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No sound in Kubuntu 14.04

I have an EliteBook 8560w with Kubuntu 14.04 and 3.13.0-30 kernel. Sound is not working. I tried to upgrade the system reinstall pulseaudio add options snd-hda-intel model=auto to ...
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Connection times out in all browsers, but ping and telnet work

I have the strangest problem on my Kubuntu 14.04 installation. I cannot browse the internet in any browser (tried both Chrome and Firefox). After some time, the browser reports a connection time out ...
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Why is my c720 Chromebook extremly slow and unresponsive with latest Kubuntu?

My girlfriend bought a C720 Acer Chromebook, but as it's doesn't support java and skype she want's to return it. I offered alternative a Linux - Kubuntu. Now I instaled it following this guide. ...
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save snapshot file

I followed this advice Default save directory for gnome-screenshot? and installed it as the top answer suggested. But the "screenshot" does not appear (see image). And here is my installation
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How to completely delete/uninstall (K)Ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu/linux. I love the linux idea and i was looking for distribution i would choose. I chose Kubuntu 14.04, burned .iso on dvd and installed Kubuntu without problems. Then i was ...
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Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 clock not right - again

I know this question have been answered before but the fix isn't working anymore. The usual fix on Ubuntu/Kubuntu is edit the /etc/default/rcS file and be sure to have UTC=no then save and reboot ...
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Why doesn't live USB work in non-UEFI mode?

I have Windows 7 64 bit installed on one partition (the rest of the disk is unallocated). I made a live USB with the latest official Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit ISO. When I boot, there are two USB options: ...
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Show Desktop doesn't work with Alt+Tab in Kubuntu

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 to which I switched from Ubuntu. I believe this has something to do with the problem. Whenever I hit Alt + Tab to toggle through windows and applications, there's ...
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is it safe to Install Ubuntu 14.04 packages on Kubuntu 14.04?

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS installed on my computer and a friend of mine has Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr installed on his machine, which has no connection to the internet. I want to share with him some ...
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No log in screen in ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64bit (up to date). I have installed kubuntu-desktop and used for 1 day without any problem. On next day found that kde restart randomly and log out automatically. So I remove ...
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Fonts in browsers seem to be rendered differently than in the rest of Kubuntu

A simple question really... I have Kubuntu 14.04 installed. The fonts in Google Chrome, Chromium, and Firefox look significantly different than in the rest of the system. Why? I do like how the rest ...
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Lubuntu alongside Kubuntu - doubled up apps

I installed Kubuntu, and on top of that lubuntu-desktop as I need to use the Lubuntu environment for testing some things. Now when I log into Kubuntu there seem to be some Lubuntu applications ...
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no wireless on Kubuntu 14.04/ Dell Vostro 1540

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 1540. It recognizes wireless during the installation, but after restart, I can't connect via wireless- it doesn't keep the connection I created for ...
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Torrents don't download in kubuntu

I have a problem with torrents i've been using linux(kubuntu) for about two months...and i also liked the torrent client that came with it i.e (ktorrent) but recently i noticed that ktorrent dosen't ...
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“^” key in lyx suddenly does not work

I used to be able to use the "^" to get to the superscript in math mode without problems. Now when I press the key nothing happens. As you can see I can write the "^" without problems in a text but ...
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Suspend stopped working in Kubuntu 14.04 works in TTY

I was using Kubuntu 12.04 and Suspend and Hibernate were working. I re-installed with 14.04 and when it resumes, the gui will show without going into a log in screen, I can briefly move the mouse, ...
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cannot update or install new packages Kubuntu 14.04.1 after upgrade from 12.04.5

I upgraded my 12.04.5 Kubuntu installation to Kubuntu 14.04.1, but during the installation of packages, two things went wrong. First was a long-named deb package that had "all" at the end of it, which ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...
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Ungraceful shutdown (hard-drive spinning while powered off)

Most times (not always) during shutdown of my kubuntu laptop, the hard drive make a noise as if it was powered off without warning. How can I ensure the system waits until everything is ok before it ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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How to disable dynamic contrast in Kubuntu?

My environment is kubuntu 14.04 and graphic card is nvidia GTX 560. The problem is with dynamic contrast changes. For example when I open "bright" webpages it looks like monitor is brightening up as ...
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How to manage files in ipod with kubuntu

I'm trying KDE plasma. However, I found I can't manage files(not just music and photos) in my ipod like a U-disk with kubuntu 14.04. But when I use ubuntu and nautilus, my ipod performs like a ...
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Error While installing Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine

Running Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine Gives me an Error :- Boot : could not found kernel image : vmlinuxz.efi how can solve these ?
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How to prevent CDemu to startup on every session on Kubuntu?

I tried to stop CDemu (a program for mounting CD images on virtual devices) to start every time I turn my computer on, but couldn't. There is no link to cdemu on the startup folder, and the program ...
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scheduler not working on kubuntu

I installed gnome scheduler because i wanted to easily schedule some tasks in kubuntu instead of using crontab in the command line but for some reason it dosen't start up i've tried doing upgrades and ...
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Kubuntu Root Password [duplicate]

I've been running Kubuntu for about a month now, still learning. All of a sudden as of about two days ago, if I try to install or update software using Muon, it asks for the root password. I'm ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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switching kde activities in command line

I started taking a course on bash scripting, and i'm still a newbie in bash scripting...please i wan't to know whether it's possible to control and switch kde activities in kubuntu via the command ...
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Unable to start Kubuntu after updating from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask a question about Kubuntu. Please feel free to suggest me a better place to ask this question. I'm running dual boot windows 7 and kubuntu. Today after I ...
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Kubuntu audio duplex input problem

Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.1.3.0-32-generic Hello, My problem here is my sound input suddenly stopped working properly. One day I decided to use my laptop when I found out that my applications audio was ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Chromium freezes after resuming from standby (Kubuntu 14.04)

Every time my laptop resumes from standby the Chromium browser becomes frozen. Graphically, it means that it leaves an unresponsive black square on the desktop. Sometimes, but not always it would ...
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Slow network and file copy performance

I'm experiencing a weird problem with my Kubuntu installation. I'm running 14.4 now that was upgraded at least twice using the built-in distribution upgrade. The problems started after the last ...
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How to connect to wireless with Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Desktop?

I'm attempting to connect to my wireless connection over Kubuntu. In Konsole when I run nmcli nm I'm getting this: ...
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driver management software dosen't show anything(Kubuntu)

I was having some problems with my wifi and i decided to check the drivers i have installed using the driver management software in the system settings in kubuntu.but for some reason it dosen't ...
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Wireless connection is very slow

I installed Kubuntu on my new HP-15 laptop that I just got. Initially the wireless connection was working well, but about two days ago I noticed a decline in the speed of the wireless connection. When ...
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How to configure built-in audio to use multimedia keys in Kubuntu?

I want to use multimedia keys to increase or decrease volume or mute. They can change the volume of Cedar HDMI Audio, but that doesn't change the actual volume. I can change it via Built-in Audio so I ...
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old version of newly installed skype opens instead of new one - not in terminal, but with quick access

I have installed the new skype version (4.3) on ubuntu. thanks to this thread How to upgrade skype from 4.2 to 4.3 i managed to do it with little proficiency, thank you so much! and i have also ...
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How do I remap capslock to shift exactly in Kubuntu 14.04?

My shift keys do not work and i used xmodmap before, but it seems reseting (.xinitrc file not triggering). I tried advanced keyboard settings, but there is no right choice of capslock behaviour( I can ...
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How to install Virtualbox Guest Additions? [duplicate]

how to install guest additions on ubuntu 12.04 my host is ubuntu 12.04 and my guest is kubuntu 14.04 and my virtualbox version is 4.3.14.
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Kubuntu upgrade to 14.04 causes hal related failure

After upgrading to Kubuntu 14.04, my PC fails to start-up. I receive failure messages that online posts indicate are due to deprecation of HAL. I can boot with Xorg. But, how do I remove HAL ?
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Name of the application to make bootable USBs from the contextual menu

What's the name of the application to make bootable USBs from contextual menu? I want to see if I can install it on Kubuntu.
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Network is not starting in Kubuntu 14.04

In Windows XP Pc I installed Kubuntu 14.04 with dual booting. As network did not start due to IPV6 i changed /etc/network/interface file with IPV4 static addres and gw. Then after it did not start. On ...
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Disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04

Does anyone know how to permanently disable bluetooth in Kubuntu 14.04?
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no min/max/close buttons in kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed kubuntu 14.04. The windows dock to the upper left corner and cannot be moved,resized, and there are no min/max/close buttons. kde-window-manager is installed and in the default ...
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Rendering CV template with XeLaTex

Installed kubuntu on thursday Installed LaTeX on my kubuntu machine, using full Compiled an old document and it worked fine Downloaded a CV template from ...
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Why my Alt Tab has become ugly? under Kubuntu 14.04

I don't know why and when it happened, but now, when I use ALT+TAB, it only displays icons of the applications instead of previews. Also, when I moved the cursor of my mouse in the top left corner of ...
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Kubuntu 12.04.4 usb installation fails

When I insert and boot my usb stick with Kubuntu 12.04.4 on it, it shows me the screen "try kubuntu"/"install kubuntu". Then I click on the first one, the graphic goes away and sends me on a ...
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Screen goes blank after undocking

For some reason since yesterday completely working system can't work without dockstation: screen goes blank, but everything else works. I still can login as guest and everything will work fine, or ...
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Desktop compositing issues with gtx 690 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of trouble with Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have a GTX 690 with the Nvidia 331 drivers installed (through the driver manager). Whenever I boot into Kubuntu, I'm met with terrible ...