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How to configure rtl8723be to detect wifi networks (solved for HP laptop)

This condition is associated with: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1240940 I am using a rlt8723 wifi card with Kubuntu 15.10. The card is configured as shown: ifconfig: ...
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Kubuntu messed up my computer

Im running lubuntu and I decided to try kde so I typed in sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop But after rebooting it messed up my computer I was able to fix xorg so I could boot into graphics and ...
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Digital clock widget on Kubuntu 15.10 partially off-screen

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10, on Plasma 5.4.3, KDE 5.15.0, and Qt 5.5.1. I have the digital clock widget, set to display date and time, on the upper-right corner of my screen (on a panel that borders the ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 download keeps getting stuck at 1.27 GB?

Is anyone else experiencing this problem. My download keeps getting stuck at 1.27GB/1.30GB. Have tried downloading like 4 times already from the official mirror.
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Dropbox disapearing from system tray after unplugin from second monitor

I am running kubuntu 14.04. Dropbox works fine, and there the icon (with sync status) appears in the system tray. I have a second monitor, which also has a kde panel on it (no system tray in this ...
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Wifi driver crused Kubuntu on MacBook pro

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 as secondary system to OS X on MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). I was using refit software and live usb with Kubuntu, created on different computer with ...
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[Kubuntu 15.10][KDE 5.15.0] How to handle the removable media?

In previous Kubuntu/KDE version there was a way to intelligently handle removable media. I could configure which media automount and when based upon it label. Now I cannot see how to do it with the ...
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Unable to install qt5.5 from git in Kubuntu 14.04.3?

I tried to install qt5.5 from git and after doing the following git clone git://code.qt.io/qt/qt5.git -branch5.5 cd qt5 ./init-repostiory ./configure I am getting the following error: You ...
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ALSA Mixer settings won't save (Kubuntu)

Since I've been using Linux on my Macbook I've noticed that there's a red light constantly shining out of the headphone port on the left side of the machine. This doesn't happen on OS X, I've checked. ...
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Unable to set proxy for Google chrome in Kubuntu 14.04.03?

I have tried to set the proxy in /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop with appending --proxy-server="IP proxy Server:port". but this is not working. Anyone with a solution for this. thanks ...
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nomodeset is not working anymore and boots into black screen in Kubuntu 15.10

I have a laptop with intel and Nvidia card. I had issues with installing Kubuntu 15.10 from live cd as it always went into black screen while booting. I used the nomodeset option in the grub to get ...
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How do I add custom items to the context menu in Dolphin in KDE 5?

I've Googled around, but can't seem to find any consistent tutorials or documentation that describe how to do this (in my case, on Kubuntu 15.10). I want to add custom scripts to the context menu in ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu)

I recently switched to Ubuntu and then this morning to Kubuntu. I really love Kubuntu, I want to run this as the only OS on my Macbook but there's one issue that I just can't fix. So I've installed ...
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Why did Kubuntu Break Ubuntu's desktop theme on uninstall?

For some reason. After I uninstalled kubuntu. The file icon and wifi drop down menu of my default ubuntu theme is completely wrong. The colour of the backgrounds for it are wrong too. I don't know ...
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how to zoom out on desktop with kubuntu

My desktop some how got enlarged and everything I open is large. How do I make it smaller again?? I have kubuntu.I have looked in multiple areas and tried everything to make it normal again and ...
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Ubuntu UEFI installed next to win10 goes black screen after grub- caused by motherboard change

As in question topic, I have problem that my kubuntu 15.10 goes black screen after grub. Firstly It is just black screen, but after some time monitors turn off, And everything I can do is to press ...
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Newest Mplab software that works with Ubuntu and ICD2

I have an old ICD2, used with an old version of MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) under Windows. Now I need to use this hardware again for a microcontroller but my OS is nowadays Kubuntu ...
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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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Kubuntu desktop effects suddenly extremely slow, how to diagnose?

When I logged on my Kubuntu desktop today, suddenly all desktop effects were cripplingly slow. From clicking the gear menu to it fading in took easily a minute. I can hear the graphics card working ...
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I can't get access to my iPhone 4s on Kubuntu 15.10

Running the command lsusb shows Bus 001 Device 012: ID 05ac:12a0 Apple, Inc. iPhone 4S , I can use it as a 3g hotspot through usb,and of course it can charge it. I have tried reinstalling ...
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Black Popups, menu dropdowns and windows after several hours usage

I'm using an Thinkpad 420s (Intel ONLY, this laptop does not have the nVidia Optimus stuff) I'm running with all the updates installed that apt-get installs. Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 with the ...
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VMWare Horizon Client Not Fully Installing?

I'm running Kubuntu and tried installing VMware Horizon Client... However, it doesn't seem to be installing properly. I used chmod and sudo ./ to execute the bundle and get to the installer, however, ...
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Byobu shift-arrow key shortcut

After using GNU screen for years I have recently started to use Byobu. The F shortcuts are a bit far for my my liking so I want to use shift/alt - arrow keys. Alt-left/right arrow works find for ...
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Is the Lenovo Yoga both Tablet and Desktop mode capable?

I've had a 2-in-one laptop which folds into a "tablet" (think a microsoft surface- a tablet that you can place on top of a keyboard/trackpad laptop bottom, but with a keyboard that folds back instead ...
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Bluetooth Headphones connect but there is no playback

I'm trying to connect a set of bluetooth headphones on my laptop running Lubuntu & Kubuntu. The connection part works fine, the headphones are recognized by both flavors and the pairing is ...
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how to setup a temporary display

The setup I try to achieve: 3x 1080p permanent displays 1x 1080p temporary display (TV) Ordered like this: [TV][Perm1][Perm2][Perm3] I sometimes want to attach my TV to my PC to watch stuff like ...
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Installing KDE alongside Unity

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and i would like to install Plasma 5.4.I did the following steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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Firefox shows microphone active indicator

I'm running Kubuntu 15 and recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, I noticed some differences, one of them was this weird microphone indicator that shows up on my left-most screen. It seems to be a ...
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Dragon Player keeps crashing

A Linux newbie here #Straightouttawindows. I'm using Kubuntu and my "Dragon Player" which comes with Kubuntu itself keeps crashing as soon as I turn on a movie. Please teach me how do I uninstal it ...
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Cannot install bomi (CMPlayer) on Ubuntu 15.10

I was a fan of bomi player on ubuntu, but cannot install it on the latest version, anybody got a solution? usr@host: ~$ sudo apt-get install bomi [sudo] password for usr: Reading package lists... ...
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KDE Plasma 5.4.2 task switcher displays some icons pixelated

The problem I installed Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE Plasma 5.4.2 on my Dell. However, when I use the task switcher (Alt + Tab), which is configured to list large image models of the running applications, ...
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How can I see the window decoration icon in my Plasma 5 panel?

On Kubuntu 15.10, Chrome apps always show with the Chrome icon in the panel, even if their window decoration has a different icon. Changing the launcher icon also does not change the panel icon, as ...
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Just simple file syncing for ubuntu

I'm just a new guy with Ubuntu VPS. I've a simple purpose to solve. I've a gameserver to manage, I've some friends that develop files with me. Is there any way I can give them some files, folders to ...
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Cannot find how to disable a screensaver

Sorry for a 2nd stupid question in a row. Can you please tell me how to disable screensavers in Kubuntu? I cannot even watch a movie without it popping up every 5 minutes.
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How to disable KDE Windows preview?

I just turned to Kubuntu straight from Windows so even basic stuff here is a little difficult for me. When I point my mouse at any task in a panel, an annoying window comes up and I want to turn it ...
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Why is Lubuntu slower than Kubuntu (in the same machine)?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB of RAM. I have Kubuntu, Lubuntu, and Puppy Linux installed on it. I chose Lubuntu for speed, but my experience isn't as smooth as I expected. The desktop ...
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Trash Has Reached Maximum Size

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and my trash folder won't accept any files larger than a text document. Yes, the trash is empty. I've checked all the related threads here, as well as played with the size ...
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How to fix bad display driver?

I stupidly installed, on my 15.10 Ubuntu installation, Kubuntu from the command line while ignoring the warnings of broken packages or errors that happened during the install. When I rebooted my ...
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Slow downloads on Kubuntu 15.04

I've installed this OS recently and I'm getting download speeds like 50Kb/s or even slower, no matter where in terminal, steam, Muon software center. Is there any fix for that?
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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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Replace between 2 keys in keymap

My keyboard Shift keys do not work and i need to replace one other key by Shift, Same Menu or R Win. How can i replace Menu to Shift? I want bind and reference Menu to Shift. Notes: Before i ...
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Skype unmet dependencies & conflict in kubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am having unmet conflicting dependancies. The log is too long to paste here so I have made a pastebin. http://pastie.org/10651012 But these are the most relevant lines: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Commands and packages relationship [duplicate]

I want to find out what commands installing a package makes available in my console. For example: If I want to run the command quiz in bash, I have to install a set of packages by asking apt-get to ...
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Elantech touchpad not recognised on Kubuntu 15.10

Clean install of Kubuntu 15.10 on ASUS UX305CA laptop (uses the Elantech touchpad) and the touchpad will not work at all. It does not recognize single tap, double tap, two finger scroll, or any ...
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KDE: “Switch to Previous Desktop” goes to next instead

Not sure if this is a bug or not, but I've just set a shortcut in the system settings of KDE for "Switch to Next Desktop" and "Switch to Previous Desktop". "Next" Desktop works fine. Previous desktop ...
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How to completely remove audio (kmix, pulseaudio) on kubuntu-desktop for rdp/x2go

I use a ubuntu-server distribution (14.04) along with the package "kubuntu-desktop" to allow users to log in remotely and access a desktop. I currently use "x2go" as the remote-desktop connection ...
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Error on loading after upgrade to 14.04LTS

I have recently upgraded my system to 14.04LTS from 12.04LTS. After the kubuntu display, I received this message Error found when loading /home/username/.profile :\n\nstdin is not a tty\n\n As a ...
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Trying to install muon package manager on kubuntu

I want to install some features from Kali Linux but I need firstly to install a muon package manager. So I'm trying: bartosz@bartosz-L750D:~$ sudo apt-get install muon Reading package lists... Done ...
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Dual boot Kubuntu with Ubuntu Gnome

So I have currently got Ubuntu-Gnome 15.10 installed on my laptop and want to set it up so I can dual boot it with Kubuntu 15.10. I start the Kubuntu installation process but when it gets to the ...