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How to customize the appearance of the address view in Kaddressbook? [closed]

I am impaired by my eyesight and have to set the fonts quite big to work with KDE. Kaddressbook seems to ignore the settings so that I have the contact list with big letters to choose a contact but I ...
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How do I add an alternative “open with” command for text files in Kubuntu?

On Kubuntu 11.04 I just installed gvim, which magically added an "open with gvim" for a bunch of text files. Great, but I would like to add another one in order to start gvim on the given file and ...
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kpackagekit hangs

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 and the problem I have is that kpackagekit "froze" while installing updates. It froze while installing some plasma widgets. So my question is how can I disable the ...
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where is the xorg.conf file in kubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? How do I edit the xorg.conf file, when there isnt one in Kubuntu 11.10? I want to alter the video driver, ...
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...
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Why isnt there a KDE client for ubuntu one [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: U1 client for KDE Why isnt there KDE client? There is windows client but none for KDE. I am kubuntu user and would like to use the service.
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How do I reset/restore an icon in the start menu?

I have an entry for the web browser Firefox in my start/favorites/kicker/KDE menu which has no icon. All other entries are OK. The text reads "Web Browser" and, smaller and gray, "Firefox Web ...
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How can I add an item to the KDE Application Launcher Menu using the command line?

I've added a file /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/foo.menu and the stuff in foo.menu all works in gnome. But the menu items didn't show up, even after rebooting. I then tried adding a menu item ...
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No sound coming through HDMI to TV

I just built a PC and the sound test for HDMI in Phonon works but no other app does. My audio device is :ATI Technologies Inc RS880 Audio Device [Radeon HD 4200]. I'm running Kubuntu 11.04. It works ...
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Uninstalling knetworkmanager removes icon from system tray

I happened to install KNetworkManager over my default installation of KUBUNTU 11.04. Then I tried to open if from the K_Menu-System-. I got a message asking me if want to use it always. I replied yes. ...
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kubuntu 10.04 + ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports - is it really stable enough?

I have kubuntu 10.04 32bit. I'm having some problems with some kde apps. I have read around that installing the updates from the ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports would help. I know that the kubuntu ppa are ...
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How to open kcrash files and/or launch drkonqi manually?

So I was playing with kdenlive and it crashed (I didn't add PPA and 11.04 repos has outdated version. It was fixed for 11.10 though). "DrKonqi" [as always] said that there is not enough useful ...
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How do I increase the volume beyond 100% in Kubuntu?

The Unity/gtk volume manager that comes with vanilla Ubuntu lets you increase the volume past 100%, which is useful for hearing quiet youtube videos. Is there a way to achieve the same thing with the ...
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Are there any plans to add paid software support to Kubuntu's Muon Software Center?

I was wondering if there are plans to add support for purchases in Muon Software Center just like there is in Ubuntu Software Center? That would be handy, and as Muon developer is part of Kubuntu ...
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Why is my wireless driver not detected?

When typing iwconfig I only get "no wireless extensions" How do I get the Ubuntu wireless driver to be detected? lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory ...
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How to use global hotkeys when in fullscreen game? [closed]

None of the global shortcuts work when I'm using any fullscreen game, including Alt+Tab. I can't get out of the game until I use some kind of "exit" option, can't start/stop the music player... ...
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How do I install Ubuntu One in Kubuntu?

How can I install Ubuntu One in Kubuntu?
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Is it possible to authenticate with Ubuntu One only once with KWallet?

Kubuntu 11.04 After installing UbuntuOne for KDE via KPackageManager I have to inform my authentication password twice on every boot: one for KWallet and other for a "keyring", in this order. Is it ...
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Trash has reached maximum size?

I'm on Kubuntu 11.04, and deleting in Krusader I get "Thrash has reached maximum size" even when I have 10M in ~/.local/share/Trash/files. So my question is why is that? How do I set the allowed size ...
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Shrinking root device size after install?

I installed ubuntu after installing a fresh copy of windows. Unfortunately I accidentally clicked on one of the pre-set options and did not get a chance to manually specify the size of my root ...
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System suggests removal of kdelibs-data on sudo autoremove

On trying to clean my system of unneeded packages via sudo apt-get autoremove it prompts me to remove kdelibs-data. I'm obviously running Kubuntu, Natty that is, and am wondering if this isn't a bug ...
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How do I get kate to restore last used session?

I have two computers and both have exactly the same behavior. I have the option "load last used session" selected, but every time, Kate starts a new session. What could be causing this? Here are the ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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How does one customize Kubuntu Search and Launch (with the Plasma-Netbook interface)?

How do I change the default icons (boxed, see arrow) or How do I remove them? I have tried unlocking and customizing the page, but haven't had much success. OS: Ubuntu 11.04 with kubuntu-desktop ...
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Environment font size is too small

So I've chosen a font by System Settings -> Application Appearance -> Fonts And there I've adjusted all fonts to be of 14th size. And also checked "Use my KDE fonts..." in Gtk+ appearance. I've ...
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Wireless network not connecting in Kubuntu 11.04

I've got a fairly fresh install (a month old) of Kubuntu without much modification done to it and I'm having massive issues connecting to any wireless network. The computer can see the networks ...
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GIMP crashes on startup

First, I must say that I do not have PPA or any experimental packages enabled. Just now I installed the GIMP using kpackagekit. When I tried to start it using icon in the application menu, it didn't ...
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Can you mount SMB shares in Kubuntu like in Ubuntu?

I have just installed Kubuntu, and I notice that Dolphin tries to access SMB shares using libsmbclient instead of mounting an SMB location like I am used to in Nautilus. Unfortunately, the performance ...
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Can't install packages on kubuntu

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 and first it downloaded and installed packages fine but after a few time it cant download the packages and it says:"connection has timed out" I already tried to unplug ...
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Add folders in ubuntuone with kubuntu 11.04

I've installed the client for ubuntuone in my kubuntu 11.04 desktop but I'd like to add and sync some other folders of my home dir except the standard one, is it possible? Thank you all.
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Should I mix Kubuntu PPAs?

If i am using the ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports ppa and the ppa:kubuntu-ppa, will there be any interference between the two? So in essence should i disable the ppa:kubuntu-ppa ppa? Thanks
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Sify broadband dialer client fail to install

A few days ago I tried to migrate directly towards ubuntu 11.04,but find it difficult,because my internet connection doesn't works as it depends on sify dialer login GUI program provided on windows. ...
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Can Kubuntu simulate the Aero Desktop Peek functionality from Windows 7

Windows 7 has an Aero feature that allows you to make all windows on a workspace transparent to let you look at desktop. I already have a shortcut setup for "show desktop" but that doesn't do so ...
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desktop disappears ubuntu 10 after sitting idle

I recently built 2 identical intel i7 Ubuntu 10.04 32 machines and have a problem with my desktop or gnome session disappearing. For example, if I leave the machine sitting at the desktop (actually I ...
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how to play two sounds

The idea: The internet radio plays constantly. In some conditions I want to play from console: mpg123 --gain 5 file.mpg When nothing is using the audio device mpg123 works. However, when Firefox ...
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Suspend and hibernate don't work on a hp pavilion dv6

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop which a hp pavilion dv6, and suspend/hibernate don't seem to work. More specifically, when I try to get out of sleep/hibernation mode, the computer does ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 Network Manager won't let me choose a wireless security method for my network

I just installed Kubuntu 11.04 on a machine, it's a completely fresh install. My network is called "linksys" (don't blame me, someone else set it up), and I know for a fact it is secured by WPA2 ...
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Configuring Kubuntu to avoid mouse moving off the right edge of the screen

I just installed Kubuntu. The hardware includes two current generation ATI graphics cards in crossfire configuration. I have only one monitor plugged in. Kubuntu's Display and Monitor settings ...
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how to make programs that autostart at login start hidden?

How do I start applications that autostart on login start hidden in the system tray? Is there special command (i.e. --hidden) to the autostart command to make the application start to the system ...
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Wireless on ThinkPad Edge E420s

I have installed Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) on my ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop. Unfortunately, the wireless is not working. I have got Windows 7 installed besides Kubuntu, and wireless is working with no ...
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu LTS: longer support for server packages

I read that Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop is supported till April 2013, but Server is supported till April 2015. If I install Ubuntu LTS Desktop, will the server packages of the system still be updated ...
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missing Xorg.conf in Kubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? I am new to Kubuntu 11.04 and needs some helps from you guys. I tried to modify Xorg.conf so I can get my ...
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openshot and qbittorrent quits after after being launched

running: Kubuntu 11.04x64 Both programs quit right after being launched and I get the following errors when running each applications from the terminal: OpenShot: -------------------------------- ...
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What causes a newly installed application not to launch when run the first time?

Sometimes when I install a new application and I run it just after it's installed, I get the bouncing cursor for a while and a button in the task manager bar, and then it just disappears and the ...
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Is it possible to install Gnome3 in Kubuntu 11.04

Just wondering if it is possible to install Gnome3 under Kubuntu 11.04?
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Kubuntu corrupt screen after lid close/screensaver

I've seen a few other Q&As around this, but nothing that is exactly what I'm experiencing. I have a new Lenovo X220 which I'm running the latest Kubuntu on. If I close the lid when I open it I ...
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Konsole Message after upgrade: cannot find -lcr

Yesterday I upgraded successfully from kubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 but when I start 'konsole' the first thing is: /usr/bin/ld: error: cannot find -lcr /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Any similar function like ubuntu software center in Kubuntu?

I am trying out Kubuntu 11.04 and I am a total newbie for linux. I played ubuntu before but didn't really like its setup. However, I did find Software Center is very convenience tool but I couldn't ...
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Installing Ubuntu Again

I installed ubuntu last week on my computer. The way I did it was creating a partition on my HDD and then I used the windows installation of ubuntu to installed there. After I did it, I restart my ...
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After removing Fglrx and ati drivers cannot login

I was running kubuntu 10.10 with ati drivers (11-5). For some problems, i re-installed ati-drivers to install lastest version (11-6) but before install the new driver I reinstalled Fglrx as described ...