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In application menu bar in KDE Plasma 5.12

My personal opinion, based on some reverse engineering I've just finished on this subject, is that, with all due respect, KDE developers did a big mess here. In a fit of oversimplification, the ...
Demis Palma ツ's user avatar
7 votes

How can I use apt instead of pkcon in KDE neon?

KDE neon's FAQ page has this: KDE neon does continuous deployment of the latest KDE software which means there are nearly always new versions of our software to update to. We recommend using ...
DK Bose's user avatar
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KDE Kontact applications fail to start. The Akonadi personal information management service is not operational

Solution The error logs show that the akonadi verion of the mysql server that these K* applications require is trying to access ~/.local/share/akonadi/db_data/ except db_data doesn't exist, so it ...
DeveloperACE's user avatar
5 votes

KDE: Power management configuration module could not be loaded

Power management configuration module could not be loaded. The Power Management Service appears not to be running. This can be solved by starting or scheduling it inside "Startup and Shutdown&...
moonfern's user avatar
4 votes

Diffence between /etc/locale.conf and /etc/default/locale

Many application softwares need the LANG environment variable to work. So most distros have a startup script to set LANG after login. So where does the startup script read the LANG config from? It's ...
Zim's user avatar
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Error while opening Spectacle

Try this: $ sudo apt install libkcolorpicker0=0.1.4-1+20.04+focal+build1
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How Do I Transfer Ownership of Files Between Distros?

I don't know how to transfer ownership of files from an account on one installation to an account on another. Files are not owned by a username, they are owned by a UID. The mapping between username ...
Chris Davies's user avatar
3 votes

KDE Kontact applications fail to start. The Akonadi personal information management service is not operational

Similar problem, different solution. Mine was diagnosed as such: $ akonadictl --verbose start .... org.kde.pim.akonadiserver: Executing: "/usr/sbin/mysqld-...
dargaud's user avatar
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2 votes

In application menu bar in KDE Plasma 5.12

Add widget called "Global Menu" for your Plasma Panel and remove the button from the title bar. KDE global menu disappeared
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Why are there so many users running together on KDE Neon?

Nothing to worry about, these are all system users created from your system or maybe some installed software. I think you just didn't look for the users of running processes when using the other OS'. ...
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How to remove Kaccessible in KDE neon / KDE Plasma 5.20?

Preamble As one might expect from a piece of holdover software from the Plasma 4 days, KAccess also predates the existence of systemd, and is still yet to receive a thorough enough porting effort to ...
Peter J. Mello's user avatar
2 votes

KDE NEON: Can't upgrade 18.04 -> 20.04: Unresolvable Problem while Calculating Upgrade

I ran against the same problem, googled a little and came to conclusion that most people solve the problem by looking at /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log and removing the first broken package. The ...
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How can I alter KWin rules via TTY?

Ok, I managed to solve it by myself. Here is what I did: The tutorial that I linked in the question mentioned the config key opacityactive. I already knew, that the config file had to be somewhere ...
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Unable to browse my android phone via KDE connect in KDE Neon

You need kdeconnect >= 1.3.3 to solve permanently this issue. Update: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Check your kdeconnect version: kdeconnect-cli --version If kdeconnect ...
NeverMinded's user avatar
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Unable to browse my android phone via KDE connect in KDE Neon

Update: Bug fixed With KDE Connect version 1.3.3, the problem described in this question has been solved. This version has arrived in the Neon User Edition package repositories, so you should be able ...
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How to reconfigure kernel with PM_RUNTIME=y?

That’s a long-obsolete recommendation — PM_RUNTIME was removed in 2014. Check your kernel for CONFIG_PM, most distribution kernels enable it by default.
Stephen Kitt's user avatar
1 vote

Error while opening Spectacle

ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libkColorPicker.so.0.1.5 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libkColorPicker.so.0.1.4 as a temporary solution
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How to remove Kaccessible in KDE neon / KDE Plasma 5.20?

I had the same problem, so after some digging, I found a solution that worked for me by either editing the file /etc/xdg/autostart/kaccess.desktop and commenting Exec=kaccess line or deleting the ...
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Neon installation - Secure Boot vs third party drivers

More and more Linux distributions are adding the necessary facilities for full support of Secure Boot. That can include include configuring Secure Boot with a custom certificate, and signing third-...
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Does KDE Neon use Ubunu LTS point releases?

You can get the requisite information by visiting https://files.kde.org/neon/images/user/current/. In particular, https://files.kde.org/neon/images/user/current/neon-user-20200213-1120.manifest has ...
DK Bose's user avatar
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keyboard layout is disabled in kde

It is some kind of a glitch with the latest Plasma. As you can see on the screenshots above, Plasma can't detect the keyboard model. Connect an external keyboard to your system (or just a different ...
chernobyl's user avatar
1 vote

KDE Neon (a ubuntu based distro) does not start graphical environment anymore

I partially solved the problem, just logged into tty1 and ran sudo apt install xinit and startx. But still have to do it every boot.
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Is there a minimum requirement for Plasma Desktop?

The minimum system requirements for KDE neon Installing KDE neon requires: 64-bit PC (Intel or AMD) 2GB memory 10GB disk space The minimum system requirements for Kubuntu (Ubuntu + ...
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Wine does not want to install on KDE neon

It looks like you're using wine packages built for the wrong version of Ubuntu (Disco Dingo, which is Ubuntu 19.04, rather than Bionic Beaver, which is Ubuntu 18.04 and what KDE Neon is based on.) Try ...
Alex Lowe's user avatar
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Can't boot any more efi

FINALLY i found the solution : 1) in the grub rescue mode, run “set” 2) It show me prefix=(hd1,gp1)/boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu/ 3) In my case, as I have KDE NEON the folder /boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu/ doesnt ...
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Can't boot any more efi

Because it didn’t work, I tried to reinstall grub manually, but I have the same results. You've not actually said what you did here, so my suggestion might be something you've already tried. But to ...
Philip Couling's user avatar
1 vote

KDE Neon 18.04 - Firefox not setting as default browser

It's something with an environment variable: I have the same problem and it seems an issue with KDE itself. I've found that the whole problem is related to the following environment variable: ...
marcelfox's user avatar
1 vote

Kde plasma blank with mouse cursor

The issue appears to affect various users (including me!), but owing to the complexity of KDE/Plasma etc. it's not an easy fix. Some people get a blank screen, and nothing more, others just have the ...
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KDE Neon ( 18.04 based ) stuck on emergency mode

I kept searching for similar problems and plenty evidence pointed to the fstab file ... so I checked what was on mine, and it was this: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # <file ...
motu_proprio's user avatar
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error: /'boot' not found

If the sha256sum is different, then it is a different file. It is practically impossible for two files to have the same sha256sum (there is not enough time and files in the universe for this to happen)...
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