Sunday, August 18, 2013

How to install Qt 5.1 on Lubuntu 13.04

So you want to know how to install Qt 5.1 on lubuntu? it's very simple, but first you will need to download the Qt 5.1 package from the Qt website here.

For this example i'm going use the Qt 5.1 for android 32 bit linux version, but you can download the non android version, it's same way to install.

How to install C/C++ compiler on Lubuntu

In case you want to make program on lubuntu using C or C++ then you will need to install the compiler first in order to get everything works.

Just like on ubuntu, to install the C/C++ compiler you need to type :

Thursday, August 15, 2013

How to install VIM text editor on Lubuntu

Most linux distro comes with the standard vi text editor, for editing file when you're on command line. The vi text editor is one of the most important tool on linux.

But as newbie, i found that vi is very frustrating, hard to use, and that's why we need vim (vi improved), a better version of vi that's easy to use.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

How to install flash player plugin on Lubuntu

Alright so you want to know how to install adobe flash player for your lubuntu? to install flash player/plugin on lubuntu is the same like on ubuntu, use the apt-get install <package name> to download it from the repository.

List of software that came with Lubuntu 13.04


 So here's list of software that came with lubuntu 13.04 raring ringtail :

How to open terminal Lubuntu 13.04

Honestly i'm little bit lost when i first try lubuntu 13.04 because i couldn't find the command line console (terminal).

Where the hell is the terminal? you can find the command line terminal from Start menu > Accessories > LXTerminal.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Say hello to Lubuntu 13.04 desktop

So here's what Lubuntu 13.04 desktop look like :

Very nice, clean and simple, unlike ubuntu which comes with GNOME desktop, lubuntu uses desktop called LXDE. Lubuntu also doesn't have the ugly ubuntu's unity shell, thank god!

Lubuntu comes with chromium web browser instead of firefox, but you could install firefox if you want to, no problem. And now i'm going to give you a little tour guide about the LXDE desktop.

How to install Lubuntu 13.04

Alright, today i'm going to show you how to install lubuntu 13.04 on your computer, read my previous post if you don't know what i'm talking about. So here's step by step how to install lubuntu 13.04 :

How to create Lubuntu usb stick installer


After you have the lubuntu ISO now it's time to make the installer, and for that we're gonna need an usb stick.

We also need software called universal usb installer if you're on windows. But in case you're on linux or mac then you'll need software called unetbootin.

Here's what you need to make Lubuntu usb stick installer:
  • Lubuntu ISO
  • usb stick
  • universal usb installer or unetbootin

Monday, August 12, 2013

Where can i get Lubuntu?

Alright so where can i get lubuntu? well you can download lubuntu (in ISO format) in here. Note that if you're running on 64 bit machine you should download the 64 bit version of lubuntu. After you download the ISO, two things you can do, one burn it on CD/DVD or make an usb installer.

The reason why i choose Lubuntu

You might wanna know why i choose lubuntu as an operating system for my laptop? it's because lubuntu can run with minimum hardware specs, basically lubuntu is the lightweight version of ubuntu.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Welcome to this blog...


Hi everyone,
I create this blog to share my experience and knowledge about lubuntu operating system, lubuntu is a lightweight version of ubuntu which performs really well on old hardware such as my 7 years old laptop.