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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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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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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Lubuntu 14.04 on m1530, scratchy distorted mic recording

I've decided to revive my m1530 with Lubuntu 14.04. Most stuff seems to work but the mic so far: I recorded some tests with alsa but sounds are completely distorted and scratchy and I have no idea ...
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How do I delete Photoshop cache or temporary files?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu and I have been having this specific error (Couldn't write the file because the file is being used by someone else.) when I try to save the image in adobe Photoshop. My OS is ...
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Rid system of old kernel…my usual approach doesn't work

On a PC that I updated from Ubuntu 12 to Lubuntu 14, an old kernel (3.13.0-62) shows up in the grub menu (seen here in grub-customizer): It's really there, I think, because there are files in ...
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How do I specify an LVM partition in GRUB?

I am wondering how I can specify an LVM partition in GRUB2 on my Lubuntu machine. I am attempting to use my USB hard disk I use to boot and run my laptop as a dual purpose live install medium for any ...
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How can I get Freya like mouse gestures in my Lubuntu 15.10?

I have been using elementary OS Freya for past couple of months.Now I like to switch to Lubuntu 15.10 . The main issue is , I like the way Freya handles windows when I move the mouse over the four ...
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How does Caffeine work?

Caffeine should prevent Ubuntu from falling into hibernation or suspend mode. It's not working for me so far, maybe I do some mistake: I have opened Caffeine Indicator, activated it (cup has rising ...
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Where did my .run file install

I downloaded SolarCoin_2.0.8_64bit.run onto my Lubuntu installation. After downloading some additional packages I did the following: cd /home/user/Downloads chmod +x SolarCoin_2.0.8_64bit.run sudo ...
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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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VMware tools re-installation, “Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio.”

Had the real-time / no-glitch mode enabled in Pulseaudio, as part of installation of some music creation / DAW tools on Lubuntu, running inside VMware Workstation. Recently, I upgraded VMware ...
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gimp - How to move between input using 'tab' keyboard button?

It is possible to move between inputs using tab keyboard button? Now I cannot. Do I need to set anything? I have GIMP 2.8.14 on Lubuntu 14.04. See the picture
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When I attempt to tether my Android (Samsung Galaxy S2) on lubuntu I get “TUNSETIFF: Device or resource busy”

I'm trying to use EasyTether and I've installed all the Android drivers. I read somewhere that you have to use the command "adb kill-server" but it still gives me the same error.
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How do I add PAE flag at startup?

I have a non pae notebook, (Gateway M4520GZ) with Lubuntu 15.10 installed. To do the major upgrade to 15.10, I had to run the following commands to add the pae flag to my cpuinfo file. sudo cat ...
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Touchpad left click not working or with long delay on Acer aspire one ZG5 AOA150

I have an older netbook Acer one ZG5 AOA150 with a SSD 128GB one year old, intel Atom and 1.5 GB DDR2 RAM, I don't know if is a bug or really I don't have enough resources available, after ...
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Print-screen button not working in Lubunt 14.04.03

Print-Screen button does nothing. I bound the keys to scrot as suggested by Vasa. That did not do anything, but scrot does work from the command prompt. So then I tried replacing lxsession-default ...
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Cant boot Ubuntu 15.10 ( not even the live version)

Hi everyone ( sorry for my bad english), i own an Hp Stream 13 (2x1.6GHZ, 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD) with windows 10, and yesterday i have successfully installed Ubuntu 15.10 ( using a 4gb usb stick with ...
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Not able to connect to Wireless in Ubuntu 15.10 with laptop Acer Aspire V 15

I have a new laptop (Acer Aspire V 15) and ubuntu is not connecting to the wireless. At first it wasn't recognizing the wireless, so I installed the driver. Now it detects the wireless networks ...
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any app for interview transcription available [duplicate]

I am a new Lubuntu user and I need some help. For a project at university I need to transcribe interviews. Our professor has recommended us a software which is downloadable for Linux: ...
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Additional Drivers - results in: “An error occurred while searching for drivers.”

This error message appears when I open the "Additional Drivers" tab in "Software & Updates". I've had this error message for a long time... at least since the upgrade to Lubuntu 15.10. I've ...
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Can i replace Windows XP with Lubuntu?

I have an ancient computer about 10 years old and i'm getting obsessed with linux and ubuntu.I searched about this and i found out that Lubuntu would work better. Should i take the risk ?
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Send keys to window with Openbox

I'm trying to make Openbox send the Alt+Tab key combination to TeamViewer using this: <keybind key="A-Tab"> <action name="If"> <title type="pattern">* - TeamViewer - ...
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[Lubuntu]Default Resolution Problem

I have a problem. I have to let you know as a warning that I am a completely newbie. I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 and I wanted to try them. I am a windows user and coding seems a bit rough for me ...
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Samsung NP300E5C-S01PL Epic Fail - Destroyed BIOS NVRAM and System - What should i do?

I try to describe problem from start I installed a Lubuntu installation over my NP300E5C I was enjoying it and it was a very good system for me - but i managed to mess a lot of packets and depencies ...
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Can I fix my corrupted Lubuntu splash screen, having disabled the graphical terminal in order to load the sisfb driver?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my desktop pc. The desktop pc has a SiS 651 graphics chipset. As apparently commonly occurs with SiS graphics users, the resolution needed to be fixed by configuring ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 systemd vs upstart kiosk script

Quite similar question that has been discussed HERE regarding the change of the default init daemon from Upstart to Systemd and converting foo.conf to foo.service for Systemd to be able to work with. ...
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Lubuntu, setting up Japanese keyboard

I'm trying to set up my Japanese keyboard. That is, it's a keyboard that looks like this: Japanese keyboard I am running Lubuntu 15.10, and want it to function like a Japanese keyboard normally ...
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Lubuntu keeps suspend system while installing

I am trying to install the 32 bit version of Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 700m. I have to use boot option forcepae during the install, because the CPU is a Intel Centrino. While installing, my ...
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How to get all ubuntu flavors

since I'm not sure which Ubuntu Flavor to get I was wondering if there's any way I can get all installed at once (Ubunutu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu), and if so, will my performance decrease? I've ...
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Is there a better way to connect to my NAS drive then smb://[IP address] with Lubuntu?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed, connected to a Virgin Broadband router, with a Seagate Media NAS drive also connected to the same router. Samba is installed. From Windows 7 (on a different computer), ...
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How could I change the fat fonts shown for gmail, in Firefox on Lubuntu?

Here is how Gmail looks in Firefox on, Windows: Lubuntu: The fat fonts lead to my being able to see lesser text in the same screen width and visual clarity/crispness. As you can see, the "i" on ...
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How do I set brightness to a lower level in lubuntu 12 (HP laptop)?

I tried everything I found online, but none of the methods I found worked. The buttons don't work, and there's no such thing as "Brightness" in Monitor Settings. I tried xbacklight -set but it didn't ...
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Remote desktop from Win to Lubuntu via x11vnc

I have 2 questions bothering me: I've configured SSH connection from windows to lubuntu, and installed x11vnc and tightVNC viewer (and everything works) Problems: Why does starting x11vnc shows ...
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Exaile does not play

I'm new to Exaile and wasn't able to play anything yet. I added podcasts and every time I try to play them, I get the famous message: "no suitable plugins found". After reading similar questions, I ...
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(Lubuntu 15.04) Error installing SMplayer dependencies

I wanted to install SMplayer because I found VLC was too taxing on my CPU when I tried to play 1080p videos. When I tried to install via Lubuntu Software Center (which would have installed all the ...
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HP Stream wifi problems Realtek 8723BE

I purchased a HP Stream notebook and, from the day I got rid of Windows 10 and installed lubuntu, I have been having problems with internet connection. I bought a wifi booster and installed the latest ...
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How to proceed so that I can scan ? Canon DR-M160

I connected my Canon DR-M160 scanner via USB, to my Lubuntu laptop. I get: lsusb Bus 003 Device 003: ID 1083:163e Canon Electronics, Inc. So it is detected !? I guess I now have to install ...
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Rythmbox is playing but not showing up on window or with ctl tab

Me again. I am having a goofy issue with Rythymbox player. I could use vlc but I have this issue and its getting under my ocd. I am using Lubuntu 15.04 lts and Trying to run rythmbox. It starts ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen after decryption

I have several times installed and uninstalled VirtualBox, because Windows would not start. VirtualBox has been updated yesterday with the updates. Then I wanted to maintain the system and have ...
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How to make a bootable USB core minimal live desktop?

This question probably gets asked 10 million times a day, yet I can't find an answer (not even the right question to it) on this site. I'm trying to create a bootable USB with ubuntu, yet I don't ...
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Integrating Lubuntu's LXTerminal with RVM

I was trying to integrate RVM with LXTerminal and ended up here. On Ubuntu, you could go to Terminal's preferences and select the Run terminal as login shell command and that would be it. Since there ...
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LUbuntu OEM instalation “Prepare for Shipping to End User” missing

I have dome a OEM installation for LUbuntu 15-.10 and I expect to see a script in the desktop named "Prepare for Shipping to End User" but the desktop is empty... It's a error in the OEM installer ...
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Glade: glib GError when trying to use object attributes [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 but with the lubuntu desktop (LXDE) installed manually. I've designed my Python application's UI using Glade. Everything is working fine as long as I don't use attributes ...
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Unable to load Ubuntu iso from usb on my embedded board(no display)

I am trying to load ubuntu-14.04.1-server-i386.iso iso image from usb onto my board. I copied the iso image onto usb and booted my device, with boot from usb option. Once booted it got struck-ed at ...
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Error When Attempting to Run sudo GUI Program in Lubuntu 15.10

Whenever I attempt to run a GUI program as sudo from LXTerminal, I get this error: No protocol specified ** (aptik-gtk:2701): WARNING **: Could not open X display No protocol specified Failed to ...
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HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04

HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04. My MSI K9VGM mobo is quite old, about 8 years, but want to keep it as I use XP dual boot. Lubuntu print settings ...
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How can I know how much free ram i have left on Lubuntu?

I don't know how to see a graphical representation of how much ram i have left.
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libpng16.so.16 not found - how to get it?

I have recently attempted to install mupen64plus on my Lubuntu machine. After doing this command: sudo apt-get install mupen64plus the install proceeds without error and everything sets up ok. But ...
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Lubuntu installation on Dell Inspiron 6400 - no wifi networks

Hi any help appreciated. I have just installed Lubuntu on my old Dell Inspiron 6400. Can't see any reference to wireless networking, or any networks to connect to. I've tried to see if the wireless ...