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Compose key stops working after reconnecting USB keyboard

I'm running Debian stretch with KDE 4.14 on a MacBook Pro and an external USB Dell keyboard. I have my left Window key mapped to the compose key, and it works fine after boot up, but if I unplug the ...
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Antergos ATI driver issues

I'm trying to use the open source driver on Antergos with KDE on an ATI FirePro v4800 graphics card. I did a standard install, and booted into my desktop when I noticed that there are no window ...
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Sound over Dockingstation in KDE

I just installed Debian on my new Laptop(Lenovo X1) and I would like to use a ThinkPad OneLink Dock. Everything works great (USB, HDMI, Ethernet...) except for the audio. When I plug in the OneLink ...
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Bluetooth not working (No Adapters Available) in fedora-22(KDE)

I have installed fedora22 KDE on my HP15 ac082-TX notebook, and I found that bluetooth is not working. When I enable bluetooth, it shows 'No Adapters Available'. Is there any way to install bluetooth ...
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High Memory Usage in my fresh install of Manjaro KDE

I am a normal desktop user. Previously using Linux Lite 2.6. Read about Manjaro and I really like the KDE. So Yesterday I tried to install it and I was struggling with issues. After installation it ...
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Simply type to search in the default KDE Desktop/Activity

In KDE, one can create new Activities, which are a sort of different types of Desktops (sets of workspaces) with specific characteristics: To specify each activity there are various options. ...
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How to set user account picture in fedora-22(KDE)

I am using fedora since 2 weeks and facing a problem with user account picture. I have checked in 'System Setting' but there is no option for this. I have also updated the system. Can I set account ...
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Tab in xterm under KDE always brings up accessibility tool dialog

Using KDE 4.14.13, Fedora 22, kdm desktop manager, if I type Tab to try to do command line completion I get the KDE accessibility tool dialog asking me if I want to enable "Sticky Keys" and "Mouse ...
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Why does KWallet ask me to choose a password twice?

When I run a program that wants to use KWallet, and I didn't configure KWallet before (or I deleted the configuration), I get this window: I usually just hit Cancel, but I found that sometimes I ...
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Open existing notes in Plasma

I have note files on .local/share/plasma_notes from Plasmoid Sticky Notes: ls .local/share/plasma_notes/ 3a8ccf28-69f5-4cf9-a3eb-5d206e9441 880c660c-5719-4535-a004-bc0ebcf0e9 ced419ac-2c04-4771-...
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Mount with KDE a fstab defined partition

I have a fstab line to mount a remote filesystem through sshfs like this: user@domain:/path/ /media/user/folder fuse.sshfs noauto,_netdev,user,idmap=user,transform_symlinks,identityfile=/home/user/....
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How to mount a partition at startup in Linux Mint 17.2 KDE by using a GUI?

I would like to have a GUI to set one of my NTFS drives to be automatically mounted at startup as it contains data synchronized with apps that also run at startup (Dropbox, Megasync etc) which ...
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Ngrep strange behaviour

I have a very odd problem. I'm using Fedora (with KDE), and I need ngrep for checking the data sent which is transfered through a specific port... The strange part is that when my terminal (more ...
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Using native KDE app themes within Gnome

I'm using KDE frameworks 5 apps on the Gnome 3 desktop. They automatically assume the Gnome desktop's theming, and automatically switch to KDE theming when run on a KDE desktop. How can I disable ...
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Is there a way to change KDE4 display settings from the command line?

Consider the following setup: My laptop is normally located at my desk connected to power, external keyboard and mouse and an external monitor. Since the laptop's screen is pretty small and my monitor ...
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Why does Linux Mint 17.2 (Ubuntu 14.04 based) - KDE occasionally fails to autostart programs?

As the title says. I have several apps in my autostart (KDE environemnt). Most times they boot, other times just a few of them (the minor part). How can I diagnose the reason behind this issue? ...
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How to fix graphical issues with Qt applications? (dolphin:14635): Gdk-WARNING **: shmget failed: error 28 (No space left on device)

I'm on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela (i.e. Ubuntu 14.04) and all my QT-based applications have been ugly after an upgrade (text is scrambled, menu content disappear, cf. screenshot below). Environment $ ...
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kwin: key binding to move a client to a different desktop

How does one go about adding a Kwin shortcut that reassigns a client to a different desktop? KDE is set up for nine desktops with keyboard shortcuts for Kwin for navigating between them using META+{1....
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KDE - Problem with dark themes

Hello there Linux super users, I have a slight problem with my KDE Plasma 5.4 setup running on Kubuntu 15.10. Whenever I select a dark theme (in this case: KArc, the problem is the same for Breeze-...
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Opening AUP (Audacity project) file with winebrowser causes severe system instability

System: Kubuntu 14.04 LTS I was just moving stuff from an old backup of mine from my PC to an external drive. I have multiple AUP files (along with the rest of the typical Audacity project file ...
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Fedora 23, how avoid ctrl+shift layout switch with another ctrl+shift hotkeys?

If I try to select words in a text editor with Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right, or try to copy text from a terminal with Ctrl+Shift+c, it doesn't work. How can I fix this? I use KDE.
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KDE Plasma: How do I pass keys like (Ctrl-F9) to specific applications

I know I can globally disable Ctrl-F9 in Kwin, but I want to keep this functionality, still pass Ctrl-F9 etc to some specific applications (like IntelliJ idea). How do I specify that when those ...
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How to separate Chrome App windows in KDE Plasma 5?

I want to separate icons in a task bar for different Chrome Apps - no grouping as similar for Chrome, Music App, etc. Also I want to switch between open windows per application (Alt + ` by default) - ...
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No audio through either soundbar or desktop on Debian

I'm using a Debian stable box with a Dell monitor and the Dell AX510 "stereo soundbar". The "soundbar" has a large frontal speaker as well as two headphone jacks on the left. While the hardware ...
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KDE with plasma 5 doesn't automount the partitions anymore on Ubuntu

Until recently, kde was autommounting all my partitions after I was logging in. But, after an upgrade (a few months ago), this stopped happening and now I use krusader to manually mount the patitions ...
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Move window to activity from shell in Plasma 5

I am trying to set a window's activity from a terminal or script. I know you can assign all these attributes from the System Settings, but I need to do it from a script. I know you can set the display ...
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Which ecosystem have more active developers - kde or gnome?

and how to estimate these numbers (i.e. which metrics to calculate on which source code repositories)? Here is the list of KDE-applications repositories to count KDE developers: https://quickgit.kde....
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Add application icons to Plasma 5 panel?

In KDE4 there was an option to add to panel by right clicking an application icon, like so In Plasma 5 there's only an option to add to favorites
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Shutdown script doesn't execute in KDE

I'm running KDE 4.14.11 on a Fedora 21 machine. I used KDE's GUI-based setting under "Startup and Shutdown" to setup a script to execute every time I shutdown: The script, hello.sh, looks like this:...
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Black screen when logging into desktop

On Kubuntu 15.10 I receive a black screen when logging in via the Display Manager. I can use Ctrl-Alt-F6 to log into a text console and see my files, but even in that environment when I type startx ...
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KDE - Debian 8.2 - Problem with dual display setup, 1920x1080 & 1440x900 (GTX 960)

I've installed Debian 8.2 with KDE. My GPU is GeForce GTX 960, so I've installed NVIDIA proprietary drivers (from their server), version 352.55. My setup contains two displays - main (1920x1080) and ...
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Why is KDE redirecting back to login page after initial load?

I am running a new install of Debian Jessie and just tried to install KDE and when I login choosing plasma as my desktop environment it goes to a plasma splash screen for a few seconds then goes right ...
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apt-get install python-minimal:armhf removed KDE; what now?

Environment: Debian 8.0 (Jessie), x64, KDE desktop, with armhf architecture added for cross-compilation to BeagleBone. While building Boost 1.55, I needed the python package. Makes sense, as Boost ...
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How can I open all urls in my browser with xdg-open?

xdg-open opens normal web pages in Firefox, such as xdg-open http://google.com. However, images do not. For example, xdg-open https://i.imgur.com/JfKwovX.jpg opens the image in Gwenview. I tried ...
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KDE disable sounds of desktops not being viewed

I am using Manjaro KDE desktop. I have 4 different desktop environments. I want to be able to stream a different video to each one and be able to flip through them at will. I have successfully done ...
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Should wait for next mint release for KDE plasma 5?

I tried to find many way to install KDE plasma 5 on linux mint 17. but KDE 5 wasn't compatible on linux mint 17. so should i wait for next linux mint release (mint 18) for KDE 5 ?
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Which QT/KDE theme is this?

I am on mate and run only couple of programs from QT/KDE. One of them is qbittorrent I saw that the theme changed and became better but clueless which theme it is and due to which package upgrade ...
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Klipper: how to paste current clipboard contents as plain text with a single shortcut action?

I want to be able to copy rich text with CTRL-C, then paste it as plain text with a short cut key (such as CTRL-SHIFT-V or whatever). I'm running KDE and I use Klipper. It seems like there should be ...
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Not able to install Plasma 5.4 on Linux mint [closed]

I'm trying to install KDE Plasma-5.4 on Linuxmint 17.2. But I'm not able to install that. I've tries to install Plasma 5.4 using these commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ci/stable sudo apt-...
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Make the mouse cursor on text areas narrower in Gnome and KDE

E.g. the select text cursors in all distributions and desktop environments I have tried are unusable. I need 1 pixel width and not 3 or more pixel width like it's currently on all DE including ...
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How can I fix Xorg startup problem?

I am using Arch Linux and I was using awesome wm and everything worked perfectly. I installed plasma-meta package to try KDE 5 so after I rebooted the system X does not start. Lightdm, sddm fails and ...
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Changing hostname disturbs the system and DE's like KDE, Gnome, etc… What can I do to allow it anyway?

Long time ago I started to develop some kind of stealthmode-demon in c++. Part of this is to be only run as root and another part of it is, to change the hostname to a randomn generated one. I ...
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Hide hard drive in gnome-disk-utility

I have installed the gnome-disk-utility which I'll be using to format USB sticks and SD Cards. But it also shows both of my hard drives, which I don't want to be formatted. Since I'm dealing with ...
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How can I swap Alt/Compose *and* assign the (physical) Alt key as Compose on a Macboook Pro?

I've just installed Debian testing (stretch) with KDE 4.15 onto a Macbook Pro 15". I want to assign the Compose key to the left alt/option key, and use the command key as alt. I can easily do either ...
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Kate Editor - insert document properties such as file name into text

I would like to insert the file name and other document properties into the text of the document automatically in Kate. Is there a code that will do this? I'm thinking about something like the ...
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How to fix x2go desktop that does not resize contents to fit in remote desktop window size

I transferred the KDE settings (ie contents of .kde) folder from an existing KDE to a new installed computer. Normally when I connect to a remote x2go, the windows are resizable, ie adjusting the ...
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Automounting vfat usb drive

I use debian 8 with kde-full package, everything is up-to-date. I have 4 usb flash drives: all of them are formatted in Windows OS. But only Sandisk "14.9 GiB Removable Media" is automounted correctly....
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How to solve the problem of ntp “Unable to contact time server” from KDE?

I want to set date and time automatically but this error appears when I try to .. I'm using openSUSE, I tried different servers but it didn't work either, help please! It doesn't seem to be a ...
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KDE graphics broken in OpenSuse 13.2

KDE graphics broken when open menus of native apps (dolphin, terminal, right button menu...) OpenSuse 13.2 Utils info: OpenSuse 13.2, 8GB memory, i7 Intel echo $DESKTOP_SESSION kde-...
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LibreOffice crash my KDE 5.9

Every time I open any of the program from LibreOffice Suite, it makes my KDE crash. I see the interface going away (closing all my opened programs) and being replaced by the default black background ...