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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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I want to press a key combination in an EWMH compliant window manager and have a terminal appear below my resized Chromium window

This is one of those things that looks like it might have a simple solution but is rather time consuming once you start investigating PyTile, Xnee and the likes. I know, I should just use a tiling ...
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What are ASUS EEE 1225B partitions for and how to install ubuntu there

I just bought ASUS EEE 1225B with no pre-installed OS and I want to install Lubuntu there. Yet there are some partitions already: sda1 reiserf 10GB sda2 fat32 17GB sda3 ntfs 470GB sda4 ...
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security of lubuntu VM

I use a Lubuntu 12.04 installed inside a VM to browse less than safe websites with Chrome. I would like to know of the relevant security risks this setup poses to my home network. I do not store ...
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Slow graphics performance on Mobility Radeon HD 3400 (LUbuntu v12.10)

I'm having problems to make lUbuntu v12.04 (the same problems is also with Ubuntu) run smoothly on my Asus EEE box B204 (with Mobility Radeon HD 3400). Graphics performance is very bad. I tried to ...
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I'm running 32 bit lubuntu on this spec. Should I be using 64 bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 32-bit vs. 64-bit systems Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz Socket 1155 6MB Ram: G-Skill 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz RipjawsX Memory Kit CL9 HDD: old seagate SATA ...
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Having trouble logging onto my ssh server

I feel pretty dumb asking this but I have been working on this for a couple days now (on and off) and I cannot figure it out. I have just installed lubuntu on my machine and I can ssh locally onto it ...
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Can't execute binaries double clicking on them. (chmod +x already tried)

This machine has been upgraded recently to Lubuntu 12.04 from 11.10. The OS is 64bit. I had SublimeText installed, and it's the kind of software that you download it to a folder and run it simply by ...
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Implementing a global proxy with iptables

I'm running a Linux box (Lubuntu 12.04) in an Windows environment where a pac file is used to configure internet access. proxy.pac file: function FindProxyForURL(url, host){ var proxy_yes = "PROXY ...
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Turn off anti-aliasing in Lubuntu

I have an X setup with XMing on Windows 7 as X the server and X clients (for example lxterminal) started on a Lubuntu 11.10 running in a VirtualBox VM. This works well, but I don't really like the ...
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Not getting 1366x768 screen resolution in LUbuntu installed as a guest on VirtualBox

My laptop supports 1366x768 resolution but, even after installing Guest Additions on my lubuntu-11.10-alternate-i386 virtual machine I have as available resolutions only (from xrandr): 1024x768 ...
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Why is my keyboard mapping wrong with Xming, Lubuntu in VirtualBox and Putty?

I am running Lubuntu in a VirtualBox guest on a Windows 7 host. I have started the X server XMing on the host. I use Putty with X-forwarding to ssh into the guest and use it to start lxterminal. ...
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How to autostart a program after network connection on Ubuntu?

How can I autostart chromium in lubuntu after a network connection? I tried to add it ~/.config/autostart/ but chromium started before wifi connection so an error page is displayed. I've been ...
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LibreOffice Calc function localization

I'm using LibreOffice 3.4.3 on Lubuntu. The locale I'm using is es_AR, I installed LibreOffice with sudo apt-get install libreoffice, then installed the Spanish language package with Synaptics ...
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How can I type accents in Lubuntu?

I have a US keyboard, and mostly type in English. However I also want to use it occasionally for typing Portuguese; I don't want to use the GUI character map. How can I set up the keyboard and what ...
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Unable to change menu settings on openbox/Lubuntu 11.04

I am using Lubuntu 11.04 (which I installed from Ubuntu). I tried editing menu.xml in ~/.config/openbox, and also tried using ObMenu. But Lubuntu continues to load the default settings with right ...