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Strange graphical error with KDE

Link to current progress which has been little unfortunately. http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?60891-Weird-Composition-error&p=314029 I am having a weird artifact and screen tearing ...
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Bluetooth headset without crystal clear sound

I've started using Kubuntu 12.04 1 week ago, and i'm having a little issue. I can connect my bluetooth headset without any problem, but the sound coming from the headset isn't crystal clear. I can ...
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How to install Master PDF Editor in Kubuntu 12.04 (64bit)

How to install Master PDF Editor under Kubuntu? I do not have it in the repositories. Could somebody write it step by step? Thanks in advance!
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Less graphics power all the sudden (Intel HD 3000)

I have a Intel Sandy Bridge i5 with the HD 3000 graphics card. I used to be able to play Urban Terror and Nexuiz comfortably with 85 and 60 frames per seconds until mid/end of October 2012, the former ...
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How to format a USB or external drive in Kubuntu 12.04.01?

I am aware that similar questions have been answered before for different versions/releases of Ubuntu, but I cannot find an application to reformat a USB stick in Kubuntu 12.04.01. Right-clicking the ...
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How do I get Firefox to open attachments without downloading them?

I have Windows XP and Kubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I use Gmail and Yahoo mail through Firefox. If I get an attachment using XP, I know how to navigate to C:/Program Files/XYZ/xyz.exe to open the ...
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Kubuntu can't set resolution on laptop screen

I have a problem with my laptop screen. My machine: eMachine e725 by Acer OS: Kubuntu 12.04 $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub ...
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Can I sort files in Dolphin into date order on Kubuntu 12.04.01?

Can I sort files in Dolphin into date order on Kubuntu 12.04.01? It was suggested (can't remember where) that Nepomuk would do this. If this is so, how do I enable Nepomuk. The application appears to ...
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How to use zeroconf in Kubuntu 12.04

I have two laptops sitting next to each other, both running Kubuntu 12.04, and my goal here is to share files between them using Zeroconf networking. Here's what the wiki says about how to configure ...
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cannot install kubuntu-desktop

Tried installing 'kubuntu-desktop' from synaptic manager. But, failed showing the following error- "Could not mark all packages for installation or upgrade The following packages have unresolvable ...
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How to make Kubuntu automatically switch between the laptop monitor and the external monitor when it's plugged in?

My installation of Kubuntu 12.04 does not switch to the default external monitor when I plug in nor does it switch back to the laptop monitor (Intel HD 3000) when the external one is plugged out. Both ...
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Error: File not found without any grub menu

I installed Kubuntu on the third partition and removed my Ubuntu partition, which was the second one before. Unlike this question, I am not seeing any grub menus before shall I do the same? I just ...
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Why are there no alternate CDs?

In trying to download the latest release, I see there are no alternate CDs available. Previously I have needed them in order to install with a linux software raid root. Does the lack of alternate ...
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'trash:' vs 'trash:/'

A accidentally removed the Trash icon from dolphin, and created a new one, typing 'trash:' for the location. But when I clicked on it it would show the trash folder, but the 'Empty Trash' menu entry ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu + KDE desktop from 12.04 to 12.10

I installed Ubuntu (not Kubuntu) 12.04 LTS, and afterwards switched desktop from Unity to KDE. I have two related questions: If I upgrade to 12.10 using the updater, would it delete the KDE? And if ...
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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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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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How do I prevent KDE from messing up my Qt dialog button order?

I use mostly GTK+ applications (eg. Geeqie, Audacious, etc.) on Lubuntu. However, I decided to give KDE 4 a try by installing kubuntu-desktop and then removing the apps I didn't want. Big mistake. ...
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No option to install Italian language as default on Kubuntu 12.10

I have just finished installing Kubuntu 12.10 via Wubi, I am customizing my system and, as you can see from the screenshot down below, there's no option to switch from English to Italian as default ...
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Upgrading kubuntu to version 12.10 stops

It's on the step "Installing the upgrades", says it's "Configuring virtuoso-opensource-6.1", and the last line in the log is "Unpacking linux-headers-3.5.0-17 (from ...
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How to launch Firefox browser in Kubuntu?

I'm having the same problem with 12.04.01 as Eeesy in a previous post. I use the link in Kubuntu to invoke the installer to 'Install Mozilla Firefox Browser.' (By 'invoking the installer' I mean K ...
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geany cannot run file built by g++ on kubuntu

I used geany and g++ on Ubuntu, they were working just fine. But now I just installed Kubuntu, and geany just doesn't work as usual. Geany builds and compiles with g++, but it cannot run the file. ...
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Acer Aspire 5542G overheating with ubuntu/kubuntu 12.04

I have an Acer Aspire 5542G laptop purchased couple of years ago. All these days, i used windows 7 on it . Then I tried ubuntu 12.04 . Everything was fine except the overheating issue. I updated ...
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Font rendering issue in GTK based applications, (Firefox, GIMP)?

I am experiencing an issue with font rendering issue in GTK based applications (for example; Firefox, GIMP). I've read a bunch of Google answers about this, but haven't figured out yet what to do. It ...
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Uninstalling Kubuntu from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? I have Installed Kubuntu and Lubuntu with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I now want to delete Kubuntu and Lubuntu. I have done this sudo apt-get ...
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Is it OK to create all primary partitions.?

I have a 320GB hard disk. I only use either ubuntu or kubuntu (12.04 for now). I don't want to use windows or any other dual boot os. And i need only 3 partitions on my hard disk. One for the OS and ...
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Ubuntu & Kubuntu in same drive

I have ubuntu in one of my drives . Can I install kubuntu in that same drive . I am already having a dual boot system . Will it effect MBR ??
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Why won't Kubuntu load my CD?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and Kubuntu hasn't recognised my CD! Here are the results of a sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 ...
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Will Kubuntu run on 256 MB Ram?

For two weeks, I have been trying to install Kubuntu 12.04.1 onto a Kingston USB stick to run on my Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop, which has 256MB RAM. Firstly I downloaded: ...
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How to install Skype version 4 in Kubuntu 12.04?

I 've tried to install Skype in my Kubuntu version 12.04, but it will not even start to install. I took of course the .deb version (to be precise the file: ' skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.8-1_i386.deb '), made ...
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WakeOnLan not working on Asus M4A79XTD EVO with Kubuntu 12.04 64bit

I have been trying to setup wakeonlan on my desktop which uses an Asus M3N72-D and is running Kubuntu 12.04 64bit. I believe I have setup the bios correctly. I have enabled PME. I didn't find any ...
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Kubuntu - Roccat keyboard does not work under GRUB and works partially in BIOS

The system specification GRUB boot loader OS: Windows 7 / Kubuntu 12.04 LTS Keyboard: Roccat Isku Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPower with the latest BIOS SSD/HDD: Kingston HyperX 3K (AHCI in BIOS enabled), ...
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Installed Ubuntu Server, then Kubuntu package: Some problems

I recently installed Ubuntu server x64; I then realized there was no window manager built in (in retrospect it makes sense, didn't think of it at the time). I have been having recurring crash report ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 Shortcut to Restart X Server?

I have just upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Until now, I was using AltGr+PrintScreen+K key combination to restart the X Server. After the last upgrade this shortcut doesn't work anymore. Do ...
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Update manager notifications not getting in Kubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . Generally in Ubuntu with Ubuntu-desktop i can get desktop notifications if any new updates are available for the system. But i am not getting such type of updates in KDE. Is ...
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Removing nvidia drivers without killing kubuntu-desktop (Kubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to install CUDA drivers on kubuntu 12.04, but in order to do so I need to remove nvidia drivers (which come in with the distro). The problem I have is that while doing so it also removes ...
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Do/will webapps work in Kubuntu 12.10?

I hear web apps have landed in 12.10. I can't seem to get them to work in Kubuntu 12.10, however. Will they be coming to Kubuntu? Or did I just not set them up correctly?
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Desktop maximal slow after upgrade Kubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04

The upgrade was started from panel and finished without errors. The textual modus runs well (F1-F6). The GUI desktop runs about 1000% slower, for example, to open then bash window (terminal) needs ...
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how to clear Kubuntu notifications

Hi i have got KDE as my DE , everything is good . but i am getting problem with notifications that are appearing with bottom right corner . I haven't found any way to clear them all with one-click , ...
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Kubuntu 12.04, need a light weight mp3 player

looking for a decent light weight mp3 player that has a graphic equalizer built in a loudness equalization feature thanks
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Install themes on kubuntu

I just installed the package kubuntu-desktop and i found some really good themes online: http://kubuntu-art.org/content/show.php/Ice+cream+Theme+%28QtCurve%2CEmerald%2CChrome%29?content=151493 ...
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Remove panel shadow in KDE 4.8+

It seems that panel shadow is somehow hardcoded in KDE 4 and devs do not have any plans to change it and/or make it customizable. So, what I'm actually asking is some kind of hack (if there is any) ...
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How to disable sleep/screensaver Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and VLC?

I watch VLC for a while, then about 15 min. later, it sleeps. Where can i find the how to disable the screen-saver or how to disable sleep?
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Radeon hd 5450 and kubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to quickly and thoroughly use a LiveCD to test for hardware incompatibility? I Wonder, Can Radeon HD 5450 handle Kubuntu 12.04 LTS? i would like to know before i ...
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Can't unset window shortcut

I somehow set konsole to activate an open instance using Ctrl+Shift+T which also happens to be browsers default re-open closed tab shortcut. I want to unset this window shortcut on console but I ...
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Dockbar in kubuntu 12.04 64

im looking for some dockbar like avant-window-navigator in Gnome. I tried Daisy but isnt found in repositories list...I also tried installing the plasma-widget-icon-tasks. I added gnumdk/ppa ...
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How to install QtCurve 'tar.gz' theme in Kubuntu 12.04?

I have downloaded this theme from kde-look. How I can install it? I copied the uncompressed files to ~.kde/share/apps/desktoptheme/ but it doesn't work.
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I uninstalled Ariya in Kubuntu, how do I install it again?

I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 LTS. By mistake, I removed default login screen (Ariya). It is now showing this message: Cannot login /user/shared/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/ariya Now I am not able to ...
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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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Mouse permanently stuck on left side of screen

One of my two monitors is died, so while my computer was turned off I unplugged the dead monitor then turned my computer back on. When I got to the log in page I typed my password and got to the ...