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 long should wubi take to install Lubuntu ?

I tried installing Ubuntu with wubi but it took too long on one file. I'm installing it with 18GB on a 64GB flash drive. It was an amd64.iso. torrent thing. So I tried installing lubuntu instead ...
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Changed the user password, but now I can't access my encrypted folder

I changed my user password, but now I can't enter my encrypted folder when I login, I need to type ecryptfs-mount-private and type in the old password. I changed it from System Tools->Users and ...
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The connection was not supported by oFono

I have Lubuntu 13.10 on PowerMac G4(PowerPC). I installed kubuntu-desktop. Then restarted computer. I connect my modem and I am have this error : "The connection was not supported by oFono" How to ...
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Migration from Windows XP

I have started using Ubuntu and I'm very impressed by it's performance. I want to install Lubuntu on a 10 year old PC with a 2.66GHz Celeron CPU with 1.5Gb of RAM. It has PAE capabilities. It will ...
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Can't update: low space in /boot (LVM) - I already cleaned my Lubuntu with Ubuntu Tweak

I have low space on /boot partition and I can't update my Lubuntu. I have LVM. I deleted old kernels and used Ubuntu Tweak. I tried to loaded from LiveCD and with gparted grow up my /boot-size, but ...
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lubuntu 13.10 can't detect my wireless card

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old dell netbook and I can't seem to connect to wifi. in fact I don't think lubuntu can even see the wireless adapter. I tried ifconfig but only see my ethernet. I have ...
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lubuntu won't display on both monitors at the same time

I can get Lubuntu 13.10 to display my desktop on either screen, but it refuses to display on both at the same time. Changing the resolution of a screen generally toggles which screen is displayed; ...
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upgrade an old “kinda” broken ubuntu from a working lubuntu

i've been searching for this but i couldnt find an answer. (to state that i did search) is it possible to update my ubuntu 11.04 from my current Lubuntu 13.10 ? i have and "old" pc. specs are: cpu: ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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'Grub Rescue' is the most irritating problem that makes me want to pull my hair out

I have rescued my old computer for use as a wee testing ground for Linux OS. I considered trying Lubuntu 13.10 on it but I get this strange 'grub rescue' prompt (something like 'cannot read or write ...
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Function keys in Lubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander but my function keys for media (such as play pause etc.) are not working. I can change brightness and volume with the function keys and I am ...
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How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu [duplicate]

I've just installed xubuntu-desktop on my trusty Lenovo X61 on top of Lubuntu 13.10. However, when the machine boots up it always logs straight into a Lubuntu session without asking. To resolve this I ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Installer does not detect Windows 7 or any partitions & black screen during install

I know this question has been asked numerous times and has been answered; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604074&page=4&p=10022223#post10022223 Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Minimal Install shows no desktop

I installed the "Lubuntu Minimal Desktop" via the 13.10 mini.iso CD image. That means, I should get the basic Lubuntu Desktop without all the programs. After the installation is finished the system ...
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Evince 3.10 toolbar hides with no obvious way to restore it on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10, replacing Lubuntu 13.04. I have my /home directory on a separate partition, so all my files and settings etc. are right where they are. This also meant I now have ...
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Graphical packages not installed by mistake, lubuntu

So I installed lubuntu on my new laptop, but when it came to choosing what packages to install, I accidentally didn't install anything including the desktop. Can anyone help me get a GUI and where I ...
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How can I figure out if my hardware specs are adequate for Ubuntu 13.10?

How can I figure out if my hardware specs are adequate for Ubuntu 13.10? My Lenovo G505 is a modern laptop which seems to fulfill the official minimums, but GUI interaction is slow, even with ...
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Usb boot device totally unable to be formatted

I'm really upset by now, I've been trying 2hours straight to format a stupid usb drive (I'm new to ubuntu and I dont know if I will last long at this rate) Basically this was the lubuntu boot usb key ...
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How do I fix corrupt background in LightDM?

After a fresh installation of Lubuntu 13.10 the default background image is distorted (the provided image shows a part of it). All GUI elements are displayed correctly. If I then select a different ...
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Lubuntu ignores sleep mode prefrence

I may be posting in the wrong forums, since this is a Lubuntu question. Sorry, I'm pretty new to this and I'm desperate for an answer. Anyway, I have a Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop running Lubuntu 13.10 ...
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Lubuntu won't boot on my laptop

Recently I tried to boot lubuntu on my laptop, but it just stopped after I clicked the install opiton. I later tried to boot win xp, and it worked. What could be the problem?
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Repost screencasts for Lubuntu? (blip have removed them)

Lubuntu documentation lists quite a few screencasts - however since Nov 7, 2013 links are redirected to a blip account removed notice. Looking at their terms of use, perhaps they considered it was ...
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Which Ubuntu for Eee 901 - to run from SD card? [duplicate]

I would like to use linux on our company laptop Asus Eee 901 - specs: CPU Intel Atom 1.66 GHz, RAM 1 GB DDR2 Display 8.9 inch, 1024x600 pixels As I am not allowed to modify the OS and MBR I want to ...
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Setting Xmodmap on login in Lubuntu 13.10

I installed Lubuntu 13.10, and I'm observing a different behavior of xmodmap than in previous versions. I have a ~/.Xmodmap file that maps the Caps Lock key to the Ctrl key. Executing modmap ...
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Lubuntu. Can't play Vimeo

I now have Lubuntu 13.04 with Chromium browser installed on my Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook. I can't play Vimeo vids. I've downloaded the flash nonfree package thinking that'll sort it but no luck. I ...
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Unbuntu Lets Me Know an Upgrade is Available; Never Installs It

I use Lubuntu. For the past few weeks I've been getting a notification that a new version of the OS is available, but whenever I hit "upgrade" it does nothing. At first I overlooked it since I ...
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Lubuntu Desktop icons, auto arrange and lock workaround

On lubuntu 12.04 align to grid is working but I can't really lock desktop icon, they move around if any user drag them, there isn't a working option to lock them to a fixed position. Searching the ...
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Can I restore applications settings from a back up of Ubuntu on a fresh install Lubuntu? (same machine)

And in general, I'm wondering if this is possible as I switch between Ubuntu derivatives? (or even Linux distro)
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How to quickly open an application in Lubuntu?

I just switched from Ubuntu, where I can hit the Super key and search for any application I want and just hit Enter. In Lubuntu there doesn't seem to be a convenient way to quickly open an app in such ...
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Is there any lightweight appdriven window manager?

I've recently installed lubuntu on my cubbietruck board and it's great in terms of ressource usage, but i'm just addicted now to a UX where you switch between apps, not windows. Like on MacOSX or ...
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Is there a screensaver settings GUI for OpenBox/LXDE?

I am using Lubuntu and I can't find any GUI for screensaver settings. I am missing something ? Lubuntu 13.10 .
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Cannot load installer CD on Acer Aspire TC605 (keep restarting)

I've tried installing Windows XP with no problem. I'm going to install Lubuntu 13.10 When boot Lubuntu 13.10 CD, computer keep reboot and stuck in reboot loop. It looks like the computer reboot once ...
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Lubuntu on cubieboard2. alsa-firmware not installing usx2yloader into /usr/bin or /sbin. very stumped!

I am combining an usb sound card with a cubieboard2, within a head casing containing two microphones! Binaural microphone! Thats just the basic jist at least ;p I am currently using Lubuntu 12.10 ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not appearing

I just installed Lubuntu on my cubieboard(cubieboard.org). I attempted to install Ubuntu Software Center from Synaptic Package Manager, and everything all went smoothly until I tried to open up ...
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Problem with recursive rar archiving non-ascii filenames

Say I want to create a backup of folder MainFolder's content using rar. The command rar a Backup.rar -r MainFolder does the job. BUT, if a subdirectory contains more than one file named with ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: Can't find Catfish in the menu

I don't seem to have any earch options in Thunar. So I went to the Software Center and searched for Catfish. I found it and says its already installed! The softeware center says I must look in ...
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Howto run jupiter script as superuser in lubuntu-rc.xml?

I'm trying to bind to my asus eee hotkeys couple of jupiter functions to work as on Windows. The problem is that I have to run those as superuser. Under terminal scripts are working fine so I put in ...
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Lubuntu: “The specified directory is not valid”

A little while ago, I removed a few of the default folders from my home directory on my Lubuntu machine. Now, whenever I log in, I get a warning message that says "The specified directory is not ...
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How to turn Ubuntu into LXDE without a fresh system instruction?

I would like to know how to convert Ubuntu into Lubuntu, without a fresh installation of the system.
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Lubuntu 13.10 selected LX games desktop now can't login

I logged out of my normal desktop and selected LX games from the dropdown list and logged back in. This led me to a black screen and now I can't see the login screen in order to change back to my ...
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Only skype has no title bar in lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 13.10. I am facing a problem with Skype, it has no title bar, so I can't move it. Here you can see the screen shot Click for a full-resolution image.
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I can't get online video to work correctly - See screen caps [duplicate]

marc@HMST-RM139-84044:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring Small, older machine, I installed ...
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Installing Lubuntu on to Android tablet and switching os in between

I would like to install Lubuntu onto my tablet, as it seems more lightweight than ubuntu. However, it seems there are only images for Windows/ Mac? For Android devices, what image shall I download? ...
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What firmware is my wireless card is using?

After a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Latitude D600, I'm having wireless issues. It has an Intel PRO/Wireless BG2200 and is using the ipw2200 driver. I've read that I may need to update ...
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How to customize lxpanel/menu on lubuntu?

Does anyone know "how to add item PCManFM or some programs likes terminal, anjuta or more programs on panel menu". The configuration file located on ~/.config/lxpanel/lubuntu/panels, but I dont know ...
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clean install of Lubuntu 13.10 : firefox not localized

It seem's that Firefox intalled by default with Lubuntu 13.10 is not localized (in french for my case). I performed a clean install ( booting live on Usb key, and then installing, using french ...
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Error in loads of programs

I've been getting a recurring error after using Lubuntu and trying to install a font. python: /build/buildd/cairo-1.12.16/src/cairo-scaled-font.c:459: _cairo_scaled_glyph_page_destroy: Assertion ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) issue

I have assus pu500c laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) network controller. My wifi wokrs fine when my laptop is charging. But when I disconnect the charge after some time ...
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Switch sound to HDMI in Lubuntu without installing additional packages

Lubuntu doesn't use pulse audio, only ALSA. The only tools that come with it are alsamixer, alsactl, and aplay. I have already managed to output sound from my TV using this command: aplay -D ...
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XF86 keybinds in Openbox

Lubuntu uses Openbox as its window manager. ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml is a file that specifies, among other things, keybinds for various commands. Most of the keybinds in lubuntu-rc.xml use ...