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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Recovering Ubuntu with Lubuntu Live CD

My younger sister's computer suffered some major problems recently. The BIOS corrupted and attempted to load Ubuntu 10.04 in a way it shouldn't have. I'm not sure of the exact details, but the ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 is a non-LTS release - does this mean that LXDE isn't, either?

Lubuntu 12.04 is not a long-term-support release. That's mostly due to a lack of manpower. But I don't use Lubuntu on my machine, I use LXDE over stock Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So my question is: In the ...
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How can I enable publishing to Facebook using Online Accounts in Lubuntu Shotwell 0.13?

Since upgrade to Lubuntu 12.10, I can't publish photos to Facebook, as the system is now integrated with "Online Accounts", but these can't be configured. There's no relevant entry in the ...
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File manager (Nautilus) hangs or is ultra slow when listing contents of ssh/sftp server

I used to use File --> Connect to server to connect to my remote ssh a lot before 12.04/11.10. But now in a fresh install of 12.04, whenever I try to access the remote files, nautilus either always ...
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Mouse pointer/cursor disappears or doesn't show properly

I recently installed the new Lubuntu 12.10 but I'm having problems with mouse pointer image. When I start the OS everything works fine, but if I open some programs (for example Chromium) my cursor ...
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Is LXDE in 12.04 LTS or not?

this question isn't more of a help me question, its just that I'm curious and it affects my computer. i installed the powerpc version of ubuntu minimal on my ibook g4 and i was planning on putting ...
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Lubuntu and backup software?

I use unity and I appreciate the backup facilities incorporate since 12.04 (deja dup). Is it possible to use it with Lubuntu ? One of the advantages of the integration of deja dup in unity is the ...
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Strange space in Lubuntu desktop

As you can see on the image below, I have got a large space in the panel. In the preferences panel of the panel there is nothing here between the notification area and the battery control applet. How ...
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Can't install software, dpkg returns error while processing python3-distupgrade

Installation of software results in the following error: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... Setting up python3-distupgrade (1:0.190.2) ... Could not import runpy module Traceback (most ...
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Neither suspend nor hibernate in 12.10 lubuntu - is there a workaround by scripts?

I've neither suspend to ram nor to disk in 12.10 lubuntu (i suspect there might be a kernel issue but i'm only a simple user). Also, the xfce powermanagement which comes with lubuntu by default does ...
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How to change the icon of an aplicatication at the LxPanel on Lubuntu?

After installing Lubuntu 12.10, I decided to install IDLE 3 (from the official Ubuntu repository), but something unexpected happened, its icon gets bigger then the LxPanel and all the another ...
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How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 PPC-Can't Login after install

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 PPC alt. install on my ibook g4, yaboot failed to install so I used the advice given in the PPC FAQ here, ...
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A lot of `gtk-warnings` in terminal. Is this serious?

I had a lot of problems with my system and had to reinstall it. One of them was these very messages. After reinstalling the system and using the same icons, I get the warnings again and am wary of ...
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How to customize the Lubuntu menu? Where is the .xml file responsible for it? [duplicate]

I know that the menu can be modified editing the .xml file responsible for it, but I've did a research on the web and nothing helped me find this file. So I'm here asking, how to customize the Lubuntu ...
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How to make my newly created secondary partition accessible?

I have decided to reinstall my Lubuntu OS and to split on the occasion my partition so as to have a secondary one where long-time files would be stored. I guess what I wanted followed a logic that was ...
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lxdm won't login to Ubuntu 2d or Gnome classic

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Dell Centrino/512mb machine that was running too slow with Windows to be useful. I am completely new to Linux and muddling my way through as well as I can. The ...
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Wubi Lubuntu 12.10 Splash Screen upon Boot

I recently installed Wubi with Lubuntu on my Windows PC. Installation went very well. However, reboot didn't work so well. Everytime I boot, I can get up to the splash screen with the dots, and then ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU

I have a Dell Inspiron 600m and I tried to install Lubuntu 12.10 but encountered this message: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU. Is Lubuntu supposed to support old hardware and ...
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How to get windows back? Lubuntu?

I installed lubuntu and I don't like it. I did a clean install to lubuntu rather than making it dual. Now when I want to go back to Windows it won't work. I put the Windows Vista CD in and it won't ...
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When will the next LTS version of Lubuntu be released?

12.04 was an LTS for Ubuntu but not for Lubuntu, hence this query.
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How can I manage Empathy (Online) accounts in Lubuntu 12.10?

I use empathy, but in Lubuntu Quantal, I cannot add/manage accounts... Is there a workaround?
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How can I see indicator-sync in LXPanel?

I've installed indicator-sync (Universe) but he doesn't appear in the panel. How can I fix that?
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I have a Live USB of Lubuntu, and want to make it persistent to the same USB. Can I do that?

I don't have access to a blank CD, so I'm booting via live USB. The problem is I can't partition that drive when it's running my OS, or I think that's the problem. Is there a way to convert the ...
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sound problem on lubuntu

I get no sound whenever I play any music file, but I don't get any error message either. Youtube works properly. Curiously, early in the morning I used Clementine without problem, and now this. Ideas? ...
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Black screen after boot

After I choose Lubuntu on my Grub nothing happens. The screen turns black, the keyboard lights up like it may be doing something, but over time nothing happens. This started happening after I closed ...
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Lubuntu from USB

I have An Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop with AMD Sompron 2800+ processor and only 256MB RAM, with Windows XP installed. I have downloaded Lubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso and installed it to a 16GB USB ...
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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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How to tweak the appearance of desktop icons in Lubuntu?

In Ubuntu 11.10 with Nautilus it was possible to tweak the appearance of desktop icons by editing nautilus.css as I had posted in How can I change the text colour on my desktop icons?. In Xubuntu ...
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Cannot play youtube videos in SMPlayer (v.0.8.0) using smtube (v.1.1)

Everything seems ok in smplayer except that. Youtube also works in internet browsers. Changing smtube settings doesn't help
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Is there a way to force Lubuntu screen resolution?

I have a Dell Inspiron 4000, 900 Mhz Pentium III, 192 MB RAM, 10.1 GB disk running Lubuntu 12.04. When I start the computer, and I check the display resolution, Monitor Settings claims that the max ...
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Running a startup program in terminal as sudo

I need to run a python script in a terminal, myscript.py at startup (on Lubunt). This script requires root. I've setup a .desktop file that runs the following command: lxterminal --command="python ...
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How to change screenshot file type from png to jpg when doing a Print Screen on Lubuntu?

This computer is running on Lubuntu. Print Screen will do a screenshot and save it automatically. However, the default image file is saved as png. I'd like to save it as jpg automatically. I tried ...
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Enable Drivers on Lubuntu?

I installed the B43 Legacy drivers under the command-line using: apt-get install firmware-b43legacy-installer How do I enable the driver in Lubuntu? Ubuntu has System -> Administration -> ...
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How to add greek polytonic with setxkbmap

I want to add greek polytonic keyboard layout under Lububtu (so in LXDE). I already realized there is no easy tool to do it with the graphic interface, so I need to use setxkbmap executing something ...
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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Is it possible to run `Extract here` or `Compress`/`Create archive`with other archivers than the three listed (in PCManFM)?

I have installed 7pzip and peazip to handle archives but after setting one of them as default and using Extract here or Compress/Create archive I am prompted as below Selecting one in the list ...
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How do I edit the menu in Lubuntu?

Main menu (alacarte) cannot record changes as it should. Some time it does, but randomly and rarely. Is this a bug? This question is not a clone of this one. In that case the Main menu would not ...
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Gtk-WARNING: Failed to set text from markup due to error parsing markup (BIT.TRIP RUNNER)

I am trying to run a game I downloaded from the Ubuntu Software Center called BIT.TRIP RUNNER. Upon running it, the game immediately crashes. When running from terminal, I get this output: Fatal ...
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How to see the full file name on the Lubuntu Desktop?

If I have a file with several characters in it, only a certain number of initial characters is displayed on the Lubuntu desktop and Xfce desktops. For example, I have a file titled, ...
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System files lockdown

I'm thinking of reinstalling Lubuntu and want to make sure that system changes are not made permanently until I choose to dump it to disk. This is so I never have to reinstall and can try programs to ...
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Wireless switch on Dell XT2 - strange behaviour of rfkill

I have an Dell Latitude XT2 using an Intel WLAN card (lspci lists it as "Intel Corporation Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300") running Lubuntu 12.04 with recent updates. The laptop has a hardware WLAN switch. ...
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What is the difference between Lubuntu and LXDE? [closed]

I am planning on using lubuntu, or lxde. One is a distro, one is a de, both are the same? I am confused. What would be the best way to go about installing? Fresh from terminal after installing ...
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Laptop power button not working

I have a (seemingly rather exotic) Dell Latitude XT2 notebook running Lubuntu 12.04, fresh install. Tried to get the power button to work as expected (opening the logout dialog lubuntu-logout), but no ...
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How to debug lack of sound in Asus EEE PC

I have an Asus EEE PC 1225B with fresh Lubuntu 12.04. And no sound. It doesn't seem to be some common problem, so I have to make some research what's up. I tried running alsamixer, so I know I have ...
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How do I fix Input/Output error during Lubuntu installation?

I tried to install Lubuntu on my PC (Pentium 4160 GB Hard disk, 1256 MB Ram). I have downloaded ISO image file from torrent which is on Lubuntu site, then burnt CD at 32x speed and tried to install on ...
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How do I remove or inactivate certain options from the Lubuntu logout screen?

The logout screen in Lubuntu 12.04 has several options. I'd like to remove or inactivate the "suspend" and "hibernate" options. Is that possible?
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What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? Why aren't winners of the app showdown available in the latter?

What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? I've seen this Are softwares installable on ubuntu also installable on lubuntu? which indicates that the content ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 installation trouble

I have i problem! I can't install the Lubuntu 12.04 on my old pc. I only get to the point where I have entered all the needed information (hard drive, username, password etc). When the installation ...
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Which software should I use on Ubuntu to create a Windows XP LiveUSB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create Windows XP LiveUSB using Ubuntu to replace it Since many programs that I need only work on XP, I need to install Windows XP on my 2 laptops but I can't use ...