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

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lxpanel: Dropbox icon missing

I'm using dropbox on my lubuntu 15.10 machine. It works fine, unless the dropbox icon, which tells the state of the application and allows interaction, is missing. When I start dropbox, no matter if ...
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Script to Update time

I am using a old laptop which lacks a battery so the wake-up time is during 1980. Thus, I use the NTP service to update the time to the current time.Is there a script to achive this. My os is ...
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Boot Virtual Box From USB

Using Lubuntu can you boot Virtual box from an external USB hard drive? I have a hard drive with a fully operational windows 10 installation on. I would like to be able to mount this drive in ...
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Where To Install Tar.GZ File?

I have download a .tar.gz file and I am running Lubuntu. Once "installed" I would lie the file to show up in the categories under "start." Where should I extract the files to in order for this to ...
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include network drivers on a mini cd? | Probook G4 lubuntu? | Black screen with mouse cursor?

Trying to install Lubuntu (tried 15.10 and 14.10) via a mini cd: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/MinimalInstall. That did not work because I needed the network driver to ...
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Not able to log in after changing root password

I'm using LXLE (which is basically a lighter Ubuntu), and I managed to successfully change the password that I forgot after many tries (in the end I used this procedure: ...
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Visual Studio Code On Lubuntu

I have everything installed, the program launches as it should. But when I click on File --> New File nothing happens, the window stays responsive, then Visual Studio Code closes on its own. The ...
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Connect To Watchgaurd SSL VPN On Lubuntu

I have followed the steps below to set-up on my Lubuntu machine, and per the command line I am connected to the server BUT my internet connection appears to drop the second I connect to this VPN ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 LTS : Freezing cursor

When i run youtube clips, my mouse pointer freezes on the screen : it stays at one position, i have to hardboot the system with + "R,E,I,S,U,B" ! Why does this happen ? Can someone help ?
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How do change the file system format of usb? or how do I get gparted to work

alright a little background: I'm currently trying to get a working usb for gparted so I can install arch linux. I'm currently using Lubuntu. I'm relatively new to linux, partitioning, and generally ...
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Certain applications' graphics are painfully slow in lubuntu 15

I have an oldish GeForce 6200 EVGA PCI card 512Mb DDR2, with the (updated) Nvidia driver 304.128 installed on Lubuntu 15.1. CSS and LXDE transitions are painfully slow, making me think they're not ...
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Connections suddenly time out?

I've been using this computer for a few months, and now it will randomly have connections time out. Trying to connect to another computer on the network over ssh works, but often stops working. The ...
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How do I reset corrupted pcDuino to its initial state?

I updated Lubuntu 12.04 in pcDuino v1, but it was my mistake, since it is not capable of running versions beyond 12.04. After that it crashed and I restarted pcDuino and it stopped here showing the ...
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Can I keep firefox running in the background?

I'd like to keep Firefox running in the background for quick opening of new windows (on Lubuntu with i3). Is this possible by changing settings, installing extensions, etc.?
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Lubuntu reconnect session via xrdp

On the windows machine if you connect via RDP from any place, you are connecting to the same session and it is active until you logoff/restart/shutdown computer. When I am trying to connect to Lubuntu ...
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how to switch languages in lubuntu 15.04 over XRDP

It is very strange but I can not find the way how to switch languages in Lubuntu 15.04 when connected to it via XRDP. I've added new language in Preferences -> Keyboard input methods. It opened "IBus ...
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HP dv6000 laptop AMD / Lubuntu 15.04 cdrom device not found or mounted

I have install lubuntu 15.04 on my old hp laptop, all good, except it doesn't find the cdrom or mount the device. It definately works as I had it workint previously with Fedora and Windows. Any ideas? ...
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LXDE (Lubuntu) can't add an autostart app

There are several answers for this on the internet including this one: How do I add startup applications in Lubuntu/Lxde? However, it simply does not work. 14.04 version of LUbuntu allows to both set ...
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Changing GRUB_TIMEOUT value doesn’t seem to work

Yes, I did do sudo update-grub. Changing the /etc/default/grub GRUB_TIMEOUT variable seems to work once, but then after that first time every time I reboot the timeout is 30 seconds and my time I set ...
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Syslog Configuration on logstash (ELK) pfSense 2.2.2

I was wondering if someone could help me out or guide me. So I got everything up and running my only issue that when im trying to filter my syslog dashboard (the system logs of pfSense) it shows ...
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Vim / NeoVim: Map <CR> to <Esc> and <S-CR> to <CR>

I'd like to use enter to escape insert mode, and use Shift+Enter to insert a new line instead. The problem is my terminal emulator (Konsole running under Lubuntu) doesn't capture Shift+Enter (nor ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 running on VirtualBox doesn't switch to full screen

I have installed Lubuntu 15.04 on VirtualBox 4.3.18 on Windows 7 host. After installing VBox Guest addition 3.18 and the one with Ubuntu, I still don't get the Lubuntu in full screen. I have read ...
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G5 iMac not recognizing lubuntu bootable flash drive

I am trying to replace the operating system on an old G5 iMac with lubuntu. I downloaded the lubuntu ISO file and converted it to an img with hdiutil, then used the dd command to move the img onto a ...
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ubuntu flavors…same package repositories?

Do all the various ubuntu-based distros all pull from the same package repositories? For example, if I run this command: sudo apt-get install <foo> will I get the same package version of foo ...
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Raid drive cannot be detected

Only yesterday I bought two new 2GB Seagate drives and set them up as raid and installed lubuntu. It was working fine and there was no problem but today I made the very bad decision of swapping over ...
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lubuntu - change default window manager (awesome wm)

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 and trying to change the default window manager to awesome. I installed awesome with: sudo apt-get install awesome Per the awesome wiki, I tried editing the ~/.xinitrc file ...
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Can't Find my (encrypted) home folder in Lubuntu 15.04

I encrypted my home folder during installation, now I can't see the computer folder which I think should contain etc var and other folders. I need to get to the www/html/ everything works nice on ...
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How can I disable certain system keyboard shortcuts in Linux?

I'm currently working on a kiosk based on lubuntu (which is basically ubuntu with an LXDE desktop environment) that would be put in public places, such as internet cafés, providing internet access for ...
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How do I open and use pdftk?

pdftk was installed using sudo apt-get install pdftk but how do I open and use this software? Please help me find it and open it. I have Lubuntu 14.0.
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Connectivity from different network segment

I have 3 machines 10.10.3.1 Windows # srv1 10.10.3.2 Lubuntu # srv2 10.10.200.1 Windows #cli1 network masks are 255.255.255.240 I can succesfully ping from cli1 to srv1 srv1 to srv2 srv2 to ...
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Switching Caps Lock with Escape doesn't work

I wanted to switch Caps Lock with Escape on Lubuntu for better use of Vim. So I simply: switched the keycodes in .xmodmap (keycode 66 = Escape NoSymbol Escape and keycode 9 = Caps_Lock NoSymbol ...
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Serial device not detected by Lubuntu

“Serial Wacom Tablet stylus” and “Serial Wacom Tablet eraser” should appear in the xinput list in a Motion LE 1700 Tablet PC, however they are missing in Lubuntu 14 (32bit). Is there a way to make ...
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What I'm doing wrong with this Wacom Driver installation?

I'm trying to install Linux Wacom Drivers on Lubuntu 14 (32bit) but they never work on my Motion LE 1700 Tablet PC. This a computer/tablet, the pen is detected directly on the screen and is not ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...