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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Random reboots/shutdowns after RAM upgrade

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 8200. After installing two 512 MB RAM chips (essentially increasing the RAM form .25 GB to 1.25), the system randomly shuts down or reboots. Is ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Tired about suspend e hibernation “power manager not authorized”

Below the post, last configuration I used, it seems works well. I've Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my netbook (aspire one ao-532h). I am using it like a desktop with external display and input devices. ...
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lubuntu 14.04 - cairo-dock missfunctions

I have a fresh installation of lubuntu 14.04 on my acer AspireOne netbook and I wanted to add a dock to it. I decided to use cairo-dock since I use the exact same dock on my ubuntu laptop. The thing ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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When I am typing greek in netbeans 8, Tones do not work over letters

For example I can type "Γεια σου" but not "Γειά σου". the "α" is missing the tone "ά" on it. It should be Γειά not Γεια. Each time I need to type the word in netbeans 8, I have to open libre office, ...
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Help with xdotool

I'm trying to make Conky work with Lubuntu using xdotool. xdotool search --class "Pcmanfm" behave %2 focus windowraise $(xdotool search --class "Conky") I get an error: xdotool: Unknown command: ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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cryptswap1 Probably Eating RAM; Stuck in GParted; How to Fix?

To flow into the problems I had been dealing with, my copy of Lubuntu 13 became so unstable that I decided to do a fresh install of the alternative install of Lubuntu 14. Had quite a bit of trouble ...
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Can't install packages in Lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu yesterday and updated it. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update and afterwards sudo apt-get install spotify (for example), I get E: Impossible to get package "spotify-client" ...
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Problem With Unetbootin (Or, Perhaps, Me)

As I mentioned before, I'm having a lot of stability issues on Lubuntu 13, so I'm trying to upgrade to the alternate install of Lubuntu 14.04, as my computer has about 500MB RAM. I went to ...
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installing Jce locally on lubuntu machine

I'm new to Lubuntu (Linux) systems, and I'm trying to get a copy of the program called Jce (a protein structure alignment tool by combinatorial extensions) and install it locally on my Lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu: After log in hangs. Need to backup and save my files

Problem: My lubuntu was having some problems with firefox yesterday so I decided to close it down and restart. But after logging in it just hangs. Nothing happens. Afters some searching on here I ...
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Installing eclipse on Lubuntu

I've followed the exact steps provided by: Installing Eclipse Kepler , I receive the eclipse icon in the start menu (or whatever u call it in Linux systems) however when I click in it, it remains idle ...
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Video suddenly unaccelerated, wrong resolution

Lubuntu 14.04 fully up to date. It was working fine until I turned on my laptop today and the screen was 1024x768 instead of the native 1280x800, unaccelerated. lxrandr shows 1024x768 as the only ...
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How to show slide console on laptop and slide-show in the projector using Libreoffice 4.2 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to setup my laptop (Dell D420) with Lubuntu 14.04 and Libreoffice 4.2 to show a slide presentation to a VGA projector. I used ARandR to make a screen layout where the laptop screen ...
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How to make my computer start as Ubuntu not Lubuntu

I have computer with Ubuntu and Lubuntu. When I start the computer it shows the Lubuntu logo then goes to the Lubuntu login screen. I want it to start the computer showing the Ubuntu logo and going ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Sound Recorder does not show “record as” option

I am setting up a lubuntu box to install in a local classroom where people are not super tech-savvy. I need an audio recording software for them to record things using the microphone and save in a ...
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Lubuntu 13 is Unstable; Trouble DLing Alternate Version [closed]

I want to download and install 32-bit Lubuntu 14. However, lots of things are interfering with that. Also, the fact that I'm temporarily homeless right now is making a download even more difficult. ...
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Lubuntu installation - - AMD athlon — boot bypassing grub screen

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 for a friend, on an old xp machine, a Packard-Bell AMD Athlon 64. The installation, apparently went smoothly, however when I rebooted, Lubuntu booted straight to ...
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Unable to boot from USB [closed]

I'm trying to install Lubuntu as a dual boot, but I can't boot from my USB. I went into BIOS and changed the order, but the order just resets when I restart my computer even if I save the changes in ...
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How To Increase Screen Colour Saturation?

I am trying to find a way to increase the colour saturation in Lubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. My machine is a dual boot setup with both Lubuntu and Windows 7 Ultimate. In Windows 7 the colours used to ...
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How to install driver for USB wireless ID 2001:3310 Rev D1 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I have tried 3 methods but unsuccessful. The method (1) asked for username and password of git website, which I didn't know. The method (2) led to 404 error not found. In the method (3), I extracted ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Lubuntu enforces screen lock

I can't disable screen lock in Lubuntu. In Power management I have it unchecked. There is another option "Enable light locker" in the "Light locker settings". I also have this unchecked but I still ...
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Dual-display solution (other than ARandR) on Lubuntu/Xubuntu?

What I want to achieve is an elegant way to use my two screens on Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Being elegant means: 1) Working in the same extended-display mode as in ubuntu-desktop (the common Unity Ubuntu) ...
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VirtualBox Error - Failed to open a session for the virtual machine LinuxEmulator [closed]

So I'm trying to run Linux on Windows 8 and Cygwin didn't offer all the functionality I wanted. I decided to install a VirtualBox to create a Linux Operating System to allow me added functionality for ...
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WiFi super slow after 14.04 update on Toshiba Satalite M-55

I updated my Toshiba Satalite M-55 laptop with Lubuntu 14.04 but after update I have super slow or no WiFi. This is what I have when I type $ iwconfig: iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Guide for users who've never heard of linux ( and are 8 years old )?

My wife's cousins had a useless computer because their mother loaded it with so many viruses it couldn't run. I got tired of cleaning it up and just put lubuntu 14.04 on it. I installed libre office ...
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Can't use LXLE except through Live CD

I'm really new to Linux so I apologize in advance for my generalized ignorance on the subject. (I apologize for my English as well) Recently, after Microsoft stopped to provide support to Windows XP, ...
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No radiotray app indicator

I've been using this app for years. I reinstalled lubuntu 14.04 on a machine then: apt-get install radiotray Executed it from the applications menu. I see it running in task manager but there is no ...
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ibus not working in Lubuntu

I install lubuntu few days ago and I tried to add my locale(sinhala). By using command ibus-setup I got the ibus configuration window and then I add my locale. I can see the keyboard icon on the top ...
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Unable to login Lubuntu Desktop openLDAP

Our admin is trying to install an openLDAP system for some network machines. I'm listing all the steps here so that someone may point out the breaking mistake. Objective Setup a centralized ...
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What are the best tweaked Nvidia drivers for my laptop?

I need drivers and tweaked drivers for Lubuntu. Details: HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr Nvidia GeForce 9600m GT Lubuntu 14.04 - 64bit Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 @ 2.26GHz 2.27GHz 4GB RAM If you need more info. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dual Mon with ARandR Screen Layout Editor

I have make use of the XRandR with Lubuntu 14.04 on my old VAIO TZ17GN notebook. It working fine for my dual monitors situation. But I found some tricky issues. Desktop issue First of all, I can't ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 1501 internal wifi doesn't work

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have trouble getting the internal wi-fi hardware to work properly. I can connect to the internet just fine using an Ethernet cable or a USB wi-fi ...
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Screen is black after closing the lid. Still black after reboot

Computer: Samsung N150, OS: Lubuntu 14.04, dual boot with windows 7 I am a non-experienced user. I got a black screen after closing the lid, and restarting the computer from the on/off button does ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, Sony Vaio VGN-T150, Intel PRO/set wireless (2200) wireless doesn't work

Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T150 after installing Win XP again; I had Lubuntu 12.04 on the laptop but wasn't getting any CPU fan operation. Tried adding vaiofand but still seemed ...
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Trying to get wifi working in Lubuntu 14.04 on Inspiron B120

I'm having a hell of a time getting wifi working on this old laptop. Google turns up lots of people having similar problems, but all the answers seem to be from 2010 - 2011 and aren't working for me. ...
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Steam Blackscreen on Lubuntu

I installed Steam on Lubuntu and after I complete my info to log in, steam updates and then I get a black screen for a few seconds and steam disconnects. How can I solve this? It looks like a ...
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Lubuntu/Win 7 dual-boot: Attempting recovery of Windows 7 boot

I had both Windows 7 and Lubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual-boot. I wanted to reinstall Lubuntu since there were a couple of issues after having fiddled with multiple desktop environments. Popped in the ...
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lxsession-default tasks broken

Using Lubuntu. When I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del, it logs me out to the login screen. It's supposed to bring up the task manager. Turns out that "lxsession-default tasks" is the problem. I searched, and ...
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How do I upgrade to Lubuntu SaucySalamder? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu on a virtual machine and have many files on here. Months ago, I kept getting pop-ups which asked me to update to Lubuntu 13.10 (I believe it was 13.10) Saucy Salamander but I kept ...
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installing lubuntu 14.04 on old laptop Celeron M

I've been trying to install lubuntu 14.04 on an old laptop in place of xubuntu to see if it runs any better. I've seen that 14.04 only supports PAE, but in the info for lubuntu it says you can use ...
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Problems with dual monitor support in Lubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10. Most things are working correctly but I have a few problems with my dual monitor setup. My video card is an AMD Radeon HD 7640G and I am using the ...
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Lubuntu libdvdcss2 install-cs.sh not completing

Did an install of Lubuntu 12.04 a few days ago, and managed to get libdvdcss2 installed - all good, then I mucked up the installation because I'm a noob, and could no longer install Libdvdcss2. So, ...
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How much slower will my computer be with Ubuntu (instead of Lubuntu)?

So I was given an old computer which I'm going to use as a second desktop next to my main computer for minor tasks like checking my e-mails, listening to music etc. It know has Lubuntu, but I'd prefer ...
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Not every feature supported in lubuntu interface

I ve been using LXDE for a month and newly I ve realized that not every option included in LXDE interface. for example when I start ubuntu with default unity interface, everything is normal. but when ...
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Can't install Lubuntu - 'are you root?'

I tried to install lubuntu onto a xubuntu installation via the command line, using a sudo, as per an instruction I found somewhere on these forums by googling. All went well for a while and then ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Linksys WPC54GX4 wireless adapter not working

I am on Lubuntu 14.04; my ethernet is working but not my wifi. The system will not recognize my Linksys WPC54GX4 Wireless-G adapter (a PCMCIA card).