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Questions tagged [kde]

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

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Manjaro KDE multimonitor issues - GPU outputs not detected after restart

Title seems a bit odd, but that's because my problem's a bit odd and requires some explanation. I got interested in Linux recently with Linustechtips' latest video on it and decided to go with Manjaro ...
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Possible xorg memory leak

My problem in one picture : The memory usage of xorg as a child process of sddm keeps growing with time. Everytime I restart my computer, the problem reappears after a few dozens of minutes. I tried ...
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X11 logout on display :0 messes the behaviour of other X11 displays running at the same time

Working on any of the conventional desktop environments (KDE, mate, cinnamon, etc, wich usually run on the display :0 ), I am able to successfully launch a vnc xserver on display :1, and connect to ...
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How do I change Konsole cursor blink rate?

I would like to make the cursor on KDE Konsole blink faster. Any idea how to do it? Thanks.
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How to reset Antergos KDE bugged icons and font settings?

I'm using Antergos with KDE. About a week ago after an update the icons style changed by itself and text is acting weird. At first I had problems with the cursor in Konsole that I fixed by changing ...
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How to override GTK style setting from kde-config-gtk-style for one specific app?

I am quite happy, how my kde on debian handles the theming for gtk apps like firefox or thunderbird. I usually use the breeze-dark or adwaita-dark themes. However, I use one application (moneyplex) ...
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KATE GUI - KDE - How to insert date in KDE snippet script?

When running Kate snippets, I do not know how to use the date variable in a snippet. When I am trying to create a personal snippet where the current date can be inserted such as Snippet #A-1 <!--...
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How to unlock the login for the root?

How to unlock the login for the root? In Ubuntu 14.xx and previous versions of Ubuntu, it was possible to log in to the graphical session as root. Now i can't do this anymore. How to unlock the root ...
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How to remove the thin line on the edge of LibreOffice GUI menu bar?

How do I get rid of this thin line in the menu bar of LibreOffice and other applications? Previously I used Elementary OS which did not show that thin line didn't exist. After changing to KDE Neon, ...
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Desktop on external monitor too small

I am using Manjora with KDE and recently connected an external monitor to my laptop. Since the laptop has a moderately high DPI (2560x1440) I am forced to use KDE with scaling set to 2. This, on the ...
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KDE settings + locale - Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory

In the KDE-settings I can set my language and formats to different locales. It lets me choose between a bunch of them. In this list also is the locale en_DE.UTF-8 (it's listed as en_DE though). ...
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KDE: Power management configuration module could not be loaded

I use KDE 5.15.3 on the latest KDE Neon, and recall this problem happened with Linux Mint 19 + an older version of KDE (don't recall which) as well. Intermittently, after booting I don't have the ...
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Manjaro KDE does not redraw the screen unless forced to after it falls asleep

I recently installed Manjaro KDE on my machine and from what little I've seen I'm liking it so far. My one complaint is that recently, after the screen falls asleep and wakes back up (i.e. leave the ...
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Mimic command on Linux

I find it really useful when using osx to have the Control key freed up to use emacs-like shortcuts in most applications, but in Linux it tends to be used for shortcuts instead. Is there a way to ...
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KDE plasma 5: No taskbar (no rightclick-menu on desktop either) anymore

In short: I have the same problem, as is described here. However the suggested solutions do not work for me. I managed to kill plasmashell via killall plasmashell and could then manually restart it ...
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Choose 3840 * 2100 with KDE Neon with GeForce 555 and Sony Bravia KD65AF8 TV

I have a GeForce GTX 555 card and Sony Bravia KD65AF8 TV. I dual boot Windows 7 and KDE Neon LTS 5.12. In Windows I can have a resolution of 3840 * 2100, In Linux the maximum resolution in NVIDIA X ...
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Trying to run Kile gives a segmentation fault on Linux Mint 19

With the latest version of Kile installed, trying to run it crashes with a segmentation fault: $ kile qt5ct: using qt5ct plugin Invalid Context= "Apps" line for icon theme: "/usr/share/icons/Mint-Y/...
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KDE screen unlock rejects correct password, then eventually unlocks

When my KDE screen is locked, it rejects my password multiple times and then eventually unlocks. Sometimes I make multiple attempts and KDE eventually accepts it; other times, I'll type it in once, ...
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gnome style bottom panel on kde

I like the bottom panel on CentOS6/gnome, where the buttons corresponding to the running applications make it easy to quickly bring forward the application you want to work on, and workplace switcher ...
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Kde plasma blank with mouse cursor

Since I have upgraded kde plasma my desktop won't start showing me a blank screen with mouse cursor in tty1. According to some searches I have tried to solve the problem with updating and upgrading ...
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KDE screen saver passes key pressed to program

I've noticed that when screen saver (turn-off screen) is running and I press a key to activate screen again the key is passed to program that is active. This is problem, if I press Del key to activate ...
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X -configure doesn't work, [Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices]

I have debian installed with KDE as the desktop environment, the following situation happened after I uninstalled nvidia-driver. There is no xorg.conf file so I run sudo X -configure to regenerate the ...
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How to start KDE application launcher manually outside (independent of) Plasma desktop?

I am operating some remote Linux boxes via X11 over SSH in multi-window mode. The remote boxes have a lot of KDE and other graphical applications installed, but neither X nor Wayland. I am operating ...
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How can I boot into KDE on Debian?

$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 9.8 (stretch) Release: 9.8 Codename: stretch $ /etc/X11/default-display-manager /usr/bin/sddm I am ...
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kubuntu-desktop on Linux Mint 19.1 `software-properties-kde` issue

I have an issue upon installing kubuntu-desktop package, the problem is that I can't install package software-properties-kde which depends another package called python3-software-properties where ...
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systemsettings5 stays black on KDE Plasma

when I run KDE Plasma inside a VM (oVirt/qemu) with qxl enabled, systemsettings5 just show two black frames. This seems to be independent of the OS (tested on Gentoo Linux and Ubuntu). Plasma Desktop ...
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How increate KsysGuard exit process grayed out timeout?

When a process exits, ksysguard make it gray for just a second before removing it from the process list. I would like for it to keep showing for the next 10 minutes, so I can easily see old processes ...
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Why does the help for some applications open in Seamonkey composer?

I am running Linux in the form of openSuse Leap 15.0 with KDE Plasma 5.12.6 and have applied patches regularly. If I run some applications, for example Gimp (2.8.22), and ask for help, it starts ...
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Dolphin Background and Font Color are both white

I installed dolphin (18.12.2-1) as file manager (for most the things I use "ls" but sometimes a preview is helpful) in i3wm on an Archlinux and would like to be able to change the background color or ...
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KDE no longer automatically switches desktops

Background I have been using Linux Mint KDE v17.3 (Plasma v4.13.2) for a number of years. I keep Firefox open in one virtual desktop and Thunderbird open in another. If I receive an email in ...
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Service 'org.kde.konsole-1060' does not exist

Every non-KDE terminal (everyone except Konsole), once started, gives me this error: Service 'org.kde.konsole-[different number everytime]' does not exist. The full error being: Service 'org.kde....
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How to add an entire folder of wallpapers in KDE plasma 5

When changing the wallpaper in KDE plasma 5 (on Ubuntu 18.04 if that matters) there's a button that says "+ Add Image...". Which is cool if you want to add a wallpaper, but I have hundreds in a folder ...
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Firefox tabs in the title bar

Is it possible to put the Firefox tabs on the title bar when using KDE on Debian stable, similar to what happens on Windows? There's an option on about:config, browser.tabs.tabsintitlebar that ...
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How to get file path which was selected and make copy in dolphin KDE and paste on zsh?

➜ ~ cat .zshrc | grep xclip alias c="xclip -selection c" alias -g v='"$(xclip -selection c -o)"' ➜ ~ v zsh: 没有那个文件或目录: file:///home/roach/Downloads/pure.png ➜ ~ The Chinese words "没有那个文件或目录" ...
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Can't get the code send by keyboard when press Ctrl+5

I'm on KDE, Manjaro. I set Ctrl+5 as shortcut for yakuake to switch to session 5. But it doesn't work. There is no notifications told me that I made a ambiguous shortcut. What I found is when I use ...
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Manjaro kde black screen

After 20-30 minutes everything related to kde becomes non-accessible, like panels, work table etc. What should i do, to fix it and what information should i provide?
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Kubuntu 18.04 switch user replaces current user instead of starting a second session

I am running Kubuntu 18.04 on a laptop (pretty much out of the box defaults at the moment) and have multiple user accounts set up. I want to be able to login to several accounts at once and switch ...
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Arch Linux - KDE Keyboard layout

I need my keyboard layout set to the portuguese layout, and it has been set for weeks, out of nowhere it stopped working. I have it set to pt on KDE and localectl, on TTY it works, on KDE it uses ...
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Problem with dead-key in linux (debian + KDE)

I am trying to have a clean configuration for my keyboards and layout. I want to be able to switch between FR layou and US international with dead keys. When I switch using the GUI it works well, ...
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touchpad freezes after sleep mode debian [closed]

I have KDE installed with debian, and every time the PC is put to sleep mode, the touchpad (USB mouse works fine though) becomes non-responsive. I tried most of the solutions online which mostly ...
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Kate editor installing custom syntax highlighting files for older versions

I am, unfortunately, forced to work remotely with a remote machine which runs on a very old version of centos. I need to do some SystemVerilog coding. This machine is limited to an intranet and ...
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Manually restore saved session files on KDE using qdbus command

At times, i have multiple konsole terminal open with multiple tabs. I would like to save and restore it manually, just in case i accidentally close the window. In KDE there is a command to save the ...
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ssh X forwarding: GUI window opens on remote

I am running dolphin (KDE's file manager) over SSH as follows: [abhishek@brixpro ~]$ ssh -Y optiplex [abhishek@optiplex ~]$ dolphin . The dolphin window opens on the local machine (brixpro). However,...
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Open Konsole window in KDE with Keyboard Shortcut

I am used to using Ctrl+` to open Cmder in Windows. This key combination does not start a new Cmder process, but rather it maximizes or brings the already running one to the front and focuses on it. ...
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Avoid notification “kdeinit5 closed unexpectedly” in Plasma 5.14 when starting Dolphin

After upgrading Kubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and that to Plasma 5.14.5 through the "backports" PPA I am lucky enough to face almost no bugs, except annoying notifications saying "kdeinit5 closed ...
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How to fix Konsole font?

After updating to RHEL7 from RHEL6 my Konsole fonts are looking ugly and un-antialiased(Monospace size 11 in both systems). I played around with font antialiasing system settings but I am unable to ...
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Every time I press Crtl+f, Xterm opens despite not being a global keybind; how can I disable this behaviour?

I think some programs use xterm, so I don't want to uninstall it, but I use bash and Konsole for my terminal, so I don't need it bound to a key, especially Ctrl+f as it makes performing searches ...
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How can I prevent a specific application from being minimized?

I'm running a music visualizer called glava, but even when running in desktop mode with /usr/bin/glava --desktop it still allows itself to be minimized. Obviously, for a music visualizer you got to ...
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KDE Dolphin Folder Already Exists “Write Into” prompt default

I generally find KDE Plasma enjoyable to use, with one exception. If you copy files and a folder with the same name exists in the destination it prompts. I have search for a setting to change the ...
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Set the time of notifications in Plasma 5

The notification popups stay too long on the screen in my opinion. How to modify the number of seconds notifications are displayed? I see no such option in any of the notification settings. (...