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 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 ...
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Terminator does not use specified background color for focused terminal titlebar

One of my favorite terminator features is how the focused window had a red titlebar. This makes it very easy to see which pane is active. However, I recently switched to a dark gtk2 theme (I'm ...
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How do I change the copy and paste keyboard shortcuts on Lubuntu 12.10?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 installed on my macbook pro and I am new to linux. I want to change the Lubuntu keyboard shortcuts for copying and pasting. I want to change Ctrl+C to Cmd+C and to change Ctrl+V ...
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How to fix `ubi-timezone failed with exit code 1` error?

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.10 on a Fujitsu Lifebook C-2220 (Pentium 4 - 2.40GHz, 215MB ram). I'm installing from a USB drive. I reach the "Where are you?" page, click continue, and get the ...
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kubuntu 12.10 amd 64bit and lubuntu 12.10 amd 64 bit not booting through live usb on dell inspiron n5050 laptop

wen i tried to make live usb of lubuntu 12.10 and also of kubuntu 12.10 i come up with same stuff only boot scrren appears and wen selected in live mode kubuntu/lubuntu start screen appears and ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 on Dell D830 with Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M

I am trying to use the Nvidia accelerated proprietary driver. I am currently trying to use the one from the https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-x-swat/+archive/x-updates as none of the others including the ...
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lubuntu 12.10 bluetooth mouse disconnecting

In Lubuntu 12.10 I use a bluetooth mouse, but it will not stay connected. I have to set it to connect as an input device and it will work fine for a little while. Sometimes it disconnects in the ...
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The disk tray won't open when I press the button

I'm trying to open the disk tray in Lubuntu 12.10 and nothing is happening. This can't be a mechanical failure because it works fine in Windows XP, and I'm posting it here because there are no ...
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My Dell Latitude D400 with Lubuntu 12.04 can find my wifi network… but can't authenticate the access. What could I check?

I'm an absolute beginner as an [L]Ubuntu user. The fact is my laptop can find any wifi network, but when I insert the password (which is absolutely right, I assure) it asks again for the password few ...
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Google earth 7 is not working (no globe) on Lubuntu 12.10 32 bits

I have a netbook Asus EEE PC 1001 PX (Intel Atom N450) with Lubuntu 12.10 32 bits installed. 3d is enabled and glxgears works well. But I am not able to use Google Earth 7 : I think that the problem ...
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How do I get the VT running X in my LXC container to my host?

I'm trying to run Lubuntu within an LXC container on my host already using a GUI. Is it possible to redirect the X output from the container to say; VT9 rather than VT7? If so where is the VT7 ...
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Unable to install python2.7-dev due to unmet dependencies Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I am unable to install python-dev becasue of unment dependancies. How can I get around this? Deleting python is not an ...
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How to access Samba shares in Lubuntu 12.10

Lubuntu uses PCmanFM as it's default file manager. I want to access my samba share with PCmanFM to upload and download files. I've already installed the "samba" and "cifs-utils" packages and thier ...
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Option to connect to WiFi disappeared after upgrading

I installed Lubuntu on to my Presario V5000 today off my old 12.04 disk. I installed all the updates then upgraded to 12.10 I was hooked up to an Ethernet cable to update it and before I saw firmware ...
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How to open the default GUI text editor in Ubuntu or Lubuntu via a script?

I have a script that uses gedit to open text file in Ubuntu. That script does not work under Lubuntu. What command is required to execute the default text editor? I want to make the script usable ...
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Starting Teamviewer on a server without screen

I try to start Teamviewer on a server without screen: export DISPLAY=:0<br> /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/script/teamviewer The result is: Application tried to create a window, but no driver could ...
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can i restore my Ubuntu Deja Dup to a Lubuntu install?

Are Ubuntu and Lubuntu similar enough to use a Deja Dup of my home directory from Ubuntu 12.04 to restore it to a different distro of Ubuntu - specifically Lubuntu 12.04? As I understand it there are ...
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No sound in Manually Compiled Wine 1.7.18

I downloaded the Wine 1.7.18 source code from Sourceforge, installed the dependencies according to the ./configure file and compiled & installed (sudo make && sudo make install). The ...
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Booting impossible cause GRUB rescue won't let me

I created two bootable USB: Lubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 from my windows machine. SCENE 1 I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything is fine. A popup window appears that says something like "I have ...
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Why can't I access my desktop after installing Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my netbook through USB Drive. Now I cannot get access in my desktop after login. I can see only one thing on my screen. Welcome to ubuntu 12.10(GNU/linux 3.5.0-17- ...
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How to restore basic icon sets (inherited by all the others) in Lubuntu 12.10?

I have searched and installed a lot of icon sets, but after a while I was surprised to see how big these packages were and decided to return to the basic set "Lubuntu Box". But I have tried to delete ...
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Dual boot with primary Windows

I've installed Lubuntu on my computer, but I let to be Windows primary. How do I get to Lubuntu? I have no offer list while booting Windows, Windows is booting automatically without chance to change ...
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Problem installing Grub Customizer in Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu. I tried to install Grub Customizer but I have problems. I used the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to set ccpd daemon to start automatically at startup?

After installing a Canon printer in Quantal, in order to print I have to start ccpd at each restart with the command sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd start This should be automated, says the driver manual. ...
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Per-application volume control

Is there a way to get per-application volume control similar to Windows 7? I am looking for a way to do this in both Lubuntu and Kubuntu.
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What are the most suitable distribution Ubuntu for my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? I'm looking to migrate from Windows XP to Ubuntu ...
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How can I use code or a script to lock my screen programmatically in Lubuntu?

I want to write code or a script to lock the PC when my C++ program receives a specific command from Ethernet. Is there any way to show the Login screen from the command line? I want to lock the ...
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Why LXPanel 0.5.11 asks for a new dependency in Precise but not in Quantal?

LXPanel 0.5.11 that is default in Lubuntu Quantal has enhanced features compared to the older version that is default in Lubuntu Precise (0.5.8). The new version of LXPanel is available for Precise. ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 cannot login via GUI after a kernel update and return error messages

After kernel update, Lubuntu 12.04 cannot login via GUI and return these error messages: stopping save kernel messages stopping system v runlevel compatibility
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Installing zsnes on Lubuntu

How do I install zsnes on Lubuntu? I've already updated Synaptic and ran sudo apt-get install zsnes, it came up with this error: >Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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How to install Lubuntu Desktop Environment and ONLY the desktop environment?

I have a slower computer that I would like to use the Lubuntu desktop environment with. However, I do not want to install any of the software that is not related to the desktop environment. I am ...
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Lubuntu/Ubuntu 12.10 won't recognize USBs

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10 and everything was going fine until yesterday. Whenever I try and use an SD card or USB stick/USB hub it won't recognize it in the file manager. I ran lsusb which ...
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Is it possible to integrate Unity within Lubuntu Desktop Environment?

Is it possible to integrate Unity Dash in Lubuntu (Fresh Clean Install) apart from installing ubuntu-desktop. If installing ubuntu-desktop is the only option then if installed are there any chances of ...
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Trouble authorizing Everpad on Lubuntu?

Due to heating issues I switched to a lighter version of Ubuntu i.e Lubuntu 12.10 from Ubuntu 12.04 . I was using Everpad in Ubuntu 12.04 without problems, but can't get it going on Lubuntu 12.10. ...
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Enable Sync to VBlank on LXDE with Intel Video Card

How can I enable Sync To VBlank in LXDE? My video card is Intel, and I'm having screen tearing.
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How to install GCC 4.7 on Lubuntu 11.10?

I installed Lubuntu 11.10 and I installed build-essential with this command: sudo apt-get install build-essential Now I have gcc 4.6 I read on some forum that adding the next PPA I'll be able to ...
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Is it possible to have in Lubuntu 12.04 the new Keyboard Layout Handler of 12.10?

Lubuntu 12.10 has a new version of LXPanel (0.5.11) and a new "Keyboard Layout Handler" with more settings than the older "Keyboard Layout Switcher". 12.04 "Keyboard Layout Switcher" settings: ...
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No Try/Install Option - Live CD on PowerPC

I am using a Lubuntu 12.10 Live CD on a PowerPC G4. When I start the machine (and tell it to boot from CD (hold down "c" key)), I get a yaboot prompt, with options such as "live", "live-powerpc", ...
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Why cannot install Lubuntu 12.10 on an extended partition?

This is about an older computer (Toshiba Satellite M70 that a friend wants to keep afloat) on which (beside Win XP) was installed the Xubuntu 11.10 system that would not work for some reason: now the ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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How to boost mplayer (SMPlayer) sound (in Lubuntu)?

I am thinking of the useful feature present in the MPUI video player (mplayer for windows) that can enable volume boost to impressive levels (not from the volume slider, but just from the mouse ...
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How to fix resolution after upgrading Lubuntu 12.04 to 12.10?

I have been using Lubuntu 12.04, at resolution 1440x900. Then I got Rawtherapee, but it would not work right. So I ran a Live Lubuntu 12.10 and the resolution was at 1440x900. So I up-graded to 12.10 ...
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Lubuntu Taskbar Problem with X2go

I have a box with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and then the lxde and lubuntu-desktop packages were installed. When accessing the box with X2go, suspending the session and returning, the taskbar is mostly ...
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How to log in after logout in L/UBUNTU live persistent usb?

I have created a persistent live usb of Lubuntu 12.10 on a 16 GB flash pendrive with a 4GB space for persistency. It basically works like an installation, as new programs can be installed and new ...
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Installing software on Lubuntu without a browser

I have installed Lubuntu without a browser. I can't figure out how to download and install new software on it. Should I reinstall Lubuntu?
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Why re-enabled sources are still marked as “disabled on upgrade to quantal”?

After having a lot of software sources disabled on upgrade to Lubuntu quantal (see question here) I have decided to re-enable most of them, which I did, without problems, except that the note that ...
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Problem with My Acer D250 Netbook and WIFI Adapter in Lubuntu 12.10

Hi I am having a problem after a clean installation of Lubuntu 12.10 AFter the initial installation, my wifi adapter cannot function and thus offer me wifi connnectivity. I downloaded all the updates ...