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Questions tagged [lubuntu]

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

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Dual boot screen

Ok so I had Windows XP installed on my laptop and I installed Lubuntu in dual boot with Windows. This is my dual boot screen that I get. So my question is how do I fix that to be normal? Here is a ...
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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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DSI CLK Out of Range when booting

I have a mini pc which is this. I'm trying to install a Lubuntu 18.10.When i try to boot it's stuck error code is : [drm:intel_compute_dsi_pll [i915]] *ERROR* DSI CLK Ouf of Range I try to set ...
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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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cant access share on lubuntu 14.04 from windows 7

I installed and enabled samba, edited smb.conf and restarted, sharing a folder on lubuntu, but when I map the network drive from windows, I can get a directory listing, however when I try to access ...
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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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partition scheme for Lubuntu and MacOS

Towards installing Lubuntu 18.04 onto a Mac running rEFInd: /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme ...
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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 ...
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Have Internet IP Emailed To You

I use NoMachine Free for remote desktop, and my IP seems to change frequently. I don't always have time to check, so I want the IP to connect to to be mailed to me every day. EDIT: This is not a ...
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How do I remove the original release date tag (TORY in ID3 v2.3) from a mp3 file using eyeD3 and Lubuntu?

How do I remove the original release date tag (TORY in ID3 v2.3) from a mp3 file using eyeD3 and Lubuntu? I have tried eyeD3 --remove-frame TORY file.mp3 without success. I've also tried --remove-...
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Install contents of VM onto computer?

If I have a VMWare VM with Lubuntu on it, that I have customized a lot, can I install the contents of that VM onto a physical disk? I mean have it so that when I boot up my computer it will boot into ...
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Lubuntu very slow boot with an SSD for an unknown reason, systemd-analyze not helping

I have a laptop with a 250GB SSD and dual boot Windows 10 and Lubuntu. Windows takes less than a minute to boot, but Lubuntu takes more than three. I tried finding the reason why, though systemd-...
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How do I setup network bond correctly in Lubuntu?

In addition to the internal network interface, I added a USB3.0 network controller for testing purposes, will probably be replaced by an internal dual NIC or just another single NIC. I'm running ...
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Windows 98 Lubuntu dual boot - Windows not booting

I've got my hands on an Asus laptop, a l3000tp if I'm not mistaken (part of the l3tp family). It has a Pentium 4 processor, 512 MB RAM and a 40 GB hard drive. I wanted to install Windows 98 on it ...
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How to run few commands at startup on Lubuntu?

I would need to run these commands at startup : xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = backslash slash" xmodmap -e "keycode 48 = leftbrace colon" xmodmap -e "keycode 51 = rightbrace exclam" Tryed ...
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Keybinding on Lubuntu

I would like to bind few keys to the characters "\" "{" "}" on my 32 bits Lubuntu Netbook. I was able to do it using Xmodmap : xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = backslash slash" xmodmap -e "keycode 48 = ...
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Have different graphics drivers for different computers with different GPUs?

EDIT: The hard drive/usb stick in question is supposed to have the graphics drivers beforehand so it can take advantage of the in-system graphics solution. I'm trying to make a Linux stick running ...
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Cannot boot lubuntu from HDD after clean install

I have installed lubuntu 17.04 on an old Pentium 4 machine, using a lubuntu live DVD. After installation I cannot boot the newly installed OS. It says "missing operating system". It did work after ...
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Bridged network on VirtualBox with Lubuntu

I have imported an Ubuntu system (Lubuntu) in VirtualBox and setted Bridged network in the settings of Virtual Machine but it can't still connect to web. If I try to ping my router it returns "Host ...
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Connecting to a Windows Remote Desktop from Ubuntu with RD Gateway?

I would like to connect to a remote Windows desktop session from my Lubuntu desktop. The IT department don't know or support linux, so the only help they gave was that I should like for a linux-client ...
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laptop boots to black screen after failed lubuntu installation

I had a grub rescue error while turning on my system which happened due to failed windows installation over a lubuntu installed drive. Now to repair this I tried to re-install lubuntu but at the end ...
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Run Genymotion Android Emulator in a Santoku (Lubuntu) VM

I have a Lubunut-VM (updated with Santoku packages) running on a Windows 10 host in VirtualBox. I installed VirtualBox and Genymotion in my VM. I had to install libstdc++6 to get Genymotion to work. ...
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during unpacking with tar hide the error message: 'tar: Removing leading `/' from member names' for archive created with --absolute-names

It is not duplicate, other questions on stackexchange are about getting rid of this message as archive is created. Is it possible, given archive that was created with -P option (with leading `/')? I ...
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CLOSED - Puzzlingly long systemd boot times, don't know where to start

I understand that solving long boot times involves analyzing how long it takes to boot up what, but the output of systemd-analyze blame and systemd-analyze plot has left me puzzled. ~ $ systemd-...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Open Current Folder in Terminal

Morning: Using Lubuntu 14.04 Tried to open a folder using the "Open current folder in terminal" option under tools; however, a popup box opens saying "Terminal emulator is not set" Hitting OK takes ...
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Shell script that switches screen off and on in one minute intervals?

I want to do a script that switches screen off and on in one minute intervals. Optional: When screen is off I am not allowed to force it back on.
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netbeans-8.1 // add tomcat8 server // CATALINA_HOME/conf/server.xml // wrong path

i'm trying to add tomcat8 server to netbeans 8.1 ide, when specifying server location (catalina home) I provide /usr/share/tomcat8/ but the program searches for the server.xml file into a /conf ...
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VirtualBox Host-only adapter with static IP and Apache

I have installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 on an Lubuntu 15.10 host, and created a virtual machine with Lubuntu 14.04.5 LTS as the guest OS. I would like to set up a host-only network adapter in VirtualBox ...
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i3 How to save background and screen resolution?

I'm running i3 on a Lubuntu os with very low end specs. i3 is a great desktop environment, but, every time I log out m y bg picture and screen resolution revert to default. I was wondering if any one ...
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Does updating the firmware as required by a Linux distribution alter the machine for use with a different OS? (i.e., Windows)

I'm trying Lubuntu and seeing the same error as here in version 16.04 (Ask Ubuntu question): *starting configure network device [ 110.081458] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found [ ...
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VirtualBox Very Slow Boot Time

I have a VirtualBox machine running Lubuntu 15.04 with an excessively slow boot time (1:30+). It does not have the VirtualBox guest additions installed. The problem started when I had completely run ...
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Lubuntu on Acer Aspire one not booting after installation

i've installed lubuntu 16.04 on a acer aspire one d250 but after successfull installation I only got this prompt: /dev/sda1: clean, 121560/9707520 files, 1258806/38812672 blocks I can't type ...
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How can I select a server in system-config-printer?

The server dialog in the Linux administration tool system-config-printer looks like this: However, the CUPS server may not be on localhost but on a remote machine. How can one tell system-config-...
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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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Windows 7 Virtual Machine running off SSD on VirtualBox Lubuntu

I downloaded the Windows 7 OVA from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/linux/ I imported into Virtualbox, set the storage to be a fixed 4GB on an external SSD, and when I ...
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Slow laptop loading

A few days ago my laptop started to slow loading. It has Lubuntu installed. Further more when it goes to sleep it can not be returned and I can see only black screen. Sympthoms: slow loading, when ...