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Woobly windows effect not working on Kubuntu 16.04

Earlier I had a problem in which the graphics and some important functions of the system stopped working properly. Now, simple things like the woobly windows effect, or the traslucent effect don't ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - PulseAudio Equalizer stops working after 10 seconds

I am having problems with the Pulseaudio Equalizer in Kubuntu 16.04 - after 10 seconds the equalizer seems to stop having effect and sound goes back to stock
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Kubuntu 16.04 launcher font unreadable

After updating from 15.10 to 16.04 I noticed this odd font issue only in the KDE launcher. I'm using proprietary nVidia drivers. Everything else in the OS seems to render correctly.
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Dual Boot -> Single Boot

Kubuntu and Xubuntu were installed on a laptop via Unetbootin. One must choose between the two. The owner wants to use Xubuntu exclusively. Half the drive is allocated for Xubuntu. What are the ...
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Screen flickering when battery low in Kubuntu 16.04

some days ago I tried to install nVidia drivers but nothing came up, so I reverted (or I guess so) to the "original" situation. Everything works fine (actually I don't neet my card, integrated ...
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sudo apt-get install virtualbox downloading the android studio [duplicate]

I am using kubuntu and I used this command yesterday to download android studio sudo apt-get install android-studio and then I saw it installing the same file android-studio zip file that I have ...
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Firefox on Kubuntu 14.04 is behaving erratically

Ok, I don't know how to describe this,or if this is a Firefox or a Kubuntu issue but I will try. Also see the linked video for exactly what is happening. This just suddenly started happening where I ...
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How to create iconpack for Kubuntu 16.04

I have all the icons done. How to make them available for Kubuntu's KDE 5? Do i need any additional files or software?
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Kubuntu: Slow Program Start - ca 4 sec

I.e. KCalc needs 4 sec from Command to Launch. Kate too. Libre Office Writer Splash Screen appears instantly. So I tried to install another graphics driver (INtel OO), didnt help. I did check /etc/...
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Emergency mode! Can't boot

Suddenly I'm unable to boot Kubuntu! I get kfd kfd errors and GNU GRUB. I'm currently in the Recovery Menu but unsure if this is what I should be doing. How do I boot normally again?
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KDE doesn't load on Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu on flashdrive. After loading finishes and KDE doesn't start - I have blank screen. I don't even see a login screen. Alt+Shift+F1 goes to terminal. It worked previously but before ...
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Brief, Frequent Wifi Disconnects on Kubuntu 16.04

I apologize for the unclear description. The situation is that my wifi stays connected, and browsers work just fine. However, other scripts and programs requiring an internet connection periodically ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS 9550 trackpad woes part 2: my hand keeps hitting the trackpad and moving the cursor

Believe it or not, this is the first time I'm using a laptop with a trackpad (until now, all my laptops have been Thinkpads, and I've always disabled the trackpad on those. However, my T61p was ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS 9550 trackpad woes part 1: scroll direction

I just loaded kubuntu 16.04 on my new xps 9550; in Settings > Input Devices there is an option to reverse the scroll direction (please, no flame wars about which one is the "right" way to do it, we ...
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Grub installation failed during Kubuntu setup

I trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 (64bit) on my Chuwi Vi10 tablet, but the end of the installation I get this message: GRUB Installation Failed: The 'grub-efi-ia32' package failed to install ...
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Volume Fn keys get “stuck down” in Kubuntu and Ubuntu?

I've had a dual boot with Ubuntu for a while. One problem annoyed me though, that my Volume Fn keys got "stuck down" whenever I pressed them, making it max volume, or muted. This has happened every ...
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KDE Connect not finding devices in Kubuntu 16.04

I have successfully used KDE Connect in the past but, something has changed and now I am not able to use KDE Connect in Kubuntu anymore. Can someone please see if they can help me out.
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(steamwebhelper.exe error) Nothing but library [Windows Steam using Wine] - Kubuntu

When I run the Windows version of Steam on Kubuntu, the only thing I can view and use is the library and the friend list, News is blank and all the other pages load forever. How do I get the other ...
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How to disable transparency when a window is highlighted?

I'm using KDE 5.5.5 and have enabled highlighting windows in task manager settings. The problem is, I have a lot of windows open and when highlighting some windows they are barely readable under a ...
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Kubuntu Installer keeps crashing

It crashes everytime I reach the TimeZone page. The first time I tried to run it, the ssd was empty, the 3rd or 2nd time it says it has sda5 (linux-swap) in it. I go into the terminal and type "ubuntu-...
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Only some Discs [Kubuntu]

My blu-ray discs appear empty in the file manager, and they don't have the proper title? Some regular CD and Dvds have the same issue. Why won't the contents display? Thanks, I appreciate your time. ...
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Steam isn't displaying after running [Kubuntu] [duplicate]

Steam won't run properly, it just shows up at the bottom panel for a few seconds then disappears and there's not even an icon next to the tab. No window comes up. I have WINE & winetricks ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 headphones not working

I have just installed Kubuntu 16.04 in a Alienware 15 R2 laptop. The sound card seems to work properly as I'm able to use the laptop speakers normally. Also I'm able to use usb headphones. However ...
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Migrating USB boot to SSD [Kubuntu]

I'm currently running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS on a bootable USB My hdd and sdd aren't usable (they're in "root/dev/disk/by-id/" as unknown files) I can find the hdd as "sda" in "root/dev" but its a ...
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How to replace Suspend with Hibernate on a laptop with kubuntu16.04 [duplicate]

I dont have any option for hybernation. sudo pm-hibernate works so its a supported function. How to do it when my lid is closing instead of Suspending?
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on login with /usr/bin/kate

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. After logging in, my system hangs while showing a single application, kate, running with the "whirring" symbol. If I do the following: Go to a virtual console and ...
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Connecting to Kubuntu Desktop server running x11vnc

I need to use the desktop enviroment of Kubuntu. I installed a vnc program on my host server. x11vnc (apt-get install x11vnc) and set up a password. (x11vnc -storepasswd) Um, what now?
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How to use existing volume groups and logical volumes (LVM)? For Ubuntu/Kubuntu 16.04

In the past, if we wanted to install in existing logical volumes, we had to use the alternate installer iso. But now that iso no longer exists, how can we use existing volume groups/logical volumes?
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Kubuntu acting weird after upgrading to plasma 5.6.5

Dolphin multiple selection style has changed. Single click to open doesn't work anymore even my settings under input devices is set to single click to open! My personalised system font settings are ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: How to disable swap partition from auto-mounting?

I have 2 swap partitions on my drive, one for Kubuntu(/dev/sda7), the other for Kali Linux(/dev/sda9). After googling around for methods how to stop the Kali Linux swap partition from auto-mounting on ...
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Error during installation x11vnc

I am trying to install x11vnc but at the end, I receive error and I don't know what does it mean": Errors were encountered while processing: messengerfordesktop E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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KDE 16.04 Panel Auto-Hide Slide Animation

I recently replaced Kubuntu 14.04 with 16.04 and it looks like the panel autohide doesn't have an animation. The panel seems to instantly appear and hide when I mouse over it. Is there was a way to ...
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Change size of taskbar applet

I really love my task bar, but one annoying thing is the size of this applet (or how do you call it?): It shows only 5 devices, while I've got many more devices. I've got a very large screen, so I'...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Themes do not apply correctly

I'm pretty new in the world of KDE but chose to give Kubuntu 16.04 a try on both my Desktop and my Laptop. Both are fairly recent installations and haven't been modified that much. Now for my problem:...
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How to stop the icon jumping effect in kubuntu?

the desktop-jump-effect Do i need to use kcmshell5 for it? I am using plasma 5.5.5. and kubuntu 16.04.
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How to prevent Pulseaudio from downsampling

How to prevent Pulseaudio from downsampling my music when played? The target is to be able to play lossless formats without any loss. Using Kubuntu 16.04
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What is causing KDE Plasma icons to get smaller on KDE panel?

The space located for the KDE icons and other notification on kde panel suddenly decreases heightwise. Result is there seems to be some space below and above the icons. The only settings I have ...
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Bluetooth keyboard

So, my bluetooth keyboard mostly works but it seems to freeze a lot. Any suggestions? I do realise I haven't given enough details, it's v16.04 of kubuntu. the keyboard is ECTechnology. Can anyone ...
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Failed Ubuntu dual-boot installation - GRUB errors

I've been unsuccessfully trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 on my new laptop alongside W10, which it came in with. Now I did this twice already on different computers and was always successful and there ...
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Kubuntu 16 Windows key not working

Just installed Kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Sony Vaio SVE14118FGB windows key not working. In ubuntu everything was fine. I switched to Kubuntu because of it's appearance. But I have a problem for it's ...
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How to switch desktops from kde to unity in kubuntu?

I installed unity and each time I turn on my pc, a command line interface pops up and I log in and run startx to get into the graphical user interface. But I am not able to switch from kde to unity ...
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How to use alsa systemwide and still have a volume tweak

I have found that using alsa and not pulseaudio greatly improves the quality of my sound. I tested this using DeadBeef and "direct ALSA output". I'd like to have my entire system use ALSA directly ...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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Chromecast isn't connecting to device

I need some help setting up Chromecast on Kubuntu 16.04. I have google chrome installed and also added the extension for Google Cast but the problem is that it is not seeing my device. Is there ...
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kubuntu 14.04 KDE login impossible after update

I have a major issue - a few hours ago I updated my kubunt 14.04 machine - I delayed this update a bit since I did not want to reboot my machine. Since KDE Startmenu did not appear anymore when I ...
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Installing KDE desktop in ubuntu 16.04 error

I'm trying to install KDE in my ubuntu 16.04 but when it was almost done, the terminal displayed me these error: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-...
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Having Lubuntu and Kubuntu together

I need lubuntu to do development, but sometimes I would like to log and enjoy a richer system as kubuntu or ubuntu, but also all the most fancy desktop environment, compiz, enlightment etc. a ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Reboots instead of shutdown on Acer Aspire E 15

I have had this issue for a while, and have been looking up answers for days, but nothing has been working. I tried editing grub while with acpi=noirq and acpi=off (added behind quiet splash on one ...
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kde slow boot on kubuntu 16.04

My computer boots really slow. I am using kubuntu 16.04 with kde plasma 5.6.4. Any suggestions from the log below? I have set automatic login. Hard-disk: HDD 5400rpm. (Other configuration details: ...
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Initramfs after Kubuntu 16.04 installation - possibly partitioning error

I installed Kubuntu on my desktop, which had Windows 8.1 installed. The dual-boot options appear but when I try to boot into Kubuntu, I get stuck at an Initramfs terminal. Booting with Live USB, sudo ...