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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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I have dual booted 12.04 and xp but it defaults to xp

first time seriously trying to daul boot. first time I failed I said ehhh. Now i want to actually do it and I had a clean install of XP and installed Kubuntu 12.04.3 (got the fixed wubi.exe install it ...
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Installing KFaenza Icons on Kubuntu

I am unable to install the KFaenza Icon set. Steps tried: In the Application Appearance section of the KDE System Settings, I clicked on the “download new designs” button. A dialogue pops up which ...
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unable to install vlc noob question kubuntu [duplicate]

Whenever i type sudo apt-get install vlc. it comes with an error saying that unable to locate the package this is happening with all other installs too, am i making any mistake, it is my first hour ...
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Converting an ARF file using nbr2mp4 with Kubuntu 13.10

I followed the NBR2MP4 converter procedure on the WebEx site and also reviewed the step-by step instructions at http://askubuntu.com/a/362719/219130 but no matter what I do, it just doesn't work (i.e. ...
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System won't boot into recovery mode [duplicate]

I'm new to the whole Linux thing. I bought the computer (HP envy M6) from a pawn shop under the impression it had Windows 8 installed, with a duel boot version of Linux. Not the case at all. It is ...
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Screen Edges not working with Kubuntu 13.10

If you go to System Settings > Workspace Behavior > Screen Edges you can theoretically configure "hot corners" so that when you drag your mouse to any configured corner it either displays all ...
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xUbuntu 13.10 display not working after install inc. kUbuntu and Ubuntu

I tried installing a fresh copy of xUbuntu 13.10 on my ASRock 970 UEFI mother with a Sapphire R9 280x video card. xUbuntu installs fine but when it loads the OS.. I can see the mouse cursor but ...
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How do I install software on Kubuntu?

My friend was given a laptop with Kubuntu installed on it. She loved it and she planted that love in me too. I quickly downloaded Kubuntu 13.10, but I noticed my screen flashes after installation. I ...
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Sound problem in Kubuntu 13.10

I have a sound problem on Kubuntu 13.10 which I find rather annoying. The problem comes in two stages. By default, I cannot listen to skype. So, following a suggestion similar to this one, I added ...
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How to make (k)ubuntu 13.10 automatically wake from suspend?

To put it short: In order to save energy I would like to be able to wake the computer at certain time from suspend (any working suspend method will suffice). Computer is HP Pavilion p6-2068sc Desktop ...
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File copy operation hangs on Kubuntu 12.04

I have an ntfs partition on my hard drive to store movies etc. Whenever i try to copy files (specifically large files i guess) into the ntfs partition copying operation hangs and copying speed is ...
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Cannot access internet until visited once in an IP with browser, DNS-problem?

Just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. Wireless HW: lspci -k 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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How do i connect to a hidden wifi network in kubuntu 13.10?

I just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on a laptop. I was trying to connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network with WPA2 Security and I noticed there is no way to connect to it from the Network Manager. I can't ...
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KNetwork Manager doesn't appear in Task Manager after upgrade

I have recently upgraded my system to Kubuntu 13 (the latest one) and Knetwork Manager doesn't work anymore... It is still connecting to my network but it doesn't appear in the task manger anymore so ...
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Adding KDE Backports PPA has caused unmet dependencies. How to fix?

I added ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports in the usual way, then performed a dist-upgrade. It needed to download over gigabyte of files, so I left if for the afternoon. Upon my return, I found that the system ...
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Internet doesn't work with Kubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu with GNOME and Kubuntu 13.04. They are not different installation, I added Kubuntu to my original 13.04 GNOME Ubuntu 64-bits. When I log in with GNOME, Internet works fine. ...
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problem with kubuntu 12-04.03 64 bits

The problem is: I had installed, Windows 8 Pro 64 bit. but my PC, when I bought that PC, came with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit installed. That's okay, everything went fine. I tried to install Ubuntu ...
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Cannot install on computer with multiple GPUs?

Background. I got a problem installing (K)ubuntu yesterday. It started well with the Kubuntu 13.04 installer recognizing my 3 screens out of the box for the splash screen: pic1. However, after that, ...
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How to add WPA Enterprise TLS connection in Kubuntu?

how to add WPA2 Enterprise connection over TLS in Kubuntu 10.13, using its standard network manager? I want to connect to my university’s eduroam network and cannot do it. When I try to do it in ...
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Problems with 5GHz wifi in Kubuntu

NetworkManager works just fine as long as I'm connected to a 2.4GHz access point. I can suspend, resume, etc and it always finds my proper network and reconnects. The problem begins when I select a ...
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Remove the suffix “ - Dolphin” from the Dolphin title bar

In Kubuntu, if I have a Dolphin window open in the Home folder, the title bar reads "Home - Dolphin". Can I change this to just read "Home"?
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Editing/Viewing KDE activity config files

Is there a good way to edit your activities in a list, and edit other attributes about them? Like have particular applications launch on specific viewports/geometries with wmctrl when an activity is ...
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Unity Does Not Work after reinstall

I started out with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Then, I installed kde (by using sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop), removed unity (by using sudo apt-get remove unity unity-2d unity-2d-shell compiz), installed ...
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When I start Eclipse 4.3 I get “Invalid Configuration Location” error

When I first installed Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler) it ran A-Okay. I even did a Java program. When I shut down Eclipse and ran it again later, I got the error message below. Thinking I did something wrong ...
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How to download photos from Canon 60D to my Kubuntu 13.10 machine

This problem started after upgrading from Kubuntu 13.10 from Kubuntu 13.04 (it worked with 13.04). My 13.10 system notices that a camera was connected but I cannot drill down in the file manager ...
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Network manager applet not showing configured networks

I'm running Kubuntu and have updated to 13.10. I've got a wireless AP set up, and I also have an Ubuntu-based server for testing and so forth. I have two entries in my Network Manager - one which ...
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Wireless notification when session start in Kubuntu

When kde is charging appears a notifications this one disappears and appears again when my desktop is shown. It says I am connected to a wireless net but this did not happen until I updated the ...
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Boot Repair fail after update

I ran an update on Kubuntu and when I rebooted the boot failed. The boot repair GUI did not work with the first option and advanced repair rebuilt Grub ( I think). Now kubuntu boots to ...
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kUbuntu kickstarter transparency

I have a problem on Kubuntu, the kickstarter (start menu thing) was transparent till today, now its not transparent anymore, and I didn't changeany settings or so, all my theme things are like before ...
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What command is run when I select “Extract Archive Here…” in Kubuntu?

When I right click an archive in Kubuntu 13.10 and select the extract option, not much happens. The taskbar launcher twirls around for a few seconds but nothing actually extracts. I suspect something ...
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Change dolphin mouse hover highlight behaviour

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10. When I hover the mouse cursor over a file entry in dolphin, the entry is highlighted. My problem is, that the highlight is faded in, so it takes around half a second until ...
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Applications that open in fullscreen don't exit correctly?

So I'm using Kubuntu on my laptop. Awhile back, I made Compiz work with it via some tutorial online. But since then, whenever I open an application that starts in fullscreen mode, I have to resize the ...
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Switching from Unity to KDE login screen problem

I switched from ubuntu to kubuntu today using apt-get install kubuntu-desktop, which worked fine except from the fact that the login screen that pops up when I boot up my computer is still the unity ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 D-BUS not starting on login

I have no idea why, but when I tried to login this morning a window popped up while in splash screen "Could not start D-Bus. Can you call qdbus?" which when clicked returned me to kdm. I have ...
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Cannot Get XBOX Controller Working

I run Kubuntu 12.04.3 64bit LTS on a DELL Inspiron 1420 laptop. I have installed the xboxdrv respo AND followed everything i can find. But unlike all other problems related to this Kubuntu Deos Not ...
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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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Flickering screen with Kubuntu 13.10 on XPS 13 (Ivy Bridge)

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 on an XPS 13 early 2013 model (L322X), having had to pass the 'nomodeset' parameter to the installer. Strangely, I only had to do this after I updated the Windows ...
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awkward problems on kubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I fresh installed Kubuntu 13.10 , all seams work perfectly , graphics , sound, WiFi. After several updates, I got some awkward problems that my experience can't help me figure what's the matter. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 do not connect to wifi, but kubuntu does connect

No distro I have tried (Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10, latest Mint, Gentoo and Suse) connects to wifi. But Kubuntu does. The signal is weak but all pick it up, I am than asked to enter the password and the ...
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13.10 firewall issue

I'm running kubuntu 13.10 on my netbook, which is mostly used just running around jacked into wifi hotspots. I recently set up the firewall with ufw using the steps in this: ...
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Does `BorderlessMaximizedWindows=false` still work with Kubuntu 13.10?

Since the upgrade to Kubuntu 13.10 today I lost the borders around maximized windows. How can I re-enable them? I tried this and of course changed true to false, but it doesn't work.
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Kubuntu Fails To Mount NTFS on startup, then succeeds but it's too late

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64, I'm a complete noob at Linux and Kubuntu and have never asked a question on here before, and I have a NTFS partition on my HDD that is shared with a Windows 8.1 partition ...
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How do I repair lightdm to login to plasma-workspace on KDE 4.11.3/Kubuntu 13.10?

After an upgrade to KDE 4.11.3, my Kubuntu 13.10 ceased to login to KDE. There would be a login loop (login, black screen, return to lightdm login). I did attempt to go over other solutions such as ...
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Kbuntu clock showing time in UTC

My clock suddenly started showing time in UTC, apparently this started after an update. I reset my timezone from the Adjust Date and Time... settings and used dpkg-reconfigure tzdata but the time is ...
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How can I get netflix-desktop to remember window settings (or at least not start in full screen)

This is a fairly petty thing. I have installed netflix-desktop and it runs well. I would just like it to remember the window settings from my last session or, failing that, not start in full screen. I ...
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Polish KDE translation in Kubuntu 13.10?

How do I install new language in Kubuntu 13.10? I've chosen Poland as my country but only English language is available. I've already tried to search for "kde-l10n" in Muon (software center) but it ...
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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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kubuntu 12.04 won't start

I have dual boot config with kubuntu 12.04 and Windows7. My problem started this morning when I tried to boot kubuntu. Everything worked fine a couple of days ago and I have not done any mayor system ...
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Minimising Firefox causes Xserver to crash

Whenever I minimise Firefox by using the minimise button or clicking the icon in the taskbar, within 10 seconds xserver crashes and brings me back to the login screen. This has only been verified on ...