The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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how to get gnome environment while working in gnome

just some moments ago I installed kubuntu environment and switched to kubuntu but when i return to my GNOME desktop environmentI cannot get the pure desktop and many applications appear as if they are ...
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403 Forbidden error when installing software in Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I try to install software in Kubuntu 14.04 it shows these errors: http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/q/qca2-plugin-gnupg/libqca2-plugin-gnupg_2.0.0~beta3-2_amd64.deb 403 Forbidden ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 locks mouse and keyboard after lid is closed

When I close the lid and after open it, the unblock screen, mouse and keyboard is locked. The laptop needs to be restarted by power button. Can someone help me?
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can't get past password entry

I got a HP Compaq nx8220 with Kubuntu installed, and it doesn't boot properly anymore. The problem is that it doesn't show the splash screen after you enter your password, i get through all other ...
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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[K]ubuntu in flux, upgrade would suppress kmail, konqueror and other packages?

I got a notification of available updates today (20140703), and as usual I checked the contents with apt-get -s upgrade (not as root as a double security): NOTE: This is only a simulation! ...
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How can I install Chinese fonts on Kubuntu 14.04

I'd like to see Chinese characters, such as this one.
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How do I change the Ubuntu loading screen? [duplicate]

After I installed "kubuntu-desktop" my loading screen was changed: to this: How do I change it back?
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How to re-enable Kubuntu Application Launcher Menu shortcuts after accidentally disabling

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm in the process of customizing it. I replaced the default Application Launcher with the traditional-style Application Launcher Menu. With this application ...
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Cannot Install/Run Ubuntu without acpi=off & nomodeset etc

I've had this problem for a while. I reluctently just used windows. I no longer wish to be without linux on my laptop. Why is this happening: Either with CD or USB install the installer cannot get ...
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Synclient: monitor changes to the touchpad state with 1.7.1

I'm attempting to resolve some issues with my touchpad by getting the debugging output via this tutorial. One of the steps in the tutorial advises me to monitor the touchpad activity with the ...
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How do i solve the error problem while running ' sudo nautilus ' in kubuntu 14.04?

When I run command $ sudo nautilus, I am getting the following error message: ** (nautilus:2611): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-JjKUQBOPpS: ...
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KDE 4.13.2 update breaks login from LightDM on Kubuntu 14.04

One of the KDE updates that rolled out in the last couple of days broke my ability to log in to KDE from lightdm using the lightdm-kde-greeter. At the lightdm prompt, I enter my login credentials, the ...
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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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Plasma-nm configuration files broken?

plasma-nm doesn't work properly, as you can see in the attached image. Well, it seems I've not enough reputation to attach images, sorry... But on this site you can see exactly the same image and it's ...
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Problem with graphics after resuming hibernation

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. when i have hibernate system through sudo pm-hibernate, the system hibernate successfully but when i resume it after one minute of reloading many applications to ram, the ...
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passphrase failed for encrypted disk after GRUB menu

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 13.10 on two separate physical disks (SSD). I have two partitions for Ubuntu: an unencrypted "/boot" and an encrypted "/". Everything was working ...
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what games/app are available for Linux to improve English vocabulary?

I primarily use Linux (Ubuntu/Kubuntu Linux distribution). I dont use Window. I am looking for some good games or application to improve my English vocabulary. I tried to find on google but did not ...
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Kaveri A10-7850K + Kubuntu 14.04 - No way to use fglrx driver

First of all, I've followed the indications provided on : How do I install fglrx on an AMD Kaveri machine? But the versions of Catalyst available now for download are 14.4 and 14.6 Beta. I have tried ...
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Mouse cursor slow after wake in 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04, and I have encountered a small problem. Whenever I wake the system up from suspend, the cursor starts moving very slowly and choppily. Any thoughts? Edit: I ...
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Is removing ibus enough?

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I had to completely remove ibus because not only it bugged chromium, but also I do not need it at all. Unfortunately, I have the feeling it is not completely disabled ...
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Fix bad encoding in Firefox in Kubuntu 14.04

This time I have a question to which maybe some of you may find trivial (hopefully!). I'm running Firefox 30.0 in Kubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) and I'm having a weird problem, in some sites some ...
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Installing Specific Version of KDE

I'm trying to make a KDE system in a VM using a Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal CD. However, I can't seem to install the specific version of KDE (4.12). I've already checked: How to install specific Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu Bug? When Laptop is connected to HDMI-Monitor suspend does not work

I am using a laptop from Packard Bell, model Easynote f2011hc-100ge. When it is connected with HDMI to a monitor, the "suspend session after 15 min" does not work anymore. The laptop cannot supspend. ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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Playing hd movies in 60fps?

I'd like to play movies in 60fps. Something i had no trouble with in win8, but i'm wondering if i could achieve the same effect in kubuntu ? Here's an example: I have a .mkv movie which is recorded ...
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Most of my software just disappeared (Kubuntu)

Amarok, konsole, dolphin, volume control, and a lot of other software just disappeared after I restored pam.d to default last night. Is there some way for me to restore my software without restoring ...
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Error while installing printer in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 I have tried to install a canon printer mp6250 but unfortunately I get this Failed to get a list of devices: 'Invalid argument'
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Is there any hope of choosing peacefully between Unity and KDE at login time (or session restart time)?

I am almost new to Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits, in my case) so I only know the Unity interface and a bit of Gnome from previous Ubuntu experience. As the new version of KDE looked promising, I installed ...
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Corrupted graphics on Kubuntu 14.04 under VMware

After updating my Kubuntu 13.10 VM to 14.04, there is some graphics corruption. The image seems to repeat horizontally every 800 pixels: I have tried: using a different guest resolution disabling ...
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Computer overheats and shuts down kubuntu

My dad has been recomending me to get linux for a long time. Recently I got a driver error on Windows 8, it escalated and now Windows will not boot up anymore. My dad told me to get Kubuntu so atleast ...
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Preserve screen backlight intensity over sleep

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook Pro Retina 13" (MacBookPro10,2) with integrated Intel graphics, and no other graphics chips. Currently, when I put my machine to sleep and later wake it up ...
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How to properly install another desktop on Kubuntu?

After installing Unity-desktop on Kubuntu has a few problems: Dash does not show anything (applications. ..), it is empty. When I switched back to KDE then my network connection disappeared from ...
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How to configure an app to run on all desktop automatically

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to have some apps to automatically be launched on all desktops and not only the current one. As an example, I work on a dual screen and usually I have a Konsole ...
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Opening files from networks with Libre office

I am able to see all files (word/excel etc) through Dolphin/network: I am able to cut from network computers, and paste and then open in my system: However all other files like PDF/photos etc open ...
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Internet connection really slow on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS with wifi

I'm having problems after installing the last version of Kubuntu. Also, I downgraded to 12.04.3 LTS, and still had the same problem. I've stable conection only when I'm wired. Already installed ath5k ...
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How to remove kubuntu desktop environment and change to default unity desktop environment? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed KDE recently.I don't know how to uninstall/remove it. It displays an error message and I want to switch back to default Unity Desktop Environment. How to ...
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How to move icons on Kubuntu?

I'm new to Linux world. Recently I've installed Kubuntu and I don't know how to move icons on the desktop. When I drag an icon from applications (start menu) and drop it, I can't move it anymore. For ...
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Why does installing Kubuntu-desktop prompt me to remove “lpr”?

I want to install the full kubuntu desktop from the software centre, when I hit install it pops out a window that says "To install kubuntu-desktop, these items must be removed:" with this package ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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How can I configure my USB sound card with KDE tools?

I have a USB soundcard which is detected by the system (as output in /proc/asound/cards and by lsusb). However, it is not selectable in KDE settings. It shows up in the list of sound cards, but is ...
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Artifacts in desktop with AC Power

My problem is this: after an update with apt-get dist-upgrade, I have artifacts (lots of horizontal lines appear and disappear quickly) on my desktop only with notebook charging or AC source. With ...
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Troubleshooting on Internet navegation with Kubuntu 14.04 LTS

Recently, I upgraded my Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Now, my access to Internet with wifi is kind of slow, and sometimes on Firefox or Chrome, the page is reloaded, but it only happens ...
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Problems with Ibus & Ibus-hangul in Kubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, but I have had Ibus working with Hangul (Korean) input in the past with Linux Mint 16 & Ubuntu 14.04 I have just installed Kubuntu 14.04 but can't get Ibus to run ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade via iso [duplicate]

I can't upgrade through do-release-upgrade due to a slow internet connection, so I downloaded the iso file, and mounted it: sudo mount -o ro ~/kubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso /media/emcdrom It's ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 does not unlock the screen

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E1-431-2896, this installation took place normally with the default installation of updates. The problem is occurring in my everyday use, when the notebook ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 freezing on MacBook Pro 6,2, not booting ldm

I've reinstalled Kubuntu 14.04 multiple times to fix this, but it has not fixed this problem. I have a MacBook Pro 2010 15 inch with NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 256 MB GPU. Basically, this is what happens ...
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Dual boot :Windows 7 partition deleted after Kubuntu 14.04 install…Weird!

I've bought two new SSD's in order to install Kubuntu on one and Win 7 on the other one. Before I had Linux Mint and Win7 together one just one SSD. So first I installed win7 as recommended, and then ...
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Kubuntu + kdm blank desktop

I recently did a sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Reboot loaded a kubuntu splash screen, then loaded the unity desktop. I read you needed kdm to handle the log in screen, so I did sudo apt-get ...