The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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Lubuntu alongside Kubuntu - doubled up apps

I installed Kubuntu, and on top of that lubuntu-desktop as I need to use the Lubuntu environment for testing some things. Now when I log into Kubuntu there seem to be some Lubuntu applications ...
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How to bind media keys to Pithos actions?

I've looked through the settings both of the system and of Pithos, and it seems there is no way to govern Pithos using the media keys (Play/Pause, etc.). I use pithos more than amarok, so I'd like to ...
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How to disable dynamic contrast in Kubuntu?

My environment is kubuntu 14.04 and graphic card is nvidia GTX 560. The problem is with dynamic contrast changes. For example when I open "bright" webpages it looks like monitor is brightening up as ...
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Error While installing Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine

Running Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine Gives me an Error :- Boot : could not found kernel image : vmlinuxz.efi how can solve these ?
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Slow network and file copy performance

I'm experiencing a weird problem with my Kubuntu installation. I'm running 14.4 now that was upgraded at least twice using the built-in distribution upgrade. The problems started after the last ...
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Multiple sound source playback broken after Pithos

I have an odd situation. I have a recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 that I've been using as a work environment. It's not uncommon for me to use pianobar or MPD to provide background music, but still ...
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Alt and Prt Scr keys not working

Recently afer installing Kubuntu 14.04 and GNOME 3 on top of that, everything works fine, but my Alt and Prt Scr keys are not working. Previously I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and due to some reason ...
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modifier only ibus keyboard layout switching in kde

I recently upgraded to kubuntu 14.04. I used to have Shift+Alt as a shortcut to change keyboard layouts back in 12.04 but its not working now. I see <Shift><Meta> as next input shortcut in ...
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How do I use lightdm for login instead of light-locker?

I installed xubuntu on my laptop and recently removed nearly all of the xfce4 packages in favor of a kde desktop. However, light-locker is still used for the login screen. How can i remove it and ...
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Okular opens large pdfs with blank pages

I can't open large files (above 10MB) with Okular. This is a problem with files I save and open up in Dolphin and files I open directly in Firefox (i.e.e-books). Symptoms: -PDF opens but is blank or ...
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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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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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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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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 does not unlock the screen

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire E1-431-2896, this installation took place normally with the default installation of updates. The problem is occurring in my everyday use, when the notebook ...
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Install on Dell E6430 hangs

I'm trying to install kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell latitude E6430. I've tried both install from usb and from dvd. The different attempts result in a little different behaviour, but most of the time, I ...
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Ubuntu unity error after kubuntu-desktop

After installing kubuntu-desktop, when I log into a default unity session there are some minor cosmetic errors. The drop down menus (File, Edit, etc) have black words on the black menu and the ...
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Time format of Kubuntu 14.04 is in Khmer

I've just install Kubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook pro mid 2010. But the problem is even though i set the language in Local (system settings), the time format is still wrong. It also effects Skype ...
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notify-send can't display popups

I have a problem with notify-send. It's clearly visible that it tries to show the popups, but they only come up about 20 pixels at the bottom of the screen. Then when it times out I see the whole ...
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Problem with fonts on Kubuntu 14.04 and FF29

yesterday I updated my machine to Kubuntu 14.04 and Firefox to version 29. Now, I have an issue with some fonts, specially on rendering inputs. The font is noticeable bolder and bigger than before, ...
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KDE does not notice laptop running on battery

After upgrading to Kubuntu 14.04, KDE does not notice that the laptop is running on battery! The battery icon continues to show the 'charging' symbol. But the battery level shown in the icon keeps ...
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Cant Start NVIDIA performance mode

What does this error means? Is not possible to select the NVIDIA GPU, whenever I try this blank error appears and returns immediately to to Intel Graphics I just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04, but ...
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apt-get 'held broken packages' attempting to install kubuntu-desktop

$sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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QT 4 update, removing lots of libs

I get a message from Muon update module aksing to update QT 4. Thats fine, but it also want to remove LOTS of libs and programs (incl spotify, ksystemlog, krdc, krfb, kdepim-runtim, userconfig and ...
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Scroll mouse -> scroll up screen instead browse history

I'm new with Z-Shell, I got a problem that when I scroll my mouse, it shows me the zsh-history, but what I really wanna is to scroll up the screen, just like I drag the scrollbar on the side. seems by ...
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kubuntu System GUI radically changed after upgrade

Yesterday I did a full system upgrade, and now the GUI has changed in a way that makes the system very difficult to operate. On the top bar of the windows there are no longer the close, expand, ...
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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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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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Brightness at 100% since updating from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

since I've updated to Kubuntu 13.10 my brightness level is at 100%. I already googled around and tried different tips, but none of them worked. I've edited /etc/default/grub to ...
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Massive issues with torrents

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 and until some weeks ago I was perfectly able to download torrents via KTorrent. But suddenly when opening a magnet link via KTorrent, the torrent didn't start anymore (not ...
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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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Awesome and LXDE desktop managers messed up KDE

I saw a desktop manager named "Awesome" earlier on Google+, and thought I'd give it a try. In short, I didn't like it, but it got me wondering what other desktops were like, which I hadn't tried. The ...
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Can't load wireless module at startup kubuntu 16.04 64 bit

Good morning/afternoon/night to everyone, here's my problem. I have a laptop where I installed previously kubuntu 14.04, everything worked ok except my wireless card (rtl8723be) which had very weak ...
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kscreenlockd sometimes does not let me in in Kubuntu 16.04 xenial

I have made a clean install of 16.04 Kubuntu and thus using version 5.5.5-0ubuntu1 of libkscreenlocker5. When I go away my screen automatically locks and the screen becomes black. I then press the ...
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How to add widgets in kubuntu(16.04) panels?

I tried drag-n-drop way to add but doesn't work.
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What is jetdirect 9101-9103 ports usage and is it needed

I have a newly Kubuntu 16.04 installation. I have done a port scan: sudo nmap -sT -O localhost And got those results: Starting Nmap 7.01 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2016-05-29 09:39 IDT Nmap scan ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - keyboard works … sometimes

My (usb) keyboard works perfectly on Windows. On Kubuntu 15.10, though, it is notoriously unreliable. It works ... mostly, sometimes it doesn't. But when it does, I must not touch capslock or the ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Multiple monitor issue (Kubuntu logo displayed instead)

Originally, I had two Radeon HD 7950s each connected to two monitors and working together to make four monitors as one desktop just fine. After the computer lost power these was an issue with the ...
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Lost transparency of the Default panel and a few questions about KDE

sorry for possible language mistakes -- English is not my native language. I've got two questions: After I installed updates in my kubuntu 14.04 suddenly the Default panel lost its transparency. Why ...
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Kubuntu Cursor Select problem

I have discovered a strange bug with the mouse cursor. The select point on the 'text select' cursor is inaccurate on Kubuntu 16.04. For example if I try to click on text, it will select the text above ...
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Update failures from Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 (with updates) to 16 and cannot get 16 to install can someone help?

1I am encountering update failures from Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 (with updates) to 16.04. I cannot get version 16.04 to install. Can someone help? I have tried both Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 and I get ...
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Power management, caffeine and crash problems-Kubuntu 16.04

I have installed kubuntu 16.04 about 2 weeks ago and I ran into tons of problems since then. I have suceeded in resolving couple of them but the ones listed in here are too much for me to handle. I am ...
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I am not able to uninstall Kubuntu desktop from Ubuntu 15.10

I tried some answers from here >> How to completely remove kubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu but they didn't work for me. Every method I used it shows yes xyz packages are removed but when logout I find ...
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GitKraken and Kubuntu - installs but doesn't run

I just tried to install GitKraken, but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04. Any idea on why? Has anyone else experienced the same issue?
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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How to edit a driver file/ install a new one?

I have some problems with AirLive WL1600USB(rtl8187) on Kubuntu 16.04. It doesn't work. lsusb shows my card: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 1b75:8189 Ovislink Corp. lsmod shows everything, except for ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Wireless card is crashing and cannot be restored

Hardware: Dell XPS 13 9350 Wireless Card: Intel 7265 11ac Wireless Card with Bluetooth 4.0 Symptoms: At seemingly random times, the network will drop and the wireless interface seems to disappear. I ...
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Kubuntu Breeze-Dark not working as expected

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. When I tried switching to breeze-dark I applied the following steps: Go to system settings --> workspace theme. Change to breeze dark. Go to color, double check that breeze ...
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How to add Unity option to Kubuntu login screen?

I have installed Kubuntu on a machine, and decided to install a few desktops so I can change depending on my mood. However, when I ran sudo apt-get install unity, it installed fine, but when it ...
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first ...