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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Cubietruck with Lubuntu - unmet dependencies try using f; package 'build essential' has noinstalation candidate

Im trying to get build-essential installed on cubietruck(with lubuntu), but im getting: "E: Package 'build-essential', so i went to get help and some said to do : sudo apt-get -f install, but it ...
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Lunbuntu 15.04: Keyboard stops working on log in screen

So far this has been a one time problem, but I'd rather ask before it happens again when I have time sensitive work to do. Installed Lubuntu on my old, crappy Gateway laptop, which gave it a second ...
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running (L)Ubutnu 15.04: Issue with terminal updating and firefox crashing. Any Ideals?

I have an older computer that I use for basic stuff on the side, it worked fine in 14.xx. First issue after the update was my keyboard had to be taken out of the USB hub and reinserted a few times, ...
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set volume with usb headset

I have a usb headset. It works great but I can't change the volume using the normal volume control (in the system tray). I have found a way to change its volume through pulseaudio volume control: I ...
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Default display manager for Lubuntu

I have recently switched over to the lubuntu-desktop from the unity-desktop, using the following command: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The requisite packages are installed automatically. ...
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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lubuntu 14.04: HDMI sound not working, fixes on forum won't work either

I'm running Kodibuntu, which is on the basis of Lubuntu 14.04 My HDMI is not feeding sound to my tv, but it is feeding video. The root of this problem must be in Lubuntu so what I am trying to do ...
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Trying to boot back into Ubuntu. Thank you in advance

I am currently running lubuntu on my lenovo yoga but want to switch back to ubuntu which is what I was running before. To switch to lubuntu, I had to use the boot-repair tool which worked like a ...
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Installing Ubuntu LXLE on 4GB SSD and external /home partition

I have been trying to install Ubuntu LXLE on a 4GB SSD with no other hard disks in an old laptop. It fails during install and I have found out that it is because it takes about 4150MB for a full ...
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Open File Dialog Box broken for some programs

I'm using Lubuntu. When I try to open a file using Scite, the Open File dialog box looks like this: I find this one useless and buggy, and much prefer the Open File dialog box that my other ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04, I installed Samba and updated everything. NAS auto-mount ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.2 Suspend problem

I have installed my lubuntu from minimalx64.iso, lubuntu-core. Now I can`t suspend. When I do it pc disconnects from internet but all is working. I have installed power-manager pm-utils ...
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Logging in to Ubuntu without a Display manager

So I want to login to my system without a display manager(lightDM). How would I go about doing this? or Could removing lightDM break the system? My current WM is i3. so i3 specific instructions would ...
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Got stuck at splash screen of Lubuntu after selecting language

need some help here. I have an old tower (an HP Compaq d230MT) that my parents were going to throw into the trash. But I stopped them in order to try to see if I can extend its life using Linux, so I ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 no sound

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Lenovo flex 2 14) after trying out both Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu which gave me no issues with sound. However with Lubuntu I get no sound, no sound applet ...
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Lubuntu (on flash drive) - Can't connect to WiFi with RT5390

I'm trying to connect to the internet while running Lubuntu from a flash drive, my computer sees my network but when I try to log in to it the icon spins for a while & either displays a ...
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Autostart x11vnc in Lubuntu

I am trying to get x11vnc to autostart at boot time to remotely login to a Lubuntu 14.04 box without a local session. I have found several threads related to this issue, but they are mostly outdated ...
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gedit error gedit:2128

I am a beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu Core... I have been trying to add echo 9 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness to /etc/rc.local and every time when I change something in ...
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errors in the console before Lubuntu Core starts

I am beginner Linux user... I have just installed Lubuntu Core (Minimal installation). Every time after restart, before Lubuntu starts it appears (the same, from what I could see) 4-5 lines on the ...
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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I can't get the driver for my Wi-Fi card and I can't connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet

I've tried 13.10, 14.04 and Lubuntu, with he same result. I can go to "Software & Updates" and get the driver working in the "Test Ubuntu Without Installing" mode but once installed it won't work. ...
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{lubuntu} Ethernet doesn't work

internet doesn't work anymore this is my exp: so i have a setup like this isp wall --> isp modem/router --> asus router when i plug in ethernet straight into isp moden it does eth0 dhcp automatic and ...
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How to make a Hebrew-English keyboard layout combo behave like in Windows?

I would like my he-IL/en-US Keyboard layoutas in Lubuntu 15.04 to behave like it does in MS Windows, with respect to Hebrew. That probably means a lot of things, not all of which I'm aware of, but at ...
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make Lubuntu even slimmer, more lightwear

I am a beginner in Linux I hope I am allowed to ask all these questions in one Topic. Please replay to me to the next 3 questions: I will number them to be easier for you to answer... Which are the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Randomly Crashes

I have installed this on a low spec machine with a NVidia graphics card. I have installed the drivers and checked the kernel is using it. But now and again the system completely crashes you cant do ...
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How do I set a preference for 5GHz over 2.4GHz Wifi in Lubuntu 12.04?

The 5GHz network is less congested than the 2.4GHz. My first choice would be to have both networks available but prefer 5GHz. My second option is to disable 2.4GHz so b/g/n networks are unavailable. ...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 using a dell vostro 1510 WIFI problems

I'm new with ubuntu, I installed lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell vostro 15.04 but the wifi isn't working at all. I activated the drivers for the broadband still no wifi connection at all. I tried using a ...
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Lubuntu Unable to open MTP Device dialogue do not dismiss

The question has been asked before here. Due to a dodgy usb connection , I keep getting numerous 'Unable to mount MTP Device dialogs'. Further more they cant be closed due to some bug in Lubuntu ...
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cannot connect to internet in lubuntu 14.04

I have a broadband connection... I cant establish the connection in lubuntu.. I have read some forums and tried the "sudo pppoeconfig" command, and the message that appeared was "Sorry, I scanned ...
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Is there a good Dutch dictionary for Texmaker?

So I installed the Dutch language on Lubuntu 15.04, and when searching through synaptic by using the keywords "dutch spell", it seemed like I had all available dictionaries installed. Seeing how ...
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iBook G4 Lubuntu 12.04 Hard Drive Access LED not displaying

So, a little background: I have been playing with various Ubuntu distros off and on for a few years now. I am by no means an "expert" or even a moderate linux user. But I acquired an iBook G4 some ...
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VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I was trying to boot and install lubuntu on my samsung nc10 plus netbook with a boot usb I created from an .iso. I had some issues (e.g. with ubi-partman), so I tried to follow instructions I found in ...
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Cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.04

Please help me! I facing a big issue with Sublime Text 3. I cannot type any characters on Sublime Text 3 after upgrading Lubuntu version from 14.04 to 15.05. How can I solve this issue? Thanks!
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New apps not showing in file manager when adding to application launch bar

This is about Lubuntu 15.04 vivid which is a system upgrade from 14.10 I have a problem adding news apps to the application launch bar because the new apps don't show. I installed apps like VLC ...
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OpenJDK 7 Runtime Doesnt show up in my right click menu

When I downloaded Cracked Minecraft onto my Linux Lubuntu 15.04, I wasn't able to right click it and open with "OpenJDK 7 Runtime Environment. I right clicked and did Properties and then Permissions ...
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Application launch bar and menu not showing apps

I have got lubuntu 15. I was having an issue with new desktop files not being picked up by the lxde menu. I followed instructions on here -> http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Main_Menu#Refreshing_the_Menu and ...
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serval errors installing Scilab hart tool

I wanna install Scilab 5.5.2 with the RTAI and Hart Toolbox. I follow the instructions on Hart Toolbox Install The Specs are a Samsung NC10 with Lubuntu 14.1 and a few days of experience with ...
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How to allow only one website through VPN from Squid?

I have configured VPN and Squid in Server. I tested it with iphone and both are working properly. But I'm facing some problem: If I give Squid proxy ip means all traffic goes through Squid and able ...
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Internal speakers not in output devices

Problem: My internal speakers aren't listed in the output devices tab resulting in no sound coming out of them. Just tested, headphones/headset also don't work. System does "see" sound card Things ...
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Can I install Lubuntu again to get a fresh start?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP, setting up root, home, and swap partitions. I removed XP using the OS-Uninstaller Graphical Tool. I installed Gparted in Lubuntu and deleted the ...
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How do i refresh my Lubuntu 15.04

I was trying to get rid of the Ubuntu Desktop and a guy said, use this code. It was "sudo apt-get remove gnome-*" DO NOT RUN THIS COMMAND! BEWARE! DO NOT RUN IT! So I did it. And now alot of things ...
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When I click on the top of Audacious when it's not the focused window it automatically drags the window

First off I'm running Lubuntu and, cat /ect/lsb-release gives me DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.04" Whenever I click on the top of ...
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ubuntu - Touchpad Indicator Hotkey not Working?

I'm a noob user. I installed TouchPad Indicator so I could hotkey to disable the TouchPad but it doesn't seem to work. The auto-disable on type works but I would like to be able to HotKey to ...
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How to enable write protection of USB drive

I am using Lubuntu and I am new in using this. I have a pendrive and whenever I insert it in a PC that's not mine, in anyway it gets affected with virus. So I want to enable the write protection on my ...
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Booting from Lubuntu on USB with several partitions

Here's my goal: a fully self-contained Lubuntu 14.04.2 installation on a 256GB USB pen drive that I have, which also has an NTFS partition that Windows can read. The drive is /dev/sdd. I started by ...
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Alsa sometimes fails to load at laptop startup

I've Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed on my Toshiba L30-10T laptop. Sometimes, Alsa fails to load at laptop startup : I've no sound on my computer and I've to type sudo alsa force-reload one or two times ...
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Lubuntu: Radeon driver flickering ONLY IN FULL HD

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on an older machine that has a Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics chip. (My HTPC, actually.) Due to AMD discontinuing support for this (admittedly old) chip, I'm ...
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Xfce background dimming while maximized

I'm modifying my desktop. I made one panel 97 wide so the corners don't touch the end of the monitor. But when I maximize a window, these corners have my wallpaper surrounding them. It looks quite ...