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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 ...
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Computer freezes after login screen

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 lts. My computer suddenly kicked me to login screen while I was playing Half-Life 2. After that I entered my password and tried to login as normal... the login box ...
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Kubuntu screenshot opens KSnapshot rather than saving to file

In Kubuntu (14.04) the PrintScreen key opens KSnapshot, a graphical program for choosing how to save the screenshot. When taking lots of screenshots it is more convenient for screenshots to save ...
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Can't install Popcorn-time, please help

Recently decided to try Kubuntu 14.10 after using Mint 17.1... I have tried to install Popcorn-time but I had no luck with it. This is output of the x-term... Download done. Removing outdated cached ...
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Kubuntu/Macbook: Monitor not detected. Mini display port to vga adapter

I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro to external Samsung VGA monitor via mini display port to VGA adapter. But the monitor is not being detected. It is working fine with OS X It is not detected in ...
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How to install Kubuntu from working OS?

I have dual-boot system. Now, I want to erase all packages and all home's files on my Kubuntu, i.e I need 100% clean system. I decided to make a bootable usb-stick. I tried to boot from it, got ...
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Process “/bin/sh -e /proc/self/fd/9” - what starts it and why?

I have a process /bin/sh -e /proc/self/fd/9 that runs on my system. sh -e /path/to/file in dash (which sh is symlinked to on my Kubuntu 14.10) just tests for existence of a file. In /proc/self/fs I ...
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How can I differentiate between two systems at startup menu

I have two internal Hard disks 500GB each. I want to install KUBUNTU in one and UBUNTU on the other. During startup when I get the OS selection menu. I want to be able to see one os as KUBUNTU and ...
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Google Chrome's window becomes invisible / unresponsive

I'm using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Often, the browser's window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it was ...
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Kubuntu LiveCD shuts down computer

A bit of background before the problem. I have two computers, one was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and working as a server, the other running Win7 64-bit. While trying to test new hardware for the server ...
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Kubuntu dual boot uefi windows 8: startup problem

I've install kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop by following uefi tutorial, and now i have both system on my laptop, but i've noticed a problem. When i power on my pc and on grub i choose to start ...
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Requirements for KDE startup scripts

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I want to include the following startup script for KDE: kstart --desktop 1 firefox kstart --desktop 2 kmail kstart --desktop 3 konsole I placed these three commands in a ...
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Synaptics is not installed or not in use

i just bought an asus laptop. I installed Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows 8.1. When I'm trying to configure it on system settings it's said "Synaptics driver is not installed (or not in use)". With ...
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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? [closed]

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.