The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu

Does kubuntu have a /home/ubuntu directory or a /home/kubuntu directory? if it has a /home/kubuntu directory, is it possible to rename this to /home/ubuntu without negative side effects? Sort of ...
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No value for $TERM and no -T specified

I recently upgraded (with apt-get dist-upgrade) my Kubuntu and Lubuntu Linux boxes, and now every time I log into one of these machines, I get this message: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T ...
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Move icons on Kubuntu 15.04

There is no unlock button like here. Sorry, full screen. Left top corner.
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How to completely remove kubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu

I installed kubuntu-desktop just to experiment with its interface. Then I decided to remove and did the traditional apt-get purge and autoremove but it seems elements of kubuntu are still there. For ...
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Update from 14.04 to 14.10 NO LOGIN SCREEN

So i updated ubuntu (kubuntu) to 14.10 just now, i am in desperate need to get it to work. I cant login. No login screen is showing. Just a blank screen. I have done everything possible (shell, root ...
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Can I disable Activities in KDE?

I'm running Kubuntu and one of the features I've never found a use for is Activities. For the uninitiated, it lets you set up your desktops and applications based on the activity you're doing... ...
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Gamepad on VisualBoyAdvance not working

I installed visualboyadvance/visualboyadvance-gtk (gvba) on my kubuntu (utopic) and tried to assign the buttons and DPad to the Jostick1, but it doesn't work. The gamepad itself is working fine (KDE ...
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Kubuntu does not accept my WPA-Enterprise credentials / resets them

I have set up a FreeRadius server on a RaspberryPi which is connected to a WLAN-Access Point. I want to log in to the Wifi now, but everytime I enter the network credentials and the CA-Certificate the ...
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Kubuntu: saving VPN password

I'm attempting switching from xfce to kde in a xubuntu system. Everything works quite well. However, I have a VPN (PPTP) setup configured in the xfce interface. After the switch, it still works but ...
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folder with IP address for name in Documents folder

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, with the latest updates. I have two user accounts set up on this machine: richard & me. I was in richard and using Dolphin to look for a file in me. I noticed a folder in ...
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Terminal error output RE: editing .conf file in Xbuntu [owned by uid 1000 istead of 0]

Was curious as to the terminal error output from running sudo Kate. I read in a forum that directed me to open my notepad using gksudo. Realizing that this had not been installed I just went ahead and ...
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How to launch programs on external display on Kubuntu 14.04 by def?

I set my external monitor as a primary display and almost all runs as it's supposed to. Every software I launch, shows on laptop screen by default (which reads as a secondary display). It was the ...
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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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Blank screen during boot with open radeon drivers

Right after the grub boot screen I get a blank screen and my monitor goes to standby with "No signal". But after some time the graphical login screen sddm will appear and I can log in and use KDE just ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
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How to keep all linux kernel packages on Kubuntu 14.04?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on my private laptop. When the package system updates my Linux kernel it removes the old packages, only keeping the 2 newest versions of the kernel images (and associated ...
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Why doesn't GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name changes theme in Kubuntu 14.04?

deja-dup crashes if used with oxygen-gtk3 theme. One of the easiest ways of changing themes of GTK3 apps is by using the GTK_THEME=theme_name app_name command line flag. It works on Fedora but doesn't ...
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can't set kubuntu encryption passphrase

When kubuntu (14.04) starts it asks me to set passphrase, I click "run this action now" it opens konsole, asks for passphrase, I enter it and... nothing happens. Konsole still is open and nothing ...
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Quick flash and then crash when trying to install kubuntu 15.04 beta [on hold]

I downloaded the kubuntu 64bit 15.04 beta 2 iso, put it in a usb stick and booted it up. Everything in the live usb works great, expect the install software, ubiquity - all it does is flash the ...
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Wacom tablet removed after sleep mode

The tablet functionality stops working after I wake my Lenovo Tablet from sleep mode (closing & opening lit). The error message is "Tablet Serial Wacom Tablet (Lenovo X201) removed" (screenshot: ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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Kate - show all whitespace

I am using kubuntu and would like for kate to show me all whitespace.
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Lost system tray on Kubuntu

I am new on this platform. Yesterday I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop throwing Windows 8.1. All are well. But suddenly I cut system tray icon. Now I can not see volume icon, internet icon ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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no wireless on Kubuntu 14.04/ Dell Vostro 1540

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 1540. It recognizes wireless during the installation, but after restart, I can't connect via wireless- it doesn't keep the connection I created for ...
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Downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4

How do you downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 or downgrade from Kubuntu 15.04 to Kubuntu 14.10. KDE 5 has been giving errors since I installed it, now I want to downgrade it.
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How to remove all traces of KDE installed

I have 2 computers with Ubuntu but on both I installed KDE to have another option for the users. Since Unity has come along very well, there has not been a need to use KDE for a while now. How can I ...
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 create password protected archive

I installed Kubntu 14.10 and when trying to create a new rar or 7z arhive, I see no option of adding a password to protect the file. What should I do in order to have this option from dolphin menu?
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How do I increase the volume beyond 100% in Kubuntu?

The Unity/gtk volume manager that comes with vanilla Ubuntu lets you increase the volume past 100%, which is useful for hearing quiet youtube videos. Is there a way to achieve the same thing with the ...
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Is there a way to start the screensaver by clicking on something?

I am unable to suspend my Kubuntu 14.04.2 laptop because when I wake up from sleep mode the KDE doesn't function. So instead of putting my laptop to sleep, I just let the screen turn black after 10 ...
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Muon Discover toolbar has disappeared

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2, and have Muon Discover as my package manager. I accidentally right clicked the tool bar and toggled "Show toolbar" off, so now my toolbar is disappear. I want to get it ...
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Log In Issue in GUI on Kubuntu 14.10

I got some Log In Issue on my Laptop with Kubuntu 14.10. I had that Problem before and tried a Reinstall, but it just happened again after it. When I try to Log in on the GUI, the Monitor just switch ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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Kubuntu 14.04.2 laptop freezes on black screen after waking from sleep mode

I have a Dell Inspiron N7110 laptop, running Kubuntu 14.04.2. Whenever I put the laptop in sleep mode, it goes right to sleep, as intended. But when I wake the laptop from sleep mode by pressing the ...
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Ubuntu & Flavors Installation Errors?

My father owns a rather old (2006ish?) Compaq that had Windows 7 installed on it (x64) and has become so bloated, old, and impaired that it froze up every few seconds and ran slower than a snail. He ...
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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Custom shortcut for toggle krunner in Kubuntu (14.10)

The default shortkey is Alt-F2. How to edit that? I have added a custom shortcut for krunner, but I want one to toggle: show or hide, just like ALT-F2, not just open.
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unable to switch screen in Kubuntu 14.10

I recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows and I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 now. I have a laptop with an external monitor. The problem is, I am not able to switch between the monitors with Kubuntu running. ...
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Kate -Multiple terminals

I am using the Kate text editor and would like to use more than one terminal. One for my ipython session and the other to execute python3 scripts.
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Force firefox to use xdg-open to open downloaded files

Firefox in Kubuntu is broken, as it don't follows the system default applications that I can configure using "file associations" in the KDE Control Module. For example, it wants to open folders with ...
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Cannot create separate /boot partition with boot-repair

I have Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to create separate /boot partition (for the LVM reason). I found described procedure here Ubuntu BootPartition. I've created necessary 1GB partition at the start of ...
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How do I remove the KDE 4 Plasma Tool Box/cashew icon from the desktop?

I'm looking to remove the "Tool Box" icon in the upper right hand corner of my KDE 4 desktop, but can't find any configuration setting anywhere to do so. I'm new to KDE 4, so it's quite possible I ...
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Loosing user permissions after upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

Yesterday I've upgraded my Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 thinking it would be safe to do so right now. The upgrade proceeded as expected but somehow my user account apparently lost admin rights. If I try to ...
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Sound problem with tvtime in kubuntu 14.04.2

I have an issue with tvtime, my tv card is a Hauppauge hvr-1850 and the sound card is the one builted on the motherboard which is an ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo with a VIA VT1708S Audio Chipset. I get a ...
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Facebook's flash game Marvel Avengers randomly rebooting my comp

I have Kuubntu 14.10 installed on my computer. It works perfectly, but if I launch Marvel Avengers games from Facebook, the game randomly reboots my computer without any warning. Does anyone has ...
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How to add and enable rewrite module in manually installed apache httpd web server?

I installed apache httpd server by compiling source on Kubuntu 14.10. I followed wget http://www.us.apache.org/dist//httpd/httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz tar -xzf httpd-2.2.29.tar.gz cd httpd-2.2.29 ./configure ...