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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Application launch bar and menu not showing apps

I have got lubuntu 15. I was having an issue with new desktop files not being picked up by the lxde menu. I followed instructions on here -> http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Main_Menu#Refreshing_the_Menu and ...
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What is “Default applications for LXSession” in Lubuntu 13.10?

Users of Lubuntu 13.10 will notice a new entry in Menu, Preferences called Default applications for LXSession. If that entry is selected, a window, shown below, opens: This window, which can ...
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Dual-display solution (other than ARandR) on Lubuntu/Xubuntu?

What I want to achieve is an elegant way to use my two screens on Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Being elegant means: 1) Working in the same extended-display mode as in ubuntu-desktop (the common Unity Ubuntu) ...
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How to change default window manager to Lubuntu from openbox?

After crashing my Lubuntu 14.04, my PC shows me an "ugly" login-window and then loads a desktop environment (or more precise probably a window manager) that has a grey background and a context menu ...
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Can I transfer appliances (Virtualbox-files) from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.04.?

Since I messed up my Lubuntu 14.04 I set up a new Lubuntu 15.04 on another harddisk on the same PC. I copied the VirtualBox-machine from the original home-folder to another PC with Ubuntu 14.04 where ...
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Cannot install lubuntu-desktop because of lightdm-gtk-greeter

It appears as if my lubuntu-desktop was deleted from an autoremove. Now I try to install the package via terminal. When I do so it says that I need to install lubuntu-default-session because of ...
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problem with setting up xrdp on lubuntu 13.04

After fresh install of Lubuntu 13.04 I did sudo apt-get install tightvncserver sudo apt-get install xrdp now when I login with remote desktop client from Windows or Ubuntu, I get black and white ...
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Start X After Root Autologin Via Mingetty

I am currently running Lubuntu 14.04 x86_64 on an old Pentium 4 desktop destined to be a home theatre PC. As a consequence of multiple failures while trying to configure LightDM to autologin I ...
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How to fit Lubuntu's panel in only one screen

I have just installed Lubuntu and I am having problems with the panel. I have two screens, but the panel stretches through both ones. Is there a way to make it fit in only one screen, the main one? ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 is incompatible with Lubuntu 15.10

My Acer Aspire E15's wireless adapter doesn't work with Lubuntu 15.10. I've tried solutions provided by the following links: 1) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2300861&page=3 (third ...
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Wrmsr command writes value but rdmsr shows the value has not changed

I have been recently been trying to overclock my old destop computer. It has a Intel Celeron and I and running LUbuntu 15.04. I am trying to to change the vcore value (to allow higher overclock) by ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 No Wi Fi Icon

after installing Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6400, there is no icon which shows the standard list of available WiFi networks that I can connect to. There is an icon which opens a "Network ...
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Why isn't a Launcher for TeamSpeak3 not being created?

You can permanently create a Launcher, for yourself: gedit ~/.local/share/applications/TeamSpeak3.desktop ...or for all users on your system like this: sudo gedit ...
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Wi-Fi and Ethernet Issues on Mac

I know, I know. There are plenty of similar issues that had previously been resolved on this site. I am only asking this question because I truly believe I have tried everything that I've seen ...
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Bluetooth Headphones connect but there is no playback

I'm trying to connect a set of bluetooth headphones on my laptop running Lubuntu & Kubuntu. The connection part works fine, the headphones are recognized by both flavors and the pairing is ...
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Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
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Removing the default DE

Recently, I installed Ubuntu MATE. Then, because I want Cinnamon and only Cinnamon and Cinnamon is basically all I care about, I did apt remove mate-desktop or something to that effect, rebooted, and ...
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How can I remove AbiWord?

I've just installed Lubuntu, and then I threw Cinnamon on top of it. Every time I log into any session: gnome, cinnamon, lxde, abiword opens immediately, as if I had told it to. I'm not a fan of this ...
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Firefox shows microphone active indicator

I'm running Kubuntu 15 and recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, I noticed some differences, one of them was this weird microphone indicator that shows up on my left-most screen. It seems to be a ...
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Why is Lubuntu slower than Kubuntu (in the same machine)?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB of RAM. I have Kubuntu, Lubuntu, and Puppy Linux installed on it. I chose Lubuntu for speed, but my experience isn't as smooth as I expected. The desktop ...
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Kodibuntu Resolution Problems

I am running Kodiubuntu. I posted a similar question before but that answer did not work for kodibuntu. I did follow the instructions from the other post and that worked fine in the Lubuntu desktop ...
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How do I Install Lubuntu on a CloudGate Mini computer?

I bought a CloudGate Mini Computer a few months' ago. It came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, but my intention was to install Lubuntu (say, version 14.04.3) as the sole operating system. I have not ...
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Can't access external drives in Lubuntu 15

While I never experienced this problem in Ubuntu, the Lubuntu 15.10 version very frequently does not allows to access external drives. Nothing happens after connecting the drive, and if you click on ...
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(n00b) USB not working after using Kindle and Calibre

Since I'm not a techie, I'd like to request that you might give me feedback in basic terms. I barely know my way around a command line. Here's my story: First, I was connecting a lubuntu laptop to a ...
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install ubuntu and pre-loaded windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am already using Windows 8.1 and wanted to install ubuntu but i wanted to keep both the windows. Could you please tell me how can i do it and tell me the complete step. I have also downloaded Ubuntu ...
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Lubuntu MacBook no screen backlight after resume/wake

I'm running Lubuntu 15.10 on a MacBook Intel Core2Duo. After suspending/hibernating and then resuming/waking the screen's backlight does not come on. With a bright enough light, one can see what the ...
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Aborted Ubuntu installation

I have aborted an Ubuntu installation. Now the label and icon of one of my disk drive is changed to Install Ubuntu (C:) I tried to rename it manually but i failed. Can it be fixed ?
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VNC vino over SSH tunnel ONLY

I've been searching for hours now, can't figure this one out. I am trying to make the following happen: Client: remmina + ssh tunnel Server: Lubuntu + openssh server (public key authentication) + ...
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I have a problem with the mouse (driver?) in Lubuntu on an old HP Compaq nx 7400, what can I do?

I am running Lubuntu 15.10 on a very old HP Compaq nx 7400 notebook. It's running quite well on the machine, with one exception: There is a problem with the mouse (it seems). Some time after booting ...
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Lubuntu 15.0 on windows 8.1 win scp not connectiing

I have successfully installed Lubuntu 15.0 on Windows 8.1 but I'm not able to connect with Win SCP on VMware. It always shows an error message as connection refused or connection timed out after 2 ...
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Trouble with Lubuntu 15.10 after cold boot

Recently, i have started having trouble with booting Lubuntu. After turning on, i have to restart computer 5-8 times to successfully boot. Here is what is happening on each start: first, i get black ...
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Create .desktop file as shorcut to a folder in Lubuntu LXDE

What is the "Exec=" part of a desktop configuration file for this? I guess I should mention file manager but how exactly?
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Dell 2715H flickering on a Thinkpad W530 running Lubuntu 14.04LTS

I just got the Dell 2715H and hooked it up to my Thinkpad W530 via the docking station's DisplayPort. The laptop has an nVidia K1000M with 2GB of memory. The monitor is detected fine using both the ...
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Despite configuring modprobe and un-blacklisting, why does sisfb module not load?

Lubuntu 14.04 installed on an old XP desktop, which has an Intel Celeron 2.00GHz, SiS 651 graphics chipset, and 2GB DDR RAM. Why does the sisfb module not load on my computer? I have added the line ...
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Help with Lubuntu switching sound output

I installed Lubuntu 15.10, all is fine. Much faster than Ubuntu, I like the minimalist interface, etc. I plug my Skullcandy Slayer (Slyr) USB headphones in, and nothing is changed. The output remains ...
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Grub is unco-operative

I have an Acer Aspire M5, which was dual-booting Windows 10 and Lubuntu 15.10. Amateurishly, I deleted the Lubuntu partition from Windows' partition manager and shut down my machine. Now I have a ...
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Lubuntu Custom Image [duplicate]

I need to make an iso for a custom lubuntu setup, but the steps seem too complicated. Here are some things that I need help with. Compling the actual OS I'm running on a potato and a peanut (Not ...
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Can't login to Lubuntu 15.1 user account after Nvidia driver installation

I installed Nvidia driver version 352.63 (tested), from Software & Updates, for a Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 graphics card. Now whenever I log into the desktop, the screen turns black and the login ...
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My Pulseaudio is skipping, how to fix?

Okay, so here is my problem. Every time I try to use audio (YouTube, Audacity, LMMS, etc.) I get this kind of skipping noise every couple of minutes (on average, sometimes it starts happening every ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not log in despite correct password

This is a rather bizarre problem that I am experiencing. My Ubuntu 14.10 does not let me log in despite proper password. Here is what happens: I try to log into my machine by entering the password. ...
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Multiple LiveUSB Lubuntu Errors

Recently, I've had some problems with my 4GB Lubuntu LiveUSB. It's been pretty write-heavy so I'm trying to reduce that, so let's move on with what I've done and what the problems are. Problem 1: I ...
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Lubuntu will not boot without a LAN cable attached

I have installed Lubuntu on an OLD gateway for my daughter. Had issues early on and had to add a few lines to the grub to get it to work. Specifically, I added "ro nomodeset acpi=off nolapic" So it ...
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Lubuntu pulse audio volume control for short time applications

I have an usb headset and I want to use it for Telegram voice messages. I tried to set the input device for Telegram in pulse audio volume control. The problem is, that I only can see applications in ...
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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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Problems when I try to fetch updates in Lubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to update my laptop with Lubuntu and I get this error when I try to find updates: "Failed to download information from the repository. Check your Internet connection." My laptop is a ...
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Cannot get Cryptkeeper systray icon to appear in Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Lubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.02.3 (Lubuntu) and have been using Cryptkeeper for some time now with no problem, recently however I had to re-install OS from scratch and now cannot get systray icon up for ...
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Install 32 bit from USB, not a COM32R, then no PAE, 64 bit doesn't work either

I hope someone can help me install a linux system of some sort please, have gotten a bit stuck. I have an old laptop (DEll Latitude D500, currently running Windows XP professional version 20012, ...
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How to give Solaar root permission on startup

I have a Logitech M315 mouse with a nano receiver and have Solaar installed so that I can use it on mu Lubuntu laptop. Solaar runs on startup like I would expect it to, but whenever I plug in my nano ...
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CTRL+C / CTRL+V don't work with PCManFM

Sometimes the file browser of my Lubuntu OS(PCManFM) doesn't accept Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V commands. I have to copy files using the mouse. Ctrl+X have this random problem as well; furthermore icons of files ...
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Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Kubuntu installation hangs: Version 15.04

I have been trying to install several of the 15.04 ubuntu based distros recently and noticed that they all hang on the installation step where you are asked if you would like to download updates while ...