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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Re-installing Lubuntu without USB or CD-ROM

I need to re-install my Lubuntu as it is very slow. First I installed Ubuntu on my Win XP. But it was very slow so I run the command (which I googled somewhere) to downgrade to Lubuntu. But it was ...
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Spikes in CPU usage while using Gedit in Lubuntu from ibus-daemon and ibus-x11

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 all up to date and I have started noticing every now and then my CPU is spiking I managed to catch it in a top as shown below: top - 18:12:17 up 3:40, 5 users, load ...
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I need help unbanning youtube

I'm a noob and I'll admit it. A while ago this computer was my sisters and I found her viewing some very inappropriate youtube videos for her age. So I had a friend with technical knowledge disable ...
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Can I revert back to 14+ from 15 on an old machine?

So many problems with the new release, my reps and system is fighting them like a virus? Using Lubuntu 15.04 2g cpu with 1027 mem I know it is slow but still makes no sense why it takes so long to ...
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deleted files from boot, now can't install anything

I deleted some old kernel files from the boot partition, to try and free up some space, only to find out 5 minutes later that I should have used janitor or other appropriate program. Now I get the ...
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Lubuntu USB full install but all changes to external harddrive

I have a damaged hdd. It is not working anymore (I tried low-level formating etc...) And I want to install lubuntu on my usb drive. but I want to keep my changes on my external hdd. Or; Is there any ...
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Graphics Problem ( Folder Icons, Images not opening!)

I am using Lubuntu,yesterday an update was being installed and suddenly the power went off. When I booted after sometime all graphical icons are gone ! The images arent opening, network icon, volume ...
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Lubuntu Audio not working on heaphones

I recently installed Lubuntu for speed, but on Youtube, Audio isn't working. I tried the suggested alsamixer, but I don't see anything muted but the mic (I have a one wire headphone. I read the mic ...
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lxpanel volume control not visible plus no sound

I installed Lubuntu on my laptop, and it is working extremely well. However, I cannot figure out how to add applets to the panel. In particular, I cannot add volume control, so I cannot figure out how ...
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How to restore the default Lubuntu panel?

I accidentally deleted the whole panel. How can I restore the default panel? UPDATE: I found a minimized panel on top. But I have 2 more questions. Now I have a small panel that has a network ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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How to stop the double cursor from appearing?

The mouse cursor when I try to move something dragging and dropping it it may split into two cursors or it may be one cursor with two arrows! I can't take a screenshot .. I'm able to make it ...
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WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Characters suddenly stop working/change in lubuntu

I've moved two weeks ago from xubuntu to lubuntu (14.04) and everything is running fine except suddenly changes/disappearances in characters in all applications (in xubuntu i've never got this error ...
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Gray background at login

The background of my login screen is always gray. I installed gdm as my login manager after seeing my wife's login screen. The gdm login screen is cool-looking IMHO so I asked ASKUBUNTU how to get ...
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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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Run an Ubuntu app in browser

I want to know how to run Ubuntu app or program in a browser like chrome. I know the ways of vnc server and gdk+ Broadway. I need other ways.
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url not found with yii2 advanced template

I set my project on localhost and on staging server. But now i want to move my project on ubuntu server. I tried it but when i try to locate my project it is giving me The requested URL ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 WiFi

I have a macbook 5,2 and downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and WiFi won't work. I did a command to find the card (forgot what command exactly) and it came up as a Broadcom BCM4322. On the mac system profiler ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Tired about suspend e hibernation “power manager not authorized”

Below the post, last configuration I used, it seems works well. I've Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my netbook (aspire one ao-532h). I am using it like a desktop with external display and input devices. ...
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Ubuntu update failed because of forced ads from ISP [duplicate]

Sudo apt-get update never finished, giving "GPG Error bla bla InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)" I believe the culprit is my ISP, they ...
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Oracle Database Express 11.2 job for oracle-xe.service failed

Environment: Ubuntu 14.04 Oracle Database Express 11g Release 2 I'm receiving an error by starting service oracle-xe systemctl status oracle-xe.service ● oracle-xe.service - LSB: Oracle 11g ...
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How to shut down Lubuntu immediately with the power button instead of a logout method dialog prompt

I would like the computer to shut down directly after I press the power button. At the moment, Lubuntu opens a shutdown method dialog box when I press the shutdown button. I suspect I can simply ...
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Lubuntu freezes

The last 5-6 days I have a problem with my lubuntu (14.04.03 LTS). It freezes without any reason. I mean, CPU runs on 38 °C and my motherboard runs on 34-35 °C. And my voltage values are: CPU Vcore: ...
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Ubuntu on Dell mini 10 [on hold]

I have an old dell Mini 10, that I'd like to install a gui on. So far I've installed the ubuntu 15.04 mini server package(32bit). But Im having a tough choice on the desktop environment. Im ...
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Where did the downloaded/installed plugin go?

I just downloaded a Plugin for the Claws E-mail program: sudo apt-get install claws-mail-vcalendar-plugin And according to the instructions, all you need to do is to open it USAGE Before using ...
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Empty “Electronics” folder under Applications Menu

Can it be safely deleted? I have no clue how it got there, must have been recently since I haven't seen it there before. Does it come with a special software? I could list all the software I recently ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 installed on USB won't boot on a Hewlett HP 20 All-in-One PC

I am a basic user and this is my first time trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 64 bit onto a USB from a CD. Installation went okay and when asked to reboot it booted up again without a problem. Then I ...
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Android Studio project test in real device

Good day ! im currently using a lubuntu desktop for my android studio project. i would like to test and debug the project through my alcatel phone. Some tutorials says that i should install the Google ...
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Remapping keys in a Mac in Lubuntu 14.04

So I have an old MacBook 2.1, and I created a script to: -make the right super key="menu" key; -make the pseudo-numeric-keyboard-enter="Alt Gr"; -make the "eject"=Delete xmodmap -e "keycode 134 = ...
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Lubuntu screen turns black after clicking wifi button

I'm currently running lubuntu 15.04, but for whatever reason around 15 minutes after boot my wifi gets extremely slow, but when I try to click on the wireless manager my computer turns black ctrl alt ...
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What is “Default applications for LXSession” in Lubuntu 13.10?

Users of Lubuntu 13.10 will notice a new entry in Menu, Preferences called Default applications for LXSession. If that entry is selected, a window, shown below, opens: This window, which can ...
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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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Add Open Folder as Root to PCMan File Manager's context menu

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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How can I force terminal to always open in a specific desktop, regardless of which one I'm in when I press the shortcut

Basically the title. Using Lubuntu 14.04. Use case: I have two desktops, I'm in #1, I press Ctl Alt T , it opens in Desktop 2. I'm in #2, press Ctl Alt T it opens in Desktop 2.
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Transfer files between Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 via Ethernet

I'm trying to get my backup files in a shared folder in my Win7 desktop back to my laptop running Lubuntu 15.04. The two pc's are connected directly via Ethernet, now I need to access the shared ...
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problem with setting up xrdp on lubuntu 13.04

After fresh install of Lubuntu 13.04 I did sudo apt-get install tightvncserver sudo apt-get install xrdp now when I login with remote desktop client from Windows or Ubuntu, I get black and white ...
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Lubuntu: laptop abnormally slow

My laptop is pretty new (less than a year) and has decent specs, but since 1/2 months it gets really slow even if I do things I could easily do before (development + browsing). This makes it ...
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Fn keys for touchpad not working with Lenovo Laptop

The laptop touchpad works (but it is not very well positioned and as a result when I am typing it keeps clicking places. For this reason I turn it off and use a mouse,) but on Lubuntu the Fn plus f6 ...
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Schedule the system to poweroff

Is there a way to schedule my Lubuntu laptop to power off itself in say, one or two hours? Which tool (or script) would be best suited for a standard installation of Lubuntu?
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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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Adding Wallpapers to Lubuntu (15.04)

How do I add wallpapers in Lubuntu 15.04? I've tried changing the permissions, but am not allowed (only root owner) Thanks
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Adding language support on Lubuntu 15.04

Tried to add Russian language support (need to have Rus locale, guess this is it), but having following error message: "Could not install the full language support [Errno 2] No usable temporary ...
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Why is installing GnuCash requiring so much additional space?

After this operation, 276 MB of additional disk space will be used. Most programs so far have only required up to 20 MB at most.
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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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Mutt and showing inline html

I tried the following in the .muttrc file (and it works for most but not all html e-mails) auto_view text/html # view html automatically alternative_order ...
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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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Autostart shell scripts; they work from command line but not on startup (log in). Why? [duplicate]

Every time when I start my system I have to manually start some bash scripts. A script for accelerating the key rate or for swapping the ESC key with the Caps-lock key. I want my system to load these ...