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    [SOLVED] Re: Login now by means of Ubuntu One SSO only

    This report, from a Ubuntu forum admin, would disagree with assertions that the forum software was "hacked" or that vBulletin was somehow to blame.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Does Ubuntu have malicious NSA code?

    I cobbled together a script some time ago that downloads lists of tracking servers and creates an /etc/hosts file that blocks a whole lot of stuff. Usually, this is faster than a browser plugin and,...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Plasma Active different from Kubuntu?

    1. Plasma Active

    Plasma Active is KDE's effort to create a tabet-specific UI. KDE builds different variants of Plasma for different needs. Plasma Desktop is what you're running on your desktop....
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu 13.04 Fonts Woes

    Hm...which "book" font might you mean? The DejaVu family doesn't have a "book" type.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu 13.04 Fonts Woes

    You're welcome. Glad it's working for you.
  6. [kubuntu] Re: Install Win 8 on existing Kubuntu 11.04 system

    I'll add another vote for running Windows in a VM. It's so much easier to manage this than to manage dual-boot, especially with complicated multi-drive partitioning schemes. My preference is for...
  7. Re: What are your speedtest.net(&/or)Speakeasy(or Other) Speed Test results?

    Comcast in Seattle.

    http://speedtest.net/result/2626046808.png
  8. [all variants] Re: Apper Updates (of Flash) Routinely Break Flash (but report installed OK . . )

    FWIW, I've generally found the Flash plugin from the partner repository to be less troublesome. Enable the "Canonical Partners" repository in Software Sources. Then purge existing flashplugin-*...
  9. [kubuntu] Re: GPT Disk Conversion for dusl-boot system

    Sometimes legacy mode is labeled with the cryptic "CSM," meaning compatibility support module. On the Samsung Series 7 slate I used to have, that was the trigger. I would select Enable CSM and the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: I cant add kde ppa repository

    In 12.10, add-apt-repository has been moved, and now requires Python 3:

    steve@t520:~$ dpkg -S add-apt-repository
    software-properties-common: /usr/bin/add-apt-repository...
  11. [kubuntu] Re: alsa problems after removing pulseaudio

    A standard Kubuntu install will include PulseAudio. It isn't a hard dependency, so you can remove it. However, some packages in the repositories have a hard dependency on Pulse:


    steve@t520:~$...
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    [kubuntu] Re: system audio volume more than 100%

    I've used the Veromox Plasmoid for some time now, works well. If you choose this, be sure to disable KMix. Open the file ~/.kde/share/config/kmixrc, find the line that begins with AutoStart, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't boot liveusb in UEFI mode

    I'm wondering if you might be able to boot the Ubuntu Server ISO, which doesn't throw GRUB into a graphical mode. Graphics hardware behaves differently in UEFI mode than in BIOS mode; perhaps...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Kubuntu 13.04 Fonts Woes

    Here's my font configuration. I think they look quite nice. Perhaps you might try changing the hinting to slight; on every machine I've owned, this looked better than medium (of course, appearances...
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    [kubuntu] Re: KDE 4.10 in Kubuntu 12.04

    You could install the ppa-purge package:

    sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

    Then add the Kubuntu backports PPA and perform a dist-upgrade. If things go south for you, you can revert:

    sudo...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Asus S550C Touch screen not working

    What's the output of

    lspci -k
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    [kubuntu] Re: I have problem on playing some video

    amam visited us at Kubuntu Forums, too. Eventually I found a solution. For those who are interested, please see this post.

    http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?p=326695&viewfull=1#post326695
  18. Re: Speakers Don't Work in Ubuntu 12.04 (Dummy Output)

    A cautionary note for anyone who stumbles across this thread. The long string of commands above includes installing -- and then immediately reinstalling (why? dunno) -- the entire Ubuntu desktop. A...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Changing wallpaper via command line?

    Did you restart the Plasma desktop after running the command? The article indicates that this is necessary...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Changing wallpaper via command line?

    This might be useful...

    http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20120730#qa
  21. [all variants] Re: Command line install options for UEFI systems

    Yes, alternate install CDs still exist for versions before 12.10.


    Note the date: 10 Sep 2012. Not beta 2. Matter of fact, I couldn't find the beta 2 server CD on cdimage.ubuntu.com -- instead, I...
  22. [all variants] Command line install options for UEFI systems

    With the disappearance of the alternate installer CD, it appears there's no easy way to install Ubuntu without a desktop environment on a system equipped with UEFI. The mini.iso and boot.img.gz...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on Windows 8 Developer Preview PC

    Another update

    Finally, success! I've recorded a brief 15-minute tour of Plasma Active Two, running the Kubuntu Active build linked from the Plasma Active installation page.

    Two pages of...
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    [all variants] Re: Apt-build World

    Bumping an old but timely thread, for I just stumbled across apt-build and am considering it myself, mostly for the learning experience.

    I'm wondering if you ever got those scripts in a form that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on Windows 8 Developer Preview PC

    Update

    Recently I obtained a couple new UEFI-capable ThinkPads, and I decided it was time to get off my butt and learn this stuff. Through trial and error, I managed to build some decent UEFI...
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