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How to forbid Kubuntu 13.04 Task Manager to group similar instances of an opened program?

Kubuntu Task Manager (taskbar at the bottom of the desktop) groups similar instances of a program. How forbid it? I want similar instances follow one another.
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Restoring the default KDE Desktop? [duplicate]

Sorry, I am still a newbie on Linux, I was installing earlier some new DEs, I made fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04, installed, then added KUBUNUTU-DESKTOP, LUBUNTU-DESKTOP and GNOME... then when I ...
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How to install MySQL DB 5.6.12 (downloaded from mysql.com) on Xubuntu (kubuntu-desktop) 13.04?

I have an experience of setting up and running MySQL on Windows. It is really easy. I just downloaded .zip, unpacked it in C:\MySQL, placed C:\MySQL\bin to PATH and then ran the server with the ...
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Cannot revert back to Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am new in linux world. I had ubuntu 13.04 installed. Some days ago I have installed "kde" in ubuntu 13.04 and after restart it became "kubuntu". I did not like it and tried to revert back to ubuntu ...
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PPA repositories after installing kubuntu-desktop

I recently installed kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. But the problem is that I cannot get some software that I require. I think the reason is that the software repos are the originally provided ...
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Has support for non-UEFI/non-I386 been dropped?

I attempted to install the 13.04 distribution using the AMD iso, since my system uses an AMD64 cpu architecture. After numerous attempts, all failing with "Grub Installation Failed.", I gave up. ...
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Installing Kubuntu

I want to install Kubuntu (not sure if I should keep Windows 8 alongside or just delete it considering I don't have any info on it anyway) so when I'm at the partitioning stage it asks me about LVM ...
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Where to find the latest Kubuntu (13.04) with autoinstaller?

I've just now learnt that Kubuntu 13.04 doesn't provide auto installer for dual boot system. Ubuntu provides. Lubuntu provides, Xubuntu provides. Kubuntu force you to install manually. Do partition, ...
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Problems installing KDE in Ubuntu 12.04 xorg problem

Hi sorry to bother you guys, I have a problem when I try to install KDE en my Ubuntu 12.04 I go to the terminal and I follow this steps sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 SMB Protocol source

I have a share on an Ubuntu machine that has some movies on it. After installing KDE 13.04 I cannot play the movies on the share from Dolphin. I get the following error: The following plugin is ...
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Distorted sound in Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit - Sound Blaster X-fi

I am having this problem in Kubuntu. Whenever I play any audio, the sound is fuzzy, echoing, and distorted. I have looked up guides in the official Ubuntu Documentation, but they are for cards with no ...
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Are there any alternatives to KRunner for Kubuntu?

The one feature/program I really admired in OSX was Alfred: a smart application/file launcher. Alfred returned incredibly relevant results after only typing a single character - for example, 'C' ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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Kubuntu? What is that..?

Okay so when i was running the Ubuntu installer i found something called "Desktop Interface". It was apparently selected as Ubuntu. I looked at the full set of options and found out that there's ...
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Kubuntu not showing eth0

I just installed Kubuntu 12.04.2 and do not have an internet connection. I also cannot access the Desktop and only have the terminal. When I enter xlcock I get Error: Can't open display:. I believe ...
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Kontact launches Kmail

Kubuntu 13.04. Launching kontact opens a separate window for kmail, which is annoying. If I launch kontact I just want kontact to be opened. If I need just kmail I'll just launch kmail. Any idea? ...
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Teamviewer 8 on Kubuntu 13.04 won't start

The problem is I can't run Teamviewer on Kubuntu. That problem exists for me since 12.10 and I as I remember, it was with the 7th version either. I download official package from officical web site, ...
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Problem intalling Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

When I try to install I don't get the option to install alongside with windows but I only have the option of creating partition! What should I do to install alongside with windows? Please help me !
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apt-get complains about untrusted packages [duplicate]

Since installing Kubuntu 13.04, apt-get (and all other packaging tools) complain about untrusted packages. As an example, when I try to install ruby1.9.1-dev: # aptitude install ruby1.9.1-dev The ...
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Why doesn't System Settings remember my proxy settings?

I do this: Start "System Settings" "Network Settings" "Proxy" "Use proxy auto configuration URL" I paste my PAC URL into the new text field "Apply" I click anywhere ("Network Connections", ...
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How to administer, manage & update 40 to 50 Kubuntu laptops?

I have a custom developed application presently running on about 40 Kubuntu laptops (& more planned). Every few months I have to update the application. I also have to run Ubuntu updates and a few ...
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external monitor unstable

I have recently attached an external monitor (Iiyama LCD) to my Lenovo T430S (Intel HD4000). Attaching went fine with the automagic setup etc., but the image on the external monitor is a bit unstable ...
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Dual boot remove useless options, remove boot timer, run exe. on Kubuntu

Alright so I successfully installed both Kubuntu and W7. When I start my laptop it offers several boot options like W7, Kubuntu, Kubuntu blabla and some other stuff. I'd like to know If It is possible ...
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KDE Desktop returns to login on opening application

So, I wasn't using Linux for awhile (I was playing a lot of non-Linux games) and came back to Linux once I started getting back into my development work. I rebooted my computer, and everything ...
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KDE no longer available on Kubuntu instead boots gnome

My laptop ran out of power and died on me. Now it no longer boots into KDE and is not available in the session list. Any idea on what to do? Kinda of a nub with linux.
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Kubuntu 12.04 is stuck in a login loop

I have an Acer Aspire 5830TG laptop dual booting with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 12.04. I was trying to install some packages, and while doing so I got the following error message: Could not get lock ...
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Can't access my Raring installation after adding a Quantal install

I use Kubuntu 13.04. The other day I installed Ubuntu (unity) 12.10 on a small partition on my laptop as I needed to test something out. My data from the kubuntu install is intact, but strangely ...
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Acer Aspire 4710: Additional Drivers in Kubuntu 13.04

After a clean install of Kubuntu 13.04 i386 on an Acer Aspire 4710, the Broadcom BCM4311 wireless adapter worked, but would disconnect from time to time, and not reconnect reliably. The "Additional ...
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Will kubuntu run happily “out of the tin” on a netbook?

I use Kubuntu on my desktop and am considering purchasing a new portable. I am thinking of an Acer S3-891 Ultrabook which runs on an Intel i5 3317U. I am aware that some processors for ultrabooks and ...
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Trying to change kde setting something changed the font/font rendering and I can't go back

I was going through list (the first post)... I changed some of the settings and some other things in the system menu, but somewhere for some reason, the font of most applications changed, and now ...
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Help with Kubuntu slow system [duplicate]

I was wondering if I could get some help with my Kubuntu installation on a friend's old laptop. Got Kubuntu 12,04 running on an old Asus x51r, dual boot with Vista, which I won't be using at all ...
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Can I convert Ubuntu into another form of Ubuntu?

Can I convert Ubuntu into another form of Ubuntu like Kubuntu or Ubuntu Studio and the system recognize itself as the new form?
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Display errors after upgrade from Kubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu version 12.10 to 13.04 using the automated tool, only to find several display related problems. The system had not been upgraded from an earlier version before. First ...
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Missing “Show a launcher when not running” option in KDE

After messing with Muon on Ubuntu 13.04 lots of installed packages suddently got removed, including most of the KDE packages. So I thought that installing ubuntu-desktop and kubuntu-desktop would ...
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How to get the newest version of a package installed via apt-get?

Is there a way to install the latest release of a program other than building it from the source? I know that the packages/applications in the ubuntu repositories are not always containing the most ...
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How to disable window maximize effect in Kubuntu

In 13.04 when you maximize or snap a window to the screen's borders, instead of instantly changing its size, it does a little animation - it shrinks/expands to the appropriate size. How do I turn this ...
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Installed then removed Kubuntu Desktop - now Ubuntu/Unity doesn't look quite right

I am running QQ - default Ubuntu/Unity desktop Installed kubuntu-desktop with 'apt-get install kubuntu-desktop' to try it out. Decided I didn't like it, so I removed it with 'apt-get remove ...
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Can I resize the K-menu in Kubuntu?

I have a question about the K-menu in Kubuntu. How can I resize it vertically so it makes better use of my screen estate? Alternatively, can I set it to use two columns, or smaller symbols such ...
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kate creates an extra file for every file it edits, why? [duplicate]

I've just started using Kubuntu and my question might seem dull but Kate is really annoying. It creates a file for each file I try to edit, like filename~. I know that it might be a backup or ...
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The file or folder /media/partitionname/foldername does not exist. Kubuntu. Dolphin

Situation. - after file backup - realigned my hard drive as disk utility was showing misalignment errors. - first tried resize/move on the partition named in the title, which failed. - simply deleted ...
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Why do my GTK apps look ugly in Kubuntu? [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded (clean install) to Kubuntu 13.04 and it is looking great and smooth as silk which is to be expected, however there is an ugly wrinkle in the silk As far as I know I ...
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Cannot connect to VirtualBox VM from Kubuntu Host using NAT

Im using Kubuntu 13 as host and Xubuntu 12 as guest. In VM network options I have NAT selected, and port forwarding options like 127.0.0.1:23 => 10.0.2.15:22. I can access Internet from guest, but ...
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Compose Key combinations are wrong in KDE/QT apps

On Kubuntu 12.04 LTS. For some reason, Qt applications (Kate, Konsole, etc.) were loading the ISO8859-1 Compose key file, instead of UTF-8. Other applications (Chrome and Java apps, for example) were ...
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KDE won't see the shortcuts/widgets from other partitions/hard disks

I was using Ubuntu default until yesterday when I installed KDE to try it out and I kind of like it,it's very customizable,but there's one problem... I added 3 other desktops in order to set up 4 of ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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have ubuntu want kubuntu

Earlier today i was messing around with ubuntu and found a package that gave me a graphic box with different version in it like ubuntu xubuntu kubuntu and so on. I found it very useful as you could ...
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How to reset KDE / display settings after a move to a new machine

I've recently upgraded my hardware to a new laptop, and installed the latest kubuntu build on the new machine. Various advice here and elsewhere led me to hope that I could bring all of my KDE ...
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Kubuntu freezes during update when trying to download adobe installer

I'm updating to the latest version of Kubuntu, three times running now it's made it to the part where it goes to down load the adobe plugin installer and it freezes. I waited for 3hrs and saw no ...
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Menus of LibreOffice cannot be handled with KDE appmenu in Kubuntu 13.04

After installing Kubuntu 13.04, LibreOffice 4.0.2.2 worked, but the menus looked without borders and flat, and if I tried to use appmenu (or appmenu button) the applications were not affected (the ...
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Time changes when rebooting kubuntu

I have installed a dual boot system with windows 7 and kubuntu but every time i reboot my system; time changes in my kubuntu. Initially frequency of time changing was less but now its changing every ...