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How can I mount SMB drive as folder with chmod 777? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Freefilesync to sync my local HDD with a Samba shared NAS. When connecting directly in Konqueror like smb:// etc. I am able to read and write without problem but I need to mount is ...
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Windows-like select and drag behavior in Kubuntu 14.04

In Windows (and OS X as well), when I need to select some text or drag something around, I tap and hold one finger on my trackpad, and then move another finger over it. This is especially useful when ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma5 suspend/hibernate problems

I updated my kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10/plasma5. I have some annoying problems (no splash screen, sometimes problems booting). But a much bigger problem is the fact that I can no longer suspend and ...
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no wireless on eMachines e728

Please help :-) new on Kubuntu and can't get my wireless working. Below is what I got from running iwconfig: Ole@ole-eME728:~$ iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:off/any ...
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KDE resizes when I turn off a monitor

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 with 3 monitors. When I turn off a monitor, KDE detects that and resizes/moves windows to the other monitors. I usually want to turn off all monitors and walk ...
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Alsamixer and Kmix sources not consistent

I have an intel on board sound card and also nvidia graphics card. The problem is that in kmix settings I am not able to choose any other sound card but the HDMI controller. The sound works over HDMI ...
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Resizing a selected area in a PDF

I am looking for a program that can resize a selected area in a PDF. E.g. on Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature: (but Microsoft Paint doesn't support PDF and is ...
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Setting layout for all KDE desktops at once

Is there a way to set the layout for all of my KDE desktops at once rather than having to do them one at a time? (The layout choice shows up when I click the cashew in the upper right corner of the ...
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grub menu does not show windows 8 option after installing kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed kubuntu 14.04 on my machine that had windows 8.1 pre-installed.However, after restarting the system the grub menu does not show windows 8 option. I've already tried updating the ...
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Start MATLAB R2014b by clicking icon in Kubuntu 14.10

After installation of Matlab 2014b on Kubuntu, I've created symbolic link to matlab.sh. And now when I start it in Konsole by matlab or ./matlab it works fine. But if I launch it by clicking on file ...
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Kubuntu cannot start, I'm thrown into busybox

What I did Changed the HD from my previous sony lap to a Lenovo P580, added the Windows drivers required and that worked, I did not check Kubuntu at this time but Grub2 was working. Several months ...
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File association fails for Gwenview

Kubuntu 14.10. Trying to associate .jpg, .gif, .png to Gwenview. File Association config shows gimp as preferred application, Gwenview in second place. I set Gwenview as first option and apply ...
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Kubuntu - External Monitor not detected

I have a second Monitor now and it's plugged into the VGA Port of my Thinkpad W530. But the monitor is not detected. I have 2 Graphic Units, so it should be able to work with 2 Monitors. I use ...
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installing 12.04 LTS on dell inspiron n3521

I am trying to install 12.04 LTS with windows 7 (dual boot)on my dell inspiron n3521 model laptop. My lap heats up like anything..... Please give a correct solution. On this issue.
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Lenovo hotkeys not working

I have a Lenovo Z570 IdeaPad laptop with Kubuntu 14.04 installed.It has 5 touch hotkeys.Among them 3 are for controlling volume(mute,decrease and increase).They works fine.But the other two are not ...
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How can I rename a file containing “&” in its name in kubuntu using Dolphin or terminal? [on hold]

I have many mp3 files in my external ubuntu hdd (ext4 file system), but some files contains a "&" in their name, then Dolphin can't rename those files, and I can't move these files anywhere else ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 freezes when connecting to wifi - Netgear wg311v3

I have an old Dell Desktop that I am finally getting around to replacing Windows on it. The current location for the desktop has no wired location. I have an old Netgear wg311v3 card and have jumped ...
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How to run Qt app compiled&linked with Qt 4.8.4 on a system with integrated Qt 4.8.6

I wrote an application using Qt 4.8.4. Now I purchased a new PC and installed Kubuntu 14.10 based on Qt 4.8.6. To develop my application, I built Qt 4.8.4 from source using make install and that went ...
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Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events

tl;dr I just bought a Logitech T630. It's a Bluetooth mouse that supports several keyboard events via gestures (PDF). These gestures are fine and dandy but I have little use for them. I'm having a ...
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How to set a proxy system wide in kde plasma 5

There is a connection manager widget without proxy options.
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Intermittently cannot connect to Beats Bluetooth headset from CLI

I have a Beats Studio Wireless bluetooth headset that intermittently cannot connect to Kubuntu 14.10. This is what is happening: $ lsusb | grep -i blue Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000. In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What should I do? Does the model I ...
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How to get a different number of spaces with the tab in Kate when writing in different programming languages

I want to get a different number of spaces when I press the tabulator in Kate depending on the computer language I'm using. For example in a html file I want the tab to produce two spaces but in C I ...
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Can´t install Kdenlive after KDE update in Kubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have upgraded today KDE to 4.14.2 in my Kubuntu 12.04. I lost Kdenlive after that and I can´t install it anymore. This is the issue: martin@martin-LIFEBOOK-E8420:~$ sudo apt-get install kdenlive ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 touchpad middle click problem

I just installed the development version of kubuntu 14.10. It use plasma 5. All thigns work correctly but I can't emulate the middle click tapping with two fingers on the touchpad. I tried to open ...
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Should I change my distro? [closed]

I use Kubuntu right now on my laptop but I have been having problems with it because it uses a lot of batery and that stuff. My question is: Should I change my distro to Linux Mint or Fedora (those ...
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after Kubuntu crash all settings lost

After I forgot to stick in the power supply of my laptop the fresh installed kubuntu 14.04 system crashed and after rebooting all settings were gone. For example there is no shutdown or restart button ...
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Make LAMP Server public

I installed a LAMP server in my computer to try some php and html scripts and I want to know if I can make those files public so I can see them from other computer with other internet conection. How ...
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Problems with login screen kubuntu, lightdm

Recently, I installed xfce on my kubuntu pc, when I got tired of it, I uninstalled it. Here is where my problem appears, the login screen doesn't get back to normal kde login screen, it becomes a ...
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Graphical freezes and live CD boot failures

I experience regular short graphics freezes (mouse stops moving, words typed in are finished later) and at times the system freezes completely. This issue is so nasty that it makes the system ...
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Where is the LANGUAGE environment variable set?

In what configuration file is the LANGUAGE environment variable set? (Or how can I change it by other means?) Background: I was playing around with language settings in kubuntu and installed Russian ...
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Solved : Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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Why doesn't Transmission-qt use Oxygen theme in Kubuntu?

transmission-qt doesn't use oxygen theme on Kubuntu. The buttons are GTK style. How do I get Transmission to use Oxygen theme? Thanks.
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kubuntu 14.10, screen goes blank during HDD icon loading

I am in a pickle with this relatively new installation of Kubuntu 14.10. Not knowing where to start, I will go from the beginning. I installed the system a few days ago. Everything installed fine ...
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1 MB “free space” partition is an EFI partition?

My computer already has two pre-installed OSes: Windows 7 and a customized Linux distro. Both are in UEFI mode. GRUB is already installed too. I'm trying to install Kubuntu 14.10 alongside these two ...
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How to replace Linux Mint by Kubuntu?

I have Linux Mint alongside Windows, I want to replace Linux Mint by Kubuntu alongside Windows[(i.e) without affecting Windows]. When I install Ubuntu I can see the option, Erase Linux Mint and ...
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Making Kubuntu start on command line

How can I make Kubuntu (14.04) start (by default) on the command line and not in graphical mode? Every post seems to deal with the reverse of this, namely that for some reason, *buntu starts on the ...
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Why can't I interact with my ssh-agent? (e.g. ssh-add -D doesn't work)

On my Kubuntu 14.04 system I'm trying to manage keys with my SSH agent, but somehow it appears to ignore my ssh-add commands. Look at this below and you'll see what I mean. List the current keys ⟫ ...
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My Kubuntu desktop has vanished- no icons, launchers, left-click

I'm not sure what I did, but now my KDE desktop is just a blank screen. I am still able to log onto a gnome session, and the guest account has a perfeclty fine Kubuntu session, but no matter what I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...