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

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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade: many problems

I'll just toss here a list of problems I have with the recent upgrade to kubuntu 15.04 I'll accept that all my settings are gone because of the change of framework 4 to 5 (it would have been nice to ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 automatically unlock SSH key on login

I'm using the Plasma desktop on Kubuntu 15.04. I've switched over from Gnome 3, which automatically adds your SSH keys to the gnome keyring and (if your login password is the same as your keyring ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 and KDE4

Can I install KDE4 desktop on Ubuntu 15.04 using the terminal like the good 'old' days or will I have to go back to 14.04 LTS? KDE4 was beautiful.
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Installing kde-full after upgrading to 15.04 Kubuntu

I just upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, and some (kde) packages are gone. I used to install them using sudo apt-get install kde-full But kde-full is not on the list. How to fix that? kubuntu-full also ...
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How to install KDE plasma 5.2 on ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

How to install KDE Plasma 5.2 on Ubuntu 15.04? Thank you.
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KDE start Screen becomes unresponsive

I installed KDE alongside unity. The KDE worked perfectly, and then I updated my Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04. After two times usage my KDE whenever I log in, the screen becomes unresponsive and does ...
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KDE (Kubuntu) login issue

the problem is much more bigger then what the topic says. I am new with Linux and was watching a tutorial for certain commands... and I learned about this command "startx". What this command does is ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Missing Removeable Devices Option

I have upgraded my Kubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 via Package-Manager. Now, Plasma 5 is used. But with Plasma 5, i am missing some functions: e.g Removeable Devices in System-Settings.(i used this to ...
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Upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 broke settings and Akonadi

I have upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 on one machine and all a lot of the KDE settings are reset to default. The position of the Plasma Panel was back to default, the background image back to ...
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KDE Plasma Panel is not in the background when using Awesome WM

I use Awesome VM with KDE and it works rather good up until Kubuntu 14.10. Now I tried the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 and the KDE background picture lays over the wibox (the control bar of Awesome WM) ...
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Screen blinking during grub boot with log

I am using KUbuntu 15.04 beta version. During start up, screen blinks and grub log appears in the background as shown in picture I am facing this since I installed kde-desktop over ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Tried to report a bug, and apport crashed

Running Kubuntu 14.04,and I tried to upgrade to 14.10. The upgrader crashed. Tried to file a bug report on that crash, and got the following crash: $ apport-bug ubuntu-release-upgrader-core Traceback ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Taskbar icon size

Is there a way to make the KDE icons for each individual application open in the taskbar larger?
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kde clock format: how to include the day in a non-tiny font?

I'm using KDE on Kubuntu 15.04. I want my taskbar clock to look like this: Sun 19 15:11 (or AM/PM would be ok, main thing is Day / Date in the same font size as the time. I don't need my computer ...
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KDE keyboard options (like ctrl:nocaps) stop working randomly

edit: turns out my keyboard was disconnect/reconnecting. KDE is supposed to handle that, but it isn't. reported as https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346336 I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 (kde ...
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Whitelist for migration of kubuntu configuration files

I am looking into migrating from kubuntu 14.04 which has KDE 4 to a newer version which has Plasma and Framworks 5. My previous experience is that it is no good to copy all user configuration files ...
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How do I stop the screen from being locked on resume on Kubuntu/KDE?

Per How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend? I want to be able to sleep and resume without the screen locking. All the previous answers seem to involve fairly Gnome-specific things that ...
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Can`t reinstall mysql on kubuntu

Every time I try to install MySQL I get Setup package mysql-client-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … Setup package mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … 150415 15:35:15 [ERROR] Can't find ...
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Kopete facebook chat online/offline messages

I've noticed that when I chat in Kopete via facebook that I keep getting messages like [user] is now Online [user] is now Offline They just seem to randomly show up. and will do so once every ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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control audio kde plasma after hdmi removal

I am using kde:plasma version 4.13.3 in ubuntu 14.04 and it works great in most ways, but on my laptop I frequently use it as my "media center" pc. I hook it up to the TV through the HDMI port. When ...
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marble-touch offline map viewer fails to start

Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity, marble-touch 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.1. It doesn't start: $ marble-touch qrc:/main.qml:13:1: Type MarbleWindow unavailable qrc:/MarbleWindow.qml:11:1: module "com.nokia.meego" is ...
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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Broken fonts in KDE (Kubuntu 14.10)

From time to time I experience a very strange bug: Fonts are broken not only in Firefox, but in the whole KDE environment. What can I do to fix it? UPDATE #1 Installed Kubuntu from scratch and ...
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Kdenlive gone from system, and won't re install?

I have posted this on the Kdenlive forum but been advised to try elsewhere as this seems to be an OS related issue, so here goes... I have been using Kdenlive happily for a while on Ubuntu ...
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New desktop dies when starting OpenGL screensavers

I got some new screensavers (sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra) and it had some nice OpenGL screensavers on it. When I start some of them (one of them is ...
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KDE asking for password to mount external hd

Any ideas as to why kde asks for root password when mounting an external hd (using the gui)? It did not use to do that. Has something changed in the way thing used to work?
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Ubuntu 14.04 KDE reversed green and red on images

I haven't used KDE last few weeks and so I have done some regular firefox and ubuntu updates during this time. But today, I logged in with plasma desktop on my Ubuntu machine and surprisingly realised ...
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How to remove red lines in the top right corner of a window in KDE?

Here is a screenshot of what I want to remove (small red lines), but I can't find out how.
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Ctrl+L on terminal doesn't work anymore

Usually on the command line you could write Ctrl+L and this would clean the command line, but now it doesn't. The command does nothing at all. How can I restore it to the way it was? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Prevent shutdown when tvheadend recording / KDE session is active

I am searching for a way to prevent shutdown/standby when tvheadend (or vdr) is currently recording. What I found until now is Prevent shutdown when rsnapshot is running: Which I don't like because ...
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How to change forgotten password without bios ?

When I logged in today on my laptop and tried to do something in konsole it asked me for my password. So i typed in my password like 100 times and it keeps on saying that It's incorrect. It worked ...
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KDE start Thunderbird on specific Dekstop at startup

I want to start Thunderbird on a specific Desktop at startup of KDE. I found the autostart settings but I did not find any option to start the program on a different Desktop. How can I do this? Is ...
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GParted takes long time to partition SD card. is that bad?

I have 64GB SD card and I deleted previous partition with GParted because I needed to create new one with ext4 file system. Its taking about an hour already and it doesnt really show any progress, It ...
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Duplicate sources.. How to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Hello so every time I run sudo apt-get update in konsole I get this at the end: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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Brightness and volume buttons dont work?

I have toshiba chromebook 2 and i installed ubuntu 14.04.02 few days ago and noticed that my function buttons dont work. I mostly care about brightness and volume buttons. Is there any solution for ...
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Downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 [duplicate]

How do you downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 or downgrade from Kubuntu 15.04 to Kubuntu 14.10. KDE 5 has been giving errors since I installed it, now I want to downgrade it.
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Getting Ubuntu's default splash screen back after KDE installation & removal

I know questions similar to this one, such as this or this, have been asked and solved. However, I tried their answers and none of them worked. As one of the askers of the questions did, I also tried ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 create password protected archive

I installed Kubntu 14.10 and when trying to create a new rar or 7z arhive, I see no option of adding a password to protect the file. What should I do in order to have this option from dolphin menu?
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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How to re-enable PrintScreen shortcut to fire ksnapshot?

In the past I used to fire ksnapshot by hitting the "Print Screen" key on my keyboard. Since some time now (< 1 year, I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with KDE v4.13.3) this is not happening anymore. ...
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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Okular: Your annotations will not be exported

I'm running Okular 0.20.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, I made some annotations to a PDF file and when I try to save a copy of it with Save as (to preserve the annotations), I get the message: Your annotations ...
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Can't update tortoisehg in ubuntu kde

I'm trying to update tortoisehg as the current version that I have is 2.2, however when I run the command: sudo apt-get install tortoisehg, it returns the message: "tortoisehg is already the newest ...
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Catch program crash when there is no terminal

This question may belong to Unix/Linux in general, but I guess the answer is dependent on distro or desktop environment [I use KDE and Xfce so I would like an answer that is applicable on booth]. ...
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“Folder not found” message on login

Every time I log in, a strange message appears saying that a folder in my home directory I created for a project "does not exist". I don't recall putting any widgets on my desktop that use the ...
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Tray Icons missing after installing and uninstalling kubuntu-desktop

I installed kubuntu-desktop along side unity on lenovo yoga 2 pro but had to uninstall because it had issues with high dpi. But after I uninstalled , I see traces of kde here and there. One of those ...
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Why do I get a ksmserver error when I login remotely?

I have a small script that allows me to run a remote X session. It basically consists of these lines: KBDOPTS="-keybd ephyr,,,xkbmodel=evdev,xkblayout=de" Xephyr -screen 1900x982 -resizeable ...
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Qt Creator's window is a background picture

When I open Qt Creator on Ubuntu 14.04 the main window captures background and shows it as its own window. I have to change to other tabs to get its own background.
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How to change environment variable LANGUAGE globally in kde

My objective is to change globally the LANGUAGE var to en_US.UTF-8. Currently it is en:he:en. When issuing command locale I get this output: LANG=en_US LANGUAGE=en:he:en LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" ...