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No IBus choices in Input Method tab

As you can see in the picture, I can't select any input method. I have installed ibus-m17n and my IBus input (ibus-bogo). I use Mint 16 with KDE 4.11.5
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Setting environment variables at runtime in KDE4

Is it possible to set an environment variable at runtime, affecting all the programs started from the DE after that point (Desktop Environment, in my case KDE4) (without rebooting)? I know it it ...
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How to install applications from KDE desktop on CentOS

I've just installed CentOS 6.5 in a virtual machine. I know how to install packages with command-line yum but I'm wondering how to do the same from the GUI (KDE). They apparently did not write ...
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How to show time away from computer?

I was wondering how to measure the time elapsed after, say, screensaver starts and then show that time on a freedesktop notification when back.
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How do I exit full screen after enabling via the right click context menu of kwin (KDE)?

This is related to my other question: Kate has no window borders, and thus no minimize, maximize, and close buttons In KDE, after right-clickin on any window border, or it's entry in the task ...
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system settings -> shortcuts and gestures

Something is stealing my Ctrl+F7 and Ctrl+F8 shortcuts from eclipse. I checked out the settings panel from the title but could not spot any such bindings over there. So, how do I get to see who is ...
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Change default position of Dialog Windows KDE 4.10

I have KDE 4.10 running on my system, today when configure to work with two monitors top/bottom i get the surprise that modal dialogs show in the middle of two monitors, example the Intellij's Search ...
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Ubuntu12.04/KDE4 - Panel issue Switching between 4 and 2 monitor workstations

Overview: The environment I work in currently has two different style of workstations. The first is a 4 monitor setup and the second is a two monitor setup. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04 with KDE4. ...
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Change directory for Kate syntax highlighting files

I'm running Standard Debian Wheezy with KDE 4.8.4 and Kate 3.8.4. The Kate text editor's syntax highlighting files are located in: /usr/share/apps/katepart/syntax If I run kde4-config ...
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How to make GTK application use the theme options configured in the GNOME Tweak Tool (and not the KDE's GTK configuration) when I'm under GNOME?

I'm using openSUSE 13.1 initially installed as a KDE4 Desktop environment (it's the default corporate install at my work). Now I would like to use the GNOME desktop. So, I installed GNOME 3.10 with ...
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Change the default desktop manager on Scientific Linux

I am trying to boot into KDE from the login screen and failed and also changed the /etc/sysconfig/desktop DESKTOP=”KDE” DISPLAYMANAGER=”KDE” Still Scientific Linux boots into Gnome.
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KMail extremely slow/frozen when operating on local maildir folder

KMail seemingly freezes when trying to open a message or executing any command on the local email folders (maildir) such as moving or marking of messages. Sometimes the triggered action is executed ...
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How to manage multiple panel layouts for different display setups in KDE?

I use my laptop in 3 display setups: laptop only laptop + monitor laptop + projector For each one I use different screen setup and panel layout. It's quite boring to modify layout after each ...
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How to restore kde plasma desktop

I was tried chrome remote desktop app with a friend. He has a Mac. By mistake he clicked cmd + s, I do not know if that is super + s combination, the thing is it killed all my kde plasma widgets. Is ...
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How to configure polkit with KDE?

My system is Gentoo amd64, KDE 4.11, and lightDM. I updated my system recently, and found out my user account can't shutdown from KDE. The function is disappeared. I looked for a long time, and I ...
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No *shutdown* function in KDE

My base system is Gentoo amd64, up to date. Before the upgrade, I have the shutdown button in the KDE menu. But after the upgrade, this button is gone...I think it is because of the permission ...
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Why is dolphin trying to connect 127.0.0.1:1113?

I'm running dolphin without KDE4 environment, today after the upgrade of KDE4 in Arch, I can no longer use the Propertity context menu anymore. So I tried to find out what's happending, here's part ...
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Configure third button of a 3M Ergonomic Mouse

I've just bought a 3M Ergonomic Mouse, model EM500GPL, and for pointer movement and left/right click it works fine. But I'd like to know if it's possible to configure the third button to behave the ...
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run Kde4's panel on remote machine

I am trying to get KDE4's panel (menu, task list and system tray) running from a remote machine and I can't figure out the command I need. If I run plasma-desktop I get the panel but I also get a ...
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how to make my bash script look 100% like a GUI app (so user never sees terminal)

I created a bash script using kdialog (and it runs on Kubuntu 12.04). The GUI is used for every user interaction (after the first one). However, the script still has to be launched from the terminal ...
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Torify in KDE on 12.04 - all connections through tor

http://freemarketlinux.com/2012/10/16/torify-your-ubuntu-linux-12-0412-10-operating-system/ There is no such option in my KDE4 settings. I squeezed google and the software center for missing packages ...
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Experiencing problems with KDE after an upgrade

After an upgrade of KDE I am experiencing problems. A lot of problems. "Konsole" doesn't starts at all! (I have to switch to a console with ctrl+alt+Fx login with username, export DISPLAY=:0 and ...
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Adding separator on top level service menu

I have a top level service menu, now I want to add a separator before this menu, Here's my current service menu header: [Desktop Entry] Type=Service Actions=A;_SEPARATOR_;B;C; ...
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Is it necessary to use quotes in KDE4 ServiceMenus?

In the Exec= line of a service menu in kde4, I normally use: Exec=command %f So I wonder, if it's necessary to quote the %f, not sure how KDE4 parses the menu file, i.e Exec=command "%f"
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In Dolphin file manager Fedora 17, what is the shortcut to create folder?

In Dolphin file manager Fedora 17, what is the shortcut to create the new folder. E.g. Ctrl + Shift + N creates new folder in Windows 7
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Open kickoff via shell/script

Is there any (undocumented) way to open the KDE Kickoff menu via dbus or some similar mechanism?
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Passing arguments to KOrganizer event reminder bash/yad scripts

I am refining a bash/yad script which runs when an event reminder is triggered in KOrganizer. (yad is a drop-in replacement for zenity. It is being actively developed and has many more features and ...
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Setting icon theme for Qt based apps in non kde environment

How could I set icon theme for Qt based apps in a non-kde environment? In KDE I could specify a different one, otherwise it would go for the default gnome theme.
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Get rid of this button in KDE4?

Looks like mandatory, I run plasma-desktop, there's always a button on the right corner, is there anyway to remove that? It wasn't an removable "widget"
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Set network connection for internet access

I have two network adapters: one for my normal LAN and my tethered phone as I don't have regular internet access here yet. When both are plugged in, KDE/Network Manager prefers to route all internet ...
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No network in slackware

I have just installed Slackware. I am not new to Linux but new to Slackware. I wonder how to install network in it. After the Slackware installation, audio and network were not working. This is ...
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Can't find automoc4 on Arch Linux

I was trying to build dekorator, but CMake Error at /usr/share/apps/cmake/modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:198 (MESSAGE): Did not find automoc4 (Automoc4Config.cmake, install ...
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Is there a tool that pastes from clipboard one character at a time?

Is there a tool that pastes from clipboard one character at a time? Something that would simulate a real person typing, like in the movies ;) Of course I am referring to X applications, preferably ...
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Selecting icon for tray notifications from Bash scripts (KDE)

Q: How to make Qt KDE tray notification from Bash script ? A: @SO: Activating KDE 4 notifications from bash scripts Q: How to make notifications from scripts running as root ? A: @Unix.SE: Show a ...
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Disable KDE system sounds

How to disable KDE system sounds? I mean all sounds on startup, on dialog box popup, on error and so on, without turning off the actual media sound. I use KDE 4.7.4