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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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Is it possible to log programs executed from the drop down menu?

I'm trying to achieve similar functionality of bash history, but for programs executed from the drop down menu. For example, clicking and executing "Applications -> Calculator" would leave an entry ...
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Kubuntu: open application on specific monitor using bash script

I use two monitors and i want to write a bash script which opens applications on my second monitor (thunderbird for example). I use conky which is also on my second monitor. I want to define the size ...
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how can i connect to wireless internet in ubuntu through command line captive portal

I dont have my kde or plasma desktop and can only install that by connecting to the network.I have somehow removed the plasma desktop with accident. I am a noob so please help
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Changing my default bittorrent?

My deluge would not launch. I uninstalled it thinking that another one of my programs, i.e. . transmission, ktorrent would start opening my magnet links. I did not change my default program for ...
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Deluge will not launch, help!

My deluge is not launching. i have been using it for months with no issues... i thought to just install another version of it .. when i attempt to it says "this link needs to be opened with an app" . ...
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Samba Server 4 Kubuntu 1204

I install Samba Server 4 , run and share file on my Kubuntu 12.04 but how i acess from other windows laptop in my LAN
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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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Kubuntu Installation disabled my windows partition

I tried to install, kubuntu 12.04, i tried to install it in the same partition than windows; i aready did it with Ubuntu and everything worked well, this time, the installation of Kubuntu gave me a ...
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How fix broken KDE?

After I updated my Nvidia-319 to Nvidia-331 KDE got broken . taskbar became black and minimize and maximize doesn't work . Even Konsole doesn't work . I reinstalled Nvidia but nothin has changed . How ...
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Is it possible to have real-time dyamic-range compression for my audio out?

Sometimes I'll be watching a video, and the audio's volume will vary greatly. I have to turn the volume up to hear the quiet parts, and then the loud sections blast through the speakers. Is it ...
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having problem selecting partition for kubuntu [duplicate]

I have three partitions on my HDD of 24gig. How could i install kubuntu on a specific partition without destroying the partition with win.7?
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Successfully connected to a bluetooth speaker, but how do i direct sound there?

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop. I've got a Bluetooth speaker. After a lot of troubleshooting i managed to connect to the speaker. bt-device reports: $ bt-device -l Added ...
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Soundcards are not detected in Kubuntu only dummy output shows up in phonon

It seems that, in KDE, no sound cards will be recognized. The onboard card does not work. But at least additional sound card ought to work: I've tried two different cards and they both are known to ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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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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Can't configure physical power button to sleep? “Battery Monitor Settings” GUI claims it already is

I can't configure my laptop to sleep when I press the physical power button. I chose that option in the "Battery Monitor Settings" GUI (for all power states), but it still turns off whenever I press ...
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QT 4 update, removing lots of libs

I get a message from Muon update module aksing to update QT 4. Thats fine, but it also want to remove LOTS of libs and programs (incl spotify, ksystemlog, krdc, krfb, kdepim-runtim, userconfig and ...
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Can my laptop handle kubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to know if my laptop can handle kubuntu. If not, what are my options ? The informations about my laptop: Windows XP, Version 2002 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU or Mobile Intel(R) 965 ...
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Kubuntu natural scrolling TouchPad only but not for mouse

KDE has the option to "Reverse scroll direction", which is great when I'm using my TouchPad, however, I equally use a mouse quite often on my laptop but when it comes to a mouse, I prefer the normal ...
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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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Setting up network(Samba) share on two Kubuntus

I have a Kubuntu desktop PC and a Kubuntu server. Using KRDC, I can remotely connect from my desktop to my server, and that is great. However, I want to use my server to backup my data and it sounds ...
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kubuntu 12.04 unable to edit /etc/default/grub.cfg

I have installed Kubuntu on my Thinkpad R31. Because of some issues with normal booting, I want to edit /etc/default/grub (not.cfg, just cfg) (add i915.modeset=0) to defeault cmd line. When I try to ...
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Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
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wine nsf screen resolution

I play NFS with Wine in Kubuntu. As usual, NFS changed my screen resolution to low, but after it finished, it didn't restore the screen to normal resolution. I found some code to restore the ...
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Consolidating hard disks into one machine leads to GRUB “A disk read error occurred” with Win7

Situation: My older Win7 laptop died (power issues). My new Kubuntu computer has an extra drive bay, so I'm trying to get dual boot to make them play nice together in the same machine. Both drives ...
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Scroll mouse -> scroll up screen instead browse history

I'm new with Z-Shell, I got a problem that when I scroll my mouse, it shows me the zsh-history, but what I really wanna is to scroll up the screen, just like I drag the scrollbar on the side. seems by ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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How to accurately adjust KDE plasma panel height?

I can just drag it. But when I drag it I don't know the height of it in pixels. How could I adjust it accurately so that i know the height?
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How can I display laptop screen on the TV by HDMI in Kubuntu

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. My problem is when I connect HDMI cable between my laptop and TV. Two screens will work: *screen 1 (Laptop) *screen 2 (TV) how can I change them to be ...
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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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Understanding different ubuntu distros and programs [duplicate]

I am slowly stumbling through Ubuntu. I use the unity interface, which if I understand correctly, sits on top of gnome (or is it gtk+?) and uses LightD{isplay}M{anager}. I also understand there are ...
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KoalaWriter - Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I just downloaded the tar.gz file for the "KoalaWriter", a word editor that helps focus on the writing. In the Terminal I went to the folder "KoalaWriter" in my home directory, then did exactly what ...
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Kubuntu boots to black screen and no cursor after installing updates 1/15/14

On January 6 I installed a daily build of Kubuntu 14.04. Ran great until 1/14/14 after installing updates I booted to a black screen no cursor. I shut down the computer and restarted to a boot menu ...
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Kubuntu studio. compositing settings and firefox, networkmanager popup issue

I'm moving over to an ubuntu variant after some time with linux mint. I'm using Ubuntu studio 13.10 with the kde desktop. I like kde and I am a musician, so the low latency kernel and preinstalled ...
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kdm falters / lags when reopening laptop lid

Whenever i close my laptop (HP 6730b) lid, then reopen it, my computer seems to lag/falter. Not only the mouse pointer falters but the whole system seems to be lagging. Example: after clicking the K ...
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Sabertooth 990fx audio drivers (Kubuntu)

Not sure if I'm right here but I have a very hardware specific question. Just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my gaming rig yesterday (to play KSP on 64bit ;) ). And so far everything worked rather well ...
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How can I get multiple workspaces in Kubuntu 13.10?

I find KDE for Kubuntu 13.10 is annoying.
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Preparation for dual boot installation

I am working on installing Kubuntu to dual boot on a WinXP laptop. I have 86MB Unallocated, (C:) 73GB NTFS (System), Files (D:) 175GB NTFS, and I have created 50GB Unallocated (unformated) space at ...
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Autokey (autokey-qt) freezes and won't insert text

Per some suggestions on here and lifehacker, I began using autokey. It worked great for a week, but as of today it now hangs when I try to enter name new phrases. usually won't close when I push ...
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How to fix a distorted KDE desktop running on a ATI Radeon HD 7670M?

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my notebook: CPU: Intel i7 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 7670M I'm running with a proprietary ATI display driver installed. I tried with 13.11beta9.4 and 13.11beta9.95 but ...
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How to update list of installed packages

I want to install a new distro KUBUNTU 13.10. Currently i'm running 12.04. I have separate partitions for /usr and /boot and / (root). I'll install with same config and will format only /. I want to ...
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Can I free permissions on a USB drive?

I need a simple way to change permissions so that anyone can read and write anywhere on the drive. If it can be done without the terminal, so much the better! Long version: 3 years ago I bought a ...
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cannot update software after instaling kubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my friends laptop, linovo, and when tried to update it said unable to download packages. and the system never got updated.. Internet connections to system is fine and I am ...
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How can I make muon-updater to install updates without requiring password?

Is there any way to bypass authentication process like adding the user with special permissions etc?
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not found library

I want to install GNUPG but not found library: If I install next librarry : configure: error: libgpg-error is needed. See ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgpg-error/ $ gpg-error --version gpg-error ...
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Should I set up my CUPS Printing to use IPP, LPD or URL?

When I got to add a network printer, I'm always confronted with the same dilemma: Do I set up the printer via IPP, LPD, or using it's IP address (AppSocket/Jetdirect?) and why? What are the ...
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How to disable right click in menus?

i'm having troubles with the right click, because when i press in dolphin or in chrome to open some menu action, the right click open the menu and start the first action in that menu in the same ...
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Session/NetworkManager problem after upgrade

tl;dr The errors are definitely DBUS security related and related to the active session but beyond that I'm a bit stuck. Is there a bridge package I need to register logins with loginctl? (I have ...
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How do I make a Plymouth sprite rotate?

I'm working on a custom Plymouth splash for Kubuntu 13.10. It consists of an image that's centered on the screen and rotates. I've tested the splash with both restarts and an X11 plugin, but my splash ...