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Kubuntu: saving VPN password

I'm attempting switching from xfce to kde in a xubuntu system. Everything works quite well. However, I have a VPN (PPTP) setup configured in the xfce interface. After the switch, it still works but ...
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folder with IP address for name in Documents folder

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, with the latest updates. I have two user accounts set up on this machine: richard & me. I was in richard and using Dolphin to look for a file in me. I noticed a folder in ...
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How to launch programs on external display on Kubuntu 14.04 by def?

I set my external monitor as a primary display and almost all runs as it's supposed to. Every software I launch, shows on laptop screen by default (which reads as a secondary display). It was the ...
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Terminal error output RE: editing .conf file in Xbuntu [owned by uid 1000 istead of 0]

Was curious as to the terminal error output from running sudo Kate. I read in a forum that directed me to open my notepad using gksudo. Realizing that this had not been installed I just went ahead and ...
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Blank screen during boot with open radeon drivers

Right after the grub boot screen I get a blank screen and my monitor goes to standby with "No signal". But after some time the graphical login screen sddm will appear and I can log in and use KDE just ...
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can't set kubuntu encryption passphrase

When kubuntu (14.04) starts it asks me to set passphrase, I click "run this action now" it opens konsole, asks for passphrase, I enter it and... nothing happens. Konsole still is open and nothing ...
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Why doesn't GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name changes theme in Kubuntu 14.04?

deja-dup crashes if used with oxygen-gtk3 theme. One of the easiest ways of changing themes of GTK3 apps is by using the GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name command line flag. It works on Fedora but doesn't ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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How to keep all linux kernel packages on Kubuntu 14.04?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on my private laptop. When the package system updates my Linux kernel it removes the old packages, only keeping the 2 newest versions of the kernel images (and associated ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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Gamepad on VisualBoyAdvance not working

I installed visualboyadvance/visualboyadvance-gtk (gvba) on my kubuntu (utopic) and tried to assign the buttons and DPad to the Jostick1, but it doesn't work. The gamepad itself is working fine (KDE ...
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Downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 [duplicate]

How do you downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 or downgrade from Kubuntu 15.04 to Kubuntu 14.10. KDE 5 has been giving errors since I installed it, now I want to downgrade it.
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 create password protected archive

I installed Kubntu 14.10 and when trying to create a new rar or 7z arhive, I see no option of adding a password to protect the file. What should I do in order to have this option from dolphin menu?
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Is there a way to start the screensaver by clicking on something?

I am unable to suspend my Kubuntu 14.04.2 laptop because when I wake up from sleep mode the KDE doesn't function. So instead of putting my laptop to sleep, I just let the screen turn black after 10 ...
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Muon Discover toolbar has disappeared

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2, and have Muon Discover as my package manager. I accidentally right clicked the tool bar and toggled "Show toolbar" off, so now my toolbar is disappear. I want to get it ...
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Log In Issue in GUI on Kubuntu 14.10

I got some Log In Issue on my Laptop with Kubuntu 14.10. I had that Problem before and tried a Reinstall, but it just happened again after it. When I try to Log in on the GUI, the Monitor just switch ...
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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Kubuntu 14.04.2 laptop freezes on black screen after waking from sleep mode

I have a Dell Inspiron N7110 laptop, running Kubuntu 14.04.2. Whenever I put the laptop in sleep mode, it goes right to sleep, as intended. But when I wake the laptop from sleep mode by pressing the ...
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Lost system tray on Kubuntu

I am new on this platform. Yesterday I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop throwing Windows 8.1. All are well. But suddenly I cut system tray icon. Now I can not see volume icon, internet icon ...
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Ubuntu & Flavors Installation Errors?

My father owns a rather old (2006ish?) Compaq that had Windows 7 installed on it (x64) and has become so bloated, old, and impaired that it froze up every few seconds and ran slower than a snail. He ...
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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Custom shortcut for toggle krunner in Kubuntu (14.10)

The default shortkey is Alt-F2. How to edit that? I have added a custom shortcut for krunner, but I want one to toggle: show or hide, just like ALT-F2, not just open.
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Kate -Multiple terminals

I am using the Kate text editor and would like to use more than one terminal. One for my ipython session and the other to execute python3 scripts.
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Force firefox to use xdg-open to open downloaded files

Firefox in Kubuntu is broken, as it don't follows the system default applications that I can configure using "file associations" in the KDE Control Module. For example, it wants to open folders with ...
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Cannot create separate /boot partition with boot-repair

I have Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to create separate /boot partition (for the LVM reason). I found described procedure here Ubuntu BootPartition. I've created necessary 1GB partition at the start of ...
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Kate - show all whitespace

I am using kubuntu and would like for kate to show me all whitespace.
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Facebook's flash game Marvel Avengers randomly rebooting my comp

I have Kuubntu 14.10 installed on my computer. It works perfectly, but if I launch Marvel Avengers games from Facebook, the game randomly reboots my computer without any warning. Does anyone has ...
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How to add and enable rewrite module in manually installed apache httpd web server?

I installed apache httpd server by compiling source on Kubuntu 14.10. I followed wget http://www.us.apache.org/dist//httpd/httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz tar -xzf httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz cd httpd-2.2.29 ./configure ...
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Sound problem with tvtime in kubuntu 14.04.2

I have an issue with tvtime, my tv card is a Hauppauge hvr-1850 and the sound card is the one builted on the motherboard which is an ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo with a VIA VT1708S Audio Chipset. I get a ...
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How to install nokuntu in kubuntu 14.04

How can I install nokuntu in kubuntu 14.04.I have gone through the answer here Unable to install (Nokia PC Suite) Nokuntu on 13.10 & 14.04 But this actually not solving the dependencies problems.
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no bios, no grub, no Kubuntu after updating to 14.10

I was running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit on Acer Aspire 5560G for some months. I have updated regularly without any troubles. Today I have decided to upgrade to 14.10. Upgrade worked flawlessly. After ...
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How can I get a Wi-Fi network support after he cut the connection. can not connect to the network again until restar I have kubuntu 14,04

How can I get a Wi-Fi network support after he cut the connection. Because when it starts laptop it normal after 3 or 4 minutes to work the network connection stays stopped for a few minutes and then ...
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Tray Icons missing after installing and uninstalling kubuntu-desktop

I installed kubuntu-desktop along side unity on lenovo yoga 2 pro but had to uninstall because it had issues with high dpi. But after I uninstalled , I see traces of kde here and there. One of those ...
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eclipse launcher icon in kde

I installed 14.04 with Unity on my new box. Works pretty good. I installed Eclipse under Unity, but still haven't been able to create a launcher that displays the Eclipse icon. For other reasons I ...
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Stop Kubuntu/nVidia drivers from autodetecting monitors

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with the proprietary NVidia drivers (and a GTX 780) and it has been running great. However I've got three screens side-by-side and this causes an issue. When I am watching ...
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How do I select the keyboard layout when I log into my Kubuntu 14.04 machine?

I have a laptop with a German keyboard in it, so upon installation, I thought I would set that as the default layout of the system. But most of the time, I use an external keyboard with a dvorak ...
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Kubuntu Desktop Grid with touchpad

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with Plasma 4 and I would like to achieve the desktop grid effect (system settings/workspace behavior/screen edges) with a touchpad gesture, 3 fingers upwards like in Mac ...
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Loosing user permissions after upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

Yesterday I've upgraded my Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 thinking it would be safe to do so right now. The upgrade proceeded as expected but somehow my user account apparently lost admin rights. If I try to ...
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Installing PHYSX under WINE

I installed ME2, but it asks for physx. I used following command to install physx: ./winetricks physx And that resulted in: You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, ...
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GnuPG Error - GnuPG failed to start because of “unsafe permissions” [duplicate]

Every time I start Kubuntu, I get same error. Here is the KSnapshot: Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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How to open or mount unopenable or unmountable ISO

I downloaded two .iso files, but couldn't open them with Ark. So I installed 7zip using wine (software called wine, not the actual wine). And was able to open and extract one of them, but still unable ...
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Customized Kubuntu 14.04 LTS: Problems in Virtualbox

So I made a customized Kubuntu with BlackLabImageCreator, the .iso is 3GB large. My problems now are that: 1. It's slow as hell, I tested with a "normal" Kubuntu 14.04 iso, it ran pretty smooth. 2. I ...
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How to change environment variable LANGUAGE globally in kde

My objective is to change globally the LANGUAGE var to en_US.UTF-8. Currently it is en:he:en. When issuing command locale I get this output: LANG=en_US LANGUAGE=en:he:en LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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Installing Kubuntu as solo boot

I'm using Ubuntu right now, and after advising want to try Kubuntu. I'd like to totally format previous OS and make Kubuntu running as solo boot. Is that possible? I've already downloaded kubuntu ...
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Some program's menus direction and language is different

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I have English + other rtl language on my system. Ever since I have installed Gnome Disks program I think, some program's menu language changed to the rtl language and the ...
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How to use middle mouse button (or center click) to scroll in Okular?

Running Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS, I am trying to have Okular (version 0.19.3) scrolling when pressing the middle mouse button and moving it in any direction to scroll in that direction. ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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Parenteses in Liberation Sans font don't look the same at 10 points

I defined Libearation Mono as the default font for my Konsole (Kubuntu 14.04) at size 10. I thought it was just me as open and close parenteses () didn't look the same. I then used Kmag tool to ...