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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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...
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Lubuntu Can't update software

In Lubuntu can not download updates. Thought it was wifi connection, so I connected via cable. Still unable to get updates. Also, Flash enabled in FF, but not in Chromium
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What “flavour” or type of LAN should I be using? [closed]

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed & running well on an old P4 machine (32 bit). I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and running well, as a dual boot with WinXP, on a newer Core2Duo Asus MB system. Ubuntu ...
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How to limit maximum CPU frequency on “on demand” governer with turbo disabled?

I have an Intel CPU which has 4 cores each having 1.6 GHz without turbo and 2.8 GHz with turbo. In Windows 8.1 I was using 95% maximum processor state which seemed to disable turbo and helped about ...
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Is there a `Locate pointer` helper in Lubuntu (for visually impaired)

One the most difficult things for visually impaired people is locating the mouse looking up to the screen. Therefore enabling locate mouseor locate pointer give some extra visual attention (flashing ...
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Color Graphics Predator Pro 4 Graphic Card [closed]

I have an old dell dimension 3000 that my son uses for browsing and watching youtube. The video on it is choppy at best. I recently bought a Color Graphics Predator Pro 4 Graphic Card off of ...
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How to shut down Lubuntu immediately with the power button instead of a logout method dialog prompt

I would like the computer to shut down directly after I press the power button. At the moment, Lubuntu opens a shutdown method dialog box when I press the shutdown button. I suspect I can simply ...
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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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how to I get mcomix to remember my rotation settings?

I'm using a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.10, and have installed Mcomix version 1.00-1 from the universe repositories. I'm trying to rotate the whole comic, so that I can read it by turning my laptop ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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Lubuntu Display brightness

Just installed Lubuntu 14.10 on my machine. I cannot change the display brightness. I have a slider in my power settings but it does nothing. Cannot post screenshot of the slider because of no rep ...
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desktop file can t run script in terminal

    I want to make a button on my lxpanel to launch a program that prints out in a pop-up lxterminal “Hello World!”, so I use the technique that I successfully implemented before ...
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lubuntu 14.10 download ISO loop

I downloaded and burned the above to install in an old cq57. Checked md5 and all is good. Go to install within windows and it seems to be on a loop of downloading the iso. So 1st, if It's running the ...
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Trouble using Linksys WPC54G ver. 3.1 in Dell Inspirion 5100 with Lubuntu 14.10

I'm new to linux. I've read several posts and tried several suggestions but nothing seems to help the specific hardware I'm using. I'm using a Linksys WPC54G version 3.1, which is a PCMCIA network ...
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dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu

Can I use my dymo labelmanager 280 with lubuntu ? I need to print some labels and I don't know what I need to buy. Thanks a lot.
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How to replace Lubuntu's ALSA for Pulseaudio as the default volume control?

I have Lubuntu 14.10 on a laptop, but the default ALSA does not switch to my bluetooth headphones easily. I would like to completely replace the ALSA volume control with the intuitive Pulseaudio ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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“System problem detected” message is shown everytime I boot Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo Ideapad S110 netbook (Intel Atom 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM). Everytime I log into it, it shows the message "System problem detected". How do I solve this ...
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PCManFM file open escaping problem

I'm using lubuntu (lxde/openbox) & PCManFM as file manager. Sometimes I need to open a file with non-default application (e.g. open a video with smplayer while default is vlc) The default ...
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flashplayer on Lubuntu 12.04

I have a very old computer which is running Lubuntu 12.04. I don't think it can be upgraded to 14.04 as it is non-pae. The Lubuntu software center does not provide any Adobe Flash Player installation. ...
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PC reboots randomly while powered on

I have an old machine and a new machine, I just installed Lubuntu on the old one because I tried to transition from Lubuntu but Puppy Linux but went back right after because Puppy Linux wasn't ...
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Am I better off with xbuntu or lubuntu? [closed]

I have an old computer and I have installed the latest Ubuntu 14.0 LTS 32-bit. However, the computer is fairly slow. Applications take long to open. My hardware specifications are the following: ...
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PyQt4, can't open Designer

When i try to open from the console using "designer" it says: designer: could not exec '/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/designer': No such file or directory I don't know how to fix it. Help please ...
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Lubuntu starts then transitions to ubuntu

I am trying to revamp an old PC. I installed the latest Ubuntu (14.04) but it's way too slow to use I assume due to my 11 year old video card. Based on advice in forums, I then proceeded to install ...
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Automatic scrolling on touchpad

I just installed Lubuntu for the first time and am really pleased about the way it looks and feels. Everything works as it shoud except one thing. When I use the touchpad of my laptop, with 1 finger, ...
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Change Display Managers Without Input

so I am working on a project which will be a Lubuntu install without touching anything during the install process (except after a few seconds of quick input), and I want to uninstall lightdm and ...
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Lubuntu hangs on “Preparing to install Lubuntu”

To give some background details, my computer runs 64-bit, I'm installing Lubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I can sucessfully boot into Lubuntu's CD, and I reach the requirements to install Lubuntu, and I ...
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How do you install drivers during/prior to Lubuntu alternative installation?

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a broadcom wireless card. I have successfully installed Lubuntu and gotten the WLAN working in the past. I am currently trying to perform a fresh install using ...
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lubuntu 14.10 does not boot (DVD nor USB)

I recently purchased the Linux pro magazine edition for January 2015 sold in Montreal, QC. containing a double sided DVD with ubuntu 14.10 & lubuntu 14.10 in it. Though I have been able to ...
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installing Lubunto/linux on laptop wireless not working— broadcom 802.11n?

I am using an acer v5-471 laptop with 8gb ram, windows is laggy and I want to switch to linux, I took a particular interest in kali and downloaded it on a usb and booted it, it worked fine but the ...
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I can download with torrent, but I can't open any site [closed]

I'm connecting a Wi-Fi that owned by a student dorm(hostel). I can't open any site in any browser, even localhost when I connect to that Wi-Fi, but I can download with torrent in the same time. Also ...
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How to create a driver-pack solution? [closed]

How can I create driver-pack solution compatible with windows & linux? I've created a driver-pack solution and I want it to be compatible with the both of OS.
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Install Lubuntu 12.04 from ISO stored within current installation

I have an older PC running Lubuntu 14.04 and it's pretty messed up. There's no background, all the icons are broken, I'm surprised it's still even booting. This is an issue that cropped up when I ...
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How to open mtp files from a Sony Walkman in Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and I cannot open any music files directly from my Sony Walkman NWZ-E353 (mp3 player). I used to be able to them open directly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 but now with Lubuntu I ...
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How to get Lubuntu to use generic application names

As you know, many application have a generic name. For example, the generic name of Audacious is: Music Player. How do you get Lubuntu to use this name instead of the regular name. I realize ...
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Autologin on lubuntu 14.10

How can I enable autologin on lubuntu 14.10? I tried various method like this LXDE Auto Login but they don't work.
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Question Ubuntu (touch) nexus device [duplicate]

I am searching for a phone or 7 inch tablet to use with Ubuntu. What I want to ask, does Ubuntu touch work or is it just a demo, that is not really clear to me. What I also want to know, in a video I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, crash in the middle of copying files

I'm happy with linux. I use Ubuntu on a laptop, and i'm installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 on a Dual Pentium 4 3Ghz with only 512 RAM. The problem is in the middle of the process of copying files from livecd ...
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Recursive display of remote desktop screen

I tried to set up remote desktop to connect to an Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance. The steps are: (1) sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends lightdm lubuntu-desktop tightvncserver (2) create a file ...
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how to run “sudo make” and sudo “make install”

I've installed lubuntu yesterday and noticed that the fans aren't working and want to try the solution kevbelisle came up with. ...
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How to set the main monitor on Lubuntu?

I have a desktop computer with Lubuntu and a dualhead display (two monitors). I want to extend the display to both monitors (currently they're mirrored), but I have a problem: the left monitor is a ...
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Mouse double-click time is too short in lubuntu

In mouse settings it doesn't allow me to lengthen the time. Only very basic settings are allowed.
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No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda

I just did a boot-repair because I can't run windows 8.1 from the grub (I see many options but none works) and I got this result: http://paste.ubuntu.com/9558801/ My question is : Should I care about ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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Where can I find a minimal installation CD for Lubuntu 11.10? [closed]

I would like to install Lubuntu on my Acer Aspire 1310 laptop. I have done a little bit of research and it looks like the newest version which runs on such old laptop is Lubuntu 11.10 and the only way ...
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lubuntu 14.10 gedit plugin folder

Which directory should I copy gedit plugins for gedit to recognize them in? I was browsing around the web, none of proposed folders worked. I want to use ftp code editng gedit plugin.
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Emerald crashes frequently

I installed Lubuntu 14.10, then Compiz as window and composite manager, then Emerald from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 as window decorator. It works nicely, but emerald crashes very often. The window ...
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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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Openstack: access project from internet

I'm trying to connect my private Openstack Cloud to a CLoud Management Platform (Ecmanagement). I need the Api User, the Api Key, the Tenant Name and the URL of my cloud. Now, im a novice on both ...