The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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How to change default wallpaper in KDE?

and want to change the default wallpaper I want to make lots of changes as I want to build a customized kubuntu maybe call it a fork. But there's my problem. There are almost no tutorials about ...
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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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SUN X4100 kubuntu video problems with installer

Currently having problems installing kubuntu 14.4 on a SUN X4100 server. It has an ATI rage XL graphics chip built in. The issue I am having is that when the system is booted from the install CD I get ...
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Stuck at login screen

I have Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. One fine day I can't login and stuck at login screen. So I started searching here and there nothing helped. But one article has given me idea of creating ...
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Kubuntu not booting after reboot

I am running Kubuntu 14.04, and it was working perfectly fine until the home partition got filled to 100% (my / and /home are on two different partitions). Many applications began throwing errors ...
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Desktop freezes after upgrade to 14.10 [duplicate]

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04. And I use Ubuntu+Kubuntu. Temporary solution is, after freeze, I do Fn+F1 (Suspend), and then click Power button (Wake), and everything returns to normal, till next ...
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Unity/Ubuntu Desktops loading up on KDE?

Sometimes when I log into Kubuntu 14.10, my first desktop is fine, but then when I switch to others, all my widgets are gone and it has the Ubuntu default background, and when I go back to my first ...
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unable to switch screen in Kubuntu 14.10

I recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows and I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 now. I have a laptop with an external monitor. The problem is, I am not able to switch between the monitors with Kubuntu running. ...
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Bootloader location, dual boot Ubuntu 14.10 & Kubuntu 15.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop. I dual boot with Windows 8.1, and now I would like to install Kubuntu 15.04 alongside all this to see if KDE Plasma 5.2 + SDDM works with nvidia-prime ...
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How do I rename a printer in KDE? (KUbuntu, using 12.04 LTS)

the "Printer Configuration" dialogue doesn't offer this. (There seems to be some kind of launchpad bug for it too.)
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How can I increase the size of icons and fonts in Kubuntu?

I use glasses and I need increase the size of icons and fonts in Kubuntu desktop, how can I do that?
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Unable to play CD/DVD on kubuntu 14.10

I am a new user to kubuntu 14.10 64bit and unfortunately I am not able to play any DVD or any CD. At the beginning it seemed all works fine. sudo lshw -C disk *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM ...
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eth0 on Ubuntu server w/ kubuntu not starting from a cold boot

Before starting, I am running Ubuntu server with kubuntu-desktop. I keep having this same re-occurring issue, and I can't use my previous solution, re-installing the OS. I have too many services ...
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How to install Dropbox on Kubuntu 14.10 with QT problems?

I am unable to install Dropbox on a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 (with the new Plasma desktop version). When I attempt to start the dropbox daemon using ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd I get an error ...
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Kubuntu animations work at first, then seem broken

Ok, so I have a very powerful gaming PC, I have installed Ubuntu and Kubuntu alongside my windows installation. Now here's my problem. Kubuntu runs very very well on my PC, I have 16 gigs of ram, and ...
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Missing characters when printing

I have Hp Deskjet 1050A and when try printing - characters missing and print only images and table lines. I try wit htext, web and pdf files - result is same - only images and lines without ...
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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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How to create a GRUB2 entry for a “LiveSD” Card

I want to be able to boot any OS (this case: a Live version of Kubuntu) installed on a SD card (not USB). I have followed the instructions given for a USB. However that won't work properly, the ...
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Monitors lose position in multihead setup in 14.10?

I'm experiencing an issue with Kubuntu 14.10 where after I set the monitor position and reboot, the position is again lost each time. This is being set via System Settings -> Display Configuration. ...
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bluez version in kubuntu 15.04

does anyone know if kubuntu 15.04 will use bluez 5.x? I have a problem with connecting bluetooth audio adapter to my laptop. It might be because Dell, the laptop's manufacturer, doesn't support linux ...
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How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way? [closed]

I have three Linux systems all Ubuntu based and two of them are using Firefox 35 (Xfce Linux Mint Qiana and Ubuntu Unity 14.04) while the third, Kubuntu 15.04 development branch (with the new Plasma ...
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Empty dashboard at every fresh startup

I am sorry if this seems stupid but I am new to Ubuntu and I haven't found the answer elsewhere. I'm working in Kubuntu 14.04 and every time I reboot my PC, I get an empty dashboard (no kickoff menu ...
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How to re-enable or re-install outer glow effect on windows edges and transparency effect on drag?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and available updates. Then I got several broken packages. I've already asked an question to fix the broken packages. Now I noticed that I lost some visual desktop ...
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Wifi cuts in Kubuntu 14.04 with RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo G50 and I have a RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am using a Kubuntu 14.04 and my kernel version is: 3.13.0-45-generic I am having some problems with the wifi. At the ...
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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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What is the default list of installed packages in kubuntu (14.04)?

I'm converting another person's notebook from lubuntu to kubuntu, and wanted to check what packages are installed / are not installed relative to a clean kubuntu setup. Thus, what is the output of ...
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kubuntu touch gestures

I'm having following questions touch gestures recognition under KDE in my X220 Tablet: Is there a way to get hold-to-right-click? All the gestures have an annoying delay before getting recognized, ...
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rpc.idmapd not starting on boot

I'm having an issue with name mappings when accessing an NFSv4 (w/ Kerberos) server I've set up from by Kubuntu 14.10 box. Earlier documentation mentions setting NEED_IDMAPD in ...
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Cannot login because of other keyboard on login screen

I had changed my password using bg symbols in my password to make it more secure, but when I restart to kubuntu login lightdm screen there is no way to return to bg symbols because the default layout ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
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Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 in kdenlive crashes after 1 second

In Kubuntu 14.10 in kdenlive, when recording from a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, recording works for 1 second, then freezes. When stopping recording, kdenlive reports the video as "invalid", and the ...
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audio recording faulty (dropped frames?)

I have a freshly installed Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD A8-3850 Llano. The audio device for recording is a Logitech G430 Gaming Headset. When I try to record audio, i.e. with audacity or avconv, it sounds ...
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No focus in the LibreOffice find dialogue

Since recently the find dialogue in my LibreOffice appears in the system window frame. Probably as a result of this change, when I click CTRL + F to search for a text string inside the document, ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 multiple monitor issue: how to persist configuration?

I have a problem with configuring multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10. The system is an AMD A8-3850 (Llano). The driver manager shows this as Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] BeaverCreek [Radeon ...
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How to change Login screen to Kde

I installed kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. In the installation, it didn't ask me to choose default login screen. Now my login screen is still Ubuntu login. How can I change it to Kde login screen ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet: Why do GTK apps look ugly? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2. I am a KDE fan and love Plasma 5. However, I have this problem where GTK apps look like crap. Screenshots: Thunderbird: Upload boxes: This is ...
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usb-creator fails - cannot generate usb disk

Using Kubuntu 14.10 64Bit, to reproduce select Kubuntu 14.10 64bit ISO image use a USB key of 8Gb or more (tried VARIOUS BRAND) select erase disk assign 4Gb for the persistent disk start the ...
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Remove kdewallet password without being prompted for wifi password

I would like to boot my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but if I ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000.I want to use it for analog tv.In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What ...
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clear Konsole color scheme

When I open this file in vim class Program : Object { static int _I = 1; /// <summary> /// The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog /// THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE ...
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automated installation of Kubuntu 14.04

I want to have automated installation of Kubuntu 14.04 over PXE. Now only desktop CD "kubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso" is available which does not contain any "netboot" image under install folder. ...
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Kubuntu MyLiveCD?

In PCLinuxOS I use their MyLiveCD (command line) to make a system backup iso which I can put on a usb stick with their LiveUSBCreator and essentially remaster my installation on another computer, and ...
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Initialize USB keyboard attached while suspended

I have a laptop that I sometimes want to use with separate peripherals; external monitor, external keyboard and external mouse. When in this mode, I want to keep the laptop closed and tucked away (as ...
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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How to re-organize my desktop environments? [duplicate]

I wanted to try out some different desktop environment other than Unity so I installed kubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop then I didn't like it so much, so I removed it ...
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Downloading KDM Theme in Kubuntu 14.04

Kubuntu blocks KDM from accessing downloaded login screens without "sudo systemsettings" root privilege command in terminal, how do I make a permanent root privilege for kdm? I know in Ubuntu this is ...
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Removing 'kubuntu-restricted-extas' (Or: Understanding 'apt-get autoremove' in general)

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu (respectively Kubuntu) and Linux in general. Yet, some thing is causing trouble to me. Excuse me, if this has been answered before, but I somehow can't put together those ...
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kstart detailed description

I'm having trouble getting kstart to work properly, so I'm looking for a much more detailed description of its behavior than what I can get from its manpage. Although the manpage describes all the ...
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Eclipse crash kubuntu 14.10

I have a problem with eclipse (Version: 3.8.1 Build id: debbuild) on Kubuntu 14.10 Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=256m; support was removed in 8.0 # # A fatal ...