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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How do i re-install my Ubuntu [duplicate]

How can I reinstall and reset my Ubuntu just as if I've just installed it for the first time? I'm having issues, for example when I try to update it (I'm using Lubuntu) it does not let me do so and it ...
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Add Spellcheck Dictionary to Abiword 3.0

I am working on Lubuntu 14.04 with Abiword 3.0.0 and with the pre-installed version only the spell-check for English came along. I can switch to other languages within the program, but then the ...
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Espson Stylus Workforce 320 SX218 Lubuntu, Need to clean print head/nozzles

It's in the title! =) ;) I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to clean the printer head/nozzles. I'm sure I've seen it somewhere but I can't remember. And yes, I've got CUPS installed and ...
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Install Lubuntu on Thinkpad T41

Is there an easy way to install Lubuntu on an old T41 with a Celeron M? What I tried: Downloaded the 32 Bit version of Lubuntu install Ubuntu 15.04 on my USB drive with unetbootin additionally ...
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Cannot connect to 5GHz band with b43 driver

I am using Lubuntu 14.10 on my Macbook 3,1 and I switched to the b43 driver as suggested here. The problem I have with this driver is that I cannot detect and connect to the 5GHz band wifi networks. ...
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Can connect to only some networks after update 14.10

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 on my Macbook 3,1. I'm using the only available Airport driver bcmwl-kernel-source and it is working fine. I can connect to most networks, but not to all. Strangely enough I ...
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Lubuntu and Belkin F5U103v usb to serial : can i make it work under WINE?

I have a BELKIN usb-to-serial adapter, model F5U103v. The accompanied drivers (at that time) are only for Windows XP. My question: I have Windows XP software that communicates via Belkin ...
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Is it safe to remove lubuntu-desktop?

I have re-installed Lubuntu 14.10 on my laptop (eee pc 701),but if I want to remove anything, he will also remove the package "lubuntu-desktop". Is it safe to remove?
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How to tell thunderbird to display HTML messages?

I am running a completely updated and upgraded Lubuntu 14.04. Since some days, Thunderbird stopped displaying certain HTML messages, for example a message that begins with this: ...
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Do I have a rootkit? suckit detected in /sbin/init & chkutmp errors

just ran chkrootkit on a recently installed 14.04 lubuntu and it came up with: Searching for suspicious files and dirs, it may take a while... The following suspicious files and directories were ...
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Executable won't execute

I hope that my post is acceptable although I am actually running lubuntu, not ubuntu. I am trying to create an executable file but I am having difficulties. I created a script with a text editor and ...
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Protecting your computer from trackers via email and websites

I have noticed that Kijiji.com block or deletes accounts from people who advertise outside the area you live in. When Kijiji Canada was born there was only Calagary for our area, then enough people ...
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WIFI not working Acer Aspire 3690 - BCM4311

WIFI still does not work, I tried several options. Is there something that will work 100%? I expected that linux will be easier! I have LUBUNTU 14.10. First I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Can i install lubuntu on a netbook only with my usb? [duplicate]

My netbook's xp os doesn't work so i want to install lubuntu but what i have to do? Download the llubuntus latest version and then my netbook's drivers and that's it? Help Netbook (Acer a0531h) ...
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lubuntu 14.10: Coniguration for anthy/Japanese input

I have a fresh install of lubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately, I cannot find the configuration for enabling the hiragana-input (any longer). Previously, I had no problems setting it up on lubuntu 13.10, and ...
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Auto mount time capsule disk with fstab not working

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to automatically mount a USB disk attached to an Apple Time Capsule. There seems to be quite a few users who have done this successfully, but for the life of me I ...
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Error installing phpDocumentor on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install phpDocumentor via PEAR as per the instruction on the phpDocumentor2 GitHub repo. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) with the Lubuntu desktop. Step 2 sudo pear install ...
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root@localhost permission denied

I installed ssh in my Ubuntu 14.04. I followed a tutorial for generating ssh keys. I used following commands to set the keys. ssh-keygen -t rsa -P "" cat $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub >> ...
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Zcache Usage in Lubuntu

Recently I appended zcache to my grub configuration: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash zcache" But I am at a loss as to whether zcache is working or if I need to do something else. There is ...
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Chromium won't start on Lubuntu 14.10

Linux/Lubuntu is new to me, so I am having some trouble. I would appreciate if someone could help me out with this problem. Here is what I got as a response, when trying to run Chromium from terminal: ...
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full Lubuntu installation on USB (UEFI capable)

I want to do a full Lubuntu installation on a USB stick that can be booted in UEFI mode. I do not want persistent Live USB but a full Lubuntu installation (which happens to live on a USB stick) and ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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Userid and Password for localhost:631 on Lubuntu Live USB Session

(Background) I'm testing Lubuntu for future installation via a live USB. I'm making sure I can print to the network printer (it works fine on my ubuntu 12.04 actual install). When I try to set ...
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networking Lubuntu to win7

I have tried to get my head around Linux before and would like to try again. I have installed Lubuntu on an a old P4 pc to use as a backup/NAS for a Win7 PC. I have installed it with 3 IDE drives and ...
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Lubuntu14.10 file server not playing video files

i started off with Lubuntu 13.XX. initially setup the box as a torrent/file server box. for whatever reason, i needed to make changes, and moved to 14.04 but still using the same hardware in the ...
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Unable to copy files from Windows partition into Lubuntu

I'm running Lubunto OS right now, navigated to the Windows 7 partition using the file manager, navigated further into the wallpaper folder in the Windows partition, copied a wallpaper file. Next, I ...
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How to display WIFI setup menu from command line

Normally Wifi setup menu can be displayed by GUI(Preferences->Network Connections) but I want to display Wifi setup menu from command line(type command then Wifi setup menu show on GUI). My OS is ...
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cannot connect to x server error

I have a camera application which I am trying to run under sudo: but I am receiving this error cannot connect to x server the issue is when I dont use sudo, the program opens fine. However, there ...
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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...
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“System problem detected” message is shown everytime I boot Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo Ideapad S110 netbook (Intel Atom 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM). Everytime I log into it, it shows the message "System problem detected". How do I solve this ...
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Change Display Managers Without Input

so I am working on a project which will be a Lubuntu install without touching anything during the install process (except after a few seconds of quick input), and I want to uninstall lightdm and ...
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How do you install drivers during/prior to Lubuntu alternative installation?

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a broadcom wireless card. I have successfully installed Lubuntu and gotten the WLAN working in the past. I am currently trying to perform a fresh install using ...
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How to open mtp files from a Sony Walkman in Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and I cannot open any music files directly from my Sony Walkman NWZ-E353 (mp3 player). I used to be able to them open directly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 but now with Lubuntu I ...
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How to get Lubuntu to use generic application names

As you know, many application have a generic name. For example, the generic name of Audacious is: Music Player. How do you get Lubuntu to use this name instead of the regular name. I realize ...
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how to invoke/call up LXDE

I have Lubuntu 14.10 installed on my laptop at home. LXDE is installed - I can see it in the software centre as being installed. But I cannot bring up the LXDE desktop environment. How do I do that ...
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drm_kms_helper: panic occured, switching back to text console

I've done a search for this issue but don't find a match to my particular set of circumstances. This is my first time trying to use Linux. I have an Eee Pc Seashell series Asus netbook. I want to be ...
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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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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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Install Firefox on lubuntu [duplicate]

I have already download Firefox for Lubuntu a (Firefox.tar.bz2 file) and I have extracted the file after downloading. I have lot of files in that folder. from there, which file do I need to select for ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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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, which is too slow. Main thing she uses is Thunderbird for email. I will install Thunderbird on Lubuntu again as her ...
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How to disable LXDE and use Openbox

i'm using Lubuntu 14.10 for old laptop and i would like to disable LXDE and use just Openbox window manager as default envroment at logon. Do you know how to do it? Thanks for help
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Troubleshooting audio for Acer Aspire E 17 (E5-771G-7868)

My system is Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64 Desktop: $ uname -a Linux polyphemus 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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Where is appletouch.c stored in lubuntu?

I upgraded my lubuntu 14.04 32 bit to a 64 bit version, so needed to reinstall the drivers. When trying to make the touchpad work, I changed the synaptic's file as answered here and wanted to change ...
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How does Lubuntu manage a full battery?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my white MacBook 13''. Originally when running Mac OS X on a fully powered battery, while plugged to the AC, it would completely bypass the battery and run on the AC only. ...
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Ubuntu 14 lubuntu terminal transparency does not work

I have tried other related question on lubuntu desktop, on Ubuntu 14, on my Lenovo Laptop Z50. But the screen is not transparent.
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Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM4309 [14e4:4324] (rev 02) [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on an old Dell D600 laptop. Everything is working great except for the wireless Ethernet card. "lspci -vnn -d 14e4:" reveals the following: ~~~~~ Broadcom Corporation ...
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'Run command as login shell' in LXTerminal

So I'm trying to get RVM setup on Lubuntu using instructions here. They say to change my shell settings, but the UI of Lubuntu / LXTerminal doesn't have that option (as far as I could see). If I try ...
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lubuntu can't start softwares

I've just downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and each software I download, I don't know how to open it. For example I just downloaded UNetbootin, but when I double click on it, it won't start. Same for others ...
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Lubuntu Desktop preferences is gone

I hope someone can help me. "Desktop preferences" is gone. I use Lubuntu and I cant cant open desktop preferences. When I click, comes a error message: "desktop administrato is not active" I've ...