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Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events

tl;dr I just bought a Logitech T630. It's a Bluetooth mouse that supports several keyboard events via gestures (PDF). These gestures are fine and dandy but I have little use for them. I'm having a ...
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How do I install the marble plasmoid in KDE 5.9.0?

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) to Vivid Vervet (15.04). In the process, I lost the marble plasmoid that showed a day/night world map on my background. I have the marble ...
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Console wireless network manager

I have installed i3-wm on my Kubuntu 15.04. But I need sometimes to manually choose Wi-Fi networks. I don't like the way I do it now (stating plasmashell, choosing Wi-Fi and exiting it), So I'm ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...
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Remove calendar on KDE desktop

There is a calendar on my desktop, I don't know how it got there, what it is or how to remove it. It's seen in the upper left corner in this screen shot: Any help on what it is or how to remove it ...
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In Kubuntu 15.04, how do I switch the K-menu back to classic style?

I've updated to Kubuntu 15.04. Previously, the K-menu in Plasma could be switched to classic style by right-clicking and selecting Switch to classic style. In Kubuntu 15.04, this appears to be no ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can Oracle JDK 8 (for later use with NetBeans 8) be installed along with currently installed OpenJDK6 & 7?

I'm not facing an actual issue yet, rather trying to avoid any... Currently, these packages are installed on my PC (automatically installed during a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04): $ apt list ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04

I have Kubuntu 13.04 (unsupported release), and want to upgrade it to 14.04. When I'm trying to run do-release-upgrade I got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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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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Kubuntu 15.04 Log out only works after second attempt

When I attempt to log out from Plasma 5 I have to log out twice. On the first attempt the workspace closes but kwin keeps running. Then I have to use the alt+f2 runner to log out again, at which point ...
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Touchpad not found after sleep mode/close laptop lid after last update

Weird thing happened after my last update on my new laptop (Asus k401l), when it goes to sleep or when I close the lid, the touchpad is disabled and in system Settings > Input Devices > Touchpad it ...
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How to dual boot Kubuntu without booting into GRUB when I turn on my computer?

What I want to happen is when I turn on my computer it boots into Windows 10 by default, and if I want to go into Kubuntu, I go into BIOS and choose to boot it. Is this possible without having Linux ...
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Is Kubuntu using my GPU?

I am having a constant problem with installing my GPU, I tried to figure out the reason why, with no luck. I have an ASUS laptop (X55V) with an Nvidia 610M 1GB GPU. I am using Kubuntu 13.3. I have ...
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Benefits of Separating Home Directory?

I'm trying to strategize my ubuntu installation. I've always read that separating the /home directory makes it easier when it comes to upgrading your distro. But could somebody please explain why? I'm ...
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Blackscreen with only mouse pointer after switching to Ubuntu desktop from Kubuntu on 15.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04, I am having a lot of problems. On reboot, it was stuck at Kubuntu logo (it keeps on glowing) but nothing happens. On switching to Recovery mode, I was getting "Error ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Plasma 5.3 showing KDE apps with GTK themes

After upgrading to KDE 5.3 using Kubuntu Backports PPA, my system looks ugly with GTK themes overriding the default KDE Breeze themes, despite having all workspace and widget themes set to Breeze in ...
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Kubuntu 14.04. Could not write file. Disk full

Just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now I'm trying to place a file in the firmware folder. "Could not write file. Disk full." keeps popping up even though the HD is obviously not full. Done ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in lenevo G50-80 with ubuntu 15.04

My dmesg | grep Blue output is as below [ 6.027325] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.20 [ 6.027338] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 6.027341] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer ...
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Allow my Kubuntu laptop to connect to wireless w/o asking for my KWallet password?

Is there a way to setup my laptop so when I login it automatically connects to my wireless w/o asking for the password for KWallet to unlock the keystore to connect? I'm sure I'm mixing terms from my ...
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Steam download speed drops off a cliff and then stops

The basic problem: When updating a game through Steam, I get an initial spike of network activity, then the download stops. As displayed by Steam, the speed tapers off: When looking at the actual ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 HDMI to LCD works, HDTV does not

I've been at if for hours with no joy on this one so I'm posting my first question ever tonight. New install of Kubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Precision M6600 with nVidia Quadro 3000M video. Samsung LCD ...
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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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How to launch live KUBUNTU from Windows?

I burned the .iso file for KUBUNTU 15 to a pendrive. The write-up process was flawless but on clicking the wubi.exe icon, it is showing an error message "wubi is not currently supported in EFI". What ...
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hardware rendering issues with nvidia-304 in kubuntu 15.04

I'm experiencing a similar problem to this thread in my personal machine (pentium 4 3GHz, 2GB ram, GeForce 6200 using nvidia-304). After the update to Kubuntu 15.04, the desktop showed nothing but a ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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installation failed with linux-image-3.13.0-61-generic_3.13.0-61.100_amd64.deb [duplicate]

I have an issue with installation of linux-image-3.13.0-61-generic_3.13.0-61.100_amd64.deb. I am not able to install this update which is needed for all other updates and for many programs running on ...
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USB ports do not work with Kubuntu 15.04

I just downloaded Kubuntu and after the installation the screen resolution goes to 800x600 (I know I have to install GPU drivers) but the problem is the system does not recognize my mouse and keyboard ...
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install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5

i'm new in Kubuntu KDE 5 and i can not find any document about to how to install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5. in previous version of kde we can simply click on get new theme ...
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Opera 31 and Plasma 5.3: graphical issues with opera menus

My system config: OS: Kubuntu 15.04 x64 Plasma: 5.3.2 (installed from kde backports PPA) Notebook: Asus X200MA-KX242D Graphics: Intel HD Graphics (without proprietary drivers) QT Style: Breeze GTK+ ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: kquitapp plasma-desktop does not work - why?

Why does kquitapp plasma-desktop result in the following error message? ~$ kquitapp plasma-desktop kquitapp(14021): "Application plasma-desktop could not be found using service org.kde.plasma-desktop ...
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Upgrading KUbuntu 14.04.02 to 14.04.03 - Odd error

I'm trying to upgrade an install of Kubuntu 14.04.02 to 14.04.03, but I keep getting the following error that kills the upgrade. I get it both via apt-get upgrade or when doing it from Synaptic. The ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 problems

I've recently upgraded a fresh installation of an Ubuntu 14.10 to a 15.04 and after I've installed KDE. I'm having some problems with the new KDE system.. First of all, the most annoying one is ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Random lag spikes in all games

A couple days back, every game (Minecraft, TF2, GMod,...) I played on my laptop had unbelievable FPS drops for ~5 seconds to 1 FPS and then it went back to 30. I noticed when the FPS dropped the ...
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Wrong Language of GTK applications in Kubuntu

I have Kubuntu 14.04, and am running some GTK applications, for example Shotwell. The "Preferred Languages" in the locale settings are set to: English German French All the application ...
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How to find out which DNS server my wlan0 is using Kubuntu 15.04

BACKGROUND I am trying to find out what DNS server is being used when I connect to the internet with my wlan0 device. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. I have searched around and tried a few solutions, ...
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Using two keyboards in KDE with a dedicated layout each (typically azerty / bépo)

I need to be able to use two keyboards (one standard AZERTY on my laptop) and a TypeMatrix 2030 USB (BÉPO layout). This I configured fine in xorg.conf by putting the following code in xorg.conf (which ...
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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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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.04 Kubuntu

I upgraded to 15.04, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But I'm able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says everything is up 2 date I ...
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Suspend to disk on ASUS eee pc 1005 HA under kubuntu 15.04

I just switched from openSuSE to kubuntu last week. I have only one problem with it on my eee-pc 1005HA: When I suspend to disk, it does not switch off by itself as it should. Waiting, until the ...
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How to translate missing parts of danish language in kubuntu

fellow ubuntu users. I will start by saying that i love KDE, especially the new 5.3 - looks & works amazing! But there are many untranslated words, that shows up in English - and that irritates ...
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Fairly fresh Kubuntu 15.04 install, getting boot loops

So this is a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04 on an HP 14 d104-tx laptop, regularly apt-get updateed and apt-get upgradeed... Fairly often, after shutting down and on next power up, the laptop ...
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Numeric keys not working in kCalc

I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu with an a4tech KBS-21 keyboard and there is no problem with my desktop and all the software except for kcalc. In kcalc, my numeric keys won't work at all while ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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A part of my screen can't change

My kubuntu can't refresh the lower part of my screen : When I restart openGL, it's refreshing the display once. But then the lower part is still stucked. How can I fix that ?
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Kubuntu - unable to open remote files with wine

On Kubuntu 15.04 (and on Linux Mint 17.2 KDE) I am unable to open files from remote shares with wine. It seems Dolphin downloads the file first to a temporary directory and tries to open it from ...
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Sound cannot be unmuted

I hit mute a couple of times. The mixer shows its unmuted, the menu for the tray icon shows its unmuted, but the on-screen display thinks its muted and no sound plays. I restarted. The tray icon ...
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Install to a certain media file [duplicate]

Hey all I was wondering when i want to install something (eg. Spotify) how do i install it to a flashdrive or SD card instead of my comp. SSD?