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 Unable to Login with GUI. Coloured lines\bars

I am new to Linux. I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.10 alternate version "lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386". I checked the .iso file using "WinMd5Sum" and it was proper. I burned it and checked error ...
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PCmanFM prompt “This file is executable. Do you want to execute it?” when double clicking a file

I use Lubuntu. I downloaded a .tar.bz2 of Sublime Text 2, and extracted it. When I double click the sublime_text executable, a window pops up with "This file is executable. Do you want to execute it?" ...
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how to use default lxde theme instead of lubuntu-theme?

I have install Lubuntu 12.10. I really didn't like the lubuntu-theme. Its very confusing to distinguish whats there on task bar. Therefore, I wanted the theme like fedora lxde or default-lxde theme. ...
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Problems after changing from PCManFM to Nautilus

I have to use LXDE because of the age of my system, and I quite like it. But after I changed the default file manager from PCManFM to Nautilus (via this) and restarted, I just get a background color ...
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International accents out of dead keys in Lubuntu

From the first moment, after the installation of Lubuntu 12.04, I cannot type Greek accents, when the Greek layout is selected. The Greek layout works with some dead keys, i.e. pressing ;+ α gives ...
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cifs shares not mounting (permission denied) lubuntu 12.10 via /etc/fstab

Before I upgraded to 12.10, I was able to mount my shares automatically. They're located on an Amahi Home Server running Fedora 14. I'm able to access them without any problems via PacManFM (I'm using ...
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Will Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 Run Very Smoothly on My Computer Or Should I Go With Lubuntu?

I have a somewhat old computer with mid-range hardware. Here's what my computer has: 1.8 Ghz Willamette Pentium 4 256 Kb L2 Cache nVidia Geforce 6200 LE 256 mB DDR2 1024 mB DDR at 133 mhz 40 GB HD ...
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'Client not found in Kerberos database' when joining domain with Likewise

I have installed Lubuntu and I'm trying to connect it to my works Domain, but I'm getting an error from Likewise - LW_ERROR_KRB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN - Client not found it Kerberos ...
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How to dual-boot Lubuntu 12.10 with Windows 8? [duplicate]

All I want to know is how to get them to dual-boot. My laptop (HP G62) does not come with Secure boot. It is 3 years old.
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Dual-booting Lubuntu with Windows 8

I've got an older laptop (HP G62) that has Windows 8 as it's primary OS and I want to dual-boot it with Lubuntu. It does NOT come with Secure boot nor does it come with UEFI. I've been looking at ...
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Ant error after installing NetBeans 7.3 in Lubuntu

I have NetBeans 7.01 from Debian repository - all works. I have problem with NetBeans 7.3 from official site (installed at the same machine) - I can't compile anything: ERROR - Ant is misconfigured ...
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How to create a limited use Lubuntu custom desktop?

I'm working on a project for a nonprofit cultural center. I’m trying to develop a limited desktop using Lubuntu. The idea is to provide a basic desktop, maybe only four icons, Chrome, OpenOffice, ...
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Auto-mounting in Lubuntu

I tried set-up fstab for auto-moutning my ext4 drive: /dev/sdb /media/vitaly/ ext4 auto,exec,rw 0 0 But Lubuntu can't start with this parameters: Mounting error: press S to skip mounting this ...
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Minecraft Help! [duplicate]

So this is what I get when I Login to MineCraft on a 32 bit system 1.7 gig ram and 2.8 ghz prossesor: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 14/03/13 9:07 AM Description: Failed to ...
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Lubuntu no sound at all; no mute, alsa, pulse

Apologies if this question has been answered already but I've scoured these forums and I haven't found anything that works. I recently put together a low spec machine with plans on running Lubuntu ...
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Managing Software Sources

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I cannot add or remove repositories neither by using Software Sources menu item (which usually crashes) nor by using Synaptic Package Manager via Settings > Repositories ...
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How do I Install Lubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive (the full installation)?

I want to install Lubuntu on my 32GB flash drive, but I don't know how. I know a little bit about partitioning. When I go into GParted, my USB drive comes up as /dev/sdb. I already wiped it ...
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Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file not opening

My Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file is not opening! I did make it executable (in permissions, I clicked "anyone" for executable). Here's the code: #!/bin/bash cd "$( dirname "$0" )" java ...
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Is Lubuntu the only derivative with its own software center?

I've noticed that Lubuntu has its own Software Center application, which seems a bit less taxing on my poor netbook than the vanilla SC. Is Lubuntu the only derivative that takes this approach, or ...
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How to patch VMware Player 3.1.5 for 32 bit machine with new Lubuntu 12.10 Kernel?

Sorry for my spelling and grammar errors, english is not my native launguage. I need to run VMware-Player-3.1.5-491717.i386 in lubuntu. It has to be that version only, cause my motherboard ...
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Lubuntu on Virtual Machine: (minimum) disk space requirements?

Minimum system requirements for Xubuntu (...) 5 GB of disk space With Lubuntu, you can use computers with even less memory. I read the above as Xubuntu and Lubuntu both requiring ...
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How to enable Empathy incoming message notifications?

I installed empathy in Lubuntu. I want a notification to popup when a message is received. However, when I open edit -> preferences -> notifications, it doesn't have an option, "show incoming ...
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How to enable higher CPU frequency on Lubuntu 12.04?

I have a Dell Latitude D430 laptop and I am unable to get the CPU to scale up to it's max 1200MHz. I have installed the indicator-cpufreq tool and also the cpufrequtils package. However, my CPU is ...
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Set web proxy using pac-file-url in lubuntu

I want to use a pac-file-url to set the web proxy rules for chromium in lubuntu. Chromium reads its settings from the system wide OS settings. I read How do I set systemwide proxy servers in ...
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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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Lubuntu does not remove all deleted items from trash

I have a computer which I installed Lubuntu 12.10 on. I created a trash.desktop icon using the script found here: http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2018 However, I recently decided to ...
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Full screen with gnome-player and VLC not working properly

I've got this problem since the very first minute I installed Lubuntu from scratch. Full screen mode is not working properly in both gnome-player and VLC: How can I fix this? I'm on a mini Dell ...
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Something like 'Mac OS X exposé' / 'Compiz Scale' / 'KDE Present Windows' in Openbox / LXDE / Xfce?

Is there a DE-independent utility to show all windows beside each other (i.e. emulate Mac OS X Exposé behavior) in more lightweight DEs like Openbox, LXDE or Xfce? Something like this:
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SD card is not mounted in Lubuntu

I have a 2GB Transcend SD card for my Camera but when I entered it in my laptop's SD slot then it is not mounted automatically by Lubuntu. I did not have the same problem with Ubuntu. I can not see it ...
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How to text to speech (pdf, docx) documents in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I want text to speech application that works with PDF and other files. Is there any application that does this is Lubuntu? Is there any way to get this done?
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How do I change the login manager in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've looked and looked for an answer - but I like Ubuntu's login manager, and can't figure out how to change lubuntu's to it. I've installed Unity using these instructions: How do I install LXDE / ...
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How to set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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how read documents (pdf, docx, etc) using orca in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I had installed Orca in lubuntu 12.10. But when i open it i just get the container box with tabs for preferences, help, about, exit. How do i make it read documents? I want to read a pdf ...
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update-binfmts warning

I'm running Lubuntu on a netbook and I've installed Oracle's JDK. Everything seems to work fine. The only problem is that when the Oracle JDK updates, I get the following warning: update-binfmts: ...
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Filemanagers crash all the time

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 and having problems with the filemanager. When I try to open the filemanager nothing happens. In the dmesg log the following error is shown: pcmanfm[2330]: segfault at 10 ip ...
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How can I search for a public wifi hot spot?

How can I search for a public wifi connection? I can connect to the wireless router at home which I used during the installation of lubuntu perfectly fine but when I visit the library I'm forced to ...
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Larger resolutions on VGA monitor using GMA 3150

I tried to connect a VGA monitor to my Netbook to increase resolution. Unfortunately, in Lubuntu maximum available resolution is 1024x768, while in Windows I can increase it to 1680x1050. Is there ...
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Double-clicking on .md or .mkd or .markdown files doesn't open them in ReText but in the default text editor

I installed ReText 3.1.3* and all suggested dependencies on Lubuntu 12.10 using apt-get. If I run touch ~/Desktop/abcd.md, and subsequently double-click on abcd.md in PCManFM or on its icon on the ...
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Command-Line only version of Lubuntu

So I visited the Lubuntu download page (specifically because it's lightweight), which happens to be hosted in the Ubuntu Help section of it's website. I tried to find a version of Lubuntu similar to ...
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Lubuntu live CD boot drops to Busybox console

Trying to install Lubuntu 12.10 to an old PC (Duron 1200 on Asus A7N266-VM with 756MB). I did an MD5 check of the ISO. First couple of burns to CD-RW wouldn't boot, so tried again to CD-R with verify ...
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Starting DesktopCouch or CouchDb on Lubuntu 12.10

I have installed DesktopCouch on my Lubuntu 12.10 using apt-get sudo apt-get install desktopcouch Installation was ok, but when I try to start it with command couchdb, I get the following error: ...
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Where is “txt.cfg”?

I'm using Lubuntu 12.10 on a USB stick but it is not persistent. Instructions on how to make it persistent are in this thread: Why isn't persistence working on Lubuntu 12.04 Live-USB? But I can ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 wireless not working [closed]

I am using an Lubuntu 12.04 with a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. Everything works fine except the wireless connection doesn't work. If I plug the cable in it works right away but I can't get the wireless ...
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Lubuntu window geometry - force window to always open in the same location?

I'd like my Chromium window to open with the same size and in the same place every time. I thought I'd be able to make this happen by editing lubuntu-rc.xml like this: chromium-browser ...
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How do I enable a CalDAV server (in an OwnCloud installation) to send email reminders for events?

I have a Lubuntu 12.10 server set up in VMWare VirtualBox with an OwnCloud 4.5.6 installation. One of OwnCloud's functions is as a CalDAV server. OwnCloud's web front-end doesn't yet have an interface ...
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Lubuntu software centre apps basket - no items displayed

I wish to install some programs in Lubuntu (12.10 : i386). In the software centre, if I select any app and click "Add to the apps basket", the Apps basket tab shows "Apps basket (1)". But after ...
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Why fonts are different on Dolphin, Skype and VLC?

I am running Lubuntu 12.04 and have installed Dolphin, VLC and Skype. I adjusted fonts for the menu of the programs to Droid Sans 8, but Dolphin, VLC and Skype do not accept this setting and they look ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 change default keyboard-layout after installation.

I have Lubuntu 12.04 I accidentally set the keyboard to the wrong language when I was installing the system, and now I have to change that keyboard setting every time i start the computer. How do I ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 change screen brightness. Lenovo ThinkPad

How do I change the screen brightness in Lubuntu 12.04? The screen brightness is stuck in a very bright mode and it's quite uncomfortable.
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...