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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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Kde Neon 18.04 kernel 4.15 Nvidia fails to load quadron k1100m

so since Kde Neon was rebased on 18.04 i've moved from kubuntu to neon and surprise suprise i am unable to get nvidia drivers working in anyway. My graphics card is quadron k110m. Recommended ...
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Blank screen on entering ‘Boot’

I am trying to install manjaro KDE but i am stuck with weird Blank screen right after i press enter ‘Boot’ in boot screen.I’m saying it’s Blank instead of black because the monitor receives no input ...
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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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What the KDE equivalent of the Microsoft Windows Alt+Space and Alt+'-' sequences?

Microsoft Windows enables you to activate a window's system menu using the Alt + ' ' key combination and do so for an internal window ie (MDI) via Alt + '-' combinations. It is a equivalent to ...
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Cannot update Kate syntax highlighting file

I'm having troubles update an highlighting syntax file in /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax I've followed the instructions in Change directory for Kate syntax highlighting files to no avail. ...
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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 ...
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KDE makes loud, startling noises

I have KDE as the window manager, and I cannot figure out how to stop it making ding-a-ling noises at extreme volume. Example: Open Konsole. Open a second tab. Close the whole window with its × ...
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How to keep KDE Plasma Launcher Icon visible when running?

Scenario Using KDE Plasma 5 default launcher, when I add an application to the launcher it's icon will be present in the panel as expected. When I click the icon the application will launch as ...
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inotify_add_watch(/etc/fstab) failed: (Permission denied)

With the latest update of KDE, I am seeing these errors: Sep 26 23:07:30 desktop sddm-greeter[709]: inotify_add_watch(/etc/fstab) failed: (Permission denied) Sep 26 23:08:18 desktop kdeinit5[819]: ...
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IntelliJ IDEA - Swing application on KDE plasma strange behavior

I'm on Debian 10 testing, fully updated, so on KDE Plasma 5.13.5 I'm using IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 EAP on Oracle JDK 1.8.181 When I open IDEA (maximized by default), this appears: You can see I only ...
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Keyboard shortcut to focus the file list in Dolphin?

When using Dolphin, I often end up with focus on the "Places" left-panel. Moving keyboard focus to the main file list is a horrible process, involving pressing Tab once per entry in the location ...
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The desktop folder disappeared, “visible” desktop shows $HOME items

On KDE Plasma 5.14b, my desktop folder went missing, but I have a lot of stuff showing up on my viewable desktop. However, they are the same items that are in my $HOME directory. If I create a folder ...
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Replacing GNOME with KDE on openSUSE

I was on openSUSE Leap 15. I was using GNOME desktop environment. I installed KDE Plasma with this method: https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:KDE_install After installing KDE Plasma, I also upgraded my ...
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Lxqt: what are the Qt-themes/Widget Styles, and how to install new ones?

Appearance of themes in Lxqt is determined at two levels (like in Plasma 5). The "Lxqt themes" affect mostly (only?) the panel. They are to be located in usr/share/lxqt/themes or ~/.local/share/lxqt/...
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How do I execute a script from a Desktop Icon that doesn't have the Execute Bit set?

So I have a script: /run/initramfs/live/scripts/buildOS.sh which is in a CD, so it's read-only and the Executable Bit isn't set. I know I can do, sh /run/initramfs/live/scripts/buildOS.sh, but how do ...
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how to repair or reinstall kde noen with live-boot

i am using kde-neon. today i wanted to uninstall vlc and i used this command: sudo apt-get autoremove --purge vlc so os borke :) and now i cant log in to my desktop (log in page don't show and it is ...
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KDE 100% if QT_SCALE_FACTOR=2

I'm on GNOME, but use Kwin as a window manager. I'm trying to set both GDK_SCALE and QT_SCALE_FACTOR to 2. GTK works both in /etc/environment and /etc/profile.d/. However, if I set QT_SCALE_FACTOR ...
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If I open konsole it opens non-stop more windows of konsole

If I open konsole it opens non-stop more windows of konsole and the gui hangs because of overload, I tried apt purge konsole && apt install konsole, I tried to restart but to no avail. EDIT: @...
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How can I bring back the backbox menu in KDE plasma?

I used backbox 5.1 in the past, and after few months I had installed plasma KDE but some backbox menu components (anonymous, audit, service) were not working (i.e. I can not start it when I click on ...
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How can I stop windows re-positioning after waking up monitors?

I have a laptop with multi-monitor setup, one is HDMI and the other is VGA. I have the energy saving setting set to dim screen after 5 min and switch screen off after 10 min, with suspends set to ...
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Present Windows Not Popping Up

Distro: Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Version: 5.12.6 KDE Frameworks Version 5.44.0 Kernel Version: 4.15.0-33 I have just updated my Kubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04.1 and found out that when I click an icon on the ...
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KDE Neon Network Manager Keeps Asking For Password And Fails To Connect To My Router - KDE Neon User Edition

So, I installed a fresh version of KDE Neon on my HDD drive from a bootable USB and have been running it on my Macbook Pro 13 inch 2017. My instant guess was that I didnt have certain drivers ...
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KDE Plasma broken after upgrade

I've been having some issues with the Plasma desktop since doing some updates. I'm running Debian Testing. Last Saturday, there was a set of upgrades related to the Plasma desktop: Start-Date: 2018-...
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Is there a way to see the remaining battery life of your keyboard/mouse on Ubuntu/Linux?

I am just wondering. KDE sends me a notification if there is 10% battery life left on my keyboard, which is wireless. But is there a way to get the whole battery status data?
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Okular for shared annotations

I'm using Okular version: Qt: 4.8.6 KDE Development Platform: 4.14.2 Okular: 0.20.2 I'm trying to understand how the annotations work because I would like to store my progress on git, saving only the ...
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Keyboard layout changes on change of focus at KDE

I have a Debian 9.5 (stable) with KDE and i've binded three commands to three different global shortcuts with System Settings -> Shortuts setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout us setxkbmap -model abnt2 -...
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Evolution gets D-Bus error when trying to send from alias account

In Evolution I set up a second account which only sends email, to create a alias using the GMail "+" trick. That is, my main Evolution account is something like john.doe@gmail.com and the alias ...
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Can I decrease the scroll sensitivity to make pasting with the mouse wheel easier?

I have a Logitech M325 mouse and use Plasma/KDE. I am a long-time middle-button paster. I love the newer hi-res wheels for actually scrolling things, especially given that I can just put a spin on ...
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Is there a way to set the QT icon theme, and other theme elements, from the command line?

I'm trying to automate the process of theming QT5 programs, in the absence of a DE like KDE, by writing a script that does it. I know that GTK has a bunch of config files that can specify all the ...
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Invisible Menus [closed]

In some applications (some) menus are invisible on my Linux Mint 18.3 KDE-edition. For example in Firefox the dropdown menu of my plugins or the one showing recent downloads (top right corner) are ...
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How to run KDE Partition Manager with no root password set?

When I try to launch KDE Partition Manager a KDE su dialogue pops up prompting me for root's password: The action you requested needs root priviliges. Please enter root's passoword below or click ...
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KDE Dolphin stopped using folder icon for regular folders

How do I make Dolphin use folder icons for regular folders? Icons for all the special folders—Downloads, Pictures, Music—work fine. This affects all installed themes, so this is not some kind of ...
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Failed to link kcm_phonon.so - KDE plasma

I am trying to compile kde plasma-desktop from source. On My Kubuntu 16.10 machine. https://github.com/KDE/plasma-desktop. Unfortunately, after installing all required packages, I get the this error ...
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How can I change KDE Plasma settings in NixOS?

I know that NixOS likes to configure things itself, so I figure I'm just thinking about this in the wrong way. I'd like to, say, change the icons that are displayed in my system tray, but when I right-...
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in KDE 5 how to make a GUI application show/hide with a shortcut similar to Tilda/guake/yakuake

I simply want to setup Emacs GUI to toggle (hide/show) visibility just like we see in guake, tilda or yakuake terminals(it is called drop down in these terminals). for example I am working with Emacs ...
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How do I add a sound notification to Signal Desktop message notifications in Kubuntu?

My problem is one which seems not have been addressed by others as of yet. At some point in its development Signal Desktop devs chose to remove audio notifications from its functions. However given ...
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office files are being read as zip archive and vice versa. How can I resolve this?

I am running Manjaro linux KDE and am enjoying. But opening office & zip file is a pita for me. Look the screenshot. My zip file opens by libreoffice (or WPS). And if I correct it in file ...
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Run kwallet-query without X server or screen

I am currently working to solve: Cannot access kwallet after upgrading Fedora 26 -> 28 I managed to install kwallet-query on a CentOS 7 virtual machine, with the hope that the version available ...
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Cannot access kwallet after upgrading Fedora 26 -> 28

When I try to open my wallet there is the standard read error that suggests the password may be incorrect. This happens both from kwalletmanager5 and using kwallet-query. The password is correct. My ...
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How to remove the gradient of Libre Office on dark theme of KDE?

I'm using the Dark Theme of the Debian 9 with KDE Plasma 5.8.6, but when I open the Libre Office, this is what I see: I think this gradient is very ugly, so I want to change for a solid color, or for ...
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Dark theme in Dolphin file manager

I'm using a dark theme in Debian, but the Dolphin file manager just ignores it. I have seen some examples of a dark theme in Dolphin, but I can't find a way to do it. I've seen some ways to set a ...
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Setting and enforcing global KDE settings in KDE 5 Plasma

Question Summary I'm looking for a solid answer on how to set, and then enforce, global KDE settings such as making the session time out and lock after 15 min for all accounts. While I was looking ...