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grub-install fails during 14.04 install with btrfs on sda

I used the manual partitioning option in the Kubuntu 14.04.1 installer to make a btrfs partition on /dev/sda. Of course it leaves 1 MB free at the start of the disk and I verified this with ...
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GTK apps not respecting Kubuntu's oxygen-gtk theme when executed as sudo

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 and it's working quite well so far, but my problem is pretty much what it's stated in the title, when executing a GTK app that requires sudo privileges, such as Synaptic ...
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Help! Online upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 stuck

I was trying to upgrade my Lenovo T500 laptop from Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Fired up the upgrade process, and finally after downloading a zillion packages the upgrade got going, only ...
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Avconv warning while downloading youtube video

I received this warning: Your copy of avconv is outdated, update avconv to version 10-0 or newer if you encounter any errors. while downloading a youtube video with youtube-dl -f 137+140. I am ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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Problem in making customized Kubuntu LiveCD

I have planned to make a customized "Kubuntu" 14.04 LiveCD. For that, I tried using Ubuntu Customization Kit. Several attempts were made and built many custom kubuntu iso files but none of them were ...
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How to enable global menubar for gtk apps on kubuntu 14.04

I am used to having the global menubar (i.e. app menus are not shown in the app window but in the top panel). In Kubuntu 12.04 this worked very well, however upon installing Kubuntu 14.04 the menubar ...
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Can't add repo keys

I'm tring to add a keys (on Kubuntu 12.04) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys SOMEKEY and I constantly get gpg: requesting key 8AC93F7A from hkp server ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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Set CPU frequency scaling to wait one second before scaling down

I notice that my Kubuntu 14.10 system scales both CPU cores 1400-3400 MHz on a sub-second resolution. I believe that it is scaling down too quickly, as when I am running multiple heavy applications ...
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No Firefox sound in Kubuntu 14.10

I just did a clena install of Kubuntu and sound works perfectly. But when going to YouTube to watch a video, no sound was heard. I tried using HTML5 player, checked my sound settings. I've also done a ...
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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...
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GRUB see LVM disk with Kubuntu only after enter to BIOS

I have a boot problem. I've installed Kubuntu 13.10 from a standard image file (using the standard installer) without manual partitioning. During the set-up process I chose the option "Setup on ...
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KDE and bluetooth speakers not working

So, after having read quite a number of posts here at askubuntu.com and elsewhere I'm still without sound working my bluetooth speakers :-/ Maybe someone here can tell the bit I need? Here's my ...
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Problems when try to remove KDE Plasma from ubuntu 14.04

I have some problems when I try to remove KDE Plasma from Ubuntu 14.04. I installed KDE Plasma using this command sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop After doing some changes ...
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What partitions can I share between different flavors of Ubuntu

I want to play with some of the different flavors of Ubuntu, i.e. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. I know I can share /home. However, can I share /usr, /boot, or even /bin and /var. So that all ...
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reg. KOrganizer

I use KOrganizer with Kubuntu 14.10. No matter how often I try to establish colours for the categories, they do not show. Whenever I tip-in a new date in the calender, it does not show the choosen ...
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Reset Display settings

I was trying to set up my laptop to plug into an external lcd display in portrait mode. I found an option with a visual display of the screen and a rotate button among, I believe display settings or ...
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Uninstall the Kubuntu environment

Hi I downloaded the kde desktop environment through the terminal on ubuntu 14.04 and i cant find out how to delete it. Also every time i restart my pc it goes to the kubuntu boot and login screen. Any ...
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Eclipse auto shutdowns when creating new project

When I click finish on a new project in Eclipse which I installed with this command sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform. This popup window comes and no matter if I choose Yes or No it closes the ...
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Removing Nepomuk and Akonay

Now that we have Baloo in KDE I guess is safe to remove the Akonadi and Nepomuk, right? I have upgraded my Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 without any problem. In the upgrade process, the system removed some ...
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What is the latest, tested, Ubuntu version which works on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006)

Which version of Lubuntu can I install on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006, Intel Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM)? Or should I go for an earlier Ubuntu, or Kubuntu? I would prefer an older version than the ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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Problem to replace Windows 8 by Kubuntu on Acer aspire

Help me please! I just bought a laptop Acer aspire V11 (500 GB hardrive, 4GB RAM) from a store obviously with Windows 8 installed on it As I'm mainly using Kubuntu i wanted to replace Windows by ...
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How can I batch install fonts (Kubuntu 14.04)

Hello and thank you for your help. I need to install many fonts. Currently, the only way I know is to click on each one, and hit "install" when "Font Viewer" opened them, hit "system" button, and ...
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Kubuntu 14.10: after 12 Dec 2014 update X doesn't start

After the update X doesn't start complaining a not valid xorg.conf file As a workaround at every reboot I do: sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf sudo startx I also opened this bug: ...
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Unable to boot into anything

I ran into the problem described here and applies the solution suggested there. Now when I start this device, I just get the GRUB 2 CLI. I'm no longer able to get onto the live CD to reinstall (even ...
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Get terminal that was never installed ubuntu-desktop gui

Hello I just installed the ubuntu-desktop package on my Ubuntu 10.04 system. I cannot seem to figure out how to open the terminal from the desktop, could someone please help?
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SmartcardReader, which driver(-file) is really used?

I have a problem with my SmartCard-Reader (Cherry ST1044-U) in my Kubunu 14.10 (64bit). It does not fully work (when trying to sign data, error is thrown). (i read about the "default" driver, which ...
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Screen brightness Samsung R519 with kubuntu

Kubuntu recognizes the Fn + up/down but it only changes the brightness when it goes from 85% to 71% or viceversa. I want to know an easy way to change the screen brightness. I don't care if the method ...
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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 is my c720 Chromebook extremly slow and unresponsive with latest Kubuntu?

My girlfriend bought a C720 Acer Chromebook, but as it's doesn't support java and skype she want's to return it. I offered alternative a Linux - Kubuntu. Now I instaled it following this guide. ...
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How to fix error : starting the service porviding the vpn connection failed

I'am using Kubuntu .I want to create pptp VPN connection based on the instruction that was given to me from network manager. But the given error was appeared each time. ‌Below are the screenshots ...
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kubuntu find not working properly in home directory

Opening a terminal in my home directory, the following commands yield no results: ~$ find . -name 'mysql' ~$ find ./ -name 'mysql' ~$ find /home/username/ -name 'mysql' but if I chdir to my local ...
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KDEconnect not visible in KDE system settings

After installing kdeconnect on my fresh Ubuntu 14.10 and then installing whole plasma environment I am unable to see KDEconnect settings icon in KDE system settings. On my previously Ubuntu ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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How to reset monitor settings to default through terminal?

I have a tricky problem regarding multiple monitors on KDE (Kubuntu). I have a laptop which, at home, is connected to two monitors - VGA and HDMI. That works only when the built-in laptop display is ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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KDE power management could not be initialized on virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox and I have Kubuntu as my first virtual machine, I was doing an upgrade (apt-get upgrade) when I suddenly closed my VM by mistake No the problem is that I can no longer go past ...
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pulseaudio input sound priorities

How might I set certain audio sinks as having above-normal or below-normal priority? For example: High priority: No matter what I'm doing, if Skype rings then the other sounds should mute. Low ...
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Virtualbox not downloading on Kubuntu

Can someone please help me. I have tried many times to download VirtualBox and it has been failing. I use Kubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. Let me know if you need anymore information. Thank You! :)
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Why is Muon on KDE failing with multiple package errors?

The following Error message appeared to me and preventing me to updating my SYSTEM. The package system could not be initialized, your configuration may be broken The following error also appeared ...
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Monitor each process's cpu usage with a graph

I was wondering if there was a way to graph each process's cpu usage with a graph? Ideally, this would already be integrated with KSysGuard (in KDE).
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Xserver doesn't want to start

I have a problem with 14.04, my machine wouldn't come back as usual from stand-by to showing me the password prompt but it displayed some message that didn't contain much information on a shell screen ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 install

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows to have a dual boot setup. When I reach the stage to select which partition on the hard drive I want to use I am not given a choice of which ...
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No Operating System Found… LiLi

I Previously installed Chromium OS on a spare laptop using an SD card. It worked fine but, then I decided I didn't want chromium anymore, so I removed the 6 or so partitions Chrome created on the ...
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Alt and Prt Scr keys not working

Recently afer installing Kubuntu 14.04 and GNOME 3 on top of that, everything works fine, but my Alt and Prt Scr keys are not working. Previously I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and due to some reason ...
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How to get Plasma Next option in Login

I installed Plasma Next on Kubuntu 14.10 and chose lightdm. Upon restart I'm not getting option to chose KDE Plasma Workspace/Unity/Plasma Next as my Desktop Environment. It directly enters Unity. ...
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Three Monitors Setup Not Working

I have three GeForce GT 610 video cards in my computer. After rebuilding from a recent HD failure, I've gone to Kubuntu (KDE SC Version 4.14.1). Before all my HD woes I had three monitors working in ...
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which OS & which version should i install? [duplicate]

I have some basic question. Configuration of my PC is Intel(R) Pentium(R)D CPU 2.66GHz & 1GB RAM. Now i'm using Windows 8.1 (32 bit) . it's very very slow . don't tell me to upgrade my PC .Now ...