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How do you change display resolution in KDE Plasma 5?

I installed the project NEON ppa in Ubuntu 14.04 to check out the new KDE in a VM. I can't seem to figure out how to change the display resolution. Its stuck at 800x600. Edit: I'm using vmware player ...
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Change Notes plasmoid background

Is there any way to change the notes plasmoid background? I tried looking for the plasmoid in /usr/share/kde4/apps/plasma/plasmoids/ and ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/plasmoids/ to change it myself(if ...
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Enable KDE Plasma 5 after installing in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the Neon5 plasma framework on my Ubuntu 14.04 but I can't enable it I tried to look at Unity Tweak Tool and CompizConfig but didn't find anything Any help?
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Kubuntu - How to use Plasma Active?

Is there any way to switch to the Plasma Active Workspace on Kubuntu? The Kubuntu Active images are broken for me for over a year now and so I wanted to try to activate Plasma Active somehow within ...
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Kde. Set plasma 5.0 lockscreen

I want to set plasma 5.0 lockscreen. http://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0/screenshots/lockscreen.png When I execute $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm I see list with gdm, kdm, lightdm. There is ...
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Unable to locate package kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on 14.04

I am attempting to install kubuntu-plasma5-desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 amd64, following these instructions sudo apt-add-repository ppa:neon/kf5 sudo apt update sudo apt install project-neon5-session ...
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knote/sticky note widget text location

I had several note widgets on Plasma Desktop. Where are the notes saved? I have a problem with plasma-desktop and it is not run. But I need the notes. Where can I find them?
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Change KDE Task Switcher thumbnail selected color

I'd like to change the color of the selected item in KDE task switcher, since I find it really hard to see. Though I have not been able to find out how to do it through system Settings. Here is a pic ...
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Move window from one desktop to another using drag and drop

Up until I upgraded to KDE 4.13.0, I was able to drag an application from the taskbar to a desktop in the desktop-switcher on the task-bar. This would move that window to the other desktop. This ...
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Unable to start kde

Rebooting my laptop after a few days of uptime (so I don't know what could have triggered the issue) I have found that I am unable to login from lightdm. My password is accepted and the fields ...
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KDE, how to have “tail -f” constantly on a dedicated panel?

Plasma has this nice plasmoid called File Watcher. At work I have 2 monitors. I would like to put this plasmoid on an empty panel on the second monitor. So that tail -f /var/log/apache2/error.log ...
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KDE desktop - handling shared applications & icons

I am using the KDE 4.8 desktop with the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have made two separate virtual desktops on it with different wallpapers on each. I want to share all applications with the exception of ...
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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))?
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Disabling capslock key in KDE

I assigned a KDE action to caps-lock key (so that cap-lock is a hotkey for that) hoping it will be disabled (a trick working for other keys). But it was not. Why this happens and how to find a better ...
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80 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 ...
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61 views

Changing opacity of inactive windows in KDE

Is there a way to set a customization in Plasma environment so that inactive windows will have opacity 30%? I know one can set specific titlebar colors for active and inactive windows . But I could ...
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Adding a hibernate button to plasma

How can I add a hibernate button to the start menu?: I remember there was a hibernate button in KDE start menu.
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not showing any applications in KDE application launcher

Not showing any application in kickoff and k-launcher in desktop. I doubt if I have installed lubuntu, xubuntu, gnome theme. Please show me the way to show applications without removing anything.
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KDE ignores window-specific rules for LibreOffice

I set a rule for LibreOffice Writer to Force its windows to (virtual) Desktop 2 in KDE plasma. But kde forgets to move its windows to Desktop 2, the rule is applied only one time once it is set. Then ...
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129 views

How to accurately adjust KDE plasma panel height?

I can just drag it. But when I drag it I don't know the height of it in pixels. How could I adjust it accurately so that i know the height?
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make KDE widgets unresponsive to mousewheel

Is there a way to prevent change of tabs with mouse wheel in Plasma Desktop widgets. For example tabs of task manager and virtual desktops. I want them be unresponsive to mouse-wheel even if mouse ...
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Automatic language layout change for some windows

In a KDE window frame: And then: In which some settings can be applied; for example automatic sending of this application's windows to a virtual desktop. I'm looking for a setting in a similar ...
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74 views

Automatic sending of windows to virtual Desktop 2 in plasma

In KDE evironment, I want every LibreOffice document, when opened, goes automatically to virtual Desktop 2 and every Chromium window be on Desktop 1 (whererver they are opened). Is there a way to ...
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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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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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280 views

Set a hotkey to show an auto-hiding Plasma panel?

I've set my Plasma panel to auto-hide. How do i map a hotkey to pop out the panel so that i can have a look at it without moving my hand off the keyboard to the mouse and then dragging the mouse all ...
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672 views

Set new keyboard shortcuts for switching between desktop activities

Is there a way to set hotkeys for Desktop Activities in KDE Plasma: Meta/Win+Tab is good when there are only two activities; for more, I need a few more hotkeys. Is there a way to set new hotkeys ...
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84 views

A shortcut that assigns an icon to a running program window in KDE environment

Some programs have no icon and KDE assigns its default icon to them when they are running. Is there a way to create a shortcut to that program, so that the shortcut both runs the program and assigns ...
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Handle Plasma Panel intersections

I'm playing around with Kubuntu a bit and am struggling with the following: I've got a top Plasma panel which stays there every time and a left-side panel with auto-hide. When moving the mouse to the ...
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Language change produces sound

I want to hear a sound when system language is changed in KDE environment. Is there anyway to add such sound effect?
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Unable to remove KDE Plasma Workspace login

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 recently and then on top of it tried installing KDE plasma workspace. I now want to get rid of KDE plasma workspace and have ran all commands available on forum and most ...
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368 views

How can I make SimpleWelcome/ROSA Launcher Plasmoid appear on top of other windows?

When I start the launcher, it appears behind other windows, just like a general plasmoid. Can I put it on the top? Thanks!
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643 views

KDE: can't pin a program with “show a launcher when not running” option

When I launch a program and then right-click its taskbar button and select "show a launcher when not running", I get a standard plasma shell popup saying that no application is associated with this ...
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E: Unable to locate package nepomuk-core-dev

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install nepomuk-core-dev in order to build plasma media center ( http://sinny.in/node/25 ) but I am getting following error: ...
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fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer

vijay13@ubuntu:~$ git clone git://anongit.kde.org/plasma-mediacenter Cloning into 'plasma-mediacenter'... fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer Can someone please help me to get rid of above ...
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Disable KDE Launcher - Browser history integration

Whenever I search for something in KDE's Kickoff Application launcher, it also search in my browser history (both Firefox and Chromium). I already disabled Nepomuk and selected "do not remember" ...
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Trying to change kde setting something changed the font/font rendering and I can't go back

I was going through list (the first post)... I changed some of the settings and some other things in the system menu, but somewhere for some reason, the font of most applications changed, and now ...
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How to restart alt+f2 dialog in kde after xkill?

The dialog that appears when I press Alt+F2 froze (what is it called? minicli?), I then proceeded to kill it by clicking it after running the command xkill, this was the message: xkill: killing ...
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How do I get the plasmoid repository

I had a load of plasmoids, beginning with plasma-widget- and kde-applet and kde-plasmoid-, which I think I had added from a PPA, but I can't for the life of me find which one it is (I did a fresh ...
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Minimize windows without them going black and white

I recently updated to KDE 4.10. Now when I minimize windows, the task manager shows them being black and white. I find this very annoying since I tend to find windows primarily based on colors, not ...
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What is a activity in KDE and what can I do with it?

In the top right corner of a standard KDE/Kubuntu installation you'll see this: But seriously, I seem to be unable to understand what those "activities" are and what it would enable me to profit ...
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How to build plasma netbook?

i got source code of kde-workspace from repository as below: sudo apt-get build-dep kde-workspace apt-get source kde-workspace And then, i switched to plasma netbook shell source directory, and run ...
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Uninstalling KDE from Ubuntu 12.10

Ok, as I could not find the solution of my problem here: KDE Plasma is totally crashed - Ubuntu 12.10 I want to uninstall kde desktop environment. Now I am in Unity. How can I uninstall KDE? Note: ...
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How to enable arrow keys in Kubuntu application launcher 12.04?

I just switched from Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and noticed that the application launcher is not behaving exactly the same. In 11.10 I open the launcher with a keybinding, write the first letters of ...
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520 views

Where can I get the source code of KDE's Folder View plasmoid?

I want to have a look at the code of the FolderView plasmoid (which is the thing I miss most from KDE) to see if it is in any way similar to the FolderView screenlet. The screenlet is so buggy right ...
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Could a KDE plasma widget be converted into its own app (easily)?

I've recently made the switch from KDE to Unity and I'm really missing one feature: the FolderView Plasma widget (Plasmoid?) I know there's a screenlet called Folderview which can be used under ...
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GTK applications aren't themed on Plasma Desktop

I have installed plasma-desktop on my girlfriend's Ubuntu 12.04 box, so now she can log on to a KDE desktop, which she likes. However, GTK applications are not themed. Here's a screenshot she took ...
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Some widgets not appearing in “add widgets” in kde4 screensaver [closed]

I would like to add an RSS feed to my screen saver. In kde, the default (blank) saver lets you add normal plasma widgets. But the list of widgets available in the screen saver is smaller than the one ...
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How To Install KDE Plasma Desktop On Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install KDE shell on Ubuntu? Hey guys I am new to Ubuntu, I have installed Ubuntu 11.10, with Gnome, and i am not so happy with unity, I want to install KDE ...
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Day of week in digital clock plasmoid

I have problem with configuring digital clock plasmoid: i can't display day of week in it. As far as i remember it was simle in previous distr versions. Will be glad for help. Thanks!