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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Only 1 GB of RAM. Should I go for 32-bit Lubuntu, or 64-bit?

I know this has been explained very well in general, but I want to ask for advice on this particular situation. I hope it's not considered a duplicate. My friend has this old netbook with only 1 GB ...
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How do I get Caja on Lubuntu to show customized desktop shortcuts?

I need the ability to create a number of desktop folders/folder shortcuts and differentiate them by color or customized icon. This is what I've done in Windows for years. I'm trying to replicate ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am very interested with Lubuntu, and just have a few questions. If I install Lubuntu 16.04, will I be able to do all of the following just as I do in Ubuntu 14.04? Mount/unmount flash drives via ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 panel indicator applet fails in vertical mode

LXPanel 0.8.2 in Lubuntu 16.04. The indicator applet in the panel works flawlessly in a horizontal panel, but in a vertical one it still displays the application icons next to each other horizontally ...
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Trying to install the latest CodeBlocks on Lubuntu, errors!

I'm at my wits end trying to install the latest codeblocks. Having been to the site, it recommends: For Ubuntu, use this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+archive/ubuntu/codeblocks-...
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Huge gaps between desktop icons when Lubuntu panel moved to top

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop. My laptop's screen is broken. There's a horizontal flickering band at the very bottom, so I have to move the panel to the top (via Panel Settings > Geometry ...
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Keyboard works in bios but not Lubuntu

Works in bios, but not 14.04.4 login screen. Any ideas why? No installing other OSs please (looks at my dad) and I have a spare keyboard to use. It is a small netbook.
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Terminal not prompting before closing

I am currently using LUBUNTU 16.04 LTS.After using terminal (LXTerminal 0.2.0), when I want to close it by pressing close button then it's not prompting.It should prompt like "You are about to close ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Ubuntu fails to boot fsck

I have searched and searched, and I cannot seem to find the help I'm looking for. Before you say "yes this problem has been answered", please point me in the right direction. I recently was gifted an ...
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Twitch.tv does not work, Lubuntu 16.04

I started playing around with the Lubuntu I managed to install yesterday. Everything is great so far, but I ran into one problem. Twitch.tv does not work (in Mozilla Firefox). The player is black, ...
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No icons or Menu From Boot

I had a system error, so I rebooted my machine and now it boots to my desktop. However, there is nothing on my desktop, no shortcuts/icons and the menu no longer displays (the menu at the bottom with ...
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Swiching to Lubuntu from Ubuntu- Guild Wars 2

If I install Lubuntu over, or in replacement of, the Ubuntu I am already using, can I still download Guild Wars 2 with the play on Linux app? I currently have the game downloaded but it crashes at the ...
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Installed Lubuntu 16.04 version no audio now

I apologize if I am to vague in my question/statement. I just installed LUbuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which is a HP Pavilion G6 series, AMD Processor, and it does have an HDMI port. I can't seem to ...
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Numlock & Capslock lights wrong after Lubuntu wake-up

If I suspend my Lubuntu with either or both the numlock and capslock lights on then later wake it I find both lights off on my keyboard (Micro$oft 600). Both numlock and capslock remain in the same ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...
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Changing KeePass2 tray icon

I want to change default KeePass2 tray icons - currently unlocked workspace is displayed with blue "calm" icon and secure, locked workspace is displayed with red element suggesting problem/danger. It ...
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Network Hardware Not Recognized After Imaging

Problem: After imaging a machine with Lubuntu 14, the machine can't bring up/find eth0 and wlan0. It says Error getting hardware address for "eth0": No such device Clue: I solved this issue last ...
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arabic language are displayed as question mark

I have ububntu 12.04 installed. and despite i installed the arabic language from langauge support, when I open an application all the arabic language in its interface are displayed as queston mark. ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - How can I get rid of `nomodeset` on my old netbook?

My old Compaq Mini netbook with Intel graphics worked just fine in Lubuntu 14.04. But when I upgraded to 16.04, I had to use nomodeset to prevent booting to a black screen. At first I was OK with ...
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LUbuntu installed “successfully” and now blank screen on boot?

So I originally had a stock install of Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my Asus EeePC900. Due to Celeron 900 and Intel built in graphics, Unity was bogging the system down a bit. See related link here: http:...
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Mirror Hard Drive To New Hard Drive

I am needing to copy my exact hard drive set-up to a different hard drive, so I can place this drive in a different PC and it be as if I was in front of the original PC. Both Hard drives will still ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 16.04 Driver Manager Tools?

I want to get a tool to manage the drivers. How Can I get the tools? I know the tools like Mini Driver Manager, Device Driver Manager. But they do not support for Ubuntu16.04.
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Audio equalizer in Lubutu 16.04?

I want to install an audio equalizer in Lubuntu 16.04LTS. Is there one I can use? I was going to install pulseaudio equalizer but it does not work. Is there anyway to install pulseaudio system wide?
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VirtualBox Shenanigans

So I am on a Win 8 Host trying to run Lubuntu (latest) live disk ISO and to fix a resolution problem, I had to go into TTY1 then back out again to escape the garbled pit of text mode. The problem is ...
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Many lubuntu 16.04 programs have screen artifacts/text field problems (GTK issue?)

Here's a non-exhaustive list: Gnumeric: can't use backspace/cursor keys to move cursor in cell value/formula textfield Poedit: can't use backspace/cursor keys to move cursor in translation textfield....
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Bluetooth Atheros AR5B125

thanks in advance! I am trying to get bluetooth to work on the combo card AR5B125 (module name found on sticker on my laptop Acer Aspire V5-121). I'm using Lubuntu 16.04. Wireless works oob. What I ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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blueman vs network manager

Flavor: Lubuntu 16.04 At first: I am aware that there are numerous questions concerning a missing nm-applet icon in a lubuntu/lxde panel, but my case differs and I could not find one of the solutions ...
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Grub, Windows Boot Manager, and BIOS

Hello I currently have a desktop with three hard drives. The first is a 120 GB SSD, second a 1 TB HDD, and third a 2 TB HDD. On my SDD I'm running Lubuntu, the 1 TB HDD has Windows 10, and the 2 TB ...
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Mongodb (3.2) doesn't start on Lubuntu 16.04LTS as service

For whatever reason, whenever I try to start it as a service (sudo service mongod start) I get the following error: Failed to start mongod.service: Unit mongod.service not found. I followed the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS can't change resolution on EEE PC 1000 HA

Hi everyone I'm having issues with the new Lubuntu 16.04 I freshly installed the new os and got stuck after boot with dev/sda6 xxxx/xxxx files xxxx/xxxx block, I have set nomodeset video=1024x600-...
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lvmetad is not active yet; using direct activation during sysinit

After install Lubuntu 16.04 show the following message during the boot: lvmetad is not active yet; using direct activation during sysinit /dev/mapper/lubuntu--vg-root: clean, 121574/7168000 files, ...
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I boot into a blank screen on Lubuntu

i just installed lubuntu 16.04 32 bit on my old PC.it has a pentium 4 and a gig of ddr2 ram.While installing lubuntu i did not encounter any problems.But later,when it rebooted after the installation,...
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trimmed sound playback

In Lubuntu 16, when I play any audio file(or watch videos), the audio is trimmed. What I mean is an effect like this: for each second of playback, there is half second of normal playback and the rest ...
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LXDE (lubuntu Xenial 16.04) looses network name on desktop (lxsession) after some time/after mouse-over

My colleague has found a funny bug in lubuntu 16.04 on the lxde (lxsession). When you mount a network drive via PCManFM (tried this on several machines using smb or ftp), on your desktops a network ...
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Problem when open RME map editor LUBUNTU

Whats worng? I download the remeres map editor here, version 2.1 (RME-debian-2.1.tar.gz) But now i tried open it root@ubunttu-DC8CU41:/home/ubunttu/Documentos/rme# ./rme ./rme: error while loading ...
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Any good alternatives to Notepad++ for code editing in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

what are the good alternatives to Notepad++ for code editing in Lubuntu? I'm a web designer mostly wanting a good editor for php, html and css editing. I've been using Notepad++ on Windows so ...
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Netbook power button ineffective after lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS update

A few days ago, I upgraded my eMachines (Acer) netbook from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04LTS. Everything works fine, except that the power button no longer brings up the shutdown menu. I tried switching the ...
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Menu in LXPanel

I'm using latest version of LUbuntu with LXPanel 0.8.2. "Directory menu" in LXPanel is very useful feature, but it would be even more amazing, to improve functionality, by adding the ability to ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS fresh install fsck freeze

I have just installed lubuntu 16.04 on EEE PC, but I am unable to start it because on startup fsck runs and it freezes at: /dev/sda1: clean, 121552/9707520 files, 1258598/38812416 blocks And no ...
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Compiling VirtualBox kernel modules failed Lubuntu 16.04

im try to install virtualbox in my freshinstall lubuntu 16.04 but, it get followring error anonprophet@anonbook:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.20-106931-Ubuntu-xenial_amd64.deb [sudo] ...
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How Much Hard Space Can Lubuntu Handle because I use Virtualbox

Im wondering if theres a way to do it, and im worried i wont have enough Space. Because my hard drive is humongus, like 273 or something and i got 181 left, Say? Please Answer These How much to space,...
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Font corruption in code-like windows (e.g., tortoisehg)

My probabem is best illustrated by a picture (screenshot from tortoisehg-3.7.3): As you can see, there are two problems: The font of the changeset ID is corrupted Most noticably, the font in the ...
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how do i re-enable the accent key in Lubuntu?

i use a latin american keyboard layout, with Ñ key included and working. since upgrading to 16.04, the key beside the letter P, which allows for typing accented vowels, does not work. pressing it + a ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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Setting Up FTP On Lubuntu

I am running Lubuntu and I am in need of giving a user read/write access to a directory (and only see this one directory). I would want to use something similar to the below: username: ftpuser ...
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Adduser to Lubuntu

I am trying to add a user called 'quinn' to Lubuntu. I've opened a command prompt (as I have done a million times before) and entered sudo -s to be root, entered my password and this is what happens: ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...