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how to install elo touchscreen driver in ubuntu 11.1

i need to install elo touchscreen driver on an intel series panel pc. i do not have any idea whether to install the driver from elo download link as it only supports kernels 2.4 and 2.6! it is better ...
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Downloaded Kubuntu 12.10 and installed Ubuntu 11.10

I wanted to install Kubuntu 12.10 from USB on a brand new computer, with no OS. I downloaded the file and started the computer with the USB. It installed Ubuntu 11.10. Why and how can I change that?
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Upgrade to 11.10 caused rt2800usb module to be blacklisted

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, and I noticed that after the upgrade my USB wireless card was no longer recognized. It turns out that the rt2800usb module had been added (automatically, I ...
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How to boot up in kubuntu-mobile?

On Ubuntu 12.04 Unity I just did sudo apt-get install kubuntu-full kubuntu-mobile plasma-mobile The install finished with no problems and I see Kubuntu in lightdm as an option to boot into... but ...
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Installation of Windows XP or 7 guest OS is EXTREMELY slow within Ubuntu 12.04 host OS

I've successfully installed and ran Windows XP and Windows 7 in KUbuntu 10.04x64. But installation never succeeds in any OS beyond 10.04; I've tried KUbuntu 11.10x64, 12.04 x32 and x64. Formatting ...
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Is it possible to install the Unity 2D Panel in Kubuntu without pulling in all of Unity's dependencies?

I would like to avoid installing Gnome dependencies, if possible. I figured this is possible as Unity 2D is written in Qt. Thanks for your input!
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kubuntu 11.10 I need to remove the booting file

I had a windows7 " where I installed kubuntu on using wubi" and my problem is that I installed a new windows 7 because the last version infected but i forgot to uninstall kubuntu before installing ...
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kubuntu 11.10 muon not recognizing 12.04 exists!

I am in kubuntu...went to muon-update...performed updates system restarted now no updates available. System does not even recognize that 12.04 is out and available. No updates available for install as ...
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Kubuntu upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I tried to update as described here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu . But after updating all packages with muon-updater no upgrade available message pops up as described ...
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How can I disable Apper?

Since 12.04 came out, "Apper" bothers me every five minutes with a popup "UPDATE NOW!!!!!" How can I turn this annoyance off?
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Can Firefox open (embedded) PDF's without starting Okular?

How can I make Firefox on Kubuntu to open PDF in its embedded PDF viewer, like it does on Windows? Currently it opens PDF's in Okular. Some websites (with embedded PDF's) malfunction because of this ...
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Resize window to half width

Is there an easy / convenient way to resize any window on Kubuntu to half width of the screen? With todays wide screen monitors, I have enough space to fit two windows side by side, but I never do ...
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Alienware M17x R3: Possible downclock

I installed recently Kubuntu 11.10 32 bits (had graphics driver issues, wanted to try on 32 bits version) on my new Alienware M17x, with a Core i7-2670QM CPU. Cores are supposed to be clocked at 2.2 ...
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why nautilus will open automatically when kde loads?

Recentlly every time that laptop turns on and kde loads, nautilus will opened automatically. why ? I installed kde on ubuntu 11.10.
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Kubuntu 11.10 disable tapclick not working from gui

Trying to find the script that disables tap-to-click, but can't locate the right settings. here is 50-synaptic.conf: # Example xorg.conf.d snippet that assigns the touchpad driver # to all ...
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How to configure KDE default settings for a new user of a group?

I'm a sys admin on Kubuntu 11.10 machine. Where do I configure the basic config for a new user (say belonging to group "users")? Edit 1: I want to configure langauages - currently my new users get ...
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How to install smoothtasks in Kubuntu??/ General tarball install help

Ive been using Mint, and more recently Ubuntu for over a year now. Ive learned a lot, and know my way around most things. However, Ive yet to learn to compile and install things. This wouldnt be much ...
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How can I upgrade KDE in Kubuntu 11.10

How can I upgrade KDE 4.7.4 to KDE 4.8 in Kubuntu 11.10? Is it safe to upgrade or should i wait for Kubuntu 12.04.
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Deepin Software Centre unable to aunthenticate password

I am using Kubuntu 11.10. I tried installing Deepin Software Centre in it. Installation was successful but when I launched the application it asked for password. Every time I entered the password, it ...
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Libre Office Button Titles are Black

When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? I can just barely make out what the text is. It wasn't this way before and I ...
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Screen turns off while VLC is playing movies in Kubuntu

When I play a movie on VLC the screen turns off after 10 minutes. I used to run Ubuntu and this didn't happen there.
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Backup files being created in Kubuntu

Kubuntu creates a backup file every time i append a file and save it at the time of closing Kate editor. I am using Kubuntu 11.10
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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How can I get Policykit-1-KDE to preselect the current user?

On my new Kubuntu 11.10 system, there are two users with administrative rights (paulo and administranto). Whenever I now from a KDE GUI dialog do some action which needs administrative rights, I get a ...
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If Kubuntu is based on Ubuntu, then why does its installation give me problems?

This might be an ignorant question, but I tried Kubuntu recently. I've heard that it merely has a different interface, but the backend is essentially Ubuntu. Yet, when I installed it, my sound didn't ...
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Shortcuts and transparency in Kubuntu Oneiric

Is there a way to set in Kubuntu Oneiric keyboard shortcuts to: Show the desktop (used to be called "toggle showing desktop" in old versions of Kubuntu but now seems to be gone from the ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 running slow and kwin using over 90%

On 2 netbooks that have been upgraded to 11.10 and are set to auto login, I am finding that everything is running slow and kwin is at over 90% until I log out and log in again and re-enable desktop ...
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Brightness button (Fn + F5/F6) does not work after installing Kubuntu 11.10

I installed the Kubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and now the brightness keys do not work. Before I was using Debian and they functioned normally. Could someone tell me if the problem is it just me or is the ...
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Can't start ubuntuone-installer

Hi all I'm running kubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to run ubuntu one, but I get this error. What am I doing wrong? maurizio@maurizio-desktop:~$ ubuntuone-installer Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 very slow during file I/O

After updating to Kubuntu 11.10, my file I/O performance has slowly just gotten worse and worse. It is to the point where I'm getting 1 MB/s write/read speeds to the drive. If I download something, ...
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How to change Yakuake shortcut key?

I've just installed yakuake in kubuntu 11.10, but cannot see it in the "Custom Shortcuts" settings. How to change shortcut to win+~ in this case?
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Day of week in digital clock plasmoid

I have problem with configuring digital clock plasmoid: i can't display day of week in it. As far as i remember it was simle in previous distr versions. Will be glad for help. Thanks!
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Is there an Akonadi-enabled message notifier in Kubuntu (which does not require KMail running)?

IMHO one of the cool things about KDE's groupware cache Akonadi is that it synchronises and indexes your mail even if there is no e-mail software running. I always thought that one of the prime ...
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Is there a way to run “planner” in kubuntu?

I have quite an extensive project planned with planner but switched my desktop to kubuntu to get away from the unity desktop of ubuntu. Issuing the command sudo apt-get -s install planner gives the ...
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No dual screens on an Asus m4A89 GTD Pro

I'm having an issue getting dual monitors working for Kubuntu 11.10. I have Asus m4A89 GTD pro/USB3 mother board with integrated Ati HD4290 graphics chip. When I try to enable multiple monitors ...
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How to get Chrome to rollup/rolldown when double clicking the titlebar?

I'm using Ubuntu, not Ubuntu 2D, on Kubuntu 11.10. Every application except Chrome abides by the toggle_shade setting I have when double-clicking the titlebar. How do I get Chrome to behave like the ...
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No headphones sound in Asus U52F laptop

I have no sound in kubuntu even in 11.04 and now in 11.10 the same problem. My laptop is Asus U52F. I have tried all, no idea what to do now. lspci |grep -i audio returns: 00:1b.0 Audio device: ...
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Muon Package manager stuck at 100%

I've tried to install the Lubuntu desktop package through Muon package manager in Kubuntu 11.10, downloading and installing went fine, however it is stuck at 100%, it's been already 30 mins. and i ...
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How to change color/transparency of all desktop panels?

In KDE 4.7, after making some personalization I made a layout which I really like. But light panels color breaking the whole idea. It is too bright. Changing color scheme doesn't help. How could I ...
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How to unlock screen in Kubuntu 11.10?

After upgrading to Kubuntu 11.10, I'm no longer able to unlock my screen. The screen stays blank. Oddly, it seems I'm able to logout of my current session by hitting Ctrl-Alt-Delete Enter. Any ...
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How to add custom icon to Kubuntu 11.10 launcher?

I have a shell script, idea, that simply sets JAVA_HOME then launches idea.sh. It doesn't show in a Dash Home search so I can't use the drag-and-drop way of adding it to the launcher. How do I do ...
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How to set icon properties in Kubuntu 11.10 launcher?

I have some scripts: chrome-aoeu@gmail.com chrome-ueoa@netflix.com that open Chrome with specific --user-data-dir settings. When I drag the icons into launcher, the icon launches Chrome, but it ...
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390 views

Does the Kubuntu installer get less attention than the Ubuntu installer?

I have just tested 10 PCs. 4 were with Kubuntu and 6 with Ubuntu. Of the 6 Ubuntu PCs, 2 of them run on Unity 2D. What I saw in this installation was that the installers for Kubuntu were (In the best ...
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How to customize the appearance of the address view in Kaddressbook? [closed]

I am impaired by my eyesight and have to set the fonts quite big to work with KDE. Kaddressbook seems to ignore the settings so that I have the contact list with big letters to choose a contact but I ...
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1answer
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Why isnt there a KDE client for ubuntu one [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: U1 client for KDE Why isnt there KDE client? There is windows client but none for KDE. I am kubuntu user and would like to use the service.