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 14.04 b43 missing firmware other solutions haven't worked

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 b43. Sorry I seem to have the same problem as many others. I have spent the last two or three days looking for other solutions and tried many of them to no avail. I get ...
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Which Ubuntu to go for? [duplicate]

To start with I am completely new to Linux in general. After my Windows Laptop became very slow due to a bad sector of HDD, I tried Ubuntu by booting from a live USB drive. It literally blew me away:D ...
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Lost graphical environment in lubuntu (black screen after startx)

I hit accept in the upgrade packages dialogue window, locked my screen, and went to a meeting. When I came back after an hour, I couldn't get the screens to light up, and so eventually I rebooted the ...
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Why isn't compositing enabled by default on Lubuntu?

If I have an Nvidia card and I don't have compositing enabled, is my CPU doing all the desktop rendering? And would it follow on that if I enabled compositing somehow, that everything on the desktop ...
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How do I properly install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu 14.10

I managed to install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu using the same commands as for Ubuntu. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:evolve-os sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install budgie-desktop ...
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Lubuntu hangs after locking

A friend asked me to take care of his Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. He is not a computer expert at all so his bug report might not be accurate. Unfortunately I could not reproduce the error while I am at his ...
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Migrating VirtualBox VMs

Perhaps not the right forum, and in my opinion more of a comment in addition to this question but as I am unfortunately not yet able to comment, and I'd rather not answer the question and and then ...
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ProSavage DDR video drivers not working

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and everything went well except for one little thing: general display speed sucks! So, looking around on Google, I've found that VIA ProSavage DDR display drivers may ...
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Same background color (not wallpaper image!) on dual monitor Lubuntu 14.04 setup

I have two monitors in a Lubuntu setup, and am only able to change background color on the main monitor, while the other keeps the default Lubuntu wallpaper. Now, on some other setups, the problem ...
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How to diagnose computer restarting when brasero or xfburn finish burning iso to cd?

My computer restarts suddenly when burning iso's (whatever the plural of iso is). I tried three different isos, just because I'm paranoid and was burning rootkit tools to check a windows machine, and ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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PCManFM “Create New” not working

I'm attempting to create a new file in PCManFM. When I right-click and choose "Create New>Folder", or any other template, the context menu closes and no new file is created. Is there a way to fix ...
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Alsa ok, but no audio from Jack

So I run qjackctl and click start. It shows no errors, but there is no sound at all from any application. When I stop qjackctl it all starts working. I have no idea how to debug this :( Specs: HP ...
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Could not initialize sdl no available video device

Hi I booted to tty1 by changing the grub from splash to text. I have a GUI program to run at startup but when i login i am getting could not initialize sdl no available video device. But when i put ...
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Photoshop cs6 installation via playonlinux on Lubuntu

I have installed playonlinux. I have a copy of Photoshop CS6, which playonlinux says it supports. I open playonlinux, should I: let it automatically install and download all necessary files by ...
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Another Kompozer installation, please help

So I have downloaded Kompozer and it's a .tar.gz file. I created a new folder on the desktop, named it Kompozer, and extracted the contents of the .tar.gz file into the Kompozer folder on the ...
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How to set hibernate/shutdown timers? XFCE power manager not having an effect in Lubuntu

I like to fall asleep listening to internet radio or a streaming video. I would prefer to have my computer go into hibernate mode an hour after I've become inactive, not 15 minutes after. I would ...
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Disk Encryption vs Home Encryption

I've encrypted my disk using the Lubuntu disk encryption on installation and also used the Home folder encryption option. I wonder whether this adds security or if the home folder encryption is ...
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Can some one please help The regular desktop is on tty7 but when i startx it goes on tty8

I am a noob i cant really explain this but when i login to lubuntu the desktop boots normally but when i do startx from boot terminal the desktop boots but my sound isn't working and it sames to be in ...
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Desktop Environment dilemma

I have a big dilemma. I'm using Lubuntu right now, but! I love the most Unity desktop environment, but it uses too much RAM. I love Gnome-shell, but LXDE uses much less RAM. Is there a Desktop ...
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Removed network-manager and now network won't connect

I dislike ubuntu network-manager intensely so I have recently uninstalled it from a Lubuntu 14.10 machine in my company network and now I can't connect to the network. I have edited ...
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Unable to copy files from Windows partition into Lubuntu

I'm running Lubunto OS right now, navigated to the Windows 7 partition using the file manager, navigated further into the wallpaper folder in the Windows partition, copied a wallpaper file. Next, I ...
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motd.tail not displaying

I made a motd.tail file and added some ASCII art to it so that it gets displayed whenever I log in with Ctrl+Alt+F1.. However it never gets displayed.I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. I tried the ...
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How do I change the Window manager from grub or the command line?

I recently installed a "window manager" (Steam's Big Picture) that crashes on load, effectively preventing me from doing anything. I've thought of two possible solutions: one would be to edit the file ...
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Connect Linux to Mac Samba (Windows like sharing)

Hello I want to create samba share folder between Linux (Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) and Mac OS X (v 10.7.5) but this is what I get from a command: smbclient -L //192.168.1.18/ Output: Enter mareeke's ...
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How to display WIFI setup menu from command line

Normally Wifi setup menu can be displayed by GUI(Preferences->Network Connections) but I want to display Wifi setup menu from command line(type command then Wifi setup menu show on GUI). My OS is ...
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What is better driver for GeForce Gt 220 M? [duplicate]

Are three times that I format my notebook, and I play on Nexuiz online. And I need what is the best driver for target device video GeForce Gt 220M. I use Lubuntu 64 bit: uname -a Linux mrk ...
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Installed Lubuntu alogside with Windows XP but unable to boot

I have installed Lubuntu on IBM Thinkpad T40 alongside with Windows XP . The boot menu appears but my Lubuntu unable to boot.
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cannot connect to x server error

I have a camera application which I am trying to run under sudo: but I am receiving this error cannot connect to x server the issue is when I dont use sudo, the program opens fine. However, there ...
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Dropbox Syncing

I am using Lubuntu and Dropbox. In my Dropbox folder is a Celtx project and that is the one file that Dropbox will not sync. The message I get is "Permission denied". The file syncs across OSC, IOS ...
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completely remove lubuntu-dekstop [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.10 and I installed lubuntu running sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop Then I tried to remove it with sudo apt-get purge lubuntu-desktop but the login menu, and the login ...
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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 ...