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Kubuntu won't lock

When I close the screen of my netbook in Kubuntu, it doesn't lock when I reopen, and when I press the lock button, nothing happens. I have KScreenSaver configured, and all the drivers work fine, so ...
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Integrated webcam in lenovo t410 not working with 12.04

I have a Lenovo T410 with an inbuilt webcam and I haven't been able to get the webcam working. I tried skype, cheese, both just give me a black window. The microphone works fine with skype, by the ...
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Can I use Kubuntu Live CD to install kubuntu-desktop package on a Ubuntu installation?

I have got Ubuntu and Kubuntu live CD ISO. I installed Ubuntu on My Machine. But I want to install kubuntu-desktop package to try KDE. But this is a huge Internet download, which I do not afford. Can ...
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How to show Google Calendar events in the Clock widget?

I've just added Google Calendar account in Korganizer and it works fine, but these events don't show up in the Clock widget. Is it possible? Note: this question is about KDE.
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Can't add repo keys

I'm tring to add a keys (on Kubuntu 12.04) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys SOMEKEY and I constantly get gpg: requesting key 8AC93F7A from hkp server ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 - Touchpad and keyboard stopped working at random

As in the title, I've got this problem with my Kubuntu 12.04. At first I've thought that the whole system was hung, but it happened again 5 minutes ago and, while the keyboard and the touchpad ...
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Installation problems with Gimp 2.8 on Kubuntu 12

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 12.04 and having problems installing Gimp 2.8, I was wondering if anyone can help me? I've followed these instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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kubuntu for usb, where to find this iso-file?

I downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.9.6 to install kubuntu at an usb-drive. Now the installer is asking for an iso-file. where can I find it?
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Any way to get colored icons in alt-tab task switcher in KDE?

In KDE, I use the "Layout based switcher" alt-tab task switcher, with the "Informative" layout. All the layouts that display both icons and text have the icons for all but the currently selected task ...
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How to disable screen edge obstruction in KDE?

Whenever I enable any action in KDE -> System Settings -> Workspace behaviour -> Screen Edges selected screen edge becomes unreachable by the pointer which is bounces against it. I don't want ...
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Ubuntu based OS won't boot

I have tried installing Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Linux Mint and after the install process is done they never boot up. The screen just turns black ans stays like that. Bodhi Linux works and ...
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How do I get internet access in my kubuntu 12.04 virtual machine using NAT and a wireless connection?

I use virtualbox 4.1.14 directly from the developers including the extension (not the ppa) on an ubuntu 11.10 system. I try to access the internet from the kubuntu live cd that I have booted inside ...
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How do I recover my repos?

I've messed up with repos. How do I get the default list of repos back? What about the keys I've probably have installed - but would not be used - if I'd roll back to the default repo list? Edit: ...
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kubuntu 11.10 I need to remove the booting file

I had a windows7 " where I installed kubuntu on using wubi" and my problem is that I installed a new windows 7 because the last version infected but i forgot to uninstall kubuntu before installing ...
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Can I Force Kubuntu Installer To Use Nvidia Driver, Not Nouveau?

Is there an alternate install routine for Kubuntu 12.04 that would force the installer to use the Nvidia driver rather than Nouveau? I ask because I've installed KDE-Full on Ubuntu 12.04 and like it. ...
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Is there any difference between KDE and Kubuntu installation on Ubuntu?

Is there any difference between KDE and Kubuntu ?
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ACLs do not work correctly on cifs Windows share

Permissions do not function correctly if I mount a Windows 7 share using sudo mount -t cifs //Host/share /mnt/share -o username="Windows ...
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kubuntu 11.10 muon not recognizing 12.04 exists!

I am in kubuntu...went to muon-update...performed updates system restarted now no updates available. System does not even recognize that 12.04 is out and available. No updates available for install as ...
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Use network scanner (from HP multifunction) in Kubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Mint I used xsane to connect to my networked (wired ethernet) HP L7680 multifunction printer/scanner. The default scanning app Skanlite in Kubuntu 12.04 won't find my device. I like ...
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Optical mouse temporarily turns off when system is idle

I've been using Kubuntu for a few years now and had no trouble at all. Last week, I upgraded it to Kubuntu 12.04, and since then, have been having trouble with my optical mouse. The mouse works fine ...
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Switching from netbook edition to desktop-edition

So I've get the official Kubuntu 12.04 CD. I've installed it on a netbook. It have installed a netbook edition (without asking me...). So that I see while I would really prefer the standard ...
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How to configure Kubuntu fonts to look line ones used in Unity - Ubuntu 12.04?

Because Unity and Gnome3 where too buggy and unstable I switched to Kubuntu and now I do have a really good speed and, so far, stability. Still, the problem with Kuduntu, is the all the fonts are ...
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How to permanently switch of KDE Power Management warning about battery recall

I have Kubuntu 12.04 installed. Each time I boot I receive a notification that the battery I am using has been recalled. This is not actually the case, as the recall doesn't apply to T61 model of ...
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Kubuntu upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I tried to update as described here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu . But after updating all packages with muon-updater no upgrade available message pops up as described ...
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How can I install Unity in Kubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to try Unity, but I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). How I can I install the Unity desktop environment? I tried "sudo apt-get install unity", but after installation and choosing "Gnome" ...
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How should one tell if it's kubuntu or ubuntu installed?

How can I tell if it's ubuntu or kubuntu that is installed ? I will install chmsee on ubuntu , but kchmviewer on kubuntu.
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Cannot Upgrade to Kubuntu 12.04

As you know, Kubuntu 12.04 came out recently. Since I want to upgrade from 11.10, I followed the instructions on this page. However, after completing the update all packages step and rebooting, I ...
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Files/E-mail not signed with Kleopatra/KMail. gpg-agent

Important edit: The things almost work right know (I had put to open as a new session on system setings and reboot the computer). When I tried to sign and encript a file with Kleopatra the pinentry ...
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How to personalize KDE menu?

I would like to personalize the KDE menu. I would like to add the Ubuntu version and architecture on top of the menu Example: Kubuntu 12.04 64bit Precise Pangolin How to do it? That's the menu I'm ...
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What does this error mean: “maverick is not supported.” when installing AppScale? [closed]

I am trying to install AppScale on a cluster, and I'm running this command: debian/appscale_build.sh when I get this error: maverick is not supported what does this mean? I am unable to ...
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How can I disable Apper?

Since 12.04 came out, "Apper" bothers me every five minutes with a popup "UPDATE NOW!!!!!" How can I turn this annoyance off?
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Partitions; Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Windows, you name it, how do I do it?

Alright here's what I'm looking for help with. I want to Partition my external Gofelx drive so that I can install 4 OS's on it. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Windows Seven/8 and another linux distro I know I ...
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What package provides the color scheme for the wifi widget with the Oxygen Desktop Theme in Kubuntu? [closed]

I can't figure out what package provides the color scheme for the wifi widget in the Oxygen Desktop theme under Kubuntu. As you can see, the fonts are too dark when using this theme. I'd like to ...
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Quick look for KDE?

As per title, I'm searching if there is something similar to OSX's Quick Look or Gnome's Gloobus Preview for KDE: searching Google brought me to some KDE's brainstorms, but nothing more. Also to ...
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Black screen when playing a movie in VLC player in Kubuntu 12.04

This is not a duplicate of this question. In my situation, my AVI files will play correctly in other installed players -- but not in VLC. Unfortunately, I need frame-by-frame controls, and VLC is the ...
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Touchpad autoclicks on Kubuntu 11.10

I've got an ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad which works fine in Windows. Since my first install of Ubuntu, and even now on Kubuntu, it randomly autoclicks. Even the type of click is random, because ...
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Triple boot Windows Vista, Ubuntu 11.10, Kubuntu 11.10

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows Vista using Wubi, on my secondary hard drive. I want to install Kubuntu 11.10 in addition to Windows and Ubuntu on this secondary hard drive. It has 1 ...
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Dolphin KDE like column design for Nautilus or an alternative file browser

I'm now an Ubuntu user for several years but a friend of mine has Kubuntu installed and although I'm no fan of KDE i really liked the file Browser "Dolphin". Especially the Mac OSX like "columns ...
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Can Firefox open (embedded) PDF's without starting Okular?

How can I make Firefox on Kubuntu to open PDF in its embedded PDF viewer, like it does on Windows? Currently it opens PDF's in Okular. Some websites (with embedded PDF's) malfunction because of this ...
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Disable Kubuntu mouse autoclick [closed]

I've got an annoying problem with Kubuntu. When I stop moving my mouse (using a trackpad), it autoclicks. I've found a soultion for Ubuntu, but I can't find it in Kubuntu 11.10, so I'd like to know ...
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How do I remove kubuntu-full and all it's applications?

I'm running 12.04 - I installed kubuntu to try it out and realized that with all the bloatware applications that I didn't want it anymore - I was able to uninstall the kubuntu-desktop but there are ...
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Have the Kubuntu backports PPA stable software?

I would like to update my KDE Desktop. I am using Kubuntu 11.10 with KDE 4.7, but I would like to install KDE 4.8. I think that I have to add tne next PPA: kubuntu-ppa/backports, and then run sudo ...
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Trying different flavors of Ubuntu from a USB drive [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a dual boot of different Ubuntu versions? X K L M E U Since only 1 gig of space is recommended you should be able to have 8 possible version on a 16 gig flash drive. Cause I ...
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How to switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu

How can someone switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu? I need the OS to be more lighter than Kubuntu, so I need things to be unistalled from Kubuntu and the LXDE to be installed. I am talking about 11.10 . ...
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How to remove “Search and launch”?

Is it possible to remove the "Search and launch" whateveritis from my "desktop"? I've actually tried both Desktop and Netbook modes, but it stays there in both of them. I'm not afraid of editing files ...
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How to Install boinc at /home

I was wondering how can i install boinc at /home folder. I have an ssd for root and /home on a hdd. Since boinc does lot of write/read i would like to avoid installing it on my ssd (which i already ...
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Can I invoke 'make' from kate?

In vim I can invoke ':make', which starts make, and if there are errors, it opens the file at the line where the error was. Is there something similar in kate? I've found a 'Focus Terminal' command, ...
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What tablets would be good for running Kubuntu Active?

Looking at getting a tablet and installing Kubuntu Active Precise daily. Which ones would run it best?
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Resize window to half width

Is there an easy / convenient way to resize any window on Kubuntu to half width of the screen? With todays wide screen monitors, I have enough space to fit two windows side by side, but I never do ...
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Mounting ntfs on startup gives errors

I have a NTFS Partition that I want to be mounted on every startup. Currently Kubuntu tells me on every startup There have been errors checking the filesystem and then stops the boot process until I ...