Questions tagged [lubuntu]

Lubuntu is an official Ubuntu flavor. 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. Until 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish," Lubuntu used the LXDE desktop environment, but has since switched to LXQt.

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How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%?

How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%? So that text, icons, buttons are bigger, similar to osx (similar in size, not looks obviously) enter image description here
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Lubuntu 18.04: Where to find external storage device?

My lubuntu laptop is connected to a WD Passport Wireless Pro hard drive via wifi. I am connected to the hard drive's network which I believe is connected to my home wifi network. However, I can't ...
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Networkmanager for Lubuntu 18.10 & 19.04 - how to enable mobile broadband

In previous iterations of Lubuntu, that is, pre-QT, the network manager had a GUI which made it deadsimple to install a mobile-broadband SIM card USB receiver, when you clicked the "edit connections" ...
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How to enable screen brightness and volume control in kiosk mode

I created a new user called "kiosk" on my machine. I set it up to load a specific web page in Google Chrome fullscreen kiosk mode. This works fine, but this issue I am having is that when I log in to ...
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How to restore hardware functions on lubuntu after botched xrdp install?

I attempted to install xrdp onto my lubuntu laptop, and now when I boot into my lubuntu 18.04 desktop, I cannot interact in any way. However, this is only with the hardware on the actual laptop, in ...
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Failed to set the global VirtualBox extra data for key GUI

I am trying to open a saved VM from my previous work but unable to do do. Yesterday I created 3 VMs with important work for school and today somehow they were not visible in my Oracle VM VirtualBox ...
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How to install Java 8 on Ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded my system to the latest Ubuntu. However, it seems that it's shipped with java 11. I removed it because I need Java 8. However, it seems that Java 8 won't install on my system and I was ...
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ubuntu 19.04 dock adaptive mode

04 ubuntu to 19.04. And my ADAPTIVE dock mode vanished, tried gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock transparency-mode 'ADAPTIVE' but it shows me The provided value is outside ...
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Cant wake up after screen blacking

My computer seems to suspend when the screen timeout occurs, I can't move mouse to unlock it. So when the screen goes blacking out, I cannot get to lock screen immediately, but had to wait around 10 ...
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Finder-like File manager that displays thumbnails arbitrarily large and allows free movement

I'm looking for a file manager that will make it easier to match up photos. I have two sets of photos with different names, and I need to rename like photos with similar names. I have been using ...
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How to launch PCmanFM-qt with [Super]+[E]

The Lubuntu manual says that [Super]+[E] is supposed to launch PCmanFM-qt, the default file manager for Lubuntu (for which I've just installed version 18.10). Reference: https://manual.lubuntu.me/2/2....
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Lubuntu 18.10 audio just disappeared

i'm new in Linux so i don't know so much about it, I had regular audio, but upon a few restarts, audio just dissapeared, i got windows installed too and there is normal audio, what can i do? Audio is ...
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Problem displaying pdf files after update to lubuntu 18.04

Recently I updated my lubuntu version from 16.04 to 18.04 and since then I have had issues displaying certain symbols pdf plots (using evince). The pdf file I am trying to display is the following: ...
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Unable to access settings of the BOINC manager

Whenever I try to access the settings of the BOINC manager (version 7.9.3(x64)), all I get is a grey box. How do I make the actual settings appear? I run it on Lubuntu 18.4.2 LTS.
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Unable to install any software in Ubuntu because of this error

I am pretty new in Ubuntu, I am using Ubuntu 18.04 version. I was installing Odoo software but it was interrupted because of some dependency error, Now I am unable to install any software from Ubuntu ...
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“systemctl status apache2” Failed to start the Apache HTTP Server

I'm using Ubuntu and I wanted to install apache2 so I could use php. I followed the instructions in this website: https://www.linode.com/docs/web-servers/lamp/install-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-18-04/ ...
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cloning a file system from a crashing disk

I have a Lubuntu 16.04 32-bit, which is installed on a 320gb sata hdd. After some time of use, the hdd began to damage and I could not boot up properly from time to time. But always standard Lubuntu ...
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Screen resolution reverted to 800x600 after first software update on Lubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

I have just installed Lubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on my 9-yearold Acer Aspire 5630 laptop with Intel graphics.Screen resolution 1280x1024 was OK with Live CD and on installed OS until first Software Update ...
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LUBUNTU LXQT desktop launcher icon problem

I'm quite new to linux and after installing Lubuntu on my laptop, I noticed that the trash Icon could not be added to the desktop. Even though this was a minor nuisance, I spent a lot of time trying ...
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Can't boot after lubuntu-desktop environment

I have two problems. Problem 1 : My old laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 (Unity). I was trying other desktop environments like Gnome yesterday, and I wanted to try Lubuntu, so I installed it using this ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS boots in low res then screen becomes black then loads to high res

I recently installed Lubuntu 18.04 LTS on a 10 year old laptop, it works fine. But I noticed that it first boots in low res mode then after a few seconds the screen becomes black for about 3-4 mins ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 PowerPC install failures - how is this error possible?

I'm trying to install 16.04 onto a PowerPC G5 Mac. However, this has not gone smoothly, and after hours of research and watching tutorials my problem has become maddening. In short, every time I try ...
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Lubuntu/Openbox does not recognize bash variable in lubuntu-rc.xml command

Here is an action I have added to lubuntu-rc.xml <!-- Reference files menu --> <keybind key="W-l"> <action name="Execute"> <command>eval "xterm -e links $HD/Reference/...
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Getting Invalid Credentials (49) while creating objects for OpenLDAP

I have created a file called add_content.ldif with below contents -- dn: ou=Users,dc=argos,dc=sec objectClass: organizationalUnit ou: People dn: ou=Groups,dc=argos,dc=sec objectClass: ...
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sudo apt-get update shows unwanted sublime-text line every time

In Lubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, every time I run sudo apt-get update on the command line, there is a line displaying Hit:4 https://download.sublimetext.com apt/dev/ InRelease. shekhar@shekhar-desktop:~$ sudo ...
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How to remove broken PPAs using Terminal at once? [closed]

I have lots of broken PPAs that I like to get rid of, but since I have lots of PPAs in general, deleting them by hand is not an option. I want to somehow delete all broken PPAs at once. Thank you for ...
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White screen after installing Lubuntu 18

I've an old laptop and decided to make use of it so I installed Lubuntu but after rebooting from installation I get a white screen with the black arrow of the mouse.I went through the essential steps ...
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Ubuntu or Lubunu [duplicate]

I use Libre Office extensively on my Windows 10 Laptop. The specifications are as follows - Celeron 3060 processor 2 gb ram 32 gb emmc storage I have mounted a 64 gb memory card as a hard disk on it....
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Screen goes dark after suspending or locking from Xfce logout menu

I know that there are multiple others questions about screen not turning on when waking computer from suspend, but I do believe my issue is different from the others. If I select Suspend from the ...
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Problems with installing Lubuntu on a Fedora laptop

I have Fedora installed on my laptop but want to switch to Lubuntu. My first problem is with deleting Fedora because I get an error if I try to wipe the disk during the installation of Lubuntu. I ...
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How to configure what starts when inserting a medium in Lubuntu / LXQt?

How can I configure what is executed under LXQt for a newly inserted medium? I would like the pcmanfm-qt file manager of LXQt to start in every case. Because the current behavior is useless and ...
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How do I securely set up a public-facing remote access server on my home machine?

I want to access my home computer from my laptop over the internet. Both run Lubuntu. I'm sure this is a talked-to-death topic, but most guides I find seem to be incomplete and somewhat careless from ...
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Trackpad not recognized

Booted lubunto 18.10 from a flashdrive, couldn't test anything because the the trackpad wasn't responding. Is there anything that can be done in this situation?
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How to open .url shortcuts (from Windows) on Lubuntu

I have Dropbox shared with Windows PC's which contain some .url internet shortcuts. These do not open in Lubuntu. How can I open these from Lubuntu? Using the Opera browser on all platforms.
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How do I get the internet to work?

I know this might be a bit of a duplicate but I cant figure it out, I'm running Lubuntu and im completely new to stuff like this, I can connect but I can't use it, and when I try to use the commands ...
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Problems booting a new installation of Lubuntu

I am new in Ubuntu's world and I don't know all the mechanics. I wanted to install Lubuntu's latest version in my old Dell Precision t1500 after removing Windows 7. I have tried many times to start ...
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Deep Learning Lubuntu vs. Ubuntu

I am a computer vision researcher, and I am trying to build lightweight programs so that they run quickly on lower-end CPUs. Anyways, I am utilizing a Raspberry Pi, and I would like to compare if ...
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My networking service is not getting is failing in lubuntu

I have been trying to start networking service, but its not working. I am getting the below error.I tried many ways but none worked. root@cerberos:~# service networking restart Job for networking....
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Powerbook G4 1.67 ghz won't sleep on lid close and won't wake from suspend

I have a Powerbook G4 running Lubuntu 16.04 (Which I am writing this on, it works quite well), but it won't sleep. When I close it, the Apple logo slowly dims, and then the screen turns off and ...
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How do I alter login names after editing my username?

I have changed my username to michael after following egil's answer here. Now I can successfully login with my new username in the GUI however the old username still appears as default and I have to ...
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Installation Failed Boost.python error in job “bootloader”

I tried to install Lubuntu got this error. Note, i can install not Debian based flavors fine.
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How Do you Autologin in Lubuntu 18.10?

I'm not sure, but lightDM doesn't seem to work
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How can I enable bluetooth at boot in Lubuntu 18.10?

I'd like to use my bluetooth mouse before login. Currently it only works after login. What I've tried: added rfkill unblock all to rc.local Udev rules Neither worked. Please help
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The lastest Lubuntu 16.04.6 alternate version is missing

As you can see here, there isn't a Lubuntu 16.04.6 alternate ISO for download. The last is lubuntu-16.04.1-alternate-i386.iso (2016-07-20), while there is a lubuntu-16.04.6-desktop-i386.iso (2019-02-...
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Lubuntu 18.04 refuses to not dim the screen

I've set the power management, screensaver, and lock screen settings to all not lock or black out the screen after any period of time, yet I'm still having issues where the desktop will dim after ...
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Wifi holds for a few minutes and then drops or simply doesn't connect

I've been having issues with wifi dropping randomly. This wasn't a problem until around 2 months after I switched from Windows to Lubuntu. Now I'm even having issues with my wifi not connecting even ...
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can not edit grub file, permission issue

I use to be IT during DOS age, but I admit LUBUNTU is beating me bad. During the installation of Lubuntu on my old Sony Vaio it did not recognized the touchpad nor my wireless logitech mouse, so I ...
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Only Second Screen installation lubuntu

i have an old (over 7 years) notebook that a friend of mine give me because the screen is broken. So i connect to another screen via hdmi and it's possible to use it. This pc run on windows 10 but it ...
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All the files except folders gets deleted in the usb drive when I try to boot Lubuntu

When I try to boot Lubuntu with usb drive, it gives an error: "Failed to load ldlinux.c32 Press a key to retry." Then, I saw that this error may be solved by changing certain file names. But when I ...
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How to connect to wifi on Lubuntu

I am a Windows user, I installed Lubuntu in my old system since it has low RAM (1GB) . I cannot connect to wi-fi using 802.11n realtek dongle. In command window it shows device status:down. I do not ...