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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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Is it possible to show KDE panels only for a multimonitor layout?

I love the flexibility of the Plasma Desktop panels, and I have my laptop + 2 external displays, each with a panel configured differently. However, when I unplug my laptop, all panels are gathered on ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 suspend crashes KDE / black screen on wake

Setup I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, with KDE (installed via Ubuntu server disk and sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop). Problem Whenever I suspend the computer while in KDE (either via ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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System shutdown, instead suspend or hibernate

I have here an LG laptop S 460, Intel Core i5, with 4 gb memory. I can't get suspend/hibernate with KDE running on Ubuntu or Kubuntu suspend/hibernate don't work properly. With Mageia, everything ...
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Display port monitor suddenly broken

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and all has been good for ages. I think some recent update has borked my X config and I have no idea how to fix it. I have a Dell laptop with a Dell monitor on a display ...
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How can I use two different icon sets at same in KDE 4.x?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.4, and I want to use Tux 'n Tosh for places and devices, and Reflektions for renmant system. How do I that? Thanks in Advice. (And sorry for the bad english, I'm from Brazil)
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How do I change system-wide font settings in Kubuntu?

How do I change the font/size for the icon captions, Dolphin text, and window decoration text? They all went from 12 point to 10 point after I installed KDE updates on Kubuntu 12.04.
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unlocaling kubuntu

I have installed kubuntu 13.10 as I am living in israel, every app that I install is immediatly in hebrew which is very annoying. I always prefer my applications to be in english and just have the ...
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intel_do_flush_locked failed Input/Output error

Sometimes while running apps using OpenGL, the following message comes in the command line where I run the app. I have a Sandy Bridge integrated graphics card (the same as in the bug reports) ...
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Prevent kubuntu from remembering previous session

If I shutdown pc while, for example, a konsole is opened, at the next boot kubuntu will load that konsole. This happens for each file/program opened. I don't want this. Is there a way to prevent it?
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Installing legends kubuntu 13.10 x64

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64. I am trying to install legends from playdeb repo. It won't let me install legends because the "data" file doesn't have the ":i386" behind it. it says that there are ...
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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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Kubuntu: Monitor disconnects and reconnects right after login

I have two monitors. After i typed my password in and the kubuntu animation starts my monitor disconnects and reconnects after like 1sec. What's the problem? how can i fix it?
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...
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Remove calendar on KDE desktop

There is a calendar on my desktop, I don't know how it got there, what it is or how to remove it. It's seen in the upper left corner in this screen shot: Any help on what it is or how to remove it ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 login screen

Is it possible to have a login screen for Kubuntu 12.04 where I can click a user's name instead of typing it in?
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Create a change log (timestamped) in Kubuntu?

I want to keep a change log of things I do in Kubuntu - in other words if I tweak some setting I want to make a written record of it so I can roll back if I screw up. What's the best way to do this? ...
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Wastebin full error in Kubuntu

I'm trying to delete files from a USB flash drive and I get the following message: The wastebin has reached its maximum size! Empty the wastebin manually. There are no files in the wastebin ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 problem with monitor

When I installed Kubuntu 13.10 (virtual), it did not recognize my Compaq 19" monitor in a Compaq Presario PC and can't see the desktop properly. Conclusion: I must cancel the installation (real). My ...
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GRUB 2 prompt after Kubuntu 13.10 installtion attempt

I tried to install Kubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro tonight. I took the following steps -- Created a live USB -- Booted the live USB with EFI (without disabling 'SecureBoot' or 'Lenovo Fast ...
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xoj (Xournal) files handled as gzip despite presence of correct MIME type

So I had to uninstall the ppa version of Xournal and build from source (with a modification). And now .xoj files open automatically with KDE's archive manager Ark, and are identified as being of type ...
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Executing C++ program on Geany

I recently installed Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm fairly new to Geany. I've used it on other computers but never installed it myself until now. Now, I have C++ code that I've run on other machines (also ...
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Custom DPI settings in KDE

How can I set a custom value for font DPI in KDE? The only options available in KDE are 96 and 120 DPI values. My Screen resolution is 1920*1080, so I would like to keep the DPI at a value higher ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 changing x mode after login

I have a QNIX 2710 monitor which reports bad EDID. Using the nouveau module the screen works fine @ 2560x1440 however the performance isn't ideal so I wish to use the nvidia binary. I have installed ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 is stuck in a login loop

I have an Acer Aspire 5830TG laptop dual booting with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 12.04. I was trying to install some packages, and while doing so I got the following error message: Could not get lock ...
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What if I install a 64bit version of ubuntu/kubuntu with less than 4 GB of ram?

I need to install a 64bit version of kubuntu (I'd like this one because I like kde, it should not be a problem as repositories are the same, right?) because I need to work with some x64 libraries. My ...
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Files copied from Amarok to iPod disappear

I am using Kubuntu 13.10 which has Amarok 2.8.0. I quite like Amarok and would like to have it to sync my old 4th gen iPod Touch (6.1.5, jailbroken). Everything works quite nicely: Amarok recognizes ...
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Dual Kubuntu 13.10 for SSD+HDD configuration with same /boot/ partition - how to do it?

I'd installed SSD to my desktop and copyed existing Kubuntu 13.10 from HDD to it (fixed /etc/fstab and so after copying). Because some BIOS&AHCI related issues I'm need to disable SSD in BIOS ...
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Problem with install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu

I would like to install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu 12.04. (the KDE version is 4.11.2) To install that : sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake kdelibs5-dev and then : sudo apt-get ...
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KDE waste bin issues

This has completely bamboozled me. The waste bin is empty in my dolphin yet I cant delete anything because its claims it full every time I try. I have tried emptying it and it makes no difference. ...
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No sound using Intel HDMI

Trying to setup a HTPV for family. Analog Stereo works. Connecting the PC via HDMI to a TV brings no sound. In pavucontrol, there is no hdmi even listed. Whats the issue here? MB: AsRock B85M Pro4 ...
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Wireless notification when session start in Kubuntu

When kde is charging appears a notifications this one disappears and appears again when my desktop is shown. It says I am connected to a wireless net but this did not happen until I updated the ...
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Asked to remove packages when trying to install with Muon?

I keep trying to install packages using Muon Discover on Kubuntu, but every time I try to install a package I get a message saying that there are other things installed that have to be removed. ...
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Kubuntu on a HP laptop

i use windows 8 on my HP laptop. I;ve created a bootable pen drive with kubuntu 12.04. I am able to boot properly, however, i am not getting the option of "Enable Wireless". When i click on the ...
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Kubuntu and Play On Linux, File Associations

I am trying to associate files with Notepad++ running under PlayOnLinux on Kubuntu 13.10. (Yes, I am aware that there are plenty of equivalent programs that may be used in Kubuntu. The reason I want ...
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Shutdown incomplete when the lid is closed after pressing shutdown

I press shutdown button and if the lid is closed before the shutdown process end, this one resumes after I reopen the lid
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Gnome-terminal in Kubuntu shrinks to minimum size

When I open a gnome-terminal in Kubuntu 13.10, the window shrinks to the minimum size, about 20 columns and 1 row. This also occurs when I maximize and then restore the window, or I use the Terminal ...
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Slow NFS over Gigabit on kubuntu 13.10

Im experiencing a slow connection... Firs, I can confirm the network is well mounted, iperfs give me 900 mbits in transfer rate and I get some times 60 MBps in samba, low but more than NFS, ...
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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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How can I zoom one specific window in KDE?

In my high resolution laptop display I defined the font to 230 dpi so everything looks fine but some apps that are running in java. Is it possible to display a specific desired window scaled in ...
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No GUI after Installing Kubuntu

I have a Problem with my Freshly Installed Kubuntu distribution. The OS installs and shows me the message to reboot the computer now since it has finished the installation. But when I boot, no GUI is ...
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Kubuntu normal.mod not found on startup

I am pretty new to Linux in general, so when errors come up I have no choice but to ask for help. Anyway, I was attempting to install Kubuntu on my laptop alongside Windows 7, and everything seemed ...
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How do I fix “initctl: event failed” error?

The initial problem is that I accidentally broke some kde dependencies while removing wallpaper packages. Finally got somewhere with apt-get, but now this. With a normal boot, ubuntu loading screen ...
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Can't type accents in Greek layout - right alt doesn't act as AltGr

/etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" XKBLAYOUT="us" XKBVARIANT="" XKBOPTIONS="" In the keyboard system settings GUI advanced options, I've tried checking "right alt" for neither, both, and ...
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How can I prevent auto-mounting of a partition in fstab?

Previously, I prevented auto-mounting of a particular partition at boot by the following line in /etc/fstab UUID=<alphanumeric> /media/windowsHDD ntfs user,noauto 0 0 At some point in the ...
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How do I disable adobe flash “hardware acceleration” in terminal

I can't uncheck the box for settings to disable hardware acceleration in Flash. Can it be done in terminal or in Firefox somehow?
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cdrom support broken after kubuntu 13.10 upgrade

cdrom no longer functional after 13.04 -> 13.10 kubuntu upgrade eject works intermittently mount /dev/sr0 /cdrom hangs until i manually eject the disk k3b sometimes fails to start, when it starts it ...
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How to Silence Items in Sytem Notification [duplicate]

I have two notifications that haunt me on Kubuntu 13.10, and I would like for a way to suppress them, at any cost. 1.) Connection 'Netgear18' deactivated! This comes from my crappy wireless card ...
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System-wide Scrollbar Theme

I have Kubuntu 12.04 (KDE 4.8.4). I also have ubuntu-desktop installed. I am using the Oxygen, which I like very much except for the scrollbars. I have written a scrollbar theme (based on Gmail ...