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 14.04.1 two minute boot delay - why?

I am using a stock install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 32bit with not much else done other than adding some packages I like (R, Octave, etc), installation of the rt2800usb module to get my wifi adapter ...
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Headphones not working on Lubuntu 14.10

I just downloaded Lubuntu 14.10 and installed it, everything is fine except my headphones are not working at all. I am using Asus X550CA Laptop and internal speaker works well but when I plug in ...
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booted lubuntu 14.04, canot install because installation window is empty or transparent

I booted Lubuntu 14.04 from a live CD on my old G5 PowerPC. All system windows I try to open are kind of transparent and when I move them, they drag the background with them. So I cannot install ...
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Lubuntu with an Ubuntu desktop: system menu not visible 14.04

These are the steps I followed: install Lubuntu 14.04 install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 install ubuntu-tweak-tool install unity-tweak-tool (this did not work, it asked me to install missing packages) ...
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Using the icons shown in /usr/share/applications instead of sqaure ones

I am running Lubuntu and would like to get rid of the square application icons and just use the icon pictures shown in the /usr/share/applications folder. How would I do this?
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No input while using Xorg in (L)Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get any input device to work while Xorg is running on Ubuntu 14.04 (also tried 12.04). The system is running on ARM (armhf) device. The USB keyboard and USB mouse works perfectly fine in text ...
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What is the latest, tested, Ubuntu version which works on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006)

Which version of Lubuntu can I install on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006, Intel Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM)? Or should I go for an earlier Ubuntu, or Kubuntu? I would prefer an older version than the ...
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plymouth messy on Lubuntu 14.10

My plymouth messy when I reboot my laptop looks a bit like this image: After I fix Low Resolution from: Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis) My monitor resolution is 1024 x 768, It's just fine if ...
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How to duplicate all apps on 1 laptop and install on another?

I am setting up 20 laptops for a school and I want to use the same Lubuntu setup and applications on all laptops. All of the laptops are old and are different hardware. I have set up 1 successfully ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Ubuntu-Lubuntu on a Intel i7-4500, 8GB RAM [duplicate]

I am switching to a Ubuntu-like OS (from Windows8) and I have been reading around about its derivates. I decided to choose between Lubuntu (for its idea of energy saving and lightweight) and the ...
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Mouse Left Hand LUbuntu

I can't set lubuntu mouse/touchpad to left hand i try this bruno@lubuntu:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 generally not working

I've been running ubuntu for about 6 months or so. I upgraded to 14.04 LTS about a month or so ago. I switch between the default Ubuntu desktop and Lubuntu desktop. Recently I've been having a lot of ...
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Restore notification style in Unity after installing Lubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop on my 14.10 ubuntu system. I managed to use update-alternative to set plymouth, and configured lightdm to get the default ubuntu look. The only problem that remain is that ...
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ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED files and folders

I had a problem using my old hard drive, so I'm willing to recover the files in it, but it is encrypted, and all the files and folders are named ENCRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED and some gibbberish... The ...
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Unable to upgrade or fresh install Lubuntu 14.10 (32bit) on Lenovo Ideapad S205

I'm unable to upgrade or fresh install Lubuntu 14.10 (32bit) on a Lenovo Ideapad S205. After the install or upgrade, the laptop just boot loops. Upon booting I get the Lenovo EFI splash screen, the ...
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Can't Install pdfedit lubuntu 14.04 i386

I tried installing pdfedit on my machine can't complete the installation. The screen is giving the following infos, I could not understand. I am new a new user of Lubuntu and still feeling my way ...
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Installing drivers whilst 'trying' Lubuntu

I'm booting Lubuntu from a CD. i.e. on start-up I click 'try Linux' instead of 'install Linux'. I plan to install soon, overwriting my copy of Windows. My question Whilst booting from a CD, is it ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 desktop will not load after automatic update

Since the last automatic update my account is basically gone. When I log in all I see is the mouse and the default desktop image, but no panel, no icons, and not even the Terminal will work, it's as ...
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Trying to Install Lubuntu

I've burned the Lubuntu image onto DVD to install on my rather beaten up old pc. However, trying to run from boot I've noticed that the boot sequence doesn't contain my DVD drive. The Bios recognises ...
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Moving old laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 14.04

Want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my mom's Celeron laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Now, do i just install the Lubuntu desktop package to 'overlay' on Ubuntu (does that result in only Lubuntu on her ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Imac G5

After installing Lubuntu 14 on my imac G5 Power Pc, when booting after logo lubuntu apear everything freez and white screen apear. In text edit ol=nly one comand showing on and on.... DDC responded, ...
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4 partitions and 3 similar Os: it's possible without problems?

is it possible to create 4 partitons, one ubuntu, one lubuntu, one puppylinux, and one (much bigger) just data? and after run each time a different Os, but reading the same data partition? I mean ...
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Lubuntu kernel headers configure

I get this error: ERROR: The kernel header file '/lib/modules/3.13.0-39-generic/build/include/linux/version.h' does not exist. The most likely reason for this is that the kernel ...
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lubuntu change default runlevel [duplicate]

How can I change the default runlevel in Lubuntu 14.04? Some say by changing the inittab file but, I can't find any /etc/inittab file in my computer.
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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Monitor switches off and won't come back!

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running on a Sony VAIO VGN-FZ140E. My problems is: out of nowhere my monitor turns off, and no matter what I hit on the keyboard it doesn't come back. The only solution is to put ...
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how to make Lubuntu 14.04 screen to stay on

hello I just installed lubuntu 14.10 and I have changed all the setting in xfce power setting to never for all and the screen locker settings to off but the screen still turns off after a while of ...
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Removing “install Lubuntu” icon from persistant USB

Thanks in advance for any help. I want to give young students USB drives with persistent Lubuntu installs. When I prepare these drives, I move the desktop icon, "install Lubuntu" to the trash. I ...
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Libreoffice writer: hyperlink to another document does not work

I have some files (*.doc, msword 2003) with hyperlinks for crossreference. Those files open on libreoffice, but only local targets (within the same file) work. I've tried to remove and recreate ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Connect projector to Asus Eee PC 1000HD

I have replaced windows XP with Lubuntu 14.04 on my mum's old netbook (Asus Eee PC 1000HD). She uses it mostly for presentations, so she connects projectors pretty often. Unfortunately, there is a ...
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How to create local repository using apt-mirror and mirrorkit for selected architecture, release, spin

Having a local repository can be very useful. It is possible to use rsync to create a repository mirror, but this results in all the releases being downloaded, even older ones and would include files ...
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Reinstalling Lubuntu

I got a problem when I tried to reinstall Lubuntu. I tried UnetBootIn, Live USB, UUI, and PenDriveLinux, but they all failed. A friend told me that my USB needed to be reformatted to FAT32 by using ...
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Is Wireshark the correct tool as a data (traffic) meter? Something better?

My household is allotted 250 gigabytes per month. Someone in my family is using-up all the data. The "traffic meter" on my router (WNDR3700) only tells me total data usage. I want to break it down by ...
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Installed lubuntu, worked great, however upon reboot menu items are now gone

So, I installed lubuntu, and was working great. However, when I logged out of it, everything that was in the menu was gone, and now it only contains "run" and "logout". Also, sometime after trying to ...
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Cannot Input Chinese in Lubuntu

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and I need to input Chinese traditional and simplified characters. I have successfully installed Language Support. But in "Keyboard Input ...
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How to install a new version of ubuntu over an already double boot ubuntu/windows?

here is my question: I've installed ubuntu in a partition of the same disk where it is windows 7. Now i've grub that allows me to choose between windows and ubuntu. I would like to replace this ubuntu ...
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Desktop Wallpaper completely fuzzy when upgrading to Lubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Lubuntu 14.04 was working great, for the most part. The upgrade, not so much. One of the probems I have is that the Desktop wallpaper, no matter which one I ...
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LUBUNTU 14.10: HDMI not working Intel 4400, Lenovo u330p

I'm trying to use the HDMI port on my Lenovo U330p. It doesn't work at all, nothing happens when i plug the contact in. It seems as driver i915 is used and I'm not entirely sure that's the right one. ...
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Fan speed fix for ATI Radeon HD 4850?

Okay so i have the problem of Fans running at full speed all the time on my fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10 and wonder if there is any fixes for it in Lububtu 14.10? I have an older Ati Radeon HD 4850 ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 High CPU usage and choppy video playing

I have an Asus Notebook (2007) with 1 gb ram and 900 Mhz Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Graphics. I use Lubuntu 14.10 with about 300 mb memory usage,but the problem is high CPU usage(100 %) ...
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Why doesn't my Lubuntu Live-usb drive boot up?

I have a very old [Fujitsu Siemens Amilo][1]. I installed Windows XP on it, but it gets messy and unstable after a very short period of time. I decided to use a [Xubuntu][2] 32 bit. I created ...
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Getting RVM to work properly with Lubuntu/LXTerminal

According to this question, you can use a loginshell option but I was trying to get this option as a default with the LXTerminal start menu shortcut. When I right click the shortcut I can choose to ...
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Dropbox on persistent liveUSB - how to make Dropbox remember my password and login?

I've made my "own light lubuntu" using uck. I've deleted all the stuff that I don't need - AbiWord, Gnumeric, even software center. I've created it using built-in software on lubuntu. I want to use it ...
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touchscreen gestures just move mouse

I am running Lubuntu 10.14, and my touchscreen does not function properly, it does not seem to recognize any gestures. Where I expect it to scroll on a swipe, it just moves the mouse pointer. It ...
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Skype task bar notification in Lubuntu 14.04

How to enable Skype chat window flashing on new message in Lubuntu 14.04? When a new message arrives, only Skype notification (in lower right corner) appears, if a chat window is already opened ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude D600 WiFi

I just recently installed lubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude D600. I had to forcepae in order for it to install. Once installed, I cannot get the WiFi driver to work. First, I plugged it into ...
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Cant make my main partition smaller

I've installed lubuntu 14.04 LTS to my new notebook. Now an update needs more space in the boot partition than lubuntu created while installing. I've booted from usb and run gparted. In order to ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu 14.04.1 in a dual boot (Windows 7/Lubuntu) system

I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 on a USB flash drive in a windows 7 system. Now every time i turn the computer on it boots to grub rescue. To enter to both Lubuntu or Windows I have to enter to BIOS boot ...
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Graphic problem after installing Lubuntu 14.10

After a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10 with both the direkt install and though the live install i cant seem to change my resolution at all and wonder if theres any problems or bugs introduced for this ...