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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 16.04 LTS stuck on splash screen after kernel update[SOLVED]

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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Lubuntu brightness/backlight issue

I freshly installed Lubuntu 18.10 with LXQT environment and here's my issue : I want to dim the backlight of my laptop with the keyboard shortcut (XF86) but when i press it, it changes the brightness(...
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Problem with setting up xrdp on Lubuntu 13.04

After fresh install of Lubuntu 13.04 I did sudo apt-get install tightvncserver sudo apt-get install xrdp Now when I log in with remote desktop client from Windows or Ubuntu, I get black and white ...
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Lubuntu not showing up on boot

The problem is Lubuntu is not shown on boot after a fresh install, only Windows gets started. Installed both of them via USB. Here is the boot-repair report
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Transition- Convert Ubuntu 16.04 to Lubuntu 18.10(without internet)

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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Lubuntu 18.04 battery not detected

I installed Lubuntu 18.04 in my laptop HP and since then the battery does not work anymore. If disconnected from the plug the pc does not switch on. When plugged the battery icon shows "0% in charge"....
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Lubuntu Logout Button Doesn't Work

I just installed the Lubuntu Desktop on top of my Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can login in to any Desktop Environment from the start-up fine but once I'm in Lubuntu my Menu << Logout button does ...
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Lubuntu 18.10: how can I use the color schemes found in /usr/share/color-schemes?

Lubuntu 18.10 uses LXQt as its desktop environment. There are some common features shared between KDE Plasma and LXQt. One such feature is the presence of /usr/share/color-schemes. In Lubuntu 18.10, ...
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So did I delete my bios?

Ok first off, I know I made some dumb decisions, so no need to cover that ground. Late last night I finally decided to update an old PC from Ubuntu 14.x to the new Lubuntu 18.10. My boot drive is a ...
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Boost.Python error in job “packages”

I am trying to install Lubuntu 18.10 on my vmware and at the end of the installation this error showed up: Installation Failed Boost.Python error in job "packages". How to fix this?
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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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Keyboard Shortcut for Changing Desktops in Lubuntu

I know that I can change desktops by either clicking on their icon or rolling the mousewheel while holding Alt. I'm wondering if there's a pure keyboard shortcut for switching between desktops.
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Lubuntu extremely slow on ssd [closed]

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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Lubuntu 17.04 will not connect to WiFi (no error message displayed)

I just installed Lubuntu 17.04. It did not recognise the WiFi card I had in the MB, so I took a TP-Link WN722N USB stick. The system immediately recognised the USB WiFi stick and offered networks to ...
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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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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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Unable to install Steam 64bit - Wrong architecture (Lubuntu 12.04)

I'm on a new install of Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5534 (specifications here, tl;dr: AMD dual-core 64bit) trying to install steam_latest.deb from the Steam website. When I open gdebi to install, ...
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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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How do I fix a frozen black screen on Lubuntu startup?

Followup question to: How can I detect a duplicate version of Lubuntu installed? How do I remove duplicate versions of Lubuntu? (Followup) The past couple days I have only specifically been using ...
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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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Errors after update Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

Today, I updated my Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 with the command: sudo do-release-upgrade After some time I received message that the upgrade was successfully completed. After rebooting, I can see a ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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Live Linux with persistent Fails to boot [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Lubuntu 17.04 and created live USB with Unetbootin from windows 10. Method I used is: Seperate USB partition to : OS(2GiB-FAT32) casper-rw(4GiB-ext4) home-rw(54GiB-ntfs) using ...
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Access windows shared drive in Lubuntu

I have a shared drive on my windows 8 pc, let's say the address is \\Blabla\Bla the permissions are set so that everyone on my network can edit and read, i am able to access this folder via my mobile ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Evince 3.10 toolbar hides with no obvious way to restore it on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10, replacing Lubuntu 13.04. I have my /home directory on a separate partition, so all my files and settings etc. are right where they are. This also meant I now have ...
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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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Is there a way to make Lubuntu 18.10 look like Lubuntu 18.04?

Since Lubuntu changes its desktop from LXDE to LXQt there have been changes in icons of the panel and PCmanFM, the file manager. I am not an experienced user but I am wondering why a change in ...
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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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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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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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Lubuntu 18.10 panel position error (Openbox margins)

Noob here with Lubuntu 18.10. I set up a desktop with two panels - one at the lower display edge with several widgets and another at the upper display edge with just a Task Manager widget. All works ...
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Where is System Settings in Lubuntu 14.04?

I need to get to the sound settings and change the output to HDMI. From the menu, bottom left, I can choose System Tools or Preferences but neither contain a link to sound settings, which apparently ...