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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Lubuntu installation

I'm new to Ubuntu, and so far I love it. I've done a couple of installs of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on some old computers from a LiveCD a coworker gave me. I'm now interested in upgrading my network, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Sylpheed email retrieves old deleted mail

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension 4700. On Sylpheed email when I retrieve mail It retrieves old deleted email from more than two (2) years ago. Is there a particular way to set it to ...
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Initrd regeneration on every installation

After upgrading to 14.04 and switching to lubuntu I noticed that almost any package installation entails initrd regeneration: $ aptitude reinstall udev ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger ...
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Recover Lubuntu modified system file

I edited /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.upower.policy in Lubuntu 14.04 and somehow ended up with an empty file being saved. This has disabled hibernation in my computer. Can someone ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - No soundcard detected HDA Intel Realtek ALC880

After fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 no sound card is detected. Alsamixer shows just Beep bar (PC speaker), all inputs and outputs are just not present. No volume panel in the main bar was present. ...
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Why does Lubuntu not respect my keyboard preferences?

I’ve just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (replacing the previous dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 / Windows 7, which my poor little laptop really didn’t have the space for). As part of the ...
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Lubuntu updating via the command line

To update Ubuntu, I periodically use apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Is this or is this not advisable for Lubuntu on a low-spec machine (single core 2.66 GHz, 1GB memory)? Will use of it ...
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Can't play .mp4 files embedded in html5 player in Firefox [closed]

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04. I can run .mp4 video files directly with Firefox but if i put them into an HTML5 tag then I get error: 'video format or mime type is not supported'. I have been ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen upon start-up

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an AsRock 775 VM 800 with a Pentium 4. It often boots to the Lubuntu splash screen for a few seconds and then displays what appears to be a black screen. After a while ...
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Sequence of files used when booting the Lubuntu 14.04

How can I find out which files the Lubuntu 14.04 in fact uses during the boot - from the very start when I turn ON the power. I'm new to this Linux world, but I think Lubuntu must have list of ...
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Getting Adobe Flash plugin on PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu

I am running Lubuntu on my PowerBook G4 with a PowerPC processor. If I want to install any file, should I be looking for the Linux version or the PowerPC version? I specifically want to get a Adobe ...
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How to connect to WiFi from Lubuntu?

After add the Manage Networks icon into the panel, I can see my Wi-Fi network on the list. So I click on the SSID and it prompt for a password. I enter the right or wrong password but nothing happens. ...
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Why do I see AMD/ATI graphics driver updates when I have an Intel card (gma500)? What should I do with them?

My system have gma500 lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) (rev 07) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH ...
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Lubuntu to provide menu access to Skype for alternate users

I have installed Skype on Lubuntu 14.04 using the owner account. The owner can invoke it through the menu selections Internet > Skype. The kids account can run Skype by selecting Run and typing ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Problem starting lxsession-default-apps

I have one problem, I can't execute lxsession-default-apps on Lubuntu 14.04 because I get because said to me "The database is updating, please wait" If I try to run lxsession-default-apps, I get this ...
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Lubuntu keyboard layout changed after upgrade

I have been running Lubuntu 13.10 on a netbook with a French keyboard, with the default language set to English. When I upgraded to 12.04, the default keyboard layout changed to US. At the login ...
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Problems with Adobe Flash [duplicate]

I just got Linux Lubuntu 14.04 on my computer and i have some problems with adobe flash. If i do not have my flash installed than youtube videos are working but not all. But when i install flash none ...
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Trouble using ssh and Avahi

Solved: make sure that libnss-mdns is installed! I'm having trouble using SSH'ing from my netbook to my desktop using a .local hostname. Every so often, I have to reset the router I use, which resets ...
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NumLock ON in logon screen (Lubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I just installed a danish version of the Lubuntu 14.04 and I have fought with this problem = NumLock is OFF when the logon dialog comes up AND my users have numbers in their passwords ! I have tried, ...
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lxterminal prompt unwanted characters

I'm on fresh Lubuntu 14.04 installation. I am using LXTerminal and this is the prompt I'm setting through .bashrc file: export PS1="\e[0;36m$ \w \e[m" Assume I enter a command up to 15 characters ...
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enable special keys in lubuntu 14.04

I've done a lot of reading and cannot find a simple answer to what seems like it should be a simple question. How do I define the functions of the extra keys such as the "my computer" and "web ...
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Dual monitor lubuntu how to change wallpaper in extended screen?

Hi I have dual monitor in lubuntu. The main screen is 1280x800 and the extended screen is 1024x768. I installed variety. It changes wallpaper every 5 minutes. However it changes wallpaper only in main ...
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Installing and booting Lubuntu on ReadyNAS with Btrfs

I have NetGear ReadyNAS Business Pro with 6 Place for 6 Disks I did a hack the box (basically it is a normal PC with Intel CPU) I upgraded the CPU and I used the ReadyNAS OS 6 (which is Debian ...
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How do I prevent one of my partitions messing with Lubuntu Grub entries?

I recently deleted my Windows XP partition in my dual boot machine (Lubuntu/Windows XP), replacing it with Bhodi Linux. Everything went smoothly, but now I have a problem: Bodhi Linux is messing with ...
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How do you find out where Lubuntu applications are after installation? (Grive specifically)

I'm very, very new to Linux / Lubuntu I have successfully installed several programs and found them in obvious locations. That said, I'm trying to install Grive, and since I'm using Lubuntu, I don't ...
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Epson Stylus TX110 ink levels

I'm running Lubuntu 14.4 on my Acer Travelmate 2490. I finally managed to get my Epson Stylus T110 to print, but the print utility does not show the ink levels (one of the ink cartridges has now run ...
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How do I replace Windows XP with Lubuntu?

I am rather a noob and have never installed anything before, but I would really like to completely replace my Windows XP with Lubuntu. I have saved all my photos and music already so that is sorted. ...
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How to get Lubuntu to work on a PC from the year 2004? [duplicate]

We have a hp pavilion v72 desktop computer from the year 2004. It had Windows XP running on it, and we have been trying to install Linux on it. After Ubuntu, we tried to install the 32 bit version ...
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Unable to type anything on Chromium

I have the latest 14.4 Lubuntu (Spanish) version already updated. I have found the same bug in two machines. The machines are a 11 year old P4 2.5Ghz, Geforce mx 420 and a 9 year old Dell laptop ...
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Time keeps changing

I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and time keeps changing on me. At first it was set to internet sync, I chose my country, but apperantly the time there is wrong because it was 3 hours back. I also tried to ...
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Unity disappeared in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was using my Ubuntu 14.04 normally, and after I shutdown and restarted the computer, I saw that Unity had disappeared. I tried the following commands, but none of them worked: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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Switching to lubuntu dows not work

I just upgraded my older laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to try something more lightweight. So, I installed lubuntu-desktop as recommended in how to replace ubuntu with lubuntu and it made no ...
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Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis)

The resolution of my lubuntu is 640x480 and I can not change it. There's no more options in the screen definitions. This is my (horrible) graphic card: isabel@ESPRIMO-Mobile-V5515:~$ lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Any way to “Export” Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way to 'copy' or 'export' Lubuntu to a USB-drive so I can use it on another PC without having to set it up ?
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Lubuntu 13.10 does not ugrade to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to the newest version of Lubuntu, but after I open the software updater, clicking on upgrade, and enter my authentication. The updater just closes and nothing happens. Whenever I ...
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Light Locker will not load when I click on it

I keep getting a blank screen and lose my Spotify Stream after about 10 to 15 minutes. The problem I am having is with light locker. In my case I cannot get light locker settings to open at all. I ...
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No Wi-Fi in Lubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a dual-boot computer with OS X on one partition and Lubuntu 14.04 on the other. Wi-Fi works in OS X but in Lubuntu there is no network icon in the toolbar and only Ethernet is listed under ...
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I deleted ubuntu-desktop when removing abiword… Is it safe to auto remove?

After removing ubuntu-desktop when I was removing abiword and other default files on lubuntu 14.04, I am kinda unsure if it is safe to use apt-get autoremove. Here are the list of files that are ...
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Install and run lxde qt

I am planning to install lubuntu 14.04 on a new partition. I am assuming that it runs lxde gtk. How can I install lxde qt? Can both co-exist on the same partition? How to switch between the two?
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I need keyboard layout help Lubuntu

Running Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. My laptop has a compressed keyboard, everything -numpad. It seems that I need to notify Lubuntu of that. For example, the @ is under \ and vice versa. I can live ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't boot after install

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Compaq Presario V5000). It seemed to install fine, but after the install completed it stops booting when it gets to the Blue Lubuntu screen. I have the CD ...
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Sound problem after installing Lubuntu Desktop in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After installing lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. i can't recorded sound. Playback ok. I am searching a lot but I can't find anything. I also install ubuntu-restricted-extras and xfce4-mixer ...
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Start Menu right-click “Properties” option missing from Program entries in Lubuntu 14.04?

In Lubuntu 13.10, when you right-click on any Start Menu program entry, such as Firefox or Audacious, you have two options: "Add to Desktop" and "Properties". In Lubuntu 14.04, the "Properties" option ...
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Problem with steam on lubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Pretty simple problem - steam installed, then a thing came up saying it need to install more files. It runs, and then at the end tells me things are missing from my 32x library? If you need more info ...
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How do I partition using the Lubuntu installer? (14.04)

I've googled it but only a Ubuntu guide came up, which had options Lubuntu doesn't have. I have 4 Partitions come up, and no way to add a new one so far as I can see. sda1,sda2,sda3 and sda4. Sda1 is ...
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I don't know how to dual-boot Lubuntu 14.04

Quite simply, I don't know what I'm doing and I've come to the screen where it has the options: Erase Disk and Install Lubuntu, Encrypt, Use LVM or Something else. I want to keep my windows 7, and ...
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How to remove lubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed lubuntu-desktop in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now I want to get pure Ubuntu. How can I revert back to Ubuntu only ? Note: I have searched in the google and found solutions for 12.04 / ...
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Flash does not work on Firefox in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 but Flash isn't working correctly with Firefox 28.0. Viewing videos in YouTube, using the Spotify web client and yes.fm all do no work. I can see that the addon is ...
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Broadcom wifi issue on 14.04 Lubuntu [duplicate]

I have a brand new 14.04 LTS Lubuntu install on a Dell Inspiron 8600 which is getting wired internet connection, but not wifi. I've attempted some of the previous resolves for this, but seem now to ...