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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Broadcom Wireless Issues in Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my parents' old laptop, and I've been having a super difficult time getting the Broadcom card up and running. I've been following this thread: Installing Broadcom ...
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HP mini 210 too hot on lubuntu 14.04

I have looked around the internet and have not found a solution to my overheating problem and thought I would ask you. I'm relatively new to linux, but have converted my hp mini 210 into a lubuntu ...
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How do I replace (NOT dual-boot) Windows XP with Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm not a technie; I don't know anything about coding. I'm a somewhat basic computer user. However, now that Microsoft has phased out support for Windows XP, I HAVE to change OSs. However, I don't ...
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How I can type in English and persian (Farsi) combined in Abiword?

As you may know persian has a right to left writing. When I try to type in Abiword in English and persian Combined,English words have been reversed. Hear is a sample: It types " utnubuL سیستم عامل ...
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Lubuntu network manager cumbersome [duplicate]

I've managed to connect my netbook to my home wireless, but I find the process cumbersome. Is there a way to have the system identify open wireless networks without me having to know the name? I ask ...
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how to give read, write and modify access to folders and files in my home directory mutually to other users on same computer?

I want to give access to some folders in my home directory to another user on the same computer and vice versa. how do i do this? right now the other user is able to see the contents but is not able ...
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How to turn off or delete the default lubuntu panel in 14.04?

I am right now experimenting with cairo dock and so far so good. I want to turn off the default lubuntu panel for which currently i dont find a need for. anyone with know how pls help me do this. ...
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Wireless setup, Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell E6400 [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell E6400. Unable to see wireless connection. On running 'nm-applet' it shows "wireless connections available, please use network menu to connect to internet". However ...
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Unmet dependencies libc++ [duplicate]

How should I correctly install clang's c++ library (with STL) on my lubuntu machine? I want to use clang and its c++ library because it offers better support for the upcoming c++14 standard. When ...
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After update, can see connections, but can't connect

Recently I installed Lubuntu and everything was fine until I updated it. Suddenly I lost connection to the internet and I can't connect since (but connection was fine for a few minutes after rebooting ...
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“The make utility was not found” - error when installing VirtualBox guest additions on Lubuntu from the CD

I installed Lubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox, and I tried installing the guest additions as I would in Windows, from "Devices->Insert Guest Additions CD Image... (Host+D)", and then running the ...
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Java not working in Google Chrome Lubuntu 14.04 (32-bit)

I have Java 1.7.0_55 installed I have gotten it to work on firefox. My installed chrome version is Version 35.0.1916.114. I have already created the plugins folder in the chrome directory and made a ...
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Installing OpenJDK on (chr)Lubuntu 14.04 on Acer C710

Completely new to Linux, bear with me. I've just this morning succeeded in getting Lubuntu on my Acer C710, thanks to the wonderful script over here. I'm trying to see how Minecraft will run, which ...
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Drag and drop subrip-file (.srt) from file-roller (archive manager) to VLC?

When I drag a subtitle file straight from an open zip like so: It doesn't load the subtitle file. Dragging the subtitles works only if I extract the subtitle file first and then drag it. Is there a ...
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How to add persian/farsi keyboard input method in Lubuntu 14.04?

In Lubuntu 14.04 I went to "Preferences> Keyboard input methods > select an input method > show all input methods" but there is no persian (or farsi) to select.
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cant install jockey-gtk

i am trying to install jockey on lubuntu to resolve an issue with my ATH-AR5BXB63 wifi card and get this.... linuxtop@linuxtop-HP-G6000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install jockey-gtk [sudo] password ...
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Re-enter cisco vpn passwords

Since I upgraded from Lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my VPN passwords have to be re-entered every time I open the VPN connection. The passwords used to be maintained by the key ring but no longer. When I ...
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problem: GNOME-Do and Launchy wrongly open a text file with one application or another depending on the file size

The same text file is opened with my default text editor or Firefox depending upon the content of the file. For example, let's say I have a file "textfile.txt" If I add 878 lines of text, the file ...
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Can't add Canadian Multilingual keyboard layout in Lubuntu

I go to ibus preferences in Lubuntu and can add French (Canada), but it's not the Canadian Multilingual layout. I tried installing m17 ibus packages and it adds a bunch of languages but not more ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB stick gives error: “Operating system not found”

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a USB disk on my Dell Inspiron 7537, but I get the error message: Operating system not found. I have tried to disable UEFI and use Legacy but without success.
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Lubuntu - Disable screen saver…for real this time?

I know this has been asked multiple times. I have tried multiple things, however nothing I seem to do stick. I am trying to disable the screen saver/screen blanking on Lubuntu 14.04. I've tried the ...
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How to connect to a wireless network in Lubuntu

I just don't know how to turn on my Wi-Fi or choose a Wi-Fi connection. I'm now using the cable, but I really need to use the Wi-Fi on school. How to do that?
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How do I delay a startup application in Lubuntu?

I want Firefox to start automatically when I start Lubuntu. I have the LXSession Configuration app installed. In it, I've tried entering all the suggestions in this question, such as: bash -c "sleep ...
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Unable to run javac though java is working [duplicate]

I am getting the error message below when I run javac on ubuntu terminal: The program 'javac' can be found in the following packages: * default-jdk * ecj * gcj-4.6-jdk * gcj-4.7-jdk * ...
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Getting errors when I try to install lubuntu from the terminal

I've been trying to install the lubuntu desktop, but it gives me this error. Is there anything I can do, or should I not even try? I'm new at this, please make it simple. sudo apt-get install ...
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Some keys are not detected in my keyboard (multimedia keys?) by either xev or xbindkeys or keytouch: how to detect them?

It is one more attempt to get Fn keys to volume up/down, brightness, etc. working. Those controls are simply not working in my non-branded ultrabook. I want to detect them to modify ...
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Why do top and lxtask show different degrees of memory usage?

Why does top show 730MB of RAM used, but the "Task Manager" shows 190MB? Some more information on my system: Lubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Screenshots:
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How to set time to “keep synchronized with internet servers” in Lubuntu

I'm having hard time making my Lubuntu realise daylight savings has started. I was told to go to "Menu->System Tools->Time and Date" so that I can adjust my time zone and enable "keep synchronized ...
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How do I Export a playlist to iPod using Audacious?

I try exporting playlists to my iPod using Audacious but it asks me to type in a file name Also, is there a better way to add music to my ipod? I am running Lubuntu
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I want to know how to create a multi boot DVD with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I am a computer teacher. I am introducing my students to Linux, and I wish to create a multi boot live-DVD (single layer, 4.5GB) with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu ...
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Bricked GRUB after deleting a partition on my hard disk

I have Lubuntu and Linux Mint installed on my PC. Mint I bricked by removing the network folder in an attempt to make WiFi work. I was trying to install MINIX when it asked on which partition I ...
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How do I enable/disable wifi in Lubuntu 14.04

In ubuntu (14.04) wifi cards can be enabled/disabled by clicking 'enable Wi-Fi', how can I get this feature in Lubuntu too? Ubuntu (14.04): Lubuntu (14.04): In the latter the four last menu ...
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Adjust daylight savings in LXDE

Is there a way to make LXDE adjust the clock for daylight savings? It doesn't have to be done automatically, I can "click the button myself" but just not tamper with the value of the clock itself. ...
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Alt+Shift combination isn't working on Lubuntu 14

Well, I've just installed Lubuntu with two langauges and for some reason when I'm pressing Alt+Shift, things just don't work and the language isn't changing. This is the first time that this some kind ...
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How to get the “name” of the key combination (keybind key) for the Openbox config file

It is one more attempt to get Fn keys to volume up/down, brightness, etc. working. Those controls are simply not working in my non-branded ultrabook. In the configuration file: ...
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Automatically being logged out in Lubuntu (openbox)

I get automatically logged-out every now and then of my PC. I use Lubuntu 14.04, which has openbox, LXDE. I didn't installed neither openbox nor LXDE by myself. It happens when I turn-off the wifi, ...
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Installed lubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 5517 and can't connect to wireless

$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. $ ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 70:5a:b6:08:b3:21 inet addr:192.168.1.25 ...
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How can I create a quick launcher in Lubuntu?

How can I set up quick launchers in Lubuntu? I've installed Lubuntu 14.04. Now I see no way to set quick launchers, especially for programs not listed in the menu (which must be started from a ...
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Update live USB distro?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 (and Ubuntu 14.04) on a pair of USB disks created by writing the img files to USB using dd on Mac OS X. Unfortunately these systems both have some known bugs (that have since ...
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Change scrot output directory

When using scrot, I'd like to have the files appear in ~/Pictures/Screenshots/ instead of in my home directory. scrot -e 'mv $f ~/Pictures/Screenshots/' works OK, but I would love not to have to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 HDMI no sound on TV

I plugged in the HDMI-emphasized text cable from my TV and plugged it in my desktop and when I restarted the computer it has a clear picture but no sound at all. I have looked for a solution but ...
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No network manager after an upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04

Hello, I upgraded from Lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and it got rid off my network manager I added it back to my tool bar but it doesn’t show other networks available. How do I fix this problem?
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Appletouch not working properly Lubuntu

I just made a clean install of Lubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook 3,1, and I got most of the hardware working except for the touchpad. Two fingers are recognized because I can scroll through websites, ...
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Cannot install lubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install the lubuntu-desktop package. user@host:~$ sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop fails with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies. lubuntu-desktop : ...
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How to send files to the trash can without the confirmation dialog

If I delete a file, the following message appears on the screen: How could disable that message and send the file straight to the trash can?
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Disk encryption with Lubuntu?

I am thinking of installing Lubuntu 14.04 on top of my current Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I have (and for professional reasons, require) full-disk encryption, so I have been researching this before ...
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How to get a list of running programs in Lubuntu 14.04?

Just like in Windows where you can see and maybe "kill" one of the running programs. How to get such a list ?
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How do I get my Unity login screen back after installing Lubuntu Desktop on 14.04?

I have installed lubuntu-desktop and xfce4 on a Ubuntu 14.04 installation. After doing so, my login screen changed. I have tried resetting my LightDM and attempted to modify the lightdm file, where ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 screen switching off

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS EeePC 1015PEM and set up everything i needed and its working just the way i want except for one thing my screen keeps switching after about 20 mins or so, ...
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Automatically run xbmc at bootup in lubuntu

Running a fresh install of lubuntu 14.04, would like to have xbmc run at boot but I cant seem to find any system setting like that. Any ideas where to look?