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wifi problem after connecting to wired connection in kubuntu 15.04

A few days ago I installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. in first day I had no problem using WiFi at home but in my office I have no WiFi and I have to use a wired Ethernet cable to connect to the ...
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Remove kubuntu-desktop from ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely remove desktop? So, I thought I managed to remove KDE completely, but apparently that did not work at all, because every KDE application is back, ...
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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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A command for pasting; the same as Ctrl + V

Is there a command for pasting what is in clipboard. I need a command that does the same thing as to press Ctrl+V. I tried a few options for xclip but they don't paste normally and need middle click ...
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Can't vt Switch in Kubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to use the ctrl+alt+n (1-6) to switch to a terminal in Kubuntu 15.04 but it doesn't work. Nothing happens. When I run ps au | grep tty this is what I see. root 1141 0.3 0.7 200760 ...
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Cannot Install/Run Ubuntu without acpi=off & nomodeset etc

I've had this problem for a while. I reluctently just used windows. I no longer wish to be without linux on my laptop. Why is this happening: Either with CD or USB install the installer cannot get ...
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How to install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04? Kdenlive recommends to use this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~sunab/+archive/ubuntu/kdenlive-release But it does not have the latest version. How do ...
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Sound Not Working Kubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.13.0-48-generic

Sound just stopped. Was working for a couple of years. I get a intel boot up tone. Sound works in windows. I looked at No sound in Kubuntu 14.04 Following advice here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Audio/...
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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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I have the iso image but wubi again downloading the whole data?

I downloaded the Kubuntu 13.10 via torrent. But when I extracted the data and attempted to install Kubuntu while in Windows, the Wubi connects to the internet and downloads the whole ISO data again, ...
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How to move icons on Kubuntu?

I'm new to Linux world. Recently I've installed Kubuntu and I don't know how to move icons on the desktop. When I drag an icon from applications (start menu) and drop it, I can't move it anymore. For ...
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VLC video playback is choppy on Vivid with nvidia-346

I'm running Kubuntu Vivid, and have an Nvidia 940GM card on my Inspiron laptop. When using the nvidia-346 driver, VLC plays choppy videos (video seems "pixelized" with green dots appearing). The ...
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Every file opens the “Open With…” dialogue after updating mime types!

Not only that, but the open with dialogue is empty! This is my first question here, so if I made a mistake, please tell me! Some info: Kubuntu 15.04 (KDE/Openbox)
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Neverwinter Nights hangs at startup in my Kubuntu 14.10 VMWare Guest

All right, I'm setting up Neverwinter Nights yet again~ ..And I've hit a pretty heavy snag that I've never seen before, and I'm really not sure how to progress. I unzipped all the zips in order (and ...
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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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Font setting reset after restart in kubuntu 12.04

Hi I have a very annoying problem with kubuntu. Every time when I change the font, and after a restart or a root privilege is elevated the font is changed to default ubuntu 9. How to fix this annoying ...
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Kubuntu's TTY resolution too low after installing nvidia-current

After installing Kubuntu on a Notebook with GeForce Go 6100 graphics card, the tty's were working correctly, but the KDE desktop wouldn't display anything correctly. After installing the nVidia driver ...
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Kubuntu - The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

I'm trying to install pipelight, however I keep getting this issue. The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Editing /etc/grub.d/40_custom

Are there any available methods so that I can edit my /etc/grub.d/40_custom from a LiveCD or such? I really need to edit that file. Thank you.
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Kubuntu Breeze-Dark not working as expected

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. When I tried switching to breeze-dark I applied the following steps: Go to system settings --> workspace theme. Change to breeze dark. Go to color, double check that breeze ...
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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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Screen Tearing After Kubuntu Upgrade 15.10 -> 16.04

Just upgraded today, already regretting it. I have terrible VSync/tearing problems. Before it worked flawlessly. I already tried all compositor settings, some of them seemed to temporarily remove ...
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VMware Workstation is not working in Kubuntu 15.04

I have installed VMware Workstation and when i try to open it the following error message is displayed:- And when I click on the Install button another error is displayed: I also viewed the log ...
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(K)Ubuntu 16.04 Plasma 5.5.5 takes long time at login

My new installed Kubuntu 16.04 with Plasma 5.5.5 takes very long time at login(~30s). I read about a similar bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/plasma-nm/+bug/1509334 , but I don't think ...
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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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Kubuntu 15.04: bluedevil installed and working, but Bluetooth icons missing from System Settings and system tray

When I manually launch bluedevil-monolithic, the system tray icon appears and works well to configure and connect to bluetooth devices. However, the bluetooth icon does not appear in the system tray (...
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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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Installing Kubuntu 15.10 x64: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications

I try to install Kubuntu 15.10 x64 from a DVD. At the last step of the installation, I get the error message: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications. The ...
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Extremely slow display of JPEGs and other images in 15.10

[This question has been marked as a duplicate (relating to graphics drivers) but it is not. I have traced the problem to VMware Workstation 12 running on the system. The problem is triggered by ...
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kubuntu Xenial i386 and 8GB of RAM

I'm running kubuntu 16.04 i386 and have just installed additional RAM. It seems that 16.04 doesn't have pae kernel: E: Unable to locate package linux-generic-pae E: Unable to locate package linux-...
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Black screen on startup without upstart (Ubuntu 15.10)

Currently when I try starting my computer in normal mode it will display the pulsating kubuntu logo and then a black screen will stay forever. What I did to get here: Installed Ubuntu 15.10, ...
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Kubuntu doesn't work after upgrade to 16.04

I have a new System76 Lemur Laptop. It worked fine for a week. I installed Kubuntu, it worked fine. Then I upgraded to Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and the system doesn't boot fully anymore. The Kubuntu logo ...
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Change Default Scale Method Setting for KDE Wallpapers

I wish to change the default scaling method for the desktop wallpaper in KDE(more specifically Kubuntu) by editing the configuration file KDE uses to fill in those defaults on a fresh install. So ...
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Is it there a way to stop kalarm error messages from appearing?

I use kalarm to schedule a lot of terminal actions in an automation process that involves an internet connection, and kalarm is indeed doing great work. But there are certain days in which the error ...
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Error: File not found without any grub menu

I installed Kubuntu on the third partition and removed my Ubuntu partition, which was the second one before. Unlike this question, I am not seeing any grub menus before shall I do the same? I just ...
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...
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How to fully upgrade to KUbuntu 12.10 from Ubuntu 12.04?

I have customized Ubnutu but I want to upgrade to Kubuntu and save only some programs and configs
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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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Bumblebee not switching card off

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2 x86-64 on a ASUS Q551L. I have a Nvidia GeForce 840m that I am running the 352 driver from Nvidia. I am using bumblebee to switch between the two graphics cards. I can use ...
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USB drive can't be formated

I want to format my usb to install iso but it shows : org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.GLib.Error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/service.py", line 707, in ...
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kubuntu 15.04 trackpoint sensitivity

I'm running the latest kubuntu with plasma 5 on a t440s laptop. The trackpoint is very slow and there's no option to increase the sensitivity under the system input settings. The same laptop is ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 freezing on MacBook Pro 6,2, not booting ldm

I've reinstalled Kubuntu 14.04 multiple times to fix this, but it has not fixed this problem. I have a MacBook Pro 2010 15 inch with NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 256 MB GPU. Basically, this is what happens ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 bad experience, Gimp crashes and other bugs

I installed Kubuntu 11.04 64bit today. First let me expose some issues, this is not a rant, just some observations on Kubuntu 11.04 :) Flash doesn't work. The package "flashplugin-installer" was ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 - DNS Issues

Starting yesterday (6/11/12), I've been having many network problems. When requesting a page in chrome, the page hangs on "Sending request" and then will eventually timeout. I'm within a VPN that has ...
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Are there any plans to make GTK3 apps look more native in KDE?

This is stopping me from upgrading to the latest version of Kubuntu, and I realise that there are solutions out there but I would rather not have to resort to a third-party solution.
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Wireless connection is very slow

I installed Kubuntu on my new HP-15 laptop that I just got. Initially the wireless connection was working well, but about two days ago I noticed a decline in the speed of the wireless connection. When ...
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Greeter for lightDM not accepting changes

Basically the greeter has changed to the greeter usually used in xubuntu. I did install the xubuntu desktop package over kubuntu, but I've removed it by now. however it's managed to reinstall itself(I ...
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How do I complete download?

I want to exchange my XP for Kubuntu. However, I'm not very well versed with computers. I downloaded Kubuntu thinking it would automatically erase my windows XP and replace it. It took about 20 ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 - Wrong log in screen resolution on laptop

I realise that there are similar questions on this problem for Ubuntu, including a question that I asked myself, but I have the same problem with Kubuntu 15.04. My Kubuntu system is set to a ...
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How to change pdf title in Kubuntu? [duplicate]

If you are hurrying to flag this question as a duplicate of this or this questions, please stop, the answers on those questions do not provide an answer to the question here. After I asked this ...