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Some packages that are needed for KDE to run are missing. Enter a TTY (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and log in there. Run sudo apt-get install --reinstall kubutu-desktop kde-* || sudo apt-get install -f and KDE should start. You'll have to be connected to the internet for this to work.


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The problem seems to be that the Dutch translations (kde-l10n-nl) of KDE conflict with plasma-desktop. Forcing the reinstallation of plasma-desktop in a TTY fixed the issue. You don't have to reinstall kubuntu-desktop for this to work: apt-get install --reinstall plasma-desktop apt-get -f install


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I had the same problem, and although I don't know how to uninstall akonadi, I uninstalled the applications that make usage of it: kontact, kaddressbook, kmail, knotes and korganizer. Akregator doesn't seem to start akonadi so I let it installed. sudo apt-get remove kontact kaddressbook kmail knotes korganizer My memory usage had decreased from almost ...


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Go to Chrome menu -> Settings -> "Appearance" section, unmark "Use system title bar and borders".


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You should install Kubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-Bit.


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As KDE 5 seems to be just frontend for PulseAudio, you can use direct access to PulseAudio with pactl command. You will have to experiment a little bit to find a correct settings for you exact setup, but I would recommend excellent Arch Linux wiki on Pulse Audio, the Pulse Audio Configuration and Examples. After figuring the correct commands, create a ...


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It seems that this user-interface aspect is being redesigned at the moment. There is a blog post that is describing the problem, proposing a solution, and requesting feedback. Do check it out here: http://davidrosca.blogspot.ca/2016/04/audio-volume-improvements-in-plasma-57.html


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I don't know why it doesn't work in 16.04, but I do have a workaround: I first added my swap partition to grub, rebooted, and there was no change. Next I installed the Ubuntu kernel packages with TuxOnIce stable and the option to hibernate appeared, but that failed. I later I installed the package hibernate which uses uswsusp for suspending to disk & ...



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