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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
132 views

Lubuntu with AMD and Netflix

I just installed Lubuntu on my desktop with an AMD processor. Netflix wants me to download Silverlight or HTML5. I tried, but it was a no-go because I don't have an Intel Processor. I'm not very ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

PCManfm desktop stops working after configuring 2 monitors in xorg.conf

I have Lubuntu 14.04.2 on my laptop, with pretty much all the default configuration (Openbox window manager and PCManfm file manager + desktop manager). This was working fine until I decided to plug ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Broken Plymouth Splash

Running 15.10 In an attempt to completely get rid of any traces of Lubuntu after I had uninstalled through the command-line. I accidentally broke the splash screen altogether. What I see is systemd ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Will xubuntu and lubuntu give better performance for software development tools

I have tried xubuntu and lubuntu and found battery sacing distro. Will these distros provide me enough performance for using software development tools like eclipse, netbeans, tomcats, xampp etc ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

postgresql install on lubuntu 14.04 -i386

Got a version of Ubuntu (lubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386) to install and behave on this HP Pavilion dv5 and was able to install Libre Office via Lubuntu Software Center. Progress. My next task is to ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Ubuntu 14 virtual machine won't boot

I was given a virtual machine of Ubuntu 14 that would not boot and would display: kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown-block 0 0 After looking around, I figured I could ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Compton failing to make Cairo Dock transparent

Despite looking for a while I can't find any answers, which either means I'm doing something very stupid and obvious, or - well, I don't know. It's probably that. Running Lubuntu 14.04 on (sadly) an ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Can't automount XFS partition

This is my friends netbook which is an Asus eeepc 1015h with 2GB Ram and 250GB HDD. Here is the problem when I go to "disks" under Preferences and choose /sda2 and settings then I can set the slider ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

dir2ogg- ERROR: “stdin” is not a supported format

Re: Convert m4a --> ogg I have installed dir2ogg 0.11.8 on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS; faad is inherently installed, Build: May 1 2012. I would like to convert the m4a file ManjusriMantra.m4a to ogg, ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Disable TouchPad Tapping

I can not disable the tap to click in Lubuntu. I have gone to Preferences --> Pointing Devices and selected the Tapping sub-menu and the box for Disable Tapping is checked. However, I can still tap ...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

How do I set up my mouse to double-click when clicking once?

There are lot of posts from annoyed people who get a double click when they do a single click. I’m the opposite. When I was using Windows, microsoft had a mouse feature where you could assign any ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

“intel_do_flush_locked failed: Input/Output error” when running Minecraft on Lubuntu

So recently I revived our old desktop PC we've had for years, and decided to clean it up, install a new lightweight OS, and see if I could give it to my younger brother. I installed Lubuntu 15.10 on ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Windows 7 breaks Lubuntu update system

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1gb RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 Since I have Windows 7 in a second partition, Lubuntu can't update. It says "We can't connect to the repositores. Please check ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Mounting hard disk of an old laptop through converter

I would like to access the hard disk from a broken laptop with my desktop computer running Lubuntu 14.04.3. I have connected it using a special cable/device that plugs into the contacts of the hard ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Issues with Arandr with Multiple Monitors - MacBook Pro connected to Samsung Sync Master

Am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual Box as a Guest OS on my MacBook Pro's El Capitan OS. Have correctly installed Guest Additions and the correct drivers. Am running LXDE as the desktop UI ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

ACPI PPC probe failed, “Welcome to emergency mode…” and fsck problems

Some time ago I installed lubuntu for my grandparents (I'm not using linux regularly so I'm a noob here) Something got broken and I'm struggling to find what it was and how to fix it. Problem ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

Enable to write in Virtualbox's shared folder

I have a Lubuntu 15.10 VM installed in a Windows 7 host and running with Virtualbox Version 5.0.14 . I've created a permanent shared folder in Virtualbox's machine configuration and set it to be ...
0
votes
2answers
75 views

Once you install a Ubuntu flavor (eg lubuntu) can you change the desktop environment?

Once you install a flavour that uses a specific desktop environment, can you change the desktop? I installed lubuntu on my computer, but I want to use the unity desktop. I installed it with sudo ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

USB mice don't work on Lubuntu 15.10 (Dell XPS 13 2015)

I run Lubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 13 2015. Everything works fine, but I never managed to use a usb mouse. I tried with a wireless mouse (Logitech M325) and with a wired mouse (some small optical ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Mistake by un-installing file manager – blank screen

I have un-installed PcManfm, default file manager from Lubuntu as I was too annoyed by it and wanted to install Dolphin. To avoid any conflicts I did this before installing Dolphin and stupidly I ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Help Understanding Network Output

I am in need to find my wlan0 device. I have tried running ifconfig & nmcli & lspci but wlan0 is not output from any of those commands. I understand that this just means that my network ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Uninstall a package & getting a long list

Greetings Linux experts; I'm learning Ubuntu Linux for 2 months now and I'm really enjoying it. I'm trying to keep learning the terminal's commands and this is what I'm getting on the screen when ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

Lubuntu: application search application [duplicate]

Is there an application search application like the Ubuntu dash or Windows start menu where I can insert an application name, press ENTER and then, the searched application will be opened? It should ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Add executable file to lubuntu menu

I would like to add the gapminder executable file to the lubuntu menu, with as little terminal use as possible... Is there any way to do this? Here is an attached image of the file: enter image ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Cannot install Lubuntu from pendrive

I cannot install Lubuntu as the second system (on the same hard disk) next to Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to create bootable pendrive by using unetbootin and when I`m trying to install OS, my laptop send ...
3
votes
2answers
46 views

Can I make it so scroll bars extend to the very edge of the screen in lubuntu?

My problem with the scroll bars in lubuntu (15.10) is that they are set slightly away from the edge, so you have to be careful when placing your mouse on them, instead of just whooshing your mouse ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

de-install ubuntu and install lubuntu with USB

I am trying to install lubuntu on my notebook (aspire one) as Ubuntu seems too heavy or is getting really slow. therefor I thought of installing lubuntu (or are there other suggestions?). Now I dont ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Problem with resolution after updating Lubuntu

I updated Lubuntu (my resolution was working fine before the update) and after the update my resolutions are all skewed up. It only recognizes 1024x768, despite the native resolution being 1280x800. ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Installing Lubuntu 15.10 : CTRL+ALT+F1 ask login not yet defined

I'm installing Lubuntu 15.10, but the monitor shuts down / goes into sleep mode after launching the display manager. When doing CTRL+ALT+F1 the login prompt appears after the line attached SCSI ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

cannot find -lgsl when i trying to use arm-linux-gcc

Hallo I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm now using Lubuntu 15.04. arm-linux-gcc and gsl has been installed and I can use gcc to compile exe file with gsl. But when I trying to use arm-linux-gcc to compile exe ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to get Bitmask to execute in Lubuntu menu

I'm trying to get the Bitmask application to launch when added to the main menu of Lubuntu. I use Alacarte, but probably I do something wrong on the command line. What else besides the link do I ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

How to make Lubuntu login automatically?

I want to know how to make Lubuntu 14.04 restart every two hours, login, and open a program. I am currently stuck on the first part which is to make it login automatically. I have tried changing ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

S-video problems on lubuntu with Dell laptop

I have a Dell Latitude D505 running lubuntu 15.10, and I am trying to mirror my screen to a TV to watch SpaceX launch the SES-9 mission later tonight. I noticed that the laptop has an S-Video output ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

WiFi Not Working on Lubuntu “vivid”

I am running Lubuntu (I think 15.04), and last night my Wi-Fi stopped working! I have been searching all day through Ethernet (crammed behind my router) and have not yet found a single answer! After ...
1
vote
1answer
167 views

Lubuntu 15.10 MAME 0.160 Issue

I'm trying to figure out why there is an error when I load the following in terminal: $ mame libGL error: failed to create dri screen libGL error: failed to load driver: i915 $ locate *i915* ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu

These problem is concerning only the appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu. I installed LO via the Software Centre of Lubuntu, but at the end there was a break (it was not finished). Later I tried to ...
0
votes
3answers
54 views

When I have 2 Ubuntu versions, Can I uninstall one of them?

If I have two Ubuntu versions installed in my PC, let's say: Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and Lubuntu 15.10, Can I remove one of them (whatever) without to have to format any partition? Is there some bash ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04. Found some don't work for both audio and data, e.g., the Avantree. Who uses an external USB tiny dongle on their laptop or ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

how to install from source make command not working

Trying to install vte-ng(https://github.com/thestinger/vte-ng) from source did try thr usuall methods like using make. There is nothing releated to installing in the readme file and could not find ...
1
vote
0answers
83 views

Install a package from Xenial 16.04

I need libSDL 2.0.4, but it is included only in upcoming Xenial 16.04. What safe wsy to install it could you recommend to me? I currently use lubuntu 15.04 and 15.10. I see 2 alternatives: to build ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How do I autostart an application on the system tray?

I want Audacious and Transmission to autostart on the system tray when I login, If I just add them to autostart they start open and I have to close them manually. How I do that? I think It's clear ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Is there a way to export and import panel setting for Lubuntu 14.04 or 15.10?

I am setting up a new PC with Lubuntu 15.10 and want to use the panel settings I have on my old Lubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to export those settings? Where are they stored? I speak about the clock, ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

Can't get Nvidia graphics to work on Lubuntu

I have a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce 8400m GT. As of now, all of the windows lag when I drag them or scroll. The desktop resolution also doesn't match the display's. I went to "Additional Drivers" ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Can't connect to hostapd hotspot - Password Loop

I have a Linksys router that I've set to use Mixed B/G Mode, WPA2 Personal, and AES, and I'm trying to replicate that setup on a single-board computer running hostapd so that I can eliminate a box ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Installing spotify-client on lubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Spotify on my Sony Vaio laptop running Lubuntu 15.10. However, whenever I run sudo apt-get install spotify-client, apt-get says that I have held broken packages. Here is the ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

For modern low-end PC, lubuntu or xubuntu or another distro?

I have a new but low-end Lenovo Thinkpad X140e with AMD E1-2500 APU, AMD HD 8240 GPU, 12gb (8+4) ddr3 ram and 500gb 7200 hdd. Although it is equipped quite well, I suffer from the cpu side I guess. ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Error in installing EXPO crystllography software

I tried to compile EXPO from tar ball on Lubuntu, the ./configure command worked fine. However make install shows errors gfortran -O2 -cpp -fno-second-underscore -c -o expo-counts.otest -f ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Audio on Dell Optiplex GX 260

I've installed Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Optiplex GX 260. Everything seems to work except audio. The System Information Summary lists an Audio Adapter (ICH4 - Intel82801DB-ICH4), but there's no sound. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Lubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 cannot get to work on Dell Dimension 4400

Currently running Lubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on Dell Dimension 4400 with 2GB RAM. Tried upgrading to 14.04 via update and clean install from DVD, but it gives me a black screen when typing in the password ...