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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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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Missing shared libraries when using chroot

I'm attempting to use schroot to run a 32-bit application on a 64-bit Ubuntu (actually Lubuntu) Raring installation. I was successful creating the chroot populated by the following command: sudo ...
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Docky lubuntu autohide issue

I installed lunbutu 13.04 with docky and when i open windows the dock is not hiding. I tried to enable auto hiding in dock setting but will not let me change the setting,also i can't change to 3d ...
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Login does not work because of a broken /home directory

By mistake, as admin (having invoked gksu nautilus), I renamed my /home/USER_NAME_HERE" folder to NEW_FOLDER_NAME and (not aware of the stupid thing I was doing at the moment, attempted to) moved it ...
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Cannot get Unity to work - help!

I bought an older, refurbished Dell Latitude D600 - Pentium M / 1 GB RAM / 100 GB HDD with no OS - it is a non-pae so I installed Lubuntu 10.04. I did the Update Manager and now it shows I have the ...
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How to sent an installation error report that occurred while not having an internet connection?

I wanted to contribute to Lubuntu by testing their daily dev build. I tried installing it but got an error. Not a problem, that's the point of testing! ;) But since the error comes before having a ...
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Launch Chrome with a very minimal Window manager

So i'm setting up a box running Lubuntu and i want it to run a news website with Chrome browser on startup and with a very minimal window manager (no desktop icons,no panel...). Is there any way to ...
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Videos with Lubuntu and Libreoffice

I have a presentation with a video in it (.ogg). While it works really well on my regular desktop (Unity), on my 4-years old laptop with Lubuntu installed LibreOffice cannot play the video, it just ...
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How to make Opera to ignore system palette in Lubuntu

I have black background in Lubuntu and in some GUIs Opera show me black font on black background. For example, in Notes - I can see name of the note only when I select it: Any solutions?
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Create AD-HOC network on Lubuntu (Pcduino)

I bought a PCDUINO that has Lubuntu OS installed on it. I want to build a web server to host a simple web page on that PCDUINO. But I want to access this web page directly using AD-HOC network ...
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Alternatives to aptoncd to move software from Ubuntu 13.04 to Lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am planning on shifting from Ubuntu 13.04 to Lubuntu (13.04). I have a lot of softwares installed on Ubuntu and since I don't have a very good internet connection, I would like a way to install ...
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Problem with Lubuntu LiveCD

I have a problem with LiveCD of Lubuntu. When I click "Try Lubuntu" it shows booting screen (Lubuntu with some dotes), but next there are yellow and black squares on the screen and I can't do ...
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How to replace EasyPeasy partition with Lubuntu [duplicate]

I have acer netbook with dual boot, window 7 and Easy Peasy . I want to replace EasyPeasy partition with Lubuntu so that I have dual boot of window 7 and lubuntu. Please let me know how can do it.
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How do I fix a wireless connection in lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu in a dual-boot setup on my Lenovo Thinkpad X131E. Everything works fine, except that wifi is extremely slow. I am unable to get a good connection even from a few feet ...
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Graphics problem on new lubuntu install

I've just install Lubuntu 13.04 32-bit on an old machine. When I boot, I essentially get no GUI. I have a cursor, and very poor 8-bit colour background, but no windows or buttons etc. I believe ...
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What happens with my Flash player video

Like what i said before my Flash player looks like crashed.. There is some screenshot ...
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Is my swap encrypted or not?

I chose to encrypt the home folder while installing Lubuntu 12.10 (64-bit), but after that, sometimes I get error that the system "cannot find /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 wait for mount or cancel at splash ...
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IcedTea plugin not working in Midori web browser

I have Lubuntu 13.04, and I use the Midori WebBrowser. I initially had a problem with the plugins, but later on, I could activate Flash and Java. I use the IcedTea browser plugin to view Java content. ...
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Lubuntu Unable to Boot/Install

So I did something very stupid. I was using Xubuntu. I wanted to try Lubuntu so I installed the Lubuntu Desktop Flavor. Thinking that I had installed the whole thing, I uninstalled Xubuntu. Through ...
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Enable network for guest session in Lubuntu 12.04

When using the guest session it indicates that network is disabled and i can't enable it (it is grey) How can i activate the network (eth0) for the guest session?
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Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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How to set default environment variables for other users?

I installed postgres under Lubuntu 13.04. When I try to run it: sudo -u postgres psql it gives me this error: psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running ...
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Installing Java On Lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

The name says it. I checked other sources, but can't really figure it out. I want to run Java games.
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Blank menu bar in LXDE

As depicted above, I have a blank menu bar in my LXDE desktop environment. I am running this desktop with regular Ubuntu 13.04. I have tried re-installing LXDE: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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wallpaper refresh

I have this simple script, take a look at it please: #!/bin/bash cd ~/earthwallpaper/ while [ 1 ]; do COUNTER=0 while [ $COUNTER -lt 60 ]; do wget ...
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How can I set the correct screen resolution?

I originally installed Ubuntu then changed to Lubuntu because I have a 1 ghz CPU and .5 gigs of RAM. Lubuntu detects my HD monitor to be 16:10, and it cuts of a little bit of the screen (half the ...
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System won't boot when xorg.conf exists

Problem: I need to create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to get my graphics to work correctly, yet whenever I create one using Xorg -configure and place xorg.conf.new there, X won't start after a reboot. ...
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(SOLVED) How do you configure snes9x-gtk joypad 2? [Lubuntu 13.04]

Hello Ubuntu community, I am trying to play snes9x-gtk with two players using PS3 Dualshock. My problem is the input configuration for player 2. It will not register my button presses for js1. js0 ...
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Battery reduced by 50%> How to make my battery last longer than windows 7 for HP pavilion g7? [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion g7-1204sa 17.3 inch Laptop PC AMD Quad-Core A6-3400M Processor, RAM 6GB. I am attempting to make my laptop to last longer on Lubuntu or Ubuntu OS than windows 7. It currently ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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VPN PPTP in Lubuntu

Can anybody tell me how to make a PPTP in Lubuntu? When I try to add VPN connection there isn't any filed there I have to choose PPTP
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After switching from Ubuntu to Lubuntu, fan constantly working on maximum

Because my HP 6730s didn't work well on Ubuntu (constant hangs, because of the lack of resources) I changed to Lubuntu. Now everything works fine (in terms of speed), but the cooler constantly is ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 works, except for unpredictable blank screens

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Pro 6,2. It seems to work fine. However, once in a while, when I am logged in and using the computer, the screen will suddenly become blank. (Sound still ...
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How to configure which notifications are skipped in xfce4-notifyd (Lubuntu 12.10)?

I have accidentally clicked on "hide this notification" / "Do not show this message again" button in OSD notification system in Lubuntu 12.10, namely xfce4-notifyd. The information was about wireless ...
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Is LXDE/Lubuntu under active development? [closed]

I got here a comment that LXDE is somehow "deprecated", not actively developed, entailing that the problems some programs may have in LXDE (qBittorrent, in the case of the linked comment) should be ...
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Does Accomplishments work in Lubuntu?

I've installed Accomplishments in Lubuntu, according to ubuntu.com. I connected it to my Ubuntu One account. I've registered myself on Launchpad and Ask Ubuntu sites. I added accounts info to ...
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Lubuntu won't start anymore after completely removing ubuntu-desktop

I installed ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu. I wanted to remove them and found this. I first used the command to remove ubuntu-desktop. While running it, I noticed ...
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How I can set-up LXTerminal in Lubuntu to start maximized?

When I push CTRL + ALT + T I want see my default LXTerminal in Lubuntu 13.04 in full size (not like F11). I know that I can push CTRL + ALT + F1 and get tty-terminal - it good for some situations, but ...
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Lubuntu/LXDE Desktop Configuration Files/Desktop Shortcuts

Novice problem: I'm running Lubuntu and on my desktop I've created (mangled) two shortcuts... I created them by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Create New... > Shortcut If I try to ...
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replacing ubuntu 10.04 with lubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with upgrading 10.04 with lubuntu 13.04. After having supposedly replaced 10.04, I find on startup that 10.04 opens up instead of lubuntu. I have to restart a few times until ...
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Ubuntu default terminal in Lubuntu

Recently I had to re-install my linux OS, and now I ran into some annoying problems. I had Ubuntu, and then I installed the Lubuntu desktop enviroment. I do not like LXTerminal but I was able to use ...
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Flashcam doesn't compile — videodev.h not found

I'd like to compile Flashcam 1.4.5 from source on Lubuntu 13.04, but it complains: cc -g -shared -fPIC -o flashcamhook.so flashcamhook.c flashcamhook.c:31:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such ...
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Problem installing Lubuntu 11.04

After I boot the Live-CD I can't select try Lubuntu or Install Lubuntu and I end up hanging on that screen. My PC specs are: Compaq Presario s4214bd 2.4ghz Intel Celeron. Windows XP/Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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lubuntu on Aspire One 725 without touchpad [duplicate]

I have just bought an 'ACER ASPIRE ONE 725-C7CBB 11.6'' AMD C-70 2GB 320GB RADEON HD7290 LINUX BLUE'. The net book had Linpus installed. I immediately installed lubuntu 13.04 from an external USB ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 PPC-Can't Login after install

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 PPC alt. install on my ibook g4, yaboot failed to install so I used the advice given in the PPC FAQ here, ...
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How do I remove XP without disturbing Lubuntu?

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Lubuntu. I have downloaded Lubuntu through WUBI. In order to speed the computer up, I have decided to remove XP. The thing is, I don't want to disturb Lubuntu ...
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How do I unbind Super key from menu in Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 11.10. I spend quite a bit of time in Emacs, and I have a bunch of key bindings that rely on the Super key. However, Lubuntu captures the Super key press and opens the main ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...