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Set mount options for removable devices on Kubuntu

I share my computer in a multiseat configuration and would like everyone to mount removable devices with a umask of 0 (ie. readable and writeable by all and sundry). Well, ideally just by group disks ...
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Kubuntu 14.04.4 LTS: mouse pointer disapeared

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS since years without this problem. But last week my mouse cursor did disappear while working with the system (when closing some windows and switching between virtual ...
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aptitude: symbol lookup error: aptitude: undefined symbol

When I run the following in my terminal: aptitude search linux-headers | grep ^i I get the following error: aptitude: symbol lookup error: aptitude: undefined symbol: ...
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Kubuntu - adding a 3rd monitor connected to onboard

Please help me find the answer in adding a 3rd monitor. My setup is I have 2 monitors connected to an external VCard (GeForce GT 730). I am adding a 3rd monitor which is connected to the onboard video ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - Session save doesn't work

This machine was originally installed with Kubuntu 14.10. Then I upgraded to 15.04, and since then it fails to properly restore my previous session. I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10, hoping to fix ...
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How do I check if I have the beta or stable version of Kubuntu?

I installed the Kubuntu 16.04 beta 2 and I plan to upgrade to the final release when it's out. I just want to know now how to check so I can make sure. The solution here tells me that I have the ...
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I can't download new Plasma widgets and Plasma themes in Kubuntu 15.10

Each time I try to download the new Plasma widget from the Plasma Add-On Installer, I get the following error: Loading of providers from file: http://download.kde.org/ocs/providers.xml failed ...
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How to fix the problem of drop-down menus being transparent and not readable in Kubuntu 15.10

The Problem: The task manager dropdown menus are all transparent and not readable at all. The same goes for all the dropdown menus of libre office. I have tried to change the desktop theme but the ...
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Power management dies after suspend in Kubuntu 15.10

Ever since I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 from 14.10 power management dies after waking up from suspend (to disk or ram). The only thing that still works is dim display but it won't even un-dim. Screen ...
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Kubuntu 15.10: Kate Crashes Immediately on Startup

As soon as I start Kate, it immediately crashes with these lines: No docs r (or the only) opened right now --> disable menu QWidget::setLayout: Attempting to set QLayout "" on KateMDI::ToolView ...
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How can I get the Insert key never to overwrite in Kubuntu 14.04?

I have read Is there any way to disable the default behavior of the Insert key? asked in 2011 but I can't find the Add button in System settings. I want my Insert key to insert, but it keeps ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Missing Removable Devices Option

I have upgraded my Kubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 via Package-Manager. Now, Plasma 5 is used. But with Plasma 5, I am missing some functions: e.g. Removable Devices in System-Settings. (I used this to ...
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How can I quickly change the audio stream to a different device in KDE Plasma?

In Unity, if I click sound settings in the system tray, the window that comes up will allow me to change the default audio device live in one click. In KDE plasma, if I right-click on the speaker icon ...
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Distrust with dist-upgrade

What we should know about dist-upgrade and how to do it correctly? I'm asking this because every time that I do a dist-upgrade, when it has a new kernel available, some strange behaviors happens. ...
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How to format/partition SD card?

How can I format or partition SD card in Kubuntu? Is there an application with GUI for this?
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Google Chrome disappeared entirely

Google Chrome suddenly disappeared from my computer entirely after a reboot. I was using Chromium for some time but suddenly, Chrome appeared without me downloading it, and I thought something weird ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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Change color on Kubuntu

There is a very annoying thing on Kubuntu. When I'm on youtube.com search bar is like following image It 'pretty much the text is not visible. What options do I have to change settings to change ...
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Dell Inspiron does not go into GRUB after shutdown from Kubuntu

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (Ubuntu) laptop and installed Kubuntu 15.10. No dual-boot. Kubuntu only. Everything seems to work... with one exception: After shutting down (or restarting) from ...
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Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04

I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed ...
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Accidentally killed plasma

I accidentally pressed ctrl + alt + esc, clicking on the process in the task manager, but it didnt work, and it selected the whole plasma desktop and got killed, is there a quick fix to start up ...
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How to install Slickedit trial in Kubuntu 14.04?

Has anybody tried to install the trial version of Slickedit in Kubuntu 14.04? I am new to Kubuntu and too inexperienced to succeed. How do I go about it?
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Flickering in KDE Plasma 5.4

I am facing flickering in KDE Plasma 5.4. Flickering stops when I change Compositor Rendering Back-end To OpenGL 3 and then change again to OpenGL 2. OS: KUbuntu 15.04 Graphics: Intel HD 4000
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How to get Thunderbird in dual boot to work properly?

I have a dual boot machine, KUbuntu 15.10 and Windows 10. The first system installed was KUbuntu and Thunderbird was initially set up on it. Once Windows 10 was up & running I did install ...
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Kubuntu restarting application at boot

I shutdown Kubuntu once with an app running know it starts @ every boot even if closed before shutdown. App not in System Settings -> Startup. How can I keep this from happening,
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macbook pro retina overheating

I've strange problem that I have tried to solve for long time Macbook Pro Retina overheating I've tried : laptop-mode-tools,indicator-cpu,thermald,powertop Distros tried to use but no fix : Ubuntu ...
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Can i replace my desktop environment?

I'm considering trying out Gnome and maybe changing to it, but I've heard that "dualbooting" multiple desktop environments (so you can access them both from the login screen) can make your desktop do ...
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How to install Qt verion 4.8.1

How can i install Qt version 4.8.1 in Kubuntu 14.04 ? I cannot find the version 4.8.1 in the official Qt site's downloads list. Kindly help me to install the exact version. Thanks
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Kubuntu Graphical Desktop Not Displaying $HOME/Desktop Files

I'll make this as short as possible. I will refer to the "Desktop" to mean the area I see on the screen when no programs are open. Today I installed Kubuntu 15.10. When I save files to Home/Desktop ...
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outdated stunnel,openssl versions Kubuntu 14.04

I have : stunnel 4.53 > when the latest version is 5.31 openssl 1.0.1f > when the latest version is 1.0.2g I've updated the system using apt-get but still with 4.53 and 1.0.1f , I have a security ...
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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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Something resets my FireFox PAC file setting

I'm trying to set up proxy autoconfiguration in my FireFox 45.0 under Kubuntu 15.10. I'm specifying a path to PAC file in FF's Preferences\Advanced\Settings\"Automatic proxy configuration URL". It ...
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How To Program A Bash Script That Presses A Certain Combination Of Keys?

Please, i need someone to help me in making a very simple bash script. The job of this script is just to press a certain combination of keys on the keyboard. My objective is to create a script that ...
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kubuntu 15.10 - Each time I try to install something I get the same dependency errors but the package seems to install OK

I get the following every time I try to install anything. It always seems to install OK but I'd rather not get the errors, what am I supposed to do to fix this? All I'd like to know really is where to ...
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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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Random Kernel Panic

I seem to be getting a crash once a day and I can't figure out the cause. I've never encountered this before and am a bit upset since it's happening on a refurbished computer I just bought. If the ...
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A list of wireless connections doesn't appear in Asus k501ux

Please help with wireless (may be drivers or other settings). I have asus k501ux and I have already installed kubuntu 15.10 on it, butit doesn't see any wi-fi network. No any networks lspci -nn | ...
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KDE login/logout issues in Kubuntu 15.10

I'm running a fresh Kubuntu installation on a new computer. Everything runs smooth except logging in and out of KDE. The problem could be divided into two parts: About 40% of the time, KDE won't ...
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line-height problem when using ž character

If I write a line containgin ž in konsole or kwrite, the line height gets messed up. Is the default font broken, or is it the apps? Didn't know where to report the bug, so "ask ubuntu" sounded as a ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus K501LX

I'm having an incredible amount of trouble installing Ubuntu on an Asus K501LX. I'm booting from a USB drive, created by usb-creator-gtk. I've attempted Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, as well as Kubuntu ...
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Help understanding and debugging slow boot with systemd network-online.target

I've spent some time on google, but I don't want a quick fix here, I want to understand what is going on. I have a desktop which boots to Windows in 3 seconds, and booted older ubuntu's in under 10, ...
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'Boot disk 100% full' [SOLVED]

"/boot is 100% full" I run Kubuntu 14.04 64bit and ran into the same problem : disk usage 100% all of a sudden. But despite thorough searching none of the offered solutions solved my issue. Until ...
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workrave shows no tray symbol in Kubuntu 15.10

Problem: No tray symbol so I have no clue whether the program is running and when my next break is suggested. However, the app is running in the background without any window and casts a window when a ...
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Firefox opens downloaded files with default app for Gnome instead of KDE which I am running

I am running Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE Plasma5. While I am running Firefox and open a file downloaded from there, it opens using the default application set in Gnome and not the ones configured for ...
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How can I re-order the activities in KDE?

I would like to be able to manually edit the order of my Activities in KDE. They are not listed in alphabetic order or the order that they are created, yet I haven't figured out how to change this ...
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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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AUDIO PROBLEMS: Sound Stopped Working After Reboot!

As the title says, my sound has stopped working after a reboot. This is a new system (one-week old hardware, fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10). Linux audio is quite complicated, and I've tried my best ...
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Cant get (k)ubuntu to work with GTX 960

I just built a PC with a GTX 960 from MSI as my graphics card. I had Windows 7 running on this machine however I failed to install kubuntu 15.10 on this computer. I can install kubuntu but when I ...
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How to get KDE Taskbar to display notifications icons on right

I was trying to fix some settings on the taskbar panel and all the tray icons, such as the clock, the clipboard, the search service etc have all now moved to the left side of the taskbar. Is there ...