Questions tagged [lubuntu]

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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Missing /home folder in text mode Grub boot

Heyo - I am a bit of a novice to Gnu/Linux so please excuse me if I get anything wrong. Essentially, I was trying to install NVIDIA drivers on Lubuntu. I couldn't use the recommended method, because ...
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Where to put a command to be run when I log in to Lubuntu running SDDM?

I'm trying to set a wallpaper from the terminal. The script is: pcmanfm-qt --set-wallpaper=$(ls /home/$USER/.local/share/wallpapers/*/* | shuf -n1) This changes the wallpaper, but I want it to be ...
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Is it possible to install 32 bit webcam driver (made for windows xp) on 32 bit Lubuntu?

I have an old webcam want to use it on a old laptop. Previously Windows Xp was installed on it. I installed Lubuntu and removed Windows entirely. However driver installer has .exe format. How can I ...
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No internet(ethernet nor wifi) works on peppermint os 10

As a new person to linux, this problem is a giant hurdle for me. no internet works on peppermint os. It is a dual boot with windows 10. Windows is on uefi, while peppermint is on legacy. I can ping 8....
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Writing to USB-disk slow. Why?

I have just experienced the following: USB reading performed normally: 30-40 MBytes/s USB writing was terribly slow: 0.5-20 MBytes/s, jumping up and down and averaging around 4 MBytes/s Reading was ...
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Is any Ubuntu on a bootable usb a “live usb”?

Edit: Is there a way to tell if a linux iso will provide the "try X without installing" option? From https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop for example or https://lubuntu.net/downloads/ it is not clear ...
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KeepassX & YubiKey - cannot open database created with KeePass

In earlier versions of Ubuntu and KeePass I used to run KeePass with wine, but in the latest versions, the YubiKey is not detected in the wineenvironment ("error connecting to yubikey"). No problem, I ...
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Setup routing on Ubuntu machine to ping between vlans

I am using KSZ8895MQ micrel which is a L2 managed switch with VLAN configuration connected to micro controller. OS is Lubuntu with DHCP server configured. I am able to get the different VLAN on the ...
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WSL ssh to localhost with publickey but keeping asking for password

I was trying to set up publickey ssh connection to localhost with no password login on my WSL(Ubuntu 16). But everytime I am keeping being asked to enter password. When I using port22, my password ...
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How to find IP address for SSH target machine?

I am trying to set up an SSH tunnel into a small Lubuntu server that I have created, and I am unsure about how to actually find the IP address that I will use to connect to it from my laptop. The SSH ...
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SAMBA: Disable anonymous browsing of shares?

Using samba 2:4.7.6, Lubuntu distro based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Is there a way to force samba to request valid credentials when enumerating shares? The problem: Windows 10 version 1903 caches ...
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Lubuntu with Virtual Box. Black screen after update

I've installed Lubuntu 18.04.3 on Virtual Box 5.2.22 Host - Windows 10. Video Acceleration disabled in display settings. It was installed successfully but after software update and restarting the ...
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mount could not resolve address for Windows server in fstab

I am having problems permanently mounting a Windows SMB share in Lubuntu 18.04.3 Desktop. I have installed smb4k and gigolo, and created a mount point sudo mkdir /media/newmusic sudo chmod -R 777 /...
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Lubuntu: App windows are cut off by Panel

Panel is on the bottom, 24px in height. A new app window fills the screen except the bottom 24 px are hidden behind the panel. How do I adjust this so the Panel & App window are both 100% ...
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How can I select an area to screengrab in Lubuntu?

I recently moved to Lubuntu 18.04.3 "Bionic Beaver" and found that alt + PrtSc will screen grab the active window. On Mint and Ubuntu, this key combination lets you manually select which part of the ...
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Rolling upgrade/deployment for wine?

While I am using wine to run some Windows exe program files on Lubuntu 18.04, I update and upgrade which probably have updated wine. While I am still running the Windows exe programs, I try to run ...
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Xorg conf for multiterminal setup (zaphod)

I have a machine with a Silicon Motion SM750 graphic card and the conventional onboard graphics from motherboard. The SM750 has two VGA outputs. I need to configure this machine on zaphod mode: use ...
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aplay and paplay never complete

problem: Running either of the main Linux sound testing command line applications aplay or paplay results in no sound, but also no errors and the programs do not exit. question: Why are they not ...
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Lubuntu: Errors launching apps from terminal

I'm a Linux newbie and just installed Lubuntu and installed a few application too. but when I'm running them through the terminal I'm getting an error. When I start Firefox (which is pre installed) I ...
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Opening .jar files with `pkexec` and using Desktop Entries to run commands

I am writing a bash script that automates installation of TLauncher (Minecraft launcher) and basic dependency management on USBs running Lubuntu 18.04. Part of the bash script creates a desktop ...
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Leafpad text editor has an old copy-paste bug. Can anyone confirm?

Open new fresh leafpad window copy text that will be changed Select the change and watch how it fails! Ctrl+z clears the entire file and you have to start over! To be clear. Instead of replacing ...
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Lubuntu Google Chrome not opening

Right now I have a kiosk apps set up on a mini PC with lubuntu 18.10. The apps run on Chrome. I create a command to autostart Chrome instance everytime the PC starts up. But sometimes, Chrome doesn't ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 on NUC6CAYH as kiosk app forced shutdown every day is it okay?

im not sure this a the right place to ask but i'll try from here So, i am using Lubuntu 18.10 for my Kiosk App on Intel NUC6CAYH, usually the app is running 24/7..but some request came for an event ...
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Need to switch beetwen Speakers and Headphones at every start

As the title says, I must do it at every start. My laptop has two output ports, one for each. What happens is that when I connect the speakers it tells me that they are headphones, and when I connect ...
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Want to install a HD on Lubuntu

It's a spare HD to be used to backup data and free some space on the one with the O/S. I got it from a friend who doesn't need it any more. I physically installed the drive and started up the computer....
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How to install Lubuntu-18.04 32 bit

i'd been trying to install lubuntu in my old laptop Laptop is Webbook NBX8010D with specs Processors : Intel Atom® Processor N270 1.6 Ghz Ram : 1x1gb DDR2 HDD : Samsung HM160HI I'm creating the ...
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How to fix fstab after extending boot partition?

I just extended the boot partition of my Lubuntu 16.10 ESXi VM (using GParted), and now the UI won't load (I just get a grey screen after the Lubuntu splash screen). I can TTY into it, however. ...
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Lubuntu on TD cache disk, 8gb

Big hello 2 everybody up in here! I have a Transcend cache disk, size of 8gb and right now is on Lubuntu, which are password locked and i xannot install anything on it. Disk is quite fast to boot and ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 - No Startup Notification Cursor

When I double click an application, ex: Firefox, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning one until the application fully loads. I have specified: StartupNotify=true X-KDE-StartupNotify=...
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How to skip 'Please remove the installation medium then press enter'

I have a time-consuming program running in Lubuntu 18.04 Live. It will take around one day to finish. After the program finishes the computer shuts down. But since I am running Lubuntu Live, the ...
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How to modify the boot process of a Lubuntu liveCD

I am using a persistent Lubuntu liveCD image. Now I intended to disable the autologin and hide the original user (lubuntu) in the login screen. during a reboot it tries to create a new user lubuntu ...
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Why is swap so large when I try Peppermint OS on live usb? (The usb's size is smaller than the swap's size)

I try Peppermint OS (a distro based on Lubuntu) on live usb. I check ram by the command free -h and the result is peppermint@peppermint ~ $ free -h total used free ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 Calamares Installation does not provide full disk encryption

Is it possible to install Lubuntu with the Ubiquity installer used by Ubuntu? I can't setup full disk encryption correctly with the Calamares installer of Lubuntu 19.04; it has no option to use the ...
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Kiwix: Browser plugin does not save config

I am using the Kiwix plugin downloaded today on Lubuntu-18.04 in Firefox and Chromium. For both Firefox and Chromium the browser plugin does not save the configuration, so I have to point the plugin ...
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How to multiboot on 1 drive: Android desktop fork, Windows 10, Lubuntu, and Mac OSx?

The problem I want to have 4 OS, an Android OS preferably Phoenix OS, Lubuntu, Windows 10, and Mac OS X on one hardrive in a similar manner to a dual boot just having 4 instead of 2. Specs Model # ...
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Some font sizes are strangely big

On my Lubuntu (ubuntu based) VM I see different font sizes, it's very strange. In some apps it looks normal, in others the fonts are extremely large. Even in some apps there are some huge variations ...
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Sharing files between LXLE and Windows 10

I have a new Windows 10 (64-bit) desktop, that I'm trying to shift approximately 20GB of data to from a LXLE laptop. I have successfully connected them with a spare Cat-5 cable (success = positive ...
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Fix Nvidia Breaking Xvfb?

I was using Xvfb again after having swapped my AMD gpu with a NVIDIA one, the result was rather annoying, i can no longer use Xvfb as it just crashes as soon as i launch it, Resolution doesn't seem to ...
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How to configure the System Speaker?

I want playing simple melodies with my laptop's System speaker (a tiny speaker in motherboard for beep codes). I load BeepXP64 for make a beep but it doesn't beep after loading BeepXP64. I think ...
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Dell - no bootable device found - lubuntu

I have an old computer (not that old), (dell version: inspiron 1338) with 8gb ram, core i3 and single 1tb hdd. Since it ran a little slow i decided it was time for an "upgrade" to lubuntu which went ...
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How to increase root partition with extra hard disk space?

I have a linux mint running in openstack controller. I have added 200GB of storage. It is showing under /dev/sr0. My root space is just only 8 GB. I want to add this 200GB storage to root partition ...
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rm -rf ~/Desktop - how to fix it and/or change the location

I was trying to symlink Windows desktop with Lubuntu desktop folder, but have in the process removed the Lubuntu folder completely. I know I can't recover the lost files, but how do I fix this now, ...
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Lubuntu + Virtual Box. Black screen after login

I Installed Lubuntu 18 on Virtual Box 5.2.22. Changed Display Resolution in Preferences -> Monitor Settings. Then I restarted Lubuntu. Lubuntu login menu displayed, but after login there is only ...
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Compress VirtualBox Linux Virtual Machine

I am trying to create a VirtualBox linux virtual machine on which I want to mainly run Wine to install a windows application. I managed to install Lubuntu 18.04.2, since it is the lightest Ubuntu ...
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My Lubuntu install has no manual entry for X; what do I need to install?

I was wondering what I need to install in Lubuntu 18.04 for this problem? $ man X No manual entry for X See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. $ man x No manual entry ...
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Why are samba client and NFS client used differently?

Can you compare why samba client and NFS client are used differently? For example, Why do I have to mount a shared directory on a NFS client side, while I don't have to for samba client side? In ...
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What is the “Leave” option on the power menu in lubuntu?

In the default panel on Lubuntu (LXQT Desktop), there are multiple power options: What does the "Leave" option do?
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Are these two ways of installing Lubuntu with LVM both feasible and equivalent?

When installing Lubuntu using a Lubuntu bootable flash drive, there is a step asking (see the picture below, although it is for Ubuntu not for Lubuntu) “Erase disk and install Lubuntu”, which has ...
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Lubuntu - G_Is_Dbus_Connection

I have just installed Lubuntu on VM VirtrualBox. When I run an app from terminal, eg. firefox, it works but terminal pops up some warnings. maciex@maciex-pc:~$ firefox (firefox:1152): Gtk-WARNING *...
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Meta key issue when using Emacs terminal on Lubuntu LXQT

While pressing Alt key on the keyboard the control is transferred to the terminal menu. There is an option in ubuntu terminal (Edit -> Preferences) to disable this Enable mnemonics (such as alt + ...

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