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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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How to force logout of Kubuntu local desktop user

As the admin user on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS how can I force a 2nd or 3rd local desktop user tty session to shutdown without having to switch user and logging in or without killing individual processes?
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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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“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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How to create a guest-session in Kubuntu 14.04 (kdm)

I would like to add a guest-session on a computer with Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and KDM as login manager. The guest account should be non persistent like in Ubuntu 12.04 (account uses only /tmp file) I've ...
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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How can i make a LiveUSB of WIndows 8?

buddies. Yeah, i'm kinda noob in this so i need help... I need windows for the college an i have tried multiple ways to make a LiveUSB out of a ISO of WIndows 8 (32Bit) and nothing worked, so i need a ...
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Stuck at login screen

I have Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. One fine day I can't login and stuck at login screen. So I started searching here and there nothing helped. But one article has given me idea of creating ...
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Kubuntu not booting after reboot

I am running Kubuntu 14.04, and it was working perfectly fine until the home partition got filled to 100% (my / and /home are on two different partitions). Many applications began throwing errors ...
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Desktop freezes after upgrade to 14.10

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04. And I use Ubuntu+Kubuntu. Temporary solution is, after freeze, I do Fn+F1 (Suspend), and then click Power button (Wake), and everything returns to normal, till next ...
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How to install Dropbox on Kubuntu 14.10 with QT problems?

I am unable to install Dropbox on a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 (with the new Plasma desktop version). When I attempt to start the dropbox daemon using ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd I get an error ...
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How to create a GRUB2 entry for a “LiveSD” Card

I want to be able to boot any OS (this case: a Live version of Kubuntu) installed on a SD card (not USB). I have followed the instructions given for a USB. However that won't work properly, the ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000.I want to use it for analog tv.In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What ...
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Kubuntu MyLiveCD?

In PCLinuxOS I use their MyLiveCD (command line) to make a system backup iso which I can put on a usb stick with their LiveUSBCreator and essentially remaster my installation on another computer, and ...
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kstart detailed description

I'm having trouble getting kstart to work properly, so I'm looking for a much more detailed description of its behavior than what I can get from its manpage. Although the manpage describes all the ...
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Computer freezes after login screen

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 lts. My computer suddenly kicked me to login screen while I was playing Half-Life 2. After that I entered my password and tried to login as normal... the login box ...
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How to install Kubuntu from working OS?

I have dual-boot system. Now, I want to erase all packages and all home's files on my Kubuntu, i.e I need 100% clean system. I decided to make a bootable usb-stick. I tried to boot from it, got ...
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Synaptics is not installed or not in use

i just bought an asus laptop. I installed Kubuntu 14.10 alongside windows 8.1. When I'm trying to configure it on system settings it's said "Synaptics driver is not installed (or not in use)". With ...
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installing 12.04 LTS on dell inspiron n3521

I am trying to install 12.04 LTS with windows 7 (dual boot)on my dell inspiron n3521 model laptop. My lap heats up like anything..... Please give a correct solution. On this issue.
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Making Kubuntu start on command line

How can I make Kubuntu (14.04) start (by default) on the command line and not in graphical mode? Every post seems to deal with the reverse of this, namely that for some reason, *buntu starts on the ...
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Reset Display settings

I was trying to set up my laptop to plug into an external lcd display in portrait mode. I found an option with a visual display of the screen and a rotate button among, I believe display settings or ...
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kubuntu find not working properly in home directory

Opening a terminal in my home directory, the following commands yield no results: ~$ find . -name 'mysql' ~$ find ./ -name 'mysql' ~$ find /home/username/ -name 'mysql' but if I chdir to my local ...
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What is the latest, tested, Ubuntu version which works on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006)

Which version of Lubuntu can I install on a MacBook 1,1 (early 2006, Intel Dual Core with 2 GB of RAM)? Or should I go for an earlier Ubuntu, or Kubuntu? I would prefer an older version than the ...
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Why Kubuntu,ubuntu 14.04 and similiars dissapears the initial logo when starts the so

Hello I'm have this dumb question that are that when i installed kubuntu 14.04 in the star of the S.O the so show the logo of kubuntu (like all the so)but when i restarted the pc this dissapear only ...
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How can I define a start-up activity in Kubuntu?

I use Activities in KDE to organize my kubuntu-desktops separately by their use, but unfortunately my media activity is the start-up by default. How can I customize that? Infos: Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel: ...
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Dell inspiron 14R has no network after kubuntu installation

I've just installd the LTS version of Kubuntu, and i can't connect to any network, wired OR wireless.. Most of the answers i've seen here assumed there's only a problem with the wireless, so i'm kinda ...
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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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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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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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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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What Ark specific settings for Ark extraction?

Using kubuntu 14.04 What Ark specific settings do I use to extract a Kbackup file (stored on a usb disk). My original files are stored in /home/bumpy. Sure wouls appreciate a quick reply - am getting ...
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My blutooth device not work in KUBUNTU

The blutooth device doesn't detects any devices neither it is being detected by any other devices. the blutooth buttons just disable & enable the blutooth software but it doesn't work atall
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logon without password kubuntu 14.10

I just set up Kubuntu 14.10 beta, how can I set it up to not require a password when booting up (after a restart). I want to start or reboot the PC and it NOT to ask for a user name/password, just go ...