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

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LXQT shortcut to move a window between desktops in LXDE broken

I'm using lubuntu with the LXQt desktop environment. The shortcuts SHIFT-ALT-RIGHT and SHIFT-ALT-LEFT is supposed to supposed to send a window between desktops as detailed on https://manual.lubuntu.me/...
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Ubuntu not responding after Login (20.04)

Ubuntu machine will stuck on a "Blank" screen after entering the Login and password in the login screen. What happens is, the login window is getting stuck after you enter the login ...
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Lubuntu 20.04LTS freezing with Displayport drivers

I've got a Dell Inspiron 3510 and a Dell D3100 docking station, to which I want to run dual monitors. I have the Displayport drivers installed, configured everything and THOUGHT I was golden, but ...
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Scanning on Lubuntu 20.04LTS isn't working

Have been trying really hard for this one and getting "Vuescan" to work kind of pushed me over the edge. I don't feel I should have to pay for scanning software when Linux has supported ...
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LXQt broken desktop after reboot - don't know how to fix

I hope to find here some help, because I can't find a solution and tried nearly everything what I know. After a reboot the Desktop has disappeared and pcmanfm-qt is not starting. (Can't reproduce it, ...
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Chrome 93 doesn't use PCManFM-Qt dialog box anymore

I don't know this is a Lubuntu problem or a Chrome one so I post here first before heading to the Chrome bug tracker. Previously, when I save something in Chrome, this dialog box is used: Today, ...
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HP ProLiant ML370 G4 not booting to Lubuntu home screen

I'm having trouble booting my ProLiant (ML370 G4) to the Lubuntu home screen. It appears to boot properly but when it gets to the point where it should go to home screen it doesn't. I've used three ...
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Will Puppy Linux make Google Drive go smoother my old netbook?

I'm trying to reactivate an old Intel Learning Series netbook, for educational purposes. I'd like to use it to explain my high-school pupils basics of online, multi-platform, office tools, especially ...
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Change keyboard layout with r_shift and r_alt in Lubuntu(LXQt)

I want change my keyboard layout, like Windows with right Shift and right Alt. But now just can one time change. left Shift + left Alt is working but right Shift and right Alt work for one time. My ...
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Why does Firefox & Chrome run so slow on Lubuntu 14.04?

I need to determine why my Gmail, etc. performs dog slow in Firefox 78 and Chrome 91 browsers on my Lubuntu 14.04 system. It's a Dell Latitude laptop with an i5-4300U processor and 16 Gigs RAM, ...
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Lubuntu disable screensaver

On lubuntu 21.04 I’m having trouble disabling the screensaver. I still want my screen to turn off when I’m idle but I don't want a screensaver. I have the screen off idle timer set in power managment ...
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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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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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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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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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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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