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1answer
14 views

Permissions denied in QGIS (perhaps all KDE programs)?

Encountering a crash when requesting QGIS 2.2 to access data on desktop machine. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Running QGIS desktop as root via the terminal does allow me to open files! But it also pops ...
0
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0answers
38 views

Can't boot into unity/ubuntu after installing KDE

Here's the situation: I have a separate /home partition to make installs and upgrades easy. I just installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was great. I installed the LXDE desktop (not Lubuntu) ...
4
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1answer
55 views

Kdeconnect for Ubuntu

Is there an app in ubuntu that provides the same integration with android phones as kdeconnect? Now that KDE is a framework it mightn't have the same impact of installing libs into my Ubuntu install ...
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0answers
11 views

Unity programs' toolbar everything is disabled

I installed Gnome and KDE desktop environments. Now I can't select things from the programs' tool bars. I can still use the alt key. I don't know if this is the issue but some of styles from the KDE ...
2
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0answers
43 views

KDE behaviour without using Kubuntu?

Is there a way of getting the KDE behaviour using Unity?. I mean the jumping Icons and everything but without installing KDE alongside Gnome or Unity.
0
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0answers
91 views

Getting back Unity Login Screen after experimenting with XFCE and Gnome. [duplicate]

I recently installed and then uninstalled, via the Software Centre, XFCE4 and KDE Plasma Desktop Environments. However, I've been left with a login screen from what I guess was the XFCE installation. ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Understanding different ubuntu distros and programs [duplicate]

I am slowly stumbling through Ubuntu. I use the unity interface, which if I understand correctly, sits on top of gnome (or is it gtk+?) and uses LightD{isplay}M{anager}. I also understand there are ...
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0answers
19 views

System-wide scaling of user interface in Ubuntu (13.10 x64 or any variant)? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu contain a feature for system-wide (dpi) scaling which can scale the entire user interface while maintaining proportionality between interface elements? If not, can this be achieved? If ...
1
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3answers
252 views

Proxy settings for a single website

in KDE i can set manual proxies and in exception use particular site like youtube here shown in screenshot use that proxies only and all other sites load normally, my question is how can i do that in ...
0
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0answers
53 views

Black screen during booting ubuntu 13.10+KDE GUI

Ubuntu 13.04+KDE GUI worked fine, but after update to Ubuntu 13.10 there is black screen during booting KDE GUI. After reboot black screen once again. So I have two questions! How can I force ubuntu ...
12
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2answers
282 views

How to add a keyboard modifier state applet to Unity panel?

I am a KDE user thinking about moving to Unity. Due to manual disability, I use sticky keys and in KDE I have an applet in the system panel which shows which modifier keys are active. I remember that ...
1
vote
0answers
167 views

KAlgebra load problem

I want use KAlgebra on Unity. But loading of this program waste more time and after approximately 10 minute it be loaded but on any operation it freeze again. CPU load is so high when it is trying to ...
0
votes
3answers
58 views

Why do I have updates for Dolphin and Konqueror while I'm using only Unity?

I don't remember downloading a different desktop management environment (DM), so I'm using only Unity. Why do I have updates for Dolphin (A KDE file manager) and Konqueror (A KDE web browser) ? I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

How to uninstall Kubuntu Plasma Desktop/Netbook system installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity

I installed KDE on Unity a few days ago to try. Decided to use only Unity after so I uninstalled it with Ubuntu software center. The problem is that I still have the startup and shutdown screens from ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views
+50

Where is my Cursor?

My os is ubuntu 13.10, I use the following code to remove the kde desktop installed before: sudo apt-get purge kde* And then use the following code to install gnome 3.10: sudo ...
0
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0answers
58 views

Unity Does Not Work after reinstall

I started out with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Then, I installed kde (by using sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop), removed unity (by using sudo apt-get remove unity unity-2d unity-2d-shell compiz), installed ...
0
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2answers
241 views

Cinnamon broke Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Something after installing Cinnamon has screwed up my ability to use Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to log in to either I get an error that dbus could not start. Any ideas what has ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

I was trying to make a switch from Unity to KDE, and now my laptop hangs on boot

I recently asked how I could remove Unity after installing KDE (used kubuntu-desktop), and was told to run a long apt-get command that boiled down to "purge these Unity packages and make sure ...
1
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0answers
72 views

How do I remove Unity after installing KDE? (13.10) [duplicate]

I've run with Unity since 12.10, but near the end of 13.04 I decided I wanted to try KDE. So I installed kubuntu-desktop. Since then, I've upgraded to kubuntu 13.10. However, when I shut down my ...
0
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0answers
58 views

Unity and other GUI broken due to interrupted installation

General questions is this: How to troubleshoot and fix Graphical User Interface Environments on Ubuntu 13.04 if installation of one of environments was interrupted (paused) by either pressing CTRL+C ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Suspends from KDE, wakes in unity?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit. I prefer KDE so I installed it a few weeks ago but several times I have woken my laptop to find it is back in Unity. Sometimes it is a mixture of the two as odd as ...
0
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0answers
150 views

New windows, dropdown menus come up black but functional in Ubuntu 13.04

this is my first post as a relatively new linux user, so please bear with me and be specific in answering. My problem is this: Shortly after getting started into a session, whenever I try to open a ...
1
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0answers
83 views

use kde window style in unity

I want to know if its possible to use the KDE widget style in unity. Basically have all my programs run looking like there in KDE but while still allowing me to use unity. I dont want to use the ...
0
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0answers
118 views

Spell-Check in Quassel Ubuntu 13.04

I'm having following problem: Today my spell check in quassel stopped working for no apparent reason. All necessary "aspell" packages are installed, as far as I can tell, and I am using the the ...
0
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0answers
211 views

Context menu icons in some Qt apps missing

The context (right click) menu icons are missing in some Qt apps like Virtualbox or Skype. Using: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface menus-have-icons true fixes this problem for KDE apps ...
5
votes
1answer
148 views

Which of the major Desktop Environments are known to “hurt” each other, if installed simultaneously?

I have a friend who is new to Ubuntu, and he wants to find the right Desktop Environment. I'd like to be able to recommend that he simply install several of the major DE's simultaneously, then try ...
1
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1answer
459 views

how to install KDE icon theme in ubuntu? (ROSA Icons)

I recently got the great ROSA icon theme from the ROSA repo, I extracted the archive and put it into the .icons folder, under KDE I can select the icons no problem, but under unity using gnome tweak ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

Is there any way to add KDE widgets in unity environment? [duplicate]

I need a KDE plasma desktop widget (for typing quick short notes). But I use unity environment. Is there any way to add KDE widgets in unity environment? Or is there any widget or widget manager for ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

How to thoroughly remove KDE settings? [duplicate]

So I installed KDE to give it a nice go, and while I enjoyed it for those few days, many parts of it annoyed me, therefore I went back to Unity. I proceeded to remove KDE and all of its apps (at which ...
2
votes
2answers
685 views

Unity and KDE desktop on the same screen

As you can see in the screenshot below, the user has managed to run KDE desktop in Unity (or vice versa?) I've already installed kubuntu-desktop package and CompizConfig Settings Manager and also ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Problems with wireless connnection

I have Ubuntu with Unity and KDE interfaces. And my wireless connection to the Internet via one router(only this) in KDE is much faster than in Unity. What can be the reason?
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0answers
198 views

Unable to login after installing KDE

I had a Unity environment on my laptop and yesterday I decide to change it to kde, so I typed: sudo apt-get install kde and installation was correct, I choose lightdm in menuconfig as default login ...
1
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1answer
811 views

sudo apt-get remove unity

Just what sort of problems would doing the above command lead to. I have installed kde desktop and would like a pure kde DE. I understand theres kubuntu but I've done so much with this one now that ...
2
votes
1answer
377 views

KDE theme appears in Unity, Cinnamon, and XCFE

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity, Cinnamon, XCFE, and KDE installed. Every time I run KDE, the KDE theme appears in all the applications when run on any of the other desktops. I'd really ...
0
votes
0answers
193 views

KDE Plasma-styled menu and UI in unity [problem]

i don't know what i've done, why it happened but although i'm running ubuntu 12.04 with unity, but in some applications(libre office, gimp, chromium, compiz config manager,...) UI and menus are just ...
2
votes
0answers
103 views

Font messed up after kubuntu-desktop installed [duplicate]

I wanted to try kde, so I installed kubuntu-desktop, I didn't like it so I removed. That messed up my font configuration in Ubuntu. Firefox and menu bar are ok, however, the rest (Eclipse, ...
8
votes
2answers
731 views

How do I make the login screens and boot splashes match when installing different desktops?

I wanted to try out different desktop environments so I installed XFCE, KDE, GNOME, etc on top of Unity in Ubuntu 12.04 After a while I decided that I didn't like those other DEs and would stick to ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

Is it possible to use multiple desktop environments on same system?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to try out KDE and other desktop environments. But I'm not sure if I'll like them enough to switch permanently. I want to be safe and make a transition in a piecemeal ...
0
votes
1answer
453 views

is ubuntu unity compatible with kde (ubuntu 12.04) ?

^^ because I want to try KDE and am using unity launcher for lots of apps and don't want to make loads of short-cuts.
1
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1answer
95 views

Kde not removed?

I have been used ubuntu 12.04 whit KDE, before I upgraded to 12.10 i removed KDE. Now some programs, icons and buttons still have the KDE skin while i'm using UNITY? How can i fix this? PS: i know ...
0
votes
2answers
374 views

How to change ugly gray startup animation screen that KDE installed?

I have Ubuntu Unity 12.04 installed. I decided to add the KDE desktop, just to try it. It changed the startup animation to an ugly gray screen with a squashed logo (the circular logo is way out of ...
5
votes
0answers
288 views

KDE skin in Unity after installing KDE [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I just installed KDE, so I could have both desktop environments and switch between on the login screen. However, when I logged back in with Unity, some programs now show up ...
1
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0answers
87 views

How come recordmydesktop outputs 1920x1080 in gnome-shell and 1920x1072 in unity?

The title explains it all. Same issue with KDE. For some reason, recordmydesktop outputs recorded video just fine in gnome-shell (1920x1080) but not in Unity or KDE (1920x1072)
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0answers
94 views

Gnome Shell not working on Multi Desktop Live CD.(Gnome + KDE)

I have been working to make a ubuntu 12.04 based distro which consist of Unity + Gnome shell + KDE + Cinnamon although i am able to create the live cd but the problem is gnome shell is not working ...
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votes
0answers
782 views

No panel, launcher and window decoration in Unity after using KDE

This is not a bug. I used KDE for months and I installed many things to make GTK apps look native in KDE 4. Now I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, but Unity does not show launcher, panel, and window ...
0
votes
1answer
961 views

Synaptic package manager has stopped working in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity

Synaptic package manager was working in my Ubuntu 12.04 installation under Unity, but it recently stopped working for no apparent reason. It does work when I switch to KDE. Suggestions?
2
votes
1answer
7k views

Remove unity and install KDE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? How to fully remove Unity Desktop Environment and associated files and dependencies from Ubuntu 12.04 and have a pure KDE installation ?
2
votes
1answer
505 views

Enabling Kubuntu-Desktop in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed kubuntu-desktop and I still get the Unity desktop. How do I enable the KDE desktop?
0
votes
1answer
850 views

Can I remove the KDE desktop from Kubuntu and just use Unity?

Hi my problem is I have Kubuntu but really like unity, so would like to remove all KDE packages to avoid a full re-install is this possable.
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Unity equivalent of KDE 'comments' feature

Under KDE, I can add 'comments' to any File/folder. I consider it the digital analogue of 'sticky notes' on physical files. Can I get the same/similar behaviour in Unity/Gnome? If yes, how? If no, ...