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Why can't use mac audio feature when install Kubuntu in VirtualBox on macOS?

Versions I'm using macOS: 10.15.4 VirtualBox: 6.1 Kubuntu: 20.04 I installed Kubuntu and everything works well but I found I can't use audio feature when it's running. If I shutdown it, the audio ...
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Plasma UI elements too large due to wrong EDID display size

Yesterday I said farewell to Windows 7 and installed Kubuntu 20.04 LTS (with non-free Nvidia drivers). While the live system UI was sized as expected, once the installed system was booted, the UI was ...
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MariaDB will not start using bind mounts

Fresh install MariaDB on freshly installed Kubuntu 20.04. After successfully setting up MariaDB with the "stock" databases, it was running fine. Then I moved and renamed the original contents of /var/...
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Installing and Using GPT-2 (Neural Net) on Kubuntu?

I'm trying to install GPT-2 on my KDE (Kubuntu 18.04LTS) box for testing purposes, but I can't seem to figure out how to do so. The tutorials I've followed wanted me to install the Lambda framework, ...
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How install latest version of baloo on Ubuntu?

I installed Baloo search on Ubuntu 18.04. It gave me version 4:5.44.0-0ubuntu1. Looking for a more recent version I found the kubuntu ppa. That says it has Bakoo version 5.47.0-0ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04~...
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Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Plasma Headset Microphone marked as “unplugged” until manually selected

When connecting a headset with a combined audio+microphone 4 pole connector to my laptop (XPS 15 9570), I cannot get KDE to automatically switch to the headset microphone. When connecting the headset, ...
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How to remove the titlebar from Firefox or Chrome in Kubuntu 19.10?

By default, browser windows in Kubuntu have a titlebar with the title of the page and the minimize-maximize-close buttons; with the tab bar under that. This takes double the space than Chrome on ...
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Retrofitting Hyper-V Extended Session to Kubuntu

A friend of mine needed help setting up wine and running older games and asked me if I could spin up a VM and see what I can do. So I did. Unfortunately, Windows 10 Build 1909 - or earlier? - has ...
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kubuntu - run script from desktop icon?

i just rebuilt my system with a fresh install and a bash script i regularly use has started behaving oddly. the script moves the active window to a specific position on a very large desktop. i have ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 windows go below the task-bar

I have a kubuntu 18.04. It works fine on the laptop. However, when the external monitor is connected the windows on the main laptop screen extend to the full screen and, on the bottom, go under the ...
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Issue with Bang & Olufsen speakers on Kubuntu 19.10

First of all, I am aware that this problem is very widespread and still hasn't been fixed, despite it being years old. I am also aware that this question is a duplicate of tens of other questions like ...
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How to get VirtualBox VM's display refresh rate >60Hz?

When I run a Kubuntu guest on Windows host in VirtualBox - I only get 60Hz refresh rate on a virtual display. UI feels very slow and laggy compared to native 120/144Hz UI. How can I achieve 120/144Hz ...
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How to assign key combination WinBtn + Arrows for End, Home, PgUp, PgDown on Kubuntu 19.10

I've bought new laptop Asus ZenBook UX433F and on it combinations Fn+Arrows (which was equialent Home, End, PgUp, PgDown on my previous laptop) assigned to non comfortable for work keys. So I tried to ...
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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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Encrypted Plasma Vault Drive does not open any longer

Everytime after the password login, i can see, that there is only a configuration_log.csv left! All other data seems to be erased or does not show up. If i want to access the encrypted Drive over ...
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How to configure KRFB so that it runs at startup in Kubuntu 15.10 x64?

How to configure KRFB so that it runs at startup in Kubuntu 15.10 x64? (Krfb Desktop Sharing is a server application that allows you to share your current session with a user on another machine, who ...
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bluetoothctl: list connected devices?

I'm trying to get a list of the connected BT devices in CLI on Kubuntu, but I can't seem to find how. When I launch bluetoothctl it defaults to the latest connected device, and I need to disconnect ...
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KDE: Increase font size on laptop monitor if external monitors are connected

What the title says. Can this be done easily? How? I'm using Kubuntu 18.04.
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Sixaxis Controller with Lubuntu issues

I am trying to build a handheld/stationary retro console with support for PS3 controllers. The platform is an atomic pi with Intel Atom CPU which does a descent job on emulating up to PSP games. Due ...
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How to detect end of current session

Simple version: I've got an script which has to run the whole time the desktop environment is active and should detect the end of the session and then also should exit. Complex version: My script ...
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How do I make Dolphin of KDE Plasma search for files in Windows partition from dual boot Kubuntu 18.04?

I have dual booted Kubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. In windows 10 I have the Windows OS on the C: Drive and Data on D: drive. I intend to share the D: drive as the common data drive between Windows and ...
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could not enter folder /media/myuser/partitionname

My laptop has two hard drives: an SSD and an HDD. I put the root partition on the SSD and divided the HDD to two partitions, one for /home and the other contains my personal data. After installing ...
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How to unlock gnome-keyring using command line

My purpose is simply getting GnomeKeyring to prompt for a password. As some people may want to know why, MySQL Workbench only uses GnomeKeyring for password protection for some reason and doesn't ...
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Kubuntu: suspend / lid closure on 1st gen Thinkpad Yoga breaks trackpad

After fresh boot / reboot the trackpad works as expected, using SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad driver. However, after lid closure (which leads to a system suspend), the functionality breaks inconsistently,...
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uninstall mongodb-compass from kubuntu18.04

I tried to install latest stable version (1.18.0) of mongodb-compass on kubuntu 18.04 but faced issues to launch the application. Then I found out that this version has some issues with ubuntu/kubuntu ...
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Kubuntu : impossible to display R shiny in external window

I hope I'm in the right place for this question. I wrote a Shiny App with R Shiny but when I want to run the app in a external window, there's an error message from KIOExec saying (in French) : "Un ...
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How to start Qt Designer after Qt-5.12.3 installed?

Pls pardon me for asking such a stupid question. I really can not find where to start QtDesigner. I'm using Kubuntu-18.04.2 and have installed Qt-5.12.3 successfully. I can only start Qt Creator, ...
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Missing terminal in Anaconda Navigator

After removing xterm from my kubuntu 19.04, Anaconda Navigator cannot longer find a terminal, in order to start it from his UI ("Environments" -> <specific env> -> "Open Terminal"). The ...
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Kubuntu installer does not detect hdd partitions

I am trying to install Kubuntu from a bootable USB drive, on a computer with a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I also have Windows on this computer and want to keep it. I would like to install my root on ...
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Repository does not have a release file (Kubuntu)

I have attached a screenshot of the message I get when using sudo apt-get update. I attempted to use the repositories in the past but did not succeed. I now wish to get rid of these messages. Any ...
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Plasma 5.15: alt + key not working anymore

After upgrading Kubuntu to 19.04, my alt key isn't working in combination with other keys (like alt+tab). I need to enter settings -> input devices -> keyboard and change any option, after ...
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Switching over from Kubuntu to Debian

I would like to know if there are any special precautions I should take when attempting to move over from Kubuntu to Debian? I'm not really worried about configs or anything like that I just want all ...
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kdeinit5 crashes twice on boot, but my laptop boots fine and everything appears to work

When I turn on my linux laptop, I am informed that kdeinit5 has crashed. This appears to have no impact, I can use Firefox normally and the kde plasma widgets and toolbar appear as they usually do. I'...
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How do I automatically run a script if something appears in dmesg/kern.log

Running a Dell 5285 with WD15 Dock. Periodically, the eth0 stops transferring data (and the wireless doesn't automatically start transferring). In either dmesg or kern.log "r8152 2-4.2:1.0 ...
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How to get “Sound+Brightness” menu in Kubuntu / KDE

I have been trying to get "system menu" with (Sound+Brightness) slider similar to GNOME on my (KDE) desktop. https://i.imgur.com/DrpSvum.png After I enable setting volume, brightness and network-...
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How can I keep SSH keys passwords in KDE wallet?

Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Plasma 5.12.7 I'm trying to keep my SSH password in KDE wallet. I'm adding an SSH key by ssh-add command and specifying a password but the system asks me for a password each time ...
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Kubtunu 18.04 clear Port 43

I need to be able to use Port 43 on my Kubuntu 18.04. Unfortunately it seems to be blocked by the OS itself. Anyone can help me out how to free this port?
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Kde Plasma Icons Too Big

I've recently installed Kubuntu. I also installed Kvantum and Adapta. As it turns out, some icons are just too large. Is this a high dpi problem?
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Upgrading Qt Version for use on KDE distros

I was wondering if it's possible to upgrade the QT version used by a distro such as Kubuntu to satisfy dependencies that for example some widgets might have. So for example use Qt 5.9 with Kubuntu 16....
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gpsd service does not locate USB GPS

I have a BU-353S4 USB GPS receiver. I am running Kubuntu 18.04. When I manually run gpsd with gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0, it correctly identifies the device and gets a fix when one is available. When I let ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 add user writable ext4 partition from free space

This should be an easy question, but I don't know the answer. I'm using a brand new Dell Inspiron (it's a 5770) with changes to booting and hard drives that Kubuntu 18.04 might not have planned for. ...
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Qt5-default unable to download

Kind of a dumb predicament, but I am having issues installing qt5 it seems. My machine is running kubuntu 18.10. I have been running: $ sudo apt-get install qt5-default But I get The following ...
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Identify source of phantom screen locker in Mint + KDE via Kubuntu

Background I'm experimenting with running KDE on Linux Mint 19 (no longer offered). I followed the instructions in this post to add the Kubuntu KDE desktop to Mint: Started with a fresh install of ...
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How to setup Windows 10 shared folder to use with Kubuntu in the same LAN

I've got my Linux PC with Kubuntu 16.04 and a guest's Windows 10 laptop connected to the same Wi-fi network. I would like to access (read and write) C:\Users\User Name\Desktop\One Time Use Folder in ...
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ALSA won't detect card when it exists

I am a bit stuck with fixing my audio in Kubuntu 18 (same was with Kubuntu 16). The only sound device I have in tray is "Dummy output" kosyakov@kosyakov-XPS13:~$ sudo lspci -v | grep -A 10 -i audio ...
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How can I uninstall linux form my removable drive?

I put a Linux(Kubuntu) on my removable hard disk. I used the whole disk for it so I can not see it on Windows(If I can see disk I can reset it with Rufus). I want to use that disk again on ma windows ...
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FFMPEG Adding Metadata to an .mp3 From .mp3 Input?

If I start off with a .mp3 file, how can I add metadata to it? I'm aware of the -metadata title="Some Title" -metadata artist="Someone" formatting, but not sure how this can be applied to a .mp3 file,...
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VMWare Workstation Can't See Wifi?

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04 and attempting to use a bridged connection with VMWare Workstation. So far, I haven't been able to use my internal wifi card inside the emulated operating systems. It simply ...
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Dolphin crashes regularly and Computer freezes

my problem is, that my Linux Kubuntu 17.04 crashes from time to time: The mouse get stuck, all app freezing and the fan speeds up. I thought it is because the RAM usage is too high and Swap is full, ...
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How to write Indic text in Konsole?

In this thread, entitled Terminal with support for Indic characters, someone laments the difficulty of displaying Indic characters (outputting Malyalam text like "അഖിൽ കൃഷ്ണൻ എസ്"), to which someone ...

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