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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How can I log into or out of a Lubuntu guest account?

I discovered I had a guest user account logged in when I tried to shut down and Lubuntu told me I couldn't. When I try to switch users from my administrator account to the guest account I am asked ...
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections in English-UK in Lubuntu 12.04?

I want to be given correction suggestions while setting a text in LibreOffice to English-UK. Now it works for English-US, French and Romanian, as these are the languages that I have installed in ...
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Help With Persistence and Syslinux File

I'm currently trying to add Persistence to my Lubuntu 12.04 operating system which i am running on 'Try before you install' on a USB drive. My computer has no hard drive so this is the only option. ...
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How can I find lost document created using Lubuntu guest account?

A friend used my old laptop to write an .rtf document. Lacking the administrator password, he used a guest account. Now I'm trying to get the document for him. It seems that using a guest account ...
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Lubuntu screen issues

I instantly admit that I am a ubuntu newbie, so this might be the dumbest of questions. But I am endeavouring to get my kids off Windows and elected to convert one of our laptops (a Gateway W33-UI1) ...
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Save Changes When Running From USB.

Basically, what i need to know is how do i save any changes i make when running Lubuntu from a USB drive? My computer has no hard drive and so i have been booting Lubuntu in 'Try Lubuntu before ...
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Do different desktop environments affect game performance?

I am in the midst of building my own Ubuntu gaming computer, and I was wondering: If I used a variation of Ubuntu, such as Lubuntu, would more resources be put into the game(s), because the operating ...
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Recovering Ubuntu with Lubuntu Live CD

My younger sister's computer suffered some major problems recently. The BIOS corrupted and attempted to load Ubuntu 10.04 in a way it shouldn't have. I'm not sure of the exact details, but the ...
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issue with vmd install not working any more. lubuntu 12.10

I had vmd working on my lubuntu 64 bit but all of a sudden I was getting errors when I tried to run it. I tried reinstalling it but no joy. The error I now get when I try to run rlwrap: No ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - cannot open folder on desktop

I'm running Lubuntu with LXDE. When I double-click on a folder on the desktop, it does not open. The read/write settings are correct. Any idea what I could do?
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Install the Ubuntu sound application in Lubuntu

what is the name of the sound-control application in Ubuntu 12.10 I want to install it in my Lubuntu 12.10 installation.
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How to access gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu?

I have decided to replace Xfce4-power-manager with gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu 12.04 (didn't knew how to disable the tray icon in fact), which I did using synaptic, and now it shows: But ...
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Are these Apparmor profiles unnecessary?

I'm running Lubuntu 12.10. I've installed apparmor-profiles. I uninstalled the Chromium browser have the latest Chrome stable in its place. Now I'm trying to learn a little about Apparmor profiles. ...
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How can I have 2 rows and 3 columns of desktops/workpaces in Lubuntu?

How can I have 2 rows and 3 columns of desktops in Lubuntu? (Instead of having 1 row which is the default setting.) I haven't found a setting, yet.
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Problems with icons in Lubuntu

Good night. I have a problem, I installed Lubuntu operating system, but I have a question as I put the icons on the desktop, icons such as trash, home, etc ... I would also like to know how to enter ...
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Screen too dim in Lubuntu

I have an Acer aspire laptop with both Lubuntu 12 and Windows 7 installed on dual boot, my problem is when I boot into Lubuntu the screen is too dim and I barely can see the desktop icons while when I ...
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Libreoffice spellcheck does nothing

I have recently installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my wife's laptop. She has been using Libreoffice under Ubuntu and finds that spellcheck does nothing. She has turned on the icon, tried invoking spellcheck ...
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VPN - “ADD” button is not active!

when i open Network Connections window, everything is ok but in the VPN tab. nothing is active there, even the ADD button. i need to make a pptp connection, but i have no idea how. here's the ...
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Where is my mounted iso if not in `/media` nor in `~/.gvfs/`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Path for mounted iso How can I graphically mount ISOs? I have mounted an iso with Furius ISO Mount Tool. Now: I cannot see it in /media or in ~/.gvfs/ (as ...
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Why is Lubuntu 12.04 so slow to start up and shut down on my Mac Powerbook G4?

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Mac Powerbook G4 12 inch laptop (G4 867 MHz Powerbook with 640 Megs RAM and an 80 gig HD). It works, but just barely, with a painfully slow shutdown (about 3 ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't do apt-get update

I just finished installing Lubuntu 12.04. When I try to run apt-get update I get a whole lot of errors: W:Failed to fetch [lists my repos] E:Some index files failed to download. I tried with many, ...
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Ubuntu -> Lubuntu? [closed]

Not too long ago I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) on my laptop, which only has a AMD Dual-Core E1-1200 APU 1.4 GHz processor but 4GB RAM, in the hopes that I would get more out of my ...
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Move window from display :0.0 to display :10.0?

I'm using Cygwin to login to my lubuntu box: ssh -y *user*@192.168.12.37 I can easily use byobu to redeem my cli session. Is there a way to move a running window from display :0.0 to my remote ...
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“Work” tab in “Lubuntu Netbook” session is messed up

I have just upgraded my laptop (Samsung NP300E5A, with 15.6" 1366x768 LCD) from Lubuntu 12.04 to Lubuntu 12.10 (full reinstall). I used to use "Lubuntu Netbook" session (one of choices that login ...
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What is the application that displays notifications in Lubuntu 12.04 and how to remove it?

I get all the time notifications in the upper right corner and as a tray icon for all kind of actions, especially downloads. What app is that in Lubuntu? (it is not notify-isd) Is it possible to set ...
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problems connecting to wireless network when installing lubuntu

I would like to install lubuntu on my LG netbook. I previously ran Ubuntu 10.04 and yesterday installed Ubuntu 12.10 but found it too slow. During the install I get the screen that shows I am not ...
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Lubuntu sound icon not reopening

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 with Lubuntu and I am having an issue with the sound icon. When I open it and close it it will not open anymore. Only when I restart my computer will it open again.
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Redshift doesn't work with Lubuntu [duplicate]

I have a problem running a program called Redshift. When I open it it closes immediately. Here is the error when I try to run it from the terminal: $ redshift (process:3525): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL ...
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Can I update my USB stick to a new version without filling it up and ruining the persistent space?

I have a 4GB stick with Lubuntu on it, and 3GB is assigned to persistence. Would I be able to update 12.10 without filling it up and making it useless until I fix it?
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How can you make a .sh file come on at startup in Lubuntu 12.04?

Running lubuntu desktop on samsung N145 netbook. I got so far as /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added the line @home/magpie/touchpad_settings.sh Where the name of my file is ...
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How can I manage Empathy (Online) accounts in Lubuntu 12.10?

I use empathy, but in Lubuntu Quantal, I cannot add/manage accounts... Is there a workaround?
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Lubuntu 12.04 is a non-LTS release - does this mean that LXDE isn't, either?

Lubuntu 12.04 is not a long-term-support release. That's mostly due to a lack of manpower. But I don't use Lubuntu on my machine, I use LXDE over stock Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So my question is: In the ...
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File manager (Nautilus) hangs or is ultra slow when listing contents of ssh/sftp server

I used to use File --> Connect to server to connect to my remote ssh a lot before 12.04/11.10. But now in a fresh install of 12.04, whenever I try to access the remote files, nautilus either always ...
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How can I integrate Dropbox with PCManFM?

I'm using Lubuntu 11.04 and I installed Dropbox. Every time I click on the tray icon, Dropbox opens Chrome to show my files. How to change this behaviour? It would be nice to open my files from the ...
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Is LXDE in 12.04 LTS or not?

this question isn't more of a help me question, its just that I'm curious and it affects my computer. i installed the powerpc version of ubuntu minimal on my ibook g4 and i was planning on putting ...
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Can I create a LiveUSB for installing Lubuntu without using a CD?

I'm trying to understand how to create a LiveUSB for installing Lubuntu. I'm currently downloading the .iso, and I'm trying to understand whether I can create a LiveUSB for installation without first ...
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X does not want to start. At all. “No screens have a usable configuration”

I recently installed a fresh copy of lubuntu 11.04 powerpc on my computer. I was following the instructions from this fourm post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1798792 All I get is the ...
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Strange space in Lubuntu desktop

As you can see on the image below, I have got a large space in the panel. In the preferences panel of the panel there is nothing here between the notification area and the battery control applet. How ...
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How to change the icon of an aplicatication at the LxPanel on Lubuntu?

After installing Lubuntu 12.10, I decided to install IDLE 3 (from the official Ubuntu repository), but something unexpected happened, its icon gets bigger then the LxPanel and all the another ...
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How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
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Is there a “Passwords and Keys” dialogue in Lubuntu desktop?

Getting this answer, it seems that there must be a "Passwords and Keys" dialogue in Lubuntu, but I cannot see a button for it in my menus nor in /usr/share/applications.
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Install lubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell c600 : Video issues

I am trying to install lubuntu on an old laptop. I use the 386 alternate instalation of it, because it has only 256mb ... All when ok so when I start up the lubuntu the screen splits between 1024x768 ...
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How to get windows back? Lubuntu?

I installed lubuntu and I don't like it. I did a clean install to lubuntu rather than making it dual. Now when I want to go back to Windows it won't work. I put the Windows Vista CD in and it won't ...
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lxdm won't login to Ubuntu 2d or Gnome classic

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Dell Centrino/512mb machine that was running too slow with Windows to be useful. I am completely new to Linux and muddling my way through as well as I can. The ...
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Is there a way to install Unity or Gnome Shell along with Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu for a while now, but found a couple of details that I wanted to view with Unity (that's another story). Ok, the thing is: I've tried on a VM with Lubuntu to install Unity (sudo ...
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How can I change the icon size on lubuntu's desktop?

I want to change the icons on the lubuntu desktop.
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Lubuntu from USB

I have An Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop with AMD Sompron 2800+ processor and only 256MB RAM, with Windows XP installed. I have downloaded Lubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso and installed it to a 16GB USB ...
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Gtk-WARNING: Failed to set text from markup due to error parsing markup (BIT.TRIP RUNNER)

I am trying to run a game I downloaded from the Ubuntu Software Center called BIT.TRIP RUNNER. Upon running it, the game immediately crashes. When running from terminal, I get this output: Fatal ...
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Get kernel sources for lubuntu?

Answer: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-oneiric.git works great for ubuntu. Question: Does lubuntu have such a git server that I can clone from?