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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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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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.
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System password in Lubuntu 13.04

When I reboot my computer Lubuntu prompts me for a password,it's just after the motherboard prefrences and there are no username options,just system password,I input sudo password and it's ok,but it's ...
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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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SciTE won't remember recent files, even though preferences are set correctly

I'm running Lubuntu and SciTE. I've never had this problem in the past with SciTE, but recently it's stopped remembering the session and the recent files. I have the following set in Global Options: ...
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Lubuntu - power button doesn't turn off computer,

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 and would like to have the power button cause the computer to shut down. Currently it only brings up the power preferences menu (logout, reboot, hibernate, etc...). In ...
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How To Connect to Wireless Network in Lubuntu?

Im new to lubuntu have used ubuntu before there is no nm-applet in lubuntu. So how to connect? Pls help
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Very low sound in ubuntu 13.04

This question may have been answered before but I have not found an answer so sorry if it has been asked multiple times. Title pretty much says it all, my sound is very low when I installed ubuntu ...
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Task Manager Memory Usage Does Not Agree with “top” command Memory Usage

I just installed lubuntu 12.04 and have been monitoring memory usage with the "top" command and the task manager GUI. I'm currently seeing 448 MB of physical RAM used with "top". However, task ...
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QtQuick not found (Lubuntu)

On a fresh Lubuntu 13.04 installation, I installed Qt5 from the official ubuntu repositories. But this installation of Qt5 can't find the QtQuick module. What am I missing? qmlscene test.qml ...
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Restoring the default KDE Desktop? [duplicate]

Sorry, I am still a newbie on Linux, I was installing earlier some new DEs, I made fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04, installed, then added KUBUNUTU-DESKTOP, LUBUNTU-DESKTOP and GNOME... then when I ...
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Ubuntu to Lubuntu migration using only apt-get (for Ubuntu 13.04)

I know this question has been covered many times in blogs and here, but because it depends on the version, and I couldn't find anything for 13.04, I need to ask it here. So here it goes - I have ...
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Safe to install Lubuntu from LiveCD after force-quitting “Check Disk for Defects” Routine?

I burnt a lubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso disk image to a LiveCD (after having successfully checked the md5 hashes of the .iso) using Disk Utility in Mac OSX. I want to install lubuntu on an older ...
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List all packages at a deb-src using apt-get?

Is there a way to get a listing of packages at a deb-src "resource" using apt-get ? like apt-get <deb-src> *python* to "see" whats available ? I installed a "base" lubuntu install and am ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 How to install entire repo?

I would like to install an entire repo, instead of going through and installing each package, is that possible?? Id think it be something like apt-get install repo-blahblahblah or something like that. ...
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When might we expect a 32 GB image for the Nexus 7?

I was very impressed with the functionality of Raring with LXDE on the Nexus 7 --- I was able to run the same applications as on my laptop but with significantly better battery life. I did some ...
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how do I get webcam to work on my lg x120 in lubuntu 13.04?

first time noob so dont be hard on me :) I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 on an old LG x120 netbook, everything works fine except the webcam. tested it in skype, google hangouts and cheese. the ...
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Second WiFi card stopped all WiFi

I have Broadcom BCM4313 internal Wireless. I have also Ralink RT2870/3070 USB Wireless adapter. This is normal connections menu. I also plugged Ralink USB Wireless in my computer. This is after ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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How do I install OBApps in Lubuntu 13.04?

OBApps is a graphical tool for configuring per-application settings in Openbox. While it's possible to make per-application settings by editing lubuntu-rc.xml as described here, a GUI approach may be ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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Missing shared libraries when using chroot

I'm attempting to use schroot to run a 32-bit application on a 64-bit Ubuntu (actually Lubuntu) Raring installation. I was successful creating the chroot populated by the following command: sudo ...
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Login does not work because of a broken /home directory

By mistake, as admin (having invoked gksu nautilus), I renamed my /home/USER_NAME_HERE" folder to NEW_FOLDER_NAME and (not aware of the stupid thing I was doing at the moment, attempted to) moved it ...
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Cannot get Unity to work - help!

I bought an older, refurbished Dell Latitude D600 - Pentium M / 1 GB RAM / 100 GB HDD with no OS - it is a non-pae so I installed Lubuntu 10.04. I did the Update Manager and now it shows I have the ...
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How can I downgrade AbiWord to version 2.8.6?

The AbiWord version (2.9.2) that is installed (with Lubuntu in my case) has many bugs! Does anyone know if/when Ubuntu will switch this back to the stable version (2.8.6)?
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Launch Chrome with a very minimal Window manager

So i'm setting up a box running Lubuntu and i want it to run a news website with Chrome browser on startup and with a very minimal window manager (no desktop icons,no panel...). Is there any way to ...