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Go to Systems Settings -> Locale -> Country/Region & Language. Click the "Other" tab. You should see a setting for "Measurement system" which you can set to metric. If you are in a country that uses metric by default, you should be able to do this automatically by selecting the right one in the "Country" tab. If that doesn't work, right click on the ...


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I will share my hack to get it working on OpenSuse 13.2 with KDE 4.14. 1. Edit the Service Menu: su -c 'vi /usr/share/kde4/services/ServiceMenus/kmail_addattachmentservicemenu.desktop' 2. Comment out line: #Exec=kmail --attach %F 3. Add the following line: Exec=thunderbird -compose "attachment='file://%F'" 4. Save the file. You may need to ...


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Emacs lets you edit files ending in .gpg transparently. 1) $ emacs yourfile.txt.gpg 2) Edit your file. 3) C-x C-s to save, click [OK] or C-c C-c to select symmetric encryption. Then enter and confirm your password. 4) C-x C-c to close Emacs. The file is now encrypted. To edit it again, follow the same process as above.


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For just one file at a time, or the very occasional file, I think a whole encrypted drive or home with EncFS/eCryptFS/dm-crypt/LUKS would be overkill (but would work excellent in case of theft). A solution using a bash function to decrypt, edit, re-encrypt sounds more like what you're looking for. Using gpg since it's installed by default on almost every ...


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KDM is a display manager: it's the program where you type your credentials and get logged in. It happens that both Gnome and KDE provide a display manager, but the choice of display manager is independent from the choice of desktop environment. The desktop environment is a user preference while the display manager is a system preference. Modern display ...


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If something requires a library that is not present it simply will not work (as in, will not even start). There is no mystery or ambiguity to it. If the applications you mention run, then you are fine. You can check what libraries a binary needs to link with ldd. For example: > ldd /opt/VirtualBox/VirtualBox linux-vdso.so.1 => ...


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You can remove KDE by runnung yum groupremove "KDE (K Desktop Environment)" or yum groupremove "KDE desktop" or yum remove kde*


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You might want be more specific about the linux distribution you installed on chrome book. Having said that, there are two ways you can perform the required task. First is to check the documentation page of your installed linux distribution for JDK installation, because most of the linux distribution offer some kind of package manager which will do the ...


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Plasma 5.2 is out and it is considered a stable version. Of course there are still things to iron out, and most plasmoids and some programs are not ported yet. AFAIK no distro is using it by default yet. You can easily install it in Arch, Kubuntu etc. I've tried both those (I'm a long standing Arch user) and for now the Kubuntu implementation seems more ...


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AFAIK, there isn't stable a versions of Plasma 5 available yet (I think it's still a work in progress). Arch Linux for example, has preliminary support for Plasma 5, but as of now there are still some issues. If you want, you can read the entry in their wiki about it, for more information. In their forum, there is also a very active topic.


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On Mint Cinnamon the part which changes from the KDE is that you have to go to (Gmenu -> System settings -> Accessibility -> Pointing and clicking ) There turn off the "Control the pointer using the keypad" option.


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Not in 3.5, this answer is just for reference. in KDE 4.4, drag windows to the screen edge. You can also assign keyboard shortcuts: System Settings -> Shortcuts and Gestures -> Global Keyboard Shortcuts



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