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How to restore default iPod playlists on Amarok?

I wanted to "reset" the collection on my iPod and ended up accidentally deleting, through Amarok, all the playlists, including the default ones like "Most Played" and "Highest Rated". Since these are ...
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Set “default” application for mime type in Firefox

I have set basically all file types in Edit->Preferences->Applications to "Always ask" because I want to decide for every file whether I want to open or save it. My usual workflow when saving a file ...
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Dropbox causes xorg to use 100% CPU

For some time, I noticed that my xorg process uses up between 60 and 100% of the CPU (according to top). I also noticed that interactive work becomes sluggish, even on my multi-core i7 processor. ...
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How can I change the screen position of krunner in KDE Plasma 5.x?

I have just updated to Kubuntu 15.04 and can't find out how to change the position of krunner (the little search window that appears when I press Alt+F2) so that it appears in the center of the screen ...
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Kubuntu desktop not showing after adding tightvnc server as a service

I installed tightvnc. It was working well when started manually. I then made it a service using this post as a guide (Automatically start VNC server on startup). Since then, when I start a session, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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KDE - “/media/dev/path is a folder, but a file was expected” error

I have a Kubuntu 15.10 installation (fully updated). Sometimes when I try to copy some files/folder the OS throws "/media/dev/path is a folder, but a file was expected" error. Screengrabs (Click on ...
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Kubuntu boots slowly when using USB 3.0 hub

When booting my Dell XPS 13 (2013, L322X) with kubuntu 15.04 with Plasma 5 and nothing attached i get a start up time of ca 9 seconds. When i attach my USB 3.0 hub I get ca 30 seconds. That is even ...
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Nothing will launch in VirtualBox Kubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in virtual box on a Windows 7 Pro 64 bit host. It installed fine and so did guest additions. However, when I boot up the machine, I am able to log in, but when trying to ...
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wired mouse wheel sensitivity adjustment

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04, but a problem persists among all the versions I've tried since long ago: my usb mouse wheel don't behave as expected. Even if I turn it very slowly ...
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Kubuntu guest on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V won't shut down completely

I've got a Windows 8.1 Professional laptop with Hyper-V installed, and a Kubuntu 14.04 Desktop VM. When I shutdown the Kubuntu VM, most of the time it gets to the logo screen, and just sits there. ...
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Unsupported locale prevents me from starting apps

I have the following locale settings when I type export: declare -x LANG="es_ES.ISO-8859-1" declare -x LANGUAGE="es:en" declare -x LC_ADDRESS="ms_MY.UTF-8" declare -x LC_IDENTIFICATION="ms_MY.UTF-8" ...
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Microphone noise only when talking via Skype or VoIp

I am using Kubuntu 12.10. I wanted to remove the fan sound from the microphone, since Samsung designers put the microphone on the keyboard and it records almost everything. I spoilt the settings but ...
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How can I switch from Win/Fedora to Win/Kubuntu dual boot

I've got a desktop system with WinXP and an and older Fedora. Things work ok, BUT I'd like to change to Kubuntu 12.10 - which I use at work. The install dvd apparently suggests that I shrink the ...
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Run teamviewer on smaller-resolution X screen

I am using Teamviewer to view my Kubuntu desktop from a rooted B&N Nook Simpletouch (Android 2.1). The desktop has 1680x1050 resolution and the Nook only shows the top 600x800 of that. Is it ...
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Why does BIOS runs really slow sometimes?

Sometimes, the BIOS runs really slow on my Dell Vostro 1550 computer (10 seconds). When I go to the BIOS setup and switch to a different tab, the new tab shows up slowly. My OS (Kubuntu) runs normally ...
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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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Can not get sound over HDMI in Kubuntu 9.10

I have used a HDMI cable to connect my LCD (which is connected with my speakers) with my Nvidia 275 GTX graphics card. I can not get the sound output to work. The hardware itself is working probably - ...
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VLC video playback is trimmed and blacked out

I am using Kubuntu 15.10 and recently I have updated the version to the latest backport version. But soon after the update VLC has started making weird output. VLC is cropping out the video and the ...
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X11-forwarding windows vs linux

Recently I tried to forward X11 from my raspberry pi to my windows computer using xming and putty. Everything easy to setup and works great. Some days later I tried to do the same to my kubuntu ...
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KDE - When switching between apps (Alt + tab), bring all windows of that app to the front

I'm on Plasma 5 on KDE. I checked the KWin settings but to no avail. I normally have a few Firefox windows open (for debugging). On OSX, when I cmd-tab to an app, all windows of that app are brought ...
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Sharp MX4101N trouble, Kubuntu 15.10 Printer Setup

I'm having trouble specifically adding a Sharp MX-4101N printer to my Kubuntu 15.10 install. This printer is networked but is not recognized as similar networked printers are on my machine. Most ...
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Interaction with Kubuntu Irc channel crashes Quassel

I use Quassel as my irc client and have lately run into the following problem. The Kubuntu IRC network will not connect and if ever I go into the Configure Networks menu to delete it, the second that ...
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Trying (and failing) to put music on iPod Touch 2G via Kubuntu Linux

After trying many different music players and tutorials, I've come here for help. I have an old iPod Touch 2G that I would like to put some music on (and jailbreak, if possible). However, the only ...
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Is it possible to disable drag and drop in Kubuntu >= 15 (plasma5) for the task bar?

I got a new mouse which makes annoying interruptive drags. It happen something with Firefox tabs, but mostly with the KDE task bar. Indeed we can drag and drop programs opened from the task bar to ...
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how to fix missing files from ubuntu 14.04 livecd

There are a couple of mesa files missing from my Ubuntu installation, so I am running a liveCD now and trying to enter hd LVM-type partition and add them, possibly using the command sudo apt-get ...
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How to (re-)enable KDE sub-menu indicator?

I upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, because "no more updates" also seems to mean "broken respositories". I switched the desktop "Application Launcher" menu to "Application Menu". As compared to ...
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How to connect to VPN without using Shrew Soft VPN?

I'm trying to connect to a VPN. I was given a user, a password, a config file and the Shrew Soft VPN exe file, but I'm running Kubuntu 13.10. I read that it's not necessary to install Shrew Soft VPN ...
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Installing hybrid amd/intel graphics driver on kubuntu

I've recently installed Kubuntu on my Lenovo g500 laptop that uses the good ol' switchable graphics. My problem is that when I install amd drivers using sudo apt-get fglrx Kubuntu won't go ...
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VNC in Kubuntu (KDE) 14.04 to inactive screen session?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. I have two KDE sessions logged in with two different users (alpha and bravo). In other words, I booted up, logged in as alpha, then clicked "Switch User" in the K start ...
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What is the shortcut key for Display Configuration settings in Kubuntu? (Mirror displays eg)

For example, I get all I want in Windows with Windows+P -shortcut. Is there equivalent in Kubuntu? With 2 displays: Primary only, Mirror displays, Secondary only, Extended.
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Why do my USB ports work when booting from a flash stick, but not in the installed OS?

I'm building my first computer, I set it up to dual-boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04.2. Everything worked great when it was running off the bootable USB for Kubuntu, but when I actually installed them ...
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Linux: Block all applications from accessing internet and whitelist some (Kubuntu 14.04)

How can you block all applications from accessing the internet in Kubuntu, and only whitelist some? (To prevent automatic updates, downloads (data plan), "calling home" and sending any log/usage ...
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Can not connect to Kubuntu GUI via remote desktop

I do not know what happened but I can not start my Kubuntu GUI via remote desktop. When I connect to machine I see terminal. I tried to do sudo startx and I've got following output: What else do I ...
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Installed Kubuntu on old hard drive and now it's making loud clicking noises

I recently installed Kubuntu on a very old hard drive (it's 10 years old at least). It installed OK, but when I started the computer, I heard the hard drive making loud noises – sounds most like the ...
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How to upgrade KDE Plasma 5.2 to 5.3 in Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2

I tried looking for a way to upgrade the KDE plasma version of my Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 to the latest one, 5.3. But there isn't much reference online about how to do it, except using Unstable Kubuntu ...
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No Network Access When Connecting to Ethernet Network with 802.1x in Kubuntu

I seem to have exhausted all my possible solutions here. I'm at school and their Wifi is in the process of being fixed/updated. In the mean time, Wired/ethernet would be much more convenient. I ...
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Front panel Audio

My front panel audio is not working/detecting anything plugged into the MIC or SPEAKER ports. This happens in Windows 7 Professional x64, it does not happen in Kubuntu or Debian (virtual machine OS). ...
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Change keyboard shortcuts with terminal

I have Kubuntu and I would like to use bash/terminal to change keyboard shortcuts. And help is appreciated!
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Notebook boot freezes into “white” screen after graphics driver update

Today I have updated my graphics card driver. Now my notebook always freezes and stucks in a black screen that becomes white after a while (white lines, artifacts, etc.). My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 and my ...
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How to backup partition tables during Linux installation, preferably working for Ubuntu or Kubuntu?

During a recent update to 13.10 from 13.04, Ubuntu crashed and became unstable. My attempts to repair it led to no results and I have finally decided to reinstall it, replacing in the process the ...
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Remapping keys in KDE (4.8.5, Kubuntu 12.04)

I have been remapping keys via xmodmap commands but this doesn't appear to be very satisfactory on my Kubuntu 12.04. The problem is that when I hibernate my computer and then log back in again, KDE ...
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Overheating iMac(2008) with kubuntu 12.04

I have an 24 inch iMac from 2008 and I installed Kubuntu 12.04 on it. The problem is: if I' m running and CPU-hungry program(Android Emulator, Virtual Box), the CPU goes to 80C. Also the screen is ...
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Grey screen after Kubuntu wake-up from sleep

After my Kubuntu wakes up from sleep mode, the screen is grey and the only thing I can do is to turn power off. I can't even go to console using Ctrl+Alt+F1. How to make wake-up work correctly? It ...
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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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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 ...