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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Difference between mac and desktop version of Lubuntu [duplicate]

I do not understand the difference between the two versions. I am going to run it on Vmware Fusion on a mac, does it will make a difference ?
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How do i properly install ubuntu on a pc with ubuntu already on it?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my pc currently. I bought a USB flash drive and did the installation instructions from the Ubuntu website. Just to let you know, I did install the Ubuntu OS from a ...
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Evince can only fill in a few fields of an editable PDF at a time

Hi I'm using the "document viewer" in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS (I'm assuming this is evince but I'm not sure). The problem is when I'm filling out a pdf form, I can only fill in one or two fields in one ...
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How can I avoid Type-1 fonts in Lubuntu?

Firefox has a bug when printing to PDF files if the font is Type-1. Lubuntu seems to use Type-1 fonts more often than Ubuntu and thus the Firefox bug is more of an issue on Lubuntu. How can I make ...
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Fn sound keys not working on Lenovo G50-45 Lubuntu 15.10

I just installed Willy Werewolf release of Lubuntu and the Fn Volume+ and Volume- and Mute keys are not working. On Elementary os they worked without pressing the Fn button. Brightness keys work ...
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Ubuntu can't boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu on this old laptop(I now have 502 MB of RAM). I first tried Ubuntu but when running live from usb, it gave me an error: BusyBox v1.22.1 ......(there is some things ...
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ATI Rage XL: Lubuntu 14.04 display keep refresh then went blank

I have a supermicro with Rage XL video card. Run Try-lubuntu showed video. After install lubuntu 14.04, VGA display keep refresh. After awhile totally went blank. I can rdesktop from another ...
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Wich partition is better to use in a Nokia booklet 4g?

Hi i'm planning an installation of Lubuntu in a NOkia Booklet 4G but i don't know much about partition tables and formats. Wich format would be good for the hardware? specs
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Lubuntu audacious configuration problem

I believe this is a bug in lubuntu 14.04.2 (Trusty), a configuration control issue. In the lubuntu desktop amd64 iso, audacious is installed via the disk image in casper. The package revision is ...
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Why is Firefox (on Lubuntu) replacing/adding random letters while typing?

Sometimes after launching Firefox I'll find that while typing, my keystrokes (including modifier keys, not necessarily just letters) are occasionally replaced by random characters -- in the latest ...
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How to switch user from i3lock?

On most lock screens, there's a "Switch User" button. However, i3lock doesn't seem to have any buttons. Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch user or an option to add a button?
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Hotkey for switching between windows

I've the three open windows: I would like to switch between them as Alt+1 - first windows, Alt+2 - second window, Alt+3 - third windows and so on. Is there any third-party tool or other ways to ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 10.10 is no longer supported. Some programs like Update Manager will not open. And a bunch of other Ubuntu programs. I was wondering if it would work if I: 1: Got an 8GB USB flash drive 2: ...
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Ethernet internet connection disconnects automaticially

I am using Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC. I am having trouble with the internet connection it automatically disconnects while using. I am not seeing any network disconnected notification on my pc, still i ...
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Cannot to sign in with graphic mode

I had been using lubuntu 15.04. Yesterday, I tried to change a name of my PC. Since then, when I try to switch on my pc, I see only the loading screen, but the login window doesn't show. I changed ...
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My Ubuntu 10.10 is not supported. How do I totally get rid of 10.10 and go to a new version? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 10.10. Commands aren't working. I can't install anything. Ubuntu Software Center won't load. And other programs won't either. How do I get the newest version of Ubuntu and totally get ...
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Problems with external dual monitor setup

I have installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my Samsung laptop. I have connected two external monitors. Monitor One : VGA port Monitor Two : HDMI port Using AandR I have absolutely no problems in ...
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How to launch an Xulrunner app with a desktop shortcut?

I have created a simple xulrunner app and it works great when invoked from command line. clain@desktop:~$ xulrunner /home/clain/myapp/application.ini The problem is that I need to keep the terminal ...
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File transfer rate to USB stick is totally variable

I just rebuild my old desktop, which is now running Lubuntu 15.04, and tried to transfer a 1.3GB file into my 8GB thumb drive. I was immediately reminded of a problem that has plagued me for a long ...
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can't afford to remove Lubuntu installed via Wubi on Windows

I tried to install Lubuntu from Windows via Wubi, but i couldn't afford to do it. Probably the file that i donwloaded from Linux site is not working. But now i'm not able to uninstall it anymore. I ...
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How to install ubuntu from another version of ubuntu?

Sorry, this is probably a duplicate but i cant seem to find exactly what im looking for. I have lubuntu installed on my computer right now, and would like to switch it to just regular ubuntu. I made a ...
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Windows size changed after changing screens

I have lubuntu. After changing my scree from my laptop to my desktop screen some windows are really big. Like terminal windows and system menu windows also deluge torrent app. Some other does not ...
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Minecraft 1.8.8 isn't loading on lubuntu

I searched forever and can't find someone with a similar problem as me. As soon as I log in and press play, the launcher screen exits, then the Minecraft window pops up and the screen just copies ...
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Screen isn't locked when going to hibernate in Lubuntu 14.04

My '''Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS''' offers me a ''Power Management'' dialog in the settings. The title of that window is "PowerManagment for XFCE" (not lxde!). In there I enabled "Lock screen when suspend/...
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How to fix? Lubuntu had installed to boot partition now “Disk near full” [duplicate]

On old Dell Dimension 2400, with 40 Gb hard drive and 1 Gb RAM, had installed via USB drive--Lubuntu 14.04 (NO dual boot). Previously had Windows XP, Service Pack 3 on this hard disk. Obviously, I am ...
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I can't find openjdk7 runtime

I have lubuntu, and I just uninstalled my last lubuntu and reinstalled it start over. All I want is to be able to play Minecraft. The only thing I have installed is openjdk7 runtime from the software ...
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how to create shortcut for an application? [duplicate]

I just successfully opened Godot Engine. It was a .64 file that I learned to run in Terminal with chmod. Is there a way to add a Shortcut for the Application on my Desktop?.
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lubuntu: How do I run .64 files?

I have problem with a .64 file I downloaded from the Godot Engine website. How do I execute this file? I really have no clue. Thanks you.
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Why are ASCII control characters ignored when using Ctrl+Shift+U?

I'm trying to enter a tab character in Firefox/Chrome text boxes without having to copy-paste from Emacs. The combination Ctrl+Shift+U then 0009 does not work. In fact, it does not seem to work for ...
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Picking a default sound card

I'm running Lubuntu on a Chromebook (Acer C720) and having issues with getting any sound. /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf seems to be the default configuration from Ubuntu and as I understand it, ...
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Howto: execute a custom application from pcmanfm in lubuntu

I run Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and I have downloaded and installed castnow to stream videos from my PC to my Chromecast. The only alternative I know is to do this via Videostream using Chromium. But that ...
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Different keys for “Ctrl+Backspace” in xterm vs LXTerminal

I'm comming from Windows an GUI applications, so I'm used to Ctrl+Backspace to be the keyword-delete mapping. I'm also used to bash and Terminal emulator (LXTerminal now, but also with Ubuntu's ...
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Minecraft not loading on lubuntu

I finally got Minecraft to open with Java, I got to the launcher... But when I press "play" it load the window Minecraft 1.8.8 however the problem is that it's blank. Can someone please help me with ...
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Set resolution in GRUB - not working

I'm trying to boot ( and later install ) lubuntu on Eee 701, with broken screen. I plugged it in in 22" screen ( 1920x1200 ), but i'm having problems, because Eees graphics card cant support that ...
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system isn't booting up (lubuntu 15.04)

Okay, i went back from school and turned on my computer i see lubuntu logo and then just black screen. I can access to grub loader and i'm tried to do dpkg, clean system files check in recovery but ...
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Hybernate doesn't work with Lubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

When I click on "Hibernate" (S3) (in German it is: "Ruhezustand") in the LogOff Screen in Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I got this error. GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied How can I ...
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Why Gnome apps look weird

I want to make my lubuntu look like Windows 8.1/10 (just for fun). I've installed WinAte icon set and it's window border theme. Since there was no widget them available in the pack I've installed "One ...
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Installing PuppyLinux disables my Ubuntu install

I had been using Lubuntu on this laptop of mine for quite some time. In order to install Lubuntu I had to use the --forcepae command. That is my processor has PAE support but must be force started. ...
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Problems with xBox360 Controller and xpad

my HTPC works with Kodibuntu 14, which is a Lubuntu 14.04 with Kodi. I want us it as a Console for some old game (NES, Gameboy, ...) with my xBox360-Wireless-Controller. xpad finds the Controller, but ...
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trash folder seems empty or access denied

I'm running lubuntu 14.04. Since a while, files I deleted don't show in the trash folder (under pcmanfm as well as under nautilus). Looking in ~/.local/share, no "trash" folder is visible. Now I ...
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Where is my trash can in lubuntu 14.04?

i can't find the trash Do I miss something??
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Sound is gone, I don't know why

I installed all the recommended packages in Synaptic Package Manager and now my sound is gone. Before installing all packages sound was working perfectly. I'm using Defender Bravo HN-880 headphones ...
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How can I start an executable jar file from a desktop file in Lubuntu?

I have an executable jar file which I'd like to be able to start from a shortcut on either the desktop or the start menu. I wrote a desktop file but I cannot get it to work no matter how I specify ...
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Libgnomecanvas error when installing Ardour on Lubuntu. Gnome conflicting with LXDE?

Don't really know if this is a question for here or the Ardour support forum, but when I try to install Ardour I get errors with libgnomecanvas. The exact error: The following dependencies don't ...
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Installed Libreoffice 5 on lubuntu - no menu entries

I've installed LibreOffice 5.0 using the .deb packages archive from libreoffice. There are no menu entries in the LXPanel menu. So I've created a simlink using ln -s /usr/local/bin/libreoffice5.0 ./...
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Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Kubuntu installation hangs: Version 15.04

I have been trying to install several of the 15.04 ubuntu based distros recently and noticed that they all hang on the installation step where you are asked if you would like to download updates while ...
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HP computer reboots continuously and sometimes automatically turns black, can you please help?

After turning on the computer, the computer constantly reboots itself and cannot access Lubuntu. After the blue HP screen appears, the computer turns black and reboots itself multiple times. I pressed ...
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Problem with “sudo apt-get update”

Okay, so I've read about a dozen "sudo apt-get update" questions and tried the solutions that were suggested there. None of them worked. I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, dual booting it ...
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problems installing and running software on an old xp machine [closed]

I've been trying to convert an old xp desktop to linux (ubuntu) and am struggling a bit. The computer is a Pentium Dual Core 5300 processor with 4GB of memory. The weakest link may be the 250mb ...
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How do you remove a stubborn Lubuntu-desktop environment after changing ubuntu's default login screen? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid (using WUBI) on an old Dell I use mostly for emails. I then installed Lubuntu-desktop environment but now I want to remove it. When I run the command sudo apt-get ...