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Why isn't Hibernate in Ubuntu 16.04 working and how to fix it?

I have Kubuntu 16.04 64-bit installed on my HP Pavilion 17-f000 Notebook. I've tried the steps from the ubuntu 16.04 wiki, but the sudo pm-hibernate terminal command did nothing and creating the /etc/...
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Korganizer time zone

How to force Korganizer to use 24 hour clock format. I set Region to Poland. I set Translations Preferred Languages to American English. Time on the panel is in 24h format but in Korganizer it's 12h.
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Lag in Kubuntu - Config fstab correctly?

I use Kubuntu and have a partition with NTFS format which contain old data from previous version Ubuntu. I configured fstab to mount it: /dev/sda6 /home/stun ntfs permissions,uid=1000 0 ...
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My 16.04 laptop just logged me in as root without a login screen

After boot, my laptop on up-to-date kubuntu instantly went to the desktop loading screen without asking for any passwords. Turns out it had logged me in as root automatically. I have not set a ...
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How to hide grub unless key is pressed?

I have 2 OSs Windows 8 and Kubuntu 16.04. Kubuntu is my primary OS. I would like my laptop to boot directly into Kubuntu, unless I press SHIFT key during boot to make Grub menu visible. Again. I want ...
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Diagonal Tearing (Kubuntu 16.04)

The question has been asked before here, but with no response: Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics (I'm asking again because I can't comment on it.) The ...
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Execute script on every start, wakeup and activation!

I want to execute a script on every start up, wake up and activation. In the current setup the script is executed in: /etc/rc.local /lib/systemd/system-sleep It works so far, but if I reactivate my ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 complaining about flash-plugin installer

A few days ago I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 (yes, I've waited a long time before doing this...). Somehow since the upgrade Kubuntu has started reminding me that there's problem ...
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How to downgrade plasma 5.6.4 to 5.5

I installed via the backports ppa but experiencing pretty much bugs. Is there any way to downgrade?
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Dolphin: unable to single click on files and directories to open it

Even if I setted in system-settings->input devices->single click ` I tried rm /home/pg/.config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/.kde_save/share/config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/share/config/dolphinrc I tried ...
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Thinkpad 440p Trackpad: several problems

I recently installed Kubuntu for the first time on my Thinkpad 440 and there are three issues I'm having with the trackpad: 1) Size of the middle click zone On Windows, there was a fairly large ...
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Kubuntu mirrors second monitor connected through VGA

I have dell optiplex 3020 small factor desktop. Installed Kubuntu 16.04LTS recently. When I connected the second monitor to the VGA port, second monitor is by default mirrored. Could not find any ...
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Dolphin File Manager will not Launch

I have KUbuntu installed on my PC, The Dolphin file manager that came with the OS will not launch all of a sudden. Below is the error message I get, I spent a day trying to correct it. But alas I'm a ...
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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 do I add the Malayalam keyboard layout in Kubuntu?

I can't see a Malayalam keyboard layout in my Kubuntu 13.04's keyboard settings. The only Indian language available is Bengali. How can I update the available keyboard layouts?
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Run scripts based on time of day

I'd like to run a script based on the time of day, specifically so I can make my computer (Kubuntu 16.04) switch themes at night and day automatically based on the time. How would I go about doing ...
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Trying to run steam on kubuntu 16.04 but it crashes immediately after launch [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with steam whenever I launch the program it tries to load but abruptly crashes a few seconds after I launch it. I just ran it via the terminal and this is what I got Running ...
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Unable to install Kubuntu 16.04 because one of the existing partitions is mounted at /cdrom

I've been trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 for a couple of days now, but couldn't make any progress. I've done my research and none of the workarounds proved effective. I am able to create a bootable ...
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How do I install support for Unicode emoji in Chromium?

How do I make Chromium on Kubuntu render Emoji Unicode characters ? Like these : 💘💙💜💗💚❤💓💛💚💗
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kdevelop not finding qt libs

Currently I am trying to create a brand new project using KDevelop 4.7.3. I am also targeting Qt5. When I attempt to create a new project using the template for a Qt Gui project it creates a Qt4 ...
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system sucessfuly login even with wrong password

Someone help, I have Kubuntu 16.04 installed on my system with KDE 5.6 which i upgraded from KDE 5.4 from Kubuntu backports ppa. Now the system logins sucessfully even with a wrong password. Also sudo ...
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Failed to build Pillow

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. I'm trying to install the TFLearn library, but it requires Pillow, which it tried to install but was failing. Installing Pillow on its own also doesn't work. daniel@beepboop:~...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory (g-io-error-quark, 1)

I just got this error from Kubuntu 15.x when starting up after restart to upgrade kernel. Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory (g-io-...
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Kubuntu 15.10 does not recognize my graphics card [duplicate]

Today I switched my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A from Windows 8.1 to Kubuntu 15.10. When it finished installing, everything seemed fine until I noticed that my desktop effects were acting very glichty. ...
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Install kde on ubuntu 14.04

My company gave me a laptop setup with ubuntu 14.04. I would like to install KDE however there seems to be an issue: root@ufc3fdb86dd16574fead4:/home/local/ANT/bogoyche# aptitude install kubuntu-...
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How to change wallpaper in Kubuntu 16.04?

Can someone tell me how to change the wallpaper or background in Kubuntu 16.04?
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YouTube annotations not working on Firefox 33.0 (Kubuntu 14.10)

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.10, I can not see the video annotations on YouTube videos. I tried to turn off Flash Player, but the annotations does not work neither in the HTML5 player. Any ideas? ...
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How to display KDE lock screen time in 24-hour format

Running Kubuntu with the Plasma desktop, 16.04. I have my desktop configured to 24-hour time, which is what I vastly prefer. But when the lock screen comes on, it shows me the detested AM/PM ...
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Slow startup of Plasma 5.5 in Kubuntu 16.04

My recent Notebook (Intel i3-6100 with SSD) boots from BIOS to the login of SDDM within 8s. After entering my credentials it takes 31s (no matter if I have autostart of Firefox and Thunderbird). While ...
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My system running Kubuntu 14.04 does not list any discoverable bluetooth devices

Bluetooth icon is in the panel but does not recognize any 'discoverable' bluetooth device. 'Add a device' opens the dialog box and searches for device indefinitely. Trying to connect a wireless ...
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How can I force Plasma 5 to treat two monitors as one in Kubuntu 16.04?

Goal I want to use KDE across two monitors, but I only want the window manager to see them as one single virtual monitor. I would like to achieve this goal either using KDE settings, nvidia-settings,...
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Problem with DNS in the latest Kubuntu 16.04 update

Today I install Kubuntu 16.04, again, because I'm having trouble to navigate. I have tried all kinds of browser, and with all I have the same problem. Sometime when I open a page, I received these ...
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KUbuntu 16.04 Networks not displaying and WIFI networks

I've been searching for a resolution for the past week after applying updates (No idea what update broke this). Anyway WIFI is working just fine but because there is no connected WIFI network in the ...
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Ubuntu language in Kubuntu 16.04

I've made an upgrade from Kubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 it worked ok. But later I got a message that said something like "Language support is not complete do you want to install now?" If I accept, the ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Discover search bug - Answer! [closed]

Because of requiring reputation, I post the answer of this question. To be able to see search results in Discover, open Konsole and type "sudo apt-get install muon". When finish installing, search ...
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Changing KDE's oxygen-gtk3 colors for tooltips (fixing Firefox 46)

I use KDE (Kubuntu 14.04), the Oxygen theme and Firefox, and FF46 has several bugs with GTK3, the most annoying being displaying tooltips as dark text over a barely darker background. So I'am ...
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How to customize the date format on the desktop (16.04)?

Short statement of the problem: short-format date shows as 6/5/16 on my desktop under the clock. I want it to say 2016-06-05. (Or maybe something else.) I'd like to find the place I tell it "Use %...
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How can I run the 16.04 installer without using `nouveau`?

I have tried installing numerous Linux distros with no luck. In every case, it appears to be due to a failure by nouveau driver to identify my graphics card, which is an Nvidia GeForce GTX970M. My ...
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How can I find out the md5sum of boot-repair-disk.ISO?

I have downloaded boot-repair-disk.ISO, but it is recommended to check the md5sum. Previous downloads have not worked possibly because the download was corrupted. At present running Kubuntu 16.04 on ...
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GitKraken and Kubuntu - installs but doesn't run

I just tried to install GitKraken, but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04. Any idea on why? Has anyone else experienced the same issue?
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I need to change the root user's password to install programs [duplicate]

Okay, It really looks like I am going to keep running into problems with Kubuntu. When I installed Kubuntu yesterday, the setup did NOT ask me to setup a root password. It only asked me to create my ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 pixelated icons in task manager

In my install of kubuntu 16.04 running plasma 5.6.4 via the backparts ppa, the icons rendered on the task manager are extremely low quality for some applications. It seems for pre-installed kde ...
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KDE Plasma doesn't recognize keyboard shortcuts, until I switch away from and back to KWin

I just made a jump from Maté to KDE Plasma. (Kubuntu v. 14.04.4) (I love everything else about it.) I'm hardly a linux beginner, but I don't usually mess with X and some help is appreciated. When I ...
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Kubuntu 16.04. black screen

I'm using KUBUNTU 16.04. After installing light display manager, when booting it goes to a black screen. Thanks.
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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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Wacom Intous Art Support on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.2.0-36-generic OS: Ubuntu 15.10 wily DE: KDE5 So I have followed several articles online from several google searches such as: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=...
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error 1905 when I boot my new installation

I have just finished installing Kubuntu 16.04 32-bit. On restart I get: intel_parse_bios (1915) error child device config size 22 too small I'm new to kubuntu, what do I do about this?
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Kubuntu Cursor Select problem

I have discovered a strange bug with the mouse cursor. The select point on the 'text select' cursor is inaccurate on Kubuntu 16.04. For example if I try to click on text, it will select the text above ...
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Flash installation issue Kubuntu 16.04

Every time I startup or reboot my PC I get the following notification that flash needs to be installed : When I say "Ok" it starts the installation procedure but it stops and gives me the following ...