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Kubuntu 14.04 stuck at kubuntu logo

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04.01 LTS and today I wanted to make some updates. The network crashed, while muon update manager was downloading. After reconnecting to the Internet, it finished the ...
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Will Ubuntu backup work on Kubuntu

I recently lost all my files on Kubuntu when i tried running the rm -rf / command. I later downloaded stock Ubuntu and installed it on my laptop and I set the backup manager to backup every week. I ...
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Ubuntu stuck on booting

Ubuntu stuck at booting showing only the logo.. When I press Esc, the boot seems to be stuck at : Stopping samba auto-reload integration.. How can I fix this problem?
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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DeaDBeeF and VLC creates useless window after openning file

Im using Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and every time i open audio file in Dolpin (or mc, or in terminal - doesn't matter) with VLC or DeaDBeeF a blank window is created (see screenshot below). After ~10 ...
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Underscore in Ubuntu menus

I'm on kubuntu. Compared my file manager with a friend on ubuntu (dolphin vs nautilus) and noticed he does not get the very nice "underscore" for chosing a menu option. See image below ...
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EFI Partition for manual partitioning during installation of 14.04 Kubuntu

I have a USB of 64-bit kubuntu 14.04 and I have created unallocated space on my hard drive that is currently running windows 8 with UEFI. It was pre-installed. I can get as far as loading the live ...
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Application Launcher

I am running the latest kubuntu 14.10 with plasma 5.x. A learning curve but I likr learning curves. A big problem for me is that the Application Launcher does not update as applications are installed. ...
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Syncing iPhone with iOS 8.1 on Kubuntu

I am having a problem syncing (ringtones, photo uploading, backuping) an iOS device. I have the libimobiledevice 1.1.6 (from utopic) but does not work. No problem with "trust issue" but I can't mount ...
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xmgrace mouse problems on kubuntu 14.04

I just installed grace (xmgrace) on Kubuntu 14.04 and noticed some problems with the mouse functions. I cannot scroll up/down on a plot with the mouse wheel and also when I try to chose for any ...
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Kubuntu with strange behavior in rendering window

After update Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I've got a strange behavior that appears randomly. Nothing is trigged to do it appear, and it happens sometimes in every window in random parts of such windows. ...
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kubuntu 14.04 HDD indicator always on

Gateway laptop; model # ne51006u QC Celeron ; 500gb hdd ; 4gb ; uefi secure boot disabled Kubuntu 14.04 amd64 (64 bit) installed, no significant issues. hdd indicator led on continuiously no hdd ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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Disabling the Adaptive Activation area in menus in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 and it seems to use some sort of Adaptive Activation area menu, i.e. it eliminates corner steering by default. This affects all applications I have tried (kickoff start ...
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Exporting and importing Kickoff Application Launcher's menu?

Is there any way to export and import Kickoff Application Launcher's menu? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4.
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Problem In Recovering Unallocated Partition

I have Kubuntu 14.04 installed on my HP 15. I decided to dual-boot Win7 & Kubuntu. However, on installation process of Windows 7 after I deleted the empty partition it said "Unable to install on ...
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click

How can I bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click? Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing down on it should allow me to drag and drop (just like it ...
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How to eliminate the black square caused by nvidia driver bug

I was having a problem making my new Dell2713-UM screen working on my kubuntu 14.04 desktop in my office. I ended up pull out my nvidia graphic card. Now the resolution is working fine, however there ...
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dri_prime on kubuntu 14.10 not working

Using the command DRI_PRIME has no effect glxinfo still reports the same integrated card is being used (instead of changing to the discrete one)
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Help browser in scilab hides on click (Kubuntu)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and there appears a problem with the help browser of Scilab: Very often it hides on click, such that I cannot search anything or scroll down the help files. I do not observe ...
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Kubuntu crashing when trying to do install

I continue to receive KDE Daemon closed unexpectedly when trying to launch additional drivers or when trying to update on hp laptop
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How to connect wirelessly with Kubuntu 14.04

Newbie - I recently installed kubuntu after Ubuntu kept crashing my system. Did a fresh install. I can count with Ethernet, but am unable to connect wirelessly. Looking at other questions around ...
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How can I propose a new program to be included in Ubuntu?

That's pretty much it. I would like to propose the kup backup system for kde, but I couldn't find a way to tell (K)ubuntu... ...
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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Fonts in Kubuntu sometimes unreadable, boxes instead of normal character

I have brand new install of Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64bit on Dell Latitude E4310 laptop, Polish as the system’s language. Every now and then texts in menus of some software become totally ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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Coasting stopped working on Kubuntu 14.04

I had some issues setting the touchpad the way I wanted it, but I finally succeeded with the help of xinput (I had to write a script that resets everything the way I want it after reboot, because KDE ...
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Touchscreen and Auto Rotate

I have an HP Pavillion x360 that came OEM with Windows 8.1. Due to my work I was required to dual boot with Kubuntu 14.04. After some time Kubuntu managed to delete a Windows partition and end the ...
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Not require a password to login after reboot

I've been wrestling this for days....I’m trying to achieve one of two things: (Kubuntu 14.10 and KDE 5 plasma) 1) Have Real VNC server start up when Kubuntu 14.10 boots up, before the login screen. ...
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How do I restore my Sound in Kubuntu?

Recently, I created a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. At first everything worked fine, and I was tweaking settings to get everything working properly and installing the things I needed to get ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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Installing Matlab on Kubuntu. Matlab cannot access root

when running the ./install file, Matlab cannot create it's directory as it doesn't have access to root. I've seen this asked in this post: Must I enable the root account to install Matlab? however ...
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What has happened with Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 driver Kubuntu 14.04

I've recently installed fresh Kubuntu 14.04. Everythink was working just fine with my Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 wifi card till today. I don't know what happened ? Is this fault of some standard updates ...
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How to properly install Brother DCP 135C scanner under Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have read almost all posts about this but I did not find the solution for Kubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Of course, I have tried with the solutions I read with no effect. What I did so far? I have ...
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I cannot install Kubuntu, it keeps rebooting before installation

I installed Ubuntu on my computer with no problem. I didn't like it so I wiped the drive and tried to install Kubuntu. It will boot from either CD or usb drive up until I have a choice to try it or ...
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Display out of range on Kubuntu after I install ATi drivers

I always get "Display out of range" after I install ATi drivers on Kubuntu. After the installation I'm running aticonfig --initial, then aticonfig --resolution=0,1440x900 (my monitor res), that's what ...
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How much time have I spent for a specific KDE activity?

I have created some KDE activities. Now I need to know how much time I spent for each of them. Someone said that this information is already tracked somewhere: What is a activity in KDE and what can I ...
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Number pad doesn't work for Quick Tile Kubuntu 14.04

I have setup the shortcuts for Quick Tiling to do Meta + Ctrl + 1 (or 4,7,3,6,9 respectively) for tiling the current window in the corresponding corners or sides. When I type that with the number ...
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Need Immediate Help for Kubuntu installation

I am very new for Kubuntu and other Linux OS. I tried to install Kubuntu through my Pen drive and got some error message while installing here you can find error message Traceback (most recent call ...
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Kubuntu - What's the recommended approach for setting DPI / Screen Geometry for LightDM /

I have a dual monitor setup, where the main screen is a 28" 4k display. This is coupled with an old 19" display that is rotated 90 degrees. What is the recommended approach to setting the screen ...
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How is my computer connecting to SMB (Samba Shares)?

My computer connects to Samba Shares all on its own. I also have computers showing up in networking. I am booting Kubuntu 14.04 from CD on a Toshiba C650 laptop. Any suggestions on how to not connect ...
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Connection times out in all browsers, but ping and telnet work

I have the strangest problem on my Kubuntu 14.04 installation. I cannot browse the internet in any browser (tried both Chrome and Firefox). After some time, the browser reports a connection time out ...
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save snapshot file

I followed this advice Default save directory for gnome-screenshot? and installed it as the top answer suggested. But the "screenshot" does not appear (see image). And here is my installation
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Show Desktop doesn't work with Alt+Tab in Kubuntu

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 to which I switched from Ubuntu. I believe this has something to do with the problem. Whenever I hit Alt + Tab to toggle through windows and applications, there's ...
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No log in screen in ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64bit (up to date). I have installed kubuntu-desktop and used for 1 day without any problem. On next day found that kde restart randomly and log out automatically. So I remove ...
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Suspend stopped working in Kubuntu 14.04 works in TTY

I was using Kubuntu 12.04 and Suspend and Hibernate were working. I re-installed with 14.04 and when it resumes, the gui will show without going into a log in screen, I can briefly move the mouse, ...
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cannot update or install new packages Kubuntu 14.04.1 after upgrade from 12.04.5

I upgraded my 12.04.5 Kubuntu installation to Kubuntu 14.04.1, but during the installation of packages, two things went wrong. First was a long-named deb package that had "all" at the end of it, which ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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How to prevent CDemu to startup on every session on Kubuntu?

I tried to stop CDemu (a program for mounting CD images on virtual devices) to start every time I turn my computer on, but couldn't. There is no link to cdemu on the startup folder, and the program ...