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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Trying to install Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Dimension 2300

I tried to install on Dell computer. This computer achieves an internet connection via Windows XP, however does not with Lubuntu. Before I perform the full install, I'd like to make sure it is ...
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Opensource project development [duplicate]

I am trying to put my hands into in an open source project. I found this list to be pretty useful for finding opensource projects but, these are kde projects and I use Ubuntu 14.04. So, I would like ...
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How I got my error: malformed file

This question on askubuntu is about the error: malformed file Not only here on askubuntu, but everywhere else I've been reading about it, this is considered certain to be a GRUB issue. I thought it ...
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Operation not possible due to RF-kill, phy0 hard blocked

I know there are already plenty of questions like this one; the problem is that, although I tried to follow the instructions, I couldn't have my wifi to work. I re-installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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Installation of Lubuntu failed horribly [duplicate]

I had made a copy of lubuntu on my bootable usb stick - went well I had made my computer (acer Aspire one D255E) boot from the Usb- I had checked my device for errors - none found I went t begin ...
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Resuming from suspend gives a blank screen

Ok, first I know there are many similar questions asked about this. I looked through them and tried some of the fixes. Nothing thus far has worked for me. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad B570. Running ...
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White flash at (before) boot

Don't know if you experience this but it's very, very annoying. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit It's a Wubi install, but I don't think that changes anything, since I've seen it elsewhere. At boot, ...
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Installation of Lubuntu 14.04 fails on PowerPC iMac G3 “mount: can't find /run in /etc/fstab”

I am trying to install Lubuntu on an iMac g3 because OS 9 stinks and that is about the only way to make one of these wastes of plastics useful. I burned a disk with the power pc version of Trusty ...
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How do I restart vsftpd?

I am using Lubuntu. I have installed vsftpd using sudo apt-get install vsftpd That ran all ok. However when I try to retstart the service with the following it cannot find it: sudo ...
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“Focus application” keyboard shortcut in Lubuntu (LXDE)

In Unity, pressing Super + 1 to 9 launches or switches focus to an application. Can I assign a keyboard shortcut with a similar property in Lubuntu (i.e. in LXDE)? More precisely, can I set up a ...
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Set notify-osd font to the Ubuntu Font Family

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit. I didn't like xfce-notifyd, so I installed libnotify. However, it does not use the Ubuntu font (I think it uses the Sans font), and it looks quite ugly because of ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...
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No sound on Skype

I use Skype for Ubuntu, but there is a problem: I cannot send and receive sound. When I open the Skype's options window in the sound and microphone devices it says that in all I use a "virtual ...
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Random reboots/shutdowns after RAM upgrade

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell Dimension 8200. After installing two 512 MB RAM chips (essentially increasing the RAM form .25 GB to 1.25), the system randomly shuts down or reboots. Is ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Tired about suspend e hibernation “power manager not authorized”

Below the post, last configuration I used, it seems works well. I've Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my netbook (aspire one ao-532h). I am using it like a desktop with external display and input devices. ...
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lubuntu 14.04 - cairo-dock missfunctions

I have a fresh installation of lubuntu 14.04 on my acer AspireOne netbook and I wanted to add a dock to it. I decided to use cairo-dock since I use the exact same dock on my ubuntu laptop. The thing ...
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my computer lags when playing 3d games (Nvidia GeForce 4 MX420)

Hello when i try to play 3d games on my computer like tux racer and other games it lags really bad. When i look in additional drivers it doesn't detect new drivers for my machine. I'm running lubuntu ...
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When I am typing greek in netbeans 8, Tones do not work over letters

For example I can type "Γεια σου" but not "Γειά σου". the "α" is missing the tone "ά" on it. It should be Γειά not Γεια. Each time I need to type the word in netbeans 8, I have to open libre office, ...
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Help with xdotool

I'm trying to make Conky work with Lubuntu using xdotool. xdotool search --class "Pcmanfm" behave %2 focus windowraise $(xdotool search --class "Conky") I get an error: xdotool: Unknown command: ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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cryptswap1 Probably Eating RAM; Stuck in GParted; How to Fix?

To flow into the problems I had been dealing with, my copy of Lubuntu 13 became so unstable that I decided to do a fresh install of the alternative install of Lubuntu 14. Had quite a bit of trouble ...
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Can't install packages in Lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu yesterday and updated it. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update and afterwards sudo apt-get install spotify (for example), I get E: Impossible to get package "spotify-client" ...
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Problem With Unetbootin (Or, Perhaps, Me)

As I mentioned before, I'm having a lot of stability issues on Lubuntu 13, so I'm trying to upgrade to the alternate install of Lubuntu 14.04, as my computer has about 500MB RAM. I went to ...
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installing Jce locally on lubuntu machine

I'm new to Lubuntu (Linux) systems, and I'm trying to get a copy of the program called Jce (a protein structure alignment tool by combinatorial extensions) and install it locally on my Lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu: After log in hangs. Need to backup and save my files

Problem: My lubuntu was having some problems with firefox yesterday so I decided to close it down and restart. But after logging in it just hangs. Nothing happens. Afters some searching on here I ...
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Installing eclipse on Lubuntu

I've followed the exact steps provided by: Installing Eclipse Kepler , I receive the eclipse icon in the start menu (or whatever u call it in Linux systems) however when I click in it, it remains idle ...
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Video suddenly unaccelerated, wrong resolution

Lubuntu 14.04 fully up to date. It was working fine until I turned on my laptop today and the screen was 1024x768 instead of the native 1280x800, unaccelerated. lxrandr shows 1024x768 as the only ...
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How to show slide console on laptop and slide-show in the projector using Libreoffice 4.2 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to setup my laptop (Dell D420) with Lubuntu 14.04 and Libreoffice 4.2 to show a slide presentation to a VGA projector. I used ARandR to make a screen layout where the laptop screen ...
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How to make my computer start as Ubuntu not Lubuntu

I have computer with Ubuntu and Lubuntu. When I start the computer it shows the Lubuntu logo then goes to the Lubuntu login screen. I want it to start the computer showing the Ubuntu logo and going ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Sound Recorder does not show “record as” option

I am setting up a lubuntu box to install in a local classroom where people are not super tech-savvy. I need an audio recording software for them to record things using the microphone and save in a ...
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Lubuntu 13 is Unstable; Trouble DLing Alternate Version [closed]

I want to download and install 32-bit Lubuntu 14. However, lots of things are interfering with that. Also, the fact that I'm temporarily homeless right now is making a download even more difficult. ...
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Lubuntu installation - - AMD athlon — boot bypassing grub screen

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 for a friend, on an old xp machine, a Packard-Bell AMD Athlon 64. The installation, apparently went smoothly, however when I rebooted, Lubuntu booted straight to ...
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Unable to boot from USB [closed]

I'm trying to install Lubuntu as a dual boot, but I can't boot from my USB. I went into BIOS and changed the order, but the order just resets when I restart my computer even if I save the changes in ...
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How To Increase Screen Colour Saturation?

I am trying to find a way to increase the colour saturation in Lubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. My machine is a dual boot setup with both Lubuntu and Windows 7 Ultimate. In Windows 7 the colours used to ...
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How to install driver for USB wireless ID 2001:3310 Rev D1 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I have tried 3 methods but unsuccessful. The method (1) asked for username and password of git website, which I didn't know. The method (2) led to 404 error not found. In the method (3), I extracted ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Lubuntu enforces screen lock

I can't disable screen lock in Lubuntu. In Power management I have it unchecked. There is another option "Enable light locker" in the "Light locker settings". I also have this unchecked but I still ...
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Dual-display solution (other than ARandR) on Lubuntu/Xubuntu?

What I want to achieve is an elegant way to use my two screens on Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Being elegant means: 1) Working in the same extended-display mode as in ubuntu-desktop (the common Unity Ubuntu) ...
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VirtualBox Error - Failed to open a session for the virtual machine LinuxEmulator [closed]

So I'm trying to run Linux on Windows 8 and Cygwin didn't offer all the functionality I wanted. I decided to install a VirtualBox to create a Linux Operating System to allow me added functionality for ...
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WiFi super slow after 14.04 update on Toshiba Satalite M-55

I updated my Toshiba Satalite M-55 laptop with Lubuntu 14.04 but after update I have super slow or no WiFi. This is what I have when I type $ iwconfig: iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Guide for users who've never heard of linux ( and are 8 years old )?

My wife's cousins had a useless computer because their mother loaded it with so many viruses it couldn't run. I got tired of cleaning it up and just put lubuntu 14.04 on it. I installed libre office ...
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Can't use LXLE except through Live CD

I'm really new to Linux so I apologize in advance for my generalized ignorance on the subject. (I apologize for my English as well) Recently, after Microsoft stopped to provide support to Windows XP, ...
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No radiotray app indicator

I've been using this app for years. I reinstalled lubuntu 14.04 on a machine then: apt-get install radiotray Executed it from the applications menu. I see it running in task manager but there is no ...
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ibus not working in Lubuntu

I install lubuntu few days ago and I tried to add my locale(sinhala). By using command ibus-setup I got the ibus configuration window and then I add my locale. I can see the keyboard icon on the top ...
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Unable to login Lubuntu Desktop openLDAP

Our admin is trying to install an openLDAP system for some network machines. I'm listing all the steps here so that someone may point out the breaking mistake. Objective Setup a centralized ...
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What are the best tweaked Nvidia drivers for my laptop?

I need drivers and tweaked drivers for Lubuntu. Details: HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr Nvidia GeForce 9600m GT Lubuntu 14.04 - 64bit Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 @ 2.26GHz 2.27GHz 4GB RAM If you need more info. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dual Mon with ARandR Screen Layout Editor

I have make use of the XRandR with Lubuntu 14.04 on my old VAIO TZ17GN notebook. It working fine for my dual monitors situation. But I found some tricky issues. Desktop issue First of all, I can't ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 1501 internal wifi doesn't work

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have trouble getting the internal wi-fi hardware to work properly. I can connect to the internet just fine using an Ethernet cable or a USB wi-fi ...