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Questions tagged [kubuntu]

KDE-based Ubuntu variant

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Lost sound after installing Kubuntu 18.04 LTS

I installed the Kubuntu 18.04 LTS stable version on my desktop. But I lost sound. On the task bar my audio shows that HDMI DisplayPort 3 (HDA Nvidia Digital Stereo). Is there a way to fix the issue? ...
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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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How are Linux distributions made?

I am trying to make my own private Debian distro but I don't want to install everything by mounting the iso, then use apt to install everything and burning the iso with dd again. How is this done with ...
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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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Exit Code 141 Upon Kubuntu 18.04 Dual Boot

I am trying to dual boot Kubuntu with Windows 10. I get a partman 141 code error. I have checked Windows and am using the correct GPT. I read an answer on here somewhere that says to format the ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN client keeps disconnecting on UNIX systems (Windows works)

I have a strange problem with Cisco AnyConnect VPN client using my MacOS 10.14.1 on my home network. When I connect through it to desired network, it disconnect after few seconds. I am not able to ...
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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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Windows printer via SAMBA - Time out

I am trying to install a Windows printer shared via SAMBA. I run system-config-printer, click on "Add", then "Network printer", then Windows printer via SAMBA", then on the "Browse" button on the ...
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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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Built-in file picker dialog in Thunderbird no longer working

I am using Thunderbird on Kubuntu. On default, Thunderbird will use the platform's file picker dialog, which is broken on KDE. Once I click a single file, the mouse curor is not released and if I move ...
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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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Links open in Visual Studio Code

When I click a link, Visual Studio Code opens trying to create a file with that name. For example, if I click a link saying http://example.com/foo/bar, Visual Studio Code opens and tries to make a ...
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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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Kubuntu 18.04 - Disable touch response to portion of screen

I have a Lenovo A530 all in one with a glass touch screen. One of my kids knocked it over and now it has a solid curved crack on the top right corner. Touch control works fine everywhere but that ...
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Monitor settings change after using KVM

I'm a relatively new Linux user, and as such am still learning where things are in Linux. I have a 2 computer, 4 monitor KVM hooked up with my work computer and personal desktop computer. I've ...
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How can I improve remote control performance on KUbuntu?

I just reimaged my home server with KUbuntu and installed TeamViewer. However, when remote controlling I get a very significant amount of stuttering, making it borderline unusable. I highly doubt this ...
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External USB sound cards pops and cracks

recently I've updated from Kubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 18.04. Since then my external sound card (old creative ub sound blaster) 'cracks' and 'pops' almost randomly. During login to KDE it cracks like 5-...
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Chrome is not correctly closed when KDE session ends

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04. When I end my KDE session while having Chrome opened, next time I logg in the Chrome is not opened automatically (although other application active during loggout are opened). ...
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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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Eclipse incompatible java versions - is it safe to install multiple JRE versions?

I installed WindowBuilder in Eclipse Oxygen.3a Release (4.7.3a) Build id: 20180405-1200 OS: Linux, v.4.15.0-20-generic, x86_64 / gtk 3.22.30 and getting an error: Eclipse is running under 0, but ...
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How should I upgrade an OS on an OPAL encrypted drive?

I'm currently running Kubuntu 17.04 installed on a Samsung NVMe EVO 960 SSD drive. I managed to install it with OPAL encryption enabled by using sedutil, but it took me about 2 days to make it work (...
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Kubuntu high CPU usage on one core

I just installed Kubuntu after being a Windows user for all my life. Only been working with Linux through terminal on servers. Anyway, I feel like my computer is working harder than normal when just ...
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What does port 127.0.1.1: +23838 do?

When I did a search in my Kubuntu to find out which among files have a 777 permission (I'm new to Linux, I did it while learning about Linux) using the following command: find /home -perm -777 -ls ...
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Where is the $LANGUAGE environment variable might be set

I'm trying to set system language to en_US.UTF-8 and leave such variables as LC_TIME set to my local time (ru_RU.UTF-8). I tried to use locale-gen, localectl utilities and edit /etc/default/locale, ...
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Trouble Installing Git TagEditor Project?

There is a project from github that I can't seem to install after cloning it. (https://github.com/Martchus/tageditor). I've tried looking for install.sh scripts, but can't find any, the README file ...
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How do I connect to TunnelBear with Kubuntu?

I have followed the instructions here, but I can't open the VPN connection. The error I get is "could not connect".
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Rectangular discoloration on laptop screen

Recently, I've developed a strange problem on my laptop (Samsung ATIV Book 8). The left portion of the screen has a discoloration that seems to be changing over time and behaves differently depending ...
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(K)Ubuntu 17.10 multi-seat desktop sharing between seats?

While I finally managed to set up a dual seat Kubuntu desktop (see my answer on askubuntu.com for how I did with two nvidia cards using the native drivers), I'm somehow stuck with an apparently simple ...
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Kubuntu 17.10 / Plasma 5.10 / Default permission for new files created in Dolphin

My machine is shared by multiple users. I have set up folders where files reside that more than one person needs to work on. For the remainder of this text let /srv/files/documents be the folder we ...
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How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license for later installation? [duplicate]

How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license incase i want to reinstall windows later; how do i make sure i can reinstall windows without paying ~$200 for a new license. I want to install Kubuntu 16 on a ...
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Minimize Skype window to system tray

I am using Skype 5.4.0.1 for Linux Beta on Kubuntu 14.4. Until recently I was able to press the "close" button and Skype would be minimized to the system tray (little icon). Meaning it would not be in ...
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Wifi repeater Android app to Linux PC

The goal is to share the wifi connection from a android device to the linux computer by wifi access point without using mobile data(e.g 4G/3G). Wifi is activated in Android. "Share Internet ...
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Getting *buntu 17.04 (or others) to respect my choices when installing to a external drive UEFI/secureboot system

I'm trying to install Lubuntu or Kubuntu 17.04 to an external drive. I'm using a IODD 2451 booting an ISO, and installing to an emulated phyical drive backed by a VHD. For all intents and purposes - I'...
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Suddenly no windows, no taskbar no right clicks on Kubuntu 17.04 on Virtual Box 5.1.22

For no apparent reason when I started Kubuntu on Vbox today I had no taskbar, no right-click, and no left click on the desktop. When I hover the mouse over where the taskbar used to be I can see a ...
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How do I remove Real VNC from Kubuntu 16.04 if the packages are not listed?

Real VNC is installed on my system, which is Kubuntu 16.04. I am sure it is there, since the software starts when I start my computer. I wish to remove it, so I tried: sudo apt-get purge realvnc-vnc-...
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Full disk encryption (FDE) options for Kubuntu

I'm working towards switching to Linux (Kubuntu) and am currently researching FDE options. I'm currently a Windows user with Veracrypt FDE. So far I've come across dm-crypt and LUKS. I have no idea ...
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Switching from Windows 7 to Kubuntu - NTFS disk conversion [duplicate]

I'm going to be making a switch from Windows to Linux, but all my HDD's are NTFS-formatted. I understand I would have to format the boot disk and lose all data, but what about the other HDD's that don'...
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Kubuntu 16.10 GUI cannot load, after updates were installed

I've been using Kubuntu for about 6 months. I had not rebooted in about a month and noticed that there were approximately over 100 updates waiting to be installed. After installing updates, the ...
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Kubuntu 16.10 GUI cannot load, need console access

My workstation suddenly began displaying a blank screen while loading the default KDE GUI desktop. How can I bypass the frozen GUI and log into the console instead? I press 'ESC' so that I can see ...
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KDE recent documents

In KUbuntu in "Application Menu", there is the "Recent Documents" container-item: I suppose other DEs also have something similar. What is the way to add there some document manually? (E.g. to put a ...
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VirtualBox: How to access host network card from guest

I am running Kubuntu as guest on a Win7 host. In Kubuntu I have installed Wireshark. I want monitor the network card of the Windows host from Kubuntu guest. Is this possible ?
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I can't write anything on NTFS drives in kubuntu 16.10

I use kubuntu 16.10 on a dual boot with windows 10. problem is I can't write/modify any data on other partitions when i use kubuntu. I can only write to my kubuntu partition. all other partitions are ...
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How to change mouse sensitivty in KDE

I have a Razer Abyssus 1800 mouse, and can't change the mouse sensitivity in Kubuntu 16.04. These are my settings: [][`]