Questions tagged [kubuntu]

Kubuntu is the official Ubuntu derivative using the KDE Plasma Desktop. Use this tag only for questions that are Kubuntu specific. Questions for Kubuntu are probably better asked at http://askubuntu.com/, the stackexchange site for Ubuntu.

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Known Issues With CBS All Access Streaming?

I'm porting this over from the Ubuntu SE, since I'm leaning more toward this being a general linux issue. I saw another post on Ubuntu that had been removed by the moderator on this very same issue. ...
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Kubuntu 19.10 black screen after wake up

I just got a new Laptop at work and installed a clean Kubuntu 19.10 on it. There is this problem: everytime I close the lid and reopen in or put it in sleep mode manually and attempt to wake it up, ...
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ProtonVPN Autostart configuration error

I am trying to make ProtonVPN autostart on my Kubuntu machine. I have tried following this and this guides. The latest one I tried is the one from blog.x86txt.com. But when using the following ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: Screen flickers after waking up from suspend mode

Issue: Screen starts flickering whenever my laptop wakes up after a sleep or blank screen. Steps to reproduce: Let your laptop go to sleep or let its display turn blank. After wake-up, the display ...
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How to make i3 contain “Always on top windows” in i3+KDE setup?

The issue The Plasma "Add Widget" window is always on top, and due to this i3wm is unable to tile it. Also, since it is outside i3's management, hence I can't focus on it as well, which prohibits me ...
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Chromebook fails to load Kubuntu installer USB

I'm trying to install Kubuntu on my Chromebook (HP Chromebook 11 G3). I got the installer from the Kubuntu website (the amd64 one, as running uname -m gives me x86_64), checked all of the checksums, ...
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Linux Kubuntu booting into dead screen on exactly every second boot

I hope you can help me. I tied a few solutions to similar problems, but none seemed to have worked for me. My set-up: OS: Linux Kubuntu 19.10 MB: ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1300X GPU: ATI ...
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How Do I Revert KDE Neon To Kubuntu?

I have KDE Neon on my laptop at the moment, but due to various reasons, the rest of my computers in the house are now running Kubuntu. I'd like to make everything the same so I am wondering how to go ...
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Menu to disable/enable trust for USB/thunderbolt devices

Is there a way to enable/disable trust for USB/thunderbolt devices? Sort of like when you plug something in, it asks you whether you want to trust the device for data? I remember seeing a video where ...
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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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Graphical Issues with Kubuntu and Dell Latitude D 620

I recently installed Kubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Latitude D620 with 2x Genuine Intel CPU T2500, 4 GiB of RAM and unknown graphics. Everything is fine except for the graphical anomalies that keep showing ...
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Write HFS+ on Kubuntu 19.10

I am having trouble mounting a HFS+ drive with writing capabilities. Before you ask : I have googled this issue, tried multiple proposed solutions I have installed hfsplus hfsprogs Test ...
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I am not able to install teamviewer 10 on kUbuntu

I Have tried to install Teamviewer 10 on kubuntu. It's showing me below error: root@ubuntu:~# apt-get install teamviewer_linux.deb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to fine tune Linux cache/swap ratio?

I've got a problem with my PC which makes the GUI almost unusable, very sloppy until dead. I've come down in my analysis that it is caused by the cache/buff forcing too much swapping. Is there any ...
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What are the exact functions that cron and anacron tasks perform?

This maybe irrelevant but my OS is Ubuntu 18.04lts and I've been using KDE plasma 5 (kubuntu). I've been plagued by the possibility that cron and anacron are directly causing the crash of plasmashell ...
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Having odd/serious probs with Kubuntu

I keep running into weird permissions issues on a server called nucserv... exharris@nucserv:~/Downloads$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS \n \l Today..plex media server told me it was due an update,...
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Combining .txt files but limiting the combined file into sized chunks

I have a batch of .txt files I want to combine so I can import into another program. This program is limited by 2GB data packets at a time but the total of the files will be 20GB. Is it possible to ...
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After suspend screen gets distorted kde

I'm using kubuntu 18.04 and from time to time after suspend instead of lock screen I get distorted screen like this: When it happens there is no response from computer and whatever I try to do with ...
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How to enable 'open with' in combination with Word 2007 in a desktop file?

I've installed Kubuntu on my mom's PC, after which I installed Wine to run Microsoft Office 2007. The Office suite itself runs quite good. Wine created desktop files, which show up in the 'programs' ...
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Merge two partitions from different dev/sdb on USB

So I have a Kubuntu installation on my USB but the problem was that I formatted/split the disk space wrongly. This caused my Linux installation to have almost no disk space to use while my leftover ...
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New Border Problem (Kubuntu 19.04)

The Problem Basically, I had, for the most part, a carbon copy of the setup on Reddit. After running some updates, when logging in this morning, these new borders appeared. Theme State I haven't ...
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Grub shown for the only system

I've been having Kubuntu 18.04 for a while. After that I installed Kubuntu 19.04 over previous (I changed disk part settings to create volume that can be encrypted thus there is no Kubuntu 18.04 ...
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Running python file leads to Seg Fault

I have a python3 script to connect to a database using pyodbc but every time it runs or if I run it from a interactive python prompt via the terminal I get a Segmentation fault. The error message is ...
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Using stylus disables touchscreen in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu on my HP Spectre x360 2019 version recently and came across a problem where every time I use the stylus, the touchscreen gets disabled but does not get re-enabled after lifting it ...
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Cannot display 8-bit characters in xterm in ubuntu 18.04

I have tried every method I could find in the forums, and cannot display any 8-bit character in an xterm window, under kubuntu 18.04 (nor in earlier versions). All characters in range 0x20-0x7e ...
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T440S Touchpad disabled at each reboot. I found that manually reloading the synaptics driver fixes it. How do I make the change permanent in Kubuntu?

After every reboot, I need to run sudo rmmod psmouse and sudo modprobe -v psmouse to re-enable the touchpad. Otherwise, double finger scrolling doesn't work and only a few areas of the pad work, much ...
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How to exit from TTY mode

I accidentally changed the video driver on my Kubuntu from NVIDIA to Xorg (if I'm not mistaken), rebooted my PC and now my GUI does not load after GRIB. Instead of GUI, I can see TTY mode. I logged ...
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How to use ssh as a xsession

I have two computers running Kubuntu 18.04. From the client, I connect to the server with ssh, all is going well: ssh -X $SERVER_IP 'export $(dbus-launch); plasmashell' I'm able to interact with ...
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PulseAudio not using default sink

I have a mini-HP PC with Kubuntu 18.04 installed, It has some crappy built-in speakers and HDMI ports. I want all my audio to always go through the active HDMI port, but for some reason, with some ...
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Train simulator, not all fonts are working properly on wine

I ran Train Simulator 2017 game using Wine, but not all fonts are working properly. F.e, fonts in menu work, but fonts in-game (next stop, time, score count) don't work. Also, loading text is not ...
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SSD messed up - no idea how to fix it on Linux

I'm stuck with my netbook (Dell Latitude 3380). Used it for a year: worked fine. I bought and put new SSD, installed Kubuntu 18.04 on it. For a couple hours it worked very well. Then it froze when I ...
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set kms specific resolution at boot time

i'm trying to set a specific resolution for kms, at boot time. by default kms choose the highest resolution available (2500x1600) which is a bit hard to read. i'd like to set 1440x900 instead. i ...
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Encrypted LVM not Booting When Demount unaffected HDD

I have a strange problem I don't understand. I have a Kubuntu 19.04 installation that has a guided install of an encrypted LVM root. lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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KDE crashes with X2Go on Kubuntu 16.04

X2Go won't connect to my Kubuntu 16.04 PC, while MATE and XFCE work well with X2Go. X2Go has an older version of X server built in and doesn't support some newer features; apparently that's why MATE ...
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KDE5 Resolution always crashed after resume from suspend

I use Dell U2417H as primary display for Thinkpad t420s and have Kubuntu 18.04(upgraded from 16.04) on it. Everything was ok before upgrading the system. Resolution of primary display always crashed ...
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KATE GUI - KDE - How to insert date in KDE snippet script?

When running Kate snippets, I do not know how to use the date variable in a snippet. When I am trying to create a personal snippet where the current date can be inserted such as Snippet #A-1 <!--...
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Lenovo Ideapad 330-15ICH overheats in Kubuntu 18.04 only

I installed Kubuntu 18.04 in a new Lenovo Ideapad 330; some of those have Intel UHD Graphics as well as the NVIDIA GPU. I chose to use Kubuntu alongside the default Windows 10 installation since, ...
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How to solve a temporary failure in name resolution error?

I've installed Kubuntu 18.04 on a desktop with an ethernet connection. During the installation, updates were downloaded and the internet was working fine. Once the operating system is installed, every ...
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Issue while booting Kubuntu on VirtualBox: drm vmw_host_log vmwgfx error failed to send log

I have installed Kubbuntu as guest one virtualbox on Windows 10 and now when I want to boot it take a long time showing this message: [drm:vmw_host_log [vmwgfx]] ERROR Failed to send log What is ...
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Wifi downlink very slow with MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC

Today, I assembled a PC using the MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC as its motherboard. This motherboard comes with wifi. Already before installing Kubuntu 18.04, I noticed that the downlink is terribly ...
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Htop signals seem not to be sent on (K)Ubuntu 18.04

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 (Kubuntu), running through Konsole. I have a node process I can see in htop if I F4 and search for node. I highlight it and use F9 to send it a signal (tried SIGINT, SIGQUIT, ...
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Avoid notification “kdeinit5 closed unexpectedly” in Plasma 5.14 when starting Dolphin

After upgrading Kubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and that to Plasma 5.14.5 through the "backports" PPA I am lucky enough to face almost no bugs, except annoying notifications saying "kdeinit5 closed ...
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Duplex printing on Kubuntu by default

When I was using Ubuntu 16.04, duplex printing worked like a charm with my Brother DCP-J4120DW. However, I switched to Kubuntu 18.04. This makes Okular the default document viewer and also my document ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu / Kubuntu 18.04 on new build computer

I build a new computer with Gigabyte B360n wifi motherboard (Bios F4), a I7 8700 and a Sapphire Radeon RX 590. Linux Mint KDE 18 Serena booted perfectly, and installed without producing errors in uefi ...
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How do I find the display number of the X server currently using the physical monitor / running in the active virtual terminal?

I'm in the process of making a x11vnc launching script that would fix the dreaded black screen that prevents you from using VNC until reboot. So far, I've managed to find a workaround by using the ...
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Set the time of notifications in Plasma 5

The notification popups stay too long on the screen in my opinion. How to modify the number of seconds notifications are displayed? I see no such option in any of the notification settings. (...
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Simulating UVC webcam from v4l2loopback stream

Is there any way to emulate a USB camera device (UVC) from my v4l2loopback stream at /dev/video0, so my linux can recognize it as a real USB device?
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Use audio output USB device

I have a Roland TD-30 drum connected using USB to my computer. The USB device support MIDI and audio input/output. Currently Linux does see the USB card. aplay -l shows: kaart 2: TD30 [TD-30], ...
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how do i map the cmd key to ctrl on kubuntu 18.04?

I'm using an apple mac keyboard and I'm trying to map the "cmd" key to the "ctrl key but not having any luck can someone advise? I've tried setting the keyboard model to apple macintosh but that has ...
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Delete volume group of HDD of which the name is the same as my main SSD's

I just bought a new computer with an HDD + SSD. I must've accidentally encrypted the HDD it during installation, although I am sure I did undo it, but here it is, encrypted and even if I put the ...