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Kubuntu 12.04 D-BUS not starting on login

I have no idea why, but when I tried to login this morning a window popped up while in splash screen "Could not start D-Bus. Can you call qdbus?" which when clicked returned me to kdm. I have ...
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How to use KDM instead of lightdm in Kubuntu [duplicate]

I need to configure KDM by system settings, because lightDM is not working any more (I don't know why, just stopped working), so, is there any way to do it?
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Hide users from login screen on Kubuntu 12.10

This question is a 2 part question (I know there is already a question on GDM): When I create a new user that person shows up on the login screen for Kubuntu 12.10 however I would like to hide that ...
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Problem with LightDM & KDM

I'm a Kubuntu 12.10 x86_64 user. I recently found an exquisite KDM theme on (name of KDE artwork site). However, as the default display manager in Kubuntu is LightDM, I installed KDM with: sudo ...
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Trouble after Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade

Over night I tried to upgrade to (k)ubuntu 12.10. Unfortunately kdm (neither lightdm) doesn't show up after boot. I found several posts describing errors due to the migration from kdm to lightdm. Some ...
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Lost option to use KDE after an update - how to bring it back without losing configuration

After running an update on Monday, on a Kubuntu 12.04 box, I've lost the option to select KDE in the login screen (there was a message that read approximately "option kde* has been removed"). Only ...
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KDM Login manager wallpapers

Just tinkering with KDM and having some trouble with theming. I've downloaded the beatiful zxcity theme and set it as my theme for the KDM login, problem is the wallpaper switches back during load. ...
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How to install a package in recovery mode?

I was using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed the KDE Desktop and I was happy with that. But I wanted to get my old login screen back so I removed the package kdm. When I boot my PC now, it keeps booting and ...
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Kubuntu - cannot change fonts and widget style under sudo after upgrade to 11.10

I have a problem with fonts, appearance of GTK and KDE-based applications and cursors in Kubuntu 11.10 after upgrade from 11.04. I want all of my applications, both GTK and KDE, under sudo and under ...
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...