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 fix screen problems in lubuntu 14.04

When I browse or open application on computer the screen turns black for a few seconds and comes back on but has horzontal lines/glitches. Msi AE 1900 6638 no touch screen for some reason bought the ...
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Lubuntu - pcmanfm does not fully update on first boot

An old 32 bit AMD Sempron 3400+ is running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. It's used as a disaster backup so it's stuffed full of old hard drives. The problem arises on first boot when all the drives are not ...
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What Ubuntu should I install in this PCr? [duplicate]

Well I have this old laptop, I bought it in 2009. It is an Acer 5720 INTEL CORE 2 DUO T7300 2.00 GHZ 2GB RAM Hard Drive: 150GB Hard Disk Drive MOBILE INTEL 965 Express Chipset Family I tested Ubuntu ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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KDE connect indicator not showing on tray

I installed KDE indicator through Synaptic Package Manager a couple days ago. Everything works great except for a few times where my device wont show up on PC (solved with a reboot) I installed the ...
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ntfs5 : error prefix is not set

i have laptop Fujitsu esprimo mobile v6555 pross. intel DC 2.2 gh and ram 1 gh read 894 with nivdia graphics card 512 and when i try to install any version of lubuntu the installation program didn't ...
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VirtualBox graphics problem

On a guest Windows XP SP3 I have installed Visual C# Express 2010 with the XNA Game Studio 4.0. I have created a simple project and started it and XNA thrown the following error: No suitable graphics ...
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Trying to install lubuntu and get stuck on generating /boot/initrd.img-4.2.0-18-generic

I just got a vps and I decided to go with the ubuntu distro. When I logged into my account through the command line I decided to get lubuntu because it is very small and has a nice GUI but after ...
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“Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf” [duplicate]

I am fairly new to using Linux and have recently just installed Lubuntu on my laptop. I typed the: sudo apt-get update command in the Terminal to see if I needed any updates after getting a ...
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aterm not accepting keyboard input

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's default windowmanager. Yesterday I installed aterm with apt-get install, but I can't get aterm working. Problem: aterm won't accept keyboard input it does ...
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Who is better for a low computer Ubuntu or others like xubuntu or lubuntu [duplicate]

Ubuntu, Lubuntu, xubuntu, Kubuntu who of this is better for a low PC with only 1 GB ram and who have better programs and games and personalizations.
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Can't find WiFi driver for my HP x360 11-k132tu

I know others have the same problem, but after going through every forum post and website and instructions I could find on the subject and after trying 3 different Linux builds (Ubuntu, Lubuntu and ...
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Indicator applets not displaying in Lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 and having a strange issue -- the indicator applets are refusing to appear in Lxpanel. I'm getting a 'no indicators' text where the indicators should be. The rest of lxpanel ...
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Compose key doesn't work, even though set in /etc/default/keyboard

In Lubuntu 15.10 even though in /etc/default/keyboard it is set that XKBOPTIONS="compose:rctrl", no compose key works when using Right Ctrl. The system doesn't even register it as compose key (any ...
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Lubuntu gtar not responding

I am using Lubuntu32 bit. ubuntu 15.10, linux4.2.0 32 bit in VM ware. I am trying to install prismtech DDS community edition for a cross compiler. In the instructions I was asked to use gtar ......... ...
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How to set Dejavu as default font for all applications in my lxde?

My desktop is lxde. I want to set Dejavu as default font for all applications. preferences--desktop preferences To select Dejavu as default font . Now reboot. 1.panel font are not 2. fonts in input ...
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Change wallpaper LXDE Lubuntu 14.04

I am trying to setup my own ISO image based on 14.04 with some extra tools. Because of that, I was wondering If there is any way to change the wallpaper of the desktop. I tried to do it by editing ...
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Screen Tearing/Horizontal lines

When I browse or do stuff in my living computer it turns off for a few seconds and comes back on but now it has horzontal lines/glitch What do I do??
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Give Read/Write Access to Group

I have created a group called webgroup - what must I do to give read/write access to anyone in this group to the folder /var/www using the command sudo chmod frightens me as I know you can quickly ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 does not distinguish between a simple text document and Mathematica .nb file

This was working for me before, but I updated the version of Mathematica and now if I chose say gedit as the default text file opener, then I need to chose "open with" and select Mathematica to open ...
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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Can not log into Lubuntu from GUI, but can from text mode

I can log into my Lubuntu machine from the text mode, but I can not log into it through the GUI. After entering the same password and hit the "login" button, the screen flashes and then returns to ...
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Altered Incorrectly File Permissions

I was wanting to grant a new user read/write access to the directory /usr/share/applications and to do such I ran sudo chmod -R 666 /usr/share/applications Now my entire file structure is ...
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PCI devices listing screen when tried to install Ubuntu

I have just tried to get rid of Windows Xp on my parents' computer, so I have downloaded Lubuntu version 10 and tried to install it, the system asked me whether to maintain both OS or delete WinXp and ...
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Lubuntu loops between the terminal pre-login and an odd, glitchy screen for a couple of frames

I installed Gnome on lubuntu and I attempted to change some fonts and clock settings. The problem started when I Logged out and tried to login to Gnome again. I assumed I made at least on mistake by ...
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Can't get to login screen (Ubuntu server 14.04 with Lubuntu)

I'm trying to get up a gui on my Ubuntu server (14.04), but failing despite trying some different things. What I'm seeing: Machine boots to blank screen with a cursor (arrow) in the middle. I can ...
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Synaptic Manager not working

I am a novice who has been trying to work my way through with Ubuntu. I have Lubuntu 12.04 version on my laptop. Synaptics manager had not been working since the day I changed over to Ubuntu about a ...
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Mp3s missing, folders still there

Having a bit of a crisis. My NAS music library (Synology) now has only the empty folders for the music (each artist, sub folders for album, etc) but the mp3s themselves are not showing up. Only thing ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 LTS install fails [reboot and select proper boot device]

I decided to install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite laptop with DVD-RW (image: lubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso). Install went OK, but when I restarted the computer, it ended up in black ...
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No audio in fresh installed Lubuntu 15.10

I am a new user of Lubuntu OS. I installed fresh download from Ubuntu website. Lubuntu 15.10; kernel 4.2.0.34; version 5.2.1.22 I cannot get any audio out through the speaker out and faintly on the ...
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In application Simply Scan ver 3.18.2 under Lubuntu 15.10 after open app is comment “ Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner.”

Condition: Lubuntu 15.10 Simple scan ver 3.18.2 Brother DPC7030 Program Simple Scan do not see scanner. Application message "Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner". In preferences app see ...
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Bluetooth Indicator Applet menu disappears before I can click on it if Panel is set to auto-hide

I've just installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old netbook that was dying under the weight of Windows 7, and so far I'm loving it. Much of what I learned when I had to do admin on Unix systems back in the ...
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Anyone have fix for touchpad keyboard not working issue?

Dell Inspiron 4100 LXDE (Lubuntu) Ununtu 15.10 Linux 4.2.0-34-generic (i686) SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad AT Translated Set 2 Keyboard Have tried every fix I found posted on net. However, still must ...
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postscript not enabled XEROX Workcentre 7220/7225

Good morning. I'm coming out crazy with my IP XEROX on lubuntu. I followed all the tutorials and installe dall the drivers from the official XEROX page, but I'm not able to get back any printed page. ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - Disable background dim when logout clicked

How can I disable the background dimming when I click logout? Is there a setting which I can modify in LXDE to achieve this? ^ Example
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Autostart Touchpad on a netbook

I decided to install Lubuntu on a netbook (Aspire one 725) Everything works but every time I restart it I need to press Fn + F7 key to start the touchpad. Is there a way to autostart the touchpad ?
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Is there any way to “dual boot” xubuntu and lubuntu?

I installed xubuntu on an old netbook and would like to try lubuntu in order to check where my performance constraints are. Is there any way I can do that without having to install it again from the ...
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How do I set a login password in Lubuntu

I thought this would be a common question but after searching for answers I couldn't find anything that addresses this exact problem. Anyway, I have an administrative password, so every time I want ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.4: mouse cursor invisible

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04.4 on an old PC. It's an HP Pavilion t746 (AMD Athlon 64 3000+, 512 Mo RAM DDR, NVidia GeForce4 MX 440SE). On the first startup, the mouse cursor was visible. But it ...
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xfce4-power-manager closed when Battery is removed

I am Running Lubuntu 15.10. And I remove my Laptop battery during night times to prevent overcharging of my battery. And for some reason xfce4-power-manager is closed when i remove my battery(While ...
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VirtualBox shared folders are owned by root in Lubuntu guest

My Setup is as follows - Host: Ubuntu Server 14.04 Guest: Lubuntu Desktop 15.10 I have shared dirs on host to guest with automount option, and the directories show up in Guest OS's just fine - ...
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Lubuntu with AMD and Netflix

I just installed Lubuntu on my desktop with an AMD processor. Netflix wants me to download Silverlight or HTML5. I tried, but it was a no-go because I don't have an Intel Processor. I'm not very ...
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PCManfm desktop stops working after configuring 2 monitors in xorg.conf

I have Lubuntu 14.04.2 on my laptop, with pretty much all the default configuration (Openbox window manager and PCManfm file manager + desktop manager). This was working fine until I decided to plug ...
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Broken Plymouth Splash

Running 15.10 In an attempt to completely get rid of any traces of Lubuntu after I had uninstalled through the command-line. I accidentally broke the splash screen altogether. What I see is systemd ...
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Will xubuntu and lubuntu give better performance for software development tools

I have tried xubuntu and lubuntu and found battery sacing distro. Will these distros provide me enough performance for using software development tools like eclipse, netbeans, tomcats, xampp etc ...
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postgresql install on lubuntu 14.04 -i386

Got a version of Ubuntu (lubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386) to install and behave on this HP Pavilion dv5 and was able to install Libre Office via Lubuntu Software Center. Progress. My next task is to ...
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Ubuntu 14 virtual machine won't boot

I was given a virtual machine of Ubuntu 14 that would not boot and would display: kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown-block 0 0 After looking around, I figured I could ...
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Compton failing to make Cairo Dock transparent

Despite looking for a while I can't find any answers, which either means I'm doing something very stupid and obvious, or - well, I don't know. It's probably that. Running Lubuntu 14.04 on (sadly) an ...
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Can't automount XFS partition

This is my friends netbook which is an Asus eeepc 1015h with 2GB Ram and 250GB HDD. Here is the problem when I go to "disks" under Preferences and choose /sda2 and settings then I can set the slider ...