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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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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I've Installed Inkscape via “apt-get install” in LXTerminal but I cant find where is it?

I'm new to Lubuntu, I was using ubuntu with unity for 1 year and I haven't faced such a case ! Please help me :( !
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Installing system updates breaks my Atheros AR9285 WiFi adapter. How do I fix this?

I have an Acer Aspire One D257 notebook I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on. Everything worked until I allowed the automatic updates to be installed. It appears that applying the updates breaks the wireless ...
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Is running Cinnamon on Lubuntu a good idea?

I dont really want to use linux mint 14 cinnamon, but I love the interface. Is it a good idea to stick to Ubuntu and run cinnamon on it? Does it work 100% fine? Another thing: is it a good idea to ...
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Mapping playstation controller to keys

Title might not be right, just no idea what to type. I am in possession of a DualShock 3 (A.k.a playstation 3 controller) and a wire to my lubuntu 12.04 notebook. Bluetooth does not work on this. I ...
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Can't send file to smartphone via bluetooth in Lubuntu?

I'm a new Lubuntu user (never used any Linux OS before). File Manager --> Preferences --> Bluetooth Manager I can't seem to send a file to my smartphone. I click the bluetooth icon on the task bar, ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Minecraft doesn't start on Lubuntu 12.10

I've Installed OpenJDK 6, opened the jar with java by right clicking, but it doesnt do anything What am I missing? I've also tried java -jar Minecraft.jar with sudo, didn't worked :(
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how to create a live-usb for ubuntu from a lubuntu system

I am using lubuntu 12.04 on my PC. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. How do I create live-usb on Lubuntu so that I can install Ubuntu OS to my Laptop. Edit: There's no startup disc ...
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How do I remove ace-of-penguins without removing lubuntu-desktop?

I desperately need to get more disk space and I thought I should remove ace-of-penguins. But when I try to remove it in Synaptic it wants me to mark lubuntu-desktop for removal as well. (This also ...
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Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 64-bit: programs won't run

I hope, I can get an answer, I didn't find any related topic, so I decided to make a new one... So I tried to install several applications like Neverball or SuperTux and they do install, but in fact ...
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Lubuntu 12.04: unresponsive windows with certain applications

OS: Lubuntu 12.04 64-bit (Ubuntu 12.04 with LXDE) System: HP DV7-1040ED notebook with Nvidia GPU: NVIDIA Corporation G96 [GeForce 9600M GT] (rev a1) When working with certain applications windows ...
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Flashplugin-installer errors

I have installed flashplugin-installer through Synaptic and before have tried sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer in LXTerminal, and whenever I load Google Chrome/Chromium and navigate to a ...
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why is maximum resolution 640x480 with Nvidia?

My old computer is used by my mother now. I have installed Lubuntu 12.04 on it (on 2012.11.02), replacing the old, but perfectly working Lubuntu 11.04. After installing 12.04, it was OK for a while, ...
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XScreenSaver does not turn monitor off in Lubuntu

If I minimize Thunderbird or Firefox or whatever I currently am working on, then leave the system alone it should turn the monitor off after a set number of minutes. XScreenSaver is not turning off ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 - Running Synergy On Boot

I'm using a Lubuntu machine as a client via Synergy. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to make it run before I login! I've found several things on Google, but I followed their instructions completely ...
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Cannot find firefox in Lubuntu desktop

I have just installed lubuntu-desktop on top of ubuntu 12.04. I understand that chromium is the default browser in lubuntu but I was expecting Firefox to show up under the Internet menu. It is ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 : won't boot, won't let to boot from LiveCD/USB either

After a force reboot Lubuntu "boots" into a black screen with a blinking cursor. When trying to boot from LiveCD/USB I get the same result, so I can't access the system at all. BIOS update didn't ...
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I can't bypass Grub2 even with timeout=0

I've run into problems with Grub 2 on a family computer. I recently installed Lubuntu as the machine was too old to run Ubuntu nicely and my family don't really need it to do anything beyond run BBC ...
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UEFI and Lubuntu 12.04

Community, I'm new at Lubuntu and don't know more than a simple user - so I need someone who explains me the installation and configurations in a very simple way (and if posible in german?) My ...
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Desktop not displaying properly

I have installed #lubuntu 12:10 onto an older Pentium 3 PC with 512mb RAM and 20gb HD. I cannot make out the desktop as it is not being displayed properly. The mouse leaves massive trails which ...
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Correct sensor location to use for Temperature Monitor in lxpanel?

The Temperature Monitor in lxpanel (I'm using Lubuntu 12.10) is automatically detecting one of my sensors but I would like to give it an alternate one. Here is the output of sensors: Adapter: ...
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xorg.conf fails to build

I am trying to build an xorg.conf file in Lubuntu 12.10 using a tty login. I am following the documentation at Lubuntu Workarounds. It asks me to stop the lxdm service in order to run Xorg ...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...
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Lubuntu - what task switchers with previews can I install?

I'm looking for a more contemporary task switcher for LXDE. I find the gnome one to be a perfect one. I also like tiled windows preview like what is presented in Gnome Shell Activities. I take the ...
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How to remove Chromium browser without removing Lubuntu Desktop

I am trying to remove the Chromium browser through Synaptic, but it tries to remove Lubuntu desktop. How can I remove it keeping Lubuntu desktop?
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Templates in lubuntu not working

I can't seem to create templates in Lubuntu. I have a folder in ~ called Templates, which I directly copied from my previous home folder when I installed Lubuntu 12.10, but when I right click in the ...
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Lubuntu with only Ubuntu's workspace/tiling features

I searched around for a long time but found nothing. I am moving from Ubuntu to Lubuntu. Everything is great (I am okay with the bland style) except for three features that I use regularly in ...
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How do I make the login screens and boot splashes match when installing different desktops?

I wanted to try out different desktop environments so I installed XFCE, KDE, GNOME, etc on top of Unity in Ubuntu 12.04 After a while I decided that I didn't like those other DEs and would stick to ...
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How to install Minecraft on PowerPC Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to correctly install and troubleshoot Minecraft (Client) I'm using the PowerPC version and also using an iMac G3 with nearly a gig of RAM and a 40GB Hard Drive as ...
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Conflict between variable substitution and CJK characters in BASH

I encountered a problem with variable substitution in the BASH shell. Say you define a variable a. Then the command $> echo ${a//[0-4]/} prints its value with all the numbers ranged ...
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Why does my .desktop file execute via double click but not from the menu?

I've installed FTL: Faster Than Light on my girlfriend's Lubuntu machine and created a .desktop file for it. Strangely, the program won't launch via its menu entry under 'Games'. If I navigate to ...
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how to remove lubuntu and install ubuntu

I recently purchased a Thinkpad R40 with Lubuntu on it but don't have the install cd's. The person I got it from doesn't know the administrator password so I can't access any changes. I went to the ...
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How to record audio in Lubuntu using Audio Recorder?

Audio Recorder is a nimble app I used to use on Ubuntu to record audio from any source i.e. What you hear. In Lubuntu it doesn't work. Prefered way: Keep the Audio Recorded and no Pulse Audio ...
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Why I can't install packages? apt-get says that I'm helding broken packages

I am trying to install my wifi using: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source But I get this error: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Any ideas? I am using ...
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Lubuntu is noticeably slower than Windows 7

I've recently got Lubuntu, but I've noticed it runs slower than Windows 7. I know Lubuntu is said to be the lightest version of Ubuntu. Anyone know then why it is so slow compared to Windows 7? I run ...
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Lubuntu font too small to read

My Lubuntu font size suddenly turned extremely tiny (upper case characters are 4 pixels high) for some reason. The only possible change I can think of is I turned on desktop sharing (vino) in the ...
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“Default” button in Lubuntu's notification area

I've just installed Dropbox in Lubuntu and I got the popup notification telling me that I've linked a new computer to my Dropbox account. However, instead of clicking on the "x" in the upper right ...
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Flash BIOS before Lubuntu 12.10 install on Asus Eee PC 1015BX

I would like to install Lubuntu 12.10 on an Asus Eee PC Seashell 1015BX, but have noticed that there are a number of BIOS updates on the Asus support page. Does anyone have any experience updating an ...
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Stop Google Chrome being the default browser in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line? Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium. I have set Firefox as the ...
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Need to cause a notification in 12.04 from shell

I'm running Lubuntu 12.04. I have a shell script that tests for a network condition and need some way for it to pop up a notification in the GUI. The network testing part is done, but I need some help ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 doesn't start after clean install

I'm trying to set my first steps with Linux by installing Lubuntu 12.10 on an old desktop computer, that I first completely formatted, so there's no other OS or data to worry about. It has 128mb ram ...
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SMPlayer not playing any sound

I am trying to play various formats on SMPlayer but none of them have sound, mp4, mp3, flash videos after download from youtube, wav. These are all playing with GNOME MPlayer, but I require the ...
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Is there any way to create a LXDE customized panel as a launcher?

I am currently using (and enjoying) Lubuntu 12.10 on an older desktop, since the last time I tested it, it has improved a lot, but I really got used to Unity workflow and it has become quite an habit ...
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Emacs gives warnings in lubuntu

I am running lubuntu-desktop (quantal quetzal) which I installed after having started with the standard ubuntu install. It all works fine but when I run an application from the command line I get ...
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Why does my Lubuntu only recognize Lubuntu installation CDs?

I installed lubuntu from an alternate CD a month ago. Now when I needed to read some CDs, the CD tray won't open. It can be opened before Ubuntu boots up. It can be opened after entering sudo eject ...
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Why is Lubuntu 12.10 using all CPU?

I want to install Lubuntu on a Pentium IV Desktop with 1GB RAM and I am currently trying it on Live-mode from a pendrive, just to be sure this won't give me trouble after proper installation to HDD, ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 cpu usage sticks at 100%

I've upgraded Lubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 via the update manager. Now when Lubuntu is loaded, the cpu usage drops to 0% for a few seconds then shoots up to 100% where it stays for 15 or 20 minutes. I ...
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Lubuntu menus appear in second language, not the default language

Using Lubuntu 12.04 I have set the default language to English (UK) and have also installed English (US) and Korean in that order. I have clicked the 'apply system wide' button but some menus still ...