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Cannot update system due to kde apps on arch

I am not able to update my system on arch. I am using Operating System: Arch Linux KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.7 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.109.0 Qt Version: 5.15.10 When I am running sudo pacman -Syu ...
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Battery plug-in detection latency

I am writing a python script that needs to know when battery is inserted. I use pyudev for that. The problem: The laptop is powered on with only AC power adapter inserted. When I run ls /sys/class/...
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How to yank text from the kill-ing and instert it at the cursor location in another terminal window? [closed]

Is it possible to copy a text from one terminal and input it into another without selecting it? More precisely, within the same terminal window, I can kill the text line by CTRL-U and then yank the ...
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How to set a KDE KWin custom keyboard shortcut that includes the caret key (circumflex)

I'm running Fedora 38 with KDE Plasma 5.27.6. I have a German keyboard and want to define a custom keyboard shortcut for KWin's 'Walk Through Windows of Current Application' with key combination ALT+^ ...
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Why Discover does not load packages in Kali Linux?

When I tried to run Discover, I got this error message: Unable to load applications Please verify Internet connectivity And when I ran it in terminal, I got (stdout & stderr): fetch ratings! ...
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How to zoom a webcam in KDE Plasma 5 on openSUSE Tumbleweed?

I have a Schenker XMG U706 notebook which has a BisonCam NB Pro cam in it. I remember when having used Zoom (What a coincidende in naming! :) under (dual boot) Windows I could zoom in/out the video. ...
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How to show recent locations in KFileDialog?

In KDE5, unlike how I think it worked previously, the file open dialog opened by e.g. Chrome defaults to a list of recent files. This is really not helpful for me; either I'd like a list of recent ...
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KDE Restore "window menu" as text menu (as default)

I have only button "window menu". I don't see "text menu" if i remove button. It I see: It i want see: I was remove all kde & plasma files... I was create new user and he ...
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Kde plasma freezes unexpectedly

I have Kubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Last few weeks KDE started to 'freeze' occasionally. Is this a known issue? Is there any way how I can gracefully close/restart just the UI from terminal? But most ...
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Open programs and files is specific Plasma activity

Plasma activities are a way of separating different workflows or types of operations with the computer depending on various factors (is it reading or writing? surfing the internet or watching videos? ...
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How to avoid KDE disabling external monitor on suspend?

I noticed that when I suspend my laptop running KDE, the external monitor gets marked as disabled in the settings. I need to enable it after resuming the system (in system settings for displays). How ...
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Why do parts of my windows blank out in KDE?

My computer: Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 with Intel Corporation TigerLake GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] (rev 01) graphics controller, running Debian 11 and KDE plasmashell 5.20.5. I have an odd problem: ...
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Force password prompt to work in terminal instead of GUI

I am not sure what's causing this, but it's mildly frustrating. I'm sshing into my machine (Ubuntu 21.10) and invoking a tilix session to my client machine. I trying to run an app (from within tilix ...
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kded taking up X client connections?

So I came up against this error: Can't start applications due to "Maximum number of clients reached" error How can I diagnose/debug "maximum number of clients reached" X errors? ...
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Why does startkde (now startplasma-x11) start python scripts at login?

I previously asked what starts youtube-dl, and got a great tip which helped me discover that it is started by: ... \_/bin/sh /etc/sddm/Xsession /usr/bin/startplasma-x11 \_python /usr/local/...
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In KDE, can one use 'Save session' to restore, upon reboot, an application that runs under Wine?

I am using Kubuntu 20.04. When I manually save the session (KDE Menu -> Leave -> Save session), some applications are restored upon reboot, and some aren't. For example, PDF-XChange Editor, ...
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KDE - Launch All Applications to the Screen Where the Mouse-Pointer Currently Resides

In KDE Plasma 5.20.5, how can I set it so that all applications are always launched to the screen where the mouse pointer currently resides?
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KDE plasma 5 application menu is not working on multi screen

I have a fresh installation of Arch Linux with KDE plasma. KDE version: 5.23.2 Kernel: 5.10.76-1-lts Graphics server: X11 Graphics driver: nvidia I have 1 external monitor connected to my laptop. ...
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KDE Neon Display-setup-script Nvidia Driver alternative

I'm using KDE Neon based on Ubuntu 20.04 latest release version with last KDE on a Asus laptop with AMD Ryzen 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060. I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers using ubuntu-drivers ...
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Sun Type 7 Keyboard + KDE shortcuts: Why does the control center ignore most of the function keys on the left edge?

I've recently equipped my OpenSuSE 15.2 with KDE 5 with a Sun Type 7 keyboard and now would like to use the function keys on its left edge for a variety of system-wide shortcuts. The only issue is ...
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Unable to start plasmashell in Arch Linux

KWin is displaying windows, but the background, panel et cetera are missing. I tried starting plasmashell from Konsole using kstart5 plasmashell But it returns an error message: starting invalid ...
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KDE5 keybind terminal applications

After over one hour trying to figure and set it out, I still can't get a simple keybind to launch a terminal application other than the terminal itself with KDE Plasma 5. I have the terminal bound to ...
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How can I add a desktop environment to FreeBSD and make FreeBSD boot with GUI?

I wanted to try FreeBSD, I was aware FreeBSD doesn't come with a desktop environment by default, and I really would like to use a desktop environment, so I installed one, but it just doesn't work. I ...
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How to automatically log out an user in kde?

There are two users in my pc being me (user1) the one with sudo privileges. I want that at 12:00 user2 logs out from his kde session in such a way that he cant prevent it and that all application are ...
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Change Krunner size and position in KDE Plasma 5

Is it possible to change the Krunner position and size? By default it is too close to top edge of the screen and it looks too small:
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KDE startup hangs after openSUSE Tumbleweed update

openSUSE Tumbleweed was running fine until a recent zypper dup update, but now it gets past the disk decryption step and then the KDE startup hangs. A non-blinking cursor just sits at the top-left of ...
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KDE Plasma 5 - where do I check the patterns for the "in an application based on the contents of the URL" setting?

In KDE Plasma 5 (e.g. install Kubuntu 20.04.2): Open "System Settings"; Go "Applications" -> "Default Applications" -> "Web Browser"; There is an "...
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KDE plasma update

I have currently KDE plasma 5.14.5 in use, how can I update/upgrade it to the newest? I have Debian 10 installed. Thank you very much.
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Error while opening Spectacle

PrntScrn doesn't work and trying to open spectacle window with the command line gives me the following error: $ spectacle spectacle: error while loading shared libraries: libkColorPicker.so.0.1.4: ...
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Customize KDE PlasmaShell task switchers?

I am using the ThumbnailGrid task switcher, which I downloaded through the Configure Desktop > Window Management > Task Switcher interface. However, for my usual number of open windows, often ...
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Configure /etc/fstab for external hard drive

In my /etc/fstab I have the line UUID=c99...04c4 /media/myExtDrive ext4 defaults,user,nobootwait 0 0 for my external hard drive. But when I plug it in and try to mount it with the ...
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KDE 5: KFileDialog is no longer showing recent locations or URLs

I've been using Debian Stretch with KDE Plasma for years. Now I upgraded to Buster, with KDE Plasma 5.14.5. When I want to save a file, e.g. a download, the kdialog window no longer shows previous ...
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In Debian, how can I keep X11VNC alive when I open KDE session

Using Debian 9 + X11VNC + KDE5 I have a script in /usr/share/sddm/scripts/Xsetup that runs x11vnc before sddm starts, so I can access the launcher with VNC. My problem is that the VNC connection is ...
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KDE/Plasma and large monitor: how to snap windows to 3x3 grid?

Doing a lot of software development I frequently need to see many windows at the same time. Thus I'm frequently arranging windows by dragging them to the left/right edge of the screen to scale them to ...
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Disabling KWin compositor from command-line

Is there any way to disable KWin compositing effects from command-line? AFAIK it's possible to disable it via System settings->Hardware->Display and Monitor->Compositor but it requires a KWin ...
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KDE | Shortcuts to Open Default Applications?

Is it possible to define global keyboard shortcuts to open default applications? For example, I want to define a shortcut Meta + B to open up the default browser, such that if I ever decide to change ...
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KDE Konsole: how to save and restore current session?

KDE Konsole does not have a feature to save the current session (opened tabs, current directory etc.) How can we save/restore the current session?
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Nofitication service not available in KDE plasma 5.19 after reboot

I rebooted my system and after logging in , I noticed that the notifications are no longer working correctly .In the notification widget the only thing appears is Notifications are currently provided ...
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Installing KDE4 development files in 2020

I want to compile the Oxygen-transparent project which requires KDE4. I've tried building and installing the KDELibs 4 Support package , but still there's no kde4-config in my system. Here's the ...
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How to display the KDE system tray icons on LXDE panel?

With KDE, I sometime need to close/kill KDE (plasmashell) to have more available system resources, while doing so I run lxpanel on its own to have a minimal panel while KDE Plasma is closed. This does ...
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KDE, per application keyboard shortcut, example: how to customise chrome shortcuts?

In KDE5 how can we use the same shortcut but achieve different action on per active application basis? Example i use F3 in my text editor for find next and i want it to refresh the web page when i am ...
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"ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'apt_pkg'" appears in various commands

I get the following error in various situations, for example when I try to start a package that is not installed: $ tldr Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/command-not-...
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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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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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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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