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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Can I use Clonezilla to backup and restore a bootable USB volume?

I have this external USB HDD that I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on as a dual boot. They are portable installations that I can take around with me and use on a variety of computers and ...
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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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Font problem with Openbox session

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04 and thought to try out the Openbox session instead of the Lubuntu session which I normally use and have customized to my needs. One problem I would like help with is the ...
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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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How to enable graphics acceleration for SIS 771/671 on Zorin OS 8 lite (lubuntu 13.10)

Anyone knows how can I check/test my 2d acceleration? See if it's on/off and working correctly and as efficient as it should? I have SIS 771/671 on Zorin OS 8 Lite. I believe the resolution should be ...
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lxsession-logout vs lxde-logout

I'm new with lxde, I installed it on ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get install lxde. But the problem I have is that I want to logout without a prompt. I've read some articles about this and they ...
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How do I access the Lubuntu menu in Openbox?

Is there a way to include the Lubuntu applications menu in an Openbox menu (~/.config/openbox/menu.xml) so I can use it within a pure Openbox session?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Boot into a usb from Pop OS. Can't find other images

So I installed Pop Os on my old mac-book air. And it worked quite ok. However, I decided to try lubuntu on it and erase Pop OS. I know that Pop OS doesn't use grub as bootloader and instead the ...
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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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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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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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Dual Display Application

I am developing a GUI application for Linux (Rasbian). I want this application to run on two screens ( /dev/fb0 and /dev/ fb1 ). The main application window with input fields to display on one screen (...
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Lubuntu display resolution + VirtualBox

Running the most recent Lubuntu 14.04 as a live OS inside virtual box works without any problemes at 1024 x 768 pixels screen resolution. But when I install it, Lubuntu has a low resolution of 620 x ...
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How to change a usb drive from read-only

I installed Lubuntu but I want to change back to Windows but I faced A LOT of problems on the way, now I "kinda" sorted it out but I came across the problem that the usb that I used to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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need to restart cups to reach network printers

Every once in a while (not necessarily after resuming from suspend or booting) I have to sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart to see again the network printers. Is there a way to bypass this process, or what ...
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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 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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How to configure image size with gphoto2

I'm using gphoto2 with Lubuntu on a acer Aspire One and a Nikon D70s, all old stuff, but still usefull. But i have a problem when i try to take a picture from command line, because all the pictures i ...
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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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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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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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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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