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 use sed to edit /var/log/apt/history.log in order to apt-get remove numerous installed packages?

After running these two commands: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop I am left with a glut of installed packages that I don't need/want on my Lubuntu install. I ...
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What is a lightweight mail client with facility for calender?

I need something that does repeat dates (like in outlook) so I can put my weekly schedule in and color code it. I have not found anything yet. I used to use thunderbird for the mail side of things, ...
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Does Accomplishments work in Lubuntu?

I've installed Accomplishments in Lubuntu, according to ubuntu.com. I connected it to my Ubuntu One account. I've registered myself on Launchpad and Ask Ubuntu sites. I added accounts info to ...
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Installing ubuntu on second hard with windows on the other, but how?

I have 2 hard drives and it appears that windows is installed on sdb1, however i wish to install ubuntu (lubuntu with unity) on sda, sda1 or sda2 im not sure of. i unplugged sdb and windows loader ...
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How to remove unity and the default desktop environment of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? How to completely remove desktop? I have installed LXDE from Ubuntu software center,(didn't install the addons i.e. chromium, GUI login ...
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I have tearing on lubuntu 12.04 32bit (on flash videos things are very bad) , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing

I have tearing on Lubuntu 12.04 32-bit (on Flash videos things are very bad). On Ubuntu 12.04 I don't have tearing. When I use compiz there is no tearing but my machine is low-end and has a slow ...
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Having trouble installing Lubuntu. Lenovo C100

Using a Live CD the Boot locks up on load screen, no matter if trying out or installing. Trying to use a USB the booter does not even get read. On the live disk it just stops reading the disk after a ...
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Graphics quality degrades when logging in

This is weird. When I'm on the login screen the graphics quality is very good, then background is smooth. But after logging in the graphics turns bad that I can see the layer change of colors. What ...
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set screen resolution higher than what's supported

When I run xrandr I have this output: barsoom@ubuntu:/etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu$ sudo xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 1024 x 768, ...
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How can I run everything as root

I have dual booted to lubuntu (with Windows XP) and everytime and then I'm getting asked for my password. How do I run everything as root and not ask a password again? Ideally I wanted to run nginx ...
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How to make Fatrat run in Lubuntu in spite of being a QT application?

I have installed Fatrat in Lubuntu/LXDE and it would not initiate. --- I have it in the menu, even added the rat to the launch bar, trying to run it in grun, it would not start, just the processor ...
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Does anyone know where to get printer drivers?

Running lubuntu 12.04 My model is Canon IP4850, but anything resembling canon would be a good start. I didn't see anything looking remotely useful in the package manager. Ideas? Checked for canon ...
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512 MB RAM enough for Lubuntu with Ubuntu apps?

I've got a pc that I'd like to install Lubuntu on. I use Ubuntu on my main pc and I'm used to the apps that it ships with - office and mail client is what I use most. So will Lubuntu really be faster ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, what is the best method to upload pics from my Canon Powershot A520-A510

In Lubuntu 12.04, what is the best method to upload pics from my Canon Powershot A520-A510 camera? Do I need to install an app? If so, which app do you recommend. I am new to Linux, and presently ...
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Lubuntu hotspot starts up and then disconnects

I'm need to use my laptop (with lubuntu 12.04) as a WiFi hotspot. I created the wifi hotspot via "Create new wireless network" from the network connections menu. The hotspot comes up and then ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting as it should [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Good day all, I have made the choice to reinstall my pc and use ubuntu 12.04 as the actual os and ...
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Why isn't persistence working on Lubuntu 12.04 Live-USB?

I have used Universal-USB-Installer ever since to install different Linux versions to USB flash drive. But now with Lubuntu 12.04 even though I do the same process by selecting persistence file, it ...
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How to add the necessary ports to apache?

Lubuntu is installed and all runs great - now I want to add apache or lamp. How to proceed? I need to add all the important ports and the firewall. Besides this I want to install the phpmyadmin. ...
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Why Lubuntu runs fine from USB flash drive as LiveCD, but is extremely slow when installed on the same USB disk?

I have a strange problem. I have latest Lubuntu 12.04 on my USB flash drive installed as live installation (LiveCD mode). Everything runs fine and smooth, no problem with speed of the system. But ...
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Sound card selection

I'm looking for a way to select sound card in Lubuntu 12.04 without installing any additional packages like xfce4-mixer (with all of its dependencies). Is there a way to interactively select a sound ...
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How can you make a .sh file come on at startup in Lubuntu 12.04?

Running lubuntu desktop on samsung N145 netbook. I got so far as /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added the line @home/magpie/touchpad_settings.sh Where the name of my file is ...
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How to install openvpn on Lubuntu?

I went the the connection manager, then clicked on the VPN tab, but the add button is disabled. What should I do? I cannot connected to the internet without the VPN turned on. I'm trying to install ...
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I tried to uninstall eclipse indigo to update to juno on 11.10 lubuntu. Now computer won't boot

I have booted from the USB but it just stays dormant with a >_ I could type something at boot but not really sure what to type... I did an error check from the USB key and it came with ...
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How can I make xfce4-volumed keep giving notifications in Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04, with xfce4-volumed installed, see this question. When I'm changing the volume using FN+Vol-, a nice notification balloon pops up. This is what I want. However, when I try to ...
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how can I get rid of old versions of software on lubuntu?

Without knowing whether they are there or not. I notice I have a java policy tools 6 and 7 which means that the old one didn't go. I would like to clean up the computer by getting rid of old ...
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Get calendar to snap to one screen, rather than overlaying in the middle

I have a problem with Lubuntu desktop in that, the calendar on the tray bar when clicking on the current time opens in the centre of the entire desktop spanning the gap between my dual monitors which ...
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Why in many themes my menus are too white (text and background)?

I started using Lubuntu (12.04) and I like the customizations that I was able to make, especially fitting icons and themes ('Widgets' - as 'Customize Look and Feel'/LXAppearance calls them.) But for ...
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Dual-Ubuntu: how do I disable one OS from using the swap partition?

I have both Ubuntu and Lubuntu installed on the same machine, on different partitions. They are both used for different things, and I like to hibernate my main Ubuntu installation to my single swap ...
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Why isn't adding a path to “.profile” working?

I am using Lubuntu 12.04. I am having problems setting the path variable for my application. I am trying to set the path variable in the .profile file, however after adding the path when I echo ...
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Are softwares installable on ubuntu also installable on Lubuntu?

I have a very low end PC, 512MB, and I'm thinking of switching to ubuntu. But I want the lightest one possible, I did a few searches and came across Lubuntu. Are softwares installable on ubuntu also ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 right Alt to change keyboard layout while pressed - a bug?

After setting the keyboard layouts and switching with this command setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:lwin_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,it everything works fine (2 layouts us and it, toggle between them ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minmal system requirements? Will Lubuntu work well on a Dell Dimension 4100 ...
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lubuntu notify-send remove limit of 21?

sending notifications with notify-send in lubuntu notify-send -i error -t 1000 "Error" "error notification" I can send only 21 of them, after that no more notifications sent, the only way to ...
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How to avoid dark colour of some programs in LXDE no matter the theme?

Changing the theme in my LXDE (that now I use although my main installation is Xubuntu 12.04) doesn't change the appearance of certain main programs - always dark. Why is that and how can I alter it? ...
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Synaptic won't launch from menu in panel in fresh Lubuntu minimal desktop 12.04 install

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...
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How to display free disk space in Lubuntu/LXDE?

In Xubuntu/Xfce the xfpanel has an add-on for that (Free Space Checker). Is there something similar for lxpanel or otherwise in LXDE/Lubuntu - or maybe a program with a similar service for all ...
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What is the equivalent of # compiz --replace in lubuntu?

What is the equivalent of this command in lubuntu? # compiz --replace
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Can I extract a printer driver from a package?

I have a printer(Xerox Phaser 3140) that's working perfectly under precise with default drivers from ubuntu. However, when I try to connect it to a netbook running lubuntu precise, this same driver is ...
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lubuntu 12.04 extended display (nvidia)

currently, I have a lubuntu laptop with nvidia driver installed. I'm trying to extend my display, but (after a couple of reboots) all I can see on the other display is a big X whenever I move my ...
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How to add startup applications in lubuntu?

Is there a 'Startup applications' app for lubuntu? Or how do I add apps to startup? I attempted a tutorial to add entries to ~/.config/autostart, but it did not work. Isn't there an easy way? Any ...
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Why are all videos jerky on an Intel 845G graphics controller in 12.04?

Currently I am using Lubuntu 12.04 desktop installed on my PC. When I play videos, the videos are really slow. It skips frames I have following PCI devices installed on the system Host bridge : ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - cannot open folder on desktop

I'm running Lubuntu with LXDE. When I double-click on a folder on the desktop, it does not open. The read/write settings are correct. Any idea what I could do?
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How to add “Refresh” option to right click menu in Lubuntu?

I have many users at the place I work, expressing the notion of switching to Ubuntu. Most of them, for whatever weird reason wanting to know if its possible to have refresh added when you right click ...
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Can Ubuntu use a flash drive to increase performance like ReadyBoost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way that an external hard drive can be used to boost performance? This might be a silly question but is there any way to use a flash drive to optimize the ...
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Maximize, minimize and close buttons are either not present or not working in Lubuntu

As the title indicates, the maximize, minimize, and close buttons are either not present or not working on my Lubuntu desktop. In fact, it only seems to be Google Chrome that displays the buttons at ...
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regain control of mouse by restarting Xorg?

Lately whilst browsing the web the mouse will "hold down left click" and not let go -- i.e. I get a closed hand icon that can move around but doesn't interact with the screen. Restarting the OS solves ...
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How do I set a system-wide proxy in Lubuntu (or LXDE)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set systemwide proxy servers in Xubuntu, Lubuntu or Ubuntu Studio? In Ubuntu with Unity, we have an option to set a system wide proxy. When I tried Lubuntu ...
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Installing Dropbox fails at 99%, causing dpkg errors…how do I fix? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox fails to install, stuck at 99% I've run a script (ubuntu-12.04-postinstall.py) that auto-installs suggested programs. All of it worked fine until it tried to ...
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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...
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Which version of Lubuntu should I use?

I want to install a light distro on my netbook. (It currently has an out of date distro which is not upgradeable.) Here are the specs: eEE pc 4g GLAXY, LINUX 4g SSD, 512MB DDR2 Intel Mobile cpu ...