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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 ...
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KDE opens recent session applications

When I restart KDE, it launches all the applications I opened after restart. How to disable this feature?
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Alienware M17x R3: Possible downclock

I installed recently Kubuntu 11.10 32 bits (had graphics driver issues, wanted to try on 32 bits version) on my new Alienware M17x, with a Core i7-2670QM CPU. Cores are supposed to be clocked at 2.2 ...
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How can I remove gnome from a kubuntu 12.04 install?

I have a kubuntu 12.04 system to which I added gnome (unity) but I'm now wanting to remove gnome as I don't think I'll ever use it. doing apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop doesn't remove the packages, so ...
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Kubuntu: how do I change an icon to .sage files which are plain text?

I want Kubuntu 11.10 to show icons on several types of plain text files - depending on the extension. The problem is - KDE looks on the mime type - not on the extension. So if I do the usual way (see ...
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why nautilus will open automatically when kde loads?

Recentlly every time that laptop turns on and kde loads, nautilus will opened automatically. why ? I installed kde on ubuntu 11.10.
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krunner unreadable black text on black background. File a bug? Where?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 beta2 (up to date). Already tried to create a user from the scratch but the problem can still be replicated. I'll make it simple: with any of the available themes (air, air 4 ...
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How to right-align widgets in panel in Kubuntu 11.10?

First, please take a look at this screenshot: The problem is... It all happened before I realized what I did. So, I don't know how I messed it up. :( Do you see the panel at the bottom? The ...
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KDE's Dolphin Can't See Connected devices such as Nikon, Canon Cameras

I have noticed this problem across all distros including Kubuntu and openSUSE. Many times my Nikon D 7000 and Canon HF 11 are not seen or mounted by Dolphin. When I connect the Cameras I don't get any ...
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Error: need a repository as argument

i am kind of new in Linux, and i am using kubuntu and i keep getting this error when installing a package in terminal, i tried java, openshot, any ppa package and i keep getting "Error: nedd a ...
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Phonon - Audio Hardware Setup

Does anyone know what configuration file is modified when I change settings within this area of the system settings? I keep choosing my Logitech USB Headset as the soundard, and, when I hit apply, it ...
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How can I get Kubuntu to use my Multimedia keys?

I have tried to get Kubuntu to use my multimedia keys, and I cannot figure out how to do this. This feature is default in Ubuntu and in Linux Mint. They just work. I have followed the KUbuntu wiki ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 disable tapclick not working from gui

Trying to find the script that disables tap-to-click, but can't locate the right settings. here is 50-synaptic.conf: # Example xorg.conf.d snippet that assigns the touchpad driver # to all ...
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How to set up language input?

I'm trying to set up Kubuntu 11.10 so I can type Japanese. I've searched online but have had little luck. My installation is fresh so it'd be great if someone could walk me through it and tell me how ...
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VDrift does not start [closed]

I tried to install VDrift on Kubuntu 11.10. I downloaded the source from the project's website, installed the dependencies from packages and Bullet by hand. When I try to launch VDrift, I now get ...
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Active window title in Kubuntu panel?

I have Kubuntu 11.10 and have seen some people's desktops and they have the active window's title on their top panel like Unity and Macs do. I'm not looking for a global menu, they already have a ...
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Install Japanese in Kubuntu

I study Japanese so it's helpful to be able to type it on my computer. I have iBus installed and under Local in Settings, I installed Japanese, though it only gave me the option for translations. I ...
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install self-compiled libraries in ubuntu

Whats the recommended way to install self-compiled libraries? The libraries are supposed to replace existing ubuntu packages. Of course I want that the apt dependencies to be fullfilled. The sources ...
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How to resize a /home partition in Kubuntu?

I was distro hopping for awhile in the past few months, so in order to keep all of my files secure, I made a partition of around 50 GB named Files to store all of my files in, and still have them for ...
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How to install window decorations from file?

I got some window decorations from KDE-look.org and I went into settings to change it but it doesn't give me the option to install decorations from file. How do I do so, if it's even possible?
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How to know the history of changes made with Motherboards in ubuntu?

I am working on Ubuntu OS. Initially my pc configuration was Intel core 2 duo 3.0GH with 320 GB HDD. After some times, my friend changed the motherboard with lower version of configuration without ...
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Custom login backgrounds don't show up

I want to use a custom login back ground on Kubuntu and I have the settings pointing to the picture I want but it just shows up as black on the login screen.Any ideas why?
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How can I change the Kubuntu 12.04 default arguments for package unclutter?

Kubuntu 12.04 comes with unclutter which causes the mouse cursor (pointer) to disappear after 1 second of being stationary. I find this most annoying. Where can I change the idle time setting and ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Firefox and Rekong don't know how to open downloaded files

I just installed Kubuntu 12.04 beta 1. Both Rekong and Firefox don't know how to "Open Containing Folder" for downloaded items. They also don't know how open the item itself. (I'll give the specific ...
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Installed Plasma widgets and login screens don't show up

I downloaded some login screens and Plasma widgets from System Settings in Kubuntu, but they don't show up as selectable options. It says they're installed but I can't choose them. Any suggestions?
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Why is the LibreOffice icon just an X with a circle around it?

The LibreOffice icon looks OK from within the menu or launchers, but in the window decoration and in the dock it turns into a big X with a circle around it. I'm using Kubuntu 11.10, by the way, with ...
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Why are menus in LibreOffice not rendering correctly and how can I fix this?

With most programs, context (right-click) menus and other menus have a shadow under them to indicate that they're separate from the rest of the program. This makes them easy to read. In LibreOffice, ...
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Open tabs at startup in Konqueror

When starting Chrome I can set up that it opens previously used tabs, last time when closing the browser window. Can I do the same in Konqueror? When I open Konqueror doesn't reopen last opened tabs, ...
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Can I remove Gnome if Ubuntu is my original installation?

I installed Ubuntu with Unity and I have also installed Kubuntu. I prefer kubuntu and would like to remove Unity and all the gnome programmes. I was wondering, since it's my original Desktop ...
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Dependecy problem when trying to remove emacs

Hello I'm trying to remove emacs - but when I select it for deletion in synaptic - xemacs got selected for an installation. How do I remove emacs and xemacs from my system? I want to do it, because I ...
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KDE 4 opens up the items that were not closed at shutdown again

Let's say i have Chromium and Dolphin open up when I shut down, then both are reopen upon reboot.How do I prevent this ? DWM : KDE 4 Linux flavour : Ubuntu
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Compiz not staying in Kubuntu 11.10

I installed Kubuntu 11.10 on my computer that already runs Unity. I want to use Compiz so I can get the magic lamp effect and I already have KDE Compatibility checked in it but when I go into terminal ...
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What different desktop environments are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? I like to play with desktop environments and I know how to get Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Gnome but I don't know how to get ...
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CD ROM Drive not detected in Kubuntu 11.10

I am running kubuntu 11.10 on my Pentium M Laptop (Acer Travelmate 292LCi) on an old 20GB HDD. (It's rather less HDD for Kubuntu 11.10, isn't it?) Now, I know from older Linux distributions (like ...
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Network manager dies if my router drops the internet connection

My ISP doing some repairs on my broadband cable so my internet connection is dropping frequently, when my internet connection drops, Network Manager, shows that there are no interfaces. I have to ...
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How to re-install kde splash screen with tty1 [closed]

I accidentally uninstalled the splash screen I was using in Kubuntu 11.10 and now it takes me to tty. Can any body tell me how to re-install the kde splash screen so I can login and use my computer ...
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Screen resolution and multiple monitors Kubuntu 11.10 Asus U46E BAL7

I have just installed Kubuntu on ASUS U46E BAL7. The installation went fine and I am able to use the desktop. But it seems to recognize only one monitor at a time, either the laptop or the secondary ...
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How do I know my KDE version?

I'm on Kubuntu 11.04 and I want to know what KDE version I'm using.
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How do I restore my KDE desktop to default?

I am really a newbie in linux. Finally my sister gave me my old laptop back and i decide to install kubuntu 11.10 on it. i am really happy with this linux distribution and i already have personalized ...