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Kubuntu 12.10 - Do I have to install all the i386 packages in order to run wine on an amd64 machine?

Actually I have several questions here, but the main problem I want to solve is that, I need to run wine1.6 on my amd64 machine, which installed Kubuntu 12.10 for now. First thing I noticed was that, ...
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How can I activate the Kubuntu Bootlogo?

After a lot of work with grub to get Windows 8 working, the bootlogo of kubuntu doesn't appear. I only see a lot of code lines and then the logon screen appears. How can I activate the bootlogo? ...
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problem with updating kubuntu 12.04

I have problems while trying to install updates, both via the update centre as via the terminal. The update centre gives me the following error: E: Internal Error, No file name for libssl1.0.0 If i ...
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How do I disable adobe flash “hardware acceleration” in terminal

I can't uncheck the box for settings to disable hardware acceleration in Flash. Can it be done in terminal or in Firefox somehow?
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Download repository information failed [closed]

I am new here for ubuntu. i dont know how to work ubuntu. what is the process of download and install any software in ubuntu. it seems every time i install any software.
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How to disable user remote logins in my ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server that I have installed KDE on it. I use XRDP package that enables users to use Microsoft Terminal Services Console to remote to my server. I have a backup operator that I need ...
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Kubuntu Time Does not Update

I have a kubuntu 13.04 system that is mutlibooted with windows 7, backbox and centos. The question I have is about the clock. If I shut down with one os and start back with the same OS it will be ...
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Kubuntu white stripes Ubuntu 12.04

I made a clean installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and added the Kubuntu desktop. Now I have white stripes at the bottom of the desktop (in the task bar) they are paired and in a regular distance to each ...
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Installing and Running Firefox Using Kubuntu

I keep trying to download and install Firefox. The Ark archive manager comes on. I then extract the file but all it does it give me the individual componets but I'm still unable to either open or run ...
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Kubuntu instead of Ubuntu on Grub

I installed Ubuntu 13.04. Then I installed too KDE Plasma Environment. Then I removed KDE. Everything went fine. I can now log with Ubuntu (Unity). Only (small) remaining problem: on the boot page ...
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Video shuts off during Kubuntu 13.04 install

I finally got the DVD Kubuntu 13.04 to start properly in UEFI, but I still have the problem of the Video shutting off my monitor during installation. When I click on "Install Ubuntu", or on "Check ...
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No sound in Kubuntu

I am a noob to Linux and know almost nothing on how to install drivers for this type of operating system but I cant stand Windows and I needed a good OS for my videos and music. I asked around and ...
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kgpg decrypt files without asking paraphrase

I have my own personal key pair. I encrypted folder in dolphin, using kgpg. (right click >encrypt) Then message came saying, it will create temp zip file in /tmp and it will delete that, after ...
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Will Kubuntu no longer being a funded derivative affect it's official derivative status?

It's a really simple question. I was just wondering since it has far reaching implications for the site, and it is a substantial change to the ecosystem.
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Touchpad permanently disabled after using ambient light sensor button

I am using an HP/Compaq 8710p and it has an ambient light sensor enable/disable button using Fn+F11. I enabled the ambient light sensor and a notification popped up saying, "Touchpad disabled." After ...
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switching from kubuntu to ubuntu giving issue

I was having Kubuntu13.04 and i needed to go to Ubuntu. I wanted to remove complete kubuntu-desktop. Therefore, I removed kubuntu-desktop and install ubuntu-desktop. ubuntu-desktop was installed, ...
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How do I get the session option for KDE in the login screen? (installed kde-full)

I've installed the package kde-full in Ubuntu 12.10. As I know I should be able to switch to KDE on the login screen, after it is installed. However, I only see two options: Ubuntu 3D Ubuntu 2D ...
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Massive issues with torrents

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 and until some weeks ago I was perfectly able to download torrents via KTorrent. But suddenly when opening a magnet link via KTorrent, the torrent didn't start anymore (not ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 fails to boot after software update

This morning Kubuntu presented, as usual, a list of automatic software update. It was an important list, with a lot of applications involved and KDE. There has been an error with some of the packages ...
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How to forbid Kubuntu 13.04 Task Manager to group similar instances of an opened program?

Kubuntu Task Manager (taskbar at the bottom of the desktop) groups similar instances of a program. How forbid it? I want similar instances follow one another.
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Restoring the default KDE Desktop? [duplicate]

Sorry, I am still a newbie on Linux, I was installing earlier some new DEs, I made fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04, installed, then added KUBUNUTU-DESKTOP, LUBUNTU-DESKTOP and GNOME... then when I ...
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“Can't create test file /var/lib/mysql/user-desktop.lower-test”: How to run mysql server on Xubuntu 13.04 (kubuntu-desktop)

I have downloaded and unpacked MySQL 5.6.12 to /opt/mysql/server-5.6. I want to use this db instead of pre-installed 5.5 version. But neither version works. When I want to start a server with mysqld ...
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How to install MySQL DB 5.6.12 (downloaded from mysql.com) on Xubuntu (kubuntu-desktop) 13.04?

I have an experience of setting up and running MySQL on Windows. It is really easy. I just downloaded .zip, unpacked it in C:\MySQL, placed C:\MySQL\bin to PATH and then ran the server with the ...
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Unity WebApps installation Failure for Chromium

I am running Kubuntu 13.04 on an HP Pavillion Elite HPE 240f with a 64 bit AMD64 processor. It is a dual-boot configuration with Windows 8.1 Preview. I use Chromium as my default browser in Linux. On ...
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Cannot revert back to Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am new in linux world. I had ubuntu 13.04 installed. Some days ago I have installed "kde" in ubuntu 13.04 and after restart it became "kubuntu". I did not like it and tried to revert back to ubuntu ...
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PPA repositories after installing kubuntu-desktop

I recently installed kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. But the problem is that I cannot get some software that I require. I think the reason is that the software repos are the originally provided ...
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recover data from lost partition

I got the glibc not found error while trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 12.10 to Kubuntu 13.04. So I created a livecd and by accident started installation. Before I knew it, it deleted the partitions. I ...
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Has support for non-UEFI/non-I386 been dropped?

I attempted to install the 13.04 distribution using the AMD iso, since my system uses an AMD64 cpu architecture. After numerous attempts, all failing with "Grub Installation Failed.", I gave up. ...
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Installing Kubuntu

I want to install Kubuntu (not sure if I should keep Windows 8 alongside or just delete it considering I don't have any info on it anyway) so when I'm at the partitioning stage it asks me about LVM ...
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Where to find the latest Kubuntu (13.04) with autoinstaller?

I've just now learnt that Kubuntu 13.04 doesn't provide auto installer for dual boot system. Ubuntu provides. Lubuntu provides, Xubuntu provides. Kubuntu force you to install manually. Do partition, ...
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Problems installing KDE in Ubuntu 12.04 xorg problem

Hi sorry to bother you guys, I have a problem when I try to install KDE en my Ubuntu 12.04 I go to the terminal and I follow this steps sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 SMB Protocol source

I have a share on an Ubuntu machine that has some movies on it. After installing KDE 13.04 I cannot play the movies on the share from Dolphin. I get the following error: The following plugin is ...
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Distorted sound in Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit - Sound Blaster X-fi

I am having this problem in Kubuntu. Whenever I play any audio, the sound is fuzzy, echoing, and distorted. I have looked up guides in the official Ubuntu Documentation, but they are for cards with no ...
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Are there any alternatives to KRunner for Kubuntu?

The one feature/program I really admired in OSX was Alfred: a smart application/file launcher. Alfred returned incredibly relevant results after only typing a single character - for example, 'C' ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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Kubuntu? What is that..?

Okay so when i was running the Ubuntu installer i found something called "Desktop Interface". It was apparently selected as Ubuntu. I looked at the full set of options and found out that there's ...
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Kubuntu not showing eth0

I just installed Kubuntu 12.04.2 and do not have an internet connection. I also cannot access the Desktop and only have the terminal. When I enter xlcock I get Error: Can't open display:. I believe ...
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Kontact launches Kmail

Kubuntu 13.04. Launching kontact opens a separate window for kmail, which is annoying. If I launch kontact I just want kontact to be opened. If I need just kmail I'll just launch kmail. Any idea? ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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Problem intalling Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

When I try to install I don't get the option to install alongside with windows but I only have the option of creating partition! What should I do to install alongside with windows? Please help me !
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apt-get complains about untrusted packages [duplicate]

Since installing Kubuntu 13.04, apt-get (and all other packaging tools) complain about untrusted packages. As an example, when I try to install ruby1.9.1-dev: # aptitude install ruby1.9.1-dev The ...
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Why doesn't System Settings remember my proxy settings?

I do this: Start "System Settings" "Network Settings" "Proxy" "Use proxy auto configuration URL" I paste my PAC URL into the new text field "Apply" I click anywhere ("Network Connections", ...
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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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external monitor unstable

I have recently attached an external monitor (Iiyama LCD) to my Lenovo T430S (Intel HD4000). Attaching went fine with the automagic setup etc., but the image on the external monitor is a bit unstable ...
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Kubuntu: no disk messages displayed while booting

some time ago I upgraded Kubuntu to Raring, and since then I have a problem with the boot. I do see the Kubuntu logo glowing slowly, as usual, but I do not see any message when the disk checking is ...
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Dual boot remove useless options, remove boot timer, run exe. on Kubuntu

Alright so I successfully installed both Kubuntu and W7. When I start my laptop it offers several boot options like W7, Kubuntu, Kubuntu blabla and some other stuff. I'd like to know If It is possible ...
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KDE Desktop returns to login on opening application

So, I wasn't using Linux for awhile (I was playing a lot of non-Linux games) and came back to Linux once I started getting back into my development work. I rebooted my computer, and everything ...
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KDE no longer available on Kubuntu instead boots gnome

My laptop ran out of power and died on me. Now it no longer boots into KDE and is not available in the session list. Any idea on what to do? Kinda of a nub with linux.
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Kubuntu 12.04 is stuck in a login loop

I have an Acer Aspire 5830TG laptop dual booting with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 12.04. I was trying to install some packages, and while doing so I got the following error message: Could not get lock ...
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Can't access my Raring installation after adding a Quantal install

I use Kubuntu 13.04. The other day I installed Ubuntu (unity) 12.10 on a small partition on my laptop as I needed to test something out. My data from the kubuntu install is intact, but strangely ...