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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set volume with usb headset

I have a usb headset. It works great but I can't change the volume using the normal volume control (in the system tray). I have found a way to change its volume through pulseaudio volume control: I ...
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Lubuntu on say an Intel I3 or I5? [on hold]

Given how fast Lubuntu makes an older machine, would it be exceptionally fast on say a Intel i3 or i5 processor?
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Lubuntu 15.04 graphical issues

I am using lubuntu 15.04 on an old pc Intel pentium 1.70 ghz 256+512 MB ram 32 bit processor (no support for 64bit) I used forcepae flag for launching it There are graphical issues like ...
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Default display manager for Lubuntu

I have recently switched over to the lubuntu-desktop from the unity-desktop, using the following command: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The requisite packages are installed automatically. ...
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Can I use distroshare to create a distro based on lubuntu? [closed]

I heard of distroshare, it is a website where you can make your own distro and customize it... so I would like to know if I can change every aspect of the distro...
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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lubuntu 14.04: HDMI sound not working, fixes on forum won't work either

I'm running Kodibuntu, which is on the basis of Lubuntu 14.04 My HDMI is not feeding sound to my tv, but it is feeding video. The root of this problem must be in Lubuntu so what I am trying to do ...
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Where's the File System Directory in LUBUNTU 15.04

I'm from Ubuntu to lubuntu 15.04 and can't find the file system directory so I can access my /var/www folder. How do I get there?
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Trying to boot back into Ubuntu. Thank you in advance

I am currently running lubuntu on my lenovo yoga but want to switch back to ubuntu which is what I was running before. To switch to lubuntu, I had to use the boot-repair tool which worked like a ...
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How can i connect to a server via SCP in Lubuntu 15?

In windows I can use WinSCP, and it's said in this thread (What is a program similar to WinSCP?) that you can use Nautilus's bulit-in function to do this job. But in Lubuntu there's only this pcmanfm. ...
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Installing Ubuntu LXLE on 4GB SSD and external /home partition

I have been trying to install Ubuntu LXLE on a 4GB SSD with no other hard disks in an old laptop. It fails during install and I have found out that it is because it takes about 4150MB for a full ...
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Open File Dialog Box broken for some programs

I'm using Lubuntu. When I try to open a file using Scite, the Open File dialog box looks like this: I find this one useless and buggy, and much prefer the Open File dialog box that my other ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04, I installed Samba and updated everything. NAS auto-mount ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.2 Suspend problem

I have installed my lubuntu from minimalx64.iso, lubuntu-core. Now I can`t suspend. When I do it pc disconnects from internet but all is working. I have installed power-manager pm-utils ...
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Logging in to Ubuntu without a Display manager

So I want to login to my system without a display manager(lightDM). How would I go about doing this? or Could removing lightDM break the system? My current WM is i3. so i3 specific instructions would ...
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Got stuck at splash screen of Lubuntu after selecting language

need some help here. I have an old tower (an HP Compaq d230MT) that my parents were going to throw into the trash. But I stopped them in order to try to see if I can extend its life using Linux, so I ...
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Desktop doesn't start after login

I did a release upgrade from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 (in view to go on to 15.04) After the upgrade the server X wasn't working, therefore I installed xserver-xorg Now the login appears, but after the ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 no sound

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Lenovo flex 2 14) after trying out both Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu which gave me no issues with sound. However with Lubuntu I get no sound, no sound applet ...
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Two touchpad detected…no one work! [duplicate]

good morning, I have a dell inspiron 3000.... I tried a lot of distro but 14.04 based(ubuntu, lubuntu or mint) or debian based have problem with graphic and network cards also!! with lubuntu 15.05 ...
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Lubuntu (on flash drive) - Can't connect to WiFi with RT5390

I'm trying to connect to the internet while running Lubuntu from a flash drive, my computer sees my network but when I try to log in to it the icon spins for a while & either displays a ...
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Autostart x11vnc in Lubuntu

I am trying to get x11vnc to autostart at boot time to remotely login to a Lubuntu 14.04 box without a local session. I have found several threads related to this issue, but they are mostly outdated ...
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gedit error gedit:2128

I am a beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu Core... I have been trying to add echo 9 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness to /etc/rc.local and every time when I change something in ...
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errors in the console before Lubuntu Core starts

I am beginner Linux user... I have just installed Lubuntu Core (Minimal installation). Every time after restart, before Lubuntu starts it appears (the same, from what I could see) 4-5 lines on the ...
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How to make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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How to add custom keyboard in Lubuntu

I want to add myanmar keyboard for Lubuntu 14.04. But, after installed it didn't shown up in iBus. How to solve? Please. sorry for my bad english.
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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I can't get the driver for my Wi-Fi card and I can't connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet

I've tried 13.10, 14.04 and Lubuntu, with he same result. I can go to "Software & Updates" and get the driver working in the "Test Ubuntu Without Installing" mode but once installed it won't work. ...
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How do I install MAME 0.37b5?

It must be version 0.37b5, because my ROMs are only compatible with that version.
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{lubuntu} Ethernet doesn't work

internet doesn't work anymore this is my exp: so i have a setup like this isp wall --> isp modem/router --> asus router when i plug in ethernet straight into isp moden it does eth0 dhcp automatic and ...
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How can I change the date format in the Lubuntu login screen?

I'd like to set a different format for the long date string I get at the top of the login screen in Lubuntu (15.04). How do I do that?
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How to make a Hebrew-English keyboard layout combo behave like in Windows?

I would like my he-IL/en-US Keyboard layoutas in Lubuntu 15.04 to behave like it does in MS Windows, with respect to Hebrew. That probably means a lot of things, not all of which I'm aware of, but at ...
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How to install Lubuntu core?

I am a very beginner in Linux... I use Lubuntu Desktop.. Tell me please how to make a new fresh install of Lubuntu core? I can't find Lubuntu core's iso file, and I can't find the direct download ...
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make Lubuntu even slimmer, more lightwear

I am a beginner in Linux I hope I am allowed to ask all these questions in one Topic. Please replay to me to the next 3 questions: I will number them to be easier for you to answer... Which are the ...
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Can't install ubuntu or lubuntu on macbook 1.1

I have a macbook 1.1 (core2duo and 2gb ram) and its not detecting the dvd or a usb. I had ubuntu running a while back but then the hard drive died, so theres a empty drive in it right now. I'm using ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Randomly Crashes

I have installed this on a low spec machine with a NVidia graphics card. I have installed the drivers and checked the kernel is using it. But now and again the system completely crashes you cant do ...
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How do I set a preference for 5GHz over 2.4GHz Wifi in Lubuntu 12.04?

The 5GHz network is less congested than the 2.4GHz. My first choice would be to have both networks available but prefer 5GHz. My second option is to disable 2.4GHz so b/g/n networks are unavailable. ...
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I can't connect to wireless network

I was trying to connect to wi-fi with lubuntu but I could not, I don't know exactly what is the problem, I used nm-applet and that was the result: nm-applet ** (nm-applet:13926): WARNING **: ...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 using a dell vostro 1510 WIFI problems

I'm new with ubuntu, I installed lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell vostro 15.04 but the wifi isn't working at all. I activated the drivers for the broadband still no wifi connection at all. I tried using a ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 32 bit does not boot

I am unable to boot smoothly into a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04 32bit, updated to the latest available releases. Just after motherboard finishes its thing and the PC proceeds towards boot, a blue ...
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Lubuntu Unable to open MTP Device dialogue do not dismiss

The question has been asked before here. Due to a dodgy usb connection , I keep getting numerous 'Unable to mount MTP Device dialogs'. Further more they cant be closed due to some bug in Lubuntu ...
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cannot connect to internet in lubuntu 14.04

I have a broadband connection... I cant establish the connection in lubuntu.. I have read some forums and tried the "sudo pppoeconfig" command, and the message that appeared was "Sorry, I scanned ...
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Error Mounting Drives [duplicate]

I have recently installed lubuntu in my PC alongside windows 8.1 and every time i open windows 8.1 my local drives in lubuntu won't open.It says that it has mounting problem. Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Is there a good Dutch dictionary for Texmaker?

So I installed the Dutch language on Lubuntu 15.04, and when searching through synaptic by using the keywords "dutch spell", it seemed like I had all available dictionaries installed. Seeing how ...
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iBook G4 Lubuntu 12.04 Hard Drive Access LED not displaying

So, a little background: I have been playing with various Ubuntu distros off and on for a few years now. I am by no means an "expert" or even a moderate linux user. But I acquired an iBook G4 some ...
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VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I was trying to boot and install lubuntu on my samsung nc10 plus netbook with a boot usb I created from an .iso. I had some issues (e.g. with ubi-partman), so I tried to follow instructions I found in ...
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Cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.04

Please help me! I facing a big issue with Sublime Text 3. I cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.05. How can I solve this issue? Thanks!
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New apps not showing in file manager when adding to application launch bar

This is about Lubuntu 15.04 vivid which is a system upgrade from 14.10 I have a problem adding news apps to the application launch bar because the new apps don't show. I installed apps like VLC ...
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Downgrade linux kernel in lubuntu

I am using lubuntu 14.04. I want to downgrade the kernel. It was pretty simple in ubuntu 14.04 downloading and opening in software center, but in lubuntu that is not working. I have installed it using ...