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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Trying to boot back into Ubuntu

I am currently running lubuntu on my lenovo yoga but want to switch back to ubuntu which is what I was running before. To switch to lubuntu, I had to use the boot-repair tool which worked like a ...
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How to save between Lubuntu sessions?

I'm pretty new in the Ubuntu world, as I just installed Lubuntu on my old Windows XP computer. But I have a problem now. I installed Chrome for example, and when I reboot my computer, basically there ...
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Apt-get command not functioning

I am running lubuntu on a cubie server. I am however unable to install any packages using the apt-get command nor am I able to update using the apt-get update command. I am able to ping IP addresses ...
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Stuck installing ubuntu server from lubuntu without CD

Using the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD under "Without CD" At steps 5 and 6 I keep getting "segmentation fault (Core Dumped)" I am trying to ...
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my ...
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Why use Ubuntu instead of a light weight distro based on Ubuntu? [on hold]

First let me say that I am not a programmer or developer. I use my computers for browsing the web, watching videos, checking email and dealing with an occasional spread sheet for work. I currently ...
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Logging out of Lubuntu 14.04 causes screen to switch off

The screen doesn't exactly switch off, it goes very dark, almost black. I can sort of see high contrast shapes but can't make out any words. It isn't until a while after starting up that I have the ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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How do I install the Dropbox Client in Lubuntu 15.04?

I have a problem with installing Dropbox under Lubuntu 15.04. When I try to install the downloaded .deb file provided via here (I have chosen the "Ubuntu" file), I get an error in gdebi: Error: ...
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rEFInd can't find Lubuntu kernel on Lubuntu partition

I was sent here from another forum. I'll repeat my entire post here for completeness: I'm trying to get refind to boot the Lubuntu kernel directly instead of maintaining the manual config and using ...
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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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Samba config GUI doesn't show after entering password

To be able to share folder on lubuntu machine to be visible on from Windows 7, I had to share some folder with Samba. Samba is installed and when: [Start menu] System Tools Samba Click on Samba, ...
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Ubuntu with Openbox: desktop switching not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It came with Unity and then I installed lubuntu-desktop. I am now using Openbox that comes with Lubuntu. From its documentation, Ctrl+Alt+arrow keys should switch desktop but ...
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Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 & Windows 10: expanding partition

Lubuntu view: Windows view: I want to expand my current Lubuntu partition to use up all the free space left. However, Lubuntu doesn't differ between the real Windows partition and free space. ...
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Per-folder settings in PCManFM?

Each folder in PCManFM uses global settings. Is there any option to save settings such as file sorting and view mode in PCManFM for a specific folder?
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Getting an error message when trying to make updates on Lubuntu 14.04

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Dell D610 laptop. Installation went smoothly. When making the updates some packages couldn't install or remove packages and got an error message similar to the one you ...
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Cannot Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I get the following error when I try to upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 Checking package manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Building ...
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Running lubuntu 14.04, easiest, fool proof way, to create a desktop shortcut and to execute sh file from desktop?

It sounds easy, but hell, it is not. I want a desktop icon that executes: /home/<username>/dev/intellij/bin/idea.sh if I create a sh file on desktop, it opens with leafpad. If I create ln ...
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Why does Microsoft Lumia Mobile Phone not detect on lubuntu ? [on hold]

I'm having problems connecting my Lumia 532 phone (Windows phone 8.1) to Lubuntu 14.10 (on my HP-Pavilion-dv6000-RZ901PA-ACJ Laptop). When plugging the USB cable, the device does not shows up on the ...
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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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Why does Lubuntu 14.04 Kernel Panic on boot when Notebook is connected to AC Power, but not when on battery

since Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0-59 (or possibly even -58) Lubuntu kernel panics on Acer Travelmate B115-M when the device is connected to AC, but not when it's starts with battery only. Older kernels ...
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Lubuntu: How do I autostart xfce4 power manager?

I just upgraded my 64 bit Lubuntu to 13.10 on my netbook today. After the upgrade, I simply can't autostart the xfce4 power manager. I tried to add from the desktop session settings, I tried to copy ...
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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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(L)Ubuntu in Sony VPC-M

I installed Lubuntu (and deleted windows 7 permanly ;) ) at a Sony VAIO VPC-M netbook. It is not mine, so I am not sure if it has other problems , and i do not know how it performed when it was ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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How to turn numlock on by default on startup on ubuntu 10.04 using LXDE?

What is the standard way to turn numlock on by default on startup on lubuntu 10.04? Lubuntu installs LXDE. I saw some aother solutions for other flavours, but maybe there is a special setting for the ...
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Lubuntu performance vs new desktop environment

Before to mess things up, if I install a new resources expensive desktop environment on top of Lubuntu - example KDE -, if I uninstall the package will be cancelled all the processes related? In other ...
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Lubuntu won't connect to wifi

I recently installed Lubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite P10 with Intel Celeron 2.6 Ghz and 2 GB DDR Ram . Any version of windows ran so slowly so I decided to give Lubuntu a go. It installed ...
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Lubuntu / Ubuntu - Unable to connect to wifi network

I've been recently looking for information to fix the wifi connection on my Lubuntu machine. I got a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC with a TP-LINK 8200ND connected to it. Lubuntu shows the ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor when using the touchscreen in Lubuntu?

I have an installation of Lubuntu 15.04 x86-64 and I want the mouse cursor to hide only when the touchscreen is used, the same way as it is in Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64 (tested on the same machine). I ...
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How to permanently block adult content on Lubuntu? [duplicate]

How to block adult and nudity content in Lubuntu? I block 18+ adult content on my home PC using K9 web protection when I use Windows XP. I simply download the file .exe. Get license number via ...
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Set default resolution in Lubuntu

How does one set the default resolution in Lubuntu 12.04. I set it using both Arandr and the default resolution setter. Both times would reset after a reboot. How do I permanently set the resolution. ...
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How to change Date & Time format with Lubuntu

I'm working with Lubuntu. The system information says: Release: Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid) GNOME: 3.14.1 Kernel: 3.19.0-23-generic My problem is about I've been reading all the questions about this issue ...
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“Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable” warning

Good evening! Today, I turned off my computer without any problems and went out. When I came back and tried to surf the net, I saw that my firefox started giving me this problem: "Shockwave Flash is ...
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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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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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networking disabled, cant re-enable

For some reason I seem to get disconnected from my wifi as noted by the nm-applet going to the disconnected icon. When I hover the mouse it says networking disabled. When I click on enable networking, ...
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LXDM and Ubuntu 15.04

Currently, the lightdm is burning up too much CPU resource on my computer and from the searches I've done, it's a heavy display manager. Example, just having wunderlist web page open in firefox, the ...
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Uninstall LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04

i installed LXDE on Ubuntu 14.04. After that i tried to unistall it and I have followed the instructions from many people, posted on AskUbuntu. The problem now is that, even if i followed every step ...
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Flash does not work on Firefox in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 but Flash isn't working correctly with Firefox 28.0. Viewing videos in YouTube, using the Spotify web client and yes.fm all do no work. I can see that the addon is ...
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Set up BOINC through SSH and configure for multiple computers

I want to set up BOINC for SETI@home or other distributed computing projects. I have three or four computers with Lubuntu, but I would like to set them all up through a script instead of ...
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Lubuntu not booting without USB used to install it [duplicate]

My Lubuntu v12.04 (I'm not using the newest one because my Laptop doesn't support PAE) doesn't boot when the USB I used to install it isn't plugged in. I've overwritten my Windows XP with Lubuntu and ...
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Wacom penabled tablet pc okay in 10.10 not 14.04.2 lts

I am trying to get a decent distro working on my sister's 8 year old toshiba satelllite r10. She used it in tablet mode with XP until it ground to a halt. I have tried various lightweight distros ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 HDMI no sound on TV

I plugged in the HDMI-emphasized text cable from my TV and plugged it in my desktop and when I restarted the computer it has a clear picture but no sound at all. I have looked for a solution but ...
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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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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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Lubuntu boot: no signal once in two

I have a strange problem with a fresh installation of Lubuntu 15.04 (Ubuntu 11.04 was ok). Sometimes when I boot the computer the monitor goes in "No DVI signal" mode right after grub selection. ...
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Help pairing Lg Tone to Lubuntu (Blueman)

Problem: LG TONE FAIL TO PAIR WITH LUBUNTU ON LAPTOP I have installed Blueman Bluetooth manager. It is running properly. I am attempting to pair my bluetooth headset, LG Tone, to the Blueman ...