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 can I get the built-in display to pan as I move the mouse to the edges in dual display mode?

I have an Eeepc 900a with a display of 1024x600 running lubuntu 13.10. The VGA port will display at 1920x1080. I am able to use LXRandR 0.1.2 to set it to use both displays at the same time. How can I ...
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How to get the Ubuntu look back after installing lubuntu-desktop

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I wanted to try out Lubuntu, so I installed the package lubuntu-desktop. Everthing worked fine, I can do Lubuntu sessions now, as well as normal Ubuntu sessions ...
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I cant boot with new (3.11.6) or custom kernel

I was trying compiled my own kernel, after it didn't work i downloaded latest official kernel from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/ for my Lubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-55-generic ...
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how to use a projector with Lubuntu 13.10

My teacher has an Lubuntu 13.10 Laptop and he needs to use it on his projector, but there is no signal. Does anyone know how to use a projector in Lubuntu 13.10? Thanks
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Laptop Loses wireless after sleep

I'm running Lubunu 13.10 on an hp G62 - I'm new to Lubuntu having used ubuntu previously, but I've made the switch as my laptop is now getting toward the lower end of acceptability, and I'm delighted ...
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64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS) ...
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Searching for the J. R. “Bob” Dobbs screensaver from Slackware to install in 13.10

I have seen on older (ca. 2004) RHEL systems a screensaver, xlock, with a twisting and morphing picture of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs. An extensive search of screensavers available for Ubuntu has not provided ...
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Altrnative to KDE's “force font dpi” functionality

I am currently using a non-KDE system (Lubuntu) and am trying to find a way to force DPI to a specific value. What file do I need to edit to force dpi to 96? What is the proper code? My Ubuntu ...
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Lubuntu 13.04, kernel still 3.8.0-32-generic

My question is very similar to Ubuntu 13.10, kernel still 3.8.0-31-generic. Recently was updating to Saucy and the ethernet cable got unplugged. So I decided to run Software Update again, to ...
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Closing laptop lid suspends Lubuntu, since upgrade

I recently upgraded my Lubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. I have my xfce-power-manager set on the lock screen action on lid close, but closing the lid still suspends the laptop in 13.10. How can I set it ...
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Power button in Lubuntu 13.10 will not suspend

I made the upgrade on my Lubuntu machine to 13.10 yesterday. Everything seemed to go smoothly except one niggling thing I can't seem to fix. Previously, I had set the power button to suspend my ...
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Swap drive not operating correctly

At first, I started seeing the warning signs. The halting pages. The molasses speed of the windows closing. The pictures not rendering. Then, I took action. Recently I added a swap drive to my ...
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(L)Ubuntu 13.10 AMD ATI Radeon laptop screen is black after upgrade from 13.04

Since I updated to Lubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) as upgrade from 13.04, my laptop screen is black. My external monitor over HDMI works. I have an AMD ATI Radeon HD 5470 card. The laptop screen starts ok, I ...
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Why can't I log into Lubuntu after the 13.04 update, even if I know the password?

After the 13.04 update the login screen started to appear, even though I chose to automatically login in the Lubuntu install options one week ago. Even if my password and username is correct it won't ...
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Audio playing too fast on lubuntu 13.10

I did a total reset of my netbook (Asus eee pc 1201ha) and I installed Lubuntu 13.10. The matter is that, whatever player I use, my music files are always played too fast. How can I change this?
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What is “Default applications for LXSession” in Lubuntu 13.10?

Users of Lubuntu 13.10 will notice a new entry in Menu, Preferences called Default applications for LXSession. If that entry is selected, a window, shown below, opens: This window, which can ...
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Why is “libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop” part of non-Unity flavors in 13.10?

OS: Lubuntu 13.10, clean install. I noticed an update for libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop. To find out what that is, I ran apt-cache show libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop and saw this, in part: ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - two network icons

I updated Lubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 and now I have 2 network icons in the task bar what do I have to do so it displays just one icon?
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Open file or application as root from GUI

Is it possible to open a file or application as root from the GUI? My ideal would be right-clicking on a file or an application and seeing an "Open as Root" choice in the context menu, after which I ...
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How to replace lubuntu for ubuntu desktop ?

I know this may sound stupid, but I was having a problem with my ubuntu, it wasn't loading. So I was googling solutions and one of them was purging something and installing something so I did it. ...
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Lubuntu: How do I autostart xfce4 power manager?

I just upgraded my 64 bit Lubuntu to 13.10 on my netbook today. After the upgrade, I simply can't autostart the xfce4 power manager. I tried to add from the desktop session settings, I tried to copy ...
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13.10 startlubuntu command for x2go

With 13.04 and earlier X2go started up Lubuntu with the command startlubuntu. This is gone from 13.10 and I tracked down that it was replaced by lxsession. However, if I try to start up my desktop ...
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I can't Install Lubuntu 13.04 and 12.04 . Don't Boot what Im missing?

some week ago I've installed Ubuntu on my more powerful PC, and now then I've decided to install Lubuntu on my olds PC. But I have a problem boot them, with Ubuntu I does not have any problem booting ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 minimal auto-login deosn't work

I have install lubuntu 13.04 minimal on an old netbook. I would like to use autologin. I have changed the first lines of /etc/lxdm/default.conf to the following: autologin=arthur timeout=3 ...
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Problem with Lubuntu in a moment all desktop icons lost and i cant create new icons on my desktop, why?

Hello all i need your help ! Am using Lubuntu last version (in Greek language), is updated and i had till now no problem. Just now, in a moment with no reason, all the icons of my Desktop ...
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Swap drive not turning on when I log in

Recently I added a new 40GB hard drive as swap. I want the swap to be enabled when the computer logs me in. I followed the directions here to make the swap command run on start up. I added ...
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Thin Client Lubuntu over PXE Server with DHCP and TFTP

I have 10 old computers (like thin clients) without HDD. So i decided to use Lubuntu as Operating System. In my work we have a PXE server with DHCP and TFTP, they built a debian distro before and for ...
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Problem with booting newly installed Lubuntu

I have tried to install Lubuntu on a Dell inspirion mini for my sister, but I'm not able to boot it. I get the error message: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> I'm ...
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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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How to change the color depth in lubuntu to 24-bit?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on a very old pc of mine. intel p4 2.6 ghz processor some local made motherboard 40 gb / 512 ram. The color depth seems to stuck in 8 bit mode. How to change it to ...
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Failed to load the package list (trying to install flash player) (Lubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to find a solution for a few days, I hope someone can answer me. I tried several times to install flash player through lubuntu software center, and after I hit "Install Packages" it gives ...
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Possible to Install Lubuntu 12.04 over an existing dual boot Ubuntu 13.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an AMD 64-bit HP Slimline machine(1 GB of RAM expanded to 2GB) that is about 5-7 years old, and I believe/realized that it would probably work/perform better if I ...
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Why is Skype is not sending live video?

I am using Lubuntu. When using Skype I can't send video, but I can receive video. What do I have to do to get this working? Does it need any additional driver software?
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ubuntu: can't install sdl1.2-dev due to broken packages

I tried to install libsd1.2-dev, but got an error due to some dependencies that I do not know how to solve. sudo apt-get -f install libsdl1.2-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Name of the lubuntu screen brightness programme

I have lubuntu 13.04 on a couple of year old iMac and using the screen brightness keyboard buttons works great out of the box. However, I tend to use i3wm as my primary windows manager and the buttons ...
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How do I actually disable F11-fullscreen on Lubuntu 13.04?

I have already deleted the entry for F11-fullscreen from ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml even after a reboot, the F11 fullscreen functionality remains, and I can't use F11 in other applications as ...
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System Shutdown with LXTerminal

How can I shutdown Lubuntu using LXTerminal? I've tried with halt or shutdown now but they doesn't seem to work properly.
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Lubuntu: How to add Thunderbird as system startup application?

Here is what I tried: 1) I created a folder ~/.config/autostart 2) I have copied the Thunderbird.desktop file from usr/share/applications to ~/.config/autostart 3) I have given it permissions to be ...
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Remove Start Menu

I am customizing the Lubuntu 13.04 live usb installation. How can I remove the Start Menu on the Desktop (the main menu on the left-bottom corner of the Desktop). I want to add another menu of my ...
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From Windows XP to Lubuntu 12.04 LTS: was Windows graphically best detailed?

I switched from Windows XP to Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. Pretty cool: already loving XFCE. Anyway: I got to say that it looks like Linux is graphically less detailed. I mean, I can clearly see a lot of ...
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Window snapping in Lubuntu 13.10

I read that window snapping will be a default feature in Lubuntu 13.10. However, I've installed it and I don't have it. Perhaps it's disabled by default? How would one enable it?
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How can I backup my Windows partition?

I dropped my laptop. The hard drive is now dead - we think; but more may be wrong with the laptop and that's what we are assuming. It is responding, but with long delays and issues. With this in ...
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Black Screen After Login:: Lubuntu

I was going to switch monitors and the screen looked really weird and stretched so I changed the resolution. The next time I turned on my computer and logged in, the screen says it can not display. I ...
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Unable to shut down: failed to execute child process “lubuntu-logout” (no such file or directory)

I am unable to shut down after i uninstalled many programs in lubuntu using software center. The error message that I get is: Failed to execute child process "lubuntu-logout" (no such file or ...
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Lubuntu 32-bit Secure Boot [duplicate]

I am planning to use Lubuntu with Win8 Secure Boot PC. Will the 32-bit Live iso of Lubuntu boot (and work) with the Win8 Secure Boot PC ? Will the 32-bit Live iso of Lubuntu support Secure boot ? ...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Finding volume raise/lower command(s)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04 and am looking for the command to raise and lower my volume in increments so I can add that command to my lubuntu-rc.xml file thus binding it to my XF86AudioRaiseVolume (i.e. ...
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Sudo apt-get install wine1.7 returns unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

When I "sudo apt-get install wine1.7" i get the following error regarding unmet dependencies http://paste.ubuntu.com/6142822. i'm running Lubuntu 13.04 Can anyone help me out? I'm stumped as for ...
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How do I get VLC Player or GNOME MPlayer to run DVDs I put into my computer?

I am using Lubuntu 13.04, I installed Lubuntu restricted extras back when I installed it, and It still didn't work? I put in a few choices of DVDs, She's the Man, Wreck it Ralph, etc. If I do get this ...
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How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04 ? i have downloaded a LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz and when i extract i found 2 folders and 1 file, when i click install and new box ...