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Installing the normal Kubuntu-Desktop after removing the Version from PPA

I installed this KDE Version with the commands from this link (on my Kubuntu 11.10) and after that i removed it with your commands because it freezes all the time. But when i log in in Kunbutu it is ...
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How to install smoothtasks in Kubuntu??/ General tarball install help

Ive been using Mint, and more recently Ubuntu for over a year now. Ive learned a lot, and know my way around most things. However, Ive yet to learn to compile and install things. This wouldnt be much ...
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How can I upgrade KDE in Kubuntu 11.10

How can I upgrade KDE 4.7.4 to KDE 4.8 in Kubuntu 11.10? Is it safe to upgrade or should i wait for Kubuntu 12.04.
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Bind keys to actions in KDE 4

I mainly use windows and use Linux/Kubuntu occasionally, and would love it if the same Windows shortcuts can be applied in KDE 4. Shortcuts that I would love to have. Winkey - Launches the start ...
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GTK+ Appearance in Kubuntu

I changed my appearance in Kubuntu to "MS Windows 9x", but the GTK+ applications remain with the oxygen style. I know about the "GTK+ Appearance" tab in the settings, but it has only 2 options - ...
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Deepin Software Centre unable to aunthenticate password

I am using Kubuntu 11.10. I tried installing Deepin Software Centre in it. Installation was successful but when I launched the application it asked for password. Every time I entered the password, it ...
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Libre Office Button Titles are Black

When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? I can just barely make out what the text is. It wasn't this way before and I ...
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Are you meant to be able to search for files from the Kickoff Launcher in KDE?

As the question says, really - I get the impression that, when Strigi has indexed files, you should be able to search for them from the launcher - similar to in Windows 7. However, it only ever shows ...
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kubuntu move encrypted home dir to new SSD (keep encryption)

I already found how to move my encrypted home dir to new hd, but I have a comprehension question. So when I installed kubuntu 11.10 I choose to have an encryption (I think there was only possible to ...
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several start-up scripts?

I want kubuntu to ask me at start up - which of the profile I want to use. There should be a default answer which should run automatically in 3 seconds. Much as if were Grub asking You which ...
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Should I keep an experimental Kubuntu PPA?

On a recent clean Kubuntu 11.10 64 bit install, Muon Package Manager and Muon Software Update Center would not work. I would just get a bug report. I had to do all the updates through Konsole. The ...
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How can I get kubuntu to respect previous window sizes?

Every time I open Konsole, or any number of other programs, its y-size is 100% of my desktop, which is a pain. I have the setting "save size and position on exit" checked, and I tried unchecking it ...
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How can I “provide proper authorization” to the KDE Software Updates program?

I just installed KDE, and every time I run the Software Updates program it says: This operation cannot continue since proper authorization was not provided. How can I get it to work?
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How to implement location awareness

Is there any way I can make my laptop running kubuntu a bit more intelligent as to where it is? I imagine this being done by detecting what wifi connections are around, or even just what wifi/wired ...
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Is there an update manager for Kubuntu?

Is there a default Update Manager for Kubuntu? If there isn't can I install the Ubuntu Update Manager? I know I can use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but sometimes I get ...
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Screen turns off while VLC is playing movies in Kubuntu

When I play a movie on VLC the screen turns off after 10 minutes. I used to run Ubuntu and this didn't happen there.
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Backup files being created in Kubuntu

Kubuntu creates a backup file every time i append a file and save it at the time of closing Kate editor. I am using Kubuntu 11.10
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Links won't open in Dolphin using U1 Client on KDE

No matter if I click on a link in the UI (for example, the 'Official Support' button) or the 'Show me my Ubuntu One folder' button the UI won't open the link/folder using Dolphin (tested on Kubuntu ...
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KDenLive not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (32-bit). I tried to install KDenLive in it. For installing KDenLive, I added the third party repository to get the latest version of the software . After installing its ...
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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Aligning desktop icons in Kubuntu

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (KDE4.7). Currently my desktop is in "Folder Layout" mode. I have tried align the icons on my desktop by selecting "Align to grid" in icons option in desktop. Still by icons ...
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How do I upgrade to Kubuntu+1?

I know that Ubuntu can be upgraded to a development release by starting update-manager -d However, in Kubuntu update-manager is not installed so I suppose some KDe-specific program need to be used.
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How do I hold back a Firefox update in kPackageKit?

Recently in my kubuntu 10.10 a firefox update showed which is about 15.2mb, but I already have 8.0. And it works fine with forecastfox 2.21 of which is has problems I see thru forecastfox users ...
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Where is the game item artwork in kbreakout?

I am looking for the location of the bricks, gift, etc artwork so that if I wanted to play around with making my own private bricks etc, I could. I know how to build kbreakout, but I cannot seem to ...
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How can I get Policykit-1-KDE to preselect the current user?

On my new Kubuntu 11.10 system, there are two users with administrative rights (paulo and administranto). Whenever I now from a KDE GUI dialog do some action which needs administrative rights, I get a ...
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Fat fonts in Kubuntu

In Kubuntu (both Precise and Oneiric) the font rendering is really different from Gnome. The ubuntu font is not well displayed because it is always used the bold one instead of 'regular' resulting in ...
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Consistent view modes in Dolphin FM

When using Dolphin, each folder seems to have its own configuration for view modes. Meaning that if I change my view mode to "details" and then go into another folder that has "icons" as it's view ...
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okular default printer settings

In Kubuntu 11.10, Okular does not seem to obey the CUPS default printer settings. So everytime I want to print something double-sided I have to select the option in Okular, really inconvenient. Is ...
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How do I get back the colours toolbar in Kolour Paint?

I have accidentally removed the colours toolbar on Kolour paint. I have tried right clicking on the menu bar but the toolbar settings options shows up disabled.
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How to change color in Kolourpaint?

There isn't any toolbar to change line/pencil color. How to add the toolbar? I have installed Kolourpaint from default Ubuntu repositories.
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Kubuntu 11.10 Internet Sharing via Wireless

I just setup fresh kubuntu 11.10. I have a wired internet in my apartment but need to do wireless internet sharing from kubuntu (laptop i using) to another mac book pro. I can't find the solution that ...
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If Kubuntu is based on Ubuntu, then why does its installation give me problems?

This might be an ignorant question, but I tried Kubuntu recently. I've heard that it merely has a different interface, but the backend is essentially Ubuntu. Yet, when I installed it, my sound didn't ...
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Shortcuts and transparency in Kubuntu Oneiric

Is there a way to set in Kubuntu Oneiric keyboard shortcuts to: Show the desktop (used to be called "toggle showing desktop" in old versions of Kubuntu but now seems to be gone from the ...
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kubuntu kwin shortcuts do not work with the numpad

I am trying to map keys in KWin like Meta + KP4 in Kubuntu 11.04. If numlock is on, it gets recorded as "Meta + 4" and then works with the 4 on the main keyboard, but NOT on the keypad. If numlock ...
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gtk applications in kubuntu 11.10

I check GTK+ in Kubuntu apps look bad and configure all by recommendations but oxygen-gtk theme does not affect the appearance
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How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu?

I want to move exit, maximize, and minimize button to the left like I can do in Ubuntu 11.10. How to do it?
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I think I found a bug but I don't know how to report it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have installed Kubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1. I started Software Updates to update applications. ...
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Download manager for chrome in Kubuntu?

How can I integrate kget into google chrome? Alternatively what other good download managers are there for chrome that will work in Kubuntu? thanks
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How to open the display from ssh login?

Is there any way to open the desktop display from terminal(ssh login)?
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Where is the Alpha 1 release of Kubuntu 12.04?

I have been looking around, and I can't find any official informational update on the first Alpha release of Kubuntu Precise. Was Alpha 1 released?
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How to disable or remove kopete?

I don't like kopete to start when Kde 4.7 starts. But I don't find the way to disable it - it's not to find within the startup apps or services. When I try to uninstall the package "kdenetwork" gets ...
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Why is downloading the Kubuntu .iso such a horrible user experience?

When I go to ubuntu.com, I click "Get Ubuntu", then I click "Download and Install", then I select my desired option, (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu not being options there, sadly), then the download ...
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Can I stop KDE from making a copy of a file I just overwrote?

Let' say I overwrite a text file named test.txt in KDE. KDE will make a copy of the old file and save it as test.txt~ in the same directory. Is it possible to disable that? I make copies of the old ...
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kubuntu muon package manager stop working

i have kubuntu today after updating the muon package manager stuck at 64% so i closes it. and after that when i try to update or reinstall or install software the manger stuck. so how can i reinstall ...
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Is there a plain KDE version without all the KDE applications available for Ubuntu?

I really like KDE and Ubuntu but I don't need most of the KDE applications, like Kontact or Kopete that will be installed with the usual KDE. Is there a way I can install KDE (4.7) without all those ...
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Disable touchpad while the lid is down

Kubuntu 11.10 (netbook edition) My wife's netbook has the following problem: when the lid is closed, it activates the touchpad every now and then - it makes small movements and taps. The notebook is ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 running slow and kwin using over 90%

On 2 netbooks that have been upgraded to 11.10 and are set to auto login, I am finding that everything is running slow and kwin is at over 90% until I log out and log in again and re-enable desktop ...
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How do I play audio CDs in Kubuntu?

Audio CDs play fine in Ubuntu 11.10 but in Kubuntu 11.10, even with AmaroK 2.5, audio CDs appear as playback devices and can also be ripped but I cannot play the CDs directly. AmaroK shows the CD ...
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Can I use X windows to show the GUI of a remote process?

I remember using screen emulators like Hummingbird to remotely display X processes on Windows, by adjusting environment variables like TERM and SCREEN (or so) and substituting things like vt100 and IP ...
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How to install a package in recovery mode?

I was using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed the KDE Desktop and I was happy with that. But I wanted to get my old login screen back so I removed the package kdm. When I boot my PC now, it keeps booting and ...