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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Cannot select content on dvd in Acidrip

I am using Acidrip 0. 14 and Lubuntu 14. 04. Typed in '/dev/sr0' in the video source path field and at the bottom left corner it says 'DVD read ok' but nothing shows up in the large window under the ...
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Libre Office can't access Windows partition [closed]

In Lubuntu, Libre Office can't open any files from my C partition (dual boot with Windows XP). Abiword on the other hand, does do the trick. Xnview and VLC player have the same problem. How is this ...
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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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Lubuntu installation

I'm new to Ubuntu, and so far I love it. I've done a couple of installs of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on some old computers from a LiveCD a coworker gave me. I'm now interested in upgrading my network, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Sylpheed email retrieves old deleted mail

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 4700. On Sylpheed email when I retrieve mail It retrieves old deleted email from more than two (2) years ago. Is there a particular way to set it to ...
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Initrd regeneration on every installation

After upgrading to 14.04 and switching to lubuntu I noticed that almost any package installation entails initrd regeneration: $ aptitude reinstall udev ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger ...
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Lubuntu No Battery Status

I just installed Lubuntu and couldn't figure out how to show the battery status in the system bar. I think my Xfce Power Management is missing "on battery" option (see screenshot). Does anyone know ...
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Recover Lubuntu modified system file

I edited /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.upower.policy in Lubuntu 14.04 and somehow ended up with an empty file being saved. This has disabled hibernation in my computer. Can someone ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - No soundcard detected HDA Intel Realtek ALC880

After fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 no sound card is detected. Alsamixer shows just Beep bar (PC speaker), all inputs and outputs are just not present. No volume panel in the main bar was present. ...
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Why does Lubuntu not respect my keyboard preferences?

I’ve just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (replacing the previous dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 / Windows 7, which my poor little laptop really didn’t have the space for). As part of the ...
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Lubuntu updating via the command line

To update Ubuntu, I periodically use apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Is this or is this not advisable for Lubuntu on a low-spec machine (single core 2.66 GHz, 1GB memory)? Will use of it ...
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Can't play .mp4 files embedded in html5 player in Firefox [closed]

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04. I can run .mp4 video files directly with Firefox but if i put them into an HTML5 tag then I get error: 'video format or mime type is not supported'. I have been ...
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What can I do for Spotify Linux Preview that always goes out of monitor with Lubuntu?

I have had issue with Spotify for a long time on Lubuntu. It occasionally goes out of my monitor and I have only one monitor. I can only see the lower right corner and I cannot even move the window to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen upon start-up

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an AsRock 775 VM 800 with a Pentium 4. It often boots to the Lubuntu splash screen for a few seconds and then displays what appears to be a black screen. After a while ...
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Sequence of files used when booting the Lubuntu 14.04

How can I find out which files the Lubuntu 14.04 in fact uses during the boot - from the very start when I turn ON the power. I'm new to this Linux world, but I think Lubuntu must have list of ...
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I can't get my kobo to work with ADE in wine

I'm running Lubuntu on a pc and I can't get my kobo to work or show up in my Adobe Digital editions. i've tried running it in wine and it worked at first now it doesn't.
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Getting Adobe Flash plugin on PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu

I am running Lubuntu on my PowerBook G4 with a PowerPC processor. If I want to install any file, should I be looking for the Linux version or the PowerPC version? I specifically want to get a Adobe ...
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How to connect to WiFi from Lubuntu?

After add the Manage Networks icon into the panel, I can see my Wi-Fi network on the list. So I click on the SSID and it prompt for a password. I enter the right or wrong password but nothing happens. ...
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I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows Xp, How do i remove Lubuntu without harming XP

When I installed Lubuntu I didn't even think about it installing on the same partition as Windows XP. How do I uninstall Lubuntu without harming the windows xp OS or any of the documents and stuff?
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Why do I see AMD/ATI graphics driver updates when I have an Intel card (gma500)? What should I do with them?

My system have gma500 lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) (rev 07) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 remove shortcut

every time I press ctrl + space it changes the system language, and I come from the game to the desktop. how can I disable that I have stayed in leafpad ~ / .config / openbox / lubuntu-rc.xml looked ...
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Lubuntu to provide menu access to Skype for alternate users

I have installed Skype on Lubuntu 14.04 using the owner account. The owner can invoke it through the menu selections Internet > Skype. The kids account can run Skype by selecting Run and typing ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Problem starting lxsession-default-apps

I have one problem, I can't execute lxsession-default-apps on Lubuntu 14.04 because I get because said to me "The database is updating, please wait" If I try to run lxsession-default-apps, I get this ...
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LED values in /etc/kbd/config

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 and is fighting with getting Numlock ON at logon dialog, and NONE of the methods I found in here work - so I'm investigating every single file to see what is going on. ...
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connect to server does not have type

I tried to connect my ssh server on my local machine. I use ctrl-L to connect to server, but it does not have type and port to let me select, it looks like my system does not recognize my local ssh ...
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Lubuntu keyboard layout changed after upgrade

I have been running Lubuntu 13.10 on a netbook with a French keyboard, with the default language set to English. When I upgraded to 12.04, the default keyboard layout changed to US. At the login ...
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Problems with Adobe Flash [duplicate]

I just got Linux Lubuntu 14.04 on my computer and i have some problems with adobe flash. If i do not have my flash installed than youtube videos are working but not all. But when i install flash none ...
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Trouble using ssh and Avahi

Solved: make sure that libnss-mdns is installed! I'm having trouble using SSH'ing from my netbook to my desktop using a .local hostname. Every so often, I have to reset the router I use, which resets ...
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Xubuntu and Lubuntu won't shutdown or restart [duplicate]

Hi I have an old laptop acer 2420, before lubuntu 14.04 (clean install) it cant restart or shutdown, when i try the live CD with the same lubuntu 14.04 and after eject the disk the os wont shutdown ...
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NumLock ON in logon screen (Lubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I just installed a danish version of the Lubuntu 14.04 and I have fought with this problem = NumLock is OFF when the logon dialog comes up AND my users have numbers in their passwords ! I have tried, ...
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lxterminal prompt unwanted characters

I'm on fresh Lubuntu 14.04 installation. I am using LXTerminal and this is the prompt I'm setting through .bashrc file: export PS1="\e[0;36m$ \w \e[m" Assume I enter a command up to 15 characters ...
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enable special keys in lubuntu 14.04

I've done a lot of reading and cannot find a simple answer to what seems like it should be a simple question. How do I define the functions of the extra keys such as the "my computer" and "web ...
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Dual monitor lubuntu how to change wallpaper in extended screen?

Hi I have dual monitor in lubuntu. The main screen is 1280x800 and the extended screen is 1024x768. I installed variety. It changes wallpaper every 5 minutes. However it changes wallpaper only in main ...
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Installing and booting Lubuntu on ReadyNAS with Btrfs

I have NetGear ReadyNAS Business Pro with 6 Place for 6 Disks I did a hack the box (basically it is a normal PC with Intel CPU) I upgraded the CPU and I used the ReadyNAS OS 6 (which is Debian ...
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Time keeps shifting back at startup

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, dual booting with Windows, I have UTC set to no. I tried using sync time, but it's 3 hours back. When I set it manually its ok until I restart, and then it shifts 3 ...
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How do I prevent one of my partitions messing with Lubuntu Grub entries?

I recently deleted my Windows XP partition in my dual boot machine (Lubuntu/Windows XP), replacing it with Bhodi Linux. Everything went smoothly, but now I have a problem: Bodhi Linux is messing with ...
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How do you find out where Lubuntu applications are after installation? (Grive specifically)

I'm very, very new to Linux / Lubuntu I have successfully installed several programs and found them in obvious locations. That said, I'm trying to install Grive, and since I'm using Lubuntu, I don't ...
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Epson Stylus TX110 ink levels

I'm running Lubuntu 14.4 on my Acer Travelmate 2490. I finally managed to get my Epson Stylus T110 to print, but the print utility does not show the ink levels (one of the ink cartridges has now run ...
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Prob with Lubuntu 14 wifi; “time limit” before acts up

Sorry if this question has already been addressed, but I'm not good at all with computer-speak, so all I can think to do is write out my problem in my own terms in hopes a more comprehensible (to me) ...
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VNC gray screen problem

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 and now I'm having VNC connection problems. At first I was getting "Connection closed unexpectedly" but then I modified the .vnc/xstartup file based on several ...
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How do I replace Windows XP with Lubuntu?

I am rather a noob and have never installed anything before, but I would really like to completely replace my Windows XP with Lubuntu. I have saved all my photos and music already so that is sorted. ...
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How to get Lubuntu to work on a PC from the year 2004? [duplicate]

We have a hp pavilion v72 desktop computer from the year 2004. It had Windows XP running on it, and we have been trying to install Linux on it. After Ubuntu, we tried to install the 32 bit version ...
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Unable to type anything on Chromium

I have the latest 14.4 Lubuntu (Spanish) version already updated. I have found the same bug in two machines. The machines are a 11 year old P4 2.5Ghz, Geforce mx 420 and a 9 year old Dell laptop ...
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Not able to connect Airtel datacard E 173 in LBuntu 14.04LTS but is connecting in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Sir Airtel Data Card E173 (Indian service) is working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with out any problems as the same is setup through the menu option by selecting mobile broad band connection and selecting ...
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Cannot install java-7-jre on Lubuntu 14.04

I am encountering an error message 'check internet connection' half-way through an installation of java-7-jre from either software centre or sudo apt-get install. My wifi connection then goes. please ...
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Time keeps changing

I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and time keeps changing on me. At first it was set to internet sync, I chose my country, but apperantly the time there is wrong because it was 3 hours back. I also tried to ...
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Unity disappeared in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was using my Ubuntu 14.04 normally, and after I shutdown and restarted the computer, I saw that Unity had disappeared. I tried the following commands, but none of them worked: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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Switching to lubuntu dows not work

I just upgraded my older laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to try something more lightweight. So, I installed lubuntu-desktop as recommended in how to replace ubuntu with lubuntu and it made no ...
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How can I get my VPN to autoconnect at startup?

I have a Lubuntu 14.04 virtual machine, and it has a working VPN connection. However, I have to manually turn the VPN on every time. In the network manager's Wired Cnnection 1 settings, there is an ...