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KDE Software Compilation 4 (KDE SC 4) is the current series of releases of KDE Software Compilation desktop

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Unity removed after installing KDE SC 4.10

I wanted to try the new version of kubuntu desktop (KDE SC 4.10) on my Ubuntu 12.10, so I did this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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How to install KDE 4.10 on Precise from repos?

I want to install new KDE 4.10 on Ubuntu 12.04. Can I install it from any repository and without kubuntu-desktop package? I want clean, fresh KDE without Kubuntu modifications. Thanks in advance.
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Why aren't new programs showing up in the KDE menu?

I have run into a very odd problem in Kubuntu 12.10. Whenever I add a program through Muon or `apt-get`, it doesn't show up in the menu. For example, I installed Opera from a deb package and ...
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Handling GTK Windows in KDE4

I've installed kde via sudo apt-get install kde-full and it worked perfectly, and all is well, except for these ugly gtk applications. (Pictures Here) So I did some research and came across this form ...
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How to download kde or gnome from synaptic for offline installation

I know how to install GNOME 3 and KDE using apt-get. But i want to know how to, only download, from synaptic package manager, these shells. When i search for kubuntu-desktop in synaptic then the ...
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undefined reference to `XShmQueryVersion'

I am try to compile a simple codebase that use simple X11 functions but it gives error at compile: (.text+0x1c): undefined reference to `XShmQueryVersion' I used the XShmQueryVersion function in my ...
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Stop KDE services from running

I recently installed KDE with the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Now whenever I log into Unity I can see KDE-related services running in the background and I see no obvious way to ...
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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 ...
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Krusader can't go into archives

I installed Krusader to my ubuntu from repos with "apt-get install" and it work fine except one thing - i can not enter in any archives. While trying to do so it says - "listing folders is not ...
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Upgrading specific pieces of KDE 4.x

So this is going to be one of those "is this even possible?" questions. I need to upgrade a piece of my KDE from 4.8.5 to 4.9. Specifically, I need to upgrade Gwenview from the 2.85 version in KDE ...
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How to format a SD card easily in KDE?

first I want to clarify that I know how to do this with programs like kde-partitionmanager or gparted. What I am really looking for is a easy way such as right click in dolphin on my SD Card or USB ...
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How to disable KDE suspend/screen lock notifications?

Every time I close the lid on my laptop it plays a sound. Similarly, I'm getting a notification that the screen has been locked when I wake it up again. I've looked under KDE power management system ...
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How can I modify the knetworkmanager icon in my kde taskbar?

I am using kubuntu 12.04 Precise 64 on my notebook. Almost everything works fine. I would like to modify the colors of the icon(s) used by knetworkmanager to indicate wifi online. Right now, I am ...
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How to install KDE for different user on ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome 2D. I want to install different desktop environments for different users, there are only 3 different users, 2 of them are in soders list with NOPASSWD I want one user ...
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How can one change the Oxygen look away from Gtk aplications when having both Ubuntu and Kubuntu Desktop?

I have both Kubuntu and Ubuntu desktop installed on my laptop running 12.10. eventhough I enjoy the looks of KDE, when using Unity, aplications (firefox, thunderbird, filezilla, geany, amongst others ...
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How to disable Qt accessibility in 12.04?

Observed behavior When opening a KDE session, a blue round icon with a human silhouette appears in tray. It offers "enable screensaver" "speak text" "speak keyboard". It seems related to processes ...
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GTK3 theme in KDE

I am using Kubuntu 12.04 and QtCurve widget style which does not support GTK3: How can apply a GNOME theme for GTK3 apps? I found an advice here: installed gnome-themes-standard and ...
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How to change oxygen window decorator?

I am using kubuntu 12.04 and kde 4.9 and I would like to make some custom theming. I have made some changes in my color scheme and icons and now I would like to make changes into window decoration in ...
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Unity-and other DE-problems in 12.04

So, I installed 12.04 64-bit. I immediately had issues getting Picasa 3 sync with web albums to work due to issues with WINE IE6 and 64-bit. I decided it wasn't worth it and decided to try out ...
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Configure mouse speed (not pointer acceleration!)

Is there way to increase the mouse speed in KDE4? I don't want any pointer acceleration, it's just the mouse speed that I want to change. Edit: Unfortunately, editing the xorg.conf is not an option ...
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Set default Built-in Audio in KDE

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and using KDE for primary my DE alongside Unity. my problem is audio always detect HDMI for default. so when I'd turned down the volume on my laptop, it did not happen. while the ...
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How to control KDE (4.9.0) plasma widgets from command line?

I cannot delete "Window Menubar" widget from panel and "Facebook" widget from "Search and Launch" desktop bottom. And I don't want to delete all my settings, can I delete these widgets somewhere in ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 keyboard + mouse do not respond

I just installed Kubuntu 12.04 amd-64. When I login the mouse, moves but the clicks appear to be random (some are accepted and some are not) and the same happens with the keystrokes. This makes the ...
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Taking KDE config files with me

I'm reinstalling my Kubuntu 12.04 and I want to take my Kate, Kile, Okular, Dolphin & Konsole config files with me. Where are this files located? I've looked around /home/, /home/.kde/ and ...
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How do I change login screen in Ubuntu 11.10 with KDE installed?

I used Simple LightDM Manager to change login screen images in my Ubuntu 11.10 system. But after I have installed KDE environment this software does not works. Login screen changes do not apply now, ...
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Camera protocol doesn't work

My Android device is set to use the media player mode when the USB cable is plugged in. When I plug it in, it launches the media player thingy on my device and it shows up in the "Device Notifier" ...
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problem while removing Kubuntu-desktop

I tried to remove kubuntu-desktop using this command --> http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/pureubuntu [chk link plz] and this is it's output and nothing being removed! :( -- hilal@Hilal-PC:~$ sudo ...
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Kubuntu 12.04: Change login screen background?

I am having trouble changing my login screen background. I can select the default wallpaper, the Kde-default one, but whenever I select my own custom wallpaper, there is no image, just a solid color. ...
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How do I install only the KDE desktop (and not apps) on Unity?

My question is pretty simple. I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and I want to login with KDE. I have seen recommendations to: 1- run the three commands: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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KDE4 configuration via file?

For quite some time I've got the following problem: on my desktop I placed a special folder view app (see screenshot). I cannot resize or move it in any way when the apps/ bars are in unlocked mode. ...
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kde4-config not found?

Here's my /etc/apt/sources.list: ############################################################# ################### OFFICIAL UBUNTU REPOS ################### ...
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When will KDE 4.8.3 land in Kubuntu 12.04 (official repository)?

When will KDE SC 4.8.3 be available in the Kubuntu 12.04 official repositories?
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Kubuntu won't lock

When I close the screen of my netbook in Kubuntu, it doesn't lock when I reopen, and when I press the lock button, nothing happens. I have KScreenSaver configured, and all the drivers work fine, so ...
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How to disable screen edge obstruction in KDE?

Whenever I enable any action in KDE -> System Settings -> Workspace behaviour -> Screen Edges selected screen edge becomes unreachable by the pointer which is bounces against it. I don't want ...
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Alt-Tab behaviour in KDE 4.8.2 after upgrade to 12.04

This may be a silly question for this community (and if this question does not belong here, please let know, and I'll either delete it or move to another suggested forum.) I run Kubuntu, and I just ...
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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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In KDE, how can i restore my shortcut in quicklaunch applet? [closed]

I lost my quicklaunch in KDE and restored, but did not return the shortcuts, where can I change this?
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The eclipse icon on my KDE desktop looks wrong

Here is how it looks: Here is how it is configured: I want the icon to look something like this:
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KDE opens recent session applications

When I restart KDE, it launches all the applications I opened after restart. How to disable this feature?
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Open tabs at startup in Konqueror

When starting Chrome I can set up that it opens previously used tabs, last time when closing the browser window. Can I do the same in Konqueror? When I open Konqueror doesn't reopen last opened tabs, ...
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Network manager dies if my router drops the internet connection

My ISP doing some repairs on my broadband cable so my internet connection is dropping frequently, when my internet connection drops, Network Manager, shows that there are no interfaces. I have to ...
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How to configure KDE default settings for a new user of a group?

I'm a sys admin on Kubuntu 11.10 machine. Where do I configure the basic config for a new user (say belonging to group "users")? Edit 1: I want to configure langauages - currently my new users get ...
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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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Aligning desktop icons in Kubuntu

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (KDE4.7). Currently my desktop is in "Folder Layout" mode. I have tried align the icons on my desktop by selecting "Align to grid" in icons option in desktop. Still by icons ...
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Installed KDE4.8 on Ubuntu and it messed up browser's fonts

I installed KDE 4.8 on my 11.10 system just to try it out but didn't like it and eventually un-istalled it. But now the browser's font (both Firefox & Chromium) are messed up badly. How can I ...
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Show desktop like in windows 7

Is there any widget or anything which will work like windows 7 button in right down corner of the screen? This is, when one move over the mouse on the button then all windows are hidden and when mouse ...
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Gnome 3 application theme in kDE

I am using KDE 4 and when I run any Gnome 3 application it looks really bad, how I can make Gnome 3 applications have themes like in Unity and Gnome 3 Shell. Thanks in advance!
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Is switching to Raster graphic system speeding up KDE4?

While searching for methods to optimize my KDE4 installation on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS , someone suggests the raster graphics system instead of the default. Change the default paramter in startkde4 script ...
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Undecorate Chromium Browser in KDE4?

Chromium browser in KDE4 looks bad , unlike other WM , a border showed up on top , how can i remove them , and let chromium display its own buttons (e.g close / max / minimize) ? Thanks !