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Questions tagged [lubuntu]

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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Lubuntu extremely slow on ssd [on hold]

Lemme start saying that I'm relatively new to ubuntu. I have a really old notebook I am quite attached to and a friend of mine suggested me to replace the hard drive with an internal SSD. I then ...
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How to configure plank(dock) on Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I just installed the plank dock app on Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and i have no idea where to find settings for it. Any ideas? Thanks
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How to stop Lubuntu 16.04 touchpad switching desktops?

I have recently installed Lubuntu Deasktop on my PowerBook G4. It was previously running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 but Lubuntu is much more responsive on this older, slower machine. One problem that Lubuntu ...
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Is there a workaround for the removal of “Copy Path” in pcmanfm-qt?

Briefly, now that the Copy Path option has been removed from the lxqt version of the pcmanfm file maanger, I'm trying to find a workaround. More details: I've been using Linux since 2015, solely ...
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Is there a way to switch distributions without losing any data (settings, applications, home folder)?

Yes, I know. This might be a duplicate. However, this time it's a bit different. I'm considering of switching from Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS to Xubuntu (exact same version). I could try the "Something else"...
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Lubuntu make a contribution of funds?

How do you contribute Funds to the Lubuntu project? I only want to make a small contribution to it. And I have is installed on a old computer.
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS stuck on splash screen after kernel update

I decided to test Btrfs so I installed Lubuntu using it. Everything went fine until I updated the kernel from 4.08 to 4.15. After that, the system simply won't boot. I get past the grub menu, but ...
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Transition- Convert Ubuntu 16(something) to Lubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 (it also says LTS(if that's relevant)) from a bootable USB which my brother gave to me. He had both 16 and 18 but said that my laptop may not be able to run the 18th. Now,...
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Unable to install Shutter in Lubuntu 18.10

So I got this PPA to install this application mentioned here : http://shutter-project.org/faq-help/ppa-installation-guide/ But when I add it and attempt to update, it throws a 404. Is there any way ...
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How to change Lubuntu font

I've recently installed Lubuntu on an older laptop, and everything was fine until the font got huge on some desktop apps, like "MySQL Workbench", for example. You can see it on the attached ...
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What can I do with the slow and over-designed gmail user interface on Lubuntu? [on hold]

In both Chrome and Firefox browsers, I have some problems with the current Standard View of Gmail user interface compared to the previous standard view: Fonts are bigger than before. It drastically ...
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X server doesn't start after upgrading vbox lubuntu 17.10 to 18.04

I upgraded a virtualbox from lubuntu 17.10 to 18.04. On reboot, X doesn't start, though I can enter the console via -F1. Attempting to restart doesn't result in anything obviously interesting in /var/...
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Where does Okular store its config files?

I'm trying to pre-configure Okular to add it to my custom Ubuntu image. but I can't seem to find the right config files. I need to edit the main toolbar to add a few more buttons like a fullscreen ...
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Lubuntu installer doesn't find Wi-Fi in Compute Stick - how add driver to install drive?

I bought an original cheapo Ubuntu Compute Stick - 1 GB RAM, 8 GB flash. It works more-or-less OK, and I gave it the mid-2018 BIOS update. I am trying to install Lubuntu 18.04 using the low-memory "...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LXTerminal - strange behavior?

On a Dell Latitude 3540 laptop, sometimes an open LXTerminal window will "go funky" after suspend/resume, and result in the following behavior: What seems to happen is, Linefeeds are ignored. Tabs ...
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Side panel icons not stacking vertically Lubntu 18.04

So I have followed this guide to try to make my new setup look a bit better but I can't get the icons in my side panel to stack vertically or size them up a bit, I was hoping someone could tell me how ...
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Is there a way for the lock screen to be just like the login screen in Lubuntu 18.10?

I've noticed that when I set the screensaver to 'Blank Screen Only' after a few minutes of idleness and check 'Lock Screen After' the actual login dialog is the XScreensaver one (which in my opinion ...
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Can't hibernate on Lubuntu 18.10

Actually I'm having issues when trying to hibernate on my computer, it does nothing after I try to hibernate using Lubuntu 18.10 lxqt-leave --hibernate (0x7ffd4d782c90) Warning: Icon theme "breeze" ...
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Boot Repair issue - legacy and UEFI

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/9zGkSgXvGR/ Hi, I am running Lubuntu 18.1 but have been experimenting with Tiny Core Linux. After running Tiny Core, I tried to boot Lubuntu as normal, but the machine ...
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Lubuntu - Can't install via KVM - Black screen with cursor

I have a server with Proxmox and up until now, I've been using containers for everything. I need to run a instance of an application that does not support headless systems. I initially tried using ...
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How to execute an xmodmap command on startup

I use Lubuntu 18.04. I'm trying to assign my keypad delete key to em dash permanently. AutoKey-GTK doesn't seem to be able to handle this for some reason. The xmodmap command works, but I'm having ...
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How do I disable LED lights on Dell Latitude D620? (power, hard drive, battery, wifi) [closed]

(Summary: How do I disable lights on the laptop hinge showing power, WiFi, etc. activity?) On the Dell Latitude D620 laptop hinge, below and next to the screen, above the keyboard, on the right hand ...
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Is it possible to replace the .config folder in a live iso? [duplicate]

I used Cubic to edit an Lubuntu iso to fit my needs and so far it has worked really well. However now i need to change the default config of some packages. I know that the file that i need to replace ...
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What can be the issue when after installing Lubuntu 18.10 shortcuts for window tiling and other ones don't work?

I installed Lubuntu 18.10 on my machine. I was used to clicking Windows + Left/Right to get a split screen with opened windows back on Linux Mint, but it's not working on Lubuntu. Having searched ...
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Keyboard layout change bug (Lubuntu)

I run Lubuntu 18.04 and I have a problem with the keyboard layout changes. Until recently I used the Greek and the American layout. I now need to write in French for a project so I removed the ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 is mounting USB drives as group sambashare by default

Trying out then new Lubuntu 18.10 (LXQt) I stumbled on this problem. Every USB flash drive is mounted as owner user and group sambashare, instead of the normal group user, causing problems restoring ...
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Upgrading from lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 on a encrypted LUKS partition

So i've heard theres some problems with upgrading from bionic to cosmic. One of them was that luks and grub was changed a bit so that some systems wouldn't boot. If it helps, i installed lubuntu using ...
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Lubuntu with HDMI [duplicate]

Is there a way to have Lubuntu automatically turn on HDMI and sound through HDMI when the cable is plugged in? I have looked everywhere but can't find a solution. I have to manually turn on HDMI ...
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Bluetooth connection (Bluez) not working after logout (works after restart)

I use LXQT in Lubuntu 18.10 and I have a problem with keeping the Bluetooth-speaker connected to the laptop after logging out and in. It works fine after reboot though. So, I have a solution that ...
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Boot process of Android installed in VirtualBox seems to get stuck

I have installed Android 7.1 on VirtualBox 5.2 on Lubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad T400 following this tutorial. Here is the configuration In particular, I have assigned 1GB RAM to Android. On Lubuntu ...
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Can I configure Prnt-screen key order to be stored in my pictures folder?

I am currently using Lubuntu 18.04. When I press Impr-Pant in my keyboard the png archive generated is stored directly in my home folder. My question is: Can I configure Print-screen key order to ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 not booting completely after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded my lubuntu 18.04 to the newest 18.10 version -- I started the upgrade in the terminal with sudo apt-get upgrade. When I rebooted the only thing I got was an empty desktop with the new ...
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On Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, how to enable tty1 login during boot to command line?

Basically what I want is to boot the computer to the command line without lightdm (I turned off lightdm) and I want the computer to automatically login to the command line automatically with the ...
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How to save the system state during windows sleep on vmware Ubuntu 18.0.14 lts?

I have a ubuntu running on vmware setup on windows10. Whenever windows goes to sleep or i lock out the windows the programs that am running on ubuntu are not being saved. Once i login after resuming ...
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pointerhysteresis parameter not being read in xscrensaver

I'm trying to disable wake-on-mouse from suspend and not having much success. As an alternative I attempted to increase the pointerhysteresis variable in the Xscreensaver configuration file as others ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 How to activate tap to click

I'm using a fresh install 18.10 on my Samsung Serie 5 Ultra 530U3C A0L notebook. I really enjoy the Linux experience so far and everything I need works out of the box for me. The only thing missing ...
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How do I install the Japanese keyboard layout in Lubuntu 18.10?

What must I do to type in Japanese? I wish to use fcitx-mozc as Wakisaka recommends, but when I add 'Keyboard - Japanese' via Preferences > Fcitx Configuration, I get only a qwerty layout with Roman ...
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How to show only the active desktop's applications in the taskbar? (Lubuntu 18.10)

The default setting is to show all open applications in the taskbar regardless of active desktop. I wish to show only the windows in the active desktop in that desktop's taskbar. How do I show only ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 UEFI boot fails: MokListRT: Out of Resources

I did wrongly given path permission in Ubuntu 18.04. Hence I faced lot of problem. So i backed up all important file, hence I want to reinstall the Ubuntu 18.04 using USB with the help of Rufus 3.0 ...
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Deja-Dup does not remember network share password even though “remember password” box was ticked

Using Deja-Dup to back up to a network share from a Lubuntu 18.04.1 laptop. Deja-Dup properly asks for credentials for the share, and offers the option to save the password by ticking a box. Which I ...
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Megasync installation on Lubuntu 18.04 32bit

is there a way to install megasync on 18.04 LTS Lubuntu? Downloads in megasync has only 64bit version for (L)Ubuntu 18.04. My only chance as a newbie is to go back to Lubuntu 16.04 LTS TIA for any ...
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How to use SSL with Quassel? (Lubuntu 18.10 i386)

I executed the command in the Quassel documentation and in File > Networks > Configure Networks clicked 'Edit...' for irc.ubuntu.com:8001 and checked 'Use SSL' (with no proxy, nothing in the Advanced ...
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Are these miscellaneous problems/oddities during liveUSB normal? (lubuntu 18.10 i386)

First I noticed that the USB I'd booted from was listed twice: To investigate, I opened the folder viewer and clicked to see mounted drives, and encountered a second error: Then, checking out the ...
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How do I fix Fcitx from freezing my keyboard and mouse click?

I first tried a four-year-old solution and then, after it became clear that clicking the keyboard icon of Fcitx was freezing my system via locking up lxpanel, I uninstalled packages as followed under #...
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How to fix lxpanel showing wifi twice?

If I click System Tools > Fcitx and click the keyboard, my computer will freeze until I kill lxpanel, and my wifi is showing twice, as shown in the following image. I will ask how to fix Fcitx in a ...
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Lubuntu 18.04.1 will not connect to WiFi

I Installed Lubuntu 18.04.1 32 bit version on a Samsung netbook with Atom processor. During installation i did choose to connect to my home network through wifi. At first that worked well. After ...
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Eps file not open in ubuntu 18.04

I recently updated ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 18.04.Everything fine ok but can't able to open any .eps file with the default document viewer document.I also tried other software but till now now can't ...
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Is it possible to create separated unencrypted ext4 filesystem?

So, I'm thinking about my possibilities considering Dropbox is not supported on the encrypted ext4 filesystems anymore. My first thought was, that I could create a new, unencrypted disk partition ...
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Is it possible to reset qupzilla settings?

I am currently using Lubuntu 18.04 and I've installed qupzilla, named falkon. I've set my configurations but I am not able to put my favorites after exported in my tool bar. My question is, How can ...
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Malware on Ubuntu

I have a Lubuntu 18.04 installation, and I got a virus on it! I never though that I could get a virus on Linux, but apparently I can. I don't what virus specifically is, but it removed all the items (...