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 make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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How to add custom keyboard in Lubuntu

I want to add myanmar keyboard for Lubuntu 14.04. But, after installed it didn't shown up in iBus. How to solve? Please. sorry for my bad english.
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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Best and acute Linux for grand pa notebook? - Lubuntu 12.04

Is there any Linux to resurrect this old notebook? ========================== CPU : Pentium III 750Mhz RAM : 64MB + 64MB = 128MB HDD : 80GB [HP Compaq Presario 1700] p.s. I have been ...
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I can't get the driver for my Wi-Fi card and I can't connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet

I've tried 13.10, 14.04 and Lubuntu, with he same result. I can go to "Software & Updates" and get the driver working in the "Test Ubuntu Without Installing" mode but once installed it won't work. ...
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How do I install MAME 0.37b5?

It must be version 0.37b5, because my ROMs are only compatible with that version.
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Sudo comes up with an error, cannot run anything as root

For some reason, when I try to run any programs (I am trying to run a rootkit hunter: rkhunter) as root on the command line with sudo like this: sudo rkhunter Then I get this message: You must be ...
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{lubuntu} Ethernet doesn't work

internet doesn't work anymore this is my exp: so i have a setup like this isp wall --> isp modem/router --> asus router when i plug in ethernet straight into isp moden it does eth0 dhcp automatic and ...
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How can I change the date format in the Lubuntu login screen?

I'd like to set a different format for the long date string I get at the top of the login screen in Lubuntu (15.04). How do I do that?
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How to make a Hebrew-English keyboard layout combo behave like in Windows?

I would like my he-IL/en-US Keyboard layoutas in Lubuntu 15.04 to behave like it does in MS Windows, with respect to Hebrew. That probably means a lot of things, not all of which I'm aware of, but at ...
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what kind of partitioning should I chose

I would like to make a new installation of Lubuntu Core I will use only Lubuntu Core on this machine. I use a HP 6820s I will have very few files on HDD, some poor quality movies and some documents. ...
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How to install Lubuntu core?

I am a very beginner in Linux... I use Lubuntu Desktop.. Tell me please how to make a new fresh install of Lubuntu core? I can't find Lubuntu core's iso file, and I can't find the direct download ...
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make Lubuntu even slimmer, more lightwear

I am a beginner in Linux I hope I am allowed to ask all these questions in one Topic. Please replay to me to the next 3 questions: I will number them to be easier for you to answer... Which are the ...
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Not All Updates Can Be Installed Lubuntu

When I try "Software Updater" -> "Not All Updates Can Be Installed" Please tell me is everything ok with the updates? sudo apt-get update Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign ...
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Can't install ubuntu or lubuntu on macbook 1.1

I have a macbook 1.1 (core2duo and 2gb ram) and its not detecting the dvd or a usb. I had ubuntu running a while back but then the hard drive died, so theres a empty drive in it right now. I'm using ...
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Unable to mount “lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386.iso” on OSX Snow Leopard

I am trying to create an installer DVD from the above .iso image and am unable to do so. When attempting to use Disc Utility to mount the image I am alerted, "Unable to burn ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

I tried to install dropbox over the software center but it froze while applying changes. I then forced the unresponsive software center to close and killed the ongoing process. Even after rebooting ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Randomly Crashes

I have installed this on a low spec machine with a NVidia graphics card. I have installed the drivers and checked the kernel is using it. But now and again the system completely crashes you cant do ...
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mounting external exfat drive

trying to mount an external samsung 1TB HD formatted ExFat It works r/w on OSX and Windows 7. This is a fresh install on an old Dell Dimension 3000 with 70 gig HD and probably 512 ram. running ...
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How do I set a preference for 5GHz over 2.4GHz Wifi in Lubuntu 12.04?

The 5GHz network is less congested than the 2.4GHz. My first choice would be to have both networks available but prefer 5GHz. My second option is to disable 2.4GHz so b/g/n networks are unavailable. ...
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I can't connect to wireless network

I was trying to connect to wi-fi with lubuntu but I could not, I don't know exactly what is the problem, I used nm-applet and that was the result: nm-applet ** (nm-applet:13926): WARNING **: ...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes ...
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What is a good fast CD Audio Ripper for my Lubuntu System?

I have a Lubuntu OS laptop and was wondering what the best CD Audio Ripping Program was? I need the name of the program ASAP! As soon as possible please!
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Lubuntu 15.04 using a dell vostro 1510 WIFI problems

I'm new with ubuntu, I installed lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell vostro 15.04 but the wifi isn't working at all. I activated the drivers for the broadband still no wifi connection at all. I tried using a ...
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Lubuntu DropBox and symbolic link abook.mab

I have my thunderbird address book stored in a drop box for cloud storage. abook.mab file in the dropBox is symbolically linked to thunderbird using; TERMINAL Prompt ~$ ln -s ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 32 bit does not boot

I am unable to boot smoothly into a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04 32bit, updated to the latest available releases. Just after motherboard finishes its thing and the PC proceeds towards boot, a blue ...
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Lubuntu Unable to open MTP Device dialogue do not dismiss

The question has been asked before here. Due to a dodgy usb connection , I keep getting numerous 'Unable to mount MTP Device dialogs'. Further more they cant be closed due to some bug in Lubuntu ...
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cannot connect to internet in lubuntu 14.04

I have a broadband connection... I cant establish the connection in lubuntu.. I have read some forums and tried the "sudo pppoeconfig" command, and the message that appeared was "Sorry, I scanned ...
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Error Mounting Drives [duplicate]

I have recently installed lubuntu in my PC alongside windows 8.1 and every time i open windows 8.1 my local drives in lubuntu won't open.It says that it has mounting problem. Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Is there a good Dutch dictionary for Texmaker?

So I installed the Dutch language on Lubuntu 15.04, and when searching through synaptic by using the keywords "dutch spell", it seemed like I had all available dictionaries installed. Seeing how ...
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Strange data file in /

I have got a strange data file in my / directory for some months. It's named tmpUGy0UNqBDAN8BRg_iwbGcvv6S .w62on1kHPb4UtBeezebArfjiGrbJLSdyO6MX7tz_qUyFLz53UZaMWRN ...
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uni gitanjali in lubuntu

In Ubuntu we have multiple choice to type in Bengali language. We change our keyboard to Bornona, uni gitanjali, or some other. But in Lubuntu it is a kind of pain. Is there any option so that I can ...
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How can I change user from command line

I'm in Lubuntu with Openbox as DE. When I press the power button, a window pops up and displays multiple options: logout, hibernate, sleep, change user etc. However, sometimes nothing happens when I ...
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iBook G4 Lubuntu 12.04 Hard Drive Access LED not displaying

So, a little background: I have been playing with various Ubuntu distros off and on for a few years now. I am by no means an "expert" or even a moderate linux user. But I acquired an iBook G4 some ...
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A good program to make Live USB? [duplicate]

I have a few distros ISOs and I want to test them in a Live flash drive. They are Arch Linux, Damn Small Linux, Linux Lite, Porteus, Lubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 14.10. I can use Boot Disk Creator ...
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VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I was trying to boot and install lubuntu on my samsung nc10 plus netbook with a boot usb I created from an .iso. I had some issues (e.g. with ubi-partman), so I tried to follow instructions I found in ...
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“Eject usb-drive” action for pcmanfm

I wonder if there's a way to create custom pcmanfm action for ejecting usb-drive in lubuntu? I've tried to do this with udisksctl but the --object-path option is giving me this error: (udisksctl ...
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Cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.04

Please help me! I facing a big issue with Sublime Text 3. I cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.05. How can I solve this issue? Thanks!
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How do I setup software RAID 0 or JBOD with BTRFS?

I've a 4GB SSD drive which is BTRFS formatted and is running Lubuntu 15.04 and a 8GB SD card (which I've always inserted) formatted as BTRFS. I want to setup software RAID 0 or JBOD, so I've more ...
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Display offset. See image

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, but I have installed the package lubuntu-desktop. Everything was fine till one day, the screen went offset. You can see the grey background at the sides . Windows can only be ...
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New apps not showing in file manager when adding to application launch bar

This is about Lubuntu 15.04 vivid which is a system upgrade from 14.10 I have a problem adding news apps to the application launch bar because the new apps don't show. I installed apps like VLC ...
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Downgrade linux kernel in lubuntu

I am using lubuntu 14.04. I want to downgrade the kernel. It was pretty simple in ubuntu 14.04 downloading and opening in software center, but in lubuntu that is not working. I have installed it using ...
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Is it possible to install a task in a different drive?

I have a very limited hard disk space Is it possible to install lubuntu using tasksel on a USB disk for example?
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Folding at Home in LUBUNTU 15.04 with an R9 270

I haven't used linux in quite a while. I used to fold in Ubuntu around 9.04, before they even had a GUI of anykind. In anycase this is what I've done already. ran sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates ...
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How do i re-install my Ubuntu [duplicate]

How can I reinstall and reset my Ubuntu just as if I've just installed it for the first time? I'm having issues, for example when I try to update it (I'm using Lubuntu) it does not let me do so and it ...
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How do i download the latest version of Python onto my Linux system?

I can't figure out how or where to find the download for Python. If you don't know, Python is a coding language. I want to learn to code. If you recommend a different thing to learn code, please reply ...
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OpenJDK 7 Runtime Doesnt show up in my right click menu

When I downloaded Cracked Minecraft onto my Linux Lubuntu 15.04, I wasn't able to right click it and open with "OpenJDK 7 Runtime Environment. I right clicked and did Properties and then Permissions ...
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Can I program the F10 button on my keyboard to input .com?

I am wondering if I can program the F10 button on my keyboard to input ".com" so when I type a website i can press F10 and ".com" will be put in. Is there a way? I am running Linux Lubuntu 15.04.
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Application launch bar and menu not showing apps

I have got lubuntu 15. I was having an issue with new desktop files not being picked up by the lxde menu. I followed instructions on here -> http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Main_Menu#Refreshing_the_Menu and ...
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Whats better for server for old netbook - Ubuntu Server or Lubuntu/Ubuntu MATE?

I want to use my old netbook for a Wordpress server (2Gb ram, 1.6GHz CPU), and I want it to be as resource and energy efficient as possible. I have already tried Ubuntu Server, Lubuntu and Ubuntu MATE ...