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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How can I get the built-in display to pan as I move the mouse to the edges in dual display mode?

I have an Eeepc 900a with a display of 1024x600 running lubuntu 13.10. The VGA port will display at 1920x1080. I am able to use LXRandR 0.1.2 to set it to use both displays at the same time. How can I ...
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Altrnative to KDE's “force font dpi” functionality

I am currently using a non-KDE system (Lubuntu) and am trying to find a way to force DPI to a specific value. What file do I need to edit to force dpi to 96? What is the proper code? My Ubuntu ...
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How to change the color depth in lubuntu to 24-bit?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on a very old pc of mine. intel p4 2.6 ghz processor some local made motherboard 40 gb / 512 ram. The color depth seems to stuck in 8 bit mode. How to change it to ...
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Window snapping in Lubuntu 13.10

I read that window snapping will be a default feature in Lubuntu 13.10. However, I've installed it and I don't have it. Perhaps it's disabled by default? How would one enable it?
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trouble connecting to internet

I have a laptop with lubuntu 13. Usually it's not connected (I don't have wifi atm) but sometimes try to connect it through the wire I use for my main machine. However, there seems to be a problem ...
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Heating fan and weaker battery in Lubuntu 13.04

Since I switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu (both 13.04) I spotted some differences: Battery life is about 30% shorter. At first I thought that the indicator shows wrong values, so I decided not to ...
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When might we expect a 32 GB image for the Nexus 7?

I was very impressed with the functionality of Raring with LXDE on the Nexus 7 --- I was able to run the same applications as on my laptop but with significantly better battery life. I did some ...
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how do I get webcam to work on my lg x120 in lubuntu 13.04?

first time noob so dont be hard on me :) I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 on an old LG x120 netbook, everything works fine except the webcam. tested it in skype, google hangouts and cheese. the ...
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How do I fix a wireless connection in lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu in a dual-boot setup on my Lenovo Thinkpad X131E. Everything works fine, except that wifi is extremely slow. I am unable to get a good connection even from a few feet ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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After switching from Ubuntu to Lubuntu, fan constantly working on maximum

Because my HP 6730s didn't work well on Ubuntu (constant hangs, because of the lack of resources) I changed to Lubuntu. Now everything works fine (in terms of speed), but the cooler constantly is ...
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Lubuntu won't start anymore after completely removing ubuntu-desktop

I installed ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu. I wanted to remove them and found this. I first used the command to remove ubuntu-desktop. While running it, I noticed ...
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Best UI that still makes good use of Super button

This might be a weird question, but I'm looking for the best UI that still makes use of something similar to Unity's search function. Here's the deal; I installed Lubuntu on a computer at work. It ...
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When installing updates, I do not get any progress indication

Using Lubuntu, when I install updates, update manager simply closes out after I authenticate. There is no progress indicator to tell me when the update are completed. I used to get a terminal window ...
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cifs shares not mounting (permission denied) lubuntu 12.10 via /etc/fstab

Before I upgraded to 12.10, I was able to mount my shares automatically. They're located on an Amahi Home Server running Fedora 14. I'm able to access them without any problems via PacManFM (I'm using ...
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Dual-booting Lubuntu with Windows 8

I've got an older laptop (HP G62) that has Windows 8 as it's primary OS and I want to dual-boot it with Lubuntu. It does NOT come with Secure boot nor does it come with UEFI. I've been looking at ...
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The disk tray won't open when I press the button

I'm trying to open the disk tray in Lubuntu 12.10 and nothing is happening. This can't be a mechanical failure because it works fine in Windows XP, and I'm posting it here because there are no ...
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Templates in lubuntu not working

I can't seem to create templates in Lubuntu. I have a folder in ~ called Templates, which I directly copied from my previous home folder when I installed Lubuntu 12.10, but when I right click in the ...
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How can I log into or out of a Lubuntu guest account?

I discovered I had a guest user account logged in when I tried to shut down and Lubuntu told me I couldn't. When I try to switch users from my administrator account to the guest account I am asked ...
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Save Changes When Running From USB.

Basically, what i need to know is how do i save any changes i make when running Lubuntu from a USB drive? My computer has no hard drive and so i have been booting Lubuntu in 'Try Lubuntu before ...
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Why after upgrading to Lubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 I can't login other than using the “Guest Account”?

Why after upgrading to Lubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 I can't login other than using the "Guest Account". On the login screen there is the option for "Guest Account" and "Other...". I select "Other..." ...
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Webcam won't capture video. Listed in lsusb & key is found in /proc/bus/input/devices/ but the device is not found in /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices

Not a resolution or permissions issue either. I'm not sure about the sigififance of it being listed under lsusb and /proc/.../devices but not /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices. For example, cheese won't ...
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failed to boot after install Lubuntu 16.04

I have attempted to install Lubuntu 16.04 It completed install but on rebooting came up with message /dev/sda1: clean, 121492/3571712 files, 864878/14260224 blocks and then hangs with cursor ...
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Can't connect Usb modem on Lubuntu 16.04

My usb modem is detecting in network manager, however on clicking connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. Please see output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 011: ID ...
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Gnome Keyring does not work anymore on Lubuntu 14.04

I installed Gnome Keyring some month ago for git, and it worked well. Now it does not work anymore. It asks me for the key to unlock it, but the stored passwords (printers, internet key...) are not ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Network manager issue

Please help me with this outdated problem. I searched the forums and tried everything but I still can't make the network manager appear. Can anyone guide me step by step to check where I messed it up? ...
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Kernel Panic while attempting to Install Lubuntu 15

In order to revive my old desktop PC, I chose Lubuntu as my next working environment. If i give preference to CD boot onto BIOS (usb not supported), it would fail. Nevertheless, I managed to boot ...
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First time Linux

Like title states, this is my first time running any Linux ever. I managed to obtain a laptop (an old Dell Inspiron B120) for free, So I figured, hey, why not, let's put Linux on it. So I upgraded ...
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No Audio on Lubuntu [booted alongside Windows]

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS in Virtual Box on my Windows 7 desktop. Amd Sempron (TM) 145 Processor 1GB DDR2 800 MHz PC 6400 of total 4GB of system RAM Audio adapter ICH-Intel ...
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lubuntu - change wallpaper mode and background color on different desktops

I just started using lubuntu 16.04, and I usually use different background images for each virtual desktop. I did it in lubuntu (nice and easy, cool!), but noticed the wallpaper mode (the way the ...
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lubuntu - get the power manager to show time left and percentage

I just installed lubuntu 16.04, and I would like to get the power management icon on the Task Bar to always show the time left and the percentage (right now it only shows them when I hover over the ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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Broadcom BCM4311MCG doesnt work in lubuntu and doesnt appear in terminal

My Broadcom BCM4311KFBG Wifi does not work in Lubuntu. I tried different terminal commands to see if it is detected but its not. Im not too familiar with linux so I need a hand. I like Linux but Im ...
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How to change PCManFM colors

I'd like to have a dark background and a light text, for I often use my linuxbox in low lighting. I haven't found a way to do these changes but for nautilus and unity. Themes seem to not affect the ...
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Old desktop with libGL error about mga_dri.so

I've install Lubuntu on an old desktop but getting this "laggy" behaviour and CPU usage at 100% when I move a window around on the desktop. The machine has a Matrox Millennium G450 32Mb SDRAM Dual ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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Is it ok to kill lightdm and related processes in lubuntu to reduce load as I use terminal?

I'm running Lubuntu 14 in my old PC. I have connected it to my router via ethernet and access it with putty, it has no dedicated monitor. I think the GUI is not needed any more, can I kill the ...
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Display Size problem with Lubuntu VM on Windows 10

I recently bought a new surface pro 4 and I'm badly in need to use linux for study purposes. Since the driver support isn't good yet for a regular dual boot installation I sadly had to use VMWare. My ...
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Laggy scrolling in Gedit and Mousepad on Lubuntu 15.04

I have this problem in Lubuntu 15.04: Scrolling in text editors like Gedit and Mousepad is quite laggy. It's annoying, because it's not responsive enough for comfortable work. Editors like Geany or ...
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Stop Ubuntu on Macbook from booting into OS X from external drive

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu) installed on a MacBook which has two external hard drives connected to it. One of the partitions on one of those drives is a bootable backup of an OS X machine. When I reboot ...
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installing KVM on my guest OS lubuntu

I'm working on installation of KVM on my guest OS which is lubuntu 14.04 LTS. My host OS is CentOS 6.6. My machine hardware specifications are: Intel CPU CORE i5, 6 GB RAM and no graphical card. ...
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Lubuntu LTS how to update

For the next lubuntu LTS is there going to be a way to update to it from the software updater?
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Lubuntu No Sound (or Volume button in taskbar) Problem - Lenovo Flex 2 15D

I just dual booted Lubuntu on Lenovo Flex 2 15D, but no sound or volume control in taskbar i have tried elementary OS before and sound worked fine sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu boots in black screen even after nomodeset

As the title says, Ubuntu 14.04 boots into a black screen. I have Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 10. I had problems with the nouveau driver, but I managed to install my Nvidia driver (GTX 950M). ...
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Why wont my lubuntu install restart after install on my dell mini

After my earlier update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 left me with a computer that loaded to the sign in screen that would not let me use any input devices. I did a fresh install of lubuntu 15.10 using ...
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Lubuntu wifi connection issues

I recently acquired an older computer running Lubuntu (I will update with more specific information as requested). The PC does not have a wireless adapter, and so I bought a USB wifi adapter (Kootek ...
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How to opaque a game using compiz in Ubuntu

Please help me out. I am using compiz manager to transparent Windows in Ubuntu. But I want to transparent everything except a game. So how would I do that? Please reply as early as possible. Thank ...
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No indicators part of “indicator applets” on lxde pannel showing

As the question says, nothing from the network manager, to Uget, to Redshift to KDEconnect are showing. I, unlike other users with this problem,am not even getting the "no indicators" message. My ...
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lubuntu live session locks out in trusty 14.04.4

I tried to explore the features of Lubuntu with a view to use it, so I booted Lubuntu 14.04.4 live session but after loading the desktop it just shows the install icon on the desktop and on the first ...
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How to fix screen problems in lubuntu 14.04

When I browse or open application on computer the screen turns black for a few seconds and comes back on but has horzontal lines/glitches. Msi AE 1900 6638 no touch screen for some reason bought the ...