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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Inkscape poor performance and lags on powerfull machine

I have problem with Inkscape. Even with relatively small file I see delay when I move text field or graphic elements. There are few seconds lags although the PC has enough memory and CPU and Inkscape ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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“Battery not present” Dell Inspiron 14-7437 [Kubuntu-14.04]

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS AMD64 on my Dell Inspiron 14" 7437; it is a fresh and fully updated installation. What happens when I turn on my PC without the power cord attached is that KDE systray ...
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Locales set to unexisting ones

I am using Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) $uname -a Linux mobile2 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:30:01 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux) I am facing a very strange problems with ...
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Auto login with Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma

II've been trying to auto login, Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma. I had this working by adding sddm.conf file in the etc dir containing: [Autologin] User=$USERNAME Session=plasma.desktop Substitute your ...
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No network after unplugging cable and plugging it back in

I have: OS: Kubuntu (x64) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Kernel: 3.13.0-29-generic My network card works OK when I boot up my laptop, but ...
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KDE power management system could not be initialized

First of all, apologies but I am very new to using kubuntu, so I would need a very basic step by step answer to solve this problem. Since my last update I am getting this error message: KDE power ...
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Local DNS server 127.0.1.1 fails often

This problem happens only at my workplace and only with my laptop, not my colleagues'. The problem is that DNS resolutions fail often. Sites won't open, git pushes won't execute, and i have to ...
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Eclipse luna crashes on new project in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting Eclipse Luna to work. I downloaded the tar.gz from their site and I downloaded the tar.gz for the Java JDK. I extracted everything and Eclipse opens properly, but when ...
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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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What Ark specific settings for Ark extraction?

Using kubuntu 14.04 What Ark specific settings do I use to extract a Kbackup file (stored on a usb disk). My original files are stored in /home/bumpy. Sure wouls appreciate a quick reply - am getting ...
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Never ask me for passwords [duplicate]

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm asked for password when: Using sudo in terminal. Login. Installing/removing/updating programs with Muon. KWallet initiates or adds a password. I don't want to write ...
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Strange behavior when closing lid Gateway NE56R

I have a Gateway NE56R laptop running the latest Kubuntu 14.10 x64 beta, although I had this same problem on Trusty. This problem may also affect some Acer Aspire laptops if that helps you fix my ...
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Kubuntu Cannot Update

I tried updating Kubuntu using Muon Update Manager which failed to apply changes. /var/cache/apt/archives/project-neon5 kio_0.0+git20141008.0321+neon4~faa423d~14.04_amd64.deb trying to overwrite ...
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How to downgrade oxygen-gtk [duplicate]

I have a problem with Eclipse, it crash every time I try to commit, or to view the project settings and I discover here that the problem is for oxygen-gtk. Is recommended to downgrade it. But how to? ...
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Change manual page option color

I see the man page options very dark. I use the konsole terminal in Kubuntu. I want to change the colour, how can I do it. The solution that I've found only works until shutdown. The terminal ...
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Screen brightness Samsung R519 with kubuntu

Kubuntu recognizes the Fn + up/down but it only changes the brightness when it goes from 85% to 71% or viceversa. I want to know an easy way to change the screen brightness. I don't care if the method ...
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I cannot install Kubuntu, it keeps rebooting before installation

I installed Ubuntu on my computer with no problem. I didn't like it so I wiped the drive and tried to install Kubuntu. It will boot from either CD or usb drive up until I have a choice to try it or ...
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Ubuntu on windows without separate OS

I wanted Dolphin on my windows 7, so I installed http://download.kde.org/stable/kdewin/installer/kdewin-installer-gui-latest.exe.mirrorlist Now I have the whole KDE on my windows computer, nice ...
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link 2 computer over the internet

I have 2 desktop computers and I would like to connect both of these computers together over the internet so I could access the information from one room to another. the computer with the files I ...
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My blutooth device not work in KUBUNTU

The blutooth device doesn't detects any devices neither it is being detected by any other devices. the blutooth buttons just disable & enable the blutooth software but it doesn't work atall
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How can I troubleshoot my system freezing just before restart?

Kubuntu 14.04 on a new computer. GPU is R9 280x in case it's relevant. Sometimes (not every time) when I restart in order to switch to Windows, Kubuntu seems to hang. There's a black screen. I am ...
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Laptop Displays on External Monitor by Default

I was running Windows 98 through virtualbox (to play an old game that doesn't work on wine) and had to play with the resolutions a bit to get it to run at 800x600 (or less) on a monitor through HDMI. ...
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logon without password kubuntu 14.10

I just set up Kubuntu 14.10 beta, how can I set it up to not require a password when booting up (after a restart). I want to start or reboot the PC and it NOT to ask for a user name/password, just go ...
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Missing Login screen (kdm missing? plasma5) [closed]

I installed plasma5 on 14.10 and had bunch of problems. I was in a hurry to fix, so removed/reinstalled blah blah blah bunch of packages, including probably lightdm and kdm. Now I want Plasma5 back, ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither the "muon update manager" nor the "muon software center" work, when run, they both give an error: ...
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Hard drive activity every few seconds

My hard drive is being written to every few seconds, even with no applications running. The last lines of dmesg shows the following; [19795.860804] type=1400 audit(1411730528.506:81): ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 login fails after lightdm/ xdm/ lightdm swap [duplicate]

I am running kubuntu 14.04. Recently as part of a python development project changed the DM to xdm. Since then I have not been able to get the system to let me back past the login page. To be ...
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Kubuntu downloads [closed]

I downloaded two isos: kubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso Why is there no intel 64-bit choice like usual kubuntu-plasma5-14.10-beta1-desktop-amd64.iso (same question) i-386 is 32-bit right? I need ...
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Need Immediate Help for Kubuntu installation

I am very new for Kubuntu and other Linux OS. I tried to install Kubuntu through my Pen drive and got some error message while installing here you can find error message Traceback (most recent call ...
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ffmpeg installation, kubuntu utopic unicorn

I haven't found any utopic unicorn ffmeg repositories, so I am trying to install it from https://launchpad.net/~jon-severinsson/+archive/ffmpeg by changing version from utopic to trusty in ...
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How to create modified Kubuntu Live/Install DVD? [duplicate]

I want to modify Kubuntu LiveCD not only with changing wallpapers and desktop themes, but also with some packages, not included in official distribution, and some settings, such as alternatives for ...
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KUbuntu Screen Edge triggers no action

on my current install of Kubuntu 14.04 I cannot get Screen Edges working. I activate them the via (System Settings -> WorkSpace Bahavior -> Scrren Edges). After applying the change I get a blue glow ...
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Greeter for lightDM not accepting changes

Basically the greeter has changed to the greeter usually used in xubuntu. I did install the xubuntu desktop package over kubuntu, but I've removed it by now. however it's managed to reinstall itself(I ...
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No sound in Kubuntu 14.04

I have an HP EliteBook 8560w with Kubuntu 14.04 and 3.13.0-30 kernel. Sound is not working. I tried to upgrade the system reinstall pulseaudio add options snd-hda-intel model=auto to ...
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Why is my c720 Chromebook extremly slow and unresponsive with latest Kubuntu?

My girlfriend bought a C720 Acer Chromebook, but as it's doesn't support java and skype she want's to return it. I offered alternative a Linux - Kubuntu. Now I instaled it following this guide. ...
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How to completely delete/uninstall (K)Ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu/linux. I love the linux idea and i was looking for distribution i would choose. I chose Kubuntu 14.04, burned .iso on dvd and installed Kubuntu without problems. Then i was ...
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Why doesn't live USB work in non-UEFI mode?

I have Windows 7 64 bit installed on one partition (the rest of the disk is unallocated). I made a live USB with the latest official Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit ISO. When I boot, there are two USB options: ...
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is it safe to Install Ubuntu 14.04 packages on Kubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS installed on my computer and a friend of mine has Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr installed on his machine, which has no connection to the internet. I want to share with him some ...
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Fonts in browsers seem to be rendered differently than in the rest of Kubuntu

A simple question really... I have Kubuntu 14.04 installed. The fonts in Google Chrome, Chromium, and Firefox look significantly different than in the rest of the system. Why? I do like how the rest ...
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Lubuntu alongside Kubuntu - doubled up apps

I installed Kubuntu, and on top of that lubuntu-desktop as I need to use the Lubuntu environment for testing some things. Now when I log into Kubuntu there seem to be some Lubuntu applications ...
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How to bind media keys to Pithos actions?

I've looked through the settings both of the system and of Pithos, and it seems there is no way to govern Pithos using the media keys (Play/Pause, etc.). I use pithos more than amarok, so I'd like to ...
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no wireless on Kubuntu 14.04/ Dell Vostro 1540

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 1540. It recognizes wireless during the installation, but after restart, I can't connect via wireless- it doesn't keep the connection I created for ...
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Torrents don't download in kubuntu

I have a problem with torrents i've been using linux(kubuntu) for about two months...and i also liked the torrent client that came with it i.e (ktorrent) but recently i noticed that ktorrent dosen't ...
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“^” key in lyx does not work

I used to be able to use the "^" to get to the superscript in math mode without problems. Now when I press the key nothing happens. As you can see I can write the "^" without problems in a text but ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...