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Questions tagged [kubuntu]

The official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop

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How do I configure a boot menu for both Ubuntu server and Kubuntu desktop on same disk?

I created two partitions on a 480GB drive. I installed Ubuntu 18.01.1 live server first using 150 GB. Then I installed Kubuntu 18.10 desktop manually, on the second partition. I can boot Kubuntu, ...
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Change language output of Konsole in English

I am using Kubuntu 18.04. I had some trouble with my keyboard layouts which were solved but left some issues behind as a result. More specifically I have some language remnants is some aspects of my ...
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Desktop fails to start, stuck in a login loop - Kubuntu 18.04

As the title suggests, I'm stuck in a login loop. I've tried the other suggestions askubuntu gave me, to no avail. My system and all software is up to date (as of Tuesday Jan 22). Can't tell if this ...
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Can I see what issues have been fixed to cause a apt upgrade? [duplicate]

I get upgrades to something or other almost daily. My upgrade script uses sudo apt list --upgradable (after a sudo apt update) so I can see what is going to be upgraded, but it does not show why. Is ...
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Kubuntu 18.10 installation problem

I’m installing Kubuntu 18.10 from flash USB-stick on a brand new pc with no prior OS installed. My pc specs are: MSI B450M Gaming Plus AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3,7GHz Geil value RAM 8GB DDR4-2133 AMD ...
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How can I configure smb printers in kubuntu?

I am using kubuntu 18.10 in a network with a windows domain and a windows printer server that shares all the printers. The official printer manager in kde is https://github.com/KDE/print-manager but ...
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How to run Windows Store Apps on Linux

Good Day to you all, I am eager to run Windows Store Apps (not Windows applications) on my Kubuntu 18.10. Can Wine run it? If not, then how should I?
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Monitors switch position before login (Ubuntu 18.04 and KDE/Plasma)

I set my bigger monitor to be on the left, the smaller monitor to the right. Before I login, the order is switched. After I login,they are where I set them. While there have been other questions that ...
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How can I update ubuntu to kubuntu? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to completely update my ubuntu copy to kubuntu using cd image
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How do I install Xtreme Download Manager on Kubuntu 18.10?

Good Day to you, I am trying to install Xtreme Download Manager on my Kubuntu 18.10. I have tried downloading DEB file from sourcefourge, and also using ./install.sh. But the former says it needs ...
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How can I change mime to run exe applications on kubuntu

I have wine installed. But how can I set it default for running exe files?
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Output audio through two bluetooth devices at the same time with one bluetooth adapter

The devices I have in mind are a bluetooth headset and a bluetooth speaker in Kubuntu 18.04 with the integrated laptop bluetooth. Is it possible to use two different bluetooth sound output devices at ...
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How to make Kubuntu see mouse buttons events in global context

I configured my Razer Naga 2014 buttons to F1-F12 keys, using the following script. I also currently use F1 key to show the desktop grid on Kubuntu 18.04. The problem is, when I press mouse button, ...
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Encryption using ecryptfs

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04. I installed ecryptfs but Private folder is not encrypted. I ran... sudo apt-get install ecryptfs-utils Then I ran... ecryptfs-setup-private The terminal output looked like ...
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Removing 'Kubuntu-desktop' has made media keys practically non-responsive but only on Unity Desktop

After uninstalling the package 'Kubuntu-desktop' my media keys no longer work, but only specifically in the Unity Desktop. They work flawlessly in Gnome, Enlightenment and KDE but when used on the ...
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BT878 PCI TVCARD to capture analog video signal on Kubuntu 18.04

I have a PCI Pinnacle PCTV Pro installed on Kubuntu 18.04. Using the following command lspci -k seems that the PCI card was detected: (...) 02:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree ...
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Libreoffice impress doesn't work on Kubuntu 18.04

I recently installed the libreoffice-ogltrans package for more transitions in Impress. When I checked, most of the new transitions weren't working. I thought this was related to OpenGL, and so I ...
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KDE Plasma bug in Kubuntu

Does anybody know what the bug on the attached picture is and how it could be fixed?
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What Plasma versions will be available within 18.04 LTS?

I like Kubuntu 18.04 a lot, it is very stable and maybe the best Linux I ever used. I am facing some minor problems (like here and here) that are possibly fixed in the newer versions of Plasma (5.13), ...
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Libreoffice has no menubar in Kubuntu if global menus are enabled

It looks like a bug but I am not sure which program is to blame.. In Plasma 5.12 the option to add global menus in window titlebar has been removed, but there is a panel widget that adds global menus ...
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Update frequency setting in Kubuntu 18.04

Opening Software Sources in Kubuntu 18.04 I have selected only important and recommended updates, set the checking for updates only every two weeks and only notify. But I still get updates ...
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nvidia-173 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04

I have an old 'Nvidia Quadro FX 1300' which works with full specs in MS Windows Vista/7. Since there is no recent posts related to this subject, I shall reopen the case. I tried to use this graphics ...
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How to save/modify order of manually ordered taskbar/task manager in Kubuntu?

I'm new here and use a French locale, so, sorry if I don't use the right terms for designing the UI elements. I'm on Kubuntu 18.10, and the issue I have is with the task manager (the bar at the ...
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Issue with Sennheiser USB headset on Linux Ubuntu [closed]

Headset call answering button acting as right-click of mouse and disables mouse clicking. Please help me understand how can we resolve this
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Disable KDE Authentication dialog for web links

Clicking on http(s) links in some applications other than the browser brings up the following dialog in KDE 5. Any idea how I can disable this misfeature? Why does KDE feel the need to intervene here?
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What methods are there to restore a deleted theme? file:///usr/share/sddm//themes/breeze/Main.qml:No such file or directory

I'm very new to Linux. I rather like Kubuntu 18.04, but today I managed to break it. Using Discover, I deleted laptop battery controls and hastily agreed to remove a long list of dependencies. ...
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Kubuntu 18.10 installed on M.2 drive, want to install Windows 10 on a secondary hard drive

On my main system, I have Kubuntu 18.10 installed on an M.2 drive, I would like to install Windows 10 Pro on an Extra Sata Hard Drive without touching my Kubuntu install if at all possible, I would ...
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WiFi interfering with bluetooth audio

Running Kubuntu 18.10, on Lenovo Y530. On their own, WiFi connection and Bluetooth speakers work fine. If running both, heavy interference is introduced. This first resulted in both WiFi connection ...
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How to replace Application Launcher icon in Kubuntu (replace the “K” one with anything else)?

I want to customize my KDE desktop. Firstly I want to replace an annoying letter "K" in a Menu. For example: I supposed that it changes by editing some *.css files. For instance gnome-shell has /usr/...
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Have successfully created AP in network-manager, but cannot change the channel

I looked all over creation and couldn't find anything relevant to this, so thought I'd ask here. Also, I apologize for my formatting issues. There seems to be something weird with my carriage return. ...
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“Failed to start session” on login

I have a machine (let's name it my-machine), which runs Ubuntu 16.04. my-machine is connected to LDAP, and I use an LDAP account to login to it. With my LDAP account, I use exclusively this machine. ...
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Problem with dual boot Windows - Kubuntu 18.04

I have installed Kubuntu over another distro in a system with dual boot Windows / Kubuntu , and now Kubuntu starts directly with no grub for dual boot. I had to install it in EFI because installer ...
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Adding a second keyboard layout in Kubuntu 18.04

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 and I am facing a problem with the keyboard layout. I have English as my first language and would like to add Greek as a second one also. I have initially followed the ...
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Move from Ubuntu 18.10 to Kubuntu 18.04 while keeping /home directory

I'd like to move from Ubuntu 18.10 to Kubuntu 18.04. I've already flashed the Kubuntu ISO to a USB stick, but when I get to the partitioning stage in the Kubuntu installer, there's nothing about ...
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Problem printing from cups

I have connected printer Brother HL-L2310D to server on Debian. I can print all from server i.e. test page from cups. Printer is shared in network and on PC with Windows 10 there sending job to server ...
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VLC closes immediately when playing file accessed in the file manager

This problem didn't appear immediately after installing VLC from repos in Kubuntu 18.04, but after a while. Starting VLC and using its internal GUI actions (Open file etc) works. Running vlc path/to/...
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Running .desktop files starts the terminal

I have created some .desktop files for some AppImages and they have all ran great up until I installed the Hyper Terminal. Now I get the following error: Plasma KDEInit could not launch 'Hyper': ...
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Dual booting windows 10 and Kubuntu 18.10 doesn't install the grub menu

I just bought a new Dell XPS 15 9570. It comes stock with the new Windows 10. But as I'm a developer I want to use windows for misc. tasks and a linux distro for developing stuff. So I came to the ...
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Changing and deleting files and directories from hard drive that was connected to a Solaris 9 system/computer

I have files and directories in a IDE hard drive that was installed in a Solaris 9 computer. I have to delete and copy to that hard some files and directories to it, but all I can do it is to read ...
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Weird screen flickering and baloo crashing on Kubuntu 18.04

I am facing these two issues Sometimes screen starts to flicker, not everyday but maybe two or three times a week. Logging out and then logging back in stops it from happening. Baloo file indexer ...
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Improve appearance of GTK apps in Plasma5 installed on top Ubuntu Gnome

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 then with tasksel, kubuntu-desktop full along with sddm. Now most of the application in KDE look like this: Plasma look on top and gnome border/colors below. How can I ...
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plasma browser integration error

I am using kubuntu 18.04 LTS. How do I stop "plasma-browser-integration" error everytime I open firefox? I tried searching for that package in discover but couldn't find it
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cant build kwalletmanager using kdesrc-build

I am receiving the following errors when trying to build kwalletmanager using kdesrc-build kwalletmanager on kubuntu 18.10 Building kwalletmanager from kf5-workspace-utils (1/1) No source update, ...
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Ibus not working on Kubuntu 18.04

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 and I want to get a Chinese pinyin keyboard. I did the following sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-gtk ibus-gtk3 ibus-qt4 ibus-clutter sudo apt-get install ibus-pinyin ...
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My KUBUNTU 18.04 with KDE Plasma 5.12.7 does not print on Cannon LBP2900B

Even after trying everything from the answers of following threads: ) Installing Canon LBP2900b printer in 12.10 2.) How do I install Canon LBP2900B printer in UBUNTU 3.) How to make Canon LBP2900B ...
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Upgrade from KUbuntu-16.04 to Ubuntu-18.04

Currently I'm running KUbuntu-16.04 with KDE, however, I would like to upgrade to the default Ubuntu-18.04, with the default Ubuntu. My pc is a efi duaboot with windows 10 and KUbuntu. I would like ...
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Make network manager control individual devices?

I recently changed from Cinnamon to KDE Plasma 5 and I feel like I have googled everything I can. On Cinnamon Network Manager allowed me to turn off and on my two wifi adapters separately. Is there ...
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phishingurl named folder present [duplicate]

I have a Kubuntu installed system there is a folder named 'phishingurl' containing 'malware.db' file in ~/.local/share. Is it normal or should I be worried?
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How to make Kubuntu boot faster?

The time after the unit is active or started is printed after the "@" character. The time the unit takes to start is printed after the "+" character. graphical.target @2min 9.351s └─multi-user.target ...
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Snap-installed app doesn't put icon into launcher

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04 on a reasonably fresh install. I've installed a few snap applications, but none of their icons will show up in my launcher. I had a previous install of Kubuntu 18.04 that I ...