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Can't boot into unity/ubuntu after installing KDE

Here's the situation: I have a separate /home partition to make installs and upgrades easy. I just installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was great. I installed the LXDE desktop (not Lubuntu) ...
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Unwise to install KDE Applications in Xubuntu?

I have been doing a bit of reading. It seems most people believe it is unwise to install KDE applications in Xubuntu, but nobody really explains why it is unwise. Can someone please explain this to ...
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What are the issues of having KDE libs with Gnome and vica versa

I'm a KDE user with one or two of Gnome applications, notably Tomboy Notes. So far I've not experienced any actual issues that I could pin point to being caused by having Gnome libs on my KDE based ...
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KDE on 14.04 with DisplayLink bug? [on hold]

I'm having some interesting issues with DisplayLink on 14.04 final beta. With the Sewell Displaylink Adapter, sometimes it will initialise, sometimes not. Sometimes I can configure it, and it will ...
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Using KDE's Dolphin file manager dual view the Norton Commander way?

KDE's default file manager Dolphin offers a possibility of a dual view. I would like to define keyboard shortcuts to easily switch between the left and right panes copy/move files between them ...
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Manual time syncing

Is there a command or some option in KDE environment with which I can manually sync system's time and date with a time server (eg Public Time Server (pool.ntp.org))?
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Keeping dolphin open hogs CPU by kdeinit

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell inspiron laptop. If I open and keep a dolphin open, one of my cores is used 100% and this quickly leads to high temperatures. When I use htop and see what is hogging the ...
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Wrong theme in KDE

I am currently having a very strange problem with the KDE widget style. The problem consists in that the widget styles are not respected. All windows appear with something that looks like the ...
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Kdeconnect for Ubuntu

Is there an app in ubuntu that provides the same integration with android phones as kdeconnect? Now that KDE is a framework it mightn't have the same impact of installing libs into my Ubuntu install ...
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Can't select anything in the Input Method tab

As you can see in the image, I can't select anything. What should I do? I use Kubuntu 13.10, KDE 4.12.3 and want to use ibus-bogo as my Vietnamese input. My command to install ibus is: sudo apt-get ...
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kde themes doesn't appear after download and install

hey everyone i just downloaded the new theme for my my KDE from http://kde-look.org/. in other tutorial they that extract the package and copy it into /home/username/.kde/share/apps/desktop/theme.but ...
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Choosing Ubuntu based distro for my laptop [duplicate]

I have Linux Mint 16 KDE installed along with Windows 8.1 on my Laptop. But KDE runs very slow on my laptop. My laptop configuration is Intel Core i3 CPU (380M) 3 GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD 15.6 Inch ...
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How to make Klipper work on Ubuntu 12.04

How to make Klipper work on Ubuntu 12.04 ? I was using klipper a lot. But it is not working on ubuntu 12.04 . It shows the Klipper icon but nothing will appear if I click on it or nothing will happen ...
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Disabling capslock key in KDE

I assigned a KDE action to caps-lock key (so that cap-lock is a hotkey for that) hoping it will be disabled (a trick working for other keys). But it was not. Why this happens and how to find a better ...
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How do I set deault browser to NOT rekonq?

I don't like rekonq, and I don't want rekonq, so I uninstalled it. However, now whenever I click on a link in another program (e.g. a pdf) it complains that it can't find rekonq. I want to keep using ...
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How to turn off baloo in KDE 4.13?

I have Kubuntu 14.04 and just installed the newest updates. Looking at the process list I see baloo indexer running. I could not find an checkbox in Baloo settings to turn off the indexing.
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Okular & rekonq printing black pages

I found a strange bug printing from Kubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.10 Release: 13.10 Codename: saucy in Okular okular -v Qt: 4.8.4 KDE ...
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Customize KDE tiling grid

In KDE, when the user is moving a window around with the mouse and she touches a border of the screen, a shadow appears showing the position the window will occupy if the user drops it there. When ...
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Open Containing Folder become Choose Appication in Firefox in Kubuntu

The title says it all. Every time I download something, clicking Open Containing Folder when the download is finished, it says Choose Application and I don't know what to do. I use Firefox in Kubuntu. ...
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Unity programs' toolbar everything is disabled

I installed Gnome and KDE desktop environments. Now I can't select things from the programs' tool bars. I can still use the alt key. I don't know if this is the issue but some of styles from the KDE ...
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Can't do anything on startup until terminating Kate in Kubuntu

When my Kubuntu starts i can't do anything until starting System Activity and killing Kate. I can not start any program or for example run Dolphin file manager. After terminating Kate a message is ...
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apt-get 'held broken packages' attempting to install kubuntu-desktop

$sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Kate does not see lilypond editing mode

I am trying to edit a Lilypond file, but when I open the file it is shown in Normal mode. It used to be that there were highlighting and view settings that would be associated with a Lilypond file. ...
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Use “cobalt” gedit theme on kate

Where could I find the cobalt theme for kate? Or, if there isn't, where can I obtain gedit's colors so that I can manually put them on kate creating a custom theme?
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kde-plasma-desktop can't find apps

I'm running lubuntu 13.10 on my netbook and installed kde-plasma-desktop for a minimal kde desktop. Would prefer to use openbox. However, there are NO applications listed in the kickoff launcher ...
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I installed ubuntu 13.04 I can't find the terminal and which is better Gnome or KDE? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04. I can't find the terminal? one more thing which is better Gnome or KDE ? I like to work in node.js and Photoshop.
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Change Default Scale Method Setting for KDE Wallpapers

I wish to change the default scaling method for the desktop wallpaper in KDE(more specifically Kubuntu) by editing the configuration file KDE uses to fill in those defaults on a fresh install. So ...
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remember wireless password in kde

I've got kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS installed. Don't know why - whether it's a default option or I've made this - but KDE always keeps asking me for the wireless connection password and it's annoying a ...
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How can I get Firefox to use the KDE style?

There are some problems using Firefox in Kubuntu. The menus are ugly and do not use the KDE style. The file browser for uploading or opening files is also ugly, and is not the default KDE ...
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LibreOffce crashing Kubuntu constantly [closed]

The Problem Today LibreOffice just started to crash my entire KDE desktop every time I try open a file. It takes me to the login screen every single time and I have to log back in again (losing any ...
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A command to add a customized icon or symbol to Plasma's Default Panel

Is there a command, that can add/remove a simple icon in KDE environment tray or anywhere in plasma's Panel (taskbar)? I need a customized notification icon or any other persistent symbol which shows ...
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Clickable notifications that allow to interact with programs which have spawned them?

There are Notifications in KDE's System Tray. The problem is that Notifications don't provide access to the apps that spawn those notifications. The only available action is to dismiss the ...
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Changing opacity of inactive windows in KDE

Is there a way to set a customization in Plasma environment so that inactive windows will have opacity 30%? I know one can set specific titlebar colors for active and inactive windows . But I could ...
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Adding a hibernate button to plasma

How can I add a hibernate button to the start menu?: I remember there was a hibernate button in KDE start menu.
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not showing any applications in KDE application launcher

Not showing any application in kickoff and k-launcher in desktop. I doubt if I have installed lubuntu, xubuntu, gnome theme. Please show me the way to show applications without removing anything.
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Change the way Jovie speaks time

Is there a way to edit the text Jovie reads to speak time. For example it says "It is 2:00 O clock". How can I change it to "local time 2:00 o'clock"? Or how can I change "It is twenty three O ...
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"Call to lnusertemp failed (temporary directories full?). Check your installation

I installed KDE only to experiment, and it destroyed my user. I receive an error that don't let me start X, after typing the password shows: "Could not update ICEautohirty file ...
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How can I control the KDE monitor configuration from a script?

Every morning I come to work, plug in my sleeping laptop into the large monitor on my desk, and then fiddle with this dialog: I imagine that the result of this fiddling is that the "Display ...
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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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How can I use two different icon sets at same in KDE 4.x?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.4, and I want to use Tux 'n Tosh for places and devices, and Reflektions for renmant system. How do I that? Thanks in Advice. (And sorry for the bad english, I'm from Brazil)
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CalDAV resources readonly in akonadi

I have just (re)installed and upgraded my server to egroupware from opensuse build service. Now I want to sync all my devices with the egw installation to manage contacts, tasks and appointments. The ...
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Bluetooth does not work unless I start Windows OS

I have a Toshiba satellite laptop which came with Windows OS pre-installed. The Bluetooth says "no adapters found" unless I start up Windows OS then boot to Linux. I tried installing other Bluetooth ...
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M555b bluetooth mouse working for 1 Minute

I have been trying on Kubuntu 13.04, 13.10 and now 14.04 - but always the same problem! The mouse works with my android mobile phone. I use Kubuntu 14.04 here now. When I press the "connect" button ...
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Prevent kubuntu from remembering previous session

If I shutdown pc while, for example, a konsole is opened, at the next boot kubuntu will load that konsole. This happens for each file/program opened. I don't want this. Is there a way to prevent it?
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Create a change log (timestamped) in Kubuntu?

I want to keep a change log of things I do in Kubuntu - in other words if I tweak some setting I want to make a written record of it so I can roll back if I screw up. What's the best way to do this? ...
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i Cant install Kubuntu-Desktop in Ubuntu 13.10 saucy [duplicate]

I have a problem with my ubuntu 13.10 I want to install Kubuntu-desktop but do via console says it can not be installed because it depends on KWorskSpaces Kwin and I have broken packages on my system, ...
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Gnome-terminal in Kubuntu shrinks to minimum size

When I open a gnome-terminal in Kubuntu 13.10, the window shrinks to the minimum size, about 20 columns and 1 row. This also occurs when I maximize and then restore the window, or I use the Terminal ...
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why doesn't kdialog send notification properly?

Here is the command: kdialog --passivepopup 'This is a notification' 55 This command sends a notification at the up-right corner of the screen, with a blue background and white text. I am ...
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Get the Bluetooth Audio Sink working with Kubuntu 13.10 and Bose Mini Soundlink

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10 with a Bose Mini Soundlink. I have no issue discovering, pairing and trusting the external speaker. On the contrary, I'm having great troubles in streaming the sound from the ...