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 do i re-enable the accent key in Lubuntu?

i use a latin american keyboard layout, with Ñ key included and working. since upgrading to 16.04, the key beside the letter P, which allows for typing accented vowels, does not work. pressing it + a ...
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How Much Hard Space Can Lubuntu Handle because I use Virtualbox

Im wondering if theres a way to do it, and im worried i wont have enough Space. Because my hard drive is humongus, like 273 or something and i got 181 left, Say? Please Answer These How much to ...
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Font corruption in code-like windows (e.g., tortoisehg)

My probabem is best illustrated by a picture (screenshot from tortoisehg-3.7.3): As you can see, there are two problems: The font of the changeset ID is corrupted Most noticably, the font in the ...
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How to adjust brightness on Lubuntu?

I can't adjust my screen brightness. Indeed, I can't find this option in my system parameters. I am using Lubuntu 12.04. Thank you for your time :)
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...
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Lubuntu weather applet location settings

How is one supposed to set their location for this thing? I've tried several ways to tell it where I am, and it's not accepting anything I type into it -- and I'm in a major US city, no less.
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LXDE: gracefully logout instead of killing all running applications

On Windows, when you logout, each application receives the equivalent of Alt+F4, so if you have an unsaved document in Word, it will show a message asking you to save it. In LXDE, instead, each ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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Setting Up FTP On Lubuntu

I am running Lubuntu and I am in need of giving a user read/write access to a directory (and only see this one directory). I would want to use something similar to the below: username: ftpuser ...
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Adduser to Lubuntu

I am trying to add a user called 'quinn' to Lubuntu. I've opened a command prompt (as I have done a million times before) and entered sudo -s to be root, entered my password and this is what happens: ...
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)?

I received this error after trying to download the icedtea plugin. After trying sudo apt-get upgrade I got the same exact error: Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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I can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (2)

Sorry for repeat the same thread but nobody answer me and I need a fix as soon as posible because I can't stay updating PCs going first to 15.10 and later to the LTS. Please help me! Thanks in ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Network manager issue

Please help me with this outdated problem. I searched the forums and tried everything but I still can't make the network manager appear. Can anyone guide me step by step to check where I messed it up? ...
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Lubuntu stock in start up

In lubuntu 16.04 lts, my mouse disappeared so I follow these commands to make it work and it worked fine. now after installing some updates and rebooting the computer, it stock in start up. all ...
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded the 64bit iso. I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one Windows one Lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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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 Devices it says that in all (microphone, speakers and ringing) I ...
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Lubuntu hangs on blue screen, but not when using VirtualBox

I have a multi disk system. One disk is Windows 10, the other Ubuntu 16.04. When using Windows 10, I often boot the Ubuntu disk using VirtualBox's "physical disk" option on a VM. I installed ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 does not boot after been installed in a modern Mac Mini

Tried Lubuntu on a Mac Mini (4x i5 @ 2.5GHz / 4Gb) and works fine (after adding the nomodeset to booting parameters). Have installed it on the HD and after rebooting I just get the white screen for ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 autologin problems

I'm having a login problem. When I Mark the autologin in the user and groups configuration in lxdm, it simply doesn't autologin and even I cannot login anymore, doesn't recognize my password. At least ...
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No audio in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with VirtualBox 5.0.20

I have been breaking my head on this for a day and a half now. I am running VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 in Windows 8.1. My Guest system is Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I have successfully installed the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04LTS can't install because of unencrypted swap

I have now been struggling for days trying to install Lubuntu 16.04LTS. I have a 1.5TB drive and a 2TB drive. The 2TB drive fails consistently saying it cannot close the drive. Perhaps there is ...
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No Audio on Lubuntu [booted alongside Windows]

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS in Virtual Box on my Windows 7 desktop. Amd Sempron (TM) 145 Processor 1GB DDR2 800 MHz PC 6400 of total 4GB of system RAM Audio adapter ICH-Intel ...
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How many partitions will I be able to create?

I'm preparing to install Lubuntu on my laptop. I have already got stuck once, because apparently my system created two partitions (one recovery and the other I have no idea) and then I had C: and D: ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - unlock keyring on login

How do I automatically unlock the keyring at login on my Lubuntu 14.04 system? There are a lot of answers to this problem on this site and Ubuntu Forums, but none are applicable to a 14.04 Lubuntu ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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Please help me learn about Ubuntu for a school project [closed]

Please help me with these question. I am taking an A+ class and barely understand windows. Now I am told to find out about an entirely different operating system. Why was Ubuntu developed? Who ...
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Can't connect Usb modem on Lubuntu 16.04

My usb modem is detecting in network manager, however on clicking connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. Please see output of various queries below- lsusb: ...
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How can I make Lubuntu duplicate the current resolution on an external monitor through HDMI?

In Windows there's an option to "Duplicate screen" when you connect an hdmi cable to an external monitor. That way both screens, the TV's and the Laptop's, have the same resolution and it doesn't ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 — no audio from HDMI

I recently put together a new computer as an HTPC. I've tried a few different flavors of Linux on it before settling on Lubuntu. The only problem? I can't get any sound out from the system whatsoever. ...
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Webcam won't capture video. Listed in lsusb & key is found in /proc/bus/input/devices/ but the device is not found in /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices

Not a resolution or permissions issue either. I'm not sure about the sigififance of it being listed under lsusb and /proc/.../devices but not /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices. For example, cheese won't ...
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failed to boot after install Lubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have attempted to install Lubuntu 16.04 It completed install but on rebooting came up with message /dev/sda1: clean, 121492/3571712 files, 864878/14260224 blocks and then hangs with cursor ...
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Is the 16.04 iso file corrupt? 4/28/16 its not working for me

4/27/16 and 4/28/16 I've downloaded 16.04 Iso direct and by torrent. I wrote it to usb using Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.4 which I have used countless times to write USB ISO files for trying out ...
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I can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1 GB RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 and I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 LTS i386 and I have this message on the screen instead of the login box "/dev/sda6: clean, ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Gnome Keyring does not work anymore on Lubuntu 14.04

I installed Gnome Keyring some month ago for git, and it worked well. Now it does not work anymore. It asks me for the key to unlock it, but the stored passwords (printers, internet key...) are not ...
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Kernel Panic while attempting to Install Lubuntu 15

In order to revive my old desktop PC, I chose Lubuntu as my next working environment. If i give preference to CD boot onto BIOS (usb not supported), it would fail. Nevertheless, I managed to boot ...
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Qt Creator menu bar is missing on Lubuntu 15.10

I've just installed Qt 5.5.1 on Lunbuntu 15.10. The main menu bar of Qt Creator is invisible, but I can click it. How do I fix this?
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Lubuntu 15.04 using a dell vostro 1510 WIFI problems

I'm new with ubuntu, I installed lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell vostro 15.04 but the wifi isn't working at all. I activated the drivers for the broadband still no wifi connection at all. I tried using a ...
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First time Linux

Like title states, this is my first time running any Linux ever. I managed to obtain a laptop (an old Dell Inspiron B120) for free, So I figured, hey, why not, let's put Linux on it. So I upgraded ...
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lubuntu - change wallpaper mode and background color on different desktops

I just started using lubuntu 16.04, and I usually use different background images for each virtual desktop. I did it in lubuntu (nice and easy, cool!), but noticed the wallpaper mode (the way the ...
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lubuntu - get the power manager to show time left and percentage

I just installed lubuntu 16.04, and I would like to get the power management icon on the Task Bar to always show the time left and the percentage (right now it only shows them when I hover over the ...
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how to use default lxde theme instead of lubuntu-theme?

I have install Lubuntu 12.10. I really didn't like the lubuntu-theme. Its very confusing to distinguish whats there on task bar. Therefore, I wanted the theme like fedora lxde or default-lxde theme. ...
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Loss of access to data after reinstalling Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10

I had Ubuntu 15.10 along with Windows 10 pro. As my Ubuntu had certain issue of function and booting problems, I decided to again install the Ubuntu 15.10. I accidentally selected the option "Use LVM ...
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Mouse trouble in 16.04

I am having trouble with my mouse in Lubuntu 16.04. After updating the OS every time I put my laptop to sleep, and when i log in again my mouse cursor vanishes. I have to reboot the system for it to ...
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Fresh install of lubuntu synaptic is missing the search box in the tool bar

A complete new install of lubuntu 11.10 has synaptic 0.75.2ubuntu7. Previously when using synaptic on another system there was a search box in the tool bar where a search string could be entered which ...
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Broadcom BCM4311MCG doesnt work in lubuntu and doesnt appear in terminal

My Broadcom BCM4311KFBG Wifi does not work in Lubuntu. I tried different terminal commands to see if it is detected but its not. Im not too familiar with linux so I need a hand. I like Linux but Im ...
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How to change PCManFM colors

I'd like to have a dark background and a light text, for I often use my linuxbox in low lighting. I haven't found a way to do these changes but for nautilus and unity. Themes seem to not affect the ...