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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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UBUNTU 16.04 — KIll -INT command isnot working if I start a process through GUI

I have been trying to start a process through GUI and when I tend to stop it by KILL -INT pid . It won't stop and the SIG_IGN is being sent. On the other hand if I start the process by running a cgi ...
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Lubuntu drivers not working. what can i do?

This morning when i turn my ASUS X401U on, I could notice many problems: Video-related content running slow; hardware tesselation automatically turning off; Gamepads not recognised; Internet not ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 NVIDIA

Lubuntu 18.04. Installed today. Selected update and install proprietary drivers during install. The ubuntu tool detects nothing: lspci | grep -i vga 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 (32bit) - No networking, no USB, no card reader, nothing

So I had an old XP box in my basement that I figured I'd throw Lubuntu on for someone who needed a computer for job applications. Had some issues with installation relating to apci stuff but that's ...
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Can't connect to internet Lubuntu 18.04

I can't connect to the internet with my Lubuntu 18.04. It shows the wifi adapter with the signal bars and says that it's connected, but Firefox says: can't connect to server and Sudo apt-get update ...
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Update isn't working after Lubuntu 18 upgrade

I have recently upgraded my Lubuntu install from 16 to 18. Every morning update appears and tells me that there are updates available.The list includes Linux kernel modules for version 4.15.0 and the ...
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gpg: problem with the agent: Permission denied

GPG fails with gpg: problem with the agent: Permission denied when I invoke it after switching my user with su: su - user2 gpg --symmetric --passphrase foo foo.txt If I invoke the command from my ...
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Ubuntu Single Sign-on Account - Sign in button unclickable - Lubuntu 18.04

I have discovered a new feature called Livepatch that keeps patching system between restarts. I am using Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I went to the sign in button, and the "Choose an account" dialog appeared ...
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I downloaded Lubuntu, but can't burn the ISO file

From what I've read I am seeing all the files inside of the iso. I can't burn the iso to a disk this way though. I'm not too familiar with all this stuff. I inserted a dvd+rw and then the computer ...
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Lubuntu 'Digital Clock' lags behind the system time [closed]

When I resume my laptop from sleep, the 'Digital clock' in the bottom right corner takes 10-15 minutes before it displays the correct time. How can I increase the polling interval of the 'Digital ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu's installation loading screen

yesterday I tried to install the Ubuntu distro on my PC (Intel Core i5, NVIDIA GeForce 950m, 8gb RAM). However I wasn't able to do it. Every time it got to the prole screen with the dots in freezed. I ...
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New to Linux - Blank screen after attempting to update lubuntu

I am relatively new to the whole Linux world, so I might be missing something, but I tried to update lubuntu on my “Lenovo IdeaPad 100 S-14IBR”. Basically, the update appeared to download (run through ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS freezes on shutdown and reboot

Yeah, I know there were similar topics here, but still, I need help. I am running Lubuntu 18.04 LTS on Intel Celeron J1800, 2GB RAM and iGPU, with 500GB HDD. Everytime I press shutdown, reboot, write ...
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Disable Google Chrome Sign In and Sync

Today, I came across this blog post: As you might have heard, Chrome 69 automatically logs you into the browser when you log into any Google property. As much as I might like Chrome (and Google), I ...
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unable to boot using usb and grub rescue [duplicate]

i had windows 10 and lubuntu dual booted on my laptop. I wanted to try windows xp, so flashed it into a USB and tried to boot from USB using boot options. The laptop did not boot from USB and took me ...
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IBus XKB engine layouts don't work

I have IBus installed on Lubuntu 18.04.1 64-bit, and some languages work properly, while others just have the US English layout. The Hangul Korean input engine (ibus engine output hangul) works (al ...
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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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Lubuntu Install on Dell Inspiron 6000 [duplicate]

I am having trouble installing Lubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop with a scrubbed-clean HD and 2 GB of RAM. I downloaded the OS on a Windows 7 machine and transferred it to a 4 GB thumb ...
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Memory test memtest86+ freezes after a short while

On entering to memtest86+ the entire system freezes and there is no memory spd information given. Is it a memory failure and how can I solve it?
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changing PrintScreen screenshot directory in Lubuntu

I'm using the most recent version of Lubuntu based on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS I read this October 2017 discussion on the topic Change the location of saved screenshot when screenshot taken by printscreen ...
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How do I remove duplicate versions of Lubuntu? (Followup) [duplicate]

Yesterday I had some help from David Foerster in detecting that I do indeed have a duplicate version of the Lubuntu OS: How can I detect a duplicate version of Lubuntu installed? This is a followup ...
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ctrl+shift+tab not working correctly

I just installed lubuntu 18.04 from scratch and I'm noticing a glitch: in both firefox and chromium ctrl+tab switches correctly to the next tab on the right, but ctrl+shift+tab works intermittently ...
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How to change a window icon in Openbox?

I would like to change the window icon of an already existing application on Lubuntu. By window icon, I mean the one that appears in the window title bar, and in lxpanel. By existing application, I ...
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Having problems starting up Lubuntu 18.04 normally

I just logged off without shutting down Lubuntu, came back after 6 hours but all there was, was a blank black screen. So did a hard reset, went to grub, went to boot Lubuntu, the same blank screen. ...
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Can I emulate MouseKeys in Lubuntu so that I can use my NumPad to LeftClick or RightClick?

My mouse is pretty old and takes a lot of pressure to push the buttons down, with repeated use this becomes painful for me and when I used Windows found it much easier to just move the arrow using the ...
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SSD Crashed during Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Install

I went to perform a fresh install of Lubuntu 18.04 on my laptop (see specs below.) From that laptop (running Lubuntu 16.04 LTS), I downloaded the ISO image, used the Startup Disk Creator to create the ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit - Steam crashes or closes after updates/login

I have tried googling around and attempting a few of the suggestions I have ran across to fix said or similar issues. I finally got it to at least show up on the task icons where the clock is but ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu OS on Custom Board - Intel E680T

I have Custom Board with Intel E680T Processor and Graphical Display of 800*480. I have downloaded the Desktop-i386 iso file and made an bootable USB image. My board is able to detect the USB and ...
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Reset password and now no password works; unable to access bios menu, unable to reinstall

I have Lubuntu installed on a 2017 Lenovo ideapad. I reset the user account name and password (from "guest" and "guest" to my name and a different password) and the next time I went to log in, it told ...
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Could not play media on kubuntu installed on ASUS E200H

I recently bought an Asus E200H that came pre-installed with Windows 10. Due to a storage problem, I installed Kubuntu 18.04 on the system after removing Windows 10. But I am unable to play any ...
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What in Lubuntu would cause monitor to alternate Analog/Digital and stay in black screen?

I just installed latest stable version of Lubuntu from USB. Tested it first running off the USB and the interface worked but after I installed and restarted as it requested, it defaults to starting ...
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wireless adaptors invisible to lubuntu 18.04

I'm running lubuntu 18.04 64-bit on a Trekstor Surfbook a13b. It is dual-booted with Windows 10, where, hardware-wise, everything works perfectly. The Problem: Lubuntu can't find any wi-fi adaptors, ...
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16.04.3 LTS frezees during apt-get update

I am a beginner Linux user and I am trying to install Lubuntu (16.04.3 LTS , 64 bit, lubuntu Desktop 64-bit) on a machine with the following specs: Z83-F Fanless Mini PC Desktop, Intel Cherry Trail ...
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Why so many packages? [closed]

Why does Ubuntu have so many packages compared to Debian? Can someone suggest a program that shows unused packages? Ubuntu/lubuntu is a great distro but check out the debian amount of packages
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Unable to delete files on LuBuntu But I can on Ubuntu?

I have a shared directory on a nas drive for media files. On my Ubuntu 18.04 computer I can delete files via the Desktop file manager without issue. I have a secondary laptop running Lubuntu 17.04 ...
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sudo apt install python-certbot-nginx error ubuntu 18.04

hii i try to setup lets encrypt i follow this tutorial (this is done by digital ocesn) i tri this command sudo apt install python-certbot-nginx i get this out put sudo: unable to resolve host ...
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What is going to be the future for Lubuntu (LXQt or LXDE)?

I heard that the Lubuntu team is planning to move to LXQt for the default Lubuntu desktop. Is that true? Will it happen on the next point release of 18.04 or on 18.10's (Cosmic Cuttlefish) release? I'...
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Install openoffice from rar package - Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a program from a rar file. It's open office. I downloaded from their website. But how I can install it from a terminal? Thank you in advance.
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Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS broken menus

My menus in Lubuntu are broken... This only happens when i change the window border theme to something else than the default. I tried changing back to the default theme but the problem still exists! ...
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A couple a questions regarding Ubuntu and Lubuntu [closed]

Q.1 Ubuntu Linux 18.04 runs great on my two laptops. If I were to install Lubuntu on my two laptops would my two laptops run much better? My reasoning is because Lubuntu is made for computers with low ...
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Black screen with blinking underscore in Lubuntu guest OS in VirtualBox

I installed VirtualBox and downloaded the Lubuntu 18.04 image. Then I created a new virtual machine with VirtualBox. I did everything like in TechGumbo´s How to Use VirtualBox (Beginners Guide) video. ...
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Problem with command `-exec'

I am quite new to Ubuntu shell and I wrote a short command for taking my files names but unfortunately I got problem with the -exec command. When I run the following code: samples=$(find . -name "*_1....
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Tinkerboard's HDMI port is not working

I've burned Lubuntu 16.04 from ELAR-Systems. Tinkerboard is booting and I could connect through ssh and xrandr gives the follwing output - Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum ...
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Can't format USB, can't delete USB partition, through GUI, through terminal

I can mount and unmount but when I try to format the thing it doesn't happen. Right now, even deleting the partition is taking 30 mins so far and even Gpart is not having any of it. enter link ...
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Weird behaviour about password prompts and permissions in Lubuntu 18.04

I am having a strange behaviour with Lubuntu 18.04 fully updated machine. I try to use software application (system tools -> software) to install some application. Say for example Raincat. When I ...
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Games freeze after a while on Lubuntu

I recently installed Lubuntu, and decided to install a few games, but they freeze after 2-5 minutes of playing. But after exiting the console by pressing CTRL+ALT+Fn and then returning back pressing ...
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lubuntu, make the terminals / some windows, to not stack in the task bar

I usually have several terminals open and want to access them quickly. But the terminal stacking makes it kinda hard. Is it possible to make the terminals not stack? i'm on ubuntu 18.04
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sudo apt-get upgrade error 404 [duplicate]

I'm getting this error on running command $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-desktop/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic ...
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How to update wine [duplicate]

I recently moved from windows to lubuntu 18.04 and i've installed wine 3.14 following this guide (https://linuxconfig.org/install-wine-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux). How can i update wine to 3....
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Lubuntu18.04.1LTS can't highlited a select menu of gedit 3.28.1

title : Lubuntu18.04.1LTS can't highlited a select menu of gedit 3.28.1 What happened is the following phenomenon. 2018.09.02 In Gedit 3.18.3 (Lubuntu 16.04.5 LTS Desktop 64bit) When I select a ...