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Kubuntu 11.04 bad experience, Gimp crashes and other bugs

I installed Kubuntu 11.04 64bit today. First let me expose some issues, this is not a rant, just some observations on Kubuntu 11.04 :) Flash doesn't work. The package "flashplugin-installer" was ...
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How can I integrate Firefox with KDE's theme?

When using Firefox in Kubuntu the difference between KDE's theme and Firefox's theme is huge. Is there any way to make the theme in Firefox look like the one in Ubuntu all smooth, fonts with correct ...
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Kubuntu Chromium not using the system icons

I'm using Kubuntu 11.04 with Chromium 12.0.742.91 (87961) Ubuntu 11.04 My annoyance is that the menus and dialogues use a strange icons set which I presume to be a default Gnome one. How can I change ...
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Firefox will hide after minimizing

I installed Firefox 3.18 and created a new launcher and removed Firefox 4. When I try to minimize all the windows will hide and I can't find them. Any solution?
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How do I install KDE 4.7 RC on Kubuntu?

I'm interested in installing KDE 4.7 on my laptop running Kubuntu 11.04, but when I go to the official page, all the links point me to the 4.6.90 page. Does anyone know where I can find the 4.7 RC1 ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on a HP DV6 Laptop

I just bought a HP DV6 6011tx (link) Laptop. I formated the disk through Windows and prepared for installing Ubuntu. But when I inserted the live CD, it showed the Ubuntu start screen and then ...
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How can I get flash working on Kubuntu 11.04 64bit?

Flash is not working on Kubuntu 11.04, 64bit on any browser. Even after a purge and reinstall, any flash application gives either says the plugin is missing or not up to date (depends on browser). ...
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Black Screen after Resume from Sleep (Kubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Black screen after wakeup I know there is a lot of other posts like this, but I have been looking for hours and I still haven't found any solution. I have recently ...
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File manager opens automatically after booting

The file manager starts off just after login. It keeps on opening different windows, none of them opens up, neither can I kill using ps -e. Any ideas would be great.
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screen blacks out after pressing a key on keyboard, specially enter key

I have natty and have installed kubuntu-desktop package. Before installing it, everything was fine but after that, this thing happens: When I'm typing, after stroking a key, screen blacks out, fan ...
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File explorer crashing in Kubuntu 11.04 [closed]

When i click on HOME folder under places, or if i try to open the explorer it always crashes and does not open. Any pointers would be helpful.
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Installed eterm but it is not in my path

I'm trying to install eterm on an instance of Kubuntu. I sudo apt-get install eterm, and everything seems to go alright, but at the end there's no eterm on my path. Anyone know where the stuff got ...
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What happened to the kbib package?

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu Natty, but I found there is not the kbib package any more. Can anybody tell me why? Which is the easiest way to have kbib on Natty?
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KDE development in Kubuntu

I'd like to start doing bug fixes etc. for the KDE project and was wondering what development environment I should use.
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How to Voice Chat in Kopete for Google Talk contacts

I am on Kubuntu 11.04. I have set up my google talk account in Kopete as per normal setup (talk.google.com-5223-SSL). But the problem is I can't seem to find the call option for voice calls. As per I ...
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Kubuntu bootloader overwritten by windows bootloader. Cant choose to run Kubuntu anymore!

My laptop had Kubuntu installed earlier but then I made a new installation of windows 7 ultimate. Now I cannot choose to run Kubuntu anymore as its bootloader was overwritten. How can I configure my ...
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Can I get the Ubuntu Software center in KDE?

Is there a way to get the Ubuntu Software Center on Kubuntu?
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KPackageKit stuck with ttf-mscorefonts-installer package

When I try to install any package or even apply updates, the installer try to install ttf-mscorefonts-installer package at the end and fails with error: One of the selected packages failed to ...
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TwinView doesn't start at startup

I've recently installed Kubuntu 11.04 and it is running on my dual screen setup. I have Nvidia video card and TwinView is working perfectly after I switched to the nvidia driver, and I saved the ...
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Gnome “Character Palette” applet alternative for KDE [closed]

I recently turn to KDE, and I love plasma. The only think I miss is the Character Palette applet (http://library.gnome.org/users/char-palette). It is not a matter of accents or so, I use to mail ...
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How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?

I used to have an option in settings in Kubuntu 10.10 to do this. Now I cannot find it in 11.04. Where can I find it ? or was it removed ?
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Remove all borders and tab bars from Yakuake?

machine: kubuntu 11.04x64 w/ kde4 the top terminal is of Yakuake w/ "No Border" option already enabled the bottom is of Konsole w/ "No Border" option also enabled how do I remove all borders ...
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How can I simulate a right-click in Kubuntu 10.10 when using a touchscreen?

i am running Kubuntu 10.10 on my WeTab Tablet PC. As this Tablet has no mouse (but a touchscreen), I would like to configure Kubuntu in a way that allows to perform a right-click. In Ubuntu (not ...
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flickr.com & imagekind.com crashing my browser and effects? [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 (installed 2 days ago) is misbehaving. When I try to upload an image via Flickr or Imagekind my browsers (Firefox and Chrome) crash. It even causes the "Run a Command" window not to ...
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Kubuntu flash fullscreen glitches

machine: thinkpad edge14 kubuntu 11.04 x64 w/ firefox flash64 and java6 when launching fullscreen flash videos, the video will be placed on the background and the main window has to be minimized to ...
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Fully automatic updates in Kubuntu

It is really annoying to click the update icon and enter password every time to confirm updates. How can I setup fully automatic updates without any prompts? (Not only security updates) Some small ...
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GCC headers on Ubuntu

I was wondering, if there was a go to place to look for c headers, and how to get them on Ubuntu, often times a quick Google search gets me the apt-get package. I was wondering if it possible look up ...
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How can I configure the network on my Kubuntu box to be a system connection

I would love to know how to configure Kubuntu to not use the NetworkManager so that I can go back to the old way of configuring a static IP in /etc/network/interfaces. Can anyone help me with this? I ...
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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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How to create a KDE start application menu launcher that launches the search and launch desktop?

Now i love the plasma-netbook aka the "search and launch" interface but i would want to be able to have it appear on demand and not sit as the desktop default in the back of my windows. So what i ...
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When to update packages?

I am using KPackageKit to maintain my system, and I am trying to keep all pack up to date (but I didn't enable any experimental or beta repositories). In my opinion such setup should not break ...
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Adding network printer in Kubuntu 11.04 with printer account?

I just migrated from Ubuntu 10.10 to Kubuntu 11.04 and ran into some trouble when I tried adding the office printer to the new installation. The printer is a Konica Minolta bizhub c253 network ...
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How to format/partition SD card?

How can I format or partition SD card in Kubuntu? Is there an application with GUI for this?
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Is there Social Desktop provider other than openDesktop? [closed]

Is there a provider for Orkut or Facebook? I mean a provider to add to this screen :
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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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Purchased applications missing when running in Kubuntu [closed]

I recently transferred for Kubuntu (needed KDE tools to do a job) and I'll be on it for a while, but my question is, how do I access my purchased apps through the Ubuntu Software Centre? There are ...
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How to install KDE 4.3 on Ubuntu 9.04? (or how can I use konqueror 4.3 on andlinux?)

I added the kubuntu jaunty backport deb in the sources.list file, the GPG key + done apt-get update and dist-upgrade etc… Pick a question: Is there a way to update Konqueror 4.2.4? Where can I ...
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Ubuntu-Kubuntu start-up messed up: how to clean up?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 recently. Then for the sake of trying, i installed the Kubuntu Plasma package from the Software Repos. I didn't like Kubuntu, so i removed the same package from the Software ...
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LibreOffice 3.3.2 “Export to PDF” option doesn't work

After installing Natty 11.04 (Kubuntu), I noticed that the "Export to PDF" menu item doesn't work. I am thinking about doing an uninstall-reinstall. Has anyone else had this problem, or it is a known ...
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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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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 do critical system updates through the Command Line under Kubuntu 10.10

I really need to do some system updates because sometimes my S.O Kubuntu 10.10 fails to start, crash down or keeps freezing after I log in. The problem is, I cannot use KPackageKit because it ...
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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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Firefox 4 crashing in VNC [closed]

On my desktop PC I've been using Kubuntu 10.04 for about a year. Recently I've updated Firefox to version 4 using aptitude and the mozilla-team/firefox-stable repository. Since then, I can't run it ...
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I need the default set of software sources to recover my installation

I just had the default ones. They are ALL gone. I can't install any software at all. I am using Kubuntu 11.04 x86. I have no idea why they disappeared. They just did. :/ How do I get the default ...
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don't see Unity anywhere after upgrading from Kubuntu 10.10 — what am I missing?

I had Kubuntu 10.10 and had all the updates done there before allowing the upgrade to 11.04. Everything went well insofar as the upgrade. Final reboot and voila! Ummmmm....wait a minute....it looks ...
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How to restart KDE network manager?

I am using openvpn to connect to the network in my company. From time to time, the network manager daemon gets stupid, and I have to kill it. When I do it, it connect the network, but not the ...
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How to set keyboard combination to kill the X server?

It used to be ctrl+alt+backspace to kill x server, but for some unknown reason, it was decided to disable that combination and use something else (I think it is right alt + printscreen +k). So, how ...
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Custom DPI settings in KDE

How can I set a custom value for font DPI in KDE? The only options available in KDE are 96 and 120 DPI values. My Screen resolution is 1920*1080, so I would like to keep the DPI at a value higher ...
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What packages are installed on a fresh installation?

Which packages are installed on a clean Kubuntu 11.04 Natty desktop installation? The list of installed packages can be retrieved by running: dpkg -l | grep '^ii' | awk '{print " "$2}' (the ...