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Is Ubuntu 15.04 buggy like Kubuntu?

I'm having all kinds of issues with Kubuntu 15.04 after using 14.10 with no problems for months; can't get certain applications to startup with system ( SabNzbdplus), can't access my Plex server ...
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Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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How to install Kubuntu on other hard disk

I would like to install Kubuntu 12.10 on my computer. I have 2 hard drives, 500 GB each. I have Windows 7 Home Premium installed on one disk, and I want to install Kubuntu 12.10 on the other. How do I ...
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Is there a way to fix the slow down problem in kubuntu?

In my experience Kubuntu 10.04(kde:4.4.5, Firefox 20.0) was the last stable version. I have tried versions 12, 13, 14 without any improvement. Version 13 was DOA. All versions of 12.04 slowed down ...
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Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 - Wrong log in screen resolution on laptop

I realise that there are similar questions on this problem for Ubuntu, including a question that I asked myself, but I have the same problem with Kubuntu 15.04. My Kubuntu system is set to a ...
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Update from 14.10 to 15.04 result to a blank screen with cursor after sddm login

I've made a long search thru all posts in the forum, and no one could help resolving my problem: The machine is a desktop with only linux and an nvidia GeForce GT 430. After the upgrade from kubuntu ...
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I am having trouble with updating in kubuntu 15.04

Hello I am a linux noob but I have recently started dual-booting Kubuntu 15.04 with Windows 8.1. It worked well with the first round of updates but after adding repositories such as Wine and ...
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Problem installing Kubuntu 14.04 using wubi

The installation is hung up and I have the following error message: "An error occurred: Permission denied" The log file contains this explanation: "Error: ...
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kde5 reset user settings

I'm confused. I was playing with opacity in KDE5 and made a mistake so now I can't see any windows at all -- ok, not one of my better moves :) So I log out, and: rm -rf ~/.kde rm -rf ...
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How to boot from an Ubuntu USB?

My laptop is running windows 10, build 9926. I would like to install Ubuntu or Kubuntu over windows 10. I have USB drives formatted and ready with the ISO files of Ubuntu and Kubuntu. (each drive has ...
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Dead keys on Firefox Kubuntu 15.04

I use the GR-el version of the latest Firefox on Kubuntu 15.04. After the latest (2015-May-1) update, I can't have dead keys produce accents for (Greek GR-el / UTF-8). I can bypass this problem by ...
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15.04 upstart&systemd boot problem

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 and cannot start using either systemd or upstart without going into rescue mode. I switched from systemd to upstart without any change. It hangs at the Kubuntu logo and ...
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Changing mouse polling rate

I am in need of reducing my mouse polling rate. When running cat /sys/module/usbhid/parameters/mousepoll it will return a value of 0, which is very high. I have tried the classic ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 alt key problem after upgrade

After last upgrade, when I do any alt+key combination my plasma window manager freezes as if the alt key keeps pressed. So I can only move windows. I have to connect with ssh to restart display ...
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Autokey (autokey-qt) freezes and won't insert text

Per some suggestions on here and lifehacker, I began using autokey. It worked great for a week, but as of today it now hangs when I try to enter name new phrases. usually won't close when I push ...
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Accents problem on GTK application on Kubuntu 15.04

I have installed Kubuntu 15.04 which looks awesome. My French-Canadian Keyboard is well configured and I can type word with accents fine on KDE app like Kate. But if I'm on skype, firefox or other GTK ...
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Reverse scroll direction in plasma 5

Recently upgraded to kde plasma 5, I have noticed that reverse scrolling does not work on plasma 5 windows such as the control panel or application launcher while it works in other apps. Is there a ...
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Kontact launches Kmail

Kubuntu 13.04. Launching kontact opens a separate window for kmail, which is annoying. If I launch kontact I just want kontact to be opened. If I need just kmail I'll just launch kmail. Any idea? ...
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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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Problems on Kubuntu machine connecting to some sites after AT&T uverse upgrade

I recently had the U-verse service upgraded, and noticed that Facebook and youtube, and sometimes Yahoo have problems loading and displaying content. I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, and using the ...
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Kubuntu keyboard problem

Issue is with some keys, when I type a I get al, for c I get c. and etc. It seems problem started to occur after latest updates..... Please advise...
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Kubuntu 14.10: Laptop only sleeps when closing lid every other time

I am running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite laptop. I have configured it via System Settings to sleep when I close the laptop lid. This works but only every other time I close the ...
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Unable to set up Raid during Kubuntu 15.04 installation

According to the installation documentation one should be able to choose something along the lines of 'physical space for raid' when choosing manual partitioning during installation but the option ...
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why nautilus will open automatically when kde loads?

Recentlly every time that laptop turns on and kde loads, nautilus will opened automatically. why ? I installed kde on ubuntu 11.10.
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Autologin not working in Kubuntu 15.04

after the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 the autologin feature isn't working anymore. I reproduced this issue on two machines, which have been upgraded from 14.10. It's simple to reproduce: Just enable ...
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How to change the way desktop icons are displayed in Kubuntu 15.04

I'm running KDE 15.04. My desktop icons all show up in a reduced size on a gray rectangular background. I want them to be displayed in normal size without that background, just as they were in ...
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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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Switching from netbook edition to desktop-edition

So I've get the official Kubuntu 12.04 CD. I've installed it on a netbook. It have installed a netbook edition (without asking me...). So that I see while I would really prefer the standard ...
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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Update Kubuntu 9.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am using kubuntu 9.10, and I want to upgrade to the latest version. I dont want to download any iso file. Is there any other way to upgrade?
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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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How to publish a game in Muon? [duplicate]

I have written a little game and I would like to publish it in Muon. How can I do that? I haven t found any documentation...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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How change KDE account picture automagically?

I've written a nifty little script that selects a random image at reboot and copies it into my home folder, naming it .face. However, my desktop environment is KDE and it seems to be ignoring that ...
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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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Laptop Displays on External Monitor by Default

I was running Windows 98 through virtualbox (to play an old game that doesn't work on wine, not because I'm into that kind of thing) and had to play with the resolutions a bit to get it to run at ...
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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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My Kubuntu desktop has vanished- no icons, launchers, left-click

I'm not sure what I did, but now my KDE desktop is just a blank screen. I am still able to log onto a gnome session, and the guest account has a perfeclty fine Kubuntu session, but no matter what I ...
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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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kubuntu 15.04 plasma 5.3 how to stop session timeout from logging out

At the moment, sddm will logout the session on expiry. It is different to the way kde worked. 2 things: I am unable to locate where to specfiy the session timeout value and secondly, how to change the ...
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Switch from Ubuntu to Elementary OS without breaking the drivers [closed]

I'm completely stranger to Linux but I'm interested in buying a Dell XPS13 Dev edition (ships with Ubuntu). I quite don't like Unity though, so I was thinking about ditching it for Elementary OS but I ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 : Brightness controls not working vs 2 graphic cards?

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my ASUS X555LD (i3) to try out KDE 5.2, and I'm having a few issues. Brightness controls are not working using fn+F5 or F6 I'm a bit confused. My laptop ships with an ...
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Kubuntu laggy althoug RAM/CPU isn't all used up

I'm using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5.3 (Just installed the system a few days ago) Something strange is happening..The system is very, and I mean VERY laggy. When I'm doing simple tasks like leaving ...
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KDE 5 : Increasing icon-size in task manager and correct screen animations

I am currently using KDE 5 on Kubuntu. Everything else is good, but I just want to know how I can increase the icon-size in task manager. Currently because I am forcing font DPI to 110 for viewing ...
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Apply colors to non kde4 applications doesn't works under kde5

I can't get non kde applicaiton (Chrome for example) to apply colors from KDE. Any suggestions?
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How to show the menus for a window in the window's title bar in KDE Plasma 5

I installed both the 'appmenu-qt' and 'appmenu-qt5' packages on a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Then I looked in 'System Settings > Application Style', but found no options to enable the appmenu. ...
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Install Kubuntu over Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I've got a Macbook air and it's impossible to install Kubuntu on it, so I ended up installing Ubuntu 15.04. Now it's time to replace it with Kubuntu 15.04 and the new plasma. Of course I have to ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Cannot Install Language Support (Language Selector Gnome)

I use Kubuntu 15.04. I have tried couple of times to install language selector Gnome, but it didn't work. I tried to use synaptic and Ubuntu software center. At the end of the installation process, it ...