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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Graphics problems in Lubuntu 13.10

My screen keeps flashing and there's colored pixels in some spots. It's a fresh install with all updates. arno@arno-MT-7641:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Online video (ie YouTube) will not run in Firefox or Chromium.

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell Dimension 3000 w/ 2GB RAM. Installation appeared to go fine, but I cannot get online videos to play properly using Firefox or Chromium. Using both YouTube ...
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Wi-Fi not working on my Compaq mini 700 after installing Lubuntu 12.04

Wi-Fi worked fine pre to installation of Lubuntu. Now you ca configure the network but there is no wifi network shown. The problem is that there is no wired LAN port so I can't do some updates etc. ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 on HP Pavilion laptop

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old HP Pavilion laptop that formerly ran Win XP. Did full install without any problems. I have restarted the machine a few times but it seems unable to get past the ...
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How to Share Ubuntu Internal 2nd Hard drive to Windows 7 Computer

I have a Window XP computer with two hard drives: one is the OS boot drive the other is the data drive formatted as NTFS. I have a Windows 7 computer that can "see" both drives that are shared on the ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: zram-config lubuntu-desktop

I'm trying to setup a vagrant development machine with a saucy 64 guest using this image: http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/saucy/current/saucy-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box After ...
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Permissions for /var/www in Lubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

So I know this question has been asked 100,000 times but I having spent all afternoon going through answers on here I still haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. So having installed ...
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Cannot change resolution on Lubuntu

I tried using Lubuntu, but apparently I have a problem with the resolution, not the desktop image and the interface is well shown, but if I go to console with CTRL+ALT+F1 and if it looks fine, with no ...
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Hide Lubuntu window top-border fullscreen chrome

I'm running Lubuntu 13.10 (almost) straight out the box. I'm currently working on a chromium-kisok based app (running in fullscreen). When chromium is running in fullscreen mode a 1px (estimated) ...
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Headphones not working in pulseaudio

I have the newest Lubuntu,and when I plug in headphones,I get no sound.I use pulseaudio,and it's configured with analog stereo duplex.There's sound from the internal speakers when I pull out the plug. ...
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'Grub Rescue' is the most irritating problem that makes me want to pull my hair out

I have rescued my old computer for use as a wee testing ground for Linux OS. I considered trying Lubuntu 13.10 on it but I get this strange 'grub rescue' prompt (something like 'cannot read or write ...
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How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu [duplicate]

I've just installed xubuntu-desktop on my trusty Lenovo X61 on top of Lubuntu 13.10. However, when the machine boots up it always logs straight into a Lubuntu session without asking. To resolve this I ...
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Acer Aspire One 725 Lubuntu Fn + Up\Down keys do not change the sound level

I've got a little trouble, which is, as I think, specific only to Acer Aspire series netbooks. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Acer Aspire One 725 and updated software. At first I had a problem ...
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Lubuntu 13. 10 on Asus Eee PC - speaker problem

Lubuntu 13.10 running on a netbook. I made a video of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rITFM6Co9pM It's running from a bootable flash drive to test it. Speakers don't work properly; they make ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Installer does not detect Windows 7 or any partitions & black screen during install

I know this question has been asked numerous times and has been answered; http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604074&page=4&p=10022223#post10022223 Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Graphical packages not installed by mistake, lubuntu

So I installed lubuntu on my new laptop, but when it came to choosing what packages to install, I accidentally didn't install anything including the desktop. Can anyone help me get a GUI and where I ...
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Why would using one video driver over another cause the OS to crash when starting/ending an app?

When i installed (fresh) Lubuntu 13.10, I found that the OS crashed when attempting to start Firefox, and when leaving Abiword. The first thing I would notice was the mouse arrow stopped responding; ...
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Lubuntu won't boot on my laptop

Recently I tried to boot lubuntu on my laptop, but it just stopped after I clicked the install opiton. I later tried to boot win xp, and it worked. What could be the problem?
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Repost screencasts for Lubuntu? (blip have removed them)

Lubuntu documentation lists quite a few screencasts - however since Nov 7, 2013 links are redirected to a blip account removed notice. Looking at their terms of use, perhaps they considered it was ...
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Password error regarding synaptic

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 and I removed my root password using the visudo command as directed in this video. But, I'm facing issues with respect to Synaptic, it shows me a log and asks for a passowrd. ...
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Lubuntu - unexplained message when hibernating - several users logged in but I'm the only one using it

Since quite recently, my laptop doesn't hibernate properly. Whenever I want to select an option, I get a message saying You need to authenticate as a super user to hibernate while several users are ...
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Which Ubuntu for Eee 901 - to run from SD card? [duplicate]

I would like to use linux on our company laptop Asus Eee 901 - specs: CPU Intel Atom 1.66 GHz, RAM 1 GB DDR2 Display 8.9 inch, 1024x600 pixels As I am not allowed to modify the OS and MBR I want to ...
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Linux partiton and updating to a new OS Lubuntu

I have currently installed Lubuntu on my old PC. It's working flawlessly so far, but I have a few questions. I have a 160GB Hard Disk. According to Disk Utility, 159 EXT4, 1.1 GB Swap and 1.1 GB ...
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Not booting after installing any package

I have Downloaded lubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso and did the following, but the resulting filesystem.squashfs doesn't boot. unsquashfs filesystem.squashfs schroot -c squashfs-root apt-get install ...
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Lubuntu install goes black

After installed alongside XP, it says it'll reboot and the screen has been black for a while. It did this earlier and I reinstalled it with the same result.
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Lubuntu Desktop icons, auto arrange and lock workaround

On lubuntu 12.04 align to grid is working but I can't really lock desktop icon, they move around if any user drag them, there isn't a working option to lock them to a fixed position. Searching the ...
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Is there a screensaver settings GUI for OpenBox/LXDE?

I am using Lubuntu and I can't find any GUI for screensaver settings. I am missing something ? Lubuntu 13.10 .
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Cannot load installer CD on Acer Aspire TC605 (keep restarting)

I've tried installing Windows XP with no problem. I'm going to install Lubuntu 13.10 When boot Lubuntu 13.10 CD, computer keep reboot and stuck in reboot loop. It looks like the computer reboot once ...
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Disable Right click menu

I want to customize a lubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso. So I make changes in filesystem.squashfs and build the iso. I would like to disable the right click menu on the Desktop and right click menu on ...
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Why do I need jackd to get sound out of GCompris?

I recently upgraded a family computer from Edubuntu 12.04 to Lubuntu 13.10, so my sons could run a newer version of GCompris. After the upgrade, I could no longer get sound out of GCompris. After some ...
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How to Successfully Run a Tascam (pref US122) on Lubuntu Using an Armboard (pref cubieboard2)?

Has anyone been successful with running usx2yloader specifically? I can do every step needed to run my Tascam (usb audio interface) except run the command usx2yloader to start the device. ON AN ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not appearing

I just installed Lubuntu on my cubieboard(cubieboard.org). I attempted to install Ubuntu Software Center from Synaptic Package Manager, and everything all went smoothly until I tried to open up ...
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Sound control in Lubuntu

When I turn the light up and down om my Laptop or any other Laptop, a sort of an indicator pops up. This doesn't happen with the sound in Lubuntu. Why is that? It works fine with Ubuntu and Xubuntu.
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Ubntu and lubuntu issues

ive FINALLY managed to install ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer aspire one netboot with a Atom processor. This must have been sorted in a recent update. Ive installed Ubuntu, however its very slow and much ...
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What is the command to exit the LXpanel menu in Lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.10, and i am in the process of customizing it. I have set Super+space as the key-binding for showing the LXpanel menu. I would like to set the same key-binding as ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: Can't find Catfish in the menu

I don't seem to have any earch options in Thunar. So I went to the Software Center and searched for Catfish. I found it and says its already installed! The softeware center says I must look in ...
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Howto run jupiter script as superuser in lubuntu-rc.xml?

I'm trying to bind to my asus eee hotkeys couple of jupiter functions to work as on Windows. The problem is that I have to run those as superuser. Under terminal scripts are working fine so I put in ...
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Shotwell 0.15 imports old images to 'no event' despite exposure date. How do I get them organized?

I have imported a bunch of images (originally with 0.14) and they all went to "no event" folder. However most photos do have the exposure date tag(at least Shotwell shows them) I can create a new ...
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Internal microphone on 13.10 not working

I have seen many posts on this, but none of the fixes have worked for me. Using 13.10, on a Toshiba satellite R850 dual booting with Windows 8.1. Microphone works perfect in windows but cannot get it ...
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lubuntu, samba wont let me share folder on a separete disk drive

I made a new samba share on a drive that i mount manually using the gui version (has always worked for me so i use it). I tested to make sure samba was working so i made a share in my documents ...
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Installation of ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection [duplicate]

I need to install ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection. I read alternate-CD has been stopped from Saucy. Is there way ...
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I can't get online video to work correctly - See screen caps [duplicate]

marc@HMST-RM139-84044:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring Small, older machine, I installed ...
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How can I modify the live installer to include additional packages?

I would to modify the Lubuntu installer (as usb installer with persistent home) including additional packages like tex-live and math-related stuff for my fellow classmates. How can I do that? The ...
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How to safely and painlessly switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu?

I've had Kubuntu installed for several years, updating from one major release to another, and now I think I'd like to try to switch to Lubuntu. But since my distribution is already tuned and shaped to ...
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Dmesg - mounting takes longer in Lubuntu than in Debian

As an optimization freak, I have noticed for a long time (and many different kernel versions 3.8-3.12) that booting Lubuntu seems to delay 5 seconds when mounting the system partition. [ 4.993151] ...
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clean install of Lubuntu 13.10 : firefox not localized

It seem's that Firefox intalled by default with Lubuntu 13.10 is not localized (in french for my case). I performed a clean install ( booting live on Usb key, and then installing, using french ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) issue

I have assus pu500c laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) network controller. My wifi wokrs fine when my laptop is charging. But when I disconnect the charge after some time ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 sudenly dont want to boot anymore

I was deleting some apps and then i decide to reboot the system and then when it reboot the screen was just black and nothing else was happining... there was no command promt or anything... Please ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 update-manager Never Shows Notifications

I have Peppermint 3 installed on several family laptops at home. On all of those machines, the LXDE desktop has a shield icon in the notifications area that displays an alert symbol if there are ...
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lubuntu13.10 - No Wireless

This is my first time using Linux and I am having difficulties with my Wireless. The Network Manager does not show any Wireless Network options, nor does the Wlan LED light up on my Laptop. I ...