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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Can't connect to a specific WiFi network (Lubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I can't seem to connect to a specific WiFi network on my laptop running Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. I had been using this network for months on this laptop, eventually it just stopped working. I've looked at ...
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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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Cannot change the sound card in Lubuntu 16.04

I tried to change the sound to my headset using the answer for this question without success: Sound card selection When I restarted Alsa using the following command: sudo alsactl restore I got ...
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nomodeset not working when GRUB menu doesn't show on Lubuntu 16.04

I had to edit the GRUB configuration file to default to use nomodeset, but I have found that this option doesn't seem to get used unless the GRUB menu shows. I can try pressing the shift key each time ...
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Disable touch-pad while typing doesn't work in Lubuntu

Disable touch-pad while typing doesn't work in the latest Lubuntu. So far I tried two solutions, non of them worked: Adding syndaemon -d -t line to ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and restart. ...
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Regain control after opening firefox via terminal

I'm opening firefox via the terminal using firefox but I can not type any other command after this one since I don't regain control of the terminal after having typed that. The only way to do so (...
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Install Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio PCG FRV35 (Laptop from 2003)

Original Symptoms I have annotated misleading facts and assumptions with blockquotes. I'm trying install lubuntu 16.04 onto an old laptop from 2003. It uses PheonixBIOS version R0108K7. My guess is ...
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Creating casper-rw partition causing Lubuntu Live USB not to boot

I have found recently that setting up a Live USB with Lubuntu 16.04.1 and a persistent partition using the process described in the top answer to this question causes the Live USB to be unable to boot....
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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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What is a rock solid and lightweight file manager to use with ubuntu 16.04 and Awesome WM?

I have been using Awesome with Ubuntu and other Linux flavors as well for quite some time, it is all fine, nothing to complain, but tasks related to files sometimes can be managed faster using a file ...
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Atheros AR9285 won't connect to WPA2

weird issue I've been running into and been researching and kind of come up with zilch. So basically using a cheap netbook I got from Aldi i got a few years ago, I loaded Lubuntu 16.04, which needed a ...
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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Can't get out of console mode. Screen dies after 10 minutes

A single-board computer (Lubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-41-generic) kept freezing when running various applications, most importantly the automated data acquisition application we are developing, ...
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lubuntu 16.04 installed, then hangs

EEE 1000HE with 2GB RAM and 240GB SSD. lubuntu desktop i386 (32-bit) 16.04 booted from the SD card. I installed to a new SSD and indicated a reboot was needed. After reboot the machine hangs with ...
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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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Lubuntu on Netbook Cannot Display Native Resolution

I recently came across an orphaned Samsung NC10 and started working on it (1.6Ghz Atom with 2GB RAM and a 60GB SSD). The display is (allegedly) a 1024x600 LCD with a 60 hertz refresh rate. It's ...
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Lubuntu 16.04.1 - No Splash Screen on Boot but it displays on Shutdown

Just upgraded a 64-bit Lubuntu install to 16.04.1. Went well except I lost the splash screen on boot. Oddly, it displays briefly on shutdown. I enabled the plymouth:debug option in grub and ...
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Xkeycaps resets my remapped keyboard on every restart

I first time ever installed linux (Lubuntu) on my laptop. The A key on it is broken so I tried to remap it to Caps Lock with xkeycaps. So I installed it using sudo apt-get install xkeycaps and ...
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How can I fix E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)?

I received this error after trying to download the icedtea plugin. After trying sudo apt-get upgrade I got the same exact error: Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Swiching to Lubuntu from Ubuntu- Guild Wars 2

If I install Lubuntu over, or in replacement of, the Ubuntu I am already using, can I still download Guild Wars 2 with the play on Linux app? I currently have the game downloaded but it crashes at the ...
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remove Cisco subfolder from lubuntu start menu

I know, that there is bunch of threads and blog posts dealing with this topic, but none of them could help me out with my attempts to remove the folder of the "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" ...
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Getting Vino working on Lubuntu

I'm trying to get Vino up and running on Lubuntu 16.04 and not having success. I've installed Vino, and run the vino-preferences applet to configure Vino. I've set the applet to always be shown. What ...
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Openbox commands to use the media keys (play, stop, next, prev) in Spotify

Does someone know which OpenBox commands I can use with Spotify? In the following post they are using it with clementine and it doesn't work with Spotify: Add support for media keys (play, stop, ...
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What is “Default applications for LXSession” in Lubuntu 13.10?

Users of Lubuntu 13.10 will notice a new entry in Menu, Preferences called Default applications for LXSession. If that entry is selected, a window, shown below, opens: This window, which can ...
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change text-color of my output on command prompt?

Suppose i've a php file and i want to change text-colour of my output for a console based application... <?php $prompt = "What Is Your Name: "; echo $prompt; $answer = "You Entered: " . rtrim( ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 touchpad problems

I recently upgraded my 900x3a notebook from 14.04 -> 16.04. Since then the touchpad performance is bad. The pointer will sometimes freeze or execute ungiven commands. When this happens I often see an ...
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lubuntu, ESXi 5.5, screen res stuck at 800x600 after upgrade

I had a lubuntu VM that has been working fine for ages. I recently upgraded (to what I assume is the latest version, uname says 4.4.0-31) and now, whilst the monitor settings box offers me a range of ...
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lxde + fluxbox screen flickering

Recently I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 with fluxbox window manager (I don't know what causes this problem). And I noticed that my screen start to flickering every once in a while (especially after ...
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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 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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unable to print to Linux network printer access denied

I have Lubuntu 16.04 on my desktop pc, an HP deskjet 1050-j410 printer connected by USB.The printer works fine directly from my desktop. I have CUPS & SAMBA installed. It is shared & visible ...
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Can't get wine+gallium9 to work properly on lubuntu

I am unable to get the gallium + wine package (ppa:commendsarnex/winedri3) to work on my absolutely fresh lubuntu system (reinstalled 50 minutes ago after unsuccessfully trying to edit xorg.conf led ...
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Calibre library error: No such file or directory

Everything works great import, export, web server, connecting to all devices and reading from all my devices except from my computer. In the computer from the main program I get this error whenever I ...
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lubuntu 16.04, 64 bit: Libreoffice 5 crashes desktop session

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on an Acer Extensa 2511, 64-bit (then I installed ubuntu-mate-desktop and ubuntu-mate-core). With both lubuntu and MATE, Libreoffice WRITER crashes often, shutting the ...
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Ubuntu 16.0.4 64bit OS VM hardware details for good performance [closed]

I've using VMWare ESXi 6.0. And, I was running a Ubuntu 16.0.4 64 bit OS with noMachine server. My question is: While am taking the 20 user session from my single lubuntu 16.0.4 after 10 hours its ...
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Cannot connect to my router [closed]

Just installed Lubuntu 15.04 from a cd on a Dell Dimension 8300 and using and Alpha usb network connector(AWUS036h). I have used this computer and usb connector with Ubuntu and was able to connect to ...
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wallpaper as background of start menu in lxde

When you click on start menu, there is a main menu pop up. I like to hide the background on it covered with wallpaper.
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Banshee doesn't seem to play any song, but works in audacious?

I've just downloaded Banshee to use as my main audio UI, and when I imported everything over onto the UI it won't seem to play any of my songs. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and have looked at the ...
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My bash script for Grive2 works well in Ubuntu Mate but for some reason it doesn't in Lubuntu

I'm new and I'm learning English so please don't be too rude if i make things wrong, but tell me if I'm not doing them good, of course. Hello community!, by the way. Anyway, getting to the point of ...
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Trying to install Lubuntu on Windows XP but I need to define a root file system? [duplicate]

I have a big problem with Ubuntu for laptops (Lubuntu), in that I need to define a "Root File System". I am completely new to the Ubuntu family, and thus, I come to you for help. How do I access the ...
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How do I change the copy and paste keyboard shortcuts on Lubuntu 12.10?

I have Lubuntu 12.10 installed on my macbook pro and I am new to linux. I want to change the Lubuntu keyboard shortcuts for copying and pasting. I want to change Ctrl+C to Cmd+C and to change Ctrl+V ...
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debconf uefi disabling almost breaks system

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and use the graphical update manager to keep my system up to date. Today I was installing a bunch of updates, when a window appeard that told me, that a tool named "debconf" ...
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Installing lubuntu 14.04 alternate with wubi

I have an old laptop with 256 MB RAM with windows XP. It doesn't have a working cd/dvd rom and the BIOS does not allow to boot from usb. Is there a way to install lubuntu 14.04(alternate version) ...
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Lubuntu not displaying native resolution?

I recently installed Lubuntu on one of my junk machines. I want to use it as an entertainment center in the living room for everyone to use. While I was setting up the PC, I used a cheapo monitor, ...
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How to boost volume in Lubuntu

The audacious audio player volume is fine, but when I try to watch videos on youtube the volume is far too low. Is there a way to boost the overall sound? THank you for your time.
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have installed lubuntu desktop without removing ubuntu's unity desktop. how can i remove lubuntu desktop completely?

I have switched to ubuntu from win 8.1 about a month ago. When i first installed 16.04 LTS on my laptop, it was running so slow that i was not able to use my computer. After some time it started to ...
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Problem getting Bios to boot Lubuntu on HP ZBook 15

My Problem is, I have a hard time getting my HP Zbook 15 to boot lubuntu now, it a long time ago could boot normal Ubuntu with out issue, but issues from my work had me get rid of Ubuntu and switch to ...
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How do I set the default size of /dev/shm?

I'd like to change the default size of /dev/shm in Lubuntu 11.10 (also known as /run/shm now, I guess). It doesn't seem to appear in my fstab: # / was on /dev/sdb5 during installation UUID=66ac63f0-...
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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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How to adjust brightness on Lubuntu?

I can't adjust my screen brightness. Indeed, I can't find this option in my system parameters. I am using Lubuntu 12.04. Thank you for your time :)