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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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How do I install LXDE / Lubuntu?

I want to install lubuntu on my current (pre-existing) Ubuntu Install because of it's light-weight footprint. Can I preserve currently installed apps after installation?
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gconf for lubuntu?

Does gconf have any affect on lubuntu-desktop config? Or does the "g" in "gconf" mean "GNOME", meaning that it's GNOME-only? Or am I missing something? Reason I'm asking is because I made an edit in ...
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Will GNOME3 installation break Lubuntu?

I installed Lubuntu on my netbook and I'm wondering whether it is safe to install GNOME3 via PPA or if it will break the system just like in Ubuntu. My logical thought is that since there is no GNOME, ...
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How to set grub2 to recognize xubuntu as xubuntu and not as ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. And now I wanted to try Xubuntu and Lubuntu(both version 11.04). And when I installed Xubuntu and Lubuntu, grub2 recognize them both as Ubuntu instead of ...
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How to enable user list in lxdm login manager?

I'm trying to enable the user list for lxdm (which is Lubuntu's default login manager). The file /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf includes the code shown below but how to configure it? Are white and ...
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Ubuntu One on Lubuntu?

Is it possible to sync a Ubuntu computer with a Lubuntu computer with Ubuntu One? Can you install Ubuntu One on Lubuntu with no problems?
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How can I configure the embedded wireless card in a Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 to work? [closed]

I'm struggling to get the embedded wireless card in this laptop to work. In 7.10 (gutsy) it worked fine. Now I'm trying to get 10.10 (maverick) working on it, and am using the Lubuntu flavour due to ...
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How do I connect to a wireless access point?

I have Lubuntu 10.10 I think... running on an old machine but it runs well. But I can use the terminal to see all my wireless cards but is there an easy way to connect to a wireless access point. Once ...
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Can I change from Mint Lxde to vanilla Ubuntu from the command line or do I need a fresh install?

I have installed Mint LXDE 10.04 on my netbook, but would prefer the standard Ubuntu. Would it be easy (one or a few commands) to get the computer to the same state as it would have if I did a fresh ...
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Wireless doesn't connect in Ubuntu 10.04 Lxde

Problem I have a Dell mini 9, and the wireless has worked without trouble in Ubuntu and Xubuntu versions 8.04 and 10.04. However, after installing lxde, the wireless doesnt connect. Network manager ...
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eth0 not working on startup

This might sound strange but, working with my Lubuntu 10.04 i've experienced troubles when connecting to my eth0 newtwork. After some googling, i've found out that by writting in the CLI the following ...
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Audio input disappears randomly [closed]

Same question asked in Launchpad and Ubuntu Forums and LinuxQuestions I'm running Lubuntu 10.10 on a HP Compaq nx6325. I use it to digitize tape records - connecting the tape deck's headphone output ...
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How to change Ubuntu into Lubuntu?

I want to install Lubuntu on my old desktop with 128MB of RAM. As the memory is not enough to run the graphical installer, I had to follow the minimal install from a minimal.iso file as described here....
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Lubuntu as an official derivative of Ubuntu

The four main desktop environments are GNOME, KDE, XFCE and LXDE. While Kubuntu and Xubuntu are considered official derivatives of Ubuntu, Lubuntu is not. Why is that so? Update: Lubuntu has gained ...
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CS4326/7 sound chipset on Thinkpad 600E

OK, I know this has been a problem for a while, and I know by now this really old Pentium II laptop is really really really obsolete. However, I have installed Lubuntu 10.10 on this laptop and things ...
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Is there a way to make Openbox behave like the Compiz Grid plugin?

I've been happily using Compiz with the Grid plugin on Ubuntu 10.04 on my Mini Inspiron netbook. However, due to battery life issues, I'm considering downgrading to a lighter Ubuntu derivative, and ...
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I can't open up URL's in Hotot

When i click on any link an error message pops up saying "The specified location is not supported". I'm using Lubuntu and hotot version 0.9.5.
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How can I use a .html file as desktop background/wallpaper?

I have one of those underpowered netbooks with Lubuntu. I also have an iPod Touch. I'd like the best of both worlds. So I would like to create an active html wallpaper with beautiful little squared ...
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Is there a way to force Ubuntu use WPA with my adapter?

I've built-in WiFi adapter in my notebook (made 5 years ago). Latest (dated 5 years ago) Windows drivers allow it to use WPA. I'm using Lubuntu 10.10 but it allow me to use only WEP (same situation ...
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Top software to install on Live USB drive, for Windows recovery purposes

I installed the latest Lubuntu image on a pen drive(2GB), using Ubuntu's Startup Disk Creator. My goal for this pen drive is for maintenance of old Windows XP machines. What software should I install ...
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Lost LXDE menus after replacing /home

I am trying Lubuntu on an old laptop. I have before and after the install I had two partitions (+swap) mounting on / and on /home. When I did the Lubuntu install I told it to ignore the /home ...