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How to allow desktop to be used in Kubuntu 15.04

Hi guys I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 and I cant for the life of me figure out to to unlock the desktop so that I can drag and drop files there. Its an important part of my workflow and I would ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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How to keep all linux kernel packages on Kubuntu 14.04?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on my private laptop. When the package system updates my Linux kernel it removes the old packages, only keeping the 2 newest versions of the kernel images (and associated ...
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Dead keys on Firefox Kubuntu 15.04

I use the GR-el version of the latest Firefox on Kubuntu 15.04. After the latest (2015-May-1) update, I can't have dead keys produce accents for (Greek GR-el / UTF-8). I can bypass this problem by ...
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How to make KDE remember your opened windows across sessions?

This used to work on Kubuntu 14, 13, etc... but since the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04, after I login only some of my windows re-open automatically. And some of those that do are not in the position I ...
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Clean Kubuntu 15.04 install - How do I include make my old home partition from 14.04 as new /home

Basically I want to use my old home partition as my new home following a clean install of kubuntu 15.04 over the old kubuntu 14.04 partition. Because of all the data there. I understand that it will ...
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How can I contribute artwork to kubuntu?

I recently installed kubuntu on my PC. I would like to change the icon of the system task bar and submit the icon so that it can replace the default icon in the kubuntu KDE 5 breeze theme. Please ...
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How can I get the Plasma 5 Device Notifier to give me appropriate options for DVDs after upgrading from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04?

Previous to installing Kubuntu 15.04, I was using Kubuntu 14.10 with Plasma 4. There, the Device Notifier would give me a number of options for Video Discs which I inserted. These included playing the ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 unable to get SDDM back after screen timeout

15.04 starts up OK. Can login OK. After a period of inactivity, the screen goes black. Presing keyboard to wake system up leaves the screen black. Can get a keyboard seesion with Ctrl Alt F1 . Alt F7 ...
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Plasma 5: How to click on Desktop to show Desktop + misc. settings

I am using Ubuntu 15 and KDE Plasma 5. On 14.04. I am searching for the proper settings to achieve the following which I was used to on Plasma 4: I think I had it that when clicking on Desktop ...
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Does Ubuntu commercial support supports Kubuntu 15.04?

Does Ubuntu commercial support supports Kubuntu 15.04? The big difference between Ubuntu an Kubuntu of course KDE desktop, but what if I need support for hardware and interconnect problems (related ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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Kubuntu - The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

I'm trying to install pipelight, however I keep getting this issue. The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Black screen after login Kubuntu 15.04

I have updated my kubuntu 14.10 to kubuntu 15.04. And now after boot, when I enter my password on welcome screen, I will get black screen. It's looks like screen powered off. No cursor, no change ...
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I can't enable Pipelight?

I've been trying to install pipelight on Kubuntu (I've dual booted into it on my chromebook). However when I attempt to enable pipelight it doesn't work. (precise)george@localhost:~$ sudo ...
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Black screen on wake since 15.04 upgrade (ATI)

Similar to this post Black screen on upgrading to 15.04 but since the hardware and conditions are different (Heathrow XT Radeon HD 7870M), I'll start another thread. If I use the fglrx driver, the ...
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Swap does not work in Kubuntu 15.04

I've installed Kubuntu 15.04. It seems that swap doesn't work: free -m: total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3706 3109 596 197 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu freeze on login screen

I have update to ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu. But It freeze on login screen.I can not do anything even ctrl+alt+f2. Some time I can login using recovery mode but some time that also fails.It also ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Missing Removeable Devices Option

I have upgraded my Kubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 via Package-Manager. Now, Plasma 5 is used. But with Plasma 5, i am missing some functions: e.g Removeable Devices in System-Settings.(i used this to ...
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Wlan0 interface gone after a reboot

I am using kubuntu 14.04 on my HP laptop, but I can't connect to my wifi. ifconfig returns eth0 and lo as the only interfaces. ifconfig -a shows the wlan0 interface. Tried ifconfig wlan0 up gives ...
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How to install lxde without crashing in kubuntu 15.04

I recently installed kubuntu 15.04 on my PC. After that I installed lxde from the code :- sudo apt-get lubuntu-desktop After choosing light DM and successful installation I restarted the PC , then ...
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libgnomeprint breaks Plasma 5 desktop

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 with the Plasma 5 desktop. Yesterday I tried to install Stata 12 on my machine as I did many times before with previous Ubuntu versions. After finishing the installation ...
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Kubuntu 14 and a very old hardrive [migrated]

I recently installed Kubuntu on a very old hardrive (its 10 years old at least). It installed ok, but when I started the computer, I heard the hardrive making loud noises- sounds most like the ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Freezes On Startup

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04. Every few boots, it freezes completely during startup with the kubuntu logo showing before the login screen shows, ctrl+alt+F# / ctrl+alt+del do nothing. ...
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Is there a way to create folders in lamp in kubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed kubuntu 15.04 and lamp in my laptop but I can't create folders and files inside "/var/www/..."! Does anyone know how to activate "open as administrator" plugin?
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How to disable “extra packages can be installed” popup in Kubuntu 15.04?

Kubuntu 15.04 shows a notification (and a taskbar icon) on each boot, after the log in, offering me to install extra packages, specifically flash, and I really don't want to install it. I've pressed ...
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VLC video playback is choppy on Vivid with nvidia-346

I'm running Kubuntu Vivid, and have an Nvidia 940GM card on my Inspiron laptop. When using the nvidia-346 driver, VLC plays choppy videos (video seems "pixelized" with green dots appearing). The ...
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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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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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Some problems in (K)ubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubutu 15.04 some days ago. Rather than beauty and almost big user-facing changes that rarely occurred in recent versions, I see some problem (bugs?!) in it: 1- In previous versions, ...
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Update from 14.10 to 15.04 result to a blank screen with cursor after sddm login

I've made a long search thru all posts in the forum, and no one could help resolving my problem: The machine is a desktop with only linux and an nvidia GeForce GT 430. After the upgrade from kubuntu ...
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How to remove Kubuntu 15.04 without loosing Ubuntu?

I have just updated to Kubuntu 15.04 but in KDE there are lots of problems. After installation is broken. So I need to remove Kubuntu 15.04 completely and reinstall it. Before I was using Kubuntu ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu live cd

For some reason i can't boot Ubuntu live cd on my desktop pc while installation media works perfectly on laptop. I'm getting this error : Any suggestions?
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No Login after Update

I've got a pretty serious problem with an Ubuntu on my PC. I can't login anymore over the GUI. If I Login, the Login Screen just change to Black, and a few seconds afterwards the Login Screen appears ...
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update to 14.10 from 14.04 without upgrading to 15.04

How can I update from 14.04 to 14.10? Update manager and do-release-upgrade appear like they will update to 15.04 rather than 14.10. As an additional question all my settings and icons will stay ...
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Typing in Marathi on Kubuntu

I am using the latest version of Kubuntu. I am trying to figure out how to type in Marathi in various office programs. I tried ibus before. It worked in a text editor and a browser but did not work in ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade: many problems

I'll just toss here a list of problems I have with the recent upgrade to kubuntu 15.04 I'll accept that all my settings are gone because of the change of framework 4 to 5 (it would have been nice to ...
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Help! Online upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 stuck

I was trying to upgrade my Lenovo T500 laptop from Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Fired up the upgrade process, and finally after downloading a zillion packages the upgrade got going, only ...
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Help with Kubuntu 15.04 Boot Repair

After updating from stable Kubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 15.04 Boot-Repair started to request an IOS image CD, Update to 15.04 was done via system Software Updater and 15.04 OS image is not available. ...
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How to zoom out Kubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

I have Kubuntu 14.10 and I am zoomed in twice. My cat ran across my keyboard and now its zoomed in twice. So far as my cat has pressed it down twice. I do not know what to press, can someone please ...
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Fresh Kubuntu 15.04 installation hangs on boot

I've just done a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04 on my Macbook Pro retina (june 2014) and it seems to get stuck somewhere during booting. I suspect it has troubles with the wireless adapter in my ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade fails

Upgrading Kubuntu to 15.04 fails: W:Failed to fetch http://il.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found Any help?
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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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Error when i try to download themes or icon

When i try to download a theme desktop or an icon package or something else (plasmoid), the window give me this error Unwknown error of API of collaboration service. So I cannot download ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 automatically unlock SSH key on login

I'm using the Plasma desktop on Kubuntu 15.04. I've switched over from Gnome 3, which automatically adds your SSH keys to the gnome keyring and (if your login password is the same as your keyring ...
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Change font in SDDM Breeze theme in Kubuntu 15.04

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04, looks very nice, but Oxygen fonts are missing my locale (Cyfillic), so I've changed all the fonts to Roboto. The only thing I have no idea for now is to how to change ...
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Login screen and resume after sleep problems after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

After upgrading to 15.04, when I type password on login screen, all texts get bold. And also, when resuming after sleep, screen gets black-white-gray fuzzy geometric figures. After few searches, it ...
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Kubuntu: disable mouse acceleration and adjust mouse speed

I would like to disable mouse acceleration. I can't stand it when the same physical distance results in different screen distance each time i move the mouse. Also, i would like to adjust cursor speed ...
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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 15.04?

This post worked perfect for 14.04 as well as 14.10. But for 15.04 there seems to be a strange issue. The application starts and gets a tunnel ip addresses but doesn't forward any traffic. The bytes ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...