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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How to toggle audio between PC and TV set?

I created a script that toggles audio output between PC and TV set connected via HDMI. It looks so: inactive_sink_id=$(pacmd list-sinks | grep -E "[^*] index: [0-9]+" | sed -r -e "s/.*([0-9]+)/\1/g") ...
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Mount two same usb device Always in the same port UBUNTU

need to mount two device (identical/equal) at the same port...not difficult but look this: /dev/input/event6 - Sycreader_RFID_Technology_Co.__Ltd_SYC_ID_IC_USB_Reader_08FF20140315 /dev/input/event2 - ...
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KDE's run command is broken when using multiple monitors

When running run command (shortcut or from desktop menu) it only works on one monitor. On all other monitors no window is shown (it is working, "just" window position seems to be broken, when I don't ...
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Install AMD HD 6400M / 7400m drivers

How to install AMD drivers for above mentioned graphic card in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS Here is the info that may be needed to help. vasu@vasu-PC:~$ sudo ubuntu-drivers devices [sudo] password for vasu: ==...
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How to change the width of tasks in taskbar?

I am using Kubuntu. I am interested in changing the width of tasks in task manager but didn't see it in 'Task Manager Settings', Is there a config file for this or how to do it anyway?
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Why is Linux kernel killing processes when it has 14GB free memory, and how to fix it?

Output of free showed that my applications only use 2GB, swap was not used at all. Yet my applications were being killed (Skype, Firefox, Thunderbird). I watched it on htop and it looked like they ...
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kubuntu 16.04 plasma widget on panel - icon

Kubuntu 16.04. I want to run custom application/command (wine running windows app). In 14.04, I could just drag any application and edit icon settings (command + icon). Now when I right click any ...
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Desktop Linux distro that is laptop friendly (w/ docking station with 1x VGA and 2x Display Port)

I have a laptop + docking station with 1x VGA and 2x Display Port (1 converted to DVI, 1 native DP) outputs on it. When docked I want it to use the 3 external displays and have the onboard display ...
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LSI MegaRaid Controller - Switched OS's

I originally installed the MegaRaid Controller on Windows. I switched to Kubuntu and now I'm having great difficulties getting the raid setup recognized. I don't really need the raid (Just the ...
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How to recover system when wrongly entered command? [duplicate]

I wrongly entered chmod -700 /. My entire system collapsed. All applications shutdown automatically. Then I restarted my computer. I could no longer login. What happened, and how can I fix it?
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Overheating/high CPU usage by Windows VM

I am running Kubuntu 14.4 as a host and windows 7 in a VirtualBox. The later is using ~30% of my CPU and overheats the CPU to 94°C. This does not seem healthy. What is going on here and how can I fix ...
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Konqueror randomly showing same search results

In Konqueror I use startpage.com as searchengine. Recently I began to notice that no matter what I search for the searchengine is randomly showing the same results page. I clean the cache at every ...
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Wireless problem with Intel WiFi Link 5100

I'm using Kubuntu and I've problems connecting to Wifi since I tried to update the system a week ago. I tried installing drivers several times but nothing changed. Now I'm trying again with a fresh ...
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kubuntu 16.04: my panel icons keep disappearing after an upgrade

Intel "Core-2" processor (refurbished), Dell box, 2GiB RAM. I had all the everyday applications placed on the bottom 'panel.' Then I installed several new packages using Aptitude. Afterward. about ...
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Using chroot to restore Kubuntu 14.04

I have accidentaly purged some system files and now Kubuntu 14.04 won't boot past the start up logo. I read online that I can perform changes on my system through my LiveUSB and the BASH chroot ...
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Not Booting past Logo

I have been messing around with uninstalling a program (emacs24) on Kubuntu 14.04 and for this followed this instruction: (see Hartmut's answer). After I didn't manage to get rid of all emacs files, ...
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How to change password for SAMBA printer on Kubuntu 14.04

On my desktop at work with Kubuntu 14.04 I have (actually had) access to a network printer (Windows printer via SAMBA). After changing the password of my account I naturally have to reconfigure the ...
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Plasma crashes when I switch applications using taskbar

I have KUbuntu 16.04 with all the latest updates. Everytime I switch application using taskbar, Plasma crashes with a segmentation fault.
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How does the new KDE Neon compare with Kubuntu and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each

I noticed that there is a new distro called KDE Neon, but to me, it sounds just like Kubuntu, I don't know what the differences between it and Kubuntu are and whether one has any advantages/...
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How to increase font size in KDE?

I have increased the font size by going to System Settings -> Font. This changed it for some applications like Konsole and File explorer. But this doesn't reflect in other applications like Firefox ...
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Installing Kubuntu from USB

I have a brand new machine and am trying to install Kubuntu 16.04, the latest stable release. On an old machine I have downloaded the iso file from the kubuntu website and created a bootable USB using ...
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Linux/compiler-gcc5.h: No such file or directory

I run into problem compiling a kernel scheduler for testing the compiling error linux-2.6.32-rc3/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h:86:30: fatal error: linux/compiler-gcc5.h: No such file or directory ...
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USB/bluetooth tether to Kubuntu 15.10

I am trying to provide Internet to laptop, from any of two phones. I can do it only by wifi, but it drains battery quickly. When same laptop had Linux Mint 17.1-3 XFCE it worked without problem (on ...
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How to download remotely by sending URL

I've been trying to search but keep getting results on how to remotely install Linux and how to send files to another Linux computer, and can't find what I'm trying to do. I would like to be able to ...
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swap windows with dash script

I have written a bunch of dash scripts that resize and move windows for better efficiency. The structure is the following: i have a row of 8 windows that are stacked to the bottom of my screen, like ...
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How to make Nvidia Optimus work on Kubuntu 15.10?

I thought the Nvidia driver would install itself properly since it offered me Nvidia drivers installation after fresh system installation. It did not go well. So, how to make Nvidia Optimus work on ...
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KDE - Problem with dark themes

Hello there Linux super users, I have a slight problem with my KDE Plasma 5.4 setup running on Kubuntu 15.10. Whenever I select a dark theme (in this case: KArc, the problem is the same for Breeze-...
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KDE with plasma 5 doesn't automount the partitions anymore on Ubuntu

Until recently, kde was autommounting all my partitions after I was logging in. But, after an upgrade (a few months ago), this stopped happening and now I use krusader to manually mount the patitions ...
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kubuntu 14.04 - do not show window in start panel when on another desktop

I use kubuntu 14.04 and I have configured 4 virtual desktop. When I go from a virtual desktop to another, I'd like to not see the programs opened on the first desktop on the start bar. Is it possible ?...
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Directing sound output for specific applications

I'm trying to direct the sound from Youtube running in Opera to my sound card's HDMI output (to a TV), but still have all other OS sounds go to my PC's "Built-in Audio Analog Stereo" playback device. ...
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Plymouth falling back to text boot animation

Ever since a kernel update and reinstalling the nvidia-346 package for the Nvidia proprietary drivers for my GPU, Plymouth has been reverting to using the text boot animation instead of the graphics ...
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Repairing python setup

On my Kubuntu 14.4 (which has python 2.7.6 as standard) my python is broken after I tried to install python 2.7.10 after building from source from python.org with the help of How to install the latest ...
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Edit commands for icon launcher

I am having an issue with Kompozer and as per a recommendation I am now launching it (from command line) with OXYGEN_APPLICATION_NAME_OVERRIDE=xulrunner kompozer. I was (previously) launching the ...
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Bash script to detect a file modified yesterday and check if its size is above a certain threshold

I'm writing a script to stat all files in a directory, and then find specific files that were created yesterday and tell me if they are larger than a certain size or not. So basically I need this to ...
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Kubuntu/Plasma(?) crashes on dual monitor setup

I'm using the latest Kubuntu /w Plasma. Usually I have one external monitor, which I connect to my laptop. Everything worked sort of fine (except of few restarts needed to get both displays working ...
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Kubuntu dosen't open anything at startup?

I had installed kubuntu 15.04 a few weeks back. Till now it had worked fine. But somehow it has started to behave oddly. I do see it boot and am greeted with the plasma login screen but after I ...
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Starting Wait for Plymouth Boot Screen to Quit

I'm struggling to install Kubuntu 15.04 on my PC. I've got a GTX 970 which i think is throwing off the trial mode from starting up. nomodeset doesn't work, so I tried nouveau.noaccel=1 to beget this ...
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macbuntu - is it a linux distro or a desktop or a theme? [closed]

After 25+ years of using various versions of Windows, to experiment with non-Windows OS, I bought a pre-installed Ubuntu laptop from System76 around 6 months ago and a friend of mine installed Kubuntu ...
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trying to dual boot kubuntu with windows 7

I have windows 7 as my primary is . Now I would like to install kubuntu here is what I get in the disk setup What should I do to use dual boot?? Manual option doesn't do anything!!
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Automatically restarting process in the X server

I would like to know how to have a process that starts with the X server and automatically restarts when it stops running. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with a KDE 4.13.3 desktop. I am running the ...
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Adobe Flash installed in Firefox, but not in Chromium, getting install error Error - AptUrl: The channel 'utopic-partner' is not know

I've installed Adobe Flash in Firefox succesfully and all works fine, but I cannot it get running under Chrome. If I try to install .apt Adobe Flash install file from Chrome, I get error in screenshot:...
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how can I get the 'extra' bar on icons to stop coming up?

On Kubuntu 14.04, I have icons on my desktop. When I hover my mouse over them for even a split second, the little bar comes up which lets me resize, etc. How do I keep that bar from coming up?
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Ubuntu experience on a Chromebook [closed]

So I want to buy a cheap laptop, just to code and I need Ubuntu for that. So I thought about Chromebooks, but some questions came to my mind: 1. Which methods are available to install ubuntu on a ...
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How to automaticly open a URL at specific times each day

I am using kubuntu 14.04. I have installed cron using sudo apt-get install cron, and then I created this file in IDLE, called openurl.py. #!/usr/bin/env python import webbrowser webbrowser.open('...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Wireless DNS Issue

I'm quite new to using Kubuntu and have run into issues with the wireless connection on Kubuntu 14.10. The wireless connection says that it is connected, and I can ping IP addresses of other devices ...
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Is it neccessary for me to update my kernel? And how? [closed]

I'm trying to install Kubuntu on a VM in order to do some deep learning following this guide: https://github.com/BVLC/caffe/wiki/Ubuntu-14.04-VirtualBox-VM I'm stuck in the step of the guide that ...
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How to integrate Kali Linux features in Ubuntu

I have tried Kali Linux, a Debian distribution with very powerful security auditing and hacking features. Since the distribution is based on Debian like Ubuntu, I suppose it should be easy integrate ...
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Install current windows system once replaced by Ubuntu

I would like to know if it is technically possible to virtualize a windows 8 operating system on a machine. Then completely replace windows by Ubuntu on the same machine And install the virtualized ...
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Intel Graphics Driver for Kubuntu 14.10?

I am running Kubuntu 14.10 on my computer, which is an Asus laptop with an Intel graphics card (type below): VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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How do I adjust kubuntu's maximum screen resolution?

I am running Kubuntu 14.10. My screen resolution is currently at 1024 x 768, which xrandr states as the maximum resolution. The problem is, my screen should support a resolution of 1366 x 768. When I ...