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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Updated Lubuntu 14.04 01/23/15, now panel and file system is messed up

I'm new to Linux and I don't have the first idea what factors aren't relevant, so I'll have to default to giving every detail. My apologizes in advance. Okay, so about a day ago I accidentally ...
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LXDE/Lubuntu sees Java .jar files as zip archives instead of java archives when Webupd8 Oracle Java 8 is used

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit installed on my computer, with the Lubuntu-desktop installed as well. I have OpenJDK 7, and I can execute .jar files fine in both desktops. After installing Oracle Java 8 ...
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Serial device not detected by Lubuntu

Serial Wacom Tablet stylus and Serial Wacom Tablet eraser should appear in the xinput list in a Motion LE 1700, however they are missing in Lubuntu 14 (32bit). Is there a way to make Lubuntu discover ...
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What I'm doing wrong with this Wacom Driver installation?

I'm trying to install Linux Wacom Drivers on Lubuntu 14 (32bit) but they never work on my Motion LE 1700 Tablet PC. This a computer/tablet, the pen is detected directly on the screen and is not ...
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How to install Linux Wacom drivers on Lubuntu?

I need proper terminal commands to install Linux Wacom Tablet drivers on Lubuntu 14 (32 bit). There are no clear step by step instructions for this particular OS and the installation fails every time ...
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Cheese - Black screen after an update with apt-get

I'm sorry, but have installed Lubuntu on my old notebook, the integrated camera worked fine until I updated und upgraded with apt-get. Now, when I start cheese in the terminal I receive this error: ...
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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...
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PlayonLinux cannot install MS office 2010 spanish in Lubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit, winbind missing

When I tried to install MS Office Professional Plus 2010 in spanish (only Word, Excel and PowerPoint) through PlayonLinux, it appears a error message saying "winbind is not installed". If I try to ...
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Lubuntu Taskbar missing

I have recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 but when I start my computer and logs in the only thing I see is my wallpaper and my trashcan. Lubuntu worked fine when I tried it before installing but now I ...
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Noise suppression of incoming audio signal in skype by pulseaudio

I use Lubuntu and I have installed pulseaudio and pavucontrol already. I have managed to fix the problem with my microphone noise by launching Skype from terminal: PULSE_PROP="filter.want=echo-cancel" ...
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Audacious - Radio Stations Tuning Device ID

Installed Lubuntu on my old notebook, the Audacious applications allows to listen to internet radio streaming, even to shoutcast, now to add a url from a list I need to know the device id of my ...
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Set ubuntu login screen after a lubuntu installation [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed lubuntu 14.04, after months of use I switched to Ubuntu 14.10, but the login screen not changed. How to set default Ubuntu login screen? Thanks in advance.
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Wifi stopped working on Lubuntu 14.10

My parents are using Lubuntu 14.10 for two months for now on a MSI GX710. Everything worked until now, but now suddenly it just won't connect. The OS is stock, nothing got installed after the ...
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“Connection reset by peer” / Lubuntu dropping connections?

Linux version 3.2.0-67-generic (buildd@toyol) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) ) #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 I'm not sure if it's the place to ask this, but my best ...
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when trying to install ubuntu or other linux, lose power to mouse and keyboard

I have this old computer "Compaq Presario SR1603WM Desktop PC" and im attempting to install linux on it. I have currently tried linux mint 17.1, mint 17, ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu 12.10(i think thats it) ...
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Keyboard occasionally stops working, mouse works

I have a user whose keyboard occasionally stops working until the system is rebooted. This is completely random and happens 0 to ~7 times a day. There hasn't been any problems with the mouse, only ...
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Lubuntu14.10 file server not playing video files

i started off with Lubuntu 13.XX. initially setup the box as a torrent/file server box. for whatever reason, i needed to make changes, and moved to 14.04 but still using the same hardware in the ...
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CPU running on 90% all the time on lubuntu [duplicate]

Even when I have nothing open but firefox the computer is running flat out. Slowing down, getting hot. I've probably installed a bunch of unnecessary programs while trying to get various things ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 b43 missing firmware other solutions haven't worked

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 b43. Sorry I seem to have the same problem as many others. I have spent the last two or three days looking for other solutions and tried many of them to no avail. I get ...
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Which Ubuntu to go for? [duplicate]

To start with I am completely new to Linux in general. After my Windows Laptop became very slow due to a bad sector of HDD, I tried Ubuntu by booting from a live USB drive. It literally blew me away:D ...
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How do I properly install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu 14.10

I managed to install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu using the same commands as for Ubuntu. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:evolve-os sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install budgie-desktop ...
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Migrating VirtualBox VMs

Perhaps not the right forum, and in my opinion more of a comment in addition to this question but as I am unfortunately not yet able to comment, and I'd rather not answer the question and and then ...
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How to diagnose computer restarting when brasero or xfburn finish burning iso to cd?

My computer restarts suddenly when burning iso's (whatever the plural of iso is). I tried three different isos, just because I'm paranoid and was burning rootkit tools to check a windows machine, and ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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Could not initialize sdl no available video device

Hi I booted to tty1 by changing the grub from splash to text. I have a GUI program to run at startup but when i login i am getting could not initialize sdl no available video device. But when i put ...
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Photoshop cs6 installation via playonlinux on Lubuntu

I have installed playonlinux. I have a copy of Photoshop CS6, which playonlinux says it supports. I open playonlinux, should I: let it automatically install and download all necessary files by ...
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Another Kompozer installation, please help

So I have downloaded Kompozer and it's a .tar.gz file. I created a new folder on the desktop, named it Kompozer, and extracted the contents of the .tar.gz file into the Kompozer folder on the ...
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How to set hibernate/shutdown timers? XFCE power manager not having an effect in Lubuntu

I like to fall asleep listening to internet radio or a streaming video. I would prefer to have my computer go into hibernate mode an hour after I've become inactive, not 15 minutes after. I would ...
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Can some one please help The regular desktop is on tty7 but when i startx it goes on tty8

I am a noob i cant really explain this but when i login to lubuntu the desktop boots normally but when i do startx from boot terminal the desktop boots but my sound isn't working and it sames to be in ...
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Desktop Environment dilemma

I have a big dilemma. I'm using Lubuntu right now, but! I love the most Unity desktop environment, but it uses too much RAM. I love Gnome-shell, but LXDE uses much less RAM. Is there a Desktop ...
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Removed network-manager and now network won't connect

I dislike ubuntu network-manager intensely so I have recently uninstalled it from a Lubuntu 14.10 machine in my company network and now I can't connect to the network. I have edited ...
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motd.tail not displaying

I made a motd.tail file and added some ASCII art to it so that it gets displayed whenever I log in with Ctrl+Alt+F1.. However it never gets displayed.I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. I tried the ...
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How do I change the Window manager from grub or the command line?

I recently installed a "window manager" (Steam's Big Picture) that crashes on load, effectively preventing me from doing anything. I've thought of two possible solutions: one would be to edit the file ...
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What is better driver for GeForce Gt 220 M? [duplicate]

Are three times that I format my notebook, and I play on Nexuiz online. And I need what is the best driver for target device video GeForce Gt 220M. I use Lubuntu 64 bit: uname -a Linux mrk ...
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cannot connect to x server error

I have a camera application which I am trying to run under sudo: but I am receiving this error cannot connect to x server the issue is when I dont use sudo, the program opens fine. However, there ...
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Dropbox Syncing

I am using Lubuntu and Dropbox. In my Dropbox folder is a Celtx project and that is the one file that Dropbox will not sync. The message I get is "Permission denied". The file syncs across OSC, IOS ...
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completely remove lubuntu-dekstop [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.10 and I installed lubuntu running sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop Then I tried to remove it with sudo apt-get purge lubuntu-desktop but the login menu, and the login ...
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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...
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Lubuntu Can't update software

In Lubuntu can not download updates. Thought it was wifi connection, so I connected via cable. Still unable to get updates. Also, Flash enabled in FF, but not in Chromium
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How to limit maximum CPU frequency on “on demand” governer with turbo disabled?

I have an Intel CPU which has 4 cores each having 1.6 GHz without turbo and 2.8 GHz with turbo. In Windows 8.1 I was using 95% maximum processor state which seemed to disable turbo and helped about ...
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lubuntu 14.10 download ISO loop

I downloaded and burned the above to install in an old cq57. Checked md5 and all is good. Go to install within windows and it seems to be on a loop of downloading the iso. So 1st, if It's running the ...
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dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu

Can I use my dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu ? I need to print some labels and I don't know what I need to buy. Thanks a lot.
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How to replace Lubuntu's ALSA for Pulseaudio as the default volume control?

I have Lubuntu 14.10 on a laptop, but the default ALSA does not switch to my bluetooth headphones easily. I would like to completely replace the ALSA volume control with the intuitive Pulseaudio ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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“System problem detected” message is shown everytime I boot Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo Ideapad S110 netbook (Intel Atom 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM). Everytime I log into it, it shows the message "System problem detected". How do I solve this ...
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PCManFM file open escaping problem

I'm using lubuntu (lxde/openbox) & PCManFM as file manager. Sometimes I need to open a file with non-default application (e.g. open a video with smplayer while default is vlc) The default ...
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Autologin on lubuntu 14.10

How can I enable autologin on lubuntu 14.10? I tried various method like this LXDE Auto Login but they don't work.
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Question Ubuntu (touch) nexus device [duplicate]

I am searching for a phone or 7 inch tablet to use with Ubuntu. What I want to ask, does Ubuntu touch work or is it just a demo, that is not really clear to me. What I also want to know, in a video I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, crash in the middle of copying files

I'm happy with linux. I use Ubuntu on a laptop, and i'm installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 on a Dual Pentium 4 3Ghz with only 512 RAM. The problem is in the middle of the process of copying files from livecd ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...