The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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Kubuntu 14.04: i686 version to run on Win8 64bit laptop?

Am existing Kubuntu user. I am about to install Kubuntu 14.04 on a new(ish) Dell Inspirion 17 7000. Its currently running Windows 8.0 64bit, so I presume its in UEFI mode. I'd like to keep Win8 on it ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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Cant Start NVIDIA performance mode

What does this error means? Is not possible to select the NVIDIA GPU, whenever I try this blank error appears and returns immediately to to Intel Graphics I just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04, but ...
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Upgrading Kubuntu from 14.04 Final Beta to Stable [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu's final beta for 14.04 and was wondering if I will have to install 14.04 stable (when released) or will there be a simple upgrade, or maybe just a dist-upgrade?
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Is it possible to see a remote ubuntu server throught a gui?

I have some ubuntu (version 13.10) servers which I can access throught ssh. It is all fine, but I'd like to access them with a gui, so to handle some operations more efficiently. Of course I'd like ...
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How to add options to a launcher?

I have a launcher for a program, anyway I'd like to start that program with a command line option. eg. eclipse -e How to do this?
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WIndows XP desktop, CD drive and no USB boot option

I have a Dell 2400 Inspiron system with a CD drive. Lately its become sluggish in operation and I decided to load Kubuntu on it. But I have run into a roadblock. My machine doesn't have the USB flash ...
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kubuntu 13.10 how to remove firefox installer

I installed kubuntu 13.10 and in the menu I saw a Firefox installer. when i click the installer muon discover shows firefox. I don't want Firefox as rekonq is pre-installed so how can I remove the ...
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Reliably remapping keys per input device

I have a Mac, and the modifier keys on the keyboard are in order from left to right: Ctrl, Alt, Super (aka. Cmd, ⌘, Windows-key). I'd like the order to be Ctrl, Super, Alt instead, and so I have ...
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Necessary space for each mount point in a linux (kubuntu) install

I was looking up what the best space allocation would be for a fresh linux install and found THIS page which provides the following insight: Will this partition scheme be sufficient for a ...
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neither kubuntu 13.04 nor ubuntu 12.04 can detect network (wired/wireless) activity

Thanks for reading, i have an HP mini 110-1030LA, it had Windows XP, tottaly functional, a little slow but funtional, i decided to install kubuntu saucy (32 bits), everythings seems to be better, the ...
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How to remove kubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (using wubi)dual booting with Windows 7. Having read that Kubuntu desktop has similarities to Windows I later downloaded Kubuntu. I have since concluded that ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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Web page loading problem on RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC

I have a problem with my network (RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC) on Kubuntu (Live CD). I wanted to install Kubuntu, so I tested the web browser using the Live CD, but ...
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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Problem installing kubuntu desktop in Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I tried to install kubuntu-desktop using the given command, sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo the following error appeared. Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section ...
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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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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Update Beta2 Failed During Install [closed]

While updating Kubuntu to the latest Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 stage using command kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade The installation failed to finish installing.. and is now unable to continue the ...
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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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Help for a Linux newbie [duplicate]

What are "lenses?" I keep seeing the term in comments by people who have been around Linux forever, but it does not appear in any of the legends on the Ubuntu desktop. And now you people are driving ...
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Skype not opening on Kubuntu 12.04

Every time I go to launch Skype it'll make it look like it's loading but then no windows pop up. I think I've installed right because when I search for it the icon will come up. Is there a way to fix ...
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Very Urgent: I Cant Remove Linux at all [closed]

i wanted to remove kubuntu 14.04 (updated from 13.10) linux at all and reinstall a new linux.but ive hit a long sad story!!! PLEASE HELP :(( sorry for my poor english. just updated from ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Setting reverted by Ubuntu to Kubuntu to Ubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 13.10, and have been going back and forth in order to get used to it. I did notice that some of the settings which I've personalized get reverted everytime ...
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USB Mouse & Keyboard Stopped working after Safety Remove Flash Memory Stick in Kubuntu 13.10

USB Mouse & Keyboard Stopped working after Safety Remove Flash Memory Stick in Kubuntu 13.10 Output of lsusb: kajair@kajair-Laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 018: ID 13fe:3600 Kingston Technology ...
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Skype won't start in Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu desktop next to Ubuntu 13.10 (Still new at these things). In the process I lost Skype and can't find a way to recover it. It won't run in either desktop. I have already tried ...
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Kubuntu Network Management Gui shows no networks

For the past couple of weeks, the network management widget on Kubuntu has shown no networks (equally, running the gnome widget has the same problem) I can still network via the command line but this ...
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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How can I upgrade major Kubuntu versions by command line?

The recommended way to upgrade Kubuntu versions is using kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade, which opens up a GUI window. Is there a purely command-line method for distribution upgrades? Background When ...
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How to mount removable storage with custom options?

How can I change mount options for removable devices mounted by KDE's device manager?
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on Kubuntu, Ubuntu Software Center gets SSL handshake failed

when try to get a package got this message: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed
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Install GimageReader in Kubuntu - my last step of getting rid of Windows

Hope all are doing well. I have been Windows-free for almost two weeks now. And I am not even using Wine, to use Windows software. Initially I installed Ubuntu, then I shifted to Kubuntu [I like the ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 weird hibernate behavior

I'm running kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E) and having weird problem with hibernate. After waking up my laptop from hibernate it looks like some stuff is restored but not all of it. ...
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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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Problem with mouse

I am currently using Kubuntu 13.10 on laptop and I am observing strange mouse behavior. I can manage system using keyboard and can move cursor but when I try to click it seems that nothing happens. ...
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bluetoothd (BlueZ 5) won't connect with any devices

SOLVED. Edited: see below. I think I've scoured the internet long enough for this issue. It has been asked many times, but none of the solutions work for me. I upgraded to BlueZ 5 because I want to ...
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Wifi is disconnecting after connecting for few seconds and not able to connect it again

I downloaded Kubuntu 13.10 on my HP 2202 laptop and the wifi on it doesn't work. I'm running it in parallel with Windows 8, and the wifi works find on Windows (as it has always done), but in Kubuntu ...
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Add printer Epson L110

I have been using kubuntu 13.10 now,. but I have problem,. when I have installed driver epson L110 on my kubuntu I dont know how to print on my kubuntu,. i cant printer device in my kubuntu) can ...
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Dpkg remains configuring moodle

When I tried to configure moodle like: root@server:~# dpkg --configure moodle It remains like that indefinitely. Whatching this process on "top" I realized that it does not use any Memory ...
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How can I crop a 1920x1200 monitor to 1920x1080?

I have a 1920x1200 monitor, and have some situations where I want to force the output to the more common 1920x1080. However, I don't want to distort the output, and would prefer a "cropping" black bar ...
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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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Network Printing Failed in Kubuntu

I have a Brother MFC-8510DN network printer that I'm trying to print a document through using CUPS. It fails and gives an error. I cleaned /var/spool/cups/ and I still didn't work. I checked ...
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My mouse cursor is invisible in Kubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu kde plasma desktop. I first installed Ubuntu, and then I upgraded to Kubuntu and have been using both for over a year now. When I upgraded kdeplasmadesktop the cursor is visible on ...
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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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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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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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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 ...