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Kubuntu 15.04 missing “Online Accounts”

After a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04, I'm trying to add Google accounts. On some of my existing installations I have an entry in System Settings for "Online Accounts", but this doesn't exist on a ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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Plasma5 (kubuntu) Global shortcut (input keyboard) alt+ key

I think every one using plasma5 has this issue : we can't add a global hotkey using only Altotherkey I have a msigt60 with its strange keyboard layout specially for the key < and > So using ...
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How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN?

How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN? I intend to use this as backup when my cable modem Internet goes down. (It goes down frequently and it is down now.) My phone has a ...
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Run an Ubuntu app in browser

I want to know how to run Ubuntu app or program in a browser like chrome. I know the ways of vnc server and gdk+ Broadway. I need other ways.
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 clock showing only UTC despite correct timezone

My panel clock is showing time in UTC. This is recent behavior, and I believe it is a recent regression, but I'm not 100% sure so I'm posing this as a question first. Here's a screenshot of the clock ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 DSL connection doesn't work

On different laptops the same problem. I can use pppoe connection only if I set it up through terminal. When I trying to use GUI way DSL connection doesn't work. On other distros it's ok.
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Repaint problems on kde plasma 5.1.1 when switching or animating

I recently upgraded from a previous 5.* plasma version to plasma 5.1.1 using omgubuntu's instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrading to plasma 5.3 using kubuntu-ppa/backports fails

I have just upgraded to plasma 5.3 and the following 2 packages are broken - is there an easy fix to sort out this dependency problem ? sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for paul: Reading ...
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Keep Dropbox notification icon hidden in Kubuntu 15.04

I enabled Dropbox at startup. This puts the dropbox icon on the notification bar. Because the icon doesn't match other icons in the panel, I am able to hide it by following: System tray settings > ...
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How to install Plasma 5.4 on Kubuntu

Can anyone tell how to upgrade Kubuntu 15 plasma to 5.4? I found these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade But after ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Dual Monitors

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04, mostly for the upgrade of KDE to KDE Plasma 5. I have been quite happy, but when I got back to school and plugged in my monitor I was very disappointed. Kubuntu is ...
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Kubuntu/KDE Plasma OpenGL Graphics Issues

I'm running KDE Plasma Workspace on Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm having graphics issues. When hovering the mouse over bars, the info window that opens had a large black box around it, when trying to change ...
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Why is Kubuntu so unstable?

Before I begin let me say I'm not attacking ANYONE here. I understand how hard it is to make a distro, especially for a lesser used one. Why is Kubuntu 15.04 so buggy, unstable, and generally ...
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Grub menu not being shown after installation of kubuntu 15.04

I am using windows 10 ( upgraded from 8.1 ) and I installed kubuntu 15.04 using a bootable usb. I installed this into sda5 with 40GB capacity. I also created a swap partition of 8GB. After ...
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Problems during installation of KDE-plasma

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to install KDE-plasma 5.3.2 but got errors during that process and now I am getting this error every time.I tried sudo apt-get install -f but that doesnt work ...
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Cannot install Desmume on Kubuntu 14.04

I wanted to install Desmume on my PC, but when I tried sudo apt-get install desmume it gave Error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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ClamTk does not launch

I installed an old ClamTk DEB from SourceForge, and it launched fine. When I upgraded my system, it threw me this error: ➜ ~ clamtk Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 apt-get not installing xorg-edgers [closed]

I added the edgers repository and it successfully appears in my list of places to check for software, but it won't actually use it. I've removed ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and re-added it successfully more ...
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I boot to a grub prompt. How can I fix this?

I duel boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to install kubuntu over an installation I had of Ubuntu. However, the installer crashed in the middle of the actual installation process. Afterwards ...
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KUbuntu desktop weirdness

I use Kubuntu 14.04, and have it configured to use/display the /home/xxxx/Desktop folder in a "folder" layout. The problem is, I often use the desktop folder for downloads/temporary working directory ...
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Software RAID 0 FAILS using mdadm on Kubuntu 15.04

I've read a lot about RAID on linux and decided to go software raid instead of fake. My hardware is 2x Samsung 250GB mSATA ssd in a laptop. So I want to run these in raid 0 configuration. The thing i ...
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Trouble to boot after graphics driver installation [closed]

I run a fresh installed Windows 7/ Kubuntu 14.10 dual boot with a ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. The Installation process and first couple of restarts worked totally fine with boot option ...
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How can I migrate KDE plasma 4 settings to plasma 5?

recently, I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, which installs KDE plasma 5 by default, as I learned later. After logging in, all my desktop settings are gone (wallpaper, mini apps, panels). Is there a way to ...
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sddm-Greeter crashes on startup Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I updated from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04... Update went fine, the system booted and allowed me to mess with themes and to install the proprietary ATI drivers... I then rebooted the system and I ...
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How to restart KDE 5 interface?

How do I restart KDE5 interface from the command line without having to do a logout?
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Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation - Screen Resolution

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation 11 on my host OS Windows 7 64-bit. The display resolution is wrong: The "Desktop" is only part of the screen, and the other part is black. Logout ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 hanging when accessing disk [closed]

I recently noticed how long it takes for my computer to start downloading a file or even just to open the dialogue window which asks you where you wish to save it. I wonder whether that's a problem ...
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Kubuntu themes not applying to windows [closed]

I've been playing around with the desktop themes on Kubuntu 14.10 and installed the Elegance theme (mentioning it as it seems to be one of the most used according to the forums). The theme, though, ...
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Windows to Kubuntu migration with multiple encrypted disk

I am going to extend my system from Windows 7 x64 Pro to dual boot with Kubuntu 15.04. I am trying to figure out the migration strategy. My system has several TrueCrypt encrypted hard disks. One of ...
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Screensaver issues using KDE Plasma Workspace on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu, replaced Win XP with it and LOVE it. I am having an issue with screensaver on KDE Plasma Workspace. I initially installed Ubuntu 14.04 with a Lubuntu desktop and after ...
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Two finger scroll not working in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm running a fresh install on Kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude E6440. The trackpad works fine except that it doesn't respond to two fingered scroll. The system-setting -> Input Devices -> Touchpad -> ...
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How do I install the marble plasmoid in KDE 5.9.0?

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) to Vivid Vervet (15.04). In the process, I lost the marble plasmoid that showed a day/night world map on my background. I have the marble ...
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Firefox does not open dolphin for inode/directory in kubuntu 15.04

this question has been asked multiple times like 1 and 2, but their solutions won't work anymore. Probably because of Plasma 5 and the new firefox versions. So I am using Kubuntu 15.04, Firefox 40.0 ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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Console wireless network manager

I have installed i3-wm on my Kubuntu 15.04. But I need sometimes to manually choose Wi-Fi networks. I don't like the way I do it now (stating plasmashell, choosing Wi-Fi and exiting it), So I'm ...
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In Kubuntu 15.04, how do I switch the K-menu back to classic style?

I've updated to Kubuntu 15.04. Previously, the K-menu in Plasma could be switched to classic style by right-clicking and selecting Switch to classic style. In Kubuntu 15.04, this appears to be no ...
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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Log out only works after second attempt

When I attempt to log out from Plasma 5 I have to log out twice. On the first attempt the workspace closes but kwin keeps running. Then I have to use the alt+f2 runner to log out again, at which point ...
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How to dual boot Kubuntu without booting into GRUB when I turn on my computer?

What I want to happen is when I turn on my computer it boots into Windows 10 by default, and if I want to go into Kubuntu, I go into BIOS and choose to boot it. Is this possible without having Linux ...
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Is Kubuntu using my GPU?

I am having a constant problem with installing my GPU, I tried to figure out the reason why, with no luck. I have an ASUS laptop (X55V) with an Nvidia 610M 1GB GPU. I am using Kubuntu 13.3. I have ...
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Touchpad not found after sleep mode/close laptop lid after last update

Weird thing happened after my last update on my new laptop (Asus k401l), when it goes to sleep or when I close the lid, the touchpad is disabled and in system Settings > Input Devices > Touchpad it ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can Oracle JDK 8 (for later use with NetBeans 8) be installed along with currently installed OpenJDK6 & 7?

I'm not facing an actual issue yet, rather trying to avoid any... Currently, these packages are installed on my PC (automatically installed during a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04): $ apt list ...
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Kubuntu 14.04. Could not write file. Disk full

Just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now I'm trying to place a file in the firmware folder. "Could not write file. Disk full." keeps popping up even though the HD is obviously not full. Done ...
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Benefits of Separating Home Directory?

I'm trying to strategize my ubuntu installation. I've always read that separating the /home directory makes it easier when it comes to upgrading your distro. But could somebody please explain why? I'm ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in lenevo G50-80 with ubuntu 15.04

My dmesg | grep Blue output is as below [ 6.027325] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.20 [ 6.027338] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 6.027341] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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How to launch live KUBUNTU from Windows?

I burned the .iso file for KUBUNTU 15 to a pendrive. The write-up process was flawless but on clicking the wubi.exe icon, it is showing an error message "wubi is not currently supported in EFI". What ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 HDMI to LCD works, HDTV does not

I've been at if for hours with no joy on this one so I'm posting my first question ever tonight. New install of Kubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Precision M6600 with nVidia Quadro 3000M video. Samsung LCD ...