Questions tagged [plasma5]

This tag is for KDE Plasma 5-related questions. Plasma 5 is the fifth generation of desktop environment from KDE.

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Force certain programs to work on all Desktops AND Activities

Config: I'm running Kubuntu 21.04 with KDE Plasma 5.21.4 on a Dell Precision 5750. I use a combination of Desktops and Activities to compartmentalize my work. Loving it. Problem One minor question. ...
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Switch user button on KDE Plasma

I would like to ask where I can find the switch user button? I use Fedora 34 (with Plasma) 5.21 Thanks for reply!
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One of my monitors is missing its wallpaper and desktop files

I've had this issue on and off for a few months, it only happens sometimes. I have 2 monitors, and occasionally my primary monitor will be missing its background and all its desktop entries. This ...
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Increase Firefox tabs in Plasma 5 on high DPI laptop with small screen

In order to increase size I have used larger fonts (beside some other settings like toolbar icons size in Dolphin) and a global scale of 112%. This is how my panel looks for me to be comfortable with ...
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Is there a way to turn off highlighting of pasted text in Konsole on Plasma 5.21?

Upon upgrading to the new Plasma 5.21, one of the things I noticed is that whenever I copy and paste something into the Konsole it gets highlighted automatically. I'm curious if there's a way to turn ...
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KDE Partition Manager asks for password upon opening, but GNOME Disks does not. Why is that?

The title basically says everything. KDE Partition Manager asks for password after opening the app, but GNOME Disks does not ask for the password. It (Disks) can do basically everything without ever ...
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Annotations not working in Okular (missing characters)

Yesterday, I upgraded to Fedora 34 from a F33 install. Today, while using Okular (KDE's PDF reader), I noticed that special characters (áéíóúç etc...) doesn't appear in annotations made within the PDF....
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Running a program from sudo shell as a user with the correct themes and styles

I am trying to start qbittorrent after OpenVPN connects via the --up script. The problem is that the script is ran via the root profile, so starting an application was a bit of a problem. After fixing ...
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Update Latte Dock v0.9 to v0.10

I am starting to use Arch Linux and, I am customizing my KDE Plasma. I've initially installed Latte Dock 0.9 because I thought it was the latest version. Now I need the Latte Dock 0.10 because, with ...
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Desktop environment freezes / becomes slow when laptop lid is closed

When I plug in two external Monitors (one on HDMI-1-0 and an other on a USB-C hub, signed as DP-1-4) and close the Laptop lid, the Desktop environment (KDE Plasma) becomes stuck and becomes really ...
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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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How to backup and restore Dolphin toolbar settings?

After installing Dolphin I spend a lot of time customizing it, something which is normal in Plasma. But can we save these detailed changes for future use? I am interested in backing up as many ...
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Which are the main Linux distributions focused on Plasma desktop? [closed]

I am looking for a good respectable Linux - I mean stable not necessarily because based on stable releases like Ubuntu LTS, but because well supported by maintainers and community - that would be ...
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KDE Plasma: tooltips appear under the mouse cursor

Is there a way to configure tooltips to not be obscured by the mouse cursor? First time I'm bothered by this behavior in a window manager: It happened with the default cursor, and changing the mouse ...
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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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Mouse click alternatives in plasma kde

So am configuring a kde desktop and in a previous config, I had it set so that if someone left clicked on the desktop wallpaper it would drop a prompt to start an application, but I can't find that ...
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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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Which Files Are Causing Baloo High Disk Usage?

My disk usage is often very high for long periods and iotop almost always shows that it is baloo or baloo_file_extractor. I thought that maybe it was indexing some very large development directories ...
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Was there some Plasma 5.x version that showed a speed variation graph for file-transfer in Dolphin?

Looking to find which file manager is showing as many info as possible doing file transfer I seem to remember that at some point Plasma notifications showed, beside what we can see now, a speed graph, ...
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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 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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Display glitch on panels in KDE Neon for graphics accelerated items

It's a VM in Virtualbox (Windows 10 host), latest Nvidia drivers on host. VM guest: Operating System: KDE neon 5.20 KDE Plasma Version: 5.20.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.76.0 Qt Version: 5.15.1 Kernel ...
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Share Laptop/Desktop internet (connected through mobile USB-Tethering) to Router via Ethernet

I'm using Debian with Plasma. I'm getting internet through USB-tethering from a Android device. I want to share the Internet with Router connected through Ethernet. I did this in windows, but new to ...
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Clicking on taskbar icon now switches windows instead of displaying all of them. How can I revert?

I notices since about a week ago that when I would click on an icon from the taskbar (eg. firefox), when multiple instance of that program are opened (ie. many firefox windows are opened), it would ...
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Built-in keyboard stopped working on Plasma

I have Arch Linux installed and using Plasma as my DE. Suddenly my laptop's keyboard stopped working on Plasma and on the login screen. It still works on Windows (I have dual boot) and if I switch to ...
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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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How do I add a default application icon to its desktop link in Plasma?

After installing CentOS7 and creating a folder view in Plasma to store my future application shortcuts, I use "Link to Application..." to create shortcut to Google Chrome (via Application ...
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Error — KIO Client Could not connect to host … SSL negotiation failed

An alternate title might be: PlayOnLinux LOTRO install: Open Store In External Browser Fails This question concerns a Linux installation of Lord Of The Rings Online using Wine 5.2 in a PlayOnLinux ...
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Firefox Hamburger Menu And Other Toolbar Menus Not Opening On Click

Upon restarting Firefox, the hamburger menu (3-button-menu) as well as all the buttons on the toolbar no longer function. I cannot right click or left click on them. They do not open. Right clicking ...
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Plasma 5 Klipper action automatically without shortkey 'Ctrl + Alt + r '?

I'm using KDE Plasma 5.19.5 with Kate, Dolphin & Konsole. I just tried to use Klipper's action feature. What I've reached, is that I could chose to start mpv in combination with the highlighted ...
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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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Change default mount point for udisks

KDE Plasma on Arch Linux mounts removable devices to /run/media/[user]/* by default, but, as I had an Ubuntu derivative before, I need it to be mounted to /media/[user] because of the symlinks and ...
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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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How to get KDE Plasma to recognize numpad for Window Shortcuts?

Whatever in KDE Plasma that listens for the Window keyboard shortcuts that you can use to get focus on the window... How can I force it to recognize numpad keys? Is there a way to enter keycodes in ...
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How to configure move or copy when dragging a file from one drive to another in KDE Plasma?

I was just wondering about KDE PLASMA copy/move behavior. When I drag an icon from desktop directory on bootvolume to a directory on drive2... it moves the file instead of making a copy. (I want it ...
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How to enable standard horizontal window menu bar in KDE plasma?

Distro: Fedora 32. I tried Application Style module: But it only has "Application style" and "Window decorations". I guess there should be a Widget Style module in the list as well?...
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Which colors do I need to change to fix this unreadable text in KDE?

So I have applied a Kvantum theme called Akava with its own colors in KDE along with the WhiteSurDark theme for the KDE Widgets. The problem is that following type of text seems quite hard to read in ...
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Plasma on Arch theme problems

When I try different themes in kde plasma, none of the transparent themes are actually transparent. Not getting any error messages. Wondering if anyone has had a similar problem. Using amd ryzen 9 ...
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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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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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How do I fix the issue of delayed detection of charging in Plasma5?

I have the latest Pop!_OS 20.04. I recently I installed KDE Plasma on my machine. The only thing that has been annoying me is once my battery gets low, and I plug in my charger, KDE takes almost half ...
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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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No applications found in non-root user account

I'm currently running OpenSuse Tumbleweed and after I uninstalling snapd package I reboot my PC and I found my plasma desktop without any applications available. I can see some files that I got in my ...
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Tap-to-Click is Shown, but Can't Be Toggled

The touchpad on my laptop is a poor design, because it doesn't recede down into its housing to avoid my thenar and hypothenar's proclivity for inadvertent tap-to-clicks. In Ubuntu 19.10, using this ...
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.config autostart caffeine -a

I wish to run [Caffeine -a] at start of KDE.Plasma I have run from the prompt caffeine -h which lists options for caffeine. Options: -a --activate Disables power management and screen ...
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How to disable all global hotkeys in KDE Plasma?

I'm using a KDE+i3 setup on my machine and therefore I want to disable all the global hotkeys provided by KDE, since I've binded the keys properly in my i3-config. Upon exploring qdbus API, I've found ...
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Remove newlines using shell command (must work in a KDE global shortcut)

I need a shortcut to strip newlines from the text in the current selection. I want to put my command into a KDE global shortcut, which I already know how to do. The command I came up with is: sh -c '...
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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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Increase System Tray Icon Size in KDE

How can I increase the size of these System Tray Icons? :
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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 ...