Lubuntu is a lightweight Linux operating system based on Ubuntu and the LXDE desktop environment

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How do I change the document root for lighttpd?

I am trying to change my lighttpd configuration as follows: I have a 500GB ext4 formatted hard disk attached to my server via USB. I would like to either a) Change my lighttpd server's document root ...
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Standalone EXE not running with Wine

So, I'm running a system with Lubuntu and a application that I developed on a windows PC needs to be able to run on Lubuntu. To clear a few things up, I'm having to run Lubuntu cause the system I'm ...
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Live Disk with Persistance: Missing Operating System

I will try to narrow down my questions because I realize this topic is super broad. I'm trying to create a Linux bootable USB disk with persistence for the most recent version of Lubuntu (14.10). ...
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Cannot change resolution / Cannot use Seamless Windows feature on Lubuntu 14.10 running on VirtualBox 4.3.14

My two issues are not being able to change video resolutions. I am stuck at 640x480. Also I cannot use the Seamless Windows feature in virtual box as it's greyed out. I am stumped, I can use some of ...
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Monitor Refresh Rate on Lubuntu 14.04 with VESA driver

I have an old notebook with an Sempron 3000 CPU, 512 MB RAM and a SiS M760GX graphic card. I tried out several distributions from Xubuntu over Manjaro and the only one who worked with that amount of ...
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Unable to shut down from desktop

I'm testing Trisquel Mini 7, which is based on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a minor issue where if I attempt to shut down via the menu, the bottom of the window populates with ...
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Compiz causing buffer flickering with nvidia drivers

Compiz is causing weird flickering. It's a bit difficult to describe, but when I move my mouse over CCSM:s UI elements for example, or even just browse with firefox, the screen updates often don't ...
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Wget downloaded more data than the actual file

I have downloaded lubuntu image using wget with mentioned file size 694MB , but the downloaded file is of size 789MB. when i do wget -c it gives that the file is already downloaded. But the file size ...
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How to make Android x86 bootable again?

I have an old ASUS eee PC 1000 with Lubuntu installed on the larger 30 GB disk (sdb) and Android x86 (stable release 1) on the smaller one (sda). Android x86 was installed first as has been ...
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Lubuntu won't Reboot

My fresh Lubuntu installation will let me Start after a Shutdown, however, it won't let me Reboot. It comes up and goes through the Grub Loader and after I select Lubuntu, a cursor flashes for a few ...
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How do I get my virtual machine to be recognized as host?

Just started using VirtualBox. Got Windows 7 on host and Lubuntu on guest. My internet provider has this thing where if you connect to internet using a new computer, you can only access their website ...
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Hide all kernel boot messages/logging when disabling splash screen Lubuntu 14.04.1

In Lubuntu 13.10 I was able to redirect the kernel messages/logging to another tty by adding the following to the Grub file in order to hide all kernel boot messages when disabling the splash screen ...
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Recovery: what to do when MBR is deleted (Mac)

A bit of background I have an old Macbook (early 2006, Core Duo) that was is in a pretty severe condition, since one of the two memory slots behaves abnormally when I lift the laptop just slightly ...
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LXDE Ubuntu - How do I run a command after computer resumes from sleep?

I run xmodmap ~/.xmodmaprc in order to swap the Ctrl and Caps Lock keys. However, when I resume from sleep, this configuration gets reset. Where can I set it so it runs a script on resume so I ...
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Windows does not boot - black screen with blinking cursor

In /dev/sda1 I restored Windows image with clonezilla (previously working with this hardware). From this time, I can not boot to Windows, black screen with blinking cursor is appeared. Then I ...
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Is there any way to redraw the text in a terminal window after resizing it?

Just a usability question really. You know when you are working in a terminal window and you decide to do some query that brings back a wall of text and you think to yourself... "that would be easier ...
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Text Encoding Wrong In Some Applications

Recently, I opened VLC and discovered that all the text was unreadable. It seems as if the endianness is wrong, or something else relating to encoding is failing. I found that multiple apps have the ...
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How to turn a desktop Linux box headless

I'm sure this is a question that has been answered before, but with a number of different searches, I can't find it! I have a computer with Linux already installed (Lubuntu 13.10), and when it boots, ...
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Old HP nc6120 can't connect to new router

Today I replaced my router with a new one (LevelOne WGR-6013 b/g/n). I have a smartphone and my notebook that connect just fine. However, I have an old HP nc6120 (ipw2200 b/g) notebook running ...
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GNOME not showing in the menu where all environments are shown

I have installed Gnome, but it is not showing the menu where all environments are shown. I use Lubuntu. I have tried installing it and then uninstalling and then again installing it but nothing works. ...
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Sharing files between Windows 8.1 x64 host and VMware Ubuntu (Lubuntu) 13.10 x86 guest

I have tried to install a small version of Ubuntu's latest version in a virtual machine using VMware Player, using a Lubuntu 32 bit mini.iso to keep the file size and performance requirements down. ...
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Brightness at Macbook 6.1, Lubuntu 13.10, nVidia drivers

I have Lubuntu 13.10 at my Macbook 6.1 (GeForce 9400M video card) - can't make LCD brightness control work with native nVidia drivers (while it works fine with X.Org nouveau driver...). Tried so far: ...
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how to search for vim files in lubuntu?

I want to change one of gvim's existing colorscheme's syntax coloring. For example, in the colorscheme called 'Ron', it highlights python comments in white. I want to change it to red. According to ...
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Suddenly Ubuntu crashes every night with oom-killer in the logs

Suddenly started crashing right after I added about a million files from my server to one of the folders in my truecrypt partition. The strange part is that it does it each night right around ...
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Looking for extremely lightweight, minimal X display manager [closed]

I am setting up a production system (will be deployed to multiple devices), based on Lubuntu. The system starts X, logs in a user automatically, and runs a full screen GUI application. That's all it ...
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How do I add a resolution on Lubuntu 13.04?

Current resolution is 1920x1080. I would like to adjust to 1600x900 resolution, but it is not an option in the Display Settings. How can I set my resolution to 1600x900?
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How to enable auto-screen update on monitor plug-in/out on Lubuntu (and how is it acheived in Ubuntu)?

I have a laptop which I want to have connected to an external monitor 99% of the time. The other 1% I would use its screen. I want the laptop to be closed (usually) to save space, and to use external ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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YouTube force video to play in HTML5 mode

I am a Lubuntu user and find Flash to be extremely laggy on it. I signed up for the YouTube HTML5 beta and, after a while was able to watch videos using the HTML5 player. However, recently videos ...
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How to MD5sum via right-click in Lubuntu Precise?

I found this link (md5sum via right click in ubuntu) which explains how to do what I want to do in Ubuntu, but it doesn't work in Lubuntu... I don't have a "scripts sub-menu" in my right-click ...
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What is Lubuntu 13.04's default clipboard manager?

I can't figure out what the default clipboard manager is on my Lubuntu installation. I see i have xclipboard and lxclipboard installed, but if I run them from a terminal, both of them say another ...
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Lubuntu UFW does not respond

I have been using ubuntu for a long time. Nowadays, I wanted explore lubuntu. However, I cannot configure ufw. Actually I can but it does not respond. Basically, I cannot get the result of "ufw ...
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Runlevel difference between login and logout?

Using Lubuntu 12.04 I want to set a script to run every time I am at the login screen, but I cannot find any information about its run level. Is it at a different run level by default? Can I make ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: Copying from MTP device (Nexus 4) gives file names with numbers

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 and the MTP device in question is a Google/LG Nexus 4. My computer is finding the phone with no problem and asks me what to do when I plug it in. I can browse the phone's ...
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How to choose the best Linux distro depending on your hardware [closed]

I have a centrino 1.7 GHz with 512 RAM. It is an old computer. I tried to google for something that could ease my chose for a good linux distro that would run smooth on that computer and still being ...
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how would i install a lightweight desktop (lubunu?) on a headless server in case of emergencies?

In the rare case that the headless ubuntu server is the only computer with access to the web, I'd like to be able to run a desktop. If lubuntu isn't the best for old hardware any suggestion would be ...
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Are USB drives as reliable as SATA [closed]

I am making a server that will have files on one 250 GB SATA hard drive that will be copied to the other 250 GB SATA hard drive (RAID). When I install my operating system (lubuntu or slackware) I can ...
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Is my old server too old? [closed]

I am setting up a server on an old computer (Dell Dimension probably with Pent4 or similar processor and about 1 GB of RAM to back up files with ssh) with lubuntu, and i was wondering what the best ...
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Ant error after installing NetBeans 7.3 in Lubuntu

I have NetBeans 7.01 from Debian repository - all works. I have problem with NetBeans 7.3 from official site (installed at the same machine) - I can't compile anything: ERROR - Ant is ...
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Starting browser automatically from script (not from Autostart/Desktop) in Lubuntu 12.04

I have a miniPC running Lubuntu 12.04. As of now it logins automatically & I am able to bring up the Chromium browser by adding a chromium-browser.desktop file in .config/Autostart/ folder. ...
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Cannot access localhost with proxy enabled

My office is a Windows environment, but I have just set up a linux (lubuntu 12.10) machine for me to develop on since I cannot access the command line in Windows. I have set up the LAMP stack on the ...
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What version of emacs should I install on my Lubuntu computer? [closed]

There are two versions of Emacs 24. With and without GTK+ interface? Thanks.
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How do I split a lubuntu root partition?

I've installed lubuntu on my old laptop and not knowing anything about linux partitioning I ended up with one full drive partition. I have already some large files in that partition and I would like ...
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Lan connecting to a router thomson tg585 v8 to give internet to wifi localy

I have lubuntu 10.04 install on a desktop computer and have wifi internet connection, i want by Lan connecting to a router Thomson tg585 v8 to give internet to wifi local.....(laptop using Ubuntu ...
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Installed Lubuntu as dual boot to Windows 7 and now Windows won't load

Last year when I installed an SSD in my laptop, I partitioned off a few GB to try dual booting to Linux. At the time, I was able to set up Ubuntu on that partition and used EasyBCD to manage the boot ...
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Forwarding Data from COM Port via Ad-hHoc Network on Linux

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to setup an ad-hoc network between two computers in order to send data coming from a COM port on one computer to the other. Currently I'm running Lubuntu 12.04 on both ...
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Enabling PAE on Windows XP

When I try to enable the PAE switch in boot.ini nothing happens. I save the file and reboot, then reboot the system again to install Lubuntu and it says that there isn't PAE enabled. To be more ...
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Lubuntu on Thinkpad–Wireless [closed]

I have an old (IBM) Thinkpad T42. It was pretty much useless running XP, so I decided to install linux. I first tried Puppy Linux, but eventually settled on Lubuntu. I couldn't run 12.10 because it ...
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Wireless doesn't work with Windows 7 and Lubuntu 12.04

Today I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my laptop in a new partition, next to Windows 7. After this installation both Lubuntu and Windows stopped being able to connect to WiFi. With the Ethernet cable ...
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Booting Linux from external HDD, with persistence

I am trying to install Linux, specifically Lubuntu or BackTrack 5 on an external HDD (Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex) but I have had no luck using YUMI, or UNetbootin to get it working. I do not have a CD ...