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Remote desktop or VNC into Kubuntu 14.10 from windows

I've had another post on here dealing with beta version/realvnc, I've since started over and am using Kubuntu 14.10 with KDE plasma (the gold release). At this point I'm looking for any solution to ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 kernel panic

I downloaded and burned the Kubuntu 14.10 amd64 iso. My laptop was running Kubuntu 14.04 amd64; it is a 4-year-old Dell Studio 17. When booting from the DVD, there is a kernel panic, unable to mount ...
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(k)ubuntu 14.10 - graphic artifacts on intel

today i have tried ubuntu and kubuntu 14.10. I've experienced some graphical artifacts around the cursor. Following issues have been observed: the cursor leaves a line of cursors on fast movement ...
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Fonts in Kubuntu sometimes unreadable, boxes instead of normal character

I have brand new install of Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64bit on Dell Latitude E4310 laptop, Polish as the system’s language. Every now and then texts in menus of some software become totally ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Inkscape poor performance and lags on powerfull machine

I have problem with Inkscape. Even with relatively small file I see delay when I move text field or graphic elements. There are few seconds lags although the PC has enough memory and CPU and Inkscape ...
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How to configure proxy to work with all the programs in kubuntu 14.04

I want to be able to use all the programs with the wifi of my University. I did Alt + F2 -> Proxy -> Use system proxy configuration: and copied universityProxy:Port in all the entries except in ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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Plasma Neon 5 ruined my eyes

I have recently installed the Plasma Neon 5 from the weekly PPA! Well, I went to synaptic, tick everything that has plasma-desktop- and then apply it. Then I restarted my PC, boot into Neon 5 (using ...
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“Battery not present” Dell Inspiron 14-7437 [Kubuntu-14.04]

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS AMD64 on my Dell Inspiron 14" 7437; it is a fresh and fully updated installation. What happens when I turn on my PC without the power cord attached is that KDE systray ...
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Locales set to unexisting ones

I am using Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) $uname -a Linux mobile2 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:30:01 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux) I am facing a very strange problems with ...
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Auto login with Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma

II've been trying to auto login, Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma. I had this working by adding sddm.conf file in the etc dir containing: [Autologin] User=$USERNAME Session=plasma.desktop Substitute your ...
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No network after unplugging cable and plugging it back in

I have: OS: Kubuntu (x64) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Kernel: 3.13.0-29-generic My network card works OK when I boot up my laptop, but ...
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KDE power management system could not be initialized

First of all, apologies but I am very new to using kubuntu, so I would need a very basic step by step answer to solve this problem. Since my last update I am getting this error message: KDE power ...
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Local DNS server 127.0.1.1 fails often

This problem happens only at my workplace and only with my laptop, not my colleagues'. The problem is that DNS resolutions fail often. Sites won't open, git pushes won't execute, and i have to ...
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Coasting stopped working on Kubuntu 14.04

I had some issues setting the touchpad the way I wanted it, but I finally succeeded with the help of xinput (I had to write a script that resets everything the way I want it after reboot, because KDE ...
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Eclipse luna crashes on new project in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting Eclipse Luna to work. I downloaded the tar.gz from their site and I downloaded the tar.gz for the Java JDK. I extracted everything and Eclipse opens properly, but when ...
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Touchscreen and Auto Rotate

I have an HP Pavillion x360 that came OEM with Windows 8.1. Due to my work I was required to dual boot with Kubuntu 14.04. After some time Kubuntu managed to delete a Windows partition and end the ...
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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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Not require a password to login after reboot

I've been wrestling this for days....I’m trying to achieve one of two things: (Kubuntu 14.10 and KDE 5 plasma) 1) Have Real VNC server start up when Kubuntu 14.10 boots up, before the login screen. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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How do I restore my Sound in Kubuntu?

Recently, I created a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. At first everything worked fine, and I was tweaking settings to get everything working properly and installing the things I needed to get ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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What Ark specific settings for Ark extraction?

Using kubuntu 14.04 What Ark specific settings do I use to extract a Kbackup file (stored on a usb disk). My original files are stored in /home/bumpy. Sure wouls appreciate a quick reply - am getting ...
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KOrganizer in desktop

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04. I want to see the KOrganizer in the desktop all the time like if it was a widget. I've only found information on how to show google calendar events in the calendar widget. ...
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Never ask me for passwords [duplicate]

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm asked for password when: Using sudo in terminal. Login. Installing/removing/updating programs with Muon. KWallet initiates or adds a password. I don't want to write ...
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Strange behavior when closing lid Gateway NE56R

I have a Gateway NE56R laptop running the latest Kubuntu 14.10 x64 beta, although I had this same problem on Trusty. This problem may also affect some Acer Aspire laptops if that helps you fix my ...
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Kubuntu Cannot Update

I tried updating Kubuntu using Muon Update Manager which failed to apply changes. /var/cache/apt/archives/project-neon5 kio_0.0+git20141008.0321+neon4~faa423d~14.04_amd64.deb trying to overwrite ...
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How to downgrade oxygen-gtk

I have a problem with Eclipse, it crash every time I try to commit, or to view the project settings and I discover here that the problem is for oxygen-gtk. Is recommended to downgrade it. But how to? ...
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Installing Matlab on Kubuntu. Matlab cannot access root

when running the ./install file, Matlab cannot create it's directory as it doesn't have access to root. I've seen this asked in this post: Must I enable the root account to install Matlab? however ...
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Change manual page option color

I see the man page options very dark. I use the konsole terminal in Kubuntu. I want to change the colour, how can I do it. The solution that I've found only works until shutdown. The terminal ...
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Screen brightness Samsung R519 with kubuntu

Kubuntu recognizes the Fn + up/down but it only changes the brightness when it goes from 85% to 71% or viceversa. I want to know an easy way to change the screen brightness. I don't care if the method ...
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What has happened with Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 driver Kubuntu 14.04

I've recently installed fresh Kubuntu 14.04. Everythink was working just fine with my Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 wifi card till today. I don't know what happened ? Is this fault of some standard updates ...
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How to properly install Brother DCP 135C scanner under Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have read almost all posts about this but I did not find the solution for Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Of course, I have tried with the solutions I read with no effect. What I did so far? I have ...
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I cannot install Kubuntu, it keeps rebooting before installation

I installed Ubuntu on my computer with no problem. I didn't like it so I wiped the drive and tried to install Kubuntu. It will boot from either CD or usb drive up until I have a choice to try it or ...
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Ubuntu on windows without separate OS

I wanted Dolphin on my windows 7, so I installed http://download.kde.org/stable/kdewin/installer/kdewin-installer-gui-latest.exe.mirrorlist Now I have the whole KDE on my windows computer, nice ...
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link 2 computer over the internet

I have 2 desktop computers and I would like to connect both of these computers together over the internet so I could access the information from one room to another. the computer with the files I ...
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My blutooth device not work in KUBUNTU

The blutooth device doesn't detects any devices neither it is being detected by any other devices. the blutooth buttons just disable & enable the blutooth software but it doesn't work atall
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Ancient Gateway netbook - touchpad does not work in Kubuntu 14.04

* It was a user error. When I was shifting from netbook screen to attached monitor screen I played with function F5, F6 and F7. Function F7 toggles the touchpad on and off. To further complicate my ...
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How can I troubleshoot my system freezing just before restart?

Kubuntu 14.04 on a new computer. GPU is R9 280x in case it's relevant. Sometimes (not every time) when I restart in order to switch to Windows, Kubuntu seems to hang. There's a black screen. I am ...
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Laptop Displays on External Monitor by Default

I was running Windows 98 through virtualbox (to play an old game that doesn't work on wine, not because I'm into that kind of thing) and had to play with the resolutions a bit to get it to run at ...
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logon without password kubuntu 14.10

I just set up Kubuntu 14.10 beta, how can I set it up to not require a password when booting up (after a restart). I want to start or reboot the PC and it NOT to ask for a user name/password, just go ...
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Missing Login screen (kdm missing? plasma5)

I installed plasma5 on 14.10 and had bunch of problems. I was in a hurry to fix, so removed/reinstalled blah blah blah bunch of packages, including probably lightdm and kdm. Now I want Plasma5 back, ...
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Epson perfection 1670 dont work

I have problem with our scanner, Epson Perfection 1670. On Ubuntu didnt work, when I changed to Kubuntu 14.04 it worked for one day, but after shutdown and few days of rest, it stopped to work... ...
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Display out of range on Kubuntu after I install ATi drivers

I always get "Display out of range" after I install ATi drivers on Kubuntu. After the installation I'm running aticonfig --initial, then aticonfig --resolution=0,1440x900 (my monitor res), that's what ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither muon update manager nor muon software center work. they both give the same error: **Initialization Error** The ...
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Hard drive activity every few seconds

My hard drive is being written to every few seconds, even with no applications running. The last lines of dmesg shows the following; [19795.860804] type=1400 audit(1411730528.506:81): ...