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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Cannot find the package to unsinstall it

In a Lubuntu OS someone installed the geosuite now i need to uninstall it becuase when i try to update: sudo apt-get update i get this error: W: GPG error: http://apt.boundlessgeo.com precise ...
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Dual-boot not working after turn of year 2014-15

I have 5 computers, all with matching Lubuntu 14.04 OS's. After the turn of the year (This year 2015) The Dual boot on two of my comps (only 2 have dual-boot) suddenly quit. I could boot Linux, but ...
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Why does lubuntu 14.04 synaptic no longer reload?

Effective the turn of this year the Synaptic Package Manager for Lubuntu 14.04 on ALL my computers STOPPED WORKING!!! (I have 5 computers, all with matching Lubuntu OS's.) I still get updates of a ...
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Executable won't execute

I hope that my post is acceptable although I am actually running lubuntu, not ubuntu. I am trying to create an executable file but I am having difficulties. I created a script with a text editor and ...
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Wget: convert-links and avoid redownloading already fetched files?

I am downloading data spread among multiple files that don't change once published. Therefore --timestamping is not good enough, because it is constantly checking whatever resource is changed, which ...
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How can I stop apt-get from asking about using minor amounts of additional disk space that will be used?

I know that I can use parameters (with aliases or apt.conf I can even make it permanent) to skip this steep. But I still want to be warned about major amounts of used disk space, what seems to be ...
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MythTv and Skystar2 rev2.8

I just set up an small and old mythtv server with an Skystart2 rev2.8 dvb-card. I found an patch there how can install SkyStar 2 PCI DVB on ubuntu 14.04 x86_64?. This all worked fine so i thought it ...
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inconsistent recorded audio volume (Lubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo Ideapad G50-45)

I'm a Linux novice, I have a Lubuntu 14.10 installation on a newly bought Lenovo Ideapad G50-45. I managed to install everything myself on a computer that only had DOS, using lots of help from the ...
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Lubuntu Login Screen does not let me login

EDIT: I have bypassed the problem by uninstalling the TightVNCServer through the shell, which seems to have solved my login problems. It seems that it did change something about the login environment, ...
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TightVnC not showing desktop

i have just installed lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old pc. Now I installed tightvncserver, so I can configure the pc without having an keyboard or monitor plugged in. I figured out how to configure it, but ...
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Protecting your computer from trackers via email and websites

I have noticed that Kijiji.com block or deletes accounts from people who advertise outside the area you live in. When Kijiji Canada was born there was only Calagary for our area, then enough people ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Cannot execute embedded mp3 in some websites in Firefox

The website http://www.goethe-verlag.com/book2/EM/EMRU/EMRU003.HTM works fine in Firefox 36 when I use Windows XP. However when I use Firefox 36 in Lubuntu 14.04, the audio does not play. I have ...
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How to boot Linux with unplugged keyboard?

It took me some time, but I finally managed to install Lubuntu on my old pc, to run MythTV on it. The PC turned off by itself (because it's old). So now when I turned on the PC again, the booting ...
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Access Scanner Via IP

I run a great Fujitsu iX500 on OS X, accessing it via wireless and scanning to a certain folder to my macbook via just pressing the button on the scanner once its properly logged into the WLAN. Now I ...
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Where is my Disk Space going?

I ran these 3 commands (concatenated into 1 huge command) to check where all my disk space was going in my home dir: source: http://postimg.org/image/vmgndj62t/ If you see the size of ...
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How to make lubuntu ready for network installation

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04. Installed and configured my required software's working. Now i need this setup to be installed for more than 400 computers via network installation (all software's also ...
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Lub 14.04 Steam install - system locks up during “extracting package” - RESOLVED [duplicate]

AMD Phenom XII, NVidia GeF 210, 3G system RAM, HD usage is < 10%. Lub 14.04 is up to date. Problem occurs with Nvidia 310, 331, and Noveau driver. Steam install works fine. I dont see any errors in ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 missing Try without installation option

I download Lubuntu 14.1 iso and burn it in to CD. When I try to Use lubuntu without installing in the menu "Try lubuntu without installing" option is missing. Other options are available. So i cant ...
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my lubuntu gui can not login by my user and guest user

I can not login in the gui, it flash and back to login gui after I input password, this is in my /var/log/lightdm/x-0-greeter.log file: ** (lightdm-gtk-greeter:2893): WARNING **: Error retrieving ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu 14.04?

Tried uninstalling LXDE and Lubuntu to replace them with MATE but the boot screen still shows Lubuntu and LXDE is still usable.
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Disabling NTP causes error prompt on splash screen

For a project, I need to disable NTP (time-synch) however when I disable NTP, the next time at boot-up, I get a message at Splash Screen that states Press F to attempt to fix errors, I to ignore, S to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.2 change network configuration using terminal

I am sorry to ask about this again, but i cannot figure out, even after reading a lot of articles, how to change my network configuration from command line, without having to restart the machine. I ...
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Change Lubuntu default appliction

How to remove default Lubuntu's application such as the word editor or the music player and added Java environment. This Lubuntu instance need to be compiled again as an ISO.
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USB booting on a mac

I am quite familiar with Linux/Ubuntu and my friend recently asked if I could set it up on his computer. I am thinking that I will install Ubuntu onto a USB of his so that he can boot into whenever he ...
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WIFI not working Acer Aspire 3690 - BCM4311

WIFI still does not work, I tried several options. Is there something that will work 100%? I expected that linux will be easier! I have LUBUNTU 14.10. First I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Is there any application which interacts with the user? [closed]

I'm very comfortable while using Linux or Lubuntu although Windows seemed a little faster but it hangs at a certain point. So I would like to thank all the programmers of Linux I really liked it .. ...
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Sound Broken on Thinkpad X250 on Early March 2015 15.05 Pre-Release Daily Build

TL;DR Installed the Mar 8 lubuntu 15.04 daily build and sound doesn't work at all, but overall better than a stable release. What can I try? I'm using the newly released Thinkpad X250 which has one ...
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Steam game does not use all available CPU power

When I quit a Steam game today I noticed on CPU Usage Monitor widget graph that it did not run on 100% CPU load which came as a surprise considering that simply scrolling askubuntu.com in Firefox uses ...
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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Ubuntu Version for my old hardware? [duplicate]

I having more than 100 computers in my office with old hardware Pentium 4, 1ghz processor, 512mb Ram. Needed software are Google chrome with flash plugins and open office. Kindly suggest me the stable ...
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Help with vino (lubuntu)

I recently installed lubuntu (amd x64, latest stable) on my... lets call it a server. I'd like to set up a vnc client for it. I installed vino, and it hasn't been as plug-and-play as it has been for ...
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Can i install lubuntu on a netbook only with my usb? [duplicate]

My netbook's xp os doesn't work so i want to install lubuntu but what i have to do? Download the llubuntus latest version and then my netbook's drivers and that's it? Help Netbook (Acer a0531h) ...
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Cannot connect to wi-fi network in Lubuntu 14.04

I messed up while trying to uninstall unnecessary packages and ended up breaking my ability to connect to a wi-fi network on my Lubuntu box. What I do see is icons for my network interfaces; clicking ...
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How do I uninstall Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu using a USB drive. It is dual boot. I want to get back to just Windows XP. I don't have the disk for XP though. Is there any way to do this? Please keep in mind that I'm almost ...
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Which linux based distribution is best in terms of performance? [closed]

Solely if I just consider performance of machine which distribution I should install.
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Command output to file, new lines at top [duplicate]

I'm rewriting some 20+ year old Unix scripts and I want the output to go to the screen and a file. I know this is possible with tee. Is there a similar command that stacks new lines on top, at the ...
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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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Software compatibility Lubuntu vs. Ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to make my laptop dual-boot and install Windows and Lubuntu on it. My primary concern is: Does Lubuntu have software compatibility issues? I mean does the software that work on Ubuntu ...
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Spinning circle cursor Lubuntu

I changed from Linux Mint to Lubuntu and I am disappointed that cursor doesn't change to spinning circle when application is launching. I don't know if I clicked it or not. In my cursor theme there ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)?

I received this error after trying to download the icedtea plugin. After trying sudo apt-get upgrade I got the same exact error: Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Screen and Text blurry in Ubuntu 14.10

There is some issue with the display sometimes in ubuntu. This occurs if I leave it aside for few minutes and unlock the screen. Please check the screenshot http://imgur.com/Fw0ibDU
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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lubuntu 14.10: Coniguration for anthy/Japanese input

I have a fresh install of lubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately, I cannot find the configuration for enabling the hiragana-input (any longer). Previously, I had no problems setting it up on lubuntu 13.10, and ...
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no sound lubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

so, back again. still having trouble with sound from the desktop speakers on this 100% fresh wipe and install of lubuntu 14.10. i understand there were licensing issues with the sound card but i was ...
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i need help installing RR2680 driver (lubuntu 14)

im a linux noob i got an old rocketraid / highpoint PCIE 2680 SATA 8 port raid card. i am trying to install it. but i have never tried it before. i saw this thread on RR but a newer card ...
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Differences in browser support

I have compared the Ubuntu 14 desktop with the lubuntu 14 desktop. Both I like very much. However, I have noticed that when I create an html document with an audio or video attribute, it will play in ...
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cant get apache to run with php5 in Lubuntu

I was used to never had a problem with this issue. I installed like im used to sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 But apache won't execute the php I tryed and checked various ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, Powercap/SELinux Issue

I am running Ubuntu (well, Lubuntu, really) on my home server, and all was tickety boo until a few days ago, when the OS stopped booting. Not being able to SHH in anymore, I hooked it up to a monitor ...