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 gtar not responding

I am using Lubuntu32 bit. ubuntu 15.10, linux4.2.0 32 bit in VM ware. I am trying to install prismtech DDS community edition for a cross compiler. In the instructions I was asked to use gtar ......... ...
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How to set Dejavu as default font for all applications in my lxde?

My desktop is lxde. I want to set Dejavu as default font for all applications. preferences--desktop preferences To select Dejavu as default font . Now reboot. 1.panel font are not 2. fonts in input ...
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Change wallpaper LXDE Lubuntu 14.04

I am trying to setup my own ISO image based on 14.04 with some extra tools. Because of that, I was wondering If there is any way to change the wallpaper of the desktop. I tried to do it by editing ...
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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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Give Read/Write Access to Group

I have created a group called webgroup - what must I do to give read/write access to anyone in this group to the folder /var/www using the command sudo chmod frightens me as I know you can quickly ...
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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Screen Tearing/Horizontal lines

When I browse or do stuff in my living computer it turns off for a few seconds and comes back on but now it has horzontal lines/glitch What do I do??
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 does not distinguish between a simple text document and Mathematica .nb file

This was working for me before, but I updated the version of Mathematica and now if I chose say gedit as the default text file opener, then I need to chose "open with" and select Mathematica to open ...
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Can not log into Lubuntu from GUI, but can from text mode

I can log into my Lubuntu machine from the text mode, but I can not log into it through the GUI. After entering the same password and hit the "login" button, the screen flashes and then returns to ...
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Altered Incorrectly File Permissions

I was wanting to grant a new user read/write access to the directory /usr/share/applications and to do such I ran sudo chmod -R 666 /usr/share/applications Now my entire file structure is ...
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PCI devices listing screen when tried to install Ubuntu

I have just tried to get rid of Windows Xp on my parents' computer, so I have downloaded Lubuntu version 10 and tried to install it, the system asked me whether to maintain both OS or delete WinXp and ...
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Can't get to login screen (Ubuntu server 14.04 with Lubuntu)

I'm trying to get up a gui on my Ubuntu server (14.04), but failing despite trying some different things. What I'm seeing: Machine boots to blank screen with a cursor (arrow) in the middle. I can ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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Lubuntu loops between the terminal pre-login and an odd, glitchy screen for a couple of frames

I installed Gnome on lubuntu and I attempted to change some fonts and clock settings. The problem started when I Logged out and tried to login to Gnome again. I assumed I made at least on mistake by ...
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Synaptic Manager not working

I am a novice who has been trying to work my way through with Ubuntu. I have Lubuntu 12.04 version on my laptop. Synaptics manager had not been working since the day I changed over to Ubuntu about a ...
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Can't send file to smartphone via bluetooth in Lubuntu?

I'm a new Lubuntu user (never used any Linux OS before). File Manager --> Preferences --> Bluetooth Manager I can't seem to send a file to my smartphone. I click the bluetooth icon on the task bar, ...
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Mp3s missing, folders still there

Having a bit of a crisis. My NAS music library (Synology) now has only the empty folders for the music (each artist, sub folders for album, etc) but the mp3s themselves are not showing up. Only thing ...
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No audio in fresh installed Lubuntu 15.10

I am a new user of Lubuntu OS. I installed fresh download from Ubuntu website. Lubuntu 15.10; kernel 4.2.0.34; version 5.2.1.22 I cannot get any audio out through the speaker out and faintly on the ...
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Bluetooth Indicator Applet menu disappears before I can click on it if Panel is set to auto-hide

I've just installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old netbook that was dying under the weight of Windows 7, and so far I'm loving it. Much of what I learned when I had to do admin on Unix systems back in the ...
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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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How can I format my USB drive in Lubuntu?

I have created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu. Now I would like to format the drive so I can use it normally. How can I do that?
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In application Simply Scan ver 3.18.2 under Lubuntu 15.10 after open app is comment “ Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner.”

Condition: Lubuntu 15.10 Simple scan ver 3.18.2 Brother DPC7030 Program Simple Scan do not see scanner. Application message "Failed to scan. Unable to connect to scanner". In preferences app see ...
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Anyone have fix for touchpad keyboard not working issue?

Dell Inspiron 4100 LXDE (Lubuntu) Ununtu 15.10 Linux 4.2.0-34-generic (i686) SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad AT Translated Set 2 Keyboard Have tried every fix I found posted on net. However, still must ...
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VirtualBox shared folders are owned by root in Lubuntu guest

My Setup is as follows - Host: Ubuntu Server 14.04 Guest: Lubuntu Desktop 15.10 I have shared dirs on host to guest with automount option, and the directories show up in Guest OS's just fine - ...
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How can I create a quick launcher in Lubuntu?

How can I set up quick launchers in Lubuntu? I've installed Lubuntu 14.04. Now I see no way to set quick launchers, especially for programs not listed in the menu (which must be started from a ...
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Autostart Touchpad on a netbook

I decided to install Lubuntu on a netbook (Aspire one 725) Everything works but every time I restart it I need to press Fn + F7 key to start the touchpad. Is there a way to autostart the touchpad ?
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postscript not enabled XEROX Workcentre 7220/7225

Good morning. I'm coming out crazy with my IP XEROX on lubuntu. I followed all the tutorials and installe dall the drivers from the official XEROX page, but I'm not able to get back any printed page. ...
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Upgrading Lubuntu?

I have a copy of lubuntu (the "light" distribution of ubuntu) on one of my machines. I received a message that the version that I have is no longer supported and that I must upgrade. When I pressed ...
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No sound (no sound card detected)

I'm installing an old laptop for a mentally challenged person who only uses it to listen to music and surf online. A Packard Bell easynote S5. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 and everything works ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - Disable background dim when logout clicked

How can I disable the background dimming when I click logout? Is there a setting which I can modify in LXDE to achieve this? ^ Example
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Is there any way to “dual boot” xubuntu and lubuntu?

I installed xubuntu on an old netbook and would like to try lubuntu in order to check where my performance constraints are. Is there any way I can do that without having to install it again from the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.4: mouse cursor invisible

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04.4 on an old PC. It's an HP Pavilion t746 (AMD Athlon 64 3000+, 512 Mo RAM DDR, NVidia GeForce4 MX 440SE). On the first startup, the mouse cursor was visible. But it ...
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How do I set a login password in Lubuntu

I thought this would be a common question but after searching for answers I couldn't find anything that addresses this exact problem. Anyway, I have an administrative password, so every time I want ...
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xfce4-power-manager closed when Battery is removed

I am Running Lubuntu 15.10. And I remove my Laptop battery during night times to prevent overcharging of my battery. And for some reason xfce4-power-manager is closed when i remove my battery(While ...
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Lubuntu with AMD and Netflix

I just installed Lubuntu on my desktop with an AMD processor. Netflix wants me to download Silverlight or HTML5. I tried, but it was a no-go because I don't have an Intel Processor. I'm not very ...
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How to change the icon of an application on the LxPanel in Lubuntu?

After installing Lubuntu 12.10, I decided to install IDLE 3 (from the official Ubuntu repository), but something unexpected happened: its icon gets bigger than the LxPanel and all the another ...
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PCManfm desktop stops working after configuring 2 monitors in xorg.conf

I have Lubuntu 14.04.2 on my laptop, with pretty much all the default configuration (Openbox window manager and PCManfm file manager + desktop manager). This was working fine until I decided to plug ...
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Broken Plymouth Splash

Running 15.10 In an attempt to completely get rid of any traces of Lubuntu after I had uninstalled through the command-line. I accidentally broke the splash screen altogether. What I see is systemd ...
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postgresql install on lubuntu 14.04 -i386

Got a version of Ubuntu (lubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386) to install and behave on this HP Pavilion dv5 and was able to install Libre Office via Lubuntu Software Center. Progress. My next task is to ...
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Will xubuntu and lubuntu give better performance for software development tools

I have tried xubuntu and lubuntu and found battery sacing distro. Will these distros provide me enough performance for using software development tools like eclipse, netbeans, tomcats, xampp etc ...
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Install Chromium Adobe plugins error

While trying to perform simple tasks in Chromium I am experiencing issues with the Adobe Plugin. I cannot view any video because of this. I do not want to use any other browser. When i click "install ...
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How can I remove the second desktop on Lubuntu?

On Lubuntu, I have two desktops and can change between them by scrolling. How can I completely remove the 2nd desktop? I don't want to just unassign the scroll shortcut, I want the extra desktop ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 MAME 0.160 Issue

I'm trying to figure out why there is an error when I load the following in terminal: $ mame libGL error: failed to create dri screen libGL error: failed to load driver: i915 $ locate *i915* ...
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Compton failing to make Cairo Dock transparent

Despite looking for a while I can't find any answers, which either means I'm doing something very stupid and obvious, or - well, I don't know. It's probably that. Running Lubuntu 14.04 on (sadly) an ...
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Can't automount XFS partition

This is my friends netbook which is an Asus eeepc 1015h with 2GB Ram and 250GB HDD. Here is the problem when I go to "disks" under Preferences and choose /sda2 and settings then I can set the slider ...
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Uninstall a package & getting a long list

Greetings Linux experts; I'm learning Ubuntu Linux for 2 months now and I'm really enjoying it. I'm trying to keep learning the terminal's commands and this is what I'm getting on the screen when ...
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dir2ogg- ERROR: “stdin” is not a supported format

Re: Convert m4a --> ogg I have installed dir2ogg 0.11.8 on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS; faad is inherently installed, Build: May 1 2012. I would like to convert the m4a file ManjusriMantra.m4a to ogg, ...
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Lubuntu, setting up Japanese keyboard

I'm trying to set up my Japanese keyboard. That is, it's a keyboard that looks like this: I am running Lubuntu 15.10, and want it to function like a Japanese keyboard normally does (switching ...