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Ubuntu Linux install

Please am trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 but it stays on the screen without booting into the Ubuntu when I choose the try Ubuntu or install Ubuntu. Please can u help me because the ...
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Purple/green/blue Ring around screen (Kubuntu)

I'm running Kubuntu on my HTPC on my TV (720p, 50"), and I have a purple or green ring around my screen at all times. It mostly isn't noticeable, but sometimes it seems really wide. Any idea what ...
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Keyboard Input Control and Sound Controls not Working Kubuntu 14.04

I tried Kubuntu for a month now, and suddenly I'm having trouble with two components from the plasma toolbar: I can't switch the keyboard input from English to Spanish. I had configured the ...
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kdesudo does not work in Kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04, after which kdesudo seems to work only half the time. For example: $ kdesudo systemsettings kdesudo(29361) KDESu::KDESuPrivate::KCookie::getXCookie: No X ...
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LightDM login fails for LDAP users

When trying to log onto a Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I noticed that all users would pass, when logging in via ssh, but graphical login (i.e. LightDM with the KDE greeter) would just be possible for ...
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Kubuntu freezes at splash screen

A recent update of Kubuntu 14.04 prevents the login process to go beyond the splash screen. The computer is a Kubuntu 64-bits 14.04 desktop with a GeForce GTX 580. I have been running the 14.04 for ...
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kernel crash after applying kde window theme unsuccessfully?

I had been trying a bunch of different themes in KDE just because I kind of like to do that (don't judge me) and when applying a theme that emulates the windows 7 titlebar, kwin and kde started ...
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Deactivate “Recent Files” in Dolphin

I want to deactivate the "recent files" in the sidebar of dolphin. Is there a way?
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Can't type caret ('^') in Konsole [closed]

I can obviously type it my browser and even in Xterm, but not in Konsole. I'm using Kubuntu, 13.10. To be thorough, I am using a German keyboard (which is already a pain), but I don't see why that ...
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Making Konsole to be login shell by default

I don't know why there are "login" and "non-login" shells in the first place, and i'm not very eager to know. The fact is that the RVM and NVM software that i use frequently require login shells, and ...
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Forcing DVD Boot

well it's my first post... I've taken the job of doing a routine OS change on a laptop and now I'm facing a serious trouble since the BIOS and S.M.A.R.T check to press F12 or Del to change the boot ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 Updating Issue [duplicate]

I am wondering if anyone is having issues with updates from Ubuntu with version 12.10? It was working fine up until a monthish ago, and now I never get any update notifications, and when I manually ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Usb headset not working

I have a pair of Afterglow headphones that work fine on my ubuntu laptop but not my Kubuntu desktop. It's seen in cat /proc/asound/cards, but not lsusb. It shows up as a playback device under KDE ...
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Vmplayer 6.0.3 crashes on Kubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Kubuntu 14.04 vmplayer became unstable. I'm getting constant crashes like this: *** Error in `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmplayer': malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00007fd306a36280 *** ...
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How to enable global menubar for gtk apps on kubuntu 14.04

I am used to having the global menubar (i.e. app menus are not shown in the app window but in the top panel). In Kubuntu 12.04 this worked very well, however upon installing Kubuntu 14.04 the menubar ...
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Kubuntu install partition assignment slider missing

Thank you so much for reading this. I have ubuntu installed on my machine, but recently had a problem and it no longer boots. So, I wanted to take this op and upgrade to Kubuntu. Problem is, when I ...
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Can I run Ubuntu/Kubuntu on a Blade server with no graphics card? [duplicate]

On ebay there are some $100 hp and dell blade server units that I've seen in action in data center tours. My question is, would a single one with 32gb ram, 4 intel xeon 3ghz processors and NO graphics ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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Kubuntu on a persistent live usb won't start up on my desktop

It perfectly starts up on my alienware laptop -the laptop from which I created it- and my HP laptop; however, when I try to boot it up on my desktop. it proceed until the Kubuntu logo, which keeps ...
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Kubuntu launcher menu without categories

I dont know if its right to ask about Kubuntu, but I hope not :) I'm trying Kubuntu 14.04 and I just found one disadvantage for me that's the way how the launcher looks. It contains categories, in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new here, so please excuse me if this question has been asked before. Also, I'm new to this whole Linux/Ubuntu etc thing, so this may be a silly question. :-) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer ...
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Kde. Set plasma 5.0 lockscreen

I want to set plasma 5.0 lockscreen. http://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0/screenshots/lockscreen.png When I execute $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm I see list with gdm, kdm, lightdm. There is ...
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Unable to locate package kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on 14.04

I am attempting to install kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 amd64, following these instructions sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 sudo apt update sudo apt install project-neon5-session ...
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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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Can't use Ubuntu Software Center or update Ubuntu 14.04

I can't seem to be able to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center or update my Ubuntu version. When I run sudo apt-get -f install this is the output: matt@Bessie:~$ sudo apt-get -f install ...
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Applications misbehaving on Kubuntu 14.04 fresh install

I'm having the hardest time trying to install Kubuntu 14.04, alongside Windows XP, on my ASRock Z68 Pro3-M motherboard along with an Intel Core i7 2600K processor and 8Gb of memory. I've also tried ...
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Wallpaper is not seen in fullscreen

The wallpaper does not cover the screen fully. There are black background in the top as well as in the bottom, wallpaper is only in the center. All other windows opens normally apart from the ...
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Can I get this theme in Unity?

I recently saw this photo online and got attracted towards it. I know that this a kubuntu desktop and i dont want the upside down dock as shown in this pic but I just want the indicator or whatever ...
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How can Iaunch a Windows partition in VirtualBox that already exists on my machine?

I have installed VirtualBox and I would like to have a Windows session from within my Kubuntu session. I have my hard drive partitioned so as to contain both OS. However, VirtualBox seems to only ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Wireless network dissabed by hardware switch

I am trying to install the newest Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus u32u, however, i am having problems with "Wireless network dissabled by hardware switch". I have tried "rfkill unblock all" without any luck, ...
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Kubuntu shutdown issue

After installing Kubuntu14.04 on my Gateway-M675 Laptop, it will not restart or shut down. It boots up and runs fine, but after updates or installs, it will not restart. It closes all programs and ...
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Kubuntu Muon to remove many packages?

I am experiencing very weird behaviour in Muon Update Manager. My system is Kubuntu 12.10 and is regularly updated (upgraded) either via the command line using apt or with Muon. It was last upgraded a ...
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Compiz magnifier not working on kde

I have ubuntu 14.04 and just switched from unity to kde(kubuntu-desktop). I use compiz magnifier when reading and it works on unity but not on kde. I like kde better and it's annoying to switch back ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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SSD Size Dissapearing

I recently have been low on SSD space, I can usually manage with very little space. Today I decided to try to create a Windows VM on VirtualBox. I did a "df -h" to check my disk space left and it ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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how to get gnome environment while working in gnome

just some moments ago I installed kubuntu environment and switched to kubuntu but when i return to my GNOME desktop environmentI cannot get the pure desktop and many applications appear as if they are ...
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403 Forbidden error when installing software in Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I try to install software in Kubuntu 14.04 it shows these errors: http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/q/qca2-plugin-gnupg/libqca2-plugin-gnupg_2.0.0~beta3-2_amd64.deb 403 Forbidden ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 locks mouse and keyboard after lid is closed

When I close the lid and after open it, the unblock screen, mouse and keyboard is locked. The laptop needs to be restarted by power button. Can someone help me?
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can't get past password entry

I got a HP Compaq nx8220 with Kubuntu installed, and it doesn't boot properly anymore. The problem is that it doesn't show the splash screen after you enter your password, i get through all other ...
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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[K]ubuntu in flux, upgrade would suppress kmail, konqueror and other packages?

I got a notification of available updates today (20140703), and as usual I checked the contents with apt-get -s upgrade (not as root as a double security): NOTE: This is only a simulation! ...
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How can I install Chinese fonts on Kubuntu 14.04

I'd like to see Chinese characters, such as this one.
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How do I change the Ubuntu loading screen? [duplicate]

After I installed "kubuntu-desktop" my loading screen was changed: to this: How do I change it back?
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How to re-enable Kubuntu Application Launcher Menu shortcuts after accidentally disabling

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm in the process of customizing it. I replaced the default Application Launcher with the traditional-style Application Launcher Menu. With this application ...
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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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Synclient: monitor changes to the touchpad state with 1.7.1

I'm attempting to resolve some issues with my touchpad by getting the debugging output via this tutorial. One of the steps in the tutorial advises me to monitor the touchpad activity with the ...