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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TightVnC not showing desktop

i have just installed lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old pc. Now I installed tightvncserver, so I can configure the pc without having an keyboard or monitor plugged in. I figured out how to configure it, but ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Cannot execute embedded mp3 in some websites in Firefox

The website http://www.goethe-verlag.com/book2/EM/EMRU/EMRU003.HTM works fine in Firefox 36 when I use Windows XP. However when I use Firefox 36 in Lubuntu 14.04, the audio does not play. I have ...
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Access Scanner Via IP

I run a great Fujitsu iX500 on OS X, accessing it via wireless and scanning to a certain folder to my macbook via just pressing the button on the scanner once its properly logged into the WLAN. Now I ...
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How to make lubuntu ready for network installation

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04. Installed and configured my required software's working. Now i need this setup to be installed for more than 400 computers via network installation (all software's also ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 missing Try without installation option

I download Lubuntu 14.1 iso and burn it in to CD. When I try to Use lubuntu without installing in the menu "Try lubuntu without installing" option is missing. Other options are available. So i cant ...
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Disabling NTP causes error prompt on splash screen

For a project, I need to disable NTP (time-synch) however when I disable NTP, the next time at boot-up, I get a message at Splash Screen that states Press F to attempt to fix errors, I to ignore, S to ...
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Change Lubuntu default appliction

How to remove default Lubuntu's application such as the word editor or the music player and added Java environment. This Lubuntu instance need to be compiled again as an ISO.
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USB booting on a mac

I am quite familiar with Linux/Ubuntu and my friend recently asked if I could set it up on his computer. I am thinking that I will install Ubuntu onto a USB of his so that he can boot into whenever he ...
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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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Spinning circle cursor Lubuntu

I changed from Linux Mint to Lubuntu and I am disappointed that cursor doesn't change to spinning circle when application is launching. I don't know if I clicked it or not. In my cursor theme there ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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Differences in browser support

I have compared the Ubuntu 14 desktop with the lubuntu 14 desktop. Both I like very much. However, I have noticed that when I create an html document with an audio or video attribute, it will play in ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, Powercap/SELinux Issue

I am running Ubuntu (well, Lubuntu, really) on my home server, and all was tickety boo until a few days ago, when the OS stopped booting. Not being able to SHH in anymore, I hooked it up to a monitor ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 dialog box exceeds screen size

I'm add a printer (to a newly installed Lubuntu 14.10), but the driver dialog boxes overruns the screen. The buttons at the bottom are not visible! Any way round this? Alt-F allows some step to move ...
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Help!? Login loop with Ubuntu 14.04

I was finishing up my CS mp tonight, as I do svn commit -m "mp" I got svn: The log message is a pathname (was -F intended?); use '--force-log' to override I thought I need a reboot, so I ...
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Boot into Busybox instead of Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu OS on a virtual machine (VMWare Player). Today, my VM was booting into the GNU GRUB version 2.02 instead of Lubuntu as usual. I was following this instructions and now I'm stuck at ...
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Check whatever current user has an active login

I want to check whatever current user (user that launched program) has an active login (is access not blocked by login panel?). How can I do this? For reference - as there is no program as described ...
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qBittorrent network problems - doesn’t check torrents

I did a recent clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 on an old netbook. I then installed qBittorrent as main client torrent. From qBittorrent I added a couple of torrents that were already present into the ...
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ZOMBIE project: Ubuntu 14 on g3 snow iMac

trying to revive a sturdy working snow iMac to give away. (sacrilege! installing Ubuntu on a Mac!) yes. monitor works, I see command code during upgrade. after restarting, blue screen Lubuntu 14.04 ...
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Problems setting up LAMP on Lubuntu

Trying to install LAMP to localhost in order to tryout a wordpress site. Following these tutorials: 1- http://www.wpexplorer.com/locally-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu/ 2- ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 — HDMI audio not starting right away

I currently have a HTPC set up with Ubuntu 14.04. Generally, it works pretty well, except for one small issue. When I go to start playing a movie, or play a video after pausing it, it takes about ...
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Lubuntu Minecraft Lag

So, I installed Ubuntu 14.10(Lubuntu 14.04) recently and I have a very big ass lag on Minecraft. RAM:2G Processor:2xIntel(R) Pentium(R) P6100 @ 2.00GHz Graphics:Intel HD Graphics Can you help me ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet fails to start

I thought this was fixed back in 2014 but it has popped up again. After some recent updates, the nm-applet in the LXPanel has once again failed to appear. The last time this happened after the ...
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How can I reset what I changed using lxsession-default-apps?

I used lxsession-default-apps to modify my file manager on Lubuntu 14.04. Now after login I have a blank grey screen, though start menu is accessible by right-clicking on it. My system is now referred ...
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Show deletion date of file in Ubuntu trash (in PCManFM or Krusader)

Is it possible to show deletion date? It is really useful for undeleting file that was just removed by mistake. But in PCManFM I see no way to add this column in detailed view (I found way to add ...
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How to add User from GUI in lubuntu? Asks for root password

I'm trying to add a new user by going to "System Tools" -> "Users and Groups". Now when I click "Add user", a dialog pops up asking for the root password I can not select any other identity than ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 network card vs.14.04

Hello I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 - 32 bits variant from the official page. My PC is an old configuration AMD XP 1800+ with Gigabyte GA 7 A and a GeForce 4 at 64 bits everything works great and ...
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Pressing any key in firefox repeats a string (under load)

On 32-bit lubuntu (14.10) with firefox 35.0.1, occasionally while browsing a very, very strange bug with text input will occur. When typing into any text box, any key will input, instead of the ...
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SATA drive only detected when plugged in while system is running

The SATA drive is only detected when I plug it in while the system is running. "fdisk -l" only shows it in this scenario (and /dev/hda only shows up in this scenario). This is running on a Banana ...
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Authenticate Ubuntu against OS X 10.9 Server: No passwd entry for user 'user'

I'm a computer tech at a school and having some issues. We're an all-Mac district running OS X Server 10.9. I have some Core Duo iMacs that are too old to run OS X, but they're perfectly good ...
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(Lubuntu 14.04.1) GPU Lockup error during installation

Installing from a USB drive. Works fine up until actual installation where it crashes and I receive the above error. On the startup page I get: UNetbootin Default. Try Lubuntu without ...
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Apple Ibook g4 1,2GHz with Lubuntu sound and wifi not working

I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty Tahr on my old Mac laptop. Unfortunately, I can't get any sound, and wifi doesn't seem to work either. Is there any way for me to work the thing out?
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The Keyboard Layout in German language has not all the letters in LXLE 12.04 and Lubuntu 13.1/ 14.04

Do you have any idea how to install the rest of the keys in German keyboard in LXLE 12.04 and Lubuntu 13.1/14.04 on a Laptop? More specific I have an Acer Aspire 5610. There are some keys that can ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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Bash Tab Autocomplete Not Listing Matches

I've found questions detailing this problem or a similar problem but none of their solutions have worked for me. On another box (RHEL some version) I've the ability to tab-complete with a wildcard ...
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Lubuntu + USB DAC problem

I have old mini laptop computer (Asus Eee PC) where I installed Lubuntu version 14. Everything else works well, but I cannot get my external USB DAC (Cambridge audio dacmagic) to work. I have one HDMI ...
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Calligra Stage installs on Lubuntu 14.04.1, but is not working

Calligra Office Suite (only Sheets, Words and Stage) were correctlyly installed through Lubuntu software center, on a full updated Lubuntu 14.04.1 system, but Stage does not work, every time I click ...
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ipsec-tools can't encrypt packets after changing destination ip address?

I established a tunnel IPsec connection between two networks like the following scenario IPsec-tools and racoon and it works fine (see image) But in gateway1 I run a simple program that listen to ...
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Save setting pulse audio -virtual and mumble

When I open mumble , to take audio from the speakers , I have to open pulse and registration tab select " Monitor Stereo analog audio inside " so ' I can send to mumble the audio signal taken from the ...
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Updated Lubuntu 14.04 01/23/15, now panel and file system is messed up

I'm new to Linux and I don't have the first idea what factors aren't relevant, so I'll have to default to giving every detail. My apologizes in advance. Okay, so about a day ago I accidentally ...
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How to install Linux Wacom drivers on Lubuntu?

I need proper terminal commands to install Linux Wacom Tablet drivers on Lubuntu 14 (32 bit). There are no clear step by step instructions for this particular OS and the installation fails every time ...
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Cheese - Black screen after an update with apt-get

I'm sorry, but have installed Lubuntu on my old notebook, the integrated camera worked fine until I updated und upgraded with apt-get. Now, when I start cheese in the terminal I receive this error: ...
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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...
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Noise suppression of incoming audio signal in skype by pulseaudio

I use Lubuntu and I have installed pulseaudio and pavucontrol already. I have managed to fix the problem with my microphone noise by launching Skype from terminal: PULSE_PROP="filter.want=echo-cancel" ...
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Audacious - Radio Stations Tuning Device ID

Installed Lubuntu on my old notebook, the Audacious applications allows to listen to internet radio streaming, even to shoutcast, now to add a url from a list I need to know the device id of my ...
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Wifi stopped working on Lubuntu 14.10

My parents are using Lubuntu 14.10 for two months for now on a MSI GX710. Everything worked until now, but now suddenly it just won't connect. The OS is stock, nothing got installed after the ...
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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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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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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 ...