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Mouse wheel disabled into LibreOffice 5 on Fedora 24 KDE

I just installed Fedora 24 with KDE and 4.5.7 linux kernel on my Asus N750JV laptop but it seems I can't use my mouse wheel into LibreOffice application only. But the mouse wheel works great with ...
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How to reset task bar settings for KDE Plasma desktop?

I accidentally messed up my Plasma desktop's task bar. How can I reset it without remove all the desktop settings?
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File name encoding wrong in KDE, but correct in GTK/tty1/

I'm on a new Linux (installed yesterday). When I access files from old partitions their file names have incorrect encoding (ä instead of ä, same for other umlauts) inside KDE apps like dolphin and ...
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Horizontal Workspaces in KDE SC 4.14

My College updated from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7, and with it came KDE. I want to have 2 rows and 2 columns for the workspaces, but I can't seem to find the setting. The only option in the tweak tool is to ...
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Where is the “Session” menu in fedora 21 gnome desktop login

So basically I am trying to switch from gnome to KDE in Fedora 21 workstation. I have already installed it via yum install @kde desktop Looking online they say I need to switch it via the ...
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Dropbox systray icon not showing in KDE4

I have Jessie Debian 8.4 I installed dropbox, but the icon in the systray is not present. How can I put it?
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Laptop sleeps by itself - in logs “Sleep requested” - requested by what?

I left my Linux laptop on with the lid open while it was on battery power for several minutes, and it went to "sleep" (according to the systemd journal) - I assume this means the same as hibernation? ...
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Next unread message shortcut in Kmail message window

I have Kmail set up without a message preview to save space on my screen. I am trying to find a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to go to the next unread message when I have a message open in its ...
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Loud clicks and beep at high sound volume

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition, installed it recently. Before I always used KDE edition and everything was alright. I didn't like Cinnamon for a lot of reasons so I just installed 'kde-...
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reorganize groups on application launcher qubes KDE

Is there any way to change and organize the groups on the application launcher on Qubes OS? The only possibility that KDE Menu Editor allow is inside a main group, but I would like to create a main ...
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Can't start KDE with 'startkde'

I'm trying to start KDE4 with command 'DISPLAY=":0" startkde' from tty1 with X running in tty7. It only starts when there is something in X running (urxvt). When there is no urxvt, KDE does not start ...
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LibreOffice has weird gradient UI

The LibreOffice has this weird dark to white gradient in the toolbar. I don't have any custom LO theme (maybe an icon theme). I do have a dark Plasma theme, but none of the KDE apps have any gradient ...
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Speed up SAMBA refreshing with file explorer

I'm using Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma. I have a NAS server and I'm connecting to it through the smb protocol. Unfortunately, I noticed that my default file explorer, Dolphin, was slower to get files (...
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Firefox on high resolution displays: decrease size?

I am running Firefox 46.0.1 on a laptop with a 2560x1440 display. To have approximately the same size (text, ...) compared to my desktop computer I forced a dpi of 150. In Chrome (& Chromium), ...
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KDE Plasma 5 and Kali linux 2.0 Problem

I can not install the desktop ' KDE Plasma 5' in my Kali Linux , but if I can install ' KDE 4 '. I want to install KDE Plasma 5. My list of repositories: # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 _Sana_ - ...
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How do I prevent ssh remote login from breaking dbus?

I'm running openSUSE 11.3 on my workstation at work under KDE, I don't have root access to it. The default shell has been set to tcsh. When I am logged in at my workstation and log in remotely from my ...
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sddm presents wrong theme

The problem is that I am presented with a different sddm theme when I logout. The default theme works fine when login. However, one of the pre-installed themes is used when logout the system. Is ...
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Working custom distro from mint KDE

I want to make my own distro iso from my current mint 17.3 KDE but it seems every software that worked before, doesn't work anymore or it work but not with kde version. Tried with 4-5 different ...
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krita shows critical error on Linux Mint

I installed `krita' software into Linux Mint but it shows critical error. Which dependencies should I install on my Linux Mint? I reinstalled krita but the problem still remains? I followed this ...
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Configuring mouse for right+left button simulating middle click (for copy/paste)

I was using the mouse copy-paste extensively, until recently, when some OpenSuSe upgrade reconfigured this on all my machines. Now the scrollbuton is the one to paste (which I hate, since it's hard to ...
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add-apt-repository sets incorrect distribution name

I am using KDE Neon's test images which appear to be based off Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial as lsb_release -a definitely returns that. When I try to use the add-apt-repository command it asks me to install ...
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Debian Kde Iceweasel/Firefox: setting custom protocols handlers

I recently switched from Ubuntu 10.04 gnome to Debian wheezy Kde. Everythings work fine, except to the Iceweasel/firefox custom protocols! I added komodo.protocol in my ~/.kde/share/services with: [...
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How to change password for SAMBA printer on Kubuntu 14.04

On my desktop at work with Kubuntu 14.04 I have (actually had) access to a network printer (Windows printer via SAMBA). After changing the password of my account I naturally have to reconfigure the ...
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how to install kdm on CentOS 7

I installed CentOS 7, first I installed group "KDE Plasma Workspace", then I installed "GNOME Desktop", after that, I found only gdm existed. and which kdm returns nothing, yum provides kdm only ...
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Using KDE starter to start application via ssh

I would like to start VirtualBox on my server using the command ssh -X server virtualbox. This works well from a shell and asks for a login password as intended. I tried to create a KDE 4 "application ...
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KDE: Disable password prompt after resume

I'm running KDE on Fedora Workstation 21. When I wake up my machine after suspending it, it always prompts for my password. If there any way to disable this? I've looked through the settings but can'...
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Emacs strange appearance

After update the newest version of KDE (Plasma ver. 5.6.3, Frameworks 5.21.0) and kernel 4.5.2-1 ARCH, the menu bar of Emacs becomes ugly The same error appears in Firefox: the options in right-...
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Solved: KDE Plasma 5 on Fedora 22 - clicking desktop link to .odt (or .doc) file fails to launch OpenOffice

Recently this started happening for no apparent reason: If I click a desktop link to a .odt or .doc file (and presumably others), I get a warning dialog that says: This will start the program ...
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Second monitor just started displaying “check signal cable” after kde login

I'm running Fedora 23 with KDE. I've installed the latest nvidia drivers directly with their .bin installer. Everything has been working fine. I haven't done any updates or installed anything new ...
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How does the new KDE Neon compare with Kubuntu and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each

I noticed that there is a new distro called KDE Neon, but to me, it sounds just like Kubuntu, I don't know what the differences between it and Kubuntu are and whether one has any advantages/...
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How can I unlock KDE Wallet automatically on nixos?

I decided to start using kwallet since it comes with kde on nixos. I would like to set it up to unlock automatically though. On the arch linux wiki there is a section that covers this here here. But ...
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Internal speaker unmuted when I press volume up/down buttons on my headphones

It is logical to expect the volume up/down buttons on my USB headphones to only control the volume of the headphones, but in fact they also unmute all other audio output devices. I'm using KDE on ...
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How to increase font size in KDE?

I have increased the font size by going to System Settings -> Font. This changed it for some applications like Konsole and File explorer. But this doesn't reflect in other applications like Firefox ...
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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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Permanent shrill sound on ubuntu since buggy vlc video

A video with a buggy, or at least too complex soundtrack broke my Intel Ivy Bridge (i5-3337U) laptop running Ubuntu 15.10. In the middle of VLC playing the video, a shrill, slightly grating sound ...
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Is it possible to add KDE/dolphin service menu for specific file extension?

In windows, you can and context menu entries that are only shown for specific file types only. In Dolphin, I know how to add service menu entry using .desktop file. but Is there way to only show ...
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Qubes/Xen OS: access file manager for dom0

I hope somebody more experienced with Qubes specific terminal commands can help. If the KDE manager is installed, how does one open via terminal input the file manager for 'dom0'? To browse 'Home' ...
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KDE Network Manager Can't Add WPA2-EAP Connection

My college has a WPA2-EAP wifi that broadcasts it's SSID but I'm unable to connect via the GUI KDE (package name plasma-widget-networkmanagement). I can connect to other kinds of WPA2 wifi networks ...
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How do font-settings in gnome, kde and xfce work?

My Debian 8 system (Jessie) is primarily an xfce system, but I also use gnome and kde programs. I did not install any desktop environment, but I start my xsession with an .xsession file. Problem is, I ...
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KDE Plasma 5 panels multi monitor

Every time I plug in or out the external monitor its panel changes to the secondary one. Also, new windows always opens on the laptop monitor which is the secondary. Is there a way to solve this?
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Is there a way to give emacs the KDE look and feel?

I'm using emacs for most of my work. I'm switching from gnome desktop to KDE (checking things out) and it bother me that emacs look soo diferent from the rest of the desktop. Is there a way to give ...
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Scaling the desktop - kde

I've just installed OpenSuse 13.2 on my xps13. The resolution is a whopping 3200 x 1800. Which causes the text to come up tiny... Any way for me to scale this without having to lower the resolution (I'...
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Run a dbus program in crontab , how to know about the SESSION id?

I need to run some program within crontab , but how can the program know about dbus session id ? it's only available for programs launched by session managers.
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Choppy media playback

I experience choppy media playback just like when one hits an old CD player while it's playing back a CD. The audio skips back maybe about 200-500ms. The frequency in where this behavior occurs is ...
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Get clipboard history in openSUSE Tumbleweed or Leap 42.1

I am looking to access items (text) I have previously copied to the clipboard in KDE (openSUSE). I haven't restarted the system since the items were copied. Is there any way of accessing the ...
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No output through stereo jack

I cannot get any sound to output through either of my PC's stereo jacks. I do not even hear the typical static when I plug a device in. This is the case even though Phonon displays "built-in audio." I ...
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kde5 breeze-dark theme and kde icons not working in i3wm

I have selected breeze dark color for KDE applications via systemsettings5. When i run plasma, the dark thems applies properly, but when I run i3 it shows white theme. Can KDE themes be applied to KDE ...
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openSUSE frozen on login screen, refuses to return to GUI [closed]

I just came back to my recently installed (overnight last night, just started using it today) openSUSE installation to find it frozen on the lock screen. After various attempts to get it to unfreeze I ...
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Looking for a simple graphical notifier in KDE, invokable from bash

I am using Debian with KDE. There is a small bash script, that runs in the background. If it encounters a certain condition, I want my work on a full-screen IDE or completely unrelated console windows,...
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Dark kde plasma 5 session on Gentoo

I upgraded to KDE plasma 5.5.5 following the KDE 4.11 the Gentoo wiki page: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/KDE/Plasma_5_upgrade#SDDM_display_issues sddm works fine, I can start a working openbox ...