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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How to Replace LXDE with Enlightenment [duplicate]

How should I do to replace all of LXDE's features in Lubuntu with Enlightenment (E17)?
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lubuntu on Aspire One 725 without touchpad [duplicate]

I have just bought an 'ACER ASPIRE ONE 725-C7CBB 11.6'' AMD C-70 2GB 320GB RADEON HD7290 LINUX BLUE'. The net book had Linpus installed. I immediately installed lubuntu 13.04 from an external USB ...
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Light duty tasks but good hardware : Ubuntu vs Lubuntu: [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu/Unity for web surfing with Firefox, and for development using Code::Blocks for C++ and Wing IDE for Python 3 development. I use QT4 and GTK+ extensively in my development work. I also use ...
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How do I remove XP without disturbing Lubuntu?

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Lubuntu. I have downloaded Lubuntu through WUBI. In order to speed the computer up, I have decided to remove XP. The thing is, I don't want to disturb Lubuntu ...
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Taskbar and Tray on Lubuntu gone missing but not on guest account

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and something strange happened. I rebooted after installing some updates, and now when I choose "Lubuntu" on the login screen, I get something similar to "OpenBox"--no ...
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Try Lubuntu without installation

Previously I have booted using the Lubuntu CD and I was able to use the option 'Try Lubuntu without installation.', from there I used gparted to give my drives new partitioning. Now, a week later or ...
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Wine glitch or Lubuntu 13.04?

Ok, i've been using wine to try to run windows programs (duh) well i was recently trying to run Everquest. which winehq gave a gold. It runs just fine for what i would expect for my system. but heres ...
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13.04 64 bit / Kernel panic after updating Ralink rt5390 wifi driver

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Today I installed the official Linux driver and related patch for my notebooks Ralink rt5390 wifi by following these step outlined on the thread at ...
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cannot see winetricks on menu lubuntu 13.04 and it will not run to install irfanview

i installed winetricks help with irfanview installation but when i click my menu theres no entry. my irfanview.exe will not run either i have right clicked it and clicked to make it executable to ...
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make: *** [LINUX] Error 1 when building patch for Ralink rt5390 wireless on Lubuntu 13.04

I am following the below steps to get my wifi adaptor working. There is a patch which needs to be installed, I have not done this before and getting an error: FIX FOR RALINK WLAN DRIVER: download ...
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I have character on keyboard, but I can't input it

I can't enter character |, but I have this character on keyboard. I need this for Java (if x == 2 || x == 3) And second, not important question, but also - Shift + 2 give me ", not @. This keys ...
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Best UI that still makes good use of Super button

This might be a weird question, but I'm looking for the best UI that still makes use of something similar to Unity's search function. Here's the deal; I installed Lubuntu on a computer at work. It ...
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Mousekeys - moving by small or large increments

I'm using Mousekeys under Lubuntu. I'm wondering, is there a way to get the mouse to jump? Currently, when I hit 6, the mouse goes a tiny bit to the right. Is there a way (by pressing shift+6, for ...
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Weird picture Distortions

For some reason even after I updated the graphic drivers. I still get this weird picture on every video or moving advertisement. It's a purple-green pixel texture that's almost impossible to ...
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lubuntu 13.04 install display issues

I have been trying for the past few days to get the latest lubuntu on my ppc with no success. The issue is my video card is not working properly with the live disc for any verison past 10.04. It is ...
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encrypted pendrive became inaccessible after Lubuntu upgrade

I have an ext3 formated pendrive encrypted. If I recall, I did it with the program cryptsetup. Then one day I upgraded Lubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. Now it does not recognize my password. I have not ...
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Which prog on XP to open lubuntu download

I want rid of xp and as my laptop is 7 years old I thought lubuntu would fit the bill.Downloaded but can't find a programme on xp to open it.
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DVD Playback - Pauses or Quits

I am having a problem with DVD playback on my Lubuntu 12.10 system. The discs will pay fine when they start, but after a few minutes and every few minutes thereafter, the playback will pause for a ...
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What is special about the hicolor icon theme?

As far as I can recall, whenever I install software using apt-get, I see Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ... (sixth line from top) appear in my terminal window when the installtion is just ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 cannot set display resolution, windows invisible, huge mouse cursor

I've been using Lubuntu 12.04 on a somewhat unusual multi-display configuration; 3 displays arranged horizontally, and a fourth centred above them. This had been working fine in 12.04, but when ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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Lubuntu keyboard shortcut for Wine program?

I'm using Lubuntu. I'd like to add a keyboard shortcut to a Wine program. The Properties in the Menu under the Wine section are: env WINEPREFIX="/home/sage/.wine" wine ...
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Cannot change keyboard repeat/delay in Lubuntu 13.04

Settings are located under Preferences -> Keyboard and Mouse -> Keyboard. Adjusting the Repeat Delay and Repeat Interval does nothing. Neither rates change in the test text box, nor do they ...
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Why do some icon themes have so many different sizes?

[12:24 PM] /usr/share/icons/hicolor $ ls 128x128 192x192 24x24 32x32 48x48 64x64 96x96 index.theme 16x16 22x22 256x256 36x36 512x512 72x72 icon-theme.cache scalable ...
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Ubuntu/Lubuntu Wi-Fi Stopped Working after Screen Replacement/Wi-Fi Disconnect

I changed the screen in my HP530 (so much cheaper than a new laptop). I had to disconnect the wifi card in the process of opening the machine up. Now I have an unusual problem; the wifi works fine in ...
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Ethernet not detected whatsoever

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 64-bit on one of my older computers (the computer is ancient - DDR1, no USB boot, yet it's 64-bit. Go figure.) Anyway, the Wi-Fi adapter I tried to use ...
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Unable to VNC into Lubuntu

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 with both the GNOME and Lubuntu desktop environments installed. I'm using the Lubuntu desktop as GNOME was taxing the capabilities of the onboard video controller too much. ...
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Lubuntu minimize all show desktop keyboard shortcut?

Is there a show desktop (also known as minimize all) keyboard command in Lubuntu? I looked around in lubuntu-rc.xml, but I didn't have any luck. If there is one, and it's a Super key, then is there a ...
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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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How to install Lubuntu on Aspire one running Ubuntu 10.4

I have an old aspire one netbook I want to resuscitate. It currently runs Ubuntu 10.4 but tells me to go away if I try the Update function (only wants to do a partial update - Adobe flash-player has ...
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Lubuntu doesn't repond to keyboard! + account not found (wubi) [duplicate]

So when I boot my lubuntu up, I get like a screen with these random stripes that you'd expect when your pc crashes. Then when it boots up, I can log in with the account user, not the account I made in ...
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Removing lubuntu “live CD” installed to a partition

I was having difficulties getting wubi to recognize some of my partitioned drives, so in my tinkering I used the Universal USB Installer to install the liveCD right to a partition on my drive. Then I ...
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go back from Gnome 3.8 to Gnome 3.6 in LUBUNTU 13.04

I had Lubuntu 12.04 and wanted to try Gnome Shell. When I added the Gnome3 PPA, that got me on 3.4. I wanted to use 3.6 though and follow new releases from there, but from what I gathered about this ...
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Easiest way to stop using a separate partition for /boot?

I have an older machine that I originally set up as a dual boot with Windows 7 and Lubuntu. Part of that setup was establishing a small partition for /boot. The partition is 89 MB, and with recent ...
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Lubuntu won't install using wubi (pastebin of log file included)

So I tried to install lubuntu 2 times now, and it seems that it won't install because at the very last of the install progress I get the error: Could not retrieve the required installation files for ...
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Lubuntu's asking password for shutting down

I've Lubuntu 13.04 64 Bit on my Lenovo Y570. System works well but Lubuntu's asking my password when I want to shutdown or restart the computer. How can i fix it?
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When installing updates, I do not get any progress indication

Using Lubuntu, when I install updates, update manager simply closes out after I authenticate. There is no progress indicator to tell me when the update are completed. I used to get a terminal window ...
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Lubuntu internet connection drops after a couple of hours

I am attempting to host a Minecraft server from a hp pavilion desktop running Lubuntu 13.04. After every couple of hours, the connection drops, a window appears asking for an administrator password, ...
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How do I use ARandR to create a permanent monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10?

So ARandR is great for setting up my monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10 but even if I save the layout to the ~/.screenlayout it doesn't seem to save that layout no matter what I call the file.
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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How do I add xfwm4-settings to the Preferences windows in Lubuntu?

So I am running Lubuntu 12.10 and I just switched my windows manager to xfwm4 following the instructions here: Is there a lightweight way to snap windows in Lubuntu? I was wondering, how do I add ...
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Lubuntu Gnome 3 dekstop install/run help

So I have lubuntu installed on and old desktop and its great except that the bottom menu is tiny and terrible. So I searched for hours on how to run gome desktop and tried both using the terminal ...
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Windows & Lubuntu Remote Desktop Issues

I am new to Linux and I have an issue I have installed Lubuntu which I plan to use as a headless server so I need to be able to remote desktop into it however after installing sudo apt-get install ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE Desktop Configuration Files/Desktop Shortcuts

Novice problem: I'm running Lubuntu and on my desktop I've created (mangled) two shortcuts... I created them by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Create New... > Shortcut If I try to ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE Shortcuts Broken [duplicate]

Novice problem here: I'm running Lubuntu and on my desktop I've created (mangled) two shortcuts... I created them by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Create New... > Shortcut If I try to ...
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Can I have Ubuntu, apps, and files on a USB [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a USB to contain Ubuntu and a lightweight variant (Lubuntu) along with updates, files, documents, apps, etc? In other words, can I put everything on a USB so I can open my stuff ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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What are the packages and libraries needed to print a file into pdf?

Which packages and libraries are necessary to print a file into pdf file, especially a webpage, text file or an office document (spread sheet and word processor)? For instance, cups - is it necessary ...
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Issue installing Ubuntu on HP mini 2133

I am trying to install Ubuntu (and Lubuntu) 13.04 on a HP mini 2133, and when I boot from the usb disk I get the folloring messages: udevd[99]: timeout: killing '/sbin/modprobe -bv ...
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How to set sound volume with volume keys outside the set interval in Lubuntu?

I installed 12.04LTS recently. Because I don't liked it I installed Lubuntu on to top of it (lubuntu-desktop package). If I'm using the volume hotkeys, I cannot make it silent beyond a set value ...