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 Fan control acer aspire ao751h [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie at this. Decided to make my acer aspire one useful again by installing linux. I installed Lubuntu 13.10 after trying out other distros and it works great. The one problem I can't ...
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Set default Japanese font

I'm trying to set the default Japanese font. A while back my default font was UKai but after installing new fonts it changes to something else. I would like to get UKai back as the default Japanese ...
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Launch Logoff Screen Using Terminal On Lubuntu 13.10

How can I open the logoff screen from my terminal instead of clicking the logoff button? This is on Lubuntu 13.10. Screenshot of the logoff screen: http://i.stack.imgur.com/JBton.png
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lubuntu panel showing multiple icons of apps

My lubuntu panel is showing multiple icons of apps. It all started out with two network icons - not something major. I did an update and after reboot started transmission which showed four icons on ...
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best ubuntu for my poor PC [duplicate]

recently I got an old laptop with 1 GB ram and 1.7 GHz proccessor. also I have found the terrible windows! I will be glad if I can completely destroy the installation of Windows XP and download the ...
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Set default resolution in Lubuntu

How does one set the default resolution in Lubuntu 12.04. I set it using both Arandr and the default resolution setter. Both times would reset after a reboot. How do I permanently set the resolution. ...
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Lubuntu Won't Shut Down On Custom Computer

I have just installed Lubuntu on a custom computer with an Intel D915GAG Motherboard, and it will not shut down, it will just keep showing the graphic with the little dots turning blue and white below ...
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Only keep recent emails in claws mail (or any light weight mail client)

Since I'm using a netbook with only 16GB SSD, I want to use most lightweight client possible (hence not Thunderbird) However, I wasn't able to find an option to download only recent mails, say, more ...
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Installing Lubuntu 12.04 on a Mac G4 Powerbook

I recently got 3 powerbooks from a friend of mine, only one of which I intend on using. I installed Lubuntu dual boot with OSX and restarted. When the Powerbook restarts, I hear the beep, and then I ...
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Linux name sorting order?

In Windows I could name a folder foobar as _foobar and it would appear on top of a sorted list in the file explorer. What prefix should I use for the same effect in Linux. And what is the default ...
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install Ubuntu on Merlin HMC Turbo

Its possible to install ubuntu on Merlin HMC Turbo http://merlin-digital.com/home-multimedia-center-turbo.html Orginal OS link ...
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ubuntu crash after bios battery changed

I am trying to repair a JVC netbook for a friend of mine. The problem initially was a bios battery problem which I fixed with a battery change (CR2032 old battery voltage was 0.15V and new one is 3.3 ...
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“Unsafe swap space detected” during attempted Lubuntu 13.10 install

I'm a complete Lubuntu/computer novice so bear with me. While trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 onto an almost unused Windows 7 Starter Asus EeePC 1015BX I got the message "Unsafe swap space detected" ...
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Man in the Middle Attack warning with OpenVPN

When using openvpn --config /home/xxx/vpnbook-uk1-udp25000.ovpn I always get this warning: Sat Feb 22 11:16:04 2014 WARNING: No server certificate verification method has been enabled. See ...
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“^” key in Lubunt 13.10

My problem is a very simple looking problem but yet it is completely annoying. The problem is that when I type "x" + "^" + "2" (for example) I get x² instead of x^2. This causes too many problems when ...
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grub is blank.I thought Lubuntu wont boot but pressing enter fixed it.How to fix grub? [closed]

I reinstalled OS because I thought it wont boot.This happens on first and every Lubuntu 14.04 boot. I left grub to load OS for several minutes many times in a row and it was still stuck at a blank ...
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Ive tried all solutions on internet I found but none of them fix my dns leak issue [closed]

Im using VPNBook and on every server Ive a dnsleak according to dnsleak and dnsleaktest What intrigues Me is that the vpn's dns never appears there but my normal dns always does.So I don't even know ...
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lubuntu panel does not take on system theme colour

I installed a gtk 2 ambiance like theme on ubuntu 13.10 running the lubuntu desktop and when I set the panel to take the system theme only the indicator applet changed to take on the theme colour. How ...
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Standalone Lubuntu/Ubuntu distro into AC100-10D

Finally i had enough courage to sign up into this website. Apparently I'm an amateur with linux but i'm starting to learn more and more about configuring it and "fixing" things every day. I have ...
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How do I change partition sizes on a Lubuntu/Vista hybrid?

I have a laptop with Vista installed, and I added Lubuntu as a side-by-side installation so I could trial it's performance after testing various other linux distributions, and I'm finding that Lubuntu ...
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Windows and Lubuntu

I used WUBI to install Lubuntu on a different Partition of my Windows installed Laptop. However after installation and subsequent restart, I do not get the option to choose the OS between Windows 7 ...
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Delete Ubuntu & allocate space back to Windows?

So after fighting with Ubuntu, Microsoft Windows and UEFI for far too long, my patience has finally run out... I have been unable to get everything working properly, and thus the kids exclusively use ...
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lubuntu in a macbook pro

Once I installed ubuntu on a macbook pro and had a terrible experience : - I couldn't close the laptop , I mean put down the screen ( sorry , bad english ) . If I closed , I had to kill the session ...
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Autostart OpenVPN Client in Lubuntu

I'm currently using Network Connections manager to manually make an OpenVPN connection from a Lubuntu client machine to an OpenVPN server. Is there a way to automatically make the client connection ...
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How to completely disable cairo-dock shortkeys?

i want to disable (not changing) all the cairo-dock shorkeys (I do not need it) plus it cause some problems with other programs that use same shortkeys ....anyway to do it? Environment: Lubuntu based ...
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desktop wallpaper is upside down in lubuntu

Having used ubuntu for over 3 years, I switched to lubuntu today. I downloaded a photo from gmail inbox and it saved in the downloads folder. When I set it as wallpaper it appears upside down. I have ...
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Changes in CompizConfig Settings Manager crash window manager

When I make ANY changes at all in CompizConfig Settings Manager ccsm (for example, enabling/disabling any of the settings), I lose the window manager and keyboard input, only the mouse remains ...
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Shortcut keys doesn't work after installing compiz on Lubuntu

I have Lubuntu on my laptop. I installed compiz with many fighting recently :). Now compiz works but shortcut keys I defined in Lubuntu don't work anymore. I defined those shortcuts in this file: ...
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Lubuntu doesn't detect all the RAM (just 1GB of 1,5GB

I installed Lubuntu in a Thinkpad X40 laptop. The OS runs pretty well but it's not detecting (and using) all the RAM installed. The X40 has 512MB of internal RAM memory and an additional module of ...
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Graphics problem with Lubuntu 13.10 on AMILO Pro v2020

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 13.10. I noticed that in both Chrome and Firefox Flash causes some very weird artifacts and behaves strangely. Also I am getting EDID checksum error on boot. ...
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Compiz on Lubuntu

I installed compiz on my lubuntu and some other packages like compiz-plugins and.... When I run compiz --replace all window borders (title bar etc.) go away. What's the problem? What should I do? ...
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13.10 sees external ntfs drive as empty space

I have an existing install of both Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, and Lubuntu 13.10 on my old P4. Neither of them can see the NTFS partition on my external 2TB hard drive, which is odd. The Lubuntu ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, need updates while roaming [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 while I am roaming on old Dell Inspiron Pentium 4 with 1GB ram and integrated Ati graphics because I read that this distro handles 720p and more videos. Well, it looks like I ...
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Lubuntu Task Manager always shows CPU usage at 100% even at idle

Is there a way to find out what application is causing the high CPU? Top shows nothing eating up the CPU. Even at idle my CPU is at 100%. Never changes. Never goes down. Always at 100% no matter what. ...
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Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...
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Loud fan on every Ubuntu OS

I am totally new to Linux but i like it. My problem is, i have tried Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Linux Mint and all cause a loud fan. If I am on windows its nice and smooth, not to mention i have a brand new ...
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Zfs mountpoint for sidebar

I'm trying to mount a zfs drive in Lubuntu, I can get it to mount, but I can't find the proper mount point to get it to show in the side bar like a normal drive would. sudo zfs set mountpoint=?/? ...
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Hardware Independent Ubuntu

Sorry about my weird question in advance. My aim is to install Ubuntu -actually Lubuntu- on a USB disk. This is not a problem. I can and I am doing this. However, is it possible to use the same USB ...
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I am using Lubuntu 12.04. The wireless card doesn't work

Firstly, consider me stupid, a layman. I can follow instructions well and that's about that. So far I have been following instructions for terminal command things. Please tell me what the vertical ...
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How to solve the error of “Gave up waiting for root device” at boot?

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 which has been working fine for about a month but suddenly my desktop froze and since then I get the following error at boot which doesn't allow me to use it: Gave up waiting ...
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lubuntu bootloader does not work properly

I am trying to install lubuntu on my older laptop. I have created a bootable CD and the install seems to go fine, but after I am prompted to remove the boot disk and restart, the computer boots ...
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Video editor with recording options

I'm searching for a video editor which would also allow recording from microphone. It must run in Lubuntu and include 3 features which would work simultaneously: seeing the video (a moving picture, ...
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Lubuntu Citrix - Exit Full Screen

I am not able to exit/restore the full screen from Citrix Reciever (version 12.1). Using key combination of Cntrl + F2, I can switch back to host's (Lubuntu) desktop, but unable to exit/restore full ...
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Can I save my Tweaks, themes, icons, customisation, softwares etc. like a backup and restore them if i do fresh install?

I did a lot of work today and enhanced the look of my Lubuntu 13.10. I also installed a lot of packages, like Numix icon theme from their PPA, downloaded icons and changed the taskbar color, size ...
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Why is the name of the minimized app not shown while using the Numix theme in Lubuntu?

I loved the Numix theme and I installed it in Lubuntu 13.10 and now, when I apply it, it does not show the name of the minimized app. It does not even has option to edit!
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How often is the Lubuntu CD download image updated?

I want to use a Lubuntu 12.04 live CD for online banking but wonder how often I will need to check the Lubuntu download page to ensure I am using the most up to date CD image so I have the latest ...
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How to install downloaded jdk setup into ubuntu [closed]

I have an ubuntu11.04, and I wanted to install jdk7 into ubuntu. So I downloaded the jdk7 setup for ubuntu11.04. And I tried to install using 'sudo get-apt install PackageName. But jdk is not ...
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How can I add flash player to Lubuntu Live DVD?

I have an old PC with broken hard disk, and would like to use Lubuntu 13.10 Live DVD. I am using this old PC mostly for browsing net, watching videos and livestreams. So, I have downloaded latest ...
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How to connect to a shared folder in windows xp?

Alright, so I am trying to access a shared folder on Windows XP (on another computer). Both are connected to the Internet and on the same network. They run in Windows Virtual machines (that came with ...