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Dockbar in kubuntu 12.04 64

im looking for some dockbar like avant-window-navigator in Gnome. I tried Daisy but isnt found in repositories list...I also tried installing the plasma-widget-icon-tasks. I added gnumdk/ppa ...
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How to install QtCurve 'tar.gz' theme in Kubuntu 12.04?

I have downloaded this theme from kde-look. How I can install it? I copied the uncompressed files to ~.kde/share/apps/desktoptheme/ but it doesn't work.
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I uninstalled Ariya in Kubuntu, how do I install it again?

I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 LTS. By mistake, I removed default login screen (Ariya). It is now showing this message: Cannot login /user/shared/kde4/apps/kdm/themes/ariya Now I am not able to ...
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Highlighting with grep doesn't work in Xterm

I've got a problem with Xterm. When I use the command tail -F example.log | grep -a -i -e 'examplestring' in Xterm the "grepped" strings aren't highlighted in red like they would be in the normal ...
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Mouse permanently stuck on left side of screen

One of my two monitors is died, so while my computer was turned off I unplugged the dead monitor then turned my computer back on. When I got to the log in page I typed my password and got to the ...
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Remove kubuntu-desktop from ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? So, I thought I managed to remove KDE completely, but apparently that did not work at all, because every KDE application is back, ...
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Couldn't add or remove programs using ubuntu software center (USC)in Kubuntu 12.04

I am using Kubuntu 12.04,currently.Recently ,I updated my system with update manager and downloaded USC from muon software center which was pre-installed in this system. I could download a lot of ...
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DVD not detected?

As i insert a DVD in my drive (on a laptop) using Kubuntu 12.04, the DVD is not detected. The drive takes the DVD, I can hear it munching on it for a while, and then nothing. Even ejecting the DVD ...
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Kubuntu freezes after leaving on login screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Sometimes after I logout (Ctrl+Alt+L) and leave my pc for a night I can't wake it up next day. It is happening randomly like 1-2 ...
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How to turn off screen (DPMS) together with locking session in KDE?

First of all, I'm aware a similar question for GNOME is asked here: "Switch off laptop backlight when locking screen". Objective I would like to turn off my screen on locking the session for power ...
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Stable version of ubuntu [closed]

My question is simple: which edition of ubuntu is the most stable, reliable, fast and nice? And also, should I prefer Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu or Mythbuntu? Note: I want it to be as fast as possible. ...
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How to enable arrow keys in Kubuntu application launcher 12.04?

I just switched from Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and noticed that the application launcher is not behaving exactly the same. In 11.10 I open the launcher with a keybinding, write the first letters of ...
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Reinstall paid software from USC in Kubuntu

I've bought Psychonauts via USC some time ago. I've switched to Kubuntu now and want to reinstall the game. Whats the best way to do so, without installing too many otherwise unnecessary packages?
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WUBI installation of Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS hangs at Splash Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? System: Toshiba Satellite laptop: specs: Intel Pentium Dual Core 1.7 GHz, mobile Intel 965 GPU , 2 ...
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“Could not save. Disk full” error message from KTimeTracker

I keep getting the error message mentioned in my post from KTime Tracker. I don't know what made it start... but it keeps popping up every few minutes, even if the app is not running. I found this ...
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install android sdk on kubuntu

I'm trying to follow the instructions for installing the android sdk found here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/adding-packages.html After I've unpackaged and i run the android ...
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How can one change the Oxygen look away from Gtk aplications when having both Ubuntu and Kubuntu Desktop?

I have both Kubuntu and Ubuntu desktop installed on my laptop running 12.10. eventhough I enjoy the looks of KDE, when using Unity, aplications (firefox, thunderbird, filezilla, geany, amongst others ...
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How do I partition my Hard drive to install Kubuntu?

I am a complete newbie to partitioning and I would like some guidance here. Can anyone explain what exactly I should be doing here? I am installing Kubuntu 12.04 on a currently Windows 7 laptop. My ...
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How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I'm running Kubuntu 12.04

Why won't kb3 (in Kubuntu 12.04) recognize a USB drive and allow me to burn an ISO image to it? kb3 is the default iso burning application and it gets generally good reviews. But it pops up a dialog ...
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Is there a program that can adjust display brightness according to battery percentage?

When i work in Kubuntu, KDE power management has a section that lets you automatically adjust display brightness according to battery percentage. I want to know if there is a tool like that in Ubuntu ...
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How to boot up in kubuntu-mobile?

On Ubuntu 12.04 Unity I just did sudo apt-get install kubuntu-full kubuntu-mobile plasma-mobile The install finished with no problems and I see Kubuntu in lightdm as an option to boot into... but ...
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Dual Monitor/Xinerama not working; cannot even detect on-board graphic card

I have Kubuntu 12.04 and two identical VGA monitors. One I plugged via DVI-VGA adapter into the DVI port of my discrete AMD Radeon HD 6670, the other into the VGA port of my on-board graphic card ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 looks very bad on IBM T23

I'm using a Linux OS for the first time (Kubuntu 12.04) and I'm absolutely amazed of it. I learned a lot in the past few days, and everything works great on my old machine but the looks of the OS is ...
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Is there any equivalent for Jupiter for Kubuntu?

I am looking for a software like Jupiter for my Kubuntu 12.04 to reduce my battery usage. I want to know, Is there any equivalent for Jupiter for Kubuntu ? or how can i run Jupiter on Kubuntu? ...
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GTK3 theme in KDE

I am using Kubuntu 12.04 and QtCurve widget style which does not support GTK3: How can apply a GNOME theme for GTK3 apps? I found an advice here: installed gnome-themes-standard and ...
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How to make Firefox load thumbnails in the New Tab page?

I am using Kubuntu 12.04 with Firefox. Since version 13, a new tab in Firefox displays a mosaic buttons representing the most visited pages as short dials to those pages. These buttons should be ...
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apt-get broken, cannot fix or remove libapt-pkg4.12

I managed to break my package management. If I try to make an upgrade, I get: $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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GNU Backgammon does not play sounds

I installed Gnu Backgammon 0.90.0, on Kubuntu 12.04. The graphics work perfectly, but there is no sound, even though enabled in the settings. Is this a settings or compatibility issue or is it a bug ...
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Kickoff and Krunner to search with less than 3 chars in search field?

Both Krunner and Kickoff in Kubuntu return a list of found items after the user has entered at least three characters in the search field. Usage on Synapse shows that returning a list after one ...
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How to change oxygen window decorator?

I am using kubuntu 12.04 and kde 4.9 and I would like to make some custom theming. I have made some changes in my color scheme and icons and now I would like to make changes into window decoration in ...
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How don't autostart all programs, that was opened before shut down

When I login, all programs that was not closed, before I turn off the computer, starts. How can I don't start them, but start some list of programmes? (No matter, was they opened or not)
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Why does KDE “forget” my multi-monitor settings?

I've installed Kubuntu 12.04 (latest patches always applied as they become available) and experience an odd thing. Whenever I customize the multi-monitor settings (i.e. tell it to extend the desktop ...
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How to set keyboard-shortcut to Meta in Kubuntu?

I would like to set a shortcut for the Run-Command in Kubuntu 12.04, where the shortcut key would be the Win key (aka Meta). The Global Keyboard Shortcut settings however does not allow me to use the ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 loging failure

When I load up Kubuntu 12.04 and I type in my password the loading screen only gives me one icon. After a minute it goes back to the login screen. Can anyone please help me and tell what to do so I ...
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How can I upgrade KDE 4.9 in Kubuntu 11.10?

If it's possible, how can I upgrade KDE 4.9 in Kubuntu 11.10 ? I added the backports but nothing new.
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How to disable the download of language packs while installing Kubuntu

I am installing Kubuntu 12.04 from a usb drive and it is downloading a lot of language packs. My internet speed is too slow and it would take another 45 minutes to install them. The cancel button ...
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Re-enable showing of a dialog before moving files to the trash in Kubuntu

I clicked on the "Don't not ask again" check-box of the dialog that was asking whether I'm sure I want to move files to the Trash, but now I've changed my mind and I'd rather have that back. But I ...
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Lost option to use KDE after an update - how to bring it back without losing configuration

After running an update on Monday, on a Kubuntu 12.04 box, I've lost the option to select KDE in the login screen (there was a message that read approximately "option kde* has been removed"). Only ...
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screen brightness and keyboard backlight works in unity, not in kde

i have ubuntu 12.04 and sony laptop, and i've installed nvidia driver. screen brightness changing (with keyboard fn keys) and keyboard backlight works in unity, but it doesn't in kde. when i issue the ...
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KDE waste bin issues

This has completely bamboozled me. The waste bin is empty in my dolphin yet I cant delete anything because its claims it full every time I try. I have tried emptying it and it makes no difference. ...
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Upgrading Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 - it want to install Ubuntu 12.04 instead

I'm unable to upgrade using the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu I've installed all updates, but I cannot see any new version available. I had to change ...
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How do I install/upgrade to KDE 4.9?

Recently kde released kde 4.9, I wanna test it from my ubuntu 12.04 . How to to install kde 4.9 in ubuntu? Is there any ppa available
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intel_do_flush_locked failed Input/Output error

Sometimes while running apps using OpenGL, the following message comes in the command line where I run the app. I have a Sandy Bridge integrated graphics card (the same as in the bug reports) ...
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Removing all traces of Nvidia Drivers

Changed my hardware from Nvidia to AMD in PC pretty much for gaming on my windows install. But now i have booted back into Ubuntu and its taking a hissy fit at the change of hardware. I want to ...
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Fonts look ugly in Kubuntu 12.04 after setting resolution to 1440x900

I'm currently using Kubuntu 12.04 and after installing nVidia drivers and Setting resolution up to 1440x900 limit, fonts look ugly,only browser content fonts work well, I tried fixing them using ...
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Kubuntu 12.04: get rid of default background between login and desktop ready

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 from scratch and I have successfully changed the login background and used the same pictures for my desktop background. I have 4 screens and for each screen I use a part of a ...
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Replacing default repositories with Kubuntu repositories

recently I have migrated Kubuntu and KDE and removed everything related to Gnome (with some exceptions of course). I've read some and learnt that Kubuntu has its own repositories. So, what I wonder is ...
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System-wide Scrollbar Theme

I have Kubuntu 12.04 (KDE 4.8.4). I also have ubuntu-desktop installed. I am using the Oxygen, which I like very much except for the scrollbars. I have written a scrollbar theme (based on Gmail ...
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Software Updates reports wrong last check time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error Every time after I run Software Updates, and have installed all the updates, the Software ...
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Enabling Kubuntu-Desktop in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed kubuntu-desktop and I still get the Unity desktop. How do I enable the KDE desktop?