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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Lubuntu does not remove all deleted items from trash

I have a computer which I installed Lubuntu 12.10 on. I created a trash.desktop icon using the script found here: http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2018 However, I recently decided to ...
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How I can set-up MySQL on Lubuntu for education purpose?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 x86 on my notebook with all updates. I downloaded and install MySQL Community Server and MySQL Workbench. I learning Java and our next lesson will be about MySQL. I need to ...
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Why won't Lubuntu install on my HP2133 [closed]

I recently bought an HP2133 second hand off a friend. I installed Fuduntu, but the graphics are unstable and it's a bit slow.So I decided to try Lubuntu. I can boot from my Pen Drive, but when I try ...
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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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Static Wireless IP - Can Only Access Internet Using IPs

I am using Lubuntu 12.10 as a local server and I am trying to get a static IP from my wireless network. I don't have a problem connecting to the server, I can ssh and view webpages on the same network ...
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Can installing Lubuntu desktop interfere with my Win7 audio output?

After I went on Ubuntu today, and installed Lubuntu desktop environment, I just re-booted into Windows 7 and found out that my audio mini-Jack output isn't working anymore. Can that be linked to the ...
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Graphics card only show 256mb insted of 512mb [duplicate]

I have a HD5450 with 512mb. But lubunto only show that it has 256mb memory. How can I correct this? lubuntu 12.04
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How can I make PCManFM open plain text files with Leafpad by default in Lubuntu?

When I'm using PCManFM, I sometimes do the following. I right-click in an empty place in ~/, and choose Make new... --> Empty File. I type some text in it, like 'blabalballabl', and then I save it, ...
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How to keep keyboard settings using setxkbmap across reboot? [duplicate]

Searching the forum, I found the following to add Hebrew support for Lubuntu (Typing in Hebrew): setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,il The problem is that after I ...
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Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file not opening

My Minecraft server (Bukkit) .sh bash file is not opening! I did make it executable (in permissions, I clicked "anyone" for executable). Here's the code: #!/bin/bash cd "$( dirname "$0" )" java ...
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Switching keyboard layouts in Lubuntu 11.10

I have found an older thread in the Ubuntu forums but I guess there is a more simple solution now. I would like to switch between the default German layout and an English (US) one.
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Why does my Lubuntu Software Centre only show installed apps?

The title is self explanatory but here is a big screenshot to emphasize what I mean As you can see I have the Get Software tab open with the all section selected. Any suggestions?
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How to customize the Lubuntu menu? Where is the .xml file responsible for it? [duplicate]

I know that the menu can be modified editing the .xml file responsible for it, but I've did a research on the web and nothing helped me find this file. So I'm here asking, how to customize the Lubuntu ...
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How I can change background color of query editor in Workbench?

I have dark GUI, but how I can make text editor also dark? I am under Lubuntu, Workbench from repositories.
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How to enable Empathy incoming message notifications?

I installed empathy in Lubuntu. I want a notification to popup when a message is received. However, when I open edit -> preferences -> notifications, it doesn't have an option, "show incoming ...
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Can't install software, dpkg returns error while processing python3-distupgrade

Installation of software results in the following error: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... Setting up python3-distupgrade (1:0.190.2) ... Could not import runpy module Traceback (most ...
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Lubuntu window geometry - force window to always open in the same location?

I'd like my Chromium window to open with the same size and in the same place every time. I thought I'd be able to make this happen by editing lubuntu-rc.xml like this: chromium-browser ...
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How to deactivate kernel modules “firewire_ohci” and “firewire_core”?

My computer currently uses the kernel modules firewire_ohci and firewire_core. I don't want them. I blacklisted them, but they still load after any reboot. How can I deactivate them?
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Lubuntu Desktop UI Alternative

Having gotten sick of Windows 7 Starter Edition for being so ridiculously slow on my Netbook, not long after I bought it I installed Lubuntu so that I could actually get things done without having to ...
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Custom display settings with Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I am having a hard time with this HP Mini 210 1000 netbook. The screen just stretched out all of a sudden, forcing a resolution (1024x768) which is higher than the display's actual resolution ...
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Lubuntu/Ubuntu 12.10 won't recognize USBs

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10 and everything was going fine until yesterday. Whenever I try and use an SD card or USB stick/USB hub it won't recognize it in the file manager. I ran lsusb which ...
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Install Win7 from recovery - protect current lubuntu install

I got a new laptop in December and immediately wiped Windows, installed Ubuntu (later tried XFCE, KDE, now LXDE and happy), and left the recovery partition intact. The idea was that if anything was ...
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How can I make smaller pop-ups on Lubuntu?

I want to see smaller pop-ups but where have I to go to configure this?
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Mouse pointer/cursor disappears or doesn't show properly

I recently installed the new Lubuntu 12.10 but I'm having problems with mouse pointer image. When I start the OS everything works fine, but if I open some programs (for example Chromium) my cursor ...
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Lubuntu Unable to Login with GUI. Coloured lines\bars

I am new to Linux. I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.10 alternate version "lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386". I checked the .iso file using "WinMd5Sum" and it was proper. I burned it and checked error ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 wireless not working [closed]

I am using an Lubuntu 12.04 with a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. Everything works fine except the wireless connection doesn't work. If I plug the cable in it works right away but I can't get the wireless ...
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Problems after changing from PCManFM to Nautilus

I have to use LXDE because of the age of my system, and I quite like it. But after I changed the default file manager from PCManFM to Nautilus (via this) and restarted, I just get a background color ...
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Will Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 Run Very Smoothly on My Computer Or Should I Go With Lubuntu?

I have a somewhat old computer with mid-range hardware. Here's what my computer has: 1.8 Ghz Willamette Pentium 4 256 Kb L2 Cache nVidia Geforce 6200 LE 256 mB DDR2 1024 mB DDR at 133 mhz 40 GB HD ...
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cifs shares not mounting (permission denied) lubuntu 12.10 via /etc/fstab

Before I upgraded to 12.10, I was able to mount my shares automatically. They're located on an Amahi Home Server running Fedora 14. I'm able to access them without any problems via PacManFM (I'm using ...
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'Client not found in Kerberos database' when joining domain with Likewise

I have installed Lubuntu and I'm trying to connect it to my works Domain, but I'm getting an error from Likewise - LW_ERROR_KRB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN - Client not found it Kerberos ...
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Dual-booting Lubuntu with Windows 8

I've got an older laptop (HP G62) that has Windows 8 as it's primary OS and I want to dual-boot it with Lubuntu. It does NOT come with Secure boot nor does it come with UEFI. I've been looking at ...
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How to dual-boot Lubuntu 12.10 with Windows 8? [duplicate]

All I want to know is how to get them to dual-boot. My laptop (HP G62) does not come with Secure boot. It is 3 years old.
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BT Home Hub 2.0

I have used my old BT Home Hub with no problems. But now I have upgraded it and it works fine on my Windows laptop but although Lubuntu sees it, it cannot connect and is stuck on "Obtaining IP ...
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Auto-mounting in Lubuntu

I tried set-up fstab for auto-moutning my ext4 drive: /dev/sdb /media/vitaly/ ext4 auto,exec,rw 0 0 But Lubuntu can't start with this parameters: Mounting error: press S to skip mounting this ...
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Ant error after installing NetBeans 7.3 in Lubuntu

I have NetBeans 7.01 from Debian repository - all works. I have problem with NetBeans 7.3 from official site (installed at the same machine) - I can't compile anything: ERROR - Ant is misconfigured ...
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Minecraft Help! [duplicate]

So this is what I get when I Login to MineCraft on a 32 bit system 1.7 gig ram and 2.8 ghz prossesor: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 14/03/13 9:07 AM Description: Failed to ...
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Managing Software Sources

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I cannot add or remove repositories neither by using Software Sources menu item (which usually crashes) nor by using Synaptic Package Manager via Settings > Repositories ...
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Can't access already created mail account in Sylpheed

I'm using GMail. I created an IMAP4-account using the wizard. It shows the folder with my account name but it doesn't open on a double-click and clicking on "get mail" doesn't do anything. I did a ...
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Is Lubuntu the only derivative with its own software center?

I've noticed that Lubuntu has its own Software Center application, which seems a bit less taxing on my poor netbook than the vanilla SC. Is Lubuntu the only derivative that takes this approach, or ...
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How to change the screen resolution of the virtual console on an external VGA?

I've found helpful solutions to randr problems on the regular GUI (Ctrl+Alt+F7) but this question is about resizing the virtual console, which doesn't have good google results. I've been using arandr ...
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Lubuntu on Virtual Machine: (minimum) disk space requirements?

Minimum system requirements for Xubuntu (...) 5 GB of disk space With Lubuntu, you can use computers with even less memory. I read the above as Xubuntu and Lubuntu both requiring ...
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Compiz in Lubuntu

i have lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop . i just installed compiz and do the " compiz --replace" to change it from openbox to compiz . it's actually working but there's no windows borders!!! window ...
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Set web proxy using pac-file-url in lubuntu

I want to use a pac-file-url to set the web proxy rules for chromium in lubuntu. Chromium reads its settings from the system wide OS settings. I read How do I set systemwide proxy servers in ...
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What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? Why aren't winners of the app showdown available in the latter?

What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? I've seen this Are softwares installable on ubuntu also installable on lubuntu? which indicates that the content ...
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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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how read documents (pdf, docx, etc) using orca in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I had installed Orca in lubuntu 12.10. But when i open it i just get the container box with tabs for preferences, help, about, exit. How do i make it read documents? I want to read a pdf ...
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How to text to speech (pdf, docx) documents in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I want text to speech application that works with PDF and other files. Is there any application that does this is Lubuntu? Is there any way to get this done?
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Why cannot install Lubuntu 12.10 on an extended partition?

This is about an older computer (Toshiba Satellite M70 that a friend wants to keep afloat) on which (beside Win XP) was installed the Xubuntu 11.10 system that would not work for some reason: now the ...
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How do I change the login manager in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've looked and looked for an answer - but I like Ubuntu's login manager, and can't figure out how to change lubuntu's to it. I've installed Unity using these instructions: How do I install LXDE / ...
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How can I search for a public wifi hot spot?

How can I search for a public wifi connection? I can connect to the wireless router at home which I used during the installation of lubuntu perfectly fine but when I visit the library I'm forced to ...