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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Help Understanding Network Output

I am in need to find my wlan0 device. I have tried running ifconfig & nmcli & lspci but wlan0 is not output from any of those commands. I understand that this just means that my network ...
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Uninstall a package & getting a long list

Greetings Linux experts; I'm learning Ubuntu Linux for 2 months now and I'm really enjoying it. I'm trying to keep learning the terminal's commands and this is what I'm getting on the screen when ...
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Lubuntu: application search application [duplicate]

Is there an application search application like the Ubuntu dash or Windows start menu where I can insert an application name, press ENTER and then, the searched application will be opened? It should ...
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Add executable file to lubuntu menu

I would like to add the gapminder executable file to the lubuntu menu, with as little terminal use as possible... Is there any way to do this? Here is an attached image of the file:
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Cannot install Lubuntu from pendrive

I cannot install Lubuntu as the second system (on the same hard disk) next to Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to create bootable pendrive by using unetbootin and when I`m trying to install OS, my laptop send ...
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Can I make it so scroll bars extend to the very edge of the screen in lubuntu?

My problem with the scroll bars in lubuntu (15.10) is that they are set slightly away from the edge, so you have to be careful when placing your mouse on them, instead of just whooshing your mouse ...
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de-install ubuntu and install lubuntu with USB

I am trying to install lubuntu on my notebook (aspire one) as Ubuntu seems too heavy or is getting really slow. therefor I thought of installing lubuntu (or are there other suggestions?). Now I dont ...
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Problem with resolution after updating Lubuntu

I updated Lubuntu (my resolution was working fine before the update) and after the update my resolutions are all skewed up. It only recognizes 1024x768, despite the native resolution being 1280x800. ...
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Installing Lubuntu 15.10 : CTRL+ALT+F1 ask login not yet defined

I'm installing Lubuntu 15.10, but the monitor shuts down / goes into sleep mode after launching the display manager. When doing CTRL+ALT+F1 the login prompt appears after the line attached SCSI ...
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cannot find -lgsl when i trying to use arm-linux-gcc

Hallo I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm now using Lubuntu 15.04. arm-linux-gcc and gsl has been installed and I can use gcc to compile exe file with gsl. But when I trying to use arm-linux-gcc to compile exe ...
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How to get Bitmask to execute in Lubuntu menu

I'm trying to get the Bitmask application to launch when added to the main menu of Lubuntu. I use Alacarte, but probably I do something wrong on the command line. What else besides the link do I ...
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How to make Lubuntu login automatically?

I want to know how to make Lubuntu 14.04 restart every two hours, login, and open a program. I am currently stuck on the first part which is to make it login automatically. I have tried changing ...
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S-video problems on lubuntu with Dell laptop

I have a Dell Latitude D505 running lubuntu 15.10, and I am trying to mirror my screen to a TV to watch SpaceX launch the SES-9 mission later tonight. I noticed that the laptop has an S-Video output ...
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WiFi Not Working on Lubuntu “vivid”

I am running Lubuntu (I think 15.04), and last night my Wi-Fi stopped working! I have been searching all day through Ethernet (crammed behind my router) and have not yet found a single answer! After ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 MAME 0.160 Issue

I'm trying to figure out why there is an error when I load the following in terminal: $ mame libGL error: failed to create dri screen libGL error: failed to load driver: i915 $ locate *i915* ...
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appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu

These problem is concerning only the appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu. I installed LO via the Software Centre of Lubuntu, but at the end there was a break (it was not finished). Later I tried to ...
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When I have 2 Ubuntu versions, Can I uninstall one of them?

If I have two Ubuntu versions installed in my PC, let's say: Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and Lubuntu 15.10, Can I remove one of them (whatever) without to have to format any partition? Is there some bash ...
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Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04. Found some don't work for both audio and data, e.g., the Avantree. Who uses an external USB tiny dongle on their laptop or ...
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how to install from source make command not working

Trying to install vte-ng(https://github.com/thestinger/vte-ng) from source did try thr usuall methods like using make. There is nothing releated to installing in the readme file and could not find ...
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Install a package from Xenial 16.04

I need libSDL 2.0.4, but it is included only in upcoming Xenial 16.04. What safe wsy to install it could you recommend to me? I currently use lubuntu 15.04 and 15.10. I see 2 alternatives: to build ...
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How do I autostart an application on the system tray?

I want Audacious and Transmission to autostart on the system tray when I login, If I just add them to autostart they start open and I have to close them manually. How I do that? I think It's clear ...
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Is there a way to export and import panel setting for Lubuntu 14.04 or 15.10?

I am setting up a new PC with Lubuntu 15.10 and want to use the panel settings I have on my old Lubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to export those settings? Where are they stored? I speak about the clock, ...
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Can't get Nvidia graphics to work on Lubuntu

I have a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce 8400m GT. As of now, all of the windows lag when I drag them or scroll. The desktop resolution also doesn't match the display's. I went to "Additional Drivers" ...
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Can't connect to hostapd hotspot - Password Loop

I have a Linksys router that I've set to use Mixed B/G Mode, WPA2 Personal, and AES, and I'm trying to replicate that setup on a single-board computer running hostapd so that I can eliminate a box ...
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Installing spotify-client on lubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Spotify on my Sony Vaio laptop running Lubuntu 15.10. However, whenever I run sudo apt-get install spotify-client, apt-get says that I have held broken packages. Here is the ...
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For modern low-end PC, lubuntu or xubuntu or another distro?

I have a new but low-end Lenovo Thinkpad X140e with AMD E1-2500 APU, AMD HD 8240 GPU, 12gb (8+4) ddr3 ram and 500gb 7200 hdd. Although it is equipped quite well, I suffer from the cpu side I guess. ...
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Error in installing EXPO crystllography software

I tried to compile EXPO from tar ball on Lubuntu, the ./configure command worked fine. However make install shows errors gfortran -O2 -cpp -fno-second-underscore -c -o expo-counts.otest -f ...
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Audio on Dell Optiplex GX 260

I've installed Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Optiplex GX 260. Everything seems to work except audio. The System Information Summary lists an Audio Adapter (ICH4 - Intel82801DB-ICH4), but there's no sound. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 cannot get to work on Dell Dimension 4400

Currently running Lubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on Dell Dimension 4400 with 2GB RAM. Tried upgrading to 14.04 via update and clean install from DVD, but it gives me a black screen when typing in the password ...
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fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 lubuntu

well guys i'm new on the linux universe, since i updated to lubuntu 15.10 that message started to appear I've tried with boot recovery but it doesnt seems to work so, what can i do? fsck from ...
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IDT sound card doesn't work

In my hp pavilion, after I installed some programs, sound card doesn't work any more. My OS is Lubuntu 15.10 Thanks in advance for your help. some outputs ~$ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep ...
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auto wpa config, variables(tkip, rsn, ccmp, etc)

network={ ssid="test" #psk="12345678" psk=fe727aa8b64ac9b3f54c72432da14faed933ea511ecab1 5bbc6c52e7522f709a } So, I have a computer that I access remotely by ssh. I'm always connecting to multiple ...
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Installing 32 bit App Inventor 2 on 64 bit Lubuntu 15.10

I have installed App Inventor 2 using a Debian package and these instructions. The software is 32 bit and my computer is 64. Apparently also needed Oracle JRE for App Inventor and finally got it to ...
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Oracle Java not found [duplicate]

I have installed Oracle Java 8 (64 bit) in /usr/local/java, but it is not found when I do java -version in the terminal. Am using Lubuntu 15.10. whereis java gives the following output: java: ...
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xfce crashes/logs out (lubuntu)

I have been using lubuntu for a couple of years now. In the last couple of months a new kind of problem has surfaced: Xfce seems to crash - I suddenly get a black screen with some text about linux ...
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Synaptic GUI shows no history

The Synaptic PM runs fine and writes to the /var/log/apt/history.log file no problem. But the menu selection [File -> History] brings up an empty window. Is this a configuration thing? Am I missing ...
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Can't find Lubuntu option alongside Mac OS X

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my old Macbook. The installer said that it was unable to install the bootloader onto any device, so I proceeded with the installation without installing bootloader ...
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Lubuntu on top of Ubuntu

If I install lubuntu "on top of ubuntu", do I really get the low overhead effect of lubuntu as if I installed a lubuntu iso?
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Microphone settings reset after a while

I usually use Skype for communicate. Sometimes microphone settings reset for Skype. I have to open PulseAudio volume control and set again input from "HP webcam HD 3310 analog stereo" instead of ...
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Disable automatic text copy on select in Lubuntu

I was wondering how to disable the automatic copy of text when it is selected with the mouse in Lubuntu. I've looked through the very little posts on the topic that I could find, but most of them ...
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Mouse and keybord freeze time to time

Time to time, mouse is freezing for 1 second, and continue working, but after some time, keyboard and mouse become freezed at all. Ubuntu is still working normally. I can connect via VNC and continue ...
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How does LXDE/Openbox create the app/process environment?

I want Thunderbird to use a different date/time format. A few minor mods in the .bashrc file and we're good to go. export LC_TIME=en_DK.utf8 # yyyy-mm-dd 24:mm But this only works when Thunderbird ...
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adding ppa for LIbreoffice 5 doesn't upgrade libreoffice 4 in Lubuntu 15.04

I've added the ppa for Libroffice 5 on my Lubuntu 15.04 machine with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get dist-upgrade However, it doesn't upgrade my ...
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Installation: Weird Problem

I've encountered this weird problem: I wanna Install ubuntu(Kubuntu or Lubuntu; both I tried) on my PC, which I haven't used in a while, from a USB flash drive. I've made Lubuntu both in ISO and DD ...
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Preseeding/Kickstarting Lubuntu - example or documentation

I'm trying to preseed a Lubuntu image via a PXE boot. The problem I am running into is... inability to preseed at all. Nearly every example I've found for Ubuntu fails, and I simply get to the ...
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Should I use an older version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 fresh earlier today and the cpu maxes out several cores while watching Youtube videos and the cores run high while doing pretty much anything. Is Gnome my problem ...
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“Kernel Panic” on booting from live usb

I am trying to install Lubuntu on this old laptop. I first tried Ubuntu but when running live from usb, it gave me an error: end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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Is there any way to create or simulate a frugal installation of Ubuntu/Lubuntu on a usb flash drive?

I've created a FULL installation of Ubuntu 15.10 on a USB stick that runs fine, except the fact that I don't have USB 3.0 port and it's extremely slow as expected. Is there any way to make a frugal ...
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Plantronics Gamecom 780 will not play sound

I am a extreme noob to linux, so excuse me if the answer to this question is super simple. I have tried changing the sound card in audio mixer to Playback: Plantronics GameCom 780 Analog Stereo, no ...
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Unable to install new OS after installing Lubuntu 14.04

I have install Lubuntu 14.04 in my machine, but now I want to dual boot my system. I am not able to install/boot any other OS including Windows-XP, Linux-Mint, Ubuntu 9.10, Lubuntu 14.03 etc. using ...