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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Lubuntu 14.04 - can't connect via wi-fi after deleting and re-creating connection

I had a wi-fi connection to my Amped APA20 access point working fine, but I deleted the connection and when I re-created it, now Lubuntu won't connect. Nothing else on the system has changed. Could ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Lubuntu Desktop preferences is gone

I hope someone can help me. "Desktop preferences" is gone. I use Lubuntu and I cant cant open desktop preferences. When I click, comes a error message: "desktop administrato is not active" I've ...
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Emacs keybindings in Lubuntu

Is there a way to enable ubiquitous emacs keybindings in Lubuntu? I've seen solutions for Ubuntu and Xubuntu, such as emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04, but I haven't found one for Lubuntu.
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Lubuntu Package Only Halfway install

How can I repair the download from the terminal? It was installing Lubuntu 14.04 when the terminal was closed. After that the Desktop only has a logout option and if I try to do any keyboard ...
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Broadcom wireless adapter BCM4318 driver i tried everything [on hold]

I have an old computer was not working so i fixed it than i installed lubuntu on it but the wifi didn't work i tried every thing i read and follow every post in this forum and other forums but none of ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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No sound on Skype 4.3 lubuntu 14.04

New to Linux just installed Skype 4.3 on Lubuntu 14.4. There is no sound when I call Skype Echo, totally silent. I have sound if I play music or video files. I notice sound driver is Version ...
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Software Updater Error message "Cannot read '/dev/sdc' Input/Output Error

I am new to Linux and have installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All seems to work ok, except Software Updater seems to be hanging on: "Configuring Linux-Image-3.13.0-34generic" with message ...
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Autostart script on login in Lubuntu

I want to run this command on login under Lubuntu: cd /home/myuser/kippo && bash start.sh It's supposed to launch Kippo, an SSH honeypot. The command works fine if I run it at the terminal. ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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PCManFM custom directory icons

I'd like PCManFM to show custom icons for my work folders; for example to show the AndroidDev folder in this picture (italian locale here): like this (Gimp used): I saw the other folder icons ...
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Tiling windows horizontally and vertically under Lubuntu (LXDE/Openbox)?

Is there any way I can tile two windows horizontally (⬒) or vertically (◧ ) under Lubuntu/LXDE/Openbox? Maybe via a keyboard shortcut or panel button?
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Lubuntu wifi help

Ok. Here's the basics. ----older laptop, dell 600 . Intel 2200 GB wireless card I believe. Sees my router, won't take the WPA key. I've done quite a bit of forum browsing and I noticed my channel is ...
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Drive unmounts when I try to scan it for viruses

I have an old hard drive from a friend that I'm trying to get data off of to transfer to a new computer. First, thought, I wanted to scan it for viruses. So I connected it to my Lubuntu computer with ...
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Lubuntu asking for password after inactivity despite settings

I've got a laptop with a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64. I set all the settings that I could find in the Menu Button > Preferences menus that might affect this. Even still, after a period of ...
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Ubuntu14.04 and ports as seen on Windows

Is there any way for my laptop which has Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine installed on it, seethe ports such as USB the same way as Windows? I have specific software that does not see the E:\ drive where the ...
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How to get conky to stay on the desktop

I have a conky setup that I've used on a number of desktops (here's the conkyrc). It works fine in Ubuntu Unity, XFCE, Gnome and Openbox, but not Lubuntu (LXDE). The problem is that I cannot get it to ...
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Lubuntu Desktop messed up for logged in user, but not for guest

I recently upgraded my laptop from Lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 and the upgrade process seemed to go fine. However, when I went to login as my normal user, I encountered an issue. The background loaded ...
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Lubuntu: neither shut-down nor restart works

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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Installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 fails, upowerd appears to hang

On the live-CD session, I tried installing Lubuntu double clicking on the install button on the desktop. Here, the CD starts running but then stops running and nothing happens. Next, I rebooted and ...
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High CPU usage compared to WinXP. Common aps and actions use 100% CPU cycles

I'm running Lubunto 14.04.1 LTS. PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron M with 1 gb RAM and 80 gb drive. Was running fine on WinXP SP3 and I cleaned the drive off to test Lubuntu 14 LTS. No ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, new installation. Error: “unable to mount /boot”

This is a nearly new install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting an error at beginning of every boot, beginning about the 6th boot after install. The PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron ...
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Function keys in Lubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander but my function keys for media (such as play pause etc.) are not working. I can change brightness and volume with the function keys and I am ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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Error after installing Lubuntu 14.04 through liveUSB

A friend asked me to install ubuntu on his toshiba NB 200 netbook to replace windows xp. I formatted the flash drive, ran an nb5sum check on the iso and after running netbootin , I checked the drive ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu and install Windows [duplicate]

I have an HP Mini 210 running Lubuntu and It's too confusing for me so I want to reinstall Windows. I did a clean install of Lubuntu so I have downloaded and created a bootable USB for Windows 7 ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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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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How do I install LXDE / Lubuntu?

I want to install lubuntu on my current (pre-existing) Ubuntu Install because of it's light-weight footprint. Can I preserve currently installed apps after installation?
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The Properties dialog box not working for any Start Menu Program Lubuntu 14.04

When Lubuntu 14.04 first came out, the Properties dialog was present for all Start Menu Programs but did not work when right-clicked on as nothing happened and no other box popped up the the Start ...
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all open programs/windows disappear after attempting to minimize to Taskbar Lubuntu 14.04

Anytime I attempt to minimize any Programs and/or Windows, such as Google, Libre Office, PCManFM, etc. the open Window/Program completely disappears. It used to appear in the Taskbar but now there is ...
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Compositing in Lubuntu

Is there any compositing built in Lubuntu? I do not mean installing compiz but rather something simple like Metacity compositing to satisfy apps that require it.
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...
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AppGrid saves all images in 'Downloads' folder

I installed AppGrid and everything works great, but all apps images was saved in 'Downloads/appgrid' folder. How can I change folder for image saving? By the way, I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.
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How to disable file indexing in Lubuntu 14.04?

I use Lubuntu on an old XP laptop, and it works like a charm. In XP I was able to turn off indexing of the hard disk and it would increase performance a bit and I found out how to do it Ubuntu as well ...
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How to stop screen going black after 10 min

My OS is Lubuntu 13.04. After 10 mins of inactivity the screen goes black. What I did to stop it without effect: uninstalled xscreensaver completely in power setting I set to never blank the screen ...
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Lubuntu 12.10: Icon Display Problems

First off, I would like to let you know that I am new to Linux. I finally decided to give it a try and my first project was installing Lubuntu on an old PC and using it for a media server for my PS3. ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...
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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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Add a login screen on boot to Lubuntu 14.04

So, I've been using Lubuntu for about three months now, and recently gor around to adding new users. What I was wondering is if there's any way to add a login splash screen (like the Windows login ...
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Firefox hangs after entering proxy settings

While running through any Ubuntu distribution as soon as I enter my proxy setings in firefox, it stops working. If I run it through open network it works fine but as soon as I enter proxy settings, ...
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Error installing Japanese game on lubuntu

So, I have a .iso file for a japanese game. so I used Furious ISO mounter to mount the image, and used wine loader to install the game, but when I try, there's this small windows with two options, ...
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Youtube video freezes in Lubuntu 11.04

What happens : (1) video freezes after a few seconds of idling while audio remains intact. (2) video resumes if I move the mouse. What I tried : (1) right click on a video -> "settings" -> ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 selected LX games desktop now can't login

I logged out of my normal desktop and selected LX games from the dropdown list and logged back in. This led me to a black screen and now I can't see the login screen in order to change back to my ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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How to log in after logout in L/UBUNTU live persistent usb?

I have created a persistent live usb of Lubuntu 12.10 on a 16 GB flash pendrive with a 4GB space for persistency. It basically works like an installation, as new programs can be installed and new ...
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Lubuntu hibernate Xfce Power Manager “not authorized”

I have Xfce Power Manager running on Lubuntu 14.04 with the setting to hibernate after 15 minutes of computer inactivity. At such time, however, I receive the message: "not authorized". How can this ...
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13.10 startlubuntu command for x2go

With 13.04 and earlier X2go started up Lubuntu with the command startlubuntu. This is gone from 13.10 and I tracked down that it was replaced by lxsession. However, if I try to start up my desktop ...