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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WLAN0 scans but doesn't connect

I have two older Dell computers now working on Lubuntu. Had much trouble getting the Broadcom cards to work, but with Askubuntu help, they are now working. However, although wlan0 scans, sees my ...
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Force re-creation of Active Directory home directories

I've installed Lubuntu Desktop 14.04 in a vbox virtual machine and joined it to active directory following likewise-open | 14.04 | other easy way to connect AD?. I was able to login graphically with ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 will not boot, saying “general error mounting filesystems”

My Lubuntu 14.04 worked since 14.04 was released, but after I tried to mount a Lubuntu .iso in the computer it began to get strange while booting. First, it went to the Lubuntu logo and said ...
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Can't cancel the lubuntu shutdown screen

I've bought a small 5 year old small netbook. I noticed that lubuntu runs great on it, as it doesn't use much space/resources. But the problem is, my screen is just too small. Whenever I press the ...
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lubuntu 12.04 black screen at power-on

Sometimes it happens that at laptop power-on the screen remain black, even if it seems that laptop has been started. In these condition if I digit password (on black screen) the notebook starts ...
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Is there a way to lock my volume settings in l/ubuntu?

Every now and then it seems that some application has taken control of my mic volume settings and/or completely turned it down to 0. At the worst of times I load up alsamixer and find that the elected ...
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Preventing pop-up dialogs when connecting an MTP device

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. Each time I connect my phone via USB, I get the following dialog: Unable to open MTP device '[usb:002,023]' A few moments later, ...
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plank has duplicate icons for added launchers in LXDE

I am on Lubuntu and just installed plank for a dock. I have figured out how to remove launchers by dragging and dropping and the go [poof] in a cloud, and I figured out how to add by right clicking ...
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how can i run job tracker and task tracker using jps command?

im start to writ command start -all .sh name node and data node and jps are running but task tracker and job tracker not running by using .jps command what's the problem need to compile word count ...
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No Shutdown, reboot in logout menu and no pid for lxde

I've just had a clean install of lubuntu and on top of that I reinstalled packages from a relatively clean install with dpkg. But now I have two problems. First when I boot up I get the error "No ...
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Ethernet Card keeps going to sleep on Lubuntu 14.04

I've "rescued" a friends computer from XP with Lubuntu. The only problem I'm having is that every once in awhile I have to unplug/plug back in the ethernet chord because the card just stops working. ...
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Copy msi. to install 14.4

I have a Vaio laptop (older) running MS WIN XP Professional w/ 1.0 GB ram, Genuine Intel CPU T2400@ 1.83 GHz.and Nvidia GEforce Go 7400. Had the Ubuntu 12.4 it was running great until it asked me to ...
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calibre library error No such file or directory

calibre library 1.39.0 AMD 6x 16g ram ssd 128g main drive ext4 1TB 2nd format ntfs Ubuntu 14.04 with Lubuntu gui. Everything works great import,export,web server,connecting to all devices and reading ...
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Desktop configuration file errors in Folderview Screenlet

I have copied desktop configuration files/desktop shortcuts into FolderView Screenlets. These files/shortcuts were copied from the desktop folder, and they do work there. Some work from within ...
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Lubuntu resumes from standby half a second after going to sleep

So, I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5900, then I upgraded to 14.04. Whenever I tell it to sleep, or when the xfce4-power-manager tells it to sleep, it does so for about half a ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 graphics problem on portege r100

first of all I have to say that I am not an expert. I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my Portege R100. The problem is that the graphics session does not start. Actually I can do all but only by ...
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Installing Lubuntu without internet

this is my 1st question.I am installing Lubuntu lxde along side windows xp.Windows xp worked fine before and after instalation,including the internet.During the installation of lubuntu a dialog box ...
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Can't install Lubuntu Desktop

I'm at Acer Aspire One. Trying to install lighter desktop environment. Found this tutorial, for LXDE: www.howtogeek.com/107368/how-to-install-the-lightweight-lxde-desktop-on-ubuntu/ But it ...
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Can't install Lubuntu 14.04 on ACER Aspire 3000

I have formatted the Acer Aspire 3000 HDD. Then tried to install Lubuntu 14.04. When installation is almost done, I get a warning saying that the Lubuntu installer is damaged and therefore ...
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How I can type in English and persian (Farsi) combined in Abiword?

As you may know persian has a right to left writing. When I try to type in Abiword in English and persian Combined,English words have been reversed. Hear is a sample: It types " utnubuL سیستم عامل ...
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VPN failure Lubuntu 14.04

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 as an upgrade to 13.04. Now, when I attempt to run an openvpn connection I get an error message. (Everything worked fine in 13.04.) Clicking on the Network Icon gets ...
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Problem installing Intel drivers

I downloaded the latest intel drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 from: https://01.org/linuxgraphics/ But I get this error. After hitting close the status changes to "Failed to satisfy all dependencies ...
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Drag and drop subrip-file (.srt) from file-roller (archive manager) to VLC?

When I drag a subtitle file straight from an open zip like so: It doesn't load the subtitle file. Dragging the subtitles works only if I extract the subtitle file first and then drag it. Is there a ...
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Can't add Canadian Multilingual keyboard layout in Lubuntu

I go to ibus preferences in Lubuntu and can add French (Canada), but it's not the Canadian Multilingual layout. I tried installing m17 ibus packages and it adds a bunch of languages but not more ...
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System freezing on hibernate: “Saving 11700 image data pages”

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, and now every time I try to hibernate the computer, the system freezes with this: Saving 11700 image data pages (press backspace to abort)...0% I'm ...
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lxpanel does not load automatically

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, I had to repair the video driver and Xorg installation. After a long struggle I get it working but several problems remain: I am using LXDE (Lubuntu) desktop. ...
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Dictate window theme & background image on Lubuntu

I'm using the most recent Lubuntu (14.04) distribution to setup a pc with an "manager" account with enhanced permissions and a normal user account. Now I want to dictate the theme and desktop ...
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Developing on Lubuntu

I'm currently doing a lot of development with c++ and in Python. Much of this is with an embedded systems slant. Having access to things like the newest versions of GCC/Clang/etc and various libraries ...
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How to remove shortcut to open device panel in QtCreator in Lubuntu 13.10?

I have just upgraded to Lubuntu 13.10 and when I use shortCut LShift + RShift to change keyboard layout in QtCreator it switches to the Ubuntu device panel. But in keyboard shortcut settings there is ...
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Will I be in trouble while mixing Lubuntu and gnome?

I've had some troubles upgrading to ubuntu 14.04. so I decided to go for a fresh install instead. but Unetbooting was not cooperating so did the "startup disk creator". Lucky for me; there was an ...
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Drivers for Dell XPS 13 (model 9333, late 2013/early 2014) driver pack?

I’m currently running Ubuntu 14.04 I’m looking to install Lubuntu on my Dell XPS 13. I’ve tried booting from the live-distro and love the look and feel of LXDE, but unfortunately several hardware ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu with LXDE on current encrypted drive on Dell XPS 13 (model 9333, late 2013/early 2014)?

I am a fairly new Ubuntu user. My experience began about a month ago with stock Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Dell XPS 13 laptop. Since then I’ve fiddled around extensively, set up some things, broken (and ...
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how do i turn off bluetooth on my t43 lubuntu 14.04

How do I turn off bluetooth, I can turn it on with bluetooth manager. I have looked online for a solution. All I get is install bluetooth manager but I don’t need to install the manager, it is ...
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Help with wine-1.6.2

What I have: 1 PC with windows XP (server) 1 PC with windows 7 (client 1) 1 PC with lubuntu 14.10 and wine-1.6.2 This is locale command output: LANG=es_VE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=es_VE:en ...
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Disk encryption with Lubuntu?

I am thinking of installing Lubuntu 14.04 on top of my current Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I have (and for professional reasons, require) full-disk encryption, so I have been researching this before ...
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how to mount .vhdx image in lubuntu

So, I had a hard drive with Windows 8. The drive started dying, so I made an image backup to an external HDD. Because it's practically impossible to get an ISO of Windows 8, I installed Lubuntu. ...
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Wifi not working installed drivers

Hello I'm new to Lubuntu and I'm currently using an old Asus laptop 1,8Ghz single core AMD and 700~MB RAM. And now I'm trying to get wifi working I've searched Google way too many times and I've tried ...
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Lost calls history in Skype for Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed this installation and I wonder why Skype keeps showing that I have got some "lost calls" - the little number on top of the icon. Even though I manually "Delete event" by right ...
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Winbond W89C33D not recognized

Using Lubuntu 14.04, my WLan is not working at all on my admittedly old laptop, although LAN connection is working fine. First, the output of lspci -v: ~$ lspci -v 00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA ...
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How can I disable wireless on Lubuntu?

I need to put Lubuntu into offline mode when I go downtown. How do I do this? In Ubuntu I can do it from the network manager applet , but I can't seem to do so in Lubuntu.
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Full Automatic Scheduled Download in Lubuntu

As the Question Said,I want to schedule daily download at night -when I'm absent- I've doing this in past (windows xp) by using wake up feature in bios and in idm set schedule task and when arrived at ...
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keyboard backlight for fujitsu lifebook u810

I have recently acquired a Fujitsu Lifebook u810, and set up a vista Lubuntu dualboot. I do not need most of the Fujitsu drivers, just the keyboard light. I am a linux noob and I could not figure out ...
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Lubuntu No Battery Status

I just installed Lubuntu and couldn't figure out how to show the battery status in the system bar. I think my Xfce Power Management is missing "on battery" option (see screenshot). Does anyone know ...
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What can I do for Spotify Linux Preview that always goes out of monitor with Lubuntu?

I have had issue with Spotify for a long time on Lubuntu. It occasionally goes out of my monitor and I have only one monitor. I can only see the lower right corner and I cannot even move the window to ...
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I can't get my kobo to work with ADE in wine

I'm running Lubuntu on a pc and I can't get my kobo to work or show up in my Adobe Digital editions. i've tried running it in wine and it worked at first now it doesn't.
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I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows Xp, How do i remove Lubuntu without harming XP

When I installed Lubuntu I didn't even think about it installing on the same partition as Windows XP. How do I uninstall Lubuntu without harming the windows xp OS or any of the documents and stuff?
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Lubuntu 12.04 remove shortcut

every time I press ctrl + space it changes the system language, and I come from the game to the desktop. how can I disable that I have stayed in leafpad ~ / .config / openbox / lubuntu-rc.xml looked ...
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LED values in /etc/kbd/config

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 and is fighting with getting Numlock ON at logon dialog, and NONE of the methods I found in here work - so I'm investigating every single file to see what is going on. ...
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connect to server does not have type

I tried to connect my ssh server on my local machine. I use ctrl-L to connect to server, but it does not have type and port to let me select, it looks like my system does not recognize my local ssh ...
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Xubuntu and Lubuntu won't shutdown or restart

Hi I have an old laptop acer 2420, before lubuntu 14.04 (clean install) it cant restart or shutdown, when i try the live CD with the same lubuntu 14.04 and after eject the disk the os wont shutdown ...