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What are the differences between Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Are Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu the same except for the desktop environment and a few programs?
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What version of Ubuntu should I pick? [duplicate]

I'm just a simple user frustrated with Windows 10 and I want to leave Windows altogether. However, I don't want to spend three weeks learning how to install the new system and then get all my current ...
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I installed Xubuntu and can't find how to make a bootable usb on it to un-install Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Xubuntu and am not a huge fan of it. I want Ubuntu back and can't figure out how to make a bootable usb on Xubuntu. Please tell me my options
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What is Lubuntu and xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between Ubuntu and its derivatives? I am beginner at Linux's OS.So i need some clarification.Is Lubuntu and Xubuntu Linux Distros?You need Ubuntu to ...
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What is the difference between the various Ubuntu flavours? [duplicate]

What is the main difference between Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Mythbuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu and Lubuntu?
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If Lubuntu uses the same repositories as Ubuntu, can it have OpenShot & GIMP? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 and I'm considering switching to Lubuntu since my machine is pretty old for this heavy OS. I read it uses the same repositories as Ubuntu, but when trying Lubuntu from a disk on ...
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I am very new to Ubuntu, so should I try Xubuntu and Lubuntu first? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu. The reason I came here and asked the question is that I lost my windows XP CD for my old laptop. My laptop has a P4 CPU, 1GB RAM and 50GB HDD (7200 rpm). I googled for the ...
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12.04 vs 14.04 on an old laptop [duplicate]

I installed 12.04 on an ancient Toshiba laptop several years ago, and it worked quite well. One of my acquaintances recommended that I upgrade to 14.04. This I did, but only with great difficulty, ...
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How many forks or veriations of ubuntu operating systems are around? [duplicate]

How many forks or veriations of ubuntu operating systems are around? [1] https://archive.vn/FVT6R/42737cd768844efd5fe48ade4a616f027e42aed9.webp Some ubuntu's and linux operating systems, they are ...
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Ubuntu for old pc [duplicate]

Ubuntu Admins, please listen to me.. I have a proposal. Ubuntu is a very, very good OS. better than windows, but, my pc is very slower, why do not create a Ubuntu for old pc's? would be a grand ...
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Which ubuntu to install on 32 bit machine having 4 gb ram [duplicate]

I have a 32 bit machine and had planned to install ubuntu 14.04 on it. I am confused because on the ubuntu download page it says 32 bit (for machines less than 2 gb ram) , since I have 4 gb of ram on ...
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How much does Ubuntu set apart from Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to install Lubuntu on an old Laptop. I want to work with python, so I have to use stuff like virtualenvs and so. Therefor I need Terminal commands like apt-get. Do these work similar on lubuntu ...
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What is the difference between Ubuntu+XFCE and Xubuntu?

There are many derivatives to Ubuntu, of which Xubuntu is one, using XFCE as a desktop environment. One can install Xubuntu directly from an ISO or install XFCE as an alternative session on Ubuntu. I ...
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How do I decide what version of Ubuntu to install?

This question is here just to avoid you choosing the wrong Ubuntu version number. So, this is not about: Which flavour of Ubuntu to choose? nor about choosing the Server or Desktop version... nor ...
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Reduce interface effects to improve performance on 18.04

I've got an second hand notebook at work with low specs and installed Ubuntu 18.04. The GPU is very old and every effect makes the whole system lag. Is ther any way to reduce UI effects to improve ...
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