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Cycle through windows in KDE on Ubuntu 14.04

I just switched from Gnome to KDE on Ubuntu 14.04. Is there a keyboard shortcut to cycle through applications in KDE, such that if the same application has multiple open windows, only the first is ...
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24 views

change the window resize mouse button for kubuntu-desktop

I am using alt + right click to resize windows. How do I change it to alt + middle click? I am on ubuntu 12.04 using kubuntu-desktop i.e. kde plasma
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495 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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138 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 ...
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1answer
32 views

How to make hotkeys ALT_L+X and ALT_R+Y different in KDE?

In KDE settings pressing left and right modifier keys have no difference, for example, Alt+X works both with left and right alt keys. Is it possible to make them different? Using xev you can see that ...
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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 ...
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How do I make Ctrl+F4 close a tab in Firefox in KDE? [duplicate]

I'm used to closing Firefox tabs using the Ctrl+F4 shortcut. But this shortcut is not working in Linux Mint 15 KDE. I was unable to find the "Close Tab" option in Shortcuts options in KDE. How do I ...
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104 views

Make a window shortcut permanent

I want to be able to always make the terminal window pop-up with focus with the same keyboard shortcut. I've found so far that if I right-click the window and go to More Actions > Window ...
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2answers
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Pressing <Down> opens a new tab in Konsole

Since only recently, when I press the ↓ (the Down) key, a new tab is opened in the Konsole terminal emulator. This is only happens in Konsole, not, for example, in Gnome terminal. I don't know what ...
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3answers
674 views

Are there any alternatives to KRunner for Kubuntu?

The one feature/program I really admired in OSX was Alfred: a smart application/file launcher. Alfred returned incredibly relevant results after only typing a single character - for example, 'C' ...
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1answer
213 views

Expand window to free space on screen in KDE

I am using Kubuntu, and I want to expand the current window to the free space on the screen. To say it more precisely: I want to make the current window as big as possible without overlapping new ...
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3answers
198 views

Can't unset window shortcut

I somehow set konsole to activate an open instance using Ctrl+Shift+T which also happens to be browsers default re-open closed tab shortcut. I want to unset this window shortcut on console but I ...
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857 views

Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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382 views

How to resolve ambiguous key sequence?

Using BasKet, I get the following message: Ambiguous Shortcut Detected The key sequence 'Ctrl+1' is ambiguous. Use 'Configure Shortcuts' from the 'Settings' menu to solve the ambiguity. No ...
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1answer
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kde keyboard problems Ubuntu 12.04

I have Unity & Gnome 3.4 installed successfully. All Dell keyboard keys work perfectly with both. I installed kde - full via terminal. Everything is working great except for the hotkeys. No ...
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1answer
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New to emacs — my key bindings are different from what is described in the tutorials. How to fix this?

I'm using emacs v24 [GNU Emacs 24.0.94.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.3.20) of 2012-03-26 on meitnerium, modified by Debian] on Kubuntu 12.04. My basic problem is that emacs is not behaving ...
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Bind keys to actions in KDE 4

I mainly use windows and use Linux/Kubuntu occasionally, and would love it if the same Windows shortcuts can be applied in KDE 4. Shortcuts that I would love to have. Winkey - Launches the start ...
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838 views

Can I assign custom keyboard shortcuts for menu items in applications?

OSX allows user to add custom keyboard shortcuts for menu items. For instance you can define a custom keyboard shortcut for "Copy" and it will work for every application that has a menu item called ...
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1answer
246 views

KDE: Chrome Ctrl+I keys binding does not open up DevTools

Using latest Kubuntu KDE, I try to open up DevTools in Chrome by hitting Ctrl+I as given in the Tools menu. But it does not work. Ctrl+J however opens Javascript console. Can you suggest a solution? ...
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415 views

Why doesn't Ctrl+Alt+Del work in KDE when set as a shortcut for Log Out?

In KDE, I have Ctrl+Alt+Del specified as shortcut for Log Out in KDE Session Manager, but once I press it - nothing happens. The same happens with Log Out Without Confirmation and other shortcuts. ...
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How do I control window placement in KDE with keyboard?

Is it possible in KDE to set up keyboard shortcuts similar to what Unity uses for window placement - i.e. Alt - Ctrl - Numpad 6 to make a window occupy the left half of the screen etc.?
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1answer
258 views

KWin answer to Compiz Put and Grid?

I have just recently switched from Ubuntu to Kubuntu. UI-wise I prefer KDE over Unity, I do however miss some of the Compiz plugins (especially the keyboard shortcuts). KWin seems to allow enormous ...
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1answer
686 views

Why does KDE's Konsole not have top-level menu-accelerator keys? Is it a bug? Is there a workaround?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid (32). I have installed KDE's Konsole (terminal), as it offers a couple of things I can't currently get in the gnome-terminal. However there is a fly in the soup... ...