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

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Cannot set window activity

I tried right-clicking the top of the window, I get the options, "Minimize, Maximize, Attach as tab to, More Actions, Close". But no "Set Activity" This used to work, I am not sure why it doesn't any ...
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Remove kdewallet password prompt

I would like to turn on my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but ...
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clear Konsole color scheme

When I open this file in vim class Program : Object { static int _I = 1; /// <summary> /// The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog /// THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE ...
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After Login, login background remains. Shows /usr/bin/startkde“ X session — ”/usr/bin/startkde" not found

I want my normal Ubuntu environment back. I am describing the series of modifications I have done. Because it may help understanding the problem. [modification 1] I had installed a "theme" that ...
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KDE Plasma 5 upgrade has removed my window decorations

Upgrading to KDE Plasma 5 today in Vivid Vervet (Wednesday 21st Jan) has removed all my window decorations such as borders, etc. I can't move windows, drag windows, etc. Any ideas how to get it back?
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Trunk on KDE Connection manager (802dot1q _ graphical )

I have KDE connection manager v0.9.3.3 . I need to connect my ubuntu 1404 with kde desktop to trunk and create vlan on it . I could see vlan on graphic setting bud can not define trunk. How can I ...
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kstart detailed description

I'm having trouble getting kstart to work properly, so I'm looking for a much more detailed description of its behavior than what I can get from its manpage. Although the manpage describes all the ...
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Cannot mkdir changed home directiory

So I'm on a chromebook and I'm running 13.10. The only reason I got that version is because it took less time to download and install. It works fine, and hopefully it's not too different from Ubuntu. ...
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How can I downgrade KDE5 to KDE4 but keep the login manager?

Title says it all...I want my plasma 4 desktop back but I am absolutely in love with the new lock screen, even over GDM and such. Any way to do this, or any way to uninstall it all then reinstall that ...
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Errors installing KDESVN and kde-runtime

sudo apt-get install kdesvn returns: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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My KDE desktop is 'GONE' How can I recover it?

All that is left of my KDE Kubuntu 14.04 Desktop is a white background with no kicker, launcher, etc. All I get is a couple instances of Object could not be created here or something to that effect. ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma5 suspend/hibernate problems

I updated my kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10/plasma5. I have some annoying problems (no splash screen, sometimes problems booting). But a much bigger problem is the fact that I can no longer suspend and ...
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KDE resizes when I turn off a monitor

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 with 3 monitors. When I turn off a monitor, KDE detects that and resizes/moves windows to the other monitors. I usually want to turn off all monitors and walk ...
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Locale troubles

I'm having trouble fixing my locale settings. A similar question has been posted earlier here: How do I fix my locale issue? But it proved unhelpful. My problem is not that the locale is not ...
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Krusader & Xfce - Wastebin is full

I've just installed Krusader and have annoying problem. Whenever I try to delete a file (move to trash) I've got a message: The wastebin has reached its maximum size! Cleanup the wastebin ...
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Alphabetize menu items in K submenus

How can I alphabetize the items in a submenu of the K menu in Kubuntu (14.10)? The actions in the "Edit Applications" menu that you get by right-clicking don't include Sort.
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Device not identified as removable

I have an ebook reader (Kobo Aura) that used to appear as a removable device when connected (in KDE's device notifier). Some time in the last month or so (I haven't upgraded the device), it has ...
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Could not completely remove kubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 recently. I am new to this ubuntu OS. i searched online for installation of kubuntu and installed kubuntu successfully. but i didnt like it. so i decided to uninstall it. ...
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How to set a proxy system wide in kde plasma 5

There is a connection manager widget without proxy options.
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Sound buttons not working in KDE

Sound is working perfectly under Unity. When I login to KDE, the sound buttons stop working. I have an HP Envy laptop, f6, f7, f8 are supposed to mute the sound and change the volume. When I click ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 touchpad middle click problem

I just installed the development version of kubuntu 14.10. It use plasma 5. All thigns work correctly but I can't emulate the middle click tapping with two fingers on the touchpad. I tried to open ...
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What are the system requirements for installing KDE Plasma 5?

I'm about to install Plasma 5 on older hardware. What are the minimum system requirements of KDE Plasma 5?
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Problems with login screen kubuntu, lightdm

Recently, I installed xfce on my kubuntu pc, when I got tired of it, I uninstalled it. Here is where my problem appears, the login screen doesn't get back to normal kde login screen, it becomes a ...
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No wireless networks shown on Kubuntu Plasma 5

I recently got a new laptop and am setting up linux on it. I'm running off of a liveusb for Kubuntu (the new Plasma 5), and don't see (in the desktop UI) any support for wifi. The network manager ...
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Is it possible to display KDE and windows in full 3d?

I think the name is pretty self explanatory...I have a samsung monitor that has an adapter and active 3d glasses. I want to know how I can connect it all together, and display KDE and all it's windows ...
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Why doesn't Transmission-qt use Oxygen theme in Kubuntu?

transmission-qt doesn't use oxygen theme on Kubuntu. The buttons are GTK style. How do I get Transmission to use Oxygen theme? Thanks.
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How to copy&paste text between Windows and KDE remote desktop

I installed KDE on the remote ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I connect it using Windows 7's Remote Desktop. But I don't know how to copy&paste text between Windows and KDE remote desktop. The autoselcut ...
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HTML messages coloured incorrectly in KMail

In KMail, this for example is the render for an email: While this is the email from the same mailing list in Fastmail. I have tried flipping colours in the fonts, to turning HTML on and off, but ...
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Why can't I interact with my ssh-agent? (e.g. ssh-add -D doesn't work)

On my Kubuntu 14.04 system I'm trying to manage keys with my SSH agent, but somehow it appears to ignore my ssh-add commands. Look at this below and you'll see what I mean. List the current keys ⟫ ...
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Cant login after installing KDE on Ubuntu

After installing KDE and restaring, I can't get access. I write my password, the screen turns black and the then I find myself back in the login page. I know there are similar questions, but my ...
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KSnapshot - Upload to Imgur account

I use KSnapshot on KDE, it uploads to Imgur (as anonymous) but I want to upload it to Imgur in my account. How to make this happen? I want to upload my screenshots with KSnapshot directly to Imgur ...
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What service starts a user session before they login?

I've noticed that I have problems with insync and dropbox icons showing up in my system tray and in investigating the problem it seems to be because they are being started before I even login. In ...
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audio problem Can't hear sounds on Linux (KDE (on Chromebook)

So I was playing on my computer after that I turn it off then I went to sleep then I woke up and turn on the computer and went on Linux then I hear no sounds I check the sound Kmix and thats it. Then ...
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How to change screen locker in KDE?

Recently I start using lightdm in pair with google authenticator for two-step authentication. All works fine, but default screen locker in KDE doesn't configured to use 2-step auth. So, I want to ...
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KDE power management could not be initialized on virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox and I have Kubuntu as my first virtual machine, I was doing an upgrade (apt-get upgrade) when I suddenly closed my VM by mistake No the problem is that I can no longer go past ...
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KDEconnect not visible in KDE system settings

After installing kdeconnect on my fresh Ubuntu 14.10 and then installing whole plasma environment I am unable to see KDEconnect settings icon in KDE system settings. On my previously Ubuntu ...
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Monitor each process's cpu usage with a graph

I was wondering if there was a way to graph each process's cpu usage with a graph? Ideally, this would already be integrated with KSysGuard (in KDE).
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Mouse personalization program with layers

In Windows there is a program called X-Mouse-Button-Control. With it, you can remap the mouse buttons to perform personalized actions including creating a whole new layer, so you can press 2 buttons ...
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x-shellscript opening with gedit

I've downlodaded this plymouth theme, but when I try running the install-orb script, it opens in gedit I already checked "Allow executing file as program" in properties, but it won't solve. @edit ...
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krunner - like solution in non kde environment

Good evening everyone. I am currently running KDE on my laptop and I would like to know if there is something with the same capabilities of krunner for unity DE. What I really need is a good file ...
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KDE Plasma Desktop 5 on Ubuntu 14.04

I heard that the K Desktop Environment Plasma Desktop 5 is out. I want to try it out on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer (not Kubuntu). I am aware that Project Neon no longer exists. Can anyone tell me a PPA ...
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constant freeze for nivida on kde

Currently I am Running Kubuntu 14.04. recently i installed nvidia drivers. but my KDE freezes a lot. i always to hit CTRL+ALT+F1 and type : sudo service lightdm restart any solution for ...
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I set a script to start at boot with kde startup and now if I log into my main account it locks after I click anything to delete it

I'm new to Linux and I was trying to set a script to adjust my mouse acceleration on startup but when I set the script path on kde startup I didn't adjust the text file to anything special I just left ...
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Could not add ppa:neon/kf5 (ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the latest vesion of KDE. ~ $> sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:neon/kf5'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. It seems that ...
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Just changed from Unity to KDE, now my sidebar is gone

I'm new to Linux, installed Ubuntu yesterday and today I've changed from Unity to KDE, but when I restarted the system, the sidebar disappeared. I can only see my desktop and the things in it. Ubuntu ...
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KDE installer localization

I'm making a new Kubuntu remaster using Ubuntu Customization Toolkit (For fun, of course). It's supposed to be in localized and some extra packages are installed by default. The problem is that ...
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KDE Samba share wont let me connect if i disable Guest Access

i run kubuntu 14.04 (kde 4.13) ad want to share a folder with a windows pc, but it should only be accessable with a username + password combination. What i have done: right klick the folder. ...
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Kde : How to minimize windows from the task bar

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04. I am used to be able to open and minimize windows on the desktop by clicking on their miniature in the task bar. How can I get this behaviour back ? For the ...
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Theme Problens With Kdenlive

I am having a problem with themes in Kdenlive. I'm trying to use the Wonton soup theme in Kdenlive so I've downloaded the .colors file from http://kde-look.org. Then I go to System tools => ...