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KDE is a full featured desktop environment and collection of software for communication, work, education and entertainment.

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Possible to start different shells in different desktop environments?

Is it possible to set different shells for different desktop environments? (I know the risks/complications of multiple DEs.) My underlying core system is Tumbleweed with KDE. For that system, I've ...
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how do i map the cmd key to ctrl on kubuntu 18.04?

I'm using an apple mac keyboard and I'm trying to map the "cmd" key to the "ctrl key but not having any luck can someone advise? I've tried setting the keyboard model to apple macintosh but that has ...
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Debian - USB mouse not recognized by X?

I can't seem to figure out how to properly configure my USB mouse: when I plug it, it simply gives no response, while the touchpad continues to work instead. System informations: Lenovo Z50-70 ...
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Getting Konsole to use the same input method as other applications

For most of my applications, entering Compose " o results in ö (LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS). In Konsole, it results in ̈́o (COMBINING GREEK DIALYTIKA TONOS followed by LATIN SMALL LETTER O). ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 Desktop Sharing doesn't work using NVidia drivers

I've installed and enable KDE Desktop Sharing (Kfrb) and when I use the Nouveau driver everything works correctly. When I use the NVidia drivers the my VNC session is only two shades of green and blue....
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Black screen after boot in Archlinux [closed]

I'm using Archlinux (with KDE plasma 5) for a little while now. But a few days ago, I started my old Acer Aspire on which I test a view things from time to time. Even though I don't want to lose my ...
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Clean way to run proper file manager from Firefox on Linux

As many of mans known, currently solution with defaults.conf and mimetypes.cache does not work. Firefox currently uses D-bus to activate service org.freedesktop.FileManager1 to handle "Open ...
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No desktop environment upon boot [closed]

I recently switched to openSUSE from elementaryOS (I uninstalled elementaryOS and replaced it with openSUSE Leap 15.0 with KDE Plasma environment), but I am facing a few problems right away. The ...
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Plasma 5 - shutting down kills apps

I'm using KDE/Plasma for several years now and I always had a problem with shutting down but it's just now it started to annoy me. The problem is that when I shutdown my laptop (with Plasma shutdown ...
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Is there a Iosevka Term package available on Nixos?

Related to the following issue: https://github.com/be5invis/Iosevka/issues/231 Is there a Iosevka Term width available in nixpkgs? I can only find iosevka and iosevka-bin via https://nixos.org/nixos/...
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How to create a KDE Plasma color scheme for titlebar colors only?

I wish to use KDE Plasma's ability to set titlebar colors using window-specific rules. I know how to accomplish that in general. However, since I am setting only titlebar color options, I would like ...
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KDE on LTS 18.04 - Cannot Upgrade or 'sudo apt --fix-broken install'

https://askubuntu.com/questions/176121/dpkg-error-trying-to-overwrite-file-which-is-also-in https://askubuntu.com/questions/1067430/apt-fix-broken-install-does-not-work-package-manager-broken-after-...
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Stability of linux [closed]

I have one "theoretical" question regarding the stability of Linux. Is there a way that somebody verifies it? I recently installed Debian 9 (KDE) and given my experience with other distros, I was ...
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Importing KDE global shortcuts defined by UUID?

I set up custom shortcuts using the Global Shortcuts GUI and want to transfer them to my other machines. When I export these shortcuts to a file, there are lines like: {f7cae817-7e09-468e-b039-...
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How to give each Firefox profile its own application icon in Plasma

I'm running KDE on Arch Linux. I have the following two .desktop files. [Desktop Entry] Comment=First Profile Exec=firefox --no-remote -P First %u GenericName=Firefox First Profile Icon=/path/to/...
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Programmer's dvorak for ibus?

I'm currently using Fedora 29 KDE Spin and I'm using ibus for Korean input. The problem is that I cannot choose programmer's dvorak with ibus unlike in the keyboard setting. I found out that ibus ...
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Change desktop's icon attribiutes in config file in KDE

I want to change the desktop's icon size in script but can't find the corresponding config file. The problem is, KDE has issue with Nvidia drivers and there is here. But killall plasmashell and ...
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Why do KDE applications present a warning about a GNOME icon theme when run?

I'm running KDE Neon with Plasma 5. When I use yakuake to run ksysguard via the command line to monitor system processes and performance, the application does run, but I get this message in the ...
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Plasma KDE icons disappear

Since the last plasma update, (I use Antergos Arch) the icons of all applications disappear when you log in. If I force the change of icons for another package (numix, papirus, etc ...) some icons ...
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KDE: Switching keyboard layout in Applications widget closes widget

When I'm typing text in Applications widget or in Plasma search widget and I'm switching keyboard layout, its closes the widget. I thought that because of notification osd, but when I disabled ...
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how to restore password in PolicyKit KDE

Some time ago i've set a password for TorGuard VPN application. Now i can't enter application since pass is incorrect. There is no setting for PolicyKit-Kde in System Settings. How do i reset/...
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How to prevent kdeconnectd from starting automatically?

These don't work: sudo update-rc.d kdeconnectd disable sudo systemctl disable kdeconnectd.service There is no script for it in /etc/init.d/ and the /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.kde.kdeconnect....
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Desktop wallpaper visible through the “seams” between panel and window on Ubuntu 18.04, KDE

So, for the past few days on KDE the wallpaper has been visible between the panel and the window/bottom of my monitor. Anyone have a fix?
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ctrl-t doesn't work after upgraded to debian buster, in chrome, dolphin and vim

Ctrl-t Doesn't open new tab in dolphin and chrome, doesn't go back to the previous place with vim ctags/cscope. It's okay in tty login terminal. SOFTWARE/OS VERSIONS Linux/KDE Plasma: (available in ...
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Symlink in KDE start menu

I have a handful of useful .sh scripts in /scripts/. I would like to add this to my start menu as follows: There is a menu folder called "scripts". As a sub menu, I'd like to somehow have a symlink ...
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Disable xdg-desktop-portal-gtk

Every time I click a link, it displays a thing that is completely out of place with my KDE desktop and cannot be dismissed with Enter. Tried removing it, then opening links stopped working at all. How ...
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How to hide program names on KDE panel

In KDE or Plasma or whatever they're calling it now, programs on the panel show the name as well as the icon. I would like to hide the name so it just shows the icon but I couldn't find how to ...
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Plasma-browser-integration breaks with `export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=“qt5ct”`

I use plasma-browser-integration (not using KDE) to get firefox websites (like youtube, netflix..) to respond to mpris commands like play/pause, and to get the playback status (playing/paused) so I ...
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Arch - KDE Plasma 5.7 and Latte Dock: Icons do not appear

I've recently installed Arch and chose KDE5 for my desktop environment. Being a fan of docks, I've opted to install Latte. The problem is that icons do not appear in my dock at all, thus rendering it ...
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OK/Cancel button order on KDE for Gnome applications

How do you change the order of the “OK” and “Cancel” buttons in dialog boxes of Gnome applications running in a KDE environment?  Is there a centralized place you can make such a setting? I am ...
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Gnome show apps only from current desktop

I work on KDE now and want to switch to GNOME. What stops me is that I cannot find the option show tasks only from current screen in gnome. I am a sysadmin and I have multiple tasks opened all the ...
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Why can I not run KDE redshift in a cronjob? [duplicate]

I'm running KDE Neon 5.14 (based on Ubuntu 18.04) and KDE Plasma 5.14.2. A command redshift (/usr/bin/redshift) is provided to adapt the screen colors to red tones for evening/night. I can ...
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How to restore Okular default settings

I've somehow managed to remove the toolbar and menu-bar from Okular. After I've found no way to reactivate them from "outside" – sice I can't click on Options anymore – I've tried to reinstall a clean ...
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KDE wants to copy items when I move them between screens

I'm running a system with three screens. When I want to move a file on the Desktop from one screen to another, KDE treats it as a copy/move operation which cannot complete since source and target ...
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KDE Plasma fallback monochrome icons: How to locate/replace?

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma 5.12.6. The monochrome icons for smaller sizes are an absolute nightmare for usability. So I want to replace them. Ideally I'd keep Breeze (Dark); although I ...
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Dolphin File Picker everywhere

I'm currently on KDE 5.51 Is it possible to use the dolphin file picker everywhere? Some apps use the Qt file picker. This gets annoying as I prefer the single click in dolphin and don't want to ...
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How to lauch an AppImage from the GUI?

After downloading an AppImage and giving it execute permissions, I can launch it from the command line only (Bash). When I double click on it with the mouse, another default application starts and ...
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automatic mac address randomization on up-to-date Debian 9.5 with 4.18-amd64, Intel wifi 7260, NetworkManager, KDE/Networks fails?

I am trying to have a random mac address by default before I connect to any network. My results are ambiguous. 1. My approach 1.1) updated my box to the latest backported Debian 9.5 (as of 23 Oct, ...
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Pairing KDE Connect with phone on i3wm

I am trying to connect my Android phone to the KDE Connect app with my laptop. My system is a Minimal Debian Sid system with just i3wm no other alternate Desktop Environments or Window managers ...
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kscreenlocker_greet: Disable VLC controls

When locking my screen I get the VLC controls for the actively playing video on the lock screen. How can I disable these controls?
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What enables Alt+Click Window Dragging

I use Kubuntu 18.04 and I wonder what component implements the Alt+ Left Click drag. Does the Display Manager SDDM implement this, or is it the X Server, or is it something within KDE? I'm sorry I ...
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How can I enable Touch events on Chromium when running in kiosk mode?

I'm having an issue wherein touch events do not work on a touch-capable monitor when Chromium is started with the --kiosk flag. If I remove the flag, touch events behave as I'd like them to. Here's ...
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KDE .Deskop Exec doesn't return to prompt in terminal

I am trying to add an entry in KDE Menu Editor, that executes a command in terminal, and return to prompt in the opened terminal. The result: new terminal is opened, the command is executed but no ...
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Silence monitor for xfreerdp and VM

I'm accessing a server remotely through xfreerdp to run some processes there. From time to time, some issues happen, and I need to handle it manually before restarting the processes. But it is ...
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KDE SC 5.10.5 on Kubuntu 17.10 / After logging in, user has only primary group assigned

Some time ago (can't tell exactly when, but it's been one week at least), users logging into KDE on this system stopped being assigned membership to their supplementary groups. For example, user "...
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How do you deactivate alt-middle mouse button in KDE

When I use Blender 3d I need the alt+middle mouse button to change things in the program but instead it acts like alt-tab and switches me to the next program. How do I turn this off?
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Right click is not working on KDE

I'm on openSUSE Tumbleweed with KDE. My right click is not working for some reason. I wonder if anybody ran into this issue before. Before, I had openSUSE Leap 15 and I upgraded to openSUSE Tumbleweed....
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How to unsplit the screen in konsole?

I accidentally clicked some shortcuts, and now my konsole screen is split. I don't want it, how can I unsplit it?
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Snapshot active window does weird things to my desktop

I am trying to take screenshot of the active window using spectacle (window under cursor works). When I click take a new screenshot the title bars of the windows disappear and I can only move the ...
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How to edit KDE suspend settings via command line, without X session?

I'm using KDE and I want to change system sleep timeout. It should be a part of a system bootstrap script (i.e. I want to automate it), so I'd like to know how can I manipulate KDE configs from ...