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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Is it possible to write protect a flash drive? [duplicate]

I want to write protect and unprotect it to keep files from being formatted whenever people use it in a windows PC. I don't want people to delete my school work and I bring this to school and use it ...
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Should I accept Ubuntu updates if I'm running 10.04 netbook remix or move to Lubuntu?

I am a novice Linux/Ubuntu user. I finally gave up on my HP Mini Mie and took a shot at loading Ubuntu before throwing it away. Well, I found a copy of 10.04 (netbook remix), downloaded it and ...
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Enable file sharing amongst ubuntu, xubuntu, lubuntu ? [duplicate]

I will try to explain the scenario in a least complicated manner; I have 20 computers in here, 14 – Xubuntu (pc1, pc 2, pc 3, pc 4, pc 5, pc 6, pc 7, pc 8, pc 9, pc 10 pc,11, pc 12, pc13, pc14) 5 – ...
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Lubuntu Dual-Boot on a MacBook?

Is it possible to Dual-Boot Lubuntu on a MacBook? If so how would I do it? I have not tried as yet as I wanted to know the proper way to do such thing.
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I can't get a java application to work on lubuntu 13.04

I want to play FTB unleashed and I can not get it to work. I have looked around and couldn't find any good help.
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i cant boot into lubuntu grub wont show up

I have recently installed Lubuntu as a dual boot system with windows 8 and now it just default boots to windows. Ive tried holding shift but nothing happens. If I hold esc I can go to the boot menu ...
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After installing Lubuntu, Windows XP does not boot

I recently successfully installed and ran Lubuntu alongside Windows XP. However when I tried to boot Windows XP, I got the following error message: Windows could not start because the following file ...
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Make command not working for installing shairport

Here's the deal: I'm trying to install Shairport for an Airplay server. I'm running the latest version of Lubuntu. I'm following these directions (meant for a RaspberryPi, but I don't see any reason ...
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My power button doesn't work under LXDE. How can I fix this?

Ever since I switched to LXDE my power button won't work anymore. I would love to be able to display a fancy logout menu like the one in Unity and similar DEs. How can I achieve this?
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Overwrite existing data with zeroes?

Okay so I'm trying to format my hdd to ntfs on Ubuntu 13.04 and it gives me two options, Don't overwrite existing data(Quick), and Overwrite existing data with zeroes(Slow). What does it mean to ...
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how to skip “execute file” dialog in lubuntu (PCManFM)

When I click on an executable file in PCManFM (default file manager in Lubuntu), I get an “Execute File” dialog with three options (Execute, Execute in terminal, Cancel). Is there a way to set default ...
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type French accents with US international keyboard [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu on my laptop and would like to write French accents with a US keyboard. I find the compose key solution ([Alt]+[accent] at the same time, followed by a [letter]) not that handy... ...
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Executing script from shell problem

Lubuntu Raring Ringtail. I want to be able to execute my scripts with ./ I start my python script with #!/usr/bin/python and it says bash : ./myscript.py: /usr/bin/python^M: bad interpreter: No such ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 Start Center does not show in Lubuntu

I have recently upgraded libreOffice to 4.1. However, after the first attempt at installing it manually, it appears that I do not have as many options as I did in the previous version. I uninstalled ...
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trouble connecting to internet

I have a laptop with lubuntu 13. Usually it's not connected (I don't have wifi atm) but sometimes try to connect it through the wire I use for my main machine. However, there seems to be a problem ...
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Newbie Questions About Linux Server

Hi i am new to linux and just trying to get to learn it a bit more i am in no way a computer amatuer just when it comes to linux anyways i want to setup a home file server it basically will just be ...
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How do I install AMD Catalyst Display Driver on Lubuntu 13.04 (Radeon HD4250)

I'm trying to install the drivers for my Radeon HD 4250 graphics card on my Lubuntu 13.04 station. I want to run multiple monitors (1 VGA 1 HDMI) but I am having overscan issues on the HDMI monitor. ...
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Laptop does not actually turn off on shutdown

I have a laptop with lubuntu 13.04 When given the shut down command, it exits the graphical interface, shows the lubuntu logo and then the screen goes black, but the computer never actually goes off ...
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Missing compiler error in QtCreator and Qt5.1.0 on Lubuntu 13.04

I can't compile any program in QtCreator on Lubuntu 13.04. I have this error: QtCreator needs a compiler set up to build. Configure a compiler in the kit options First of all, I installed from ...
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sound abnormally quiet in lubuntu 12.04

the audio output has suddenly become abnormally shy due to unknown circumstances. i have to have the volume up to 100% to make it easily audible anything below 80% is basically a whisper/inaudible. i ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 - Brackets

I installed Brackets on Lubuntu 13.04. When I use the command brackets to open it, I get the error: /usr/lib/brackets/Brackets: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared ...
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How to install Grub Customizer into lubuntu 12.04

I'm having problems installing grub customizer into lubuntu 12.04 I tried the code sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Lubuntu: .desktop shortcut works on the desktop, but doesn't from the menu

I've created a simple shortcut.desktop in my Lubuntu 13.04 /usr/share/applications: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=shockwave Icon=/home/zane/Pictures/Evil Decepticons.png ...
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how to create a bootable usb of 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 a bootable usb on Lubuntu so that I can install Ubuntu OS to my Laptop?
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Robotux tray icon doesn't show up

when I start Robotux on Lubuntu 13.04, I get the notification that it has started, and the icon doesn't appear. Does any1 have a solution for this?
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Permanently change resolution

After an annoying error with my resolution, I finally managed to change it back to normal. But every time I restart my laptop, it changes it back to the 'old' wrong one. So I have to run the same ...
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Cannot play internet stations with media player (Lubuntu 13.04)

I am able to play flash videos now, but not internet music. I get the following error message: Could not load mplayerplug-in is now gecko-mediaplayer 1.0.8. I installed VLC with the command sudo ...
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Live booted Lubuntu on 512 MB of ram on Dell Inspiron 6000, Chromium always crashes when trying to go to a webpage

Here is the error message... Either Chrome ran out of memory or the process for the webpage was terminated for some other reason. To contine, reload or go to another page. It keeps happening and I ...
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My brightness control buttons are not working on my Packard Bell netbook

I have a Packard Bell DOT S netbook. First I installed Ubuntu on it. I noticed that I couldn't use my brightness control buttons (F11 F12). I saw the little bar like it is changing its brightness, but ...
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Can't boot into GUI after removing Ubuntu Desktop to get pure Lubuntu

I followed the instructions at this site to get pure Lubuntu. Unfortunately, after doing so my computer will no longer boot into the GUI. I'm able to switch over to a terminal just fine, but the GUI ...
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PCManFM bookmarks not being respected by other applications

I've just migrated from Lubuntu 12.10 to Lubuntu 13.04 and PCManFM bookmarks are not working properly. Bookmarks work fine when on PCManFM but if you goto to Firefox, Chromium, Leafpad, LibreOffice ...
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Heating fan and weaker battery in Lubuntu 13.04

Since I switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu (both 13.04) I spotted some differences: Battery life is about 30% shorter. At first I thought that the indicator shows wrong values, so I decided not to ...
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How to get Lubuntu to autorun the Minecraft server script on boot?

Today I am trying to make my server but i have problems when I try to autorun my script. I have followed this tutorial: http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Tutorials/Server_startup_script and the ...
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Error Installing Lubuntu Over Ubuntu – Please Help! [duplicate]

I am (barely) running Ubuntu 10.10 on an ancient laptop. I tried to install Lubuntu over it (and hopefully remove Ubuntu) by running this in the terminal – sudo apt-get install ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Missing /var/www Lubuntu 13.04

I found a guide on enabling SFTP on Ubuntu and it mentions the directory /var/www. So I checked my /var directory and it wasn't there. I saw evidence that it could be in a different folder so I used ...
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Everpad not showing notes, behaving as if unlogged

I recently replaced my Linux Mint 14 installation with Lubuntu 13.04 (formatting my system partition along the way, but keeping my home partition), and everpad has since become unusable. I still am ...
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How to full screen applications in Lubuntu?

I must have pressed some keys accidentally or something else and my Eclipse window got in a full screen mode. The title bar of the window and the OS task bar disappeared. Everything else is normal. I ...
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Fix error - mount: only root can do that

I am trying to share folders between host OS and guest OS in VirtualBox as shown in this tutorial - http://helpdeskgeek.com/virtualization/virtualbox-share-folder-host-guest/ As instructed in the ...
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(Lubuntu) How do I make links to folders on my Windows XP hard drive that is already mounted?

I want to make a shortcut/link to my Windows XP hard drive and put in the documents folder under home/*.
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Lubuntu on Powerbook G4 not booting

Trying the alternate install CD for Lubuntu 12.10 for PowerPC on an old Powerbook G4. The install process seemed to go just fine, but trying to boot it up afterwards, I get this screen: ...
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Lubuntu won't load

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 because my computer will not run the latest version of openSUSE. It worked fine at the start, but the first time I shut down the computer and turn it on again, Firefox crashes ...
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lxpanel volume control not visible plus no sound

I installed Lubuntu on my laptop, and it is working extremely well. However, I cannot figure out how to add applets to the panel. In particular, I cannot add volume control, so I cannot figure out how ...
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Gnome-shell Only Shows Wallpaper

So, I just installed gnome-shell on my Lubuntu 12.10. After I logged in with Gnome, it just stay there showing only wallpaper and my cursor and no, I cannot open a terminal emulator from there. ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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How do I switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu?

I have an installation disc of Ubuntu 12.04 but now I need to install Lubuntu 13.04. What are the steps to be followed?
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How to print to directly to a wireless printer

NetworkPrintingWithUbuntu describes how to handle "Network Printing": to another Ubuntu or Windows machine that has a printer attached I just want to print directly to a wireless printer not via ...
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How do I install Libreoffice Impress without installing Libreoffice Draw?

Askubuntu Users: I'm a new user of the forum, I would like you to help me with this little problem: I have a Desktop Computer with Lubuntu Raring Ringtail 13.04. It runs pretty well, but this Linux ...
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How can I fix my Wifi connection in Lubuntu 13.04?

I have been running Lubuntu 13.04 with the Wifi working fine for a couple weeks until today, when the connection broke and was never able to reconnect successfully. The router is a motorola gateway ...
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Setting am/pm time on lubuntu

REALLY stupid question--how do I get the time on Lubuntu into an am/pm format instead of the 24-hour clock? I have tried the Time/Date, and have gotten nowhere.