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Deleted directory doesn't appear at the bin and doesn't give the free space back

I'm using Kubuntu. My disk was full some days ago and the system requested me to delete files. I deleted a ~17GB directory, but it didn't appear at the bin and didn't released the space. What could ...
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Connecting a USB printer hangs computer

With my distro (kubuntu) installed on a USB HDD, every time I connect either of my USB printers the system hangs in some way. Usually the mouse and/or keyboard (both usb) stop working and if left for ...
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Cannot install Kubuntu 12.04.3 with wubi

Im trying to install kubuntu 12 with wubi, but I get Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO everytime I try to install. My ISO name is kubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 Im ...
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How to remove and prevent LibreOffice PPA and updates from installing?

I have removed LibreOffice from my Kubuntu system last week. I installed the latest version of OpenOffice. However, for some strange reason the software center is telling me I have updates for ...
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Better “System Settings” search functionality…?

This should get me some results, no? I know I saw some settings related to "classic" somewhere in there.
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Ubuntu Desktop freezes [duplicate]

I tried to find something about this error, but nothing found. Maybe it's too simple. I didn't worked so much with ubuntu and have installed a ubuntu version the first time. Download, burn on Disc, ...
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How to format a USB or external drive in 13.04? [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu 13.04. How to format a USB or external drive?
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Konsole commands in Kubuntu [duplicate]

I am new user of Kubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. Could you tell me that how to use Konsole? Since I am a new user I don't know that what are the commands of Konsole.
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Hotkey for “Kde button” menu? And default shortcut-keys cheatsheets?

What's the hotkey to open that thing in KDE that's basically like the Windows' "Start" menu? I've found it surprisingly hard to find some basic hotkey cheatsheets for my shiny new install of ...
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What is KDE's relationship to the graphic's drivers? Can someone explain how it works?

Today at school I was working with a laptop with kubuntu installed. I wanted to get a second monitor working. It was not recognized (it's an older 4:3 VGA flatscreen monitor) so I figured there was ...
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KCM GTK settings ignored, how can I make GTK apps use KDE icons?

I am using Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring) 64-bit. After upgrading to KDE SC 4.11.2 (from ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports) GTK applications mostly do not use the icons selected in Kubuntu's GTK KCM. I say mostly ...
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Acronis copied KUbuntu

When I restore an Acronis True Image 10 copy of a running Kubuntu system and try to boot it it stops at a initramfs prompt and says it can't find the root directory. What commands do I type to ...
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Make a window shortcut permanent

I want to be able to always make the terminal window pop-up with focus with the same keyboard shortcut. I've found so far that if I right-click the window and go to More Actions > Window ...
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USB Audio card fails to initialize after turning it off and on again

I have a problem with an "E-MU Tracker Pre" USB audio card and Kubuntu. When I start the audio card for the first time since boot everything works fine, but after turning it off and on again, ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Developed Issues at Boot [closed]

I was running Kubuntu 12.04 on an HP Elitebook 8540p with 8GB RAM and Nvidia GPU This was installed on a external Western Digital My Passport 500GB No issues were encountered and the system operated ...
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Kate, kile and other KDE applications crash in Ubuntu [closed]

I seem to have some issues with gtk libraries when trying to open KDE applications on my Ubnutu. Including Kate, Kile, etc (also the problem was observed when opening Mendeley desktop) The system is ...
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Kubuntu no special characters with ALT

This is my first question so correct me if needed. Problem is, my Kubuntu 12.10 doesn't print my regional characters with alt(polish). This happened few times earlier and always happens during regular ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 got installed inside Win7, but doesn't appear in boot menu

Need someone to help me. This is for the first time I am trying to get my problem solved in forums, although I have been using Ubuntu for quite some time. First thing, I never used Ubuntu in parallel ...
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GTK Applications in KDE

The problem is that I cannot integrate GTK applications in KDE (Kubuntu 13.04). My version of KDE is 4.11, from kubuntu-backports. The same exact problem appears in 4.10.5, from raring-updates. I ...
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How do I select between ubuntu and kubuntu when I log in? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu and have installed kubuntu desktop while on ubuntu. When I boot my computer my grub menu shows that I have kubuntu installed. When I click on kubuntu it boots to my ubuntu login and I ...
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Changing numeric language from konsole in Kubuntu

how to change the numeric language to English from terminal & why the games are not working?
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Does Palaver Voice Input work on Kubuntu?

I installed Palaver using instructions found in the following video and web page on Kubuntu 13.04. I have set up a Ctrl+L keyboard short-cut. Whenever I press the short-cut however, nothing seems to ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 CD/DVD drive no longer recognized

Dear potential helpers, I have the following problem on a circa-2008 Asus Laptop with Kubuntu 12.04.3 (3.2.0-39-generic-pae): After months of working fine, the CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. ...
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Can I triple boot windows 7, ubuntu 13.04 and kubuntu?

I have ubuntu 13.04 and windows 7. I heard that kubuntu is more like windows, so I wanted to try it. Is it possible to triple boot them? If it is can you tell me how to. I have installed ubuntu on ...
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Wifi does not work in Kubuntu but works in Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu I fixed the problem with wifi but when I install kubuntu it does not work. iwconfig: eth0 no wireless extensions. lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Kubuntu and PDA net Bluetooth DUN

I cannot find information regarding how to setup Bluetooth DUN using PDA net on my Samsung Galaxy S4 (AT&T) for Kubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I just need a definitive answer and I'm pretty good with Linux ...
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Unsupported locale prevents me from starting apps

I have the following locale settings when I type export: declare -x LANG="es_ES.ISO-8859-1" declare -x LANGUAGE="es:en" declare -x LC_ADDRESS="ms_MY.UTF-8" declare -x LC_IDENTIFICATION="ms_MY.UTF-8" ...
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No login dialog in Kubuntu after instaling fglrx and reinstallation of xong did not help

In Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit, fglrx did not install, so I tried to reinstall XServer as follows: sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 ...
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kubuntu 13.04 is supported in acer 3680 model?

I am now using ubuntu 12.04 lts in my acer 3680 model system. i want to change from ubnutu to kubuntu environment. but I tried with the usb bootable format.but it shows as boot error. is its not ...
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Kubuntu dist-upgrade

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04.3...today I've updated kde to the latest version (from 4.10.5 to 4.11.1),without any problem... But it looks like that all applications that should have been updated too show ...
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Difficulty dual booting with Windows 7

So I've had kubuntu running on my lenovo laptop as the only operating system for most of the summer. Earlier this week, I decided to shrink the home partition in order to add a windows 7 partition. ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD: apt-get not finding the DVD after initial installation, cant install packages

I'm trying to install using the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD. After installation, and without touching anything in /etc/apt/. My system is disconnected from the Internet, so the DVD is my only source for ...
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Display lock screen message in kde

I would like to display a message such as will be back in 10 minutes when you lock your screen in kde? I could not find an option in the system settings. How do you display a message when you lock ...
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VMWare Player 6 no longer boots Kubuntu 12.04.3

I have VMware Player 6 installed on a 64 bit Windows 7 system. I installed 64 bit Kubuntu 12.04.3 as a virtual machine and it installed and ran fine. After my most recent restart of the Kubuntu ...
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KDEInit could not launch /usr/bin/kate

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1 and the rootactions service menu in Dolphin. I opened Dolphin as root then clicked on a text file. I got a "Sorry" dialog with the message: KDEInit could ...
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Simultaneous sound output from internal speaker and external speakers

I'm using Kubuntu 13.0.4 as well as Linux Mint on a Compaq dc7900 sff. I have an Intel Core2 running at 3.16GHz and 2GB of RAM. I believe I have Intel HDA sound, and after running HardInfo it says my ...
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KDE: Register a permanent global shortcut

I am using KDE and I want to: Reassign global shortcut Win+L to lock screen. Set Win+T to launch terminal. I was able to do #1 directly changing kblobalaccel config file. But this is hack and #2 ...
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fix brightness after kde uninstall [duplicate]

i installled a kde update first by accident and then i got kde to install after anyways i hated it and unistalled but i realise now my fn+-> dosnt control my brightness can anyone help me fix this and ...
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How to install VirtualBox on Kubuntu 12.04 with lts-raring hardware enablement stack?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with the lts-raring hardware enablement stack. When I first installed the lts-raring hardware enablement stack I had problems with virtualbox but I resolved those (see ...
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GEdit runs with unsaved empty document [closed]

In the last few days gedit has started behaving quite weird. Every time I open it, it has an unsaved, empty document, even if I open some code file (so as a result, instead of opening my file ...
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Installing a kernel from live kubuntu cd [duplicate]

I am a new user and dont know much about OS and kernel for that matter. I was installing/updating/uninstalling software using synaptics package manager and I may have uninstalled linux-image-xxx (xxx ...
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How to start the text mode installer from the Kubuntu 12.04 DVD?

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 12.04 from the DVD, and I want the text-mode installer. I don't see how I can get to it from the boot menu. What should I enter as the boot options? Or should I start the ...
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LibreOffice - Silent Crash on 4.1.1.2

Just installed (a few days ago) the latest update to LibreOffice, being Version: 4.1.1.2 [Build ID: 410m0(Build:2)]. Kubuntu version is Raring. Source was the LO ppa on launchpad. Installed fine with ...
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Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
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The sound device is not available in some applications simultaneously

I install Ubuntu 13.04, all work well. Then I install Kubuntu-desktop, and all worked well. Next I uninstall Ubuntu-destop, and all worked well. After that, I wiped all data and install clean Kubuntu ...
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What will be the power backend for (K)Ubuntu 13.10?

I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed. KDE uses powerdevil to manage hibernate/sleep, which in turns seems to use pm-utils backend. pm-utils is unmaintained, and broken at this point1. For example, I had to ...
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Can't find plasmawallpaperviewer

I recently get into this: Plasma Wallpaper Tutorial My problem is: plasmawallpaperviewer -p tutorial When I try to do this, the konsole says: The program 'plasmawallpaperviewer' is currently not ...
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glxspheres not found. How to install? [closed]

I installed kubuntu 13.10 beta 1 yesterday. Today, I installed bumblebee and I was tried to check my fps on video card. When I ran glxspheres an error command not found appeared. How can I install ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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How to remove kde desktop from ubuntu

So I installed kde desktop from this repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports and installed it sudo apt-get install kde-standard kubuntu-desktop I am hating kde and want to get ride of it so I want ...