Questions tagged [lubuntu]

Lubuntu is an official Ubuntu flavor. 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. Until 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish," Lubuntu used the LXDE desktop environment, but has since switched to LXQt.

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No “erase disk” option when installing Lubuntu 19.04 [solved]

I am trying to install Lubuntu 19.04 on a new Lenovo Ideapad 130S-11IGM, but when I get to the partition page, the option "Erase disk" does not appear. The current OS is Windows 10, which I have no ...
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Have to Power Boot Twice to Load Lubuntu 18.04 on old 32-bit Dell Laptop

I have an old, 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop that had been running an earlier version Lubuntu. I recently installed Lubuntu 18.04 and it initially worked. Then, following a major software update to ...
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No bootable device after fresh installation

So I'm trying to revive an old pc for a project. It's really lowspec so I tried to put Lubuntu on it, but couldn't boot after installation. I tried running boot-repair but it too failed. Here's the ...
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How to turn off Cursor Blinking in Lubuntu?

I have a small netbook and the writing cursor pretty much disappears when i move it around with the arrows in docs. I switched from Ubuntu where I had the Cursor Blinking off in Universal Access. That ...
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Audio doesn’t work on Dual-Booted linux (ubuntu 18.04 and 19.04)

I am pretty new to the linux and dual booting so I will accept any new information. Yesterday I dual-booted my windows laptop Asus-UX433FA, and I started with installing Ubuntu 18.04. I am having ...
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Boot directly into application without showing desktop

I am looking to use an old Dell Latitude laptop as a media extender. I am looking for the laptop to boot directly into the application without showing the dekstop at all. Currently i added the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 breaks after installing libgtk-3-dev

I have a problem with installation of libgtk-3-dev every time I install it on fresh Lubuntu 16.04 after reboot, system wont load and its stuck at black screen with underscore "_". Someone already had ...
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How to install Windows applications on Lubuntu?

Wine software isn't getting install from the Muon Package Manager I mean its installed, but I don't know where to open Wine. How do I open Wine and install Windows applications?
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Lubuntu 18.04: remove all mp3 tags, rename to x0001, x0002, etc

I often play audiobooks from a car's MP3 player. Unfortunately, the system seems to misread the "tags" of the mp3 files, so I've been manually removing them with Picard. It's a multistep process and ...
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Can I still run an older non-supported, non-LTS Lubuntu?

How long can I run Lubuntu 18.10? I have a program that was built by and for Python 2.7, which is no longer available in Lubuntu 19.04. Source: https://download.foldingathome.org/releases/public/...
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Grub rescue after formatting hard disk [on hold]

My PC has Windows 7 original and Ubuntu. I formatted hard disk using Windows. Now, while starting the PC, it enters grub rescue mode. Also, when I try to boot it from USB flash drive error flashes: ...
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audio stuttering/crackling in ubuntu 18.04

The audio is stuttering/crackling whenever played in external speakers/headphone or the laptop's speaker. I have tried several solutions to no avail, and different combinations of them: https://unix....
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How to select a column of text in Sublime Text 3?

In Sublime Text 3 column selection shortcuts are Ctrl+ALT+Up and Ctrl+ALT+Down. Same shortcuts are defined In Lubuntu (/Openbox) as GoToDesktop Up or Down, respectively. I commented those shortcuts ...
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Trouble getting ElectronPlayer to work on Lubuntu

I been trying to get ElectronPlayer(for Netflix) to work on Lubuntu, it does seem to install successfully but I cannot find where it installed to open it, and when trying to open it via the terminal, ...
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Remapping Ctrl+[key] combos to Meta+[key] in LXQT (Lubuntu 19.04)

I use Mac for work, Meta+C/V seems a much saner combination to me than having to use Shift in terminal because of SIGINT. I'm trying to remap the Ctrl+C/V combos in LXQT to mac-like Windows/Command+C/...
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How to fix duplicate wireless taskbar display?

I followed the instructions to install the driver for BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01), firmware-b43-installer. However, now my wireless module (should I call it that?) is displaying twice ...
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How can i formate my pendrive from ubuntu command? [duplicate]

My Pendrive is booted with ubuntu 18, I have installed the OS, now I am trying to formate my pendrive. how can i do it?
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I have 8Gb RAM, but the system report 6.8 Gb. How to solve it?

I have 8Gb RAM, but the system report 6.8 Gb and in bios, it's says 8Gb. I don't have any swap on it. I'm on Lubuntu 18.04 64bit. img here sudo lshw -C memory *-firmware ...
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Lubuntu not starting GUI after install on Hyper-V

After installing Lubuntu Desktop from Ubunut's mini.iso on virtual machine on Windows 10 host with Hyper-V, only cli is booting, but not the GUI. How do I boot GUI from the cli?
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Kubuntu installation on Minix Z83-4 (PC box based on Intel X5-Z8300 cpu and intel graphic)

I'm trying to install Linux in a Minix Neo Z83-4. It's a small PC box based on Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail with 4Gb of memory and only 32Gb of eMMC as a hard drive. The box is released with ...
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TPM error when trying to boot from USB into Lubuntu?

I am trying to switch my ~2018 HP pavillion laptop (i7) over to Lubuntu from Linux Mint. I have a thumb drive with the Lubuntu ISO on it (done with etcher). When I boot into the thumb drive I am able ...
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Invalid configuration Location

I was working by my laptop last night and everything was working great. I woke up today and turn it on. But when I wanted to open one of my software from terminal (ampl) I got this error: bash: ...
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Why is my Lubuntu 18 crashing after the screen saver is enabled?

I use a Shuttle PC with two old 24" Apple cinema displays. Since upgrading to Lubuntu 18 nearly every time the screensaver gets enabled for the first time during a day I am not able to wake the ...
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Why is Lubuntu 18 not writing to my iPod over Rhythmbox any more?

I used Rhythmbox for years to manage my music for my iPod classic. It stopped working with Lubuntu 18 (like lots of other stuff is different now). The iPod appears in Rhythmbox and data is readable ...
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Cannot execute PCManFM from the program's menu on Lubuntu 19.04

I recently noticed that when I click on the default file explorer (PCManFM) icon in the program's menu, the program doesn't start. I ran the system's update to check if the updates would fix the ...
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Middle click closes tab in 19.04

I just installed Ubuntu 19.04 and I have a problem. When I click my touchpad on the middle and the pointer is on a tab, it closes the current tab. How can I disable this? It's very annoying. Also ...
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Can i scan a virus on my ubuntu 16.04 without any use of 3rd party? If yes then how. Please explain [duplicate]

I am not using any antivirus software. Can i still scan virus on my ubuntu 16.04? If possible how do i do it? Kindly elaborate as i am a learner.
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After installing lubuntu-desktop, it says it's Lubuntu when starting up. How can I revert this back to normal?

Instead of this: ubuntu splash screen It shows this: lubuntu splash screen How do I revert this?
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Starting Lubuntu 18.04 problems

Recently, I have problems on starting Lubuntu. I get either a black screen, Frozen Login screen or spontaneous restart. I have to force shoutdown by holding down on/off button. It usually starts after ...
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Enable Lubuntu 19.04 auto-login after installation

There is a guide here to disable auto-login after installation Lubuntu 19.04, but I couldn't find a way to enable it. The only information about how to enable/disable it is as follows, but there is ...
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Where is the Lubuntu 19.04 auto-login?

During installation of Lubuntu 19.04, there is an option to Log in automatically without asking for the password. Unfortunately, I can't find this setting anymore after installation. I searched on ...
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How to speed up boot time on lubuntu

New to linux and ubuntu. I have shared my laptop info. Boot up time is sooooo slowwwww. Even lauch of firefox takes long time. Can anyone help me figure out how to optimize my system? Using Lubuntu (...
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Thinklight won't work since Update to Ubuntu 19.04

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad X200s with Lubuntu. Yesterday I updated my system to Version 19.04, but the ThinkLight won't work any more using the short cut. Trying to set it manually by changing to /...
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Are external (USB-based) WiFi or Ethernet adpaters easy to install and use on an Ubuntu tablet?

As I wrote before, I happen to have an "ultra portable PC" (basically, a tablet with a poorly attached keyboard) on which I was able to install Lubuntu 19.04, but wasn't able to get WiFi to run ( ...
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Where can a driver for “Broadcom 802.11abgn Wireless SDIO Adapter” be obtained, for use with Ubuntu 19.04?

As I wrote in another question, Lubuntu 19.04 does not see wifi network card on a CORE+ 10.1 ultra portable PC , I installed Lubuntu 19.04 on a Beantech CORE+ 10.1 Ultra Portable PC (basically, a ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 Video After Image Problem

I'm using Lubuntu 19.04 on my Mac in a Virtualbox VM. I'm noticing only in my taskbar an after image of what used to be the most recently loaded dialog. This problem only appears in the taskbar. In ...
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how to to launch appimage, jar, and stuff that was installed snap files through lutris

So I want to use lutris as a universal launcher for all my apps (at least the one I regularly use) is there any way to launch an appimage and/or snap application through lutris or is that just not ...
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How to use play on linux to play games that don't require install

I play a lot of rpgm games and a lot of them are just archived with no install required. How do I run such games with play on linux?
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Screen resolution repositioning (broken screen)

I have a laptop with the top 47 pixels in height broken. The original screen resolution is 1360x768 so the new resolution has to be 1360x721. I'd like to know if i can reposition the resolution to the ...
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How to remove Lubuntu LXDE applications when upgrading to Lubuntu LXQt?

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 then to 19.04 using the inbuilt software updater. But I think with the upgrade some of the apps from 18.04 were retained. For example, there are two ...
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Unable to decrypt LUKS USB stick on different computer

Background info Computer one: OS: Ubuntu 18.04, Username: userone. Computer two: OS: Lubuntu 18.10, Username: usertwo. The problem I am having problems with a LUKS encrypted USB stick. The USB ...
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Bodhi/Lubuntu 18.04/19.04 - Error loading driver for Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Wireless - Device not ready / Failed to load firmware chunk!

Trying to get something working on a SFF box for CNC control. Can't get wireless to work under Bodhi 5.0.0 or Lubuntu 18.04, or Lubuntu 19.04. (Hardware is a LogicSupply AG150) I've verified that I'...
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Can't install Filezilla, can't locate package

I run sudo apt-get install filezilla on Lubuntu but it comes back saying it can't locate the package. Specifically E: Unable to locate package filezilla3 I've tried updating, clearing, and updating ...
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change locale to japanese for non-unicode characters without changing the display language

I can't read Japanese but I buy a lot of Japanese games and apply fan-translations to them. Unfortunately a lot of such games require your system locale to be set to Japanese to even install/unpack ...
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What did “sysctl vm” do?

My system: Linux/Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, 64 bit What I wanted to do was checking the value of my swappiness with the terminal-command sysctl vm.swappiness Out of sheer clumsiness I only typed sysctl ...
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LXDE doesn't work on fresh Lubuntu 18.04 on a dual boot PC with broken Windows 10

I know the question is about Lubuntu, but I hope I can still get an answer. So, I had a Windows 10 laptop, on which I installed Lubuntu using dual boot. Everything worked fine, even when Windows ...
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Encountering “Boost.Python error script „unpackfs” while trying to install Lubuntu 18.10

I have tried to install Lubuntu 18.10 but always with this error: Boost.Python error script „unpackfs“. Command '['mount', '/cdrom/casper/filesystem.squashfs', '/tmp/tmpxfkwn4il/filesystem', '-t', '...
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Raid 1 configuration on lubunu 16.04

I tried to do RAID 1 using this guide How to install Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 64-bit with a dual-boot RAID 1 partition on an UEFI/GPT system? and at the stage 6. Configure the installed system I can't ...
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How to manage desktop message notifications at lubuntu?

At my Lubuntu 18.04 LTS I got a desktop message every time when a network connection was established. But then I clicked accidentally at the label "Don't show this message again". So how can I ...
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Unable to add interface and IPs on ufw allow rule (Virtualbox guest)

I run Lubuntu 18.0.4 on a Virtualbox VM hosted by Windows 10. I added a port forwarding in Virtualbox, and I had also to add a rule for ufw. I tried: sudo ufw allow on enp0s3 proto tcp from 127.0.0....