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Jim Ball

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I had my old XP "file server" die on me (motherboard).
I ended up using Puppy Linux to rescue my thousands of files.
Puppy automatically recognized the drives pulled from the server and also the USB stick to transfer the files to my new server.

I initially installed lubuntu for this task, but it wouldn't automatically mount the drives or USB stick.  I read many articles on mounting extra drives and all seemed a hassle.   

Is there an EASY way to have lubuntu recognize drives as they are plugged in?
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Does anyone know of a L/ubuntu/Linux version of Notepad++ that isn't EMACS or VI/M?
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Notepadqq is close 
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Linux Scoop

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Lubuntu 15.04 - See What's New

lubuntu 15.04 is the new release of linux distribution lubuntu, based on Ubuntu 15.04 built in with LXDE desktop environment. this release powered by kernel 3.19 and systemD.

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Solution to fix broken HTML5 MP3 and M4A Firefox audio in Ubuntu, Ubuntu-Gnome, Ubuntu-Mate and Lubuntu.

Test sites: (1) 

SYNAPTIC - add gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly

Ubuntu Software Center - add Gstreamer extra plugins

BTW, Xubuntu and Kubuntu Firefox HTML5 audio already works fine and plays MP3 and M4A files (instead of downloading).
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After some more testing, a better solution may be to install gstreamer1.0-libav and not gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly. Both solutions worked when tested with Ubuntu-Mate.
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Russell Adams

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Experiment for the evening.... I took my old HP Compaq 6710b distro hopper with Lubuntu on it upstairs to my 56 year old Aunt,closed the lid on her Windows 7 laptop,sat mine on top of it,opened it and turned it on....Then told her to do what she does on her Windows machine. Once she figured out the Chrome icon was the internet browser she was good to go(she still uses IE). She was impressed how easy it was and how fast an old laptop like this can run. Just imagine how fast her HP with 8gb, quad core and 1TB could run with a nice light weight Linux distro on it. It is way more computer than she will ever need or actually use. Facebook,email, and QVC..LOL..... One step at a time I'm trying to sway people..hehe. :)
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The laptop she has is one that her son told her to buy. No way will she ever need all the space and power it has. He basically got her to buy what he wanted. All that ram,processing capabilities,and hard drive space...not to mention the 17 inch screen and the Beats Audio... One good thing..she shouldn't ever have to upgrade anything for a long long time to do what she uses it for....    I just wanted to show her that I could do the same thing on my $130 used laptop as she does in her $1000+ laptop(bought from QVC or some thing like that).
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 I  upgrade my lubuntu  to  15.04  and  I notice this .: When I am wireless  I have  a very good speed , but when I am   with cable  my internet speed is very low . I do not have any idea   why this happend;
any help?
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   i downgrade to 14.10  and  I am ok, perhaps  I  try again  to the next  edition .
 Thanks for the  help
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Kristopher Maguire

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Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to announce that after many months of hard work the eagerly anticipated Lubuntu 15.04 has finally arrived! 

Read the release announcement here:

Release notes:

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Lubuntu 15.04 is now available. · Get Lubuntu. What is Lubuntu ? Lubuntu is a flavor of Ubuntu based on the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), as its default GUI. The goal is to provide a very lightweight distribution, ...
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Waiting for lxqt..
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Jerry Babione

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Question for the Community.... First let me say, The Cancer that's kept me away for so long is in remission.  :-)
Now for the situation... I still have 35 installs of :lubuntu 12.04 on PowerMac G3 and G4.  Is there any hope that the incompatible graphics situation can be resolved so I can take these people to lubuntu 14.04.02?
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+Brendan Perrine Just went out and read the 14.04.2 Release Notes am attempting the work around.. I fear that it will not work, because I get a desktop but it is in lines and static that make it impossible to read...
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The little brother of Lubuntu 14.04 is here! Head over to… to read everything about the release of LTS Version 14.04.2
On behalf of the Lubuntu Developers:
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Lubuntu Press-Department: Breaking news. Lubuntu 14.04.2 available. Lubuntu developers are proud to announce that – with a delay of two weeks – version 14.04.2 of the fast and lightweight operating system is now available for download via this link. Release-Manager Walter Lapchynski explains: ...
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Hello. Anyone knows how to change the icons (minimize, maximize, close) of windows to the left? Thanks.
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The objective of the Lubuntu project is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is lighter, less resource hungry and more energy-efficient by using lightweight applications and LXDE, The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment, as its default GUI. Lubuntu is targeted at PC and laptop users running on low-spec hardware that, in most cases, just don't have enough resources for all the bells and whistles of the "full-featured" mainstream distributions. Members of the team take care of LXDE and other packages that are part of Lubuntu. Lubuntu received official recognition as a formal member of the Ubuntu family, commencing with Lubuntu 11.10.

Pedro Lopes

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Can i connect an external drive to my lubuntu pc?
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I think most that you buy from a store come with ntfs as a partition already on it. Which is good if you want to move files to a windows computer but not the best at preserving the file permisions on totally linux systems. You can have multiple partitions on the external hard drive even and I have left an ntfs partition and ext4 on an external hard drive in case I needed to transfer files to and from a windows machine. An example that comes to mind is homework due tommorrow and my printer ran out of ink so need to use neighbors printer. 
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Jean Souza

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Learning about LVMs! Lubuntu 15.04. I need advice on LVM partitions. After some googling and reading I decided to join my 2 160 GB Hard Disks into 1 316 GB Ext4 Partition. The first attempt failed as grub failed to install, so I created a /boot partition of 524 MB Ext4.

First 160 GB disk
Free Space 56 MB - What is this Free Space about? Do I need this?
Swap Partition 1 3.6 GB Swap - I guess We Still need Swap so be it
Filesystem Partition 3 524 MB Ext4 - This is for /boot Will I need more?
Partition 2 156 GB LVM2 PV - This is where the LVM starts for file system

Second Disk
160 GB LVM2 PV - this is the other slice of the LVM group whatever it is called

What do you people think? Did I do well on this? Is there any improvement I should be aware of? Is something abnormal on this setup?

What tools would you use for this kind of partitioning?

I used Gparted and then fdisk to join the LVMs, because I feel shy about command line. Seems like Gparted did not have the function to joint the two LVMs.

Thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts.
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+Phill. Whiteside​ I am concerned with 20 GB not being enough for /, but your comments are much appreciated. Also your swap suggestion seems different from what I learned. I was told it should match the amount of ram. Maybe it is something different now that people can have huge amounts of ram. Thank you for your help!
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Tony Kruse

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Ran "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" this morning.  The output included the following ...

"grub-install: warning: Sector 33 is already in use by the program `FlexNet'; avoiding it.  This software may cause boot or other problems in future.  Please ask its authors not to store data in the boot track."

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Juan P. Tamayo

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Lubuntu now offers his users better performance with older computers.

It's a low-comsumption operative system.

It's the best option for old computers, and even in the new ones, the performance it's absolutely extreme.

When the system starts up, the memory needed to be loaded is less than 400MB.

It update his core, and anyother possible code needed, to avoid security holes. Now, it comes with the clamav virus seeker.
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There are several Linux OSs that use resources more sparingly than Lubuntu. It's not bad but not all that either. Arch with a window manager is much less hardware hungry and faster. Ubuntu, as a whole just aren't that great when trying to get by on low system resources. I have tried Lubuntu and xubuntu several times just to see the same thing... Then back to Arch / Arch based with light DE or better yet. No DE and just a WM. 
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dont work spotify in lubuntu 15.04 :(
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+Wesley Satelis thanks bro it  work now  :)
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Chromixium es una distribución de 32 bits compatible con sistemas x86 que combina lo mejor de Chrome OS de Google con los beneficios de Ubuntu 14.04 de base
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Tested it live on eeepc 900hd via USB stick but it crashed/ froze several times .😭
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Russell Adams

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Not exactly new to Linux , but new to Lubuntu. I like what I see so far. :)
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I just install Lubuntu and I'm very surprised! I have a notebook but I didn't use it because my cell with android OS is faster than my notebook itself. I was recommended to use Windows 7 started; you know what happened. I refused the idea of using Linux thinking it would be very difficult to use (think like if you always played PES and some friends tell you to play FIFA). The true is that I feel as my notebook thanks me for use Lubuntu. It works faster and is very easy to use. I know I am a newbie (like my english) but I have so much to learn. Thank's to Lubuntu.
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stavros kakaliantis

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some help? light soft center doesn't start...
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That's a python coding problem, you should file a bug if one doesn't already exists. 
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Hello Com i have trouble with the graphical Installation. I can create no encrypted LVM on a USB disk with 14.04. The LVM is installed but I can make no partitions for root, home and swap it. Please help me ☺.
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The Installation can only without a swap a lvm 
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