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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...