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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Battlenet app Lubuntu?

I would like to know if it's possible to run the battlenet app in Lubuntu 14.04? I got it working in Ubuntu 14.04, by disabling dbghelp (winecfg). The problem in Lubuntu, is when I open the battlenet ...
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GTK Layout broken

In xbmcbuntu, the layout of gtk-apps seems broken. The applications menu and desktop menu look normal, but for example the gtk-greeter, the openbox configuration manager and synaptic look very ugly. ...
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how to share folder in between two different workgroup on the same network?

My office laptop is connected to a domain. America.abcco.com WHen I bring my office laptop to home, I want to access a shared Ubuntu folder at home(Lubuntu 14.04) Office laptop windows 7 enterprise. ...
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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unable to install ubuntu on sata hard disk

I would like to install lubuntu in my old pc. I have a pci sata/raid from Syba sa3114 which connect 3 sata hard disk 1TB When I install and create the partition, I recive the following message: The ...
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all linux installation stops at error “”intramfs unable to…" version 14 [duplicate]

installation stops at ""initramfs unable find a medium containing live file system "" i have tried lubuntu , xubuntu ,ubuntu all are giving me errors ..iam using bootable usb and using ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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Asus eeepc 1025c touchpad not working, synaptic driver not found

Anyone has the solution for running a touchpad on asus eeepc 1025c old machine lubuntu 32 bit
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Changing the mouse cursor shape on Lubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the cursor shape in Ubuntu desktop ? Also is it possible change the cursor shape, when the mouse pointer is inside a certain region ?
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Problem using “custom created directory”

Forgive my ignorance, because I'm not sure how to explain 'cause I'm young (17... okay maybe not) and I'm new to this. I just installed Lubuntu on my HP Mini 110-3000 and I chose to resize my ...
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Lubuntu Bootloader “Settings out of range”

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an old PC replacing Windows XP. On turning on the PC, the monitor shows an "Out of range" warning for a few seconds before the Lubuntu with dots screen appears, then it ...
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Typing randomly stops - Lubuntu 14.04.1

Everything about Lubuntu works great, but I started noticing that typing (as far as I know, it just happens in a web browser) randomly stops. Here, let me explain better. I use Google Docs ...
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lubuntu live session in installation ISO

I want to switch from windows to lubuntu but, before installing lubuntu, I would like to test it on my laptop. Is there a live session on lubuntu installation ISO so I can test it ?
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Lubuntu CD? Broken?

I have burned Lubuntu 12.04 on to a 700mb CD-R. I put it in my PC, It loads, I begin the installation and go to "Install Lubuntu alongside windows 7", then I press the "Restart Now" button (Next to ...
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GRUB2 - Boot streight to windows [duplicate]

I'm planning on installing lubuntu, duel booting with my windows xp, but i know that my family will have troubles with using GRUB boot loader, so, my question is, can i make GRUB boots streight to ...
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How to get xfce4-power-manager to work in Lubuntu 14.04?

I've had nothing but issues with it. On install, everything went fine, but I couldn't modify the lid action, and the suspending was very buggy - sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Then I found out ...
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lubuntu on laptop and external monitor not detected

I have an old asus L3500H laptop with sis740 video chipset and lubuntu 14.04.1 with kernel 3.13.0-36-generic. I've connected an external 22" 16:9 monitor, but it's not detected. At the moment I get a ...
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Ubuntu 14 lubuntu terminal transparency does not work

I have tried other related question on lubuntu desktop, on Ubuntu 14, on my Lenovo Laptop Z50. But the screen is not transparent.
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How to change folder icons on pcmanfm panel

I'm using PCManFM on Lubuntu 14.04: As you can see, some personal folders on the Places panel have different icons. For example, Downloads or Videos folder. Using ctrl+d we can add another ...
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Installation of Lubuntu - fails to boot [duplicate]

I just installed Lubuntu's latest version (14.04.1), but it fails to boot on startup. A blinking cursor is the only thing that appears. No access to GRUB. Curiously the Live CD works smoothly, but ...
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Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

on lubutnu 14.04 im getting a gpu hang on lubuntu and when i checked the system log it said [ 2303.921] (EE) intel(0): Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration. [ 2303.922] (EE) intel(0): When ...
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Refusal to Boot; Fixed Through Recovery; No Idea what Happened

Right now I'm using the latest version of Lubuntu 14, fyi. Anyhow, I'm not suffering a problem right now, but due to my lack of knowledge on the issue I'm not exactly sure if it's fixed either, and ...
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Freemind java problem in 14.04

Trying to run freemind 0.90 on Lubuntu 14.04. I have installed oracle java 7 and get following error: [warning] /usr/bin/freemind: JVM flavor 'java6' contains illegal characters [warning] ...
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xinput - no effect at startup

I have a script that uses xinput to slow down the mouse which works perfectly when run on the command line. So I create and run it from ./config/autostart/fixmouse.desktop, It runs at X startup with ...
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Lubuntu GUI Crashing

After receiving an ancient laptop that ran FreeDOS, I decided to try installing Lubuntu onto it. The installation process went perfect (except, the computer wasn't connected to the internet for the ...
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Lost NetworkManager while installing new version of Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've installed Lubuntu six months ago om my old PC; it works very well and quick. On week ago, they propose me to Update Lubuntu to 12.04. I've done it. BUT ... I've lost NetworkManager ! I've seen ...
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Why don't use Lubuntu's windows the whole screen?

I have installed Lubuntu on my old PC, and changed the screen resolution from 1024x768 to bigger. If I want to maximize a window, it uses not the whole but only a small area with 1024x768 pixels in ...
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Can I get g++-4.2 on Lubuntu 14.04.1

I realize this is a rather odd question. I have some code that was originally written to be compiled with g++-4.2 and I get errors when trying to compile it with newer versions of g++. Is it possible ...
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Trying to use Lubuntu as a simple server in a Windows-8 network

I have a couple of Windows-8 machines and a Win-7, and I'd like to use a small ASUS-eee running Lubuntu 14.04 as a simple fileserver for limited data that I usually need on one PC or the other. I have ...
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Change file manager used by Firefox on Lubuntu

I'm running Firefox 28 on Lubuntu 14.04 and I've noticed that when using "Open Containing Folder" it opens the folder in "Files" file manager instead of PCManFM. This is slightly annoying, so I've ...
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Browse Ubuntu source code directory

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 On Virtual Box. How to browse the source code directory? What is the commands on terminal to do this?
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Empty Lubuntu desktop after login

I am using Lubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop. Since today morning, the desktop shows empty after login. No desktop icons, no menu bar, nothing. Just the mouse and the desktop background. I have no idea why ...
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link 2 computer over the internet

I have 2 desktop computers and I would like to connect both of these computers together over the internet so I could access the information from one room to another. the computer with the files I ...
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Lubuntu update network-manager

I just installed lubuntu on a pcDuino3 and it is ok. I would just like to upgrade network-manager to 0.9.8.10 or anything greater than 0.9.6. It tried and built version 0.9.7.977 but on reboot ...
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Cyrilic characters displayed in some applications on Lubuntu 14.04

I'm a newcomer to Lubuntu - just started using it one month ago since I needed a lightweight OS for a really modest netbook I managed to fix, and I got a recommendation from a friend. Loving it so ...
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Lubuntu Uninstalled Icon remains

I installed Skype and found it wasn't really working so I uninstalled it; but the icon is still on my desktop (I use the netbook remix). It's also still listed in the menu under internet. How do I get ...
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LXDE with only a file manager

I've succesfully installed lubuntu-desktop on my server just now. I wasn't quite sure what would be installed besides the desktop environment and I found that there's quite a lot installed that I ...
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Can't log in to new 14.04 install

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04 and can't log in. I get incorrect password, even though I just added and confirmed password during setup. I did not set up any users during setup just a root ...
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How to set up ssh on a lubuntu vm (VirtualBox) and windows host

I've set up a Lubuntu vm using VirtualBox on my Windows 8 desktop and I want to connect my laptop, which is dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, to the Lubuntu vm via SSH. I've gotten as far as ...
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Lubuntu 14.x - no create link or shortcut menu on right click

I have to use good old ln -s command to create a desktop short cut. I am on Lubuntu 14.x running LXDE There is no right click menu on the folder tree that means : right click --> create desktop ...
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apt-get update not working

guys please help me unable to apt-get update the output is 20% [9 InRelease gpgv 23.4 kB] [7 Sources 76.5 kB/1,064 kB 7%] [Waiting for heaSplitting up ...
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How can I fix a failed Ubuntu to Lubuntu switch?

I tried out Ubuntu 14.04, but decided I don't like Unity. It seems resource hoggy and I prefer quick responsiveness over appearance. I liked Lubuntu on my netbook so I wanted to install that over ...
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I use ubuntu with lubuntu-desktop, do I dare upgrade ubuntu?

I use ubuntu, but I had problems with Unity, so I changed to use lubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The updating manager is now saying that there is a new version of ubuntu, and ...
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Unable to read HDD content Lubuntu 14.04

I had a pretty old computer laying around (Dell Dimension 1100) and last week, when I heard about ''Plex Media Center'' I tought it would be a perfect computer to install the server on it. So I've ...
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Asus Eee PC 1201HA Lubuntu screen flicker/buzz

I've got a problem here. This is my first time installing and using Linux, I've installed Lubuntu on an Asus Eee PC 1201HA and the screen sort of flickers/buzzes. I can't figure out why this is, maybe ...
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How do i install dual boot on Computer from USB stick? [duplicate]

as the question says... My disc drive is broken and wont open at all so i want install/dual boot Windows8 and Ubuntu 14.04 from USB stick , how do i acomplish this?
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lubuntu 14.04 loud fan - please help!

lubuntu 14.04 sensors output follows... why it says ALARM-CRIT when it's well within range? coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +79.0°C (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C) ALARM ...
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Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM4309 [14e4:4324] (rev 02) [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on an old Dell D600 laptop. Everything is working great except for the wireless Ethernet card. "lspci -vnn -d 14e4:" reveals the following: ~~~~~ Broadcom Corporation ...
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Fail to run *ubuntu

my wife asked me to install Ubuntu on her HP Pavilion 11 x360 (which came with Windows 8.1), after she saw how well it works on my laptop and how little she likes Windows 8.1. Feeling confident after ...