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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kubuntu 12.10 amd 64bit and lubuntu 12.10 amd 64 bit not booting through live usb on dell inspiron n5050 laptop

wen i tried to make live usb of lubuntu 12.10 and also of kubuntu 12.10 i come up with same stuff only boot scrren appears and wen selected in live mode kubuntu/lubuntu start screen appears and ...
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blinking vga monitor

I have a Samsung SyncMaster P2470HN monitor and every time I plug it in and set it for use it starts to blink intermittently every 2 seconds. First it show the workspace, then it blinks and shows the ...
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pcmanfm shortcut not launching in lubuntu 12.10

I am using lubuntu 12.10. Until yesterday everything was fine. But today all of a sudden the PCmanFM shortcut does not launch my home folder. I had to open my home folder using pcmanfm /home in ...
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Does the use of custom themes and icon sets increases the use of system resources in Ubuntu/Lubuntu?

It is clear that visual effects take their load on system resources (and while choosing Lubuntu/LXDE to stay light, the use of effects like compositing and so on doesn't make sense). But what about ...
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Problem installing Grub Customizer in Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu. I tried to install Grub Customizer but I have problems. I used the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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What are the most suitable distribution Ubuntu for my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? I'm looking to migrate from Windows XP to Ubuntu ...
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Problem with My Acer D250 Netbook and WIFI Adapter in Lubuntu 12.10

Hi I am having a problem after a clean installation of Lubuntu 12.10 AFter the initial installation, my wifi adapter cannot function and thus offer me wifi connnectivity. I downloaded all the updates ...
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Unable to connect or manage networks in Lubuntu 12.04 [VMWarePlayer]

I'm trying to connect to a VPN inside VMWarePlayer running Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm not able to do it. This is my NM's screen Edit: Can't post screenshot I can't change anything or connect to any ...
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Custom Lubuntu iso errors

I am working on a project for which I need to make a specific and lightweight linux distribution. I have made a custom LiveCD ISO based on Lubuntu 12.04 for my project, and when I try running it in ...
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Lubuntu install not installing

I have been trying to install the latest version of lUbuntu on my windows XP. However, when I try to install it boots fine from disk and I have checked for errors in the disk. But when I install it ...
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ibook g4 does not have audio and touchpad does not work

my sister was having problems with OS X on her ibook g4 so i was sure that i could help her out by installing ubuntu on the machine. Then some problems started to rise up, first the wireless did not ...
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How do I enable VSync in the browser on Lubuntu using Intel GMA HD?

How can I enable vsync in LXDE? Right now I have a lot of tearing when watching videos in the browser, while I don't notice this in videos played by mplayer. I suspect that vsync is disabled, though ...
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GRUB2 claims linux partiton is unknown filesystem

I just installed Lubuntu 12.10 on a rather old PC, dualbooting with Windows XP. The partitioning scheme looks like this: 1st primary partition: 130GB NTFS, with Windows XP 2nd primary partition: ...
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Minecraft doesn't start on Lubuntu 12.10

I've Installed OpenJDK 6, opened the jar with java by right clicking, but it doesnt do anything What am I missing? I've also tried java -jar Minecraft.jar with sudo, didn't worked :(
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Lubuntu 12.10 - Running Synergy On Boot

I'm using a Lubuntu machine as a client via Synergy. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to make it run before I login! I've found several things on Google, but I followed their instructions completely ...
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having problems installing Lubuntu

I made a live Lubuntu 12.10 CD, booted it up using the CD, installed Lubuntu got to the point where it says need to restart your computer now and after I take the CD out I restart the computer and it ...
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No desktop in Lubuntu after installing xcompmgr compositor

I wanted to get rid of black backgrounds in Cairo Dock so I followed the official guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Windows#How_to_control_window_opacity to install xcompmgr. After ...
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Installed lubuntu 12.10 in a netbook and can't watch youtube videos very choppy and slow playback?

Installed lubuntu 12.10 in a netbook and can't watch youtube videos very choppy and slow playback ! I tried to introduce to a friend of mine the lubuntu and its youtube performance really sucked.
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Why I can't install packages? apt-get says that I'm helding broken packages

I am trying to install my wifi using: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source But I get this error: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Any ideas? I am using ...
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Lubuntu is noticeably slower than Windows 7

I've recently got Lubuntu, but I've noticed it runs slower than Windows 7. I know Lubuntu is said to be the lightest version of Ubuntu. Anyone know then why it is so slow compared to Windows 7? I run ...
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How can I install a driver for my GeForce2 Go Nvidia card for a Dell 8100 Laptop running Lubuntu?

I have just installed Lubuntu onto my old Dell Inspiron 8100 laptop. When I try to run the OS normally I get blackscreen on startup. However, when I click F8 and choose advanced options --> recovery ...
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SMPlayer not playing any sound

I am trying to play various formats on SMPlayer but none of them have sound, mp4, mp3, flash videos after download from youtube, wav. These are all playing with GNOME MPlayer, but I require the ...
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Why can't a device connect through a wireless after router restart?

My laptop with lubuntu 12.04 used to connect to the wifi. But after the router (Cisco E4200) was restarted I cannot connect anymore through wireless connection. (No problem using a cable.) The network ...
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Help With Persistence and Syslinux File

I'm currently trying to add Persistence to my Lubuntu 12.04 operating system which i am running on 'Try before you install' on a USB drive. My computer has no hard drive so this is the only option. ...
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Where's syslinux.cfg in Lubuntu 12.04?

Can someone tell me where the 'syslinux.cfg' file is located in Lubuntu 12.04?
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Are these Apparmor profiles unnecessary?

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10. I've installed apparmor-profiles. I uninstalled the Chromium browser have the latest Chrome stable in its place. Now I'm trying to learn a little about Apparmor profiles. ...
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problems connecting to wireless network when installing lubuntu

I would like to install lubuntu on my LG netbook. I previously ran Ubuntu 10.04 and yesterday installed Ubuntu 12.10 but found it too slow. During the install I get the screen that shows I am not ...
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LXDE. Panel gap issue

I have just installed lubuntu-desktop and it's so much quicker. Anyway aside the point. When I login everything is fine but the second I right click the panel or open something on the right hand side ...
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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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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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Copying entire root drive to flash drive with different drive sizes on VirtualBox

I have my modified Lubuntu version installed on VirtualBox and I want to copy the entire root filesystem to flash drive in order to boot it on my physical PC. My flash drive has 1.90GB and the entire ...
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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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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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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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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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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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Lubuntu Netbook shows root partition full

I've been using Lubuntu Netbook for quite a few days (on Asus EeePC 1015PX), but recently I encountered a problem. I could not copy files to my root partition. I looked for the files that were eating ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lubuntu DVD does not boot

I downloaded from Lubuntu ISO from the first link on the lubuntu website. Burned a DVD with CD Burner XP in another PC , and at the target computer changed BIOS boot settings to boot from CD/DVD ...
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How do I install lubuntu? (kernel panic)

Please help me install Lubuntu 12.04 i386 on an old computer. I select the "Try Lubuntu without installing" and it crashes with a kernel panic. Rarely I do get to the live OS, but soon the display ...
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can't open youtube or vimeo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I can't open Youtube.com on computer with lubuntu and mint. I see that my flash works properly on other sites. Problem is in for example on ...
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Can't connect to wireless on Lubuntu

I have a Cisco PCI LAN+WLAN 802.11b card in my IBM ThinkPad T30 laptop. Is this wireless card compatible with Lubuntu? I have Lubuntu installed and it just won't connect. It keeps saying that it is ...
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Lubuntu 11.10 wifi flickering on & off

the wifi on my computer was running fine after I installed lubuntu 11.10, skip ahead a month or two and I started to get problems with my wifi just turning off then back on with no notice when my ...
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HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer failing to install in LUBUNTU

HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer fails with: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme. How can I make this work in Lubuntu to get my printer working? Plugin installer can be found here: ...