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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Can't use startx with lxde?

I use Lubuntu 13.10 and start default with "text". When i need to use GUI, startx didn't work, but "service lightdm start" is worked. How to use startx with LXDE? Thank You!
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How long should wubi take to install Lubuntu ?

I tried installing Ubuntu with wubi but it took too long on one file. I'm installing it with 18GB on a 64GB flash drive. It was an amd64.iso. torrent thing. So I tried installing lubuntu instead ...
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Changed the user password, but now I can't access my encrypted folder

I changed my user password, but now I can't enter my encrypted folder when I login, I need to type ecryptfs-mount-private and type in the old password. I changed it from System Tools->Users and ...
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The connection was not supported by oFono

I have Lubuntu 13.10 on PowerMac G4(PowerPC). I installed kubuntu-desktop. Then restarted computer. I connect my modem and I am have this error : "The connection was not supported by oFono" How to ...
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Migration from Windows XP

I have started using Ubuntu and I'm very impressed by it's performance. I want to install Lubuntu on a 10 year old PC with a 2.66GHz Celeron CPU with 1.5Gb of RAM. It has PAE capabilities. It will ...
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Can't update: low space in /boot (LVM) - I already cleaned my Lubuntu with Ubuntu Tweak

I have low space on /boot partition and I can't update my Lubuntu. I have LVM. I deleted old kernels and used Ubuntu Tweak. I tried to loaded from LiveCD and with gparted grow up my /boot-size, but ...
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lubuntu 13.10 can't detect my wireless card

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old dell netbook and I can't seem to connect to wifi. in fact I don't think lubuntu can even see the wireless adapter. I tried ifconfig but only see my ethernet. I have ...
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lubuntu won't display on both monitors at the same time

I can get Lubuntu 13.10 to display my desktop on either screen, but it refuses to display on both at the same time. Changing the resolution of a screen generally toggles which screen is displayed; ...
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upgrade an old “kinda” broken ubuntu from a working lubuntu

i've been searching for this but i couldnt find an answer. (to state that i did search) is it possible to update my ubuntu 11.04 from my current Lubuntu 13.10 ? i have and "old" pc. specs are: cpu: ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 with encrypted drive fails to boot after upgarde to 3.5.0-30-generic and nvidia-331

I have a lenovo W530 with nVidia K1000M and an encrypted hard-drive and am having some issues booting my Lubuntu 12.10 machine after an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. I get kicked into ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Can't Login as Keyboard in not being detected

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and can't log in as my keyboard is not being detected. I have tried using other usb ports, restarting the pc with no luck. I have tried the keyboard on a ...
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Graphics problems in Lubuntu 13.10

My screen keeps flashing and there's colored pixels in some spots. It's a fresh install with all updates. arno@arno-MT-7641:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Online video (ie YouTube) will not run in Firefox or Chromium.

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell Dimension 3000 w/ 2GB RAM. Installation appeared to go fine, but I cannot get online videos to play properly using Firefox or Chromium. Using both YouTube ...
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Wi-Fi not working on my Compaq mini 700 after installing Lubuntu 12.04

Wi-Fi worked fine pre to installation of Lubuntu. Now you ca configure the network but there is no wifi network shown. The problem is that there is no wired LAN port so I can't do some updates etc. ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 on HP Pavilion laptop

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old HP Pavilion laptop that formerly ran Win XP. Did full install without any problems. I have restarted the machine a few times but it seems unable to get past the ...
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How to Share Ubuntu Internal 2nd Hard drive to Windows 7 Computer

I have a Window XP computer with two hard drives: one is the OS boot drive the other is the data drive formatted as NTFS. I have a Windows 7 computer that can "see" both drives that are shared on the ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: zram-config lubuntu-desktop

I'm trying to setup a vagrant development machine with a saucy 64 guest using this image: http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/saucy/current/saucy-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box After ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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Permissions for /var/www in Lubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

So I know this question has been asked 100,000 times but I having spent all afternoon going through answers on here I still haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. So having installed ...
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Cannot change resolution on Lubuntu

I tried using Lubuntu, but apparently I have a problem with the resolution, not the desktop image and the interface is well shown, but if I go to console with CTRL+ALT+F1 and if it looks fine, with no ...
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Hide Lubuntu window top-border fullscreen chrome

I'm running Lubuntu 13.10 (almost) straight out the box. I'm currently working on a chromium-kisok based app (running in fullscreen). When chromium is running in fullscreen mode a 1px (estimated) ...
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Headphones not working in pulseaudio

I have the newest Lubuntu,and when I plug in headphones,I get no sound.I use pulseaudio,and it's configured with analog stereo duplex.There's sound from the internal speakers when I pull out the plug. ...
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'Grub Rescue' is the most irritating problem that makes me want to pull my hair out

I have rescued my old computer for use as a wee testing ground for Linux OS. I considered trying Lubuntu 13.10 on it but I get this strange 'grub rescue' prompt (something like 'cannot read or write ...
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Function keys in Lubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander but my function keys for media (such as play pause etc.) are not working. I can change brightness and volume with the function keys and I am ...
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How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu [duplicate]

I've just installed xubuntu-desktop on my trusty Lenovo X61 on top of Lubuntu 13.10. However, when the machine boots up it always logs straight into a Lubuntu session without asking. To resolve this I ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 Lubuntu Fn + Up\Down keys do not change the sound level

I've got a little trouble, which is, as I think, specific only to Acer Aspire series netbooks. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Acer Aspire One 725 and updated software. At first I had a problem ...
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Lubuntu 13. 10 on Asus Eee PC - speaker problem

Lubuntu 13.10 running on a netbook. I made a video of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rITFM6Co9pM It's running from a bootable flash drive to test it. Speakers don't work properly; they make ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Installer does not detect Windows 7 or any partitions & black screen during install

I know this question has been asked numerous times and has been answered; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604074&page=4&p=10022223#post10022223 Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Minimal Install shows no desktop

I installed the "Lubuntu Minimal Desktop" via the 13.10 mini.iso CD image. That means, I should get the basic Lubuntu Desktop without all the programs. After the installation is finished the system ...
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Evince 3.10 toolbar hides with no obvious way to restore it on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10, replacing Lubuntu 13.04. I have my /home directory on a separate partition, so all my files and settings etc. are right where they are. This also meant I now have ...
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Graphical packages not installed by mistake, lubuntu

So I installed lubuntu on my new laptop, but when it came to choosing what packages to install, I accidentally didn't install anything including the desktop. Can anyone help me get a GUI and where I ...
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Why would using one video driver over another cause the OS to crash when starting/ending an app?

When i installed (fresh) Lubuntu 13.10, I found that the OS crashed when attempting to start Firefox, and when leaving Abiword. The first thing I would notice was the mouse arrow stopped responding; ...
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Lubuntu: script starting during lxsession for every users

i'm trying this, but in Lubuntu 13.10, the same script 1) in /home/user/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart works 2) in /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart does not works How can (and where) i can ...
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How can I figure out if my hardware specs are adequate for Ubuntu 13.10?

How can I figure out if my hardware specs are adequate for Ubuntu 13.10? My Lenovo G505 is a modern laptop which seems to fulfill the official minimums, but GUI interaction is slow, even with ...
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Usb boot device totally unable to be formatted

I'm really upset by now, I've been trying 2hours straight to format a stupid usb drive (I'm new to ubuntu and I dont know if I will last long at this rate) Basically this was the lubuntu boot usb key ...
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How do I fix corrupt background in LightDM?

After a fresh installation of Lubuntu 13.10 the default background image is distorted (the provided image shows a part of it). All GUI elements are displayed correctly. If I then select a different ...
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Lubuntu ignores sleep mode prefrence

I may be posting in the wrong forums, since this is a Lubuntu question. Sorry, I'm pretty new to this and I'm desperate for an answer. Anyway, I have a Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop running Lubuntu 13.10 ...
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Lubuntu won't boot on my laptop

Recently I tried to boot lubuntu on my laptop, but it just stopped after I clicked the install opiton. I later tried to boot win xp, and it worked. What could be the problem?
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Repost screencasts for Lubuntu? (blip have removed them)

Lubuntu documentation lists quite a few screencasts - however since Nov 7, 2013 links are redirected to a blip account removed notice. Looking at their terms of use, perhaps they considered it was ...
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Password error regarding synaptic

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 and I removed my root password using the visudo command as directed in this video. But, I'm facing issues with respect to Synaptic, it shows me a log and asks for a passowrd. ...
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Lubuntu - unexplained message when hibernating - several users logged in but I'm the only one using it

Since quite recently, my laptop doesn't hibernate properly. Whenever I want to select an option, I get a message saying You need to authenticate as a super user to hibernate while several users are ...
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Which Ubuntu for Eee 901 - to run from SD card? [duplicate]

I would like to use linux on our company laptop Asus Eee 901 - specs: CPU Intel Atom 1.66 GHz, RAM 1 GB DDR2 Display 8.9 inch, 1024x600 pixels As I am not allowed to modify the OS and MBR I want to ...
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Linux partiton and updating to a new OS Lubuntu

I have currently installed Lubuntu on my old PC. It's working flawlessly so far, but I have a few questions. I have a 160GB Hard Disk. According to Disk Utility, 159 EXT4, 1.1 GB Swap and 1.1 GB ...
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Setting Xmodmap on login in Lubuntu 13.10

I installed Lubuntu 13.10, and I'm observing a different behavior of xmodmap than in previous versions. I have a ~/.Xmodmap file that maps the Caps Lock key to the Ctrl key. Executing modmap ...
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Lubuntu. Can't play Vimeo

I now have Lubuntu 13.04 with Chromium browser installed on my Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook. I can't play Vimeo vids. I've downloaded the flash nonfree package thinking that'll sort it but no luck. I ...
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Not booting after installing any package

I have Downloaded lubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso and did the following, but the resulting filesystem.squashfs doesn't boot. unsquashfs filesystem.squashfs schroot -c squashfs-root apt-get install ...
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Lubuntu install goes black

After installed alongside XP, it says it'll reboot and the screen has been black for a while. It did this earlier and I reinstalled it with the same result.
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Unbuntu Lets Me Know an Upgrade is Available; Never Installs It

I use Lubuntu. For the past few weeks I've been getting a notification that a new version of the OS is available, but whenever I hit "upgrade" it does nothing. At first I overlooked it since I ...
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Lubuntu Desktop icons, auto arrange and lock workaround

On lubuntu 12.04 align to grid is working but I can't really lock desktop icon, they move around if any user drag them, there isn't a working option to lock them to a fixed position. Searching the ...
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Can I restore applications settings from a back up of Ubuntu on a fresh install Lubuntu? (same machine)

And in general, I'm wondering if this is possible as I switch between Ubuntu derivatives? (or even Linux distro)