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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Calculating the number of lines in a file?

How would i calculate and display the number of lines and words that are contained in a .sh file
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Sorting the output of my directory

How can i create a new file called Option1.txt on my desktop. This file should contain the contents of my 'home' directory. And how would i make my output is: Sorted alphabetically by entry ...
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Changing the colors of lxterminal

How can I change the default colors of the lxterminal in Lubuntu using .bashrc?
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Impossible to customize all aspects of Lubuntu theme from GUI

I would turn the default Lubuntu theme into a dark theme, but it seems impossible to change from the GUI: The color of inactive tabs in Panel The background of PcManFM places The theme of Gnome ...
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Type password with onboard

I noticed when use PCmanFM in Lubuntu 13.10 and I want to open a current folder as root, it will prompt me for password and I can't use onboard (virtual keyboard) to type the password. It's pretty ...
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After Dual Ubuntu Installation the boot screen doesn't updated?

Today I tried to install lubuntu13.10 on ubuntu10.04 by creating a separate partition(/dev/sda3). But after installation the boot screen doesn't updated. ie it only shows ubuntu10.04... While ...
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Alternative To DD For Back/Restore Of MBR

I need a program that can backup/restore an MBR so that if I have boot problems related to such I can just restore it. I'm aware that DD can be used for this, but I'm looking for an alternative tool, ...
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Lubuntu 13.10, VLC 2.1.2 + Matrox G200ew = Laggy and unusable playback

I will try and be as descriptive as possible. I switched to a Supermicro MBD-X7SPA-HF-O motherboard for a commercial video slideshow. It uses the Matrox G200ew graphics driver. I switched after ...
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can't shut down lubuntu

Hello, i'm still hoping for some suggestions. I should add the fact that when i put the computer to sleep, it is unable to wake up again. So, I have to hold the power button down to turn it off. ...
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No sound with Lubuntu

I've installed Lubuntu as a dual OS with Windows XP. I have sound as per normal in XP but when I boot with Lubuntu I have no sound from the laptop speakers or through headphones. I have downloaded: ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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How do I install a different version of subversion on Lubuntu?

When you install it from apt-get install svn The version is 1.6.17 The version in the Ubuntu repository is 1.7.9, which is what I need. How do I get that version on Lubuntu? I tried compiling ...
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lubuntu 13.10 flash video doesn't display (youtube)

I have an old pc 256mb ram and 1.6GHz processor which had win xp. It could play youtube videos with chrome (ok it stucked a bit) and i installed lubuntu 13.10. I installed the flashplayer plugin but ...
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How can I find help for new Lubuntu users?

I've just started using Lubuntu 13.10. It's the first time I've ever used Linux. Can any of you send me a tutorial-video for new users or explain the basics to me?
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Is having Lubuntu 12.04 a security risk?

I have a computer with Lubuntu 12.04 installed. Since unlike Ubuntu 12.04 Lubuntu is not LTS, I will not get Lubuntu updates. However, I am still getting updates (I guess these are the general Ubuntu ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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Lubuntu : session won't open : where to find the logs

I have a huge problem here. As I turn on my laptop, I reach the session login splash screen. I select my user name, but straight after my desktop is loaded, a really quick message appears (too quick ...
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Installation problem Lubuntu-13.10

I'm trying to install Lubuntu-13.10 onto my laptop as the XP operating system replacement. Vale XP. Laptop is ASUS. System type X86-based PC, processor 1596Mhz, Total physical memory 512MB, Available ...
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Choosing Ubuntu based distro for my laptop [duplicate]

I have Linux Mint 16 KDE installed along with Windows 8.1 on my Laptop. But KDE runs very slow on my laptop. My laptop configuration is Intel Core i3 CPU (380M) 3 GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD 15.6 Inch ...
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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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Make xampp a service and start on boot [duplicate]

This seems a common problem and I thought I should be able to find this question in the site, but I was not successful so I'm asking it myself. I installed xampp through the www.apachefriends.org ...
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Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch battery not charging, tlp installed with no acpi_call module

I have recently purchased a Lenovo ideapad U430 Touch. I have successfully installed Lubuntu 13.10 with Kernel 3.11.0-18-generic. Everything has been relatively painless. I've installed tlp for ...
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Upgrading Lubuntu?

I have a copy of lubuntu (the "light" distribution of ubuntu) on one of my machines. I received a message that the version that I have is no longer supported and that I must upgrade. When I pressed ...
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How to run a script when password is entered at the lock screen?

To toggle the enabling/disabling of my notebook's touchpad according to connected USB mouse, I used touchpad-indicator, which runs a daemon to monitor connected devices and take appropriate action. ...
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Installed Lubuntu 13.10 alternate on old Pentium II. Monitors cannot display resolution at boot

I just did a fresh install of lubuntu. Once it was finished, I got past POST and immediately my monitor said it could not display the resolution (1280x1024 monitor). I tried my 1920x1080 monitor and ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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Does Lubuntu have a future? [closed]

I have some old, lower-end hardware (P4, 2.0 GHz, 1 GB RAM) onto which I have installed Lubuntu 13. 10 as my first venture into Linux. For the most part, everything has been fine and the learning ...
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is there any option to set brightness permanently in ubuntu desktop GUI ?

I have changed the brightness level permanently using terminal. temporarily we can change the brightness in GUI. but for permanently setting it, Is there any option in GUI mode? if not why such a ...
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Lubuntu and Ubuntu: slow windows moving with mouse

Why if a large window is moved in Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity) or Lubuntu 13.10 the window will move slow only if it's moved with the mouse? If the trackpad is used all works fine… This is not happening in ...
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Error while booting Lubuntu 13.10 via VirtualBox

I'm running Windows 7 with Oracle Virtual Box. I stuck at the folloowing error:
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?
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Can wlan0 & wlan1 both be active at the same time or will they interfere with each other?

I recently installed Lubuntu on an HP Pavilion which had previously been running Windows XP. The internal Broadcom wireless card was experiencing some drop off issues & is under Lubuntu as well. ...
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Java applet with object - chrome

i instaled java 7 update 51 from official java.com i explicitly need this version because netbanking cannot work with older versions when i use it under firefox everything is ok but under chrome ...
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Lubuntu download/upgrade

have the alternate ISO downloaded.32 bit.i could not download torrent.now i seem to have to download more and more just to get into the files.i simply want the best way to install this operating ...
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Provide an Xserver To Chroot

Description: I'm using a Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 livecd to chroot into another Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 located on my hard drive in a folder called chroot. I've had no trouble using the terminal to chroot ...
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How to convert to a Lighter wight Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop and I'm happy with it. However sometime I think the older versions were better as they were lighter or utilized less resources. Is there any way that, it will ask me ...
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How can I change the behaviour of lubuntu when wifi connection is lost?

Does anyone know how I can change what lubuntu (12.04) does when it loses the wifi signal? Right now it tries to reconnect - but after a few unseccessful tries it stops trying and asks for the admin ...
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Total novice: How do I install this driver after these instructions?

As my first question, and as a totally new user of Lubuntu, I really need to know how to install the wifi driver on my emachines em250 netbook. I installed Lubuntu on it, and everything works fine ...
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Getting Errors when I try to install Lubuntu

I have a notebook with these specs: HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook AMD E-450 APU with Radeon(tm) Graphics 1.65 GHz 4.00 GB RAM 32 bit Operating System I cannot get Lubuntu to install. I have installed ...
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Change Lubuntu 12.10 window minimize animation

The windows minimize abruptly but that's OK. Also they minimize to the bottom which would be OK but I moved my panel to the top so it doesn't "make sense" anymore. How can I reverse this behaviour?
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SIS 191 network adapter in Lubuntu

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop computer. My SIS 191 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is connected to a DSL router. The bottom left of my screen shows that I'm connected to Wired connection ...
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Wine sound crackling under lubuntu

When I am trying to play the game Sins of a Solar Empire longer then 10 minutes with wine, the sound is beginning to crackle. (My English is bad, I know). I use alsa for the sound in wine.
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Get the latest Lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04

I need to stay with Ubuntu 12.04 but I would like to use the Lubuntu desktop without its apps so the package I need is lubuntu-core. Now the package from the 12.04 repos is very old. Which repo do I ...
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Installing ubuntu on Android netbooks

I'm thinking to buy one of these cheap chinese netbooks, they run android, ideal for university, so I won't have to carry my laptop. I want to remove android, and install Ubuntu derivatives, Xubuntu, ...
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lubuntu 13.10 autostart file ignored?

When I reboot my computer and log in, my .config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart file is completely ignored, according to the timestamp provided by "ls -ul". In lxsession-default-apps,on the autostart ...
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Newbie problem: Black screen from live cd; old PC

Equipment: 12 year old Sony VAIO PCV-RX741 desktop; AMD Athlon @ 1.53 GHz; 1 GB RAM; AwardBIOS 1003VX. Used daily for the last 5 years as my principle business machine. Background: Have used XP on ...
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long Black screen before lubuntu login, after grub

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 dual booted with windows 8. After grub when loading Lubuntu there is 5~10s black screen and then shows Lubuntu login. It slows down booting speed. can someone tell me how to ...
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How to unhide application crash reports in lubuntu?

I had lxappearance crash a few times when trying to install icon themes as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxappearance/+bug/952997 The first few times there was crash ...