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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Ubuntu One - u1sdtool - slow and not responsive [closed]

I just installed Lubuntu 11.10 on my new system. I want to use Ubuntu One within the terminal, so I tried it with u1sdtool. If I try u1sdtool --version, it took almost a minute to get a result ...
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Lubuntu alternate install stops at *starting Bluetooth

Ok i dont realy know what im doing. i have a load of eee PCs that i want to install Lubuntu on I have used the universal usb installer to run from usb. installing Lubuntu 11.10 alternate os. i plug in ...
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Can I sync Ubuntu One contacts in Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10 and have contacts in Ubuntu-One, but don't know how to get them synced. The default mail client is Sylpheed, though any client would do.
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lubuntu-desktop package interfered with the graphics for my Ubuntu desktop

I installed the lubuntu-desktop package with all it's dependencies recently and since then the graphics of my other desktops, Ubuntu, 2d ubuntu and gnome-shell are ruined. By ruined I mean I don't ...
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How do I get scrollbar buttons in Lubuntu?

Remember those buttons at the ends of vertical scrollbars for scrolling up and down one line at a time? I would like those on my Lubuntu system. It's a pain without them, particularly for laptop ...
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Safely Unmount External Drive on Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu and have an external hard drive. I would like to safely unmount the external hard drive. Clicking the eject button in the file manager unmounts the drive, but does not power it ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from Grub after installing Slitaz

After installing Slitaz today I wanted to create a dualboot with Lubuntu I had installed before. Somehow the Grub doesn't load Lubuntu (error 15). I've added a screenshot of the current menu.lst Can ...
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BCM4306, b43 legacy driver installed, but “firmware missing” error

I have the following wireless hardware on a Compaq evo N600c laptop running lubuntu latest. ciaran@compaq:~$ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 ...
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How to update Zend Server Community?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and zend-server 5.3.8-ZS5.5.0. So I would like to update it time by time. But I don't even know which packages it uses. If I do apt-get update it doesn't help.
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Lubuntu hardware manager

So, I installed Lubuntu minimal and built the system from there on the 11.10 packages. I'm wondering what package it is that includes the hardware manager I remember from Ubuntu 10.04? Thanks!
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Start LXDE with Lubuntu configuration using command

On my computer I have a neat little Lubuntu installation running. It loads a nice LXDE desktop themed with the nice Lubuntu theme whenever I use lxdm to login. When I use the startlxde command to ...
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Change password for gnome-keyring 3.2.2 in Lubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover/reset forgotten Gnome Keyring Password? How do I change gnome-keyring password in Lubuntu 11.04? gnome-keyring did not prompt me to choose a password ...
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How can I get line-in microphone working with Skype on Lubuntu 11.10?

I've got a clean Lubuntu 11.10 install. In the days that I've used Microsoft Windows, I've used an external microphone for calling with Skype. The microphone was plug-and-play, and no drivers were ...
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Xubuntu or Lubuntu on a Mac mini?

My Mac mini doesn't have sufficient hardware for Ubuntu 11.04 (specifically Unity I think), and so I have to use the classic environment, which is fine, but it seems to run slower on 11.04 (I'm ...
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Set a specific screen resolution with xrandr

So I installed LUbuntu 11.04 on my VirtualBox. I couldn't find the 1366x768 resolution so I installed Guest Additions but it wasn't there. So I used this code to set the correct resolution: gtf 1366 ...
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How can I replace Xubuntu with Lubuntu on a Windows XP laptop?

I installed Xubuntu 11.10 on an old Windows XP in a separate partition. Later, I realized that I should have installed Lubuntu 11.10. Is there an easy way I can delete Xubuntu and replace it with a ...
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How to change log in screen resolution to 1024*768 in Lubuntu 11.10? [closed]

I am new to Lubuntu or any ubuntu OS. Please in detail answer will be appreciated.
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Installing with a different kernel

I want to install (L)ubuntu on a hard disk via an SATA controller which is by default (not yet) supported by the standard ubuntu kernel (OCZ revodrive 3 x2). However, I was able to patch the Kernel ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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Authenticate window doesn’t appear anymore

Authenticate window doesn’t appear anymore in my Lubuntu 11.10 64bit When I try to run Synaptic or Time and Date from menu, nothing goes on. I can authenticate and run the programs only in console. ...
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How to share internet between a Ubuntu and XP?

I am having an Internet connection which i have to share via LAN to my friends. I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 but the problem is that i can't share the connection. As I used to do I gave eth0 (the ...
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How can I make PCManFM open plain text files with Leafpad by default in Lubuntu?

When I'm using PCManFM, I sometimes do the following. I right-click in an empty place in ~/, and choose Make new... --> Empty File. I type some text in it, like 'blabalballabl', and then I save it, ...
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Fan doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 5315

I have recently installed lubuntu 11.10 on my old laptop (acer aspire 5315 celeron) and observed that fan is not working properly on lubuntu side.I find it strange that it is working perfectly under ...
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Fresh install of lubuntu synaptic is missing the search box in the tool bar

A complete new install of lubuntu 11.10 has synaptic 0.75.2ubuntu7. Previously when using synaptic on another system there was a search box in the tool bar where a search string could be entered which ...
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Get kernel sources for lubuntu?

Answer: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-oneiric.git works great for ubuntu. Question: Does lubuntu have such a git server that I can clone from?
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Custom Dvorak layout not working [closed]

I'm using lubuntu Oneiric and (trying to use) a custom UK Dvorak keyboard layout. I edited (possibly not the best method, I know) the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/gb to customise the UK version of ...
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What do I need to do to switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a dual boot computer?

I got a new laptop which makes my old one with a dual boot of XP and 11.10 redundant. Everything has been moved over and this is a perfect chance to play around with variants. I would like to ...
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Why does Lubuntu automatically reset my CPU into performance mode after a short time?

If I put the CPU mode into powersave or ondemand, it works for some time (5-10 minutes) but after that time Lubuntu automatically sets the CPU to performance mode. (I see it doing sudo cat ...
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Can't boot Xubuntu session after installing lubuntu then xubuntu-desktop [closed]

I installed xubuntu-desktop over lubuntu-desktop in ubuntu oneiric. Now: 1) It's not possible to log into xubuntu - after entering name and password it just loops back to the login screen. 2) After a ...
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Where is the xcompmgr file located?

I'm on Lubuntu 11.10. I'd like to add xcompmgr as part of my autostart programs on logon (to use it in combination with Docky). I know all I have to do is to copy its icon into my ...
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How can I make smaller pop-ups on Lubuntu?

I want to see smaller pop-ups but where have I to go to configure this?
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How can I enable remote control/desktop sharing on lubuntu

What do I need to do to enable desktop sharing on (lubuntu) I want to control it from Ubuntu 11.10, if possible to also do it from a Windows pc would be great. But not if it uses more load or might ...
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Lubuntu for older laptop?

I have an old Dell laptop with 128 MB RAM. It readily boots up and runs the Edgy Eft 6.10 liveCD. This liveCD has an old Firefox 2 on it which some websites don't like. I would also like to run Flash ...
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Lubuntu and Firestarter

I've just switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu and I have installed Firestarter. Is this advised? The reason I ask is because a whole load of Gnome related packages were also installed alongside ...
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How can I add “root” privileges in LxPanel launcher?

how can I add "root" privileges in LxPanel launcher (in Lubuntu)? I would like have launcher for Synaptic, but Synaptic need root privileges. Have anyone any idea how it do it?
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Lubuntu keyboard problem

I have installed Lubuntu 11.10 for it's much lighter than Ubuntu itself with Unity, but I have serious problem. I need to put another keyboard layout- Bulgarian, but I simply can't do it. Tried a lot ...
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How do I make my PC boot in to Lubuntu as default instead of Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the default session for when using auto-logins? I've installed the Lubuntu desktop on my Ubuntu 11.10 PC. My PC logs straight in to Ubuntu Unity without ...
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the future of LXDE? [closed]

Now that Gnome3 and Unity are here lots of users, like me, want to migrate to a more usable desktop. LXDE it's simple and fast. But not as good as we want. I think that LXDE can attract a bunch of ...
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Is it possible to have the same effect of the ALT F2 like Gnome Shell

I was trying Gnome Shell (in openSuse) and found out that when I do the old ALT + F2 and the old execute command is now a small black space to complete... I want that on Lubuntu. Somebody know how to ...
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How do I arrange windows with keyboard shortcuts?

I have been testing with Lubuntu and have found it really pleasant. However, I cannot find an answer for one essential (for me) feature: being able to arrange windows with keyboard shortcuts. In ...
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Apple Aluminum Keyboard Via Bluetooth - Fn Key Problem [closed]

I'm connecting an Apple Bluetooth Aluminum keyboard (this one) to my Lubuntu setup using the blueman applet. The keyboard types fine, but I would like to use its fn key to change screen brightness ...
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Error: You need to load the kernel first in Grub

I have Lubuntu 11.10 installed on /dev/sda3, and Xubuntu 11.10 on /dev/sda5. A while ago, while being on Lubuntu, I made a mistake somewhere in creating a Live USB: by mistake, I installed a Live USB ...
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see my desktop on two monitors Lubuntu

Ok I have an ascer aspire with a AMD Radeon HD 6320, when I try to connect a CRT monitor in to it I can see the same desktop in the 2 monitors. I want to see in the 2 monitors se same desktop as a ...
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Why don't Qt4 apps in Lubuntu pick up the GTK theme? [duplicate]

I've installed Lubuntu and replaced the default players with Clementine for audio and VLC for video. The problem I have is that neither pick up the GTK theme, the way they usually do in Gnome/Xfce. ...
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Which is lighter/quicker: LXDM or LightDM?

I am using lubuntu and I am just wondering whether it would be worth switching from the default LXDM to LightDM. Are there any speed advantages of LightDM over LXDM? (An answer with more than one ...
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How can I add new autostart programs in Lubuntu?

In Lubuntu, there's no 'Add New Program...' button in Desktop Session Settings. Is there an easy way to add new autostart programs in Lubuntu?
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How do I unassociate executables with wine?

I want to un-associate executables to open with wine, for security reasons I'm using Lubuntu 11.10, how can I do this?
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Apache Directory Studio cgi how to make it run on lubuntu?

I am trying to make Apache Directory Studio run on lubuntu... directory.apache.org/studio/ Some time ago I just download it unpaket it and run it... all in ubuntu 8.10. But now how can I do this? ...
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Video game “Gish” will only launch from command line

Platform: Lubuntu 11.10 x64 Program: Gish When I try to launch Gish from the command line (/opt/gish/gi.sh), there are no problems. But when I try to launch it from the LXDE menu, it will not start. ...
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How can I lock screen on lxde

Like gnome Control + alt + L In Lxde how can i do that? What I have to intall to do this? thanks --searching for a solution on my own but... ok if I do alt+f2 and type xscreensaver-command -lock ...