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Will gcc be upgraded to 4.5.* in one of the 10.04.* releases?

I don't quite understand how the LTS releases work. Will gcc be updated to the newer 4.5 version or will it remain 4.4 and I'll have to wait for 11 before seeing 4.5?
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How to automount hard disks without the need for password at login?

I want my Kubuntu to auto mount my hard disks at login without the need for password. I tried it through System settings -> removable media and checked "Enable automount removable media". But at the ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Freezes On Startup

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04. Every few boots, it freezes completely during startup with the kubuntu logo showing before the login screen shows, ctrl+alt+F# / ctrl+alt+del do nothing. ...
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Corrupted graphics on Kubuntu 14.04 under VMware

After updating my Kubuntu 13.10 VM to 14.04, there is some graphics corruption. The image seems to repeat horizontally every 800 pixels: I have tried: using a different guest resolution disabling ...
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Not able to see Kate Plugin for Javascript in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 recently. I had heard about the Javascript related plugins(Pretty JSON specifically) being there in Kate setup. But it does not show up in any of the options. I am not sure ...
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LibreOffce crashing Kubuntu constantly [closed]

The Problem Today LibreOffice just started to crash my entire KDE desktop every time I try open a file. It takes me to the login screen every single time and I have to log back in again (losing any ...
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Changing opacity of inactive windows in KDE

Is there a way to set a customization in Plasma environment so that inactive windows will have opacity 30%? I know one can set specific titlebar colors for active and inactive windows . But I could ...
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How can I zoom one specific window in KDE?

In my high resolution laptop display I defined the font to 230 dpi so everything looks fine but some apps that are running in java. Is it possible to display a specific desired window scaled in ...
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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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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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Can't install Ubuntu on a HP DV6 Laptop

I just bought a HP DV6 6011tx (link) Laptop. I formated the disk through Windows and prepared for installing Ubuntu. But when I inserted the live CD, it showed the Ubuntu start screen and then ...
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flickr.com & imagekind.com crashing my browser and effects? [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 (installed 2 days ago) is misbehaving. When I try to upload an image via Flickr or Imagekind my browsers (Firefox and Chrome) crash. It even causes the "Run a Command" window not to ...
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What packages are installed on a fresh installation?

Which packages are installed on a clean Kubuntu 11.04 Natty desktop installation? The list of installed packages can be retrieved by running: dpkg -l | grep '^ii' | awk '{print " "$2}' (the ...
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ALSA Mixer settings won't save (Kubuntu)

Since I've been using Linux on my Macbook I've noticed that there's a red light constantly shining out of the headphone port on the left side of the machine. This doesn't happen on OS X, I've checked. ...
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Kubuntu frash Installation and breeze icons are missing in GNome application style.So dolphin looks ugly

I have fresh kubuntu installation and breeze themes icons are missing.See attached pictures. I already have cleared cache by moving .kde and .cache. I have already try to change theme but no ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 operations get slow or hang until logout

After upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10 from 14.04, I've found that some programs get much slower or completely hang over the course of a few hours of use. (Even though I have 32 GB RAM, an SSD, and a fast ...
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KRFB doesn't save settings

I use KRFB 4.14.12 on KUbuntu 15.10 x64. Each time I open it (using krfb from terminal) and change the settings, if I close it, the settings are not saved. Why?
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Kubuntu 15.10 won't boot from live USB on my Samsung rf-511 laptop

I want to try Kubuntu 15.10 and that is why I have created a live USB of the kubuntu 15.10 iso through UNetBootin. I have used the same pen drive to install my present OS (Lubuntu 15.10) and had live ...
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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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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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Proxy Server on Kubuntu 15.04 not working. Need help. :[

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04. I can connect normally through LAN and wifi that requires no proxy. The problem is that the wifi in our college requires proxy with authentication. I have already ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Chromium freezes after resuming from standby (Kubuntu 14.04)

Every time my laptop resumes from standby the Chromium browser becomes frozen. Graphically, it means that it leaves an unresponsive black square on the desktop. Sometimes, but not always it would ...
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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 remove kubuntu desktop environment and change to default unity desktop environment? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed KDE recently.I don't know how to uninstall/remove it. It displays an error message and I want to switch back to default Unity Desktop Environment. How to ...
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Removing Nepomuk and Akonay

Now that we have Baloo in KDE I guess is safe to remove the Akonadi and Nepomuk, right? I have upgraded my Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 without any problem. In the upgrade process, the system removed some ...
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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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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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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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Kubuntu Energy Saving event on power button pressed not working

My Aspire 1810TZ is running Kubuntu 13.10 on an encrypted drive. I have enabled hibernation in file /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla [Re-enable hibernate by ...
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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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After install of kubuntu-full, no longer have access to Unity login

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 about a week ago. Just today I went ahead and installed kubuntu-full to get KDE and it's associated programs. I want to keep the Unity login screen though (default when you ...
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Problem with synclient: '-m' flag missing

I'm trying to set up an action for three finger flick gesture using the instructions given here, and it worked perfectly well before upgrading to kubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. When I follow the ...
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KDE: can't pin a program with “show a launcher when not running” option

When I launch a program and then right-click its taskbar button and select "show a launcher when not running", I get a standard plasma shell popup saying that no application is associated with this ...
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Trying to get opengl 2 shaders to work glxinfo says I have 4.20 installed

I am trying to get opengl 2 shaders to work. I just installed kubuntu on my lenovo z575 laptop which sports a AMD A6-3420M APU, integrated 6520 gpu. In kubuntu under desktop effects I have opengl 2 ...
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sudo apt-get remove unity

Just what sort of problems would doing the above command lead to. I have installed kde desktop and would like a pure kde DE. I understand theres kubuntu but I've done so much with this one now that ...
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Installing Kubuntu on PC without internet connection

I need to install Kubuntu LTS version on x86 notebook. Current version is numbered 12.04.1. Unfortunately my internet connection is somewhat limited so I can download max. 1 GB per month. Now what are ...
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Allow my Kubuntu laptop to connect to wireless w/o asking for my KWallet password?

Is there a way to setup my laptop so when I login it automatically connects to my wireless w/o asking for the password for KWallet to unlock the keystore to connect? I'm sure I'm mixing terms from my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(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 ...