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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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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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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Unable to shut down: failed to execute child process “lubuntu-logout” (no such file or directory)

I am unable to shut down after i uninstalled many programs in lubuntu using software center. The error message that I get is: Failed to execute child process "lubuntu-logout" (no such file or ...
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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How would I execute a .jar using terminal, permissions only does Read and write, yet not execute

The file I am trying to execute is TechnicLauncher(1).jar I have tried looking in the permissions (as mentioned before) but it does not show where it can be executed. I have also tried looking in ...
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Problem during install lubuntu (13.04) on the old notebook (legacy video and other problems )

I'm trying to install lubuntu (13.04) on legacy notebook (TOSHIBA Satellite 1405-S171, Video Chip = SuperSavage IX/C SDR, 512Mb RAM, Celeron) from CD. Shortly: GUI install app doesn't work because ...
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Where is Rhythmbox when I close the window?

I use Rhythmbox to play songs, but when I clicked the top-right close X, it disappeared, but the song is still playing. Where can I find it? PS. I use Lubuntu
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Lubuntu Theme not applied to all programs

I am using Lubuntu 13.04, and I have installed gnome-terminal. But Its menu buttons are not stylized according to the theme I have chosen (Clearlooks). This issue also appears on some other programs, ...
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After adding PPA source for “skippy-xd”, the package still cannot be found

After adding PPA source for "skippy-xd", the package still can not be found: majo@think:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:landronimirc/skippy-xd [sudo] password for majo: You are about to add the ...
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Is it possible to write protect a flash drive? [duplicate]

I want to write protect and unprotect it to keep files from being formatted whenever people use it in a windows PC. I don't want people to delete my school work and I bring this to school and use it ...
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Should I accept Ubuntu updates if I'm running 10.04 netbook remix or move to Lubuntu?

I am a novice Linux/Ubuntu user. I finally gave up on my HP Mini Mie and took a shot at loading Ubuntu before throwing it away. Well, I found a copy of 10.04 (netbook remix), downloaded it and ...
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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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Lubuntu Dual-Boot on a MacBook?

Is it possible to Dual-Boot Lubuntu on a MacBook? If so how would I do it? I have not tried as yet as I wanted to know the proper way to do such thing.
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I can't get a java application to work on lubuntu 13.04

I want to play FTB unleashed and I can not get it to work. I have looked around and couldn't find any good help.
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i cant boot into lubuntu grub wont show up

I have recently installed Lubuntu as a dual boot system with windows 8 and now it just default boots to windows. Ive tried holding shift but nothing happens. If I hold esc I can go to the boot menu ...
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After installing Lubuntu, Windows XP does not boot

I recently successfully installed and ran Lubuntu alongside Windows XP. However when I tried to boot Windows XP, I got the following error message: Windows could not start because the following file ...
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Make command not working for installing shairport

Here's the deal: I'm trying to install Shairport for an Airplay server. I'm running the latest version of Lubuntu. I'm following these directions (meant for a RaspberryPi, but I don't see any reason ...
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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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Overwrite existing data with zeroes?

Okay so I'm trying to format my hdd to ntfs on Ubuntu 13.04 and it gives me two options, Don't overwrite existing data(Quick), and Overwrite existing data with zeroes(Slow). What does it mean to ...
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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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type French accents with US international keyboard [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu on my laptop and would like to write French accents with a US keyboard. I find the compose key solution ([Alt]+[accent] at the same time, followed by a [letter]) not that handy... ...
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Executing script from shell problem

Lubuntu Raring Ringtail. I want to be able to execute my scripts with ./ I start my python script with #!/usr/bin/python and it says bash : ./myscript.py: /usr/bin/python^M: bad interpreter: No such ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 Start Center does not show in Lubuntu

I have recently upgraded libreOffice to 4.1. However, after the first attempt at installing it manually, it appears that I do not have as many options as I did in the previous version. I uninstalled ...
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trouble connecting to internet

I have a laptop with lubuntu 13. Usually it's not connected (I don't have wifi atm) but sometimes try to connect it through the wire I use for my main machine. However, there seems to be a problem ...
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Newbie Questions About Linux Server

Hi i am new to linux and just trying to get to learn it a bit more i am in no way a computer amatuer just when it comes to linux anyways i want to setup a home file server it basically will just be ...
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How do I install AMD Catalyst Display Driver on Lubuntu 13.04 (Radeon HD4250)

I'm trying to install the drivers for my Radeon HD 4250 graphics card on my Lubuntu 13.04 station. I want to run multiple monitors (1 VGA 1 HDMI) but I am having overscan issues on the HDMI monitor. ...