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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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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 ...
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Super large resolution on ubuntu server

I am using ubuntu server 10.04 on Amazon EC2 64bit. What I want to do is install a graphical user interface so I can view it using vnc or any other remote desktop, I am currently thinking of ...
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Yahoo messenger with proxy on kubuntu

I am trying to connect to yahoo chat on kubuntu through squid proxy. The proxy system is username/password based. I have tried different solutions like pidgin (has a proxy bug ...
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What is a good approach for connecting from by Kubuntu 10 system to Windows

What will give me the best remote connection look and feel, with a step by step guide. I am trying to connect to my Kubuntu system from Windows. I don't need to go the other way. I believe I used ...
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How to change cpufreq settings in Kubuntu

I have been using Kubuntu, and I would like to change the cpufreq settings. My understanding is that there is no applet for that, and I would have to do it with a script. So I run a command like ...
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Changing languages rapidly causes Linux to crash

So I'm running Xmonad on my college computer (which runs Kubuntu) and whenever I leave my desk, instead of using x-screensaver which is incredibly buggy and slow, I just change to another workstation, ...
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Soundcard stopped working after USB-speakers were used a couple of times, how to trouble shoot?

I have a Laptop with an internal audio digital stereo (IEC958) soundcard which used to work fine. After plugging in a pair of USB notebook-speakers, something got mixed up and the internal soundcard ...
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How to use ssh-agent (and graphic passphrase dialog) in Kubuntu 10.10?

I have recently switched from Ubuntu to kubuntu, both version 10.10. Unfortunately in KDE the ssh passphrase dialog doesn't work out of the box. Everytime my ssh private key is used I need to enter my ...
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Desktop not visible, doesn't show any icons in Kubuntu

I installed kubuntu few days back. By clicking blindly I lost my desktop - I mean it is working fine but there are no icons on the desktop and there is no task bar with list of programs. How can I ...
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PulseAudio troubles (audio skipping, interface lag)

I seem to be having some issues with my Linux installation, Kubuntu 10.10, and I believe the root cause of these is PulseAudio. I'll be running just fine--music playin' in the background, talking on ...
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kubuntu 10.04.1 Installer crash please help

The installer got crashed while installing kubuntu 10.04.1. Any solution? Below is the pic of it.
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KDE or GNOME? Which one to choose? [closed]

I would like to switch from window to linux? Which one should I choose? Ubuntu/Kubuntu or something else? I'm a LAMP based developer. Which one will be better for me? KDE or GNOME
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Starting Kopete to system tray

Does anyone know how I can start Kopete minimized to the system tray? I'm using KDE 4.5.1 on Kubuntu 10.10.
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Wrong starting folder in Gnome programs under KDE

I originally installed ubuntu but switched to using kde. Now every gnome programs (e.g. gnome-terminal or gedit) start with ~/Downloads as standard folder. gedit always wants to save in ~/Downloads ...
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Any statistics on Ubuntu versus Kubuntu?

Does anybody know of any statistics on how many Ubuntu and Kubuntu users there are? I am aware of the distrowatch website (http://distrowatch.com/stats.php?section=popularity), and I'm looking for ...
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how to setup wireless in Kubuntu

My network adapter is Broadcom 43225 802.11b/g/n I don't know hot how to find it and how to install it. in WIN7 everything done automatically!!! maybe thats the reason why ordinary people keep ...
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How to send notifications from a bash script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write to KDE's OSD or notification from console? Hi, i want to send a notification to the kde4 notification area (in desktop panel) from a small script. Is ...
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Kubuntu stopped notifying of CD and flash disk inserts

I used to be able to insert a CD or flash disk and Kubuntu 10.04 would pop up a notification allowing me to open up the files on the disk with gwenview etc. But now, when I insert a CD nothing ...
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How to unmount ext partition in Kubuntu 10.04?

I want to install Windows 7 again on my notebook over kubuntu 10.04 that I used for few months. Issue is that ext partion where is Kubuntu is locked somehow and can't format it/ delete it with Windows ...
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Viral infection - OS not loading!

I have XP sp2 and Ubuntu 8.04 on my laptop. Because of some Virus, I am unable to start any of the OS. Even I am unable to reinstall XP and Vista ! I have tried to reinstall Kubuntu 10.04, but some ...
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Cannot configure second monitor to rotate 90' in KDE with Karmic Koala

Sorry, I could not keep this question from turning into a wall of text so I broke it up into these 4 sections. Hardware I have 2 monitors (DELL E228WFP and a DELL 2007FP) hooked up to a EVGA ...
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Ubuntu or Kubuntu? [closed]

I have decided to switch from Window to Linux. Should I use Ubuntu or Kubuntu? Or there are other handy alternatives? I'm a LAMP based developer. Any help would be appreciated.
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What's the proper method to eliminate previous boot images on ubuntu/kubuntu?

Every time kubuntu updates its headers/boot image I get another version on disk in /boot. These also show up in menu choices when I boot. I currently have 7 or 8 versions and would like to get down ...