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 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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Lubuntu gtar not responding

I am using Lubuntu32 bit. ubuntu 15.10, linux4.2.0 32 bit in VM ware. I am trying to install prismtech DDS community edition for a cross compiler. In the instructions I was asked to use gtar ......... ...
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How to set Dejavu as default font for all applications in my lxde?

My desktop is lxde. I want to set Dejavu as default font for all applications. preferences--desktop preferences To select Dejavu as default font . Now reboot. 1.panel font are not 2. fonts in input ...
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Altered Incorrectly File Permissions

I was wanting to grant a new user read/write access to the directory /usr/share/applications and to do such I ran sudo chmod -R 666 /usr/share/applications Now my entire file structure is ...
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How do I set a login password in Lubuntu

I thought this would be a common question but after searching for answers I couldn't find anything that addresses this exact problem. Anyway, I have an administrative password, so every time I want ...
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Mounting hard disk of an old laptop through converter

I would like to access the hard disk from a broken laptop with my desktop computer running Lubuntu 14.04.3. I have connected it using a special cable/device that plugs into the contacts of the hard ...
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de-install ubuntu and install lubuntu with USB

I am trying to install lubuntu on my notebook (aspire one) as Ubuntu seems too heavy or is getting really slow. therefor I thought of installing lubuntu (or are there other suggestions?). Now I dont ...
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How to make Lubuntu login automatically?

I want to know how to make Lubuntu 14.04 restart every two hours, login, and open a program. I am currently stuck on the first part which is to make it login automatically. I have tried changing ...
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How do I autostart an application on the system tray?

I want Audacious and Transmission to autostart on the system tray when I login, If I just add them to autostart they start open and I have to close them manually. How I do that? I think It's clear ...
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Can't find Lubuntu option alongside Mac OS X

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my old Macbook. The installer said that it was unable to install the bootloader onto any device, so I proceeded with the installation without installing bootloader ...
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Which is better for a slow computer and a user who is only familiar with Windows, Ubuntu or Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 and my computer has become very slow over the years. I am looking into switching over to Ubuntu or possibly Lubuntu. I was hoping to get some advice. I enjoy playing computer games ...
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VNC vino over SSH tunnel ONLY

I've been searching for hours now, can't figure this one out. I am trying to make the following happen: Client: remmina + ssh tunnel Server: Lubuntu + openssh server (public key authentication) + ...
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Lubuntu pulse audio volume control for short time applications

I have an usb headset and I want to use it for Telegram voice messages. I tried to set the input device for Telegram in pulse audio volume control. The problem is, that I only can see applications in ...
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Qt Creator menu bar is missing on Lubuntu 15.10

I've just installed Qt 5.5.1 on Lunbuntu 15.10. The main menu bar of Qt Creator is invisible, but I can click it. How do I fix this?
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Set chromium as default browser under lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu 15.10 and I have installed Chromium version 45.0.2454.101. Use "make Chromium the default browser" not works (I not see any error). The usual solution in Ubuntu is to open ...
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How do i properly install ubuntu on a pc with ubuntu already on it?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my pc currently. I bought a USB flash drive and did the installation instructions from the Ubuntu website. Just to let you know, I did install the Ubuntu OS from a ...
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My Ubuntu 10.10 is not supported. How do I totally get rid of 10.10 and go to a new version? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 10.10. Commands aren't working. I can't install anything. Ubuntu Software Center won't load. And other programs won't either. How do I get the newest version of Ubuntu and totally get ...
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How to install ubuntu from another version of ubuntu?

Sorry, this is probably a duplicate but i cant seem to find exactly what im looking for. I have lubuntu installed on my computer right now, and would like to switch it to just regular ubuntu. I made a ...
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Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Kubuntu installation hangs: Version 15.04

I have been trying to install several of the 15.04 ubuntu based distros recently and noticed that they all hang on the installation step where you are asked if you would like to download updates while ...
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Problem with “sudo apt-get update”

Okay, so I've read about a dozen "sudo apt-get update" questions and tried the solutions that were suggested there. None of them worked. I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, dual booting it ...
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problems installing and running software on an old xp machine [closed]

I've been trying to convert an old xp desktop to linux (ubuntu) and am struggling a bit. The computer is a Pentium Dual Core 5300 processor with 4GB of memory. The weakest link may be the 250mb ...
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How do you remove a stubborn Lubuntu-desktop environment after changing ubuntu's default login screen? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid (using WUBI) on an old Dell I use mostly for emails. I then installed Lubuntu-desktop environment but now I want to remove it. When I run the command sudo apt-get ...
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What task to select in tasksel during lubuntu alternate install to get a default system

I'm installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 from the alternate Image. At the "tasksel" step I would like to select the same tasks that would be installed with the desktop installer. There's a task called "Lubuntu ...
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odroid u3 - wifi issue

I have an odroid U3 running lubuntu 14.04 and cant seem to get wifi working with a realtek rtl8188EU usb adapter. When I run lsusb it outputs Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:8179 Realtak Semiconductor ...
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When I use some themes my menu tabs become white. How can I fix it?

When I use some themes my menu tabs become white. I'm having this problem with many themes, can anybody help?
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What does this zenity mean when it says “Couldn't connect to accessibility bus”?

Context: Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty), 3.19.0-26-generic (#28~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 12 14:09:17 UTC 2015), Xorg 1.17.1 (13 May 2015 04:35:05AM), Toshiba Satellite L750 I am trying to write a script to ...
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With Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? (my ubuntu doesn't work after an update.)

with Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? I got LTS thinking there may be some support available. Is this question and answer forum the only support option? I ask because I got an ...
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Replace Windows 10 with Lubuntu

Im on a HP Mini 110-3800 with a Intel Atom CPU N455 (1.66 Ghz) and 1 GB RAM. Since both Windows 7 Starter as well as the upgraded Windows 10 are both too slow for this netbook, I want to replace ...
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Grub menu at boot time… “holding shift” not working

I read here at this thread that holding Shift during boot can bring up the GRUB menu. However I try holding one or the other Shift keys, tapping, tapping then holding, nothing works. Am I missing ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - unlock keyring on login

How do I automatically unlock the keyring at login on my Lubuntu 14.04 system? There are a lot of answers to this problem on this site and Ubuntu Forums, but none are applicable to a 14.04 Lubuntu ...
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How can I force terminal to always open in a specific desktop, regardless of which one I'm in when I press the shortcut

Basically the title. Using Lubuntu 14.04. Use case: I have two desktops, I'm in #1, I press Ctl Alt T , it opens in Desktop 2. I'm in #2, press Ctl Alt T it opens in Desktop 2.
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system?

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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How to avoid duplicated notifications from gnome MPlayer

When I play music in Gnome Mplayer, at the time when song changes I can see two notifications with the next title of the song. Can it be fixed to have only one song notification?