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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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 ...
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ubuntu: can't install sdl1.2-dev due to broken packages

I tried to install libsd1.2-dev, but got an error due to some dependencies that I do not know how to solve. sudo apt-get -f install libsdl1.2-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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I installed lubuntu on a different partition but on the same drive as windows 7 and no boot menu

After I installed Lubuntu, computer boots directly to windows 7 and its not showing the boot menu. Now I have access to windows only. During the installation I choose to install it on different ...
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Autostart Dropbox in Lubuntu

I've installed Dropbox (as per the instructions supplied in Dropbox's Home Page and a personal blog I found browsing about the subject), but still no success in forcing autostart (only for my user) ...
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How do I actually disable F11-fullscreen on Lubuntu 13.04?

I have already deleted the entry for F11-fullscreen from ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml even after a reboot, the F11 fullscreen functionality remains, and I can't use F11 in other applications as ...
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System Shutdown with LXTerminal

How can I shutdown Lubuntu using LXTerminal? I've tried with halt or shutdown now but they doesn't seem to work properly.
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How to install Grub Customizer into lubuntu 12.04

I'm having problems installing grub customizer into lubuntu 12.04 I tried the code sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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My power button doesn't work under LXDE. How can I fix this?

Ever since I switched to LXDE my power button won't work anymore. I would love to be able to display a fancy logout menu like the one in Unity and similar DEs. How can I achieve this?
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How much faster is Lubuntu? [closed]

Will I notice performance increases if I switch to Lubuntu? In what areas will I see the most significant changes? And in what areas am I unlikely to notice any? Would switching to Lubuntu be ...
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Error Installing Lubuntu Over Ubuntu – Please Help! [duplicate]

I am (barely) running Ubuntu 10.10 on an ancient laptop. I tried to install Lubuntu over it (and hopefully remove Ubuntu) by running this in the terminal – sudo apt-get install ...
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Lubuntu: How to add Thunderbird as system startup application?

Here is what I tried: 1) I created a folder ~/.config/autostart 2) I have copied the Thunderbird.desktop file from usr/share/applications to ~/.config/autostart 3) I have given it permissions to be ...
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From Windows XP to Lubuntu 12.04 LTS: was Windows graphically best detailed?

I switched from Windows XP to Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. Pretty cool: already loving XFCE. Anyway: I got to say that it looks like Linux is graphically less detailed. I mean, I can clearly see a lot of ...
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Window snapping in Lubuntu 13.10

I read that window snapping will be a default feature in Lubuntu 13.10. However, I've installed it and I don't have it. Perhaps it's disabled by default? How would one enable it?
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How can I backup my Windows partition?

I dropped my laptop. The hard drive is now dead - we think; but more may be wrong with the laptop and that's what we are assuming. It is responding, but with long delays and issues. With this in ...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Black Screen After Login:: Lubuntu

I was going to switch monitors and the screen looked really weird and stretched so I changed the resolution. The next time I turned on my computer and logged in, the screen says it can not display. I ...
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Suspected Kernel Panic in Lubuntu 13.04

Recently, I re-installed Lubuntu 13.04 because of some error in the last OS installation. Today, if I try to go to Chromium, it works for a while, and then says, "Aw, snap" because it runs out of ...
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Lubuntu 32-bit Secure Boot [duplicate]

I am planning to use Lubuntu with Win8 Secure Boot PC. Will the 32-bit Live iso of Lubuntu boot (and work) with the Win8 Secure Boot PC ? Will the 32-bit Live iso of Lubuntu support Secure boot ? ...
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International accents out of dead keys in Lubuntu

From the first moment, after the installation of Lubuntu 12.04, I cannot type Greek accents, when the Greek layout is selected. The Greek layout works with some dead keys, i.e. pressing ;+ α gives ...
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Finding volume raise/lower command(s)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04 and am looking for the command to raise and lower my volume in increments so I can add that command to my lubuntu-rc.xml file thus binding it to my XF86AudioRaiseVolume (i.e. ...
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Why can't I access my desktop after installing Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my netbook through USB Drive. Now I cannot get access in my desktop after login. I can see only one thing on my screen. Welcome to ubuntu 12.10(GNU/linux 3.5.0-17- ...
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Sudo apt-get install wine1.7 returns unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

When I "sudo apt-get install wine1.7" i get the following error regarding unmet dependencies http://paste.ubuntu.com/6142822. i'm running Lubuntu 13.04 Can anyone help me out? I'm stumped as for ...
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How do I get VLC Player or GNOME MPlayer to run DVDs I put into my computer?

I am using Lubuntu 13.04, I installed Lubuntu restricted extras back when I installed it, and It still didn't work? I put in a few choices of DVDs, She's the Man, Wreck it Ralph, etc. If I do get this ...
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How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04 ? i have downloaded a LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz and when i extract i found 2 folders and 1 file, when i click install and new box ...
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How can I check if my video card is installed properly?

I am using Lubuntu and my video card is GeForce FX 5200. I have installed some drivers from the software center and they installed successfully, but the PC is still very slow and when moving windows ...
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How can I use code or a script to lock my screen programmatically in Lubuntu?

I want to write code or a script to lock the PC when my C++ program receives a specific command from Ethernet. Is there any way to show the Login screen from the command line? I want to lock the ...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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How do I edit the menu in Lubuntu?

Main menu (alacarte) cannot record changes as it should. Some time it does, but randomly and rarely. Is this a bug? This question is not a clone of this one. In that case the Main menu would not ...
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What version? dell inspiron 910 8GB [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and planning to install it on my Dell Inspiron 910, because in Windows XP some random updates ate all my 8GB storage (SSD). Even after stripping down XP to the bone, I'm unable to ...
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Lubuntu root size

I am going to install Lubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on a 80 GB HDD (after Win 7 installation 35 GB remained for Lubuntu). I guess it does make sense to create a swap and root partition in addition to a ...
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Lubuntu - Start program without using terminal

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Laptop. It is for my father and has to be user friendly. So I need a way to start programs graphically like by the "start button" equivalent to windows. The default ...
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How to check what suspends? Lubuntu saucy

I have a Nokia Booklet 3G and I have a problem (not one, actually) with Poulsbo suspend/resume. I installed Lubuntu saucy (beta), which runs smoother than previous versions (it actually boots, unlike ...
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Wireless passphrase [closed]

I installed a new wireless modem today. Like expected, I had to enter the passphrase/password for me to access it from my Windows computer. However, when I went to set up my wife's system LUBUNTU ...
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Installing Lubuntu on a PPC Mac Pro

I have a Mac Pro (PPC Model, G3 Quicksilver) that I would like to run Lubuntu on. It has two internal HDDS: one is 41GB and the other is 20GB. Mac OS X is already on the 41GB drive, but I would like ...
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lubuntu - maximize windows by dragging to top

I currently installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Laptop to save resources compared to Ubuntu. I am missing the ability to maximize windows by dragging them to the top of the screen with the mouse. Is it ...
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Bind the windows key to Lubuntu start menu

I am running Lubuntu 11.10. By default the main menu is bound to Alt+F1 (A-F1) which works. Here is the relevant code from ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml <keybind key="A-F1"> <action ...
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How to access Samba shares in Lubuntu 12.10

Lubuntu uses PCmanFM as it's default file manager. I want to access my samba share with PCmanFM to upload and download files. I've already installed the "samba" and "cifs-utils" packages and thier ...
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Start LXDE with Lubuntu configuration using command

On my computer I have a neat little Lubuntu installation running. It loads a nice LXDE desktop themed with the nice Lubuntu theme whenever I use lxdm to login. When I use the startlxde command to ...
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Installation, Boot Problems [duplicate]

I just installed the latest version of Lubuntu on an older computer. Everything seemed fine until it tried to start up after the Installation was done and the dvd was ejected. It showed a Lubuntu ...
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how to skip “execute file” dialog in lubuntu (PCManFM)

When I click on an executable file in PCManFM (default file manager in Lubuntu), I get an “Execute File” dialog with three options (Execute, Execute in terminal, Cancel). Is there a way to set default ...
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Ubuntu vs lubuntu for desktop?

Are the UI and speed of operation the only differences ? I want to know if the functionality is the same or not. Thanks.
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How to Install Kubuntu over Lubuntu?

I have a Windows 8 computer set to dual-boot with Lubuntu. I want to make the computer dual-boot Kubuntu instead of Lubuntu. How can I install Kubuntu over Lubuntu? I don't want to loose Windows 8. ...
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Reinstall Windows 8 in a Dual Boot Setup?

I am currently using Lubuntu in tandem with Windows 8 in a dual boot setup. Windows 8 is getting sluggish, so I want to do a clean install of it. In addition, I want to go from Lubuntu to Xubuntu (my ...
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Compaq Presario B1900 can't detect USB devices

I've just discovered that none of my USB ports appear to be functioning correctly on my Lubuntu install. lsusb shows I have the following: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03f0:171d Hewlett-Packard Bluetooth ...
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how to use default lxde theme instead of lubuntu-theme?

I have install Lubuntu 12.10. I really didn't like the lubuntu-theme. Its very confusing to distinguish whats there on task bar. Therefore, I wanted the theme like fedora lxde or default-lxde theme. ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu and Lubuntu so that their basic programs are separate but they share programs installed after the main installation?

I was wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu and Lubuntu so that their basic programs are separate but they share programs installed after the main installation of them both and they share a ...
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How to open files and directories using a single click in Lubuntu?

Is it possible to configure Lubuntu so that I can open folders or run applications with a single click instead of a double-click? Thanks in advance.
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Synaptic initialization error

When I start synaptic, it throws the following: $ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for xxxxx: synaptic: error while loading shared libraries: libept.so.1.aptpkg4.12: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Which bits of Ubuntu need to be on an SSD?

I'm in the process of rebuilding a budget system from used parts. One of the components will be an 8GB SSD, to speed up the machine while continuing to use my 1TB conventional HD. I already use a ...