The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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How can I get kubuntu to respect previous window sizes?

Every time I open Konsole, or any number of other programs, its y-size is 100% of my desktop, which is a pain. I have the setting "save size and position on exit" checked, and I tried unchecking it ...
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How can I “provide proper authorization” to the KDE Software Updates program?

I just installed KDE, and every time I run the Software Updates program it says: This operation cannot continue since proper authorization was not provided. How can I get it to work?
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How to implement location awareness

Is there any way I can make my laptop running kubuntu a bit more intelligent as to where it is? I imagine this being done by detecting what wifi connections are around, or even just what wifi/wired ...
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Is there an update manager for Kubuntu?

Is there a default Update Manager for Kubuntu? If there isn't can I install the Ubuntu Update Manager? I know I can use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but sometimes I get ...
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Screen turns off while VLC is playing movies in Kubuntu

When I play a movie on VLC the screen turns off after 10 minutes. I used to run Ubuntu and this didn't happen there.
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Backup files being created in Kubuntu

Kubuntu creates a backup file every time i append a file and save it at the time of closing Kate editor. I am using Kubuntu 11.10
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Links won't open in Dolphin using U1 Client on KDE

No matter if I click on a link in the UI (for example, the 'Official Support' button) or the 'Show me my Ubuntu One folder' button the UI won't open the link/folder using Dolphin (tested on Kubuntu ...
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KDenLive not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (32-bit). I tried to install KDenLive in it. For installing KDenLive, I added the third party repository to get the latest version of the software . After installing its ...
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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Aligning desktop icons in Kubuntu

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (KDE4.7). Currently my desktop is in "Folder Layout" mode. I have tried align the icons on my desktop by selecting "Align to grid" in icons option in desktop. Still by icons ...
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How do I upgrade to Kubuntu+1?

I know that Ubuntu can be upgraded to a development release by starting update-manager -d However, in Kubuntu update-manager is not installed so I suppose some KDe-specific program need to be used.
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How do I hold back a Firefox update in kPackageKit?

Recently in my kubuntu 10.10 a firefox update showed which is about 15.2mb, but I already have 8.0. And it works fine with forecastfox 2.21 of which is has problems I see thru forecastfox users ...
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Where is the game item artwork in kbreakout?

I am looking for the location of the bricks, gift, etc artwork so that if I wanted to play around with making my own private bricks etc, I could. I know how to build kbreakout, but I cannot seem to ...
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How can I get Policykit-1-KDE to preselect the current user?

On my new Kubuntu 11.10 system, there are two users with administrative rights (paulo and administranto). Whenever I now from a KDE GUI dialog do some action which needs administrative rights, I get a ...
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Fat fonts in Kubuntu

In Kubuntu (both Precise and Oneiric) the font rendering is really different from Gnome. The ubuntu font is not well displayed because it is always used the bold one instead of 'regular' resulting in ...
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Consistent view modes in Dolphin FM

When using Dolphin, each folder seems to have its own configuration for view modes. Meaning that if I change my view mode to "details" and then go into another folder that has "icons" as it's view ...
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okular default printer settings

In Kubuntu 11.10, Okular does not seem to obey the CUPS default printer settings. So everytime I want to print something double-sided I have to select the option in Okular, really inconvenient. Is ...
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How do I get back the colours toolbar in Kolour Paint?

I have accidentally removed the colours toolbar on Kolour paint. I have tried right clicking on the menu bar but the toolbar settings options shows up disabled.
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How to change color in Kolourpaint?

There isn't any toolbar to change line/pencil color. How to add the toolbar? I have installed Kolourpaint from default Ubuntu repositories.
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Kubuntu 11.10 Internet Sharing via Wireless

I just setup fresh kubuntu 11.10. I have a wired internet in my apartment but need to do wireless internet sharing from kubuntu (laptop i using) to another mac book pro. I can't find the solution that ...
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If Kubuntu is based on Ubuntu, then why does its installation give me problems?

This might be an ignorant question, but I tried Kubuntu recently. I've heard that it merely has a different interface, but the backend is essentially Ubuntu. Yet, when I installed it, my sound didn't ...
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Shortcuts and transparency in Kubuntu Oneiric

Is there a way to set in Kubuntu Oneiric keyboard shortcuts to: Show the desktop (used to be called "toggle showing desktop" in old versions of Kubuntu but now seems to be gone from the ...
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kubuntu kwin shortcuts do not work with the numpad

I am trying to map keys in KWin like Meta + KP4 in Kubuntu 11.04. If numlock is on, it gets recorded as "Meta + 4" and then works with the 4 on the main keyboard, but NOT on the keypad. If numlock ...
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gtk applications in kubuntu 11.10

I check GTK+ in Kubuntu apps look bad and configure all by recommendations but oxygen-gtk theme does not affect the appearance
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How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu?

I want to move exit, maximize, and minimize button to the left like I can do in Ubuntu 11.10. How to do it?
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I think I found a bug but I don't know how to report it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1. I started Software Updates to update applications. ...
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Download manager for chrome in Kubuntu?

How can I integrate kget into google chrome? Alternatively what other good download managers are there for chrome that will work in Kubuntu? thanks
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How to open the display from ssh login?

Is there any way to open the desktop display from terminal(ssh login)?
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Where is the Alpha 1 release of Kubuntu 12.04?

I have been looking around, and I can't find any official informational update on the first Alpha release of Kubuntu Precise. Was Alpha 1 released?
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How to disable or remove kopete?

I don't like kopete to start when Kde 4.7 starts. But I don't find the way to disable it - it's not to find within the startup apps or services. When I try to uninstall the package "kdenetwork" gets ...
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Why is downloading the Kubuntu .iso such a horrible user experience?

When I go to ubuntu.com, I click "Get Ubuntu", then I click "Download and Install", then I select my desired option, (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu not being options there, sadly), then the download ...
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Can I stop KDE from making a copy of a file I just overwrote?

Let' say I overwrite a text file named test.txt in KDE. KDE will make a copy of the old file and save it as test.txt~ in the same directory. Is it possible to disable that? I make copies of the old ...
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kubuntu muon package manager stop working

i have kubuntu today after updating the muon package manager stuck at 64% so i closes it. and after that when i try to update or reinstall or install software the manger stuck. so how can i reinstall ...
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Is there a plain KDE version without all the KDE applications available for Ubuntu?

I really like KDE and Ubuntu but I don't need most of the KDE applications, like Kontact or Kopete that will be installed with the usual KDE. Is there a way I can install KDE (4.7) without all those ...
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Disable touchpad while the lid is down

Kubuntu 11.10 (netbook edition) My wife's netbook has the following problem: when the lid is closed, it activates the touchpad every now and then - it makes small movements and taps. The notebook is ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 running slow and kwin using over 90%

On 2 netbooks that have been upgraded to 11.10 and are set to auto login, I am finding that everything is running slow and kwin is at over 90% until I log out and log in again and re-enable desktop ...
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How do I play audio CDs in Kubuntu?

Audio CDs play fine in Ubuntu 11.10 but in Kubuntu 11.10, even with AmaroK 2.5, audio CDs appear as playback devices and can also be ripped but I cannot play the CDs directly. AmaroK shows the CD ...
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Can I use X windows to show the GUI of a remote process?

I remember using screen emulators like Hummingbird to remotely display X processes on Windows, by adjusting environment variables like TERM and SCREEN (or so) and substituting things like vt100 and IP ...
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How to install a package in recovery mode?

I was using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed the KDE Desktop and I was happy with that. But I wanted to get my old login screen back so I removed the package kdm. When I boot my PC now, it keeps booting and ...
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What's Kubuntu-Full?

During text install, it asked me what to install. Along the well known Kubuntu-Desktop and many others, there was Kubuntu-Full. What's it?
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kubuntu v/s xubuntu v/s ubuntu

Note: Before posting this, I looked at a similar thread, but could not find what I was looking for. I am using Ubuntu at present. Learnt about kubuntu & xubuntu recently. Visited its websites ...
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Are there any plans to make GTK3 apps look more native in KDE?

This is stopping me from upgrading to the latest version of Kubuntu, and I realise that there are solutions out there but I would rather not have to resort to a third-party solution.
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First update after fresk Kubuntu install hangs because of dpkg - now what?

I installed a clean Kubuntu 11.10 64bit on a Dell Latitude E6500. Rebooted after install, ran the update manager Muon first thing, said apply all upgrades, and then at 57% ("Running dpkg") the ...
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I installed latest kernel version on Kubuntu but it doesn't appear on grub list

I installed the latest kernel version (3.0.0-15) through the Muon package manager of Kubuntu 11.10 but when I reboot the system it doesn't appear on grub list so I can use only the 3.0.0-12 kernel ...
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muon package manager thinks that other package manager is open, and is not

I use KDE in Ubuntu 11.10 (I installed KDE with kubuntu-desktop using software center), which comes with muon package manager bundled, but some day Muon package manager decided not to update and ...
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UbuntuOne on Kubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu One client for Kubuntu? Is there support for KDE? I want to install U1 on my Kubuntu computers and get rid of Dropbox but I cannot until it has ...
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Where are the window manager config files? [closed]

Where are the window manager config files? in Kubuntu-11.04
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Enabling PDF preview in Dolphin

Hϵllo everyone. I have installed KDE on my Ubuntu 11.10 install. It's working nicely except for a couple of gripes with Dolphin file manager. It seems much slower than other file browsers. Any ...
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Can't select Lucida Sans Typewriter as font for Konsole

I have Lucida Sans Typewriter font installed in my KDE and I can easily use it as text font in my Eclipse. However, this font isn't shown in monospaced fonts list when I am selecting a font for ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 dpkg interrupted

I ran 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' in a terminal. I was shown a DOS Menu Looking blue panel with some choices relating to keymap selections. I am not able to enter any data. How can I fix this ...