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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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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. (...
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How to write a command for hotkey that launch or restore minimized window

How to write a command that would launch an application or if it was already running, would restore the minimized window?
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KDE bluetooth device pulseaudio problem

I am using Manjaro KDE but had same problem on Mint KDE so I guess it is KDE related... Everytime i connect bluetooth audio device it is inactive in audio manager (Profile: Off) and I cannot change it....
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Krusader - progress window for copy/move not showing

I have just installed Linux Mint 19 "Tara" (Ubuntu Bionic derivative) and Krusader is not working as in 18.2 "Sonya" (Ubuntu Xenial derivative). Progress bar for copy/move is not showing and I see ...
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How to avoid mouse cursor jumping while using xinput Coordinate Transformation Matrix when application releases mouse

I've got some high sensitivity mice that I need to lower the sensitivity on. The general solution to this seems to be to set the Coordinate Transformation Matrix to something acceptable. So I use the ...
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KDE keyboard delay for custom shortcut

I use zoom effect very often and I want to have it more smooth. How to change keyboard delay and repeat for a particular shortcut so that when I hold zoom-in shortcut desktop will zoom continuously?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...