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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.
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How to drag widgets from monitor to monitor in kubuntu?

I have Kubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron. I use an extern monitor as my default one, and my laptop monitor as my second monitor. I can place widgets on the extern (default) screen, but when I drag ...
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nvidia-settings recognizes monitors resolution but refuses to allow me to choose it

I have an nVidia GTX 570 card in my machine, with two monitors connected. This very, very nearly works. I am running Kubuntu 12.10. Upon installation, both monitors worked great, I only had to swap ...
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Cisco vpn AnyConnect freezes

Since yesterday (perhaps some system updates), the Cisco AnyConnect VPN makes the system freeze when I try to connect. It looks like a memory leak, since the memory used goes up to 90%. I am using ...
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Cannot use “./” to execute a shell script

Maybe someone here would be able to help me out. Have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kubuntu) on two machines. The .bashrc and .bash_profile files are identical as the file structures on each machine is ...
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Strange graphical error with KDE

Link to current progress which has been little unfortunately. http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?60891-Weird-Composition-error&p=314029 I am having a weird artifact and screen tearing ...
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Bluetooth headset without crystal clear sound

I've started using Kubuntu 12.04 1 week ago, and i'm having a little issue. I can connect my bluetooth headset without any problem, but the sound coming from the headset isn't crystal clear. I can ...
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How to install Master PDF Editor in Kubuntu 12.04 (64bit)

How to install Master PDF Editor under Kubuntu? I do not have it in the repositories. Could somebody write it step by step? Thanks in advance!
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Less graphics power all the sudden (Intel HD 3000)

I have a Intel Sandy Bridge i5 with the HD 3000 graphics card. I used to be able to play Urban Terror and Nexuiz comfortably with 85 and 60 frames per seconds until mid/end of October 2012, the former ...
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How to format a USB or external drive in Kubuntu 12.04.01?

I am aware that similar questions have been answered before for different versions/releases of Ubuntu, but I cannot find an application to reformat a USB stick in Kubuntu 12.04.01. Right-clicking the ...
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How do I get Firefox to open attachments without downloading them?

I have Windows XP and Kubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I use Gmail and Yahoo mail through Firefox. If I get an attachment using XP, I know how to navigate to C:/Program Files/XYZ/xyz.exe to open the ...
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Kubuntu can't set resolution on laptop screen

I have a problem with my laptop screen. My machine: eMachine e725 by Acer OS: Kubuntu 12.04 $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub ...
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Can I sort files in Dolphin into date order on Kubuntu 12.04.01?

Can I sort files in Dolphin into date order on Kubuntu 12.04.01? It was suggested (can't remember where) that Nepomuk would do this. If this is so, how do I enable Nepomuk. The application appears to ...
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How to use zeroconf in Kubuntu 12.04

I have two laptops sitting next to each other, both running Kubuntu 12.04, and my goal here is to share files between them using Zeroconf networking. Here's what the wiki says about how to configure ...
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cannot install kubuntu-desktop

Tried installing 'kubuntu-desktop' from synaptic manager. But, failed showing the following error- "Could not mark all packages for installation or upgrade The following packages have unresolvable ...
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How to make Kubuntu automatically switch between the laptop monitor and the external monitor when it's plugged in?

My installation of Kubuntu 12.04 does not switch to the default external monitor when I plug in nor does it switch back to the laptop monitor (Intel HD 3000) when the external one is plugged out. Both ...
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Error: File not found without any grub menu

I installed Kubuntu on the third partition and removed my Ubuntu partition, which was the second one before. Unlike this question, I am not seeing any grub menus before shall I do the same? I just ...
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Why are there no alternate CDs?

In trying to download the latest release, I see there are no alternate CDs available. Previously I have needed them in order to install with a linux software raid root. Does the lack of alternate ...
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'trash:' vs 'trash:/'

A accidentally removed the Trash icon from dolphin, and created a new one, typing 'trash:' for the location. But when I clicked on it it would show the trash folder, but the 'Empty Trash' menu entry ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu + KDE desktop from 12.04 to 12.10

I installed Ubuntu (not Kubuntu) 12.04 LTS, and afterwards switched desktop from Unity to KDE. I have two related questions: If I upgrade to 12.10 using the updater, would it delete the KDE? And if ...
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Automatically connect bluetooth mouse

I have a bluetooth mouse (Apple Mighty Mouse) which I use with Kubuntu (KDE). I always have to manually connect to the mouse, although it is listed as a trusted device. How can I automatically connect ...
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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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How do I prevent KDE from messing up my Qt dialog button order?

I use mostly GTK+ applications (eg. Geeqie, Audacious, etc.) on Lubuntu. However, I decided to give KDE 4 a try by installing kubuntu-desktop and then removing the apps I didn't want. Big mistake. ...
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No option to install Italian language as default on Kubuntu 12.10

I have just finished installing Kubuntu 12.10 via Wubi, I am customizing my system and, as you can see from the screenshot down below, there's no option to switch from English to Italian as default ...
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Upgrading kubuntu to version 12.10 stops

It's on the step "Installing the upgrades", says it's "Configuring virtuoso-opensource-6.1", and the last line in the log is "Unpacking linux-headers-3.5.0-17 (from ...
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How to launch Firefox browser in Kubuntu?

I'm having the same problem with 12.04.01 as Eeesy in a previous post. I use the link in Kubuntu to invoke the installer to 'Install Mozilla Firefox Browser.' (By 'invoking the installer' I mean K ...
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geany cannot run file built by g++ on kubuntu

I used geany and g++ on Ubuntu, they were working just fine. But now I just installed Kubuntu, and geany just doesn't work as usual. Geany builds and compiles with g++, but it cannot run the file. ...
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Acer Aspire 5542G overheating with ubuntu/kubuntu 12.04

I have an Acer Aspire 5542G laptop purchased couple of years ago. All these days, i used windows 7 on it . Then I tried ubuntu 12.04 . Everything was fine except the overheating issue. I updated ...
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Font rendering issue in GTK based applications, (Firefox, GIMP)?

I am experiencing an issue with font rendering issue in GTK based applications (for example; Firefox, GIMP). I've read a bunch of Google answers about this, but haven't figured out yet what to do. It ...
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Uninstalling Kubuntu from Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? I have Installed Kubuntu and Lubuntu with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I now want to delete Kubuntu and Lubuntu. I have done this sudo apt-get ...
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Is it OK to create all primary partitions.?

I have a 320GB hard disk. I only use either ubuntu or kubuntu (12.04 for now). I don't want to use windows or any other dual boot os. And i need only 3 partitions on my hard disk. One for the OS and ...
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Ubuntu & Kubuntu in same drive

I have ubuntu in one of my drives . Can I install kubuntu in that same drive . I am already having a dual boot system . Will it effect MBR ??
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Why won't Kubuntu load my CD?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and Kubuntu hasn't recognised my CD! Here are the results of a sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 ...
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Will Kubuntu run on 256 MB Ram?

For two weeks, I have been trying to install Kubuntu 12.04.1 onto a Kingston USB stick to run on my Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop, which has 256MB RAM. Firstly I downloaded: ...
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How to install Skype version 4 in Kubuntu 12.04?

I 've tried to install Skype in my Kubuntu version 12.04, but it will not even start to install. I took of course the .deb version (to be precise the file: ' skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.8-1_i386.deb '), made ...
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WakeOnLan not working on Asus M4A79XTD EVO with Kubuntu 12.04 64bit

I have been trying to setup wakeonlan on my desktop which uses an Asus M3N72-D and is running Kubuntu 12.04 64bit. I believe I have setup the bios correctly. I have enabled PME. I didn't find any ...
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Kubuntu - Roccat keyboard does not work under GRUB and works partially in BIOS

The system specification GRUB boot loader OS: Windows 7 / Kubuntu 12.04 LTS Keyboard: Roccat Isku Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPower with the latest BIOS SSD/HDD: Kingston HyperX 3K (AHCI in BIOS enabled), ...