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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Add DAV Groupware Resource from shell script

I'm running a CalDAV server (Radicale) on the local network. The client (DAV Groupware Resource) keeps going out of sync with the server. This only happens in KDE. My solution is to launch ...
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Random applications starts after log in

Recently I've changed desktop environment from fluxbox to KDE. After that weird things starts to happen . Firstly I noticed that even if I'm logging into kde, my fluxbox startup applications are ...
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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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How to enable touchpad scrolling and tapping in Debian Wheezy KDE?

I'm trying to turn on scrolling and tapping with my laptop's touch-pad (the 2 left and right buttons are ok). I'm on Debian 7.3 (Wheezy) KDE-desktop and I have a Synaptic touch-pad. My laptop is an ...
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KDE: Limit size of a widget on a panel

Using KDE5, is there a way to limit the size of a widget on a panel? It was occasionally an issue with some widgets on KDE4, but the problem seems more common on KDE5 with the Application Menu and ...
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Konsole missing menu items

The Settings menu usually contain many more items (Configure Shortcuts for one). What happened here? I tried: aptitude remove --purge konsole; aptitude install konsole aptitude dist-upgrade none ...
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Is there any way to recover unsaved annotations in Okular after system crash

Other popular PDF software such as Adobe Reader or Skim (on OS X) offer a functionality to restore your annotations after a system crash even if you haven't saved the file manually yet. Does Okular ...
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Boot into rescue mode in systemd

After I installed KDE Plasma, I used systemctl enable sddm-session, and after reboot I found a black screen and I can't do anything. Is there any way to boot into the command line? I can't disable ...
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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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KDE's network applet not listing APs, while iwlist does after some extra steps

KDE's network applet doesn't list any wireless network. It used to, but I must have made an unintended change. This much I know about my situation (the device is called wlp4s0): Upon login, the ...
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Debian 8 jessie wacom tablet

When i try create profile or change settings in Wacom Tablet Settings, it brings up the settings window, along with a notification saying "Graphic Tablet error. Profile Default does not exist". I use ...
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How can I make text in meld readable?

A few months ago, meld started behaving oddly. Common lines are almost unreadable, and shown as dark grey text on a black background. Oddly enough, running it as root is fine (with kdesudo meld), ...
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Krunner crashing after typing 3 letters

I recently started having an issue where KRunner will crash when I am searching, but only after the 3rd character is entered. I can type, delete and retype up to 2 characters without issue. As soon as ...
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How can I change the word boundaries in Kdevelop?

When working with PHP code, the string 'some-string' is treated as two words. If I double click on some, just some gets highlighted. When working with css files, double-clicking on some highlights all ...
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How can root lock KDE sessions of all the other users

Every evening cron hibernates my PC for the night. Now, since there is a chance that I won't be the person turning the computer on next morning, I would like to make sure that all the active ...
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How can I tell which dictionary kate/KDE is using for spell checking?

I noticed that kate thinks that a particular word is spelled correctly, even though is it misspelled. When I check the word using aspell or enchant utilities, they both correctly identify it as being ...
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How to install BURG in Fedora-22(kde) with Windows 10 dual-boot

I've installed Fedora-22 kde and Windows 10 Both are working fine; this is a dual-boot system using Grub 2. I want to make the Grub selection menu more interactive. So I want to install BURG which ...
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Where are default Plasma 5 settings stored?

On a distributed System (NFS root), I'd like to change the way the desktop appears to users that have never logged in on the system before, i.e. have no settings set. I'd like to change some desktop ...
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Enabling Numeric Keypad

I have trouble with the numeric keypad (NumLock keys) being unusable while typing. While I don't think it's GUI specific, this happens both in Gnome and KDE. Sometimes it works in TTY, other times it ...
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KDE: running <command> upon screen timeout

In all installations of KDE I have experienced, the screen will time out after ~10 minutes. This would seem like a great way to start some applications, like a screen saver that doesn't need a daemon, ...
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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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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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Trackpad Setup Linux Mint on Mac Book KDE

I have been playing around with using Linux Mint on an older Mac Book (2009 era). Linux Mint runs great on this laptop as compared to OS X. The only major problem I am having is with the trackpad. It ...
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How to add icon search path in kde4/ plasma5?

I have various non-kde apps that place icons in various places in the system, and the Plasma5 menu and task manager widgets ignore them unless I symlink to them ONLY in: ...
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Mint 17.2 KDE sluggish after login

I'm running Linux Mint 17.2 KDE on a four-year old Dell XPS 15z laptop. After login, the computer is sluggish for about ten minutes, and then it goes back to normal. I've checked CPU usage and it's ...
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Can I easily switch from openSUSE Tumbleweed to Leap without reinstalling everything?

I used to like the idea of a rolling release distribution, but now I have moved to a location where the ISP has datacaps and I don't want to be constantly installing updates. I want to switch to Leap ...
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Debian: How to revert back to KDE after switching to GNOME?

MY machine is running Debian 8 "Jessie". I installed Gnome desktop environment by sudo apt-get install gnome now every time my machine is switched on I'm presented with Gnome desktop environment ...
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How to enable Plasma/KDE automatic restart upon freeze?

I used OpenSuse for several years now. One of the things I utmost liked with this distribution was the way Plasma/KDE issues where handled: from time to time it may happens that the panel briefly ...
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Kate/Terminal/Chromium/etc. refuse to open

I accidentally ran a GUI (Kate) with sudo--dumb I know--and when closed the application I got this error message: Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-username" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0 I've done ...
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Screen tearing in mate with compiz, not screen tearing with KDE or Unity

All distro I tried with KDE solved my tearing problem. I would love to use KDE up its too heavy on my pc. I usually use xfce, but mate is fine too. I would love to get either xfce or mate working ...
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Disable the sessions dropdown in sddm

Question: Is there a way to hide the sessions dropdown in sddm? I removed the default plasma media center session and now the only session is plasma making the dropdown useless.
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/usr/bin/kde-print-queue requires sudo rights - how to let normal use pause printer?

I need to let a user without general sudo rights pause and unpause a printer. The command is: /usr/bin/kde-print-queue HP_Printer1 However, the problem is shown here: "HP_Printer1" NOT ...
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Symbol lookup errors in (Qt?) dynamically linked libraries

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 Problem: For some days now I have been getting Errors like this when opening some applications: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpoppler-qt5.so.1: undefined symbol: ...
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What is the most resource hungry Linux distribution? [closed]

Trying to find the Linux distribution with the highest system requirements? What is the most demanding of all the Linux OS according to the published minimum specifications of each distro? Based on ...