sudo rkhunter Then I get this message: You must be ...
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Can I install Kubuntu on a system having Lubuntu without affecting my files?

Sorry guys if the questions sounds a bit premitive. But i am very new to Ubuntu plus I dont have hat much knowledge about all these things related to computer. Laptop: Dell Inspirion N5010 OS : ...