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Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE.

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KDE Plasma 5 - Switch windows of an application

In GNOME 3.28.2, there's a keyboard shortcut option for "Switch windows of an application" Is there a way to do this in Plasma 5.18 LTS? I would like application windows to be grouped such ...
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Bluetooth speaker not connecting on on Arch Linux / KDE Plasma

I'm running Arch Linux with KDE Plasma. When I try to connect to a wireless Bluetooth speaker through the KDE Plasma GUI, it fails. Here's the step-by-step I go thru in screenshots. I click "add ...
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transmission-qt only run on KDE Plasma

Transmission daemon 2.94-2 (like previous releases) has been working fine on Debian Buster, along with Transmission Web Interface, but not with transmission-gtk and transmission-qt clients, outside ...
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Title bar buttons too big, and not in order, on Firefox

Excuse my English. The title bar buttons (close, maximize and minimize) have appeared too big, and not in order, in Firefox on Plasma 5.20.4. The size is corrected when I enable the title bar in ...
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KDE stopped working on fedora

Kde Doesn't Work from a long while on fedora , I tried by reinstalling it , browsed very much but no luck . And made new user and logged in kde but again nothing happend . Whenever I log in I get ...
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Installing desktop environment without xorg?

I recently installed Arch Linux, and I installed KDE plasma as my D.E. but I forgot to install the xorg group. $ pacman -S plasma-meta konsole $ systemctl enable sddm $ reboot That's my process ...
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fontconfig: Fallback font in a specific style

So I want to make it so that for a specific font family, that is, serif, the system uses a few fallback fonts for non Latin/Roman scripts in a specific style, that is, Italic. I've tried to make it ...
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How to prevent Dolphin to look into directories?

I have several ssh account which are mounted with autofs in ~/mnt/sshfs. When I try to save/open a file and enter in this dir the file dialog hangs until all the remote filesystems attached. Tried to ...
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How to reload font file configuration in KDE5 plasma

I'm trying to set font config in file ~/.config/kcmfonts cat > ~/.config/kcmfonts <<EOF [General] forceFontDPI=216 EOF Then restart plasmashell and kwin_x11 plasmashell --replace &>/...
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How to refresh folder view layout in KDE?

I set my desktop layout to folder view and displaying the contents of a folder in my external drive. When I remove the drive, every icon in my desktop disappears which is understandable. But when I ...
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Can you save sets of KDE Plasma app icons (tray/launcher) and switch between them? If so, how?

I want to create seasonal variations of the app icons on my Plasma desktop environment but save the originals for later. Instead of just changing each icon individually, as I know how to do and which ...
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What distributions are there that package Plasma Bigscreen?

I recently found out about Plasma Bigscreen, but I can't really find any distributions that package it. The only thing I find is a prebuilt image for the Raspberry Pi 4, but I would like something ...
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Active windows appearing on other desktops on KDE Plasma

I'm on Linux Mint 20, new to KDE Plasma (I think Plasma 5), and I have a little annoying problem. I wanna know how to disable active windows (eg. update manager) from appearing on other virtual ...
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Plasma desktop freezes, but machine remains operable

I've got a Debian 9.13 machine for running LinuxCNC, with KDE/Plasma desktop. Generally everything works well, but every now and again, the desktop will freeze. The mouse still moves the cursor, the ...
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Unable to install Nvidia drivers on Kubuntu (KDE Neon 5.19)

I have some problems installing Nvidia drivers on my Kubuntu system and to get them working (GPU-Model: GeForce GTX 980 Ti). I tried it first in the standard way: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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KDE plasma 5.19.5 does not start

I'm in KDE neon. I updated to plasma 5.19.5 and when I reboot and login in plasma on Xorg, SDDM gets hanged and I have to force shutdown. When I do it with Wayland, it gets hanged for 2 seconds and ...
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Launch Bpytop with keyboard shortcut in KDE plasma

I want to run Bpytop (resource manager) with a custom shortcut (in KDE plasma) Ctrl+Shift+Esc I made a shell script: #!/bin/bash python3 /home/sergio/.local/lib/python3.8/site-packages/bpytop.py I ...
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KDE Plasma desktop blanks screen on mouse click

I'm running KDE Plasma 5.8.6 on Debian 9.13, and any time I click the mouse in an inactive window after at least five seconds of no mouse clicks, the screen turns off. It comes back if I click again. ...
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Plasma Task Manager won't display windows on current screen (dual head)

I have a dual screen setup on my Arch box with Plasma 5.19.5 and have realized that on my second screen, the task manager setting "Show only tasks: From current screen" doesn't seem to work ...
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KDE Plasma Panel Changes not Saving

I install KDE Plasma and when I change something in panel like adding new widgets or removing widgets, all changes that I made dissappears when I reboot my computer.
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How to enable 2 finger right click in kde plasma with touchpad

By default in kde plasma, clicking ( number of finger irrelevant ) the touchpad converts to a left click. How can I convert a 2 finger click to a right click? At the moment I've modified my touchpad ...
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KDE Kate: what has happened to font rendering?

After the last system update I noticed Kate had decided to use a different font. I normally use the Terminus (TTF) monospaced font, but now it was set to something default and not monospaced. When ...
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Kubuntu : Set color scheme to “Breeze Dark” from command line

I am trying to change Kubuntu 20.04 color scheme through the command line. What I thought was the solution unfortunately didn't worked. What am I doing wrong ? In ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals , set :...
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Language settings are removed after restarting computer

I have had this problem since I downloaded Debian 10 KDE Plasma. Any time I run a program I get warning errors about the language settings. I have ran all of the commands to set the language settings ...
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Where is Plasmashell started?

Plasmashell does not start automatically anymore. I have to run killall plasmashell and plasmashell & every time I start my computer. I would like to know what program or systemd service is ...
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Which KDE configuration files need to be saved to a customized KUbuntu ISO?

To save myself some time, when (re-)installing a new version of KUbuntu to a new machine, I would like to migrate some basic configurations to a customized ISO. In particular, this should include... ...
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Scaling bugs in Debian 10/KDE - how to increase the size / zoom of apps instead of scaling the display?

In Debian 10 stable with KDE changing the scaling under the display settings has a lot of bugs. For example the tabs in the bottom panel are too large and have a font-size that's much too large so ...
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What would be needed by Debian to ship newer versions of the KDE desktop environment? (Or to add an option for it in Debian stable.)

The latest version of Debian (10) stable packages version 5.14.5 of KDE Plasma which is ca. 1.5 years behind the latest release. I'd like to use a newer version which only is a few months behind the ...
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Can't click the panel in KDE plasma/Kwin: how to find out what caused it and how to fix it?

Without any apparent reason some problems with plasma on Debian10 occurred: I can't click the bottom panel or show the main menu by pressing the windows key of my keyboard. Usually when I have ...
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Alpine linux missing shutdown command

Im on a smartphone with alpine linux & KDE desktop, running ssh in, and for some reason no one thought to put a shutdown aplet in a logical place, and even the shutdown utility is not present. $ ...
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kmail local folders and imap folders do not appear

I am running Kmail Version 5.2.3 on Debian 9. Recently when I start Kmail, it starts fine but all Local folders and IMAP folders do not appear. The only thing that appears in the left panel is Search. ...
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Strange behavior in KDE when trying to map keys

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 (5th gen), running Arch with KDE Plasma; Keyboard model selected (Generic 105-key PC (intl.), German layout. I'm trying to re-map a number of keys in order to get the ...
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ST (Terminal from Suckless) does not appear in “search” plasma

I cloned the repo with git clone git://git.suckless.org/st Next I did did cd st sudo make clean install And then I run it with ./st. It works, but the problem is that it dose not appear in "Search"...
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Arch Linux KDE Plasma Black Screen after login

I wanted to install kde plasma, so I followed the next steps: pacman -S xorg-server xorg-apps xorg-xinit xterm pacman -S xf86-video-nouveau pacman -S plasma-meta kde-applications-meta pacman -S sddm ...
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How to add an icon to kde plasma desktop?

Hello I have Linux fedora 31 x86_x64. I've installed Qt5.14 and I have KDE Plasma Desktop. I can add easily an icon to Qt-Creator. But somehow I've accidentally deleted /home/.qt folder so now I don'...
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Can't see my desktop in KDE Neon

I did run some commands that caused corrupting my KDE Neon. It doesn't shows my desktop and it starts in the command. Can I do something so I can get back my desktop? or should I install the new one? ...
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plasmashell doesn't start at all

It's been April, 1st, and this time Judd and Aaron had a huge impact on my Ryzen 7 machine: kstart5 plasmashell Omitting both --window and --windowclass arguments is not recommended [miranda1@arch ~]$...
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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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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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share - send via email in Dolphin does not work

I'm using KDE Plasma with Mozilla Thunderbird as my default email client and I realized that when I right click a file in Dolphin and select Share - Send via email, I get an error popup titled Error -...
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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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Installing KDE neon image on samsung phone

I'm interested in Plasma phones and also I'm aware of the difficulties of installing custom OS on the phones with android pre-installed(Gaining root access , unlocking the bootloader etc).I want to ...
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Login Screen is Showing on External Monitor

I recently installed Manjaro Plasma. I have ASUS with Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti. This is my lspci setting: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 1f91 (rev a1) Subsystem: ASUSTeK ...
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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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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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KDE Neon GUI won't start after login

I installed some updates and it needed a reboot which I did. After that I tried to login, but pressing enter after entering the password or clicking the login button with the cursor didn't do anything ...
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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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Configuration file “/var/lib/sddm/.config/sddm-greeterrc” not writable is displayed when booting to KDE

I have KDE-Plasma on Arch. I recently changed my DE from Gnome to KDE because of some gdm issues. Everything is working great but while booting, a dialogue shows this prompt. Pressing Enter boots up ...
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Arch Linux KDE: How do I get the mouse pointer / cursor to highlight?

I'm running a current version of Arch Linux (KDE) on a Dell laptop. When I press the Meta key (with the Microsoft logo) it brings up the application launcher menu+. So it's not a dead key. And Ctrl ...
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Getting permanently connected TV that has multiple connections to only become a display device when tuned to the PC connection?

I've got a computer running Void Linux (so runit, not systemd), SDDM and KDE Plasma (wayland). It has two display devices permanently connected (back of PC is not readily accessible), a monitor on ...