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Necessary space for each mount point in a linux (kubuntu) install

I was looking up what the best space allocation would be for a fresh linux install and found THIS page which provides the following insight: Will this partition scheme be sufficient for a ...
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neither kubuntu 13.04 nor ubuntu 12.04 can detect network (wired/wireless) activity [duplicate]

Thanks for reading, i have an HP mini 110-1030LA, it had Windows XP, tottaly functional, a little slow but funtional, i decided to install kubuntu saucy (32 bits), everythings seems to be better, the ...
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How to remove kubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (using wubi)dual booting with Windows 7. Having read that Kubuntu desktop has similarities to Windows I later downloaded Kubuntu. I have since concluded that ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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Web page loading problem on RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC

I have a problem with my network (RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC) on Kubuntu (Live CD). I wanted to install Kubuntu, so I tested the web browser using the Live CD, but ...
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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Problem installing kubuntu desktop in Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I tried to install kubuntu-desktop using the given command, sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo the following error appeared. Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section ...
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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Using KDE's Dolphin file manager dual view the Norton Commander way?

KDE's default file manager Dolphin offers a possibility of a dual view. I would like to define keyboard shortcuts to easily switch between the left and right panes copy/move files between them ...
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Keeping dolphin open hogs CPU by kdeinit

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell inspiron laptop. If I open and keep a dolphin open, one of my cores is used 100% and this quickly leads to high temperatures. When I use htop and see what is hogging the ...
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Help for a Linux newbie [duplicate]

What are "lenses?" I keep seeing the term in comments by people who have been around Linux forever, but it does not appear in any of the legends on the Ubuntu desktop. And now you people are driving ...
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Skype not opening on Kubuntu 12.04

Every time I go to launch Skype it'll make it look like it's loading but then no windows pop up. I think I've installed right because when I search for it the icon will come up. Is there a way to fix ...
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Setting reverted by Ubuntu to Kubuntu to Ubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 13.10, and have been going back and forth in order to get used to it. I did notice that some of the settings which I've personalized get reverted everytime ...
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Skype won't start in Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu desktop next to Ubuntu 13.10 (Still new at these things). In the process I lost Skype and can't find a way to recover it. It won't run in either desktop. I have already tried ...
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Kubuntu Network Management Gui shows no networks

For the past couple of weeks, the network management widget on Kubuntu has shown no networks (equally, running the gnome widget has the same problem) I can still network via the command line but this ...
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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How can I upgrade major Kubuntu versions by command line?

The recommended way to upgrade Kubuntu versions is using kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade, which opens up a GUI window. Is there a purely command-line method for distribution upgrades? Background When ...
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How to mount removable storage with custom options?

How can I change mount options for removable devices mounted by KDE's device manager?
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on Kubuntu, Ubuntu Software Center gets SSL handshake failed

when try to get a package got this message: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed
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Install GimageReader in Kubuntu - my last step of getting rid of Windows

Hope all are doing well. I have been Windows-free for almost two weeks now. And I am not even using Wine, to use Windows software. Initially I installed Ubuntu, then I shifted to Kubuntu [I like the ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 weird hibernate behavior

I'm running kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E) and having weird problem with hibernate. After waking up my laptop from hibernate it looks like some stuff is restored but not all of it. ...
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Can't select anything in the Input Method tab

As you can see in the image, I can't select anything. What should I do? I use Kubuntu 13.10, KDE 4.12.3 and want to use ibus-bogo as my Vietnamese input. My command to install ibus is: sudo apt-get ...
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Problem with mouse

I am currently using Kubuntu 13.10 on laptop and I am observing strange mouse behavior. I can manage system using keyboard and can move cursor but when I try to click it seems that nothing happens. ...
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bluetoothd (BlueZ 5) won't connect with any devices

SOLVED. Edited: see below. I think I've scoured the internet long enough for this issue. It has been asked many times, but none of the solutions work for me. I upgraded to BlueZ 5 because I want to ...
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Wifi is disconnecting after connecting for few seconds and not able to connect it again

I downloaded Kubuntu 13.10 on my HP 2202 laptop and the wifi on it doesn't work. I'm running it in parallel with Windows 8, and the wifi works find on Windows (as it has always done), but in Kubuntu ...
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Add printer Epson L110

I have been using kubuntu 13.10 now,. but I have problem,. when I have installed driver epson L110 on my kubuntu I dont know how to print on my kubuntu,. i cant printer device in my kubuntu) can ...
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Dpkg remains configuring moodle

When I tried to configure moodle like: root@server:~# dpkg --configure moodle It remains like that indefinitely. Whatching this process on "top" I realized that it does not use any Memory ...
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How can I crop a 1920x1200 monitor to 1920x1080?

I have a 1920x1200 monitor, and have some situations where I want to force the output to the more common 1920x1080. However, I don't want to distort the output, and would prefer a "cropping" black bar ...
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How do I set deault browser to NOT rekonq?

I don't like rekonq, and I don't want rekonq, so I uninstalled it. However, now whenever I click on a link in another program (e.g. a pdf) it complains that it can't find rekonq. I want to keep using ...
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Network Printing Failed in Kubuntu

I have a Brother MFC-8510DN network printer that I'm trying to print a document through using CUPS. It fails and gives an error. I cleaned /var/spool/cups/ and I still didn't work. I checked ...
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My mouse cursor is invisible in Kubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu kde plasma desktop. I first installed Ubuntu, and then I upgraded to Kubuntu and have been using both for over a year now. When I upgraded kdeplasmadesktop the cursor is visible on ...
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Open Containing Folder become Choose Appication in Firefox in Kubuntu

The title says it all. Every time I download something, clicking Open Containing Folder when the download is finished, it says Choose Application and I don't know what to do. I use Firefox in Kubuntu. ...
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Can't do anything on startup until terminating Kate in Kubuntu

When my Kubuntu starts i can't do anything until starting System Activity and killing Kate. I can not start any program or for example run Dolphin file manager. After terminating Kate a message is ...
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apt-get 'held broken packages' attempting to install kubuntu-desktop

$sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Change Default Scale Method Setting for KDE Wallpapers

I wish to change the default scaling method for the desktop wallpaper in KDE(more specifically Kubuntu) by editing the configuration file KDE uses to fill in those defaults on a fresh install. So ...
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How can I get Firefox to use the KDE style?

There are some problems using Firefox in Kubuntu. The menus are ugly and do not use the KDE style. The file browser for uploading or opening files is also ugly, and is not the default KDE ...
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LibreOffce crashing Kubuntu constantly [closed]

The Problem Today LibreOffice just started to crash my entire KDE desktop every time I try open a file. It takes me to the login screen every single time and I have to log back in again (losing any ...
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My kubuntu 13.10 does not connect to the internet untill I make route by manual

I am using Kubuntu 13.10. When I started computer and connected successful to a wireless network, I still cannot connect to the internet until I run command arp to add a route to the router. Below ...
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Clickable notifications that allow to interact with programs which have spawned them?

There are Notifications in KDE's System Tray. The problem is that Notifications don't provide access to the apps that spawn those notifications. The only available action is to dismiss the ...
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How to connect to a L2TP VPN given some info from a sysadmin

I have been given some details of a VPN I am meant to connect to, and can't for the life of me get it to work under Kubuntu. The info I have been given is (fake values substituted where appropriate ...
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Changing opacity of inactive windows in KDE

Is there a way to set a customization in Plasma environment so that inactive windows will have opacity 30%? I know one can set specific titlebar colors for active and inactive windows . But I could ...
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Adding a hibernate button to plasma

How can I add a hibernate button to the start menu?: I remember there was a hibernate button in KDE start menu.
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not showing any applications in KDE application launcher

Not showing any application in kickoff and k-launcher in desktop. I doubt if I have installed lubuntu, xubuntu, gnome theme. Please show me the way to show applications without removing anything.
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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Asus Rampage Extreme IV

I'm having serious problems installing Ubuntu on my Asus Rampage IV Extreme/i7, in fact in any version of Linux at all. Here are the steps I'm following: Direct boot Kubuntu 13.10 from DVD - ...
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System shutdown, instead suspend or hibernate

I have here an LG laptop S 460, Intel Core i5, with 4 gb memory. I can't get suspend/hibernate with KDE running on Ubuntu or Kubuntu suspend/hibernate don't work properly. With Mageia, everything ...
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How can I use two different icon sets at same in KDE 4.x?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.4, and I want to use Tux 'n Tosh for places and devices, and Reflektions for renmant system. How do I that? Thanks in Advice. (And sorry for the bad english, I'm from Brazil)
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unlocaling kubuntu

I have installed kubuntu 13.10 as I am living in israel, every app that I install is immediatly in hebrew which is very annoying. I always prefer my applications to be in english and just have the ...
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How can I change the Kubuntu background from default?

Can SOMEONE please tell me how to change the default background in Kubuntu 12.04? I have managed to select a rather nice wallpaper for my desktop, but I CANNOT change the background for the splash ...