The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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Can I connect to my company's Exchange server through Kontact?

Running Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) and am trying to replace Outlook. I need access to calendaring and email but have not been able to figure things out. A Google of things doesn't give me very good ...
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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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Have problem with install latest amd ati drivers

Hello i have problem with install ati 13.12 drivers on kubuntu 13.10. I receive this error in console Loading new fglrx-13.251 DKMS files... Building only for 3.11.0-15-generic Building for ...
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Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu vs. Xubuntu [closed]

Is there a link or any side-by-side comparisons detailing why one would choose Kubuntu or Xubuntu over Ubuntu? I am running on a somewhat older machine (Dell optilplex 745 tower), so how would this ...
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Highlighting with grep doesn't work in Xterm

I've got a problem with Xterm. When I use the command tail -F example.log | grep -a -i -e 'examplestring' in Xterm the "grepped" strings aren't highlighted in red like they would be in the normal ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 + Windows 7 dual boot laptop drive encryption

I already know how to create a Kubuntu/Win7 dual boot. What I would like to do is to encrypt both operating systems. I use Kubuntu as my main OS, and Windows 7 for casual gaming or prolonged Visual ...
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Help! Online upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 stuck

I was trying to upgrade my Lenovo T500 laptop from Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Fired up the upgrade process, and finally after downloading a zillion packages the upgrade got going, only ...
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Automatically connect bluetooth mouse

I have a bluetooth mouse (Apple Mighty Mouse) which I use with Kubuntu (KDE). I always have to manually connect to the mouse, although it is listed as a trusted device. How can I automatically connect ...
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Are there any plans to add paid software support to Kubuntu's Muon Software Center?

I was wondering if there are plans to add support for purchases in Muon Software Center just like there is in Ubuntu Software Center? That would be handy, and as Muon developer is part of Kubuntu ...
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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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After removing Fglrx and ati drivers cannot login

I was running kubuntu 10.10 with ati drivers (11-5). For some problems, i re-installed ati-drivers to install lastest version (11-6) but before install the new driver I reinstalled Fglrx as described ...
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intel_do_flush_locked failed Input/Output error

Sometimes while running apps using OpenGL, the following message comes in the command line where I run the app. I have a Sandy Bridge integrated graphics card (the same as in the bug reports) ...
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How to let Muon update manager run without entering a password?

How to prevent Muon from asking a password when installing updates? Adding user ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL to sudoers does not help. sudo apt-get upgrade works without a password, but Muon is still ...
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How can I set up a keyboard shortcut so that Ctrl+Backspace = Del?

As an old mac user, I am used to hitting Ctrl+Backspace, and the effect is the same as if I pressed Del. I have recently purchased an Asus N53SV laptop which has replaced my MacBook, but unfortunately ...
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Kile missing “Settings” dialog after update to kubuntu 12.10

After update to Kubuntu 12.10, I can no longer access configuration options in Kile from Settings->Configure kile (or whatever the menu entry was for configuration). In fact, "Settings" menu has ...
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Right-CTRL key not supported in Kubuntu 14.04?

In my fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04, I can't use anymore the (pretty useful) shortcut to move along words: (right) CTRL + Left (or Right) Arrow. The Left-Control key is working fine. If I try to add ...
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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Ubuntu is kde styled after install AND removal

I installed kubuntu-desktop and every thing was fine. Then later when I actually logged in to Kde, I decided that I still like Unity better so I ran sudo apt-get purge kubuntu-desktop && ...
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Right click to open a terminal in Kubuntu?

On work, I am using fedora, where a right click on desktop opens a menu, which allows opening a terminal. Home, I have kubuntu installed. Is it possible to have the same behavior?
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How do I install packages on Kubuntu?

I just downloaded and installed Kubuntu 11.04 with wubi and everything seemed to go fine. A friend of mine told me I was going to love Kubuntu but I can't figure out how to install any additional ...
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How to make Krusader to show file name with extensions?

Are there any settings that can make Krusader show file name with extensions after it (instead of just show file name and the extension is in a separate column)? Having examined each and every ...
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No “Hello” icon in Firefox 34

I've just upgraded to Firefox 34, but cannot see "Hello" icon on Firefox toolbar. I could not find any info on that in Internet. There is no "Hello" icon there in "Additional Tools and Features" ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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Minimize windows without them going black and white

I recently updated to KDE 4.10. Now when I minimize windows, the task manager shows them being black and white. I find this very annoying since I tend to find windows primarily based on colors, not ...
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Screen turns off while VLC is playing movies in Kubuntu

When I play a movie on VLC the screen turns off after 10 minutes. I used to run Ubuntu and this didn't happen there.
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Can you mount SMB shares in Kubuntu like in Ubuntu?

I have just installed Kubuntu, and I notice that Dolphin tries to access SMB shares using libsmbclient instead of mounting an SMB location like I am used to in Nautilus. Unfortunately, the performance ...
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Switching between Kubuntu and Ubuntu without re-installation

I have Kubuntu 11.04 installed on my laptop, and I want to try, and probably switch to, Gnome-based Ubuntu. What is the best way to do so, by using the package manager, and not overriding the ...
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How to disable the popping sound when changing the volume?

I've just upgraded Kubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04, and (as expected) there are several annoyances. The first one I've tried and failed to solve is the "popping" sound that is played whenever I change the ...
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How do I remove kubuntu-full and all it's applications?

I'm running 12.04 - I installed kubuntu to try it out and realized that with all the bloatware applications that I didn't want it anymore - I was able to uninstall the kubuntu-desktop but there are ...
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Have the Kubuntu backports PPA stable software?

I would like to update my KDE Desktop. I am using Kubuntu 11.10 with KDE 4.7, but I would like to install KDE 4.8. I think that I have to add tne next PPA: kubuntu-ppa/backports, and then run sudo ...
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Kubuntu and screen savers

After upgrading to Kubuntu 11.4 I am not able to choose any other screen savers than Blank screen and Random (which is the same as blank since there are no other screen savers available). How can I ...
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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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First update after fresk Kubuntu install hangs because of dpkg - now what?

I installed a clean Kubuntu 11.10 64bit on a Dell Latitude E6500. Rebooted after install, ran the update manager Muon first thing, said apply all upgrades, and then at 57% ("Running dpkg") the ...
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Enabling PDF preview in Dolphin

Hϵllo everyone. I have installed KDE on my Ubuntu 11.10 install. It's working nicely except for a couple of gripes with Dolphin file manager. It seems much slower than other file browsers. Any ...
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Does the Kubuntu installer get less attention than the Ubuntu installer?

I have just tested 10 PCs. 4 were with Kubuntu and 6 with Ubuntu. Of the 6 Ubuntu PCs, 2 of them run on Unity 2D. What I saw in this installation was that the installers for Kubuntu were (In the best ...
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How do I install Ubuntu One in Kubuntu?

How can I install Ubuntu One in Kubuntu?
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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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Weird underlining in Kate

I've looked everywhere for a fix, but can't seem to find a way to fix this problem, or even anyone else with it. Whenever I run Kate, I get weird underlining (which breaks easily becoming blurry, ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 no longer associates to wireless networks [closed]

Somehow, my laptop does not associate to my wireless network anymore, while it did before. Throughout the time it stopped working, I did not perform any upgrades (kernel, nor applications). About my ...
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Is KDE 4.6.X available for Ubuntu 10.04?

I am wondering if KDE 4.6.X is available for the latest LTS version of Ubuntu. I am not sure if it is in the Kubuntu Backports PPA for Lucid, i checked on Launchpad, but was unable to find an entire ...
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Losing wired connection after upgrading to 13.10

Nothing much to say. After upgrading from 13.04, Ubuntu/Kubuntu holds a wired connection for a few seconds and then drops it. I can untick "Enable networking" on the Network Management tray icon and ...
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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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Integrated webcam in lenovo t410 not working with 12.04

I have a Lenovo T410 with an inbuilt webcam and I haven't been able to get the webcam working. I tried skype, cheese, both just give me a black window. The microphone works fine with skype, by the ...
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Desktop Icons won't display in all virtual desktops

The icons I set in kubuntu are not displaying correctly, have been trying to find the configuration but the weirdest thing is that they display in Desktop 2 but not in desktop 1 which is the main one, ...
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How to find the version of ubuntu installed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find the version of installed Ubuntu? How to find the version of Ubuntu installed in a machine? Is there any GUI application (like help) which can find this ...
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How do I partition my Hard drive to install Kubuntu?

I am a complete newbie to partitioning and I would like some guidance here. Can anyone explain what exactly I should be doing here? I am installing Kubuntu 12.04 on a currently Windows 7 laptop. My ...
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Bind keys to actions in KDE 4

I mainly use windows and use Linux/Kubuntu occasionally, and would love it if the same Windows shortcuts can be applied in KDE 4. Shortcuts that I would love to have. Winkey - Launches the start ...
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What's Kubuntu-Full?

During text install, it asked me what to install. Along the well known Kubuntu-Desktop and many others, there was Kubuntu-Full. What's it?
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Managing multiple sound cards in Kubuntu - more reliable way than KDE phonon GUI?

I have two sound cards attached to my PC - an internal Soundblaster and an external DAC. Unfortunately, managing what to output where is a real pain. Just to give an example: When I enter the Phonon ...
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Is django installed by default?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10. Is django installed by default on my Ubuntu? If not, how can I install it?