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Kubuntu install partition assignment slider missing

Thank you so much for reading this. I have ubuntu installed on my machine, but recently had a problem and it no longer boots. So, I wanted to take this op and upgrade to Kubuntu. Problem is, when I ...
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Synclient: monitor changes to the touchpad state with 1.7.1

I'm attempting to resolve some issues with my touchpad by getting the debugging output via this tutorial. One of the steps in the tutorial advises me to monitor the touchpad activity with the ...
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Kde. Set plasma 5.0 lockscreen

I want to set plasma 5.0 lockscreen. http://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0/screenshots/lockscreen.png When I execute $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm I see list with gdm, kdm, lightdm. There is ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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Kubuntu launcher menu without categories

I dont know if its right to ask about Kubuntu, but I hope not :) I'm trying Kubuntu 14.04 and I just found one disadvantage for me that's the way how the launcher looks. It contains categories, in ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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Kubuntu on a persistent live usb won't start up on my desktop

It perfectly starts up on my alienware laptop -the laptop from which I created it- and my HP laptop; however, when I try to boot it up on my desktop. it proceed until the Kubuntu logo, which keeps ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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Installing and Running Firefox Using Kubuntu

I keep trying to download and install Firefox. The Ark archive manager comes on. I then extract the file but all it does it give me the individual componets but I'm still unable to either open or run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new here, so please excuse me if this question has been asked before. Also, I'm new to this whole Linux/Ubuntu etc thing, so this may be a silly question. :-) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer ...
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Converting an ARF file using nbr2mp4 with Kubuntu 13.10

I followed the NBR2MP4 converter procedure on the WebEx site and also reviewed the step-by step instructions at http://askubuntu.com/a/362719/219130 but no matter what I do, it just doesn't work (i.e. ...
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Unable to locate package kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on 14.04

I am attempting to install kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 amd64, following these instructions sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 sudo apt update sudo apt install project-neon5-session ...
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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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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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Computer overheats and shuts down kubuntu

My dad has been recomending me to get linux for a long time. Recently I got a driver error on Windows 8, it escalated and now Windows will not boot up anymore. My dad told me to get Kubuntu so atleast ...
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Wireless not working on Kubuntu 14.04 Qualcomm Atheros AR9485

(I apologize if I make some mistakes in this article, I'm French so English is not my mother tongue). I'm a newbie on Linux stuff and maybe the solution of my problem is obvious but I need your help. ...
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Can't use Ubuntu Software Center or update Ubuntu 14.04

I can't seem to be able to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center or update my Ubuntu version. When I run sudo apt-get -f install this is the output: matt@Bessie:~$ sudo apt-get -f install ...
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Applications misbehaving on Kubuntu 14.04 fresh install

I'm having the hardest time trying to install Kubuntu 14.04, alongside Windows XP, on my ASRock Z68 Pro3-M motherboard along with an Intel Core i7 2600K processor and 8Gb of memory. I've also tried ...
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Baloo not working

The new KDE indexing service is of fundamental importance (as was Nepomuk before it) but, unfortunately, it does not work as it should on my machine with Kubuntu 14.04. Indeed, it does not work at ...
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Wallpaper is not seen in fullscreen

The wallpaper does not cover the screen fully. There are black background in the top as well as in the bottom, wallpaper is only in the center. All other windows opens normally apart from the ...
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Can I get this theme in Unity?

I recently saw this photo online and got attracted towards it. I know that this a kubuntu desktop and i dont want the upside down dock as shown in this pic but I just want the indicator or whatever ...
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How can Iaunch a Windows partition in VirtualBox that already exists on my machine?

I have installed VirtualBox and I would like to have a Windows session from within my Kubuntu session. I have my hard drive partitioned so as to contain both OS. However, VirtualBox seems to only ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Wireless network dissabed by hardware switch

I am trying to install the newest Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus u32u, however, i am having problems with "Wireless network dissabled by hardware switch". I have tried "rfkill unblock all" without any luck, ...
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Kubuntu shutdown issue

After installing Kubuntu14.04 on my Gateway-M675 Laptop, it will not restart or shut down. It boots up and runs fine, but after updates or installs, it will not restart. It closes all programs and ...
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Permission denied error when installing kubuntu using wubi.exe

I am first time installing Kubuntu on my system. I downloaded kubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso. Kept it at d drive and executed wubi.exe. I selected installation directory as e drive. At the end of ...
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Cannot install on computer with multiple GPUs?

Background. I got a problem installing (K)ubuntu yesterday. It started well with the Kubuntu 13.04 installer recognizing my 3 screens out of the box for the splash screen: pic1. However, after that, ...
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Kubuntu Muon to remove many packages?

I am experiencing very weird behaviour in Muon Update Manager. My system is Kubuntu 12.10 and is regularly updated (upgraded) either via the command line using apt or with Muon. It was last upgraded a ...
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google-chrome starts a new session when I click a link

When I click a link in a terminal window (like when I'm using trn or mutt) or in the Quassel IRC client, instead of creating a new window or tab in the existing Google Chrome session, it creates a new ...
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Compiz magnifier not working on kde

I have ubuntu 14.04 and just switched from unity to kde(kubuntu-desktop). I use compiz magnifier when reading and it works on unity but not on kde. I like kde better and it's annoying to switch back ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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SSD Size Dissapearing

I recently have been low on SSD space, I can usually manage with very little space. Today I decided to try to create a Windows VM on VirtualBox. I did a "df -h" to check my disk space left and it ...
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how to get gnome environment while working in gnome

just some moments ago I installed kubuntu environment and switched to kubuntu but when i return to my GNOME desktop environmentI cannot get the pure desktop and many applications appear as if they are ...
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403 Forbidden error when installing software in Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I try to install software in Kubuntu 14.04 it shows these errors: http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/q/qca2-plugin-gnupg/libqca2-plugin-gnupg_2.0.0~beta3-2_amd64.deb 403 Forbidden ...
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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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Kubuntu 14.04 locks mouse and keyboard after lid is closed

When I close the lid and after open it, the unblock screen, mouse and keyboard is locked. The laptop needs to be restarted by power button. Can someone help me?
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can't get past password entry

I got a HP Compaq nx8220 with Kubuntu installed, and it doesn't boot properly anymore. The problem is that it doesn't show the splash screen after you enter your password, i get through all other ...
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[K]ubuntu in flux, upgrade would suppress kmail, konqueror and other packages?

I got a notification of available updates today (20140703), and as usual I checked the contents with apt-get -s upgrade (not as root as a double security): NOTE: This is only a simulation! ...
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How can I install Chinese fonts on Kubuntu 14.04

I'd like to see Chinese characters, such as this one.
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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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Cannot Install/Run Ubuntu without acpi=off & nomodeset etc

I've had this problem for a while. I reluctently just used windows. I no longer wish to be without linux on my laptop. Why is this happening: Either with CD or USB install the installer cannot get ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 freezing on MacBook Pro 6,2, not booting ldm

I've reinstalled Kubuntu 14.04 multiple times to fix this, but it has not fixed this problem. I have a MacBook Pro 2010 15 inch with NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 256 MB GPU. Basically, this is what happens ...
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Cant mount windows phone 8 with kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to mount my windows phone 8 with my Kubuntu 14.04 but I can not get access to it. I have mounted my phone in Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 and Ubuntu 13.10 but it not seem possible with ...
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Why does installing Kubuntu-desktop prompt me to remove “lpr”?

I want to install the full kubuntu desktop from the software centre, when I hit install it pops out a window that says "To install kubuntu-desktop, these items must be removed:" with this package ...
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Opening files from networks with Libre office

I am able to see all files (word/excel etc) through Dolphin/network: I am able to cut from network computers, and paste and then open in my system: However all other files like PDF/photos etc open ...
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How do I change the Ubuntu loading screen? [duplicate]

After I installed "kubuntu-desktop" my loading screen was changed: to this: How do I change it back?
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kubuntu-desktop took over everything

I installed kubuntu-desktop via software centre but now everything is messed up in unity. As if the theme was changed but it's still "Ambiance" (the default). It even affects LXDE. For example... ...