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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... ...
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Does `BorderlessMaximizedWindows=false` still work with Kubuntu 13.10?

Since the upgrade to Kubuntu 13.10 today I lost the borders around maximized windows. How can I re-enable them? I tried this and of course changed true to false, but it doesn't work.
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Eclipse luna crashes on new project in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting Eclipse Luna to work. I downloaded the tar.gz from their site and I downloaded the tar.gz for the Java JDK. I extracted everything and Eclipse opens properly, but when ...
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Underscore in Ubuntu menus

I'm on kubuntu. Compared my file manager with a friend on ubuntu (dolphin vs nautilus) and noticed he does not get the very nice "underscore" for chosing a menu option. See image below ...
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EFI Partition for manual partitioning during installation of 14.04 Kubuntu

I have a USB of 64-bit kubuntu 14.04 and I have created unallocated space on my hard drive that is currently running windows 8 with UEFI. It was pre-installed. I can get as far as loading the live ...
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Application Launcher

I am running the latest kubuntu 14.10 with plasma 5.x. A learning curve but I likr learning curves. A big problem for me is that the Application Launcher does not update as applications are installed. ...
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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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Syncing iPhone with iOS 8.1 on Kubuntu

I am having a problem syncing (ringtones, photo uploading, backuping) an iOS device. I have the libimobiledevice 1.1.6 (from utopic) but does not work. No problem with "trust issue" but I can't mount ...
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ssh is not asking for my passphrase

SSH is no longer asking for my private key's passphrase. I don't understand how this happening. In the past, I have used ksshaskpass to get my ssh key's passphrase from KWallet and unlock my key. I ...
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Touchscreen and Auto Rotate

I have an HP Pavillion x360 that came OEM with Windows 8.1. Due to my work I was required to dual boot with Kubuntu 14.04. After some time Kubuntu managed to delete a Windows partition and end the ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when I install Nvidia driver

I have 2 graphics card in (Tesla k10, K40) my supermicro SuperServer 7047GR-TPRF. I installed ubuntu server 14.04 also ubuntu 14.04 but in both OS, when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver ...
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xmgrace mouse problems on kubuntu 14.04

I just installed grace (xmgrace) on Kubuntu 14.04 and noticed some problems with the mouse functions. I cannot scroll up/down on a plot with the mouse wheel and also when I try to chose for any ...
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Eclipse crashes after upgrade from Kubuntu 12 to Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I 'upgraded' from 12.04 to 14.04 and I'm having a problem .I can't seem to fix with eclipse. Specifically, eclipse crashes... consistently. I've looked over the web for a few days and I can't seem to ...
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Kubuntu 14.10, .zshenv is sourced twice

I have added some directories into $PATH variable in my ~/.zshenv conf file. After reboot I noticed that these paths are appeared twice. I tried to print call stacks and got the following: .zshenv ...
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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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Ubuntu is kde styled after install AND removal

I installed kubuntu-desktop and every thing was fine. Then later when I actually logged in to Kde, I decided that I still like Unity better so I ran sudo apt-get purge kubuntu-desktop && ...
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Kubuntu with strange behavior in rendering window

After update Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I've got a strange behavior that appears randomly. Nothing is trigged to do it appear, and it happens sometimes in every window in random parts of such windows. ...
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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kubuntu 14.04 HDD indicator always on

Gateway laptop; model # ne51006u QC Celeron ; 500gb hdd ; 4gb ; uefi secure boot disabled Kubuntu 14.04 amd64 (64 bit) installed, no significant issues. hdd indicator led on continuiously no hdd ...
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no wireless on Kubuntu 14.04/ Dell Vostro 1540

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 1540. It recognizes wireless during the installation, but after restart, I can't connect via wireless- it doesn't keep the connection I created for ...
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How to upgrade kde plasma in kubuntu 14.10?

I'm using kubutu 14.10 plasma 5 . Its plasma version is 5.1 but I'd like to upgrade to 5.4 and newer versions. How can I do that ? Should I wait for updates or there is any ppa to do that ? Thanks
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Preventing keyring from remembering password during session for SSH with private key on Kubuntu

Kubuntu 14.04 Whenever I attempt to SSH into a server with a private key, I am asked to "Enter password to unlock the private key". However, this then remembers the password until I completely log ...
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snd_hda_intel fails to load and black screen after delay

two days ago I modprobe -r snd_hda_intel and modprobe it back. Today I got a black screen after a certain delay when loading lightdm. Here's the message in dmesg: [...] [ 47.313515] snd_hda_intel ...
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Kubuntu login problem 2

recently I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. that is something I know. then It started to update. after updated I could see now I have more versions of Linux like kubuntu. so excited i tried to log into ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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Disabling the Adaptive Activation area in menus in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 and it seems to use some sort of Adaptive Activation area menu, i.e. it eliminates corner steering by default. This affects all applications I have tried (kickoff start ...
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Exporting and importing Kickoff Application Launcher's menu?

Is there any way to export and import Kickoff Application Launcher's menu? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4.
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Problem In Recovering Unallocated Partition

I have Kubuntu 14.04 installed on my HP 15. I decided to dual-boot Win7 & Kubuntu. However, on installation process of Windows 7 after I deleted the empty partition it said "Unable to install on ...
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kubuntu 13.04 - run applications minimized at startup

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11. I'd like to start thunderbird goldendict and calibre at startup but they have to minimized. I have tried kstart but it doesn't work well I guess. I have already ...
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Moving windows left/right/up/down between multiple monitors on KDE

Is there any way to configure a keyboard shortcut to move a window to the left/right/up/down monitor? The only action I see in System Preferences -> Shortcuts and Gestures are "Window to previous ...
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Kubuntu has two different User Management programs in “System Settings”

In System Settings, I am seeing two different programs for User Management. One of them is pretty highly effective, it's the one on the left that says "User Management". A window pops up asking ...
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Gathering all programs in one submenu in Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any easy way to put all programs in one submenu in Kickoff Application Launcher, instead of having been divided into different categories (development, education, games, graphics, internet, ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - No Screen resolution changer?

I just installed a fresh new kubuntu 14.04 on an intel nuc and everything works fine, but I can't find an option to change the screen resolution. When I go to Settings -> Display I get the following ...
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click

How can I bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click? Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing down on it should allow me to drag and drop (just like it ...
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Removing the menu delay in Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any way to remove the menu delay in Kickoff Application Launcher? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. By menu delay I mean the delay for opening submenus when the mouse hovers over a folder item. ...
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Displaying more than 10 recently used applications in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 with Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any way to display more than 10 recently used applications in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 with the (Kickoff Application Launcher)? Using the GUI settings I am limited to 10:
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Unchecking all desktop effects in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. Is there any way to uncheck all desktop effects at once, or do I have to do it one by one?
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How to eliminate the black square caused by nvidia driver bug

I was having a problem making my new Dell2713-UM screen working on my kubuntu 14.04 desktop in my office. I ended up pull out my nvidia graphic card. Now the resolution is working fine, however there ...
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How To Transfer Files Between Two Ubuntu Machines Connected Via RJ45?

I have a desktop PC running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Laptop running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to transfer files from Desktop to my laptop using Samba (or whatever else). Can anyone guide me (or ...
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Black blank screen when using google chrome

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are avilable so I updated it but now when I use Google Chrome for some time ...
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dri_prime on kubuntu 14.10 not working

Using the command DRI_PRIME has no effect glxinfo still reports the same integrated card is being used (instead of changing to the discrete one)
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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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Sound not working in kubuntu 14.04 lts

There is no sound playing in kubuntu 14.04.But when I logging in with ubuntu 14.04 lts it works .Please help me to get sound in kubuntu
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Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
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system requirement

My laptop developed a bad sectors and not working well. It was with ubutuntu 12.04 LTS operating system. Now, I want to install ubuntu in an relatively old desktop with the following specifications ...
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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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No network after unplugging cable and plugging it back in

I have: OS: Kubuntu (x64) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Kernel: 3.13.0-29-generic My network card works OK when I boot up my laptop, but ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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Add program to the application launcher widget in KDE plasma desktop for Kubuntu 14.04

I would like to add Ipython qtconsole (for Python3) to the application launcher in the bottom panel at the KDE plasma desktop. I currently have three applications in the launcher: chromium browser ...
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Help browser in scilab hides on click (Kubuntu)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and there appears a problem with the help browser of Scilab: Very often it hides on click, such that I cannot search anything or scroll down the help files. I do not observe ...