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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Connect Linux to Mac Samba (Windows like sharing)

Hello I want to create samba share folder between Linux (Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) and Mac OS X (v 10.7.5) but this is what I get from a command: smbclient -L //192.168.1.18/ Output: Enter mareeke's ...
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How to display WIFI setup menu from command line

Normally Wifi setup menu can be displayed by GUI(Preferences->Network Connections) but I want to display Wifi setup menu from command line(type command then Wifi setup menu show on GUI). My OS is ...
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What is better driver for GeForce Gt 220 M? [duplicate]

Are three times that I format my notebook, and I play on Nexuiz online. And I need what is the best driver for target device video GeForce Gt 220M. I use Lubuntu 64 bit: uname -a Linux mrk 3.16.0-28-...
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Installed Lubuntu alogside with Windows XP but unable to boot

I have installed Lubuntu on IBM Thinkpad T40 alongside with Windows XP . The boot menu appears but my Lubuntu unable to boot.
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cannot connect to x server error

I have a camera application which I am trying to run under sudo: but I am receiving this error cannot connect to x server the issue is when I dont use sudo, the program opens fine. However, there ...
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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...
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What “flavour” or type of LAN should I be using? [closed]

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed & running well on an old P4 machine (32 bit). I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and running well, as a dual boot with WinXP, on a newer Core2Duo Asus MB system. Ubuntu ...
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Is there a `Locate pointer` helper in Lubuntu (for visually impaired)

One the most difficult things for visually impaired people is locating the mouse looking up to the screen. Therefore enabling locate mouseor locate pointer give some extra visual attention (flashing ...
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How to shut down Lubuntu immediately with the power button instead of a logout method dialog prompt

I would like the computer to shut down directly after I press the power button. At the moment, Lubuntu opens a shutdown method dialog box when I press the shutdown button. I suspect I can simply ...
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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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how to I get mcomix to remember my rotation settings?

I'm using a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10, and have installed Mcomix version 1.00-1 from the universe repositories. I'm trying to rotate the whole comic, so that I can read it by turning my laptop ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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Lubuntu Display brightness

Just installed Lubuntu 14.10 on my machine. I cannot change the display brightness. I have a slider in my power settings but it does nothing. Cannot post screenshot of the slider because of no rep (...
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desktop file can t run script in terminal

    I want to make a button on my lxpanel to launch a program that prints out in a pop-up lxterminal “Hello World!”, so I use the technique that I successfully implemented before ...
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Trouble using Linksys WPC54G ver. 3.1 in Dell Inspirion 5100 with Lubuntu 14.10

I'm new to linux. I've read several posts and tried several suggestions but nothing seems to help the specific hardware I'm using. I'm using a Linksys WPC54G version 3.1, which is a PCMCIA network ...
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dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu

Can I use my dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu ? I need to print some labels and I don't know what I need to buy. Thanks a lot.
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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“System problem detected” message is shown everytime I boot Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo Ideapad S110 netbook (Intel Atom 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM). Everytime I log into it, it shows the message "System problem detected". How do I solve this ...
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flashplayer on Lubuntu 12.04

I have a very old computer which is running Lubuntu 12.04. I don't think it can be upgraded to 14.04 as it is non-pae. The Lubuntu software center does not provide any Adobe Flash Player installation. ...
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PC reboots randomly while powered on

I have an old machine and a new machine, I just installed Lubuntu on the old one because I tried to transition from Lubuntu but Puppy Linux but went back right after because Puppy Linux wasn't ...
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Am I better off with xbuntu or lubuntu? [closed]

I have an old computer and I have installed the latest Ubuntu 14.0 LTS 32-bit. However, the computer is fairly slow. Applications take long to open. My hardware specifications are the following: ...
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PyQt4, can't open Designer

When i try to open from the console using "designer" it says: designer: could not exec '/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/designer': No such file or directory I don't know how to fix it. Help please ...
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Lubuntu starts then transitions to ubuntu

I am trying to revamp an old PC. I installed the latest Ubuntu (14.04) but it's way too slow to use I assume due to my 11 year old video card. Based on advice in forums, I then proceeded to install ...
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Automatic scrolling on touchpad

I just installed Lubuntu for the first time and am really pleased about the way it looks and feels. Everything works as it shoud except one thing. When I use the touchpad of my laptop, with 1 finger, ...
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Change Display Managers Without Input

so I am working on a project which will be a Lubuntu install without touching anything during the install process (except after a few seconds of quick input), and I want to uninstall lightdm and ...
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Lubuntu hangs on “Preparing to install Lubuntu”

To give some background details, my computer runs 64-bit, I'm installing Lubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I can sucessfully boot into Lubuntu's CD, and I reach the requirements to install Lubuntu, and I ...
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How do you install drivers during/prior to Lubuntu alternative installation?

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a broadcom wireless card. I have successfully installed Lubuntu and gotten the WLAN working in the past. I am currently trying to perform a fresh install using ...
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lubuntu 14.10 does not boot (DVD nor USB)

I recently purchased the Linux pro magazine edition for January 2015 sold in Montreal, QC. containing a double sided DVD with ubuntu 14.10 & lubuntu 14.10 in it. Though I have been able to ...
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installing Lubunto/linux on laptop wireless not working— broadcom 802.11n?

I am using an acer v5-471 laptop with 8gb ram, windows is laggy and I want to switch to linux, I took a particular interest in kali and downloaded it on a usb and booted it, it worked fine but the ...
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Install Lubuntu 12.04 from ISO stored within current installation

I have an older PC running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's pretty messed up. There's no background, all the icons are broken, I'm surprised it's still even booting. This is an issue that cropped up when I ...
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How to open mtp files from a Sony Walkman in Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and I cannot open any music files directly from my Sony Walkman NWZ-E353 (mp3 player). I used to be able to them open directly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 but now with Lubuntu I ...
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How to get Lubuntu to use generic application names

As you know, many application have a generic name. For example, the generic name of Audacious is: Music Player. How do you get Lubuntu to use this name instead of the regular name. I realize ...
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Autologin on lubuntu 14.10

How can I enable autologin on lubuntu 14.10? I tried various method like this LXDE Auto Login but they don't work.
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Recursive display of remote desktop screen

I tried to set up remote desktop to connect to an Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance. The steps are: (1) sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lightdm lubuntu-desktop tightvncserver (2) create a file ...
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how to run “sudo make” and sudo “make install”

I've installed lubuntu yesterday and noticed that the fans aren't working and want to try the solution kevbelisle came up with. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2002668&s=...
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How to set the main monitor on Lubuntu?

I have a desktop computer with Lubuntu and a dualhead display (two monitors). I want to extend the display to both monitors (currently they're mirrored), but I have a problem: the left monitor is a 19"...
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Mouse double-click time is too short in lubuntu

In mouse settings it doesn't allow me to lengthen the time. Only very basic settings are allowed.
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No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda

I just did a boot-repair because I can't run windows 8.1 from the grub (I see many options but none works) and I got this result: http://paste.ubuntu.com/9558801/ My question is : Should I care about ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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Where can I find a minimal installation CD for Lubuntu 11.10? [closed]

I would like to install Lubuntu on my Acer Aspire 1310 laptop. I have done a little bit of research and it looks like the newest version which runs on such old laptop is Lubuntu 11.10 and the only way ...
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lubuntu 14.10 gedit plugin folder

Which directory should I copy gedit plugins for gedit to recognize them in? I was browsing around the web, none of proposed folders worked. I want to use ftp code editng gedit plugin.
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Emerald crashes frequently

I installed Lubuntu 14.10, then Compiz as window and composite manager, then Emerald from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 as window decorator. It works nicely, but emerald crashes very often. The window ...
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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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LUbuntu OS and the drive on which it was installed both MISSING!

I have 2 hard drives on my machine. One 500GB(master drive) and one 40GB(slave drive). I originally had Windows 7 installed on my first drive(i.e. 500GB drive). I am planning to install LUbuntu ...
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how to invoke/call up LXDE

I have Lubuntu 14.10 installed on my laptop at home. LXDE is installed - I can see it in the software centre as being installed. But I cannot bring up the LXDE desktop environment. How do I do that ...
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I think I accidentally removed the current linux kernel when trying to free up space in /boot

Sorry for being a bit long-winded, but I am not sure what has happened so I'll try to state what has happened as completely as possible. I am currently logged in to the system and it's running. It is ...
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removing grub from old macbook

I got an old macbook from a relative asnd looked at it. It has a no longer supported mac os version and a discontinued windows xp. i installed lubuntu 14.04 to see if it would run faster which it did. ...
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Number of Cores v. Processor Speed

The short question: is Ubuntu/Lubuntu designed to run/utilize multi (2+) core CPUs or is CPU speed the better approach for running these distros? I am designing a new PC and specing the CPU. I have ...
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How to make a shortcut to a folder on a remote NAS-drive?

I'm trying to make a shortcut (in Windows understanding !) on the desktop to a folder on a NAS-drive. When the user 2-clicks on the icon on the desktop I want a window with the content of the folder ...
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Configure GTK and Qt system fonts

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 with the Awesome window manager. Is there a set of programs where can I set system-wide fonts? In particular the monospaced font? I can set the system-wide sans font for Qt ...