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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 ...
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Kubuntu desktop icons disappearing on reboot

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04. I have the desktop layout set as Folder View and everything is fine, but sometimes when I reboot it shows this: So all I can see is a scrollbar and no icons. If ...
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Set the default program to PDF Studio 8 Pro

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 KDE on my laptop, and installed a PDF Studio 8 Pro which I purchased from qoppa.com. I have the same program installed on my other computer, which runs on Linux Mint 16 ...
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How to set font for GTK applications on Kubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to use the same font in Kubuntu 14.04 both for native KDE apps and for GTK apps. If I use the GTK entry on System Preferences to set up the font, I see the following problems: 1: Only ...
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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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Software Properties will not run

I can't configure repositories and things on my Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. When I run kdesudo software-properties-kde it asks me for my password then gives this traceback message: Traceback (most ...
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How to select which application should be used by open containing folder?

I have already read some questions and answers here and on the internet, but I wasn't able to solve my problem. I think it is related to having installed both ubuntu-desktop and kubuntu-desktop. I ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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Wastebin full error in Kubuntu

I'm trying to delete files from a USB flash drive and I get the following message: The wastebin has reached its maximum size! Empty the wastebin manually. There are no files in the wastebin ...
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How can I prevent auto-mounting of a partition in fstab?

Previously, I prevented auto-mounting of a particular partition at boot by the following line in /etc/fstab UUID=<alphanumeric> /media/windowsHDD ntfs user,noauto 0 0 At some point in the ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 changing x mode after login

I have a QNIX 2710 monitor which reports bad EDID. Using the nouveau module the screen works fine @ 2560x1440 however the performance isn't ideal so I wish to use the nvidia binary. I have installed ...
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wine nsf screen resolution

I play NFS with Wine in Kubuntu. As usual, NFS changed my screen resolution to low, but after it finished, it didn't restore the screen to normal resolution. I found some code to restore the ...
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Kubuntu's TTY resolution too low after installing nvidia-current

After installing Kubuntu on a Notebook with GeForce Go 6100 graphics card, the tty's were working correctly, but the KDE desktop wouldn't display anything correctly. After installing the nVidia driver ...
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Setting which brightness determines screen brightness

I'm having an issue running Kubuntu 13.04 with brightness, something that seems common. In particular, brightness can be found in these 2 directories: /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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Converting an ARF file using nbr2mp4 with Kubuntu 13.10

I followed the NBR2MP4 converter procedure on the WebEx site and also reviewed the step-by step instructions at http://askubuntu.com/a/362719/219130 but no matter what I do, it just doesn't work (i.e. ...
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When I start Eclipse 4.3 I get “Invalid Configuration Location” error

When I first installed Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler) it ran A-Okay. I even did a Java program. When I shut down Eclipse and ran it again later, I got the error message below. Thinking I did something wrong ...
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kUbuntu kickstarter transparency

I have a problem on Kubuntu, the kickstarter (start menu thing) was transparent till today, now its not transparent anymore, and I didn't changeany settings or so, all my theme things are like before ...
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I have the iso image but wubi again downloading the whole data?

I downloaded the Kubuntu 13.10 via torrent. But when I extracted the data and attempted to install Kubuntu while in Windows, the Wubi connects to the internet and downloads the whole ISO data again, ...
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Network Manager drops wifi and won't remember password

I just updated my (K)Ubuntu 12.04 certified Asus laptop to Kubuntu 13.10. Now wifi drops at least every 10 minutes, and sometimes several times per minute. It's a wireless-n network with WPA2-PSK. It ...
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Deleted directory doesn't appear at the bin and doesn't give the free space back

I'm using Kubuntu. My disk was full some days ago and the system requested me to delete files. I deleted a ~17GB directory, but it didn't appear at the bin and didn't released the space. What could ...
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KCM GTK settings ignored, how can I make GTK apps use KDE icons?

I am using Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring) 64-bit. After upgrading to KDE SC 4.11.2 (from ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports) GTK applications mostly do not use the icons selected in Kubuntu's GTK KCM. I say mostly ...
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LibreOffice - Silent Crash on 4.1.1.2

Just installed (a few days ago) the latest update to LibreOffice, being Version: 4.1.1.2 [Build ID: 410m0(Build:2)]. Kubuntu version is Raring. Source was the LO ppa on launchpad. Installed fine with ...
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lowering CPU load average, Kubuntu 12.04

I've got a question about lowering CPU loads, if I understand correctly when I issue the 'uptime' command I get 3 values representing 5, 10 and 15 minutes of average CPU load. My current stats are ...
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Wifi Connection up and down Kubuntu 13.04

Currently I am using an ethernet cable. The problem is that my wifi connection is up and down, sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. I get a list of networks to choose from and instead of ...
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Using nVidia Graphics card on Kubuntu 13.04

I tried to install the nVidia graphics card using the answer in "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server"(screenshot included) since I was having rendering issues and my laptop ...
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Kubuntu white stripes Ubuntu 12.04

I made a clean installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and added the Kubuntu desktop. Now I have white stripes at the bottom of the desktop (in the task bar) they are paired and in a regular distance to each ...
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How to forbid Kubuntu 13.04 Task Manager to group similar instances of an opened program?

Kubuntu Task Manager (taskbar at the bottom of the desktop) groups similar instances of a program. How forbid it? I want similar instances follow one another.
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external monitor unstable

I have recently attached an external monitor (Iiyama LCD) to my Lenovo T430S (Intel HD4000). Attaching went fine with the automagic setup etc., but the image on the external monitor is a bit unstable ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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Sometimes (Not every time) Kubuntu 13.04 fails to play sounds

I have a fresh copy of Kubuntu raring ringtail. It was fine in the beginning. But now (some times)it fails to play any sounds. It require a reboot to activate sound. My kubuntu wellcome screen blinks ...
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How to install Ktechlab on Kubuntu 12.10 64-bits

I try to install Ktechlab on my Kubuntu 12.10 64-bits. It had a lot of problem. It missed a lot of dependencies. I try to download them, but they still missed alot of other. What is the good ...
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Ubuntu not respecting custom keymap

I have modified my keymap for dvorak in the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us, but it does not load properly, even after multiple reboots. Suggestions? EDIT: A partial solution I have found is ...
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Firefox on kubuntu downloads icons

I have recently installed kubuntu alongside Arch with Kde and decided to use Firefox as my default browser because I'm not very fond of rekonq. Some time after I installed it I realized that my ...
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Upgrading specific pieces of KDE 4.x

So this is going to be one of those "is this even possible?" questions. I need to upgrade a piece of my KDE from 4.8.5 to 4.9. Specifically, I need to upgrade Gwenview from the 2.85 version in KDE ...
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How to enable arrow keys in Kubuntu application launcher 12.04?

I just switched from Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and noticed that the application launcher is not behaving exactly the same. In 11.10 I open the launcher with a keybinding, write the first letters of ...
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“Could not save. Disk full” error message from KTimeTracker

I keep getting the error message mentioned in my post from KTime Tracker. I don't know what made it start... but it keeps popping up every few minutes, even if the app is not running. I found this ...
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Why KDE cannot change brightness, while Unity can? Macbook Air 4,2

I installed Ubuntu and KDE too on my MacBook Air 4,2, but I realised I cannot change brightness in KDE. In Unity, it works without problem. Other keyboard keys works properly, sound, play, etc., but I ...
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knetworkmanager not starting at all

It seems that my knetworkmanager is not starting anymore. Read: In KDE4's sys tray I don't have a icon to manage my networks. Also when starting it from terminal or kick off menu literally "nothing" ...
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Can't find purchased apps in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Humble Bundle through the software center which I installed with the software-center package. I see the games on the recently purchased list, they ...
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How to set up language input?

I'm trying to set up Kubuntu 11.10 so I can type Japanese. I've searched online but have had little luck. My installation is fresh so it'd be great if someone could walk me through it and tell me how ...
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Installed Plasma widgets and login screens don't show up

I downloaded some login screens and Plasma widgets from System Settings in Kubuntu, but they don't show up as selectable options. It says they're installed but I can't choose them. Any suggestions?
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Why is the LibreOffice icon just an X with a circle around it?

The LibreOffice icon looks OK from within the menu or launchers, but in the window decoration and in the dock it turns into a big X with a circle around it. I'm using Kubuntu 11.10, by the way, with ...
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Unable to run .Jar file for a RSPS?

I'm trying to run a .jar file that I've downloaded for a Runescape Private Server (I'm not trying to host, I'm just trying to play another server). However when I run it in my terminal it says: ...
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Wlan0 interface gone after a reboot

I am using kubuntu 14.04 on my HP laptop, but I can't connect to my wifi. ifconfig returns eth0 and lo as the only interfaces. ifconfig -a shows the wlan0 interface. Tried ifconfig wlan0 up gives ...
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libgnomeprint breaks Plasma 5 desktop

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 with the Plasma 5 desktop. Yesterday I tried to install Stata 12 on my machine as I did many times before with previous Ubuntu versions. After finishing the installation ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu live cd

For some reason i can't boot Ubuntu live cd on my desktop pc while installation media works perfectly on laptop. I'm getting this error : Any suggestions?