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 to get Ubuntu to use as much Resources as Lubuntu

Well.. I love Ubuntu, but it causes my laptop to use resources up, and I don't even know why. it even cause my laptop's fan to run louder and heat up (not overheat, but it does get hot). As soon as I ...
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Why can't I login to the GUI via lxdm after upgrading to lubuntu 13.04?

When I boot to the login screen, I can put in my credentials but nothing happens after that. I left my laptop over night and it still didn't log in. The only thing I can do is hit ctrl, alt f2 to get ...
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Why is pcmanfm is still running after following the LXDE/XFCE Hybrid instructions?

OS: Lubuntu 13.04 I'm trying to replace PCManFM with Thunar and xfdesktop. For this, I followed the procedure described in the section titled "LXDE/XFCE Hybrid" here. However, after a reboot, the ...
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Mouse cursor does not change appearance to indicate a program is launching

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I click on a icon to launch a program, be it from the start menu or from the panel, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning circle (or anything else) to ...
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Let popup appear when logging in to guest account

When logging out from the guest account, all the files of the guest are deleted. I like this behavior, but is there a way to show a popup like "Warning, all your files will be removed when turning ...
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Lubuntu 12.04: Cannot transfer files from the laptop to the Nexus 7

I just recently got myself a Nexus 7 and I want to load it up with some apps that I've downloaded on the laptop. The problem is that I can't get the Nexus 7 to mount on the laptop. I've tried ...
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Specto says “The network connection seems to be down”

I just installed Specto on Lubuntu 12.04. It shows the message The network connection seems to be down, network watchers will not check until then. What should I do? My network connection is ...
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Bluetooth problem on Lubuntu 12.04.2 LTS?

I'm new to Linux and am having terrible difficulty getting my bluetooth devices to pair/connect. I'm using a bluetooth dongle on my Dell Inspiron 910 running Lubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I've tried blueman ...
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Stop GUI boot ubuntu ARM

I am using an ARM version of Ubuntu (Lubuntu specifically) on a pcDuino. I want to use it as more of a server as opposed with a monitor. One of the first obvious things to do would be to disable ...
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Only “Vulnerable” Flash Player version works

For the last year, I have been using outdated Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102 in Firefox, because more recent versions (11.2 r202.243 or .280) don't work for me. Typically, with r202 versions, I get blanks ...
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Install Chromium Adobe plugins error

i cannot view any video because of this. i dont want to use any other browser. when i click "install plugins" , it takes me to the adobe website and it tells that Chromium and Chrome have built in ...
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Lubuntu Wine IDM set up with Chromium help needed

i'm very new to this forum and to linux. switching from Windows OS is tough at the start and i'm having few problems. i installed Lubuntu because i've old system. i totally love it but i have one ...
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Why won't Lubuntu install on my HP2133 [closed]

I recently bought an HP2133 second hand off a friend. I installed Fuduntu, but the graphics are unstable and it's a bit slow.So I decided to try Lubuntu. I can boot from my Pen Drive, but when I try ...
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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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Can installing Lubuntu desktop interfere with my Win7 audio output?

After I went on Ubuntu today, and installed Lubuntu desktop environment, I just re-booted into Windows 7 and found out that my audio mini-Jack output isn't working anymore. Can that be linked to the ...
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Static Wireless IP - Can Only Access Internet Using IPs

I am using Lubuntu 12.10 as a local server and I am trying to get a static IP from my wireless network. I don't have a problem connecting to the server, I can ssh and view webpages on the same network ...
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Graphics card only show 256mb insted of 512mb [duplicate]

I have a HD5450 with 512mb. But lubunto only show that it has 256mb memory. How can I correct this? lubuntu 12.04
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Remote desktop from Windows to Lubuntu

Is there a way to remote connect (via windows remote desktop) to my Ubuntu server which has the Lubuntu Desktop, just like is possible with Unity?
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How to keep keyboard settings using setxkbmap across reboot? [duplicate]

Searching the forum, I found the following to add Hebrew support for Lubuntu (Typing in Hebrew): setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,il The problem is that after I ...
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Looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab

As the title says, I'm looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab that works with either Mint 14 or Lubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to find anything in the software ...
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How I can change background color of query editor in Workbench?

I have dark GUI, but how I can make text editor also dark? I am under Lubuntu, Workbench from repositories.
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How I can set-up MySQL on Lubuntu for education purpose?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 x86 on my notebook with all updates. I downloaded and install MySQL Community Server and MySQL Workbench. I learning Java and our next lesson will be about MySQL. I need to ...
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Use resources of high end servers to run lubuntu in low end hardware

In our home there is one high end computer with lots of RAM and other low end old computer running lubuntu , the lubuntu itself has become slow so we were thinking of making the lubuntu machine a ...
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Installed xubuntu-desktop on Lubuntu - cannot login to xubuntu/xfce session

So, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package on my Lubuntu netbook, but when I went to login to a xubuntu session nothing happened. The screen simply went momentarily blank and then came up with the ...
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defragmenting and increasing performance of old lubuntu system with swap partition

I am using the latest Lubuntu on an Intel Celeron 1.7Ghz and 512MB RAM. Lately system performance has deteriorated significantly. The hard disk is an 80GB IDE drive and we suspect it to be the ...
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How to deactivate kernel modules “firewire_ohci” and “firewire_core”?

My computer currently uses the kernel modules firewire_ohci and firewire_core. I don't want them. I blacklisted them, but they still load after any reboot. How can I deactivate them?
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Lubuntu Desktop UI Alternative

Having gotten sick of Windows 7 Starter Edition for being so ridiculously slow on my Netbook, not long after I bought it I installed Lubuntu so that I could actually get things done without having to ...
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Custom display settings with Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I am having a hard time with this HP Mini 210 1000 netbook. The screen just stretched out all of a sudden, forcing a resolution (1024x768) which is higher than the display's actual resolution ...
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What are the differences between Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Are Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu the same except for the desktop environment and a few programs?
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How to configure which notifications are skipped in xfce4-notifyd (Lubuntu 12.10)?

I have accidentally clicked on "hide this notification" / "Do not show this message again" button in OSD notification system in Lubuntu 12.10, namely xfce4-notifyd. The information was about wireless ...
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cairo-dock has problem with lubuntu

cairo-dock visual performance is poor in lubuntu. My desktop suffers with black background when I navigate my mouse pointer on Cairo dock. What is causing this and how can I fix it?
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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 ...