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Links try and fail to open in firefox, then open in chromium after killall firefox

Whenever I click a link in a GUI application, such as gajim or slack, either nothing happens, or I just see the screen flash (the screen also flashes when I start firefox normally). This happens ...
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Conditionally swap keys on a keyboard (Debian, X11, KDE Plasma)

I have this keyboard layout on my Dell Latitude It really grinds my gear that the Home and End Keys are mapped to the composite Fn key. So I managed to swap PageUp with Home and PageDown with End by ...
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KDE desktop: icons, panels, widgets not showing in Debian Buster

I was trying on different tweaks on KDE plasma on debian buster. I right clicked on the KDE icon on the left corner of the panel and then clicked on the "alternatives". I tried different options. But ...
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How can I install radeon drivers in Debian without it being plugged in?

I have an old desktop, specs: Core2duo 6600 4 gb ddr2 800 mhz ram radeon hd 5450 I installed Debian 10 Buster KDE Plasma 5 Edition but it only showed the command line so I doubted it wasn't ...
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Error opening the wallet kdewallet

I did a fresh install of KDE neon a while ago and I cannot figure out how to solve this problem: When I start my laptop and try to connect to a wifi network, even the networks I connected to before, I ...
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HDD performance is slow on ASUS N750JK SATA III

Intro I have a laptop ASUS N750JK, which I am trying to setup to work as HTPC. I have noticed one strange behavior - the motherboard is slowing down any HDD I connect to it via SATA3 connection. ...
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KDE somehow mute Konsole, yet IntelliJ terminal plays “beep” sound as normal

I found out that the "beep" sound is only produced inside of the IntelliJ's (RubyMine to be more specific) terminal. All tput bel, echo ^G and echo $'\a' produces a normal annoying sound. On addition ...
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Icon entry in .desktop file behaves inconsistently

In a .desktop file I want to set the value of Icon without using an absolute path. My previous attempt with a different application worked, in which I placed the different sizes in .local/share/...
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How to know if my computer supports a triple monitor configuration?

I'm currently ruining manjaro KDE and trying to setup three monitors. my laptop has an HDMI output and a VGA one and I would like to use both to setup two additional screens but I seem to be able to ...
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Speakers connected via 3,5mm aux emit loud static for some time after boot

I have a Dell OptiPlex 3060 Micro running KDE neon 5.18 and use the Anker SoundCore Mini speaker with a 3,5 mm aux cable. After boot, the speakers emit a very loud static for about 20 minutes (± 10 ...
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Hiding the XP-pen deco 1 V2 Drivers in the system tray in KDE Plasma on Archlinux

Product, driver link and OS I have a XP-pen deco 1 V2 Graphics tablet. It also has linux drivers, it mentions some distros alongside with it. Manjaro was one of them, so I think the drivers can also ...
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How can I type Russian characters with accents in KDE?

I use KDE and have enabled the Russian keyboard layout. This works fine except that I see no opportunity to add accents to vowels. Is this in fact possible? I wish to use them in applications such as ...
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How to resizing KDE panel widgets?

How can I resize KDE v.5.63 panel widgets in Kubuntu 19.10? Former method of holding the Alt key + dragging the widget by the right click doesn't work anymore.
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How can I alter KWin rules via TTY?

I'm quite new to Linux and managed to screw up my desktop (KDE) royally... I wanted to change my global window transparency and set it to 0% opacity, instead of 0% transparency, as I had intended. I ...
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KF5 Init package in Kubuntu

I'm trying to install Konsole from source but after running 'CMake' I got the following error : Could NOT find KF5Init (missing: KF5Init_DIR) Could NOT find KF5Init: found neither KF5InitConfig.cmake ...
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Kde neon stuck/freeze on boot after installing nvidia driver

I am new to linux and KDE. I just tried installing NVIDIA proprietary driver, and reboot. After I reboot, KDE neon would display grub as usual and I chose KDE neon, after that the loading appear and ...
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KDE's “global menu” widget usability

Why do toolbars of some programs like Firefox get showed up in the Global menu of KDE and some like GIMP do not?(Also I had a similar experience in unity DE) I want to know the programmatic difference ...
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fatal error: kdecoration.h: No such file or directory

I got the following error during the compilation of the AuroraeDesigner from source although I've installed libkdecorations* : fatal error: kdecoration.h: No such file or directory Kubuntu : 18.04 ...
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Linux sound is pitched and slowed down when going through the sound card of a mixer controller

When I connect my mixer to my Debian/KDE machine the sound is slowed and pitched down. Strangely it rarely works after restarting the mixer console. Once it works I can change the sound output under ...
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Debian forced a restart after asking me to restart myself

TL;DR: My Debian workstation forcibly restarted. I think needrestart is responsible, but this doesn't make sense. I'm a little bit miffed, right now; the same problem that Linux users pointed out on ...
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Remove or prevent launch of winebrowser. (Kubuntu/KDE plasma 5)

On my Kubuntu 18.04 LTS computer, WINE's inbuilt browser "winebrowser" appears bugged. When launched, it gets stuck in an infinite launch loop, spawning winebrowser after winebrowser after winebrowser....
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Execute GUI programs as root without password

I know that in order to execute a CLI program using sudo, but without the need to typing your password, all you need to do is put user ALL = NOPASSWD: /path/to/your/program in /etc/sudoers, or even ...
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Kubuntu crashes when running on battery

I recently bought a new HP Pavillion laptop (AMD Ryzen 5 processor, Radeon Vega Mobile graphics, and 12GB of RAM) and installed Kubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. Ubuntu runs perfectly fine when the ...
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Debian10: KDE does not show (command line mode)

I've just installed Linux Debian 10 with KDE checked on my PC, but the graphical environment does not show. Instead of the login form, I get a command line saying "Login" and nothing else. Can ...
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How to configure inverse and forward search in Kile (LaTeX editor)

That is it. There is not much to that question. Inverse and forward search is basically to be able to do some kind of Ctrl+Click in a line of the *.tex file, and automatically be sent to the PDF ...
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Is there a way to trigger autocomplete on every key press?

I use autocomplete a lot. I found that I was usually using bash in the following fashion: To get to ./pyenv/versions/3.5.3/lib/python3.5/weakref.py Press ./ Hit pye, press tab (terminal autocompletes ...
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Log out dialog focused on second monitor in multi-monitor setup (openSUSE KDE)

Whenever I invoke the log out / shutdown dialog, the focus is on the secondary monitor, i.e. keyboard moves options showing up in the secondary monitor. Even if that monitor is turned off. What's odd ...
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sign in with google temporarily disabled for this app in KDE Dolphin

enter link description here I used Kubuntu before. Now i switched to Debian KDE. I faced the same problem here. Whats wrong with the app? Will be any update in future?
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How can I manually install a KDE Plasma Global Theme?

Installing a global theme through the KDE store doesn't work for me, due to a bug described here. So how can I install one manually?
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Allow Ktorrent to only run on one network

I'm a student at university but live in privately rented accommodation. Is it possible to set Ktorrent so that it only runs when I'm using my 'home' network (if I run it at uni my wifi account gets ...
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google chrome does not want to open and cannot uninstall it completely

I found an update for chrome and I updated the system, and the next time I restarted chrome it did not want to open. Nothing was updated except chrome. When I opened chrome from the terminal nothing ...
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Migrating passwords from 'normal' Ubuntu to Kubuntu

I decided to give KDE a try, and definitively I will keep using it from now on. However, I have my passwords saved in Opera and now when I launch it, it just says "The application Opera has requested ...
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How to add kio-gdrive in debian

I'm new to Debian. I'm using KDE plasma in Debian. In Dolphin there is no gdrive folder. Before this I was using Kubuntu. I saw the default G-drive access. But here its not available. Please help me ...
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Increase System Tray Icon Size in KDE

How can I increase the size of these System Tray Icons? :
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Increase Size of Navigation Buttons in Dolphin File Manager

How do you increase the size of these navigation buttons in Dolphin? :
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Can Dolphin create copies of a file in the same folder without prompting for a new name?

As a former Microsoft Windows user, I'm used to using Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V on a file, which then creates a copy/copies of the same file. Attempting this in Dolphin results in a prompt that the file ...
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kdm fails to start after update (debian testing)

I just updated debian (testing). I use kde and after updating, kdm does not start.... I end up on the CLI. If I check the status of kdm with systemctl, it says it's started (existed) but it didn't ...
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strange problem with audio

I don't know exactly how to describe the problem. I've had it for a while and I haven't found any response from teachers or from any forum I have reviewed I started using linux for a while now, but I ...
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Change characters that serve as word separator in KDE?

I'm running KDE Plasma desktop in Arch Linux. In GTK-based applications, when I use the Ctrl-arrow shortcut to move a text cursor around words, it stops on underscore characters. e.g. If I am in a "...
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How to force-close konsole?

Expected behaviour Konsole should simply close when using Alt+F4. Actual behaviour Alt+F4 only closes Konsole if no command is running. e.g. this hotkey fails to close the terminal if another ...
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Can't set “LANG” environment variable through /etc/default/locale

I'm running the following setup Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.14.5 (I'm also using Awesome WM if that's relevant) Following the Debian wiki, I've run dpkg-reconfigure ...
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some features of KDE Connect don't work

I'm trying to get KDE Connect (version 1.4.0) to work at full capacity with my Android phone and Feren OS (UbuntuLTS+LinuxMint+KDE). Pairing, exchange of notifications, and even such a cute feature ...
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What is the best way to install KDE in Arch without installing all the KDE applications?

I want to avoid installing many of the KDE applications when I install KDE. So far I have been avoiding any of the meta packages related to KDE applications and simply installing only those ...
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KDE Plasma start menu and local environment

I am using KDE plasma version 5.17.5 but I have the feeling that my question is equally relevant for Gnome, XFCE, etc. I am using gvim (under Wayland) with plugins which rely on environment variables....
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Click link to download a file, but KDE tries to open it with an application. How to download instead?

I'm running Riot.im (an Electron desktop app) in KDE (on Arch Linux). For many file types, when I click a link to download the file in Riot, the file is downloaded as expected. I am presented with KDE'...
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KDE is not saving a mime-type file association

I'm running Arch Linux and KDE and I am exploring how mime-types are behaving (and misbehaving) on my system. Consider this mime-type file association. The following console output shows that I have ...
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Switching from GNOME to KDE

I am here to ask you for an help: since I have been using Linux (more than 10 years ago now...) I used to use GNOME, starting from 2.2x until latest 3.34 with gnome-shell and I always loved it. But ...
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When was hardware acceleration support added to KDE?

I'm curious about KDE desktop history and I want to know when was hardware acceleration support added to KDE?I know that Microsoft introduced the same in windows vista but I haven't any clue about KDE....
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Change telegram desktop messages font family

I installed Manjaro with KDE and installed the Telegram desktop app. The Telegram desktop messages in persian font are very ugly. Is there any way to change the font family?
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Select internet connection for printing

In my office there's a network printer that I can access only using the wired ethernet connection. To navigate the internet, however, I need to use a wireless connection, so basically I have both the ...

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