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Web fonts became ugly after installing KDE

After installing kde-standard on my Ubuntu 12.04,web fonts(both Firefox and Chrome) turned to ugly both in Gnome and KDE desktops.How do I get back good looking web fonts.
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How do I install the btrfs-restore utility on 12.04?

I would like to install btrfs-restore on Kubuntu 12.04 apt-cache search btrfs-restore returns nothing. Google "ubuntu download OR install btrfs-restore" returns nothing useful. Also, where do I get ...
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Can't find purchased apps in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Humble Bundle through the software center which I installed with the software-center package. I see the games on the recently purchased list, they ...
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Installing gcc from Kubuntu DVD

I am having a hard time with a Kubuntu 12.04 install that does not have an internet connection. In order to build the ethernet driver, I need gcc. I installed from the DVD, and I have gcc-4.7-base ...
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Converting kwd files into odts fails

I'm trying to convert kwd files into odt using Kubuntu 11.10 but I'm getting this error: $ koconverter llaves.kwd llaves.odt koconverter(3712)/koffice (filter manager) ...
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How to install Mozilla Firefox on kubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 on my netbook. Each time I invoke the Firefox Installer, it downloads a package, and nothing happens. Thanks for help in advance.
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What happened to my KDE task bar? How can I get it back?

I installed a 32bit Kubuntu on my Netbook (Aspire One 150) and the first logon after the installation was just fine. However, after applying some upgrades, turning off the effects etc, I have some ...
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Is virtuoso-t restarting indexing after every boot?

virtuoso-t is indexing my files again, which takes a massively long time with all my CD's ripped to flac and converted to mp3 and ogg, not to mention all other files on the system. PID USER PR ...
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Kubuntu can not login

when I try to login to Kubuntu through the desktop mode, a warning that says "can not enter home directory" is shown, and it throws me back to the login page.
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How Can I Install LibreOffice Base?

Useful info: I have tried running sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f with no result. I am running Kubuntu 11.10 (the updater is far too unreliable to ever be trusted with ...
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Why is Muon on KDE failing with multiple package errors?

The following Error message appeared to me and preventing me to updating my SYSTEM. The package system could not be initialized, your configuration may be broken The following error also appeared ...
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How do I apply the Unity theme to LibreOffice on Kubuntu?

I installed Kubuntu 11.10 and installed Unity on it. But still LibreOffice follows the KDE icon theme . How do I get Ubuntu's default icon theme in LibreOffice?
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Kubuntu 12.04: Change login screen background?

I am having trouble changing my login screen background. I can select the default wallpaper, the Kde-default one, but whenever I select my own custom wallpaper, there is no image, just a solid color. ...
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C++ Application on Kubuntu

Im looking to develop myself an application for my KUbuntu machine. Basically a tool kit for stuff I use all the time. I have looked at the QT framework but cant find any really good guides for it ...
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Asus 1201n will not sleep with Kubuntu 12.04

My Asus 1201n running Kubuntu 12.04 will not sleep or suspend. Processor is an Atom N330 Graphics aree 1st generation Nvidia Ion
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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...
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How to launch Configure Kde control module by command line?

Right-clicking on the top bar of a window gets you, via "Configure Window Behavior", to the Window Manager settings. Here you can learn and configure the advanced features of KWin. But is there a way ...
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Inkscape won't open .cdr files

Hello I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and I've installed Inkscape because I need to edit a .cdr file, Inkscape works like normal but the sole task I need it to do is edit said .cdr file which I understand ...
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KDM Login manager wallpapers

Just tinkering with KDM and having some trouble with theming. I've downloaded the beatiful zxcity theme and set it as my theme for the KDM login, problem is the wallpaper switches back during load. ...
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Awesome and LXDE desktop managers messed up KDE

I saw a desktop manager named "Awesome" earlier on Google+, and thought I'd give it a try. In short, I didn't like it, but it got me wondering what other desktops were like, which I hadn't tried. The ...
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Super meat boy gives black screen but sound works [Nvidia x64 12.04]

I recently purchased and redeemed the latest humble indie bundle through the USC. All of the games that I've tested so far work great (I've already beaten bastion). I can launch super meat boy, but ...
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How do I install KDE or XFCE or LXDE to an Ubuntu 12.04 system with no internet connection?

How do you install a desktop environment such as KDE without an Internet connection in Ubuntu / Linux Mint? I want to install KDE 4.8.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS without an Internet connection?
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Kubuntu 12.04 - DNS Issues

Starting yesterday (6/11/12), I've been having many network problems. When requesting a page in chrome, the page hangs on "Sending request" and then will eventually timeout. I'm within a VPN that has ...
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Kubuntu Problem when Installing - metalink unable to download therefore ISO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi fails to install Kubuntu: “cannot download metalink…” I installed ubuntu with no errors, when I try to install Kubuntu using wubi.exe I get this: ...
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How to make Krusader to show file name with extensions?

Are there any settings that can make Krusader show file name with extensions after it (instead of just show file name and the extension is in a separate column)? Having examined each and every ...
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Where can I give feedback to Kubuntu?

I am an end-user of Kubuntu and I wish to give feedback for it. What is the best source for that?
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Will deja dup or any other backup program work with Charter Cloud Drive?

Charter Communications offers their own cloud drive backup service for their customers. Since it is unlimited disk space, I am considering using it. Does deja dup or any other backup solution ...
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Laptop locks screen instead of hibernates

I am having hard time trying to hibernate kubuntu 12.04 It doesn't hibernate. instead it goes to the lock screen only. I checked the swap and it's 10G and active. I tried to hibernate using the ...
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Ubuntu Stopped Working After Uninstalling Kubuntu

After installing Ubuntu on my laptop, I installed Kubuntu to see what it is like. I preferred Ubuntu, so I uninstalled Kubuntu using these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PureGnome. ...
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Realtek Audio Manager on Kubuntu 12.04

I have Realtek soundcard on my HP-430 notebook but I can't seems able to have it's HD sound experience. The sound is lousy compared to Windows 7. I've been searching all over the 'www' to find any ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Won't let me search for wireless network

Hello I'm running a brand new Kubuntu 12.04 single boot on my laptop, this is the first time I tried connecting to a wireless network. I tried using the network manager app allready on the task bar, ...
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kubuntu 12.04 runs slowly

i have a 3ghz amd 64 dual core am3 socket processor, asus mom board, 4GB ram, 8800GTS nividia video card with 500MB ram. installed kubuntu 12.04 and very laggy. select menu and 20 seconds later ...
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How do I install KDE and retain LightDM as a login manager?

I want to install KDE in my Ubuntu 12.04 . I am using LightDM. So how can I fully install KDE? I do not want to remove LightDM. I want KDE but without any confliction with it.
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Kubuntu 12.04 fails to login

I've just installed kubuntu 12.04 but I've got a problem here. When I login it shows the starting splash screen of KDE but when it gets to the fourth icon it stops and the screen goes black, only ...
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Is it possible to install the Unity 2D Panel in Kubuntu without pulling in all of Unity's dependencies?

I would like to avoid installing Gnome dependencies, if possible. I figured this is possible as Unity 2D is written in Qt. Thanks for your input!
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How to install Brother MFC-9120CN Scaner?

I need to use the scanner on my Brother MFC-9120CN printer, I'm using kubuntu 12.04. please help.
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kubuntu 11.10 okular annotations save folder-files

I have a problem with a laptop that has kubuntu 11.10 and i am going to format it. The problem is that i have many akular annotations stored in and i cant find where okular stores them so i can get a ...
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Misleading lack of freespace on apt-get install

I'm trying to upgrade some packages, seems they already got downloaded sucessfuly, but everytime I try to install them I get a translated version of "Not enough space available on device". The error ...
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Lord of Ultima and Bit trip runner not available in Muon Software Centre

Most of the basic apps are found in the Muon Software Centre in Kubuntu. However, I cannot find either 'Lord of Ultima' or 'Bit trip runner', although I see them available in the Ubuntu Software ...
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Font setting reset after restart in kubuntu 12.04

Hi I have a very annoying problem with kubuntu. Every time when I change the font, and after a restart or a root privilege is elevated the font is changed to default ubuntu 9. How to fix this annoying ...
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sudo apt-get install build-essential does not work [closed]

sudo apt-get install build-essential does not work in my ubuntu 12.04. when I tried to install it does not work.
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Problem with KDE's pseudo-tiling side-by-side feature

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE 4.8.2. I'm having a problem with the pseudo-tiling feature where dragging a window into the side of the screen makes it occupy that half of the screen. If I've ...
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Can I switch between desktop environments using terminal?

I've installed GNOME desktop on Kubuntu 12.04. But my speed of clicking take me to select Gnome as default desktop. Is there a way to switch from Gnome to KDE using terminal. I tried to Google it but ...
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Bluetooth not working in kubuntu

I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 x64 bit tomorrow on my laptop. All seems to run fine but the Bluetooth is not! It says no adapter found. It worked great in ubuntu 11.10. How can I fix this? Let me know ...
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How do disable tap-to-click while typing?

Running Kubuntu 12.4 on a Thinkpad 410S. I'm hoping to disable the tap-to-click mechanisms while I am typing, similar to what I can do in windows. So far I have only been able to figure out how to: ...
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kde4-config not found?

Here's my /etc/apt/sources.list: ############################################################# ################### OFFICIAL UBUNTU REPOS ################### ...
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Keep the same Ubuntu boot screen while keeping a desktop package

I have Ubuntu 10.04 . Just after installing Ubuntu, I installed all the desktop packages except lubuntu. Then when I restarted the computer, Ubuntu shows the Kubuntu boot screen when I restart the ...
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Reset to Default Unity Login

I just installed Kubuntu alongside Ubuntu 12.04, and it changed my login screen. I liked the Ubuntu one and would like to set it back to the default. How can i do that?
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Kwrite's settings aren't saved

All: I have tried Kwrite a few times; but, so far, the settings I set edit them at aren't saved. I have to click on "Edit Settings" each time I start Kwrite. Any ideas about what to do out there? ...
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No iBus icon in Kubuntu 12.04

I have the same problem as No ibus icon in Kubuntu. I am trying to use iBus for Japanese input in kubuntu, but neither the icon nor the candidates box appear. I have found a few threads online asking ...