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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Create user with a blank password

How do I create a user with a blank password in Lubuntu? It seems that a password with a certain length is required when you create a new user. How do I avoid that?
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When partitioning with Gparted how do I create a 1 gigabyte partition?

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 amd64bit. I have Gparted installed, but how can I make a 1 gigabyte partition? It says MiB.
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when will Lubuntu 14 final launch

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14 Beta is already out. I want to use Lubuntu 14, when will Lubuntu 14 final launch?
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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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Failed to execute child process “palimpset” (No such file or directory)

I just started using Linux and Lubuntu. It's been several weeks of trial and error, with both breaking things and having to reload the OS several times. Specifically, I have Lubuntu running on a ...
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How to set up NAT and Host-Only networking with static IP address in VirtualBox

I am trying to set up a set of guests in VirtualBox, such that each of them can access the Internet as well as be visible to each other and to the host. I also want the guests to have static IP ...
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How to use VMware on multiple displays? [closed]

I am using three displays on my lubuntu 13.04 host machine (GeForce GTX 690). I need to run many virtual machines and have been using VirtualBox lately. Now I've decided to install VMware. Everything ...
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Cannot get any flavor of Linux to install

Machine is a Gateway Turion (single core 64 bit) with 2 GB RAM and 120 GB hard drive. I asked this in a previous question here, but I now have another day of trying things so I can report/ask better ...
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Will “0 A.D.” Play in Lubuntu OS?

I'm a novice to computers and new to Lubuntu. I went to "apps.ubuntu.com" and it stated "0 A.D." has available versions for: Ubuntu 13.10 - 13.04 - 12.10 & 12.04 Lubuntu is not on the list. Does ...
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Hide app from tray in LXDE (Lubuntu)

In XFCE it is possible to hide app from tray, using tray settings (for example set steam not to appear in tray, using xfce settings). I need such a feature in Lubuntu, however LXPanel doesn't seem to ...
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Lubuntu: laptop abnormally slow

My laptop is pretty new (less than a year) and has decent specs, but since 1/2 months it gets really slow even if I do things I could easily do before (development + browsing). This makes it ...
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lubuntu power manager closed after every boot [closed]

The power manager on lubuntu 13.10 does not run automatically. After every time I boot my lubuntu, I have to manually open the power manager. How to fix this.
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How To Install Oracle Java 7 JDK in Lubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have tried everything and I still haven't found a way to install Oracle's Java Development Kit 7 in Lubuntu 13.10. I am new to Linux. Is there an easy way to install it that works with Lubuntu 13.10 ...
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how do I get to/view my files on my home network with Lubuntu

Support for Windows XP ends in (approx.) 13 Hours... So I loaded Lubuntu on my computer. I have a hard drive attached to my router so all the computers in the family can share files. I don’t know how ...
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(Lubuntu) How to move close, minimize and maximize to the left

There seem to be plenty of responses for GNOME Shell and Unity, but I'm not sure about Lubuntu. I just found very old answers on other sites (For releases <10.04 etc) but didn't want to try them in ...
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Lubuntu wireless driver problems (Lubuntu 12.04, Realtek RTL8190)

I have freshly installed Lubuntu on a friends PC, but I am unable to get the wireless working. There is no option to scan for networks and adding one manually does nothing. $ sudo lshw -C network ...
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Can installing Lubuntu instead of Ubuntu help in decreasing the processing time of my program on an embedded system?

I've written a machine vision processing algorithm on an embedded board which is going to be installed in the outdoor environment. The embedded system consists of an Intel Atom Dual Core processor ...
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Can't login to Lubuntu 13.10

After installation of LAMP + MyPhpAdmin accord to this tutorial Install lamp, I can't login to my account. I see my login screen (with prompt enter login + password). But after entering it shows me ...
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fresh lubuntu install & wireless problems

I just installed lubuntu and the wireless connection does not work. No wireless connections show at all, but are visible on other machines. Ethernet works fine, and in the previous version of ...
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Location of default Lubuntu desktop images

I changed my Lubuntu (13.10)'s default desktop background image to an original image. However, I want to go back to the default image, but I can't find where the image is on my computer- this means I ...
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Open Current Folder as Root removed in latest PCMan File Manager

In the latest version of the PCManFM the option under Tools-Open Current Folder as Root has been removed. Is there a way to re-add the option? I know I can open PCManFM as Root via the Terminal but it ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on powerbook g4 “Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)”

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my powerbook g4 but when I try to connect to WiFi it says "Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)" How do I fix this? I am new to Lubuntu (and terminal). I ...
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Help for a Linux newbie [duplicate]

What are "lenses?" I keep seeing the term in comments by people who have been around Linux forever, but it does not appear in any of the legends on the Ubuntu desktop. And now you people are driving ...
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How update exiftool in 13.10 lubuntu

I have lubuntu 13.10 and exiftool 9.13. How can i update exiftool to version 9.55? I downloaded the newest exiftool from www and do everything to install it according to: ...
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(SOLVED) Can't Connect to Wifi that requires username & password ONLY [duplicate]

I'm a very very basic beginner so let me give as much detail that I can: I run Lubuntu 13.04 I CAN connect to public wifi's and also home private wifi networks that only need a password. I CANNOT ...
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How do I select GTK icon theme?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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Internal error in Ubuntu 13.10 / ProblemType: KernelOops / Package: linux-image-3.11.0-19-generic 3.11.0-19.33

I'm a fresh user of (L)Ubuntu 13.10 . Every time I start a session I get multiple times an error message, the first lines of which read ExecutablePath /use/share/apport/apportcheckresume Package ...
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How do I download VirtualBox on Lubuntu 13.10?

I want to download Oracle's VirtualBox on my Lubuntu machine. They don't have any downloads for Lubuntu on their website. So how do I download it on Lubuntu?
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Calculating the number of lines in a file?

How would i calculate and display the number of lines and words that are contained in a .sh file
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Sorting the output of my directory

How can i create a new file called Option1.txt on my desktop. This file should contain the contents of my 'home' directory. And how would i make my output is: Sorted alphabetically by entry ...
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Changing the colors of lxterminal

How can I change the default colors of the lxterminal in Lubuntu using .bashrc?
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Impossible to customize all aspects of Lubuntu theme from GUI

I would turn the default Lubuntu theme into a dark theme, but it seems impossible to change from the GUI: The color of inactive tabs in Panel The background of PcManFM places The theme of Gnome ...
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Type password with onboard

I noticed when use PCmanFM in Lubuntu 13.10 and I want to open a current folder as root, it will prompt me for password and I can't use onboard (virtual keyboard) to type the password. It's pretty ...
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After Dual Ubuntu Installation the boot screen doesn't updated?

Today I tried to install lubuntu13.10 on ubuntu10.04 by creating a separate partition(/dev/sda3). But after installation the boot screen doesn't updated. ie it only shows ubuntu10.04... While ...
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Alternative To DD For Back/Restore Of MBR

I need a program that can backup/restore an MBR so that if I have boot problems related to such I can just restore it. I'm aware that DD can be used for this, but I'm looking for an alternative tool, ...
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Lubuntu 13.10, VLC 2.1.2 + Matrox G200ew = Laggy and unusable playback

I will try and be as descriptive as possible. I switched to a Supermicro MBD-X7SPA-HF-O motherboard for a commercial video slideshow. It uses the Matrox G200ew graphics driver. I switched after ...
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can't shut down lubuntu

Hello, i'm still hoping for some suggestions. I should add the fact that when i put the computer to sleep, it is unable to wake up again. So, I have to hold the power button down to turn it off. ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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How do I install a different version of subversion on Lubuntu?

When you install it from apt-get install svn The version is 1.6.17 The version in the Ubuntu repository is 1.7.9, which is what I need. How do I get that version on Lubuntu? I tried compiling ...
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lubuntu 13.10 flash video doesn't display (youtube)

I have an old pc 256mb ram and 1.6GHz processor which had win xp. It could play youtube videos with chrome (ok it stucked a bit) and i installed lubuntu 13.10. I installed the flashplayer plugin but ...
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How can I find help for new Lubuntu users?

I've just started using Lubuntu 13.10. It's the first time I've ever used Linux. Can any of you send me a tutorial-video for new users or explain the basics to me?
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Is having Lubuntu 12.04 a security risk?

I have a computer with Lubuntu 12.04 installed. Since unlike Ubuntu 12.04 Lubuntu is not LTS, I will not get Lubuntu updates. However, I am still getting updates (I guess these are the general Ubuntu ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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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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Lubuntu : session won't open : where to find the logs

I have a huge problem here. As I turn on my laptop, I reach the session login splash screen. I select my user name, but straight after my desktop is loaded, a really quick message appears (too quick ...
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Installation problem Lubuntu-13.10

I'm trying to install Lubuntu-13.10 onto my laptop as the XP operating system replacement. Vale XP. Laptop is ASUS. System type X86-based PC, processor 1596Mhz, Total physical memory 512MB, Available ...
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Choosing Ubuntu based distro for my laptop [duplicate]

I have Linux Mint 16 KDE installed along with Windows 8.1 on my Laptop. But KDE runs very slow on my laptop. My laptop configuration is Intel Core i3 CPU (380M) 3 GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD 15.6 Inch ...
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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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Make xampp a service and start on boot [duplicate]

This seems a common problem and I thought I should be able to find this question in the site, but I was not successful so I'm asking it myself. I installed xampp through the www.apachefriends.org ...
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Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...