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Plasma button or command to show desktop grid

I find useful the desktop grid to drag & drop windows of applications between virtual desktops and I know that it can be displayed with a shortcut. But sometimes I do it more often and when I am ...
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Force certain programs to work on all Desktops AND Activities

Config: I'm running Kubuntu 21.04 with KDE Plasma 5.21.4 on a Dell Precision 5750. I use a combination of Desktops and Activities to compartmentalize my work. Loving it. Problem One minor question. ...
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How to get the name of the current kde activity?

How to print the name of the current kde activity alone? The activity bar displays all activities, highlighting the current one. I would find useful an unobtrusive widget to print the current activity ...
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KDE toolbar content dependent on activities

So the developers excluded toolbars from activities and they are uniform among all activities. A lot was written about how they practically killed the idea of activities. But is there any workaround ...
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Is there an equivalent of KDE Activities for GNOME 3?

I've been using GNOME 3 for a while and I miss something like KDE Activities. A nice explanation about KDE Activities can be found on this page: [...] when you take the time to learn about ...
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KDE windows rules and no activities names in settings

I would like to start a few of my daily applications automatically during startup and assign them to proper activities. Currently I use 4 activities: Internet (Chrome), communication (Thunderbird and ...
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Desktop switching in KDE when I start an application in another acitivity

I have an application which is forced upon start to Desktop 2 and acitivity B. If I am currently in desktop 1 of activity A and start this program, it opens in the right place, but my active desktop ...
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Kde: how to bind permanently an application to a desktop/activity?

Im pretty new to Kde 4.8 and I can not figure out how to get this behaviour that I used to have in Gnome: Desktop 1: developer/misc (browser, editor/ide, diff, etc..) Desktop 2: virtual machines (...
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Run a program when start an activity

Is there a way to run a program when specific activity starts on KDE 4.8.9? PD.: KDE has a feature called Activity. It is designed for change your desktop settings. For example, KDE has some ...
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KDE: how do I make applications present on all activities by default

When I'm at work, I use KDE activities and map them to my projects. I always use the same applications on every project, so I'd like to keep my windows visible when I change the activity. For the ...
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How do I move applications between KDE Activities?

How do I associate applications with KDE Activities? It doesn't seem obvious how it works. Are there any tricks?
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Expand KDE activities concept to the shell

Sometimes, I use KDE, and one of the things that I like the most in KDE 4 is the activity concept. At work, it is very useful because I often work on several different projects during one day. ...
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