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Problem with LightDM & KDM

I'm a Kubuntu 12.10 x86_64 user. I recently found an exquisite KDM theme on (name of KDE artwork site). However, as the default display manager in Kubuntu is LightDM, I installed KDM with: sudo ...
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Problems with KWallet after resuming from suspend

I am running Kubuntu 12.10 with all of the recent updates installed and configured on a Dell Latitude E6500. If I suspend my laptop either through closing the lid or hitting the function key, upon ...
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How do I decrease touchpad sensitivity in KDE/Kubuntu on Dell Inspiron?

Keypad sensitivity is perfect when using Gnome on latest stable Ubuntu. when I change to KDE, however, sensitivity is so high, I can't get anywhere near touchpad without causing changes to cursor.
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Kubuntu 12.04 no longer associates to wireless networks [closed]

Somehow, my laptop does not associate to my wireless network anymore, while it did before. Throughout the time it stopped working, I did not perform any upgrades (kernel, nor applications). About my ...
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How to migrate to KDE?

In the next few weeks I'm going to be seriously trying KDE. I've noticed that I'm slowly ripping more and more out of the default Ubuntu system so I can stick with one panel on the bottom of the ...
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How to close sftp connections made by dolphin?

after using dolphin to connect to a ssh site, for example: sftp://myserver.com and using my user and pass... how can I close that connection so I can log in with another user? It does always auto ...
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Stream my movies to my Nexus7 and other devices?

I am running Kubuntu 12.10 and have a 350gb hard drive that has a bunch of videos on it and I am wondering if it is possible to stream the movies over my local network. I think it would be really cool ...
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Tips on setting up raid10 on *buntu

I'd like to set up a software raid 10 array (4x2TB) for a workstation using a fresh install, but I'm finding non applicable/conflicting/old resources online. I'd like to get the community's advice on ...
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Can I get further details on “Application has crashed” message

More often than not, on booting to Kubuntu 12.04.01, I get a pop-up message "An application has crashed, now or in the past". I dismiss the message and everything seems fine. Occasionally when booting ...
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khotkey script calling bindings stop to work on switching to Quantal

I have many scripts which I call with khotkey. For example I have a hotkey which executes: bk_starts_or_brings.bash 'Konsole' konsole On updating to Quantal -- it stops to work: if I call that key ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Properly

I have AMD Radeon 7470M 1GiB garphics card. I installed Ubuntu in the nomodeset, after my first boot, I just opened it from boot screen by pressing 'e' and replaced “quiet splash” with "nomodeset". It ...
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How can I search for a file by date in Kubuntu?

I believe that an earlier version of Dolphin enabled one to search for a file by date. This facility seems to have gone. If I wanted to to search for a Libre Office writer file modified last ...
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Login password problem

I am using kubuntu 12.10. My problem is when my kubuntu starts, in login screen it shows my name & a field for giving password (previously what i have choose for my account). But if at this ...
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KMix and Banshee and other applications

Is it possible to control individual applications in KMix (I'm using Kubuntu 12.10) without having to click 'Restore'? I'm hoping for an open-on-right-click temporary window. Also, how do you ...
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Are my permissions correct for sharing files with Windows?

I have Kubuntu 12.04.01 installed on partition /dev/sdb2 of my dual boot Computer. /sda1 carries Windows XP, XP Program files and some data files. /sda2 and /sdb1 carry more data, music and pictures, ...
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Problem with sound in Kubuntu 12.10

I'm really enjoying Kubuntu 12.10 experience, but the problem starts with sound. It wasn't here before, but today sound sounds garbled and echoed and wrong. It happens in Audacity and VLC. It doesn't ...
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Booting recovery partition using GRUB2

I tried to install Kubuntu on my Lenovo X230 recently, where I managed to wipe out the whole Win7 partition. I would like to have a dualboot setup on my laptop, and I'm in need of some help; Is it ...
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how do I turn off tap-to-click for logitech k400r wireless keyboard with touchpad?

I'm running kubuntu 12.04 i386 on lenovo thinkcenter. There are no options for the touchpad under "Input Devices". Is there anyway to turn off tap-to-click by editing some text file?
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How can I rotate videos across platforms?

Avidemux was recommended in answer to question 83711. My question is not quite the same, though it also concerns conversion of video files taken by a "landscape" camera which need to be converted to ...
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Ubuntu not respecting custom keymap

I have modified my keymap for dvorak in the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us, but it does not load properly, even after multiple reboots. Suggestions? EDIT: A partial solution I have found is ...
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Unable to locate package pkgconfig

I try to install Ruby on Ubuntu 12. There is one of the commands which gives me an error E: Unable to locate package pkgconfig sudo apt-get install build-essential openssl libreadline6 ...
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Ubuntu is kde styled after install AND removal

I installed kubuntu-desktop and every thing was fine. Then later when I actually logged in to Kde, I decided that I still like Unity better so I ran sudo apt-get purge kubuntu-desktop && ...
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Failed network lookup

I'm running Kubuntu 12.10. I am having three networking problems that I think might actually have a common cause, even though they are in apparently unrelated areas. I had them in 12.04 also: When ...
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system requirement

My laptop developed a bad sectors and not working well. It was with ubutuntu 12.04 LTS operating system. Now, I want to install ubuntu in an relatively old desktop with the following specifications ...
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Copy files and folders to Nexus 7 from Kubuntu

when I connect my Nexus 7 to my Kubuntu laptop it shows up as a camera instead of a drive. I am running Kubuntu 12.10 and am fully up to date with my Nexus7.i would like to copy files over to it. On ...
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Cannot use apt-get/dpkg — Input/output error

I have bumped into an issue that doesn't allow me to do anything related to apt-get: install, remove, etc. Whenever I try to do something (e.g. sudo apt-get install firefox -f) it gives me the same ...
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Firefox on kubuntu downloads icons

I have recently installed kubuntu alongside Arch with Kde and decided to use Firefox as my default browser because I'm not very fond of rekonq. Some time after I installed it I realized that my ...
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Allow my Kubuntu laptop to connect to wireless w/o asking for my KWallet password?

Is there a way to setup my laptop so when I login it automatically connects to my wireless w/o asking for the password for KWallet to unlock the keystore to connect? I'm sure I'm mixing terms from my ...
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How do I add DBP to GIMP?

I have Kubuntu 12.04.01 with GIMP 2.06. On a previous installation I used DBP . I found it worked well on resizing images, and want to re-install it. Although I managed before, I cannot now remember ...
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Can't connect nonlocally after 12.10 upgrade

I've just upgraded one of my systems from 12.04 to 12.10. Now I can't connect on that system beyond my local network. Connections within the local network seem to work fine, and I can make nonlocal ...
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After upgrading to Kubuntu 12.10, machine boots directly to Memtest86

I have upgraded a virtual machine running Kubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. After the upgrade completed, I can no longer boot into the OS. After POST, I see three "error: file not found." lines, and Memtest86+ ...
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Kile missing “Settings” dialog after update to kubuntu 12.10

After update to Kubuntu 12.10, I can no longer access configuration options in Kile from Settings->Configure kile (or whatever the menu entry was for configuration). In fact, "Settings" menu has ...
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How do I reload system settings from command line on Kubuntu?

To better understand what I need: In systemsettings (KDE), in icon theme module, after I change the icon theme, I click apply. I need to know which command line I run to do the same when I click apply ...
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Trouble after Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade

Over night I tried to upgrade to (k)ubuntu 12.10. Unfortunately kdm (neither lightdm) doesn't show up after boot. I found several posts describing errors due to the migration from kdm to lightdm. Some ...
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Shortcut Icons on the desktop do not work

My desktop computer has two drives each with two partitions apart from swap, boot. /dev/sda1 has Windows XP,programs and some data; sda2 and sdb1 have only data: sdb2 (40GB) has Kubuntu 12.04.01. ...
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What extra packages are needed by Amarok to transcode to MP3?

I'm using Amarok 2.6.0, on KDE version 4.9.3, on Kubuntu 12.04. I would like to be able to copy my music onto my MP3 player (in this case, my iPhone 3), but to transcode the tracks as I copy them ...
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Is there a bittorrent like http download manager? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there is a bit torrent like http/ftp download manager. When downloading a big file with Bit torrent it creates the full dummy file initially and downloads multiple 2MB pieces ...
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kubuntu dsl network problems

OK so here is the problem, i want to reinstall kubuntu 12.04 lts on my pc but i cannot connect to any internet, because the network manager wont let me.i have internet through pppoe but the problem is ...
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Software center from kubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the “pysdm” package? I was trying to install pysdm on my kubuntu when i saw that i couldnt found it in software center, but in ubuntu software center it is. ...
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GRUB loader configuration

Today I removed the Win7 partition that came with my laptop and installed Kubuntu 12.10 (along with my default OS Ubuntu 12.04). Later, I discover that the GRUB configuration that manage my boot is ...
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Migrating from 12.10 (Gnome default) to KUbuntu 12.10

I have installed default 12.10 desktop - Gnome from CD. Everything working fine. Have installed some software - mostly Python 3.2.3 and some related commercial tools - using software center and ...
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How do I get kubuntu to open RTF files in Libre office

Using Kubuntu 12.04.01 on a dual-boot computer, I have entered System Settings >File Association to open rtf and richtext files with LibreOffice Writer set as preference over Kate and GNUEmacs. I have ...
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Repository for Kdevelop (>=4.4.x)?

I need to get around a regression in the new Kdevelop (4.3.90) which is supposedly fixed in (4.4.1) but I cannot find a ppa (or other repository). I would really rather not compile from source. Does ...
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Upgrading specific pieces of KDE 4.x

So this is going to be one of those "is this even possible?" questions. I need to upgrade a piece of my KDE from 4.8.5 to 4.9. Specifically, I need to upgrade Gwenview from the 2.85 version in KDE ...
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How can I connect my Kubuntu 12.10 to a different pulse audio server?

I have configured my PC as pulseaudio server. Now I want to connect my Laptop (Kubuntu 12.10 quantal) with this pulse server. In earlier versions there was the "padevchooser", which could be used to ...
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Problems running 64bit Virtual Machines in VBox even with a 64-bit OS

So I'm running Kubuntu 12.10 x64: uname -v -p #29-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 19 10:26:51 UTC 2012 x86_64 and Virtual Box 4.2 installed from the VBox repositories. Any time I try to install a 64-bit OS as ...
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Cannot chmode and chown on a ntfs usb drive

I have an NTFS formatted USB drive, on this disk I used to backup using rsync and with 12.04 everything worked. I've done a 12.10 64 bit fresh install, now when I plug the drive and select open with ...
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Unable to write in mounted drive Kubuntu 12.10

I installed Kubuntu 12.10 in SSD but unable to use HDD because I do not have write permission. kisun@ejo129:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kisun: WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected ...
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How can I add the softwares I have installed from USC of kubuntu 12.04 into kubuntu 12.10 iso installation file

I am currently using Kubuntu 12.04. I don't have strong high speed Internet connection and managed to get Kubuntu 12.10. I found that it's size is about 1GB. I have a lot of softwares installed in my ...
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How to turn off the graphics adapter on a Lenovo G570?

I have Ubuntu running on my Lenovo G570, how can I turn off my Radeon graphics card, which is getting heated up a lot while I use it.