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 clear the list of recently used files to speed up my lubuntu operated PC?

From where can I find out the list of recently used files in lubuntu? Can I see the cache files / clipboard in lubuntu likewise in Windows?
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Lubuntu suspends during boot screen: works normal in the desktop

When starting up my computer it automatically suspends when it hits the Lubuntu boot-up screen. I push the space bar and wake it up. It resumes booting up in the same place. After I reach the desktop ...
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Is it possible to have an “Always on top” feature in Lubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 64 Bit and I need to have the "Always on top" feature so I can have any window always visible if I need to. I've searched a lot up and down, but to my surprise I could not ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 US international, accents stop working randomly on different apps

Out of nowhere some apps fail to accentuate characters. So, if i type ' + e i just get e instead of é even though though it was previous working normally. For example, now firefox and lxterminal ...
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Lubuntu: Make Control+Alt+T open a new terminal on top of all windows?

I'm using Lubuntu. Whenever I open a terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T, it opens lxterminal behind whichever window is currently focused. Is there any way for this shortcut to open lxterminal on top of all ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...
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Which is the most lightweight torrent client? [duplicate]

Which is the most lightweight torrent client which works on Lubuntu-Core (Lubuntu Minimal Install)? I would be interested to be as slim as possible, with as few options as possible... Thank you.
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Lubuntu shutdown process freezes

I'm using Lubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo Essential B50-30, a low-end machine. When I shut it down, after a few seconds (during which you can see the Lubuntu logo and "....") the screen just gets stuck on ...
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Can't launch firefox at startup in Lubuntu 15.04

I went to: LXDE Menu > Preferences > Default applications for LXSession > Autostart tab > Manual autostarted applications and entered the word firefox in the text box, then clicked the ...
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List of available networks disappears after 15 seconds Lubuntu 14.04

When I boot lubuntu 14.04, running on my Dell 11 chromebook, if I click on the network manager applet in the panel it lists the 8 or so networks in range. After roughly 15 seconds, all the networks ...
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How to disable ctrl + scroll zoom in Lubuntu or openbox

If are you in Google Chrome, Firefox or a software that have the zoom functionality, when you press CTRL + SCROLL UP/DOWN` or TOUCHPAD SCROLL the page increase/decrease the zoom how to disable it?
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Corrupt Laptop With Bad Blocks Wont Repair

I have a dell inspiron 1545. I got this from some family. It was corrupted when I got it, and I have been able to successfully been able to install lubuntu. But when i try to install windows, it ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Lubuntu: Audacious can't display non-ascii chars

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 with English language on a Japanese keyboard layout (if that should matter). Previously I had the same OS with German language on another laptop and did not see following ...
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How can I install ffmpeg on Lubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

It seems that the original ffmpeg has been dropped by Debian for the moment (in favour of the fork libav) but will be back in 15. Some people seem to think ffmpeg is deprecated or stale: it's not, ...
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Wireless problem in Lubuntu!

I'm trying to save my parents time by installing Lubuntu. Everything is fine apart from the wireless. If I run nm-applet I get this error ** (nm-applet:1850): WARNING **: Error retrieving ...
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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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Cannot install packages through APT

my synaptic only contain already-installed-apps. I can't download/install other program in my lubuntu atm. When I tried to reload synaptic. I got this GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net vivid ...
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lubuntu 14.10 does not boot (DVD nor USB)

I recently purchased the Linux pro magazine edition for January 2015 sold in Montreal, QC. containing a double sided DVD with ubuntu 14.10 & lubuntu 14.10 in it. Though I have been able to ...
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HP Mini (210-1000SA PC), fan always running

After changing the OS from Windows to Lubuntu (15.04), my Netbooks's fan is always running. I think the problem in Drivers. So, I tried to find drivers in offical HP's website but there is no exist ...
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Lubuntu xbindkeys -k won't detect super + space but detects control + super + space

I'm trying to setup a dmenu shortcut using xbindkeys with the super + space keys. When using xbindkeys -k, this is what I get: control + super + space "(Scheme function)" m:0x44 + c:65 Control+Mod4 ...
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Access windows shared drive in Lubuntu

I have a shared drive on my windows 8 pc, let's say the address is \\Blabla\Bla the permissions are set so that everyone on my network can edit and read, i am able to access this folder via my mobile ...
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Cubietruck with Lubuntu - unmet dependencies try using f; package 'build essential' has noinstalation candidate

Im trying to get build-essential installed on cubietruck(with lubuntu), but im getting: "E: Package 'build-essential', so i went to get help and some said to do : sudo apt-get -f install, but it ...
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OpenSSH .ppk file not working - host does not exist?

I have two machines: A server running Lubuntu (ragendbin) A PC running Windows 7 (farore) I have been using SSH to access the Lubuntu server from the Windows PC. However, until now I have been ...
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gnome-settings-daemon not installing

2 weeks ago I installed Ubuntu and there was 1 update held back which was the gnome-settings-daemon, can I just ignore the update or does it install with the rest of the system updates after a fresh ...
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Can't auto-login with Lubuntu

I have tried to make autologin work with Lubuntu but for some reason the thing is not working. Just to be cautious I used both procedures described here (for LXDM and LightDM), but neither work. I am ...
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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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How to add more workspaces in Lubuntu?

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04 and using it on a bootable USB drive. How do I add more workspaces? Right now there are two workspaces, but those were there by default. Do I have to download additional software ...
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Bash Script to search a webpage

I've Googled my problem, and it's getting more confusing. I want to write a bash script that will search this page for a specific string and echo if it's found. For example, if I wanted to search ...
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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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Lunbuntu 15.04: Keyboard stops working on log in screen

So far this has been a one time problem, but I'd rather ask before it happens again when I have time sensitive work to do. Installed Lubuntu on my old, crappy Gateway laptop, which gave it a second ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 graphical issues

I am using lubuntu 15.04 on an old pc Intel pentium 1.70 ghz 256+512 MB ram 32 bit processor (no support for 64bit) I used forcepae flag for launching it There are graphical issues like ...
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running (L)Ubutnu 15.04: Issue with terminal updating and firefox crashing. Any Ideals?

I have an older computer that I use for basic stuff on the side, it worked fine in 14.xx. First issue after the update was my keyboard had to be taken out of the USB hub and reinserted a few times, ...
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set volume with usb headset

I have a usb headset. It works great but I can't change the volume using the normal volume control (in the system tray). I have found a way to change its volume through pulseaudio volume control: I ...
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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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Lubuntu on say an Intel I3 or I5? [closed]

Given how fast Lubuntu makes an older machine, would it be exceptionally fast on say a Intel i3 or i5 processor?
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Error Installing Lubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.0 on a lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386, for my Toshiba Satelite (Windows 7, 2GB RAM, i3-2330m, 2.20 GHz), and when I boot it, it says: [5.3011431 ACPI PCC probe ...
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Default display manager for Lubuntu

I have recently switched over to the lubuntu-desktop from the unity-desktop, using the following command: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The requisite packages are installed automatically. ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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Why does ssh prompt me every time for the passphrase when ssh-agent is running?

After reinstalling Lubuntu Vivid Vervet on my computer, whenever I try to ssh into something, it asks for my passphrase. Before the reinstall, it would give me a graphical prompt for my passphrase if ...
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Mouse in lubuntu have a problem

I'm currently using Lubuntu and I like it, but I have a problem with the mouse pointer. I'm an android developer and I use eclipse. When I drag a button container in Eclipse then my I get 2 pointers ...
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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Firefox’s urlbar blacked out on new user

I created a new user account on my Lubuntu laptop today. When I opened Firefox and typed an address into the urlbar, this happened: While the purpose of this new user is just to allow people to ...
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Can I use distroshare to create a distro based on lubuntu? [closed]

I heard of distroshare, it is a website where you can make your own distro and customize it... so I would like to know if I can change every aspect of the distro...
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Something like 'KDE Present Windows' / 'Compiz Scale' / 'Mac OS X exposé' in Openbox / LXDE / Xfce?

Is there a DE-independent utility to show all windows beside each other in more lightweight DEs like Openbox, LXDE or Xfce? Something like this:
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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Alsaequal does not affect my sound - Lubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with alsa equalizer plugin on my lubuntu installation. I managed to install it (not without problems), but it does not seem to affect the sound output. I purged pulseaudio, which had ...
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Lubuntu 14.04. Copy DVD between two DVD drives

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I am a former Windows person. I create a master document DVD and then I burn copies of it to a second DVD drive to send to my co-workers. This is a frequent task. ...
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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lubuntu 14.04: HDMI sound not working, fixes on forum won't work either

I'm running Kodibuntu, which is on the basis of Lubuntu 14.04 My HDMI is not feeding sound to my tv, but it is feeding video. The root of this problem must be in Lubuntu so what I am trying to do ...