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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ssh key forwarding not working under i3wm

I recently switched from the regular Lubuntu LXDE/openbox to the i3 window manager under Lubuntu 16.04. In either environment I can ssh with authentication forwarding activated into another machine ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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No Trash Can In Lubuntu

I have Lubuntu running on top of Ubuntu 14.04 on my VPS. However, I can't find the Trash Can and when I try to go to trash:/// it says Operation not supported. Somebody please tell me how to fix ...
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Make Lubuntu's login screen solid color

Since i3 appears to inherit the wallpaper from Lubuntu (16.04)'s login screen, I figure I need to change the latter. I followed these instructions, but to no effect. Not only do I not get the blue ...
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Lubuntu Acer One ZG5 shuts down randomly when plugged in [closed]

My computer is shutting completely off randomly, please tell me how to provide the information needed to fix my issue. Thanks in advance.
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Lubuntu - I can't play videos from YouTube using Firefox but in Chromium I can

I just switched OS from Windows 10 to Lubuntu 16.04 so I'm fairly a new user but not that hard to teach. Anyways, my problem is simply in the title... I know Google is my friend but I don't know what ...
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Can't login to or with Google in Firefox of Lubuntu: Redirect loop

I get locked into a redirect loop whenever I try to login to Google and also here at Stackexchange when I want to login with Google. I type in my email address, get the proper naming and add my ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 doesn't automatically log in if monitor is not plugged in?

I want the machine to automatically log in so that it can start processes as the main user on boot. I have the settings set to auto login: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [Seat:*] autologin-guest=false ...
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can Lubuntu install softwares for debian/redhat/suse/ubuntu?

I have Lubuntu on my laptop. But when I'm looking to install something, under installation for Linux, there's only debian/redhat/suse/ubuntu. Would any of these be compatible with my Lubuntu OS?
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What files do I delete to have my display configuration automatically detected again?

After numerous do-release-upgrades from 14.04, I'm have issues with my LCD display. Can I just delete /etc/X11 and it will all recreate itself? Or what exactly can be done?
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Firefox opens external PHP links as files in new tabs in lubuntu

In a fresh install of Lubuntu Firefox refuses to handle javascript constructed external calls with the PHP extension as part of a natural HTML page as most browsers do. Instead it attempts to open it ...
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How to find how much space apt will use for a given download [duplicate]

I want to run and install Customizer, but I need to know how much space I need. It can't be more than 4gb. sudo apt-get install git build-essential fakeroot make binutils g++ \ python python-dev ...
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Gaining root privs within LiveCD, for drive mounted in /media/[user]?

So, here is my scenario, for a recent version of Lubuntu. (I've tried tapping Lubuntu forums for help, that was a no-go.) My hard drive is beginning to fail, according to the disk tool I load within ...
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Special shortcut for each input language in LXDE (Lubuntu)

I use Lubuntu 15.10 and I want to bind special combination for each input language. For example, in Ubuntu (Unity) I set up Ctrl + 8 for Russian, Ctrl + 9 for Bashkort, and Ctrl + 0 for English, by ...
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Cannot login with ubuntu desktop for some accounts

I tried other desktop environments (as per Switching window manager/desktop environments?) and now I stuck in a weird state: Some accounts on the laptop (that have never tried anything other than the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 32 bit: Installing Steam

I'm a newbie to Linux and Ubuntu in general. I've been doing baby steps in trying to figure it all out. But there's one thing I'd like to figure out something that's been bothering me as a gamer: ...
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LiveUSB creator that works on 14.04

I want to create another LiveUSB of Lubuntu 15.10 or higher with a LiveUSB creator on a Lubuntu 14.04 LiveUSB. Last time I checked, 14.04-14.10 doesn't work AT ALL. It creates the disk and the disk ...
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Cannot get to BIOS to Install New Lubuntu over Xubuntu on Microsoft Surface Pro 1st Gen 128GB

I have been trying to figure this out for some time now. When I installed the Xubuntu on my Microsoft Surface Pro it seems it has disabled the original BIOS or something. I cannot get into the BIOS ...
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Is there a way to increase performance by reducing image quality?

I'm using Lubuntu on a reasonably OK notebook (Fujitsu Siemens w/ 2GB RAM). Still, browsing the INTERNET is a test of patience. Although there is no dedicated graphics card, I would've expected more. ...
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How to Create a Netboot Server?

There are many tutorials for this already, but all of them seem to: Be spider webs of links that I have to follow to get all the parts working (and get lost in the middle of). I can understand not ...
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Using Ubuntu on Lenovo Essential B40-30

So i recently bought a new low-price laptop, Lenovo Essential B40-30. Specs are: Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core™ N2840 2.16 GHz processor, 14", HD, 2GB DDR3 I was wondering now if i could use Lubuntu or ...
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terminal access and swap issue on lubuntu 16.04 install on HP mini 1000

My goal is to install an encrypted Lubuntu partition on my HP mini. I am trying to install Lubuntu 16.04 i386 (downloaded direct from ubuntu.com), onto an HP mini 1000 (model 1116NR with 16GB ...
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My Lubuntu won't start: “/dev/sda1: clean, 833427/300007296, 108816738/120004608 blocks”

I rebooted my Lubuntu 16.04, and it won't start. A black screen appears, with this message in white: /dev/sda1: clean, 833427/300007296, 108816738/120004608 blocks Any help is welcome. Thank you ...
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wireless connection problems lubuntu 16.04

First of all I want to mention that I am a complete noob in linux. I am running lubuntu 16.04 lts on an asus x200ca. The internet connection works perfectly as long as the cable is connected. But ...
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Cannot boot into new xubuntu installation

I am currently dealing with a problem with a new installation of xubuntu. I have successfully installed xubuntu and lubuntu 16.04 x86 and 64 bit, xubuntu 15.10 x86 and 64 bit, and ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. ...
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Installing Lubuntu over ubuntu and keep all data

I have an old pc I've installed ubuntu 16.04 just for fun, my main distro is Lubuntu. I've done many changes including system files. If I just install lubuntu over ubutu system changes will ...
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LUBUNTU - Running a command at startup

I am trying to run cd ~/MagicMirror/ && node serveronly at login to start the webserver for my smart mirror project. This command works fine when manually executed from the terminal, but will ...
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issue : USB-LIVE Lubuntu ntpdate time is not getting sync

I am trying to boot from USB and sync time using "ntpdate" command from a windows PC as ntp server. OS : Lubuntu live usb when i run the ntpdate command it is getting executed and the date is set ...
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lubuntu problem - dots on screen

I am using HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. recently I have installed lubuntu on it, after windows almost cause us drop it to garbage - it became so slow, you couldn't use it. So I decided to give lubuntu a ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions and kernel version

I tried installing Lubuntu 14.04.4 (which is running on kernel 4.2) in Virtualbox, but when I installed the virtualbox guest additions (virtualbox-guest-dkms), the screen resolution still failed to ...
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No LCD display on startup. I have to close the laptop and open it again to make it come back

I have a Lenovo z475 Laptop and I have Xenial installed as a release upgrade from Wiley. After the upgrade, the Grub Menu never appears. The display goes black, and the only way to get it to turn on, ...
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How to recover from a failed do-release-upgrade on 14.04?

I lost power during a do-release-upgrade from trusty to wiley. I booted with a live USB stick and ran the following: sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev sudo mount --bind /proc ...
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Lubuntu not booting for install on Toshiba Satellite 2410

Pls help me i am not able to install lubuntu 16.04 on Toshiba Satellite 2410 model.PS241L-5Y340P specs-Ram:1gb Processsor:Pentium 4 2.00ghz when ever select to boot from dvd it wont work but if i ...
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How to change `ibus` keyboard layout in XFCE?

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04, but I've installed xubuntu-desktop and I mostly use that desktop environment. I needed a phonetic Tamil keyboard layout, so for that I had to install something called ...
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How to Switch to Wifi if LAN internet is not working

I am using LUBUNTU. I need to switch to WIFI internet(if available) if LAN internet is not working. What I mean is that LAN cable is connected to local router has local ip address. But Internet is ...
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How do I connect to my dns server (via gui)?

I'm on lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and want to connect using both ipv4 and ipv6. I'm a linux noob and don't understand the answer given here I prefer to change settings via gui, if thats possible. edit: ...
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Printer stack on processing - failed to read ppd file

I need to install a network printer: HP-LaserJet-Pro-MFP-m125nw on Lubuntu 16.04. I have installed HPLIP I can see printer with green mark in Printers I can send job to printer But they actually ...
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apt update gives errors

When I run the command sudo apt update, I get the following errors: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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Can I change the cursor in Lubuntu 14.04 to a block style and control the blink-rate?

I have Lubuntu 14.04. Naturally it's using LXDE/openbox. I often have trouble locating the cursor. It's a tiny little sliver with a slow blink rate which makes it even more difficult to find. How do ...
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Dual boot Lubuntu install not going well. (on old P4 w/ xp)

Have an unallocated partition, (Youtube vid), Have the 16.04iso on usb. Several different versions all crashed, or just didn't load from the usb. Can't write code, so if it's not fully auto-install, ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop down....
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Synaptics Touchpad Enable/DIsable button and LED

Mant HP/Compaq laptops (I suppose other makes of laptop have this feature, but I know it's common on HPs.) have a Synaptics touchpad that has an indentation in the upper left corner and an LED that ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing all of a sudden

I just installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop ...
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SSH from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a local network

I want to SSH from my laptop to a device on my local network running Lubuntu. I'm trying to use the method described in this answer. To get a list of Ubuntu: avahi-browse -tl _workstation._tcp ...
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Lubuntu boots with black screen in top left corner

My Lubuntu laptop boots up with a black rectangle taking up most of the screen from the top left corner. However, the bottom and right sides are still visible and I can view the cursor within the ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a "...
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How to install Dillo in Lubuntu?

How can I install Dillo under Lubuntu 16.04? Is there any apt-get repository?
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How to install the “Links 2” browser in Lubuntu?

I went to the official website but they had this complicated list of steps where I had to manually check a bunch of dependencies and then download a tarball, only to have to follow a further list of ...