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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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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Stubborn 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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What screen-locking program does this dbus-send command invoke?

https://choffee.co.uk/thoughtsplurge/posts/2013/07/11/lock_gnome_screensaver/ In old versions of gnome the command gnome-screensaver-command -l would lock your screen. As gnome-screensaver ...
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Where can I manually edit LXQt keyboard bindings?

The GUI for editing keyboard bindings for LXQt is all broken. The "timer" field just blinks weirdly when I press any "Win/Meta"+something combo and refuses to accept a combination. I'd like to ...
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Inconsistent newlines in fish shell under Lubuntu 18.10

I have recently installed Lubuntu 18.10 and have found the qterminal messes with the behavior of the fish shell. Fish shell adds a newline to the end of commands who's outputs don't already end in ...
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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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mce: CPU 0: Machine Check: 0 Bank: 0 error while loading Lubuntu

I am trying to install Lubuntu 18.10 on an old machine: Pentium 4 2.66 GHz 512 MB DDR RAM Asrock 775VM800 When Live CD starts loading I get the following error: [ 0.052000] mce: [Hardware Error]:...
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No network interface shown on lubuntu

After a reboot of my lubuntu I had no more internet connection. I checked my network interfaces with ifconfig and only the localhost showed. Any idea? My workstation is a Lenovo Ideapad U410. Below ...
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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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Does lubuntu have an anti-blue light feature?

Does lubuntu have an anti-blue light feature?
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Apt: install packages to a different location

Problem: I have a Lubuntu persistent USB install. I started using it due to problems with my hard drive (Samsung 850 Evo) which used to have Ubuntu installed. My computer (MacBook Pro 9,2) had OSX ...
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unknown network interface called “enx9cebe80718e1” [duplicate]

Answered in post below I have a network interface I don't recognize or understand. ip a s provides the following (sanitized) output: 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue ...
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Dual monitor with nvidia drivers on Lubuntu

After I installed vendor Nvidia drivers, I managed to setup external monitor as I want via /etc/X11/xorg.conf configuration file: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 ...
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lubuntu 18.10 screen shot

I upgraded to lubuntu 18.10. Previously I would press the 'prt sc' key and file named something like '2018-08-29-095118_1366x768_scrot.png' would magically exist. I would not have to stop what I was ...
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Disable touchpad - ID keeps changing

What I have so far: #!/bin/bash output=$( xinput) output2=$"$output" | sed 's/.* touchpad \(.*\) [ .*/\1/' My laptop touchpad sucks and I want to just use the center mouse control stick and buttons....
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Error “grub-efi-amd64-signed” when installing Linux

I'm trying to install Lubuntu, first with dual boot with windows, then alone, and I'm not able to install it because I have always the same error when the process are going to create GRUB. This is ...
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Unable to authenticate with wifi networks

I recently upgraded a server version of Ubuntu 16 to Lubuntu 18. I can discover all available WiFi networks but I cannot authenticate at least with two known networks. I am not sure the system has any ...
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how to run a script before execute a dbus-send command?

I have the following problem: on lubuntu 16.04 I can send the laptop to sleep (suspend on RAM) using a hook script to switch to a virtual teminal before to suspend and reswitching out from a vt after ...
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Differences between LXDE with Debain and Lubuntu in size and in lightness

I read from a website that Debian with LXDE is more lightweight than Lubuntu although lubuntu's size is 1 GB and debian's is 1.9 GB? How could it be? Is it realy lighter than Lubuntu? Which one ...
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Sound broken: What's using snd_hda_codec_conexant?

As part of debugging sound that is not working I have hit: modprobe: FATAL: Module snd_hda_codec_conexant is in use. While: snd_hda_codec_conexant 20480 0 Here are the running processes: $ ...
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How do I remove “SMBus Host Controller not enabled” message on Lubuntu VM startup?

I've installed Lubuntu (not Ubuntu) in a VMWare Workstation VM. Version 18.04. I'm getting a startup warning message I always get on my Ubuntu installs: piix4_smbus: 000:00:07.3 SMBus Host ...
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AWS Polly TTS issue

The SDK polly (text-2-speech) c++ application was working fine, but suddenly stops responding. The credententials are active. I am really stuck on this for the last 2 days, I could not able to move ...
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Repairing a broken alsa

Can somebody give me the appropriate methodology in dealing with a broken alsa ? To be honest I don't know what happenned but that the computer went out of battery while sleeping (the pc not me), and ...
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'CTRL-ALT-T' not working in Lubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Linux, ubuntu, and lubuntu so this might be an easy fix. Today I installed Lubuntu 18.04 and suddenly after a reboot the lxterminal won't launch via 'CTRL-ALT-T' anymore. It still works ...
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How to change LXTerminal's character encoding?

The default character encoding on LXTerminal (on Lubuntu 18.04) is UTF-8. Can I change it to UTF-16 Little Endian?
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Search function in lubuntu terminal

I have a program that outputs a lot of text to the terminal. With Ubuntu I was using Shift + Ctrl + F to search a word in the text but it is not working on lubuntu (lubuntu 18.04). Is there an ...
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PDF editor to highlight text on Lubuntu

I would need a PDF editor that works well on Lubuntu to highlight some sections of a PDF and save the changes.
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Not all Cores activated, NR_CPUS limit exceeded [closed]

Yesterday, I installed Lubuntu 18.04 on my new system: Mainboard: Asus Rog Strix H370-I CPU: I7-8700T (6 Cores + Hyperthreading) Everything works fine, but with dmesg I could see this: root@...
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Failure removing module, still in use/not found

I'm trying to remove a module I have created, but it doesn't work for me. Assuming my module name is xyz : When I try to run rmmod xyz I get the following error: rmmod: ERROR: Module xyz is in use ...
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Lubuntu vs Ubuntu for development [closed]

I am using Ubuntu on my 1.6 Ghz processor (using virtualization, my primary OS is Windows 10) and it is being too laggy, I am a computer science student, and thus is it a nice decision to switch to ...
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Can I move from Lubuntu to LXLE?

It looks like there's a new LTS release of Lubuntu coming soon, and I would like to switch to LTS for the stability. While I'm at it, though, I'm curious to try LXLE. Is it possible to make a shift ...
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When updating lubuntu 16.04 screen went bad

I have updated a fresh nice well performing lubuntu 16.04 on a LG x110 PC. And the screen went bad just like this example. I think it must be a newer Linux kernel or some thing alike. It would be ...
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Replacing/Removing forward slashes from files and folder

I'm running Linux Lubuntu. I've been looking for a way to replace/remove forward slashes / from filenames and foldernames (created with MAC computers) with a shell script only for my backup files. ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 Wifi not working

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo 3000 N200 laptop, but the "Wifi Networks" is greyed out. In the process of installing OS Wifi hasn't been recognized. Then I decided to reinstall Lubuntu but now ...