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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keybind to toggle touchpad in lubuntu (openbox)

I'm using lubuntu. I want to add a shortcut to toggle (turn on and off) my touchpad. I know I need to edit the xml file in ~/.config/openbox (in my case it's lubuntu-rc.xml) as described here and ...
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LXDE battery monitor not warning when battery is low

I am running Lubuntu 15.10. In prior releases, I would receive a low battery warning, but now, though Battery Manager shows an accurate remaining battery indicator, I get no pop-up warning when the ...
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lenovo yoga 3-14: no audio

Installed lubuntu on my new (refurbished) laptop. It's going reasonably well (even got wifi going) but I'm not getting any sound out of it. > lspci -v | grep -A5 -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: ...
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How can I change the kernel after installing ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade from lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because 14.04 is stable and may also have sound. I've already tried installing from yaboot; unfortunately, the lack of network access and the fact ...
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How to uninstall specific lubuntu?

Hello I downloaded Vanilla LXDE with sudo apt-get install lxde, but along with it came all these unwanted windows managers like Lubuntu’s customized LXDE among other things.
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Adjust screen backlight on ancient HP, with Lubuntu 15.10

I've installed Lubuntu 15.10 on my HP nx9005 (circa 2001), and all works great except that I can find no way to adjust the backlight brightness. I've had a look at various solutions, here and ...
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Using overlay scrollbars with startx?

Previously I used slim to replace lxdm ini my Lubuntu, but afterwards my slim error. Now I use startx to enter the desktop and somehow I started to like it, but the problem comes when my overlay ...
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How Ubuntu UI is better/easier than Lubuntu?

I am a web developer coming from a Windows environment. I recently decided to switch to Linux to enjoy better shell scripting and to be able to use certain Linux only tools. I chose Lubuntu ...
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Mupen64plus not dlopen() ing mupen64plus-video-glide64mk2.so

I am running Lubuntu 15.10 on my machine currently and happen to notice something strange happening with a Mupen64Plus graphics plugin. Upon running the program, I get a strange error message ...
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Is there a way to use badblocks with btrfs?

I have a hard drive with bad sectors that I've found using badblocks and whatever Windows uses. I have Lubuntu installed on btrfs, and it's running smoothly for now (where Windows would freeze up), ...
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lxpanel won't save width settings when it's at the left edge

I'm using lxpanel for my panel. This bug might be new because I am facing this issue since 15.10. Here's how you can reproduce the bug: Run lxpanel Go to terminal and type in lxpanelctl config or go ...
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Kubuntu messed up my computer

Im running lubuntu and I decided to try kde so I typed in sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop But after rebooting it messed up my computer I was able to fix xorg so I could boot into graphics and ...
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Why system hangs up while using multiple tabs on firefox or chrome?

as I work with multiple tabs, no matter its firefox or chrome. Ubuntu system hangs down. I have 2 gb ram. What should I do? should I change to Lubuntu?
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Can I install Lubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 on a iMac 2010?

Surprisingly, I found out that Lubuntu is offering images for Apple computers. I always thought that there was no support of macs. So, does anyone have actually experienced an installation of Lubuntu ...
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HP 2140 screen resolution stuck at 1024x576

I installed Lubuntu on a HP2140 mini PC. Everything is working perfectly, except for the screen resolution. According to the specs it can do 1366x768. I tried setting this resolution with xrandr, ...
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how to dissable internal mic in lubuntu 14.04

I have MSI notebook with Realtek ALC882 sound card. I want to record from line in but in Pavucontrol the intenal mic volume setting follows the in line volume setting so the fan noise is ...
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Why is my PC freezing while I'm copying a file from an external hdd?

Are more than 200GB of data to transfer, when in 150GB if I open a second window to access the same partition of external hdd, will do system freezes. So only mouse moves. I found this tip: The ...
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Suddenly all the characters of document that wrote with abiword appears weirdly

I've wrote my own novel in Korean(I'm Korean) with abiword. (I kept saving every 5 or 10 minutes. Type of doc) And then I tried to move it to my google drive. then there was network connection ...
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Using an external monitor on a lubuntu laptop?

I'm planning on installing lubuntu on my laptop and buying an external monitor for it. I have 2 questions: Will it work right when I plug it in? I know my nvidia gpu driver will not work by default, ...
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Why my Lubuntu panel is disappearing

I wanted my panel to stay in the desktop behind the windows so they can cover the entire screen and I can use Docky to navigate them. So I unchecked "reserve space" and "treat panel as a docky". It ...
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ubuntu 15 suddenly drops networking

I freshly installed Ubuntu 15 and everything was working fine. After an hour of surfing the Internet , suddenly , all the network connections got dropped , i was even unable to ping the local ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 secure network indication missing

I installed latest Lubuntu 15.10 and I can not see in the list of WiFi which one is protected and which one not as it was in previous versions. Anyway, the locker icon is presented in the folder of ...
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apt Repositories - How to Choose the Right One for Lubuntu

I have limited knowledge in the Linux kernel. More specifically, I lack familiarity with the different past builds of Ubuntu (and how that interacts with the flavor I am currently using). I am using ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 32-bit, Can I install Windows 10 or Ubuntu 64-bit without installation media?

Long story short, I lost the hard drive that contained my windows 10 64-bit installation, and at the same time I lost my windows installer USB. I had been working on an older computer for a friend, so ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 screen lock

I have a issue that I researched and still could not not find a solution running Lubuntu 14.04 on laptop. I have automatic login enabled and when I do suspend for the first time, I do not need to log ...
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How do I tell arandr to not dublicate desktop icons onto the second monitor?

I use a Lubuntu 14.04 with two monitors and had them set up via arandr. I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop and now the secondary monitor is added as it should so there is just one desktop over both ...
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Will re-installing lubuntu-desktop, lubuntu-default-settings and lxde also delete the applications added to original distrubution?

My question referst to: Can I safely reinstall PCManFM in Lubuntu desktop? Since my Lubuntu system was broken and I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop, my system is still giving me errors on startup ...
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Is there a possibility to export/backup the settings of PCmanFM in Lubuntu?

I add a lot of shortcuts to my file manager pcmanfm, I am referring to the shortcuts in the left panel of the window, and would like to backup those.
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen after updating [duplicate]

My computer has black screen after updating Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am new at Linux . Please help?
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How to change default window manager to Lubuntu from openbox?

After crashing my Lubuntu 14.04, my PC shows me an "ugly" login-window and then loads a desktop environment (or more precise probably a window manager) that has a grey background and a context menu ...
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Can I transfer appliances (Virtualbox-files) from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.04.?

Since I messed up my Lubuntu 14.04 I set up a new Lubuntu 15.04 on another harddisk on the same PC. I copied the VirtualBox-machine from the original home-folder to another PC with Ubuntu 14.04 where ...
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Cannot install lubuntu-desktop because of lightdm-gtk-greeter

It appears as if my lubuntu-desktop was deleted from an autoremove. Now I try to install the package via terminal. When I do so it says that I need to install lubuntu-default-session because of ...
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Start X After Root Autologin Via Mingetty

I am currently running Lubuntu 14.04 x86_64 on an old Pentium 4 desktop destined to be a home theatre PC. As a consequence of multiple failures while trying to configure LightDM to autologin I ...
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How to fit Lubuntu's panel in only one screen

I have just installed Lubuntu and I am having problems with the panel. I have two screens, but the panel stretches through both ones. Is there a way to make it fit in only one screen, the main one? ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 is incompatible with Lubuntu 15.10

My Acer Aspire E15's wireless adapter doesn't work with Lubuntu 15.10. I've tried solutions provided by the following links: 1) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2300861&page=3 (third ...
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Wrmsr command writes value but rdmsr shows the value has not changed

I have been recently been trying to overclock my old destop computer. It has a Intel Celeron and I and running LUbuntu 15.04. I am trying to to change the vcore value (to allow higher overclock) by ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 No Wi Fi Icon

after installing Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6400, there is no icon which shows the standard list of available WiFi networks that I can connect to. There is an icon which opens a "Network ...
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Why isn't a Launcher for TeamSpeak3 not being created?

You can permanently create a Launcher, for yourself: gedit ~/.local/share/applications/TeamSpeak3.desktop ...or for all users on your system like this: sudo gedit ...
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Wi-Fi and Ethernet Issues on Mac

I know, I know. There are plenty of similar issues that had previously been resolved on this site. I am only asking this question because I truly believe I have tried everything that I've seen ...
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Bluetooth Headphones connect but there is no playback

I'm trying to connect a set of bluetooth headphones on my laptop running Lubuntu & Kubuntu. The connection part works fine, the headphones are recognized by both flavors and the pairing is ...
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Removing the default DE

Recently, I installed Ubuntu MATE. Then, because I want Cinnamon and only Cinnamon and Cinnamon is basically all I care about, I did apt remove mate-desktop or something to that effect, rebooted, and ...
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How can I remove AbiWord?

I've just installed Lubuntu, and then I threw Cinnamon on top of it. Every time I log into any session: gnome, cinnamon, lxde, abiword opens immediately, as if I had told it to. I'm not a fan of this ...
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Firefox shows microphone active indicator

I'm running Kubuntu 15 and recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, I noticed some differences, one of them was this weird microphone indicator that shows up on my left-most screen. It seems to be a ...
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problem in installing Epson Scanner in Lubuntu 15.10 (64bits)

I used my Epson scanner L210 on Lubuntu 15.04 32bits, but after changing to Lubuntu 15.10 64bits, I'm not able to use it again! I downloaded driver from here: Epson L210 scanner driver I followed ...
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Why is Lubuntu slower than Kubuntu (in the same machine)?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB of RAM. I have Kubuntu, Lubuntu, and Puppy Linux installed on it. I chose Lubuntu for speed, but my experience isn't as smooth as I expected. The desktop ...
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Kodibuntu Resolution Problems

I am running Kodiubuntu. I posted a similar question before but that answer did not work for kodibuntu. I did follow the instructions from the other post and that worked fine in the Lubuntu desktop ...
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How do I Install Lubuntu on a CloudGate Mini computer?

I bought a CloudGate Mini Computer a few months' ago. It came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, but my intention was to install Lubuntu (say, version 14.04.3) as the sole operating system. I have not ...
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Can't access external drives in Lubuntu 15

While I never experienced this problem in Ubuntu, the Lubuntu 15.10 version very frequently does not allows to access external drives. Nothing happens after connecting the drive, and if you click on ...
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(n00b) USB not working after using Kindle and Calibre

Since I'm not a techie, I'd like to request that you might give me feedback in basic terms. I barely know my way around a command line. Here's my story: First, I was connecting a lubuntu laptop to a ...
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install ubuntu and pre-loaded windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am already using Windows 8.1 and wanted to install ubuntu but i wanted to keep both the windows. Could you please tell me how can i do it and tell me the complete step. I have also downloaded Ubuntu ...