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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Kubuntu 15.04 recognizing Wacom Intuos5 as Joystick

I've just upgraded my Kubuntu to 15.04 and I'm having problems with my Wacom Intuos5 settings screen. Kubuntu is recognizing it as a joystick, the pressure of the pen sometimes go away, I can't ...
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How to install previous plasma on Kubuntu 15.04?

I need to install KDE 4 on Kubuntu 15.04 instead of Plasma 5. How can I do this?
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“redmond” theme on kubuntu 15.04?

Fresh kubuntu 15.04 install (so: using plasma 5.2.2). I happen to like the classic Windows look (it also really confuses people :) ), and in previous releases I've installed the kdeartwork (or some ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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Removing 'kubuntu-restricted-extas' (Or: Understanding 'apt-get autoremove' in general)

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu (respectively Kubuntu) and Linux in general. Yet, some thing is causing trouble to me. Excuse me, if this has been answered before, but I somehow can't put together those ...
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Hard drive activity every few seconds

My hard drive is being written to every few seconds, even with no applications running. The last lines of dmesg shows the following; [19795.860804] type=1400 audit(1411730528.506:81): ...
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I want to install Gnome on kubuntu 14.04 is it safe?

I'm new to linux and exploring diffrent things. Anyway. If I installed Gnome on my kubuntu 14.04 will Gnome remove or replace the packages I installed?
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KDE Open recently closed application

How do I open application, that I have recently closed in Kubuntu ? UPD It would be great to have keyboard shortcut for this action. UPD2 I mean reopen last closed application, similar to ...
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How do I disable drivers check after login in Kubuntu 14.04

Every time I login after full system restart I see running process "DriverManager" (can't give full description because it's happen for short amount of time), this is annoying because of high CPU ...
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Soundcards are not detected in Kubuntu only dummy output shows up in phonon

It seems that, in KDE, no sound cards will be recognized. The onboard card does not work. But at least additional sound card ought to work: I've tried two different cards and they both are known to ...
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Shutdown incomplete when the lid is closed after pressing shutdown

I press shutdown button and if the lid is closed before the shutdown process end, this one resumes after I reopen the lid
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What is KDE's relationship to the graphic's drivers? Can someone explain how it works?

Today at school I was working with a laptop with kubuntu installed. I wanted to get a second monitor working. It was not recognized (it's an older 4:3 VGA flatscreen monitor) so I figured there was ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 got installed inside Win7, but doesn't appear in boot menu

Need someone to help me. This is for the first time I am trying to get my problem solved in forums, although I have been using Ubuntu for quite some time. First thing, I never used Ubuntu in parallel ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 CD/DVD drive no longer recognized

Dear potential helpers, I have the following problem on a circa-2008 Asus Laptop with Kubuntu 12.04.3 (3.2.0-39-generic-pae): After months of working fine, the CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. ...
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Unsupported locale prevents me from starting apps

I have the following locale settings when I type export: declare -x LANG="es_ES.ISO-8859-1" declare -x LANGUAGE="es:en" declare -x LC_ADDRESS="ms_MY.UTF-8" declare -x LC_IDENTIFICATION="ms_MY.UTF-8" ...
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Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
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Distorted sound in Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit - Sound Blaster X-fi

I am having this problem in Kubuntu. Whenever I play any audio, the sound is fuzzy, echoing, and distorted. I have looked up guides in the official Ubuntu Documentation, but they are for cards with no ...
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How do I fix my broken/damaged Kubuntu installation?

(I am dual booting Windows 8 and Kubuntu.) I've been having a lot of fun with Kubuntu. I've done a lot with it, including installing GNOME desktop, just to try it out. One day I was in Steam and I ...
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Is there a way to stop KDE 4.10 from suspending at the login screen on laptop close?

I'm running a fresh install of Kubuntu 12.10 with KDE 4.10 installed from the Backports PPA. This is my first time using KDE, so I'm still learning where to find everything. I've got KDE's Power ...
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Login password problem

I am using kubuntu 12.10. My problem is when my kubuntu starts, in login screen it shows my name & a field for giving password (previously what i have choose for my account). But if at this ...
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Failed network lookup

I'm running Kubuntu 12.10. I am having three networking problems that I think might actually have a common cause, even though they are in apparently unrelated areas. I had them in 12.04 also: When ...
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How to drag widgets from monitor to monitor in kubuntu?

I have Kubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron. I use an extern monitor as my default one, and my laptop monitor as my second monitor. I can place widgets on the extern (default) screen, but when I drag ...
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How do disable tap-to-click while typing?

Running Kubuntu 12.4 on a Thinkpad 410S. I'm hoping to disable the tap-to-click mechanisms while I am typing, similar to what I can do in windows. So far I have only been able to figure out how to: ...
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Installing the normal Kubuntu-Desktop after removing the Version from PPA

I installed this KDE Version with the commands from this link (on my Kubuntu 11.10) and after that i removed it with your commands because it freezes all the time. But when i log in in Kunbutu it is ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 won't reboot after updates

I noticed I had a bunch of updates come through the other day that required a restart. When I went to restart it just takes me to a user login screen. In the lower right there are options to restart ...
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On which device do I install the bootloader when I want to dual boot?

I'm currently trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 8.1 (already installed). It's on a non-UEFI machine. My partitions are as follows: sda1 windows installation (500GB SSD) sdb1 HDD ...
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How to fix kcmshell5 error: Could not find module bluedevildevices (bluedevil is installed!)

I do not have the bluetooth icon in system settings or my system tray in Kubuntu 15.04, so I tried launching it manually with bluedevil-monolithic. But the "configure Bluetooth" menu option from the ...
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Free space at home partition is not as expected

Almost all of my free space at home is missing and I have no idea where it is. df -h /dev/sda6 1.4G 1.3G 88M 94% /home I tried: sudo tune2fs -m 0 /dev/sda6 Setting reserved blocks ...
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When can we expect Plasma 5.3 to be available for Kubuntu users

Plasma 5.3 has been released in Kubuntu backport ppa, but not in the main ppa. What is generally the timelines that a backport is available in the main ppa. What are the reasons why I should not go ...
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How to install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04? Kdenlive recommends to use this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~sunab/+archive/ubuntu/kdenlive-release But it does not have the latest version. How do ...
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How do I prevent Kubuntu from forgetting its sticky keys settings?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and very often it forgets its settings that sticky keys are turned on by default? In Accessibility → Sticky Keys, Use Sticky Keys and lock Sticky Keys are marked. At least ...
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How do I disable KDE Wallet?

KDE Wallet keeps popping up whenever try to add or remove connections in the Network Manager. I would like to disable the KDE Wallet system altogether. In Kubuntu 14.04 I could disable KDE Wallet ...
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Is Kubuntu using my GPU?

I am having a constant problem with installing my GPU, I tried to figure out the reason why, with no luck. I have an ASUS laptop (X55V) with an Nvidia 610M 1GB GPU. I am using Kubuntu 13.3. I have ...
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How to launch live KUBUNTU from Windows?

I burned the .iso file for KUBUNTU 15 to a pendrive. The write-up process was flawless but on clicking the wubi.exe icon, it is showing an error message "wubi is not currently supported in EFI". What ...
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Nvidia driver crashes and kernel errors on fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04

I have an MSI GE70 2OE-071US laptop, with Optimus and an Nvidia GeForce GTX765M graphics card. On Kubuntu 14.10, I was once able to run CUDA using Bumblebee with reasonable reproducibility. On Kubuntu ...
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No internet access after system update

So I've just install some various updates that shows up. After system reboot I've lost internet access... Please help me with this :( I'm using kubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox Network Adapter 1 is ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 problem with monitor

When I installed Kubuntu 13.10 (virtual), it did not recognize my Compaq 19" monitor in a Compaq Presario PC and can't see the desktop properly. Conclusion: I must cancel the installation (real). My ...
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Problem with fglrx driver

I'm a newbie of Linux KUbuntu 14.10 and I've got a problem with fgrlx drivers. After installing the drivers, when I turn on pc Linux doesen't work. The GRUB starts, then appear written "KUBUNTU" and ...