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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Which linux based distribution is best in terms of performance?

Solely if I just consider performance of machine which distribution I should install.
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Command output to file, new lines at top [duplicate]

I'm rewriting some 20+ year old Unix scripts and I want the output to go to the screen and a file. I know this is possible with tee. Is there a similar command that stacks new lines on top, at the ...
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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Avro successfully in Lubuntu 14.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see the suggestions in ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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Kodibuntu small picture on TV [on hold]

just installed kodibuntu on my old laptop. works brilliant. connected it to my TV and the TV screen is 1/4 size just stuck in top left corner of tv. Any ideas how to make it full screen on TV please. ...
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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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What are the functional differences between Lubuntu and Ubuntu?

I understand that Lubuntu utilizes LXDE over Ubuntu's Unity(Gnome?); But being new to Linux I'm not sure if that change is going to be simply cosmetic, or if there will be functional differences I ...
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nm-applet options grayed out after update

Originally nm-applet wouldn't show at startup on Lubuntu 14.04, but this was fixed after one of the recent kernel upgrades. nm-applet ended up starting twice, so I could remove it from the startup ...
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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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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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“Unsafe swap space detected” during attempted Lubuntu 13.10 install [duplicate]

I'm a complete Lubuntu/computer novice so bear with me. While trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 onto an almost unused Windows 7 Starter Asus EeePC 1015BX I got the message "Unsafe swap space detected" ...
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Software compatibility Lubuntu vs. Ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to make my laptop dual-boot and install Windows and Lubuntu on it. My primary concern is: Does Lubuntu have software compatibility issues? I mean does the software that work on Ubuntu ...
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Spinning circle cursor Lubuntu

I changed from Linux Mint to Lubuntu and I am disappointed that cursor doesn't change to spinning circle when application is launching. I don't know if I clicked it or not. In my cursor theme there ...
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Error installing phpDocumentor on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install phpDocumentor via PEAR as per the instruction on the phpDocumentor2 GitHub repo. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) with the Lubuntu desktop. Step 2 sudo pear install ...
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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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BCM4352 Wireless network card issues with lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just got a new laptop with Windows 8 on which I installed Lubuntu, but Lubuntu does not recognize my Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter. I Googled the web and went through a couple ...
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Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I am looking for an Ubuntu version that consumes less Memory and CPU. I have read both Lubuntu and Xubuntu (The homepages, wikipedia, phoronix and other sites comparing both). But from experience, ...
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Change file manager used by Firefox on Lubuntu

I'm running Firefox 28 on Lubuntu 14.04 and I've noticed that when using "Open Containing Folder" it opens the folder in "Files" file manager instead of PCManFM. This is slightly annoying, so I've ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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Screen and Text blurry in Ubuntu 14.10

There is some issue with the display sometimes in ubuntu. This occurs if I leave it aside for few minutes and unlock the screen. Please check the screenshot http://imgur.com/Fw0ibDU
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lubuntu 14.10: Coniguration for anthy/Japanese input

I have a fresh install of lubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately, I cannot find the configuration for enabling the hiragana-input (any longer). Previously, I had no problems setting it up on lubuntu 13.10, and ...
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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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cant get apache to run with php5 in Lubuntu

I was used to never had a problem with this issue. I installed like im used to sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install php5 But apache won't execute the php I tryed and checked various ...
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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 desktop environments and no sound lubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

So i've been beating my head against a wall for the last couple f days trying to find the solution to my problems. it started with a complete wipe of a dell dimension 8250 (i think its an 8250, its ...
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ZOMBIE project: Ubuntu 14 on g3 snow iMac

trying to revive a sturdy working snow iMac to give away. (sacrilege! installing Ubuntu on a Mac!) yes. monitor works, I see command code during upgrade. after restarting, blue screen Lubuntu 14.04 ...
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i need help installing RR2680 driver (lubuntu 14)

im a linux noob i got an old rocketraid / highpoint PCIE 2680 SATA 8 port raid card. i am trying to install it. but i have never tried it before. i saw this thread on RR but a newer card ...
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Differences in browser support

I have compared the Ubuntu 14 desktop with the lubuntu 14 desktop. Both I like very much. However, I have noticed that when I create an html document with an audio or video attribute, it will play in ...
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Elementary tweak with Pantheon in Lubuntu

I have installed elementary-desktop on my Lubuntu in VMWare. Now I wanted to install the numix circle icon pack and hence was trying to install Elementary tweak tools. I have added the ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, Powercap/SELinux Issue

I am running Ubuntu (well, Lubuntu, really) on my home server, and all was tickety boo until a few days ago, when the OS stopped booting. Not being able to SHH in anymore, I hooked it up to a monitor ...
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Auto mount time capsule disk with fstab not working

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to automatically mount a USB disk attached to an Apple Time Capsule. There seems to be quite a few users who have done this successfully, but for the life of me I ...
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Screen goes off when I try to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I've created a live usb which I tried to my Toshiba laptop and work just perfect. When I tried to my asus x200ma Intel celeron 2920, 4gb ram it turns into different kind of menu set which is GNU ...
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Help!? Login loop with Ubuntu 14.04

I was finishing up my CS mp tonight, as I do svn commit -m "mp" I got svn: The log message is a pathname (was -F intended?); use '--force-log' to override I thought I need a reboot, so I ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 dialog box exceeds screen size

I'm add a printer (to a newly installed Lubuntu 14.10), but the driver dialog boxes overruns the screen. The buttons at the bottom are not visible! Any way round this? Alt-F allows some step to move ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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X2go remote access error from mac

I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did: on lubuntu I installed X2Go server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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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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Boot into Busybox instead of Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu OS on a virtual machine (VMWare Player). Today, my VM was booting into the GNU GRUB version 2.02 instead of Lubuntu as usual. I was following this instructions and now I'm stuck at ...
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I upgrade lubuntu 14.04 after upgrade I get ubuntu and fail system

i working with linux long time, but this situation is for me big surprise. Actually running on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. After writes this command: sudo apt-get upgrade, in terminal all worked right. But ...
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Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.
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Lubuntu 14.10 - Setting default browser

How is the default browser set in Lubuntu 14.10? In the absence of 'System Settings' (which is used in Ubuntu 14.10 etc), how are the default applications set in Lubuntu? I'm running Firefox and ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 won't update or shutdown

I started up my computer and used the terminal to check some network settings, but when I tried to turn it off again, a message shows up at the bottom of the shut down menu: ...
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Check whatever current user has an active login

I want to check whatever current user (user that launched program) has an active login (is access not blocked by login panel?). How can I do this? For reference - as there is no program as described ...
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Accidentally installed Lubuntu and want to revert to Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 which is a fresh install of about one month old. I was trying to get 5.1 surround audio to work so I followed the instructions here which suggested the following commands: ...
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right mouse button not working

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 for over a year and suddenly my right click button does not work and I am unable to right click anywhere I tried the following commands: sudo su echo options pmouse ...
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Repairing Unity after using Compiz and installing Lubuntu desktop

I will describe the steps I did before the issue appeared: Running Unity, I wanted to have different wallpapers on each workspace. I followed these steps. After restart, no top panel appeared, no ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 boot errors

I'm trying to run lubuntu 14.04 (i386) on a old computer. I set up a bootable usb drive. After I choose to run lubuntu "without instalation" I get these errors: 02064241 pci 0000:00:Oa* BAR 4: error ...
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Gratitude for everything you all do here [migrated]

This is to say 'thank you' for this powerful network built with all the supports. There has not been an issue I have not found the answer in the forums archive. It is just unbelievable the freedom I ...
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Problems setting up LAMP on Lubuntu

Trying to install LAMP to localhost in order to tryout a wordpress site. Following these tutorials: 1- http://www.wpexplorer.com/locally-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu/ 2- ...
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qBittorrent network problems - doesn’t check torrents

I did a recent clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 on an old netbook. I then installed qBittorrent as main client torrent. From qBittorrent I added a couple of torrents that were already present into the ...