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Black screen if no DVD drive is present

I have used an external USB-attached DVD drive to install Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 2, 64bit edition on an older HP Mini, without any problem (standard installation, auto-partition the hard drive, standard ...
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Audio card: ALSA works, pulseaudio can only record

I have an audio card Creative SoundBlaster Live 5.1 USB, this one that i have not been using for a couple of years. It worked fine back then. Now I plug it in and see this: pure ALSA works, plays and ...
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Kubuntu/Macbook: Monitor not detected. Mini display port to vga adapter

I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro to external Samsung VGA monitor via mini display port to VGA adapter. But the monitor is not being detected. It is working fine with osX It is not detected in ...
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usb-creator fails - cannot generate usb disk

Using Kubuntu 14.10 64Bit, to reproduce 1) select Kubuntu 14.10 64bit ISO image 2) use a usb key of 8Gb or more (tried vaRIOUS BRAND) 3) select erase disk 4) assign 4Gb for the persistent disk 5) ...
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Remove kdewallet password without being prompted for wifi password

I would like to turn on my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but ...
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KUbuntu Screen Edge triggers no action

on my current install of Kubuntu 14.04 I cannot get Screen Edges working. I activate them the via (System Settings -> WorkSpace Bahavior -> Scrren Edges). After applying the change I get a blue glow ...
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Black blank screen when using google chrome

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are avilable so I updated it but now when I use Google Chrome for some time ...
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Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
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How to re-organize my desktop environments? [duplicate]

I wanted to try out some different desktop environment other than Unity so I installed kubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop then I didn't like it so much, so I removed it ...
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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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clear Konsole color scheme

When I open this file in vim class Program : Object { static int _I = 1; /// <summary> /// The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog /// THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE ...
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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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automated installation of Kubuntu 14.04

I want to have automated installation of Kubuntu 14.04 over PXE. Now only desktop CD "kubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso" is available which does not contain any "netboot" image under install folder. ...
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Initialize USB keyboard attached while suspended

I have a laptop that I sometimes want to use with separate peripherals; external monitor, external keyboard and external mouse. When in this mode, I want to keep the laptop closed and tucked away (as ...
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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how to fix locale error

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu using debootstrap. When I do sudo aptitude upgrade, I get this error message: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...
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KDE resizes when I turn off a monitor

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 with 3 monitors. When I turn off a monitor, KDE detects that and resizes/moves windows to the other monitors. I usually want to turn off all monitors and walk ...
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Downloading KDM Theme in Kubuntu 14.04

Kubuntu blocks KDM from accessing downloaded login screens without "sudo systemsettings" root privilege command in terminal, how do I make a permanent root privilege for kdm? I know in Ubuntu this is ...
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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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Wireless not working on Kubuntu 14.04 Qualcomm Atheros AR9485

(I apologize if I make some mistakes in this article, I'm French so English is not my mother tongue). I'm a newbie on Linux stuff and maybe the solution of my problem is obvious but I need your help. ...
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Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events

tl;dr I just bought a Logitech T630. It's a Bluetooth mouse that supports several keyboard events via gestures (PDF). These gestures are fine and dandy but I have little use for them. I'm having a ...
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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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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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Intermittently cannot connect to Beats Bluetooth headset from CLI

I have a Beats Studio Wireless bluetooth headset that intermittently cannot connect to Kubuntu 14.10. This is what is happening: $ lsusb | grep -i blue Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge ...
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Eclipse crash kubuntu 14.10

I have a problem with eclipse (Version: 3.8.1 Build id: debbuild) on Kubuntu 14.10 Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=256m; support was removed in 8.0 # # A fatal ...
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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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Syncing iPhone with iOS 8.1 on Kubuntu

I am having a problem syncing (ringtones, photo uploading, backuping) an iOS device. I have the libimobiledevice 1.1.6 (from utopic) but does not work. No problem with "trust issue" but I can't mount ...
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Mono Develop Swapping Brackets in Code Editor Windows [closed]

I've installed Mono Develop IDE and everything was fine until I had installed Right To Left (RTL) Languages In My KUbuntu System. Then Mono Develop started to swap brackets like bellow screenshot
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Kubuntu screenshot opens KSnapshot rather than saving to file

In Kubuntu (14.04) the PrintScreen key opens KSnapshot, a graphical program for choosing how to save the screenshot. When taking lots of screenshots it is more convenient for screenshots to save ...
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Process “/bin/sh -e /proc/self/fd/9” - what starts it and why?

I have a process /bin/sh -e /proc/self/fd/9 that runs on my system. sh -e /path/to/file in dash (which sh is symlinked to on my Kubuntu 14.10) just tests for existence of a file. In /proc/self/fs I ...
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Can't install Popcorn-time, please help

Recently decided to try Kubuntu 14.10 after using Mint 17.1... I have tried to install Popcorn-time but I had no luck with it. This is output of the x-term... Download done. Removing outdated cached ...
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How to get LANGUAGE=en but all LC_* to it_IT.UTF8? [closed]

During my last Kubuntu installation I asked to have English language with Italian locales. I also setup LC_COLLATION="C". The goal is to get all (error) messages in English while retaining Italian for ...
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How can I differentiate between two systems at startup menu

I have two internal Hard disks 500GB each. I want to install KUBUNTU in one and UBUNTU on the other. During startup when I get the OS selection menu. I want to be able to see one os as KUBUNTU and ...
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Google Chrome window becomes invisible

I am using Google Chrome, Version 39 (64-bit), under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (trusty). Sometimes, the browser window becomes invisible after returning from standby, or after opening the window after it ...
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How to get full Conky transparency in KDE 4.11?

On recent versions of KDE (4.10, 4.11 at least), the Conky window does not have a transparent background, despite settings in the .conkyrc file.
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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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Looking for a gaming mouse with macro linux compatible [closed]

As the title says, i'm looking for a gaming mouse with at least 2 (better if 4) programmable buttons for playng minecraft, csgo and other fps. I need macro working for autoclick and use keyboard ...
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Kubuntu LiveCD shuts down computer

A bit of background before the problem. I have two computers, one was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and working as a server, the other running Win7 64-bit. While trying to test new hardware for the server ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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How to modify desktop calendar settings on Kubuntu 14.04?

How can I modify the following things on the desktop calendar on Kubuntu 14.04 with kde 4.13: 1.change the first day of the week to monday 2.remove these useless US holidays from it 3.there are ...
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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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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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Kubuntu dual boot uefi windows 8: startup problem

I've install kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop by following uefi tutorial, and now i have both system on my laptop, but i've noticed a problem. When i power on my pc and on grub i choose to start ...
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Huge KDE System Tray icons in Kubuntu 14.04

My KDE system tray icons are huge in Kubuntu 14.04: Notice that the Skype and wicd icons are sized properly, these are not KDE apps. However the KDE apps' icons (Klipper and Volume Control) are ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma5 suspend/hibernate problems

I updated my kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10/plasma5. I have some annoying problems (no splash screen, sometimes problems booting). But a much bigger problem is the fact that I can no longer suspend and ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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Requirements for KDE startup scripts

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I want to include the following startup script for KDE: kstart --desktop 1 firefox kstart --desktop 2 kmail kstart --desktop 3 konsole I placed these three commands in a ...
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YouTube annotations not working on Firefox 33.0 (Kubuntu 14.10)

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.10, I can not see the video annotations on YouTube videos. I tried to turn off Flash Player, but the annotations does not work neither in the HTML5 player. Any ideas? ...
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How can I mount SMB drive as folder with chmod 777? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Freefilesync to sync my local HDD with a Samba shared NAS. When connecting directly in Konqueror like smb:// etc. I am able to read and write without problem but I need to mount is ...
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Windows-like select and drag behavior in Kubuntu 14.04

In Windows (and OS X as well), when I need to select some text or drag something around, I tap and hold one finger on my trackpad, and then move another finger over it. This is especially useful when ...