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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 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 to connect and create a database in MySQL?

I want to install MySQL and create a database on it using the following code: sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysqladmin -h localhost -u {username} -p create lrs I get the following message after ...
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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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Set mount options for removable devices on Kubuntu

I share my computer in a multiseat configuration and would like everyone to mount removable devices with a umask of 0 (ie. readable and writeable by all and sundry). Well, ideally just by group disks ...
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Get the Bluetooth Audio Sink working with Kubuntu 13.10 and Bose Mini Soundlink

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10 with a Bose Mini Soundlink. I have no issue discovering, pairing and trusting the external speaker. On the contrary, I'm having great troubles in streaming the sound from the ...
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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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“System restart required” flag, who sets it and why? How to read it? [duplicate]

When you log into Ubuntu (10.04 in my case), you get to see this notice saying: *** System restart required *** Now, I'm wondering what system component sets it and why it gets set? Using ksplice ...
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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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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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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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Kubuntu 12.04 - Touchpad and keyboard stopped working at random

As in the title, I've got this problem with my Kubuntu 12.04. At first I've thought that the whole system was hung, but it happened again 5 minutes ago and, while the keyboard and the touchpad ...
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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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Firefox installation error in Kubuntu 12.10

I keep getting this error: Package: /var/cache/apt/archives/firefox_20.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.3_amd64.deb Error: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in ...
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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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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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kUbuntu kickstarter transparency

I have a problem on Kubuntu, the kickstarter (start menu thing) was transparent till today, now its not transparent anymore, and I didn't changeany settings or so, all my theme things are like before ...
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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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How can I remove gnome from a kubuntu 12.04 install?

I have a kubuntu 12.04 system to which I added gnome (unity) but I'm now wanting to remove gnome as I don't think I'll ever use it. doing apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop doesn't remove the packages, so ...
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Why are there two network indicators with ubuntu-desktop in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 32 bit on my Yoga 2 Pro and after some days all window decorations were gone and I couldn't repair that, so I decided to install aptitude install ubuntu-desktop and use ...
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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 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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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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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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An error ocurred: could not retrieve the required files 2

For more information, please see the log file C:users\zeecap~1\appdata\local\temp\wubi-13.10-rev284.log I'm trying to get Kubuntu 13.10. Is there a way I can send the log file or email it? It's way ...
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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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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 to set a proxy in Kubuntu 13.04

I set proxy in Kubuntu 13.04, but doesn't work in Konsole and others applications (e.g. Skype). Work only google chrome. How do I fix this?
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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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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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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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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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What are the differences between Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu?

Are Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu the same except for the desktop environment and a few programs?
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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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How to create a KDE start application menu launcher that launches the search and launch desktop?

Now i love the plasma-netbook aka the "search and launch" interface but i would want to be able to have it appear on demand and not sit as the desktop default in the back of my windows. So what i ...
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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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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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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 ...
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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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Is it possible to show KDE panels only for a multimonitor layout?

I love the flexibility of the Plasma Desktop panels, and I have my laptop + 2 external displays, each with a panel configured differently. However, when I unplug my laptop, all panels are gathered on ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 suspend crashes KDE / black screen on wake

Setup I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, with KDE (installed via Ubuntu server disk and sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop). Problem Whenever I suspend the computer while in KDE (either via ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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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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Display port monitor suddenly broken

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and all has been good for ages. I think some recent update has borked my X config and I have no idea how to fix it. I have a Dell laptop with a Dell monitor on a display ...
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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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How do I change system-wide font settings in Kubuntu?

How do I change the font/size for the icon captions, Dolphin text, and window decoration text? They all went from 12 point to 10 point after I installed KDE updates on Kubuntu 12.04.