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GIMP crashes on startup

First, I must say that I do not have PPA or any experimental packages enabled. Just now I installed the GIMP using kpackagekit. When I tried to start it using icon in the application menu, it didn't ...
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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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Can't install packages on kubuntu

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 and first it downloaded and installed packages fine but after a few time it cant download the packages and it says:"connection has timed out" I already tried to unplug ...
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Add folders in ubuntuone with kubuntu 11.04

I've installed the client for ubuntuone in my kubuntu 11.04 desktop but I'd like to add and sync some other folders of my home dir except the standard one, is it possible? Thank you all.
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Should I mix Kubuntu PPAs?

If i am using the ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports ppa and the ppa:kubuntu-ppa, will there be any interference between the two? So in essence should i disable the ppa:kubuntu-ppa ppa? Thanks
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Sify broadband dialer client fail to install

A few days ago I tried to migrate directly towards ubuntu 11.04,but find it difficult,because my internet connection doesn't works as it depends on sify dialer login GUI program provided on windows. ...
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Can Kubuntu simulate the Aero Desktop Peek functionality from Windows 7

Windows 7 has an Aero feature that allows you to make all windows on a workspace transparent to let you look at desktop. I already have a shortcut setup for "show desktop" but that doesn't do so ...
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desktop disappears ubuntu 10 after sitting idle

I recently built 2 identical intel i7 Ubuntu 10.04 32 machines and have a problem with my desktop or gnome session disappearing. For example, if I leave the machine sitting at the desktop (actually I ...
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how to play two sounds

The idea: The internet radio plays constantly. In some conditions I want to play from console: mpg123 --gain 5 file.mpg When nothing is using the audio device mpg123 works. However, when Firefox ...
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Suspend and hibernate don't work on a hp pavilion dv6

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop which a hp pavilion dv6, and suspend/hibernate don't seem to work. More specifically, when I try to get out of sleep/hibernation mode, the computer does ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 Network Manager won't let me choose a wireless security method for my network

I just installed Kubuntu 11.04 on a machine, it's a completely fresh install. My network is called "linksys" (don't blame me, someone else set it up), and I know for a fact it is secured by WPA2 ...
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Configuring Kubuntu to avoid mouse moving off the right edge of the screen

I just installed Kubuntu. The hardware includes two current generation ATI graphics cards in crossfire configuration. I have only one monitor plugged in. Kubuntu's Display and Monitor settings ...
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how to make programs that autostart at login start hidden?

How do I start applications that autostart on login start hidden in the system tray? Is there special command (i.e. --hidden) to the autostart command to make the application start to the system ...
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Wireless on ThinkPad Edge E420s

I have installed Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) on my ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop. Unfortunately, the wireless is not working. I have got Windows 7 installed besides Kubuntu, and wireless is working with no ...
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Kubuntu freezes - probably because of NetworkManager [closed]

I've noticed KDE seems to be freezing when dropping out of my ppp0 (mobile broadband) connection. The drop outs happens quite often ever since I installed Ubuntu/Kubuntu 11.04 (both distributions), so ...
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu LTS: longer support for server packages

I read that Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop is supported till April 2013, but Server is supported till April 2015. If I install Ubuntu LTS Desktop, will the server packages of the system still be updated ...
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missing Xorg.conf in Kubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? I am new to Kubuntu 11.04 and needs some helps from you guys. I tried to modify Xorg.conf so I can get my ...
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openshot and qbittorrent quits after after being launched

running: Kubuntu 11.04x64 Both programs quit right after being launched and I get the following errors when running each applications from the terminal: OpenShot: -------------------------------- ...
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What causes a newly installed application not to launch when run the first time?

Sometimes when I install a new application and I run it just after it's installed, I get the bouncing cursor for a while and a button in the task manager bar, and then it just disappears and the ...
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Is it possible to install Gnome3 in Kubuntu 11.04

Just wondering if it is possible to install Gnome3 under Kubuntu 11.04?
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Kubuntu corrupt screen after lid close/screensaver

I've seen a few other Q&As around this, but nothing that is exactly what I'm experiencing. I have a new Lenovo X220 which I'm running the latest Kubuntu on. If I close the lid when I open it I ...
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Konsole Message after upgrade: cannot find -lcr

Yesterday I upgraded successfully from kubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 but when I start 'konsole' the first thing is: /usr/bin/ld: error: cannot find -lcr /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Any similar function like ubuntu software center in Kubuntu?

I am trying out Kubuntu 11.04 and I am a total newbie for linux. I played ubuntu before but didn't really like its setup. However, I did find Software Center is very convenience tool but I couldn't ...
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Installing Ubuntu Again

I installed ubuntu last week on my computer. The way I did it was creating a partition on my HDD and then I used the windows installation of ubuntu to installed there. After I did it, I restart my ...
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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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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 ...