2
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1answer
28 views

Manual time syncing

Is there a command or some option in KDE environment with which I can manually sync system's time and date with a time server (eg Public Time Server (pool.ntp.org))?
0
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1answer
41 views

A command to add a customized icon or symbol to Plasma's Default Panel

Is there a command, that can add/remove a simple icon in KDE environment tray or anywhere in plasma's Panel (taskbar)? I need a customized notification icon or any other persistent symbol which shows ...
1
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2answers
260 views

A command for showing desktop [duplicate]

wmctrl -s can be used to switch between virtual desktops. Is there a command that shows the desktop? that is a command that will switch between minimizing all windows and restoring them?
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3answers
105 views

Setting a command to be run when switching to a virtual desktop (or an activity) in KDE

Can a command be set to run when switching to a specific virtual desktop (or an activity) in KDE environment? I want to run a command for a desktop (e.g. desktop2) which when I switch to, it will ...
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2answers
81 views

Setting a hotkey for connecting and disconnecting a network connection in KDE environment

Is there a way to set a hotkey for toggling connection through a network cable: Also if I have a command in command-line that can do this or a piece of C++ code that does this I can set a hotkey ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Screen shortcuts in terminal conflict with Konsole and general GUI settings

I'm starting to use Screen in my terminal use (tired of sshing many times when I need to work) anyway, I'm finding that the Screen shortcuts conflict with some of my general gui shortcuts. The real ...
1
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1answer
44 views

Ubuntu boots in CLI after KDE uninstall

I installed KDE to see if it's better than Unity. I didn't like it, so I uninstalled it, but now, when I boot in Ubuntu, it just goes to command line, asking for a user and password. How can I get it ...
0
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1answer
236 views

How to remove (uninstall) all games from Kubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I see that the list of installed games is rather long. If I remove them one by one it will take hours using commands such as: sudo apt-get purge kbounce There is a meta-package called kdegames, but ...
2
votes
1answer
391 views

How to open terminal in dolphin?

In Ubuntu 13.04 with KDE desktop is there any way to do action like "Open terminal " option or any hot key is available ? Thank you.
0
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2answers
501 views

How to install dcop?

I tried to run dcop, since my yakuake cannot be shown again in my Cinnamon, and I don't want to restart my yakuake. I found that this command can make my yakuake show again: dcop yakuake ...
3
votes
1answer
135 views

Install many fonts at once [duplicate]

I have about a hundred fonts that I need to install. Manually right clicking every font file and clicking install, then selecting "personal" vs "system" in a dialog that appears, and then closing it ...
3
votes
1answer
369 views

How do I reload system settings from command line on Kubuntu?

To better understand what I need: In systemsettings (KDE), in icon theme module, after I change the icon theme, I click apply. I need to know which command line I run to do the same when I click apply ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How do I configure background transparency for KDE's terminal?

I got installed kde-plasma desktop but I didn't figured out how to set transparency for kde terminal . I know about gnome terminal that , it will be at preference but I didn't get it here in kde for ...
0
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3answers
664 views

update problem using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? the command I gave was sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade what I have to do? (I'm under kubuntu 11.10)
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2answers
649 views

How to change the constrast on ubuntu with terminal or using a KDE tool?

I would like change the contrast and not only the brightness. My brightness can be ajusted in KDE using my Fn key, but I would like do it with the contrast too. Some commands works like xbacklight ...
0
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1answer
849 views

Remove all borders and tab bars from Yakuake?

machine: kubuntu 11.04x64 w/ kde4 the top terminal is of Yakuake w/ "No Border" option already enabled the bottom is of Konsole w/ "No Border" option also enabled how do I remove all borders ...
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3answers
2k views

Right click to open a terminal in Kubuntu?

On work, I am using fedora, where a right click on desktop opens a menu, which allows opening a terminal. Home, I have kubuntu installed. Is it possible to have the same behavior?
11
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3answers
7k views

How can I safely shutdown/reboot/logout KDE from the command line?

I am not talking about shutdown and reboot commands. I want to initiate the same routine from command line that would be performed if I would press the logout/reboot/shutdown button inside the KDE ...
2
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1answer
747 views

Using Kate's terminal plugin, how can I clear the terminal's history?

I want to clear all the history that I can scroll to, so that I start with a terminal without anything in it exempt the prompt. clear only creates a clear screen, but does not delete the scroll ...
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4answers
5k views

How do I install KDE?

I want to have both KDE and Gnome shells on Ubuntu. Ubuntu has Gnome by default. How do I install KDE?