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How to mount sftp resource using private key file in kubuntu?

I know how to mount sftp connection in kubuntu (using Dolphin), but this way it's impossible to use private key file. Is there any way to mount a sftp resource using key file in kubuntu?
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Reset KDE System Monitor (KSysGuard)

Something went wrong while I was attempting to restore a backup, and KDE System Guard ceased to display properly. This is the correct display (command running from root: kdesudo ksysguard): This is ...
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How To Use Host Serial Port From Guest In VirtualBox?

As an Embedded Software Engineer serial port access is very critical requirement for me irrespective off which OS I am using and how I am using it (I mean with or without virtualization). I have ...
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Installing GUI for Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server installed on a Hyper-V platform, mainly used for Nagios SNMP monitoring, but I'm interested to try and get a GUI installed so I can use the server for some other ...
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Any dangers of sharing /home partition between two distros?

I have a laptop with a 250GB HDD. I have an existing installation of Kubuntu across three partitions (A 20GB one for /, 2GB for swap, and something like 97GB for /home). If I add another partition, ...
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Kubuntu 11.10: Random IO errors on HDD in RAID1 array. RMA time?

I'm pretty sure I have a failing HDD here, but just want to make sure it's not some software error before I do the whole RMA song and dance routine with Western Digital. Bascially, I have a <6 ...
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How can I complete remove gnome and all of its subprograms?

I have Kubuntu 12.04. And I had installed gnome with sudo apt-get install gnome. How can I complete remove this? Looks like just put a sudo apt-get purge gnome will not solve the case. Because will ...
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How to run kubuntu 12 without monitor

I'm trying to setup home build server. I'm not experienced in linux thus I want to have remote access to GUI desktop. I installed kubuntu 12.04 (because I'm most familiar with it) and setup x11vnc. ...
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Switch package manager in computer tab in kmenu?

Note: I use a localized version, so I need to guess the english names of items I describe. I could guess wrong, but I hope I made my question clear enough. Kubuntu 12.04 comes with muon as UI for ...
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Kubuntu - missing menu bar at the top, and task bar at the bottom

I have pressed something, and top menu bar and task bar at the bottom of the KUbuntu screen, has disappeared, it looks like some fullscreen mode or something got turned on. Any ideas how to switch ...
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Will “apt-get dist-upgrade” update my Ubuntu to the next major release?

I'm trying to cleanup the following error message: pdf-reader /home/jseidel/ebilling_1393100.pdf Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/command-not-found", line 10, in <module> ...
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Chromium Popup/Context Menu artifacts intermitently won't go away

I'm running Chromium 18.0.997.0 (Developer Build 116462 Linux) Ubuntu 11.10 and occasionally when I open a context menu it will leave an artifact on the screen that is always above any application and ...
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Install a Bootloader to Boot Another Partition

I currently have an external hard drive that is partitioned to 3 parts: dev/sdb1 - Files dev/sdb2 - Kubuntu 11.10 dev/sdb3 - linux-swap I'm using GRUB on my built-in HDD in order to boot ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 Internet Sharing via Wireless

I just setup fresh kubuntu 11.10. I have a wired internet in my apartment but need to do wireless internet sharing from kubuntu (laptop i using) to another mac book pro. I can't find the solution that ...
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Open Kubuntu terminal with keyboard shortcut

How to setup custom keyboard shortcut to launch terminal on KUbuntu? PS. I have tried setting up shortcut that would issue xterm command, but that shows raw terminal, that looks a lot differently ...
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Kernel log littered with re-mount attempts because of going to/from battery mode. How do i turn it off?

My boot times became a bit too much so i decided to take a look ad kernel log to see what might be causing the problem.. There i noticed repeating: 12/17/11 02:25:28 PM EXT4-fs (sda6) ...
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Cannot install build-essentials/GCC on Kubuntu 11.10?

I recently installed kubuntu 11.10 but to my surprise there is no gcc installed on it.Because of this I cannot install virtual box guest additions(they require the make utility) and I am not able to ...
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NCMPCPP Backend For Windows (or how to setup MPD on Windows)?

I run Kubuntu(x64)+tmux at work and a Windows 7 x64 machine at home. I would really like to run ncmpcpp at work in a tmux window that connects to my Windows machine at home. I can port forward and I ...
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Samba and Windows 7 using NTLM security and user-mode authentication.

I built a new computer with the intention of it being primarily a home file server. I want Samba to use peer to peer networking using NTLM security and user-mode authentication. According to the ...
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How to re-install kubuntu after log error

I had earlier tried to install Kubuntu 10.10 on my machine which runs Windows XP. However, the installation got aborted due to some reason and my machine restarted. Then afterwards when I tried ...
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How do I get the Kubuntu Application menu to appear above its button

Just installed a fresh Kubuntu 11.04 (plus wifi and nvidia drivers). Got a weird but annoying issue whereby my App Launcher menu is appearing at the top of my screen when I click the button for it at ...
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Eclipse ignores custom keyboard shortcut

I have configured Eclipse to have Ctrl+Alt+U as a keyboard shortcut for synchronizing with SVN using the Subclipse plugin. However, when I select the project I want to synchronize in the Package ...
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In voice call other side is unable to hear me

I'm experiencing problem in voice calling in Linux since last week. It is happening with skype, Google Talk and Pidgin. I think there is something wrong with pulse audio or might be some drive ...
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How can I install a Kubuntu 9.10 window decoration in Kubuntu 11.04? [closed]

I have the last Kubuntu 11.04, but I like the 9.10 window frames better. How can I install the following window decoration on Kubuntu 11.04? (And which decoration is it?) Update: It's called Oxigen ...
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Wi-Fi file transfer similar to bluetooth [closed]

It's a pity that Wi-Fi is used only for network and internet connection. There's no information on a thing that can seem so simple – file transfer via Wi-Fi. I can imagine it similarly to how ...
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Check if Kubuntu is running on 64bit or 32bit machine

How can I check if my kubuntu is running in a 64 bits or 32 machine using terminal?
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--caption parameter used in KDE in Kubuntu 11.04

I right now installed Konquest in Kubuntu 11.04 and I noticed the item konquest --caption "%c" in Application Launcher. Why is the caption overridden using --caption instead of taking the default ...
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How to stop my mouse from moving through the right edge of the screen on Kubuntu?

I just installed Kubuntu. The hardware includes two current generation ATI graphics cards in crossfire configuration. I have only one monitor plugged in. Kubuntu's Display and Monitor settings ...
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Can't find the right packages for robot3d installation

I have a problem with the installation of robot3d. For ubunutu users it should be an easy task. But it doesn't work. On my system runs kubunutu 11.04. The installation manual says that I should do ...
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Can two Linux installations share the same /home partition?

I am currently using OpenSuse 11.4 and Windows XP in laptop. I was planning to remove the Windows and switch to install Kubuntu. My current situation is that I have my root (/) and /home partition ...
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Kubuntu 11.04's sound is not working

I have installed kubuntu 11.04 on my Sony Vaio VPCF121FX , and I am not having any sounds ,i dont know what's the problem , I have tried alsa mixer , and all the levels are turned up , i also have ...
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Kubuntu cant add new ssh network folder

I'm trying to add a remote ssh network folder in Kubuntu 11.04. I can connect to this remote server via konsole ssh : ssh 10.3.140.111 However when I try and add a "new network folder" from the ...
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connect linux kubuntu from windows xp through vnc

I want to connect my linux(kubuntu machine) from windows XP machine through VNC viewer in LAN. Can I do this in GUI mode? If possible, how to do this? Help me.
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how do I connect to my mac using afp from kubuntu

I have a kubuntu machine. I want to connect to a mac using AFP. I've installed the netatalk package in kubuntu. Now what? EDIT: Let me clarify. My main desktop machine is a kubuntu system. I have ...
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Start server with GUI (kde/gnome) to terminal by default

I've set up home server, which doesn't have to be as powerful as other servers, so I decided to install GUI because of applications that are alternatives to classical GUI applications in headless ...
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How to make emacs truly full screen on start up?

I want emacs to be truly maximized on start up. There are solutions to the problem that just make the emacs window width of the screen. That's not enough for me. I want the emacs window to be docked ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 music player doesn't have any sound

I just installed Kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop and im playing mp3 files but hearing no sound at all. I've downloaded the missing plugins but still got nothing, the song is being played while the system ...
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How to solve the problem of broken package list on Kubuntu?

Please I am facing a recent problem with my system. The problem is as follows: 1. I am not able to open the synaptic manager at all. Receiving the error of: E: Encountered a section with no ...
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BackInTime/Kompare: cannot parse diff output when comparing snapshots

Actually, the subject is pretty self-explanatory: trying to compare (diff) two snapshots using BackInTime utility, selecting two different snapshots, the kompare window is displayed as empty along ...
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Can't restore using BackInTime: nothing happens

It all should be simple, but I probably miss some detail: Made two backups (successfully) Choose one backup (successfully) Select it and press 'restore' - nothing happens, the files are not restored ...
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How can I make mdadm auto-assemble RAID after each boot?

I successfully created a RAID (mirroring) by utilizing mdadm. However, I must run the following commands after each boot: mdadm --stop --scan // to stop /dev/md127 - I don't know where the number 127 ...
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Rsync-based Backup solution for Kubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatic backup solution for Linux (maybe a GUI for rsync)? hey there I am kinda a bit lost in the multiple options so any recommendations will be more then welcomed. ...
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Why are Firefox search suggestions so slow?

On Kubuntu 11.04, the search bar is quite slow when typing for queries. It displays everything fine, but will freeze for a second or two as I'm tying. I'm using the Omnibar addon, so there is no ...
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XServer after upgrade not working

Ok, so I updated my Kubuntu 10.10 install to 11.04 and now when I log on I land in a consoile instead of getting a GUI - the rest seems to be working fine though. I'm using a Radeon 4870 with the ...
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Should I set my BIOS to local time or UTC?

I'm about to install a new system and just noticed that the BIOS time is set to UTC time. Should I set it to local time? What consequences does it have to leave it as is, or set it to local time? The ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 Japanese input method

I've tried using iBus as a Japanese input method. I installed it from the repositories, as well as ibus-anthy, and it's sometimes functional, but not on Firefox or Thunderbird, which is where I need ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 as guest VMware on Windows7 64-bit - really slow internet - how do I speed it up?

I may have my terminology wrong here but bear with me: Running Kubuntu 10.10 in VMware player on Windows 7 64-bit host When I load something on the internet (eg. web browser page load, git pull / ...
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Running guest Ubuntu in VirtualBox with a custom resolution

I know similar questions have been asked before about setting the VirtualBox guest resolution, but I haven't been able to find an answer to my custom case. I've installed VirtualBox on my Windows 7 ...
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Dual monitor setup in kubuntu has deadzone in between, how to fix it?

10 and have two monitors next to each other (one graphics-card, split DVI cable), they are in portrait mode and the setup with krandr was a snap. But even though everything displays correctly, when ...
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Bind and dedicate a USB keyboard to an X11 screen?

I have a boxee remote that basically registers itself as a USB keyboard (via the dongle) and for some strange reason, KDE 4.x (whichever one is included in kubuntu 10.10) allows my regular ps/2 ...