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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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 ...
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Which drivers can i use for external USB 7.1 soundcard?

After Googling for a while for drivers for my Sweex SC016 sound card, I couldn't find any suitable driver, or how to use this sound card in Ubuntu. Maybe you guys can help me? I'm using Lubuntu ...
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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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Any way to “Export” Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way to 'copy' or 'export' Lubuntu to a USB-drive so I can use it on another PC without having to set it up ?
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Lubuntu 13.10 does not ugrade to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to the newest version of Lubuntu, but after I open the software updater, clicking on upgrade, and enter my authentication. The updater just closes and nothing happens. Whenever I ...
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Light Locker will not load when I click on it

I keep getting a blank screen and lose my Spotify Stream after about 10 to 15 minutes. The problem I am having is with light locker. In my case I cannot get light locker settings to open at all. I ...
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No Wi-Fi in Lubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a dual-boot computer with OS X on one partition and Lubuntu 14.04 on the other. Wi-Fi works in OS X but in Lubuntu there is no network icon in the toolbar and only Ethernet is listed under ...
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I deleted ubuntu-desktop when removing abiword… Is it safe to auto remove?

After removing ubuntu-desktop when I was removing abiword and other default files on lubuntu 14.04, I am kinda unsure if it is safe to use apt-get autoremove. Here are the list of files that are ...
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Lubuntu window borders are gone and mouse cursor is a black X

I was writing a python script to do some basic stuff with Skype. I included in this script a way to remotely reboot the computer. I used it, the computer rebooted as expected, but when it came back ...
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Install and run lxde qt

I am planning to install lubuntu 14.04 on a new partition. I am assuming that it runs lxde gtk. How can I install lxde qt? Can both co-exist on the same partition? How to switch between the two?
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I need keyboard layout help Lubuntu

Running Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. My laptop has a compressed keyboard, everything -numpad. It seems that I need to notify Lubuntu of that. For example, the @ is under \ and vice versa. I can live ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't boot after install

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Compaq Presario V5000). It seemed to install fine, but after the install completed it stops booting when it gets to the Blue Lubuntu screen. I have the CD ...
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Sound problem after installing Lubuntu Desktop in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After installing lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. i can't recorded sound. Playback ok. I am searching a lot but I can't find anything. I also install ubuntu-restricted-extras and xfce4-mixer ...
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Start Menu right-click “Properties” option missing from Program entries in Lubuntu 14.04?

In Lubuntu 13.10, when you right-click on any Start Menu program entry, such as Firefox or Audacious, you have two options: "Add to Desktop" and "Properties". In Lubuntu 14.04, the "Properties" option ...
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Problem with steam on lubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Pretty simple problem - steam installed, then a thing came up saying it need to install more files. It runs, and then at the end tells me things are missing from my 32x library? If you need more info ...
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How to fix a Lubuntu blank screen

Lubuntu 12.04 (English) installed completely without problems. I installed 12.04 (Arabic) instead, accepting all questions but I did not understand any arabic wording. I received a (working) blue ...
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How do I partition using the Lubuntu installer? (14.04)

I've googled it but only a Ubuntu guide came up, which had options Lubuntu doesn't have. I have 4 Partitions come up, and no way to add a new one so far as I can see. sda1,sda2,sda3 and sda4. Sda1 is ...
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I don't know how to dual-boot Lubuntu 14.04

Quite simply, I don't know what I'm doing and I've come to the screen where it has the options: Erase Disk and Install Lubuntu, Encrypt, Use LVM or Something else. I want to keep my windows 7, and ...
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Java & Flash problem Chromium Lubuntu 14.04

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, i have installed icedtea and flash player, they both work in Firefox but i cannot seem to make them work in Chromium. I tried purging chromium and java and flash then ...
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Flash don't work Lubuntu 14.04

I had installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Flash don't work when I open with firefox a video of youtube or spotify web client or yes.fm I can see that the addon is ok: shockwave flash version 11.2.202.350 ...
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start up in lubuntu 14.04

when i turn my laptop on it automatically says [Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible ...
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Broadcom wifi issue on 14.04 Lubuntu

I have a brand new 14.04 LTS Lubuntu install on a Dell Inspiron 8600 which is getting wired internet connection, but not wifi. I've attempted some of the previous resolves for this, but seem now to ...
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Skins for VLC Media Player don't work in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed VLC Media Player in a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, meaning that my installation uses the new Linux kernel 3.13. I have installed VLC Media Player using Synaptic, ...
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Hibernation and suspension problems in Lubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have problems when suspending and hibernating my computer when using Lubuntu 14.04. I click the shutdown icon in the lower right corner off the screen, and when I choose Hibernate, I get an ...
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Disabling Bluetooth and IVP6 in Lubuntu 14.04 does not work

The method I utilized to disable Bluetooth and IVP6 in Lubuntu 13.10 apparently does not work in Lubuntu 14.04. Attempted three times and all three times I could not even boot to Desktop. Error ...
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Tap-to-click not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have quite a strange problem. My sister upgraded her Lubuntu yesterday to 14.04 and everything went alright. After some reboots though (she said she hadn't done anything except for messing with the ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and after having solved the network manager problems adding the nm-applet service on autostart, I configured my VPN correctly but can't connect to it. I've tried ...
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Why is apt unable to find bitcoin-qt package?

When I run these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt I get this: E: Unable to locate package bitcoin-qt. I am writing it ...
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Running Android Emulator through Qemu on Lubuntu

I am trying to use an Android Emulator on my computer through Qemu. My computer is a PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu. I downloaded and installed Qemu and the Qemu Launcher. I also downloaded a .iso ...
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Lubuntu - Adding More Workspaces?

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04 and using it on a bootable USB drive. How do I add more workspaces? Right now there are two workspaces, but those were there by default. Do I have to download additional software ...
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No wireless with lubuntu 14.04 and iwconfig shows card twice

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T42 (with forcepae option). Everything is working fine but wifi. The applet shows only a few of the nearby networks. If my home network shows, it asks for ...
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Can't create application launcher in Lubuntu 14.04

In Lubuntu 13.10 you could create a custom application launcher by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Create New..." then selecting the option, but in 14.04 this option is gone (now you can ...
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Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to the next version

I recently have experienced the same problem twice when upgrading two computers - once when upgrading Lubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 and again today when upgrading a second computer from 12.10 to 14.04. In ...
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How do I autoconnect to VPN in Lubuntu 12.04

I am a Linux newbie, tech oldie... I have configured openvpn in network manager for the connections offered by my VPN. On the one I want to auto connect, I ticked the box to have it auto connect. ...
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installing the Lubuntu 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set in Lubuntu 14.04

I noticed the 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set is missing from Lubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to re-install the 13.10 elementary icon set in Lubuntu 14.04? It was installed by default in 13.10. I am ...
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Having issues after updating Lubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04

After my netbook updated to 14.04 im having the below following issues: My netbook is over heating due to cooler wont stop spinning Slow downs at most time Unable to install or run flash Bluetooth ...
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How do I install the Realtek audio drivers to get my mic working on lubuntu?

I currently have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed and I'm a complete noob at Linux entirely. I want to get my Realtek audio driver install because I think that's why my Mic isn't showing up in any of ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet wifi icon missing [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...
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Why does the wifi icon not appear on the taskbar in Lubuntu 14?

I have just updated to Lubuntu 14 from version 13. I now cannot see the wifi icon on the task bar. Is it meant to be there? If so, how can I make it appear?
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Autostart Chromium in Lubuntu 12.04

I'm new Lubuntu and I want to start Chromium at boot. I've no idea where to start. Could someone point me in the right direction.
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LUBUNTU 14.04 and fcitx-qimpanel : How to remove this BLACK SQUARE

Now that FCITX-QIMPANEL is properly installed on my LUBUNTU 14.04 (see this problem on askubuntu SOGOU LINUX 搜狗拼音 for LUBUNTU 14.04) I still have a small problem : How to remove this black square ...
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How do you unbind a keyboard shortcut (Lubuntu)

I'm wondering how I can unbind Ctrl-Space to bring up desktop/minimize windows. Whenever I jump and crouch in an FPS it minimizes the game. I searched and found people saying to edit lubuntu-rc.xml ...
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No Printer Driver for HP 3510 in Lubuntu

Have just installed Lubuntu 14.04 and I am experimenting with it. The system finds my network printer, HP 3510, but suggests HP 3810 as driver. No other shows. That driver does not work. When I dealt ...
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Start a PHP Script from Startmenu (Lubuntu)

I try to start a PHP script directly from the start menu of Lubuntu. But it doesn't work the only thing who's happening is that it starts a Terminal. I setted the permissions with chmod a+x. Hers my ...
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getting blank dark screen after booting Saucy salmender [duplicate]

Installed lubuntu 13.10 along side with windows 7 home premium two weeks ago, was able to use both OS as and when required. Unfortunately two days ago am not in a position to boot into either of OS. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 does not detect hybrid graphics (Intel/Nvidia)

I have been trying different solutions for Lubuntu 14.04 to detect my hybrid NVIDIA graphics card but to no result. I am using a Dell Latitude 6410 laptop with Intel HD and an NVIDIA NVS 3100M @ ...
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Install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS on a non-pae processor

How can I install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS on a non-pae processor? If it's not possible. Is there a work around for how to do it? It should be possible. Lubuntu is very low in system resources and perfect ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 cannot try Lubuntu without installing-error messages

I have Lubuntu 13.10 installed. Works great. I downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and burned to disc. To test I tried the option to try Lubuntu without installing. I got several error messages which I did not ...
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Putting A Full Installation of Lubuntu on a USB Drive

I am trying to install a full Lubuntu installation on a USB drive. I've tried a number of different methods, but they all seem to fail in some way or another. First of all, I don't have a native ...