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

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How can I prevent NetworkManager from reassigning my interfaces in Lubuntu?

Occasionally, whenever I boot my Lubuntu 16 (Ubuntu 16 + LXDE) computer, I will find that my typical interfaces of Wired connection 1 and Wired connection 2 are no longer connected to the Ethernet ...
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How to launch D-ITG application on Lubuntu 19.04 as root?

I need to launch D-ITG network traffic generator on virtualized Lubuntu 19.04 PC as root. D-ITG desktop screenshot I hoped, that gksudo command would be present, but it's not. Is there a way to ...
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Why is my lubuntu install on a PowerBook g4 booting to a blinking cursor after I added xorg.conf?

I have a PowerBook g4 that I have installed Lubuntu 16.04 to, however when I added an xorg.conf like this sudo X -configure cp ~/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf From the terminal on tty1, and then ...
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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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No access to some web sites due to timeout

0 I have the problem, that from one day to another, I cannot reach some web sites on my Lubuntu machine, e.g. wikipedia and youtube are reachable, but amazon and stackoverflow are not. There were no ...
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Mounting USB through Graphical Display results in “Not authorized to perform operation” on Lubuntu

I know how to use commands such as the following lsblk # locate usb connected disk/part mkdir mount-point sudo mount /dev/sdx path/to/mount-point But what I don't understand is why my desktop ...
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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 In VirtualBox Showing Tiny Icons

I just installed Lubuntu In VirtualBox and I am using a Mac. When i change the resolution options in Lubuntu, everything becomes really tiny like shown in the image Is there a way I can get a ...
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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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Audio doesn't work after computer is suspended. Looking for way to switch audio profiles from the command line

After Lubuntu is suspended my audio stops working. My audio is running over hdmi and played through my monitor speakers. If I run killall pulseaudio the audio starts to work again. I have been 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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Lubuntu in vmware hangs after powering on

I installed VMware for the first time today, and uploaded a lubuntu x86 ISO. Setup went smoothly, but upon boot I come across a hanging black screen with the terminal cursor flickering, and I never ...
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Gunze AHL/M serial touchscreen not working in xorg/lubuntu with old modules/drivers

I'm trying to setup the Gunze AHL/M serial touchscreen (Panasonic Toughbook CF-M34) on xorg 2:1.18.3-lubuntu2.2 without success. The touchscreen is on /dev/ttyS3 and if I sudo od /dev/ttyS3 I can ...
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lubuntu lxqt energy settings not working

I'm using Lubuntu 19.04 on a HP Elite. Going to lxqt settings -> energy saving -> inactivity I unchecked the inactivity daemon chekbox but the daemon ignores it and stays active. How can I ...
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Lubuntu VM rejecting login credentials

I've had a Lubuntu 16.10 VM running on ESXi for a few years. I've been running Mediawiki and Home Assistant on it. Today I started getting a "Cannot access database" error when I tried to access my ...
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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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damaged motherboard? Networking and RTC not working on Thinkpad x230

I have been upgrading a pretty battered x230 - coreboot and me_cleaner, new ssd, more ram. Now I think - maybe - I've damaged the motherboard. (This is Lubuntu on 18.10, but also tried on 18.04.02, ...
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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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PcManFM bugs on start when bios in igd but not in peg for dual monitor

I am using lubuntu on my desktop and I tried to use a second monitor. First I couldn't detect the second monitor, but then I found in the BIOS that I could enable multi-monitor which I did. 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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How to set CredSSP for rdesktop with openfortivpn

I am trying to connect to a Windows 8 via VPN with my lubuntu using openfortivpn (that it works ok) and rdesktop. When I type: sudo rdesktop -u emilio -d thedomain -f 10.32.1.90 I get: ERROR: ...
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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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Dell - no bootable device found - lubuntu

I have an old computer (not that old), (dell version: inspiron 1338) with 8gb ram, core i3 and single 1tb hdd. Since it ran a little slow i decided it was time for an "upgrade" to lubuntu which went ...
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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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My Raspberry crashes

I'm trying to make an omnidirectional robot in Python, I used to use PWM in order to control the dc motor's speed but I thought it caused many troubles, so I erased it and this is my "final" program (...
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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 ...
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Ctrl+C not working on both Lubuntu and Windows

Not sure what happened but about 2 weeks ago I noticed that Ctrl+C does not work anymore. Interestingly, right Shift+C does not work for capitalizing C but left Shift+C does. So I am unable to copy ...
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Fullscreen chromium through dual/multiple displays

I have a LUBUNTU 16.04 system, and I've been trying to make chromium browser go fullscreen on a dual display setup without success. It just goes fullscreen on a single display. It must also be done ...