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My Kubuntu desktop has vanished- no icons, launchers, left-click

I'm not sure what I did, but now my KDE desktop is just a blank screen. I am still able to log onto a gnome session, and the guest account has a perfeclty fine Kubuntu session, but no matter what I ...
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grub-install fails during 14.04 install with btrfs on sda

I used the manual partitioning option in the Kubuntu 14.04.1 installer to make a btrfs partition on /dev/sda. Of course it leaves 1 MB free at the start of the disk and I verified this with ...
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GTK apps not respecting Kubuntu's oxygen-gtk theme when executed as sudo

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 and it's working quite well so far, but my problem is pretty much what it's stated in the title, when executing a GTK app that requires sudo privileges, such as Synaptic ...
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How to run Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 in Virtualbox [on hold]

When running Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 with Plasma 5 in VirtualBox under Windows host, after switching to Xorg all graphics are messed up, looks like view is being rendered in console. Is there any way ...
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Avconv warning while downloading youtube video

I received this warning: Your copy of avconv is outdated, update avconv to version 10-0 or newer if you encounter any errors. while downloading a youtube video with youtube-dl -f 137+140. I am ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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No Firefox sound in Kubuntu 14.10

I just did a clena install of Kubuntu and sound works perfectly. But when going to YouTube to watch a video, no sound was heard. I tried using HTML5 player, checked my sound settings. I've also done a ...
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Set CPU frequency scaling to wait one second before scaling down

I notice that my Kubuntu 14.10 system scales both CPU cores 1400-3400 MHz on a sub-second resolution. I believe that it is scaling down too quickly, as when I am running multiple heavy applications ...
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Problem in making customized Kubuntu LiveCD

I have planned to make a customized "Kubuntu" 14.04 LiveCD. For that, I tried using Ubuntu Customization Kit. Several attempts were made and built many custom kubuntu iso files but none of them were ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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KDE and bluetooth speakers not working

So, after having read quite a number of posts here at askubuntu.com and elsewhere I'm still without sound working my bluetooth speakers :-/ Maybe someone here can tell the bit I need? Here's my ...
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reg. KOrganizer

I use KOrganizer with Kubuntu 14.10. No matter how often I try to establish colours for the categories, they do not show. Whenever I tip-in a new date in the calender, it does not show the choosen ...
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What partitions can I share between different flavors of Ubuntu

I want to play with some of the different flavors of Ubuntu, i.e. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. I know I can share /home. However, can I share /usr, /boot, or even /bin and /var. So that all ...
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How to integrate Kali linux features in Ubuntu [migrated]

I have tried Kali Linux a debian distro with very powerful security auditing and hacking features. Since the distro is based on debian like Ubuntu, i suppose should be easy integrate the same ...
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Reset Display settings

I was trying to set up my laptop to plug into an external lcd display in portrait mode. I found an option with a visual display of the screen and a rotate button among, I believe display settings or ...
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GRUB see LVM disk with Kubuntu only after enter to BIOS

I have a boot problem. I've installed Kubuntu 13.10 from a standard image file (using the standard installer) without manual partitioning. During the set-up process I chose the option "Setup on ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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Lost audio after updating kernel from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 [closed]

I updated the kernel image on 2014-12-12 from version 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and as a result I lost my laptop's audio. I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad T540p laptop. ...
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Kubuntu 14.10: after 12 Dec 2014 update X doesn't start

After the update X doesn't start complaining a not valid xorg.conf file As a workaround at every reboot I do: sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf sudo startx I also opened this bug: ...
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How can I batch install fonts (Kubuntu 14.04)

Hello and thank you for your help. I need to install many fonts. Currently, the only way I know is to click on each one, and hit "install" when "Font Viewer" opened them, hit "system" button, and ...
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Problem to replace Windows 8 by Kubuntu on Acer aspire

Help me please! I just bought a laptop Acer aspire V11 (500 GB hardrive, 4GB RAM) from a store obviously with Windows 8 installed on it As I'm mainly using Kubuntu i wanted to replace Windows by ...
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Kubuntu 14.10: Muon update manager no longer appearing in tray

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and one day I noticed that I haven't gotten any updates for a while (no tray icon appearing) so I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and installed some ...
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Unable to boot into anything

I ran into the problem described here and applies the solution suggested there. Now when I start this device, I just get the GRUB 2 CLI. I'm no longer able to get onto the live CD to reinstall (even ...
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SmartcardReader, which driver(-file) is really used?

I have a problem with my SmartCard-Reader (Cherry ST1044-U) in my Kubunu 14.10 (64bit). It does not fully work (when trying to sign data, error is thrown). (i read about the "default" driver, which ...
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Get terminal that was never installed ubuntu-desktop gui

Hello I just installed the ubuntu-desktop package on my Ubuntu 10.04 system. I cannot seem to figure out how to open the terminal from the desktop, could someone please help?
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kubuntu find not working properly in home directory

Opening a terminal in my home directory, the following commands yield no results: ~$ find . -name 'mysql' ~$ find ./ -name 'mysql' ~$ find /home/username/ -name 'mysql' but if I chdir to my local ...
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KDE power management could not be initialized on virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox and I have Kubuntu as my first virtual machine, I was doing an upgrade (apt-get upgrade) when I suddenly closed my VM by mistake No the problem is that I can no longer go past ...
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How to fix error : starting the service porviding the vpn connection failed

I'am using Kubuntu .I want to create pptp VPN connection based on the instruction that was given to me from network manager. But the given error was appeared each time. ‌Below are the screenshots ...
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pulseaudio input sound priorities

How might I set certain audio sinks as having above-normal or below-normal priority? For example: High priority: No matter what I'm doing, if Skype rings then the other sounds should mute. Low ...
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KDEconnect not visible in KDE system settings

After installing kdeconnect on my fresh Ubuntu 14.10 and then installing whole plasma environment I am unable to see KDEconnect settings icon in KDE system settings. On my previously Ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox not downloading on Kubuntu

Can someone please help me. I have tried many times to download VirtualBox and it has been failing. I use Kubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. Let me know if you need anymore information. Thank You! :)
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Monitor each process's cpu usage with a graph

I was wondering if there was a way to graph each process's cpu usage with a graph? Ideally, this would already be integrated with KSysGuard (in KDE).
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Xserver doesn't want to start

I have a problem with 14.04, my machine wouldn't come back as usual from stand-by to showing me the password prompt but it displayed some message that didn't contain much information on a shell screen ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 install

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows to have a dual boot setup. When I reach the stage to select which partition on the hard drive I want to use I am not given a choice of which ...
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No Operating System Found… LiLi

I Previously installed Chromium OS on a spare laptop using an SD card. It worked fine but, then I decided I didn't want chromium anymore, so I removed the 6 or so partitions Chrome created on the ...
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How to get Plasma Next option in Login

I installed Plasma Next on Kubuntu 14.10 and chose lightdm. Upon restart I'm not getting option to chose KDE Plasma Workspace/Unity/Plasma Next as my Desktop Environment. It directly enters Unity. ...
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Three Monitors Setup Not Working

I have three GeForce GT 610 video cards in my computer. After rebuilding from a recent HD failure, I've gone to Kubuntu (KDE SC Version 4.14.1). Before all my HD woes I had three monitors working in ...
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which OS & which version should i install? [duplicate]

I have some basic question. Configuration of my PC is Intel(R) Pentium(R)D CPU 2.66GHz & 1GB RAM. Now i'm using Windows 8.1 (32 bit) . it's very very slow . don't tell me to upgrade my PC .Now ...
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KDE Samba share wont let me connect if i disable Guest Access

i run kubuntu 14.04 (kde 4.13) ad want to share a folder with a windows pc, but it should only be accessable with a username + password combination. What i have done: right klick the folder. ...
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What is the latest, tested, Ubuntu version which works on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006)

Which version of Lubuntu can I install on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006, Intel Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM)? Or should I go for an earlier Ubuntu, or Kubuntu? I would prefer an older version than the ...
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No “Hello” icon in Firefox 34

I've just upgraded to Firefox 34, but cannot see "Hello" icon on Firefox toolbar. I could not find any info on that in Internet. There is no "Hello" icon there in "Additional Tools and Features" ...
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Kde : How to minimize windows from the task bar

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04. I am used to be able to open and minimize windows on the desktop by clicking on their miniature in the task bar. How can I get this behaviour back ? For the ...
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Kubuntu 14.10, updates gives GPG error

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. About a week or so ago, I noticed that doing a 'sudo apt-get update' gives me the following error at the end. Fetched 16.0 MB in 24s (650kB/s) ...
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Why Kubuntu,ubuntu 14.04 and similiars dissapears the initial logo when starts the so

Hello I'm have this dumb question that are that when i installed kubuntu 14.04 in the star of the S.O the so show the logo of kubuntu (like all the so)but when i restarted the pc this dissapear only ...
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NVidia Kubuntu 14.04 xorg.conf overwriten reset after reboot

Running Kubuntu 14.04 64bits. Followed tips on the launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-drivers-common/+bug/1310489 But xorg.conf keeps getting reset. It also seams that if ...
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I can't upgrade Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

I have issues upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I looked up all the previous questions concerning this issue, but nothing helped. The problem I get is the same, either I try to update using command ...
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how to enable secure boot after the installation

Kubuntu 14.04 64bit on a MS-DOS (MBR) type HDD (sda4) Kubuntu 14.10 64bit on a GPT type HDD (sdb5) Windows 8.1 64bit on a GPT type HDD (sda3) these are my installed OSes, both kubuntu installations ...
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How can I define a start-up activity in Kubuntu?

I use Activities in KDE to organize my kubuntu-desktops separately by their use, but unfortunately my media activity is the start-up by default. How can I customize that? Infos: Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel: ...
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Dell inspiron 14R has no network after kubuntu installation

I've just installd the LTS version of Kubuntu, and i can't connect to any network, wired OR wireless.. Most of the answers i've seen here assumed there's only a problem with the wireless, so i'm kinda ...
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Neverwinter Nights hangs at startup in my Kubuntu 14.10 VMWare Guest

All right, I'm setting up Neverwinter Nights yet again~ ..And I've hit a pretty heavy snag that I've never seen before, and I'm really not sure how to progress. I unzipped all the zips in order (and ...