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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Can't boot Ubuntu server 18.10, but Lubuntu 18.10 works

I have a Foxconn AT-5250 nettop. I'm trying to get ubuntu 18.04LTS server installed there. I can get the install done to an internal SSD drive, but when I boot the box, I get this error briefly after ...
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Grant group traversal rights on a folder

I have a folder named Dog with these permissions: dr--r-- 2 rich boys 4096 What is the shell command for it
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No default application is opening

I was recently looking for some ways to speed up my system and I installed lubuntu on top of my Ubuntu system. Since then none of my default apps are working. The terminal, Files Explorer and many ...
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Is Kubenetes related software automatically installed on Ubuntu?

I have since yesterday noticed that the top command has been showing kubelet, kube-apiserver, kube-controller and other Kubernetes related processes running on my computer. This is alarming me and ...
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Cannot Copy and Paste Files using CTRL+C and CTRL+V commands in Lubuntu File Manager

Starting from a few minutes ago, I cannot copy and paste files from some of my folders to the others. For example in this pic I wanted to copy a file from desktop and paste it in my home directory, ...
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Ip camera direct ethernet connection to lubuntu, while wifi internet

I have lubuntu 18.04 running on an Udoo X86. Internet access is through wifi and I have been trying all day to get a hikvision ip camera with static ip 192.168.1.64 to connect through the ethernet ...
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Kivy doesn't works with Python3 but works with Python2

I installed the Kivy library for Python3 but when I import the Kivy library, the interpreter gives an error 'No module name Kivy' even though I installed the package python3-kivy. I'm able to import ...
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18.04 to Lubuntu back to 18.04 - Computer not getting passed the start-up loading page

My computer is a bit old and has 4GB RAM. I wanted to switch to lubuntu since I heard it's better with memory. During the installation I had second thoughts and crtl-Z'd the terminal and ended the ...
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Startup errors: Missing privilege separation directory: /var/run/sshd and network unreachable resolving

Getting a lot of error messages trying to fix my ubuntu server not having any internet. In the end, I found out it was due to the gateway pointing to wrong IP. Had to switch gateway to xxx.xxx.x.193 ...
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External microphone ubuntu

I have a problem with the built-in microphone of my laptop (ubuntu 16.04). Now I am sure it is a problem with the driver and I have no intention to fix it as it is a pain and I have already wasted ...
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No Gui, just black screen

I recently installed Lubuntu 18.10 The other night, while looking at my display settings, I could see something about X render, and GLX (OpenGL). For some reason I decided to click on the GLX option. ...
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differece between hibernate, leave and suspend

I would like to know what the difference between those three concepts are. It seems that the closing menu becomes longer every some time, although in the end most people only uses one or two of the ...
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discover software centre not working at all. Any alternative? [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.1 and I must say that 18.04 was better. So far the worst experience is with the Software Centre, Discover, which does not work. It takes an eternity to start and then ...
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Using CUBIC how to put a script on the desktop of lubuntu

In short I am creating my own custom image of lubuntu that only has rdesktop capabilities. I have made a custom script that will connect to a Windows RDP server when double clicked. But the plan is to ...
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Firefox crashes when selected running Lubuntu every time

I have an old HP Pavilion a720n which will run Ubuntu 16.04 but of course slowly due to the 1 GB memory on board. It WILL connect via Firefox to the internet with no issues. I wanted to use a lighter ...
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Ubuntu Netinstall with startx

I want do a minimal install & mini.iso is the best choice for me. It installs everithing that for minimal usage, nothing more and enough for me that (may be just install openbox + lxpanel better ...
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why was I not automatically prompted to update?

initial question I was bragging on IRC about how NoModeSet finally allowed me to boot normally for the first time without tricking my graphics drivers not to run, and was told to run the following ...
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how do I install GKSU or other program to edit as root to save changes in grub file at /etc/default to enable nomodeset bootup? [duplicate]

20 March 2019 inquiry In November I got a response to How do I fix a frozen black screen on Lubuntu startup? from karel to consult https://askubuntu.com/tags/nomodeset/info I initially opened grub ...
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How can I undo a “read only file system” to make its directories valid?

19 March 2019 introduction My computer has 2 drives, I use the 2nd for file storage and the 1st for the OS. Been unable to access the 2nd's contents. I get the following message clicking on it: ...
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Problems after upgrading from Lubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS

Selected items in Dialogue boxes not highlighted! No separating border lines in programmes! Horizontal & Vertical bars not coloured! Thunderbird-Mail & Firefox Browser shows pages a) without ...
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System freezes after pressing install Lubuntu in GNU Grub menu

I have a HP envy x2 and I am following this post (https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxmint/comments/91f091/tutoriallinux_x64_on_baytrail_32bit_efilenovo/) on how to install x64 on a system that has a x64 ...
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uninstall Lubuntu 18.04 compleatly [duplicate]

My laptop have intel pentium processer, with 2 GB RAM, 64-bit operating system of Lenovo.I want to compleatly remove Lubuntu 18.04 from my laptop. please suggest me most effective and easy ways to do ...
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UEFI only laptop (no legacy boot) says no operating system found

I am attempting to change the HP Envy x2 over to Lubuntu but I am having a bit of a struggle. When I start the computer it says it does not detect any operating system (I created a bootable USB using ...
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Php 7.2.15 doesn't load correctly

I have been having problems with Apache2 loading php. First it printed raw code to the screen. Then I ran sudo apt-get install php libapache2-mod-php and sudo a2enmod mpm_prefork && sudo ...
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Can't install lubuntu: Overflow error

I’m trying to install lubuntu on an old gateway Nv53a laptop, and no matter what options I choose it eventually gets to 673569] ehci-pci 0000:00:12.2: dma_direct_map_sg: overflow 0x000000106a6f000+...
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apache2 --version shows error, -v does not

owner@G700:/var/www/wptest1$ apache2 --version [Fri Mar 15 01:29:11.505305 2019] [core:warn] [pid 4929] AH00111: Config variable ${APACHE_RUN_DIR} is not defined apache2: Syntax error on line 80 of /...
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How to get a mininal ubuntu?

I want to install 16.04 LTS. But it contains a lot of useless packages for me. I want a minimal version. Are there any distributions that are cropped? Or how to crop it?
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Error when Installing Flash Lubuntu x32 18.04 & opera 45

I read & followed along post How do I install Flash in Opera? When I ran "sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin" I got Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Apache2 install attempt on Lubuntu 18.04: Errors were encountered while processing: apache2

When attempting to install apache2 on my machine I get this: After this operation, 534 kB of additional disk space will be used. Selecting previously unselected package apache2. (Reading database ... ...
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Unable to change Docky configuration in Lubuntu 18.04

This maybe a stupid question, with easy fix. But I searching around to no avail. I'm unable to change docky configuration, I tried opening the docky setting on the dock, but the option to make it ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 display freeze upon trying to access tty

Hello i just installed lubuntu on my friend laptop. the installation went smooth and not any error shown But after installation finished when system trying to shutdown / restart the display freezes. ...
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pls help- have reinstalled lubuntu cosmic and flash will not install this time- i need the apt line for cannonical repository and cannot find it?

As stated, really- have reinstalled system and previously flash has been easy terminal install for this relative noob- but, now, the terminal approach fails and from reading others travails seems i ...
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Why window names are appearing in brackets? How I can remove them?

This is the image of the Taskbar from my Lubuntu. Why the name of every window appears in a bracket? How can I remove it?
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Disable auto-login on Lubuntu 18.10

When I installed Lubuntu, I checked the auto-login option. I'd like to turn it off now. I'm not seeing it in the GUI settings anywhere, and I can't find a conf file for it (such as in /etc/sddm/). ...
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Deleted almost the whole lubuntu

I tried installing VS Code and it removed all my pacakges, including dpkg and the desktop, Is there a way to fix it without losing the data? Maybe from the live cd? Edit: Forgot to mention that the ...
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log out command for Lubuntu desktop

I know for gnome session the command looks something like this: gnome-session-quit What is the equivalent for an Lxqt (Ubuntu with Lxqt and openbox WM) desktop session ?
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Tap to click on Lubuntu 18.10

I'm enjoying Lubuntu 18.10 so far, but there is only one thing that I don't like. I can't tap the touchpad to click something. Is there any way that I can enable this? Thank you.
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how to set a Window Manager to default

I installed Lubuntu and the first thing after that I3. I know how to change the WM and it works fine but I have chosen to not ask for a password while booting and Lubuntu always starts right into LXQT....
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Lubuntu 16.04.06 unexpected reboots

Good morning, my Lubuntu 16.04.06 keeps rebooting unexpectedly. The machine in use is a laptop TOSHIBA Satellite L305, kernel 4.15.0-46-generic. I also tried different distros (newer and older) but ...
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Is there a tutorial on how to install ubuntu on Acer Nitro an515-53, Im very new to all this [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on Acer Nitro an515-53 but I have no clue how. I'm very new to all this, does anyone have a tutorial?
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How to open new window on center of screen on Lubuntu

I am currently facing a slight problem with Lubuntu. When I open a new window, it is placed on the top left. I find this annoying because I moved my panel to the top, and therefore the window border ...
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Can PUA/PUP/Adware form web pages infect Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I was a Windows user and I used to got lots of adware and PUP in my PC. I changed to Lubuntu but I'm not sure if I can be infected.
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Lubuntu upgrade

I would like to upgrade from Lubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 but when I click upgrade it shows Ubuntu bionic beaver, will I end up with that or Lubuntu ? Is an old T41 thinkpad.
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LXDE 18.04 LTS Lubuntu desktop keeps breaking

Roughly once a day while I'm opening folders on LXDE at some point things break down. A folder freezes up and will not open. I'm prompted to cancel or end the process. Then everything on the desktop ...
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Shutdown after selecting Lubuntu on GRUB, then starting directly into Lubuntu

Recently, i installed Lubuntu 18.10 as a dual boot to my Windows 10. When i startup the PC it shows the grub boot options, i select the Lubuntu 18.10 and Lubuntu logo shows on the screen. Couple ...
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can't restore Android Studio window after minimise

When I minimize Android Studio window I can't restore it. I have to use Alt+Tab to navigate to it. And it would be kind of disabled (the icon is 50% transparent). So I would navigate to some other app ...
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How to move window button position

While I working on some pdf file, I've found the window button (Maximize, Minimize, Close) has a bad position, they're in line with pdf tools button. This seems had to do with the fact that I used ...
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Screen resolution error; system won't pass login screen

The strangest thing happened to my system. Suddenly, it seems Ubuntu wasn't able to recognize my monitor resolution, so I wasn't able to see the graphical system through my screen. It was like when ...
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The left side of the lubuntu16.04 screen is covered by many status bar

SITUATION I tried to restart the system and restart Xorg, but they are all in vain. How can I solve this?
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Heavy HDD access even without swap (Lubuntu)

Lubuntu 18.04, default desktop configuration. I turn the swap off and begin a RAM stress test. When I allocate too much RAM, the system starts to read or write something constantly, completely ...