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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First time Linux

Like title states, this is my first time running any Linux ever. I managed to obtain a laptop (an old Dell Inspiron B120) for free, So I figured, hey, why not, let's put Linux on it. So I upgraded ...
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No Audio on Lubuntu [booted alongside Windows]

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS in Virtual Box on my Windows 7 desktop. Amd Sempron (TM) 145 Processor 1GB DDR2 800 MHz PC 6400 of total 4GB of system RAM Audio adapter ICH-Intel ...
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lubuntu - change wallpaper mode and background color on different desktops

I just started using lubuntu 16.04, and I usually use different background images for each virtual desktop. I did it in lubuntu (nice and easy, cool!), but noticed the wallpaper mode (the way the ...
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lubuntu - get the power manager to show time left and percentage

I just installed lubuntu 16.04, and I would like to get the power management icon on the Task Bar to always show the time left and the percentage (right now it only shows them when I hover over the ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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I can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1 GB RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 and I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 LTS i386 and I have this message on the screen instead of the login box "/dev/sda6: clean, ...
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Broadcom BCM4311MCG doesnt work in lubuntu and doesnt appear in terminal

My Broadcom BCM4311KFBG Wifi does not work in Lubuntu. I tried different terminal commands to see if it is detected but its not. Im not too familiar with linux so I need a hand. I like Linux but Im ...
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How to change PCManFM colors

I'd like to have a dark background and a light text, for I often use my linuxbox in low lighting. I haven't found a way to do these changes but for nautilus and unity. Themes seem to not affect the ...
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How to set QMMP to play - not enqueue - with double click?

On Lubuntu 14.04.4 - When double-clicking on an MP3 file, I'd like it to rightaway load and play in QMMP, but instead it QMMP opens and then I have to click "play". If I right click an MP3 file and ...
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How to make user automatically log in in Lubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

How do I make a user automatically log in in Lubuntu 16.04?
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Mouse trouble in 16.04

I am having trouble with my mouse in Lubuntu 16.04. After updating the OS every time I put my laptop to sleep, and when i log in again my mouse cursor vanishes. I have to reboot the system for it to ...
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Lubuntu - How to disable thumbnails for videos and PDFs

How can I disable thumbnails for video files and PDFs in Lubuntu 16.04?
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Old desktop with libGL error about mga_dri.so

I've install Lubuntu on an old desktop but getting this "laggy" behaviour and CPU usage at 100% when I move a window around on the desktop. The machine has a Matrox Millennium G450 32Mb SDRAM Dual ...
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Problem with a touch screen in a HP Compaq TC4400

I have a problem with my HP Compaq Tc4400 and the touch screen with a pen. When I'm running Lubuntu 16.04 with my touchpad, the screen detects that I'm using the pen (that i'm not using) of the touch ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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Cannot change brightness in laptop

I am trying to change the brightness of my laptop using xrandr, but I get this error. Here's the segment: janreggie@janreggie-T100TA:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1368 x 768, maximum ...
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Help updating and getting apps on Lubuntu [closed]

I'm getting back into Linux distributions. I need assistance with getting and updating applications in Lubuntu. (ie. Outlook type programs, Open Libre, Firefox, etc.) This may be too generic but I ...
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Steam doesn't open on Lubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

So I'm a newbie to Linux in general and installed Steam on a VM to sort of test it out. I installed Steam to check what games are available in Linux and stuff but I just doesn't open. I double click ...
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Is it ok to kill lightdm and related processes in lubuntu to reduce load as I use terminal? [duplicate]

I'm running Lubuntu 14 in my old PC. I have connected it to my router via ethernet and access it with putty, it has no dedicated monitor. I think the GUI is not needed any more, can I kill the ...
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Display Size problem with Lubuntu VM on Windows 10

I recently bought a new surface pro 4 and I'm badly in need to use linux for study purposes. Since the driver support isn't good yet for a regular dual boot installation I sadly had to use VMWare. My ...
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Laggy scrolling in Gedit and Mousepad on Lubuntu 15.04

I have this problem in Lubuntu 15.04: Scrolling in text editors like Gedit and Mousepad is quite laggy. It's annoying, because it's not responsive enough for comfortable work. Editors like Geany or ...
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Stop Ubuntu on Macbook from booting into OS X from external drive

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu) installed on a MacBook which has two external hard drives connected to it. One of the partitions on one of those drives is a bootable backup of an OS X machine. When I reboot ...
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installing KVM on my guest OS lubuntu

I'm working on installation of KVM on my guest OS which is lubuntu 14.04 LTS. My host OS is CentOS 6.6. My machine hardware specifications are: Intel CPU CORE i5, 6 GB RAM and no graphical card. ...
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Loss of access to data after reinstalling Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10

I had Ubuntu 15.10 along with Windows 10 pro. As my Ubuntu had certain issue of function and booting problems, I decided to again install the Ubuntu 15.10. I accidentally selected the option "Use LVM ...
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Multiple monitors in Lubuntu

I have two monitors on my computer and the right hand monitor is the main display, but Lubuntu always puts the main display onto the left hand monitor. There aren't enough settings in the Monitor ...
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Lubuntu LTS how to update

For the next lubuntu LTS is there going to be a way to update to it from the software updater?
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Unresolved dependencies trying to install build-essential on Lubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install build-essential (NB: I want to install the getch module for use in python eventually) and apt-get returns an error because of unresolved dependencies which cannot be fixed ...
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Must remove en replace USB WiFi TP-link TL-WN725N to get working in Lubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

In Lubuntu 15.10 we use a TP-link TL-WN725N for Wireless networking. Strange thing is, we have to remove the stick and replace it to get it up. When de desktop is there. The stick won't work. When ...
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How can I make xrandr customization permanent in Lubuntu 14.04?

I used xrand to generate xrandr --output LVDS-1 --mode 1366x768 --pos 1920x0 --rotate normal --output HDMI-1 --off --output VGA-1 --mode 1920x1080 --pos 0x0 --rotate normal command. xrandr proposed ...
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Lubuntu No Sound (or Volume button in taskbar) Problem - Lenovo Flex 2 15D

I just dual booted Lubuntu on Lenovo Flex 2 15D, but no sound or volume control in taskbar i have tried elementary OS before and sound worked fine sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu boots in black screen even after nomodeset

As the title says, Ubuntu 14.04 boots into a black screen. I have Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 10. I had problems with the nouveau driver, but I managed to install my Nvidia driver (GTX 950M). ...
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Why wont my lubuntu install restart after install on my dell mini

After my earlier update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 left me with a computer that loaded to the sign in screen that would not let me use any input devices. I did a fresh install of lubuntu 15.10 using ...
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“Attempted to read/write outside of hd0” after install Lubuntu alongside Windows 7

I recently installed Lubuntu onto a 160Gb HDD, alongside Windows, which is the first two partitions (System Reserved/C:). The installation completed just fine, with no errors. It then rebooted into ...
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Lubuntu wifi connection issues

I recently acquired an older computer running Lubuntu (I will update with more specific information as requested). The PC does not have a wireless adapter, and so I bought a USB wifi adapter (Kootek ...
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Non-interactive area overlapping desktop on lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu on a virtualbox and after certain time, one part of my screen will just lost control and can't interact with anything behind that area. Also, right clicking on that area will show ...
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How to opaque a game using compiz in Ubuntu

Please help me out. I am using compiz manager to transparent Windows in Ubuntu. But I want to transparent everything except a game. So how would I do that? Please reply as early as possible. Thank ...
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No indicators part of “indicator applets” on lxde pannel showing

As the question says, nothing from the network manager, to Uget, to Redshift to KDEconnect are showing. I, unlike other users with this problem,am not even getting the "no indicators" message. My ...
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lubuntu live session locks out in trusty 14.04.4

I tried to explore the features of Lubuntu with a view to use it, so I booted Lubuntu 14.04.4 live session but after loading the desktop it just shows the install icon on the desktop and on the first ...
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How to fix screen problems in lubuntu 14.04

When I browse or open application on computer the screen turns black for a few seconds and comes back on but has horzontal lines/glitches. Msi AE 1900 6638 no touch screen for some reason bought the ...
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Lubuntu - pcmanfm does not fully update on first boot

An old 32 bit AMD Sempron 3400+ is running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. It's used as a disaster backup so it's stuffed full of old hard drives. The problem arises on first boot when all the drives are not ...
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What Ubuntu should I install in this PCr? [duplicate]

Well I have this old laptop, I bought it in 2009. It is an Acer 5720 INTEL CORE 2 DUO T7300 2.00 GHZ 2GB RAM Hard Drive: 150GB Hard Disk Drive MOBILE INTEL 965 Express Chipset Family I tested Ubuntu ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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KDE connect indicator not showing on tray

I installed KDE indicator through Synaptic Package Manager a couple days ago. Everything works great except for a few times where my device wont show up on PC (solved with a reboot) I installed the ...
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VirtualBox graphics problem

On a guest Windows XP SP3 I have installed Visual C# Express 2010 with the XNA Game Studio 4.0. I have created a simple project and started it and XNA thrown the following error: No suitable graphics ...
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Trying to install lubuntu and get stuck on generating /boot/initrd.img-4.2.0-18-generic

I just got a vps and I decided to go with the ubuntu distro. When I logged into my account through the command line I decided to get lubuntu because it is very small and has a nice GUI but after ...
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“Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf” [duplicate]

I am fairly new to using Linux and have recently just installed Lubuntu on my laptop. I typed the: sudo apt-get update command in the Terminal to see if I needed any updates after getting a ...
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aterm not accepting keyboard input

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's default windowmanager. Yesterday I installed aterm with apt-get install, but I can't get aterm working. Problem: aterm won't accept keyboard input it does ...
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Who is better for a low computer Ubuntu or others like xubuntu or lubuntu [duplicate]

Ubuntu, Lubuntu, xubuntu, Kubuntu who of this is better for a low PC with only 1 GB ram and who have better programs and games and personalizations.
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Can't find WiFi driver for my HP x360 11-k132tu

I know others have the same problem, but after going through every forum post and website and instructions I could find on the subject and after trying 3 different Linux builds (Ubuntu, Lubuntu and ...
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Indicator applets not displaying in Lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 and having a strange issue -- the indicator applets are refusing to appear in Lxpanel. I'm getting a 'no indicators' text where the indicators should be. The rest of lxpanel ...