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apt randomly switches languages ever since I installed Arabic on my Pop!_OS running KDE Plasma

The LANGUAGE environment variable is specific to GNU gettext (and therefore influences the programs using gettext as a way to ease their internationalization) You define LANGUAGE=en_US:en_US:en_US:ar ...
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Cannot update system due to kde apps on arch

I figured it out: The root for the problem was that qt5 will be updated to qt6 soon. So the developers decided to suffix all packages with 5to make them better identifiable In this cause also all the ...
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Show Non-US holidays in the KDE Digital Clock calendar view

Click on the gear symbol near the top right of your screenshot to open the settings window of the KDE clock widget (which is responsible for the calendar display). Then select "Holidays" ...
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How can I install a new keyboard layout in KDE 4?

Here is a bit more detailed answer for anybody stuck on this. How to make a custom keyboard layout in KDE All you have to look at are these files: /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ /usr/share/X11/xkb/...
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How to set trackpoint sensitivity?

The example by @mekkis works, but the change isn’t persistent. To make it permanent you can create a small bash script in rc.local: Create the script sudo nano /etc/rc.local or in Fedora/RHEL/CentOS: ...
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KDE Konsole: how to save and restore current session?

Inspired by the other answer, I've created my own script to save and load Konsole snapshots: https://github.com/denilsonsa/small_scripts/blob/master/konsole_snapshot.py The usage is pretty simple: ./...
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Firefox tabs in the title bar

I am using Firefox on Garuda with Plasma desktop. It tried to follow the accepted answer but in my case, it's slightly different but not intuitive. Quick method Right-click on the down arrow in the ...
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How do I set up KDE, KWallet and ssh so I'm not asked to enter my ssh passphrase?

On Ubuntu Studio 23.04 with KDE Plasma I used the systemd approach from @lightsing mentioned by @Polymerase. Also with ssh > 7.2 you can instruct the ssh client via .ssh/config to always add keys ...
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Why Discover does not load packages in Kali Linux?

KDE Discover is a software management UI, which makes it inherently distro-specific. Kali simply isn't supported by it, so you can't make it work short of programming it to be. I really don't see why ...
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In KDE System Monitor, why the application-specific network measurements may be missing?

Figured this out with some help from KDE devs. Library doing the work for the System Monitor: libksysguard. Commit that adds per-process network information. Side note: 2019, so it's hardly a freshly ...
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Set default system filedialog on open and save in KDE Plasma 5

I just wanted to do the same thing and after fumbling around based on various posts here and elsewhere, arrived at the following which is working for me using an Arch-based distro and zsh shell: ...
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Cannot update system due to kde apps on arch

I think you have some orphaned packages installed. You can try removing those packages with this command before updating: # pacman -Qtdq | pacman -Rns - Read more: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/...
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How to use kdiff3 to edit when comparing two files

Being stated that I would personally prefer kompare (latest update 2023-12-07) to kdiff3 (last version 2014-07-04) when looking for some diff utility well integrated to the kde-plasma desktop ...
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What is file descriptor 47 used for?

There's nothing particularly special about FD 47. At least, nothing standard. When a file descriptor is opened, a flag can be set indicating if it should be closed or not on an exec() call to another ...
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KDE Plasma picture keeping clipboard manager

Yes indeed : 1/ Right-Click on the clipboard manager icon 2/ Click on Configure Clipboard context menu option 3/ In the General Configuration, find the options for Non-text selection 4/ Choose the ...
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No system sounds on KDE plasma when using pipewire

Changing sound servers under linux is likely to confuse KDE-Plasma's pre-selection of the preferred devices / associated gain… for audio/video playback/recording. If running KDE-5 < 5.17, resort to ...
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Weird spaces left on KDE terminals

As @jsotola and @egmont said, it had to do with fonts. However, I found that I had to change it inside konsole: I had to create a profile with a monofont and set it as default. Kate and dolphin are ...
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On Debian trixie, why isn't libkf5sysguard-bin installed together with all the other KDE stuff?

I don’t know why it’s omitted by default, but if you want that to change, the best way is to submit a bug report: reportbug libkf5sysguard-bin Follow the prompts; the appropriate severity is “...
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Shortcut to show a window on all virtual desktops in KDE Plasma

It possibly depends on the version of KDE-Plasma you are using. On mine (5.25.5), System Settings -> Shortcuts -> KWin is indeed the right place for finding that shortcut which is labeled : Keep ...
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Trouble with Cursor Movement Using Ctrl + a and Ctrl + e in Asahi Linux KDE Plasma on MacBook Air M1

Why is this the hotkey behavior? Standard default behavior for Ctrl+a is select all text in graphical applications and is determined by the application's default hot keys. Afaik, there is no default ...
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What is the unit of window size in Konsole?

That's "text cells", i.e. the size of the console in characters. It's 110 characters wide, 28 high. It only applies to Konsole. It doesn't generally exist in KDE.
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Show icon when USB Keyboard present (KDE System Tray)

Use Barrier: Perhaps I have a better solution for you, use barrier. It's a program that extends your mouse to multiple computers using network, so you don't need a USB switch. The experience is very ...
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How do I migrate my KDE settings?

There are 3 folders in Debian for your current KDE user configuration: ~/.config ~/.local ~/.kde You have to take a look what you need, you don't need all the folders, because there are also the ...
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Konqueror opens with multiple "save as" dialogs open

Just now I had the same issue. I fixed it like this step by step. Open this file: ~/.config/filetypesrc Remove or comment out the following line: embed-text/html=false If you previously selected &...
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Alt + 4 tab switch doesn't work in Manjaro Linux KDE Plasma

It could be that you are using a Spanish keyboard? If so, there is a default shortcut set to ALT+~, which is 4 in those keyboards, as Sahsanu says here. Solution: ...go to System Settings -> ...
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How to reset Pipewire settings?

This didn't work for me - so I fired up a live instance of Dragonized KDE and copied the files across from $HOME/.local/state/wireplumber/ directory in the live instance to replace the files my ...
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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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How to prevent kdeconnectd from starting automatically?

I have had the same problem, I have solved it by deleting two files: "/usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.kde.kdeconnect.service" and "/etc/xdg/autostart/org.kde.kdeconnect.daemon.desktop&...
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Why does KDE Accessible / the screenreader start automatically and how to prevent it?

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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Permissions in smb4k mounts

Neither of these are working for me. Editing the custom_options.xml doesn't because it doesn't exist in either of those folders, hence I can't actually edit it. If I create it myself, which folder ...
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