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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No sound in Manually Compiled Wine 1.7.18

I downloaded the Wine 1.7.18 source code from Sourceforge, installed the dependencies according to the ./configure file and compiled & installed (sudo make && sudo make install). The ...
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Can I make Nautilus look better in Lubuntu 12.04?

I mean that PCManFM and Thunar follow my theme: Nautilus does not: I have to add that I do not want to change my present theme. And I guess that is the problem, as it does not have a gtk3 ...
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If I install Lubuntu desktop will I still be able to use Gnome Shell and Unity?

If I install Lubuntu-Desktop (or Xubuntu-Desktop, for that matter) from the Software Centre, in Ubuntu 11.10, will I still be able to use Gnome-Shell and Unity, or will those be deleted? Will it be ...
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Problem installing Lubuntu 11.04

After I boot the Live-CD I can't select try Lubuntu or Install Lubuntu and I end up hanging on that screen. My PC specs are: Compaq Presario s4214bd 2.4ghz Intel Celeron. Windows XP/Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Disk Encryption vs Home Encryption

I've encrypted my disk using the Lubuntu disk encryption on installation and also used the Home folder encryption option. I wonder whether this adds security or if the home folder encryption is ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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How can I automatically full-screen a program in Lubuntu?

Usually, the first thing I do after I have started darktable is press F11 to have it in real full-screen mode. I wonder whether I can have this automatically somehow.
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How to quickly open an application in Lubuntu?

I just switched from Ubuntu, where I can hit the Super key and search for any application I want and just hit Enter. In Lubuntu there doesn't seem to be a convenient way to quickly open an app in such ...
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Cannot change keyboard repeat/delay in Lubuntu 13.04

Settings are located under Preferences -> Keyboard and Mouse -> Keyboard. Adjusting the Repeat Delay and Repeat Interval does nothing. Neither rates change in the test text box, nor do they ...
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Why cannot install Lubuntu 12.10 on an extended partition?

This is about an older computer (Toshiba Satellite M70 that a friend wants to keep afloat) on which (beside Win XP) was installed the Xubuntu 11.10 system that would not work for some reason: now the ...
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What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? Why aren't winners of the app showdown available in the latter?

What's the difference in content between the Ubuntu and Lubuntu Software Centers? I've seen this Are softwares installable on ubuntu also installable on lubuntu? which indicates that the content ...
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I have tearing on lubuntu 12.04 32bit (on flash videos things are very bad) , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing

I have tearing on Lubuntu 12.04 32-bit (on Flash videos things are very bad). On Ubuntu 12.04 I don't have tearing. When I use compiz there is no tearing but my machine is low-end and has a slow ...
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Where do I find display brightness controls in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a control to be able to change my standard display brightness in Lubuntu. I've tried How do I set default display brightness? but my system settings does not include a Screen option. ...
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Program To Cascade/Tile Windows

I have perhaps ten or fifteen windows open. I'd like a program which automatically resizes all the windows and arranges them in columns and rows across the screen (a grid formation), automatically ...
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How do I arrange windows with keyboard shortcuts?

I have been testing with Lubuntu and have found it really pleasant. However, I cannot find an answer for one essential (for me) feature: being able to arrange windows with keyboard shortcuts. In ...
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Lubuntu equivalent for gnome-system-monitor

Gnome-system-monitor shows, under resources, three things, namely CPU, Memory and Network History. Is there a Lubuntu equivalent which shows me these things? As far as I've noticed, Lubuntu has Task ...
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Unmet dependencies libc++ [duplicate]

How should I correctly install clang's c++ library (with STL) on my lubuntu machine? I want to use clang and its c++ library because it offers better support for the upcoming c++14 standard. When ...
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Java not working in Google Chrome Lubuntu 14.04 (32-bit)

I have Java 1.7.0_55 installed I have gotten it to work on firefox. My installed chrome version is Version 35.0.1916.114. I have already created the plugins folder in the chrome directory and made a ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - No soundcard detected HDA Intel Realtek ALC880

After fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 no sound card is detected. Alsamixer shows just Beep bar (PC speaker), all inputs and outputs are just not present. No volume panel in the main bar was present. ...
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Open file or application as root from GUI

Is it possible to open a file or application as root from the GUI? My ideal would be right-clicking on a file or an application and seeing an "Open as Root" choice in the context menu, after which I ...
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Use resources of high end servers to run lubuntu in low end hardware

In our home there is one high end computer with lots of RAM and other low end old computer running lubuntu , the lubuntu itself has become slow so we were thinking of making the lubuntu machine a ...
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Lubuntu no sound at all; no mute, alsa, pulse

Apologies if this question has been answered already but I've scoured these forums and I haven't found anything that works. I recently put together a low spec machine with plans on running Lubuntu ...
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How to set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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Where is “txt.cfg”?

I'm using Lubuntu 12.10 on a USB stick but it is not persistent. Instructions on how to make it persistent are in this thread: Why isn't persistence working on Lubuntu 12.04 Live-USB? But I can ...
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How to restore basic icon sets (inherited by all the others) in Lubuntu 12.10?

I have searched and installed a lot of icon sets, but after a while I was surprised to see how big these packages were and decided to return to the basic set "Lubuntu Box". But I have tried to delete ...
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Installing software on Lubuntu without a browser

I have installed Lubuntu without a browser. I can't figure out how to download and install new software on it. Should I reinstall Lubuntu?
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How can I find lost document created using Lubuntu guest account?

A friend used my old laptop to write an .rtf document. Lacking the administrator password, he used a guest account. Now I'm trying to get the document for him. It seems that using a guest account ...
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How do I set profile picture on Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu on my netbook and I want to change the LightDM greeter so i set the lightdm-webkit-greeter, but my user doesn't have a profile picture. How I can set my profile picture?. I have ...
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Sound card selection

I'm looking for a way to select sound card in Lubuntu 12.04 without installing any additional packages like xfce4-mixer (with all of its dependencies). Is there a way to interactively select a sound ...
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Error: You need to load the kernel first in Grub

I have Lubuntu 11.10 installed on /dev/sda3, and Xubuntu 11.10 on /dev/sda5. A while ago, while being on Lubuntu, I made a mistake somewhere in creating a Live USB: by mistake, I installed a Live USB ...
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Thunar as default file manager in Lubuntu 11.10 - how?

PCmanFM misses the permission column in its detail view and the ability to set viewable columns. Because of this I switched to Thunar. Now I want to set it as my default file manger in LXDE. How to ...
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Restore task switcher menu on Lubuntu

My system is Lubuntu, freshly installed, and has been working fine for a couple of days. I don't know since when, but when I press Alt+Tab I cannot see my task switcher. Instead, some window border ...
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How do I select GTK icon theme?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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How to get the Ubuntu look back after installing lubuntu-desktop

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I wanted to try out Lubuntu, so I installed the package lubuntu-desktop. Everthing worked fine, I can do Lubuntu sessions now, as well as normal Ubuntu sessions ...
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Searching for the J. R. “Bob” Dobbs screensaver from Slackware to install in 13.10

I have seen on older (ca. 2004) RHEL systems a screensaver, xlock, with a twisting and morphing picture of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs. An extensive search of screensavers available for Ubuntu has not provided ...
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Only root sees all icons in gnome-control-center after upgrade to Lubuntu 13.04

Symptoms: root@ThinkPad:/# gnome-control-center => gnome-control-center opens correctly showing all modules root@ThinkPad:/# gnome-control-center sound => gnome-control-center opens the sound ...
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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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Stop Google Chrome being the default browser in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line? Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium. I have set Firefox as the ...
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Laptop power button not working

I have a (seemingly rather exotic) Dell Latitude XT2 notebook running Lubuntu 12.04, fresh install. Tried to get the power button to work as expected (opening the logout dialog lubuntu-logout), but no ...
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How to monitor laptop temperature? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the CPU temperature? No ACPI support for my PC, what can I do? After installing lm-sensors and runing sudo sensors-detect i got the message: Sorry, no ...
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Problems with icons in Lubuntu

Good night. I have a problem, I installed Lubuntu operating system, but I have a question as I put the icons on the desktop, icons such as trash, home, etc ... I would also like to know how to enter ...
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Is it possible to use Overlay Scrollbars in Lubuntu?

Is it possible to install overlay scrollbars in Lubuntu? I searched for hours, but found nothing. I'm using Lubuntu 12.04.
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My laptop runs very hot with Lubuntu 11.10, what can I do?

What are my options? Can I make the fans run more, can I make the CPU do less work, is it my graphics card? IBM T60 with Core Duo, ATI graphics Thanks
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What are the differences between Lubuntu and LXDE sessions?

Lubuntu login manager lets you choose between a Lubuntu session and a LXDE session. Apart from the wallpaper ( :p ) what are the differences between them? I've also noticed that the average CPU ...
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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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NumLock ON in logon screen (Lubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I just installed a danish version of the Lubuntu 14.04 and I have fought with this problem = NumLock is OFF when the logon dialog comes up AND my users have numbers in their passwords ! I have tried, ...
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Open Current Folder as Root removed in latest PCMan File Manager

In the latest version of the PCManFM the option under Tools-Open Current Folder as Root has been removed. Is there a way to re-add the option? I know I can open PCManFM as Root via the Terminal but it ...
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Issues with running Ardesia on Lubuntu 13.10/14.04

I am trying to achieve the setup described by Roman in this thread: Drawing over the desktop (I'm trying Option 2, using Ardesia with xcompmgr) I really could use this solution to make instructional ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 & Steam

I have a very old laptop (Pentium M 1800 inside :D), and installed Lubuntu on it. Because of problems with the PAE kernel, I used LUbuntu 12.04 alternate install as described here. This worked out ...
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Lubuntu - power button doesn't turn off computer,

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 and would like to have the power button cause the computer to shut down. Currently it only brings up the power preferences menu (logout, reboot, hibernate, etc...). In ...