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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Create bootloader on an SD card

I am new to linux, I use Lubuntu, I installed the bootloader on an USB drive, I connect the USB in order to load the OS which was installed on a HD partition, I need to use the USB for ...
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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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Keyboard not responding after resuming from suspend

A fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 (not dual, just Linux) on a HP EliteBook Folio G1 (with touchpad screen) seems to perform well, except for the fact that after resuming from the suspend state, the ...
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Digital clock in Lubuntu 16.04 shows one hour more under CET ZT

The digital clock is synchronized with internet servers, set to Europe/Madrid ZT (i.e. CET), but shows one hour more, at the time of posting this question it is 20:31. I've tried to remove and add it ...
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How to create Lubuntu AMI image on Amazon?

WOndering to create a Lubuntu (not Ubuntu) AMI image on amazon ? Most of the AMI areon Ubuntu, so am not how to get installed Lubuntu from scratch ? http://lubuntu.net/ Thanks
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apt-get install ubuntu-desktop; now what?

I have lubuntu and I decided I actually want ubuntu. So, I ran the command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop as suggested here. It did its thing and now I apparently have ubuntu installed but I ...
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sandbox firejail --overlay

I´ve got a problem with firejail. In principle this sandbox works quite well. I can start a browser (firefox/midori) and other applications as well (like rhythmbox). What I want to do now is use the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 xsetwacom: "Unable to find an output 'DVI-I-0'."

I just got dual monitors and I want to restrict my Wacom tablet to draw on only one. Unfortunately, xsetwacom doesn't seem to recognize the DVI inputs--even though they're listed in xrandr plain as ...
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rsync remove-source-files, how does it resume?

I'm using rsync with --remove-source-files option as follows: rsync --remove-source-files -arzvv --append /src /dst But for some reason it fails (broken connection or OS kill its process), I would ...
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run GUI application on startup after network is up

I need to automatically start a GUI application at startup, but after network is up, what is the right way to do it? My OS is Lubuntu with LXDE. I tried different ways, such as crontab, rc.local and ...
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Press S to skip mount... why did it show up all of the sudden? [closed]

I already read some advices on other topics, that I should probably just change 'errors=remount-ro' to ignore it, however I am interested why did this message show up in the first place? Did it find ...
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xbindkeys map Left + Right mouse button to Middle mouse click

I have managed to install xbindkeys on my lubuntu 16.04 box, which I think is the correct tool for me to use to map a simultaneous left and right mouse button click to emulate a middle mouse click. I ...
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Updated Flash on Firefox for Linux

Using the freshplayer wrapper one can use Chrome's flash player on Firefox and Firefox based browsers. The reason being that Adobe's flash is outdated. For Ubuntu 16.04 and 15.10. And possibly ...
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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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Installing Lubuntu on Old Computer

I am trying to revive an old computer of mine. It is a Dell Inspiron 9300 running Windows XP. I am using unetbootin with Grub to install Lubuntu, however when I try to install after restarting the ...
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Mouse cursor & video display issues since upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04

A couple of months ago I dist-upgraded my Laptop (a Lenovo X201) fro Lubuntu 15.10 to Lubuntu 16.04. Since that time, I've had the following problems: On resume after suspend, typically the mouse ...
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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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Lubuntu boots with black screen in top left corner

My Lubuntu laptop boots up with a black rectangle taking up most of the screen from the top left corner. However, the bottom and right sides are still visible and I can view the cursor within the ...
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check hdmi port status

I have a Asus UN42, the HDMI port seems is not working anymore, no signal is sent through this port, tried different cable. I now use the displayport. Is there any command to see what the problem is? ...
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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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installing lubuntu on powermac g5 wont boot stuck after starting linux

so I'm currently trying to install lubuntu for mac g5 and am getting the below error i2c i2c-3: i2c-powermac: modalias failure on /u3@0,f8000000/i2c@f8001000/cerea1@1c0 what does this error mean ...
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Connect To Host With PureFTP

I have pureftp up and running on my home machine. I am attempting to connect to it from outside of my network, using filezilla. Everything seems to go swell, but filezilla is not able to connect. ...
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Why has everything gone very small?

I have installed Lubuntu on my laptop; however, everything displays very small. The resolution is at 1080p, which it has been at since I started using the OS. It just started to load up like this ...
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Why is my x11vnc.desktop file not allowing a subnet?

I have x11vnc server set up on a Lubuntu 14.04 system, using ~/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop to start it. For a long time I specified exactly which machines on my network could access the server ...
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Multiple modifier layers with XKB (on a japanese keyboard)

I have the following keyboard (HHKB JP). I'm using Lubuntu 14.04, and I've edited /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us to implement a custom layout. Now, I want to use the following keys as 5th, 6th, 7th, ....
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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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In Linux how to run a shell script automatically when the headphone is plugged in? [duplicate]

Is some kind of signal emitted when an earphone/headphone is plugged in? I want detect when they are plugged in and run a script accordingly.
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How to install Readahead-Fedora on Lubuntu 15.10? [closed]

I try to install Readahead-Fedora withe the command line : sudo apt-get install readahead-fedora But doesn't work! How can I install readahead-fedora?
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Permanent desktop on Amazon EC2 instance with ubuntu server

I'm trying to run a program on an ubuntu 14.04 server instance on Amazon, but it needs a gui. I can install lunbuntu and use x2go to view the desktop, but as soon as there is a hiccup in my internet ...
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Unmounting external drive takes tremendously long

This morning I copied around 200GB of data to a quite old USB2.0 1TB external drive. The copying took around 2 or 3 hours. Afterwards I unmounted & the unmounting is still going on (after more ...
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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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How to install ubuntu on live USB stick that I booted from?

I have a old netbook with single USB port and broken harddrive. I've somehow aquired a 16gb lubuntu 15.10 willy live USB. I want to use this as primary OS on my netbook. Since I don't have access to ...
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Map F2 to replace the 2 key – also with Shift and Alt combination – in Lubuntu 14.04.3

I run a Danish keyboard layout in Lubuntu 14.04.3. The 2 key is malfunctioning (hardware problem). I wish to replace its use by the key F2. The F2 key value (i.e., the F2 key-press event) will then ...
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How to setup audio from for lubuntu minimal install

Running a very stripped down lubuntu 14.04LTS x64 install. I installed xorg and openbox and was up and running! but I can't, for the life of me, seem to get any sound. I installed alsamixer pulsaudio ...
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LXPanel reconfigures itself after restart

My current configuration for lxpanel. # lxpanel <profile> config file. Manually editing is not recommended. # Use preference dialog in lxpanel to adjust config when you can. Global { edge=...
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Ubuntu machine hang and whole LAN network stopped responding

I am getting problems when my Ubuntu machine, it hangs(keyboard,mouse stopped responding, and screen looking blur). Also, the whole lan/wan network stopped responding. DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 ...
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share /usr/bin between Lubuntu and Mint?

I have got problems with video drivers and display in LM17. An old CD of Lubuntu worked as a livedrive so I have installed it on a partition. So I have got easy access to all my files etc. can I ...
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RStudio 0.9x desktop icon won't open in lubuntu 15.10

I've installed R (3.2.2) in latest lubuntu (apt-get) and the RStudio (0.99.489 - Ubuntu 12.04+ 32-bit). R works from command line, but the IDE fails to launch from the shortcut that installation ...
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Lubuntu -How to Add software to menu [duplicate]

I'm new on Lubuntu and so I downloaded a editor like LightTable and it runs only with this command from command line ./LightTable So HOW CAN I ADD THIS SOFTWARE ON MY MENU ?
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Save desktop window state in Lubuntu

Is there a way to save state of opened windows before restarting the computer? I use lxsession and openbox. I found this in openbox manual pages: --sm-save-file <FILE> Specify file to ...
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Linux on old Dell computer

I am very new to Linux (I've really never used it before), but I'd like to put Linux on an old computer I have - a Dell Latitude D620 which I think is from about 2001 since it was running XP. I tried ...
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Cannot boot into LUbuntu after configuring RAID

I am having some problems trying to get LUbuntu working with RAID 0. (I am using LUbuntu Alternate 64bit). My Setup: /dev/sda 2.0TB Physical Disk; /dev/sdb 2.0TB Physical Disk; /dev/sdc 2.0TB ...
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Recreate Lubuntu LXDE visual style in Debian

My Debian's LXDE looks quite different Lubuntu; and I want it to look more similar. I've found this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Artwork/Incoming/Oneiric/Ozone detailing the changes from the ...
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Customized distro to live-USB

Need to run lubuntu in several workstations, but can't replace the existing distro. Also need to have Octave running, but it's not included in lubuntu. I would need to install Octave and the scripts ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - connect via RDP from login screen

Is there a way to connect via Remote Desktop Protocol to another machine from login screen in Lubuntu?
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Can't install EncFS

I have a 32GB SSD in my laptop and PCManFM 1.2.0 is showing 14.5GB free at the bottom right corner of the screen in the status bar. However, when I try to install an application such as encfs, I get ...
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what does Linux consider connected usb drives and why do they remain as folders when unplugged?

I connect my USB stick to my LUbuntu PC running a media player app. I unplug it. I connect it again, the media player app gives a "Permission denied" for "/media/myName/stickName". If I delete the "...
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Revert needlessly altered scrollbars

Among myself and a few friends, we use the term "improved user experience" in a sarcastic tone, as most of the "improved user experience" we get with some application updates tends to have showstopper ...
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shuttle xs35v2 - can't boot from usb drive

I'am trying to install lubuntu on a new shuttle barebone xs35v2. I have tryed with various usb-sticks and diffrent versions, e.g: lubuntu-net installer, lubuntu 62 and 32, and standart ubuntu-version! ...
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VirtualBox - guest bridged connection to host's eth0 fails

I have some weird issues (or lack of understanding) with my VM Lubuntu 14.04 on a Debian Jessie host using VirtualBox. My host has a static IP on its eth0 which is wired to a Raspberry Pi 2 (also with ...