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

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Kubuntu is significantly slow to start some of the programs in X window

I have Kubuntu 14.04. There is no performance problems other than this. Since the installation of the OS some programs like Dolphin, Gweview, Dragon Player and Muon Discover take a couple of minutes ...
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A qdbus command error

Why do I get an error with this command in KDE: qdbus org.kde.klipper /klipper getClipboardContents qdbus: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/bin/qdbus': No such file or directory ?
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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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How do I use lightdm for login instead of light-locker?

I installed xubuntu on my laptop and recently removed nearly all of the xfce4 packages in favor of a kde desktop. However, light-locker is still used for the login screen. How can i remove it and ...
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menubar not showing with KDE 4.13.2/Ubuntu 14.04

The menu bar is not showing on any applications besides KDE applications. Anyone know how to get it to show?
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Qt 5 configuration

I have a problem setting Qt5 apps correctly on my computer. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE4, I have configured the look in the KDE system settings and that look is used in every qt4 apps and gtk ...
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KGraphViewer replacement

Is there a replacement package for the deleted KGraphViewer? The qt dev pacakge is installed. Compilation of the latest Umbrello works. Also I tried to compile it from the git remake ...
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LightDM login fails for LDAP users

When trying to log onto a Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. I noticed that all users would pass, when logging in via ssh, but graphical login (i.e. LightDM with the KDE greeter) would just be possible for ...
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kernel crash after applying kde window theme unsuccessfully?

I had been trying a bunch of different themes in KDE just because I kind of like to do that (don't judge me) and when applying a theme that emulates the windows 7 titlebar, kwin and kde started ...
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Can't type caret ('^') in Konsole [closed]

I can obviously type it my browser and even in Xterm, but not in Konsole. I'm using Kubuntu, 13.10. To be thorough, I am using a German keyboard (which is already a pain), but I don't see why that ...
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Making Konsole to be login shell by default

I don't know why there are "login" and "non-login" shells in the first place, and i'm not very eager to know. The fact is that the RVM and NVM software that i use frequently require login shells, and ...
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How to stop NumLock toggling

Is there any way to stop NumLock toggling keypad in KDE? I want to use Numlock as a hotkey and toggle keypad with another key or with an application.
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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kde-full and unistalling some of its packages

I installed KDE using kde-full - so far so good. But when I try to unistall some of its app wich is not so neceseary to me (like marble or kalgebra), apt-get remove will show me Reading package ...
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How to change login screen

After installing kde, I had an ugly splash and login screen that I didn't like. I managed to get the splash back to normal, but I can't get the login back to normal.
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How to change date and time format from Arabic to English

Hi I am using Kubuntu and my language system is english but when I am using date command the output result is arabic format like this جمعه ۱۸ ژوئیه ۱۴، ساعت ۰۲:۳۴:۵۸ (IRDT) what should I do to ...
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how do I change the default icon size of smooth tasks plasma taskbar?

By default the icons are completely square, so while I can make them wider, that has the effect of making them taller. I want to perfectly emulate the windows 7 taskbar, but changing the space between ...
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Kubuntu launcher menu without categories

I dont know if its right to ask about Kubuntu, but I hope not :) I'm trying Kubuntu 14.04 and I just found one disadvantage for me that's the way how the launcher looks. It contains categories, in ...
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Too Many Lock Screens

I installed a few different GUI environments for Ubuntu 14.04 and I finally settled on KDE. However, when I lock my desktop and come back to it I have to sign in twice... I have two different ...
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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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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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How do I get the OSD for brightness hotkeys on Kubuntu 14.04 KDE 4.13?

I am using KDE SC 4.13.2 on Kubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). The screen brightness changes with the brightness hotkeys on my keyboard (Lenovo G500) but the OSD showing the brightness level does not appear. The ...
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“Could NOT find KDE4Workspace (missing: KDE4Workspace_CONFIG) (Required is at least version ”4.9.80“)”

I have been trying to install oxygen-transparent on my kubuntu 14.04 installation for a while now, and every time it fails with the following error: ...
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How to plug out usb-device if it opened in window (in KDE)?

If window shows content of the usb-device then device can't be retrieved, the system tells that device is used. In other graphic environments you can freely plug out the device, even if you currently ...
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Is it possible to show a number above the icons in the task bar, referring to which desktop the application is in

I'm trying to create separate work desktops, so I have two shells, two firefoxes, etc. What I want is to be able to look at an icon and see to which desktop it belongs. I'm using KDE and Xfce. But, ...
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Zsh fade and fire prompts don't look so smooth in yakuake as in gnome-terminal

I am using kubuntu 14.10 with yakuake and zsh installed. I like default fire/fade prompts included to the default zsh distribution. They look really nice for me, but I cannot make them look in yakuake ...
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How do I enable mouse momentum after release in kde/gnome/unity?

I mostly use kde, and I've loved it but I recently tried an hp laptop with all the synaptics suite and I played with it a bit and tried the mouse momentum feature, where the cursor continues after ...
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In KDE when I create a file in the Home directory it also creates files on the Desktop

Whenever I create An new file in my Home directory In Dolphin it also create the same file on my desktop and on my widget (folder viewer.) How can I fix this? It worked fine until now, but It just ...
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Removing a window decoration from KDE

How can I remove a window decoration from the list of offline available window decorations in KDE environment?
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Compiz magnifier not working on kde

I have ubuntu 14.04 and just switched from unity to kde(kubuntu-desktop). I use compiz magnifier when reading and it works on unity but not on kde. I like kde better and it's annoying to switch back ...
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How To Install And Test KDE Plasma 5 On Ubuntu 14.04

KDE Plasma 5 is hiting release candidate now. https://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/Plasma_5#5.0_Release_Candidate:_Thu_3_July_tagging.2C_Tue_8_July_release How can I install plasma 5 in ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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How to install KDE on Lubuntu 14.04

At my work we had to install a Linux distribution to replace Windows XP. We liked KDE but we only had to use CDs. So we chose Lubuntu and now we want KDE. Is there any way we can install KDE. Will it ...
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Akgregator probelms: try icon and favicons

I use Akgregator in Unity and I have two problems: I don't see the try icon (with the number of new messages): I don't see the favicons of the feeds, but only the default icon: How to solve ...
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Restore qt integration after removing KDE

Restore GTK integration after removing KDE; this shows how to remove the kde-theme for gtk, and now I want to do the same for qt-applications. I have tried qt4-qtconfig, and it does not work. Here is ...
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how to have lightgray interface from kde to ubuntu

I want to give all my apps a light-gray interface without actually installing KDE or Kubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Is there a theme or something that can achieve this ?
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How to stop nautilus managing desktop [duplicate]

How can I stop nautilus creating a desktop when it is run in KDE environment. Is there a way to make nautilus command work the same as nautilus --no-desktop? I downloaded Tweak Tool. It has no option ...
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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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How to control programs run at startup?

I have wicd, hplib and psensor installed. But they all always a run at startup in KDE environment. How can I stop them running at startup?
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KDE 4.13.2 update breaks login from LightDM on Kubuntu 14.04

One of the KDE updates that rolled out in the last couple of days broke my ability to log in to KDE from lightdm using the lightdm-kde-greeter. At the lightdm prompt, I enter my login credentials, the ...
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Help with kde/login errors/desktop migration?

I had a 32 bit installation that I moved to another computer that supports 64 bit, so I installed 64 bit ubuntu on another partition, though on the original partition I had my home folder on another ...
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Plasma-nm configuration files broken?

plasma-nm doesn't work properly, as you can see in the attached image. Well, it seems I've not enough reputation to attach images, sorry... But on this site you can see exactly the same image and it's ...
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Installing Specific Version of KDE

I'm trying to make a KDE system in a VM using a Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal CD. However, I can't seem to install the specific version of KDE (4.12). I've already checked: How to install specific Ubuntu ...
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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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How to make a project of Krusader

An example for my general question An introduction to translating and debugging source code : I had installed the 'Qt 4 Designer' and I have downloaded the krusader-2.4.0-beta3.tar.bz2 file. Among the ...
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“An error was found. Do you want to resend it?”

When I logged in to my machine running Kubuntu 14.04 this evening, the following message popped up: If I were running Windows, I would immediately shut down the system, change my passwords, and get ...
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adobe flashplugin-installer keeps sending error message at startup (kde daemon on kubuntu 14.04)

I have the adobe flashplugin installed (grmmmbl...) but kde daemon keep sending this error message at session startup : Saying it cannot find the flashplugin installer while i do not want it (and ...
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Is there any hope of choosing peacefully between Unity and KDE at login time (or session restart time)?

I am almost new to Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits, in my case) so I only know the Unity interface and a bit of Gnome from previous Ubuntu experience. As the new version of KDE looked promising, I installed ...
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How to disable GTK+ 3.12 client side decorations?

I've updated my Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME/GTK 3.12 (because I want to test drive GNOME and play with some recent GNOME applications), but as a result, all GNOME application now use client side ...