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How to downgrade libgnutls without reinstalling virtually the entire system

I have somehow managed to install a version of libgnutls30 that is well ahead of the rest of my KDE Neon (Ubuntu LTS 20.04) system, and this issue makes it impossible to install anything that depends ...
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Conditionally prevent/allow booting into GUI

First, a background: I'm using KDE Neon (Ubuntu derivative), and I use ZFS on /home. Usually it just goes swimmingly seamless, no problem. Occasionally, though (especially after a massive update due ...
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Cannot record microphone with SimpleScreenRecorder

As mentioned in the title, I'm unable to simultaneously record my headset microphone and my desktop audio when using SimpleScreenRecorder in KDE Neon 5.24. In the "Audio Input" section of ...
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How to reboot into CLI?

I need to perform some housekeeping on /home, so I figure I should reboot into CLI instead of into GUI. How do I do that on KDE Neon? For additional info, I'm using an UEFI system, GPT, and grub2.
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My built-in laptop's speaker is always unavailable and my headphones are always plugged in

After the newest KDE Neon update (5.24.1) (IDK it has something to do with the update) my built-in laptop's speaker is always unavailable, and it says that my headphones jack are always plugged in, ...
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How to reconfigure kernel with PM_RUNTIME=y?

tlp-stat tells me to do the following: +++ Recommendations * Reconfigure your Linux kernel with PM_RUNTIME=y to reduce your laptop's power consumption. And i have no idea how I am supposed to do ...
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Manual syncing of files each time it changes (between a desktop always connected home-wifi and a laptop that I carry around)

I know I have to use inotifywatch or something for this. I also know I can use rsync. I know that my connection should be made through SSH for better security but here's what I don't know: Where to ...
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Fingerprint sensor not working on Ideapad Slim 5 although support is mentioned on fprint's website

The support for the fingerprint reader device I use (04f3:0c58 Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint) is available according to this page but when I try to run fprintd-enroll I always get ...
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KDE Neon Display-setup-script Nvidia Driver alternative

I'm using KDE Neon based on Ubuntu 20.04 latest release version with last KDE on a Asus laptop with AMD Ryzen 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060. I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers using ubuntu-drivers ...
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KDE Neon pkcon update issue

Getting this error while trying to run the command pkcon update: Fatal error: WARNING: You are trying to remove the following essential packages: neon-desktop distro-release-notifier (due to neon-...
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“Limited Connectivity” error after attempting to connect to a wireless access point on fresh install of KDE Neon ( based on Ubuntu 20.04)

Everything works fine when I connect to the main router, once I connect to a wireless access point (different SSID and does not have a DHCP server) I'm not able to connect to the internet with a "...
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How can I add a custom resolution to be always available for only a specific monitor using Intel's driver on xorg

I have a super-ultrawide (32:9) monitor from Samsung (G9 Odyssey) and it works fine under windows (with a nvidia gpu), however my work laptop (with hdmi 2) which CAN (sometimes) see the full ...
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Can't install telegram using a repository i addded on KDE Neon

Recently i got an update which broke telegram and now i can't install it using apt on my KDE Neon installation. It used to work perfectly fine before that. I got the repo at this article https://www....
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How can I tell when a library or package has been updated in the repository?

Yesterday, KDE Neon's screen capture utility, spectacle, stopped working for me. When I tried running it from the CLI, I received the following error: spectacle: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Error while opening Spectacle

PrntScrn doesn't work and trying to open spectacle window with the command line gives me the following error: $ spectacle spectacle: error while loading shared libraries: libkColorPicker.so.0.1.4: ...
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Diffence between /etc/locale.conf and /etc/default/locale

I'm running KDE neon 5.20 and found two files /etc/locale.conf and /etc/default/locale with similar content. What's the difference between these two files and which one should I edit to change the ...
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KDE Neon Linux (Plasma 5.19) : The screen freezes randomly

I recently installed KDE-neon 5.20 and screen display freezes ramdomly. The only workaround is to restart my system. Spec: Graphics Processor: GeForce GTX 750 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 model : GM107 [GeForce GTX ...
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Display doesn't stay on KDE Neon

I'm running KDE Neon for the first time on a virtual machine. The display doesn't fit my windows size, so I went to the display settings and changed them to my monitor size. But after about one second ...
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How to remove Kaccessible in KDE neon / KDE Plasma 5.20?

I still don't know why KDE Accessible / the screenreader starts automatically and how to conveniently prevent it via KDE's options. In the latest version of KDE that's used by KDE neon I could not ...
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KDE NEON: Can't upgrade 18.04 -> 20.04: Unresolvable Problem while Calculating Upgrade

This update has been plagued with issues for me. The GUI gives a similar error, but since the first run I've been using the CLI tool do-release-upgrade. The error When running the tool, things seem to ...
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KDE Neon 20.04 no Taskbar after upgrading

I upgraded my kde neon from 18.04 to 20.04 using this Tutorial. (The terminal Version). After final reboot, i logged in (the splash screen was taking much longer than usually) And there was no Desktop ...
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Issues with sound board after neon upgrade

Recently Ive finally upgraded my KDE neon to 5.19 All was fine and smooth except that after booting sound wanst working anymore. I have onboard sound on my motherboard, which is connected to my sound ...
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Windows 10 don't appear on KDE neon bootloader

I installed KDE neon today, i had an error telling me that the installation couldn't be finished, so i left KDE neon by click on shutdown option and just power on my pc to boot on Windows, but my pc ...
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KDE Neon doesn't detect audio devices from motherboard

I recently updated my KDE Neon to 20.04, and audio from the motherboard doesn't get detected. It does, however, detect the one from the GPU. $ inxi -A Audio: Device-1: Intel 100 Series/C230 ...
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got "E: The repository 'http://deb.debian.org/debian bionic Release' does not have a Release file." while installing nodejs on new kde neon

I run this commands sudo apt-get install curl software-properties-common curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_14.x | sudo bash - on kde neon, and errors ## Installing the NodeSource Node.js 14.x ...
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KDE Neon shutdown issue

A while back I had an issue with kde-neon where the laptop wouldn't power off. The shutdown procedure was fine, with F2 pressed there wasn't any issue but at the end the screen went black but the fan ...
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KDE Neon ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4, black screen with cursor on resume from suspend on battery

I am running KDE Neon on my ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4. Whenever I resume from sleep/suspend, UNLESS it is plugged in on AC, it only resumes to a black screen with a cursor, and nothing else. I have ...
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Error opening the wallet kdewallet

I did a fresh install of KDE neon a while ago and I cannot figure out how to solve this problem: When I start my laptop and try to connect to a wifi network, even the networks I connected to before, I ...
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How can I alter KWin rules via TTY?

I'm quite new to Linux and managed to screw up my desktop (KDE) royally... I wanted to change my global window transparency and set it to 0% opacity, instead of 0% transparency, as I had intended. I ...
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Kde neon stuck/freeze on boot after installing nvidia driver

I am new to linux and KDE. I just tried installing NVIDIA proprietary driver, and reboot. After I reboot, KDE neon would display grub as usual and I chose KDE neon, after that the loading appear and ...
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Ubuntu stops at booting

My laptop came with ubuntu lts preinstalled, i installed kde desktop&co via neon package sources. I've been using it for couple of months well-working. I left my laptop for acouple of minutes, and ...
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Does KDE Neon use Ubunu LTS point releases?

The KDE Neon FAQ mentions it's build on Ubuntu LTS 18.04. It doesn't mention which point release of Ubuntu LTS it's using. I would like to try out KDE Neon, but I know my laptop doesn't work well (or ...
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strange problem with audio

I don't know exactly how to describe the problem. I've had it for a while and I haven't found any response from teachers or from any forum I have reviewed I started using linux for a while now, but I ...
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KDE Neon 5.17, on wakeup without external monitor, screen stays black

Sometimes when my laptop wakes up, the screen will stay black. It will only turn on again if I connect an external screen. After that the screen works again. Then I can disconnect the external screen ...
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KDE Neon GUI won't start after login

I installed some updates and it needed a reboot which I did. After that I tried to login, but pressing enter after entering the password or clicking the login button with the cursor didn't do anything ...
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keyboard layout is disabled in kde

I have kde Neon ~ ? screenfetch `..---+/---..` saeb@saeb-fujitsu `---.`` `` `.---.` OS: KDE neon 5.17 .--.` `` `-:-. ...
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KDE Neon 5.17; Unable to download any files from Internet , Including sudo apt-get update

I got a fresh install of KDE Neon, the latest stable version. The first network problem I noticed was that my wifi had "limited Connectivity". I "solved" this issue by running sudo systemctl restart ...
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Ubuntu issue with "man"

When I try to run man -k ., I only get a list of commands starting with pvck. So when I run man ls for example, I get a blank page that asks me to select h for help or q to quit. The same thing ...
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KDE Neon: black startup screen with only cursor. Forgot login credentials for Alt+Ctrl+F2 tty terminal

TLDR: After powering on and choosing my OS (I have Win10, Ubuntu, and KDE Neon all on the same disc and every time my computer starts grub(?) gives me the option between the three. Black startup ...
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How Do I Transfer Ownership of Files Between Distros?

I currently have Ubuntu installed on one partition and my personal files (Pictures, Documents, etc.) on a second partition. I would like to install KDE Neon in the partition containing Ubuntu, while ...
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Why did opening a large text file hang my entire system, not the editor?

Recently, I made the mistake of opening a large-ish text file (~100MB) in Kedit. This made my system entirely unresponsive and I had to reboot it using the REISUB method. I was wondering why this ...
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KDE Neon (a ubuntu based distro) does not start graphical environment anymore

I have a very strange problem in my KDE Neon 18.04 (distro based on Ubuntu LTS), when starting after the KDE Neon logo animation, I'm thrown on tty1 but at the command line, and the graphical ...
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How to log in as root in KDE?

Unfortunately the newest KDE neon trips over it's own feet and cannot set up printing: (This has nothing to do with the question, but is the reason why I need to run KDE as root; it seems as if ...
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Is there a minimum requirement for Plasma Desktop?

I wanted to run Arch linux and Plasma Desktop on a 15 year old PC. It's Intel DG31PR, built in VGA, Intel Dual Core Processor and 4GB RAM. Arch gets installed and GNOME desktop works without any issue ...
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Wine does not want to install on KDE neon

I’m using KDE neon and tried to install Wine.  However, if I install it, I always get: sudo apt install wine-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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AltGr isn't working with ibus-m17n in KDE Neon

I've added my arabic layout in /usr/share/m17n and I've no problem with Alphanumeric and Keypad mapping, it works fine. Here's how it looks like: (input-method ar phonetic) (map (arabic ("1" "١") (...
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Why are there so many users running together on KDE Neon?

When I open KSysGuard just after logging in, I see more than 200 active processes by default and most of them are running using root account and there're a few others alongside root namely rtkit, ...
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Can't boot any more efi

I use to have a dual system with KDE Neon and Windows 10, all happy together in my lap Asus s510U.  One week ago, the f… Windows decided to update without questioning me. It also changed all my BIOS ...
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KDE Neon 18.04 - Firefox not setting as default browser

I did a clean install of KDE Neon this week and I noticed Firefox is not really set as default. When I go in system settings I see it is set. When I open a .html file or click on a link, it opens ...
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Cannot Add User on KDE Neon User Edition Live

I've been learning Linux with Ubuntu 18.04 but recently I wanted to try out a different desktop environment compared to GNOME. So I decided to run a Live version of KDE Neon 5.16.0( released 13 June ...
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