Lubuntu is a lightweight and energy-saving variant of Ubuntu using the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) desktop. Use this tag only for questions that are Lubuntu specific (installation, hardware compatibility, etc.).

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Lubuntu boots with black screen in top left corner

My Lubuntu laptop boots up with a black rectangle taking up most of the screen from the top left corner. However, the bottom and right sides are still visible and I can view the cursor within the ...
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check hdmi port status

I have a Asus UN42, the HDMI port seems is not working anymore, no signal is sent through this port, tried different cable. I now use the displayport. Is there any command to see what the problem is? ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 dual monitor setup issues

Problem description I recently updated my two monitor system from Lubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.10. I set everything on the new system exactly as on the old one before and I figured out a strange ...
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installing lubuntu on powermac g5 wont boot stuck after starting linux

so I'm currently trying to install lubuntu for mac g5 and am getting the below error i2c i2c-3: i2c-powermac: modalias failure on /u3@0,f8000000/i2c@f8001000/cerea1@1c0 what does this error mean ...
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Installing language packs offline

This is the first time I installed Lubuntu, and my computer is not connected to the Internet. Apparently the operating system is not totally translated in French, and I must upgrade the languages ...
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lubuntu 15.10, i need to set non native screenmode

As its a bedroom pc. There doesnt seems to be a way. I seem to remember it being a known bug? any thoughts. the pc has limited resources but runs this fine in every other aspect. i ve tried 3 or 4 ...
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Connect To Host With PureFTP

I have pureftp up and running on my home machine. I am attempting to connect to it from outside of my network, using filezilla. Everything seems to go swell, but filezilla is not able to connect. ...
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Why has everything gone very small?

I have installed Lubuntu on my laptop; however, everything displays very small. The resolution is at 1080p, which it has been at since I started using the OS. It just started to load up like this ...
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Stop Ubuntu on Macbook from booting into OS X from external drive

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu) installed on a MacBook which has two external hard drives connected to it. One of the partitions on one of those drives is a bootable backup of an OS X machine. When I reboot ...
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Why is my x11vnc.desktop file not allowing a subnet?

I have x11vnc server set up on a Lubuntu 14.04 system, using ~/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop to start it. For a long time I specified exactly which machines on my network could access the server ...
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Setting Custom Resolution in Lubuntu on VMWare

I've cast around on google to no avail. I have lubuntu (kernel Linux 4.2.0-30-generic x86_64, Ubuntu 15.10) running in Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Surface Pro 3. I'd like to set a resolution of 2160 x ...
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Multiple modifier layers with XKB (on a japanese keyboard)

I have the following keyboard (HHKB JP). I'm using Lubuntu 14.04, and I've edited /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us to implement a custom layout. Now, I want to use the following keys as 5th, 6th, ...
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What do the benchmarks in HardInfo mean?

The program hardinfo is included by default with Lubuntu as a system profiler. It can run 6 different types of benchmarks: -CPU Blowfish -CPU Cryptohash -CPU Fibonacci -CPU N-Queens -FPU FFT ...
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In Linux how to run a shell script automatically when the headphone is plugged in? [duplicate]

Is some kind of signal emitted when an earphone/headphone is plugged in? I want detect when they are plugged in and run a script accordingly.
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How to install Readahead-Fedora on Lubuntu 15.10? [closed]

I try to install Readahead-Fedora withe the command line : sudo apt-get install readahead-fedora But doesn't work! How can I install readahead-fedora?
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Problem VGA Lubuntu Acer Aspire

I recently install lubuntu in acer aspire one d255 (Atom N450) and I have a graphics card Intel GMA 3150. My idea is use this computer as HTPC but when try connect this netbook to TV. I don´t see ...
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Permanent desktop on Amazon EC2 instance with ubuntu server

I'm trying to run a program on an ubuntu 14.04 server instance on Amazon, but it needs a gui. I can install lunbuntu and use x2go to view the desktop, but as soon as there is a hiccup in my internet ...
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Resolution Problem

When I ran Lubuntu from USB flash the resolution was fine. But now that I installed it, the resolution is only 800*600 and I need it to be 1024*768. My graphics card is sis 672. How can I get this ...
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Unmounting external drive takes tremendously long

This morning I copied around 200GB of data to a quite old USB2.0 1TB external drive. The copying took around 2 or 3 hours. Afterwards I unmounted & the unmounting is still going on (after more ...
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How to Map AltGr + any key to shortcut in Openbox/Lubuntu file lubuntu-rc.xml

I have a highly customised lubuntu-rc.xml file; all key combinations that I can use for command shortcuts are mapped, so I need to utilise more keys so I can have more shortcuts. I would like have ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 right-click context menu editing

I'm on Lubuntu since a few days, and I assume my file manager is PCmanFM. I would like to edit the right-click context menu, but NOT the one that appears on the desktop but in a window... From what I ...
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How to install ubuntu on live USB stick that I booted from?

I have a old netbook with single USB port and broken harddrive. I've somehow aquired a 16gb lubuntu 15.10 willy live USB. I want to use this as primary OS on my netbook. Since I don't have access to ...
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Map F2 to replace the 2 key – also with Shift and Alt combination – in Lubuntu 14.04.3

I run a Danish keyboard layout in Lubuntu 14.04.3. The 2 key is malfunctioning (hardware problem). I wish to replace its use by the key F2. The F2 key value (i.e., the F2 key-press event) will then ...
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How to setup audio from for lubuntu minimal install

Running a very stripped down lubuntu 14.04LTS x64 install. I installed xorg and openbox and was up and running! but I can't, for the life of me, seem to get any sound. I installed alsamixer pulsaudio ...
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LXPanel reconfigures itself after restart

My current configuration for lxpanel. # lxpanel <profile> config file. Manually editing is not recommended. # Use preference dialog in lxpanel to adjust config when you can. Global { ...
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Ubuntu machine hang and whole LAN network stopped responding

I am getting problems when my Ubuntu machine, it hangs(keyboard,mouse stopped responding, and screen looking blur). Also, the whole lan/wan network stopped responding. Please advise? ...
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Problem with Lubuntu installation: overwriting CentOS 6

I'm having trouble getting Lubuntu to install on my desktop. I've got a bootable USB in the USB slot and I'm staring at the desktop as I'm writing this. The problem is that when I try to install and ...
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share /usr/bin between Lubuntu and Mint?

I have got problems with video drivers and display in LM17. An old CD of Lubuntu worked as a livedrive so I have installed it on a partition. So I have got easy access to all my files etc. can I ...
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R IDE and RStudio won't open in lubuntu

I've installed R (3.2.2) in latest lubuntu (apt-get) and the RStudio (0.99.489 - Ubuntu 12.04+ 32-bit). R works from command line, but the IDE fails to launch from the shortcut that installation ...
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Lubuntu -How to Add software to menu [duplicate]

I'm new on Lubuntu and so I downloaded a editor like LightTable and it runs only with this command from command line ./LightTable So HOW CAN I ADD THIS SOFTWARE ON MY MENU ?
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Save desktop window state in Lubuntu

Is there a way to save state of opened windows before restarting the computer? I use lxsession and openbox. I found this in openbox manual pages: --sm-save-file <FILE> Specify file to ...
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Linux on old Dell computer

I am very new to Linux (I've really never used it before), but I'd like to put Linux on an old computer I have - a Dell Latitude D620 which I think is from about 2001 since it was running XP. I tried ...
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Cannot boot into LUbuntu after configuring RAID

I am having some problems trying to get LUbuntu working with RAID 0. (I am using LUbuntu Alternate 64bit). My Setup: /dev/sda 2.0TB Physical Disk; /dev/sdb 2.0TB Physical Disk; /dev/sdc 2.0TB ...
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Recreate Lubuntu LXDE visual style in Debian

My Debian's LXDE looks quite different Lubuntu; and I want it to look more similar. I've found this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Artwork/Incoming/Oneiric/Ozone detailing the changes from the ...
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Customized distro to live-USB

Need to run lubuntu in several workstations, but can't replace the existing distro. Also need to have Octave running, but it's not included in lubuntu. I would need to install Octave and the scripts ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - connect via RDP from login screen

Is there a way to connect via Remote Desktop Protocol to another machine from login screen in Lubuntu?
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Kodibuntu Wifi driver [closed]

I have a tp-link mini wifi adapter. Model nr: TL-WN723N I've installed kodibuntu on a netbook of mine and to my bad luck,I couldn't get the wifi to work. So I bought this dongle.The dongle doesn't get ...
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Can't install EncFS

I have a 32GB SSD in my laptop and PCManFM 1.2.0 is showing 14.5GB free at the bottom right corner of the screen in the status bar. However, when I try to install an application such as encfs, I ...
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what does Linux consider connected usb drives and why do they remain as folders when unplugged?

I connect my USB stick to my LUbuntu PC running a media player app. I unplug it. I connect it again, the media player app gives a "Permission denied" for "/media/myName/stickName". If I delete the ...
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Revert needlessly altered scrollbars

Among myself and a few friends, we use the term "improved user experience" in a sarcastic tone, as most of the "improved user experience" we get with some application updates tends to have showstopper ...
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shuttle xs35v2 - can't boot from usb drive

I'am trying to install lubuntu on a new shuttle barebone xs35v2. I have tryed with various usb-sticks and diffrent versions, e.g: lubuntu-net installer, lubuntu 62 and 32, and standart ubuntu-version! ...
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Lubuntu won't let me change a file's permission

Yesterday I installed Lubuntu, and it works great. Today I've been messing around with my files (don't worry they aren't system files) and I came across file settings (keep in mind that I am the Admin ...
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VirtualBox - guest bridged connection to host's eth0 fails

I have some weird issues (or lack of understanding) with my VM Lubuntu 14.04 on a Debian Jessie host using VirtualBox. My host has a static IP on its eth0 which is wired to a Raspberry Pi 2 (also with ...
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Getting administrator privileges on Aptio Setup Utility

I am about to install Lubuntu on an Asus s56c machine currently running Windows 8.1. I need to change the boot order and remove the secure boot on my pc but I can't get into the BIOS Aptio Setup ...
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I get a blank screen

My laptop is displaying a blank screen today, instead of the normal login window. I am using LUbuntu 14.04. I can get into the terminal and login, but how do I start lxde after that and how do I get ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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How do I bypass entering exit manually at the initramfs prompt?

I installed lubuntu onto my desktop PC and it does not have any other OS on it. Everytime the system boots up, I get to the initramfs prompt. It does not show any errors. If I enter exit, the system ...
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How to configure certain programs to always open in full screen?

Under LXDE desktop manager Alt+F11 can be used to switch a program to full screen. I use this shortcut so often that'd I rather have certain programs always open in full screen instead of doing it ...
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Where are headers for Scotch and PT-Scotch located?

I've installed ptscotch with this command: sudo apt-get install ptscotch Then I wanted to compile the Pastix library, but it's throwing the error: symbol/src/dof.c:54:22: fatal error: ptscotch.h: ...
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Changing screen scale in LXDE

I have installed Lubuntu on a very old laptop, and it performs great! I know there is an option in Ubuntu unity desktop which allows changing the scale of what you see on screen. Since my old laptop ...