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kdm falters / lags when reopening laptop lid

Whenever i close my laptop (HP 6730b) lid, then reopen it, my computer seems to lag/falter. Not only the mouse pointer falters but the whole system seems to be lagging. Example: after clicking the K ...
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How to fix a distorted KDE desktop running on a ATI Radeon HD 7670M?

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my notebook: CPU: Intel i7 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 7670M I'm running with a proprietary ATI display driver installed. I tried with 13.11beta9.4 and 13.11beta9.95 but ...
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How can I make muon-updater to install updates without requiring password?

Is there any way to bypass authentication process like adding the user with special permissions etc?
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not found library

I want to install GNUPG but not found library: If I install next librarry : configure: error: libgpg-error is needed. See ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgpg-error/ $ gpg-error --version gpg-error ...
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Session/NetworkManager problem after upgrade

tl;dr The errors are definitely DBUS security related and related to the active session but beyond that I'm a bit stuck. Is there a bridge package I need to register logins with loginctl? (I have ...
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How do I make a Plymouth sprite rotate?

I'm working on a custom Plymouth splash for Kubuntu 13.10. It consists of an image that's centered on the screen and rotates. I've tested the splash with both restarts and an X11 plugin, but my splash ...
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Eclipse auto shutdowns when creating new project

When I click finish on a new project in Eclipse which I installed with this command sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform. This popup window comes and no matter if I choose Yes or No it closes the ...
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Multitap and Two-finger scrolling not working on HP-dv51142la

l'm running Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit on a HP dv5-1142la laptop. It's a SynPS/2 synaptics touchpad. I just can't get Two-finger scrolling and multitap to work. I've tried everything I've found with no ...
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How to boot Kubuntu 12.04 LTS for a Laptop without an OS

I am unable to boot my laptop with a Kubuntu boot disk I made. I made sure it I burnt the 64 bit version (My laptop is 64bit) and not the 32 bit. I am using an iMac to burn the disk and My laptop is a ...
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Ubuntu (+ Kubuntu) 13.10 mouse problem

I've got the Ubuntu 13.10 (have been using Gnome). Yesterday I have installed the Kubuntu desktop and since then my mouse behaviour is kinda erratic. It's Logitech M705 (cordless with the unified ...
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Installing full KDE from minimal iso vs Live CD

I'm talking about doing KDE installation from minimal iso + tasksel versus KDE live cd. Would these 2 different method of installations give you 1 to 1 identical Kubuntu OS and configuration in the ...
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GParted Data Recovery After Closed Move-Left

Refreshing my kubuntu screen, I must have hit the return key too often and closed GParted while it was doing a Move-Left That is: FROM: | sda1 | unallocated | sda3 | | 60GB ntfs | ...
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kernel panic - not syncing - attempted to kill init

A few days ago i have done the upgrade. And now i can't boot. I tried to resinstall the kernel, but theres no effect, also looked a few similar questions but they didn't helled me. Myebe someone have ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Black screen after kubuntu loads

I get a black screen after booting. I can see the power notification of Jupiter but after that there is just black screen and mouse pointer. I have enabled auto login. I saw some of the answers ...
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Install nvidia-cuda-toolkit removes a lot of packages - Ubuntu 13.04

My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 64 bits, and when I try to install nvidia-cuda-toolkit (which I really need) the following packages need to be removed: ia32-libs ia32-libs-multiarch:i386 ...
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How to safely and painlessly switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu?

I've had Kubuntu installed for several years, updating from one major release to another, and now I think I'd like to try to switch to Lubuntu. But since my distribution is already tuned and shaped to ...
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Kubuntu installer fails while booting from usb-stick

Problem: While I tried to install kubuntu from usb-stick it gives me a black screen. Not totally, it displays one character, a dash. It's preflashing. By the way, before there's a black screen it ...
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How can i install AMD ATI Catalyst Display Driver on Kubuntu 13.10

Just like in a title. Is there a way of getting it working on kubuntu 13.10? I have already tried doing it through the Software & Updated -> additional drivers.
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Installation of ANYTHING failed

I got an issue concerning Chrome. It launches now perfectly - still trying to install something else i see - You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have ...
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Amarok 2.8 Installation Error

I decided to try kde desktop and installed it (downloaded kde-full package). Then i wanted to install the latest version of amarok player, added repository sudo add-apt-repository ...
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OS not loading (Kubuntu)

I need a help. My OS (Kubuntu 13.04) not loading. I upload screenshot of this problem (messages on monitor).
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How to install cedarview driver in Kubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS on Asus 1225 which uses a cedarview Intel graphics. I've found documentation online explaining the following steps: activate multiverse repositories sudo apt-get -y ...
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can not access host shared folder from kubuntu vm

Kubuntu VM ready; but unfortunately can not access the defined shared folder host system (win7) on VirtualBox. Upon accessing Root>media>sf_ Dolphin gives Error saying "You do not have the ...
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OpenGL 4 support in Kubuntu 13.10 with nvidia card

PROBLEM: After installing meta-utils and doing a glxinfo, I get OpenGL version string 3.0. I would like to have support for OpenGL 4.x. I know that I need to update my nvidia driver, but my last ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 boots into grub console

I have made a clean install of Kubuntu 13.10 on my Thinkpad e530, and on the first boot grub was in command line mode. I tried reinstalling, it didn't help. This is the first time I'm using the grub ...
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Kubuntu 13.10: Screensaver consumes lots of CPU even after done

After upgrading from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, I'm finding that my screensavers are consuming about 30% of my CPU even after they have stopped. I've noticed this specifically with KDE Asciiquarium and a ...
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Should I put Ubuntu, Kubuntu, or Lubuntu on my PowerPC Mac?

I own an iMac G4 computer, and I was wondering which form of Ubuntu would work best? I was going to go with Ubuntu for PPC, but I heard that there wasn't going to be any more OS's ported to PPC and ...
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kubuntu installation problem wubi

I tried to install kubuntu for the first time on win7 (32-bit), then I restarted the computer, and I get this: Try (hd0, 0): NTFS5: No Wubildr Try (hd0, 1): NTFS5: Welcome to GRUB And it stops ...
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Offline upgrade to Kubuntu 13.10

I do not have access to reliable internet access at home, but can get access to decent internet now and then. Given that there are no alternate CDs being produced, what's the best way to do an offline ...
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Network/ Internet nonnection notifier in KDE workspace tray

After upgrading to 13.10, the default network connection notifier in 13.04 in tray is disappeared. I installed kde-full, it is still disappeared. How can I fix this?
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update from 13.04 to 13.10

First of all I installed in my external USB UBUNTU 13.04, then (thanks to Google) I installed KDE (by adding KUBUNTU package), so at last I got KUBUNTU 13.04. Was happy until KDE show me that I can ...
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Black screen after login, after Kubuntu upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

After upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 I have troubles with Xorg - all boot process goes fine, but I have a black screen when Xorg starts (KDE starts, and I can hear AC adapter (dis)connect sounds). ...