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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Wireless switch on Dell XT2 - strange behaviour of rfkill

I have an Dell Latitude XT2 using an Intel WLAN card (lspci lists it as "Intel Corporation Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300") running Lubuntu 12.04 with recent updates. The laptop has a hardware WLAN switch. ...
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What is the difference between Lubuntu and LXDE? [closed]

I am planning on using lubuntu, or lxde. One is a distro, one is a de, both are the same? I am confused. What would be the best way to go about installing? Fresh from terminal after installing ...
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Laptop power button not working

I have a (seemingly rather exotic) Dell Latitude XT2 notebook running Lubuntu 12.04, fresh install. Tried to get the power button to work as expected (opening the logout dialog lubuntu-logout), but no ...
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How to debug lack of sound in Asus EEE PC

I have an Asus EEE PC 1225B with fresh Lubuntu 12.04. And no sound. It doesn't seem to be some common problem, so I have to make some research what's up. I tried running alsamixer, so I know I have ...
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How do I fix Input/Output error during Lubuntu installation?

I tried to install Lubuntu on my PC (Pentium 4160 GB Hard disk, 1256 MB Ram). I have downloaded ISO image file from torrent which is on Lubuntu site, then burnt CD at 32x speed and tried to install on ...
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How do I remove or inactivate certain options from the Lubuntu logout screen?

The logout screen in Lubuntu 12.04 has several options. I'd like to remove or inactivate the "suspend" and "hibernate" options. Is that possible?
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What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? Why aren't winners of the app showdown available in the latter?

What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? I've seen this Are softwares installable on ubuntu also installable on lubuntu? which indicates that the content ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 installation trouble

I have i problem! I can't install the Lubuntu 12.04 on my old pc. I only get to the point where I have entered all the needed information (hard drive, username, password etc). When the installation ...
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Which software should I use on Ubuntu to create a Windows XP LiveUSB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create Windows XP LiveUSB using Ubuntu to replace it Since many programs that I need only work on XP, I need to install Windows XP on my 2 laptops but I can't use ...
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BT Voyager 1065 on Lubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on an old Inspiron 2650. The installer did not boot with the PCI Wi-Fi card nor does the installed system. They both boot fine without it. I have tried inserting ...
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How can I get color panel icons in Lubuntu 12.04?

How do I get all color panel icons in Lubuntu 12.04? I have tried changing the "look and feel" and the openbox settings, but there doesn't seem to be any way to get all color panel icons.
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Mouse hover has delay/select (lubuntu 12.10

I am not sure when this happened so I have not been able to find out how to change it but if I hover mouse over a file it will delay before the item (say for example a folder or file) will go darker. ...
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Custom folder icon in lubuntu's PCman File Manager

i just want to ask, if anyone knows how to change icons of programs, folder etc. in PCman FileManager, Nautilus or Dolphin can do this, but PCman not. Thanks for reply PS: i want to change it ...
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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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Can't play any Flash videos

Recently installed Lubuntu 12.04 with alternate installer on Compaq Evo N400c (850Mhz PIII, 20GB ATA HDD, 512MB RAM). After installation of restricted extras and medibuntu codecs I realized that it ...
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Lubuntu Precise - Power button doesn't shutdown immediately anymore

After some upgrade, my headless lubuntu 12.04 stopped shutting down on power button press. I tried to edit ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml without success. Nowhere docs on possible alternative to ...
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How do I add parameters to programs launched from Lubuntu's Application Launch Bar?

I've just started trying out Lubuntu 12.04. I know I can edit ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to assign keyboard shortcuts to open programs with certain parameters. For example, I can specify that ...
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How do I re-enable shadow in Lubuntu 11.10?

Does anybody know how to re-enable shadow effects in Lubuntu 11.10?? It was enabled at first (without any extra tool), but somehow I managed to disable it. Unfortunately I can't remember how!
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Why can't I reduce Minecraft Resolution in lubuntu 12.04?

I'm using lubuntu 12.04! I installed optifine (latest version ) in minecraft! All settings except changing the resolution works fine! i changed resolution to 640x480 but even pressing f11 , i don't ...
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How to get to the grub menu on lubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the GRUB menu to display? On a lubuntu (lightweight ubuntu) how do you get to the grub menu? (It doesn't appear by default)
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Stable version of ubuntu [closed]

My question is simple: which edition of ubuntu is the most stable, reliable, fast and nice? And also, should I prefer Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu or Mythbuntu? Note: I want it to be as fast as possible. ...
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Can I safely reinstall PCManFM in Lubuntu desktop?

I seem to have some problems with pcmanfm (openbox took over my desktop) and I would like to reinstall in Synaptic but it says it wants to remove (reinstall eventually) lubuntu-core, lubuntu-default ...
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Grub cannot boot after resizing windows XP (NTFS) partition. What is to be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Repair Grub while dual booting ( win7 / ubuntu 11.10) I had installed Lubuntu on a PC with Windows XP and used dual boot for some time with no problems. Since I ...
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How do I download the terminal application for Ubuntu 12.04 in Lubuntu 12.04?

I recently installed Lubuntu. The terminal look and feel are not as good as compared to L&F for terminal that I used use in Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to know from where and how can I download ...
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How to monitor laptop temperature? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the CPU temperature? No ACPI support for my PC, what can I do? After installing lm-sensors and runing sudo sensors-detect i got the message: Sorry, no ...
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How can I theme Synaptic Manager?

I use Lubuntu 12.04 and a gtk2 theme, Elegant Arch. With such a theme, gtk2 applications like Thunar will be themed, while others like Nautilus, would be not (see this question ant the images ...
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Can I make Nautilus look better in Lubuntu 12.04?

I mean that PCManFM and Thunar follow my theme: Nautilus does not: I have to add that I do not want to change my present theme. And I guess that is the problem, as it does not have a gtk3 ...
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Can I try latest Nautilus (3.5.4 now) in Lubuntu 12.04?

http://www.iloveubuntu.net/redesigned-nautilus-landed-ubuntu-1210 Is it only for Quantal?
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Taking screenshots in Lubuntu (11.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Print Screen key doesn't work if a drop-down menu is active As you know, by pushing PrintScreen button on the keyboard, a screen-shot of desktop will be saved on ...
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Is there a “Passwords and Keys” dialogue in Lubuntu desktop?

Getting this answer, it seems that there must be a "Passwords and Keys" dialogue in Lubuntu, but I cannot see a button for it in my menus nor in /usr/share/applications.
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Lubuntu does not boot into GUI [closed]

I'm not sure what caused it, but suddenly I can't get Lubuntu to boot into the GUI. Instead I get a funky command line interface. Which is bad, because I've yet to learn more than a handfull of ...
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What is “Unlock keyring” and how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

(In my case this message never appeared before installing Ubuntu One - see this question). Can I use Ubuntu One and avoid being prompted each time like this? I use Lubuntu 12.04. Edit: After ...
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Why “Unlock keyring” appears after installing Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “Unlock keyring” and how do I get rid of it? Never had this message upon log-in before installing Ubuntu One. Can I use Ubuntu One and avoid being ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on an IBM ThinkPad T21

Fairly new to linux in general, I've tried it multiple times in the past but never really stuck. I've had a T21 for ages and decided to use it when I'm not in the mood to sit at my desktop on the ...
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Compiz in Lubuntu

i have lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop . i just installed compiz and do the " compiz --replace" to change it from openbox to compiz . it's actually working but there's no windows borders!!! window ...
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Can I use other than Ubuntu Software Center to open apt links?

Without Ubuntu Software Center in Lubuntu I was unable to edit opening apt links in any program in Firefox (see this question) After installing Ubuntu Software Center, that problem is solved, but ...
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How do I open “apt” links in Firefox on Lubuntu?

Many answers on Ask Ubuntu direct to links like this that in Xubuntu opened in Ubuntu Software Center. In Lubuntu I get this error message: In Firefox-Preferences/Applications cannot see something ...
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How do I use the fonts used in Ubuntu in Lubuntu?

I had installed Ubuntu for years on my laptop, but on new machine I decided to install Lubuntu because I have been unsatisfied with Unity. Everything looks cool, but fonts now look really ugly with ...
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Lubuntu: Can't enable wireless [closed]

After disabling the wireless adapter via a key I cannot enable it again. I tried rfkill unblock all but it doens't helped. rfkill list 0: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Lubuntu Netbook shows root partition full

I've been using Lubuntu Netbook for quite a few days (on Asus EeePC 1015PX), but recently I encountered a problem. I could not copy files to my root partition. I looked for the files that were eating ...
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How to disable autologin in Lubuntu?

I like to switch sometimes between Lubuntu and Ubuntu 2D on my laptop. But I especially like to choose which one I will use in the session I am about to start. But the only way of choosing is start ...
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How to get conky to stay on the desktop

I have a conky setup that I've used on a number of desktops (here's the conkyrc). It works fine in Ubuntu Unity, XFCE, Gnome and Openbox, but not Lubuntu (LXDE). The problem is that I cannot get it to ...
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CPU Frequency Scaling methods *not* working Lubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to get CPU frequency scaling enabled on an old laptop (Celeron 530) running Lubuntu 12.04. I know this works in BIOS because it worked under Vista, and I can just get it working for ...
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Is there an easy way to change Ubuntu flavor during upgrade?

I used to run Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE) 10.04 on my Asus Eee 901. I recently upgraded to the "regular" Ubuntu desktop 11.10, since UNE was discontinued. Due to the limited hardware, my netbook has ...
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How to install PCManFM 1.0

I use Lubuntu 12.04. The new PCManFM 1.0 version is not yet in the repos; how to get it?
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Run python script IN TERMINAL after Lubuntu login?

I've spent the night trying to figure out how to run a python script in a terminal at startup. Adding it to init.d will run the script, but I don't see a terminal window or any other indication the ...
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Is installing LXDE in ubuntu is equivalent to installing a fresh copy of Lubuntu?

Is installing LXDE in ubuntu is equivalent to installing a fresh copy of Lubuntu? My computer is 2005 Made,Intel D 101 Processor with 512 MB RAM and 80 GB Hard disk. Dual Boot with XP. I feel a bit ...
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Why cannot see Axel window?

I have installed axel and set it to get my firefox downloads through flashgot. It works but the Axel window is not visible - so cannot know when the download starts and ends, its speed etc. I have ...
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are ubuntu specific packages capable of installing on lubuntu?

I want to switch to lubuntu 64 bit. Initially i had ubuntu 64 bit. I have saved all the packages in /var/cache/apt/archive; My question is that can I use the same packages for lubuntu 64 bit and ...
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SMPlayer and Gnome Player (mplayer in fact) cannot play (crash imediatly) in Lubuntu . What can I do?

I have just reinstalled my Lubuntu OS. I have installed lubuntu and ubuntu-restricted extras but cannot play video in smplayer or gnome player. log shows something like: /usr/bin/mplayer -noquiet ...