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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 rejects password when resuming from automatic suspend

History I have Ubuntu. Because of its extraordinarily slow speed (especially after upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04, almost as slow as Windows), I installed lubuntu-desktop and now use Lubuntu. The ...
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Problem displaying pdf files after update to lubuntu 18.04

Recently I updated my lubuntu version from 16.04 to 18.04 and since then I have had issues displaying certain symbols pdf plots (using evince). The pdf file I am trying to display is the following: ...
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Pomodoro timer for LXDE

It doesn't have to be a dedicated pomodoro app. Just a regular timer counting the time down will do. There are some requirements though - It has to… : … integrate with lxde panel. Either via being ...
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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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Error while trying to run spark shell

I have followed this manual to run spark on my Ubuntu 16.04. I have downloaded Spark 2.3, Java 9 and Scala 2.12.5. In my /.bashrc: export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/java/jdk-9.0.1 export SPARK_HOME=/...
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Can suddenly only boot with “nomodeset” (radeon, 16.04)

As of yesterday, I can only boot with the kernel option nomodeset. The only thing that happened before normal shutdown was an upgrade: Start-Date: 2016-11-26 00:09:51 Commandline: apt-get -y dist-...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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Why does Lubuntu automatically reset my CPU into performance mode after a short time?

If I put the CPU mode into powersave or ondemand, it works for some time (5-10 minutes) but after that time Lubuntu automatically sets the CPU to performance mode. (I see it doing sudo cat /sys/...
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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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Cannot split .ape file with flacon

I have CDImage.ape and CDImage.cue files that I want to convert to separate FLAC files using flacon. Converting first with ffmpeg the .ape file to .flac and then splitting it with flacon and the ...
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“This is not a typewriter” error when trying to install Lubuntu

I am trying to install Lubuntu on a MSI 135DX notebook specs: 1GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Atom n455 CPU, 10" LED WSVGA screen. I have tried Lubuntu, Linux lite and Mint and they all have the same problem: ...
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Volume OSD in Lubuntu

When I change volume, either with shortcut keys on keyboard or with mouse on system setting, how can I get a notification on screen showing the current audio level? Maybe I can use xfce volume OSD ? ...
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Vino on Lubuntu 16.04 - Problems

I have a new installation of Lubuntu 16.04, and want to install Vino on it. After installing, I can open vino-preferences and configure - but the vino server itself won't start. When attempting to ...
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Send keys to window with Openbox

I'm trying to make Openbox send the Alt+Tab key combination to TeamViewer using this: <keybind key="A-Tab"> <action name="If"> <title type="pattern">* - TeamViewer - *</title&...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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How do I remove the “Switch Input Method” icon from my desktop?

There is a small icon in the corner of my screen in Lubuntu 12.04. It looks like this: The computer runs a display monitor and I need to remove the icon, I can drag it around including off the screen,...
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Mouse doesn't work in installation but does in LiveCD

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my laptop. After the install the mouse stopped working. When I boot into the LiveCD the mouse works as it should. I am using a USB mouse as the ...
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How I can bind keys for selecting language directly in Lubuntu 13.10?

I like to change keyboard bindings directly to language that I want to use. I use the following keyboard bindings to change keyboard layout in OS Windows7: Ctrl+1 for Russian, Ctrl+2 for Polish, Ctrl+...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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System won't boot when xorg.conf exists

Problem: I need to create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to get my graphics to work correctly, yet whenever I create one using Xorg -configure and place xorg.conf.new there, X won't start after a reboot. ...
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Mouse cursor does not change appearance to indicate a program is launching

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I click on a icon to launch a program, be it from the start menu or from the panel, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning circle (or anything else) to ...
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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How do I get the VT running X in my LXC container to my host?

I'm trying to run Lubuntu within an LXC container on my host already using a GUI. Is it possible to redirect the X output from the container to say; VT9 rather than VT7? If so where is the VT7 ...
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Mouse pointer/cursor disappears or doesn't show properly

I recently installed the new Lubuntu 12.10 but I'm having problems with mouse pointer image. When I start the OS everything works fine, but if I open some programs (for example Chromium) my cursor ...
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Disable Auto Adjust microphone in Skype for Linux Beta

My question is similar to How to disable microphone from auto adjusting it's Input volume, but the new Skype for Linux Beta lacks any of the advanced settings about audio or video. This is how ...
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Making window moves/drags as wireframes in LXDE?

I'm using x2go for remote desktop management over a relatively high latency link, using Windows and Linux clients, and the host/server is Lubuntu 14.04. I've managed to optimize most of the settings, ...
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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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lxsession-default tasks broken

Using Lubuntu. When I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del, it logs me out to the login screen. It's supposed to bring up the task manager. Turns out that "lxsession-default tasks" is the problem. I searched, and ...
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Lubuntu - Turn on keybaord backlight - Sony Vaio Laptop

I have installed Lubuntu on my Sony Vaio and my keybaord backlight isn't working. I have tried a few things in command line but they don't appear to have worked. I know that the backlight is still ...
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VBox 16.04 guest upgraded to 18.04: shared folders are wrong

I have performed an in-place upgrade of a working lubuntu 16.04 virtualbox guest with shared folders (using VBoxGuestAdditions-5.2.18), upgrading to 18.04. Things went smoothly until I discovered the ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 - Acer Aspire One -1-431 - no wifi on install

Wifi works just fine when the machine boots from a live usb. Once the OS is installed on the hd, however, wifi no longer functions. Machine can see networks in the vicinity, it simply can't join ...
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How to fix the error: gpg: keyserver receive failed: No keyserver available?

I am always getting the below gpg error message. I have also tried adding a PPA from webupd8 but the result is same. How can I resolve this error? user@work:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://...
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How to keep Lxterminal open after running .desktop shortcut

I made a .desktop file to compile and execute a c++ file but the terminal (lxterminal - lubuntu) is not holding after running the file. Although I did mark "Keep terminal window open after command ...
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Lubuntu 16.10 freezes when booting up

My machine is a Dell Mini Inspiron 1018 running on Intel GMA 3150 (old integrated graphics) and it crashes/freezes when booting up. I did a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.10 32-bit; it installed without ...
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Ubuntu 16. 10 has experienced an internal error

I have upgraded my Ubuntu to 16.10 and I am getting such errors. I am not aware of this things. I have searched on for solution and found that I need unity-control-center package but its already ...
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Printing to linux server from Unix application

I am trying to print to a cups server on a ubuntu cups server and it will not recognize any job. I can ping the unix server that hosts the application, but I am unable to receive any print job from ...
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14.04 Lubuntu — Choosing Keyboard Layout on LightDM

I added indicators=keyboard to /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf and a keyboard chooser appears, but I cannot for the life of me get it to list multiple keyboard layouts. I am on Lubuntu 14.04. ...
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How to make the panel recognise the right monitor as primary in Lubuntu

I have a dual monitor setup and use ArandR to align the monitors correctly, so that the right monitor is the primary one. The code of xrandr is: xrandr --output VIRTUAL1 --off --output DP2 --mode ...
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Creating a Custom Live USB Lubuntu with Scripts

Working on a project for a client, the deliverables are a lightweight Linux Distro (I'm using Lubuntu versus Puppy or Mint due to familiarity), is Live Bootable from a 8/16GB USB drive and upon ...
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Can't get out of console mode. Screen dies after 10 minutes

A single-board computer (Lubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-41-generic) kept freezing when running various applications, most importantly the automated data acquisition application we are developing, ...
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Function keys change wrong backlight file on my Acer Aspire One

Whenever I press the function keys to change my laptop's screen brightness, it modifies the value stored in the file /sys/class/backlight/acer-wmi/brightness, but my screen stays the same. With a bit ...
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No audio in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with VirtualBox 5.0.20

I have been breaking my head on this for a day and a half now. I am running VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 in Windows 8.1. My Guest system is Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I have successfully installed the ...
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apache2 permissions problem

I want to change my apache root directory. I have followed various guides on the internet but it doesn't seem to work. When I serve to localhost I get a 403 forbidden error shown in my browser. Also ...
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Lubuntu: hotkey to toggle displays

I am relatively new to Linux and new to bash scripting. I am trying to set up a Fn-F5 key on my old Asus EEE netbook to toggle between internal and external monitors. Creating a bash script in ~/bin/...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes I'...
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@ Symbol missing on Lubuntu installed on a mac

For fun I installed Lubuntu on a MacBook 3,1 (2007, Intel Core 2 Duo). Everything works, except I cannot find the @ symbol (writing this from my normal mac). I am using a German keyboard and usually ...
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PCManFM actions not tracked in zeitgeist

zeitgeist and gnome-activity-journal seem like a good answer to many of my family-tech-support issues. (I can't find the document I just edited!) Installed them on family Lubuntu machines and, in the ...