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Kubuntu 15.04 failure to dual boot, missing GRUB menu

I've been dual booting Kubuntu and Windows 8.1 for some time now and just today I upgraded to 15.04 and it's been nothing but problems. Mainly, I can no longer boot into Kubuntu; I don't even get the ...
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Running Kubuntu on VirtualBox - Screen resolution stuck at 640x480

I am new to Linux in general and have just downloaded the virtual disk for SamuraiWTF - which runs on Kubuntu. I have gotten the virtual machine to run under VirtualBox on an Apple laptop, however I ...
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Installed kubuntu-desktop package on 15.04, now login screen flickers between Kubuntu and Ubuntu every second or so?

I installed the kubuntu-desktop package just after getting 15.04 and the screen now flickers between the two login screens as if they both started and want 50% time of the screen, is there anyway to ...
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KDE (Kubuntu) login issue

the problem is much more bigger then what the topic says. I am new with Linux and was watching a tutorial for certain commands... and I learned about this command "startx". What this command does is ...
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Ubuntu to Kubuntu switch!

I have been running Ubuntu for about a year, now I would like to switch to kubuntu. Is it possible that I can port all the configuration data from the home folder of Ubuntu to kubuntu? (Without ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Missing Removeable Devices Option

I have upgraded my Kubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 via Package-Manager. Now, Plasma 5 is used. But with Plasma 5, i am missing some functions: e.g Removeable Devices in System-Settings.(i used this to ...
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KDE Plasma Panel is not in the background when using Awesome WM

I use Awesome VM with KDE and it works rather good up until Kubuntu 14.10. Now I tried the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 and the KDE background picture lays over the wibox (the control bar of Awesome WM) ...
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Black boxes after upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

Hello after upgrading my Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 there seems to be some packages missing. Some graphics (like wallpaper, menu-backgrounds, buttons are not shown correctly. THey are simply staying ...
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Ubuntu Restricted Extra There's No Exist [on hold]

Good Evening... I have a trouble aftre intalling KUBUNTU. For Ubuntu Restricted Extra, there's no exist in Muon Discover? file:///tmp/kde-jugalaraya/snapshot1.png Thank you...
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Kubuntu does not start after rebooting following an upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I am a new Kubuntu user who's had difficulties when trying to upgrade Kubuntu. After upgrading Kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 and restarting, my computer boots to a black screen and does not start. ...
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Kubuntu KMail several accounts coloring

I have KMail installed and it works fine, but I have several email accounts set up in it, one of them is for testing purposes and I get a lot of emails through test account. Now, is it possible to ...
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Windows top left corner of screen

Yesterday I installed Kubuntu 14.10 and it was working fine. After system update the windows of the applicationas (e.g. Firefox) open at top left corner of screen covering also the task bar (as I ...
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Sound Not Working Kubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.13.0-48-generic

Sound just stopped. Was working for a couple of years. I get a intel boot up tone. Sound works in windows. I looked at No sound in Kubuntu 14.04 Following advice here: ...
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How Do I Fix This Boot Issue [on hold]

I got elementary OS on a netbook, but elementary OS was too slow. Therefore, I installed the Kubuntu desktop theme because I thought it would be more light weight. Unfortunately, the keyboard layout ...
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kde clock format: how to include the day in a non-tiny font?

I'm using KDE on Kubuntu 15.04. I want my taskbar clock to look like this: Sun 19 15:11 (or AM/PM would be ok, main thing is Day / Date in the same font size as the time. I don't need my computer ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Ctrl+Alt+F1 causes screen to go blank

I need to install my Nvidia driver. In order to do that I need to stop X server. Stopping X server sudo service lightdm stop makes my screen go blank. Trying Ctrl-Alt-F1 first makes my screen go ...
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Where can i get safe Nvidia driver to laptop

I tried to install GPU(GT 635m) driver on my linux(kubuntu), but last 3 times update are failed. Because after reboot i get black blank screen and haven`t ability to repare video drivers. When i ...
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KDE keyboard options (like ctrl:nocaps) stop working randomly

edit: turns out my keyboard was disconnect/reconnecting. KDE is supposed to handle that, but it isn't. reported as https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346336 I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 (kde ...
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Whitelist for migration of kubuntu configuration files

I am looking into migrating from kubuntu 14.04 which has KDE 4 to a newer version which has Plasma and Framworks 5. My previous experience is that it is no good to copy all user configuration files ...
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Does Kubuntu have GPG keys?

Does a Kubuntu have a GPG keys to prove the authenticity of OS image? I saw the Ubuntu have, but didn't see anything for [K]ubuntu.
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How do I stop the screen from being locked on resume on Kubuntu/KDE?

Per How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend? I want to be able to sleep and resume without the screen locking. All the previous answers seem to involve fairly Gnome-specific things that ...
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Malformed line 57 in sources.list and it doesn't let me open the file to edit it [duplicate]

I tried to add a source to the source.list but I pasted it wrong I added an URL. I wanted to open Muon Discover (I use Kubuntu) but it didn't let me do it. This is my sources.list so please take a ...
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Backing up the whole (K)Ubuntu system [duplicate]

There is a fault in the dedicated graphics card, and so my laptop is almost unusable. I am thinking of getting it fixed in the warranty. However the only problem is that Dell's complete care warranty ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - How to configure sound device for Youtube videos?

I am listening to music while working on my laptop computer with Kubuntu 14.10. The music is played on external speakers connected via bluetooth, which works fine. I also noticed the notification ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Can`t reinstall mysql on kubuntu

Every time I try to install MySQL I get Setup package mysql-client-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … Setup package mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … 150415 15:35:15 [ERROR] Can't find ...
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Can't see tool bars after installing kubuntu-desktop

I installed Kubuntu desktop with: sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get purge unity unity 2-d sudo reboot And after rebooting all of my tool bars have vanished and I can't seem to ...
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Change to external tv screen from asus eee notebook

I installed kodibuntu on asus eee notebook. Now I want to watch on a tv screen 42". I connect a vga cable between them. There is no hd slot in the notebook. For some reason, as you can see on the ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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Where are the mouse cursors located?

Which is the folder where mouse cursors are located in Kubuntu? I would like to know the full path of the folder?.
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installing drivers to kubuntu without internet

How can one install drivers to Kubuntu without any internet access? Every guide to installing drivers that I've seen online requires an internet connection. But how would one go about finding the ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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Why do I have excessive hard disk activity after using Kubuntu 14.10 for about 10 minutes?

Even just opening several web pages and checking email for about 10 minutes causes the hard drive light comes on solid and I'm done for ~ 5 min until the light goes out. I have a few years old Dell ...
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Dual booting kubuntu and windows 7 on two computers

I am new to linux, but loving the ride! Here is my goal and what I have to work with 1 laptop with a 120gb HDD 1 PC with a 120gb SSD, ~2tb between 2 HDDs and multiple external drives The latest ...
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How to increase Locked Memory size in Kubuntu?

I am trying to run Ardour in Kubuntu and I get this error: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory. This might cause Ardour to run out of memory before your system runs out of ...
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Cisco Aironet 350 WPA firmware

Im trying to get a Cisco Aironet 350 WLAN card to work with Kubuntu 12.04. My wireless AP uses WPA for its security. How do i go about updating firmware for this card? EDIT: Before i start i should ...
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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Broken fonts in KDE (Kubuntu 14.10)

From time to time I experience a very strange bug: Fonts are broken not only in Firefox, but in the whole KDE environment. What can I do to fix it? UPDATE #1 Installed Kubuntu from scratch and ...
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does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu

Does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu directory or a /home/kubuntu directory? if it has a /home/kubuntu directory, is it possible to rename this to /home/ubuntu without negative side effects? Sort of ...
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Move icons on Kubuntu 15.04

There is no unlock button like here. Sorry, full screen. Left top corner.
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Update from 14.04 to 14.10 NO LOGIN SCREEN

So i updated ubuntu (kubuntu) to 14.10 just now, i am in desperate need to get it to work. I cant login. No login screen is showing. Just a blank screen. I have done everything possible (shell, root ...
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Kubuntu does not accept my WPA-Enterprise credentials / resets them

I have set up a FreeRadius server on a RaspberryPi which is connected to a WLAN-Access Point. I want to log in to the Wifi now, but everytime I enter the network credentials and the CA-Certificate the ...
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Kubuntu: saving VPN password

I'm attempting switching from xfce to kde in a xubuntu system. Everything works quite well. However, I have a VPN (PPTP) setup configured in the xfce interface. After the switch, it still works but ...
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folder with IP address for name in Documents folder

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, with the latest updates. I have two user accounts set up on this machine: richard & me. I was in richard and using Dolphin to look for a file in me. I noticed a folder in ...
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How to launch programs on external display on Kubuntu 14.04 by def?

I set my external monitor as a primary display and almost all runs as it's supposed to. Every software I launch, shows on laptop screen by default (which reads as a secondary display). It was the ...
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Terminal error output RE: editing .conf file in Xbuntu [owned by uid 1000 istead of 0]

Was curious as to the terminal error output from running sudo Kate. I read in a forum that directed me to open my notepad using gksudo. Realizing that this had not been installed I just went ahead and ...
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Blank screen during boot with open radeon drivers

Right after the grub boot screen I get a blank screen and my monitor goes to standby with "No signal". But after some time the graphical login screen sddm will appear and I can log in and use KDE just ...
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can't set kubuntu encryption passphrase

When kubuntu (14.04) starts it asks me to set passphrase, I click "run this action now" it opens konsole, asks for passphrase, I enter it and... nothing happens. Konsole still is open and nothing ...
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Why doesn't GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name changes theme in Kubuntu 14.04?

deja-dup crashes if used with oxygen-gtk3 theme. One of the easiest ways of changing themes of GTK3 apps is by using the GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name command line flag. It works on Fedora but doesn't ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...