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Kubuntu 16.04 installation DVD will not boot

I built a computer recently and want to install Kubuntu 16.04 onto it. I have downloaded the 64-bit ISO, checked the MD5 sum, and burned it as an ISO image. The computer recognizes the DVD and loads ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - keyboard works … sometimes

My (usb) keyboard works perfectly on Windows. On Kubuntu 15.10, though, it is notoriously unreliable. It works ... mostly, sometimes it doesn't. But when it does, I must not touch capslock or the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Cloudbook 11

First question, all: Based on this thread, I tried installing Kubuntu on an Acer Cloudbook 11: Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 However, the granularity of the instructions is quite ...
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How to change Login screen to Kde

I installed kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. In the installation, it didn't ask me to choose default login screen. Now my login screen is still Ubuntu login. How can I change it to Kde login screen ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 <-> 15.10 Inconsistent and slow wirless network transfer speeds

I have a file server running Kubuntu 15.10 and a client running 16.04. In truth, this issue existed prior to the 16.04 upgrade. When moving files, say a 500MB folder of MP3s, the transfer rate gets ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Multiple monitor issue (Kubuntu logo displayed instead)

Originally, I had two Radeon HD 7950s each connected to two monitors and working together to make four monitors as one desktop just fine. After the computer lost power these was an issue with the ...
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Live CD works great, but installed drops to INITRAMFS, kubuntu 16.04 LTS, XFCE

good afternoon, i recently swapped from Mint to Kubuntu with XFCE. the Live CD (actually a thumb drive) worked fine, so i went forward with the installation. on boot, i get dropped to initramfs, ...
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GitKraken and Kubuntu - installs but doesn't run

I just tried to install GitKraken, but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04. Any idea on why? Has anyone else experienced the same issue?
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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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Black screen after login Kubuntu 16.04 on QHD monitor

I have a new PC with ASRock N3150DC-ITX mobo and a HiRes AOC Q2577PMQ QHD monitor. The monitor is connected via DisplayPort. I have installed Kubuntu 16.04 LTS from scratch, but I get a black screen ...
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Lost transparency of the Default panel and a few questions about KDE

sorry for possible language mistakes -- English is not my native language. I've got two questions: After I installed updates in my kubuntu 14.04 suddenly the Default panel lost its transparency. Why ...
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radeon r9 270 boots only in safe mode

I have Kubuntu 16.04, so radeon driver only, my old graphics card is working fine, but my new r9 270 doesn't boot. The monitor turns on, then turns off, then turns on but there is only black screen. ...
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what follows ubuntu 16.04 LTS ubuntu ttyl [on hold]

I am using Zorin 10. Yesterday I have downloaded Ubuntu server 16.04. Today I have installed it perfectly but when I've restarted it it won't start but instead keeps on asking the Ubuntu login and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is not booting into KDE

I have Ubuntu 14.04 - Yesterday, I ran the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-full and it successfully gave me the KDE themes (in the Gnome Tweak Tool), but when I shut down, it still said ...
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ksshaskpass asks for passphrase before kwallet

I have the kubuntu desktop 16.04. I use kwallet and ksshaskpass to unlock my ssh keys automatically on startup. kwallet is password protected too. My problem is that at system startup ksshaskpass ...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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Update failures from Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 (with updates) to 16 and cannot get 16 to install can someone help?

1I am encountering update failures from Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 (with updates) to 16.04. I cannot get version 16.04 to install. Can someone help? I have tried both Ubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 and I get ...
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Kubuntu Cursor Select problem

I have discovered a strange bug with the mouse cursor. The select point on the 'text select' cursor is inaccurate on Kubuntu 16.04. For example if I try to click on text, it will select the text above ...
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I am not able to uninstall Kubuntu desktop from Ubuntu 15.10

I tried some answers from here >> How to completely remove kubuntu-desktop from Ubuntu but they didn't work for me. Every method I used it shows yes xyz packages are removed but when logout I find ...
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Power management, caffeine and crash problems-Kubuntu 16.04

I have installed kubuntu 16.04 about 2 weeks ago and I ran into tons of problems since then. I have suceeded in resolving couple of them but the ones listed in here are too much for me to handle. I am ...
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Problems with Xubuntu 16.04 and Intel/Nvidia graphic card

I have a notebook Santech t67 with the following features : CPU intel core i7-6700HQ, 16 Gb RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M + intel integrated card. I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 ...
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Plasma 5.6 on Kubuntu 16.04

Is there any way of running Plasma 5.6 on Kubuntu 16.04 without compiling it yourself? The Kubuntu Backports PPA isn't there yet (almost two bloody months after the release of Plasma 5.6) and ...
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Kubuntu 14.04: Font rendering on KDE Issues (Rendering Ubuntu fonts as Debian default)

Kubuntu 14.04 is working fine on my computer but I have recently installed it from my USB Device using other boot managers from which allowed me to boot to USB. Now after I got to Xscreensaver the ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Wireless card is crashing and cannot be restored

Hardware: Dell XPS 13 9350 Wireless Card: Intel 7265 11ac Wireless Card with Bluetooth 4.0 Symptoms: At seemingly random times, the network will drop and the wireless interface seems to disappear. I ...
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What is the best way to upgrade to Windows 10 on dual-boot machine?

I have a dual-boot desktop Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04. The computer was supplied with Windows 7 installed and UEFI disabled for me to install Linux, which I eventually succeeded in doing. Later I ...
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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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Reinstalling critical files in Recovery Mode

I might have accidentaly purged some critical files, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo. By entering the recovery mode from a LiveUSB, and running sudo apt-get install -f, I ...
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Screen Tearing on Kubuntu 16.04 with Intel Drivers?

So, quick background, on Kubuntu and have massive screen tearing issues. I have never had these problems on any other Linux Distros. Videos look really choppy, overall it's not a good experience. I ...
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How to edit a driver file/ install a new one?

I have some problems with AirLive WL1600USB(rtl8187) on Kubuntu 16.04. It doesn't work. lsusb shows my card: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 1b75:8189 Ovislink Corp. lsmod shows everything, except for ...
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Unable to install kubuntu-Desktop in ubuntu 16.04 Lts

Following snippet is what I used to install kubuntu-desktop in ubuntu-16.04 LTS sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Got error message, kubuntu-desktop is already the newest version (1.338). You ...
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kubuntu 16.04 SDDM login screen hangs

After upgrading from kubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, the login screen hangs right after typing the (correct) password and pressing enter. The controls like the text field are disabled and brightness slightly ...
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kubuntu xenial (kubuntu 16.04) does not seem to remember all settings after restart

Typically, I have various terminals open as I prefer working on the command line. However, upon log off/ shut down and log in again, all terminals in Kubuntu Xenial Xerus have vanished. Earlier ...
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Setup MTS MBLAZE in Kubuntu 16.04

I have kubuntu 16.04 and i am trying to setup my MTS Mblaze mobile broadband. There is no notification of any kind when i insert the usb device. But lsusb is detecting the device Bus 001 Device 004: ...
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How to apply a patch?

Question: What is the general method to apply a patch in Ubuntu? The issue: In Kubuntu 16.04, I am experiencing certain issues, as common linux users I am used to be patient, wait or look for ...
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Install Windows 10 on External HDD [closed]

I have a Windows 10 .iso and I want to install the OS on an external HDD. How can I do this? I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 if it helps.
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Wifi not working on Realtek rtl8723be wifi adapter

I am using kubuntu 16.04 on this PC . The problem that I am facing is: Wifi issue: It doesn't discover wifi at times and keeps getting disconnected randomly. Also, when I am connected to a WiFi ...
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PCI bus error on startup while booting into login screen (Kubuntu 16.04)

I am using Kubuntu 16.04 on this PC (http://www.hpshopping.in/HP_Pavilion_Notebook_-_15-ab549tx). The problem that I am facing is: On startup this shows up before the login screen: At times it is ...
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Make doesn't work

I use a network card called the rtl8723be. In Ubuntu, that card randomly halts every ten to twenty minutes and my network manager doesn't detect it. There is a solution. A guy named lwfinger put some ...
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Upgrading virtualbox from 4.3 to 5

I want to upgrade virtualbox 4.3 to 5.0 on my precise kbuntu 12.04.05. Problem is this is not an update what works incrementally but to do this you need to uninstall first virtualbox 4.3. When I do ...
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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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Desktop settings for monitors not maintaining on reboot

When rebooting: Folder View Icons switched monitors (previously icons on 1 now on 2, etc) and my wallpaper for 1 moves to 2 leaving 1 with a black wallpaper. I have tried clearing .cache .kde .local ...
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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VMWare Horizon Client Not Fully Installing?

I'm running Kubuntu and tried installing VMware Horizon Client... However, it doesn't seem to be installing properly. I used chmod and sudo ./ to execute the bundle and get to the installer, however, ...
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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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Kubuntu Breeze-Dark not working as expected

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. When I tried switching to breeze-dark I applied the following steps: Go to system settings --> workspace theme. Change to breeze dark. Go to color, double check that breeze ...
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How to add Unity option to Kubuntu login screen?

I have installed Kubuntu on a machine, and decided to install a few desktops so I can change depending on my mood. However, when I ran sudo apt-get install unity, it installed fine, but when it ...
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Installing KDE on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to use plasma desktop sometimes. Trying to run apt install kubuntu-desktop generates this output: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Constantly crash Kubuntu 16.04

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 16.04, everything crashes : Konsole, firefox, plasma, few times borders of the windows disappear and there is no way how to control it anymore. I have to ssh ...
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first ...