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 disable file indexing in Lubuntu 14.04?

I use Lubuntu on an old XP laptop, and it works like a charm. In XP I was able to turn off indexing of the hard disk and it would increase performance a bit and I found out how to do it Ubuntu as well ...
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Add a login screen on boot to Lubuntu 14.04

So, I've been using Lubuntu for about three months now, and recently gor around to adding new users. What I was wondering is if there's any way to add a login splash screen (like the Windows login ...
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all open programs/windows disappear after attempting to minimize to Taskbar Lubuntu 14.04

Anytime I attempt to minimize any Programs and/or Windows, such as Google, Libre Office, PCManFM, etc. the open Window/Program completely disappears. It used to appear in the Taskbar but now there is ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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Lubuntu Light Locker settings incorreectly starts power saving mode

In Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on a desktop computer, my monitor goes to power saving mode almost immediately after the blank screen has appeared, regardless of the Light Locker settings. I do not want the ...
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Restore task switcher menu on Lubuntu

My system is Lubuntu, freshly installed, and has been working fine for a couple of days. I don't know since when, but when I press Alt+Tab I cannot see my task switcher. Instead, some window border ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...
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Most shortcut keys in Lubuntu does not work

I remember I can use Alt+F2 to open the Run application and execute a command. But recently, this shortcut does not work any more. But some other keys like Ctrl+Alt+T can still open a terminal for me. ...
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Lubuntu Desktop messed up for logged in user, but not for guest

I recently upgraded my laptop from Lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 and the upgrade process seemed to go fine. However, when I went to login as my normal user, I encountered an issue. The background loaded ...
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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Two linux kernels show up in rEFInd

rEFInd gives me the options to boot 3.13.0-32-generic and 3.13.0-34-generic. Is it possible/practical to either uninstall the old one, or prevent it from showing up in the bootloader. Thank you for ...
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Installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 fails, upowerd appears to hang

On the live-CD session, I tried installing Lubuntu double clicking on the install button on the desktop. Here, the CD starts running but then stops running and nothing happens. Next, I rebooted and ...
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Which hidden files in the /home/user folder control the desktop?

The background story: The other day my (L)ubuntu offered me to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, which I gladly accepted. At the end of the evening, I started the update out of the update manager, ...
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No desktop display

I upgraded 12.04 lubuntu to 14:04. There was no desktop so I downloaded nautilus. The display now shows gtk-warning cannot open display What do I need to do to get my desktop working?
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How could i search for missing driver

I just installed lubuntu on my laptop but there is no driver for the wifi connection or sound i searched but i still didn't find the way to install them so help me i still a student and i'd like to ...
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Which Ubuntu OS is best for my old Core Duo 1.66GHz laptop as of 13 August 2014? [duplicate]

First question posted on site, so please excuse any errors (although I have read through the terms and rules). I have seen some similar questions but would like the latest advice as I know Ubuntu is ...
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Citrix Receiver on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I see that Citrix Receiver is currently available for Ubuntu 13.10, and there are threads about installing it on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Is there any way to install it on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit?
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Lubuntu - can't connect to WiFi

I am trying out Lubuntu. Before I install it, I need to connect to Wifi - how do I do so? A screenshot of what I see is below:
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Gateway ML3109 only boots with “acpi=off”

I have a Gateway ML3109 that I have installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit on. I used the alternate installer, and the acpi=off option during the install. My system will only boot with the parameter "...
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Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 Support

I'm trying to run the latest Scilab with Lubuntu 14.04, and I get an error "Mesa 10.1.3 implementation error: Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 support" This is on a 10 year old Dell Dimension 8300 with all ...
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Can't type Korean In Lubuntu

I understand that this is a question asked alot, but I have tried every solution, and I am still unable to type Korean So, I have a Samsung Netbook, bought in US, so a US keyboard, but I am a Korean ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Dimension 2300

I tried to install on Dell computer. This computer achieves an internet connection via Windows XP, however does not with Lubuntu. Before I perform the full install, I'd like to make sure it is ...
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Operation not possible due to RF-kill, phy0 hard blocked

I know there are already plenty of questions like this one; the problem is that, although I tried to follow the instructions, I couldn't have my wifi to work. I re-installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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Resuming from suspend gives a blank screen

Ok, first I know there are many similar questions asked about this. I looked through them and tried some of the fixes. Nothing thus far has worked for me. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad B570. Running ...
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Installation of Lubuntu 14.04 fails on PowerPC iMac G3 “mount: can't find /run in /etc/fstab”

I am trying to install Lubuntu on an iMac g3 because OS 9 stinks and that is about the only way to make one of these wastes of plastics useful. I burned a disk with the power pc version of Trusty ...
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How do I restart vsftpd?

I am using Lubuntu. I have installed vsftpd using sudo apt-get install vsftpd That ran all ok. However when I try to retstart the service with the following it cannot find it: sudo /etc/init.d/...
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“Focus application” keyboard shortcut in Lubuntu (LXDE)

In Unity, pressing Super + 1 to 9 launches or switches focus to an application. Can I assign a keyboard shortcut with a similar property in Lubuntu (i.e. in LXDE)? More precisely, can I set up a ...
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Set notify-osd font to the Ubuntu Font Family

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit. I didn't like xfce-notifyd, so I installed libnotify. However, it does not use the Ubuntu font (I think it uses the Sans font), and it looks quite ugly because of ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...
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No sound on Skype

I use Skype for Ubuntu , but there is a problem: I cannot send and receive sound. When I open the Skype's options window in the Sound Devices it says that in all (microphone, speakers and ringing) I ...
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Random reboots/shutdowns after RAM upgrade

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 8200. After installing two 512 MB RAM chips (essentially increasing the RAM form .25 GB to 1.25), the system randomly shuts down or reboots. Is ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Tired about suspend e hibernation “power manager not authorized”

Below the post, last configuration I used, it seems works well. I've Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my netbook (aspire one ao-532h). I am using it like a desktop with external display and input devices. ...
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lubuntu 14.04 - cairo-dock missfunctions

I have a fresh installation of lubuntu 14.04 on my acer AspireOne netbook and I wanted to add a dock to it. I decided to use cairo-dock since I use the exact same dock on my ubuntu laptop. The thing ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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Help with xdotool

I'm trying to make Conky work with Lubuntu using xdotool. xdotool search --class "Pcmanfm" behave %2 focus windowraise $(xdotool search --class "Conky") I get an error: xdotool: Unknown command: ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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cryptswap1 Probably Eating RAM; Stuck in GParted; How to Fix?

To flow into the problems I had been dealing with, my copy of Lubuntu 13 became so unstable that I decided to do a fresh install of the alternative install of Lubuntu 14. Had quite a bit of trouble ...
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Can't install packages in Lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu yesterday and updated it. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update and afterwards sudo apt-get install spotify (for example), I get E: Impossible to get package "spotify-client" (...
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Problem With Unetbootin (Or, Perhaps, Me)

As I mentioned before, I'm having a lot of stability issues on Lubuntu 13, so I'm trying to upgrade to the alternate install of Lubuntu 14.04, as my computer has about 500MB RAM. I went to ...
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Lubuntu: After log in hangs. Need to backup and save my files

Problem: My lubuntu was having some problems with firefox yesterday so I decided to close it down and restart. But after logging in it just hangs. Nothing happens. Afters some searching on here I ...
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Installing eclipse on Lubuntu

I've followed the exact steps provided by: Installing Eclipse Kepler , I receive the eclipse icon in the start menu (or whatever u call it in Linux systems) however when I click in it, it remains idle ...
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Video suddenly unaccelerated, wrong resolution

Lubuntu 14.04 fully up to date. It was working fine until I turned on my laptop today and the screen was 1024x768 instead of the native 1280x800, unaccelerated. lxrandr shows 1024x768 as the only ...
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How to show slide console on laptop and slide-show in the projector using Libreoffice 4.2 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to setup my laptop (Dell D420) with Lubuntu 14.04 and Libreoffice 4.2 to show a slide presentation to a VGA projector. I used ARandR to make a screen layout where the laptop screen (...
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How to make my computer start as Ubuntu not Lubuntu

I have computer with Ubuntu and Lubuntu. When I start the computer it shows the Lubuntu logo then goes to the Lubuntu login screen. I want it to start the computer showing the Ubuntu logo and going ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Sound Recorder does not show “record as” option

I am setting up a lubuntu box to install in a local classroom where people are not super tech-savvy. I need an audio recording software for them to record things using the microphone and save in a ...
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Lubuntu 13 is Unstable; Trouble DLing Alternate Version [closed]

I want to download and install 32-bit Lubuntu 14. However, lots of things are interfering with that. Also, the fact that I'm temporarily homeless right now is making a download even more difficult. ...
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Lubuntu installation - - AMD athlon — boot bypassing grub screen

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 for a friend, on an old xp machine, a Packard-Bell AMD Athlon 64. The installation, apparently went smoothly, however when I rebooted, Lubuntu booted straight to ...
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Unable to boot from USB [closed]

I'm trying to install Lubuntu as a dual boot, but I can't boot from my USB. I went into BIOS and changed the order, but the order just resets when I restart my computer even if I save the changes in ...