The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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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 ...
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KDE telepathy releases 0.2

I'm currently using the KDE telepathy PPA thats newly updated to telepathy-kde-0.2 and I'm running into a serios blocker which won't let me log into any of my accounts. On using the Account Manager ...
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Brightness button (Fn + F5/F6) does not work after installing Kubuntu 11.10

I installed the Kubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and now the brightness keys do not work. Before I was using Debian and they functioned normally. Could someone tell me if the problem is it just me or is the ...
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Undecorate Chromium Browser in KDE4?

Chromium browser in KDE4 looks bad , unlike other WM , a border showed up on top , how can i remove them , and let chromium display its own buttons (e.g close / max / minimize) ? Thanks !
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Can't start ubuntuone-installer

Hi all I'm running kubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying to run ubuntu one, but I get this error. What am I doing wrong? maurizio@maurizio-desktop:~$ ubuntuone-installer Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 very slow during file I/O

After updating to Kubuntu 11.10, my file I/O performance has slowly just gotten worse and worse. It is to the point where I'm getting 1 MB/s write/read speeds to the drive. If I download something, ...
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Kmail2 really slow

Ever since migrating to Kubuntu 11.10 and the forced migration to kmail2 with the akonadi backend I am having serious performance problems. Is there some sort of maintenance or cleanup task that I can ...
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How to change Yakuake shortcut key?

I've just installed yakuake in kubuntu 11.10, but cannot see it in the "Custom Shortcuts" settings. How to change shortcut to win+~ in this case?
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Random Kubuntu freeze up [closed]

I'm kinda new at Ubuntu/Kubuntu, and I had a few issues. For whatever reason, and at random times Kubuntu locks up and I cannot use either mouse nor keyboard. I have tried jumping to terminal mode, ...
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Day of week in digital clock plasmoid

I have problem with configuring digital clock plasmoid: i can't display day of week in it. As far as i remember it was simle in previous distr versions. Will be glad for help. Thanks!
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Is there a way to enable Ubuntu Keyboard shortcuts in Kubuntu?

I like to have default Ubuntu shortcuts available in my Kubuntu, but I don't want to assign them all manually, I mean a way to import them from Ubuntu. For Example I want ^+Meta+T which opens the ...
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How to remove all traces of KDE installed

I have 2 computers with Ubuntu but on both I installed KDE to have another option for the users. Since Unity has come along very well, there has not been a need to use KDE for a while now. How can I ...
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Is there an Akonadi-enabled message notifier in Kubuntu (which does not require KMail running)?

IMHO one of the cool things about KDE's groupware cache Akonadi is that it synchronises and indexes your mail even if there is no e-mail software running. I always thought that one of the prime ...
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How can I set up a keyboard shortcut so that Ctrl+Backspace = Del?

As an old mac user, I am used to hitting Ctrl+Backspace, and the effect is the same as if I pressed Del. I have recently purchased an Asus N53SV laptop which has replaced my MacBook, but unfortunately ...
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Is there a way to run “planner” in kubuntu?

I have quite an extensive project planned with planner but switched my desktop to kubuntu to get away from the unity desktop of ubuntu. Issuing the command sudo apt-get -s install planner gives the ...
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No dual screens on an Asus m4A89 GTD Pro

I'm having an issue getting dual monitors working for Kubuntu 11.10. I have Asus m4A89 GTD pro/USB3 mother board with integrated Ati HD4290 graphics chip. When I try to enable multiple monitors ...
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Name of the sound settings application in Ubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I have a complicated sound setup which I knew how to setup in Ubuntu but I'm having trouble doing the same in Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I'd like to install the main GUI ...
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Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda5' failed. This is a fatal error

I apologize in advance for my bad english. I was trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 11.10, and i get this error 'Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda5' failed. This is a fatal error.'. every time ...
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How can I copy/paste files via RDP in Kubuntu?

I recently installed the latest Kubuntu (x64) on my work machine as I am trying to migrate away from Windows. Unfortunately I use RDP very frequently to connect to customer's servers and need to be ...
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How to share a folder with a host machine?

Using VMWare, I am running Kubuntu as a Guest OS on top of a Windows OS. I have tried installing the VMWare tools but it fails to initialise the guest OS system daemon. It seems to be a fairly common ...
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How to completely remove desktop?

I wanted to switch to Xfce (I had KDE and GNOME installed), and I did this : sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get ...
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Kubuntu - cannot change fonts and widget style under sudo after upgrade to 11.10

I have a problem with fonts, appearance of GTK and KDE-based applications and cursors in Kubuntu 11.10 after upgrade from 11.04. I want all of my applications, both GTK and KDE, under sudo and under ...
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How to get Chrome to rollup/rolldown when double clicking the titlebar?

I'm using Ubuntu, not Ubuntu 2D, on Kubuntu 11.10. Every application except Chrome abides by the toggle_shade setting I have when double-clicking the titlebar. How do I get Chrome to behave like the ...
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No headphones sound in Asus U52F laptop

I have no sound in kubuntu even in 11.04 and now in 11.10 the same problem. My laptop is Asus U52F. I have tried all, no idea what to do now. lspci |grep -i audio returns: 00:1b.0 Audio device: ...
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Why doesn't Ctrl+Alt+Del work in KDE when set as a shortcut for Log Out?

In KDE, I have Ctrl+Alt+Del specified as shortcut for Log Out in KDE Session Manager, but once I press it - nothing happens. The same happens with Log Out Without Confirmation and other shortcuts. ...
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Muon Package manager stuck at 100%

I've tried to install the Lubuntu desktop package through Muon package manager in Kubuntu 11.10, downloading and installing went fine, however it is stuck at 100%, it's been already 30 mins. and i ...
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Selecting desktop environment on recovery mode [closed]

I wanna select the Gnome Environment on the recovery mode at the Grub Screen since I installed Kubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 11.10 and failed. I can see the Kubuntu logo, the blue screen but it just ...
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Controlling Phonon via command line?

My onboard audio card has analogue and digital outputs parallel, where I do connect them to my speakers and an amplifier. Now every time I want to switch where the sound goes I have to long way via ...
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How to detect data on a specific port?

I am writing an app for my phone which streams data to a specific port, but I am having problems and looking for a way to listen to a port on my Kubuntu 11.10 machine for incoming traffic. Does ...
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How do I make the folderview plasmoid for plasma desktop use nautilus?

I have plasma desktop but I can't seem to find a way to get the plasmoid to point to nautilus. It always asks how to open filetype "file:///". The fact this is a protocol even weirder.
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How to change color/transparency of all desktop panels?

In KDE 4.7, after making some personalization I made a layout which I really like. But light panels color breaking the whole idea. It is too bright. Changing color scheme doesn't help. How could I ...
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“service kdm stop” yields “stop: Unknown instance:” and I'm unable to log out

I'm trying to restart my X session and neither one of the methods I'm used to using are working on 11.10. Is this a known bug?
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How to run an executable bash script on Kubuntu?

I have recently changed my OS from Ubuntu 11.04 to Kubuntu 10.04 but don't know how to get my executable bash scripts to run on Kubuntu. On Ubuntu all I did was click on the text file and I was given ...
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Cannot change default fonts in Kubuntu

I've installed a clean Kubuntu (64bits) 11.10 with ATI propietary drivers (11.8) and everything runs smooth and clean, but I cannot change the fonts for applications, menus, captions, etc. I can ...
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How to unlock screen in Kubuntu 11.10?

After upgrading to Kubuntu 11.10, I'm no longer able to unlock my screen. The screen stays blank. Oddly, it seems I'm able to logout of my current session by hitting Ctrl-Alt-Delete Enter. Any ...
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How to add custom icon to Kubuntu 11.10 launcher?

I have a shell script, idea, that simply sets JAVA_HOME then launches idea.sh. It doesn't show in a Dash Home search so I can't use the drag-and-drop way of adding it to the launcher. How do I do ...
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How to set icon properties in Kubuntu 11.10 launcher?

I have some scripts: chrome-aoeu@gmail.com chrome-ueoa@netflix.com that open Chrome with specific --user-data-dir settings. When I drag the icons into launcher, the icon launches Chrome, but it ...
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How do I install Skype on 11.10 when using kubuntu (kde4.7)?

I have added the partner repository, however when issuing aptitude install skype the proposed solution is to remove all of libs concerning kde4, plasma, dolphin and a hundred other packages. That ...
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Does the Kubuntu installer get less attention than the Ubuntu installer?

I have just tested 10 PCs. 4 were with Kubuntu and 6 with Ubuntu. Of the 6 Ubuntu PCs, 2 of them run on Unity 2D. What I saw in this installation was that the installers for Kubuntu were (In the best ...
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Install Gnome3 (gnome-shell) on Kubuntu problem

I tried to install gnome shell on Kubuntu with this commands sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install gnome-session and I just found gnome classic session when logging in, Are there ...
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How to customize the appearance of the address view in Kaddressbook? [closed]

I am impaired by my eyesight and have to set the fonts quite big to work with KDE. Kaddressbook seems to ignore the settings so that I have the contact list with big letters to choose a contact but I ...
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Unable to connect my computer from LAN (http, smb) in 10.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.04, Apache, PHP, mysql, smb. Everything work fine in locally in my IP. When I try to access my computer from LAN (other computer), it shows unable to connect. When I ping my IP ...
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How do I add an alternative “open with” command for text files in Kubuntu?

On Kubuntu 11.04 I just installed gvim, which magically added an "open with gvim" for a bunch of text files. Great, but I would like to add another one in order to start gvim on the given file and ...
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kpackagekit hangs

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 and the problem I have is that kpackagekit "froze" while installing updates. It froze while installing some plasma widgets. So my question is how can I disable the ...
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where is the xorg.conf file in kubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? How do I edit the xorg.conf file, when there isnt one in Kubuntu 11.10? I want to alter the video driver, ...
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...
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Why isnt there a KDE client for ubuntu one [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: U1 client for KDE Why isnt there KDE client? There is windows client but none for KDE. I am kubuntu user and would like to use the service.
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How do I reset/restore an icon in the start menu?

I have an entry for the web browser Firefox in my start/favorites/kicker/KDE menu which has no icon. All other entries are OK. The text reads "Web Browser" and, smaller and gray, "Firefox Web ...
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How can I add an item to the KDE Application Launcher Menu using the command line?

I've added a file /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/foo.menu and the stuff in foo.menu all works in gnome. But the menu items didn't show up, even after rebooting. I then tried adding a menu item ...
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No sound coming through HDMI to TV

I just built a PC and the sound test for HDMI in Phonon works but no other app does. My audio device is :ATI Technologies Inc RS880 Audio Device [Radeon HD 4200]. I'm running Kubuntu 11.04. It works ...