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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After adding .desktop file, the menu option does not start the application

I'm using Lubuntu, and have added the text file myapp.desktop to /usr/share/applications. I want the file to start an application, but instead it only launches the LXTerminal. Here is the ...
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Is there any way to add a new keyboard shortcut?

folks. Is there any way to add a new keyboard shortcut on lubuntu 14.04? I would like to add alt+64 shortcut for making "@". Best regards.
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What was the default font of gEdit on Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid)?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to Lubuntu 14.04 and I installed the latest version of all the programs that I had on my previous computer. I installed the latest gEdit 3.10.4 version and a lot has ...
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I can't install gcc in my system(11.10) [duplicate]

When I try, user@user-OptiPlex-7010:~$ sudo apt-get install gcc I got response as, Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done gcc is already ...
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Lubuntu - SD card not showing up!

Using the latest version of Lubuntu (x64). Just popped in the card - doesn't show up anywhere. No idea how I'd go about fixing this, as the other distros I've tried have all had no issues detecting ...
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How to install Flash Player Plugin in Lubuntu?

I am actually using Lubuntu, and I can't install the Abobe Flash Player Plugin with Chromium. When I download it on the Adobe Flash Player website, Lubuntu ask me (in French, sorry, I live in France) ...
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What does the “Launch Application” window do when downloading software?

I'm running Lubuntu,and I want to download and install a free password generator called PWGEN from the Ubuntu Software Centre. However, when I click the download button on the following page: ...
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Splash screen before Ubiquity install

I am using the Ubuntu Customization Kit to build a customized linux distro. I am attempting to change the splash screen that appears before the Ubiquity Installer in Lubuntu 13.10. I have been able ...
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What do I need to install after minimal Xubuntu installation [duplicate]

I had an old and low-specced pc lying around and since there's no point selling it I decided to install linux on it just for fun :P It's a Toshiba Tecra 8000 (192MB RAM and 380MHz Pentium II) so I had ...
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Wine won't start, lxtask shows absurdly large VM-Size associated with it

I'm running Wine on Lubuntu 14.04 and everything worked fine until today when I tried to start a Windows program and it wouldn't run. After having the same result with several other programs I tried ...
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Error while using command line command to load firefox in lubuntu 14.04

I have tried to load firefox using command line command in Lubuntu 14.04. Firefox is loading, but not loading as expected.(used -fullscreen) firefox -fullscreen when I execute the command am also ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Wifi on Laptop with Broadcom BCM4322

I'm preparing for a trip where I can't bring my desktop, so I recently broke out my trusty old laptop (Dell Latitude E4300) to get it ready for the trip. Previously, I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on the ...
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How to change AMD Catalyst Control Center's Language?

My Lubuntu installation presented a very strange feature this time: when I installed AMD proprietary drivers for my GPU I found out that my Catalyst Control Center is in German, even though the rest ...
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Lubuntu doesn't write “í” caracter

I'm not able to write "í" character anymore. I'm using Lubunut (Ubunut 14.04, LXDE). I have a Dell SK-8115 keyboard whit Hungarian layout. The "í" character is worked fine util that I configureted ...
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Unable to shut down: failed to execute child process “lubuntu-logout” (no such file or directory)

I am unable to shut down after i uninstalled many programs in lubuntu using software center. The error message that I get is: Failed to execute child process "lubuntu-logout" (no such file or ...
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Lenovo S10 BCM 4312 (rev 01) WiFi not functioning

just created live USB 3 days ago and have been reading the forums here about getting WiFi card to work. Love the Lubuntu OS. Here is what I have done so far: Ran: sudo apt-­get update Ran: sudo ...
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Auto Start Firefox and Launch a URL by Default in Lubuntu 14.04

I want to Autolaunch firefox and load some default URL when my system is Logged IN or rebooted. The option should be in Lubuntu 14.04.
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How to install Chrome Dev? [duplicate]

No!!! I want to download chrome dev to get dev version of libpepperflash or whatever it is called now and add it to chromium. Also DO pre "stable" channels add repository auto?* If not what is the ...
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Installing Lubuntu 14.04 in UEFI

I have an Asus N56VZ. In the BIOS, UEFI is enabled. I am trying to dual boot Lubuntu 14.04 with preinstalled 64 bit Windows 7. I booted from a live-USB and there were two options, a normal USB boot ...
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Is there a dash like feature in lubuntu, so I can easily search everything? [duplicate]

Is there a dash like program in lubuntu that can be launched either by single or double Super tap. I would want to search, and be able to see a lit of all my apps, preferably in icon form, like the ...
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How do i change my reolution in Lubuntu? (using xrandr)

I would like help with changing my resolution. I'm running on Lubuntu (Newest version) and I have no clue how to change my resolution. I know of going to Menu>Preferences>Monitor settings but ...
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HP LaserJet printer not recognized in 12.04 with hplip installed

My LaserJet P1005 used to work fine after installing hplip in 11.10. Now it is not recognized when plugged in. No pop-up, nothing. Any ideas?
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Can install Lubuntu 13.10 but can't 12.04 on Lifebook C1320D

I need Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook C1320D but can't install. I can get first screen to choose language and then either choose Try... or Install... system stuck after one minute (no ...
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Network indicator disappeared in Lubuntu [closed]

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10 successufully, via do-release-upgrade. But after reboot, I found that the network indicator has been disappeared, so I cannot switch different network ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet wifi icon missing [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Problem starting lxsession-default-apps

I have one problem, I can't execute lxsession-default-apps on Lubuntu 14.04 because I get because said to me "The database is updating, please wait" If I try to run lxsession-default-apps, I get this ...
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How to enable higher CPU frequency on Lubuntu 12.04?

I have a Dell Latitude D430 laptop and I am unable to get the CPU to scale up to it's max 1200MHz. I have installed the indicator-cpufreq tool and also the cpufrequtils package. However, my CPU is ...
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Issues with running Ardesia on Lubuntu 13.10/14.04

I am trying to achieve the setup described by Roman in this thread: Drawing over the desktop (I'm trying Option 2, using Ardesia with xcompmgr) I really could use this solution to make instructional ...
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NetworkManager tray (nm-applet) is gone after upgrade to 14.04 Trusty [duplicate]

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now the nm-applet no longer shows in the system tray. I already tried purging and reinstalling the network-manager-gnome package but that didn't help. When I run ...
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Lubuntu: my screen needs a serious reset

I am building my own custom Lubuntu (based on lubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso) system image under VMware 8. It works fine, except the system a nasty tendency of screwing up the display IF I relogin ...
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Lubuntu desktop not loading on admin user

My lubuntu crashed, and after reboot, when I log in on any of my administrator accounts, it would show the default wallpaper and the mouse pointer. Also, can't open the terminal or any other keyboard ...
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Install on XP server with no DVD/CD drives, and no USB booting? [duplicate]

So I have this really old server here with XP installed on it, but it has no CD/DVD drives, and is too old for USB booting. What's a good way to install Debian or Lubuntu over the Windows ...
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I want to switch to Lubuntu, how can I take all of my programs/files with me?

I'm going to switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu for my HTPC/server because I hear Lubuntu is faster, what's a (preferrably easy) way to take all of my files and programs with me? I'm very new to Linux and ...
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Dual boot 3 Ubuntu Based Systems and a bootloader using Virtual Hard Disks

I know this sounds crazy, but I want to: Install PloP Linux on my current Lubuntu 14.04 system Create a new 450 GB Ext4 partition on my external drive and put my home folder there Create another ...
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Install Lubuntu w/o Disc or Flash Drive?

My WinXP desktop was recently blasted with a few bits of malware. I removed the malware but the damage is done, and my OS is finally at its end; it's barely chugging along as it is. So, I'm figuring ...
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Restore main menu items in Lubuntu

Can someone post here /home/your_user/.config/menus/lxde-application.menu file? I've got it rewritten and now my menu is broken. Or if someone know how to restore main menu applet - feel free to ...
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Why does the Lubuntu minimum install say that it requires 10.7 GB of available drive space?

I have a 4GB Dell Mini 9. I used UnetBootin following the instructions at pendrivelinux.com. I have tried Xubuntu minimal install, Lubuntu minimal install, and vanilla Lubuntu, and all result in the ...
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How to get left Taskbar like thing from Ubuntu in Lubuntu?

Sorry for not knowing the technical term for the taskbar in Ubuntu. Can I get that thing also in Lubuntu? I'm talking about this thing below
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no Terminal commands are working at all after install of Lubuntu 14.04

I am at a loss. All that I get are error messages. And it is not random. All Terminal commands are reporting errors. I was advised to re-download Lubuntu and to be sure that the MD5Sum was correct. ...
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gear icon missing ubuntu 14.04 from login

ok im done looking .... I'm missing the little gear icon on the login menu/window. I'm trying to load up lubuntu. Is their a terminal command to do this? or is their a terminal command for the little ...
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Blinking visibility of icons in Lubuntu 14.04

I not see correctly icons on panel - only when unhover mouse. Problem on video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsSXoVQwwq0 I have this: but need this (see only 1/10 of seconds - see on video): ...
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Lubuntu installation problem

I installed lubuntu alongside with windows 7. I cleared some space for it in a separate partition and it automatically took tat space and installed. But the problem is that the lubuntu does not have ...
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Problem with installing Lubuntu via USB on an Acer Aspire one ZG5

I tried installing Lubuntu on an Acer Aspire ZG5 via an bootable USB I made with UNetbootin. Last night I was able to boot up without installing. Today i tried to boot up again and the screen says ...
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Can you open a LibreOffice Draw file in MS Publsiher?

I've been searching for quite a while, and all I've found is where LibreOffice added support to be able to open MS Publisher files in Draw. But I will soon be putting lubuntu on my parents computer, ...
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How to set ccpd daemon to start automatically at startup?

After installing a Canon printer in Quantal, in order to print I have to start ccpd at each restart with the command sudo /etc/init.d/ccpd start This should be automated, says the driver manual. ...
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Installed lubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire 5517 and can't connect to wireless

$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. $ ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 70:5a:b6:08:b3:21 inet addr:192.168.1.25 ...
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Grub does not see second operating system

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a desktop computer. The Computer has two hard drives, one of them contains WindowsXP and one of them does contain Lubuntu. The idea is to have an offline XP and an ...
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How to get Lubuntu to work on a PC from the year 2004? [duplicate]

We have a hp pavilion v72 desktop computer from the year 2004. It had Windows XP running on it, and we have been trying to install Linux on it. After Ubuntu, we tried to install the 32 bit version ...
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Run script full screen in terminal

How do I get a bash script to run in full screen when it's executed or how can I change the terminal size if I can't make it full screen?
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Looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab

As the title says, I'm looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab that works with either Mint 14 or Lubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to find anything in the software ...