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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Lubuntu Taskbar Problem with X2go

I have a box with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and then the lxde and lubuntu-desktop packages were installed. When accessing the box with X2go, suspending the session and returning, the taskbar is mostly ...
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How to log in after logout in L/UBUNTU live persistent usb?

I have created a persistent live usb of Lubuntu 12.10 on a 16 GB flash pendrive with a 4GB space for persistency. It basically works like an installation, as new programs can be installed and new ...
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Installing software on Lubuntu without a browser

I have installed Lubuntu without a browser. I can't figure out how to download and install new software on it. Should I reinstall Lubuntu?
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Why re-enabled sources are still marked as “disabled on upgrade to quantal”?

After having a lot of software sources disabled on upgrade to Lubuntu quantal (see question here) I have decided to re-enable most of them, which I did, without problems, except that the note that ...
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Problem with My Acer D250 Netbook and WIFI Adapter in Lubuntu 12.10

Hi I am having a problem after a clean installation of Lubuntu 12.10 AFter the initial installation, my wifi adapter cannot function and thus offer me wifi connnectivity. I downloaded all the updates ...
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How to properly have a theme that is not completely dark but has dark menus in Lubuntu 12.10?

I do not like full-dark themes in Lubuntu, but I like dark menus. In Lubuntu 12.04 was using one theme that was called Mediteranean Ligh if I remember well that was like that. A similar question ...
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Unable to connect or manage networks in Lubuntu 12.04 [VMWarePlayer]

I'm trying to connect to a VPN inside VMWarePlayer running Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm not able to do it. This is my NM's screen Edit: Can't post screenshot I can't change anything or connect to any ...
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Turning down wireless button turns down external usb wireless. Lubuntu 12.10

I searched in other topics without luck. I've got an Eeepc 1000h and lubuntu 12.10. When I turn down my laptop wireless capability (FN+F2) it turns down the usb external antenna as well. I don't ...
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Custom Lubuntu iso errors

I am working on a project for which I need to make a specific and lightweight linux distribution. I have made a custom LiveCD ISO based on Lubuntu 12.04 for my project, and when I try running it in ...
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Does 12.04 LXDE have LTS? [duplicate]

This question sparked my question. Will my PC receive the Long Term Support (LTS) using LXDE in Ubuntu 12.04? What does it mean that Lubuntu doesn't have long term support? Does it just mean it's ...
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I want to format my hard drive and install Lubuntu from DVD- Where do I start?

I have 256 MG ram. I don't really need XP. I ran Lubuntu with live CD but could not install it with XP (which I don't really need). My computer is for back up only. I need something to access the ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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I've Installed Inkscape via “apt-get install” in LXTerminal but I cant find where is it?

I'm new to Lubuntu, I was using ubuntu with unity for 1 year and I haven't faced such a case ! Please help me :( !
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Is running Cinnamon on Lubuntu a good idea?

I dont really want to use linux mint 14 cinnamon, but I love the interface. Is it a good idea to stick to Ubuntu and run cinnamon on it? Does it work 100% fine? Another thing: is it a good idea to ...
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Mapping playstation controller to keys

Title might not be right, just no idea what to type. I am in possession of a DualShock 3 (A.k.a playstation 3 controller) and a wire to my lubuntu 12.04 notebook. Bluetooth does not work on this. I ...
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Can't send file to smartphone via bluetooth in Lubuntu?

I'm a new Lubuntu user (never used any Linux OS before). File Manager --> Preferences --> Bluetooth Manager I can't seem to send a file to my smartphone. I click the bluetooth icon on the task bar, ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Minecraft doesn't start on Lubuntu 12.10

I've Installed OpenJDK 6, opened the jar with java by right clicking, but it doesnt do anything What am I missing? I've also tried java -jar Minecraft.jar with sudo, didn't worked :(
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how to create a live-usb for ubuntu from a lubuntu system

I am using lubuntu 12.04 on my PC. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. How do I create live-usb on Lubuntu so that I can install Ubuntu OS to my Laptop. Edit: There's no startup disc ...
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How do I remove ace-of-penguins without removing lubuntu-desktop?

I desperately need to get more disk space and I thought I should remove ace-of-penguins. But when I try to remove it in Synaptic it wants me to mark lubuntu-desktop for removal as well. (This also ...
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Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 64-bit: programs won't run

I hope, I can get an answer, I didn't find any related topic, so I decided to make a new one... So I tried to install several applications like Neverball or SuperTux and they do install, but in fact ...
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Lubuntu 12.04: unresponsive windows with certain applications

OS: Lubuntu 12.04 64-bit (Ubuntu 12.04 with LXDE) System: HP DV7-1040ED notebook with Nvidia GPU: NVIDIA Corporation G96 [GeForce 9600M GT] (rev a1) When working with certain applications windows ...
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Flashplugin-installer errors

I have installed flashplugin-installer through Synaptic and before have tried sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer in LXTerminal, and whenever I load Google Chrome/Chromium and navigate to a ...
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why is maximum resolution 640x480 with Nvidia?

My old computer is used by my mother now. I have installed Lubuntu 12.04 on it (on 2012.11.02), replacing the old, but perfectly working Lubuntu 11.04. After installing 12.04, it was OK for a while, ...
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XScreenSaver does not turn monitor off in Lubuntu

If I minimize Thunderbird or Firefox or whatever I currently am working on, then leave the system alone it should turn the monitor off after a set number of minutes. XScreenSaver is not turning off ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 - Running Synergy On Boot

I'm using a Lubuntu machine as a client via Synergy. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to make it run before I login! I've found several things on Google, but I followed their instructions completely ...
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Cannot find firefox in Lubuntu desktop

I have just installed lubuntu-desktop on top of ubuntu 12.04. I understand that chromium is the default browser in lubuntu but I was expecting Firefox to show up under the Internet menu. It is ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 : won't boot, won't let to boot from LiveCD/USB either

After a force reboot Lubuntu "boots" into a black screen with a blinking cursor. When trying to boot from LiveCD/USB I get the same result, so I can't access the system at all. BIOS update didn't ...
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I can't bypass Grub2 even with timeout=0

I've run into problems with Grub 2 on a family computer. I recently installed Lubuntu as the machine was too old to run Ubuntu nicely and my family don't really need it to do anything beyond run BBC ...
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UEFI and Lubuntu 12.04

Community, I'm new at Lubuntu and don't know more than a simple user - so I need someone who explains me the installation and configurations in a very simple way (and if posible in german?) My ...
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Desktop not displaying properly

I have installed #lubuntu 12:10 onto an older Pentium 3 PC with 512mb RAM and 20gb HD. I cannot make out the desktop as it is not being displayed properly. The mouse leaves massive trails which ...
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Correct sensor location to use for Temperature Monitor in lxpanel?

The Temperature Monitor in lxpanel (I'm using Lubuntu 12.10) is automatically detecting one of my sensors but I would like to give it an alternate one. Here is the output of sensors: Adapter: ...
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xorg.conf fails to build

I am trying to build an xorg.conf file in Lubuntu 12.10 using a tty login. I am following the documentation at Lubuntu Workarounds. It asks me to stop the lxdm service in order to run Xorg ...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...
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Lubuntu - what task switchers with previews can I install?

I'm looking for a more contemporary task switcher for LXDE. I find the gnome one to be a perfect one. I also like tiled windows preview like what is presented in Gnome Shell Activities. I take the ...
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How to remove Chromium browser without removing Lubuntu Desktop

I am trying to remove the Chromium browser through Synaptic, but it tries to remove Lubuntu desktop. How can I remove it keeping Lubuntu desktop?
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Templates in lubuntu not working

I can't seem to create templates in Lubuntu. I have a folder in ~ called Templates, which I directly copied from my previous home folder when I installed Lubuntu 12.10, but when I right click in the ...
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Lubuntu with only Ubuntu's workspace/tiling features

I searched around for a long time but found nothing. I am moving from Ubuntu to Lubuntu. Everything is great (I am okay with the bland style) except for three features that I use regularly in ...
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How do I make the login screens and boot splashes match when installing different desktops?

I wanted to try out different desktop environments so I installed XFCE, KDE, GNOME, etc on top of Unity in Ubuntu 12.04 After a while I decided that I didn't like those other DEs and would stick to ...
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How to install Minecraft on PowerPC Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to correctly install and troubleshoot Minecraft (Client) I'm using the PowerPC version and also using an iMac G3 with nearly a gig of RAM and a 40GB Hard Drive as ...
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Conflict between variable substitution and CJK characters in BASH

I encountered a problem with variable substitution in the BASH shell. Say you define a variable a. Then the command $> echo ${a//[0-4]/} prints its value with all the numbers ranged ...
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Why does my .desktop file execute via double click but not from the menu?

I've installed FTL: Faster Than Light on my girlfriend's Lubuntu machine and created a .desktop file for it. Strangely, the program won't launch via its menu entry under 'Games'. If I navigate to ...
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how to remove lubuntu and install ubuntu

I recently purchased a Thinkpad R40 with Lubuntu on it but don't have the install cd's. The person I got it from doesn't know the administrator password so I can't access any changes. I went to the ...
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Why I can't install packages? apt-get says that I'm helding broken packages

I am trying to install my wifi using: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source But I get this error: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Any ideas? I am using ...
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Lubuntu is noticeably slower than Windows 7

I've recently got Lubuntu, but I've noticed it runs slower than Windows 7. I know Lubuntu is said to be the lightest version of Ubuntu. Anyone know then why it is so slow compared to Windows 7? I run ...
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Lubuntu font too small to read

My Lubuntu font size suddenly turned extremely tiny (upper case characters are 4 pixels high) for some reason. The only possible change I can think of is I turned on desktop sharing (vino) in the ...
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“Default” button in Lubuntu's notification area

I've just installed Dropbox in Lubuntu and I got the popup notification telling me that I've linked a new computer to my Dropbox account. However, instead of clicking on the "x" in the upper right ...
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Flash BIOS before Lubuntu 12.10 install on Asus Eee PC 1015BX

I would like to install Lubuntu 12.10 on an Asus Eee PC Seashell 1015BX, but have noticed that there are a number of BIOS updates on the Asus support page. Does anyone have any experience updating an ...
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Stop Google Chrome being the default browser in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line? Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium. I have set Firefox as the ...