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Am unable to install Kubuntu onto laptop from USB

I'm trying to install Kubuntu onto my laptop, to replace its current distro. I used the dd command to transfer the ISO from my computer to the USB, and everything seemed to be working fine. However, ...
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How to setup shortcuts to launch or switch application in kde5?

Such as in Unity, cmd+[number] would launch an application or switch to it if it is already launched? Currently I know how to setup new shortcut to launch an application in system settings. But I do ...
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Should I Force UEFI mode

I have a Lenovo computer equipped with Win8.1. I'm trying to install Kubuntu 15.10 when the following message appeared: "force UEFI installation?...this machine's firmware has started the ...
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Kubuntu 14.04, K3B, burning group is missing / there's no burning group

I tried to burn a DVD with K3B (a data project) but have some problems. K3B does not detect an empty DVD. I burned a DVD using K3B like 3 days ago, and I did it with success. I don't know what ...
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swappiness is zero but swap is still used unnecessarily

On my Kubuntu 12.04 system with an SSD, I have swappiness set to zero (as reported by cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness), but occasionally the system will begin to use swap, even though memory usage is only ...
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Wifi dropping without notice randomly

I've seen alot of threads but none with an answer. My wifi connection becomes unresponsive randomly and without notification of disconnect. When checking wireless it's still connected but only shows ...
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blurring of screen in kubuntu 15.10 with NVidia graphics card

Dear ladies and gentlemen, Computer: 16GB ram Zotac Geforce 750GT ASUS board Driver: Recommended NVIDIA binary driver - version 352.63 Problem: Blurring effect like in the screenshots everywhere ...
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how do I install new themes on Kubuntu 15.10?

I've been for ways on how to install themes on Kubuntu 15.10 but I cannot find any guide/example on how to do it. I found old discussion where it says I need to copy the theme ...
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Headset mic not working well

I have KXstudio witch runs on kubuntu, my USB headset does not work but the audio jack works fine. I tried to turn up the mic slider in the mixer but doesn't work. Anything you can suggest me that may ...
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Unmet dependencies installing WineHQ in Kubuntu

Probably you are already hurrying to flag this as a duplicate of some question, however I have tried things from a lot of posts and I have no way to solve my issue. Basically, I am trying to install ...
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Where did “Search and Launch” layout go in kde plasma 5?

I don't see the Search and Launch layout under KDE 5 ? What package do I need to install in KDE 5 to get it ? I already tried installing plasma-netbook, but I did no get Search and Launch any help is ...
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workrave shows no tray symbol in Kubuntu 15.10

Problem: No tray symbol so I have no clue whether the program is running and when my next break is suggested. However, the app is running in the background without any window and casts a window when a ...
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Unable to start programs in Kubuntu 14.04 except for Firefox

My Kubuntu 14.04 system is in a strange state. The desktop and its icons display normally, but clicking on an icon does not start the associated program -- with the one peculiar exception of Firefox. ...
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I installed KUbuntu, rebooted, and I lost the GUI completely. How do I get it back?

I just recently installed KUbuntu on an old tower, I had Ubuntu installed already, and right after I had finished installing KUbuntu I decided (like a crazy person) to also install Fedora 23. When I ...
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Plasma-shell crashes when choosing activity for a file in dolphin

What I did: dolphin, mark file, right click, activity, click on . what happens: everything stocks, black screen with moucse cursor, Windows and plasmashell comes up again with all Windows and trays ...
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Gnome with kubuntu problems

I am new to ubuntu, so I was trying out various things that can be done with ubuntu. I installed Gnome desktop environment with Appgrid. I used it for a while and wanted to try KDE. I installed ...
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Can't copy files to Windows share with write-only / view-contents permissions

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10. There is a share on a remote server that acts as a dropbox for my professors. Of course they don't want people copying or things from there. The Windows Permissions are set to ...
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1-day old kubuntu 15.10 doesn't close windows even though the program is closed

Dear ladies and gentlemen, After a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10 and some installations including Nvidia driver 352 from repos in order to switch to Zotac GeForce GTX750, some windows will not close ...
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having column view on Kubuntu 15.10

i would like to have column view on kubuntu 15.10(like in mac files explorer). Can some on gives me ideas ? thanks
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KDEInit could not launch “/usr/bin/konsole” kubuntu 15.10

I've been a *buntu user for some years but remain somewhat of a novice with code and terminal. I'm running Kubuntu 15.10 and have recently noticed the following issues after attempting to install ...
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Packet Tracer 6.x on kubuntu 15.10 : unfind libkdeinit5_PacketTracer6.so

I've tried to install the 6.2 and 6.3 version of Packet Tracer but when I run it I get this error message from plasma: Cannot load library /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libkdeinit5_PacketTracer6.so ...
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Unable to enable KHotKeys in Kde Plasma

I have installed Kde Plasma 5.4 along with the Unity. Now I am unable to open terminal using shortcut keys. When I checked the custom settings, all my shortcuts are disabled by default. please help
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Can't install kubuntu restricted extras on hp chromebook

This is what it comes up with when I try to install it: (precise)bailey@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get install kubuntu-restricted-extras [sudo] password for bailey: E: Could not get lock ...
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Installation Error: ACPI PCC Probe Failed Starting Version 219

I want to install Kubuntu 15.04 on my old PC with a Pentium 4, 2 GB Ram and a Geforce 4, but I have a Problem: ACPI PCC Probe Failed Starting Version 219 I test it with using pci=off and ...
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Folder on desktop as root

I have a folder at /media/TEST I'm trying to make it available from the desktop using a folder widget. The folder is owned by root and I cannot change the permissions for "other" from forbidden, ...
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Kubuntu mismatch in ips

I just installed dualboot Kubuntu and Windows and when I boot my new Kubuntu I see this error: ERROR miscmatch in ips_enabled. PC works, and I can use Kubuntu, but I think it is problem. OUTPUT of ...
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Kubuntu: installation ceases to respond at formating ext4 partition

Gentlemen/Ladies, I am new to Kubuntu, as i was manually installing as a parallel operating system to windows 7, after successfully partitioning a swap area and drive (ext4) for installation, the ...
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Chrome doesn't show any site properly (artifacts)

Whenever I minimize, and maximize then my Chrome browser it starts to show artifact on any site that "move the half of the site in the transverse". It dissapear when any of site element change their ...
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How to open Photoshop Installed on Kubuntu using Wine?

I have just finished installing Photoshop on Kubuntu post wine installation. It had shown successful installation status. From where can I open photoshop now? Command line or GUI doesn't show it up.
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Kubuntu 15.10 cube animation not show in all effect window behavior

The cube animation was running good in kubuntu 10.04, I just upgrade my laptop (Thinkpad T60p with ATI graphic card) from 14.04 to 15.10 in System Settings -> Workspace Behavior -> Virtual Desktops I ...
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Installation: Weird Problem

I've encountered this weird problem: I wanna Install ubuntu(Kubuntu or Lubuntu; both I tried) on my PC, which I haven't used in a while, from a USB flash drive. I've made Lubuntu both in ISO and DD ...
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WiFi icon often not appearing in icons tray

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 since a couple of days on my computer. I noticed that the WiFi icon does not appear in the icon tray at startup, and this makes managing the network connection quite longer. ...
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Where is an icon on the Kubuntu desktop stored?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. I have an icon on my desktop that I would like to reuse somewhere else. The properties of the icon show the graphic, but not where the actual graphic file is located. How ...
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MTP: Windows Phone 10 not accessable in Dolphin

When I connect my Windows Phone 10 device into the computer, it is listed in locations in dolphin. If I select the device the message The file or folder ...
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Plugging/configuring second monitor causes logout

When I plug additional screen to my laptop while running OS there are mainly no problems, but: When I move one of screen to the other side of the second one in system settings, system logouts ...
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How to update kde version to kde plasma 5 on Kubuntu 14.04.3?

I have installed kubuntu 14.04.3 in my laptop, when I check the version of kde its shows as follows, When I tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neon/kf5 in terminal, am getting response as, Cannot ...
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Kubuntu desktop loads slow after password entry

have looked these questions, 13.04 login: lagging after password entry for several seconds Ubuntu 12.04 desktop loads pretty slow after password entry All questions address boot problem, the cause ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 window tabbing

Until Kubuntu 15.04, there was a very usefull function which let you adding multiple windows as tabs. In Kubuntu 15.04 and 15.10 I didn't find this option anymore. Is it removed or hidden? How can I ...
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Automatic Login even though it is disabled in Settings. How to turn off?

Kubuntu 15.10. I used to be asked for my password at every startup or reboot. Suddenly I am always being automatically logged in, even though I never checked "Automatic Login" in Settings. In ...
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package dependency tree with no internet

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 and it doesn't support any internet access method (wifi, ethernet, hotspot). I downloaded the network packages from Ubuntu archives with all their dependencies manually but ...
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removing digikam sidebars

Until today, I have always been able to toggle/shrink the sidebars from the digikam display. No longer. Now, there appears to be a minimum size beyond which I cannot shrink them. In fact, the ...
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Sometimes graphic issues (flickering) after resume from suspend (ThinPad X250, Kubuntu 15.10 Wily)

I have a ThinkPad X250 running Kubuntu 15.10. Sometimes, after resume from suspend the monitor starts flickering from time to time. After restarting the machine everything works fine again. Is there ...
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How Do I Find My Current Desktop Theme in Kubuntu 15.10?

I have been using Kubuntu 15.10 for about 6 months, and have been using previous versions for over 3 years. I customized my desktop theme, icons, etc. to suit me, however, recently, I downloaded more ...
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Can't install anything Kubuntu

So I've been using Kubuntu for a few years now, and it has been running so smoothly I have fallen out of practice with figuring stuff out. I've done some searching on the error I am getting, and ...
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Compose key problem on one KDE system

I have several Kubuntu systems, configured the same way, where I have enabled the compose key (I write in multiple languages), but the upgrade to 15.10 on one of those systems broke my compose key. ...
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After I installed Ubuntu on HDD and rebooting i into it, my PC can no longer find any OS

So I started by installing xubuntu, it worked fine on my laptop accept that the network didn't work, I then tryed with Kubuntu and the same happens. After a while i tryed the original Ubuntu 15.10 but ...
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Virtualbox Seamless mode grayed out

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Windows 8.1 host, and I am trying to get it to work with seamless mode. Using latest version of VirtualBox. I have guest additions installed on the guest, and when ...
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TAB key indents entire row instead of only text right of cursor

The TAB key is giving me unexpected behaviour in the text editor Kate on Kubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: Action Press TAB key. Expected behaviour Everything to the right of the cursor indents. Actual ...
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Login to desktop environment only for some users

i have a system with kubuntu on it and two different desktop environments. Is it possible to restrict the login for one of the two environments for a special user group? Like users of the group ...
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Digital Clock Issue in Kubuntu 15.10

I am new to Kubuntu and I have an issue with the Digital Clock Widget. First things first: I did install NTP datetimectl does say NTP Sync Yes and the Local Time is correct as well $ ...