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 customize the Lubuntu menu? Where is the .xml file responsible for it? [duplicate]

I know that the menu can be modified editing the .xml file responsible for it, but I've did a research on the web and nothing helped me find this file. So I'm here asking, how to customize the Lubuntu ...
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How can I change user from command line

I'm in Lubuntu with Openbox as DE. When I press the power button, a window pops up and displays multiple options: logout, hibernate, sleep, change user etc. However, sometimes nothing happens when I ...
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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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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 Install Lubuntu?

I am having problem with the installation of Lubuntu 11.10 . The problem is in section of "select and install software." First it was struck at retrieving 636 of 636 and then when there was no ...
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How to start applications such as xcompmgr at start up? [duplicate]

I've been trying to make xcompmgrto autostart in Lubuntu 11.10 but it just doesn't, I have to start it manually. I have added the next lines to the autostart script in ~/.config/openbox/ #Run a ...
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How to add more workspaces in Lubuntu?

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04 and using it on a bootable USB drive. How do I add more workspaces? Right now there are two workspaces, but those were there by default. Do I have to download additional software ...
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5 year support?

I understand that Ubuntu 12.04 will be supported for 5 years. Is this true for all other variations of ubuntu too? For example, will lubuntu 12.04, xubuntu 12.04 and the rest also be supported for 5 ...
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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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Can't edit file in emacs without sudo

I have lubuntu 12.04, and I installed emacs using: sudo apt-get install emacs Whenever I try to edit/make a file, however, nothing shows up unless I run it under sudo. So I need to type in sudo ...
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How to start a VM on boot, and shutdown on VM stop?

Long story short... I had to install a small server app running in a VM on one of this company's PC. Both computers are running Windows XP (with legacy softwares, so upgrading is not possible), and ...
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update-binfmts warning

I'm running Lubuntu on a netbook and I've installed Oracle's JDK. Everything seems to work fine. The only problem is that when the Oracle JDK updates, I get the following warning: update-binfmts: ...
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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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Lubuntu minimal install?

I have a computer that only accepts CD's, can't boot from USB at all, and I have a bunch of 600MB CD's. The Lubuntu install image is closer than many, at 700MB, but not quite close enough to be able ...
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Why does my .desktop file execute via double click but not from the menu?

I've installed FTL: Faster Than Light on my girlfriend's Lubuntu machine and created a .desktop file for it. Strangely, the program won't launch via its menu entry under 'Games'. If I navigate to ...
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What's the most lightweight application to mount iso files in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to mount iso's on my fresh-install of Lubuntu 11.10. Furius Iso Mount has been my favourite on Ubuntu, but it installs too many extra stuff on Lubuntu, like Brasero. ...
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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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gconf for lubuntu?

Does gconf have any affect on lubuntu-desktop config? Or does the "g" in "gconf" mean "GNOME", meaning that it's GNOME-only? Or am I missing something? Reason I'm asking is because I made an edit in ...
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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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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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Lubuntu 12.04 change default keyboard-layout after installation.

I have Lubuntu 12.04 I accidentally set the keyboard to the wrong language when I was installing the system, and now I have to change that keyboard setting every time i start the computer. How do I ...
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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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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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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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Videos never load on facebook, Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, Firefox

I'm having a small problem with my computer. (Luckily I'm not a huge FB user or else I'd probably be loosing my crap lol.) My machine is an HP Pavilion dv4. I can't seem to get videos to play on ...
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How do I enable Geany's plugin manager

I'm running Lubuntu and installed Geany. In the Tools menu I don't have the Plugin Manager entry. I tried a few ways and I couldn't get it. Can anyone help me to bring it on?
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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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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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Add another layout in Lubuntu

I want to type in Hindi in Lubuntu, so I can use it in Google Chrome.
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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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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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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