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Kubuntu 12.04 fails to login

I've just installed kubuntu 12.04 but I've got a problem here. When I login it shows the starting splash screen of KDE but when it gets to the fourth icon it stops and the screen goes black, only ...
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Is it possible to install the Unity 2D Panel in Kubuntu without pulling in all of Unity's dependencies?

I would like to avoid installing Gnome dependencies, if possible. I figured this is possible as Unity 2D is written in Qt. Thanks for your input!
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How to install Brother MFC-9120CN Scaner?

I need to use the scanner on my Brother MFC-9120CN printer, I'm using kubuntu 12.04. please help.
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kubuntu 11.10 okular annotations save folder-files

I have a problem with a laptop that has kubuntu 11.10 and i am going to format it. The problem is that i have many akular annotations stored in and i cant find where okular stores them so i can get a ...
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Misleading lack of freespace on apt-get install

I'm trying to upgrade some packages, seems they already got downloaded sucessfuly, but everytime I try to install them I get a translated version of "Not enough space available on device". The error ...
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Lord of Ultima and Bit trip runner not available in Muon Software Centre

Most of the basic apps are found in the Muon Software Centre in Kubuntu. However, I cannot find either 'Lord of Ultima' or 'Bit trip runner', although I see them available in the Ubuntu Software ...
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Font setting reset after restart in kubuntu 12.04

Hi I have a very annoying problem with kubuntu. Every time when I change the font, and after a restart or a root privilege is elevated the font is changed to default ubuntu 9. How to fix this annoying ...
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sudo apt-get install build-essential does not work [closed]

sudo apt-get install build-essential does not work in my ubuntu 12.04. when I tried to install it does not work.
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Problem with KDE's pseudo-tiling side-by-side feature

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE 4.8.2. I'm having a problem with the pseudo-tiling feature where dragging a window into the side of the screen makes it occupy that half of the screen. If I've ...
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Can I switch between desktop environments using terminal?

I've installed GNOME desktop on Kubuntu 12.04. But my speed of clicking take me to select Gnome as default desktop. Is there a way to switch from Gnome to KDE using terminal. I tried to Google it but ...
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Bluetooth not working in kubuntu

I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 x64 bit tomorrow on my laptop. All seems to run fine but the Bluetooth is not! It says no adapter found. It worked great in ubuntu 11.10. How can I fix this? Let me know ...
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How do disable tap-to-click while typing?

Running Kubuntu 12.4 on a Thinkpad 410S. I'm hoping to disable the tap-to-click mechanisms while I am typing, similar to what I can do in windows. So far I have only been able to figure out how to: ...
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kde4-config not found?

Here's my /etc/apt/sources.list: ############################################################# ################### OFFICIAL UBUNTU REPOS ################### ...
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Keep the same Ubuntu boot screen while keeping a desktop package

I have Ubuntu 10.04 . Just after installing Ubuntu, I installed all the desktop packages except lubuntu. Then when I restarted the computer, Ubuntu shows the Kubuntu boot screen when I restart the ...
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Reset to Default Unity Login

I just installed Kubuntu alongside Ubuntu 12.04, and it changed my login screen. I liked the Ubuntu one and would like to set it back to the default. How can i do that?
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Kwrite's settings aren't saved

All: I have tried Kwrite a few times; but, so far, the settings I set edit them at aren't saved. I have to click on "Edit Settings" each time I start Kwrite. Any ideas about what to do out there? ...
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No iBus icon in Kubuntu 12.04

I have the same problem as No ibus icon in Kubuntu. I am trying to use iBus for Japanese input in kubuntu, but neither the icon nor the candidates box appear. I have found a few threads online asking ...
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How can I make KDE faster in Ubuntu 12.04. It's very slow

I installed the kubuntu-desktop package in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but the problem is KDE responses very slowly. If I click on an application's icon to run it, it appears after 10 seconds and sometimes does ...
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Installing KDE in Ubuntu 12.04

Is it good to use kubuntu or Ubuntu with KDE? Well if I install KDE in Ubuntu will there be any instability or conflict? Will these two get mixed up with themes and icons? I had a bad experience ...
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When will KDE 4.8.3 land in Kubuntu 12.04 (official repository)?

When will KDE SC 4.8.3 be available in the Kubuntu 12.04 official repositories?
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kdesvn context menu

For some reason I no longer have the kdesvn context menu. I'm pretty sure I did for a while. I used to have it in both Konqueror, and the folder menu widget. Running Kubuntu 12.04 Thanks
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Multimedia email key doesn't work in KDE

My laptop keyboard have two multimedia keys: email and www. Key to open www browser works and has no problem, but email key after it has pressed doesn't open email client. When I configure this ...
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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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Kubuntu won't lock

When I close the screen of my netbook in Kubuntu, it doesn't lock when I reopen, and when I press the lock button, nothing happens. I have KScreenSaver configured, and all the drivers work fine, so ...
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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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Can I use Kubuntu Live CD to install kubuntu-desktop package on a Ubuntu installation?

I have got Ubuntu and Kubuntu live CD ISO. I installed Ubuntu on My Machine. But I want to install kubuntu-desktop package to try KDE. But this is a huge Internet download, which I do not afford. Can ...
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How to show Google Calendar events in the Clock widget?

I've just added Google Calendar account in Korganizer and it works fine, but these events don't show up in the Clock widget. Is it possible? Note: this question is about KDE.
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Can't add repo keys

I'm tring to add a keys (on Kubuntu 12.04) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys SOMEKEY and I constantly get gpg: requesting key 8AC93F7A from hkp server ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 - Touchpad and keyboard stopped working at random

As in the title, I've got this problem with my Kubuntu 12.04. At first I've thought that the whole system was hung, but it happened again 5 minutes ago and, while the keyboard and the touchpad ...
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Installation problems with Gimp 2.8 on Kubuntu 12

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 12.04 and having problems installing Gimp 2.8, I was wondering if anyone can help me? I've followed these instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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kubuntu for usb, where to find this iso-file?

I downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.9.6 to install kubuntu at an usb-drive. Now the installer is asking for an iso-file. where can I find it?
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Any way to get colored icons in alt-tab task switcher in KDE?

In KDE, I use the "Layout based switcher" alt-tab task switcher, with the "Informative" layout. All the layouts that display both icons and text have the icons for all but the currently selected task ...
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How to disable screen edge obstruction in KDE?

Whenever I enable any action in KDE -> System Settings -> Workspace behaviour -> Screen Edges selected screen edge becomes unreachable by the pointer which is bounces against it. I don't want ...
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Ubuntu based OS won't boot

I have tried installing Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Linux Mint and after the install process is done they never boot up. The screen just turns black ans stays like that. Bodhi Linux works and ...
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How do I get internet access in my kubuntu 12.04 virtual machine using NAT and a wireless connection?

I use virtualbox 4.1.14 directly from the developers including the extension (not the ppa) on an ubuntu 11.10 system. I try to access the internet from the kubuntu live cd that I have booted inside ...
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How do I recover my repos?

I've messed up with repos. How do I get the default list of repos back? What about the keys I've probably have installed - but would not be used - if I'd roll back to the default repo list? Edit: ...
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kubuntu 11.10 I need to remove the booting file

I had a windows7 " where I installed kubuntu on using wubi" and my problem is that I installed a new windows 7 because the last version infected but i forgot to uninstall kubuntu before installing ...
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cant boot after upgrade to 12.04 [closed]

A few days ago I updated my kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 via the update-manager. It asked me to restart, but now i cant boot my system anymore. When i try to boot, all i get is the grub menu and no matter ...
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Can I Force Kubuntu Installer To Use Nvidia Driver, Not Nouveau?

Is there an alternate install routine for Kubuntu 12.04 that would force the installer to use the Nvidia driver rather than Nouveau? I ask because I've installed KDE-Full on Ubuntu 12.04 and like it. ...
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Is there any difference between KDE and Kubuntu installation on Ubuntu?

Is there any difference between KDE and Kubuntu ?
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ACLs do not work correctly on cifs Windows share

Permissions do not function correctly if I mount a Windows 7 share using sudo mount -t cifs //Host/share /mnt/share -o username="Windows ...
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kubuntu 11.10 muon not recognizing 12.04 exists!

I am in kubuntu...went to muon-update...performed updates system restarted now no updates available. System does not even recognize that 12.04 is out and available. No updates available for install as ...
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Use network scanner (from HP multifunction) in Kubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Mint I used xsane to connect to my networked (wired ethernet) HP L7680 multifunction printer/scanner. The default scanning app Skanlite in Kubuntu 12.04 won't find my device. I like ...
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Optical mouse temporarily turns off when system is idle

I've been using Kubuntu for a few years now and had no trouble at all. Last week, I upgraded it to Kubuntu 12.04, and since then, have been having trouble with my optical mouse. The mouse works fine ...
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Switching from netbook edition to desktop-edition

So I've get the official Kubuntu 12.04 CD. I've installed it on a netbook. It have installed a netbook edition (without asking me...). So that I see while I would really prefer the standard ...
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How to configure Kubuntu fonts to look line ones used in Unity - Ubuntu 12.04?

Because Unity and Gnome3 where too buggy and unstable I switched to Kubuntu and now I do have a really good speed and, so far, stability. Still, the problem with Kuduntu, is the all the fonts are ...
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How to permanently switch of KDE Power Management warning about battery recall

I have Kubuntu 12.04 installed. Each time I boot I receive a notification that the battery I am using has been recalled. This is not actually the case, as the recall doesn't apply to T61 model of ...
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Kubuntu upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I tried to update as described here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu . But after updating all packages with muon-updater no upgrade available message pops up as described ...
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How can I install Unity in Kubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to try Unity, but I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). How I can I install the Unity desktop environment? I tried "sudo apt-get install unity", but after installation and choosing "Gnome" ...
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How should one tell if it's kubuntu or ubuntu installed?

How can I tell if it's ubuntu or kubuntu that is installed ? I will install chmsee on ubuntu , but kchmviewer on kubuntu.