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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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Exec format error: Unable to run appimage files on ubutu 16.04 and lubuntu 18

I've been trying to run Qv2ray and other programs on Ubuntu 16.04 and Lubuntu 18, but I always get this error: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error. Here's the article that I've read in ...
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Mouse misbehaving in lubuntu while it was working fine in windows 7

My Dell N-5030 PC is encountering issues with the mouse in Lubuntu, despite its smooth functionality on Windows 7. I've already attempted driver updates through the terminal using commands like sudo ...
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What can I do to avoid blank laptop monitor after disconnecting external monitor?

I'm using an old Lenovo X201 laptop with Lubuntu 2022, and more specifically, LXQt. When connected to an external monitor, I use the display settings dialog (or arandr) to enable the external monitor ...
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LXQt - iBus / X server won't respond to Alt+Shift for switching keyboard layout

I'm using LXQt on Lubuntu 22.04, and am having trouble switching keyboard layouts (between Hebrew and English). I can switch them by mouse, using the iBus panel applet, but - neither RAlt+Shift nor ...
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How to switch Lubuntu's desktop environment

I switched from LXQt to KDE recently unfortunately due to subsequent problems I had to face every day. There was only one mention of lxqt-config-monitor flooding system process in reddit, inevitably ...
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Corrupted Disk & Initramfs booting

I was using my Lubuntu PC when someone came and shut it down pressing the power button. When I started it again it started to show the initramfs booting (every time that I start it). I use fsck when I ...
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Running X on 3 of 4 Monitors and tail syslog on fourth

Is it possible to run the X-Server only on 3 of my 4 Monitors and use the last one for tail the syslog on a classic console? For me it is no option to tail it on a console inside X-Server. System is ...
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How to read elm327 obd2 raw data over bt using rfcomm?

I am trying to read my car data, i have hooked a cheap elm327 bt obd2 connector to it, and using lubuntu. Basically this is what i have done, but its not fully working i end up with a sort of buggy ...
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Recovery factory of a blind computer. No user interaction

We have a PC with Lubuntu, without monitor, keyboard and mouse. We can only restart it with a button. We need that when we insert a USB stick and reboot it will automatically start and restore the ...
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Why hf -h returns correct total disk space but hf default returns incorrect number of 1024 blocks?

I was testing hf command on VirtualBox VM, Lubuntu with exactly 30 Gb allocated virtual drive (note: real Gb not gibi/mebi stuff). But some very strange stuff happens when I use hf command: root@vbox:~...
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Kill command refuses to work when using 'screen' utility what am I doing wrong?

Ctrl+a+k does nothing I've tried to get it to work but nothing happens no confirmation prompt shows at the bottom I looked up the file .screenrc and I'm considering changing the keys but I would like ...
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Is it possible to save a less session and return to where you've left a mark?

I'm reading through the man page and so far the only thing I can find is --save-marks which doesn't save both my reading mark and session when I open up my pdf file in less again, this is my first ...
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Is saving a terminal vim split session possible?

I'm new to vim I only know how to navigate and save sessions with :mksession so far but I'm unsure of how I could save my splits though this is what my settup looks like, https://imgur.com/a/2BGkbSP ...
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Why does autostart work for lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish and not for 22.04.2 Jammy Jellyfish?

I have several machines in the field and many more sitting in inventory that have not been updated in a few years. uname -a returns the following: Linux <machine 1> 4.18.0-20-generic #21-Ubuntu ...
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WiFi has disappeared on Lubuntu 20.04.6

I have been running Lubuntu on my old late 2008 Macbook successfully for a couple of years. This week, the WiFi has suddenly stopped working. Running lshw, lsusb and lspci shows no sign of the WiFi ...
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Why is `systemctl --user` broken unless I run it using `su`?

In a recent Lubuntu 22.04 install, when running systemctl --user with user 1000 I get: ❯ systemctl status --user Failed to connect to bus: $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS and $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not defined (...
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Lubuntu booting straight to Grub, sometimes saying cannot load kernel

I recently installed Lubuntu via a USB drive. It works great, but I have found one major problem. Upon booting up my laptop, it opens two one of two things. The first is a Grub command line. If I ...
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Set low latency kernel as default in Lubuntu

I have Lubuntu and have installed the low-latency kernel. After the booting the kernel used is still the old generic kernel. How can I set the low-latency kernel to be used by default (instead of ...
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apt remove xscreensaver removes lubuntu-desktop and installs many new packages

Upon running sudo apt remove xscreensaver I am prompted with the below messages. Is this normal? Should I proceed? Why would removing a screensaver involve so many things? I'm using LXDE desktop, ...
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Manjaro’s “triple boot” GRUB bootloader shows Windows 11 with strangers lines

I’ve installed Windows 11, Lububtu and Manjaro. When I started with Lubuntu’s GRUB with Windows, it started normally. However, when I installed Manjaro it now shows like “strange lines”, and spots, ...
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How to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in a Lubuntu or Xubuntu virtual machine?

When trying to install Guest Additions in Lubuntu/Xubuntu, it complains about about not being able to update the kernel. There are multiple solutions to this online, but what's the shortest?
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Why does find -regex work different on different machines? [duplicate]

So I got the following find command: find ./test-folder -type d -mindepth 1 -regex "^.*/\d\{4\}-\d\{2\}-\d\{2\}$" Previously I've created the folder ./testfolder by mkdir testfolder and a ...
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Which openbox config file to use in Lubuntu?

In Lubuntu 22.04, I found two config files for openbox at /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml and /etc/xdg/xdg-Lubuntu/openbox/rc.xml, respectively. (And neither of them are symlinks). So I wonder: Which one is ...
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No login screen after boot even though password set for user

When I installed it, I set up using with password option, so it never had the password from beginning, but now I can't enable it. I've three users that are present in system: For akshatk i've set ...
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How to distable Ctrl+Alt+B (for bring up the browser)?

I'd like to use the keybinding Ctrl+Alt+b in Emacs, but it's captured by the OS (Lubuntu 22.04 LTS). I know that Ctrl+Alt+<left> can be disabled with: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm....
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Configure .bashrc file to use .NET 6.0 SDK in Linux

I'm installing C# and dotnet 6.0 SDK in the Linux lubuntu 22.04 version. Following recommendations from Microsoft documentation to install manually such as: mkdir -p $HOME/dotnet && tar zxf ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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