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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Lubuntu won't load

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 because my computer will not run the latest version of openSUSE. It worked fine at the start, but the first time I shut down the computer and turn it on again, Firefox crashes ...
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lxpanel volume control not visible plus no sound

I installed Lubuntu on my laptop, and it is working extremely well. However, I cannot figure out how to add applets to the panel. In particular, I cannot add volume control, so I cannot figure out how ...
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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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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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How do I switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu?

I have an installation disc of Ubuntu 12.04 but now I need to install Lubuntu 13.04. What are the steps to be followed?
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How to print to a directly to a wireless printer

NetworkPrintingWithUbuntu describes how to handle "Network Printing": to another Ubuntu or Windows machine that has a printer attached I just want to print directly to a wireless printer not via ...
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How do I install Libreoffice Impress without installing Libreoffice Draw?

Askubuntu Users: I'm a new user of the forum, I would like you to help me with this little problem: I have a Desktop Computer with Lubuntu Raring Ringtail 13.04. It runs pretty well, but this Linux ...
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How can I fix my Wifi connection in Lubuntu 13.04?

I have been running Lubuntu 13.04 with the Wifi working fine for a couple weeks until today, when the connection broke and was never able to reconnect successfully. The router is a motorola gateway ...
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Setting am/pm time on lubuntu

REALLY stupid question--how do I get the time on Lubuntu into an am/pm format instead of the 24-hour clock? I have tried the Time/Date, and have gotten nowhere.
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System password in Lubuntu 13.04

When I reboot my computer Lubuntu prompts me for a password,it's just after the motherboard prefrences and there are no username options,just system password,I input sudo password and it's ok,but it's ...
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installing Themes - Lubuntu?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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how to get obmenu (editor for the openbox menu) to work under Lubuntu Ringtail?

Under Lubuntu, 32 bit (Raring Ringtail) I'm trying to edit the Openbox menu, that is the menu that comes up when you right click the desktop after enabling it in the advanced tab of Desktop ...
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SciTE won't remember recent files, even though preferences are set correctly

I'm running Lubuntu and SciTE. I've never had this problem in the past with SciTE, but recently it's stopped remembering the session and the recent files. I have the following set in Global Options: ...
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Delete applications from Desktop Sessions Settings

I had two Bluetooth Managers in Desktop Sessions Settings but they weren't functioning. So I deleted them in /home/username/.config/autostart & drag & dropped a Bluetooth Manager desktop ...
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Lubuntu - power button doesn't turn off computer,

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 and would like to have the power button cause the computer to shut down. Currently it only brings up the power preferences menu (logout, reboot, hibernate, etc...). In ...
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liveCD boot error message

I am getting the following error when booting: EDD: Error 8000 reading sector 336284 gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image boot: It is an older dell desktop.
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How To Connect to Wireless Network in Lubuntu?

Im new to lubuntu have used ubuntu before there is no nm-applet in lubuntu. So how to connect? Pls help
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Very low sound in ubuntu 13.04

This question may have been answered before but I have not found an answer so sorry if it has been asked multiple times. Title pretty much says it all, my sound is very low when I installed ubuntu ...
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wifi does not work

Please help. Yesterday I installed Lubuntu and I have a problem of running wi-fi (Notebook ACER TravelMate 2410-Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54 g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev ...
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Task Manager Memory Usage Does Not Agree with “top” command Memory Usage

I just installed lubuntu 12.04 and have been monitoring memory usage with the "top" command and the task manager GUI. I'm currently seeing 448 MB of physical RAM used with "top". However, task ...
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QtQuick not found (Lubuntu)

On a fresh Lubuntu 13.04 installation, I installed Qt5 from the official ubuntu repositories. But this installation of Qt5 can't find the QtQuick module. What am I missing? qmlscene test.qml ...
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Restoring the default KDE Desktop? [duplicate]

Sorry, I am still a newbie on Linux, I was installing earlier some new DEs, I made fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04, installed, then added KUBUNUTU-DESKTOP, LUBUNTU-DESKTOP and GNOME... then when I ...
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Ubuntu to Lubuntu migration using only apt-get (for Ubuntu 13.04)

I know this question has been covered many times in blogs and here, but because it depends on the version, and I couldn't find anything for 13.04, I need to ask it here. So here it goes - I have ...
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Can't connect to internet using Bluetooth in Lubuntu 13.04

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 32bit on my old pc via "alternative method". I used to use bluetooth PAN for connecting to internet on the same pc running windows xp. Now as I installed lubuntu I ...
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lubuntu 13.04 upgrade problem [duplicate]

i have lubuntu 13.04 installed but i can't upgrade or update it ! it always bring up this response Reading package lists... Error! E: Unable to parse package file ...
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Safe to install Lubuntu from LiveCD after force-quitting “Check Disk for Defects” Routine?

I burnt a lubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso disk image to a LiveCD (after having successfully checked the md5 hashes of the .iso) using Disk Utility in Mac OSX. I want to install lubuntu on an older ...
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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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Lubuntu 13.04 How to install entire repo?

I would like to install an entire repo, instead of going through and installing each package, is that possible?? Id think it be something like apt-get install repo-blahblahblah or something like that. ...
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When might we expect a 32 GB image for the Nexus 7?

I was very impressed with the functionality of Raring with LXDE on the Nexus 7 --- I was able to run the same applications as on my laptop but with significantly better battery life. I did some ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 Wifi connection problems

I cannot connect to a wireless network. When I try to connect, the network manager asks for a password, but drops connection after a few seconds. Syslog show that the connection disconnects during the ...
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how do I get webcam to work on my lg x120 in lubuntu 13.04?

first time noob so dont be hard on me :) I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 on an old LG x120 netbook, everything works fine except the webcam. tested it in skype, google hangouts and cheese. the ...
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Second WiFi card stopped all WiFi

I have Broadcom BCM4313 internal Wireless. I have also Ralink RT2870/3070 USB Wireless adapter. This is normal connections menu. I also plugged Ralink USB Wireless in my computer. This is after ...
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grub rescue problem when replacing ubuntu with lubuntu on Windows 7/Ubuntu dual boot

I guess lubuntu installed succesfully on the ubuntu partition and ubuntu is now gone. windows 7's partition is still here. but the ubuntu boot loader Grub2 that i had earlier is gone and i think it's ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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How do I install OBApps in Lubuntu 13.04?

OBApps is a graphical tool for configuring per-application settings in Openbox. While it's possible to make per-application settings by editing lubuntu-rc.xml as described here, a GUI approach may be ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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Missing shared libraries when using chroot

I'm attempting to use schroot to run a 32-bit application on a 64-bit Ubuntu (actually Lubuntu) Raring installation. I was successful creating the chroot populated by the following command: sudo ...
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does lubuntu 13.04 support virtualbox? [duplicate]

does virtualbox operate/work in lubuntu 13.04? This is my first time using lubuntu and I need to use/install n windows software which doesn't work with wine. I see that I can't install it like you ...
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Lubuntu, windows losing focus when using Guake

I use guake as a terminal, and whenever I toggle it, apparently the remaining window (whether it's guake, or the window that was in the background), doesn't get focused correctly. When I try to type ...
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Login does not work because of a broken /home directory

By mistake, as admin (having invoked gksu nautilus), I renamed my /home/USER_NAME_HERE" folder to NEW_FOLDER_NAME and (not aware of the stupid thing I was doing at the moment, attempted to) moved it ...
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Password in lubuntu [duplicate]

I want to change the password in lubuntu 12.04 but i need the current password wich i don't know. Whose the root password? I run lubuntu in persistance mode from a usb stick, because my hard disk is ...
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Cannot get Unity to work - help!

I bought an older, refurbished Dell Latitude D600 - Pentium M / 1 GB RAM / 100 GB HDD with no OS - it is a non-pae so I installed Lubuntu 10.04. I did the Update Manager and now it shows I have the ...
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How can I downgrade AbiWord to version 2.8.6?

The AbiWord version (2.9.2) that is installed (with Lubuntu in my case) has many bugs! Does anyone know if/when Ubuntu will switch this back to the stable version (2.8.6)?
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Launch Chrome with a very minimal Window manager

So i'm setting up a box running Lubuntu and i want it to run a news website with Chrome browser on startup and with a very minimal window manager (no desktop icons,no panel...). Is there any way to ...
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How to remove duplicate element from context menu?

When I right click on a folder - I see double element "file" - open in Nautilus (installed on my Lubuntu).
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How to make soft-scrolling of any window in Lubuntu?

I use touchpad on my notebook and work with Java in Eclipse. In Sublime Text I have nice soft scroll out of the box - it's make me little more productive because I can more clearly navigate throw my ...
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How to sent an installation error report that occurred while not having an internet connection?

I wanted to contribute to Lubuntu by testing their daily dev build. I tried installing it but got an error. Not a problem, that's the point of testing! ;) But since the error comes before having a ...
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Webcam issue with skype on Lubuntu 13.04

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 on an Acer netbook A105. I have installed Skype 4.2 on it. Though I can see my webcam working in my video settings, but I can't initiate or join a video call with my video ...
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Docky lubuntu autohide issue

I installed lunbutu 13.04 with docky and when i open windows the dock is not hiding. I tried to enable auto hiding in dock setting but will not let me change the setting,also i can't change to 3d ...
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Keyboard shortcut added to lubuntu-rc.xml is not executed on keypress

I wanted to add a custom keyboard shortcut to control mplayer. mplayer config file is set up properly. ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml: <keybind key="XF86AudioPlay"> <action ...