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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Cannot get Unity to work - help!

I bought an older, refurbished Dell Latitude D600 - Pentium M / 1 GB RAM / 100 GB HDD with no OS - it is a non-pae so I installed Lubuntu 10.04. I did the Update Manager and now it shows I have the ...
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How to sent an installation error report that occurred while not having an internet connection?

I wanted to contribute to Lubuntu by testing their daily dev build. I tried installing it but got an error. Not a problem, that's the point of testing! ;) But since the error comes before having a ...
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Docky lubuntu autohide issue

I installed lunbutu 13.04 with docky and when i open windows the dock is not hiding. I tried to enable auto hiding in dock setting but will not let me change the setting,also i can't change to 3d ...
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Keyboard shortcut added to lubuntu-rc.xml is not executed on keypress

I wanted to add a custom keyboard shortcut to control mplayer. mplayer config file is set up properly. ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml: <keybind key="XF86AudioPlay"> <action ...
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How to replace EasyPeasy partition with Lubuntu [duplicate]

I have acer netbook with dual boot, window 7 and Easy Peasy . I want to replace EasyPeasy partition with Lubuntu so that I have dual boot of window 7 and lubuntu. Please let me know how can do it.
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edup ep-n8531 wireless usb nano adapter driver install

i bought me an edup ep-n8531 nano wireless usb stick to upgrade my netbook, which has an built-in rt3090 that causes problems. Background: The rt3090 is working under lubuntu 13.04, but it has ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 works, except for unpredictable blank screens

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Pro 6,2. It seems to work fine. However, once in a while, when I am logged in and using the computer, the screen will suddenly become blank. (Sound still ...
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I installed lubuntu on a different partition but on the same drive as windows 7 and no boot menu

After I installed Lubuntu, computer boots directly to windows 7 and its not showing the boot menu. Now I have access to windows only. During the installation I choose to install it on different ...
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Lubuntu won't install using wubi (pastebin of log file included)

So I tried to install lubuntu 2 times now, and it seems that it won't install because at the very last of the install progress I get the error: Could not retrieve the required installation files for ...
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lubuntu 12.10 usb drive stop connections after software update, screen resolution also not working well

Few days ago I had a little problem with my hard disks, and after that, I'm running my computer with a lubuntu live usb. First I made a live usb with no persistence, and it runs fine on every machine ...
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Lubuntu 12.04: Cannot transfer files from the laptop to the Nexus 7

I just recently got myself a Nexus 7 and I want to load it up with some apps that I've downloaded on the laptop. The problem is that I can't get the Nexus 7 to mount on the laptop. I've tried ...
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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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Looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab

As the title says, I'm looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab that works with either Mint 14 or Lubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to find anything in the software ...
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How I can change background color of query editor in Workbench?

I have dark GUI, but how I can make text editor also dark? I am under Lubuntu, Workbench from repositories.
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How to deactivate kernel modules “firewire_ohci” and “firewire_core”?

My computer currently uses the kernel modules firewire_ohci and firewire_core. I don't want them. I blacklisted them, but they still load after any reboot. How can I deactivate them?
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Will Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 Run Very Smoothly on My Computer Or Should I Go With Lubuntu?

I have a somewhat old computer with mid-range hardware. Here's what my computer has: 1.8 Ghz Willamette Pentium 4 256 Kb L2 Cache nVidia Geforce 6200 LE 256 mB DDR2 1024 mB DDR at 133 mhz 40 GB HD ...
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How do I Install Lubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive (the full installation)?

I want to install Lubuntu on my 32GB flash drive, but I don't know how. I know a little bit about partitioning. When I go into GParted, my USB drive comes up as /dev/sdb. I already wiped it ...
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How to enable Empathy incoming message notifications?

I installed empathy in Lubuntu. I want a notification to popup when a message is received. However, when I open edit -> preferences -> notifications, it doesn't have an option, "show incoming ...
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Lubuntu software centre apps basket - no items displayed

I wish to install some programs in Lubuntu (12.10 : i386). In the software centre, if I select any app and click "Add to the apps basket", the Apps basket tab shows "Apps basket (1)". But after ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 change screen brightness. Lenovo ThinkPad

How do I change the screen brightness in Lubuntu 12.04? The screen brightness is stuck in a very bright mode and it's quite uncomfortable.
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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No Try/Install Option - Live CD on PowerPC

I am using a Lubuntu 12.10 Live CD on a PowerPC G4. When I start the machine (and tell it to boot from CD (hold down "c" key)), I get a yaboot prompt, with options such as "live", "live-powerpc", ...
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Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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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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How to enable lubuntu-12.10-alternate-amd64.iso to PXE network install the graphical desktop?

I have successfully used lubuntu-12.10-alternate-amd64.iso to PXE network install a server. But so far, I have not been able to get the desktop login installed regardless what I put in in the preseed ...
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Recover Wine menus in Lubuntu 12.04

Some error deleted my Wine menus. (LX Panel was crashed by another app and the Wine menu was gone) Wine is installed but not visible in the menu. Do not flag as clone of similar questions (like this ...
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Lubuntu screen issues

I instantly admit that I am a ubuntu newbie, so this might be the dumbest of questions. But I am endeavouring to get my kids off Windows and elected to convert one of our laptops (a Gateway W33-UI1) ...
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Where is my mounted iso if not in `/media` nor in `~/.gvfs/`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Path for mounted iso How can I graphically mount ISOs? I have mounted an iso with Furius ISO Mount Tool. Now: I cannot see it in /media or in ~/.gvfs/ (as ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on Acer laptop boots to blank blue screen

My previous question on this was closed, but I am posting it again as the solution which my son eventually found may assist other users of the forum, or someone may be able to tweak the solution to ...
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BT Home Hub 2.0

I have used my old BT Home Hub with no problems. But now I have upgraded it and it works fine on my Windows laptop but although Lubuntu sees it, it cannot connect and is stuck on "Obtaining IP ...
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How to make my newly created secondary partition accessible?

I have decided to reinstall my Lubuntu OS and to split on the occasion my partition so as to have a secondary one where long-time files would be stored. I guess what I wanted followed a logic that was ...
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Black screen after boot

After I choose Lubuntu on my Grub nothing happens. The screen turns black, the keyboard lights up like it may be doing something, but over time nothing happens. This started happening after I closed ...
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How do I fix Input/Output error during Lubuntu installation?

I tried to install Lubuntu on my PC (Pentium 4160 GB Hard disk, 1256 MB Ram). I have downloaded ISO image file from torrent which is on Lubuntu site, then burnt CD at 32x speed and tried to install on ...
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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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How do I use the fonts used in Ubuntu in Lubuntu?

I had installed Ubuntu for years on my laptop, but on new machine I decided to install Lubuntu because I have been unsatisfied with Unity. Everything looks cool, but fonts now look really ugly with ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, what is the best method to upload pics from my Canon Powershot A520-A510

In Lubuntu 12.04, what is the best method to upload pics from my Canon Powershot A520-A510 camera? Do I need to install an app? If so, which app do you recommend. I am new to Linux, and presently ...
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How to add the necessary ports to apache?

Lubuntu is installed and all runs great - now I want to add apache or lamp. How to proceed? I need to add all the important ports and the firewall. Besides this I want to install the phpmyadmin. ...
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How to install openvpn on Lubuntu?

I went the the connection manager, then clicked on the VPN tab, but the add button is disabled. What should I do? I cannot connected to the internet without the VPN turned on. I'm trying to install ...
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lubuntu 12.04 extended display (nvidia)

currently, I have a lubuntu laptop with nvidia driver installed. I'm trying to extend my display, but (after a couple of reboots) all I can see on the other display is a big X whenever I move my ...
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Maximize, minimize and close buttons are either not present or not working in Lubuntu

As the title indicates, the maximize, minimize, and close buttons are either not present or not working on my Lubuntu desktop. In fact, it only seems to be Google Chrome that displays the buttons at ...
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How do you enable multi-touch for lubuntu 12.04 on my HP MINI trackpad?

I have an HP MINI 110 with a multi touch trackpad. I have lubuntu 12.04 installed. I can't right click to save my life.
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How do I enable Nepumuk on Lubuntu? - “the nepomuk backup service does not seem to be running”

I want to start backing up my Lubuntu 12.04 machine (on an HP Netbook) using the built-in Nepomuk service. It was recently upgraded from 11.10 and I dimly remember having the same problem a few months ...
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Lubuntu Panel Applet or Indicator to display Mounted Volumes

I'm a satisfied Lubuntu user but I cannot find an applet or indicator that displays the mounted volumes (and eventually allows to unmount them). So far the only way to know what is currently mounted ...
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Sound is not working

I've rebooted Lubuntu 12.04 64-bit a few times and still the sound doesn't work. I'm not sure what terminal commands to paste to be helpful. Here are the outputs of a few that I see requested in ...
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lubuntu firefox toggle fullscreen - the menu bar will not come back

I'm using Lubuntu with firefox in place of chromium and I experience the following problem: when I press F11 the application goes to fullscreen mode but when I subsequently press F11 the application ...
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Can't install gnome-session on lubuntu 12.04

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 12.04 and I want to install the gnome3-session I tried sudo apt-get install gnome-session Then I logged out. When I login on to the gnome-session I’m still ...
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It starts the boot image (usplash) KDE/Lubuntu in Ubuntu 12.04

When installing KDE / Lubuntu in Ubuntu 12.04 system startup has changed (artwork). How I can regain Ubuntu boot image files without uninstalling Lubuntu? (Because I have Lubuntu you ever apatece I ...
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Is there any way to dual boot Windows 7 and Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Ubuntu without removing Windows? Just wandering if there is any way to dual boot my windows 7 OS with Lubuntu, as I have a netbook, and don't want to ...
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BCM43225 not working on Lubuntu 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) the broadcom wireless card bcm43225 is not working. I have tried with proprietary drivers and ...
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Is there a way to force Lubuntu to recognize my touchpad although I am using the boot option “acpi=off”?

I have just gone through a pretty rough installation on an old laptop and for some reason it wont recognize my touchpad. The synaptics folder is entirely missing...the xinput list shows that I have a ...