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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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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alt+d not working on KDE Plasma (non wayland)

On KDE Plasma, I can't seem to get alt + d to forward delete a word. I tried on KDE Plasma (Wayland) and it does work there. I tried on XFCE and it works there as well. Manjaro 20.0.3 Plasma 5.18.5 ...
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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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KDE: Different window decorations for different windows?

Transparent Window Decorations Left = wanted, right = unwanted Opaque Window Decorations Left = unwanted, right = wanted Essentially, I want some windows like Konsole and Dolphin to have transparent ...
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Change Wallpaper for Login Screen in KDM (Fedora 32)

I am trying to change the wallpaper for the login screen for KDM in Fedora 32. I have looked it up, but unfortunately the answers that I have found are either inapplicable (using SSDM) or it applies ...
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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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how to reduce KDE5 RAM consumption to the minimum?

I am a to KDE-newbie and I have a "small" laptop running fedora. The system has: · RAM: 3.67GB · CPU: Intel Dual Core à 800/2400 (min/max)MHz per Core I want to keep RAM consumption under KDE as ...
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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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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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.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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Can't switch KDE desktop to UK keyboard

I'm using OpenSUSE Leap 15 with KDE (Plasma). My problem is that the keyboard layout appears to be US whereas I want UK. The problem started when I wanted to try GNOME desktop and installed the ...
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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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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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What is the procedure to update mime type associations in KDE?

I would like to revert to the default mime definitions at the system level, and also rebuild my local mime database. I am running Arch Linux KDE. The Arch Wiki says, If you use a desktop ...
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Where is /usr/share/applications/defaults.list on Arch?

Where is /usr/share/applications/defaults.list on Arch?
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KDE Plasma splash screen freezing on fresh install of Arch Linux

I am trying to install Arch Linux alongside Windows 10 (for a dual boot system). Every time I try to install Arch Linux with KDE Plasma, I can never make it to the desktop. Sometimes, it will make ...
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Why are my fonts rendering so horribly in Chrome in KDE?

I have anti-aliasing enabled with slight hinting. The system font is Ubuntu, including serif, sans and mono fonts. The Chrome font is Roboto. It works just fine in GNOME. I've also noticed that ...
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Fonts too large. Where are all the places display scaling or dpi could be specified?

I have more than one desktop computer running Arch Linux KDE. All were initially configured the same. Now one of them now has a scaled up display. I have not found the setting that is responsible for ...
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Plasma hot update environment variables

Is there a way to update the environment variables defined in the running plasma session in order to be able to only restart the affected applications instead of having to logout/login?
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Where is logout.qml location for KDE Plasma 5?

I want to add Hibernate Button and change background color of shutdown menu. I know these settings are in logout.qml, so I went to ~/.local folder and searched for plasma look and feel as suggested ...