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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Disabling NTP causes error prompt on splash screen

For a project, I need to disable NTP (time-synch) however when I disable NTP, the next time at boot-up, I get a message at Splash Screen that states Press F to attempt to fix errors, I to ignore, S to ...
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Change Lubuntu default appliction

How to remove default Lubuntu's application such as the word editor or the music player and added Java environment. This Lubuntu instance need to be compiled again as an ISO.
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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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USB booting on a mac

I am quite familiar with Linux/Ubuntu and my friend recently asked if I could set it up on his computer. I am thinking that I will install Ubuntu onto a USB of his so that he can boot into whenever he ...
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Is there any application which interacts with the user? [closed]

I'm very comfortable while using Linux or Lubuntu although Windows seemed a little faster but it hangs at a certain point. So I would like to thank all the programmers of Linux I really liked it .. ...
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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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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Steam game does not use all available CPU power

When I quit a Steam game today I noticed on CPU Usage Monitor widget graph that it did not run on 100% CPU load which came as a surprise considering that simply scrolling askubuntu.com in Firefox uses ...
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Wireless wont show up on Dell Latitude D620, I am New to LUBUNTU and never used Linux

I got a Dell Latitude D620 from work on condition it had to be DBAN DOD wiped prior to removal. It is a DuoCore 1.6GHz 1GB RAM machine which sounded like LUBUNTU would be good fit... All of it worked ...
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How do I uninstall Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu using a USB drive. It is dual boot. I want to get back to just Windows XP. I don't have the disk for XP though. Is there any way to do this? Please keep in mind that I'm almost ...
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Help with vino (lubuntu)

I recently installed lubuntu (amd x64, latest stable) on my... lets call it a server. I'd like to set up a vnc client for it. I installed vino, and it hasn't been as plug-and-play as it has been for ...
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Ubuntu Version for my old hardware? [duplicate]

I having more than 100 computers in my office with old hardware Pentium 4, 1ghz processor, 512mb Ram. Needed software are Google chrome with flash plugins and open office. Kindly suggest me the stable ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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Cannot select content on dvd in Acidrip

I am using Acidrip 0. 14 and Lubuntu 14. 04. Typed in '/dev/sr0' in the video source path field and at the bottom left corner it says 'DVD read ok' but nothing shows up in the large window under the ...
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Cannot connect to wi-fi network in Lubuntu 14.04

I messed up while trying to uninstall unnecessary packages and ended up breaking my ability to connect to a wi-fi network on my Lubuntu box. What I do see is icons for my network interfaces; clicking ...
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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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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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Which linux based distribution is best in terms of performance? [closed]

Solely if I just consider performance of machine which distribution I should install.
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Command output to file, new lines at top [duplicate]

I'm rewriting some 20+ year old Unix scripts and I want the output to go to the screen and a file. I know this is possible with tee. Is there a similar command that stacks new lines on top, at the ...
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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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What are the functional differences between Lubuntu and Ubuntu?

I understand that Lubuntu utilizes LXDE over Ubuntu's Unity(Gnome?); But being new to Linux I'm not sure if that change is going to be simply cosmetic, or if there will be functional differences I ...
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nm-applet options grayed out after update

Originally nm-applet wouldn't show at startup on Lubuntu 14.04, but this was fixed after one of the recent kernel upgrades. nm-applet ended up starting twice, so I could remove it from the startup ...
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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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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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“Unsafe swap space detected” during attempted Lubuntu 13.10 install [duplicate]

I'm a complete Lubuntu/computer novice so bear with me. While trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 onto an almost unused Windows 7 Starter Asus EeePC 1015BX I got the message "Unsafe swap space detected" ...
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Software compatibility Lubuntu vs. Ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to make my laptop dual-boot and install Windows and Lubuntu on it. My primary concern is: Does Lubuntu have software compatibility issues? I mean does the software that work on Ubuntu ...
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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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How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)?

I received this error after trying to download the icedtea plugin. After trying sudo apt-get upgrade I got the same exact error: Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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BCM4352 Wireless network card issues with lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just got a new laptop with Windows 8 on which I installed Lubuntu, but Lubuntu does not recognize my Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter. I Googled the web and went through a couple ...
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Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I am looking for an Ubuntu version that consumes less Memory and CPU. I have read both Lubuntu and Xubuntu (The homepages, wikipedia, phoronix and other sites comparing both). But from experience, ...
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Change file manager used by Firefox on Lubuntu

I'm running Firefox 28 on Lubuntu 14.04 and I've noticed that when using "Open Containing Folder" it opens the folder in "Files" file manager instead of PCManFM. This is slightly annoying, so I've ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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Screen and Text blurry in Ubuntu 14.10

There is some issue with the display sometimes in ubuntu. This occurs if I leave it aside for few minutes and unlock the screen. Please check the screenshot http://imgur.com/Fw0ibDU
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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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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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cant get apache to run with php5 in Lubuntu

I was used to never had a problem with this issue. I installed like im used to sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 But apache won't execute the php I tryed and checked various ...
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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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ZOMBIE project: Ubuntu 14 on g3 snow iMac

trying to revive a sturdy working snow iMac to give away. (sacrilege! installing Ubuntu on a Mac!) yes. monitor works, I see command code during upgrade. after restarting, blue screen Lubuntu 14.04 ...
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i need help installing RR2680 driver (lubuntu 14)

im a linux noob i got an old rocketraid / highpoint PCIE 2680 SATA 8 port raid card. i am trying to install it. but i have never tried it before. i saw this thread on RR but a newer card ...
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Differences in browser support

I have compared the Ubuntu 14 desktop with the lubuntu 14 desktop. Both I like very much. However, I have noticed that when I create an html document with an audio or video attribute, it will play in ...
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Elementary tweak with Pantheon in Lubuntu

I have installed elementary-desktop on my Lubuntu in VMWare. Now I wanted to install the numix circle icon pack and hence was trying to install Elementary tweak tools. I have added the ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, Powercap/SELinux Issue

I am running Ubuntu (well, Lubuntu, really) on my home server, and all was tickety boo until a few days ago, when the OS stopped booting. Not being able to SHH in anymore, I hooked it up to a monitor ...
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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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Screen goes off when I try to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I've created a live usb which I tried to my Toshiba laptop and work just perfect. When I tried to my asus x200ma Intel celeron 2920, 4gb ram it turns into different kind of menu set which is GNU ...
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Help!? Login loop with Ubuntu 14.04

I was finishing up my CS mp tonight, as I do svn commit -m "mp" I got svn: The log message is a pathname (was -F intended?); use '--force-log' to override I thought I need a reboot, so I ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 dialog box exceeds screen size

I'm add a printer (to a newly installed Lubuntu 14.10), but the driver dialog boxes overruns the screen. The buttons at the bottom are not visible! Any way round this? Alt-F allows some step to move ...
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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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X2go remote access error from mac

I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did: on lubuntu I installed X2Go server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Synaptic won't launch from menu in panel in fresh Lubuntu minimal desktop 12.04 install

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...