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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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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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Which services/daemons/etc are responsible for (auto)mounting on Linux?

I have a Makefile (source here) which uses Raspberry Pi 4 Arch Linux .tar.gz image and generates /boot FAT and / (root) EXT4 partition images to be used later for generating SD card or for further ...
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How do I get rid of Konsole's random annoying transparent 1px lines?

I'm using the latest versions of Konsole and KDE with Plasma on Arch. It's been an issue since forever. I have random 1px thick transparent lines showing up all over the place. I want to get rid of ...
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Kate Editor: force Python files to use spaces instead of tabs

For Python files, I must use spaces for indenting. My default Kate editor setting uses tabs. I don't want to change the default, but I want to configure the proper settings for Python files. I found ...
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How to make i3 contain “Always on top windows” in i3+KDE setup?

The issue The Plasma "Add Widget" window is always on top, and due to this i3wm is unable to tile it. Also, since it is outside i3's management, hence I can't focus on it as well, which prohibits me ...
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How to get the previous applications launched automatically after a reboot?

In the past, after a reboot, I used to get the same applications I had running launched automatically, with the same files opened. With Manjaro/Arch I cannot get the same behaviour. Is there any ...
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Systemd reboots my PC instead of shutting it down

I just fresh installed Arch Linux and whenever I try to shutdown my PC, it just reboots. I've seen many similar issues (here) but none of their solutions worked. Also, I have a feeling that the issue ...
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KDE Neon 5.17; Unable to download any files from Internet , Including sudo apt-get update

I got a fresh install of KDE Neon, the latest stable version. The first network problem I noticed was that my wifi had "limited Connectivity". I "solved" this issue by running sudo systemctl restart ...
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What is the difference between “find next” and “next completion match”?

I'm trying to understand these two KDE Standard Shortcuts so I can set them properly and their descriptions in the documentation aren't helpful. In what situations would "find next" be different from "...
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cannot force linux autostart script file

I need to force my KDE Plasma installed on ubuntu 18.04 to run the following script on startup: xinput --map-to-output "Wacom HID 48DE Finger touch" eDP-1-1 xinput --map-to-output "Wacom HID 48DE Pen ...
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Can't unlock laptop - keyboard not responding

I have a Dell Latitude 5500 Laptop with Debian 10 and KDE Plasma 5.14.5. I've had this laptop for about three months, and this just started a few days ago. When I'm done for the day, I usually press ...
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KDE: How to set shortcut for Pack Window -> Corner / Center

I found the "Pack Window" shortcuts available in KDE and they work very well: I would like to add shortcuts to move the window directly into the screen corners. Currently if I wanted to get my window ...
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Where can I find the .desktop files for the “Copy To” and “Move To” service menus for Dolphin file browser

I am using KDE Neon. I want to create modified versions of the "Move To" and "Copy To" services in the Dolphin file browser. I want to find the built-in services, copy their .desktop files, and edit ...
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After suspend screen gets distorted kde

I'm using kubuntu 18.04 and from time to time after suspend instead of lock screen I get distorted screen like this: When it happens there is no response from computer and whatever I try to do with ...
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How to login to KDE Plasma without pressing enter?

At my lock screen in Plasma, I can start typing my password directly. What I want to do is that as soon as the password is correct, it should unlock. Say my password is "1234", on my lock screen, by ...
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I can't install atom using apt-get commands

I am new in Linux and debian 10 (KDE) is the first distribution that I am using. But when I'm trying to install atom editor when I use this command It gives me an error : command >> sudo apt-...
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Cannot switch keyboard layouts in KDE anymore

I cannot switch KDE layouts anymore. Despite having two layouts correctly configured in System Settings, I hope, please see the screenshot below, and layout indicator in tray clearly showing CZ flag, ...
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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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system policy prevents control of network connections

When we log into a KDE seesion using X2Go client, the user is greeted with a dialog asking for a sudo password. I do not want the user to have a sudo password and I would like to prevent the dialog ...
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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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Using KDE activities to have different window layouts

Sorry if this is obvious, I am having a really hard time understanding exactly how I can use activities. I have a workstation that I use in both a 1 monitor, 2 monitor, and 3 monitor set up, ...
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How to set the default browser in KDE?

Linux has many ways of "marking" an application "as a default". You can check some of them using following commands: xdg-settings get default-web-browser ls -o /etc/alternatives/*browser* ls -o /usr/...
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Fedora Widgets disappear on panel

I am running Fedora 30 with the following configuration: OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.6-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 23 mins Packages: 3468 (rpm) Shell: zsh 5.7.1 ...
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UI elements and fonts look cartoonishly big in KDE on a 4k monitor. Is it possible to turn off scaling completely?

I don't really know much about computer graphics, so I'm not really sure what terms like "DPI" mean. Can someone tell me the easiest way to completely turn off any magical scaling of UI elements that ...
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Automatic suspension no longer works after 'systemctl mask sleep.target' + 'systemctl unmask sleep.target'

My laptop is running KDE on LinuxMint 18.3. Automatic suspend was working so far. KDE version is 5.8.9, Framworks version 5.36.0. QT version 5.6.1, kernel version 4.10.0-38-generic. In the Energy ...
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Plasma 5 - Wallpaper background reset to blur at every login

I upgraded to Kubuntu 18.04 LTS recently. Every time I boot the computer and log in, the background setting of the wallpaper (Right click on the desktop > Configure Desktop) appears to be reset to "...
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How to remove the thin line on the edge of LibreOffice GUI menu bar?

How do I get rid of this thin line in the menu bar of LibreOffice and other applications? Previously I used Elementary OS which did not show that thin line didn't exist. After changing to KDE Neon, ...
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Manjaro KDE does not redraw the screen unless forced to after it falls asleep

I recently installed Manjaro KDE on my machine and from what little I've seen I'm liking it so far. My one complaint is that recently, after the screen falls asleep and wakes back up (i.e. leave the ...
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gnome style bottom panel on kde

I like the bottom panel on CentOS6/gnome, where the buttons corresponding to the running applications make it easy to quickly bring forward the application you want to work on, and workplace switcher ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Keyboard layout changes on change of focus at KDE

I have a Debian 9.5 (stable) with KDE and i've binded three commands to three different global shortcuts with System Settings -> Shortuts setxkbmap -model pc104 -layout us setxkbmap -model abnt2 -...
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Change the mouse scroll sensitivity in KDE Plasma?

I have a Logitech M325 mouse and use KDE Plasma 5 on X11. I am a long-time middle-button paster. I love the newer hi-res wheels for actually scrolling things, especially given that I can just put a ...
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KDE 5.8.9 odd copy/paste behaviour

I am using Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition with KDE Plasma 5.8.9. As a file manager, I use the default "File" application but the issue I have may also be found with Thunar or Dolphin. If I use the copy ...
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touchscreen not working under Arch Linux

I pulled out an older Lenovo ThinkPad with a touchscreen (X220 tablet, Core i7) which had been running Ubuntu and I installed Arch Linux on it. Everything is fine except the touch screen does not work....
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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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Starting Konsole on a display and with a specified command from SSH?

If I have $DISPLAY set to a particular display and I'm connected through SSH, can I make a Konsole window appear on display $DISPLAY and run a bash command from it right away?
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Disable KDE pop-up when switching keyboard layouts

When I switch keyboard layouts in KDE (KDE Plasma 5.8 in OpenSUSE 42.3) using Ctrl-Alt-K, it not only changes the indicator in the bottom right, but it also displays a pop-up in the middle of the ...
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Where does Debian/Kde defines locale for users

My default locale is (/etc/default/locale): # File generated by update-locale LANG="en_US.UTF-8" #LANGUAGE=en_US:pt_PT LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC="pt_PT.utf8" LC_TIME="pt_PT.utf8" LC_COLLATE="...
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How do I install emerald on KDE Neon

I recently switched from Arch Linux to KDE Neon, and now when I try to install emerald theme manager it says: E: Unable to locate package emerald But the compiz has been installed Successfully. I ...

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