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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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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How to install Guest Additions in Lubuntu 13.04

I downloaded virtualbox-4.2_4.2.12-84980~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb (63.9 MB) and Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.2.12-84980.vbox-extpack (11.6 MB) from ...
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How to set default environment variables for other users?

I installed postgres under Lubuntu 13.04. When I try to run it: sudo -u postgres psql it gives me this error: psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running ...
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Installing Java On Lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

The name says it. I checked other sources, but can't really figure it out. I want to run Java games.
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Blank menu bar in LXDE

As depicted above, I have a blank menu bar in my LXDE desktop environment. I am running this desktop with regular Ubuntu 13.04. I have tried re-installing LXDE: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Minetest won't install

Every time I try to install Minetest from a .deb package, it says this afert processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... errors were encountered while processing: ...
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edup ep-n8531 wireless usb nano adapter driver install

i bought me an edup ep-n8531 nano wireless usb stick to upgrade my netbook, which has an built-in rt3090 that causes problems. Background: The rt3090 is working under lubuntu 13.04, but it has ...
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How can I set the correct screen resolution?

I originally installed Ubuntu then changed to Lubuntu because I have a 1 ghz CPU and .5 gigs of RAM. Lubuntu detects my HD monitor to be 16:10, and it cuts of a little bit of the screen (half the ...
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wallpaper refresh

I have this simple script, take a look at it please: #!/bin/bash cd ~/earthwallpaper/ while [ 1 ]; do COUNTER=0 while [ $COUNTER -lt 60 ]; do wget ...
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System won't boot when xorg.conf exists

Problem: I need to create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to get my graphics to work correctly, yet whenever I create one using Xorg -configure and place xorg.conf.new there, X won't start after a reboot. ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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Battery reduced by 50%> How to make my battery last longer than windows 7 for HP pavilion g7? [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion g7-1204sa 17.3 inch Laptop PC AMD Quad-Core A6-3400M Processor, RAM 6GB. I am attempting to make my laptop to last longer on Lubuntu or Ubuntu OS than windows 7. It currently ...
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VPN PPTP in Lubuntu

Can anybody tell me how to make a PPTP in Lubuntu? When I try to add VPN connection there isn't any filed there I have to choose PPTP
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After switching from Ubuntu to Lubuntu, fan constantly working on maximum

Because my HP 6730s didn't work well on Ubuntu (constant hangs, because of the lack of resources) I changed to Lubuntu. Now everything works fine (in terms of speed), but the cooler constantly is ...
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non-PAE installer hangs after a brief flash 'Installing Release Files…' ; how do I get past this?

I have run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10 and Lubuntu 12.04 (non-PAE) Minimal Installers off a CD and after selecting keyboard layout, connecting to a wireless network and choosing the GB Ubuntu ...
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Opening email links to appear in browser not working right

Using LXLE (Lubuntu) 12.04 32-bit. Using Thunderbird and Firefox for main Web apps. Whenever I click on a web link within a message in Thunderbird, it opens a new tab in Firefox, but always opens the ...
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(SOLVED) How do you configure snes9x-gtk joypad 2? [Lubuntu 13.04]

Hello Ubuntu community, I am trying to play snes9x-gtk with two players using PS3 Dualshock. My problem is the input configuration for player 2. It will not register my button presses for js1. js0 ...
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“♦: command not found” in tty after login

I have this problem after upgrade Lubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. I press Ctrl + Alt + 1, enter login, password, wait two seconds and get: ♦: command not found". After this message I can type commands ...
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Lubuntu won't start anymore after completely removing ubuntu-desktop

I installed ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu. I wanted to remove them and found this. I first used the command to remove ubuntu-desktop. While running it, I noticed ...
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Is LXDE/Lubuntu under active development? [closed]

I got here a comment that LXDE is somehow "deprecated", not actively developed, entailing that the problems some programs may have in LXDE (qBittorrent, in the case of the linked comment) should be ...
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lxpanel empty except for 2 indicators

There is nothing in the lxpanel, except for 2 indicators: the Wi-Fi indicator and the battery indicator. I don't know what's going on, but I installed this session in Ubuntu via Tasksel. Does anyone ...
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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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No sound on AspireOne with lubuntu

I have just bought an Acer Aspire One 725. Before trying anything else I installed lubuntu 13.04 immediately. I have no sound whatsoever, (youtube videos, CDs, mp3s, DVDs). How can I find if this a a ...
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replacing ubuntu 10.04 with lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with upgrading 10.04 with lubuntu 13.04. After having supposedly replaced 10.04, I find on startup that 10.04 opens up instead of lubuntu. I have to restart a few times until ...
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IcedTea plugin not working in Midori web browser

I have Lubuntu 13.04, and I use the Midori WebBrowser. I initially had a problem with the plugins, but later on, I could activate Flash and Java. I use the IcedTea browser plugin to view Java content. ...
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Ubuntu default terminal in Lubuntu

Recently I had to re-install my linux OS, and now I ran into some annoying problems. I had Ubuntu, and then I installed the Lubuntu desktop enviroment. I do not like LXTerminal but I was able to use ...
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How I can create shortcut for maximize-minimize window in Lubuntu?

In lubuntu-rc.xml Lubuntu doesn't have hotkey for maximize window.
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Lubuntu 13.04 works, except for unpredictable blank screens

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Pro 6,2. It seems to work fine. However, once in a while, when I am logged in and using the computer, the screen will suddenly become blank. (Sound still ...
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I installed lubuntu on a different partition but on the same drive as windows 7 and no boot menu

After I installed Lubuntu, computer boots directly to windows 7 and its not showing the boot menu. Now I have access to windows only. During the installation I choose to install it on different ...
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Adobe Flash plugin: no full screen

in my Lubuntu 13.04 (with Gnome Shell 3.8), Flash videos won't go to full screen in certain Flash players (i.e. on certain sites). - Actually in most players, that means it doesn't work at all. Upon ...
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Flashcam doesn't compile — videodev.h not found

I'd like to compile Flashcam 1.4.5 from source on Lubuntu 13.04, but it complains: cc -g -shared -fPIC -o flashcamhook.so flashcamhook.c flashcamhook.c:31:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such ...
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lubuntu on Aspire One 725 without touchpad [duplicate]

I have just bought an 'ACER ASPIRE ONE 725-C7CBB 11.6'' AMD C-70 2GB 320GB RADEON HD7290 LINUX BLUE'. The net book had Linpus installed. I immediately installed lubuntu 13.04 from an external USB ...
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How do I remove XP without disturbing Lubuntu?

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Lubuntu. I have downloaded Lubuntu through WUBI. In order to speed the computer up, I have decided to remove XP. The thing is, I don't want to disturb Lubuntu ...
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Taskbar and Tray on Lubuntu gone missing but not on guest account

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and something strange happened. I rebooted after installing some updates, and now when I choose "Lubuntu" on the login screen, I get something similar to "OpenBox"--no ...
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Wine glitch or Lubuntu 13.04?

Ok, i've been using wine to try to run windows programs (duh) well i was recently trying to run Everquest. which winehq gave a gold. It runs just fine for what i would expect for my system. but heres ...
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13.04 64 bit / Kernel panic after updating Ralink rt5390 wifi driver

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Today I installed the official Linux driver and related patch for my notebooks Ralink rt5390 wifi by following these step outlined on the thread at ...
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I have character on keyboard, but I can't input it

I can't enter character |, but I have this character on keyboard. I need this for Java (if x == 2 || x == 3) And second, not important question, but also - Shift + 2 give me ", not @. This keys ...
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Best UI that still makes good use of Super button

This might be a weird question, but I'm looking for the best UI that still makes use of something similar to Unity's search function. Here's the deal; I installed Lubuntu on a computer at work. It ...
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Mousekeys - moving by small or large increments

I'm using Mousekeys under Lubuntu. I'm wondering, is there a way to get the mouse to jump? Currently, when I hit 6, the mouse goes a tiny bit to the right. Is there a way (by pressing shift+6, for ...
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Weird picture Distortions

For some reason even after I updated the graphic drivers. I still get this weird picture on every video or moving advertisement. It's a purple-green pixel texture that's almost impossible to ...
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Which prog on XP to open lubuntu download

I want rid of xp and as my laptop is 7 years old I thought lubuntu would fit the bill.Downloaded but can't find a programme on xp to open it.
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What is special about the hicolor icon theme?

As far as I can recall, whenever I install software using apt-get, I see Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ... (sixth line from top) appear in my terminal window when the installtion is just ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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Cannot change keyboard repeat/delay in Lubuntu 13.04

Settings are located under Preferences -> Keyboard and Mouse -> Keyboard. Adjusting the Repeat Delay and Repeat Interval does nothing. Neither rates change in the test text box, nor do they ...
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Why do some icon themes have so many different sizes?

[12:24 PM] /usr/share/icons/hicolor $ ls 128x128 192x192 24x24 32x32 48x48 64x64 96x96 index.theme 16x16 22x22 256x256 36x36 512x512 72x72 icon-theme.cache scalable ...
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Ubuntu/Lubuntu Wi-Fi Stopped Working after Screen Replacement/Wi-Fi Disconnect

I changed the screen in my HP530 (so much cheaper than a new laptop). I had to disconnect the wifi card in the process of opening the machine up. Now I have an unusual problem; the wifi works fine in ...
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Ethernet not detected whatsoever

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 64-bit on one of my older computers (the computer is ancient - DDR1, no USB boot, yet it's 64-bit. Go figure.) Anyway, the Wi-Fi adapter I tried to use ...
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Lubuntu minimize all show desktop keyboard shortcut?

Is there a show desktop (also known as minimize all) keyboard command in Lubuntu? I looked around in lubuntu-rc.xml, but I didn't have any luck. If there is one, and it's a Super key, then is there a ...
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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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How to install Lubuntu on Aspire one running Ubuntu 10.4

I have an old aspire one netbook I want to resuscitate. It currently runs Ubuntu 10.4 but tells me to go away if I try the Update function (only wants to do a partial update - Adobe flash-player has ...