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

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KDEish theme in Ubuntu

I installed KDE alongside Ubuntu, but now I want to remove all traces. As seen here, http://i.imgur.com/TwOLhF1.png my winows have different icons and a differnet theme. Can anybody help me out? I ...
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Why is baloo such a resource hog in kde?

I don't understand why baloo needs to use so much CPU for so long as opposed to updatedb which does it pretty much instantly. Can't baloo use the indexing from updatedb and get it over with? What does ...
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Reverse scroll direction in plasma 5

Recently upgraded to kde plasma 5, I have noticed that reverse scrolling does not work on plasma 5 windows such as the control panel or application launcher while it works in other apps. Is there a ...
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Nautilus won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04. What should I do?

Nautilus won't start. When I try to launch it from a terminal, I get the following messages: (nautilus:3344): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion ...
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When I log in to Unity, there is no window decoration and no dash. What should I do?

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity 7 and KDE Plasma 5 installed. Following a recent update/upgrade, no window decorations and no dash appear on login, though windows do. What should I do?
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When can we expect Plasma 5.3 to be available for Kubuntu users

Plasma 5.3 has been released in Kubuntu backport ppa, but not in the main ppa. What is generally the timelines that a backport is available in the main ppa. What are the reasons why I should not go ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 alt key problem after upgrade

After last upgrade, when I do any alt+key combination my plasma window manager freezes as if the alt key keeps pressed. So I can only move windows. I have to connect with ssh to restart display ...
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How to publish a game in Muon? [duplicate]

I have written a little game and I would like to publish it in Muon. How can I do that? I haven t found any documentation...
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Xfce with Kde Plasma 5: How to automatically give focus to newly created windows?

I am using Xfce with Kde Plamsa5 as Window Manager. I cant open Xfce Window Settings anymore but KDE System Settings. I cant find an option to automatically focus to newly created windows. When I ...
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KDE lock screen appears when in Google Hangout

How can I disable the KDE lock screen from automatically appearing, but only when I am in a Google Hangout (in Chrome)?
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KDE/QT applications on Xubuntu 15.04 are horrible

All installed KDE/QT applications on Xubuntu 15.04 are horrible (clementine, digikam, etc...). I think the layout miss all kde/qt library. See there http://postimg.org/image/ng087lkkb/ Why? How can ...
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How to install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04? Kdenlive recommends to use this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~sunab/+archive/ubuntu/kdenlive-release But it does not have the latest version. How do ...
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unlock kwallet at login

before plasma 5 I had my kwallet unlocked at login and it worked well (same password for kwallet as for my session). Now, with plasma 5, it does not work anymore, I think I'm not far from working ...
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Kubuntu laggy althoug RAM/CPU isn't all used up

I'm using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5.3 (Just installed the system a few days ago) Something strange is happening..The system is very, and I mean VERY laggy. When I'm doing simple tasks like leaving ...
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KDE 5 : Increasing icon-size in task manager and correct screen animations

I am currently using KDE 5 on Kubuntu. Everything else is good, but I just want to know how I can increase the icon-size in task manager. Currently because I am forcing font DPI to 110 for viewing ...
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How change KDE account picture automagically?

I've written a nifty little script that selects a random image at reboot and copies it into my home folder, naming it .face. However, my desktop environment is KDE and it seems to be ignoring that ...
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Install Kubuntu over Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I've got a Macbook air and it's impossible to install Kubuntu on it, so I ended up installing Ubuntu 15.04. Now it's time to replace it with Kubuntu 15.04 and the new plasma. Of course I have to ...
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How do I access GUI settings (kubuntu 15.04) or run them from Command line

Currently Plasma 5.3 is not running on my kubuntu 15.04 install. see Plasma has vanished Kubuntu 15.04 How can I access settings, i.e. what name/commands do I need to run whatever the plasma settings ...
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How can I disable KDE sounds in Xfce (Vivid)? Or: Why is systemsettings empty?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.04 (vivid), and have a few KDE apps installed (kdevelop, konqueror). I would like to disable their notification sounds. I know that this issue has been discussed before, and ...
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Dolphin takes a while to open (Kubuntu)

I tried out kubuntu a few months ago and encountered the same problem, when I try to open dolphin it takes about 15 seconds to fully load (this has never happened with any other file manager on other ...
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How do I disable KDE Wallet?

KDE Wallet keeps popping up whenever try to add or remove connections in the Network Manager. I would like to disable the KDE Wallet system altogether. In Kubuntu 14.04 I could disable KDE Wallet ...
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“redmond” theme on kubuntu 15.04?

Fresh kubuntu 15.04 install (so: using plasma 5.2.2). I happen to like the classic Windows look (it also really confuses people :) ), and in previous releases I've installed the kdeartwork (or some ...
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kcron not running commands

When I add a new command to kcron it seems to work fine. I hit Run Now and it works perfectly. BUT when the task is scheduled it never runs. How do I get kcron to run commands exactly as Konsole can ...
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Slow/laggy system on a mid-end PC

I just moved from Windows 8.1 3 days ago (which was running very good in terms of performance and multi-tasking). I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE Plasma 5.3 installed and the system isn't fast as it ...
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Make KDE use max resolution available for second monitor

KDE user, Thinkpad T450s. I have a second monitor at home, and another one in my office. When I plug in any of the two in my VGA port, the system automatically assigns to it a 1024x768 resolution. ...
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“Unmet dependencies” When trying to install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install the latest KDE Plasma here but I'm getting You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-telepathy-minimal: ...
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Firefox is using KDE oxygen GTK on Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple desktop environments (unity, cinnamon and KDE). However, after I installed KDE, Firefox began to use oxygen GTK when I am using Unity or Cinnamon. If a click ...
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How to fully disable kde wallet?

I'm on kubuntu 15.04. I'd like to use ksshaskpass, but whenever I run it, I get requestor to create kdewallet. I did disable kdewallet, as shown in How to disable KDE Wallet? , any my config files ...
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How to remove icons from KDE application dropdown menu items?

What is the configuration setting to not show icons next to menu dropdown items for KDE applications installed in Ubuntu? Gnome applications do not display an icon next to dropdown menu items. ...
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KDE hangs after login if rebooting from Windows in a dual-boot computer

I run a dual-boot computer with(Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04, over which I have installed KDE 4.13.3. After booting on Windows, the first time I try to log in to KDE, KDE hangs on splash window after ...
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missing some icons in KDE 5 launcher and tray after installing unity

I have kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. last night I installed unity desktop using the command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop on my laptop. but after first restart I missed some of my application ...
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design printing theme for kaddressbook (grantlee)

I would like to create a printing theme for kaddressbook that allows me to print my contacts on label stickers 70x32mm. The problem is, I don't know enough html/css/grantlee to make it work. Any guru ...
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LibreOffice crashes on startup after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I would have up-voted or responded to this thread but I do not have enough rep: Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04 After an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 LibreOffice (Writer, Calc etc) ...
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Laptop runs much slower after installing KDE environment Ubuntu 15.04

Recently after installing the kde environment (onto normal ubuntu 15.04, through 1 simple package install after completely removing the xfce environment.) i have noticed the massive increase in boot ...
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No network-manager in Kubuntu 15.04

I have a fresh Kubuntu 15.04 install. When I go to the icon, right click, Networks Settings, I end up in this window: Update: Same thing happens for Updates settings.
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Problem with KDE programs after upgrading to 15.04

I experienced this problem with konversation, but while searching for a solution, I saw that many people were having this problem with many different KDE programs, so I thought I'd bring it up here ...
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Fail after seond reboot when going to Kubuntu vivid from 14.10

My wife's Eurocom Laptop was running Kubuntu 14.10 and telling her she needed to do a version upgrade. But clicking on the upgrade button in apper was failing with a error 127. We tried running a ...
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How to change the graphic settings in Kubuntu 15.04

and thanks for taking a look at my problem. I have a Kubuntu 15.04, upgraded from 14.10 and whenever I open a session the borders in every breeze theme window show a black corner and the preview of ...
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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Can't Get KDE on chromebook

While atepmting to install kde on my chromebook i got this message I: Retrieving Release W: Retrying failed download of http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/Release then E: Failed getting ...
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How to make KDE remember your opened windows across sessions?

This used to work on Kubuntu 14, 13, etc... but since the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04, after I login only some of my windows re-open automatically. And some of those that do are not in the position I ...
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How can I contribute artwork to kubuntu?

I recently installed kubuntu on my PC. I would like to change the icon of the system task bar and submit the icon so that it can replace the default icon in the kubuntu KDE 5 breeze theme. Please ...
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Can't Install Lightworks in KDE

Everytime i try to install lightworks i get. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libtiff5 Please help!
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How can I get the Plasma 5 Device Notifier to give me appropriate options for DVDs after upgrading from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04?

Previous to installing Kubuntu 15.04, I was using Kubuntu 14.10 with Plasma 4. There, the Device Notifier would give me a number of options for Video Discs which I inserted. These included playing the ...
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libgnomeprint breaks Plasma 5 desktop

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 with the Plasma 5 desktop. Yesterday I tried to install Stata 12 on my machine as I did many times before with previous Ubuntu versions. After finishing the installation ...
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How to show sources in XFCE sound mixer?

I am using Ubuntu 15 and XfCE. The XFCE Mixer only gives me Master Volume. How can I show Playback-sources-volume, just like in KMix?
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Missing icons from system settings KDE 15.04

i have a missing icons from the Kubuntu System Settings panel, installed from kubuntu-ppa/backports in ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu-desktop any ideas?
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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.