KDE (K Desktop Environment) is a Qt-based desktop environment as well as a suite of cross-platform desktop applications. Its latest desktop environment is KDE Plasma 5.

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How to create iconpack for Kubuntu 16.04

I have all the icons done. How to make them available for Kubuntu's KDE 5? Do i need any additional files or software?
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Kubuntu: Slow Program Start - ca 4 sec

I.e. KCalc needs 4 sec from Command to Launch. Kate too. Libre Office Writer Splash Screen appears instantly. So I tried to install another graphics driver (INtel OO), didnt help. I did check /etc/...
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KDE doesn't load on Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu on flashdrive. After loading finishes and KDE doesn't start - I have blank screen. I don't even see a login screen. Alt+Shift+F1 goes to terminal. It worked previously but before ...
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How to disable transparency when a window is highlighted?

I'm using KDE 5.5.5 and have enabled highlighting windows in task manager settings. The problem is, I have a lot of windows open and when highlighting some windows they are barely readable under a ...
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razer death adder mice on Ubuntu 14.04 based linux ( linux mint KDE 64 bit ) [on hold]

i have an razer deathadder mice, and i cant't set any of the side buttons to work. i am found a razer copperhead tool, but this tool is not see my mouse at all. my question is : how i can set the ...
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Tried to install KDE desktop but on restarting not able to boot [duplicate]

i tried to install KDE desktop.. after the installation was completed and i restarted a dialog box saying the system is starting in low graphics mode.. and thereafter the syste is stuck..
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Kubuntu acting weird after upgrading to plasma 5.6.5

Dolphin multiple selection style has changed. Single click to open doesn't work anymore even my settings under input devices is set to single click to open! My personalised system font settings are ...
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Change size of taskbar applet

I really love my task bar, but one annoying thing is the size of this applet (or how do you call it?): It shows only 5 devices, while I've got many more devices. I've got a very large screen, so I'...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Themes do not apply correctly

I'm pretty new in the world of KDE but chose to give Kubuntu 16.04 a try on both my Desktop and my Laptop. Both are fairly recent installations and haven't been modified that much. Now for my problem:...
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How to stop the icon jumping effect in kubuntu?

the desktop-jump-effect Do i need to use kcmshell5 for it? I am using plasma 5.5.5. and kubuntu 16.04.
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How to switch desktops from kde to unity in kubuntu?

I installed unity and each time I turn on my pc, a command line interface pops up and I log in and run startx to get into the graphical user interface. But I am not able to switch from kde to unity ...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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kubuntu 14.04 KDE login impossible after update

I have a major issue - a few hours ago I updated my kubunt 14.04 machine - I delayed this update a bit since I did not want to reboot my machine. Since KDE Startmenu did not appear anymore when I ...
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Installing KDE desktop in ubuntu 16.04 error

I'm trying to install KDE in my ubuntu 16.04 but when it was almost done, the terminal displayed me these error: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-...
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Kjots compile issue in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Kjots from source. The source package is available at http://download.kde.org/stable/kjots/5.0.1/src/kjots-5.0.1.tar.xz Followed the install instructions from https://community....
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Ubuntu 16.04 Firefox 48 Error: Install Packages KDE Daemon (Flash)> 12 errors found, the majority confirmed

Title of the message: Install Packages – KDE Daemon Select packages to be installed for extra functionality. Message: ‘These packages are not installed by default due to either pattern issues, ...
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kde slow boot on kubuntu 16.04

My computer boots really slow. I am using kubuntu 16.04 with kde plasma 5.6.4. Any suggestions from the log below? I have set automatic login. Hard-disk: HDD 5400rpm. (Other configuration details: ...
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How to modify thickness of KDE taskbar in Kubuntu 16.04?

I've been using the Oxygen theme in both Kubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. The boxes on the taskbar look fine in 14.04: In 16.04 however, the boxes are thinner relative to the other icons, meaning some of ...
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Replace kwallet with gnome seahorse

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and I have recently installed kde desktop. When I was on unity desktop the seahorse application was used to prompting me for main password at startup to unlock the keyring and let ...
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How to delete KDE plasma desktop envivornment in Kubuntu?

I installed Kubuntu on my PC, but didn't like the default KDE Plasma desktop environment. So I installed xfce desktop environment and I really liked it. So I want to now get rid of KDE. How do I do ...
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how to install kjots in ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install kjots in ubuntu 16.04 and looks like the package is not available in ubuntu 16.04. $ sudo apt-get install -s kjots Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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how to fix install kde on ubuntu?

I want to install kde on ubuntu. I type sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. But I have a error like this: how can I fix this?
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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keep kmail folders on external hard drive

I have limited space on my local hard drive. With thunderbird I can easily keep all my mail on a folder on an external hard drive by moving the thunderbird profile folder to the external disk and ...
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I changed my users userid and cannot login with plasma anymore. terminmal works though

I have kubuntu 16.04 running. I wanted to setup a permanent mount to my synology NAS and following their tutorial I adapted my userid to the one on the synology. I created a new user on my machine ...
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Kubuntu: kscreen: Primary output changed from KScreen

My friend have Kwin problem random times. The window graphic (bar, title and buttons) disappear. Kwin replace methods not solve the problem. Strange Syslog informations to help below. I need more ...
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How do I change startup sound in KDE Plasma?

It's nice that KDE Plasma plays sounds on startup, but that awful click sound (or whatever they call it) is annoying. Anyone know how to change the startup sound in KDE Plasma?
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KDE Neon Boots into Intramfs, No Error

I just installed kde neon, and after rebooting for the first time (not including the reboot after installation), the computer now boots into the initramfs prompt. This happens after the grub and the ...
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KDE Plasma and KDE Connect

I have kubuntu 16.04 with KDE plasma, kernel 4.6.2. I connected android smartphone to KDE via KDE connect feature. Its work fine exclude notification from android to desktop. Notice, that ...
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Kubuntu KDE crash on unplugged monitor

I got a medion laptop computer running on Kubuntu 16.04. I was working on an essay, so I plugged my TV in as secondary screen. Now I wanted to simply take the laptop to my bed to watch a movie and as ...
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How can I restore KDE? [duplicate]

I installed a while ago KDE 4.14.13 on my Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was fine and smooth untill my laptop ran out of battery and shut down a couple of days ago. After plugging it back into the AC and ...
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System Requirements for Running Kubuntu 16.04

I have an 5 year old acer-aspire-5733z computer which runs ubuntu 16.04 now. I saw something amazing in KDE and now I want to install Kubuntu 16.04 in it. I saw the system requirements for Kubuntu and ...
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How to add icons on the KDE Menu Editor icon source?

I want to know the location of items of these two options: System icons Other icons I do not know how to add icons to the list. How to do?
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Where to change how xdg-open opens urls? sync with kde-open?

kde-open "http://askubuntu.com/" is nice, and opens the URL in my webbrowser but xdg-open "http://askubuntu.com/" opens the link in my texteditor :-( I know where I find the file-association in ...
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Unmet dependencies and possible conflicts? [duplicate]

It seems that I have messed up somewhere along the line and now I can no longer install anything without the following message showing up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-...
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Windows always opened between the two monitors

I have KDE 5 and a second monitor. Every time I open an application, the window appears exactly between the two screens. How can I avoid this, and for example, either: Tell KDE to open the ...
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How to remove gap around maximized Emacs frame on KDE4

I am using Emacs (24.3.1) on Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE 4.13.1). On startup I maximize my Emacs frame with this command in my init.el: (custom-set-variables ... '(initial-frame-alist (quote ((...
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Recovering uninstalled packages

I did sudo apt-get purge *pulse* ; sudo apt-get purge skype; dpkg -r skype; Output from logs: Start-Date: 2016-06-15 22:26:03 Commandline: apt-get remove *pulse* Requested-By: abhishek (1000) ...
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Problems with Dutch translations

I installed Kubuntu 16.04 in Dutch. When starting the first time I got the message "can not start Plasma 5". I found a solution in Kubuntu 16.04 Plasma can not start after fresh install There it is ...
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How to get unity desktop on ubuntu 16.04 server?

I have a problem with one of my boxes such that the GUI login does not work. I ssh'd to it and backed it up to my network and want to upgrade it to 16.04 from 14.04 with a fresh 16.04 install. Since ...
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What package(s) to install for missing button icons in KDE applications on Unity?

I run some KDE applications on Ubuntu 16.04 Unity, such as KDE Connect. I seem to be missing some packages that provide button icons: Does anyone know which packages to install to have these ...
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How to downgrade plasma 5.6.4 to 5.5

I installed via the backports ppa but experiencing pretty much bugs. Is there any way to downgrade?
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Make the KWIN cube act like the Compiz Cube

So, I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with KDE installed. I like the 3D cube in KWin and I also like KWin's effects, but I prefer the way Compiz handles it's cube and key bindings. I was wondering if there was a ...
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system sucessfuly login even with wrong password

Someone help, I have Kubuntu 16.04 installed on my system with KDE 5.6 which i upgraded from KDE 5.4 from Kubuntu backports ppa. Now the system logins sucessfully even with a wrong password. Also sudo ...
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How do I install the KDE desktop environment on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am a new user of Linux. I just installed Ubuntu and now I want to try the KDE desktop environment. Can you guide me how to set up KDE in Ubuntu?
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Share Wired Ethernet Internet Connection via Wifi Adapter to Connect from Android

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with kde plasma and i want to share my wired ethernet internet connection via my realtek RTL8188eu Wifi adapter so i can connect and browse internet from my android Samsung ...
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Changing KDE's oxygen-gtk3 colors for tooltips (fixing Firefox 46)

I use KDE (Kubuntu 14.04), the Oxygen theme and Firefox, and FF46 has several bugs with GTK3, the most annoying being displaying tooltips as dark text over a barely darker background. So I'am ...
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Install kde on ubuntu 14.04

My company gave me a laptop setup with ubuntu 14.04. I would like to install KDE however there seems to be an issue: root@ufc3fdb86dd16574fead4:/home/local/ANT/bogoyche# aptitude install kubuntu-...
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How to display KDE lock screen time in 24-hour format

Running Kubuntu with the Plasma desktop, 16.04. I have my desktop configured to 24-hour time, which is what I vastly prefer. But when the lock screen comes on, it shows me the detested AM/PM ...
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Surges in fan speed on Lenovo ThinkPad

I am using Kubuntu with Ubuntu 14.04 and KDE 4.13.3 on a Lenovo Thinkpad (more specific spec below). Since some time now I am getting extreme surges in fan speed that drop off immediately after. Most ...