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

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What are the downsides of installing kubuntu-desktop meta package to ubuntu 14.10?

Chrome is using seahorse for managing the password. If I login on kde will use kwallet? What conflicts may occur?
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How to install KDE Plasma Active on Ubuntu Core?

I want to install KDE Plasma Active without anything else on my 14.10 Ubuntu Core installation. How do I do that?
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Will you be able to install kde on ubuntu phone? [on hold]

i am very excited about ubuntu phone but, maybe i am wrong, it comes with a desktop that looks like unity. I have tried almost every ubuntu based distro and its corresponding desktops, the one that I ...
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No sound comes out of my Bluetooth speaker

I can connect to my speaker but no sound comes out of it, Pulseaudio doesent detect it How can i get my speaker to work? It does work on my Android (wich is based of Linux) phone but not on this ...
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User processes continue to run after logout

I have put the following code in my .profile ps cax | grep jackd > /dev/null if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then echo "Jack is aready running." fi if [ "$SESSION_TYPE" != "remote/ssh" ] && [ ...
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KDE Failing to set global proxy settings

I know this question has been asked before but my scenario is slightly different. I'm able to connect to the internet via Firefox and Skype. However all other applications are unable to. I'm ...
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using ubuntu 14.04. tried KDE desktop

Changed to KDE desktop at login screen. Desktop loaded but does not respond to mouse or keyboard. Have to shut down by switching off at mains. On reboot system goes back into KDE desktop with no ...
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error while adding repo for kde plasma 5 in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to install KDE plasma 5 in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit when i am trying to add sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 i am getting this error Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:neon/kf5'. Please check that ...
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Backlight change with FN keys do not work on Asus

I know this was asked many times but I do not understand how there is no real solution. I hop e someone can help. The problem: Asus g53 laptop, Ubuntu 14.04, KDE 4.13.3 Fn + f5-f6 should change the ...
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Delete files from /sys (ubuntu do not boot normally)

Unfortunately I have placed a file into the /sys folder of my Kubuntu 14.04, and after this my system could not start normally. I wanted to delete the file in recovery mode with the root options but ...
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Writing Chinese by pinyin with Ibus only works on Konsole and nowhere else

I'm on KDE, and I've installed ibus to be able to write Chinese by a pinyin method. After installing Ibus, I have a nice shortcut on my lower toolbar, and I can change the input method into ...
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kde 5 plasma printer configuration module not found

does anybody know how I can install a printer in kde 5 plasma ? I cannot find a module for that in system settings :-( os configuration is: ubuntu 14.10, kde plasma 5, x64
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Homerun for KDE, how to enable?

I have installed KDE and homerun extension for it, but I can not find any clue how to launch/enable/configure it. I have ubuntu 14.04, KDE 4.13.3 and I have done this method: ...
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Strange font rendering after installing Dolphin

After installing and testing KDE's Dolphin for a while the font rendering (or maybe anti-aliasing?) in non-GTK (e.g. Chrome and Thunderbird) programs looks strange. Playing around with QT(4) and KDE ...
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Text color sometimes unreadable in Elegance KDE Desktop theme

I'm using the KDE desktop (but originally installed normal Ubuntu). I like dark colors for my desktop theme. The only dark theme I see installed by default is "Elegance". When I select this theme, the ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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KDE announces program name when I open an Emacs window

I don't know why but suddenly KDE tells me whenever I open my Emacs window ... how can I tell it to shutup? It only happens with Emacs so far. Edit: My Thinkpad X220 runs on Kubuntu 14.04. I tried ...
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GNOME Asks for Password When Change Keyboard Input Language

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. Recently, I installed KDE; but I finally removed it. After its removal, whenever I want to change my keyboard layout into another language using shortcut Super + Space, ...
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Suspend process to hard drive

When I suspend a process via KSysGuard, I right click on the process, and hit 'suspend', I do not see any difference in RAM consumption. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that suspended ...
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Ksysguard give error The file /home/mahesh/.kde/share/apps/ksysguard/ProcessTable.sgrd does not contain valid XML

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are available so I updated it but now when I use Ksysyguard gives error "The ...
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Add program to the application launcher widget in KDE plasma desktop for Kubuntu 14.04

I would like to add Ipython qtconsole (for Python3) to the application launcher in the bottom panel at the KDE plasma desktop. I currently have three applications in the launcher: chromium browser ...
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Error messages at bootup

Running ubuntu 14:10 and the following three dialog boxes appear with errors in them. My hard drive is 500gb and its a fresh install of ubuntu. Dialog box Error - Run Command Interface Unable to ...
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HDMI Monitor Signal Lost after login screen

I am using KDE Desktop, everything up to date. I just installed a Geforce 210 1Gb memory with HDMI output in order to connect to my Asus monitor. I also installed Nvidia propietary drivers (331.38). ...
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How can I propose a new program to be included in Ubuntu?

That's pretty much it. I would like to propose the kup backup system for kde, but I couldn't find a way to tell (K)ubuntu... ...
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My laptop (T430) crashes after less than an hour when running Linux

I don't really know where to start troubleshooting this one - after installing various Linux distros (OpenSuse 13.1, Ubuntu 14.04.1, Linux Mint KDE 17, Linux Mint Cinnamon 17) every single one of them ...
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KDE apps stopped loading citing missing libQtSvg

Yesterday (and in the preceding months), I could use Konsole completely fine. I haven't intentionally changed anything since then. However, today it won't load: [11:06]~$ konsole konsole: error while ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Can I sync my KOrganizer and iCloud calendars?

Is there a way for a busy person to be able to put an item on my iCloud Calendar and have the event added to a main KOrganizer calendar automatically, and vice versa?
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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Plasma Neon 5 ruined my eyes

I have recently installed the Plasma Neon 5 from the weekly PPA! Well, I went to synaptic, tick everything that has plasma-desktop- and then apply it. Then I restarted my PC, boot into Neon 5 (using ...
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KDE power management system could not be initialized

First of all, apologies but I am very new to using kubuntu, so I would need a very basic step by step answer to solve this problem. Since my last update I am getting this error message: KDE power ...
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Coasting stopped working on Kubuntu 14.04

I had some issues setting the touchpad the way I wanted it, but I finally succeeded with the help of xinput (I had to write a script that resets everything the way I want it after reboot, because KDE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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How to do unattended installation for packages which ask the same question?

I need to automate apt-get installation of kde-plasma-desktop which winds up installing both kdm and lightdm Display Managers. I'm using debconf-set-selections prior to installation to set the ...
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Core Dump on KDE [duplicate]

a problem in running some apps on KDE what is the meaning of this Error? Aborted (core dumped) $ ~/genymotion/genymotion Logging activities to file: /home/linux/.Genymobile/genymotion.log Aborted ...
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How Windowing Systems work?

I'm trying to understand how Windowing Systems work, I looked at the Wikipedia article but the explanation there is very complicated, it points to lots of different links, as it explains it's a lot of ...
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How to update to kde 4.14.1?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Kde using: sudo apt-get install kde-full That provided me with kde Platform Version 4.13.3 How can i update it to 4.14.1? Thanks Edit: A terminal command would be ...
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Network notification after installing kde-nm-connection-editor

I have installed plasma-nm on my Ubuntu 14.04. Beside nm-applet's notifications plasma-nm also started generating notification about available networks and wlan0 association with selected networks. ...
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KDE spellchecker dropdown is empty

i run Ubuntu 14.04, installed packages are kile, aspell-de and aspell-en, the problem is that the dropdowns for dictionaries are empty (or show "()"). Changing the spellchecker language in ...
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Okular crashes Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed okular using the ubuntu software center, but I haven been able to use it yet, once i run the program and I choose open document it crashes. This appears to me in the command line ...
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Right Alt is AltGr

My keyboard's right Alt is considered to be AltGr in KDE environment. How can i disable it? I want right Alt be the same as left one.
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How much time have I spent for a specific KDE activity?

I have created some KDE activities. Now I need to know how much time I spent for each of them. Someone said that this information is already tracked somewhere: What is a activity in KDE and what can I ...
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Kubuntu downloads [closed]

I downloaded two isos: kubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso Why is there no intel 64-bit choice like usual kubuntu-plasma5-14.10-beta1-desktop-amd64.iso (same question) i-386 is 32-bit right? I need ...
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KDE theme messing up while running GNOME

I am running an Ubuntu fork (14.04) which brings GNOME, KDE, and Unity by default. GNOME and Unity get on well, but KDE doesn't really. Whenever I start a GNOME session, right-clicking on some apps ...
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Winflip for ubuntu?

When I had both Vista and 7 I found one feature I was constantly using mostly because it looked cool while doing something was winflip, where all the windows were stacked in a full 3d card view when I ...
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Unity - desktop all empty [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04.1 froze completely trying to go into suspend mode while I closed the lid. After a hard reset I logged back in, but all I saw was the desktop background. I tried various suggestions from ...
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How can I change the KDE lockscreen?

I want gdm, lightdm, something--anything--other than the default one in KDE. I'm not talking about the login manager or anything, that I have set to gdm. I'm talking about the lock screen with the ...
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KUbuntu Screen Edge triggers no action

on my current install of Kubuntu 14.04 I cannot get Screen Edges working. I activate them the via (System Settings -> WorkSpace Bahavior -> Scrren Edges). After applying the change I get a blue glow ...