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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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Moving windows left/right/up/down between multiple monitors on KDE

Is there any way to configure a keyboard shortcut to move a window to the left/right/up/down monitor? The only action I see in System Preferences -> Shortcuts and Gestures are "Window to previous ...
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Gathering all programs in one submenu in Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any easy way to put all programs in one submenu in Kickoff Application Launcher, instead of having been divided into different categories (development, education, games, graphics, internet, ...
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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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Removing the menu delay in Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any way to remove the menu delay in Kickoff Application Launcher? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. By menu delay I mean the delay for opening submenus when the mouse hovers over a folder item. ...
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Displaying more than 10 recently used applications in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 with Kickoff Application Launcher

Is there any way to display more than 10 recently used applications in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 with the (Kickoff Application Launcher)? Using the GUI settings I am limited to 10:
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Unchecking all desktop effects in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. Is there any way to uncheck all desktop effects at once, or do I have to do it one by one?
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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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Black blank screen when using google chrome

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are avilable so I updated it but now when I use Google Chrome for some time ...
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How To Transfer Files Between Two Ubuntu Machines Connected Via RJ45?

I have a desktop PC running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Laptop running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to transfer files from Desktop to my laptop using Samba (or whatever else). Can anyone guide me (or ...
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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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Sound not working in kubuntu 14.04 lts

There is no sound playing in kubuntu 14.04.But when I logging in with ubuntu 14.04 lts it works .Please help me to get sound in kubuntu
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Ksysguard give error The file /home/mahesh/.kde/share/apps/ksysguard/ProcessTable.sgrd does not contain valid XML

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are available so I updated it but now when I use Ksysyguard gives error "The ...
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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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Add program to the application launcher widget in KDE plasma desktop for Kubuntu 14.04

I would like to add Ipython qtconsole (for Python3) to the application launcher in the bottom panel at the KDE plasma desktop. I currently have three applications in the launcher: chromium browser ...
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How to get a list of packages I installed? [duplicate]

I have a Kubuntu 14.10 install that I am considering backing up and recreating as I've been upgrading it since 12.04 and I'm having a few issues that might be due to age. Since I've been using it for ...
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Kubuntu - Missing Menu Entries after installation

I just installed Kubuntu 14.10 new, because of some issues with it before. And I installed some software like Thunderbird, Google Chrome and Skype. But none of the Software is listed in the menu. Even ...
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Uninstall the Kubuntu environment

Hi I downloaded the kde desktop environment through the terminal on ubuntu 14.04 and i cant find out how to delete it. Also every time i restart my pc it goes to the kubuntu boot and login screen. Any ...
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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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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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Problem booting Kubuntu

So I installed Kubuntu the day before yesterday but when I start my laptop it boots right into Windows. This is how I installed Kubuntu: I downloaded the Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 release from the ...
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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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Changing default make command [closed]

I'm taking the course of HarvardX: CS50x Introduction to Computer Science. Normally for doing this course you have to use a virtual machine for running a Fedora system called the cs50 appliance, with ...
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Remote desktop or VNC into Kubuntu 14.10 from windows

I've had another post on here dealing with beta version/realvnc, I've since started over and am using Kubuntu 14.10 with KDE plasma (the gold release). At this point I'm looking for any solution to ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 kernel panic

I downloaded and burned the Kubuntu 14.10 amd64 iso. My laptop was running Kubuntu 14.04 amd64; it is a 4-year-old Dell Studio 17. When booting from the DVD, there is a kernel panic, unable to mount ...
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(k)ubuntu 14.10 - graphic artifacts on intel

today i have tried ubuntu and kubuntu 14.10. I've experienced some graphical artifacts around the cursor. Following issues have been observed: the cursor leaves a line of cursors on fast movement ...
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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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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Inkscape poor performance and lags on powerfull machine

I have problem with Inkscape. Even with relatively small file I see delay when I move text field or graphic elements. There are few seconds lags although the PC has enough memory and CPU and Inkscape ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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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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“Battery not present” Dell Inspiron 14-7437 [Kubuntu-14.04]

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS AMD64 on my Dell Inspiron 14" 7437; it is a fresh and fully updated installation. What happens when I turn on my PC without the power cord attached is that KDE systray ...
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Locales set to unexisting ones

I am using Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) $uname -a Linux mobile2 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:30:01 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux) I am facing a very strange problems with ...
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Auto login with Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma

II've been trying to auto login, Kubuntu 14.10 KDE 5 plasma. I had this working by adding sddm.conf file in the etc dir containing: [Autologin] User=$USERNAME Session=plasma.desktop Substitute your ...
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No network after unplugging cable and plugging it back in

I have: OS: Kubuntu (x64) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Kernel: 3.13.0-29-generic My network card works OK when I boot up my laptop, but ...
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KDE power management system could not be initialized

First of all, apologies but I am very new to using kubuntu, so I would need a very basic step by step answer to solve this problem. Since my last update I am getting this error message: KDE power ...
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Local DNS server 127.0.1.1 fails often

This problem happens only at my workplace and only with my laptop, not my colleagues'. The problem is that DNS resolutions fail often. Sites won't open, git pushes won't execute, and i have to ...
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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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Eclipse luna crashes on new project in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting Eclipse Luna to work. I downloaded the tar.gz from their site and I downloaded the tar.gz for the Java JDK. I extracted everything and Eclipse opens properly, but when ...
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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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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...