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Problems with Kubuntu 16.04 and Intel/Nvidia graphic card

I have a notebook Santech t67 with the following features : CPU intel core i7-6700HQ, 16 Gb RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M + intel integrated card. I installed Kubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 ...
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Kubuntu 14.04: Font rendering on KDE Issues (Rendering Ubuntu fonts as Debian default)

Kubuntu 14.04 is working fine on my computer but I have recently installed it from my USB Device using other boot managers from which allowed me to boot to USB. Now after I got to Xscreensaver the ...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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GitKraken and Kubuntu - installs but doesn't run

I just tried to install GitKraken but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04. Any idea on why? did someone experience the same issue? Thanks F.
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Wireless card is crashing and cannot be restored

Hardware: Dell XPS 13 9350 Wireless Card: Intel 7265 11ac Wireless Card with Bluetooth 4.0 Symptoms: At seemingly random times, the network will drop and the wireless interface seems to disappear. I ...
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What is the best way to upgrade to Windows 10 on dual-boot machine?

I have a dual-boot desktop Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04. The computer was supplied with Windows 7 installed and UEFI disabled for me to install Linux, which I eventually succeeded in doing. Later I ...
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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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Reinstalling critical files in Recovery Mode

I might have accidentaly purged some critical files, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo. By entering the recovery mode from a LiveUSB, and running sudo apt-get install -f, I ...
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Screen Tearing on Kubuntu 16.04 with Intel Drivers?

So, quick background, on Kubuntu and have massive screen tearing issues. I have never had these problems on any other Linux Distros. Videos look really choppy, overall it's not a good experience. I ...
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How to edit a driver file/ install a new one?

I have some problems with AirLive WL1600USB(rtl8187) on Kubuntu 16.04. It doesn't work. lsusb shows my card: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 1b75:8189 Ovislink Corp. lsmod shows everything, except for ...
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Unable to install kubuntu-Desktop in ubuntu 16.04 Lts

Following snippet is what I used to install kubuntu-desktop in ubuntu-16.04 LTS sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Got error message, kubuntu-desktop is already the newest version (1.338). You ...
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kubuntu 16.04 SDDM login screen hangs

After upgrading from kubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, the login screen hangs right after typing the (correct) password and pressing enter. The controls like the text field are disabled and brightness slightly ...
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kubuntu xenial (kubuntu 16.04) does not seem to remember all settings after restart

Typically, I have various terminals open as I prefer working on the command line. However, upon log off/ shut down and log in again, all terminals in Kubuntu Xenial Xerus have vanished. Earlier ...
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Setup MTS MBLAZE in Kubuntu 16.04

I have kubuntu 16.04 and i am trying to setup my MTS Mblaze mobile broadband. There is no notification of any kind when i insert the usb device. But lsusb is detecting the device Bus 001 Device 004: ...
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How to apply a patch?

Question: What is the general method to apply a patch in Ubuntu? The issue: In Kubuntu 16.04, I am experiencing certain issues, as common linux users I am used to be patient, wait or look for ...
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Install Windows 10 on External HDD [on hold]

I have a Windows 10 .iso and I want to install the OS on an external HDD. How can I do this? I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 if it helps.
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Wifi not working on Realtek rtl8723be wifi adapter

I am using kubuntu 16.04 on this PC . The problem that I am facing is: Wifi issue: It doesn't discover wifi at times and keeps getting disconnected randomly. Also, when I am connected to a WiFi ...
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PCI bus error on startup while booting into login screen (Kubuntu 16.04)

I am using Kubuntu 16.04 on this PC (http://www.hpshopping.in/HP_Pavilion_Notebook_-_15-ab549tx). The problem that I am facing is: On startup this shows up before the login screen: At times it is ...
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Make doesn't work

I use a network card called the rtl8723be. In Ubuntu, that card randomly halts every ten to twenty minutes and my network manager doesn't detect it. There is a solution. A guy named lwfinger put some ...
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Upgrading virtualbox from 4.3 to 5

I want to upgrade virtualbox 4.3 to 5.0 on my precise kbuntu 12.04.05. Problem is this is not an update what works incrementally but to do this you need to uninstall first virtualbox 4.3. When I do ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 <-> 15.10 Inconsistent and slow wirless network transfer speeds

I have a file server running Kubuntu 15.10 and a client running 16.04. In truth, this issue existed prior to the 16.04 upgrade. When moving files, say a 500MB folder of MP3s, the transfer rate gets ...
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Desktop settings for monitors not maintaining on reboot

When rebooting: Folder View Icons switched monitors (previously icons on 1 now on 2, etc) and my wallpaper for 1 moves to 2 leaving 1 with a black wallpaper. I have tried clearing .cache .kde .local ...
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Live CD works great, but installed drops to INITRAMFS, kubuntu 16.04 LTS, XFCE

good afternoon, i recently swapped from Mint to Kubuntu with XFCE. the Live CD (actually a thumb drive) worked fine, so i went forward with the installation. on boot, i get dropped to initramfs, ...
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How to remove Kubuntu desktop from Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just to try KDE I downloaded Kubuntu desktop but now I feel like it is not worth having, How to remove Kubuntu completely?
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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VMWare Horizon Client Not Fully Installing?

I'm running Kubuntu and tried installing VMware Horizon Client... However, it doesn't seem to be installing properly. I used chmod and sudo ./ to execute the bundle and get to the installer, however, ...
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How to completely remove kubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop just to experiment with its interface. Then I decided to remove and did the traditional apt-get purge and autoremove but it seems elements of kubuntu are still there. For ...
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Kubuntu Breeze-Dark not working as expected

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. When I tried switching to breeze-dark I applied the following steps: Go to system settings --> workspace theme. Change to breeze dark. Go to color, double check that breeze ...
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How to add Unity option to Kubuntu login screen?

I have installed Kubuntu on a machine, and decided to install a few desktops so I can change depending on my mood. However, when I ran sudo apt-get install unity, it installed fine, but when it ...
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Installing KDE on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to use plasma desktop sometimes. Trying to run apt install kubuntu-desktop generates this output: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Constantly crash Kubuntu 16.04

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 16.04, everything crashes : Konsole, firefox, plasma, few times borders of the windows disappear and there is no way how to control it anymore. I have to ssh ...
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first ...
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How to change user icon/avatar in app-launcher? (Kubuntu)

Picture showing default user icon in application launcher TL;DR how do I change the "Standard" user avatar seen at the top of the application launcher as seen in the picture? (Application ...
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Kubuntu Nvidia driver problems

I'm trying to dual-boot Windows 10 and Kubuntu and I'm having some problems when I install the Nvidia drivers and reboot. After I reboot the Kubuntu ui appears to be WAY too small and is unreadable. ...
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trouble while installing kubuntu 15.04 with wubi installer on windows 7

I am trying to in install kubuntu 15.04 with wubi installer, but it started downloading UBUNTU-14.1-Desktop-amd64.iso.torrent, and taking time approximately 7 hours. Is whatever happening wrong or ...
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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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WiFi problem with Atheros device

I have installed Kubuntu 16.04 on my new notebook, but after install the wifi was not working. So I used lspci command and it returned: 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 (rev ...
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Terrible performance

The pc is very slow when I turn it on, but when I restart it then it works normally without bad performance. I tried many distributions and all have this problem. I have a Toshiba C855D-S5307 with ...
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Plasma 5.5.5 NetworkManagement Widget won't load the QML file

Hello I am using Kubuntu 16.04 using Plasma 5.5.5 and Qt version 5.5.1. I was running kernel 5.5.3 and upon upgrade to 5.5.4 the plasma widget for network management seemed to break. So I downgraded ...
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KDE Telepathy Google account

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 (via 15.04) with Plasma 5.4. The migration from KDE SC 4 to Plasma 5 went rather smoothly (except for some weird hiccup while migrating kwallet... but ...
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Plasma 5.6 on Kubuntu 16.04

Is there any way of running Plasma 5.6 on Kubuntu 16.04 without compiling it yourself? The Kubuntu Backports PPA isn't there yet (almost two bloody months after the release of Plasma 5.6) and ...
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i3-wm doesn't start after kubuntu 16.04 upgrade

I just upgraded my Dell XPS13 laptop to Kubuntu 16.04. I can't seem to login to either i3-wm or awesome-wm. After I bootup the computer, the sddm login screen appears. After I select i3 (or ...
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Slow startup of Plasma 5.5 in Kubuntu 16.04

My recent Notebook (Intel i3-6100 with SSD) boots from BIOS to the login of SDDM within 8s. After entering my credentials it takes 31s (no matter if I have autostart of Firefox and Thunderbird). While ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 command prompt (Alt+F2) and start menu opening only for 1 second

I got an issue with my new installation of Kubuntu 16.04. I installed it a few days ago and got everything running, but now I have a strange issue. Every time I open the start menu or command prompt ...
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mount img with dolphin

I'm running 16.04 and I am trying to mount a img file, but I have no option to do so. How can I add the ability to mount? Preferably something gui based and just either a context menu option, or ...
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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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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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Can I install the all the software included with Ubuntu Studio on Kubuntu without losing the KDE environment?

I am planning on installing Ubuntu on my new laptop, but I prefer the KDE Plasma 5 DE and I am likely going to use a lot of creation software like that which is included in Ubuntu Studio. I don't know ...
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Third screen sometimes black after Kubuntu 16.04 upgrade

I recently updated my Kubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. A minor disturbance that occurs since, concerns one of my screens. I have three of them. The left and middle function normally. The right does not work as ...