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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Replacing Lubuntu in a Lubuntu-Windows dual boot with Arch Linux

So, presently I have Lubuntu installed in dual boot with Windows but I wish to change the Lubuntu partition to Arch Linux. So I found this article on the Arch Linux Wiki which details that. However, ...
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Black screen after start

I installed Ubuntu on my pc, but it goes to black screen after powering on after only writing Lubuntu, what might be the problem or how can I reboot it?
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Why does GRUB stall on a system that has only BIOS support with no UEFI?

I have several old laptops that only support BIOS or Legacy mode. They do not have support for EFI/UEFI. The laptops all have a 64-bit CPU. I have attempted to create a bootable USB with dd, cat as ...
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Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) (running as sudo)

I am trying to install Veeam Agent on a fresh Lubuntu 20.04 installation. I've downloaded the latest Veeam package, but get this when I try to install: ~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i ./veeam-release* &...
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SDCard reader not functioning at boot Lubuntu 21.10

I have installed lubuntu-21.10 on a Asus C423NA-BCLN5 device. It comes with kernel 5.13.0-39-generic. Now, I am having an issue with it's, otherwise perfect, card reader. I have an SD card inside, ...
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What is the difference in app content between LUbuntu's Discover vs Ubuntu Software Centre?

I need a VM for work on Ubuntu, but I'd like to use LUbuntu instead of Ubuntu. First, can there be any downside? Second, is there a difference between the apps from Ubuntu Software vs the apps that ...
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ark storing files with full path from home

I am using LUbuntu 20.04 (Ubuntu with LXQT), fresh install. When using ark to compress files, I am getting full path from home inside the archived .zip, or .tar, or .tar.gz (no matter which format I ...
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how to forward dns nameserver from WAN to LAN

I have two linux machines (lubuntu to be specific) , one working as router having one ethernet port connected to internet and second to client. I have configures dhcp server on router as follows ...
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f3 program fails to detect sdCard but Windows can open it and play videos

Bought two sd cards 128GB for video recording. These are likely fake and one of them is clearly damaged. I formatted one of them to FAT32 using GParted, inserted in security camera to record and no ...
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Problems with flask app with apache server

Just created a simple flask app that returns the string "hello world", it works and does what expected, If I use my http://localhost/ with the apache server enabled I will get the "...
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Activate Linux GUI only for a specific application Lubuntu 21.10

I need to setup a linux client(OS:Lubuntu 21.10) witch launch only a web page on Chromium browser always fixed all the time 24/24. It's possibile for you to use the client in CLI mode and start LXDE/...
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Strange behaviour when getting IP address via DHCP from wifi access point

I'm experiencing a strange behaviour with wifi connection on Lubuntu. Basically, Lubuntu is getting only an IPv6 address when connecting to certain access point, although it should be getting an IPv4 ...
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Disable F11 Fullscreen action in terminal by commands or file edition

Is there any terminal that suports dynamic profile changes by editing a profile file or something? I Need to disable F11. I tried Terminator and QTerminal and day simply ignore the new profile set.
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Connecting to Lubuntu desktop via VNC

I have installed Lubuntu desktop on a Ubuntu 20.03 LTS server. The desktop works fine when I log on to it locally. I can see the SDDM and I can chose between various sessions for the desktop (Lubuntu, ...
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create csv file with information on "*active* computer usage" (purpose: to monitor possible relation to neck and shoulder pain)

So I suffer from neck and shoulder pain, and I have written a dmenu-based script where I can log my pain level each day in an easy, menu-based way. Of course, there is a relationship with my time ...
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Virtualbox and Bonding

I'm using Virtualbox on a Lubuntu Host machine. The host machine now has two NICs called enp0s31f6 and enp4s0 that are joined in a bond interface called bond0. The bond uses bond mode 802.3ad, network ...
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Captive Portal Connection Fails (Lubuntu 21.04)

I'm trying to connect to a public wifi that uses a captive portal. But the connection is never established. nm-tray says "connection lost". There are other public networks in the area using ...
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Cannot find SafeCopy In Ubuntu

Sorry, I'm very new with this. I have installed SafeCopy with the following commands, and everything was looking fine. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install safecopy My problem is that I just ...
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I have issues with installing Lubuntu 20.04 on my Lenovo g2 laptop

I am trying to install lubuntu and getting following error message: Command apt-cdrom add -m -d=/media/cdrom/ ended with a code 100. Output: Using CD-ROM mount point /media/cdrom/ Identifying... [...
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How to use the special character < for assigning shortcut-keys in openbox config file?

According to https://stackoverflow.com/a/1091953/ five characters need to be escaped in XML documents under some circumstances: " &quot; ' &apos; < &lt; > &gt; & ...
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lubuntu autostart wont work 20.04

i have one .desktop file in autostart folder which contains exec to sh script [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=/home/user/script.sh Hidden=false X-MATE-Autostart-enabled=true Name[en_US]=TEST ...
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Custom XKB layout before login

I have made a custom keyboard layout with XKB, but when I type my password on the login screen, the system still uses a QWERTY layout, only after the login my customized layout is applied. Is it ...
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I can't automatically connect to bluetooth device from the command line in Lubuntu

I recently changed OS on an old laptop from Ubuntu to Lubuntu for better performance. On Ubuntu, I had a script that ran on startup to automatically connect to my electric drumkit for bluetooth audio. ...
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Permission denied to create files on Samba shared folder mounted using CIFS

I have two ubuntu (lubuntu 20.10) machines. On one of the machines, I created a folder and shared it using samba. My entry in /etc/samba/smb.conf looks like this [MyShare] comment = NO COMMENTS ...
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XKB not recognizing my custom layout

I created a custom keyboard layout (the file is called “brc”) based on Colemak for my Lubuntu 18.04, and copied it to /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols: default partial xkb_symbols "basic" { ...
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Missing button icons from certain applications - Lubuntu 20.04

I have a problem where when I open certain applications some of the icons are missing. For example in gedit, some of the button icons are missing as shown below. I installed gnome-icon-theme and that ...
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Setting PHP extension_dir path in php.ini not working as i expected

When i set the extension_dir in php.ini and use the full path like this, it works extension_dir = "/home/appie/Bureaublad/astroapp/phpdesktop-linux-72.1/ext" extension = "sweph.so" ...
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Intel HDMI-1 disconnected Xrandr

I did a fresh install of Lubuntu 20.04, I had to use "graphic safe mode". My monitor is showing the boot screen / BIOS. If I add nomodeset to GRUB, it works with 800x600 resolution. It's a ...
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grub-install: info: ... but x86_64-efi platform not available

I've installed LUbuntu on a system and it boots nicely in BIOS mode. Unfortunately I need to boot the system in EFI mode, so I booted the stick again. Made sure that it booted in EFI, mounted ...
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Firefox Window icon disappeared after interrupted upgrade

Situation See the attached image: the icon for the Firefox window has disappeared after an interrupted upgrade (VM crashed), but the icons on the desktop and in the start menu are fine. (I'm using ...
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lxQt and Lubuntu session options missing from login screen, after cloning user. How do get it back?

I found a script in this community that is supposed to clone users and it works, indeed. Although, after making logoff, I'm left with only the option of making login with Openbox (which has a loop bug)...
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Use fstab to mount luks encrypted drive to subfolder within home

Fresh install of Lubuntu 20.04 on system with Windows 10 and Lubuntu installed on 256GB NVME drive to dual boot. Boot drive is /dev/nvme0n1p2 Home folder is therefore /dev/nvme0n1p2/home/username I ...
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Get the command line for the process that owns a window [closed]

How can I detect in Lubuntu the command line invocation of a process from one of its windows, so that I can run it later from the command line?
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Wine64 or Wine 32 for 64-bit Lubuntu 20.04?

I am running 64-bit Lubuntu 20.04. I have some old windows executables, which I am not sure if they are 32-bit or 64-bit. As far as I know, 64-bit Windows can run 32-bit executables. Would you ...
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Automatically turn on laptop when on AC [closed]

We are having a scheduled maintenance on the power lines and I forgot to shutdown my laptop at home. It will turn of on battery but I would like it to automatically turn on after AC is restored. Is ...
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How to disable automounting on Nvidia Jetson Nano

I have built an embedded system, originally it was on a PC based board, but I more recently moved it to a jetson nano. I started with NVidia's ubuntu 18.04 image, removed the desktop and replaced it ...
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Muon is stuck on lubuntu cosmic. How do I get off this dead end?

Muon is using cosmic. http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/ does list cosmic. I do not see any reference to cosmic in the GUI but, I get an error saying it cannot find the file in the cosmic ...
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Can't mount Raspberry PI SD card image

I have followed the instructions on https://pixelfriedhof.com/en/remote-backup-your-raspberry-pi-with-ssh-via-terminal/ to remotely back up the SD of my Raspberry PI (I don't have access to the SD) ...
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How to upgrade Lubuntu to Debian?

Lubuntu 32 bit linux is End of Life: https://l.me/sunsetting-i386/ Debian continues to be a basic reliable distro for 32 bit CPU's Since Lubuntu is based on Ubuntu/Debian it is possible to 'upgrade' ...
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Redshift prevents manual backlight adjustment (LXQt)

Redshift seems to work fine, dimming my screen with the red tint at night, but when Redshift is running (whether actively enabled or not) I cannot control laptop brightness with the laptop brightness ...
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journalctl: what does "New USB device found" mean?

Aug 17 02:16:44 <hostname> kernel: usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 13 using xhci_hcd Aug 17 02:16:45 <hostname> kernel: usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=05c6, idProduct=...
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sudo: /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set (can't find Wi-Fi on Lubuntu 19.10)

I'm using Lubuntu 19.10.  The problem is I can't find the Wi-Fi network (Wi-Fi is enabled in nm-tray).  Then I tried to check my drivers, but when I go to "Preferences" → "Additional ...
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Why are directory permissions preventing "sudo apt install" using a file?

I have found that using sudo apt install ./<package_name_here>.deb fails with E: Failed to fetch file:<path_to_package>/<package_name_here>.deb File not found - <path_to_package&...
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Intel AX200 ap-mode

Has anyone been successful in enabling ap-mode for Intel AX-200 WLAN adapters on the 5GHz band? After a few weeks of attempting and searching other forums there hasn't been a positive note yet that ...
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Need suggestions for improving startup performance of my Linux project

I'm working on a project and am having some trouble understanding the best way to deliver it. The project consists of a webapp that I've written and will be used on older/surplus computers. The idea ...
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Lubuntu copying file path instead of file

I have a newly installed lubuntu 20.04 using pcmanfm as file manager. When I copy a file(or images) using Ctrl+C and paste it in browser (gmail or facebook chat). But when I paste it in file manager, ...
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How can Lubuntu 20.04 LTS be installed in a USB which can boot into both- UEFI & Legacy BIOS systems?

Self-explanatory question. But please keep in mind in totally new to Linux. I really request you to answer this as though you were hypothetically going to explain to a 12 year old. Im actually 38, ...
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How do I open [Dual OS with Win 7] Ubuntu OS 16.04 after already installing it using UNetbootin?

I had Dual booted my Win 7 PC with Lubuntu using Unetbootin as per instructions I found for BIOS in here. I have been successfully able to install Lubuntu on a drive [Other than C:/] on my PC. Q1: ...
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How to know max RAM memory allowed?

I found an old HP 530 laptop and am planning to upgrade it with an SSD and new RAM to give it to my little brother for his schools tasks. I executed the dmidecode command to know the sistem specs and ...
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Can't install ofono-phonesim or phonesim

OS: Lubuntu 20.04; Processor: Intel Core i3; RAM: 4 GB I need to install ofono-phonesim or phonesim but I can't install either of these. sudo apt install ofono-phonesim Reading package lists... Done ...
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