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, new installation. Error: “unable to mount /boot”

This is a nearly new install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting an error at beginning of every boot, beginning about the 6th boot after install. The PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron ...
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Function keys in Lubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander but my function keys for media (such as play pause etc.) are not working. I can change brightness and volume with the function keys and I am ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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Error after installing Lubuntu 14.04 through liveUSB

A friend asked me to install ubuntu on his toshiba NB 200 netbook to replace windows xp. I formatted the flash drive, ran an nb5sum check on the iso and after running netbootin , I checked the drive ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu and install Windows [duplicate]

I have an HP Mini 210 running Lubuntu and It's too confusing for me so I want to reinstall Windows. I did a clean install of Lubuntu so I have downloaded and created a bootable USB for Windows 7 ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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Update-manager fails silently on 14.04

I recently reinstalled a lubuntu from scratch, to upgrade to 14.04. Everything's working as expected, except for the update-manager that silently fails when trying to upgrade my system's packages. It ...
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How do I install LXDE / Lubuntu?

I want to install lubuntu on my current (pre-existing) Ubuntu Install because of it's light-weight footprint. Can I preserve currently installed apps after installation?
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The Properties dialog box not working for any Start Menu Program Lubuntu 14.04

When Lubuntu 14.04 first came out, the Properties dialog was present for all Start Menu Programs but did not work when right-clicked on as nothing happened and no other box popped up the the Start ...
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all open programs/windows disappear after attempting to minimize to Taskbar Lubuntu 14.04

Anytime I attempt to minimize any Programs and/or Windows, such as Google, Libre Office, PCManFM, etc. the open Window/Program completely disappears. It used to appear in the Taskbar but now there is ...
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Compositing in Lubuntu

Is there any compositing built in Lubuntu? I do not mean installing compiz but rather something simple like Metacity compositing to satisfy apps that require it.
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...
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AppGrid saves all images in 'Downloads' folder

I installed AppGrid and everything works great, but all apps images was saved in 'Downloads/appgrid' folder. How can I change folder for image saving? By the way, I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.
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How to disable file indexing in Lubuntu 14.04?

I use Lubuntu on an old XP laptop, and it works like a charm. In XP I was able to turn off indexing of the hard disk and it would increase performance a bit and I found out how to do it Ubuntu as well ...
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How to stop screen going black after 10 min

My OS is Lubuntu 13.04. After 10 mins of inactivity the screen goes black. What I did to stop it without effect: uninstalled xscreensaver completely in power setting I set to never blank the screen ...
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Lubuntu 12.10: Icon Display Problems

First off, I would like to let you know that I am new to Linux. I finally decided to give it a try and my first project was installing Lubuntu on an old PC and using it for a media server for my PS3. ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Add a login screen on boot to Lubuntu 14.04

So, I've been using Lubuntu for about three months now, and recently gor around to adding new users. What I was wondering is if there's any way to add a login splash screen (like the Windows login ...
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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Youtube video freezes in Lubuntu 11.04

What happens : (1) video freezes after a few seconds of idling while audio remains intact. (2) video resumes if I move the mouse. What I tried : (1) right click on a video -> "settings" -> ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 selected LX games desktop now can't login

I logged out of my normal desktop and selected LX games from the dropdown list and logged back in. This led me to a black screen and now I can't see the login screen in order to change back to my ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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How to log in after logout in L/UBUNTU live persistent usb?

I have created a persistent live usb of Lubuntu 12.10 on a 16 GB flash pendrive with a 4GB space for persistency. It basically works like an installation, as new programs can be installed and new ...
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13.10 startlubuntu command for x2go

With 13.04 and earlier X2go started up Lubuntu with the command startlubuntu. This is gone from 13.10 and I tracked down that it was replaced by lxsession. However, if I try to start up my desktop ...
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Lubuntu Light Locker settings incorreectly starts power saving mode

In Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on a desktop computer, my monitor goes to power saving mode almost immediately after the blank screen has appeared, regardless of the Light Locker settings. I do not want the ...
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Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo Pi 1505 touchpad drivers

I'm trying to revive a pretty old Fujitsu laptop, I installed Lubuntu and it finally stopped lagging, and is working pretty well now. I'm new to linux, and I don't know much, I don't even know how ...
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Restore task switcher menu on Lubuntu

My system is Lubuntu, freshly installed, and has been working fine for a couple of days. I don't know since when, but when I press Alt+Tab I cannot see my task switcher. Instead, some window border ...
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Usb boot device totally unable to be formatted

I'm really upset by now, I've been trying 2hours straight to format a stupid usb drive (I'm new to ubuntu and I dont know if I will last long at this rate) Basically this was the lubuntu boot usb key ...
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How can I add new autostart programs in Lubuntu?

In Lubuntu, there's no 'Add New Program...' button in Desktop Session Settings. Is there an easy way to add new autostart programs in Lubuntu?
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“Focus application” keyboard shortcut in Lubuntu (LXDE)

In Unity, pressing Super + 1 to 9 launches or switches focus to an application. Can I assign a keyboard shortcut with a similar property in Lubuntu (i.e. in LXDE)? More precisely, can I set up a ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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Installer freezes at Starting udev log

I'm trying to install (also tried to boot as LiveCD, to no avail, the very same thing happens) Ubuntu 14.04 on an old computer of mine (I'm not sure how old it is exactly, but may well be over 10 ...
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Most shortcut keys in Lubuntu does not work

I remember I can use Alt+F2 to open the Run application and execute a command. But recently, this shortcut does not work any more. But some other keys like Ctrl+Alt+T can still open a terminal for me. ...
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Citrix Receiver on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I see that Citrix Receiver is currently available for Ubuntu 13.10, and there are threads about installing it on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Is there any way to install it on Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit?
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How to open the default GUI text editor in Ubuntu or Lubuntu via a script?

I have a script that uses gedit to open text file in Ubuntu. That script does not work under Lubuntu. What command is required to execute the default text editor? I want to make the script usable ...
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Can't create application launcher in Lubuntu 14.04

In Lubuntu 13.10 you could create a custom application launcher by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Create New..." then selecting the option, but in 14.04 this option is gone (now you can ...
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set left handed mouse, then wacom stylus buttons switch too

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I can set my mouse (basic usb mouse) to left hand (i.e. switch the left and right mouse buttons which is all I need) by going into Preferences / Keyboard and Mouse. However, ...
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How do I install a new version on top of an old version?

I have an ASUS EeePC 1000h with four OS installed. What I want to do is replace Lubuntu 12.04 on sda1 which has reached its EOL with Lubuntu 14.04, when it is released in a few days. I want to do a ...
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problem creating bootable disk from lubuntu 14.04

i'm using lubuntu 14.04 and i can't create a bootable usb stick from this OS. i've used 12.04 before and all i had to do was run the bootable device creator, but not id doesn't seem to work. my usb ...
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How to Install Ubuntu without USB or a disc

Is there a way to install Lubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with no boot from usb capability, a broken disc drive and running Debian right now and the only way of transferring data to it being usb flash ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Upgrade Question (Grub)

Background I have a headless Lubuntu system and have no possibility to add a monitor (Believe me I have tried). When this has gone down in the past (only once) I have had to take the primary disk ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 cannot try Lubuntu without installing-error messages

I have Lubuntu 13.10 installed. Works great. I downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and burned to disc. To test I tried the option to try Lubuntu without installing. I got several error messages which I did not ...
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How to enable Lubuntu lightdm dinamic autologin (sorry for my english)

Hi I freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04 I disabled lightdm autostarting by editing /etc/default/grub Well.. I got some problems "sudo service lightdm start" is working but startx command always ...
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Two linux kernels show up in rEFInd

rEFInd gives me the options to boot 3.13.0-32-generic and 3.13.0-34-generic. Is it possible/practical to either uninstall the old one, or prevent it from showing up in the bootloader. Thank you for ...