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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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Installing legends kubuntu 13.10 x64

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64. I am trying to install legends from playdeb repo. It won't let me install legends because the "data" file doesn't have the ":i386" behind it. it says that there are ...
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Asked to remove packages when trying to install with Muon?

I keep trying to install packages using Muon Discover on Kubuntu, but every time I try to install a package I get a message saying that there are other things installed that have to be removed. ...
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Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
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Preparation for dual boot installation

I am working on installing Kubuntu to dual boot on a WinXP laptop. I have 86MB Unallocated, (C:) 73GB NTFS (System), Files (D:) 175GB NTFS, and I have created 50GB Unallocated (unformated) space at ...
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How to update list of installed packages

I want to install a new distro KUBUNTU 13.10. Currently i'm running 12.04. I have separate partitions for /usr and /boot and / (root). I'll install with same config and will format only /. I want to ...
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93 views

Installing Kubuntu on a dual boot computer

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. The computer is a dual-boot machine, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Gnome. The / partition has around 10GB free space. /home is on a separate partition. I want to try Kubuntu. ...
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Installing full KDE from minimal iso vs Live CD

I'm talking about doing KDE installation from minimal iso + tasksel versus KDE live cd. Would these 2 different method of installations give you 1 to 1 identical Kubuntu OS and configuration in the ...
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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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xUbuntu 13.10 display not working after install inc. kUbuntu and Ubuntu

I tried installing a fresh copy of xUbuntu 13.10 on my ASRock 970 UEFI mother with a Sapphire R9 280x video card. xUbuntu installs fine but when it loads the OS.. I can see the mouse cursor but ...
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How do I install software on Kubuntu?

My friend was given a laptop with Kubuntu installed on it. She loved it and she planted that love in me too. I quickly downloaded Kubuntu 13.10, but I noticed my screen flashes after installation. I ...
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problem with kubuntu 12-04.03 64 bits

The problem is: I had installed, Windows 8 Pro 64 bit. but my PC, when I bought that PC, came with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit installed. That's okay, everything went fine. I tried to install Ubuntu ...
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Broken Display After Installing Kubuntu on Older Mac Pro

I downloaded the Kubunutu 13.10 64-bit installer and made a bootable USB stick. I want to install Kubuntu on a fresh partition on my Mac Pro 1,1 which is currently running Xubuntu 13.10 (as well as ...
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Installation of ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection [duplicate]

I need to install ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection. I read alternate-CD has been stopped from Saucy. Is there way ...
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Ubuntu installation black screen

I tried to install Kubuntu and Ubuntu from a USB-Stick. Both times I used unetbootin to get the .iso on my Stick. Everytime I boot from it I see the following: Try Ubuntu without install Install ...
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How to safely and painlessly switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu?

I've had Kubuntu installed for several years, updating from one major release to another, and now I think I'd like to try to switch to Lubuntu. But since my distribution is already tuned and shaped to ...
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Kubuntu installer fails while booting from usb-stick

Problem: While I tried to install kubuntu from usb-stick it gives me a black screen. Not totally, it displays one character, a dash. It's preflashing. By the way, before there's a black screen it ...
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Installing KDE alongside Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to install KDE alongside Ubuntu 12.04 with following commands : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update And then below command get some error : sudo ...
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efidisk read error

I am really desperate now. I had to reinstall my system on Friday. Instead of Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity I chose Kubuntu 12.04. Installation was smooth but with booting I got efidisk read error. System ...
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Cannot install Kubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 using Wubi in Windows 8. It asked for a reboot, after restarting I have selected the Kubuntu boot option. Then the countdown starts (5 seconds) for selecting from the ...
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Amarok 2.8 Installation Error

I decided to try kde desktop and installed it (downloaded kde-full package). Then i wanted to install the latest version of amarok player, added repository sudo add-apt-repository ...
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kubuntu installation problem wubi

I tried to install kubuntu for the first time on win7 (32-bit), then I restarted the computer, and I get this: Try (hd0, 0): NTFS5: No Wubildr Try (hd0, 1): NTFS5: Welcome to GRUB And it stops ...
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Ubuntu Windows Installer downloads 64 bit Kubuntu for my 32 bit system

I got the Ubuntu windows installer because I figured it would be the simplest way to try Kubuntu out with Windows 7 still present on the machine. Anyway, I started downloading then I noticed the name ...
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Problem: Computer always “crashes” during startup, after Wubi install, Kubuntu

I installed Ubuntu a while ago, alongside Windows 7. One time, while updating Ubuntu, my computer turned off (my charger was not properly connected). This must have happened at an unfortunate moment ...
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Cannot install Kubuntu 12.04.3 with wubi

Im trying to install kubuntu 12 with wubi, but I get Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO everytime I try to install. My ISO name is kubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 Im ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Developed Issues at Boot [closed]

I was running Kubuntu 12.04 on an HP Elitebook 8540p with 8GB RAM and Nvidia GPU This was installed on a external Western Digital My Passport 500GB No issues were encountered and the system operated ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 got installed inside Win7, but doesn't appear in boot menu

Need someone to help me. This is for the first time I am trying to get my problem solved in forums, although I have been using Ubuntu for quite some time. First thing, I never used Ubuntu in parallel ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD: apt-get not finding the DVD after initial installation, cant install packages

I'm trying to install using the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD. After installation, and without touching anything in /etc/apt/. My system is disconnected from the Internet, so the DVD is my only source for ...
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1answer
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How to start the text mode installer from the Kubuntu 12.04 DVD?

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 12.04 from the DVD, and I want the text-mode installer. I don't see how I can get to it from the boot menu. What should I enter as the boot options? Or should I start the ...
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769 views

How to Install Kubuntu over Lubuntu?

I have a Windows 8 computer set to dual-boot with Lubuntu. I want to make the computer dual-boot Kubuntu instead of Lubuntu. How can I install Kubuntu over Lubuntu? I don't want to loose Windows 8. ...
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How do I get the session option for KDE in the login screen? (installed kde-full)

I've installed the package kde-full in Ubuntu 12.10. As I know I should be able to switch to KDE on the login screen, after it is installed. However, I only see two options: Ubuntu 3D Ubuntu 2D ...
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How to install MySQL DB 5.6.12 (downloaded from mysql.com) on Xubuntu (kubuntu-desktop) 13.04?

I have an experience of setting up and running MySQL on Windows. It is really easy. I just downloaded .zip, unpacked it in C:\MySQL, placed C:\MySQL\bin to PATH and then ran the server with the ...
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Has support for non-UEFI/non-I386 been dropped?

I attempted to install the 13.04 distribution using the AMD iso, since my system uses an AMD64 cpu architecture. After numerous attempts, all failing with "Grub Installation Failed.", I gave up. ...
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Installing Kubuntu

I want to install Kubuntu (not sure if I should keep Windows 8 alongside or just delete it considering I don't have any info on it anyway) so when I'm at the partitioning stage it asks me about LVM ...
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Where to find the latest Kubuntu (13.04) with autoinstaller?

I've just now learnt that Kubuntu 13.04 doesn't provide auto installer for dual boot system. Ubuntu provides. Lubuntu provides, Xubuntu provides. Kubuntu force you to install manually. Do partition, ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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Can't access my Raring installation after adding a Quantal install

I use Kubuntu 13.04. The other day I installed Ubuntu (unity) 12.10 on a small partition on my laptop as I needed to test something out. My data from the kubuntu install is intact, but strangely ...
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Is there a difference between “apt-get install kdm” and “apt-get install kubuntu-desktop”?

My question's title is pretty straightforward. Is there a difference between installing KDE with the command "apt-get install kdm" or "apt-get install kubuntu-desktop"? I'm installing Penguy OS on a ...
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How to install Kubuntu on Windows 8 for a [duplicate]

I've read Web-E answers to a dual boot for Windows 8 and Kubuntu. My problem arises in that the Wubi application causes an error message to come up. I do have the option to start Kubuntu or Windows 8 ...
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kubuntu 12.10 - problem with netbeans 7.3 and java

I have kubuntu 12.10 and I have installed netbeans from official site (https://netbeans.org/downloads/). Before I had already installed java from java ppa repository ppa:webupd8team/java ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 installer crashes on manual partition setup

I love kubuntu, but the day I get to install a new version without issue is the day I dance naked through the streets :-( Trying to install 13.04 on my Dell XPS. The installer starts up fine, but ...
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kde inside ubuntu install

I am using Ubuntu with KDE-full desktop now. I want install it for my friends computers too. So installing KDE-full as long as Ubuntu installs, it would help me. I want have an install usb, that ...
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Changing distribution and keeping user files

I am using Kubuntu now, and hava partition as /home seperate from /. I want to install xubuntu instead of kubuntu. Can I do that without affecting my files at /home and is there any disadvanteges of ...
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Firefox installation error in Kubuntu 12.10

I keep getting this error: Package: /var/cache/apt/archives/firefox_20.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.3_amd64.deb Error: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in ...
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can i cancel my install in process?

I have severe problem ... I already had ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7, but ubuntu began to fail and wanted to reinstall it, but the installation takes 20 hours and not advancing, stayed in "Unpacking ...
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How to install Kubuntu on other hard disk

I would like to install Kubuntu 12.10 on my computer. I have 2 hard drives, 500 GB each. I have Windows 7 Home Premium installed on one disk, and I want to install Kubuntu 12.10 on the other. How do I ...
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Unable to install latest version of Codeblocks

I am presently using Kubuntu, and now I want to install Codeblocks latest version. I tried using $ sudo apt-get install codeblocks but, it gives me Codeblocks 10.05. I don't know where is the ...
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Installing software in kubuntu

I have recently installed kubuntu. I am able to install softwares from muon software center. But when I try to do so from the terminal, I get errors. For instance on trying to update, I get: Err ...
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kubuntu 12.10 amd 64 live cd unbootable

I recently bought an asus s56c ultrabook, it cames with windows 8 pre-installed. It's my first time with uefi technology so I'm not 100% sure of what I'm doing. :) I disabled secure boot and I'm ...
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Blank screen after grub when booting from live CD

I'm trying to install kubuntu to dual boot with windows 8 on my laptop from a CD I burned, but selecting any option from the grub menu causes a blank screen, and the CD drive stops after a short ...