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Ubuntu-Kubuntu start-up messed up: how to clean up?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 recently. Then for the sake of trying, i installed the Kubuntu Plasma package from the Software Repos. I didn't like Kubuntu, so i removed the same package from the Software ...
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KDE 4.6.1 on Ubuntu

This is what I have done. I Added kubuntu backport PPA for Ubuntu 10.10. After I installed the kde-standard package. I then tried to login using KDE plasma workspace from xsession. The problem is ...
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Kubuntu login problem

I have a problem when trying to login to my Kubuntu 10.10. The login screen shows up, then I type my password, a blank screen is shown with my desktop background picture and then throws me back on the ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000. In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What should I do? Does the model I ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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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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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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Cannot connect to Internet but Ethernet is connected

Due to the retirement of Windows XP, I decided to try Kubuntu. I installed it on a Lenovo T61 laptop alongside XP. The Ethernet Controller is Intel Corp 82566Mm Gigabit Network Connection. The ...
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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Consolidating hard disks into one machine leads to GRUB “A disk read error occurred” with Win7

Situation: My older Win7 laptop died (power issues). My new Kubuntu computer has an extra drive bay, so I'm trying to get dual boot to make them play nice together in the same machine. Both drives ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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What will be the power backend for (K)Ubuntu 13.10?

I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed. KDE uses powerdevil to manage hibernate/sleep, which in turns seems to use pm-utils backend. pm-utils is unmaintained, and broken at this point1. For example, I had to ...
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PPA repositories after installing kubuntu-desktop

I recently installed kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. But the problem is that I cannot get some software that I require. I think the reason is that the software repos are the originally provided ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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How to reset KDE / display settings after a move to a new machine

I've recently upgraded my hardware to a new laptop, and installed the latest kubuntu build on the new machine. Various advice here and elsewhere led me to hope that I could bring all of my KDE ...
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Time changes when rebooting kubuntu

I have installed a dual boot system with windows 7 and kubuntu but every time i reboot my system; time changes in my kubuntu. Initially frequency of time changing was less but now its changing every ...
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When using Ubuntu with the Kubuntu desktop it asks me to install Rails

Recently I installed Kubuntu (http://www.kubuntu.org/) to improve the speed of using Ubuntu. Neverhteless when I try to run my rails applications with the command "rails s" I get the following error: ...
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install win7 theme to kubuntu 12.04

Im trying to install win7 theme to my kubuntu 12.04 system through console with the following commands but after the last command the system says that i must install zenity.how can i continue the ...
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Kubuntu trackpad multifinger gesture support

I was wondering if there's a way to enable multi finger gesture support in Kubuntu 12.10. I specifically would like to quickly be able to change desktop or minimise apps. Other functionality would ...
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Where is the KDE PolicyKit Authorization manager in Kubuntu? [closed]

In order to be able to answer this question, I was looking for a way to manage PolicyKit in KDE. Using Google I quickly ran into the KDE's official Authorization manager (mentioned here and here in ...
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How to migrate to KDE?

In the next few weeks I'm going to be seriously trying KDE. I've noticed that I'm slowly ripping more and more out of the default Ubuntu system so I can stick with one panel on the bottom of the ...
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How to close sftp connections made by dolphin?

after using dolphin to connect to a ssh site, for example: sftp://myserver.com and using my user and pass... how can I close that connection so I can log in with another user? It does always auto ...
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How do I reload system settings from command line on Kubuntu?

To better understand what I need: In systemsettings (KDE), in icon theme module, after I change the icon theme, I click apply. I need to know which command line I run to do the same when I click apply ...
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How to configure KDE default settings for a new user of a group?

I'm a sys admin on Kubuntu 11.10 machine. Where do I configure the basic config for a new user (say belonging to group "users")? Edit 1: I want to configure langauages - currently my new users get ...
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How to customize the appearance of the address view in Kaddressbook? [closed]

I am impaired by my eyesight and have to set the fonts quite big to work with KDE. Kaddressbook seems to ignore the settings so that I have the contact list with big letters to choose a contact but I ...
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Black Screen after Resume from Sleep (Kubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Black screen after wakeup I know there is a lot of other posts like this, but I have been looking for hours and I still haven't found any solution. I have recently ...
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Is there Social Desktop provider other than openDesktop? [closed]

Is there a provider for Orkut or Facebook? I mean a provider to add to this screen :
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Laptop suspend appears broken, what must I roll back?

Question: What package contains the subprogram responsible for the KMenu option "sleep"? Background: I've been running KUbuntu 10.04.1 and I am completely updated. Recently (within the past month), ...
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Dolphin Search Toolbar is missing its text field. How can I get it back?

A while ago, my Search Toolbar bar went missing in dolphin. I'm referring to the Search Toolbar found under Settings>Toolbars Shown>Search Toolbar. I used to sit at the very top right corner of the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Asus Rampage Extreme IV

I'm having serious problems installing Ubuntu on my Asus Rampage IV Extreme/i7, in fact in any version of Linux at all. Here are the steps I'm following: Direct boot Kubuntu 13.10 from DVD - ...
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kde - how to change boot animation

I have also tried following these commands: update-alternatives --display default.plymouth sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u and these: sudo rm ...
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How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I'm running Kubuntu 12.04

Why won't kb3 (in Kubuntu 12.04) recognize a USB drive and allow me to burn an ISO image to it? kb3 is the default iso burning application and it gets generally good reviews. But it pops up a dialog ...
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how do I turn off tap-to-click for logitech k400r wireless keyboard with touchpad?

I'm running kubuntu 12.04 i386 on lenovo thinkcenter. There are no options for the touchpad under "Input Devices". Is there anyway to turn off tap-to-click by editing some text file?
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64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS) ...
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How to Remove KDE Login Screen?

I accidentally installed KDE on my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine the other day, to find I really don't have a liking for it. I runned a apt-get command to remove the kde-full package, but programs like ...
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muon package manager thinks that other package manager is open, and is not

I use KDE in Ubuntu 11.10 (I installed KDE with kubuntu-desktop using software center), which comes with muon package manager bundled, but some day Muon package manager decided not to update and ...
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What distro of ubuntu to choose when I focus on performance? kubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu I do have an old laptop. it has 512mb of ram and weak processor. I would like to use it only for internet(www and email). ...
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Libre Office Button Titles are Black

When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? I can just barely make out what the text is. It wasn't this way before and I ...
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Should I keep an experimental Kubuntu PPA?

On a recent clean Kubuntu 11.10 64 bit install, Muon Package Manager and Muon Software Update Center would not work. I would just get a bug report. I had to do all the updates through Konsole. The ...
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Disable touchpad while the lid is down

Kubuntu 11.10 (netbook edition) My wife's netbook has the following problem: when the lid is closed, it activates the touchpad every now and then - it makes small movements and taps. The notebook is ...
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how to make programs that autostart at login start hidden?

How do I start applications that autostart on login start hidden in the system tray? Is there special command (i.e. --hidden) to the autostart command to make the application start to the system ...
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Installing/configuring mysql server nightmare

I've never had problems installing and configuring mysql server in kubuntu but now it's just being stubborn, here's my issue: I installed the packages mysql-server, mysql-client (both 5.1), the ...
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How to disable single mouse click folder opening?

I am using Lucid 10.04 with KDE. When I single click on any folder in my file browser it is behaving as a folder. I am not able to select a folder (it always opens the folder). Right now to select I ...
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Will Ubuntu and Kubuntu both be upgraded?

I have both KDE and Gnome installed on my desktop. If I upgrade to 10.10 will both desktops, KDE and Gnome, be upgraded too?
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Changing distribution and keeping user files

I am using Kubuntu now, and hava partition as /home seperate from /. I want to install xubuntu instead of kubuntu. Can I do that without affecting my files at /home and is there any disadvanteges of ...
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which version of python is installed?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my VirtualBox. Is python installed by default? If not, How can I install python?
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Unable to locate package pkgconfig

I try to install Ruby on Ubuntu 12. There is one of the commands which gives me an error E: Unable to locate package pkgconfig sudo apt-get install build-essential openssl libreadline6 ...
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Copy files and folders to Nexus 7 from Kubuntu

when I connect my Nexus 7 to my Kubuntu laptop it shows up as a camera instead of a drive. I am running Kubuntu 12.10 and am fully up to date with my Nexus7.i would like to copy files over to it. On ...
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How to install Master PDF Editor in Kubuntu 12.04 (64bit)

How to install Master PDF Editor under Kubuntu? I do not have it in the repositories. Could somebody write it step by step? Thanks in advance!
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Update manager notifications not getting in Kubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . Generally in Ubuntu with Ubuntu-desktop i can get desktop notifications if any new updates are available for the system. But i am not getting such type of updates in KDE. Is ...