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 get frequency/channel. Code 22

When I log into my older laptop running Lubuntu, I get two pop-ups at login (one after the other) with this text: An error occurred. Can't get frequency/channel. Code 22. Does anyone know what the ...
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How to invoke the Shutdown dialog in Docky under Lubuntu 12.04

I want to create a button in Docky equivalent to the Shutdown button in LXpanel. I have found that I can create a .desktop file which runs lubuntu-logout and this does the trick. But when I try to ...
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Safely dual-boot XP and Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop?

My netbook Acer AOD255 has three primary partitions in it by default - PQSERVICE/recovery (NTFS), Android x86 1.6 (FAT32), and the main WinXP Home SP3 (pre-installed, dual-booted with Android from ...
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Does the HUD work in Lubuntu?

I have a Lubuntu install, and have noticed that the HUD that goes along with something called Unity does not appear when I tap alt. I learned about the HUD from the notes about the most recent Ubuntu ...
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HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer failing to install in LUBUNTU

HPLIP 3.12.4 plugin installer fails with: QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme. How can I make this work in Lubuntu to get my printer working? Plugin installer can be found here: ...
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Erratic mouse wheel after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded from Lubuntu 11.10 to Lubuntu 12.04 (runs on Vmware server). After upgrade, my mouse wheel control don't work as it should. It works in Windows and when I go to Vmware Remote Console to ...
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Netbook does not boot [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 via USB-stick on my EEE PC 1005HA. It booted fine from the hdd with the USB plugged in. If I remove the USB it won't boot from the hdd. When I plug the USB back in, it boots ...
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Can't edit file in emacs without sudo

I have lubuntu 12.04, and I installed emacs using: sudo apt-get install emacs Whenever I try to edit/make a file, however, nothing shows up unless I run it under sudo. So I need to type in sudo ...
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HPLIP gui and VPNC on Lubuntu

Both of these questions are related to avoiding dependencies from other desktop environments. I'm using a HP printer on Lubuntu. I installed HPLIP from synaptic without the GUI on my notebook and ...
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Can't install gnome-session on lubuntu 12.04

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 12.04 and I want to install the gnome3-session I tried sudo apt-get install gnome-session Then I logged out. When I login on to the gnome-session I’m still getting ...
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It starts the boot image (usplash) KDE/Lubuntu in Ubuntu 12.04

When installing KDE / Lubuntu in Ubuntu 12.04 system startup has changed (artwork). How I can regain Ubuntu boot image files without uninstalling Lubuntu? (Because I have Lubuntu you ever apatece I ...
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Ubuntu based OS won't boot

I have tried installing Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Linux Mint and after the install process is done they never boot up. The screen just turns black ans stays like that. Bodhi Linux works and ...
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Can't open apt-url links from playdeb in Chromium on Lubuntu

Chromium asks me if I want to open an external application, I click yes and it just opens a new window. I followed all steps on the playdeb-website on how to install games via the website.
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Resizing my linux partition [duplicate]

So, I was getting rid of my openSUSE to install lubuntu. In the process, I didn't manage my hard drive partitions well enough and as a result, I lost my windows 7 partition. I got over the loss, and ...
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Lubuntu power settings (xfce4-power-manager) won't dim-screen to save power

this is my first post - I've not been able to find any other people with the same problem! I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AspireOne Happy2 netbook (Intel Atom n570) having grown quite frustrated ...
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I can't open sh files with LXTerminal

I'm fairly new to lubuntu and had planned to run my mine craft server on it. The problem is that I can not run sh files. The window just flashes when I run with lxterminal - command" /home/[...
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Is there any way to dual boot Windows 7 and Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Ubuntu without removing Windows? Just wandering if there is any way to dual boot my windows 7 OS with Lubuntu, as I have a netbook, and don't want to loose ...
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Stop Xscreensaver from locking screen once screensaver starts

I have installed Lubuntu 12.04 and was wondering if there was a way to keep it from locking the screen when the screensaver starts? The "lock screen after X minutes" box is unchecked, so that is not ...
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Creating a hotspot in Lubuntu

I am trying to make a hotspot in Lubuntu. The problem is that I can't seem to connect to it. after creating the hotspot how do I activate it? Do I click on "Connect to Hidden Wireless Network" ? I ...
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How do I quickly move a file from one tab to the other in PCManFM

If I use F3 in Nautilus, I right-click on the file and select "move to other pane". How do I move a file from one tab to the other in PCManFM?
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shutdown in specific way, if no-one uses computer

I have problem because my friends with I live often forget to shut down our computer. I don't know how solution use to pretend it. There is ubuntu system installed. I am looking for solution that ...
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Can't use netbook (samsung nc10) touchpad after lubuntu update (12.04)

After the recent update, the touchpad of my netbook samsung nc10 doesn't seem supported anymore, as it doesn't react. I tried to change some options (TouchpadOff=1) with synclient and gpointing-...
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HP LaserJet printer not recognized in 12.04 with hplip installed

My LaserJet P1005 used to work fine after installing hplip in 11.10. Now it is not recognized when plugged in. No pop-up, nothing. Any ideas?
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Synaptic installs Firefox when uninstalling Chromium

I use Iron so I wanted to uninstall Chromium, so I marked the packages for removal in Synaptic and clicked "go" and I was startled to see Synaptic install Firefox. After that was done, I marked the FF ...
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Why don't custom colour settings in LXAppearance affect all applications?

In Lubuntu 12.04 I have created a customised colour scheme (using LXAppearance) which uses orange for selected items instead of blue. Many applications don't appear to use the custom colour scheme ...
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Error: “Fixing recursive fault, but reboot is needed” need to put acpi off

I having trouble with a Acer Aspire 2010. Whenever I boot, just one moment after grub I get the error "Fixing recursive fault, but reboot is needed". So I searched for it, and I found this workaround: ...
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Only choice for Desktop Environment Is Lubuntu in Wubi

Good morning, after the release of 12.04, I tried to install Ubuntu on my laptop (Windows 7 Home, 4GB Ram, T6600, >80 GB free space on C) via wubi (downloaded from here: Windows installer for Ubuntu ...
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Lubuntu and remote desktop

I have a SSH address that I connect through command line, but I would like to have a GUI option to make my work easier. So is it possible to connect through ssh using remote desktop on Lubuntu 11.10? ...
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5 year support?

I understand that Ubuntu 12.04 will be supported for 5 years. Is this true for all other variations of ubuntu too? For example, will lubuntu 12.04, xubuntu 12.04 and the rest also be supported for 5 ...
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TrueCrypt and PCManFM

The LXDE FM won't show the volume after mounting it in TrueCrypt. Found this and this. Is there any recommended way?
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BCM43225 not working on Lubuntu 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) the broadcom wireless card bcm43225 is not working. I have tried with proprietary drivers and firmware-b43-installer ...
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Is there a way to force Lubuntu to recognize my touchpad although I am using the boot option “acpi=off”?

I have just gone through a pretty rough installation on an old laptop and for some reason it wont recognize my touchpad. The synaptics folder is entirely missing...the xinput list shows that I have a ...
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How to find the terminal in Lubuntu?

Where can I find the terminal in Lubuntu? I thought the CTRL+T option works as it does in Ubuntu too.
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My laptop runs very hot with Lubuntu 11.10, what can I do?

What are my options? Can I make the fans run more, can I make the CPU do less work, is it my graphics card? IBM T60 with Core Duo, ATI graphics Thanks
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Shutting down via command line causes the system to hang on the shutdown screen

I am using Lubuntu 11.10, and the commands: sudo shutdown and sudo halt do not shutdown my system. Instead the computer hangs at the shutdown screen that appears just before powering off. From ...
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installing Ubuntu on an older laptop gives me an error message

The truth is that I cannot even start the installation. The live CD is loading and all of a sudden it is ejected and this message pops up: unmount: /run/lock/: not mounted It's an AVERATEC laptop and ...
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How do I remove Lubuntu Desktop from Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 on my computer I also added the lubuntu desktop to try using the following command: sudo add-apt-...
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Wireless doesn't work for me in Lubuntu but does in Puppy? [closed]

I am new to GNU Linux. I have been having trouble getting wireless working on my installed system of Lubuntu 11.10. It sees my WPA network but cannot connect even when I remove the password. Looking ...
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Cannot start ubuntu-desktop

I am mainly a Windows technician and am trying to install ubuntu server. Everything worked fine and I can log in using the shell but when I installed ubuntu-desktop it just refuses to start? I did try ...
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Program To Cascade/Tile Windows

I have perhaps ten or fifteen windows open. I'd like a program which automatically resizes all the windows and arranges them in columns and rows across the screen (a grid formation), automatically ...
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How to switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu

How can someone switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu? I need the OS to be more lighter than Kubuntu, so I need things to be unistalled from Kubuntu and the LXDE to be installed. I am talking about 11.10 . ...
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How do I install Lubuntu without a USB or CDROM?

The CD-ROM does not work. My PC is very old and does not boot through USB. I want to install Lubuntu through Windows. Wubi does not support Lubuntu (That is what I think). Is there a program like ...
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Thunderbird/Firefox with shared profiles (Lubuntu+WinXP)

I use Thunderbird and Firefox both on WinXP and Lubuntu 11.10. The profile folders are on the NTFS-partition of Windows and I'm sure that I've edited the profile paths correctly. Windows doesn't show ...
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How do I remove lubuntu-desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? I wanted to try lubuntu-desktop so I installed it with sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop. But when I didn't like it I wanted to remove ...
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Install lubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell c600 : Video issues

I am trying to install lubuntu on an old laptop. I use the 386 alternate instalation of it, because it has only 256mb ... All when ok so when I start up the lubuntu the screen splits between 1024x768 ...
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Why won't windows remember their size in Lubuntu?

If I close a window, I expect it to remember the size it was, and reopen the same size next time. On Lubuntu, this isn't happening. I close a window, and the next time I open that app, the window ...
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Install Win7 from recovery - protect current lubuntu install

I got a new laptop in December and immediately wiped Windows, installed Ubuntu (later tried XFCE, KDE, now LXDE and happy), and left the recovery partition intact. The idea was that if anything was ...
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lxterminal not working

My Lxterminal is not working. Here's some background: A few days ago I wanted to configure the keyboard layouts for my Lubuntu 11.10 for English and Romanian. You can find a detailed description of ...
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How to turn numlock on by default on startup on ubuntu 10.04 using LXDE?

What is the standard way to turn numlock on by default on startup on lubuntu 10.04? Lubuntu installs LXDE. I saw some aother solutions for other flavours, but maybe there is a special setting for the ...
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Lubuntu and swap partition

Do I need a swap partition on Lubuntu too? Or is it only recommended for Ubuntu? I was wondering why we need swap in the 1st place.