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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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Popping or Crackling Reboot/ShutdownLubuntu 18.04

I have a Dell Latitude D610 1.73ghz Intel Pentium M 2gb RAM. It uses SigmaTel C-Major audio sound. Every single reboot or shutdown it pops or crackles. I know it can be capacitor discharge by improper ...
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Ubuntu exits after selecting option when booting from DVD

I've heard about ubuntu years ago and finally I'm willing to let down windows. I have edited the boot order and made the DVD reader #1, it boots from DVD and gives me the choice to run without ...
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Running sh script on Lubuntu on startup

Running lubuntu 18.04 LTS with LXDE So, I need to run a simple SH script inside terminal session on startup after login, but I'm struggling to get it running. I've tried: rc.local trick, /.config/...
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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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how to remove the program gnome-do or exit the program?

Using Lubuntu 18.04. On a boot gnome-do starts and I cannot exit the program. I removed it using Synaptic and also using sudo apt-get remove gnome-do, and the system still boots up into gnome-do. ...
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touchpad turning circles into squares

I've got a Lenovo T450s that I'm running LUbuntu 18.04 on. I've got the Synaptics driver and am using Touchpad-Indicator for touchpad control. I have noticed that the touchpad seems very jerky at ...
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File encryption with Lubuntu?

I need a file encryption program for Lubuntu v18.04. Where can I find one? (I don't see any such program in the System Tools --> Software folder.
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Screen resolution twice as wide

I'm trying to install Lubuntu on a large touch screen with built in PC. Installation goes successfully and it boots up just fine, but it seems that I only see the "wrong" half of the screen. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Lubuntu Desktop - Lock Screen won't unlock

So I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 installed on my laptop and I used sudo apt install lubuntu-desktop and everything works great as expected, except I have one issue: If I log the user out and close ...
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How to mount hard disk with write permission from Lubuntu 18.04 USB?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 on USB in persistent mode, and I want to edit the files present on my hard disk. But when I mount the partitions from the file explorer, there are in read-only mode. Is there ...
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Unable to set-up wifi on Lubuntu

I recently installed Lubuntu on my HP laptop, everything is good except I can't seem to connect to wifi. lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A3 gives 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co....
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powernow_k8 on Lubuntu 18.04 is flooding my kernel log with CPU frequency errors

I just installed Lubuntu 18.04.1 on an old desktop with an AMD Althon 64 x2 4800+ CPU, and while overall it's running fine, my kernel logs are getting flooded with CPU frequency errors from ...
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Where can I find driver Huawei MF171 3g modem in Lubuntu 16.04?

My Huawei MF171 3g modem has driver only for windows and not for Linux and I would to know: In which sites or applications or anything else could I find driver for my Huawei MF171 3g modem in lubuntu ...
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How to change the desktop environment from lxqt to lxde [on hold]

I am running Lubuntu 18.04 on my computer. I was curious and accidentally changed the desktop environment from lxde to lxqt in the login screen. I don't have lxqt installed. It shows me a black screen ...
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WiFi does not work on lubuntu 18.04

I have a question. I installed lubuntu 18.04 on an HP mini 1000, but the problem is that, before lubuntu i had windows and it had wifi. But now with lubuntu it doesnt work it requires an ethernet ...
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what is the best ubuntu tool for flow diagram and architectural diagram creation for journal papers with latex?

I want to create high quality flow diagram, architectural diagram and mathematical diagram in Ubuntu for journal papers and I want to merge with LaTeX code also. The diagram could be converted to ....
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How to start a GUI program on a Linux PC via SSH, with NO local logged-in user at the Server ?

I KNOW there are other very similar questions here already - but this is subtly different - I have been through all of the similar ones, and none of the advice there solves the issue I am seeing. ...
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Can't connect bluetooth keyboard using bluetoothctl on lubuntu — no prompt for password

Keyboard is in correct mode to connect -- I have paired with my phone. OS is Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS Attempting to use bluetoothctl on lubuntu to connect to my Anne obins keyboard. GUI programme ...
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What to do with a programm in a directory

I'm using ubuntu16, and I have downloaded dbeaver, and firefox developer edition, but I only have their directories. My first try was with firefoxDev, I tried to move it to /opt/firefox_dev, I can ...
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In conky, how to have different update interval to monitor USB memory drive only

I´ve got a question regarding a specific part of a conky-config. I understand that by setting the update_interval parameter to 1.0 the whole conky application updates every second. What I want to ...
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How to fix wlan not connecting on Lubuntu 16.04.2?

Hey everyone I wanted to see if I could get some help once again, I had posted a similar post a couple weeks ago and had some issues I was able to go through the installation of Lubuntu 16.04.2 on a ...
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Can I upgrade to Lubuntu 18.04 LTS 32-bit? [duplicate]

Since 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu has stopped providing installers for the 32-bit variant. Can I install 16.04 LTS, then upgrade it to 18.04 LTS instead? I assume the correct command would be: sudo do-release-...
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Triple boot to dual boot: how do I uninstall Lubuntu without screwing up GRUB?

I'm triple booting at the moment with Linux Mint, Lubuntu, and Windows 10. I'm trying to remove Lubuntu, but it screws up GRUB every time I do. Here's what I'm doing: List item Remove the Lubuntu ...
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Lubuntu screen shifted to right suddenly while working

I am using Lubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. My display suddenly shifted to right while working.The lock screen is fine. But the problem persists for desktop and every application. It's a laptop so there is no ...
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Slow performance for streaming videos on Lubuntu 16.04

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04 in my Samsung N210 netbook to watch some online videos, but the streaming is really bad. I'm using Firefox latest version. Any clue if there is a way to improve that or ...
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Why i am getting an error like “[ 1.264682] tpm tpm0: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr value” when i start my PC in ubuntu 16.4 [duplicate]

I don't know how to solve it. i want to get my PC start like it was before. i have very important data and my source code. i have attached screenshot of image below. Please anyone have idea about it ...
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(Lubuntu 18.04.1) Lxhotkey bug [closed]

I can´t see all hotkeys present in lxhotkey! The program doesn't have a vertical scrollbar but if I plug in a bigger monitor I can see the other hotkeys that were previously hidden. Can I do ...
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Cannot replace Lubuntu 18.04

I have installed Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit in a pretty old PC, but then discovered the PC's processor is a 64-bit (an Intel Atom N2600, with 2GB of RAM), and decided to change the system. I had a bit of a ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 guest virtualbox video resize issue

I had some trouble to successfully install LU 18.04 on vbox. After pressing F6 and choosing 'nomodeset' I was able to sucessfully install it. After install, I upgraded system and also installed vbox ...
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Any other service like CUPS-pdf for Lubuntu?

I recently installed CUPS-pdf to export files to PDF in Lubuntu. However it seems that CUPS only exports blank PDF file. Is there any other service like CUPS that exports files to PDF file for Lubuntu?...
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Trying to get my Ralink RT3070L to work on my 18.04

Anyone have a driver that might actually work? I saw some links in other threads but they were dead. I am pretty green on compiling and such (it does not want to work compiling the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 32-bit can't load ldlinux.c32 when booting from a flash drive on a Gateway (HV) MFATXPNT ESX 500S P04 from 2003

Target computer has a functional but slow install of Windows XP already on it. Target computer's hard drive might not be in the best health. Flash drive was created on a different, more modern ...
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Software Updater is not showing the list of available updates

I'm using Lubuntu 18.04 and my Software Updater shows only the size of the available updates and does not show the list of the updates! It happened many times like so. I can see the updates list ...
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kmag as snap-application: labeling missing

I wonder if anyone could help me with the following problem: I installed kmag (screen magnifier) as a snap using the command sudo snap install kmag --edge (see https://snapcraft.io/kmag). All went ...
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Live Code fails to install on Lubuntu 18.04 LTS

When I try to run the LiveCodeIndyInsytaller-9.9.0.x86 on Lubuntu 18.04 the install begins without Lubuntu querying me for the root password. I get the error message that the system failed to create ...
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Issues with logging into Lubuntu 18.04 LTS with multiple monitors

Setup: I have Lubuntu 18.04 LTS installed on a machine that has a discrete graphics card with DVI and displayport as well as on board connections for 2x HDMI and a displayport. I have a total of 3 ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS amd64 USB installation goes to a black screen | laptop model: Eluktronics P670RP6

How to replicate: Using a Eluktronics P670RP6 laptop, create bootable USB device using Rufus-3.1p. Download lubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso and use these options to make the bootable USB - https://i....
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partition scheme and boot sequence for triple boot: mac, bodhi, *buntu

To install Lubuntu I can shrink sda5, Bodhi Linux, and create a partition before? from fdisk: device size type /dev/sda1 200M EFI system /dev/sda2 93.1G Apple HFS/HFS+ ...
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Lubuntu changing current input or current browser tab while typing on keyboard/touchpad

I've been using Lubuntu (18.04 LTS) as my first distribution for the past few day's, and it's been amazing so far, but a little problem has appeared which is costing me a lot of efficiency. When I'm ...
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How to make pdfsam work in (L)ubuntu 18.04?

I have the following versions of OpenJDK installed: java-1.11.0-openjdk-amd64 1101 /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.11.0-openjdk-amd64 java-1.8.0-openjdk-amd64 1081 /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.8.0-...
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Slow read of SD card via slot; other SD cards fine; weird card reads faster via USB. (exFAT, canon vixia HF R800, fuse, lubuntu, microSDxc V30 U3 A1)

The SD card is read very slowly via the slot on the lap top, but faster via an external USB card reader, and other SD cards are read fine via the slot. So it must be a software issue? Something fuse ...
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where are wireless networks for Lubuntu?

Dual booted Lubuntu onto an older MacBook. I've manually entered the SSID but when I run ip addr show on the CLI only get results like 2 ens5 ... state DOWN and nothing jumps up and says "wifi" to me....
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PinguyBuilder Broken On Ubuntu 18.04

I run Lubuntu 18.04 with Kernel 4.15 and keep experiencing an issue with PinguyBuilder. The initial iso is genereted without problems and also booting it works fine, but once I try to install I ...
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Installing Lubuntu with ended support for old laptop

I have a more than 10 year old HP laptop. It came with Windows XP, which today is obsolete. I want to install Lubuntu on it (because it's old), but it does not support boot from pen-drive, and the ...
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Install Lubuntu on a pendrive - advice

Hi I want to install Lubuntu on a pendrive to use to run somo codes and make some graphs. It is a good idea or should buy another type of external memory? I read that the usb pendrive usually becomes ...
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Generic Icons in Lubuntu Minimal install

I just installed Lubuntu Minimal 18.04 from mini.iso. Most of icons in the taskbars of the desktop and applications are a generic sheet of paper. Does anyone know how to change this without going ...
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Problems with GRUB loader when I type 'insmod' the resonse is 'no such partition'

SO yesterday I attempted a data rescue with testdisk. I must have done something wrong with the partitions or something. Today when I started my computer I was surprised to see the grub rescue screen. ...
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Problem with multiple keyboard layouts

I've just switched to Lubuntu 18.04 from Windows and I'm still trying to get the hang of the system, and the limit of 4 keyboard layouts came as a highly unpleasant surprise, since I usually use at ...
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Wifi issues on Lubuntu

I'm having some issues with the last release of Lubuntu on my old pc (ACER TravelMate 2702WLMi). The main problem is that I cannot connect to any wifi line. In the network panel in the application ...
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Grub 2 error message after multiple install attempts

https://i.stack.imgur.com/F11Qo.jpg My Asus laptop has a 32GB eMMC with Windows 10 preinstalled. I wish to replace it with Lubuntu for the system only has 2GB RAM, and a dual core 2.1GHz CPU. ...