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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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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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How to measure input levels test on Kubuntu?

I noticed that in Ubuntu the sound/volume tool gives the chance to change the input volume/level while you speak through the microphone and there is a bar giving you the measure for the volume of your ...
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Can not shut down Kubuntu 15.04

I upgraded my Kubuntu system from 14.10 to 15.04. Now I can not shut down or log out from the system using the gui's menu. When I click on the shutdown button, ksmserver goes to 100% CPU and nothing ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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Kubuntu - The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

I'm trying to install pipelight, however I keep getting this issue. The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Fresh Kubuntu 15.04 installation hangs on boot

I've just done a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04 on my Macbook Pro retina (june 2014) and it seems to get stuck somewhere during booting. I suspect it has troubles with the wireless adapter in my ...
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How to add and enable rewrite module in manually installed apache httpd web server?

I installed apache httpd server by compiling source on Kubuntu 14.10. I followed wget http://www.us.apache.org/dist//httpd/httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz tar -xzf httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz cd httpd-2.2.29 ./configure ...
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Wine/Orbiter Performance Issues on Kubuntu

I downloaded the Orbiter spaceflight simulator (build 100830) from the official website. When running Orbiter, I get ~1 FPS, and it maxes out one of my CPU's cores (I have an i5). I run Orbiter by ...
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Bootloader location, dual boot Ubuntu 14.10 & Kubuntu 15.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop. I dual boot with Windows 8.1, and now I would like to install Kubuntu 15.04 alongside all this to see if KDE Plasma 5.2 + SDDM works with nvidia-prime ...
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How to re-enable or re-install outer glow effect on windows edges and transparency effect on drag?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and available updates. Then I got several broken packages. I've already asked an question to fix the broken packages. Now I noticed that I lost some visual desktop ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
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No focus in the LibreOffice find dialogue

Since recently the find dialogue in my LibreOffice appears in the system window frame. Probably as a result of this change, when I click CTRL + F to search for a text string inside the document, ...
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usb-creator fails - cannot generate usb disk

Using Kubuntu 14.10 64Bit, to reproduce select Kubuntu 14.10 64bit ISO image use a USB key of 8Gb or more (tried VARIOUS BRAND) select erase disk assign 4Gb for the persistent disk start the ...
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Kubuntu - External Monitor not detected

I have a second Monitor now and it's plugged into the VGA Port of my Thinkpad W530. But the monitor is not detected. I have 2 Graphic Units, so it should be able to work with 2 Monitors. I use ...
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How to get a different number of spaces with the tab in Kate when writing in different programming languages

I want to get a different number of spaces when I press the tabulator in Kate depending on the computer language I'm using. For example in a html file I want the tab to produce two spaces but in C I ...
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Kubuntu 14.10, .zshenv is sourced twice

I have added some directories into $PATH variable in my ~/.zshenv conf file. After reboot I noticed that these paths are appeared twice. I tried to print call stacks and got the following: .zshenv ...
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Preventing keyring from remembering password during session for SSH with private key on Kubuntu

Kubuntu 14.04 Whenever I attempt to SSH into a server with a private key, I am asked to "Enter password to unlock the private key". However, this then remembers the password until I completely log ...
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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 14.04 crashes on boot on Asus PC

After successfully installing Kubuntu 13.10 (64bit) on my Asus PC, I tried to upgrade to 14.04. After the upgrade completed and I tried to restart, the boot process crashes with a kernel panic, see ...
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how to get gnome environment while working in gnome

just some moments ago I installed kubuntu environment and switched to kubuntu but when i return to my GNOME desktop environmentI cannot get the pure desktop and many applications appear as if they are ...
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Problems with Ibus & Ibus-hangul in Kubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, but I have had Ibus working with Hangul (Korean) input in the past with Linux Mint 16 & Ubuntu 14.04 I have just installed Kubuntu 14.04 but can't get Ibus to run ...