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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Radeon X1600 Idles at 70 Degrees

I recently acquired an early 2006 Macbook Pro (Core Duo) with a mobility Radeon X1600. I installed 32-bit Lubuntu on it. The GPU is detected and identified correctly, and seems to work okay. But it's ...
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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How can I replace Xubuntu with Lubuntu on a Windows XP laptop?

I installed Xubuntu 11.10 on an old Windows XP in a separate partition. Later, I realized that I should have installed Lubuntu 11.10. Is there an easy way I can delete Xubuntu and replace it with a ...
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How do I connect to my dns server (via gui)?

I'm on lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and want to connect using both ipv4 and ipv6. I'm a linux noob and don't understand the answer given here I prefer to change settings via gui, if thats possible. edit: ...
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Printer stack on processing - failed to read ppd file

I need to install a network printer: HP-LaserJet-Pro-MFP-m125nw on Lubuntu 16.04. I have installed HPLIP I can see printer with green mark in Printers I can send job to printer But they actually ...
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apt update gives errors

When I run the command sudo apt update, I get the following errors: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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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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Can I change the cursor in Lubuntu 14.04 to a block style and control the blink-rate?

I have Lubuntu 14.04. Naturally it's using LXDE/openbox. I often have trouble locating the cursor. It's a tiny little sliver with a slow blink rate which makes it even more difficult to find. How do ...
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how to delete Unwanted Blank space in Linux Mint taskbar icons? [on hold]

I downloaded Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon, but now I have a problem. There are a blank space in "taskbar", see this image:
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Dual boot Lubuntu install not going well. (on old P4 w/ xp)

Have an unallocated partition, (Youtube vid), Have the 16.04iso on usb. Several different versions all crashed, or just didn't load from the usb. Can't write code, so if it's not fully auto-install, ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS fresh install fsck freeze

I have just installed lubuntu 16.04 on EEE PC, but I am unable to start it because on startup fsck runs and it freezes at: /dev/sda1: clean, 121552/9707520 files, 1258598/38812416 blocks And no ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing all of a sudden

I just installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop ...
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LUbuntu installed “successfully” and now blank screen on boot?

So I originally had a stock install of Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my Asus EeePC900. Due to Celeron 900 and Intel built in graphics, Unity was bogging the system down a bit. See related link here: ...
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Error In Ubuntu Server

I have a trouble when I install ubuntu server. I use wireless connection to install. I have finished installation. But, when I write sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. It ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Enable/DIsable button and LED

Mant HP/Compaq laptops (I suppose other makes of laptop have this feature, but I know it's common on HPs.) have a Synaptics touchpad that has an indentation in the upper left corner and an LED that ...
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How can I have 2 rows and 3 columns of desktops/workpaces in Lubuntu?

How can I have 2 rows and 3 columns of desktops in Lubuntu? (Instead of having 1 row which is the default setting.) I haven't found a setting, yet.
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SSH from Ubuntu to Lubuntu on a local network

I want to SSH from my laptop to a device on my local network running Lubuntu. I'm trying to use the method described in this answer. To get a list of Ubuntu: avahi-browse -tl _workstation._tcp ...
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Qt5 apps won't open on one computer

There is a Qt5 app (Musescore), that I am trying to get to work on my second Ubuntu computer. On my main computer (Lubuntu 16.04), Musescore works fine, but on my second computer (also Lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu boots with black screen in top left corner

My Lubuntu laptop boots up with a black rectangle taking up most of the screen from the top left corner. However, the bottom and right sides are still visible and I can view the cursor within the ...
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Why does Google think that Midori is Chrome?

This is on Lubuntu 16.04 (running XFCE.) I don't really care, I'm just curious. Is Midori built on Chromium or something?
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a ...
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How to install the “Links 2” browser in Lubuntu?

I went to the official website but they had this complicated list of steps where I had to manually check a bunch of dependencies and then download a tarball, only to have to follow a further list of ...
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How to install Dillo in Lubuntu?

How can I install Dillo under Lubuntu 16.04? Is there any apt-get repository?
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VMware Player black screen

I installed guest lubuntu 14.10 as a VM on VMware Player 6.0.4 and installed the tools as well. If I lock my host machine (sadly Windows 7) and log in again or leave it idle for a while. lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 fresh install stuck on boot

I just did a fresh installation of Lubuntu 16.04, 64-bit on this computer. Before Lubuntu even loads, I get this message: /dev/sda6: clean, 121539/6234222 files, 1053787/24914550 blocks How can ...
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Lubuntu Progressive Problems With LightDM Caused Boot Fail

After a clean installation of Lubuntu 16.4 64-bit installed few themes, games, apps etc. And tried to install few lock screen tweaks and stuff, after that by closing the laptop lid (sleep) and ...
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Lubuntu on Ubuntu. Auto choose Lubuntu

Can I install Lubuntu on Ubuntu and when the PC boots up, it chooses Lubuntu as default?
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Installed Lubuntu 16.04 version no audio now

I apologize if I am to vague in my question/statement. I just installed LUbuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which is a HP Pavilion G6 series, AMD Processor, and it does have an HDMI port. I can't seem to ...
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How to install Lubuntu to an external USB drive as part of a dual boot?

I have an external USB drive that I currently have Windows 10 installed on. I used the tool WinToUSB to install Windows 10 on that drive. Windows runs directly from the drive. It's a portable ...
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Compton compositor not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bits with a R9 380 GPU with propietary drivers (15.302). I had in my repositories ppa:richardgv/compton and ppa:kelleyk/compton right now. I can't make Compton compositor work ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Choppy and Distorted Audio

I have exactly the same problem as explained in this question, however the question is very old and the provided answers doesn't work so I decided to ask the question again: Sound from audio,video ...
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Replacing Lubuntu with Ubuntu

I installed Lubuntu 16.04, and noticed quite a few bugs. I want to remove this OS, and put Ubuntu 14.04 on instead. When giving the Linux partition back to Windows, I understand that you need to put ...
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Lubuntu - Install Docky

I switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu, and was wondering if installing Docky would be the same in terminal commands. These are the commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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No icons or Menu From Boot

I had a system error, so I rebooted my machine and now it boots to my desktop. However, there is nothing on my desktop, no shortcuts/icons and the menu no longer displays (the menu at the bottom with ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...
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How much will installing Macbuntu affect the performance of a low-spec system running Lubuntu?

How much will this theme affect performance on Lubuntu 16.04? The system in question has limited hardware. Intel Atom 1.66 GHz dual core, 1GB RAM. Will the performance impact be so small as to be ...
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How to install Lubuntu 16.04 Alternate from a USB stick without network access?

I tried to install Lubuntu 16.04 Alternate from a USB stick to a computer with no network. During the install, it requires to enter "Ubuntu archive mirror hostname". What do I need to type to install ...
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Only 1 GB of RAM. Should I go for 32-bit Lubuntu, or 64-bit?

I know this has been explained very well in general, but I want to ask for advice on this particular situation. I hope it's not considered a duplicate. My friend has this old netbook with only 1 GB ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am very interested with Lubuntu, and just have a few questions. If I install Lubuntu 16.04, will I be able to do all of the following just as I do in Ubuntu 14.04? Mount/unmount flash drives via ...
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How do I get Caja on Lubuntu to show customized desktop shortcuts?

I need the ability to create a number of desktop folders/folder shortcuts and differentiate them by color or customized icon. This is what I've done in Windows for years. I'm trying to replicate ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 panel indicator applet fails in vertical mode

LXPanel 0.8.2 in Lubuntu 16.04. The indicator applet in the panel works flawlessly in a horizontal panel, but in a vertical one it still displays the application icons next to each other horizontally ...
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Trying to install the latest CodeBlocks on Lubuntu, errors!

I'm at my wits end trying to install the latest codeblocks. Having been to the site, it recommends: For Ubuntu, use this PPA: ...
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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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Mirror Hard Drive To New Hard Drive

I am needing to copy my exact hard drive set-up to a different hard drive, so I can place this drive in a different PC and it be as if I was in front of the original PC. Both Hard drives will still ...
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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 log in with remote desktop client from Windows or Ubuntu, I get black and white ...
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Huge gaps between desktop icons when Lubuntu panel moved to top

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop. My laptop's screen is broken. There's a horizontal flickering band at the very bottom, so I have to move the panel to the top (via Panel Settings > Geometry ...
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Keyboard works in bios but not Lubuntu

Works in bios, but not 14.04.4 login screen. Any ideas why? No installing other OSs please (looks at my dad) and I have a spare keyboard to use. It is a small netbook.