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 to set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu and backup software?

I use unity and I appreciate the backup facilities incorporate since 12.04 (deja dup). Is it possible to use it with Lubuntu ? One of the advantages of the integration of deja dup in unity is the ...
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How can I make xfce4-volumed keep giving notifications in Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04, with xfce4-volumed installed, see this question. When I'm changing the volume using FN+Vol-, a nice notification balloon pops up. This is what I want. However, when I try to ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not appearing

I just installed Lubuntu on my cubieboard(cubieboard.org). I attempted to install Ubuntu Software Center from Synaptic Package Manager, and everything all went smoothly until I tried to open up ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 freezes when starting firefox

after upgrading to Lubuntu 13.04 (fresh install from alternate) everything freezes when starting Firefox. 12.04 and 12.10 were fine and it's only Firefox causing a total freeze of the system. Any ...
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Problem with recursive rar archiving non-ascii filenames

Say I want to create a backup of folder MainFolder's content using rar. The command rar a Backup.rar -r MainFolder does the job. BUT, if a subdirectory contains more than one file named with ...
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Why can't I login to the GUI via lxdm after upgrading to lubuntu 13.04?

When I boot to the login screen, I can put in my credentials but nothing happens after that. I left my laptop over night and it still didn't log in. The only thing I can do is hit ctrl, alt f2 to get ...
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Let popup appear when logging in to guest account

When logging out from the guest account, all the files of the guest are deleted. I like this behavior, but is there a way to show a popup like "Warning, all your files will be removed when turning ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: Can't find Catfish in the menu

I don't seem to have any earch options in Thunar. So I went to the Software Center and searched for Catfish. I found it and says its already installed! The softeware center says I must look in ...
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Howto run jupiter script as superuser in lubuntu-rc.xml?

I'm trying to bind to my asus eee hotkeys couple of jupiter functions to work as on Windows. The problem is that I have to run those as superuser. Under terminal scripts are working fine so I put in ...
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Lubuntu: “The specified directory is not valid”

A little while ago, I removed a few of the default folders from my home directory on my Lubuntu machine. Now, whenever I log in, I get a warning message that says "The specified directory is not ...
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clean install of Lubuntu 13.10 : firefox not localized

It seem's that Firefox intalled by default with Lubuntu 13.10 is not localized (in french for my case). I performed a clean install ( booting live on Usb key, and then installing, using french ...
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XF86 keybinds in Openbox

Lubuntu uses Openbox as its window manager. ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml is a file that specifies, among other things, keybinds for various commands. Most of the keybinds in lubuntu-rc.xml use ...
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I can't get online video to work correctly - See screen caps [duplicate]

marc@HMST-RM139-84044:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring Small, older machine, I installed ...
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Ubuntu to Lubuntu migration using only apt-get (for Ubuntu 13.04)

I know this question has been covered many times in blogs and here, but because it depends on the version, and I couldn't find anything for 13.04, I need to ask it here. So here it goes - I have ...
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What firmware is my wireless card is using?

After a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Latitude D600, I'm having wireless issues. It has an Intel PRO/Wireless BG2200 and is using the ipw2200 driver. I've read that I may need to update ...
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How to customize lxpanel/menu on lubuntu?

Does anyone know "how to add item PCManFM or some programs likes terminal, anjuta or more programs on panel menu". The configuration file located on ~/.config/lxpanel/lubuntu/panels, but I dont know ...
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How do I enable Nepumuk on Lubuntu? - “the nepomuk backup service does not seem to be running”

I want to start backing up my Lubuntu 12.04 machine (on an HP Netbook) using the built-in Nepomuk service. It was recently upgraded from 11.10 and I dimly remember having the same problem a few months ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) issue

I have assus pu500c laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev-24) network controller. My wifi wokrs fine when my laptop is charging. But when I disconnect the charge after some time ...
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Lubuntu upgrade to 13.04 killed sound with ALSA. How to troubleshoot?

After upgrading to 13.04 from 12.10 Lubuntu lost audio playback after unplugging usb soundcard (Polycom) and plugging it back in. Volume control was gray and leading to pulseaudio mixer (not ...
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lubuntu13.10 - No Wireless

This is my first time using Linux and I am having difficulties with my Wireless. The Network Manager does not show any Wireless Network options, nor does the Wlan LED light up on my Laptop. I ...
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How do I replace Unity? [duplicate]

I wanted to use Ubuntu 12.04 for its long term support. But I cannot stand Unity. I cannot find a way to replace it with compizconfig, so I tried replacing it with Lubuntu. When I restarted my ...
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Power button in Lubuntu 13.10 will not suspend

I made the upgrade on my Lubuntu machine to 13.10 yesterday. Everything seemed to go smoothly except one niggling thing I can't seem to fix. Previously, I had set the power button to suspend my ...
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How can I get the built-in display to pan as I move the mouse to the edges in dual display mode?

I have an Eeepc 900a with a display of 1024x600 running lubuntu 13.10. The VGA port will display at 1920x1080. I am able to use LXRandR 0.1.2 to set it to use both displays at the same time. How can I ...
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I cant boot with new (3.11.6) or custom kernel

I was trying compiled my own kernel, after it didn't work i downloaded latest official kernel from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.11.6-saucy/ for my Lubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-55-generic ...
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Swap drive not operating correctly

At first, I started seeing the warning signs. The halting pages. The molasses speed of the windows closing. The pictures not rendering. Then, I took action. Recently I added a swap drive to my ...
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Lubuntu 13.04, kernel still 3.8.0-32-generic

My question is very similar to Ubuntu 13.10, kernel still 3.8.0-31-generic. Recently was updating to Saucy and the ethernet cable got unplugged. So I decided to run Software Update again, to ...
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Why can't I log into Lubuntu after the 13.04 update, even if I know the password?

After the 13.04 update the login screen started to appear, even though I chose to automatically login in the Lubuntu install options one week ago. Even if my password and username is correct it won't ...
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how to use a projector with Lubuntu 13.10

My teacher has an Lubuntu 13.10 Laptop and he needs to use it on his projector, but there is no signal. Does anyone know how to use a projector in Lubuntu 13.10? Thanks
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Emacs gives warnings in lubuntu

I am running lubuntu-desktop (quantal quetzal) which I installed after having started with the standard ubuntu install. It all works fine but when I run an application from the command line I get ...
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Why is “libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop” part of non-Unity flavors in 13.10?

OS: Lubuntu 13.10, clean install. I noticed an update for libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop. To find out what that is, I ran apt-cache show libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop and saw this, in part: ...
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Altrnative to KDE's “force font dpi” functionality

I am currently using a non-KDE system (Lubuntu) and am trying to find a way to force DPI to a specific value. What file do I need to edit to force dpi to 96? What is the proper code? My Ubuntu ...
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Audio playing too fast on lubuntu 13.10

I did a total reset of my netbook (Asus eee pc 1201ha) and I installed Lubuntu 13.10. The matter is that, whatever player I use, my music files are always played too fast. How can I change this?
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regain control of mouse by restarting Xorg?

Lately whilst browsing the web the mouse will "hold down left click" and not let go -- i.e. I get a closed hand icon that can move around but doesn't interact with the screen. Restarting the OS solves ...
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go back from Gnome 3.8 to Gnome 3.6 in LUBUNTU 13.04

I had Lubuntu 12.04 and wanted to try Gnome Shell. When I added the Gnome3 PPA, that got me on 3.4. I wanted to use 3.6 though and follow new releases from there, but from what I gathered about this ...
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How to replace lubuntu for ubuntu desktop ?

I know this may sound stupid, but I was having a problem with my ubuntu, it wasn't loading. So I was googling solutions and one of them was purging something and installing something so I did it. ...
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I can't Install Lubuntu 13.04 and 12.04 . Don't Boot what Im missing?

some week ago I've installed Ubuntu on my more powerful PC, and now then I've decided to install Lubuntu on my olds PC. But I have a problem boot them, with Ubuntu I does not have any problem booting ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 minimal auto-login deosn't work

I have install lubuntu 13.04 minimal on an old netbook. I would like to use autologin. I have changed the first lines of /etc/lxdm/default.conf to the following: autologin=arthur timeout=3 ...
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Problem with Lubuntu in a moment all desktop icons lost and i cant create new icons on my desktop, why?

Hello all i need your help ! Am using Lubuntu last version (in Greek language), is updated and i had till now no problem. Just now, in a moment with no reason, all the icons of my Desktop ...
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Swap drive not turning on when I log in

Recently I added a new 40GB hard drive as swap. I want the swap to be enabled when the computer logs me in. I followed the directions here to make the swap command run on start up. I added ...
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Failed to load the package list (trying to install flash player) (Lubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to find a solution for a few days, I hope someone can answer me. I tried several times to install flash player through lubuntu software center, and after I hit "Install Packages" it gives ...
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Problem with booting newly installed Lubuntu

I have tried to install Lubuntu on a Dell inspirion mini for my sister, but I'm not able to boot it. I get the error message: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> I'm ...
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SD card is not mounted in Lubuntu

I have a 2GB Transcend SD card for my Camera but when I entered it in my laptop's SD slot then it is not mounted automatically by Lubuntu. I did not have the same problem with Ubuntu. I can not see it ...
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How to change the color depth in lubuntu to 24-bit?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on a very old pc of mine. intel p4 2.6 ghz processor some local made motherboard 40 gb / 512 ram. The color depth seems to stuck in 8 bit mode. How to change it to ...
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Enable file sharing amongst ubuntu, xubuntu, lubuntu ? [duplicate]

I will try to explain the scenario in a least complicated manner; I have 20 computers in here, 14 – Xubuntu (pc1, pc 2, pc 3, pc 4, pc 5, pc 6, pc 7, pc 8, pc 9, pc 10 pc,11, pc 12, pc13, pc14) 5 – ...
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Installed xubuntu-desktop on Lubuntu - cannot login to xubuntu/xfce session

So, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package on my Lubuntu netbook, but when I went to login to a xubuntu session nothing happened. The screen simply went momentarily blank and then came up with the ...
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Name of the lubuntu screen brightness programme

I have lubuntu 13.04 on a couple of year old iMac and using the screen brightness keyboard buttons works great out of the box. However, I tend to use i3wm as my primary windows manager and the buttons ...
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Possible to Install Lubuntu 12.04 over an existing dual boot Ubuntu 13.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an AMD 64-bit HP Slimline machine(1 GB of RAM expanded to 2GB) that is about 5-7 years old, and I believe/realized that it would probably work/perform better if I ...
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Why is Skype is not sending live video?

I am using Lubuntu. When using Skype I can't send video, but I can receive video. What do I have to do to get this working? Does it need any additional driver software?
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Remove Start Menu

I am customizing the Lubuntu 13.04 live usb installation. How can I remove the Start Menu on the Desktop (the main menu on the left-bottom corner of the Desktop). I want to add another menu of my ...