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

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How do I add startup applications in Lubuntu/Lxde?

I want to add Gnome-Do to my startup applications in Lubuntu 10.04 and the only reference I've found on the net is to edit /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart. But surely there must be a way to do this ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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chmod sudoers without using sudo

I have lubuntu installed with persistance on a large usb flash drive, and somehow, My /etc/sudoers file has file permissions 0664, when ever I try to use sudo, it says : sudo: /etc/sudoers is mode ...
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Lubuntu ISO is 32-bit or 64-bit?

I'm going to download Lubuntu 32-bit. But when tryig to download from http://lubuntu.net/, there's only lubuntu-10.10.iso I don't know whether this is 32-bit or 64-bit
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What's a really simple way to backup an Ubuntu system on a netbook?

I have an Acer Aspire One running Lubuntu 10.04. I have configured it quite much and would like to backup the whole file system (excluding my SD card where I keep my data) to be able to get it up and ...
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Install Lubuntu to Flash Drive

How can I make a persistent install of Lubuntu on my flash drive, so I can boot from my flash drive and save changes and files?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Share 3G internet connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Share internet in Linux Hi, I new in linux and I would like to share my 3G intenet connection using a ethernet cable, but I dont know how to doit, and I have problems ...
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Lubuntu fails to install in VirtualBox

I am using the latest VirtualBox version (5.0.14) in my Windows 10 machine. I am trying to install Lubuntu 15.10 64-bit in VirtualBox. "Try Lubuntu without installing" feature works fine. However, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...