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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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KDE Dolphin Service Menu scripting difficulties

I'm trying to transfer (at least some most frequently used) Nautilus/Nemo Actions/Scripts to Dolphin Service Menu Actions, which is a challenging task for me with elementary level scripting skills. ...
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KDE Locale detailed settings

Is there any way to have system in US language but use metric system and most importantly use non-us date format, that is day before month? The problem is when i set regional settings, detailed ...
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Problem launching application from menu in KDE Gentoo linux

I followed this guide to install Gentoo +systemd+KDE. After booting in gentoo I noticed an unusual behaviour. once booted I can launch applications, only if there are no WiFi connection being used. ...
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KDE: Prevent kglobalaccel5 from starting

kglobalaccel5, a keyboard shortcut service, keeps chrashing and taking the whole session down with it. Apparently, it has been unstable for quite a while. I don't really need the shortcuts, so killing ...
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How do I change the login screen in Arch linux?

Well, I currently installed Arch Linux with the Desktop Enviroment KDE Plasma 5. But I don`t like the Login screen, so I want to change it. I installed the display-manager sddm. Does anyone know how ...
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Can't connect to wifi on Plasma due to KDEWallet

I have installed and configured Arch with Plasma perfectly until I connected to a wifi network. After connecting, KDE Wallet prompted and asked to save the password, and I did stored it blindly. ...
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Problems with KDE Plasma after upgrading to Debian 10: too bright and glowy, favorites and panel icons are missing

I upgraded from Debian 9 to Debian 10. Problems I had during the upgrade: I couldn't use dolphin during and after the upgrade (it said "Unable to create io-slave. klauncher said: Error loading '/usr/...
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Black screen with mouse pointer on boot, KDE Neon

Preface: I have a Lenovo Z50, 4GB RAM. I tried installing KDE Neon 5.15.4 (based on Ubuntu 18.04) on it, but I am getting problems. I am a noob, so question may be over-descriptive. Problem: The ...
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Fonts look pixelated in some applications

I use KDE, I have a HiDPI display, so I made changes to ~/.Xresources to change the system DPI. After that, the fonts in some applications began to look pixelated. In QtCreator, with QT_SCALE_FACTOR=...
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KDE Plasma: window drop shadows/transparencies broken

I'm using KDE 5.59.0/Plasma 5.16.2 and while working, my screen flickered, after which it seemed the drop shadows from my windows were gone. I noticed because I have no borders around the windows and ...
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Fedora30 upgrade: Cannot run KDE as normal user

I've upgraded from Fedora 29 to Fedora 30. Alghough root can use KDE normally, I fail to use it as a normal user, so it seems permission related. An almost black fullscreen window appears with a ...
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List callable font names for /etc/vconsole.conf

Using arch-linux with KDE plasma. I would like to set my tty font to the ttf-hack font. I added FONT=ttf-hack to /etc/vconsol.conf And got no results. Actually I do not know what the right names ...
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Losing sides, top and bottom on TV

I do understand this subject gets answered a lot. I have a debian laptop that 1366x768 60.02. Now the TV fits everything if I use the same res. I would like for the tv to run at 1920x1080 30.00* (60 ...
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How to enable global menu for system applications (KDE)

Almost all applications on my computer display global menu perfectly except for some system applications requiring sudo like KSysmtemLog and KDE Partition Manager. I'm just wondering if there is any ...
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How to fix meta key not always working to trigger start menu on KDE?

KDE assign meta key to trigger the menu window but depending on the situation this does not always work. This issue seem to be fixed on newer version of KDE but this is not yet widely distributed. ...
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How to hide TODOs from the Calendar view but not from the TODOs view

In KOrganiser I have synced by Google account (Google Calendar & Google Tasks). This works, but, if I toggle my Tasks in the Calendar view of KOrganiser, it clutters the view (too many items per ...
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KDE5 Resolution always crashed after resume from suspend

I use Dell U2417H as primary display for Thinkpad t420s and have Kubuntu 18.04(upgraded from 16.04) on it. Everything was ok before upgrading the system. Resolution of primary display always crashed ...
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KDE Neon: How to copy system settings to use them on another computer?

I am using KDE Neon with KDE5 on two notebooks and want to share the system settings of my notebook with my other one. When I asked this question on the wrong platform I got the answer to fully copy /...
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disable scroll by 3 and 4 fingers on synaptics touchpad

I am fine with scrolling with 2 fingers. I have already disbaled edge scrolling by 1 finger. I want to disable click and scrolling by 3 and 4 fingers on my synaptics touchpad. System details: ...
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Black screen with cursor in kde

I'm using manjaro linux based arch with kde plasma desktop. I updated the system with sudo pacman -Syu, after that i rebooted my laptop booted into the system but the kde desktop doesn't showed up ...
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How to restart KDE Plasma from tty?

Answers in this question only work if one can type the commands inside active KDE session. In another tty, kstart complains that it can't open display. How to restart KDE from tty2? How does kstart ...
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How to fully purge KMail settings in KDE5

Due to some misconfigurations I want to completely purge my KMail to behave like a brand new one. When I follow the steps in https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/pim/kmail2/clean-start-after-a-failed-...
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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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Unable to start KDE 5 after installing from EPEL on CentOS7

Context: I am stumped on how to get KDE 5 started after installing the kf5-plasma & Dependencies downloaded from EPEL. I am trying to get KDE 5 started after installing the RPMs below using yum. ...
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Can't deal with KDE Desktop in Kali Linux [duplicate]

I recently installed KDE on Kali Linux (I'm always root). I can't do anything with the Desktop (Launching applications, creating or adding new items or moving icons to my secondary monitor, etc.). I'...
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How do I use the KDE 5 monitor calibration tool?

I recently replace my laptop monitor and have noticed it's not as crisp as the only one / my external monitors. In KDE5 there is a "System Settings Module" called Gamma that supplies different test ...
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How to change desktop resolution from terminal for KDE5 running on Wayland?

Using KDE5 on Arch Linux with Wayland. I hit apply when changing resolutions to see which one would be suitable, small desktop resolution and then my monitor said it was unsupported. How do I revert/...
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KDE Kontact applications fail to start. The Akonadi personal information management service is not operational

In looking for a good suite of mail/contacts/calendar .etc apps, I tried out KDE's Kontact and ran into the following issue upon starting pretty much any of the bundled applications (kmail, korganiser ...
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How to disable the volume popup in KDE Plasma 5.13?

In older versions I used to comment out osd.show(percent) in the functions increaseVolume and decreaseVolume in the file /usr/share/plasma/plasmoids/org.kde.plasma.volume/contents/ui/main.qml (blog ...
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KDE text problem with fractional scaling in system settings

I have just switched over to KDE because of my new 4k monitors. I turned on fractional scaling and everything looked great. Only one thing stood out. This: As you can see the text in the desktop ...
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How to hide active firefox tab name from KDE task manager?

I'm trying to hide the active tab name of minimized firefox or chromium from KDE task manager. (Eg. In above picture I want to hide Newest kde question -Unix...') I'm using antergos.
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Can't run KDE on Arch, $DISPLAY not set

I just installed Arch Linux. I have set up xorg and can start the xserver with xclock and xterm. I have also installed plasma-desktop. As per the KDE - ArchWiki I only need to append exec startkde ...
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How to kill the “Default” desktop widget on KDE Plasma desktop?

This "Default" widget is hanging out on my desktop and both left- and right-click don't tell me what it is or how to get rid of it. (Not so easy to search for either.)
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Generic audio sleep countdown timer for Linux

I created a bash script for Audacious that pauses playback in X minutes (and that gradually reduces volume over the last 10 minutes). This script met my needs well while using Audacious. However, now ...
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How do I tell KDE Konsole to open with a specified geometry and window title?

I'm writing a script which needs to open a terminal window with a specific geometry and window title. I'm having trouble setting these with KDE konsole. According to its help output I need to do: ...
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How enabled sound notifications when insert an usb flash drive into an usb port, kde plasma desktop 5.12.2, fedora 27(kde plasma spin)

Hello pals I can't find the correct "Event source" on System-Settings>Notifications
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Plasmashell's increasing (private) memory usage

I have a Lenovo T530 laptop with 12G RAM, 1TB HDD, i5 processor running (a freshly installed) Fedora Core 27 with KDE desktop. The kernel is 4.15.10-300. I have noticed (actually since Fedora 26) ...
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kde corner actions - how does it work

There are hot corners in kde. My issue is that i had thought that when i go to the corner with the mouse, the action is executed, but this happens only about 25% of cases. Mostly when I move the mouse ...
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Add a connection to KDE's Network Connections

In KDE's "Connections" pane, I temporarily deleted the entry for an ethernet connection, but there is no GUI option for adding a connection. Seems odd that KDE wouldn't have an "add" button/contextual ...
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KDE global menu disappeared in Plasma 5.12

I upgraded to plasma 5.12 and the global menus disappeared, and the entry in settings (Application Style -> Widget Style -> Fine Tuning) also disappeared. I tried deleting the plasma* files from ~/....
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kde5: Note widget disappeared. How can I get it back? [closed]

My computer freezed and after a restart, all my notes are gone. The notes are still in the folder /.local/share/plasma_notes When I try to add a new widget, I don't find the note widget in the widget ...
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Bluetooth is not working (no adapter available) Arch Linux KDE

dmesg | grep blue [ 25.483325] bluetooth hci0: Direct firmware load for brcm/BCM20702A1-0b05-180a.hcd failed with error -2 Here is the only closely matching firmware I see on the Arch site, and it ...
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Using a dark theme in KDE with Gnome applications (e.g., Firefox)

I prefer the breeze-dark KDE theme. Unfortunately, some gnome apps (such as Firefox) are problematic. In particular, in text input fields in Firefox, one ends up with white text on a white background ...
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How can I set Compose Key under KDE5/Plasma to <Right Shift>+<Ctrl>

I reinstalled my system and now use KDE5 instead of KDE4. The system (e.g. in boot) uses the Compose Key I'm used to - Press Right Shift+Right Ctrl,a,e and I get æ. But I'm unable to convince KDE to ...
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How do I stop KWallet from asking my password to let the system connect to WiFi?

I've just switched to KDE and although I feel interested in exploring the opportunity to use KWallet for all kids of cryptographic key/certificate files and some browser passwords perhaps if it can do ...
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kde5/plasma5/kubuntu: how to list kreadconfig5 all available config groups

I’m new to KDE5/Plasma5. I’ve recently installed Kubuntu 17.10 am came from Gnome 3. I’d like to list all available config groups (not to confuse them with user groups). In Gnome 3 I used gsettings (...
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How to restore KDE 5 panel?

I'm running Fedora and I recently upgraded to 27. Now I just did another update and rebooted, but suddenly my panel/taskbar is gone. I customized it quite a bit and even assigned keyboard shortcuts. I ...
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How to hack and modify a predefined date time format of KDE 5 that comes with Debian 9.2.1 Stretch?

I would like to hack and modify a predefined date time format of KDE 5 on Debian 9.2.1 Stretch. A predefined format can be selected from the list of predefined formats at Kickoff Launcher > Computer >...
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Cannot log back into desktop environment after running “setxkbmap il” and logging out

On OpenSUSE Leap 42.3, with KDE desktop environment, I changed the X11 keyboard map by running $ setxkbmap il to type something on LibreOffice Writer with a local language. Then after a period of ...