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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 ...
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Have problem with install latest amd ati drivers

Hello i have problem with install ati 13.12 drivers on kubuntu 13.10. I receive this error in console Loading new fglrx-13.251 DKMS files... Building only for 3.11.0-15-generic Building for ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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5% Xorg CPU usage after changing laptop brightness?

When I change brightness on the laptop with a laptop keys the brightness is behaving strangely for a couple of minutes, and Xorg eats 5% CPU during this time. I had the same effect on my previous ...
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VPN password saving

I installed 13.10 but hated the window manager so installed kubunto-desktop . After that I had no network manager in the tray. I found a tray widget for it but it gives no option to save my VPN ...
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Installing Kubuntu on a dual boot computer

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. The computer is a dual-boot machine, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Gnome. The / partition has around 10GB free space. /home is on a separate partition. I want to try Kubuntu. ...
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Dolphin file transfers over USB slows down system

I have noticed that almost every time I copy some data to a USB device using dolphin, my entire system slows down substantially (to the point were even the mouse jitters when moving). I am not sure ...
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How do I change the title bar buttons on Kubuntu?

I'm thinking about making some custom buttons for the window title bar (close, maximize, etc.) for Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that I can't figure out what files I'm supposed to be editing to do ...
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Set a hotkey to show an auto-hiding Plasma panel?

I've set my Plasma panel to auto-hide. How do i map a hotkey to pop out the panel so that i can have a look at it without moving my hand off the keyboard to the mouse and then dragging the mouse all ...
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Eclipse auto shutdowns when creating new project

When I click finish on a new project in Eclipse which I installed with this command sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform. This popup window comes and no matter if I choose Yes or No it closes the ...
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Remains left after converting Lubuntu to Kubuntu

I've installed a Lubuntu Raring (which was the only ISO I had that would boot on the PC I tried to install Kubuntu) and installed kubuntu-desktop and then did do-release-upgrade. Now I've got a ...
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Multitap and Two-finger scrolling not working on HP-dv51142la

l'm running Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit on a HP dv5-1142la laptop. It's a SynPS/2 synaptics touchpad. I just can't get Two-finger scrolling and multitap to work. I've tried everything I've found with no ...
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kubuntu System GUI radically changed after upgrade

Yesterday I did a full system upgrade, and now the GUI has changed in a way that makes the system very difficult to operate. On the top bar of the windows there are no longer the close, expand, ...
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How to boot Kubuntu 12.04 LTS for a Laptop without an OS

I am unable to boot my laptop with a Kubuntu boot disk I made. I made sure it I burnt the 64 bit version (My laptop is 64bit) and not the 32 bit. I am using an iMac to burn the disk and My laptop is a ...
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Ubuntu (+ Kubuntu) 13.10 mouse problem

I've got the Ubuntu 13.10 (have been using Gnome). Yesterday I have installed the Kubuntu desktop and since then my mouse behaviour is kinda erratic. It's Logitech M705 (cordless with the unified ...
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Kubuntu: disable mouse acceleration and adjust mouse speed

I would like to disable mouse acceleration. I can't stand it when the same physical distance results in different screen distance each time i move the mouse. Also, i would like to adjust cursor speed ...
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Installing full KDE from minimal iso vs Live CD

I'm talking about doing KDE installation from minimal iso + tasksel versus KDE live cd. Would these 2 different method of installations give you 1 to 1 identical Kubuntu OS and configuration in the ...
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Cannot delete wired connection

I'm trying to delete a wired connection from network manager in Kubuntu Saucy (Converted and upgraded from Lubuntu Raring). It asks me for confirmation, which I give, but the connection doesn't get ...
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Ubuntuone in kubuntu is not using proxy

I am using kubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have also installed the ubuntu one. I have installed ubuntuone-control-panel-qt, ububtuone-client-proxy. But ubuntuone is not respecting the kubuntu proxy setting. I ...
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Installing Kubuntu from Ubuntu DVD?

I want to install Kubuntu 13.10, but I just have Ubuntu 13.10 CD. Can I install Kubuntu with some method? I know about install kubuntu-desktop after installation, but should be another way...
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GParted Data Recovery After Closed Move-Left

Refreshing my kubuntu screen, I must have hit the return key too often and closed GParted while it was doing a Move-Left That is: FROM: | sda1 | unallocated | sda3 | | 60GB ntfs | ...
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Font rendering problem in KDE

kUbuntu noob user here. I feel like I messed something with the font configuration but I'm not sure why. Now I see ugly fonts in all application. Any idea to restart the font rendering like it was?
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Kubuntu's TTY resolution too low after installing nvidia-current

After installing Kubuntu on a Notebook with GeForce Go 6100 graphics card, the tty's were working correctly, but the KDE desktop wouldn't display anything correctly. After installing the nVidia driver ...
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Black screen after boot with AMD Radeon graphic card enabled

I have a problem with booting Kubuntu 13.10 on a lenovo G510 notebook with this specs: -CPU: Intel core i5 4200M -Graphic card: Intel Graphics HD 4600 + AMD Radeon HD 8570m -S.O.: Windows 8.1/Kubuntu ...
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A command for KDE short date format

By the command $date the time and date of the system (according to local place) is printed. Is there a command that outputs Kde's short date format in terminal? The date in KDE also depends on ...
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A command for pasting; the same as Ctrl + V

Is there a command for pasting what is in clipboard. I need a command that does the same thing as to press Ctrl+V. I tried a few options for xclip but they don't paste normally and need middle click ...
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Setting which brightness determines screen brightness

I'm having an issue running Kubuntu 13.04 with brightness, something that seems common. In particular, brightness can be found in these 2 directories: /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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kernel panic - not syncing - attempted to kill init

A few days ago i have done the upgrade. And now i can't boot. I tried to resinstall the kernel, but theres no effect, also looked a few similar questions but they didn't helled me. Myebe someone have ...
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A simple, one-knob volume control for KDE (kubuntu)?

What's the easiest way in KDE (Ubuntu 13.10) to have a simple, one-knob volume control for the default playback device? Right now there's kmix in the taskbar, which shows 3 volume sliders, none of ...
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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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I have dual booted 12.04 and xp but it defaults to xp

first time seriously trying to daul boot. first time I failed I said ehhh. Now i want to actually do it and I had a clean install of XP and installed Kubuntu 12.04.3 (got the fixed wubi.exe install it ...