Questions tagged [lubuntu]

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

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Lubuntu WiFi drivers for Mac Mini

I am using a mid 2011 Mac Mini with a fresh copy of Lubuntu however I can't connect to WiFi. I have no way of connecting via ethernet so how can I get the drivers?
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Every time I click a mouse, new browser window pops up on Lubuntu

I just installed latest Lubuntu 32bit on my old laptop. It isn't laggy but every time I left click a mouse (doesn't matter where), a new Firefox browser window starts. This is a clean install. What ...
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Dual Boot Lubuntu Windows 10 Only Windows 10 Loading

it's the first time I encounter this issue. I have several other computers on which I have two OS and I had never had to do anything to have a bootloader where I can choose which one I want to start. ...
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Control key not working after Qlipper configuration

My question looks a lot like this one : My control key doesn't work, how do I fix it? but I think the context is different because the solutions given do not work for me. Context I have a Linux VM ...
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Blank screen on USB boot

I have an HP Elitedesk 800 G1 SF (Product No. C8N26AV) that I recently purchased from the local surplus shop that I would like to set up as a Linux machine. The hard drive was removed and I've put in ...
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How to use ZenMate VPN on linux with OpenVPN

Following the guide for connecting to a ZenMate VPN server through OpenVPN on Ubuntu did not work on the Ubuntu variant Lubuntu; saying "connection lost" after attempting to connect. The ...
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Installing Lubuntu along windows 7 preinstalled in legacy/MBR

I want to use the option "something else" from the installation menu because I have already a partition empty and free to use. But I lubuntu is only showing option to create an efi partition....
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How can I configure the Lubuntu Update Notifier to pop up less often?

Ever since I installed Lubuntu 20, the Update Notifier keeps popping up around every other day. If I don't update, it keeps annyoing me multiple times per day. This is way too often, especially since ...
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Computer is typing forward slash ( / ) automatically

I am facing a very strange issue with my HP laptop. The problem is that forward slash is getting typed automatically by the computer. It started yesterday when I was writing a document and streams of ...
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Can't access PPP equipment connected to VMWare Guest

Well, basically, what I'm trying to do is to connect an equipment that needs to talk to a Windows Host through a Linux (Lubuntu) Guest. Now a bit more of details: 1 - I have a software that only runs ...
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How do I determine the speed of a Thunderbolt cable connection to an eGPU?

I've just bought a new cable to connect my machine to my eGPU and connected it following these instructions. The cable claims it operates at 40 Gbps. How do I verify that it's doing so? I am using ...
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How to make PgUp/PgDn and center click button on the trackpad be disabled in Lubuntu20.04?

I use T440s. PgDn and PgUp button is too near arrows buttons. And, I click the mouse center for scroll webpages, But it works as past or close application often without my will often. I'd like to make ...
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I cannot make Google Chrome to be default browser on Lubuntu20.04

I have tried to change default browser by following the steps in this link. But it failed to make Google Chrome be the default browser: How can I change the default browser?
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TeamViewer 15 shows blank white windows on Lubuntu 16.04.3

TeamViewer shows white windows. OS is Lubuntu 16.04.3 i386 forcepae on IBM ThinkPad R50e. I already tried clearing shader cache of Qt but couldn't find the folder that stores it. Also AnyDesk has ...
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SublimeText fails to save file over sftp after apparent timeout

I am running lubuntu in a VirtualBox. In my file manager (PCManFM-Qt) I navigate to sftp://myusername@myremotehost:/mydirectory and open myfile.txt with SublimeText. I can edit and save this file ...
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On which partition can I dual boot linux

I would like to install lubuntu alongside windows 10 on my machine. In every tutorial I have seen it is said to extract space for linux from disk C, but I have other partition with much more free ...
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Lost USB access to my Samsung GS6 phone

All other devices on my Lubuntu 20.04LTS Desktop system hotplug fine, with a message asking if I want to open the device in my file manager. However, as of yesterday, I have lost this when I plug in ...
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Gphoto2 and Canon EOS 7Dmii webcam not working

I have been trying for more than a week now to set up my Canon EOS 7D Mark II as a webcam on a vanilla Dell XPS 8930 system with Lubuntu 20.04LTS. The camera apparently is fully supported by the ...
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How to install Lubuntu 19.10 on an only-BIOS system

I have tried to install Lubuntu 19.10 on my machine but I've never succeeded. There are always these frozen screens in below: Today I tried using dd command to copy Lubuntu on a usb stick and this ...
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Executing a script on boot in lubuntu 19.04 to connect to VPN (rc.local and crontab issues)

I am new to Linux and I am wondering how to make my virtual machine with Lubuntu 19.04 automatically connect to a VPN on boot. the VPN I chose is Proton VPN and I have to execute this command to ...
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Linux Lubuntu 19.10 failing installation

I've tried installing lubuntu 19.10 0n multiple devices but every time i try installing i keep getting this output where it gives me an error message External command finished with errors. Command ...
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How can I select an area to screengrab in Lubuntu?

I recently moved to Lubuntu and found that alt + PrtSc will screen grab the active window. On Mint and Ubuntu, this key combination lets you manually select which part of the screen to capture, ...
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USB powered off after boot with Power Mac G4 and Lubuntu

I have a Power Mac G4 that I'm trying to boot off of a USB drive, I can get it to load the kernel and ramdisk just fine, and it opens the display, but it shuts down the USB after loading kernel and ...
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Lubuntu / LXDE with a weird left margin

I'm having an issue with My desktop manager (LXDE, with Lubuntu), Where the shortcut Super + left arrow key was supposed to put the current window against the left side of the screen, but leaves a ...
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How to use hotkey on Guest only?

I'm using Virtualbox Lubuntu guest on Ubuntu host. When I try to use for example CTRL+ALT+F1 on guest, I get to login menu on host, but guest is not affected at all. So how to use this hotkey on guest ...
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lubuntu install on supermicro taking hours

i am testing a lubuntu install on a supermicro superserver X10, with a RAID 1of 2 identical 1TB SSD, but i hit 2 snags: i get "Error retrieving accessibility bus address" and i solve by running: ...
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Lubuntu Linux wont boot after installation

I'm not the first one having this issue but all these articles dont bring me any further because I am completly new to this Linux Universe. I just installed ubuntu on my Laptop, which works perfectly ...
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How to activate a windows 10 digital lisence in oracle virtual box on lubuntu

So I have a windows 10 digital key lying around from my old pc that broke down years ago and thought I'd try to make a windows 10 virtual box since there's a few programs I like to run that don't work ...
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Samba does not allow group of file more permissions than the owner

I have got a samba server and it was all working fine until I changed some of the permissions of my files. They were 777 (which worked) but now I have changed them to 570 for security reasons. The ...
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Trackman Marble scrolling for complete Linux/Lubuntu newbie

I am brand new to Linux, like within 24 hours. I am just trying to set up my development environment. But I've burned 2-3 hours trying to just configure my Logitech Trackman Marble to work the way I'...
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Downgrading from Vim 8.1 to Vim 7.4 in (L)Ubuntu 14.04

I firstly installed Vim in my (L)Ubuntu 14.04 with sudo apt-get install vim After that, as required from a plugin I wanted to use, I upgraded to Vim 8.1 using the ppa:jonathonf/vim repository. Being ...
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Wi-FI issue with lubuntu update from 18.10 to 19.04

i have an old 2010 laptop and i upgraded it from lubuntu 18.10 to 19.04. Basically it works quite well but i have an issue with the wifi, even if i'm connected to my home network it says that i'm ...
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Chrome app manifests ignored

Creating website shortcuts in Chrome through ⋮ > More tools > Create shortcut... creates an extension, with a manifest at ~/.config/google-chrome/Default/Extensions/xxx...xxx/###...###/manifest.json: ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 LTS boots twice every time, first in low graphics then in high graphics

Recently installed Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, works fine but it boots twice every time. First in low res mode, then after a few seconds, the screen becomes black for about 3-4 mins, then it finally boots to ...
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can't boot from usb on windows 10, no enable csm option

I'm trying to install linux oprating system on my laptop with windows 10. When I'm trying to boot I don't have the "enable csm" option, I tried to do - UEFI reset, disable secure boot control and ...
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Fail to install python-pexpect and python-gobject because it 404s

I'm trying to install flux on my Lubuntu 15.10 to do so, I need to install the dependencies python-pexpect and python-gobject. I have installed python2.7 and python3.4 everytime I try to install the ...
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Visual Studio Code Failed to save: A system error occurred (EROFS: read-only file system…)

I just finished a fresh lubuntu install and wanted to setup VSC and Rust. I installed Rust with Rustup and then installed VSC and the RLS extension. Then I tried opening a Rust project on an internal ...
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Using lubuntu on a PowerBook G4

I've a Model: A1010 G4 laptop. Technically it seems to work very well, more reliable I think than my 13" 2011 model MacBook. I would like to use the G4 as an audio recorder for my digital piano. I ...
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What does it mean when my new HDD reports errors at a time that shouldn't exist?

I just installed several new HDDs in a machine and I happened to notice one of them had two errors reported, so I ran smartctl -x on it and got this: smartctl 6.5 2016-01-24 r4214 [x86_64-linux-4.4.0-...
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HP Compaq Laptop freezing on boot [closed]

I build this notebook (HP Compaq nx6110) using two old notebooks plus a new HDD. This boot problem, also freezing / unfreezing situation is documented in several communities, including HP support ...
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Can't install linux on old Asus A2H

I found an old Asus A2h laptop and I wish to install Lubuntu 16.04 LTS 32bit on it. I tried everything to get my work done; when trying to boot from usb I get this: DISK BOOT FAILURE: INSERT SYSTEM ...
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Installing BCM4312 driver on Lubuntu 18.04 causes hang during boot

I first installed Ubuntu 18.04 on the machine, and the WiFi worked out of the box after install. However, the full Ubuntu version was a bit much for the machine and it was pretty slow. I opted to ...
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Lubuntu; switch between screens on a time loop

Im going to a conference and I want to set my laptop to cycle between the four standard workspaces/screens on an automated time loop. I can do a bit of python, so thats a good answer for me, I guess ...
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VLC window STUCK on top of display and CANNOT BE MOVED - Any ideas?

This is what I am up against. I just installed the new version of Lubuntu and VLC is stuck in this position with the top bar hidden out of the display. Any ideas?
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VirtualBox failing with error

I'm trying to install an image of lubuntu (i386) using the ISO: lubuntu-16.04.4-desktop-i386.iso and am getting the following error. The specific machine does not support VT-X. I have set 3 GB for ...
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run ubuntu on windows without vt-x - very slow

I want to run docker on a machine that does not support vt-x. Since the only solution to that would be to change machines, I installed qemu and am installed lubuntu 12 i386. However, everything is ...
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How to prevent immediate wake ups when using Wake On Phy / Unicast?

Right now I can use wake on lan with magic packets but I'd like to be able to wake my machine by network activity, so I don't have to use a tool to send magic packets. It should wake if I'd like to ...
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From bash script, play sound through internal speakers, while leaving them effectively disabled otherwise

I posted a similar question earlier, but Kamil Maciorowski correctly & wisely pointed out that, as posted, it wasn't really the single problem it appeared to be, but an amalgam of 3. So I deleted ...
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Garbled display when running Lubuntu 17.10 as Guest OS

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 17.10 as a guest OS on a virtual machine. I'm using VirtualBox Version 5.2.6 r120293 (Qt5.6.1) and my host OS is CentOS 7. I create a virtual machine, loaded the ISO ...
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How to tell if my system's Nvidia GeForce FX 5500 graphics card driver is suitable or not?

I am a pretty new user for Linux-like systems and I have installed Lubuntu 17.10 on an old desktop machine which has an Nvidia GeForce FX 5500 graphics card. But I have no idea if the graphics card ...