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Kubuntu copy paste between desktop and kodi

I installed Kubuntu 14.04.2 kernel 3.19.6. I sometimes need to work out of the desktop mode. There i would like to copy text from the browser. Open Kodi (from the desktop mode, not log out), and ...
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How do I customize date/time formats in Kubuntu 15.04?

In all prior versions of Kubuntu I've ever used (going back five years or so), I can go to System Settings and customize the date/time formats, specifying that I want 24-hour time, short dates, ...
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How can I change to one of the many system installed fonts in KDE5 konsole?

I have KDE 5 installed and would like to install a patched font for powerline. I already ran the script to install the fonts into ~/.fonts but when editing the konsole profile, I see a very limited ...
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Plasma 5.3 segfaults on monitor restart

I have an Intel NUC connected to my TV via HDMI. The NUC runs 24/7, power saving features such as "turn off monitor" are all disabled. The system works great, I am really pleased with it. However... ...
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Sticky mouse after update to Kubuntu 15.04

After updating to Kubuntu 15.04 I run into a few problems (so far it's the worst Kubuntu experience I had in many years. And for the first time ever I even had to set up my system from scratch after ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.4 from USB

I have Ubuntu 12.4 installed on my laptop and Kubuntu 15.4 but now i decided to install Ubuntu 14.4 and erase the previous two. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.4 installation and i made a boot able USB using ...
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Fresh installation Kubuntu 14.04 LTS X86 Hangs at boot(Dell Dimension 8300 Desktop)

Recently I was installed Kubuntu 14.04 LTS X86 version on my Dell Dimension 8300 Desktop Computer. Installation went just fine, but at first boot it seems to hang at grub. At grub, It hangs and I'm ...
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Graphics corrupt after KDE 5 install

Ubuntu version: 15.04 System: 64-bit Intel Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Knowledge: moderate Hi, I've been happily using 15.04 for a few months, until a week ago I decided to install KDE Plasma 5 ...
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Invisible text in Inbox by Gmail in Firefox on Kubuntu

I'm using Firefox 38 on Kubuntu 14.04.2. Google's new "Inbox by Gmail" site works correctly with Chrome on this platform, and works correctly with Firefox on a Windows 7 platform. However, on ...
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How to connect with a Kubuntu shared wifi in Kubuntu?

After a long time using Kubuntu efficiently and happily i come to you with a little frustration. The setup is the following: Internet- LAN (laptop 1) tethered wifi connection by laptop 1 (Kubuntu) ...
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Numpad for shortcuts

I try to assign shortcuts which includes numpad number keys e.g. Ctrl.+alt+5. But the numberkeys of numpad won't work only the numberkeys over the qwert keyd I found out that this seem to be an ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Plasma 5.3 showing KDE apps with GTK themes

After upgrading to KDE 5.3 using Kubuntu Backports PPA, my system looks ugly with GTK themes overriding the default KDE Breeze themes, despite having all workspace and widget themes set to Breeze in ...
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Kubuntu installation doesn't detect my windows 7 partition

My problem is that Kubuntu 15.04 doesn't detect my Windows 7 partition. My BIOS mode is set to legacy. I tried several things shown on different platforms, but none worked for me.
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Creating new session and switching back to first session results in graphic problems

I have installed all system updates and updated to plasma 5.3. If I create a new session and switch back to my first session with Ctrl+Alt+F7 I have graphic problems: Working is not longer ...
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Login screen looks weird with two monitors

I have installed all system updates and updated to plasma 5.3. But my login screen looks still like that After login everything is alright. How to fix this?
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ZTE HSUPA USB Stick on Kubuntu

I have ZTE Model MF 190 HSUPA USB stick. On my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop it detected it first time. I configured it and it worked. On my Kubuntu 14.10 desktop it does not. lsusb displays the device as ...
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High pitched voice in Skype when using external USB microphone

I am using Skype for Linux (v. 4.3.0.37) on Kubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. When making a Skype test call and using an external USB connected microphone, I noticed that my own voice is very high pitched ...
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Why ASRock X-Boost (automatic CPU overclocking) affects Kubuntu's boot?

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.10 installed (64 bits both), and when X-Boost is disabled there isn't any problems with any OS, but if X-Boost is enabled, when I try run Kubuntu, ...
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Can't navigate folders on Plasma5

I just updated to Kubuntu 15.04 running Plasma 5 and a very strange bug happened. From time to time, I can't navigate folders inside an application. When I do an "Open File for example" it will show ...
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Kubuntu keyboard problem

Issue is with some keys, when I type a I get al, for c I get c. and etc. It seems problem started to occur after latest updates..... Please advise...
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Kubuntu 14.10: Laptop only sleeps when closing lid every other time

I am running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite laptop. I have configured it via System Settings to sleep when I close the laptop lid. This works but only every other time I close the ...
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How to change the way desktop icons are displayed in Kubuntu 15.04

I'm running KDE 15.04. My desktop icons all show up in a reduced size on a gray rectangular background. I want them to be displayed in normal size without that background, just as they were in ...
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KDE 5 : Increasing icon-size in task manager and correct screen animations

I am currently using KDE 5 on Kubuntu. Everything else is good, but I just want to know how I can increase the icon-size in task manager. Currently because I am forcing font DPI to 110 for viewing ...
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Apply colors to non kde4 applications doesn't works under kde5

I can't get non kde applicaiton (Chrome for example) to apply colors from KDE. Any suggestions?
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How to show the menus for a window in the window's title bar in KDE Plasma 5

I installed both the 'appmenu-qt' and 'appmenu-qt5' packages on a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Then I looked in 'System Settings > Application Style', but found no options to enable the appmenu. ...
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How do I access GUI settings (kubuntu 15.04) or run them from Command line

Currently Plasma 5.3 is not running on my kubuntu 15.04 install. see Plasma has vanished Kubuntu 15.04 How can I access settings, i.e. what name/commands do I need to run whatever the plasma settings ...
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Dolphin takes a while to open (Kubuntu)

I tried out kubuntu a few months ago and encountered the same problem, when I try to open dolphin it takes about 15 seconds to fully load (this has never happened with any other file manager on other ...
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Plasma has vanished Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday plasma-desktop not longer started on booting up, nor on command line plasma nor plasma-desktop, (tried those after a bit of web searching). Then I tried to upgrade to a newer Plasma via a ...
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SSH by key incredibly slow

SSH connecting with key, from my machine suddenly got incredibly slow (~10sec!). It is not a server or DNS problem as far as I can figure out. The problem suddenly appeared after a simple apt-get ...
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wifi problem networkmanager

I can not connect to my Wi-Fi, can someone please help? The network manager gets stuck at: "configuring interface". After a couple of tries I get two messages: 1. wireless network deactivated. 2. no ...
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Prevent starting of gnome services

I'running kubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu backports enabled on my old laptop (Celeron 530@1.73GHz, 2GB memory). Additionally Unity is installed. After starting plasma everything i have noticed that some ...
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Kubuntu dosen't open anything at startup?

I had installed kubuntu 15.04 a few weeks back. Till now it had worked fine. But somehow it has started to behave oddly. I do see it boot and am greeted with the plasma login screen but after I ...
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Can't install Kubuntu 15.04 properly because there are no borders and i have to mouse over to see buttons

I am instaling Kubuntu 15.4 on an older pc but i can't install it because the installation isn't showing all the borders and buttons and text and showing some liny blurr instead and i dont know how to ...
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Flgrx drivers not working after suspend

This is a weird issue I've been having for a while and it's driving me insane. I have a MSI 7770 1GB Graphics card, and Ubuntu 15.04. I'm using Flgrx updates which work fine until I wake the computer ...
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Under Kubuntu 15.04 how do I stop screenlock from showing the users/password entry?

When I screenlock my system (either by it timing out from being idle, or me actually telling it to lock), I would prefer to only see the screenlock graphic defined in my settings until I move my ...
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USB ports do not work with Kubuntu 15.04

I just downloaded Kubuntu and after the installation the screen resolution goes to 800x600 (I know I have to install GPU drivers) but the problem is the system does not recognize my mouse and keyboard ...
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Laptop runs much slower after installing KDE environment Ubuntu 15.04

Recently after installing the kde environment (onto normal ubuntu 15.04, through 1 simple package install after completely removing the xfce environment.) i have noticed the massive increase in boot ...
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Can't get USB microphone to be recognized

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, and I'm having trouble getting the microphone on my headset to be recognized. The speakers portion of the headset works fine, and both parts work fine on a Windows machine. ...
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I can't enable Pipelight?

I've been trying to install pipelight on Kubuntu (I've dual booted into it on my chromebook). However when I attempt to enable pipelight it doesn't work. (precise)george@localhost:~$ sudo ...
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How to show sources in XFCE sound mixer?

I am using Ubuntu 15 and XfCE. The XFCE Mixer only gives me Master Volume. How can I show Playback-sources-volume, just like in KMix?
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Help with Kubuntu 15.04 Boot Repair

After updating from stable Kubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 15.04 Boot-Repair started to request an IOS image CD, Update to 15.04 was done via system Software Updater and 15.04 OS image is not available. ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade fails

Upgrading Kubuntu to 15.04 fails: W:Failed to fetch http://il.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found Any help?
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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 automatically unlock SSH key on login

I'm using the Plasma desktop on Kubuntu 15.04. I've switched over from Gnome 3, which automatically adds your SSH keys to the gnome keyring and (if your login password is the same as your keyring ...
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Change font in SDDM Breeze theme in Kubuntu 15.04

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04, looks very nice, but Oxygen fonts are missing my locale (Cyfillic), so I've changed all the fonts to Roboto. The only thing I have no idea for now is to how to change ...
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Login screen and resume after sleep problems after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

After upgrading to 15.04, when I type password on login screen, all texts get bold. And also, when resuming after sleep, screen gets black-white-gray fuzzy geometric figures. After few searches, it ...
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Pointing Local Folders in Kubuntu 15.04 Kmail to email messages stored on local Hard drive

I have Kmail messages stored in different folders on my local Hard drive. I would like to set up the Local Folders in the Kmail application of Kubuntu 15.04 so that it displays the messages stored on ...
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Changing kmail storage locations on the local hard drive

How does one change the location(s) in which e-mail messages related to different Kubuntu 15.04 Kmail accounts are stored on the local drive? I am using POP 3 E-mail system.
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Running Kubuntu on VirtualBox - Screen resolution stuck at 640x480

I am new to Linux in general and have just downloaded the virtual disk for SamuraiWTF - which runs on Kubuntu. I have gotten the virtual machine to run under VirtualBox on an Apple laptop, however I ...
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Installed kubuntu-desktop package on 15.04, now login screen flickers between Kubuntu and Ubuntu every second or so?

I installed the kubuntu-desktop package just after getting 15.04 and the screen now flickers between the two login screens as if they both started and want 50% time of the screen, is there anyway to ...