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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Switching lock screen

I initially had lubuntu 15.04 . I changed to ubuntu. But the lock screen of lubuntu persists. How to change to the normal ubuntu lock screen?
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cannot install lubuntu 15.10 on hp pavilion dv2268ea (while ubuntu works fine)

this an old laptop and i can't afford using the regular ubuntu (and actually i don't want to). lubuntu is a valid alternative (i'm using it on a eeepc) but close to the end of the install process, it ...
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What to do to get into ubuntu?

I had lubuntu 15.04 installed on my computer. I wanted to switch to ubuntu. So i got into root mode using 'sudo su' and installed ubuntu using apt-get installed ubuntu-desktop. After everything is ...
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how to know if WIFI driver is installed in new installed lubuntu and how to connect to wifi?

i have installed new lubuntu in my netbook dell inspiron mini 1012. initially i had ubuntu but it was running slow. when i installed it using bootable usb it gave me notification that during ...
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Removing lubuntu or LXDE

I've just installed kde-desktop, according to this tutorial: How to install KDE on Lubuntu 14.04 Now I have both lubuntu(LXDE) and kubuntu(KDE) and want to remove lubuntu, can I do it? Also, on ...
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How do I disable time synchronization in Lubuntu

I want to set my clock 15 minutes forward but when I do that manually using the following command: sudo date --set "21 Nov 2015 15:10:00" the time re-sets itself by synchronizing/updating with ...
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how do I set my icon grid to a better shape?

I'm running a Lubuntu 14.04 in my computer. I wanna use auto-arrange the icons in the desktop but the columns in wich they arrange have too wide horizontal separation. Is there some parameter to ...
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Lubuntu USB Install Error - “Missing operating system”

I want to install Lubuntu after I uninstalled Kubuntu on my computer. But every time I try to boot the USB drive for installation, I get either a "Boot error" or "Missing operating system" message. As ...
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Does Grub2 on /boot/grub auto-update?

I'm new to the Linux environment. Want to get away from Windows7 but have to keep it for now for a few apps. I have a legacy/MBR eeePC. The plan is to have two windows primary partitions, one for ...
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How Can I Install Lubuntu 14.04 on an iBook G4?

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 14.04 on my iBook G4, 1.33 GHz, 1.5 GB RAM. I downloaded the image for PowerPC and burned a DVD. I cannot, however, find any way to get the iBook to boot from the DVD! I ...
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How can I select a partition for use as swap space during installation? [duplicate]

I'm getting an error message: You have not selected any partitions for use as swap space. I'd like to select a partition for use as swap space but I can't figure out how to. I can select the ...
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Downloading Entirety of Lubuntu/Ubuntu Man-pages?

I know about this page which is almost exactly what I want. Unfortunately, it is not current. What I would like to do is to have the entirety of the Ubuntu man-pages in a nice, easy to read, PDF ...
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Ubuntu can not format Memory Card

I have SD Card and when I try to format in Ubuntu it say root@deniz-desktop:~/Documents/Tarpaulins/Ready/DB# mkfs.vfat /dev/sdd1 mkfs.fat 3.0.27 (2014-11-12) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdd1: ...
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choppy video on lubuntu 14.04 with an ASRock Q1900-ITX Intel Celeron J1900 motherboard with Intel HD Graphics

I'm having choppy video issues on Lubuntu 14.04 and I can't figure out how to fix it. When this system had Windows 7 running on it it would play videos fine so I know the system is powerful enough. ...
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Internet halts on my Ubuntu 14. LTS 2mins after booting

I'm new to Linux Ubuntu. I just installed Ubuntu 14.LTS. I updated it yesterday and found out that after the update, my internet connection stays connected while I cannot access the internet over ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Desktop for web development

I installed Ubuntu Desktop, LUbuntu for web development in a VMWARE Esxi. I set 1 GB ram for 3 operating systems which my friends are going to use with me. The server is 8 core processor 32 bit with ...
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ffmpeg on lubuntu 14.04 armhf

How can I get a modern ffmpeg version on a lubuntu 14.04 armhf device? I know, that (l)ubuntu 14.04 just supporting livav and i came back on 15.04. But: lubuntu 15.04 isn't working on my armhf ...
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How do i view .exe files code? [duplicate]

How do I view the code behind an .exe program on Linux? I want to see the programs code because I want to see how it works. I am just learning coding, so I thought the program would be cool to look ...
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How to remove Lubuntu desktop environment and go back to default again? [duplicate]

I have problem with Ubuntu. It is always starting with the low graphic settings and it is running slowly. I installed the Lubuntu desktop environment and then I realized that I didn't like it, so I ...
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Despite configuring modprobe and un-blacklisting, why does sisfb module not load?

Lubuntu 14.04 installed on an old XP desktop, which has an Intel Celeron 2.00GHz, SiS 651 graphics chipset, and 2GB DDR RAM. Why does the sisfb module not load on my computer? I have added the line ...
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How do I make Firefox in Lubuntu use less virtual memory?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed on an old XP desktop, which has an Intel Celeron 2.00GHz and a SiS 651 graphics chipset. I have upgraded it with as much memory as it will take (2GB DDR), and a 120GB ...
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Turn off workspace switch-over display

Using LightDM and wmctrl to set up workspaces and switch between them. How can I deactivate the screen which is very briefly shown when switching between workspaces?
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Acer PC won't boot from CDRom after installing ubuntu

Thanks for taking the time to read my question! :) I have a very old ACER PC (I think it was bought in 2005) and I installed ubuntu replacing windows XP which is outdated. I have recently experienced ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found in lubuntu 15.10

I own a Toshiba NB200 on which I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.10 originally Then I installed a Ubuntu flavor Lubuntu 15.10 about 2days ago which ran just fine and then I tried yesterday to ...
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No trackpad in Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10)

I am using a Dell Inspiron 11-3152. Running Lubuntu (Ubuntu 15.10) Kernel 4.2 My touchscreen works perfectly, but I have no use of my trackpad. xinput says: ELAN Touchscreen id = 10[slave pointer ...
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Sound support Ubuntu 14.04 vs Lubuntu 14.04

I have Intel 1.6Ghz Atom so it's not powerful enough for Ubuntu 14.04 I wanted to use Lubuntu 14.04 but it's not giving me sound on my HDMI. It does work on headphone Card 0, Device 0. When in ...
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Trackpoint on Lubuntu 15.10 (32bits) doesnt work

I got an old Lenovo T60 which I really love for doing some work. I use the trackpoint a lot while working but in this laptop I am unable to make it work. I tried this: ...
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How do i play .vob videos on Lubuntu

I am trying to play Iron Man 1 on my lubuntu system, I installed VLC, but it won't play it. Any other ideas?
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What is the key combination to move an application to a different workspace in Lubuntu?

Is there a hot-key combination to move application between different workspaces in Lubuntu? I'm looking for a key combination similar to Ctlr-Alt-Shift (Ubuntu). I tried modifying the ...
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Lubuntu not showing Wifi

I'm very new to lubuntu having just installed it on my hp mini 2102. having installed it all I realised when trying to connect to the network and after going through network manager to add a wifi ...
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Lubuntu wireless problems

After much more difficulty than I thought necessary (though no fault of linux I think), I've managed to make myself a "live" ntfs usb using another usb to install lubuntu, in order to operate an old ...
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How to: Recording of a TV capture card

without using mencorder, The tv card works fine in the tvtime (old pci card). However does not work in VLC Lubuntu 15.04
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LUbuntu starts only in text mode [duplicate]

After some changes (I do not remember what I change) my system (lubuntu) does not automatically boot in graphical mode. After system start I have to log in (in text mode) and after that type "sudo ...
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Cannot boot to Windows 10 in dual-boot setup with Lubuntu

I've scoured the site and haven't found an issue close enough to this yet. I recently installed Lubuntu on my Windows 10 device to facilitate coding and receive a lighter desktop environment. The ...
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Fixed Lubuntu screen lock but updates wipe out fix

On an old Lubuntu laptop we use for an entertainment device I had to disable timeout screen blanking as explained in the answer to this question. The answer has you do two things: rename ...
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Problem Wifi connection Lubunto on Aspire One 0751h

I have a problem with Lubunto on my netbook. I installed Lubunto version 15 and I don't visualize the list of wifi . I try to add nm-applet but nothing. What I can do? Sorry for bad english I hope you ...
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Guvcview Error “No video device found”

I am trying to use my SJCAM SJ4000 as a webcam, when i launch guvcview to record it i get the error "No video device found" i tried the same camera in VLC and it works fine, any ideas? Im running ...
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How to get resume after suspend working on 15.04 lubuntu on HP mini 110-3627tu?

Lubuntu 15.04 HP mini 110-3627tu My netbook will not resume after suspending. This is regardless of the method used to suspend - close lid or via GUI. Suspend seems to work. The screen goes ...
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Qt Creator menu bar is missing on Lubuntu 15.10

I've just installed Qt 5.5.1 on Lunbuntu 15.10. The main menu bar of Qt Creator is invisible, but I can click it. How do I fix this?
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Video very buggy over HDMI for the first 20 seconds when running Plex Home Theater in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo Q190. The graphics is listed as: "Intel® HD Graphics (integrated)". I am not using a proprietary driver (just the default xserver-xorg-video-intel package.) I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 autologin problems

I'm having a login problem. When I Mark the autologin in the user and groups configuration in lxdm, it simply doesn't autologin and even I cannot login anymore, doesn't recognize my password. At least ...
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Set chromium as default browser under lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu 15.10 and I have installed Chromium version 45.0.2454.101. Use "make Chromium the default browser" not works (I not see any error). The usual solution in Ubuntu is to open ...
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How can i enable the wifi card? [duplicate]

I have the Dell Latitude 131l with Lubuntu 15.10 on it. I can't enable the WLAN card (broadcom: BCM4311 82.11b/g WLAN) The hotkey Fn+F2 doesn't do anything... Any idea?
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After shutdown lubuntu loads up ubuntu?

I had latest version of lubuntu on my desktop PC, it worked fine for couple of days. Last nigh I shut down PC and when I turned it on this morning it loads Ubuntu, which is to slow on my ...
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How do i get the Python Interpreter

I have Lubuntu. Like version 14.04 i think. Its supported till 2019 i do know that. I have python installed i think. I type "python3" into the terminal and it just allows me to code in the terminal. I ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 WiFi not working

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series. I have it set up as a dualboot with Windows 10. After installation, I see the WiFi works fine on the windows side, but not on the Lubuntu ...
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I can't see the Update program on Lubuntu 15.10

I've recently installed Lubuntu 15.10 on my laptop and I dont see the Update program and I don't know how can I find it. My PC is Toshiba NB300 with 1gb RAM and Lubuntu 15.10 x32 in the Spanish ...
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Lubuntu: How can I run a script on start-up only when machine is headless?

When I start a machine without a monitor attached I want to start the teamviewer daemon, execute some xrandr commands (to set a virtual display size), and start a program. How can I write a script to ...
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Lubuntu not connecting after I upgraded to 15.10 from 15.04, using wifi usb adapter

So. I'm currently using Lubuntu 15.10 on an older Dell Dimension 4600 PC. After upgrading from 15.04 yesterday, the usb wifi adapter that I was using to connect stopped connecting. It will just sit ...
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Counter-Strike: Source not launching

I am running 64-bit Lubuntu 15.10. I have Counter-Strike: Source installed on my system and attempting to run it give an error. SDL video target is 'x11' SDL video target is 'x11' SDL failed to ...