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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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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Changing the mouse cursor shape on Lubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the cursor shape in Ubuntu desktop ? Also is it possible change the cursor shape, when the mouse pointer is inside a certain region ?
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Typing randomly stops - Lubuntu 14.04.1

Everything about Lubuntu works great, but I started noticing that typing (as far as I know, it just happens in a web browser) randomly stops. Here, let me explain better. I use Google Docs ...
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Installation of Lubuntu - fails to boot [duplicate]

I just installed Lubuntu's latest version (14.04.1), but it fails to boot on startup. A blinking cursor is the only thing that appears. No access to GRUB. Curiously the Live CD works smoothly, but ...
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LXDE with only a file manager

I've succesfully installed lubuntu-desktop on my server just now. I wasn't quite sure what would be installed besides the desktop environment and I found that there's quite a lot installed that I ...
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Lubuntu allow non-admin to mount drive without admin password

Question 1: I'm the administrator of my Lubuntu system. I only have one "Desktop User" account for all kids. But when ever the Desktop User tries to access or open the "Data"[NTFS partition](Drives ...
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No option to install Lubuntu from USB on a Ubuntu system

I have a netbook (Asus eee PC 1001P) running Ubuntu 13.10. I want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on it. I downloaded the Lubuntu ISO and used Unetbootin (on my newer laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04) to create ...
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No sound on Skype 4.3 lubuntu 14.04

New to Linux just installed Skype 4.3 on Lubuntu 14.4. There is no sound when I call Skype Echo, totally silent. I have sound if I play music or video files. I notice sound driver is Version ...
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High CPU usage compared to WinXP. Common aps and actions use 100% CPU cycles

I'm running Lubunto 14.04.1 LTS. PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron M with 1 gb RAM and 80 gb drive. Was running fine on WinXP SP3 and I cleaned the drive off to test Lubuntu 14 LTS. No ...
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Win8 won't open after instaling Lubuntu 14.04; infinite loop in GRUB

On my HP laptop with windows 8, I installed Lubuntu as a dual boot from a live CD. At first, I could only access grub through hitting F9-ubuntu, so I tried Boot Repair to no avail. Then I tried ...
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Error while using command line command to load firefox in lubuntu 14.04

I have tried to load firefox using command line command in Lubuntu 14.04. Firefox is loading, but not loading as expected.(used -fullscreen) firefox -fullscreen when I execute the command am also ...
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How to get left Taskbar like thing from Ubuntu in Lubuntu?

Sorry for not knowing the technical term for the taskbar in Ubuntu. Can I get that thing also in Lubuntu? I'm talking about this thing below
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Install Lubuntu w/o Disc or Flash Drive?

My WinXP desktop was recently blasted with a few bits of malware. I removed the malware but the damage is done, and my OS is finally at its end; it's barely chugging along as it is. So, I'm figuring ...
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how to give read, write and modify access to folders and files in my home directory mutually to other users on same computer?

I want to give access to some folders in my home directory to another user on the same computer and vice versa. how do i do this? right now the other user is able to see the contents but is not able ...
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How to set time to “keep synchronized with internet servers” in Lubuntu

I'm having hard time making my Lubuntu realise daylight savings has started. I was told to go to "Menu->System Tools->Time and Date" so that I can adjust my time zone and enable "keep synchronized ...
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Installed lubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 5517 and can't connect to wireless

$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. $ ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 70:5a:b6:08:b3:21 inet addr:192.168.1.25 ...
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What Does The Installer Download During The Installation Process?

"Connecting this computer to a wi-fi network allows you to install third party software, download updates, automatically detect your timezone, and install full support for your language." -The ...
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Why do I see AMD/ATI graphics driver updates when I have an Intel card (gma500)? What should I do with them?

My system have gma500 lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) (rev 07) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH ...
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How do I prevent one of my partitions messing with Lubuntu Grub entries?

I recently deleted my Windows XP partition in my dual boot machine (Lubuntu/Windows XP), replacing it with Bhodi Linux. Everything went smoothly, but now I have a problem: Bodhi Linux is messing with ...
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Switching to lubuntu does not work

I just upgraded my older laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to try something more lightweight. So, I installed lubuntu-desktop as recommended in how to replace ubuntu with lubuntu and it made no ...
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Skins for VLC Media Player don't work in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed VLC Media Player in a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, meaning that my installation uses the new Linux kernel 3.13. I have installed VLC Media Player using Synaptic, ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on powerbook g4 “Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)”

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my powerbook g4 but when I try to connect to WiFi it says "Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)" How do I fix this? I am new to Lubuntu (and terminal). I ...
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Help for a Linux newbie [duplicate]

What are "lenses?" I keep seeing the term in comments by people who have been around Linux forever, but it does not appear in any of the legends on the Ubuntu desktop. And now you people are driving ...
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Launch Logoff Screen Using Terminal On Lubuntu 13.10

How can I open the logoff screen from my terminal instead of clicking the logoff button? This is on Lubuntu 13.10. Screenshot of the logoff screen: http://i.stack.imgur.com/JBton.png
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lubuntu panel does not take on system theme colour

I installed a gtk 2 ambiance like theme on ubuntu 13.10 running the lubuntu desktop and when I set the panel to take the system theme only the indicator applet changed to take on the theme colour. How ...
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Autostart OpenVPN Client in Lubuntu

I'm currently using Network Connections manager to manually make an OpenVPN connection from a Lubuntu client machine to an OpenVPN server. Is there a way to automatically make the client connection ...
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Which Linux on my netbook? [duplicate]

My netbook is an ACER AOD257. It has 1.66GHz, 1 GB of RAM and 320 GB HDD. I am looking for the fastest Linux operative system on my computer. I have tried Lubuntu and I like it, but it is too much ...
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How to customize lxpanel/menu on lubuntu?

Does anyone know "how to add item PCManFM or some programs likes terminal, anjuta or more programs on panel menu". The configuration file located on ~/.config/lxpanel/lubuntu/panels, but I dont know ...
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Switch sound to HDMI in Lubuntu without installing additional packages

Lubuntu doesn't use pulse audio, only ALSA. The only tools that come with it are alsamixer, alsactl, and aplay. I have already managed to output sound from my TV using this command: aplay -D ...
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Lubuntu root size

I am going to install Lubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on a 80 GB HDD (after Win 7 installation 35 GB remained for Lubuntu). I guess it does make sense to create a swap and root partition in addition to a ...
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How do I install AMD Catalyst Display Driver on Lubuntu 13.04 (Radeon HD4250)

I'm trying to install the drivers for my Radeon HD 4250 graphics card on my Lubuntu 13.04 station. I want to run multiple monitors (1 VGA 1 HDMI) but I am having overscan issues on the HDMI monitor. ...
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How to add the Ubuntu One indicator in Lubuntu 13.04

I have only managed to find guides for 12.04 and am needing a dock applet to show status of sync.
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I have character on keyboard, but I can't input it

I can't enter character |, but I have this character on keyboard. I need this for Java (if x == 2 || x == 3) And second, not important question, but also - Shift + 2 give me ", not @. This keys ...
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Which prog on XP to open lubuntu download

I want rid of xp and as my laptop is 7 years old I thought lubuntu would fit the bill.Downloaded but can't find a programme on xp to open it.
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Static Wireless IP - Can Only Access Internet Using IPs

I am using Lubuntu 12.10 as a local server and I am trying to get a static IP from my wireless network. I don't have a problem connecting to the server, I can ssh and view webpages on the same network ...
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Per-application volume control

Is there a way to get per-application volume control similar to Windows 7? I am looking for a way to do this in both Lubuntu and Kubuntu.
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I've Installed Inkscape via “apt-get install” in LXTerminal but I cant find where is it?

I'm new to Lubuntu, I was using ubuntu with unity for 1 year and I haven't faced such a case ! Please help me :( !
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Mouse hover has delay/select (lubuntu 12.10

I am not sure when this happened so I have not been able to find out how to change it but if I hover mouse over a file it will delay before the item (say for example a folder or file) will go darker. ...
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How to get to the grub menu on lubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the GRUB menu to display? On a lubuntu (lightweight ubuntu) how do you get to the grub menu? (It doesn't appear by default)
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Stable version of ubuntu [closed]

My question is simple: which edition of ubuntu is the most stable, reliable, fast and nice? And also, should I prefer Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu or Mythbuntu? Note: I want it to be as fast as possible. ...
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Why cannot see Axel window?

I have installed axel and set it to get my firefox downloads through flashgot. It works but the Axel window is not visible - so cannot know when the download starts and ends, its speed etc. I have ...
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Lubuntu: After boot, Keyboard does not work

So I boot up Lubuntu for the first time and it brings me to the setup screen with language selection and such. Only problem is I cannot use my Gateway PS/2 connection keyboard. For some reason, it ...
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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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Install Win7 from recovery - protect current lubuntu install

I got a new laptop in December and immediately wiped Windows, installed Ubuntu (later tried XFCE, KDE, now LXDE and happy), and left the recovery partition intact. The idea was that if anything was ...
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Can I disable the splash screen and output verbose information when I shutdown?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.10, though a little different with Ubuntu, they may be alike to some extent IMO. now I want to disable the splash screen and output verbose information in text mode when I ...
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Lubuntu keyboard problem

I have installed Lubuntu 11.10 for it's much lighter than Ubuntu itself with Unity, but I have serious problem. I need to put another keyboard layout- Bulgarian, but I simply can't do it. Tried a lot ...
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Lost LXDE menus after replacing /home

I am trying Lubuntu on an old laptop. I have before and after the install I had two partitions (+swap) mounting on / and on /home. When I did the Lubuntu install I told it to ignore the /home ...
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SSH from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a local network

I want to SSH from my laptop to a device on my local network running Lubuntu. I'm trying to use the method described in this answer. To get a list of Ubuntu: avahi-browse -tl _workstation._tcp ...
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How to install Dillo in Lubuntu?

How can I install Dillo under Lubuntu 16.04? Is there any apt-get repository?
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How to install the “Links 2” browser in Lubuntu?

I went to the official website but they had this complicated list of steps where I had to manually check a bunch of dependencies and then download a tarball, only to have to follow a further list of ...