The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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Kubuntu doesn't show logout or shut down or restart prompt dialog?

My main installation is Kubuntu. Then, recently I installed several others DEs like Gnome-flashback, Unity, GNOME 3, and XFCE. At the beginning, everything is okay. But now, I've got a little ...
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Can't access shares with Samba in Red Hat from Kubuntu 14.04, Windows pc's do access

I have a network with Windows's XP and Windows 7 PCs, and a Red Hat Linux server. Recently I've installed Kubuntu 14.04 on a PC. From Windows PCs I can access to Samba shares on the server but I can't ...
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Kubuntu custom livecd freezes during boot

I'm trying to create a custom kubuntu 14.04 live CD image, following the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization. I've performed the following steps: extract the ...
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Audio stopped working after running 'sudo startx'

In Kubuntu 14.04 my /tmp partition filled up and my display went blank. I logged in over ssh and ran sudo startx and I got a KDE session. In retrospect, perhaps that wasn't the wisest decision, but ...
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Kubuntu ibus 14.04 GB (UK) English default keyboard missing

I have recently upgraded my machines to Kubuntu 14.04, and it seems that ibus is (partially) broken for selecting the GB (UK) default keyboard. The closest keyboard that I have to choose from is ...
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Wine installation wants to remove nvidia-libopencl1-337

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and am using Nvidia 337.19 driver. When I try to install Wine 1.6 or 1.7 version (those are the only two I tried) Konsole returns: The following packages will be ...
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Move window from one desktop to another using drag and drop

Up until I upgraded to KDE 4.13.0, I was able to drag an application from the taskbar to a desktop in the desktop-switcher on the task-bar. This would move that window to the other desktop. This ...
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Set the default program to PDF Studio 8 Pro

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 KDE on my laptop, and installed a PDF Studio 8 Pro which I purchased from qoppa.com. I have the same program installed on my other computer, which runs on Linux Mint 16 ...
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A question about Samsung 840 Pro SSD with Kubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased Samsung 840 Pro SSD and installed Kubuntu 14.04 (13.10 first, then upgraded to 14.04). I did almost all the tricks (firmware latest version, trim by discard in fstab, ext4 ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after uninstalling kubuntu-desktop

I wanted to remove kubuntu desktop and its deps as suggested here: sudo apt-get remove akonadi-facebook akregator amarok amarok-common amarok-utils apport-kde apturl-kde ark audiocd-kio bluedevil ...
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How to disable the popping sound when changing the volume?

I've just upgraded Kubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04, and (as expected) there are several annoyances. The first one I've tried and failed to solve is the "popping" sound that is played whenever I change the ...
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Install KDE DE without any effect on unity

Yesterday I installed KDE in ubuntu 14.04 and I was quite pleased. Then I realised that the KDE install had messed up with fonts and all I had were ugly looking fonts (in Chrome and Firefox to be ...
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Firefox does not load local html files kubuntu 14.04

I have used kubuntu(10.04 & 12.04) and firefox for many years. Recently I upgraded to 14.04 and firefox will no longer open local html files. I installed chromium and it seems to work properly. ...
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I cannot remove file from KTorrent's queue manager

I cannot remove file from KTorrent's queue manager. Kubuntu 14.04, KTorrent 4.3.1. The file has been downloaded and removed, but it keeps asking me if I want to recreate it. The queue manager even ...
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kde 4.13 and oxygen transparent

Hi guys I downloaded and installed Kubuntu 14.04 yesterday and set all options and customization as I want but one of my favourite options is set my widget style to oxygen-transparent which make whole ...
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How can I restore my Unity after removing KDE?

Eliah Kagan's answer to how to remove KDE here (How to remove all traces of KDE installed) is a great first step in removing KDE from a Ubunutu, but I still have remnants of KDE that were not removed ...
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please 'translate' solution to 'filesystem check or mount failed' from ubuntu to Kubuntu

During upgrade I was told to close some KDE-Dienst (it's all in German), I allowed Kubuntu to close that and the system (apparently) shot down and could never boot again. There seems to be a solution ...
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Problem When Switching to kdm Ubuntu 14.04

Successfully installed ubuntu 14.04 lts on my lenovo yoga 2 pro, was pretty happy with it, i wanted to check out KDE, (i'm a noob and this is my first time ever trying to install a display manager) ...
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How to install Kubuntu Notes (1.7.7) in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newb when it comes to Ubuntu, so here I am. I've tried 2 flavors of Ubuntu this week and there's one thing I love in Kubuntu that I really wanted to have in my Unity-based Ubuntu, the Kubuntu ...
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Cant mount windows phone 8 with kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to mount my windows phone 8 with my Kubuntu 14.04 but I can not get access to it. I have mounted my phone in Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 and Ubuntu 13.10 but it not seem possible with ...
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Virtual Box Kernel error [duplicate]

I am using kubuntu in my laptop i have installed virtual box in kubuntu 14.04 lts but when i start virtual machine it gives me error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ub. VT-x ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 install on a Dell XPS420 hangs

I am trying to install Kubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell XPS420. The ISO I downloaded works fine on a number of other PC's (HP Desktop, Dell Laptop) so I feel confident that the ISO is OK, but when I try ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Network Manager shows only 3 VPN Op

This appears to be a new issue as I do not see records of it having startpage-d this particular issue. I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on a new machine. I did not observe the same problem with ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 as guest in VirtualBox on Win 7 host

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host. I have video issues. Videos frequently appear on top of everything else, even things they shouldn't - like menus. If I drag a player on ...
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Logitech headset USB not working properly on Kubuntu 14.04

I have a Logitech USB Headset. It worked fine on Kubuntu 13.04, 64 bits, but not on Kubuntu 14.04, 64 bits. When I plug in the headset, Kmix does not show it on the master channel window (Right click ...
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I want to know how to create a multi boot DVD with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I am a computer teacher. I am introducing my students to Linux, and I wish to create a multi boot live-DVD (single layer, 4.5GB) with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu problem or router problem with connectivity?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A on which I've installed Kubuntu 14.04. When first installed I couldn't get the Realtek 8188ee card to connect. After a lot of searching, I followed a recommendation to ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - No Screen resolution changer?

I just installed a fresh new kubuntu 14.04 on an intel nuc and everything works fine, but I can't find an option to change the screen resolution. When I go to Settings -> Display I get the following ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 14.04 back to pure Unity? [duplicate]

I installed kubuntu-desktop and that can't be removed, since it is a metapackage. All of the commands I have seen do not work, including ones that use aptitude and ones that simply state the packages ...
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Install on Dell E6430 hangs

I'm trying to install kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell latitude E6430. I've tried both install from usb and from dvd. The different attempts result in a little different behaviour, but most of the time, I ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 install crashes when reaching GRUB

I've been trying to install Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop PC alongside my Windows 7 (I want to make a dual boot system), but the istallation always crashes at the point when the installer tries to set ...
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kbuntu desktop installation language

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS (spanish) and I installed kbuntu-desktop, but the installer make it in English (american), is there any way to use KDE in spanish ?
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Firefox + Okular as “embedded” pdf viewer with Mozplugger : unable to search into the pdf

I am rather fan of okular software to view pdf. So that I am using it as embeded pdf viewer in to firefox web browser. I prefer it over the default pdf viewer of Firefox and Adobe Reader. However, ...
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How to force XnView to use QtCurve widget style?

I have installed XnView MP from http://ppa.launchpad.net/dhor/myway/ubuntu I cannot make it to use QtCurve as all my other Qt/KDE applications: This doesn't help: xnview -style qtcurve
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Install libgluezilla & create .desktop in Kubuntu 14.04

First question : How to install libgluezilla? I have installed Wine and try to run an .exe , but it says 'libgluezilla not found. To have webbrowser support, you need libgluezilla installed'. Then, I ...
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laptop hangs and dies with following crash log. [closed]

May 11 10:48:50 gyanu-SVT13135CXS kernel: [ 87.533282] usb 3-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0 May 11 10:48:50 gyanu-SVT13135CXS kernel: [ 87.533284] usb 3-1: Product: ...
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Ubuntu unity error after kubuntu-desktop

After installing kubuntu-desktop, when I log into a default unity session there are some minor cosmetic errors. The drop down menus (File, Edit, etc) have black words on the black menu and the ...
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How do I restore Dolphin instead of Gwenview as default file manager

In the 2 years or so I have used Kubuntu 12.04, Dolphin has been my default file manager and Gwenview my default image viewer. Gwenview can also double up as a file manager, which can be useful when ...
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Time format of Kubuntu 14.04 is in Khmer

I've just install Kubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook pro mid 2010. But the problem is even though i set the language in Local (system settings), the time format is still wrong. It also effects Skype ...
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Cannot connect to Internet but Ethernet is connected

Due to the retirement of Windows XP, I decided to try Kubuntu. I installed it on a Lenovo T61 laptop alongside XP. The Ethernet Controller is Intel Corp 82566Mm Gigabit Network Connection. The ...
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will updates harm my Kubuntu install on Mac iBook G4 PPC?

I'm really grateful to those who have made Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Lubuntu possible for the iBook G4! I recently installed Kubuntu to get a little extra productivity out of my old Mac, and it's working well. ...
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Ap-hotspot not creating in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed ap-hotspot in kubuntu 13.10 and it was working but then I upgraded my os to 14.04 and then it stopped working. I tried everything I removed the ap-hotspot completely and then again started ...
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Problem while installing kubuntu dual boot with windows 7

I want to install Kubuntu dual boot on my Windows 7 laptop. Now I'm familiar with dual boot with Ubuntu but the problem either of Windows 7 or Kubuntu won't. Here are the partitions I made: 200 GB ...
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Upgrading the Kubuntu [duplicate]

Dear Friends is there any command line to upgrade from kubuntu 13.10 to kubuntu 14.04. If yes then please help.
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High pitched sound by HDMI on Kubuntu 14.04

This is the result of ALSA Information Script. http://paste.debian.net/plainh/4cc082fc I have the same issue as seen in the following thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2185474 Does ...
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LuckyBackup for Kubuntu 14.04?

I am new to Linux and therefore Kubuntu 14.04. I loaded 14.04 successfully and now want to use it to back up files from a Linux based (DLINK) NAS drive. This would be a remote drive to the new Kubuntu ...
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Switch from Ubuntu to Kubuntu — 14.04

What is the command to remove all Ubuntu apps from a Kubuntu desktop, and vice versa, in Ubuntu 14.04? I want to keep the new Unity Locker, but remove everything else :) Thanks!
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Unable to start kde

Rebooting my laptop after a few days of uptime (so I don't know what could have triggered the issue) I have found that I am unable to login from lightdm. My password is accepted and the fields ...
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Lost the ability to login to unity

I installed the full kubuntu-desktop then removed kubuntu default greeter and then boom I can't find the list of desktops to choose from when logging into the system and had to login in to kubuntu ...
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notify-send can't display popups

I have a problem with notify-send. It's clearly visible that it tries to show the popups, but they only come up about 20 pixels at the bottom of the screen. Then when it times out I see the whole ...