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 share folder from Host to Guest Lubuntu in Vbox?

I've shared folder in Host(Ubuntu 14.04) and Guest (Mint 13) but when tried same procedure with Host(Ubuntu 14.04) and Guest (Lubuntu) I can't find the shared folder. The procedure: Created a folder ...
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Getting read-only file system after install Lubuntu 14.04

Sorry for my bad English. I am unable to use Ubuntu/Lubuntu after a fresh installation. Few seconds after boot the system is turned read-only. Previous searches indicates a bug with wubi in 14.04 ...
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Software Updater Error message "Cannot read '/dev/sdc' Input/Output Error

I am new to Linux and have installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All seems to work ok, except Software Updater seems to be hanging on: "Configuring Linux-Image-3.13.0-34generic" with message ...
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?
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Hide app from tray in LXDE (Lubuntu)

In XFCE it is possible to hide app from tray, using tray settings (for example set steam not to appear in tray, using xfce settings). I need such a feature in Lubuntu, however LXPanel doesn't seem to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: how to avoid lock screen on closing laptop lid?

I upgraded my OS from Lubuntu 13.10 to Lubuntu 14.04 a few days ago, and now my screen locks when the lid is closed, while I want nothing to happen when lid is closed. I have already set the right ...
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No partition showing for SD Card

New to linux, installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All works well except the SD Card reader does show any partition when I run "Disks". When I select identity as /dev/sdc the capacity of the SD Card ...
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Drive unmounts when I try to scan it for viruses

I have an old hard drive from a friend that I'm trying to get data off of to transfer to a new computer. First, thought, I wanted to scan it for viruses. So I connected it to my Lubuntu computer with ...
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hash of lubuntu-14.04.1- desktop-amd64.iso

I can not find what the hash of Lubuntu-desktop-14.04.1- amd64.iso is. Original language commented out, but still there
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Preserving GTK theme with gksudo

I have a computer with two (non simultaneous) users who are both in the sudo group. Is there a way to preserve the user's GTK theme with gksudo, for instance when running the update manager? By ...
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Keyboard Behaving Badly under load in Lubuntu in Firefox

I have a problem where my keyboard will stop working correctly in Firefox. I am running 14.04, on an older Acer Aspire One netbook. When the computer is under a bit of load, my typing in Firefox will ...
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Lubuntu Mac Appearance

I have lubuntu installed on my old Compaq Presario v5000 computer and it runs nicely for a lightweight os, but I would like too have a Mac OS X style appearance. I tried a tutorial I found online but ...
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Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 Support

I'm trying to run the latest Scilab with Lubuntu 14.04, and I get an error "Mesa 10.1.3 implementation error: Incomplete OpenGL ES 2.0 support" This is on a 10 year old Dell Dimension 8300 with all ...
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Lubuntu Package Only Halfway install

How can I repair the download from the terminal? It was installing Lubuntu 14.04 when the terminal was closed. After that the Desktop only has a logout option and if I try to do any keyboard ...
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How to install Guest Additions in Lubuntu 13.04

I downloaded virtualbox-4.2_4.2.12-84980~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb (63.9 MB) and Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.2.12-84980.vbox-extpack (11.6 MB) from ...
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Where can I find stat sheet comparing Ubuntu and its official flavors?

Of particular interest are resource consumption comparisons of the official flavors e.g. Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kylin, Kubuntu, etc. Can we identify at a glance, memory usage hard drive usage 3d ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - can't connect via wi-fi after deleting and re-creating connection

I had a wi-fi connection to my Amped APA20 access point working fine, but I deleted the connection and when I re-created it, now Lubuntu won't connect. Nothing else on the system has changed. Could ...
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Cant find any package or there is no installation candidate available [on hold]

I have just fresh installed Lubuntu 13.04 and I am trying to install some packages. However, I can't seem to install anything by apt-get. It either tells me that it is unable to locate the package - ...
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Problem installing gcc compiler

I tried to install gcc compiler because I want to learn programming I have an old computer 1gb ram so I installed an older version of Ubuntu (10.04) and its working faster than before but when I try ...
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Only keep recent emails in claws mail (or any light weight mail client)

Since I'm using a netbook with only 16GB SSD, I want to use most lightweight client possible (hence not Thunderbird) However, I wasn't able to find an option to download only recent mails, say, more ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Lubuntu Desktop preferences is gone

I hope someone can help me. "Desktop preferences" is gone. I use Lubuntu and I cant cant open desktop preferences. When I click, comes a error message: "desktop administrato is not active" I've ...
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Emacs keybindings in Lubuntu

Is there a way to enable ubiquitous emacs keybindings in Lubuntu? I've seen solutions for Ubuntu and Xubuntu, such as emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04, but I haven't found one for Lubuntu.
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Broadcom wireless adapter BCM4318 driver i tried everything [on hold]

I have an old computer was not working so i fixed it than i installed lubuntu on it but the wifi didn't work i tried every thing i read and follow every post in this forum and other forums but none of ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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No sound on Skype 4.3 lubuntu 14.04

New to Linux just installed Skype 4.3 on Lubuntu 14.4. There is no sound when I call Skype Echo, totally silent. I have sound if I play music or video files. I notice sound driver is Version ...
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Autostart script on login in Lubuntu [duplicate]

I want to run this command on login under Lubuntu: cd /home/myuser/kippo && bash start.sh It's supposed to launch Kippo, an SSH honeypot. The command works fine if I run it at the terminal. ...
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Chrome/Chromium causes laggy touchpad on lubuntu 14.04 at MacBook

I'm running Lubuntu at quite an old MacBook (6.1). Trying to keep it up-to-date so for the moment it's 14.04. Several months ago (after one of the updates) a strange problem arose: at a random moment ...
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PCManFM custom directory icons

I'd like PCManFM to show custom icons for my work folders; for example to show the AndroidDev folder in this picture (italian locale here): like this (Gimp used): I saw the other folder icons ...
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Tiling windows horizontally and vertically under Lubuntu (LXDE/Openbox)?

Is there any way I can tile two windows horizontally (⬒) or vertically (◧ ) under Lubuntu/LXDE/Openbox? Maybe via a keyboard shortcut or panel button?
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Lubuntu wifi help

Ok. Here's the basics. ----older laptop, dell 600 . Intel 2200 GB wireless card I believe. Sees my router, won't take the WPA key. I've done quite a bit of forum browsing and I noticed my channel is ...
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Lubuntu asking for password after inactivity despite settings

I've got a laptop with a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64. I set all the settings that I could find in the Menu Button > Preferences menus that might affect this. Even still, after a period of ...
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Ubuntu14.04 and ports as seen on Windows

Is there any way for my laptop which has Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine installed on it, seethe ports such as USB the same way as Windows? I have specific software that does not see the E:\ drive where the ...
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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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Lubuntu Desktop messed up for logged in user, but not for guest

I recently upgraded my laptop from Lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 and the upgrade process seemed to go fine. However, when I went to login as my normal user, I encountered an issue. The background loaded ...
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Lubuntu: neither shut-down nor restart works

aI have a freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 (installed with forcepae option on a laptop with Pentium M processor). The only problem that I have found so far is that I cannot shut-down or restart the ...
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Installing Lubuntu 14.04.1 fails, upowerd appears to hang

On the live-CD session, I tried installing Lubuntu double clicking on the install button on the desktop. Here, the CD starts running but then stops running and nothing happens. Next, I rebooted and ...
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High CPU usage compared to WinXP. Common aps and actions use 100% CPU cycles

I'm running Lubunto 14.04.1 LTS. PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron M with 1 gb RAM and 80 gb drive. Was running fine on WinXP SP3 and I cleaned the drive off to test Lubuntu 14 LTS. No ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1, new installation. Error: “unable to mount /boot”

This is a nearly new install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm getting an error at beginning of every boot, beginning about the 6th boot after install. The PC is a 2004 HP ze4200 laptop: 1.8 ghz Celeron ...
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Function keys in Lubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander but my function keys for media (such as play pause etc.) are not working. I can change brightness and volume with the function keys and I am ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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Error after installing Lubuntu 14.04 through liveUSB

A friend asked me to install ubuntu on his toshiba NB 200 netbook to replace windows xp. I formatted the flash drive, ran an nb5sum check on the iso and after running netbootin , I checked the drive ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu and install Windows [duplicate]

I have an HP Mini 210 running Lubuntu and It's too confusing for me so I want to reinstall Windows. I did a clean install of Lubuntu so I have downloaded and created a bootable USB for Windows 7 ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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Update-manager fails silently on 14.04

I recently reinstalled a lubuntu from scratch, to upgrade to 14.04. Everything's working as expected, except for the update-manager that silently fails when trying to upgrade my system's packages. It ...
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How do I install LXDE / Lubuntu?

I want to install lubuntu on my current (pre-existing) Ubuntu Install because of it's light-weight footprint. Can I preserve currently installed apps after installation?
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The Properties dialog box not working for any Start Menu Program Lubuntu 14.04

When Lubuntu 14.04 first came out, the Properties dialog was present for all Start Menu Programs but did not work when right-clicked on as nothing happened and no other box popped up the the Start ...
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all open programs/windows disappear after attempting to minimize to Taskbar Lubuntu 14.04

Anytime I attempt to minimize any Programs and/or Windows, such as Google, Libre Office, PCManFM, etc. the open Window/Program completely disappears. It used to appear in the Taskbar but now there is ...
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Compositing in Lubuntu

Is there any compositing built in Lubuntu? I do not mean installing compiz but rather something simple like Metacity compositing to satisfy apps that require it.
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...