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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How to deal with duplicated GRUB entries with different names?

As I told in a previous question, I was having GRUB problems with a dual boot PC with both Lubuntu and Bodhi Linux. One of the partitions (the one with Bodhi Linux) was messing with the GRUB entries, ...
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Should I turn on Hyperthreading on lubuntu 14.04?

Pentium 4 HT @ 3.20 Ghz Ram: 1536 MB Lubuntu 14.04 LTS To be clear, I want to know whether HT would slow Lubuntu down or not. I use it for daily use such as using Google Chrome (to be specific) and ...
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Blank Desktop on Lubuntu 14.04 - But works with guest account

Lubuntu 14.04 is giving me a blank desktop on log-in. But the guest user works fine. I read some previous posts and tried the install gnome thing - it gives me more options on the log-in screen but ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 wifi disabled (greyed out)

I have an ASUS-eee 900 which I recently started using as a network server with Lubuntu 14.04. I've added two 32Gb USB thumbdrives for this. All was running OK for the last two weeks, when suddenly ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 : Unable to enter GUI/system after giving login and password in login GUI

Background: I am Windows user. I recently started using Lubuntu 14.04 along with Windows on my machine. Problem: I am unable to go to main GUI after login (before that I was able to login and use ...
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Lubuntu System upgrade error[1] - What does it mean

Lubuntu, 14.04 version loaded on a laptop. Upgrade with the sudo syntax. Upgrade proceeds but I don't think the upgrades is complete. I keep getting an error code at the very end that says the ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.01 - How to make mouse faster and disable mouse acceleration?

I've set both sliders in the mouse dialogue, acceleration and sensitivity, to 100%. But it's still so slow! How do I speed up the mouse pointer? How do I disable mouse acceleration? I want a 1:1 ...
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How can I split raw DV files captured by Kino?

I tried using avconv but it throws an error, and I'm not sure what it's telling me: techmachine@techmachine:/media/techmachine/Backup$ sudo avconv -i video.dv -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 00:00:00 ...
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Why won't Lubuntu connect to my wifi?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.4.01 on my netbook. I input my wifi details in Network Connections, and I'm pretty sure I have everything right. But it doesn't even seem to try to connect! sudo iwlist eth0 ...
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Computer logs out by itself unexpectedly

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC. As I am using the computer, at no particular action of mine (unless I can discover it through repetition) the screen turns black with a ...
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PCmanFM will not recognise kingsoft office mime types

I have kingsoft office installed in Lubuntu 14.04 and am using PCmanFM. When I am browsing files in the file manager all of the Kingsoft office files will show up as chequered grey and white icons. ...
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Ubuntu on HP TX2500 (or Xubuntu, Lubuntu, etc.)

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and would like to run Ubuntu on my HP TX2500. Or Xubuntu if that would make it work more smooth. Or even Lubuntu. But I can't find any guides about installing some recent ...
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How to recover encrypted LUKS lubuntu data?

I installed lubuntu 13.10 with encryption from the CD and then updated to 14.04 when it became available. Now booting up fails. My hard drive has at least two partitions, one boot and one LUKS ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 youtube not working without html5

I've just installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 and when I tried to go to youtube I coudldn't read a video. I am using the firefox which is automatically installed when installing lubuntu , the shockwave flash ...
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Disable F1-F12 Hotkeys

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6. All of my function keys (F1-F12) have hotkeys bound to them (screen brightness, volume, etc.) but I want to be able to use the F keys without ...
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How to sync onedrive for business with Ubuntu and Lubuntu

At my school we are starting to implement Office 365 for our students. We are working on basis of a bring-your-own-device strategy and will meet all kinds of devices and OS's. Office 365 comes with a ...
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Make Lubuntu wireless driver solution persistent

I installed Lubuntu in a USB 3.0 16GB Flash Drive, and it worked fine. The only problem that I had was with my Broadcom 802.11n Wireless Driver, it was not being recognized and I solved using the ...
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How does Lubuntu manage a full battery?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my white MacBook 13''. Originally when running Mac OS X on a fully powered battery, while plugged to the AC, it would completely bypass the battery and run on the AC only. ...
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how to find Poodle (Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption vulnerability) in Lubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

how to find Poodle (Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption) vulnerability in Lubuntu 14.04 and fix for the issue.
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Starting a script in a Desktop icon

I have the following .desktop file on my Desktop: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Robomongo Comment=Launch Robomongo Exec=/usr/local/robomongo-0.8.4-i386/bin/robomongo.sh ...
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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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I purged TZData and now Lubuntu won't boot! Help!

Ok, so in hind sight purging a package that was marked as a critical package was probably a terrible idea, but I was only following the instructions of people from this thread. I couldn't get ...
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Wireless wont show up on Dell Latitude D620, I am New to LUBUNTU and never used Linux

I got a Dell Latitude D620 from work on condition it had to be DBAN DOD wiped prior to removal. It is a DuoCore 1.6GHz 1GB RAM machine which sounded like LUBUNTU would be good fit... All of it worked ...
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Disable touchpad at login screen

EDIT (revision 4) According to this ubuntuforums.org post, upstart cookbook and CameronNemo's answer, I tried to change the first line with start on login-session-start and I moved the conf file ...
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xdg-open directory doesn't work [duplicate]

I am trying to open a directory in the terminal using xdg-open. xdg-open doesn't associate my file manager (lubuntu's pcmanfm) with the 'directory' file type. Hw can I associate directories with ...
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Reset Entire Lubuntu System to Factory Defaults Without Reinstalling

Okay, I've been spending several days trying to troubleshoot my GRUB, but ain't getting anywhere. An update corrupted it, so it takes extra-long to boot my computer since I have to go through the ...
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Logitech illuminated keyboard (Lubuntu 14.04)

I've recently changed to Lubuntu from Ubuntu and Pinguy OS (gnome shell). I love Lubuntu, however, the multimedia keys on my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard doesn't work in Lubuntu. Odd thing is, they ...
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Battlenet app Lubuntu?

I would like to know if it's possible to run the battlenet app in Lubuntu 14.04? I got it working in Ubuntu 14.04, by disabling dbghelp (winecfg). The problem in Lubuntu, is when I open the battlenet ...
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GTK Layout broken

In xbmcbuntu, the layout of gtk-apps seems broken. The applications menu and desktop menu look normal, but for example the gtk-greeter, the openbox configuration manager and synaptic look very ugly. ...
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how to share folder in between two different workgroup on the same network?

My office laptop is connected to a domain. America.abcco.com WHen I bring my office laptop to home, I want to access a shared Ubuntu folder at home(Lubuntu 14.04) Office laptop windows 7 enterprise. ...
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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unable to install ubuntu on sata hard disk

I would like to install lubuntu in my old pc. I have a pci sata/raid from Syba sa3114 which connect 3 sata hard disk 1TB When I install and create the partition, I recive the following message: The ...
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all linux installation stops at error “”intramfs unable to…" version 14 [duplicate]

installation stops at ""initramfs unable find a medium containing live file system "" i have tried lubuntu , xubuntu ,ubuntu all are giving me errors ..iam using bootable usb and using ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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Asus eeepc 1025c touchpad not working, synaptic driver not found

Anyone has the solution for running a touchpad on asus eeepc 1025c old machine lubuntu 32 bit
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Changing the mouse cursor shape on Lubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the cursor shape in Ubuntu desktop ? Also is it possible change the cursor shape, when the mouse pointer is inside a certain region ?
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Problem using “custom created directory”

Forgive my ignorance, because I'm not sure how to explain 'cause I'm young (17... okay maybe not) and I'm new to this. I just installed Lubuntu on my HP Mini 110-3000 and I chose to resize my ...
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Lubuntu Bootloader “Settings out of range”

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 on an old PC replacing Windows XP. On turning on the PC, the monitor shows an "Out of range" warning for a few seconds before the Lubuntu with dots screen appears, then it ...
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Typing randomly stops - Lubuntu 14.04.1

Everything about Lubuntu works great, but I started noticing that typing (as far as I know, it just happens in a web browser) randomly stops. Here, let me explain better. I use Google Docs ...
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lubuntu live session in installation ISO

I want to switch from windows to lubuntu but, before installing lubuntu, I would like to test it on my laptop. Is there a live session on lubuntu installation ISO so I can test it ?
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Lubuntu CD? Broken?

I have burned Lubuntu 12.04 on to a 700mb CD-R. I put it in my PC, It loads, I begin the installation and go to "Install Lubuntu alongside windows 7", then I press the "Restart Now" button (Next to ...
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GRUB2 - Boot streight to windows [duplicate]

I'm planning on installing lubuntu, duel booting with my windows xp, but i know that my family will have troubles with using GRUB boot loader, so, my question is, can i make GRUB boots streight to ...
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How to get xfce4-power-manager to work in Lubuntu 14.04?

I've had nothing but issues with it. On install, everything went fine, but I couldn't modify the lid action, and the suspending was very buggy - sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Then I found out ...
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lubuntu on laptop and external monitor not detected

I have an old asus L3500H laptop with sis740 video chipset and lubuntu 14.04.1 with kernel 3.13.0-36-generic. I've connected an external 22" 16:9 monitor, but it's not detected. At the moment I get a ...
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Ubuntu 14 lubuntu terminal transparency does not work

I have tried other related question on lubuntu desktop, on Ubuntu 14, on my Lenovo Laptop Z50. But the screen is not transparent.
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How to change folder icons on pcmanfm panel

I'm using PCManFM on Lubuntu 14.04: As you can see, some personal folders on the Places panel have different icons. For example, Downloads or Videos folder. Using ctrl+d we can add another ...
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Installation of Lubuntu - fails to boot [duplicate]

I just installed Lubuntu's latest version (14.04.1), but it fails to boot on startup. A blinking cursor is the only thing that appears. No access to GRUB. Curiously the Live CD works smoothly, but ...
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Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

on lubutnu 14.04 im getting a gpu hang on lubuntu and when i checked the system log it said [ 2303.921] (EE) intel(0): Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration. [ 2303.922] (EE) intel(0): When ...