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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Adding Wallpapers to Lubuntu (15.04)

How do I add wallpapers in Lubuntu 15.04? I've tried changing the permissions, but am not allowed (only root owner) Thanks
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Fn keys for touchpad not working with Lenovo Laptop

The laptop touchpad works (but it is not very well positioned and as a result when I am typing it keeps clicking places. For this reason I turn it off and use a mouse,) but on Lubuntu the Fn plus f6 ...
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Adding language support on Lubuntu 15.04

Tried to add Russian language support (need to have Rus locale, guess this is it), but having following error message: "Could not install the full language support [Errno 2] No usable temporary ...
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Why is installing GnuCash requiring so much additional space?

After this operation, 276 MB of additional disk space will be used. Most programs so far have only required up to 20 MB at most.
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Autostart shell scripts; they work from command line but not on startup (log in). Why? [duplicate]

Every time when I start my system I have to manually start some bash scripts. A script for accelerating the key rate or for swapping the ESC key with the Caps-lock key. I want my system to load these ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system?

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 show internal error after battery is drained

I use a 2011 MacBook with Lubuntu 14.04 Whenever I have used up all the battery I get an Ubuntu Internal Error which disappears after rebooting again.. The error does not affect usability but is weird....
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MAC 10.6.3 (CONTRASEÑA E IMAGEN )

BUENAS TARDES : Tengo un mas version 10.6.3 un poco antigua pero quiero actualizar por medio de ubuntu quiero dejarlo desde ceros, pero el mi pc tiene una contraseña al momento de instalar ubuntu la ...
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Not getting logged in after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Just after I upgraded my laptop (Ubuntu) Now it was getting console on booting. I used shift to select previous version of kernel. And its going to login screen ,but still after valid password its ...
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Nothing boots (previously Windows 7 / lubuntu)

I tried to install xubuntu on a machine that had Windows 7 alongside lubuntu The error I made is that I clicked by error erasing everything and install xubuntu. But I stopped at the next window that ...
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How to avoid duplicated notifications from gnome MPlayer

When I play music in Gnome Mplayer, at the time when song changes I can see two notifications with the next title of the song. Can it be fixed to have only one song notification?
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video recorder for Ubuntu

looking for video recorder applications in Ubuntu what can: -Record videos from webcam -It can save for example last 15 minuets so I can review that recorded video, I don't want it record all time ...
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bluetooth device not working properly in Ubuntu

I used bluetooth device (USB type) in Ubuntu 13, 14 and 15 and always had problem in Receiving files from most cellphones. now, I'm using Ubuntu 15.04, it was ok first days but after updating daily ...
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Toggle lxpanelctrl menu in lubuntu?

I want my windows key (or super_l) to toggle the lubuntu menu. I'm able to open it with the windows key after adding the key binding from the question below, but so far I haven't found a way to close ...
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How to automatically run a script once, after installing lubuntu from a pen drive?

I've got this usb stick I'll send to my sister, and I couldn't put int Ubuntu in it (just little less than 1 gb and few MB short of fitting in 14.04). So I decided to go with Lubuntu. Then, I've ...
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How to install via source code / Installing in Ubuntu (PPA)

Is there some general way of installing a software in Ubuntu (or Lubuntu) when the software provider says: PPA repository for Ubuntu right now is outdated. We strongly recommend you that install ...
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Encrypted home not mounting after upgrade

I am using lubuntu 14.04 ( 64 bit) with encrypted home directory. I did an upgrade from command line using "sudo do-release-upgrade". After the upgrade I am unable to login to my home. The splash ...
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How to get rid of panel indicator in Lubuntu 14.04?

The indicated icon, when right-clicked, presents a menu that is completely redundant to the right-click menu of the battery icon right beside it. In addition, hovering over the battery icon gives a ...
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None of subtitle editors show video

I'm on lubuntu 15.04. I've installed Subtitle compose, Gnome subtitles and Subtitle editor, however, none of them show my .avi file. I've tried executing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ...
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Lubuntu transparent background reset

On Lubuntu. I am trying to use the transparent background options in lxterminal and terminator to have them provide "fake transparency" as in using my background image as the background. This works ...
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How can Chrome be installed in Lubuntu 15.04?

I checked this site, and Lubuntu Software Center but could not find any guide. I guess it has to be manually installed? On a related note: will Chromium do better or as good as Chrome on Lubuntu 15....
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How to make dsl connection on lubuntu?

I have installed Lubuntu on my laptop along with Ubuntu, but DSL connection doesnt work (it workes in Ubuntu) When I push to connect it drops immediatelly. Sorry, for my english. Evgeniy.
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Creating deb file using Create deb file using debreate package builder

I have created deb file using debreate package builder for LUbuntu 14.04. After installing deb file two options are there Reinstall and Uninstall. It is working fine but when after reboot both the ...
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Lubuntu resetting wallpaper and icon placement

Every time I log off my wallpaper and icons get reset. I tried deleting my lxsession folder as it says here since it seemed like a similar problem but no luck. Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to ...
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Starting ubuntu in virtualbox shows login screen, but after successful login desktop does not get loaded

So I run lubuntu 14.04 as guest on a windows 8.1 host. everything ran smoothly on a vmdk file that I originally got from vmware workspace. I tried something out and accidentally created a new ...
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Migrate back to Ubuntu

I wanna migrate back from Lubuntu to Ubuntu but i dont want to lose my installed apps and all the other data and settings. is this somehow possible??? thank you Robert
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Transfer files between Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 via Ethernet

I'm trying to get my backup files in a shared folder in my Win7 desktop back to my laptop running Lubuntu 15.04. The two pc's are connected directly via Ethernet, now I need to access the shared ...
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Moving Thunderbird to install Lubuntu, then reinstall Thunderbird [duplicate]

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her mail ...
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Alt + F2 shortcut does not work on openbox when lxpanel is not present

I am aware that https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lubuntu-default-settings/+bug/1313355 has been solved, but I still cannot launch the default launcher in Openbox. However, once I launch ...
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Does lxtask accept cmd line parameters?

I am talking about /usr/bin/lxtask in Lubuntu. "man lxtask" gives only a short description (actually the shortest I have seen so far for any utility or tool). I need to set size and position of the ...
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How do I configure network interfaces after installing a basic command-line system?

I have installed a basic command-line system and didn't configure networking at setup time. Namely, I have booted from Lubuntu 14.04 Alternate CD, pressed F4 and selected 'Install a command-line ...
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No sound in Lubuntu 14.04 but everything seems to be OK?

Following some manipulation I lost completely my sound in Lubuntu 14.04. When trying to play a file, this message is printed: $ aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav Playing WAVE /usr/share/...
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Lubuntu in VirtualBox- Minecraft running excessively slow

I recently set up a VM running Lubuntu 15.04 in VirtualBox. I can successfully run Minecraft.jar using OpenJDK Java 6 Runtime, but when it comes to playing on multiplayer servers and even singleplayer ...
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Videos never load on facebook, Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, Firefox

I'm having a small problem with my computer. (Luckily I'm not a huge FB user or else I'd probably be loosing my crap lol.) My machine is an HP Pavilion dv4. I can't seem to get videos to play on ...
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Dual monitor extended desktop in Lubuntu

I have two monitors connected to my desktop running Lubuntu (14.04.3). The right one is dedicated to the computer and the left one is also connected to windows machine; it has a button to switch ...
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how to sort/reorder alphabetically right-click context menu entries PCManFM Lubuntu 14.04

Is there a way to alphabetically sort the right-click context menu entries for PCManFM in Lubuntu 14.04 or modify the ascending/descending order? Thank you for any assistance you are able to provide.
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rtl8812ae wireless ac does not connect to 5GHz networks

I am having basically the same problem as this guy: RTL8812AE cannot connect to 5ghz networks There is no answer to that question, so I figured I'd re-ask it to see if I could get some more interest ...
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How can I assign an accelerator key to LXDE's start menu's Run?

I use LXDE (as part of Lubuntu 15.04). When I press Win, I get the 'Start menu', which has a 'Run' entry. I would like to press r and have that entry selected... but r currently does nothing. How can ...
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ibus, xkb and Hebrew/English keyboard layout

I write both Hebrew and English. Also, I want Ctrl+(letter) and Shift+(letter) etc. to work essentially the same for both layouts, so I don't have to switch layouts in order to, say, copy and paste. ...
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How to save between Lubuntu sessions?

I'm pretty new in the Ubuntu world, as I just installed Lubuntu on my old Windows XP computer. But I have a problem now. I installed Chrome for example, and when I reboot my computer, basically there ...
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Stuck installing ubuntu server from lubuntu without CD

Using the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD under "Without CD" At steps 5 and 6 I keep getting "segmentation fault (Core Dumped)" I am trying to ...
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my dropbox,...
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Logging out of Lubuntu 14.04 causes screen to switch off

The screen doesn't exactly switch off, it goes very dark, almost black. I can sort of see high contrast shapes but can't make out any words. It isn't until a while after starting up that I have the ...
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rEFInd can't find Lubuntu kernel on Lubuntu partition

I was sent here from another forum. I'll repeat my entire post here for completeness: I'm trying to get refind to boot the Lubuntu kernel directly instead of maintaining the manual config and using ...
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Samba config GUI doesn't show after entering password

To be able to share folder on lubuntu machine to be visible on from Windows 7, I had to share some folder with Samba. Samba is installed and when: [Start menu] System Tools Samba Click on Samba, ...
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Ubuntu with Openbox: desktop switching not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It came with Unity and then I installed lubuntu-desktop. I am now using Openbox that comes with Lubuntu. From its documentation, Ctrl+Alt+arrow keys should switch desktop but ...
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Per-folder settings in PCManFM?

Each folder in PCManFM uses global settings. Is there any option to save settings such as file sorting and view mode in PCManFM for a specific folder?
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Lubuntu 15.04 & Windows 10: expanding partition

Lubuntu view: Windows view: I want to expand my current Lubuntu partition to use up all the free space left. However, Lubuntu doesn't differ between the real Windows partition and free space. ...
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Getting an error message when trying to make updates on Lubuntu 14.04

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell D610 laptop. Installation went smoothly. When making the updates some packages couldn't install or remove packages and got an error message similar to the one you ...