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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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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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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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 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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Lubuntu updated 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Cannot connect to wireless in Lubuntu 14.04

I have tried all afternoon to fix this, but now I give up. I am trying to set up an old XP PC with Lubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly fine, except for the wireless connection. Connecting with ethernet ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 cannot try Lubuntu without installing-error messages

I have Lubuntu 13.10 installed. Works great. I downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and burned to disc. To test I tried the option to try Lubuntu without installing. I got several error messages which I did not ...
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Why does the wifi icon not appear on the taskbar in Lubuntu 14?

I have just updated to Lubuntu 14 from version 13. I now cannot see the wifi icon on the task bar. Is it meant to be there? If so, how can I make it appear?
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Open Current Folder as Root removed in latest PCMan File Manager

In the latest version of the PCManFM the option under Tools-Open Current Folder as Root has been removed. Is there a way to re-add the option? I know I can open PCManFM as Root via the Terminal but it ...
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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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How to find the terminal in Lubuntu?

Where can I find the terminal in Lubuntu? I thought the CTRL+T option works as it does in Ubuntu too.
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No Printer Driver for HP 3510 in Lubuntu

Have just installed Lubuntu 14.04 and I am experimenting with it. The system finds my network printer, HP 3510, but suggests HP 3810 as driver. No other shows. That driver does not work. When I dealt ...
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How do you unbind a keyboard shortcut (Lubuntu)

I'm wondering how I can unbind Ctrl-Space to bring up desktop/minimize windows. Whenever I jump and crouch in an FPS it minimizes the game. I searched and found people saying to edit lubuntu-rc.xml ...
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Putting A Full Installation of Lubuntu on a USB Drive

I am trying to install a full Lubuntu installation on a USB drive. I've tried a number of different methods, but they all seem to fail in some way or another. First of all, I don't have a native ...
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Start a PHP Script from Startmenu (Lubuntu)

I try to start a PHP script directly from the start menu of Lubuntu. But it doesn't work the only thing who's happening is that it starts a Terminal. I setted the permissions with chmod a+x. Hers my ...
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Templates in lubuntu not working

I can't seem to create templates in Lubuntu. I have a folder in ~ called Templates, which I directly copied from my previous home folder when I installed Lubuntu 12.10, but when I right click in the ...
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getting blank dark screen after booting Saucy salmender [duplicate]

Installed lubuntu 13.10 along side with windows 7 home premium two weeks ago, was able to use both OS as and when required. Unfortunately two days ago am not in a position to boot into either of OS. ...
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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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Synaptic won't launch from menu in panel in fresh Lubuntu minimal desktop 12.04 install

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...
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How To Connect to Wireless Network in Lubuntu?

Im new to lubuntu have used ubuntu before there is no nm-applet in lubuntu. So how to connect? Pls help
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Lubuntu 14.04 does not detect hybrid graphics (Intel/Nvidia)

I have been trying different solutions for Lubuntu 14.04 to detect my hybrid NVIDIA graphics card but to no result. I am using a Dell Latitude 6410 laptop with Intel HD and an NVIDIA NVS 3100M @ ...
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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 install software due to “Authentication service is not available” error

Yesterday I installed Lubuntu 14.04 alternative iso on an old XP laptop. The partition and install went well. There are, however some issues with security, or my ability to add users and software. I ...
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Desktop Session Settings not saved

So I am one of those people who just moved from XP to [L]ubuntu. I am used to being able to control whether programs autostart, and assumed checking or unchecking the Desktop Session Settings (from ...
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Network indicator disappeared in Lubuntu [on hold]

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10 successufully, via do-release-upgrade. But after reboot, I found that the network indicator has been disappeared, so I cannot switch different network ...
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Cant associate magnet links

Chromium browser opens Firefox instead of handling magnet links. I've tried looking aroud and found How to tell chrome what to do with a magnet link But it doesnt work for me .. I've ran : "xdg-mime ...
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Why do Ubuntu & Lubuntu 14.04 have different support periods?

This doesn't make sense. I rather have LXDE as my desktop so I use Lubuntu. But why is Ubuntu 14.04's LTS support period 5 years when Lubuntu 14.04's is only 3 years? Do they not use the same ...
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Can I use other than Ubuntu Software Center to open apt links?

Without Ubuntu Software Center in Lubuntu I was unable to edit opening apt links in any program in Firefox (see this question) After installing Ubuntu Software Center, that problem is solved, but ...
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Virtualbox Drag'n'Drop isn't working unlike other VirtualBox Guest Additions features [duplicate]

Lubuntu 13.10 is guest OS, Windows 7 is host. I installed Guest Additions from the VirtualBox menu (Devices > Install Guest Additions). Shared folders, shared clipboard work perfectly, seamless mode ...
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Upgraded Lubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04, xsession broken

Could somebody check, what is the current session row at the /etc/lxdm/default.conf? Now it is /usr/bin/startlubuntu and at boot there's an error that xsession could not find it. Indeed, it does not ...
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Install Ubuntu Desktop Variable From CD [on hold]

How To Install Ubuntu Desktop Variations (such as lubuntu-xubuntu) from installation cd?
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How to change AMD Catalyst Control Center's Language?

My Lubuntu installation presented a very strange feature this time: when I installed AMD proprietary drivers for my GPU I found out that my Catalyst Control Center is in German, even though the rest ...
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Problem at Installing, Black Screen [duplicate]

Im new to ubuntu, and never have install it in any computer. Could someone help me with this problem. I downloaded Lubuntu 13.10 today and burn the iso to a cd. Now, I want to install it to an old ...
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Cannot get any flavor of Linux to install

Machine is a Gateway Turion (single core 64 bit) with 2 GB RAM and 120 GB hard drive. I asked this in a previous question here, but I now have another day of trying things so I can report/ask better ...
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Mouse cursor does not change appearance to indicate a program is launching

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I click on a icon to launch a program, be it from the start menu or from the panel, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning circle (or anything else) to ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 black screen with blinking cursor after logout

If I logout of Lubuntu 13.10 I get a blinking " _ " sign. Any idea on how I can fix it ?
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No sound on USB headset. How to manage soundcards and audio devices?

I had a fresh reinstall of Lubuntu 13.10 and my USB headset seems to be not working. I looked for solutions in some forums, but these didn't work for me. My headset is a Genius Wire Gaming headset. ...
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Typing in Hebrew with Lubuntu

I'm at a loss as to how to make the Hebrew keyboard layout/input work. The following methods do not work: "Download Hebrew language support. You can do this from the Install/Remove Languages ...
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Stuck on render ring in fullscreen when having used `xrendr -o right`

At work I am supposed to get a Java application running in fullscreen on a big-screen tv. This TV is connected to a Intel Nuc device, which is running Lubuntu 13.10. This TV is hanging on the wall ...
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How to unhide application crash reports in lubuntu?

I had lxappearance crash a few times when trying to install icon themes as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxappearance/+bug/952997 The first few times there was crash ...
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How can I see in Lubuntu what RAM modules I have?

I have the latest Lubuntu installed on a laptop. How can I see how many RAM modules I have installed, and what type of RAM modules they are, without physically opening the laptop itself? I can see ...
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Lubuntu remembers secure WiFi connection login credentials

At our school, students log on to their Internet accounts as follows: Student A logs on to the Internet account by logging onto the school's secure WiFi connection with his login name and password. ...
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lubuntu webdav access in pcmanfm not working [on hold]

I am very frustrated. is lubuntu really unable to connect network drives with webdav protocol? i tried to find a documentation on PCmanFM and failed. can you help? i can connect using the command ...
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strange display problem in gtk program like evince and nautilus

this is a hard to describe problem. in programs like evince (pdf viewer) i see a strange problem. description: when i open the menu of the app by clicking on the gear-wheel icon in top right corner ...