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 vs ubuntu decision for a Dell Dell XPS 400

Lubuntu is advertised as lightweight and good for older hardware. The Dell is circa 2005. Ubuntu 16.04 recommends 512MB (https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/s390x/ch03s04.html). ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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Laggy scrolling in Gedit and Mousepad on Lubuntu 15.04

I have this problem in Lubuntu 15.04: Scrolling in text editors like Gedit and Mousepad is quite laggy. It's annoying, because it's not responsive enough for comfortable work. Editors like Geany or ...
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Lubuntu freezes

I'm trying to start using linux in my old computer (amd64 athlon x2 5200 / 2gb ram / 250gb hd) I downloaded lubuntu 16.04 Lts 32 bits. I created a bootable usb and started Lubuntu from usb to test. I ...
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Switching between Ubuntu Flavors [Desktop Enviroment]

I'm a new Linux user and just installed Ubuntu, wanted to try other Desktop Environments however it didn't work. It only loads up with the Lubuntu logo and Login screen, after that It's just Ubuntu. I ...
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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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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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Opening Simple screen recorder fills up the panel with multiple icons

I have installed the lubuntu desktop today from the software center. I was using Unity and it was so slow for some reason. When I open simple screen recorder, the panel got filled with multiple icons ...
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Cloud Lubuntu - Complete OS in a cloud

This is my first post on askubuntu, so if I did something wrong, just tell me and I'll correct it if necessary. Is there a way to sync my lubuntu OS with a cloud? so that all the installed programs ...
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Lubuntu Software Center 16.04 Xenial Xerus. I am unable to instal what is in my basket

I just updated to Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. In the Lubuntu Software center, after putting the software programs in my basket I am unable to install. Am I missing something simple?
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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Wireless not working on HP EliteBook 745G2

After installing lubuntu alongside windows on my laptop, I noticed my wireless internet wasn't working (wired internet does). After a couple of hours on google and trying numerous other methods, I ...
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xbacklight - No outputs have backlight property

I am running Lubuntu 16.04 Attempting to run xbacklight -get gives me No outputs have backlight property There is only one directory in /sys/class/backlight, which is intel_backlight. I have ...
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acer aspire es1-531 keyboard issue

I have a persistent issue: I can't get CTRL+ALT + (2or3or4), etc. to work CTRL+ALT+T works fine but I can't get any special characters. Shift+2 works, for example. My laptop is an Acer Aspire es1-...
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Lubuntu: Remapping caps to backspace: 15.10 or 16.04

I've spent more time then I care to admit, attempting to change caps to backspace in Lubuntu on a spare computer (15.10), cause I want to switch to lubuntu as my main linux (with 16.04). Basically ...
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Grub doesn't load despite many reinstalls and boot-repair

Grub simply won't load. this is my boot-repair URL: paste2.org/YPht4Hez Could someone please say if they see anything wrong? Problem description: It's a simple setup. One HD, several linux ...
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Thinkfan does not start automatically

I have spent several hours trying to get thinkfan to work on my Lenovo T420/Lubuntu 16.04. The problem that I currently have is that it does not automatically start with booting. Furthermore, the ...
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How to change Ubuntu into Lubuntu?

I want to install Lubuntu on my old desktop with 128MB of RAM. As the memory is not enough to run the graphical installer, I had to follow the minimal install from a minimal.iso file as described here....
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installation; shows block message

After installing Lubuntu, when I start my computer it's showing this message: /dev/sda1: clean, 122664/4890624 files, 1022212/19537408 blocks What to do now? ps: I use an old laptop (Dell: ...
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Raid 1 and Ubuntu Desktop 16.04

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 16.04. I have two SSDs to enable RAID1 on. I used this procedure: How to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with a dual-boot RAID 1 partition on an UEFI/GPT system? The ...
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Attention required One more step CAPTCHA

Why is this Attention Required One more step. Please complete the security check to access www.xyz.com" displaying whenever I'm accessing a website?
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Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis)

The resolution of my lubuntu is 640x480 and I can not change it. There's no more options in the screen definitions. This is my (horrible) graphic card: isabel@ESPRIMO-Mobile-V5515:~$ lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Couldn't find matching udev devices

I tried to connect my brand new Microsoft Lumia 540 to Lubuntu 14.10 with the help of default LUMIA USB cable and got the following error messages. Unable to Open MTP devices Couldn't find matching ...
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Firefox scrollbars don't reflect Widget theme selection

[This question is similar to another one (for Ubuntu vs Lubuntu) where there was no real answer other than to look for other Firefox themes -- something that has not worked for me in the past. At any ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend after closing lid

None of the solutions on here have worked for me. Recently I've installed Lubuntu. I'm getting used to DE (switched from GNOME), however, I have a problem with the power management (Lubuntu uses xfce4 ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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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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Trying to make a “server” for flashdrives and HDDs. Using lubuntu, open for changing Distros

Good moment everyone, I'm trying to make a network shared folder for all my flashdrives and HDD's. It would be something like, when anyone plugs a new device it would show on all pcs in lan, so anyone ...
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Sudo comes up with an error, cannot run anything as root

For some reason, when I try to run any programs (I am trying to run a rootkit hunter: rkhunter) as root on the command line with sudo like this: sudo rkhunter Then I get this message: You must be ...
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Can I install Kubuntu on a system having Lubuntu without affecting my files?

Sorry guys if the questions sounds a bit premitive. But i am very new to Ubuntu plus I dont have hat much knowledge about all these things related to computer. Laptop: Dell Inspirion N5010 OS : ...
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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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lvmetad is not active yet; using direct activation during sysinit

After install Lubuntu 16.04 show the following message during the boot: lvmetad is not active yet; using direct activation during sysinit /dev/mapper/lubuntu--vg-root: clean, 121574/7168000 files, ...
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How to enable permanently numlock key in rdp session

I have ubuntu 14.04 client os in which I have created multiple user. And rdp session is taken from windows machine. When I minimize rdp session and do some in work in windows machine and then maximize ...
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Can I uninstall ubuntu and install lubuntu without causing my dual boot system to go awry?

I love unity, but my system isn't up to par. My system often hangs up while coding, and it's very annoying. I was thinking of switching to a lighter DE. So, I installed budgie. But, the problem still ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - No Network Manager [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my laptop & I can't seem to get it to connect to WiFi. I tried using the Network Manager but it won't even start. At first I thought it wasn't installed so I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04LTS fails to boot after updates - GRUB issue

I have been running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS for more than a year without (significant) issues. I postponed rebooting after a few updates recently (probably about 2-3 weeks) and when I finally had the time ...
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Can't Open Trash In Lubuntu (PCManFM)

There is no Trash available in Places (The left side shortcuts in PCManFM) and if I try to go to trash:/// it says Operation not supported I am running Lubuntu Desktop 16.04 on my server and my ...
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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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Cannot connect from VLC nor KODI to minidlna server

I've one Lubuntu with MiniDLNA server installed and running properly: I can perfectly access to that server via minidlna from both Tablet and Android phone in the same WiFi network using MediaHouse ...
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New apps not showing in file manager when adding to application launch bar

This is about Lubuntu 15.04 vivid which is a system upgrade from 14.10 I have a problem adding news apps to the application launch bar because the new apps don't show. I installed apps like VLC ...
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How to change keyboard layout in Lubuntu 15.10?

I have recently upgraded my PC from Lubuntu 14.10 to 15.10. Before the upgrade my keyboard layout matched my Danish keyboard. But after the upgrade I probably have a standard English/US layout. ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 Keyboard Arrows show weird characters after unistalling grub

Hi I have a problem with my keyboard, I installed Lubuntu 16.04 and I wanted to install also Windows XP so I followed some guides here in aksubuntu.com and I unistalled the GRUB but at the end my CD ...
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Firefox on Lubuntu opens half of its height on startup and then maximizes

Couldn't come up with something better for the title. But I'm trying to explain it better (and the GIF below explains it even better graphically). So, when I open Firefox on Lubuntu, no matter if ...
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Minimum Processor Requirements: 12.04 vs 14.04 vs 16.04 [duplicate]

I've searched around; found the minimum processor requirements for Ubuntu 16.04 in an offical format. I can't find offical guidelines for 12.04 and 14.04 ... just various people giving their opinions. ...
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No network adapter or driver found in ubuntu lts 16.04

I have an Intel 1st Generation Compute Stick with Intel Atom Processor that was preloaded with Linux. However, to save space I installed LUbuntu 16.04 Linux LTS, but the wireless is no longer working. ...
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How does Caffeine work?

Caffeine should prevent Ubuntu from falling into hibernation or suspend mode. It's not working for me so far, maybe I do some mistake: I have opened Caffeine Indicator, activated it (cup has rising ...
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Cannot manage to install exfat-nofuse

I'm using lubuntu, but still think it's very similar to ubuntu. I need to install exfat-nofuse as my NAS has exfat format. I followed these instructions on this post: http://askubuntu.com/a/400946/...
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I changed the name of one of the folders in my home/user folder

I changed the name of one of my folders in home/user by accident and I don't know what it was called previously. It contains another folder in it called i686-pc-linux-gnu-library. according to file ...