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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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LXPanel: Show active window title & close/min-max/restore buttons

IMPORTANT EDIT: I have now found out that these plug-ins are possible, but do not exist. I submitted a request on the LXDE SourceForge page here. They responded, saying they like the idea, but the ...
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Error while trying to run spark shell

I have followed this manual to run spark on my Ubuntu 16.04. I have downloaded Spark 2.3, Java 9 and Scala 2.12.5. In my /.bashrc: export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/java/jdk-9.0.1 export SPARK_HOME=/...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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“This is not a typewriter” error when trying to install Lubuntu

I am trying to install Lubuntu on a MSI 135DX notebook specs: 1GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Atom n455 CPU, 10" LED WSVGA screen. I have tried Lubuntu, Linux lite and Mint and they all have the same problem: ...
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Can suddenly only boot with “nomodeset” (radeon, 16.04)

As of yesterday, I can only boot with the kernel option nomodeset. The only thing that happened before normal shutdown was an upgrade: Start-Date: 2016-11-26 00:09:51 Commandline: apt-get -y dist-...
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Volume OSD in Lubuntu

When I change volume, either with shortcut keys on keyboard or with mouse on system setting, how can I get a notification on screen showing the current audio level? Maybe I can use xfce volume OSD ? ...
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Vino on Lubuntu 16.04 - Problems

I have a new installation of Lubuntu 16.04, and want to install Vino on it. After installing, I can open vino-preferences and configure - but the vino server itself won't start. When attempting to ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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lxsession-default tasks broken

Using Lubuntu. When I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del, it logs me out to the login screen. It's supposed to bring up the task manager. Turns out that "lxsession-default tasks" is the problem. I searched, and ...
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Mouse doesn't work in installation but does in LiveCD

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my laptop. After the install the mouse stopped working. When I boot into the LiveCD the mouse works as it should. I am using a USB mouse as the ...
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How to unhide application crash reports in lubuntu?

I had lxappearance crash a few times when trying to install icon themes as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxappearance/+bug/952997 The first few times there was crash ...
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How I can bind keys for selecting language directly in Lubuntu 13.10?

I like to change keyboard bindings directly to language that I want to use. I use the following keyboard bindings to change keyboard layout in OS Windows7: Ctrl+1 for Russian, Ctrl+2 for Polish, Ctrl+...
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Command “xset dpms force on” after resume

I Use Lubuntu 13.04 and the LVDS Display only works if you use the "nomodeset" option is set in grub. (The VGA Display works without a problem...) After a resume i only can see on the LVDS Display ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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System won't boot when xorg.conf exists

Problem: I need to create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to get my graphics to work correctly, yet whenever I create one using Xorg -configure and place xorg.conf.new there, X won't start after a reboot. ...
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Mouse cursor does not change appearance to indicate a program is launching

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I click on a icon to launch a program, be it from the start menu or from the panel, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning circle (or anything else) to ...
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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How do I get the VT running X in my LXC container to my host?

I'm trying to run Lubuntu within an LXC container on my host already using a GUI. Is it possible to redirect the X output from the container to say; VT9 rather than VT7? If so where is the VT7 ...
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Mouse pointer/cursor disappears or doesn't show properly

I recently installed the new Lubuntu 12.10 but I'm having problems with mouse pointer image. When I start the OS everything works fine, but if I open some programs (for example Chromium) my cursor ...
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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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Lubuntu 18.04 - Acer Aspire One -1-431 - no wifi on install

Wifi works just fine when the machine boots from a live usb. Once the OS is installed on the hd, however, wifi no longer functions. Machine can see networks in the vicinity, it simply can't join ...
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Cannot split .ape file with flacon

I have CDImage.ape and CDImage.cue files that I want to convert to separate FLAC files using flacon. Converting first with ffmpeg the .ape file to .flac and then splitting it with flacon and the ...
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gpg: keyserver receive failed: No keyserver available

I always get gpg error message as below, not just spotify I also tried to add PPA webupd8 but the result is same. please help me. deda@work:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:...
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@ Symbol missing on Lubuntu installed on a mac

For fun I installed Lubuntu on a MacBook 3,1 (2007, Intel Core 2 Duo). Everything works, except I cannot find the @ symbol (writing this from my normal mac). I am using a German keyboard and usually ...
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PCManFM actions not tracked in zeitgeist

zeitgeist and gnome-activity-journal seem like a good answer to many of my family-tech-support issues. (I can't find the document I just edited!) Installed them on family Lubuntu machines and, in the ...
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Sublime Text 2 in Lubuntu shows default icon from system

I installed Sublime Text 2 by PPA in Lubuntu 16.10 and all works fine. The only problem is that Sublime Text show a default icon in the panel's window list: Any idea how to fix this?
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Printing to linux server from Unix application

I am trying to print to a cups server on a ubuntu cups server and it will not recognize any job. I can ping the unix server that hosts the application, but I am unable to receive any print job from ...
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How to make Lubuntu run smoother on old hardware?

I've installed Lubuntu today and noticed that the performance of it on my computer even after that distro being so lightweight is a bit heavy on my system. It has all those animations when you open ...
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How to make the panel recognise the right monitor as primary in Lubuntu

I have a dual monitor setup and use ArandR to align the monitors correctly, so that the right monitor is the primary one. The code of xrandr is: xrandr --output VIRTUAL1 --off --output DP2 --mode ...
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Creating a Custom Live USB Lubuntu with Scripts

Working on a project for a client, the deliverables are a lightweight Linux Distro (I'm using Lubuntu versus Puppy or Mint due to familiarity), is Live Bootable from a 8/16GB USB drive and upon ...
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Gedit's slow when there're unsaved changes

THE PROBLEM: I'm finding that gedit is working incredibly slow when there are unsaved changes. The mouse-pointer flickers and typing is painfully slow. PARTIAL FIXES: As soon as I save the changes I'...
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How to change the icon of an application on the LxPanel in Lubuntu?

After installing Lubuntu 12.10, I decided to install IDLE 3 (from the official Ubuntu repository), but something unexpected happened: its icon gets bigger than the LxPanel and all the another ...
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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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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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Boot - Failed to Load ldlinux.c32

I'm trying to run Ubuntu off of a USB. The exact error message read as follows: SYSLINUX 6.03 EDD 2014-10-06 Copyright (C) 1994-2014 H. Peter Anvin et al Failed to load ldlinux.c32 Boot failed: ...
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lubuntu - bluetooth no longer works after 18.04 upgrade

I have a problem with the new 18.04 update with Lubuntu. Before the update the bluetooth manager was working well enough, it would work with both internal and external bluetooth devices but after this ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.03 Intermitted boot issues

Good day Hope there is someone that can help or point me into the right direction. I am currently doing testing for a client that is running Lubuntu 14.04.03 on the following configuration: J1900 2....
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What's wrong with my Lubuntu desktop (not loading)?

After recently updating my Lubuntu install (on an old (>10 years) netbook), the desktop no longer loads. After showing the standard terminal checks, the taskbar will usually load, but the rest of the ...
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Unable to change brightness in Lubuntu 17.10

I recently installed Lubuntu 17.10 on an old HP Compaq 6735 AMD Sempron SI-42 2.1GHz 3gb RAM. I'm a little new to ubuntu/lubuntu so please bare with me. I tried to turn the screen brightness up ...
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Sleep laptop when power button is pressed in Lubuntu

I recently installed lubuntu in my laptop. Right now when i press the power button my laptop shuts down. What is want is, when i press the power button it should go to sleep mode and not shut down. I ...
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deployment fails with juju and Maas

I am trying to bootstrap a VM machine in order to deploy Openstack cloud and it hangs as below: maasadmin@FGSUSSUMAAS01:~$ juju bootstrap stagingmaas Creating Juju controller "stagingmaas" on ...
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lvmetad error when start/stop the computer

I am using Lubuntu 17.10 and every time i start the computer after Lubuntu boot it shows this error: WARNING: Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning. /dev/mapper/lubuntu--vg-...
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System goes unstable doesn't even working from live USB

2 days back my system goes completely unstable when I remove bunsenlabs as it does not sporting my wifi USB adapter. So I try to install Ubuntu and now lubuntu but my system is not responding. When I ...
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Lubuntu can't unlock

I am testing Lubuntu 16.04.3 as I want a lightweight UI on a machine that will mostly be used as a server. I want the screen to lock if a user walks away, so that if someone forgets to lock the ...
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How to make Lubuntu's Temperature Monitor applet report the real temperatures?

Lubuntu's Temperature monitor always reports 40°C and never changes. Resource Monitor reports my CPU hovering between 80% and 98% for about 1.5 days now and Temperature Monitor hasn't changed even ...
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Oracle VM - lubuntu 16.10 - guest additions not working

I know its a common issue, but I couldn't find a solution online. I downloaded the ISO (32 bit) from here: http://lubuntu.net/blog/lubuntu-1610-yakkety-yak-released I mounted the guest additional ...
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esp8266_Lubuntu. /bin/sh: 2: xtensa-lx106-elf-gcc: not found

I'm am a very beginner at this area and I have a problem compiling an example from ESP8266_NONOS_SDK-master. I've been following steps described in ESP8266 SDK Getting Started Guide from the ...
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Firefox crashing at startup

When trying to start Firefox in Lubuntu I get Mozilla Crash Reporter. I have also tried the following from the terminal. What I need is to be able to open firefox without getting Mozilla Crash ...
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How to fix Fn keys in 17.04

Just moved to Lubuntu and my Fn keys for volume control, screen brightness, etc. don't function properly. I'm coming from Elementary OS where that worked stock, so I'm hoping to get a little help ...
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Minecraft / Ubuntu blank screen

I am pretty new to Linux world. I try to get Minecraft working on my son's PC. I have Lubuntu 16.04 and when I start Minecraft (11.1.2), all I got is a blank screen. I can hear the sound/music but ...