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Can I upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 but stay on KDE 4?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite. I would rather stay with KDE 4 and not move up to KDE 5. Is there any way to upgrade my Kubuntu release to 15.04 and/or 15.10 while staying on ...
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Trying to enable wake on mouse/keyboard

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite and as of right now, the only way to wake the computer up from sleep is pressing the power button. I am trying to get it so that the mouse or ...
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After installing Kubuntu in Virtual Box, I receive error

After installation and restart of Kubuntu, I get an error message in the post - smbus base unintialized, upgrade BIOS or change address. Does anyone know what could be wrong? The installation was fine,...
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External monitor stuck at 1024x768 resolution

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite with the following graphics hardware: > lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Missing Digikam geotagging on Kubuntu 15.10

After Kubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10 I miss the function to geotag my photos with digikam. The complete menu entry is missing. Is this an known bug? How can I solve it?
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WiFi sometimes doesn't reconnect after resuming from suspend on Kubuntu 15.04

This has happened at least twice so far. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. Sometimes, when I resume work after suspend, the wifi connection doesn't go back up. Here is a part of /var/log/syslog: Oct 27 18:...
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kubuntu display errors (mainly chrome)

I just installed the newest version of kubuntu, and everything seems to be great except some graphical errors. This is mainly with chrome, which is updated, when I attempt to open the plug-in menus, a ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on virtualbox 5.0.0

As you can see in the gif picture I can't install Ubuntu on virtualbox. Whenever I move my mouse, the screen will change dramatically. Actually, I don't know what keyword should I use, if I want to ...
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Icons not showing on sudo dolphin on 15.10

Greetings again everyone, I update my system recently from 15.04 to 15.10. And among the many bizarre errors, when I open dolphin as root, by using kdesudo dolphin, no icons load. They do load ...
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Question about doing lvm snapshot on rootfs

Is default ubuntu setup has all what it needs and readily configured for this? Or there's something I need to do before doing the snapshot? I read about lvm snapshot on some other distro Wiki and it ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 won't boot from live USB on my Samsung rf-511 laptop

I want to try Kubuntu 15.10 and that is why I have created a live USB of the kubuntu 15.10 iso through UNetBootin. I have used the same pen drive to install my present OS (Lubuntu 15.10) and had live ...
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Bumblebee Intel+Nvidia on 15.10 blackscreen issue

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, i have a msi GT70 laptop with optimus. I have installed bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia, it is absolutely needed because nouveau keeps crashing at login. So i ...
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Kubuntu upgrade broke KDE programs

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 on Friday. I use Awesome WM with the KDE programs. After the upgrade they seemed rather broken, like so: A fresh user account with KDE has the problem that ...
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after installing nvidia 340, my kubuntu 15.10's font looks bigger

Just as the title says, after installing nvidia and rebooting, all fonts in the launcher, date, and window's title looks bigger, but it only happens to the font, while icons and anything else seems ...
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Where is KNode in Kubuntu 15.10 “Wily”?

I just installed Kubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" and found that it seems to be missing KNode. A Google search turned up the page http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/wily/knode and there is information about ...
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Updating Kubuntu to new release [duplicate]

Beware of the beginners question. I read about the new Kubuntu Version (15.10) that was released these days. I am using the previous release (15.04). Is there something I need to do to get the new ...
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Black bars on Eclipse after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10

I just upgrade my desktop to Kubuntu 15.10 from Kubuntu 15.04, and I bizarre issue started happening in Eclipse. Looks like the divisors on software are black bars, instead of the desktop color for ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Upgrade button not working

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu. The Upgrade button on the image below is not responsive. Kubuntu Software Updates screen From command line I get: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -d Checking for a new ...
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installation freezes in kubuntu 15.10 on aspire laptop

I am trying to install kubuntu 15.10 (from an USB stick) on an Acer Aspire R3-471T laptop with win10. Problem is: I get to the install screen where I can put in the name of the system as well as ...
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Kubuntu 15.10, doubling on-screen display of sound bar after updating from kde4

http://imgur.com/avuHhfS The bottom sound bar does not disappear nor changes look when I change plasma theme.
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Kubuntu Wily upgrade screen glitch

I have upgraded to Wily and I am getting a weird screen glitch. I have uploaded the screen shot. Can somebody help me fix this? I have booted to Windows Vista and there are no glitches so I am ruling ...
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Upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 hangs with grayed out Distribution Upgrade window

Today I attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 on a ThinkPad X250 notebook following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VividUpgrades/Kubuntu I came to the dialog box ...
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Can only connect once to wireless network on Kubuntu 15.10

After upgrading from Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10, my wireless network adaptor cannot connect to a known network. Instead of auto connecting to known networks or at least connecting when I press 'connect' ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 no drivers found Qualcomm E1750

my problem is I have a Qualcomm E1750 USB 3G modem that is actually a Huawei E800 modem. ModemManager in Kubuntu 14.04 Reports it as a "Qualcomm Incorporated E1750", lsusb reports it as a Huawei E169/...
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Sessions not showing up even after install

I tried installing Ubuntu and Kubuntu sessions on my Xubuntu session but they don't seem to show up. I ran sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. I checked /usr/...
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How to upgrade to KDE Plasma 5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 #2

Just looking for a followup to this thread without being scolded like a five year old. How to upgrade to KDE Plasma 5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3?
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Cannot compile Qt 5.5.1 mysql plugin

I have system with Kubntu 15.10 and yesterday I've ugpraded Qt version to Qt 5.5.1 Opensource via its MaintenanceTool. Today I've installed mysql development package via sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't update or install anything kubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

it started out with wanting to install gimp, but I think I have bigger problems. I can't seem to update or upgrade my current system. I’m running kubuntu 14.10. when I do sudo apt-get update I get ...
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log error: “[drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* The master control interrupt lied (SDE)!”

I get this error after installing Kubuntu 15.10 when restart Kubuntu: [ 74.873008] [drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* The master control interrupt lied (SDE)! I use kernel 4.2.0-16 and KDE 5.4....
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Make applications open at the screen they have been placed before

I have three screens attached to my Kubuntu 15.04 PC. Every time I start an application (like Dolphin, KMail, Kate, etc.) the corresponding window opens at an arbitrary screen and/or in an arbitrary ...
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KMix: Show stereo channels by default

Is there any way to have KMix always show the stereo channels for playback devices and streams? As it stands, it's required to right-click the specified device/stream and select Split Channels, ...
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How to activate Nvidia settings - fan control?

After upgrading 14.10=>15.04 (Kubuntu), some defaults disappeared. Archived Xorg.conf, etc. Reactivated fan control using "Option "CoolBits" "4"" So now, in the NV-Control (Nvidia X Server Settings ...
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Connection editors OK -button greyed out

How do I press OK, I get this window when adding mobile broadband -connection? Picture of this dialog
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Kubuntu 15.04 no sound on HDMI (Intel NUC D54250WYK)

There are similar questions and good answers on this forum. Unfortunately none of them addresses my problem. I had perfectly well functioning sound system on the Kubuntu 14.10 on same hardware, but ...
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kubuntu 15.04 trackpoint sensitivity

I'm running the latest kubuntu with plasma 5 on a t440s laptop. The trackpoint is very slow and there's no option to increase the sensitivity under the system input settings. The same laptop is ...
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ThinkPad T450s undocking under Kubuntu 15.04

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450s Ultrabook with an Ultradock. I had no problems getting the dock to work, but undocking is presenting some issues. When I undock, the laptop ...
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WiFi problem in Kubuntu 14.04

I am running a relatively fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04 on my HP Inspiron laptop (I installed it about a month ago). It was working perfectly fine (except a couple of hiccups) for all this time, ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect dGPU NVIDIA GeForce 740M

I have Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 laptop and fresh Kubuntu 14.04 installed on it with Windows 8.1. I have a problem: Kubuntu doesn't detect my dGPU NVIDIA GeForce 740M. Example: piotr@piotr-Lenovo-IdeaPad-...
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How do I replace Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu without loosing my files in partition D wich is NTFS?

I want to replace my Windows 7 Ultimate with Kubuntu. I have a big D partition that is hard to backup and I want to install kubuntu without loosing the partition and still be accesible in kubuntu. The ...
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Ubuntu synaptics touchpad mouse move over buttons doesn't work

I've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my Asus X502C and have a problem with touchpad. When I start dragging mouse outside the buttons area all works fine, I can drag mouse over all touchpad and it ...
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Multi monitor setup reverts to clone after login on Kubuntu 14.04

When I boot up my computer and it gets to the logon screen, the display actually spreads across the two of them like I would expect. Once I login it reverts to each monitor cloning the other and the ...
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Why is that much memory used while I only have a terminal window open?

I just installed Kubuntu 15.04, installed VLC, Chrome and configured some settings then ran sudo apt-get upgrade to upgrade the system and noticed that 2.6 GB of ram is being used! (and 3.4 GB while ...
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I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device

I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device and in the connections pane, it is showing Wifi as in disabled mode. How can this be rectified..? I am ...
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Does anything useful happen during the KDE Plasma5 splash screen load delay? It seems to just waste time

As far as I can tell the startup splashscreen after logging in on Kubuntu with Plasma5 seems to be a pointless busy loop that locks up the user interface for several seconds while nothing is achieved ...
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Set TeXStudio as default software to open .tex files in Kubuntu 15.04

On Kubuntu 15.04, I've installed the latest version of TeXStudio. However, when I click on a .tex file, it automatically compiles with vprerex. How do I set TeXStudio as default application to ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 dist-upgrade failing

I've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 and added the Kubuntu CI PPA (to get Plasma 5.4) but when I type sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I get Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/...
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System requrements for running kubuntu 15.04 with kde plasma?

my laptop model is- Dell Inspiron 15 3543, intel 5th gen 1.9 GHZ, 4 GB ram, intel intregrated ghraphics. Can i run KDE plasma on my laptop? what are the minimum system requirements of running KDE ...
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Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Kubuntu installation hangs: Version 15.04

I have been trying to install several of the 15.04 ubuntu based distros recently and noticed that they all hang on the installation step where you are asked if you would like to download updates while ...
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Alternate images for Kubutnu net install that fit on normal CD?

I have tried to install Kubuntu with the mini.iso image (amd64 Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet") from here, on a slightly older PC, HP Compac dc7800. However, I got stuck at the network configuration phase....
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Install Plasma 5 KDE ubuntu - Cannot add PPA

I am trying to install Plasma 5 KDE on my ubuntu 14.04 with the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next-backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get ...