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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Why is the name of the minimized app not shown while using the Numix theme in Lubuntu?

I loved the Numix theme and I installed it in Lubuntu 13.10 and now, when I apply it, it does not show the name of the minimized app. It does not even has option to edit!
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How can I downgrade AbiWord to version 2.8.6?

The AbiWord version (2.9.2) that is installed (with Lubuntu in my case) has many bugs! Does anyone know if/when Ubuntu will switch this back to the stable version (2.8.6)?
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Is Lubuntu the only derivative with its own software center?

I've noticed that Lubuntu has its own Software Center application, which seems a bit less taxing on my poor netbook than the vanilla SC. Is Lubuntu the only derivative that takes this approach, or ...
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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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Is installing LXDE in ubuntu is equivalent to installing a fresh copy of Lubuntu?

Is installing LXDE in ubuntu is equivalent to installing a fresh copy of Lubuntu? My computer is 2005 Made,Intel D 101 Processor with 512 MB RAM and 80 GB Hard disk. Dual Boot with XP. I feel a bit ...
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HP LaserJet printer not recognized in 12.04 with hplip installed

My LaserJet P1005 used to work fine after installing hplip in 11.10. Now it is not recognized when plugged in. No pop-up, nothing. Any ideas?
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ThinkPad X61 wireless failure

With a ThinkPad X61 and Lubuntu 14.04.1, wireless fails to connect but Ethernet is AOK. Multiple SSIDs are seen, in tests at multiple locations, but entering their keys do not enable connection. Open ...
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Trouble using ssh and Avahi

Solved: make sure that libnss-mdns is installed! I'm having trouble using SSH'ing from my netbook to my desktop using a .local hostname. Every so often, I have to reset the router I use, which resets ...
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Is having Lubuntu 12.04 a security risk?

I have a computer with Lubuntu 12.04 installed. Since unlike Ubuntu 12.04 Lubuntu is not LTS, I will not get Lubuntu updates. However, I am still getting updates (I guess these are the general Ubuntu ...
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Ethernet not detected whatsoever

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 64-bit on one of my older computers (the computer is ancient - DDR1, no USB boot, yet it's 64-bit. Go figure.) Anyway, the Wi-Fi adapter I tried to use ...
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How do I open specific applications on specific workspaces in Lubuntu 13.04

I'm running Lubuntu 13,04 and have four workspaces set up. I want certain programs to open in a specfic workspace every time (like BOINC in workspace 4, an application for writing books in Workspace 2,...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...
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How can I get a script to always run on resume in Lubuntu?

I've run into an annoyance on Lubuntu 11.10, described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1869357 I came up with a workaround, described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=...
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How can I make the temperature visible in indicator-weather in Lubuntu?

I've got Lubuntu 11.10 with indicator-weather installed, but indicator-weather doesn't show the current temperature. Resizing the panel doesn't work, and the application isn't shown in the panel ...
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Can I program the F10 button on my keyboard to input .com?

I am wondering if I can program the F10 button on my keyboard to input ".com" so when I type a website i can press F10 and ".com" will be put in. Is there a way? I am running Linux Lubuntu 15.04.
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How do you unbind a keyboard shortcut

I'm wondering how I can unbind Ctrl+Space to bring up desktop/minimize windows. Whenever I jump and crouch in an FPS it minimizes the game. I searched and found people saying to edit lubuntu-rc.xml ...
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Installing ubuntu on second hard with windows on the other, but how?

I have 2 hard drives and it appears that windows is installed on sdb1, however i wish to install ubuntu (lubuntu with unity) on sda, sda1 or sda2 im not sure of. i unplugged sdb and windows loader ...
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How can I make xfce4-volumed keep giving notifications in Lubuntu?

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04, with xfce4-volumed installed, see this question. When I'm changing the volume using FN+Vol-, a nice notification balloon pops up. This is what I want. However, when I try to ...
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Dual-Ubuntu: how do I disable one OS from using the swap partition?

I have both Ubuntu and Lubuntu installed on the same machine, on different partitions. They are both used for different things, and I like to hibernate my main Ubuntu installation to my single swap ...
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Is there a way to make Openbox behave like the Compiz Grid plugin?

I've been happily using Compiz with the Grid plugin on Ubuntu 10.04 on my Mini Inspiron netbook. However, due to battery life issues, I'm considering downgrading to a lighter Ubuntu derivative, and ...
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Lubuntu: neither shut-down nor restart works [closed]

aI have a freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 (installed with forcepae option on a laptop with Pentium M processor). The only problem that I have found so far is that I cannot shut-down or restart the ...
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How do I remove the “Switch Input Method” icon from my desktop?

There is a small icon in the corner of my screen in Lubuntu 12.04. It looks like this: The computer runs a display monitor and I need to remove the icon, I can drag it around including off the ...
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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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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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Update-manager fails silently on 14.04

I recently reinstalled a lubuntu from scratch, to upgrade to 14.04. Everything's working as expected, except for the update-manager that silently fails when trying to upgrade my system's packages. It ...
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Need to cause a notification in 12.04 from shell

I'm running Lubuntu 12.04. I have a shell script that tests for a network condition and need some way for it to pop up a notification in the GUI. The network testing part is done, but I need some help ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Lubuntu 14.04 + TightVNC: remote mouse cursor is “X”

I am connecting from my Windows 7 machine to my Lubuntu 14.04 server using TightVNC. Everything is working as expected except the remote mouse cursor only displays as an "X". My ./vnc/xstartup file ...
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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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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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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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networking disabled, cant re-enable

For some reason I seem to get disconnected from my wifi as noted by the nm-applet going to the disconnected icon. When I hover the mouse it says networking disabled. When I click on enable networking, ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 - Setting default browser

How is the default browser set in Lubuntu 14.10? In the absence of 'System Settings' (which is used in Ubuntu 14.10 etc), how are the default applications set in Lubuntu? I'm running Firefox and ...
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“The make utility was not found” - error when installing VirtualBox guest additions on Lubuntu from the CD

I installed Lubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox, and I tried installing the guest additions as I would in Windows, from "Devices->Insert Guest Additions CD Image... (Host+D)", and then running the ...
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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 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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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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Downloading Entirety of Lubuntu/Ubuntu Man-pages?

I know about this page which is almost exactly what I want. Unfortunately, it is not current. What I would like to do is to have the entirety of the Ubuntu man-pages in a nice, easy to read, PDF ...
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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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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).