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Can I run Ubuntu/Kubuntu on a Blade server with no graphics card?

On ebay there are some $100 hp and dell blade server units that I've seen in action in data center tours. My question is, would a single one with 32gb ram, 4 intel xeon 3ghz processors and NO graphics ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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restore partition table after error

Today while my pc make some system updates, electricity in my house goes down and my pc shoutted down. When i restart it, i wasn't able to log in: Grub does not find any partition, so i couldn't ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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Kubuntu on a persistent live usb won't start up on my desktop

It perfectly starts up on my alienware laptop -the laptop from which I created it- and my HP laptop; however, when I try to boot it up on my desktop. it proceed until the Kubuntu logo, which keeps ...
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Getting error on startup and login to kubuntu : “failed to authenticate server dot.kde.org”

I am getting this message when booting my computer and then login into Kubuntu. Was ok until a few weeks ago. Failed to authenticate server dot.kde.org OS: Kubuntu 14.04 64-bit Kernel: ...
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Kubuntu launcher menu without categories

I dont know if its right to ask about Kubuntu, but I hope not :) I'm trying Kubuntu 14.04 and I just found one disadvantage for me that's the way how the launcher looks. It contains categories, in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new here, so please excuse me if this question has been asked before. Also, I'm new to this whole Linux/Ubuntu etc thing, so this may be a silly question. :-) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer ...
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Kde. Set plasma 5.0 lockscreen

I want to set plasma 5.0 lockscreen. http://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0/screenshots/lockscreen.png How can I do this?
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Unable to locate package kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on 14.04

I am attempting to install kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 amd64, following these instructions sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 sudo apt update sudo apt install project-neon5-session ...
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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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restart KDE desktop in 10.04

I have an older Kubuntu 10.04 installation due to compatibility restraintsa. Now, I see that my plasma desktop must've died and I wanted to restart it, the way I restart Plasma on newer Kubuntu boxes ...
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Can't use Ubuntu Software Center or update Ubuntu 14.04

I can't seem to be able to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center or update my Ubuntu version. When I run sudo apt-get -f install this is the output: matt@Bessie:~$ sudo apt-get -f install ...
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Applications misbehaving on Kubuntu 14.04 fresh install

I'm having the hardest time trying to install Kubuntu 14.04, alongside Windows XP, on my ASRock Z68 Pro3-M motherboard along with an Intel Core i7 2600K processor and 8Gb of memory. I've also tried ...
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Wallpaper is not seen in fullscreen

The wallpaper does not cover the screen fully. There are black background in the top as well as in the bottom, wallpaper is only in the center. All other windows opens normally apart from the ...
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Can I get this theme in Unity?

I recently saw this photo online and got attracted towards it. I know that this a kubuntu desktop and i dont want the upside down dock as shown in this pic but I just want the indicator or whatever ...
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How can Iaunch a Windows partition in VirtualBox that already exists on my machine?

I have installed VirtualBox and I would like to have a Windows session from within my Kubuntu session. I have my hard drive partitioned so as to contain both OS. However, VirtualBox seems to only ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Wireless network dissabed by hardware switch

I am trying to install the newest Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus u32u, however, i am having problems with "Wireless network dissabled by hardware switch". I have tried "rfkill unblock all" without any luck, ...
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Kubuntu shutdown issue

After installing Kubuntu14.04 on my Gateway-M675 Laptop, it will not restart or shut down. It boots up and runs fine, but after updates or installs, it will not restart. It closes all programs and ...
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Kubuntu Muon to remove many packages?

I am experiencing very weird behaviour in Muon Update Manager. My system is Kubuntu 12.10 and is regularly updated (upgraded) either via the command line using apt or with Muon. It was last upgraded a ...
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Compiz magnifier not working on kde

I have ubuntu 14.04 and just switched from unity to kde(kubuntu-desktop). I use compiz magnifier when reading and it works on unity but not on kde. I like kde better and it's annoying to switch back ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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SSD Size Dissapearing

I recently have been low on SSD space, I can usually manage with very little space. Today I decided to try to create a Windows VM on VirtualBox. I did a "df -h" to check my disk space left and it ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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how to get gnome environment while working in gnome

just some moments ago I installed kubuntu environment and switched to kubuntu but when i return to my GNOME desktop environmentI cannot get the pure desktop and many applications appear as if they are ...
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403 Forbidden error when installing software in Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I try to install software in Kubuntu 14.04 it shows these errors: http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/q/qca2-plugin-gnupg/libqca2-plugin-gnupg_2.0.0~beta3-2_amd64.deb 403 Forbidden ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 locks mouse and keyboard after lid is closed

When I close the lid and after open it, the unblock screen, mouse and keyboard is locked. The laptop needs to be restarted by power button. Can someone help me?
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can't get past password entry

I got a HP Compaq nx8220 with Kubuntu installed, and it doesn't boot properly anymore. The problem is that it doesn't show the splash screen after you enter your password, i get through all other ...
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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[K]ubuntu in flux, upgrade would suppress kmail, konqueror and other packages?

I got a notification of available updates today (20140703), and as usual I checked the contents with apt-get -s upgrade (not as root as a double security): NOTE: This is only a simulation! ...
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How can I install Chinese fonts on Kubuntu 14.04

I'd like to see Chinese characters, such as this one.
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Torrents(on tixati) far slower in Kubuntu/linux then windows 7 [closed]

So I've read a few issues on the topic both on here and outside on some other forums and have still not really been able to figure out howto really fix this. I'm running latest 14.04 of Kubuntu, and ...
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Problem with wireless driver installation

I'm new user of Kubuntu 14.04 (since yesterday). It's my first linux and i've got some problems with driver installation. Cos i couldn't use wifi (option is permanently disabled) i tried to install ...
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How do I change the Ubuntu loading screen? [duplicate]

After I installed "kubuntu-desktop" my loading screen was changed: to this: How do I change it back?
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How to re-enable Kubuntu Application Launcher Menu shortcuts after accidentally disabling

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm in the process of customizing it. I replaced the default Application Launcher with the traditional-style Application Launcher Menu. With this application ...
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Cannot Install/Run Ubuntu without acpi=off & nomodeset etc

I've had this problem for a while. I reluctently just used windows. I no longer wish to be without linux on my laptop. Why is this happening: Either with CD or USB install the installer cannot get ...
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Synclient: monitor changes to the touchpad state with 1.7.1

I'm attempting to resolve some issues with my touchpad by getting the debugging output via this tutorial. One of the steps in the tutorial advises me to monitor the touchpad activity with the ...
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How do i solve the error problem while running ' sudo nautilus ' in kubuntu 14.04?

When I run command $ sudo nautilus, I am getting the following error message: ** (nautilus:2611): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-JjKUQBOPpS: ...
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KDE 4.13.2 update breaks login from LightDM on Kubuntu 14.04

One of the KDE updates that rolled out in the last couple of days broke my ability to log in to KDE from lightdm using the lightdm-kde-greeter. At the lightdm prompt, I enter my login credentials, the ...
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kubuntu-desktop took over everything

I installed kubuntu-desktop via software centre but now everything is messed up in unity. As if the theme was changed but it's still "Ambiance" (the default). It even affects LXDE. For example... ...
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Plasma-nm configuration files broken?

plasma-nm doesn't work properly, as you can see in the attached image. Well, it seems I've not enough reputation to attach images, sorry... But on this site you can see exactly the same image and it's ...
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Problem with graphics after resuming hibernation

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. when i have hibernate system through sudo pm-hibernate, the system hibernate successfully but when i resume it after one minute of reloading many applications to ram, the ...
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passphrase failed for encrypted disk after GRUB menu

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 13.10 on two separate physical disks (SSD). I have two partitions for Ubuntu: an unencrypted "/boot" and an encrypted "/". Everything was working ...
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what games/app are available for Linux to improve English vocabulary?

I primarily use Linux (Ubuntu/Kubuntu Linux distribution). I dont use Window. I am looking for some good games or application to improve my English vocabulary. I tried to find on google but did not ...
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Kubuntu dual head issue

I have installed Kubuntu 10.04 on my machine due to compatibility issues. I have raaan upgrades to get it all up to date. I have two monitors connected and they get recognized properly by System ...
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Kaveri A10-7850K + Kubuntu 14.04 - No way to use fglrx driver

First of all, I've followed the indications provided on : How do I install fglrx on an AMD Kaveri machine? But the versions of Catalyst available now for download are 14.4 and 14.6 Beta. I have tried ...
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Mouse cursor slow after wake in 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04, and I have encountered a small problem. Whenever I wake the system up from suspend, the cursor starts moving very slowly and choppily. Any thoughts? Edit: I ...
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Is removing ibus enough?

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I had to completely remove ibus because not only it bugged chromium, but also I do not need it at all. Unfortunately, I have the feeling it is not completely disabled ...