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 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 ...
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Install lubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell c600 : Video issues

I am trying to install lubuntu on an old laptop. I use the 386 alternate instalation of it, because it has only 256mb ... All when ok so when I start up the lubuntu the screen splits between 1024x768 ...
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Installing software center in Lubuntu running via Virtual Box?

Can anyone tell me why I cannot install the software center in Lubuntu running via virtual box?
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lubuntu installation - I need gparted 1st

I was wondering if the lubuntu live CD contains gparted too? I'd like to instal lubuntu on my friend's laptop, but I need to create partitions 1st. By the way, what format should I give to the future ...
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lubuntu-desktop package interfered with the graphics for my Ubuntu desktop

I installed the lubuntu-desktop package with all it's dependencies recently and since then the graphics of my other desktops, Ubuntu, 2d ubuntu and gnome-shell are ruined. By ruined I mean I don't ...
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Lubuntu and Firestarter

I've just switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu and I have installed Firestarter. Is this advised? The reason I ask is because a whole load of Gnome related packages were also installed alongside ...
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Apache Directory Studio cgi how to make it run on lubuntu?

I am trying to make Apache Directory Studio run on lubuntu... directory.apache.org/studio/ Some time ago I just download it unpaket it and run it... all in ubuntu 8.10. But now how can I do this? ...
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Having trouble setting up Synergy (via Quicksynergy) on my Ubuntu & Lubuntu 11.10 machines

Synergy is an app that allows two or more computers to share a keyboard and mouse. I have both Synergy and QuickSynergy (the GUI for synergy) installed from the repositories on two computers. One, my ...
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Does Lubuntu 11.10 have a indicator?

Will Touchpad-indicator work when enabled on Lubuntu 11.10's Indicator?
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Top panel doesn't stay above windows

I made as small (16% width) top panel. It suddenly gets hidden behind overlapping or maximized windows. Neither '...panel as dock', 'Reserve space...', nor automatic hiding are checked. How do I make ...
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Overheats to 99 C and shuts down during the update

I'd like to update Lubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10. I installed lm-sensors and see that it goes to 99.0 C during the update, and then the laptop shuts down. (crit = +100.0 C) The bottom of the laptop ...
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Can't update on lubuntu 14.04 Dell Latitude D610

I'm trying to update packages and install linux-firmware-nonfree but I get this error message below. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D610. Any ideas? Thanks to All! sudo apt-get install ...
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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Lubuntu performance vs new desktop environment

Before to mess things up, if I install a new resources expensive desktop environment on top of Lubuntu - example KDE -, if I uninstall the package will be cancelled all the processes related? In other ...
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Lubuntu won't connect to wifi

I recently installed Lubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite P10 with Intel Celeron 2.6 Ghz and 2 GB DDR Ram . Any version of windows ran so slowly so I decided to give Lubuntu a go. It installed ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor when using the touchscreen in Lubuntu?

I have an installation of Lubuntu 15.04 x86-64 and I want the mouse cursor to hide only when the touchscreen is used, the same way as it is in Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64 (tested on the same machine). I ...
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Uninstall LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04

i installed LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04. After that i tried to unistall it and I have followed the instructions from many people, posted on AskUbuntu. The problem now is that, even if i followed every step ...
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Set up BOINC through SSH and configure for multiple computers

I want to set up BOINC for SETI@home or other distributed computing projects. I have three or four computers with Lubuntu, but I would like to set them all up through a script instead of ...
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LXDM and Ubuntu 15.04

Currently, the lightdm is burning up too much CPU resource on my computer and from the searches I've done, it's a heavy display manager. Example, just having wunderlist web page open in firefox, the ...
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Lubuntu not booting without USB used to install it [duplicate]

My Lubuntu v12.04 (I'm not using the newest one because my Laptop doesn't support PAE) doesn't boot when the USB I used to install it isn't plugged in. I've overwritten my Windows XP with Lubuntu and ...
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Help pairing Lg Tone to Lubuntu (Blueman)

Problem: LG TONE FAIL TO PAIR WITH LUBUNTU ON LAPTOP I have installed Blueman Bluetooth manager. It is running properly. I am attempting to pair my bluetooth headset, LG Tone, to the Blueman ...
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Is it possibe to add a password to the Guest Account in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a fairly basic Kiosk type installation for a Visitor Centre, but they need to have a password on the machine to make sure they know when somebody wants to use it (so they can ...
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Troubleshoot networking issues

I'm running Lubuntu on my laptop and raspbian on a raspberry pi. In the process of trying to share the wifi interconnection with my raspberry, over ethernet cable, I've messed up my network settings. ...
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problem installing lubuntu 15.04

I have a rather frustrating problem trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on my old Dell desktop computer. The installing process proceeds slowly till I see two icons ( a 'trash' & an 'install Lubuntu ...
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(L)Ubuntu in Sony VPC-M

I installed Lubuntu (and deleted windows 7 permanly ;) ) at a Sony VAIO VPC-M netbook. It is not mine, so I am not sure if it has other problems , and i do not know how it performed when it was ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 installation problem (Installation CD + UEFI mode)

I have Windows 8.1 on my Lenovo G500 laptop and I want to install Lubuntu allongside (dual boot). Windows boot in UEFI. My problem is that after booting from the CD and choosing any of the options ...
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Why does my scroll reverse in Telegram desktop application?

I have reverse(Australian) scrolling on my laptop which works fine. However, when I open Telegram(only happens in Telegram), it suddenly shifts back to normal. Every other application is as it's ...
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How to install Minecraft Pi edition on a PC/Laptop using Ubuntu

I have tried using the install instructions included with minecraft pi for linux, but it is not working on lubuntu. plus I tried ubuntu and clicked on the tar.gz file to auto install it like I heard ...
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Multiple major mode for Emacs

I'm looking for a way to get Emacs to indent and colour mixed PHP and HTML (preferably all programming languages in one go, but that doesn't seem to be the way Emacs works...). I read about MMM-mode, ...
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Lubuntu wine installation error

When I was trying to install wine software in Lubuntu 14.10, I got the following error message without any specific reason. Can you please tell me how to resolve this problem and can I continue the ...
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Set up PHP+Bootstrap3 environment (Lubuntu 14.04, LXDE)

I've yet to find a guide which explains it thoroughly. I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 LXDE on a crouton distro on a chromebook. Some root privileges are a bit of a mess, but otherwise 100% ubuntu distro. ...
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Making window moves/drags as wireframes in LXDE?

I'm using x2go for remote desktop management over a relatively high latency link, using Windows and Linux clients, and the host/server is Lubuntu 14.04. I've managed to optimize most of the settings, ...
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How do I get 'Run' on the Lubuntu Start menu to respond to the R key?

I'm using Lubuntu (15.04). The Start Menu has a 'Run' item for, well, running a command. When I open the menu, I want to press the R key and have the 'Run' item highlighted. How can I do this?
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Duplicate ibus input methods - Lubuntu 14.04

On reboots/log out & log ins, ibus seems to have multiple US keyboard input methods. When I click on the ibus icon, it displays multiple entries of the US keyboard input method.
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“Gave up waiting for root device” maybe after Docker installation?

I have been experiencing problems with stopping and starting Ubuntu lately. Specifically, I've been getting: Gave up waiting for root device. .... ALERT! ...
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I can't login from another location on my Lubuntu/Ubuntu server

Yesterday I installed Lubuntu on my old laptop and installed an SSH server. I used PuTTY and FileZilla on my local network and everything was fine but today when I tried to login form another IP it ...
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How to clear the list of recently used files to speed up my lubuntu operated PC?

From where can I find out the list of recently used files in lubuntu? Can I see the cache files / clipboard in lubuntu likewise in Windows?