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How to install Plasma 5.4 on Kubuntu

Can anyone tell how to upgrade Kubuntu 15 plasma to 5.4? I found these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade But ...
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Run an Ubuntu app in browser

I want to know how to run Ubuntu app or program in a browser like chrome. I know the ways of vnc server and gdk+ Broadway. I need other ways.
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 clock showing only UTC despite correct timezone

My panel clock is showing time in UTC. This is recent behavior, and I believe it is a recent regression, but I'm not 100% sure so I'm posing this as a question first. Here's a screenshot of the clock ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrading to plasma 5.3 using kubuntu-ppa/backports fails

I have just upgraded to plasma 5.3 and the following 2 packages are broken - is there an easy fix to sort out this dependency problem ? sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for paul: Reading ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 DSL connection doesn't work

On different laptops the same problem. I can use pppoe connection only if I set it up through terminal. When I trying to use GUI way DSL connection doesn't work. On other distros it's ok.
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Repaint problems on kde plasma 5.1.1 when switching or animating

I recently upgraded from a previous 5.* plasma version to plasma 5.1.1 using omgubuntu's instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Keep Dropbox notification icon hidden in Kubuntu 15.04

I enabled Dropbox at startup. This puts the dropbox icon on the notification bar. Because the icon doesn't match other icons in the panel, I am able to hide it by following: System tray settings > ...
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Kubuntu UEFI Dual Boot with Windows 7 failed at installing Grub-efi

I want to install Kubuntu 13.04 together with Windows 7 in UEFI Mode. I installed Windows 7 first, which created the EFI boot partition. When it come to installing Kubuntu, the installation failed ...
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sddm-Greeter crashes on startup Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I updated from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04... Update went fine, the system booted and allowed me to mess with themes and to install the proprietary ATI drivers... I then rebooted the system and I ...
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Moving windows left/right/up/down between multiple monitors on KDE

Is there any way to configure a keyboard shortcut to move a window to the left/right/up/down monitor? The only action I see in System Preferences -> Shortcuts and Gestures are "Window to previous ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Dual Monitors

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04, mostly for the upgrade of KDE to KDE Plasma 5. I have been quite happy, but when I got back to school and plugged in my monitor I was very disappointed. Kubuntu is ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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Kubuntu/KDE Plasma OpenGL Graphics Issues

I'm running KDE Plasma Workspace on Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm having graphics issues. When hovering the mouse over bars, the info window that opens had a large black box around it, when trying to change ...
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Why is Kubuntu so unstable?

Before I begin let me say I'm not attacking ANYONE here. I understand how hard it is to make a distro, especially for a lesser used one. Why is Kubuntu 15.04 so buggy, unstable, and generally ...
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Fix “WiFi Disabled by hardware switch” in Kubuntu 14.04

Any ideas on how to fix this? My Toshiba Satellite Click doesn't have a hardware switch to disable wireless. Help!!
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Grub menu not being shown after installation of kubuntu 15.04

I am using windows 10 ( upgraded from 8.1 ) and I installed kubuntu 15.04 using a bootable usb. I installed this into sda5 with 40GB capacity. I also created a swap partition of 8GB. After ...
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USB drive not mounting on Kubuntu; mounts on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Kubuntu 32bit (not sure which version). I want go back to having Ubuntu 14.04 which I have on my USB drive but it isn't mounting it. I have tried this but but it doesn't find anything: ...
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Cannot install Desmume on Kubuntu 14.04

I wanted to install Desmume on my PC, but when I tried sudo apt-get install desmume it gave Error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Firefox does not open dolphin for inode/directory in kubuntu 15.04

this question has been asked multiple times like 1 and 2, but their solutions won't work anymore. Probably because of Plasma 5 and the new firefox versions. So I am using Kubuntu 15.04, Firefox 40.0 ...
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Problems during installation of KDE-plasma

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to install KDE-plasma 5.3.2 but got errors during that process and now I am getting this error every time.I tried sudo apt-get install -f but that doesnt work ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when Nvidia driver installed

I have 2 graphics cards (Tesla k10, K40) in my supermicro SuperServer (7047GR-TPRF). I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, but when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver (version 311 or 340), my Ubuntu ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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ClamTk does not launch

I installed an old ClamTk DEB from SourceForge, and it launched fine. When I upgraded my system, it threw me this error: ➜ ~ clamtk Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: ...
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How do I open the Application Launcher on KDE with just the meta (“Windows”) key?

How do I open the application launcher ("start menu") of Kubuntu with my Windows key? Similar to how the Start menu in Windows is opened. I don't want to use Alt+F1.
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Kubuntu 14.10 apt-get not installing xorg-edgers [closed]

I added the edgers repository and it successfully appears in my list of places to check for software, but it won't actually use it. I've removed ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and re-added it successfully more ...
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I boot to a grub prompt. How can I fix this?

I duel boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to install kubuntu over an installation I had of Ubuntu. However, the installer crashed in the middle of the actual installation process. Afterwards ...
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KUbuntu desktop weirdness

I use Kubuntu 14.04, and have it configured to use/display the /home/xxxx/Desktop folder in a "folder" layout. The problem is, I often use the desktop folder for downloads/temporary working directory ...
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I cannot install Kubuntu, it keeps rebooting before installation

I installed Ubuntu on my computer with no problem. I didn't like it so I wiped the drive and tried to install Kubuntu. It will boot from either CD or usb drive up until I have a choice to try it or ...
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I can't enable Pipelight?

I've been trying to install pipelight on Kubuntu (I've dual booted into it on my chromebook). However when I attempt to enable pipelight it doesn't work. (precise)george@localhost:~$ sudo ...
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Trouble to boot after graphics driver installation [closed]

I run a fresh installed Windows 7/ Kubuntu 14.10 dual boot with a ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. The Installation process and first couple of restarts worked totally fine with boot option ...
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Software RAID 0 FAILS using mdadm on Kubuntu 15.04

I've read a lot about RAID on linux and decided to go software raid instead of fake. My hardware is 2x Samsung 250GB mSATA ssd in a laptop. So I want to run these in raid 0 configuration. The thing i ...
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How can I cancel my Ubuntu installation in progress?

I have a dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but I was having problems with Ubuntu 12.10. I tried to reinstall Ubuntu, but the installation has taken 20 hours already and is not advancing. ...
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How can I migrate KDE plasma 4 settings to plasma 5?

recently, I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, which installs KDE plasma 5 by default, as I learned later. After logging in, all my desktop settings are gone (wallpaper, mini apps, panels). Is there a way to ...
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How to restart KDE 5 interface?

How do I restart KDE5 interface from the command line without having to do a logout?
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Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation - Screen Resolution

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation 11 on my host OS Windows 7 64-bit. The display resolution is wrong: The "Desktop" is only part of the screen, and the other part is black. Logout ...
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Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04

I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 hanging when accessing disk [closed]

I recently noticed how long it takes for my computer to start downloading a file or even just to open the dialogue window which asks you where you wish to save it. I wonder whether that's a problem ...
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Kubuntu themes not applying to windows [on hold]

I've been playing around with the desktop themes on Kubuntu 14.10 and installed the Elegance theme (mentioning it as it seems to be one of the most used according to the forums). The theme, though, ...
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Windows to Kubuntu migration with multiple encrypted disk

I am going to extend my system from Windows 7 x64 Pro to dual boot with Kubuntu 15.04. I am trying to figure out the migration strategy. My system has several TrueCrypt encrypted hard disks. One of ...
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Screensaver issues using KDE Plasma Workspace on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu, replaced Win XP with it and LOVE it. I am having an issue with screensaver on KDE Plasma Workspace. I initially installed Ubuntu 14.04 with a Lubuntu desktop and after ...
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Two finger scroll not working in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm running a fresh install on Kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude E6440. The trackpad works fine except that it doesn't respond to two fingered scroll. The system-setting -> Input Devices -> Touchpad -> ...
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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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How do I install the marble plasmoid in KDE 5.9.0?

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) to Vivid Vervet (15.04). In the process, I lost the marble plasmoid that showed a day/night world map on my background. I have the marble ...
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Console wireless network manager

I have installed i3-wm on my Kubuntu 15.04. But I need sometimes to manually choose Wi-Fi networks. I don't like the way I do it now (stating plasmashell, choosing Wi-Fi and exiting it), So I'm ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...
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Remove calendar on KDE desktop

There is a calendar on my desktop, I don't know how it got there, what it is or how to remove it. It's seen in the upper left corner in this screen shot: Any help on what it is or how to remove it ...
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In Kubuntu 15.04, how do I switch the K-menu back to classic style?

I've updated to Kubuntu 15.04. Previously, the K-menu in Plasma could be switched to classic style by right-clicking and selecting Switch to classic style. In Kubuntu 15.04, this appears to be no ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Can Oracle JDK 8 (for later use with NetBeans 8) be installed along with currently installed OpenJDK6 & 7?

I'm not facing an actual issue yet, rather trying to avoid any... Currently, these packages are installed on my PC (automatically installed during a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04): $ apt list ...