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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Skins for VLC Media Player don't work in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed VLC Media Player in a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, meaning that my installation uses the new Linux kernel 3.13. I have installed VLC Media Player using Synaptic, ...
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Install and run lxde qt

I am planning to install lubuntu 14.04 on a new partition. I am assuming that it runs lxde gtk. How can I install lxde qt? Can both co-exist on the same partition? How to switch between the two?
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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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Tap-to-click not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have quite a strange problem. My sister upgraded her Lubuntu yesterday to 14.04 and everything went alright. After some reboots though (she said she hadn't done anything except for messing with the ...
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Keybord input not work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) [using Fcitx would avoid this issue]

Updated: Replacing iBus with Fcitx would be a good solution for this issue. after my test. Fcitx English, Chinese input methods do work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972), and of cause in ...
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I need keyboard layout help Lubuntu

Running Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. My laptop has a compressed keyboard, everything -numpad. It seems that I need to notify Lubuntu of that. For example, the @ is under \ and vice versa. I can live ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't boot after install

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Compaq Presario V5000). It seemed to install fine, but after the install completed it stops booting when it gets to the Blue Lubuntu screen. I have the CD ...
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Sound problem after installing Lubuntu Desktop in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After installing lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu desktop. i can't recorded sound. Playback ok. I am searching a lot but I can't find anything. I also install ubuntu-restricted-extras and xfce4-mixer ...
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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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NM-Applet Wi-Fi Icon Missing

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...
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Lubuntu flash crashing both on Chrome and Firefox after kernel update

first thanks a lot to user Saur.K. who wrote this tutorial: Ubuntu freezes frequently giving error : GEN6_RP_INTERRUPT_LIMITS after following it I successfuly updated kernel from 3.2 to 3.8.0.39. But ...
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Start Menu right-click “Properties” option missing from Program entries in Lubuntu 14.04?

In Lubuntu 13.10, when you right-click on any Start Menu program entry, such as Firefox or Audacious, you have two options: "Add to Desktop" and "Properties". In Lubuntu 14.04, the "Properties" option ...
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Hibernation and suspension problems in Lubuntu 14.04

I have problems when suspending and hibernating my computer when using Lubuntu 14.04. I click the shutdown icon in the lower right corner off the screen, and when I choose Hibernate, I get an ...
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lubuntu power manager closed after every boot

The power manager on lubuntu 13.10 does not run automatically. After every time I boot my lubuntu, I have to manually open the power manager. How to fix this.
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Problem with steam on lubuntu 14.04

Pretty simple problem - steam installed, then a thing came up saying it need to install more files. It runs, and then at the end tells me things are missing from my 32x library? If you need more info ...
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How to fix a Lubuntu blank screen

Lubuntu 12.04 (English) installed completely without problems. I installed 12.04 (Arabic) instead, accepting all questions but I did not understand any arabic wording. I received a (working) blue ...
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Dual Booting lubuntu 14.04 & Arch Linux

I want to install Lubuntu and Arch Linux on my netbook (HP Mini 110-1013TU Windows XP Home and Professional edition). Would there be any problems, such as drivers for the Intel GMA 950 graphics card ...
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How do I partition using the Lubuntu installer? (14.04)

I've googled it but only a Ubuntu guide came up, which had options Lubuntu doesn't have. I have 4 Partitions come up, and no way to add a new one so far as I can see. sda1,sda2,sda3 and sda4. Sda1 is ...
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I don't know how to dual-boot Lubuntu 14.04

Quite simply, I don't know what I'm doing and I've come to the screen where it has the options: Erase Disk and Install Lubuntu, Encrypt, Use LVM or Something else. I want to keep my windows 7, and ...
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ap-hotspot cannot create WiFi hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I've been trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I have been using ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ...
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“♦: command not found” in tty after login

I have this problem after upgrade Lubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. I press Ctrl + Alt + 1, enter login, password, wait two seconds and get: ♦: command not found". After this message I can type commands ...
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Java & Flash problem Chromium Lubuntu 14.04

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, i have installed icedtea and flash player, they both work in Firefox but i cannot seem to make them work in Chromium. I tried purging chromium and java and flash then ...
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Flash don't work Lubuntu 14.04

I had installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Flash don't work when I open with firefox a video of youtube or spotify web client or yes.fm I can see that the addon is ok: shockwave flash version 11.2.202.350 ...
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start up in lubuntu 14.04

when i turn my laptop on it automatically says [Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible ...
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Broadcom wifi issue on 14.04 Lubuntu

I have a brand new 14.04 LTS Lubuntu install on a Dell Inspiron 8600 which is getting wired internet connection, but not wifi. I've attempted some of the previous resolves for this, but seem now to ...
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Can't create application launcher in Lubuntu 14.04

In Lubuntu 13.10 you could create a custom application launcher by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Create New..." then selecting the option, but in 14.04 this option is gone (now you can ...
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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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How do I make the login screens and boot splashes match when installing different desktops?

I wanted to try out different desktop environments so I installed XFCE, KDE, GNOME, etc on top of Unity in Ubuntu 12.04 After a while I decided that I didn't like those other DEs and would stick to ...
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Disabling Bluetooth and IVP6 in Lubuntu 14.04 does not work

The method I utilized to disable Bluetooth and IVP6 in Lubuntu 13.10 apparently does not work in Lubuntu 14.04. Attempted three times and all three times I could not even boot to Desktop. Error ...
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Running Android Emulator through Qemu on Lubuntu

I am trying to use an Android Emulator on my computer through Qemu. My computer is a PowerBook G4 running Lubuntu. I downloaded and installed Qemu and the Qemu Launcher. I also downloaded a .iso ...
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Install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS on a non-pae processor

How can I install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS on a non-pae processor? If it's not possible. Is there a work around for how to do it? It should be possible. Lubuntu is very low in system resources and perfect ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and after having solved the network manager problems adding the nm-applet service on autostart, I configured my VPN correctly but can't connect to it. I've tried ...
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Autostart Chromium in Lubuntu 12.04

I'm new Lubuntu and I want to start Chromium at boot. I've no idea where to start. Could someone point me in the right direction.
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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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Why is apt unable to find bitcoin-qt package?

When I run these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt I get this: E: Unable to locate package bitcoin-qt. I am writing it ...
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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No wireless with lubuntu 14.04 and iwconfig shows card twice

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T42 (with forcepae option). Everything is working fine but wifi. The applet shows only a few of the nearby networks. If my home network shows, it asks for ...
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I can not change resolution 1280x1024 to 1024x768 [on hold]

Lubuntu 14.04 By changing get blank screen. and to restart the computer or just the cursor without answering. already tried with all existing frequency. by as much LXRandR by xrandr $ Xrandr-q ...
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Switch sound to HDMI in Lubuntu without installing additional packages

Lubuntu doesn't use pulse audio, only ALSA. The only tools that come with it are alsamixer, alsactl, and aplay. I have already managed to output sound from my TV using this command: aplay -D ...
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How do I select GTK icon theme?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 with the window manager Blackbox. I have set the GTK theme to Lubuntu-default in settings.ini: $ cat ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini [Settings] gtk-theme-name = Lubuntu-default ...
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Lubuntu - Adding More Workspaces?

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04 and using it on a bootable USB drive. How do I add more workspaces? Right now there are two workspaces, but those were there by default. Do I have to download additional software ...
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Having issues after updating Lubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04

After my netbook updated to 14.04 im having the below following issues: My netbook is over heating due to cooler wont stop spinning Slow downs at most time Unable to install or run flash Bluetooth ...
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Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to 14.04 from 12.10

I recently have experienced the same problem twice when upgrading two computers - once when upgrading Lubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 and again today when upgrading a second computer from 12.10 to 14.04. In ...
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How to Install Ubuntu without USB or a disc

Is there a way to install Lubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with no boot from usb capability, a broken disc drive and running Debian right now and the only way of transferring data to it being usb flash ...
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installing the Lubuntu 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set in Lubuntu 14.04

I noticed the 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set is missing from Lubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to re-install the 13.10 elementary icon set in Lubuntu 14.04? It was installed by default in 13.10. I am ...
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How do I autoconnect to VPN in Lubuntu 12.04

I am a Linux newbie, tech oldie... I have configured openvpn in network manager for the connections offered by my VPN. On the one I want to auto connect, I ticked the box to have it auto connect. ...
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How do I install the Realtek audio drivers to get my mic working on lubuntu?

I currently have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed and I'm a complete noob at Linux entirely. I want to get my Realtek audio driver install because I think that's why my Mic isn't showing up in any of ...
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LUBUNTU 14.04 and fcitx-qimpanel : How to remove this BLACK SQUARE

Now that FCITX-QIMPANEL is properly installed on my LUBUNTU 14.04 (see this problem on askubuntu SOGOU LINUX 搜狗拼音 for LUBUNTU 14.04) I still have a small problem : How to remove this black square ...
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SOGOU LINUX 搜狗拼音 for LUBUNTU 14.04

SOGOU (搜狗) is a popular Chinese input software. For Ubuntu 14.04, they worked with the team of Ubuntu Kylin to create a linux version of their software. Here is the page : ...
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Android device not mounting?

Okay i got a T-Mobile Zte Concord running android 2.3.7 and i cant get it to show up in the folder but when i use $ lsusb it will show up but i cant figure out what to do i get this Bus 001 ...