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 to find the terminal in Lubuntu?

Where can I find the terminal in Lubuntu? I thought the CTRL+T option works as it does in Ubuntu too.
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shutdown in specific way, if no-one uses computer

I have problem because my friends with I live often forget to shut down our computer. I don't know how solution use to pretend it. There is ubuntu system installed. I am looking for solution that ...
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How to remove Chromium browser without removing Lubuntu Desktop

I am trying to remove the Chromium browser through Synaptic, but it tries to remove Lubuntu desktop. How can I remove it keeping Lubuntu desktop?
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What is a lightweight mail client with facility for calender?

I need something that does repeat dates (like in outlook) so I can put my weekly schedule in and color code it. I have not found anything yet. I used to use thunderbird for the mail side of things, ...
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useradd seems to have failed in Lubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add user without useradd command? I am trying to add users in Lubuntu 12.04. I have followed the instructions here which amounts to: $ useradd username $ passwd ...
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How do I remove a broken software source?

I accidentally added this in a terminal: sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/gutsy.list -0 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list after which I get this error: E:not known on line 1 ...
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64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS) ...
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Ubuntu -> Lubuntu? [closed]

Not too long ago I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) on my laptop, which only has a AMD Dual-Core E1-1200 APU 1.4 GHz processor but 4GB RAM, in the hopes that I would get more out of my ...
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How can you make a .sh file come on at startup in Lubuntu 12.04?

Running lubuntu desktop on samsung N145 netbook. I got so far as /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added the line @home/magpie/touchpad_settings.sh Where the name of my file is ...
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Lubuntu keyboard shortcut for menu

I'm using Lubuntu on an older machine, and I'm having trouble finding information on keyboard shortcuts. Is there a shortcut for opening the navigation menu? I expected that the windows key might ...
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What do I need to do to switch from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a dual boot computer?

I got a new laptop which makes my old one with a dual boot of XP and 11.10 redundant. Everything has been moved over and this is a perfect chance to play around with variants. I would like to ...
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Adobe Flash plugin: no full screen

in my Lubuntu 13.04 (with Gnome Shell 3.8), Flash videos won't go to full screen in certain Flash players (i.e. on certain sites). - Actually in most players, that means it doesn't work at all. Upon ...
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Emacs gives warnings in lubuntu

I am running lubuntu-desktop (quantal quetzal) which I installed after having started with the standard ubuntu install. It all works fine but when I run an application from the command line I get ...
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Why isn't persistence working on Lubuntu 12.04 Live-USB?

I have used Universal-USB-Installer ever since to install different Linux versions to USB flash drive. But now with Lubuntu 12.04 even though I do the same process by selecting persistence file, it ...
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network icon problem in lxpanel in lubuntu

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. In the lxpanel I have a network icon which shows my current network connection status. I have a wired connection [ethernet] which connects ...
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Can I restore applications settings from a back up of Ubuntu on a fresh install Lubuntu? (same machine)

And in general, I'm wondering if this is possible as I switch between Ubuntu derivatives? (or even Linux distro)
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After adding PPA source for “skippy-xd”, the package still cannot be found

After adding PPA source for "skippy-xd", the package still can not be found: majo@think:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:landronimirc/skippy-xd [sudo] password for majo: You are about to add the ...
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type French accents with US international keyboard [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu on my laptop and would like to write French accents with a US keyboard. I find the compose key solution ([Alt]+[accent] at the same time, followed by a [letter]) not that handy... ...
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How to remove duplicate element from context menu?

When I right click on a folder - I see double element "file" - open in Nautilus (installed on my Lubuntu).
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Installed xubuntu-desktop on Lubuntu - cannot login to xubuntu/xfce session

So, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package on my Lubuntu netbook, but when I went to login to a xubuntu session nothing happened. The screen simply went momentarily blank and then came up with the ...
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Lubuntu Desktop UI Alternative

Having gotten sick of Windows 7 Starter Edition for being so ridiculously slow on my Netbook, not long after I bought it I installed Lubuntu so that I could actually get things done without having to ...
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Cannot play youtube videos in SMPlayer (v.0.8.0) using smtube (v.1.1)

Everything seems ok in smplayer except that. Youtube also works in internet browsers. Changing smtube settings doesn't help
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How to install PCManFM 1.0

I use Lubuntu 12.04. The new PCManFM 1.0 version is not yet in the repos; how to get it?
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How to add startup applications in lubuntu?

Is there a 'Startup applications' app for lubuntu? Or how do I add apps to startup? I attempted a tutorial to add entries to ~/.config/autostart, but it did not work. Isn't there an easy way? Any ...
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How to switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu

How can someone switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu? I need the OS to be more lighter than Kubuntu, so I need things to be unistalled from Kubuntu and the LXDE to be installed. I am talking about 11.10 . ...
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autostart thunderbird on the tray in Lubuntu

I want to have thunerbird minimized when I turn on the laptops. when I do this: vi /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added @thunderbird every time I turned it on a popup apear say that ...
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Xubuntu or Lubuntu on a Mac mini?

My Mac mini doesn't have sufficient hardware for Ubuntu 11.04 (specifically Unity I think), and so I have to use the classic environment, which is fine, but it seems to run slower on 11.04 (I'm ...
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How to unbind ALT in Lubuntu (LXDE)?

In Ubuntu when I hovered my mouse over VirtualBox and held the ALT key, it was sent to VirtualBox OS. However, in Lubuntu (LXDE), when I hold the ALT key, it wants to switch between desktops and I ...
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How to enable user list in lxdm login manager?

I'm trying to enable the user list for lxdm (which is Lubuntu's default login manager). The file /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf includes the code shown below but how to configure it? Are white and ...
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I can't open up URL's in Hotot

When i click on any link an error message pops up saying "The specified location is not supported". I'm using Lubuntu and hotot version 0.9.5.
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Low resolution on Lubuntu?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and I have a problem - On Windows I can go up to 2048x1536, but the display setting on Lubuntu only lets me go up to 1024x768. I already ran the update and upgrade, and ...
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Compiz on Lubuntu

I installed compiz on my lubuntu and some other packages like compiz-plugins and.... When I run compiz --replace all window borders (title bar etc.) go away. What's the problem? What should I do? ...
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Hardware Independent Ubuntu

Sorry about my weird question in advance. My aim is to install Ubuntu -actually Lubuntu- on a USB disk. This is not a problem. I can and I am doing this. However, is it possible to use the same USB ...
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Is there any app for lubuntu which has ability to remotely turn on the PC and use it and then tun it off also

Is there any app for lubuntu which has ability to remotely turn on the PC and use it and then tun it off also. I want it as my computer is in NewYork and I want to access some files in my office at ...
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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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wallpaper refresh

I have this simple script, take a look at it please: #!/bin/bash cd ~/earthwallpaper/ while [ 1 ]; do COUNTER=0 while [ $COUNTER -lt 60 ]; do wget ...
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Set web proxy using pac-file-url in lubuntu

I want to use a pac-file-url to set the web proxy rules for chromium in lubuntu. Chromium reads its settings from the system wide OS settings. I read How do I set systemwide proxy servers in ...
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Command-Line only version of Lubuntu

So I visited the Lubuntu download page (specifically because it's lightweight), which happens to be hosted in the Ubuntu Help section of it's website. I tried to find a version of Lubuntu similar to ...
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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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Videos with Lubuntu and Libreoffice

I have a presentation with a video in it (.ogg). While it works really well on my regular desktop (Unity), on my 4-years old laptop with Lubuntu installed LibreOffice cannot play the video, it just ...
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What is the application that displays notifications in Lubuntu 12.04 and how to remove it?

I get all the time notifications in the upper right corner and as a tray icon for all kind of actions, especially downloads. What app is that in Lubuntu? (it is not notify-isd) Is it possible to set ...
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How can I manage Empathy (Online) accounts in Lubuntu 12.10?

I use empathy, but in Lubuntu Quantal, I cannot add/manage accounts... Is there a workaround?
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I have a Live USB of Lubuntu, and want to make it persistent to the same USB. Can I do that?

I don't have access to a blank CD, so I'm booting via live USB. The problem is I can't partition that drive when it's running my OS, or I think that's the problem. Is there a way to convert the ...
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Is there a “Passwords and Keys” dialogue in Lubuntu desktop?

Getting this answer, it seems that there must be a "Passwords and Keys" dialogue in Lubuntu, but I cannot see a button for it in my menus nor in /usr/share/applications.
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are ubuntu specific packages capable of installing on lubuntu?

I want to switch to lubuntu 64 bit. Initially i had ubuntu 64 bit. I have saved all the packages in /var/cache/apt/archive; My question is that can I use the same packages for lubuntu 64 bit and ...
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SMPlayer and Gnome Player (mplayer in fact) cannot play (crash imediatly) in Lubuntu . What can I do?

I have just reinstalled my Lubuntu OS. I have installed lubuntu and ubuntu-restricted extras but cannot play video in smplayer or gnome player. log shows something like: /usr/bin/mplayer -noquiet ...
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How to restore scroll wheel functionality in AbiWord?

Ever since I upgraded to Lubuntu 12.04 (from Lubuntu 11.10), the scroll wheel on my mouse has not worked in AbiWord for moving up and down in documents. The scroll wheel does still work in other ...
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How do I install Lubuntu without a USB or CDROM?

The CD-ROM does not work. My PC is very old and does not boot through USB. I want to install Lubuntu through Windows. Wubi does not support Lubuntu (That is what I think). Is there a program like ...
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How to install Gnome3 on Lubuntu 10.10

I am running Lubuntu, which uses LXDE (based on Openbox) instead of Gnome and I want to install Gnome3 on it. I have tested the following PPA, but it doesn't work: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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What's the fastest distro to run under VirtualBox?

I would like to have an Ubuntu VirtualBox vm to develop in Java. Though, it seems somewhat an overkill to run only the JVM, IntelliJ, Grails, Git, Maven... as I am new to Linux, I would like to keep ...