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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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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 (...
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“email/password is not correct” to log in to Ubuntu One to leave Software review

I'm thinking perhaps this is not a duplicate of this problem from five years ago since the reported message differs (and the OS has been updated a lot since then): I wrote a review to post for ...
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How to create LVM via Calamares for Lubuntu 18.10?

This is for an install on a UEFI-based laptop with a GUID partition already in place. There is only one disk I'm dealing with and it has partitions that I can't erase for provisional reasons (non-...
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How to fix Other Software listing duplicate entries?

First, I don't seem to have duplicate sources in apt, because via the terminal I get $ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for user: Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 ...
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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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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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Transmission “Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long”

Got a download error of "Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long". When downloading a magnet using Transmission. I tried to fix it by downloading the torrent and changing the filename of ...
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Should I remove Ubuntu 18.04 and install Lubuntu 18.10?

I have an old computer that is placed in a real nice place in my home so I can work alone, I use it to see films, series and work with my photos. I've put it out all my hardware details (2GB DDR2 RAM,...
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How do I edit PDF annotations made by macOS Preview?

In macOS High Sierra's Preview I drew a rectangle on a PDF. In Lubuntu 18.04's Document Viewer, I see only the ability to add text or highlight, but the rectangle appears inaccessible as if background ...
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What mail software allows archiving (rather than deleting) like in Gmail?

It appears that Sylpheed, the default mail software for Lubuntu 18.04, deletes mail rather than archiving it, but I am still trying to verify that I'm not overlooking some hidden option. What ...
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Is there any “official” guidance to upgrading from Lubuntu 18.04 LTS (LXDE) to Lubuntu 18.10 (LXQt)

Since there are major differences between Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and Lubuntu 18.10 primarily involving the change from LXDE to LXQt is there any guidance available for those who wish to upgrade from 18.04 ...
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What is the difference in cifs.mount between (L)ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04?

Since upgrading I have issues with my samba share. Lubuntu will fail to copy files from a special filesystem called mp3fs that is mounted on the share and which is transfering FLAC (and others) to MP3 ...
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Is the Lubuntu recommended email software Trojita, Sylpheed, or something else?

My Lubuntu setup, upgraded today from 16 to 18.04.1 LTS, has Sylpheed 3.5.1, but the Lubuntu Manual says trojita is the default. I have noticed the Sylpheed documentation is missing graphics, which ...
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How do I archive mail in Sylpheed 3.5.1?

I see how to put gmail messages in IMAP/Trash, but how do I archive it as if I were checking in the gmail website? I would rather keep mail in case it becomes needed in the future, whereas I ...
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Unable to locate package brave-browser on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (lubuntu)

Trying to install the Brave web browser, I ultimately arrive at the error, "Unable to locate package brave-browser". How should I proceed? Here is my LXTerminal output: username@username-Latitude-...
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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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Why is my Lubuntu desktop environment changed to LXQt after upgrading from 18.04 to 18.10?

I had a fresh installation of Lubuntu 18.04 (no upgrade) and upgraded to 18.10 today. Afterwards I was booted into a graphical user interface that does not look like Lubuntu. My settings for the panel ...
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How to auto sync a specific folder using grive

I'm trying to figure out the best way to sync a google drive using Lubuntu. So far, I am trying grive and it seems to work. My goal is to sync only one folder in my google drive. I managed to get ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS x11vnc black login screen

I am trying to configure the x11vnc on my Lubuntu 18.04 machine in order to send it somewhere else and work remotely on it via TightVnc from a windows pc. I've been trying to achieve this many days, ...
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How do I burn Lubuntu 18.04.1 to a LiveDVD in macOS High Sierra 10.13.6?

I am trying to install Lubuntu on a 2002 Gateway, and it appears USB is not an option: Options include CD/DVD-Drive, Floppy, Hard Disk, and LAN. The BurningIsoHowTo instructions do not work: Dragging ...
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Load_Cycle_Count has risen (temporarily)

I´m using a WD Elements 25A2 harddrive as my system-HDD. Over a year ago I learned about the problem of high Load_Cycle_Count with certain WD-HDDs. I fixed it by using hdparm sudo hdparm -B 254 /...
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Thunderbird 60 becomes unresponsive after clicking the “Write” button

Thunderbird 60.2.1 installed on my Lubuntu 18.04.1, as a part of the standard updates. Now, when I click on the "Write" button to start a new message, the application becomes unresponsive. The ...
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Samba on Lubuntu 18 LTS not working with Xubuntu 16 LTS?

Not sure if the Ubuntu versions are a problem but basically I had Xubuntu and Lubuntu, both 16.04LTS running a LAN connection and Samba was fine; then I upgraded one machine to Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and ...
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ubuntu 18.04 resolution issue

I am using lenovo ideapad z470. Here is the spec if it helps https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-ideapad-z470/specs/ During ubuntu installation I had to give 'nomodeset' to boot in, but now I am ...
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Cannot purge graphical interface from lubuntu 18.04

I installed lubuntu 18.04, so I wanna purge graphical interface, to make it run as a server, with just CLI enabled. But I can't!! I already did: sudo apt remove --purge lubuntu-* sudo apt remove --...
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Black screen from time to time at startup

I have installed Lubuntu 16.04 on Pipo X10 and have strange problem: from time to time screen goes black at certain moment at startup, looking as if it is offline. Everything works fine, I can connect ...
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Help with tricky driver problem

I am trying to install lubuntu (i386) onto an old fujitsu stylistic ST5021. Everything works apart from one critical feature. The built in wacom digitizer that lets this stylus based tablet be usable ...
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COM/ActiveX support error running app in wine

New install of Lubuntu 18.04 with wine 3.2 development on this 32 bit older machine, when try and run N1MM amateur radio logging app, getting COM/ActiveX support not implemented. Using guidelines at ...
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My laptop refuses to boot from USB

everyone. I'm dealing with a seemingly simple and straightforward problem that's really frustrating and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My laptop is Medion Akoya E2216T MD ...
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lubuntu 14.04.5 kernel compile error

I have tried compile kernel with no changes and it returned error: arch/x86/boot/compressed/head_32.o: In function `efi32_config': (.data+0x58): undefined reference to `efi_call_phys' make[3]: *** [...
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Switching Windows in Ubuntu Guest Running on Virtualbox Windows Host

I'm running Lubuntu on Virtualbox in a Windows host. When I click ALT-TAB, the next host window is selected. How can I keep this within Virtualbox? Also, I have two Virtualbox windows for two ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 18.04 (legacy mode) from Windows 8? [duplicate]

Thanks for your time and sorry both for my english and for my lack in computer skills. I have an HP PAVILION G6 notebook that works with Windows 8. Yesterday I tried to install Lubuntu 18.04 alongside ...
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telnet file not found in etc/xinetd.d

$apt-get install -y telnetd $apt-get install -y xinetd $ls /etc/xinetd.d telnet is not found Kindly help.
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Display a terminal window after login on a Live Lubuntu

I'm currently customizing a Live Lubuntu USB. I've added Autostart commands to rc.local and they run perfectly fine, however, I have a dd command that runs on Autostart as well that takes a lot of ...
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Lubuntu 18.04.1 Dual screen: only one screen goes to sleep

after upgrading from Lubuntu 17.10 to 18.04.1, only one of my two screens goes to sleep after a while. The affected monitor seems to only go into "blank" mode. It does not standby, as by quickly ...
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Doesn't have sound on my netbook toshiba nb505 running lubuntu 18

When I'm using headphones don't have problem at all, It's when I tried to reproduce on the speakers that my netbook has that I don't get sound. What should I do?
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Openbox client-menu is not opening at the mouse pointer

I am running LXDE+Openbox on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with Lubuntu installed. When I click on the client-menu icon, or right click on the titlebar, the client menu opens far to the left of the mouse cursor....
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How Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu?

I'm now use Deepin Desktop Environment at Ubuntu 18.04. But now I want to use Lubuntu! Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu??
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How can I recover from installation of Lubuntu 18.04?

I have (had) Lubuntu 16.04 installed on an SSD. I tried Lubuntu 18.04 from a pendrive, and then decided to install it alongside 16.04, on an internal HDD, to allow further testing. I selected '...
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Are there any backup utilities for Lubuntu 18.04?

My hard disk recently started doing some weird things like shutting down at random times. I checked GNOME Disks and found out that it is likely to fail soon. So, I started searching for backup ...
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How To Install Reaktek Driver on Lubuntu 18.04

I am new to Linux world (Installed Lubuntu 18.4 two days ago) - Lubuntu 18.4 I must say that it has become my daily driver, but it has only one problem. The inbuilt audio codes & drivers are not ...
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'rtl8723be': Required key not available [duplicate]

I've got a problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. So, I wrote this line of code in my terminal: echo "options rtl8723be ant_sel=2" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf After I ran that command, I ...
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Which Ubuntu version would i use? [duplicate]

I am a programmer, i have a old laptop with the same configuration as below: cpu Core 2 duo Intel T5870 2GHz, Ram 1GB. Can i use Ubuntu version for my work ? Thanks for help!