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Kubuntu -> Chrome and Firefox Tab and bookmarks fonts are really tiny

How do you make them bigger? Things I did today. I had a monitor go black today, loaded nvidia management to correct this problem, also adjusted monitors via window management. Not sure if those ...
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How to fix bad boot resolution in Kubuntu

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu (no updates, no configuration beyond installer questions) connected via HDMI to a 4k TV. When I boot, I get the bios screen, then it goes black and I don't see ...
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Do i need OpenCL installed in Ubuntu 14.04/16.04

I am not quite sure what it does but i know i need it for my Photoshop and and know its a good thing in general. Do i need it installed on my Kubuntu 14.04? I am using HD7790 with Proprietary drivers. ...
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Auditing device files using auditd daemon

I am trying to see what commands are typed in my terminal and serial port. For that I am using auditd daemon which helps me in auditing files. I thought of a creating audit rules on /dev/tty and /dev/...
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Woobly windows effect not working on Kubuntu 16.04

Earlier I had a problem in which the graphics and some important functions of the system stopped working properly. Now, simple things like the woobly windows effect, or the traslucent effect don't ...
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Dual Boot -> Single Boot

Kubuntu and Xubuntu were installed on a laptop via Unetbootin. One must choose between the two. The owner wants to use Xubuntu exclusively. Half the drive is allocated for Xubuntu. What are the ...
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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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Update message in Kubuntu 16.04

In the Kubuntu KDE update program "Entdecken" (discover?), when new updates are available, there is a general description of the program but i cannot find the update message, showing what the update ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - PulseAudio Equalizer stops working after 10 seconds

I am having problems with the Pulseaudio Equalizer in Kubuntu 16.04 - after 10 seconds the equalizer seems to stop having effect and sound goes back to stock
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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 ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 launcher font unreadable

After updating from 15.10 to 16.04 I noticed this odd font issue only in the KDE launcher. I'm using proprietary nVidia drivers. Everything else in the OS seems to render correctly.
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Screen flickering when battery low in Kubuntu 16.04

some days ago I tried to install nVidia drivers but nothing came up, so I reverted (or I guess so) to the "original" situation. Everything works fine (actually I don't neet my card, integrated ...
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sudo apt-get install virtualbox downloading the android studio [duplicate]

I am using kubuntu and I used this command yesterday to download android studio sudo apt-get install android-studio and then I saw it installing the same file android-studio zip file that I have ...
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Firefox on Kubuntu 14.04 is behaving erratically

Ok, I don't know how to describe this,or if this is a Firefox or a Kubuntu issue but I will try. Also see the linked video for exactly what is happening. This just suddenly started happening where I ...
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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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How to create iconpack for Kubuntu 16.04

I have all the icons done. How to make them available for Kubuntu's KDE 5? Do i need any additional files or software?
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Emergency mode! Can't boot

Suddenly I'm unable to boot Kubuntu! I get kfd kfd errors and GNU GRUB. I'm currently in the Recovery Menu but unsure if this is what I should be doing. How do I boot normally again?
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Kubuntu: Slow Program Start - ca 4 sec

I.e. KCalc needs 4 sec from Command to Launch. Kate too. Libre Office Writer Splash Screen appears instantly. So I tried to install another graphics driver (INtel OO), didnt help. I did check /etc/...
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KDE doesn't load on Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu on flashdrive. After loading finishes and KDE doesn't start - I have blank screen. I don't even see a login screen. Alt+Shift+F1 goes to terminal. It worked previously but before ...
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Only some Discs [Kubuntu]

My blu-ray discs appear empty in the file manager, and they don't have the proper title? Some regular CD and Dvds have the same issue. Why won't the contents display? Thanks, I appreciate your time. ...
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Brief, Frequent Wifi Disconnects on Kubuntu 16.04

I apologize for the unclear description. The situation is that my wifi stays connected, and browsers work just fine. However, other scripts and programs requiring an internet connection periodically ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS 9550 trackpad woes part 2: my hand keeps hitting the trackpad and moving the cursor

Believe it or not, this is the first time I'm using a laptop with a trackpad (until now, all my laptops have been Thinkpads, and I've always disabled the trackpad on those. However, my T61p was ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS 9550 trackpad woes part 1: scroll direction

I just loaded kubuntu 16.04 on my new xps 9550; in Settings > Input Devices there is an option to reverse the scroll direction (please, no flame wars about which one is the "right" way to do it, we ...
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Steam isn't displaying after running [Kubuntu] [duplicate]

Steam won't run properly, it just shows up at the bottom panel for a few seconds then disappears and there's not even an icon next to the tab. No window comes up. I have WINE & winetricks ...
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(steamwebhelper.exe error) Nothing but library [Windows Steam using Wine] - Kubuntu

When I run the Windows version of Steam on Kubuntu, the only thing I can view and use is the library and the friend list, News is blank and all the other pages load forever. How do I get the other ...
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Grub installation failed during Kubuntu setup

I trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 (64bit) on my Chuwi Vi10 tablet, but the end of the installation I get this message: GRUB Installation Failed: The 'grub-efi-ia32' package failed to install ...
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Volume Fn keys get “stuck down” in Kubuntu and Ubuntu?

I've had a dual boot with Ubuntu for a while. One problem annoyed me though, that my Volume Fn keys got "stuck down" whenever I pressed them, making it max volume, or muted. This has happened every ...
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KDE Connect not finding devices in Kubuntu 16.04

I have successfully used KDE Connect in the past but, something has changed and now I am not able to use KDE Connect in Kubuntu anymore. Can someone please see if they can help me out.
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How to disable transparency when a window is highlighted?

I'm using KDE 5.5.5 and have enabled highlighting windows in task manager settings. The problem is, I have a lot of windows open and when highlighting some windows they are barely readable under a ...
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Kubuntu Installer keeps crashing

It crashes everytime I reach the TimeZone page. The first time I tried to run it, the ssd was empty, the 3rd or 2nd time it says it has sda5 (linux-swap) in it. I go into the terminal and type "ubuntu-...
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Migrating USB boot to SSD [Kubuntu]

I'm currently running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS on a bootable USB My hdd and sdd aren't usable (they're in "root/dev/disk/by-id/" as unknown files) I can find the hdd as "sda" in "root/dev" but its a ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 headphones not working

I have just installed Kubuntu 16.04 in a Alienware 15 R2 laptop. The sound card seems to work properly as I'm able to use the laptop speakers normally. Also I'm able to use usb headphones. However ...
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Kubuntu 15.10: Steam not launching

Anytime I try to launch steam it doesn't start and this comes up in the terminal: Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler ...
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How to replace Suspend with Hibernate on a laptop with kubuntu16.04 [duplicate]

I dont have any option for hybernation. sudo pm-hibernate works so its a supported function. How to do it when my lid is closing instead of Suspending?
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on login with /usr/bin/kate

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. After logging in, my system hangs while showing a single application, kate, running with the "whirring" symbol. If I do the following: Go to a virtual console and ...
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Connecting to Kubuntu Desktop server running x11vnc

I need to use the desktop enviroment of Kubuntu. I installed a vnc program on my host server. x11vnc (apt-get install x11vnc) and set up a password. (x11vnc -storepasswd) Um, what now?
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How to use existing volume groups and logical volumes (LVM)? For Ubuntu/Kubuntu 16.04

In the past, if we wanted to install in existing logical volumes, we had to use the alternate installer iso. But now that iso no longer exists, how can we use existing volume groups/logical volumes?
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How to make bootable flash drive on kubuntu

So what program or command should I use to create bootable flash drive? I used UnetBootin, disk creator and I think they are not working as they should . When I use option for boot with flash drive ...
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Kubuntu acting weird after upgrading to plasma 5.6.5

Dolphin multiple selection style has changed. Single click to open doesn't work anymore even my settings under input devices is set to single click to open! My personalised system font settings are ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Error during installation x11vnc

I am trying to install x11vnc but at the end, I receive error and I don't know what does it mean": Errors were encountered while processing: messengerfordesktop E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: How to disable swap partition from auto-mounting?

I have 2 swap partitions on my drive, one for Kubuntu(/dev/sda7), the other for Kali Linux(/dev/sda9). After googling around for methods how to stop the Kali Linux swap partition from auto-mounting on ...
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kde slow boot on kubuntu 16.04

My computer boots really slow. I am using kubuntu 16.04 with kde plasma 5.6.4. Any suggestions from the log below? I have set automatic login. Hard-disk: HDD 5400rpm. (Other configuration details: ...
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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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KDE 16.04 Panel Auto-Hide Slide Animation

I recently replaced Kubuntu 14.04 with 16.04 and it looks like the panel autohide doesn't have an animation. The panel seems to instantly appear and hide when I mouse over it. Is there was a way to ...
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Change size of taskbar applet

I really love my task bar, but one annoying thing is the size of this applet (or how do you call it?): It shows only 5 devices, while I've got many more devices. I've got a very large screen, so I'...
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How to stop the icon jumping effect in kubuntu?

the desktop-jump-effect Do i need to use kcmshell5 for it? I am using plasma 5.5.5. and kubuntu 16.04.
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deluge-console keeps disconnecting from remote daemon

I have setup Deluge Daemon (with Web UI) on a RaspberryPi with allow_remote=True. Afterwards I installed Deluge on Windows 10 and ran sudo apt-get install deluge sudo apt-get install deluge-console ...
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How to report a bug in Kubuntu?

I need to report a bug against plasma-widgets-workspace that got installed for Kubuntu. This question is not generic, is related to a family of KDE packages. The "regular" ubuntu-bug plasma-widgets-...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Themes do not apply correctly

I'm pretty new in the world of KDE but chose to give Kubuntu 16.04 a try on both my Desktop and my Laptop. Both are fairly recent installations and haven't been modified that much. Now for my problem:...