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How do I stop the screen from being locked on resume on Kubuntu/KDE?

Per How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend? I want to be able to sleep and resume without the screen locking. All the previous answers seem to involve fairly Gnome-specific things that ...
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Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04

I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed ...
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Malformed line 57 in sources.list and it doesn't let me open the file to edit it [duplicate]

I tried to add a source to the source.list but I pasted it wrong I added an URL. I wanted to open Muon Discover (I use Kubuntu) but it didn't let me do it. This is my sources.list so please take a ...
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Backing up the whole (K)Ubuntu system [duplicate]

There is a fault in the dedicated graphics card, and so my laptop is almost unusable. I am thinking of getting it fixed in the warranty. However the only problem is that Dell's complete care warranty ...
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Avconv warning while downloading youtube video

I received this warning: Your copy of avconv is outdated, update avconv to version 10-0 or newer if you encounter any errors. while downloading a youtube video with youtube-dl -f 137+140. I am ...
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Broken fonts in KDE (Kubuntu 14.10)

From time to time I experience a very strange bug: Fonts are broken not only in Firefox, but in the whole KDE environment. What can I do to fix it? UPDATE #1 Installed Kubuntu from scratch and ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - How to configure sound device for Youtube videos?

I am listening to music while working on my laptop computer with Kubuntu 14.10. The music is played on external speakers connected via bluetooth, which works fine. I also noticed the notification ...
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How to Disable KDE Wallet and have “remember password” working

When I log into my system I have a KDE Wallet password dialog. When I disable it, some passwords as wifi or FTP accounts don't work any more, and the main problem - I dont have "remember password" any ...
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Can`t reinstall mysql on kubuntu

Every time I try to install MySQL I get Setup package mysql-client-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … Setup package mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … 150415 15:35:15 [ERROR] Can't find ...
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kubuntu-desktop took over everything

I installed kubuntu-desktop via software centre but now everything is messed up in unity. As if the theme was changed but it's still "Ambiance" (the default). It even affects LXDE. For example... ...
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Can't see tool bars after installing kubuntu-desktop

I installed Kubuntu desktop with: sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get purge unity unity 2-d sudo reboot And after rebooting all of my tool bars have vanished and I can't seem to ...
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Fix “WiFi Disabled by hardware switch” in Kubuntu 14.04

Any ideas on how to fix this? My Toshiba Satellite Click doesn't have a hardware switch to disable wireless. Help!!
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Change to external tv screen from asus eee notebook

I installed kodibuntu on asus eee notebook. Now I want to watch on a tv screen 42". I connect a vga cable between them. There is no hd slot in the notebook. For some reason, as you can see on the ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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Synaptics is not installed or not in use

i just bought an asus laptop. I installed Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows 8.1. When I'm trying to configure it on system settings it's said "Synaptics driver is not installed (or not in use)". With ...
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Where are the mouse cursors located?

Which is the folder where mouse cursors are located in Kubuntu? I would like to know the full path of the folder?.
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Move ecryptfs .Private directory to another partition

I don't like to keep my data in the same partition as my Home directory; so I configure my machine with a small home partition which contains a symlink to my large data partition. For this reason, ...
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Switch from Ubuntu to Kubuntu — 14.04

What is the command to remove all Ubuntu apps from a Kubuntu desktop, and vice versa, in Ubuntu 14.04? I want to keep the new Unity Locker, but remove everything else :)
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installing drivers to kubuntu without internet

How can one install drivers to Kubuntu without any internet access? Every guide to installing drivers that I've seen online requires an internet connection. But how would one go about finding the ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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Dual booting kubuntu and windows 7 on two computers

I am new to linux, but loving the ride! Here is my goal and what I have to work with 1 laptop with a 120gb HDD 1 PC with a 120gb SSD, ~2tb between 2 HDDs and multiple external drives The latest ...
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How to bind media keys to Pithos actions?

I've looked through the settings both of the system and of Pithos, and it seems there is no way to govern Pithos using the media keys (Play/Pause, etc.). I use pithos more than amarok, so I'd like to ...
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Why do I have excessive hard disk activity after using Kubuntu 14.10 for about 10 minutes?

Even just opening several web pages and checking email for about 10 minutes causes the hard drive light comes on solid and I'm done for ~ 5 min until the light goes out. I have a few years old Dell ...
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Cisco Aironet 350 WPA firmware

Im trying to get a Cisco Aironet 350 WLAN card to work with Kubuntu 12.04. My wireless AP uses WPA for its security. How do i go about updating firmware for this card? EDIT: Before i start i should ...
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Can I disable Activities in KDE?

I'm running Kubuntu and one of the features I've never found a use for is Activities. For the uninitiated, it lets you set up your desktops and applications based on the activity you're doing... ...
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Is removing ibus enough?

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I had to completely remove ibus because not only it bugged chromium, but also I do not need it at all. Unfortunately, I have the feeling it is not completely disabled ...
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How to increase Locked Memory size in Kubuntu?

I am trying to run Ardour in Kubuntu and I get this error: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory. This might cause Ardour to run out of memory before your system runs out of ...
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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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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Fonts messed up after installing Kubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 14.04

I decided I wanted to try Kubuntu since I had some difficulties with the Unity desktop. I do not remember exactly the command(s) I run, but I think I used sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Now the ...
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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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How can I copy/paste files via RDP in Kubuntu?

I recently installed the latest Kubuntu (x64) on my work machine as I am trying to migrate away from Windows. Unfortunately I use RDP very frequently to connect to customer's servers and need to be ...
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ssh is not asking for my passphrase

SSH is no longer asking for my private key's passphrase. I don't understand how this happening. In the past, I have used ksshaskpass to get my ssh key's passphrase from KWallet and unlock my key. I ...
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Polish KDE translation in Kubuntu 13.10?

How do I install new language in Kubuntu 13.10? I've chosen Poland as my country but only English language is available. I've already tried to search for "kde-l10n" in Muon (software center) but it ...
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does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu

Does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu directory or a /home/kubuntu directory? if it has a /home/kubuntu directory, is it possible to rename this to /home/ubuntu without negative side effects? Sort of ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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Move icons on Kubuntu 15.04

There is no unlock button like here. Sorry, full screen. Left top corner.
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How to completely remove kubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop just to experiment with its interface. Then I decided to remove and did the traditional apt-get purge and autoremove but it seems elements of kubuntu are still there. For ...
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Update from 14.04 to 14.10 NO LOGIN SCREEN

So i updated ubuntu (kubuntu) to 14.10 just now, i am in desperate need to get it to work. I cant login. No login screen is showing. Just a blank screen. I have done everything possible (shell, root ...
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Gamepad on VisualBoyAdvance not working

I installed visualboyadvance/visualboyadvance-gtk (gvba) on my kubuntu (utopic) and tried to assign the buttons and DPad to the Jostick1, but it doesn't work. The gamepad itself is working fine (KDE ...
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Kubuntu does not accept my WPA-Enterprise credentials / resets them

I have set up a FreeRadius server on a RaspberryPi which is connected to a WLAN-Access Point. I want to log in to the Wifi now, but everytime I enter the network credentials and the CA-Certificate the ...
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Kubuntu: saving VPN password

I'm attempting switching from xfce to kde in a xubuntu system. Everything works quite well. However, I have a VPN (PPTP) setup configured in the xfce interface. After the switch, it still works but ...
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folder with IP address for name in Documents folder

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, with the latest updates. I have two user accounts set up on this machine: richard & me. I was in richard and using Dolphin to look for a file in me. I noticed a folder in ...
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Terminal error output RE: editing .conf file in Xbuntu [owned by uid 1000 istead of 0]

Was curious as to the terminal error output from running sudo Kate. I read in a forum that directed me to open my notepad using gksudo. Realizing that this had not been installed I just went ahead and ...
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How to launch programs on external display on Kubuntu 14.04 by def?

I set my external monitor as a primary display and almost all runs as it's supposed to. Every software I launch, shows on laptop screen by default (which reads as a secondary display). It was the ...
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Wireless not working on Kubuntu 14.04 Qualcomm Atheros AR9485

(I apologize if I make some mistakes in this article, I'm French so English is not my mother tongue). I'm a newbie on Linux stuff and maybe the solution of my problem is obvious but I need your help. ...
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How to keep all linux kernel packages on Kubuntu 14.04?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on my private laptop. When the package system updates my Linux kernel it removes the old packages, only keeping the 2 newest versions of the kernel images (and associated ...
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Why doesn't GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name changes theme in Kubuntu 14.04?

deja-dup crashes if used with oxygen-gtk3 theme. One of the easiest ways of changing themes of GTK3 apps is by using the GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name command line flag. It works on Fedora but doesn't ...
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can't set kubuntu encryption passphrase

When kubuntu (14.04) starts it asks me to set passphrase, I click "run this action now" it opens konsole, asks for passphrase, I enter it and... nothing happens. Konsole still is open and nothing ...