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Need to change default movie players in Kubuntu 12.04

I've recently installed Kubuntu 12.04 on my computer, and the Dragon movie player doesn't work very well for me. So I installed the Totem movie player (which I've used in both Ubuntu and Lubuntu with ...
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Kubuntu uses random minimize effects

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 however this issue is also present on my other machines running stock KDE from Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using the Nvidia currrent-updates driver. The problem ...
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CD/DVD drive won't eject media - Kubuntu 12.04

I have an older Gateway computer with a CD writer/DVD player installed, and I just started using Kubuntu 12.04. After I insert a CD or DVD, I'm unable to eject it with the button on the drive. It ...
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Sound won't play in Kubuntu 12.04

I can't get sound to work in my computer that I just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on. I've tried to switch between the two audio options in the sound settings, but it still doesn't work. Any ideas? Thanks! ...
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kubuntu 12.10 amd 64bit and lubuntu 12.10 amd 64 bit not booting through live usb on dell inspiron n5050 laptop

wen i tried to make live usb of lubuntu 12.10 and also of kubuntu 12.10 i come up with same stuff only boot scrren appears and wen selected in live mode kubuntu/lubuntu start screen appears and ...
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Kubuntu installation asks to install on entire partition

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but when i get to the part where we chose the partition to install Kubuntu, I only have three options and all of them includes using the 100% of my ...
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Why can I not connect with wvdial? (Reliance Netconnect + issue with Kubuntu)

The WVDIAL tutorial is very useful for me, unfortunately I am still not able to connect via wvdial but the other Hybrid connection method was simply Out of the Box. I am getting below error while ...
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How do I get sound back after connecting with x2go without rebooting?

When I connect remotely over NX using x2go, for some reason, I get a pop-up on the server asking if I want to permanently forget the sound devices that have just been removed: The devices are not ...
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Where is the KDE PolicyKit Authorization manager in Kubuntu? [closed]

In order to be able to answer this question, I was looking for a way to manage PolicyKit in KDE. Using Google I quickly ran into the KDE's official Authorization manager (mentioned here and here in ...
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Why i cannot install homerun launcher?

After install Kubuntu(I forgot how much I've reinstalled the OS),I've installed Homerun launcher many times, but since yesterday evening reinstall i couldnt find a way to install it, no package ...
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How do I install the necessary debug packages to report tracebacks in Kubuntu?

I've had many a Kubuntu install, but across all of them, I've had this problem. When KDE crashes, I get the "Crash Reporting Assistant" dialog that wants me to install debug symbols to get a full ...
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headphones not working on Windows after installing Kubuntu 12.10

Sound was working fine on Windows, but yesterday after installing Kubuntu 12.10 the headphones in windows stopped working. The victim is an Asus N53SN laptop. In Kubuntu sound works like a charm, but ...
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What to select to back up from my system

I am using Déjà Dup and trying to back it up so i can try install a legacy driver and in case the install fails I can just restore. Tried Nepomuk but I dont understand not one bit of how it works so ...
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kde - how to change boot animation

I have also tried following these commands: update-alternatives --display default.plymouth sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u and these: sudo rm ...
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How to setup Adhoc between Kubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 12.04

So I'm in a temporary situation. If I get the answer later, I still would like to know the answer. I have 2 laptops, laptop 1 is and old pentium m running Ubuntu 12.04 (The last supported OS for it.) ...
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How to manuall install/integrate binary application? [closed]

So I have a binary application that works. What should I do to get "full" integration with Kubuntu? (Info about Ubuntu specific steps should help too) Things I would like to achieve: Placing app ...
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Use bluetooth game controllers in kubuntu

How can I use a bluetooth gaming controller to play games in kubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I want to play with a wii controller, but also have access to ps3 and xb360 conrollers. I installed wmgui, ...
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How to run x86-32 (IA-32) applications on Kubuntu x86-64 (AMD64)?

There are some applications that are only for i386 version but I have amd64 version. Can I run them on my system? I am using Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit version.
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How do I open the Application Launcher on KDE with just the meta (“Windows”) key?

How do I open the application launcher ("start menu") of Kubuntu with my Windows key? Similar to how the Start menu in Windows is opened. I don't want to use Alt+F1.
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special character in smb field in Printer dialog

I am trying to add a Windows printer via SAMBA from the New Printer dialog in Kubuntu 12.04. The smb:// field doesn't allow me to put special character or blank spaces, except for the underscore (see ...
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Per-application volume control

Is there a way to get per-application volume control similar to Windows 7? I am looking for a way to do this in both Lubuntu and Kubuntu.
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Why can't I send items to Trash even though Trash is empty?

I usually delete files permanently using Shift+Delete. But once I accidentally sent an item to the Trash can using just Delete and got this error: "Trash can touched maximum limit/Empty Trash can ...
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How can I specify the languages that apt-get uses?

At some point in my installation, I must've selected several languages as default. When I run sudo apt-get update, I got output similar to the following. Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main ...
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Kubuntu or Ubuntu with KDE? What's the difference? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Desktop Environments or use different distributions I've been an Ubuntu user for some time but now looking at moving to a KDE desktop and thinking about ...
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Why aren't new programs showing up in the KDE menu?

I have run into a very odd problem in Kubuntu 12.10. Whenever I add a program through Muon or `apt-get`, it doesn't show up in the menu. For example, I installed Opera from a deb package and ...
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AMD catalyst driver 12.1 Kubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)

I have an ASUS N56DP laptop and I have Kubutu 12.10 working on it with the default graphics drivers. The system hangs if I use any of the additional drivers suggested by jockey-kde. I am thinking ...
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Can't get my dual monitor settings to “stick”

I'm running Kubuntu 12.10. I have a nVidia GT-430 video card with a large 27" 2560x1550 monitor hooked up with dual-link DVI and a smaller 21" 1920x1080 monitor hooked up with HDMI. Before I log on, ...
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rsa, ssh and repository

I'm using kubuntu and I generated a key using this command: mkdir ~/.ssh chmod 700 ~/.ssh ssh-keygen -t rsa and I prompted the passphrase and the location here: Generating public/private rsa key ...
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How to make digiKam remember Google's Two-factor Authentication password?

I use digiKam on Kubuntu 12.10 to organise my photos and really like being able to upload to Picasaweb using kipiplugins. Unfortunately after having set up Google two-factor authentication I now need ...
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sudo apt-get remove unity

Just what sort of problems would doing the above command lead to. I have installed kde desktop and would like a pure kde DE. I understand theres kubuntu but I've done so much with this one now that ...
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Desktop tearing kubuntu 12.04 with Intel HD [closed]

Experiencing nasty tearing on desktop, when moving windows around, scrolling browser, playing video with mplayer/vlc Kubuntu 12.04.1 fully updated OpenGL vendor string: Tungsten Graphics, Inc ...
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How do I run a simple Zenity script after disconnecting from WiFi?

I am running Kubuntu 12.10 64bit. I am trying to get a bash script to execute when I am disconnected from the network. I created a file in the folder /etc/network/if-down.d/ called test which has a ...
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Installing Kubuntu on PC without internet connection

I need to install Kubuntu LTS version on x86 notebook. Current version is numbered 12.04.1. Unfortunately my internet connection is somewhat limited so I can download max. 1 GB per month. Now what are ...
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What distro of ubuntu to choose when I focus on performance? kubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu I do have an old laptop. it has 512mb of ram and weak processor. I would like to use it only for internet(www and email). ...
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Problem with netflix-desktop and Kubuntu 12.10

Not quite sure if this is an appropriate place to ask the question as it isn't technically supported but I am having some issues with the netflix-desktop package on my Kubuntu 12.10 laptop. Following ...
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Downloaded Kubuntu 12.10 and installed Ubuntu 11.10

I wanted to install Kubuntu 12.10 from USB on a brand new computer, with no OS. I downloaded the file and started the computer with the USB. It installed Ubuntu 11.10. Why and how can I change that?
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How to Remove KDE Login Screen?

I accidentally installed KDE on my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine the other day, to find I really don't have a liking for it. I runned a apt-get command to remove the kde-full package, but programs like ...
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Cyborg RAT 3 Mouse and Kubuntu 12.10 - I can't get the guides to work

I am trying to get my Cyborg RAT 3 Mouse (or R.A.T. 3) to work on Kubuntu 12.10 64bit. There are plenty of guides to get it working; they all say you need to add a few lines to the xorg.conf file. ...
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Hide users from login screen on Kubuntu 12.10

This question is a 2 part question (I know there is already a question on GDM): When I create a new user that person shows up on the login screen for Kubuntu 12.10 however I would like to hide that ...
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How do I uninstall Kubuntu? [closed]

have a small laptop that I haven't used in a while. Its operating system is Kubuntu 11.10, which I also have on a separate PC. I want to use the laptop for running some Windows XP applications that ...
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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 ...