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Why does kubuntu freezes when running firefox/chromium?

I was surfing the red and everything in Firefox in Kubuntu and suddenly my PC just freeze. I don't know why but I though it was for the browser so I installed Chromium but the same thing happened. I ...
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GRUB cannot find the ISO image on the hard-disk?

I have an old computer with Kubuntu version 10.10. I want to install the latest version and followed the instruction according the post Install Ubuntu from ISO image directly from hard disk of a ...
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How to customize the Auto-hide behavior on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS?

Question says it all. I want to customize the Auto-hide behavior, in terms of time basically. In order to enable to feature I followed some instructions (second paragraph), but the panel behavior is ...
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ethernet not working on Dell with docking station Kubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Precision M70. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04, but the desktop display was really screwed up. I had Ubuntu 12.04 working previously so I went back. The wireless ...
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How to create a guest-session in Kubuntu 14.04 (kdm)

I would like to add a guest-session on a computer with Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and KDM as login manager. The guest account should be non persistent like in Ubuntu 12.04 (account uses only /tmp file) I've ...
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/etc/profile.d/kwin.sh file doesn't exist

I've found a fix for my screen tearing with nVidia drivers, and many have said this works, but the file I need to edit in order to use the fix is not there. Any ideas? I have Kubuntu 14.04.2 ...
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how to activate jre under kubuntu 14.10?

I have installed kubuntu 14.10 and I have tried to activate jre on firefox and chrome, but I have some problems. 1- On chrome side I have not succeed to activate jre plugin for both version oracle ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - NIS user are not requested for password

Good day, We are using kubuntu 14.04 in a NIS + NFS setup , user login from NIS is use to login to workstation machines. My problem is that whenever a NIS user log's out. Any one can just type back ...
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How to increase Kubuntu 14.04 brightness range?

Hold your horses!. If you are hurrying to flag this as a duplicate of this question or this question, none of those have an answer to what is asked here. Thanks for the attention though. In ...
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How do I get unique running apps in bottom panel for each KDE/Kubuntu workspace?

I am using KDE 4.13.3 (I believe it is the kubuntu-desktop download) on Ubuntu 14.04. I changed Systems Settings->Workspace Appearance and Behavior->Workspace Behavior->Virtual Desktops to have 4. ...
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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Elevation not working

Complete newbie here. Muon recently started giving an error upon installing: This operation cannot continue since proper authorization was not provided After that I noticed I cannot ...
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Compiz how to use Kwin's default Window decoration

Ok, so at first when I used Compiz, it kept the Kwin's Window Decoration, which I prefer. After uninstalling and reinstalling Compiz, it no longer uses Kwins, so I had to use their default, which ...
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cannot upgrade Kubuntu 14.10

I have Kubuntu 14.10 with Linux desktop001 3.16.0-30-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 12 22:06:37 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux kernel and when I issue command for system upgrade: clear ...
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How can I login into a domain user account or login as other user in Kubuntu?

I do have a kubuntu box connected to our Windows AD DC, and now i want to login one domain user in my AD to my kubuntu box but I cannot find a way to log as other user in the login screen. I tried to ...
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How can i make a LiveUSB of WIndows 8?

buddies. Yeah, i'm kinda noob in this so i need help... I need windows for the college an i have tried multiple ways to make a LiveUSB out of a ISO of WIndows 8 (32Bit) and nothing worked, so i need a ...
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Wine/Orbiter Performance Issues on Kubuntu

I downloaded the Orbiter spaceflight simulator (build 100830) from the official website. When running Orbiter, I get ~1 FPS, and it maxes out one of my CPU's cores (I have an i5). I run Orbiter by ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 missing some network settings

I'm trying to set up a VPN, but I am missing any VPN settings in my network settings. (I have a picture) Why am I missing these settings? I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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How to change default wallpaper in KDE?

and want to change the default wallpaper I want to make lots of changes as I want to build a customized kubuntu maybe call it a fork. But there's my problem. There are almost no tutorials about ...
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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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SUN X4100 kubuntu video problems with installer

Currently having problems installing kubuntu 14.4 on a SUN X4100 server. It has an ATI rage XL graphics chip built in. The issue I am having is that when the system is booted from the install CD I get ...
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Stuck at login screen

I have Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. One fine day I can't login and stuck at login screen. So I started searching here and there nothing helped. But one article has given me idea of creating ...
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Kubuntu not booting after reboot

I am running Kubuntu 14.04, and it was working perfectly fine until the home partition got filled to 100% (my / and /home are on two different partitions). Many applications began throwing errors ...
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Desktop freezes after upgrade to 14.10

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04. And I use Ubuntu+Kubuntu. Temporary solution is, after freeze, I do Fn+F1 (Suspend), and then click Power button (Wake), and everything returns to normal, till next ...
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Clean Ubuntu with KDE from mini.iso or clean Kubuntu?

I am looking for a *buntu distro with no pre-installed applications and KDE. A clean *buntu would be one without any pre-installed applications. When I ran mini.iso and installed only plasma-desktop, ...
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Unity/Ubuntu Desktops loading up on KDE?

Sometimes when I log into Kubuntu 14.10, my first desktop is fine, but then when I switch to others, all my widgets are gone and it has the Ubuntu default background, and when I go back to my first ...
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What does this mean “The disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present”?

so, this is not the first time i got a Linux distribuion but i've got this message every single time i boot the system: "The disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present" After ...
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unable to switch screen in Kubuntu 14.10

I recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows and I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 now. I have a laptop with an external monitor. The problem is, I am not able to switch between the monitors with Kubuntu running. ...
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Bootloader location, dual boot Ubuntu 14.10 & Kubuntu 15.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop. I dual boot with Windows 8.1, and now I would like to install Kubuntu 15.04 alongside all this to see if KDE Plasma 5.2 + SDDM works with nvidia-prime ...
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How do I rename a printer in KDE? (KUbuntu, using 12.04 LTS)

the "Printer Configuration" dialogue doesn't offer this. (There seems to be some kind of launchpad bug for it too.)
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How can I increase the size of icons and fonts in Kubuntu?

I use glasses and I need increase the size of icons and fonts in Kubuntu desktop, how can I do that?
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Unable to play CD/DVD on kubuntu 14.10

I am a new user to kubuntu 14.10 64bit and unfortunately I am not able to play any DVD or any CD. At the beginning it seemed all works fine. sudo lshw -C disk *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM ...
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eth0 on Ubuntu server w/ kubuntu not starting from a cold boot

Before starting, I am running Ubuntu server with kubuntu-desktop. I keep having this same re-occurring issue, and I can't use my previous solution, re-installing the OS. I have too many services ...
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How to install Dropbox on Kubuntu 14.10 with QT problems?

I am unable to install Dropbox on a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 (with the new Plasma desktop version). When I attempt to start the dropbox daemon using ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd I get an error ...
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Kubuntu animations work at first, then seem broken

Ok, so I have a very powerful gaming PC, I have installed Ubuntu and Kubuntu alongside my windows installation. Now here's my problem. Kubuntu runs very very well on my PC, I have 16 gigs of ram, and ...
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Missing characters when printing

I have Hp Deskjet 1050A and when try printing - characters missing and print only images and table lines. I try wit htext, web and pdf files - result is same - only images and lines without ...
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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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How to create a GRUB2 entry for a “LiveSD” Card

I want to be able to boot any OS (this case: a Live version of Kubuntu) installed on a SD card (not USB). I have followed the instructions given for a USB. However that won't work properly, the ...
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Monitors lose position in multihead setup in 14.10?

I'm experiencing an issue with Kubuntu 14.10 where after I set the monitor position and reboot, the position is again lost each time. This is being set via System Settings -> Display Configuration. ...
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bluez version in kubuntu 15.04

does anyone know if kubuntu 15.04 will use bluez 5.x? I have a problem with connecting bluetooth audio adapter to my laptop. It might be because Dell, the laptop's manufacturer, doesn't support linux ...
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How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?

I have three Linux systems all Ubuntu based and two of them are using Firefox 35 (Xfce Linux Mint Qiana and Ubuntu Unity 14.04) while the third, Kubuntu 15.04 development branch (with the new Plasma ...
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Empty dashboard at every fresh startup

I am sorry if this seems stupid but I am new to Ubuntu and I haven't found the answer elsewhere. I'm working in Kubuntu 14.04 and every time I reboot my PC, I get an empty dashboard (no kickoff menu ...
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How to re-enable or re-install outer glow effect on windows edges and transparency effect on drag?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and available updates. Then I got several broken packages. I've already asked an question to fix the broken packages. Now I noticed that I lost some visual desktop ...
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Wifi cuts in Kubuntu 14.04 with RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo G50 and I have a RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am using a Kubuntu 14.04 and my kernel version is: 3.13.0-45-generic I am having some problems with the wifi. At the ...
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black screen since kernel 3.13.0-45 on ASUS F200M

My Asus F200m is running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS for a while : Every thing is perfect and it seems it uses Intel 7th Generation CPU and Intel HD Graphics. Then a kernel update to 3.13.0-45.generic and now ...
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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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What is the default list of installed packages in kubuntu (14.04)?

I'm converting another person's notebook from lubuntu to kubuntu, and wanted to check what packages are installed / are not installed relative to a clean kubuntu setup. Thus, what is the output of ...
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kubuntu touch gestures

I'm having following questions touch gestures recognition under KDE in my X220 Tablet: Is there a way to get hold-to-right-click? All the gestures have an annoying delay before getting recognized, ...
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rpc.idmapd not starting on boot

I'm having an issue with name mappings when accessing an NFSv4 (w/ Kerberos) server I've set up from by Kubuntu 14.10 box. Earlier documentation mentions setting NEED_IDMAPD in ...
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Cannot login because of other keyboard on login screen

I had changed my password using bg symbols in my password to make it more secure, but when I restart to kubuntu login lightdm screen there is no way to return to bg symbols because the default layout ...