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 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 ...
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Serious issue with file-roller, it crashes constantly? [closed]

When I open file-roller from terminal, it shows these warnings: (file-roller:8301): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_style_provider_get_style_property: assertion `g_type_is_a (gtk_widget_path_get_object_type ...
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Installed Wine on Lubuntu 11.10 via synaptic. It's not listed anywhere though. What went wrong?

A reboot didn't help. Can't start the program via alt/f2 neither.
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Which DropBox installer do I have to download for use on Lubuntu?

Which one should I use - Ubuntu or Debian? The Debian one I guess since Lubuntu doesn't use nautilus. Not sure though.
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Bind the windows key to Lubuntu start menu

I am running Lubuntu 11.10. By default the main menu is bound to Alt+F1 (A-F1) which works. Here is the relevant code from ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml <keybind key="A-F1"> <action ...
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Minimal Ubuntu remastering

I was trying to remaster an Ubuntu Mini Remix using the tool called "Customizer". My goal is to create a version with a GUI capable of networking too. I don't like all the Tomboy Notes, Evolution and ...
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Having trouble setting up Synergy (via Quicksynergy) on my Ubuntu & Lubuntu 11.10 machines

Synergy is an app that allows two or more computers to share a keyboard and mouse. I have both Synergy and QuickSynergy (the GUI for synergy) installed from the repositories on two computers. One, my ...
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How to start applications such as xcompmgr at start up?

I've been trying to make xcompmgrto autostart in Lubuntu 11.10 but it just doesn't, i have to start it manually. I have added the next lines to the autostart script in ~/.config/openbox/ #Run a ...
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How can I make the temperature visible in indicator-weather in Lubuntu?

I've got Lubuntu 11.10 with indicator-weather installed, but indicator-weather doesn't show the current temperature. Resizing the panel doesn't work, and the application isn't shown in the panel ...
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Lubuntu battery monitor always says 100%

While using lubuntu-desktop I added the battery-monitor to the panel. It seems to be essentially useless as the only information I get from it is whether the power cable is plugged in or not because ...
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How can I make my Lubuntu 11.10 menus look like in 11.04?

The menus in my Lubuntu 11.10 install look very KDE-ish. I'm using the VLC Open File...-menu as an example. In Lubuntu 11.04, a different Open File...-menu would pop up. Is there a way to make the ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 'alongside' Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10. That's great, but sometimes I miss Ubuntu's eye-candy. I can install Ubuntu 'as a layer' on Lubuntu, so I'll be able to choose the 'layer' in the login screen. But doing this ...
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How to get xfce4-volumed to work in Lubuntu?

I want to use xfce4-volumed in Lubuntu, because I like the volume notification popup that it gives when changing the volume in Xubuntu. Lubuntu still lacks this feature. Simply installing ...
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How to integrate ubuntu one in pcmanfm (Lubuntu file manager)?

I have installed ubuntu-one on a Lubuntu machine and indeed the file syncing works for all the folder that are shared. My problem is that while on my ubuntu machine I can right click a folder and ...
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How to completely remove desktop?

I wanted to switch to Xfce (I had KDE and GNOME installed), and I did this : sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get ...
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What are the differences between Lubuntu and LXDE sessions?

Lubuntu login manager lets you choose between a Lubuntu session and a LXDE session. Apart from the wallpaper ( :p ) what are the differences between them? I've also noticed that the average CPU ...
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How can i adjust CPU frq. in Lubuntu?

In Gnome 2 there was panel applet that one could use to do that, however in Lubuntu there isn't one, how can i adjust it then?. Preferably with a simple method, don't really want to directly edit any ...
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Is there a lightweight way to snap windows in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to snap windows in Lubuntu. It's possible to install compiz, but doing so will make the system far less lightweight. Are there any alternatives or workarounds?
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If I install Lubuntu desktop will I still be able to use Gnome Shell and Unity?

If I install Lubuntu-Desktop (or Xubuntu-Desktop, for that matter) from the Software Centre, in Ubuntu 11.10, will I still be able to use Gnome-Shell and Unity, or will those be deleted? Will it be ...
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How do I unbind Super key from menu in Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 11.10. I spend quite a bit of time in Emacs, and I have a bunch of key bindings that rely on the Super key. However, Lubuntu captures the Super key press and opens the main ...
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Thunar as default file manager in Lubuntu 11.10 - how?

PCmanFM misses the permission column in its detail view and the ability to set viewable columns. Because of this I switched to Thunar. Now I want to set it as my default file manger in LXDE. How to ...
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Muon Package manager stuck at 100%

I've tried to install the Lubuntu desktop package through Muon package manager in Kubuntu 11.10, downloading and installing went fine, however it is stuck at 100%, it's been already 30 mins. and i ...
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How can I enable mouse wheel scroll in 'less' in lxterminal? [closed]

In Lubuntu 11.10, when I use the 'less' pager in lxterminal, the mouse scroll wheel has no effect. In gnome-terminal, it scrolls the text up or down when viewing a file with 'less'. Is there anyway ...
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Does Lubuntu 11.10 have a indicator?

Will Touchpad-indicator work when enabled on Lubuntu 11.10's Indicator?
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Closing the lid isn't toggeling standby anymore after update in Lubuntu. How can I fix that?

On my netbook closing the lid only leads to lock screen and not to standby in Lubuntu. That happened after the update on 11. 0. In 11.04 that worked without problem. Also, in 11. 10 Ubuntu (Unity) ...
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Top panel doesn't stay above windows

I made as small (16% width) top panel. It suddenly gets hidden behind overlapping or maximized windows. Neither '...panel as dock', 'Reserve space...', nor automatic hiding are checked. How do I make ...
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Change the list of applications to install in the LiveCD environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Change the min_disk_size answer to Why does the Lubuntu minimum install say that it requires 10.7 GB of available drive space? ...
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How do I change my wallpaper in Lubuntu?

About 2 days or so I upgraded my version of Lubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10. But the problem is that I now don't know how to change my wallpaper. Google doesn't give me any answers.
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Lubuntu doesn't detect correct CPU Frequency [closed]

When I was using Ubuntu setting performance in /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuX/cpufreq/scaling_governor set CPU frequency at 2.4Ghz and setting powersave the frequency was 800Mhz . But now I'm using ...
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Headphone not working in Lubuntu 11.10 [closed]

The problem was not resolved, but I went back to 11.04 1. Description of the Problem The speaker works. When I plugin the headphone (tried 2 types), both the speaker and the headphone mute. ...
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How do I install the Lubuntu Software Center?

I'd like to install the lubuntu software center on lubuntu 11.10. Here is the launchpad project, they have a PPA
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What's the most lightweight application to mount iso files in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to mount iso's on my fresh-install of Lubuntu 11.10. Furius Iso Mount has been my favourite on Ubuntu, but it installs too many extra stuff on Lubuntu, like Brasero. ...
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How can I change the volume icon in Lubuntu 11.10?

I've got a clean install of Lubuntu 11.10, with pulseaudio and pulseaudio-dbg installed. The thing that bothers me is the volume icon. I've got a VOL+ and VOL- button on my keyboard that both work, ...
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If I try Lubuntu and then remove it can I expect my normal Ubuntu to be safe and unchanged?

If I install lubuntu-desktop to try Lubuntu and then later remove it, will my normal Ubuntu be safe, unchanged and uncluttered?
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How much faster is Lubuntu? [closed]

Will I notice performance increases if I switch to Lubuntu? In what areas will I see the most significant changes? And in what areas am I unlikely to notice any? Would switching to Lubuntu be ...
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Overheats to 99 C and shuts down during the update

I'd like to update Lubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10. I installed lm-sensors and see that it goes to 99.0 C during the update, and then the laptop shuts down. (crit = +100.0 C) The bottom of the laptop ...
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Lubuntu desktop environment won't accept password [closed]

I've installed the "Lubuntu Desktop environment" from the Ubuntu Software Center, and then rebooted. The new interface asked for a username and password, but apparently wouldn't accept any ...
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How to unbind ALT in Lubuntu (LXDE)?

In Ubuntu when I hovered my mouse over VirtualBox and held the ALT key, it was sent to VirtualBox OS. However, in Lubuntu (LXDE), when I hold the ALT key, it wants to switch between desktops and I ...
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Is it a good idea to install gedit in Lubuntu?

I've been a Ubuntu user for years now, but since 11.10 will come with GNOME3/Unity, neither of which I like, I've decided to switch to Lubuntu, which uses LXDE as the desktop environment. The only ...
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Does Lubuntu use all the latest drivers etc.?

This may look like an off-topic question leading only to a discussion, but bear with me for a second here. I don't mean to discuss which of the two is better or whatever, I'd rather hear some serious ...
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Youtube video freezes in Lubuntu 11.04

What happens : (1) video freezes after a few seconds of idling while audio remains intact. (2) video resumes if I move the mouse. What I tried : (1) right click on a video -> "settings" -> ...
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How to restore the default Lubuntu panel?

I accidentally deleted the whole panel. How can I restore the default panel? UPDATE: I found a minimized panel on top. But I have 2 more questions. Now I have a small panel that has a network ...
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How to boost volume in lubuntu 11.04 on laptop

The audacious audio player volume is fine, but when I try to watch videos on youtube the volume is far too low. Is there a way to boost the overall sound? THank you for your time.
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Windows 7 and Qemulator

Due to some issues I've had with VirtualBox, I recently switched to using Qemu, with the Qemulator GUI, and all has been well when playing with Linux virtual machines. However, due to needs from my ...
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Why does Minecraft crash on Lubuntu but not Ubuntu?

I have Lubuntu and Ubuntu partitions on my drive. I've been having an interesting time with the new lubuntu partition. I've encountered strange things with the game Minecraft, Java and graphics ...
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X does not want to start. At all. “No screens have a usable configuration”

I recently installed a fresh copy of lubuntu 11.04 powerpc on my computer. I was following the instructions from this fourm post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1798792 All I get is the ...
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Why does the Lubuntu minimum install say that it requires 10.7 GB of available drive space?

I have a 4GB Dell Mini 9. I used UnetBootin following the instructions at pendrivelinux.com. I have tried Xubuntu minimal install, Lubuntu minimal install, and vanilla Lubuntu, and all result in the ...
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ubuntu appears in BIOS menu

I've just installed and uninstalled ubuntn and win7 on my laptop for several times, and this happened: see the pictures below. The first one is about BIOS: The second is what I got after ...
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Lubuntu keyboard shortcut doesn't give focus to Opera [closed]

I have Lubuntu 11.04, and the Openbox keyboard shortcut settings are in ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml. The shortcut I'm having trouble with is: <keybind key="XF86HomePage"> ...
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What's the best lightweight dock for Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a dock supporting not only launchers but also a list of currently running apps that is fairly lightweight and suited for Lubuntu install.