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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Kubuntu panel freezes

We are using Kubuntu 14.04 for all PC's in our firm. Nowadays we are facing an issue that while working the panel freezes. Almost every PC's facing this issue. The load is normal. Please provide a ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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Kubuntu: Change proxy settings from console

I want to change proxy in whole system. I am using Kubuntu 14.04 64bit. I know that should change proxy variables like http_proxy="http://proxy.xxx.xx:80XX/" etc. But it will not change proxy in KDE ...
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Okular not opening after installing in Ubuntu 14.04

The application won't open after installation. If a file is opened from terminal, the following error is shown: zeenat@islamzee:~/Desktop$ okular ...
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Use Caps Lock as arbitrary shortcut key in KDE5

I'd like to run a bash script when I press caps lock in KDE5. I had this working just fine in KDE4. I can easily assign Caps Lock as the trigger to a command in system settings -> shortcuts -> ...
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Lag when dragging windows between monitors in KDE

When dragging a window from one monitor to the next (either with alt or by the title bar) there is a slight lag as the mouse passes the boundary. Although not a huge issue it's one of the first things ...
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How to upgrade to KDE 4.14

I am running KDE on top of Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The KDE version is 4.13.3 . I want to update it to 4.14 . I added the Kubuntu Backport PPA and did. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo ...
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Help with install kde on Ubuntu 15.04

I was installing kde on my laptop all went well until, I restarted my laptop and was greeted with this: I tried hitting arrow keys and hitting enter it seemed like it was going through menus.
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Applications unreliably gaining focus on mouse click in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Kunbutu 15.04 and am having a problem where windows are not reliably gaining focus when I click on them. For instance, when switching to using PyDev, I often need to click ...
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Install Kde Plasma 5 on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i'm trying to install kde5 on ubuntu 14.04 but after update system and add some PPA, packages dont find in repository. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Teminal does not show in Kate

I installed Kate in Ubuntu. But it is not showing Terminal in the application. I googled, which said me to install Konsole, as Kate is a KDE based application.I installed Konsole and ran Kate again ...
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Can't install Skype or update in Kubuntu 15.04

I am rather new to Linux, so I figured I would start "easy" with Kubuntu. My issue was immediate that Skype would not install. It is not in Muon Discover (software center) and adding the repo to ...
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How do I install KDE Plasma 4 instead of 5? Ubuntu 15.04

The deal is that I don't like KDE 5 but if I install KDE it installs 5.3.1... Is there a way to install KDE 4 or do I have to deal with it?
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Diffrent sets of applications for each user

I want to try out some alternative desktops, see whats going on, but I have a annoying issue, when I install a desktop package I get all the applications and stuff that come with it just added to the ...
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KDE Compositor “disconnecting”

When using KDE, I have the following occur after the desktop has been used heavily for several days: The compositor stops working properly for one or more applications. An example of this would be ...
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How do I make a window transparent in KDE?

I know I can do this in Unity with compiz. But didn't find a way to do same in KDE. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with full kubuntu-desktop installed. Btw, I noticed an option for inactive window. But I ...
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repetitive Wi-Fi password request

Kubuntu 14.04 recently asks for Wi-Fi password repeatedly. How can I prevent this repetitive password request?
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How to change the Desktop Manager

When I installed KDE Plasma in Ubuntu 15.04, I set the LightDM as the default manager, But I want to set KDM as the default, how can I change this?
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Can't use shift + key and ctrl + key key combinations in NDN (Necromancer' Dos Nav) and MC ubuntu/KDE plasma 5

I would like to use Necromancer's Dos Navigator on Ubuntu/KDE plasma 5 15.04 vivid, 3.19.8. NDN: http://ndn.muxe.com/ I have tried at least the following terminal emulators: konsole terminator tilda ...
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Audio Scratching when altering volume

Recently after installing Wine and getting the audio to work I've started noticing that whenever I alter the volume for any application audio scratching occurs. Not sure what to do to fix it. The only ...
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How do I install Plasma Desktop on Ubuntu 15.04?

Anyone can show me how to install Plasma Desktop on Ubuntu 15.04, I've tried one method and it works for a moment, but after few minutes I have obtain errors in Unity and in Plasma and more that.. In ...
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How do I set custom application icons in KDE?

I have several Virtual machines (VMs) that run through VirtualBox that I have created desktop configuration files for and set custom icons (usually in .svg format, although to see whether this issue ...
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How do I install KDE on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am trying to install KDE on Ubuntu 15.04. I ran sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop and got this output: http://paste.ubuntu.com/11858746/. I ran sudo apt-get -f install and got this output: ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 black bar at the bottom of the screen covering panel

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04, and after a programm I ran in wine changed my resolution, I've had a black bar at the bottom obscuring my activity panel. I can still click on everything and it ...
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Recovering unity desktop after installing gnome3

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 . I wished to have multiple desktop environment. so for installing KDE is tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop so this worked and I was having ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 graphical errors

I've been using Kubuntu for months with no problem. Today, I installed Java Runtime 6 (or something along those lines) for Minecraft, and upon running it, I realized it was running slow. I checked a ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...
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Can I remove KDE and replace it with Unity? [duplicate]

I want to switch KDE with Unity. Is there a way?
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How can the keyboard layout in KDE be changed via GUI

I am using KDE under Ubuntu 15.04. and while I haven't any problems changing the keyboard layout under other desktop environments it doesn't work under KDE via settings (Input devices > Keyboard > ...
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How to prevent pausing unactive user session?

For a while now when I switch between two user sessions the inactive one in some cases will stop executing GUI processes. This way I'm forced waiting for another session to load and can't do something ...
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G sense smart status changes all the time in KDE Partition Manager

I've a Hitachi hard disk that is supposed to withstand shocks up to 250G when active. According to the SMART status in KDE Partition Manager the hard disk has a detection capability that counts the ...
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Tried to install KDE but it got hanged up

I tried to install KDE on Ubuntu 14.04 using package manager. It worked once when second time I started my system it was not getting on and got hanged up at ubuntu logo. Following is the screenshot at ...
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What have i missed that i need to run Redshift Plasmoid?

I've installed Redshift through synaptic, adding the ppa as described. I've built the KDE itself and installed Eclipse (including the cdt). Yet, nothing happens when I run redshiftautostart as ...
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How can I change to one of the many system installed fonts in KDE5 konsole?

I have KDE 5 installed and would like to install a patched font for powerline. I already ran the script to install the fonts into ~/.fonts but when editing the konsole profile, I see a very limited ...
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Plasma 5.3 segfaults on monitor restart

I have an Intel NUC connected to my TV via HDMI. The NUC runs 24/7, power saving features such as "turn off monitor" are all disabled. The system works great, I am really pleased with it. However... ...
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KDE gtk theme problem

I have just installed KDE 4.14.2. My problem is that nemo and synaptic file manager look horrible: I tried to install kde-config-gtk-style and tweak the GTK2 - GTK3 themes like this: but, after ...
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How to modify KDE Network Configuration GUI for Custome OpenVPN settings

KDE Plasma 5 is a thing of beauty, to be sure. But how do I modify the network manager client OpenVPN gateway settings to accommodate custom connections? For instance I need to connect to a gateway ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Change KDE application's icons

is there a way to change the icon theme that is used by KDE applications like Krusader in Unity? KDE systemsettings don't work any more. Can't I just edit some file? Thanks
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Running Tux Typing in window

How can I run Tux Typing on Ubuntu 15.04 in window mode? I've dual screen and by default it runs on both screens, which makes it hard to use.
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Change language after button release

Is there a way to change language when i press Alt+Shift, and then I release the last key? At the moment language is changed after I press the last key, before I release it. Because of that many ...
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How to set crisp fonts in new KDE?

Just updated my Kubuntu to a new version with new KDE. But looks like my fonts are getting bad look because of too much blurred fonts. I tried to play with antialiasing levels in Fonts options but ...
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Graphics corrupt after KDE 5 install

Ubuntu version: 15.04 System: 64-bit Intel Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Knowledge: moderate Hi, I've been happily using 15.04 for a few months, until a week ago I decided to install KDE Plasma 5 ...
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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...
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What is the thing in KDE that override my locale settings

With Kubuntu 14.04, I have got some trouble with the locales. "Something" in KDE override my settings (I say in KDE because if I use gnome, I got no problems). Here are my settings $ cat ...
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Invisible text in Inbox by Gmail in Firefox on Kubuntu

I'm using Firefox 38 on Kubuntu 14.04.2. Google's new "Inbox by Gmail" site works correctly with Chrome on this platform, and works correctly with Firefox on a Windows 7 platform. However, on ...
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What is the thing that detect that I change the monitor configuration?, and how to configure it?

I am using a laptop, with a docking station on which two monitors are plugged. My video card is a Nvidia, I'm under KDE. I use a shell script based on xrandr to switch between 2 configuration: The ...
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How to report a bug in Kubuntu?

I need to report a bug against plasma-widgets-workspace that got installed for Kubuntu. The "regular" ubuntu-bug plasma-widgets-workspace complains that: The problem cannot be reported: This is ...
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Linux and Windows on same computer. Access windows from ubuntu

I have two OS installed on my PC. Ubuntu and Windows. I need, sometimes, to use windows to open some files but I need to restart my computer to access windows, because I use Ubuntu as my primary OS. ...
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Numpad for shortcuts

I try to assign shortcuts which includes numpad number keys e.g. Ctrl.+alt+5. But the numberkeys of numpad won't work only the numberkeys over the qwert keyd I found out that this seem to be an ...
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Save session settings in KDE environment without shutting down

When Kubuntu is shut down, the session settings are saved: Programs which were opened, plasma settings, etc. When restarted these settings are restored. e.g. the programs which were open, are opened ...