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Upgrading virtualbox from 4.3 to 5

I want to upgrade virtualbox 4.3 to 5.0 on my precise kbuntu 12.04.05. Problem is this is not an update what works incrementally but to do this you need to uninstall first virtualbox 4.3. When I do ...
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Missing movie thumbnail in Dolphin Kubuntu 15.10

Since the new 15.10 release, the movie thumbnail is gone from dolphin. It was working before, I did an upgrade from 15.04 and suddely this option disappeard. Any idea how can I get it back ? Thank ...
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Language changed to German without doing anything

My system language was English but suddenly switched to German. The keyboard layout is Swiss German but until now it worked fine. Attention! Only some programs are now in German. (e.g. kate and ...
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Icon theme is selectively applied after upgrade from kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10

This is easiest to see with the following screen shot. As you can see there are clearly two different icon sets being used. I have breeze set as my icon theme, but dolphin is using oxygen, not the ...
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Problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10

My computer has aquired some problems after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10 from 15.04: It restarts when I shut it down, which makes it impossible to shut it down. The resolution of the external ...
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Plasmashell stopped working

I'm using kubuntu 15.04. All of a sudden (without doing an upgrade), when I log in, my plasma does not start. I am in the desktop with my applications open, but no panels, no menu, no background. ...
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Why is Kubuntu booting so slowly despite using an SSD?

I recently switched from Windows 10 to Kubuntu 15.10 and I really like the possibility of customizing everything, but it's booting really slowly compared to Win10. There are also many cases where the ...
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resolve broken apt-get package download

I got an issue with the leap-keymanager package. sudo apt-get purge leap-keymanager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package ...
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Plasma 4 on Kubuntu 15.10

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 to have the latest and greatest in core functionality, however it came with Plasma 5...which although fast isn't what I'm looking for, visually or functionally. I had a ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 boot problem

I am new to linux. I had windows and kubuntu 15.04 in dual boot. Now I have decided to get rid of windows. I formated 2 of my hard drvives. I reinstalled kubuntu. But now I can't boot in it. I tried ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 stuck on boot logo

Since today Kubuntu 15.10 won't boot automatically any more. When I enter tty1, I get to the root console and can start the Plasma desktop manually by entering "startx".
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Boot problem after deleting Windows

I am new to linux. I had dual boot kubuntu and Windows 8. After a while I decided to keep only kubuntu, so I started GParted and deleted windows partitions. But now I can't boot into kubuntu, in bios ...
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I've recently updated from 15.04 to 15.10 (kubuntu) and now I get some error drm: intel_pipe_config every time I start ubuntu

Error: drm: intel_pipe_config_compare [i915]] *ERROR* mismatch in ips_enabled (expected 1, found 0) Although everything seemed to work fine but when I am playing any video and try to increase or ...
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How to check Kubuntu 15.10 for errors

I have recently installed kubuntu 15.10, but while installing the installer crashed and i was left at 97%. So i rebooted the Computer and it was working perfectly well, but from time to time my ...
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Wifi keeps getting disconnected on Kubuntu 15.10

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 (Both on separate partitions.) Wifi keeps disconnecting and dropping packets when i'm running kubuntu. It runs fine on Windows 10. I'm using a ...
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I can't find the mimeapps.list file

i need to have mimeapps.list file on my system. But sinece kubuntu 15.10 i can't find it. This file is a freedesktop standart that link application mime type to existing applications. Why this file is ...
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Kubuntu stuck at boot 'mismatch in ips_enabled'

I installed Kubuntu recently, dual boot, other boot I run Windows 10, so today I installed the latest kubuntu, and today when i restarted it always did this on the screenshot, But since now It's just ...
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Reinstall Kubunttu

I have Kubuntu on a separate SSHD but on installation I'm not given the option of installing Kubuntu on it only the other larger Hds(3Tbs) The workaround, for me, was to disconnect all other HDs and ...
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kubuntu 14.04 to full screen

I installed kubuntu 14.04 via VirtualBox. I tried to change the resolution via the settings, but I have only one option there: 640X480. I understood that I need to install guest additions, but when I ...
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What is the default interface on a fresh Kubuntu installation

I'm going to install kubuntu, what is the default interface when installing KUBUNTU ? Does plasma installed by default ? Sorry for the rookie question. Is there a point where i'm asked which ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 keeps logging me out randomly

I'm on Kubuntu 14.04 and since today it randomly happens that I get logged out after a few minutes. When I login again everything has been closed, obviously - really annoying. I've searched a bit and ...
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Kubuntu broken after update

I have Kubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-66-generic) and after a recent update I get some serious issues in my system. Is a very weird behavior and I can't really get ahead of it... I wonder if it happened to ...
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Swap CapsLock and Escape feature disabled after some time

On a new install of Kubuntu 15.10 the "Swap CapsLock and Escape feature" seems to become disabled after some time, or after returning from suspend. This feature worked fine in all versions of Kubuntu ...
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/etc/pm/power.d settings ignored in kubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to improve power consumption in my laptop. I've took the suggestions from the awesome powertop utility, and put them in a script called: /etc/pm/power.d/10evert When I manually run the ...
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KDE Telepathy Google account

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 (via 15.04) with Plasma 5.4. The migration from KDE SC 4 to Plasma 5 went rather smoothly (except for some weird hiccup while migrating kwallet... but ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 widgets disappear(on boot and activity change)

I have a fresh install of kubuntu 15.10. I am new to kubuntu and linux in general, so I dont know if I am doing something wrong. So my problem is that my widgets disappear each time I reboot my ...
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Can I upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 but stay on KDE 4?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite. I would rather stay with KDE 4 and not move up to KDE 5. Is there any way to upgrade my Kubuntu release to 15.04 and/or 15.10 while staying on ...
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Trying to enable wake on mouse/keyboard

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite and as of right now, the only way to wake the computer up from sleep is pressing the power button. I am trying to get it so that the mouse or ...
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After installing Kubuntu in Virtual Box, I receive error

After installation and restart of Kubuntu, I get an error message in the post - smbus base unintialized, upgrade BIOS or change address. Does anyone know what could be wrong? The installation was ...
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External monitor stuck at 1024x768 resolution

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite with the following graphics hardware: > lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Missing Digikam geotagging on Kubuntu 15.10

After Kubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10 I miss the function to geotag my photos with digikam. The complete menu entry is missing. Is this an known bug? How can I solve it?
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WiFi sometimes doesn't reconnect after resuming from suspend on Kubuntu 15.04

This has happened at least twice so far. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. Sometimes, when I resume work after suspend, the wifi connection doesn't go back up. Here is a part of /var/log/syslog: Oct 27 ...
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kubuntu display errors (mainly chrome)

I just installed the newest version of kubuntu, and everything seems to be great except some graphical errors. This is mainly with chrome, which is updated, when I attempt to open the plug-in menus, a ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on virtualbox 5.0.0

As you can see in the gif picture I can't install Ubuntu on virtualbox. Whenever I move my mouse, the screen will change dramatically. Actually, I don't know what keyword should I use, if I want to ...
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Icons not showing on sudo dolphin on 15.10

Greetings again everyone, I update my system recently from 15.04 to 15.10. And among the many bizarre errors, when I open dolphin as root, by using kdesudo dolphin, no icons load. They do load ...
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Question about doing lvm snapshot on rootfs

Is default ubuntu setup has all what it needs and readily configured for this? Or there's something I need to do before doing the snapshot? I read about lvm snapshot on some other distro Wiki and it ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 won't boot from live USB on my Samsung rf-511 laptop

I want to try Kubuntu 15.10 and that is why I have created a live USB of the kubuntu 15.10 iso through UNetBootin. I have used the same pen drive to install my present OS (Lubuntu 15.10) and had live ...
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Bumblebee Intel+Nvidia on 15.10 blackscreen issue

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, i have a msi GT70 laptop with optimus. I have installed bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia, it is absolutely needed because nouveau keeps crashing at login. So i ...
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Kubuntu upgrade broke KDE programs

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 on Friday. I use Awesome WM with the KDE programs. After the upgrade they seemed rather broken, like so: A fresh user account with KDE has the problem that ...
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after installing nvidia 340, my kubuntu 15.10's font looks bigger

Just as the title says, after installing nvidia and rebooting, all fonts in the launcher, date, and window's title looks bigger, but it only happens to the font, while icons and anything else seems ...
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Where is KNode in Kubuntu 15.10 “Wily”?

I just installed Kubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" and found that it seems to be missing KNode. A Google search turned up the page http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/wily/knode and there is information about ...
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Updating Kubuntu to new release [duplicate]

Beware of the beginners question. I read about the new Kubuntu Version (15.10) that was released these days. I am using the previous release (15.04). Is there something I need to do to get the new ...
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Black bars on Eclipse after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10

I just upgrade my desktop to Kubuntu 15.10 from Kubuntu 15.04, and I bizarre issue started happening in Eclipse. Looks like the divisors on software are black bars, instead of the desktop color for ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Upgrade button not working

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu. The Upgrade button on the image below is not responsive. Kubuntu Software Updates screen From command line I get: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -d Checking for a new ...
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installation freezes in kubuntu 15.10 on aspire laptop

I am trying to install kubuntu 15.10 (from an USB stick) on an Acer Aspire R3-471T laptop with win10. Problem is: I get to the install screen where I can put in the name of the system as well as ...
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Kubuntu 15.10, doubling on-screen display of sound bar after updating from kde4

http://imgur.com/avuHhfS The bottom sound bar does not disappear nor changes look when I change plasma theme.
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Kubuntu Wily upgrade screen glitch

I have upgraded to Wily and I am getting a weird screen glitch. I have uploaded the screen shot. Can somebody help me fix this? I have booted to Windows Vista and there are no glitches so I am ruling ...
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Upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 hangs with grayed out Distribution Upgrade window

Today I attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 on a ThinkPad X250 notebook following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VividUpgrades/Kubuntu I came to the dialog box ...
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Can only connect once to wireless network on Kubuntu 15.10

After upgrading from Kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10, my wireless network adaptor cannot connect to a known network. Instead of auto connecting to known networks or at least connecting when I press 'connect' ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 no drivers found Qualcomm E1750

my problem is I have a Qualcomm E1750 USB 3G modem that is actually a Huawei E800 modem. ModemManager in Kubuntu 14.04 Reports it as a "Qualcomm Incorporated E1750", lsusb reports it as a Huawei ...