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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I have a Live USB of Lubuntu, and want to make it persistent to the same USB. Can I do that?

I don't have access to a blank CD, so I'm booting via live USB. The problem is I can't partition that drive when it's running my OS, or I think that's the problem. Is there a way to convert the ...
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sound problem on lubuntu

I get no sound whenever I play any music file, but I don't get any error message either. Youtube works properly. Curiously, early in the morning I used Clementine without problem, and now this. Ideas? ...
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Black screen after boot

After I choose Lubuntu on my Grub nothing happens. The screen turns black, the keyboard lights up like it may be doing something, but over time nothing happens. This started happening after I closed ...
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Lubuntu from USB

I have An Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop with AMD Sompron 2800+ processor and only 256MB RAM, with Windows XP installed. I have downloaded Lubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso and installed it to a 16GB USB ...
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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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How to tweak the appearance of desktop icons in Lubuntu?

In Ubuntu 11.10 with Nautilus it was possible to tweak the appearance of desktop icons by editing nautilus.css as I had posted in How can I change the text colour on my desktop icons?. In Xubuntu ...
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Cannot play youtube videos in SMPlayer (v.0.8.0) using smtube (v.1.1)

Everything seems ok in smplayer except that. Youtube also works in internet browsers. Changing smtube settings doesn't help
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Is there a way to force Lubuntu screen resolution?

I have a Dell Inspiron 4000, 900 Mhz Pentium III, 192 MB RAM, 10.1 GB disk running Lubuntu 12.04. When I start the computer, and I check the display resolution, Monitor Settings claims that the max ...
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Running a startup program in terminal as sudo

I need to run a python script in a terminal, myscript.py at startup (on Lubunt). This script requires root. I've setup a .desktop file that runs the following command: lxterminal --command="python ...
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How to change screenshot file type from png to jpg when doing a Print Screen on Lubuntu?

This computer is running on Lubuntu. Print Screen will do a screenshot and save it automatically. However, the default image file is saved as png. I'd like to save it as jpg automatically. I tried ...
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Enable Drivers on Lubuntu?

I installed the B43 Legacy drivers under the command-line using: apt-get install firmware-b43legacy-installer How do I enable the driver in Lubuntu? Ubuntu has System -> Administration -> ...
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How to add greek polytonic with setxkbmap

I want to add greek polytonic keyboard layout under Lububtu (so in LXDE). I already realized there is no easy tool to do it with the graphic interface, so I need to use setxkbmap executing something ...
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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Is it possible to run `Extract here` or `Compress`/`Create archive`with other archivers than the three listed (in PCManFM)?

I have installed 7pzip and peazip to handle archives but after setting one of them as default and using Extract here or Compress/Create archive I am prompted as below Selecting one in the list ...
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How do I edit the menu in Lubuntu?

Main menu (alacarte) cannot record changes as it should. Some time it does, but randomly and rarely. Is this a bug? This question is not a clone of this one. In that case the Main menu would not ...
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Gtk-WARNING: Failed to set text from markup due to error parsing markup (BIT.TRIP RUNNER)

I am trying to run a game I downloaded from the Ubuntu Software Center called BIT.TRIP RUNNER. Upon running it, the game immediately crashes. When running from terminal, I get this output: Fatal ...
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How to see the full file name on the Lubuntu Desktop?

If I have a file with several characters in it, only a certain number of initial characters is displayed on the Lubuntu desktop and Xfce desktops. For example, I have a file titled, ...
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System files lockdown

I'm thinking of reinstalling Lubuntu and want to make sure that system changes are not made permanently until I choose to dump it to disk. This is so I never have to reinstall and can try programs to ...
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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 ...