Questions about KDE Software Compilation, a Qt-based desktop environment.

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Compile Qt3-program on KDE4

I want to compile a program (KTIGCC), but it is intended to be used on KDE3, using Qt3 libs. Is there any possibility of compiling and using this program in my current KDE4? Trying to run ./configure ...
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How do I control the volume in KDE from the command line?

I want to use xbindkeys to set a key combination to increase/decrease the volume, but to do that I need a command to run to change the volume, without having to click the volume icon and change it ...
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How do I fix “initctl: event failed” error?

The initial problem is that I accidentally broke some kde dependencies while removing wallpaper packages. Finally got somewhere with apt-get, but now this. With a normal boot, ubuntu loading screen ...
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Kubuntu workspace freeze at startup

I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 (Linux 3.8.0-35) and my problem is that as soon as the first frame of the workspace is shown the desktop environment freezes: I can still move the mouse, but everything is ...
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Authentication error when updating [duplicate]

How can I resolve the error shown in the photo. I have changed my desktop to gnome and managed to update but when I use this desktop my OS refuses to update. When I update with Plasma KDE, this ...
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KDE and language support

i want to write in Arabic and switch between language using keyboard my disto is ubutno and my desktop is KDE
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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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how can kbarcode included back into repository? [closed]

How can kbarcode be included back in to the Ubuntu repositories? Where can I suggest that this be included back? Yesterday I compiled kbarcode for kde4 from source to suit U12.04.4LTS. Which turned ...
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Where can I customize window sizes of Notifications in KDE?

On my 13 inch 3200x1800px screen if I click on an icon in the bottom right corner the popping up window is far too small: How can I change the window width of those popup notifications?
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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How can I zoom one specific window in KDE?

In my high resolution laptop display I defined the font to 230 dpi so everything looks fine but some apps that are running in java. Is it possible to display a specific desired window scaled in ...
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No disk space confusion

I am trying to install kde on ubuntu server, when i run apt-get install kubuntu-desktop the cp command says I have no space: Complete output of the above command: here Other info: The os runs ...
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How fix broken KDE?

After I updated my Nvidia-319 to Nvidia-331 KDE got broken . taskbar became black and minimize and maximize doesn't work . Even Konsole doesn't work . I reinstalled Nvidia but nothin has changed . How ...
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false display settings

hy, i already use ubuntu since 13.04 came out, but i do not know since when i have this anoing bug, which shows me that i would have two displays, but i only have one. this appears on gnome kde and ...
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KDE behaviour without using Kubuntu?

Is there a way of getting the KDE behaviour using Unity?. I mean the jumping Icons and everything but without installing KDE alongside Gnome or Unity.
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Align KDE Widgets

Is there a way to align KDE Widgets. Right now it's really hard to do it, almost impossible. As you can see in this screen shot the widgets don't align nicely, and there doesn't seem to be an option ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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How to search Klipper

How can I search through Klipper's saved clipboard history? There doesn't seem to be any option available.
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QT 4 update, removing lots of libs

I get a message from Muon update module aksing to update QT 4. Thats fine, but it also want to remove LOTS of libs and programs (incl spotify, ksystemlog, krdc, krfb, kdepim-runtim, userconfig and ...
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Kubuntu natural scrolling TouchPad only but not for mouse

KDE has the option to "Reverse scroll direction", which is great when I'm using my TouchPad, however, I equally use a mouse quite often on my laptop but when it comes to a mouse, I prefer the normal ...
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Why did my computer's ubuntu installation screw up after fixing not being able to login because of no disk space left(100% used up)?

Seriously, I want to see some answers on this question, so if you will, please refrain from not answering this question if you know(or think you know) what went on with my computer. I'm tired of ...
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xte called from xbindkeys is not working

I am trying to setup xbindkeys in Kubuntu, since I got a new mouse with some useless buttons. I was trying to bind the F5 key to the windows-logo button on my mouse, which I identified as c:134. ...
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How can I setup a different user with unique sound server options

I'd like to setup a separate user account that only loads ALSA sound server so I can run JackAudio over the top without worrying about how it interacts with PulseAudio/Phonon. I have multiple sound ...
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Make app-specific .css file for gtk theme

I have conflict problems with using dark theme and a KDE application (kile). As you can see from the screenshot, the log area (at the bottom) is black on gray, which is very annoying to read. I know ...
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Unlock KDE from bash

I am running Kubuntu 13.10 x64 with no special settings. Now I want to unlock the machine by ssh (the kde screen lock). I tried this: ...
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KDE Sometimes Glitches On Wakeup

Well, a picture is work 1k words: Looks bad, huh? I am using the 304 drivers on a Dell Latitude e6400. Everything else is up-to-date. UPDATE: This only happens when I KWIN.
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Is Network Manager widget supposed to be installed by default in KDE? Even so I don't have it installed and errors prevent from installation

I've looked on the internet but I haven't seen anything that really IMO helps me to try to solve this problem. Actually the problem that led me to want to install "Network-Manager-KDE" is the fact ...
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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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Getting back Unity Login Screen after experimenting with XFCE and Gnome. [duplicate]

I recently installed and then uninstalled, via the Software Centre, XFCE4 and KDE Plasma Desktop Environments. However, I've been left with a login screen from what I guess was the XFCE installation. ...
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auto unmute on sleep

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (with KDE) on a HP 6730b laptop. Whenever my sound is muted and i suspend the computer, it auto-unmutes and plays the exit sound. This is very annoying since I'm in a silent ...
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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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Open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent

I'm trying to open magnet links from Chrome into KTorrent 4.3.1 on Kubuntu 13.10. The problem is that after i click the link, a new notification appears. It says "Examining magnet://..." and will run ...
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Understanding different ubuntu distros and programs [duplicate]

I am slowly stumbling through Ubuntu. I use the unity interface, which if I understand correctly, sits on top of gnome (or is it gtk+?) and uses LightD{isplay}M{anager}. I also understand there are ...
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kdm falters / lags when reopening laptop lid

Whenever i close my laptop (HP 6730b) lid, then reopen it, my computer seems to lag/falter. Not only the mouse pointer falters but the whole system seems to be lagging. Example: after clicking the K ...
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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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System-wide scaling of user interface in Ubuntu (13.10 x64 or any variant)? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu contain a feature for system-wide (dpi) scaling which can scale the entire user interface while maintaining proportionality between interface elements? If not, can this be achieved? If ...
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Problem with upstart sessions: unable to granpt:Exec format error

I have a very specific problem. I have installed an arm ubuntu 13.10 on chromebook with original chromebooks linux kernel. And I got the strange errors in ~/.xsession-errors which prevents me to ...
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How to fix a distorted KDE desktop running on a ATI Radeon HD 7670M?

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my notebook: CPU: Intel i7 GPU: ATI Radeon HD 7670M I'm running with a proprietary ATI display driver installed. I tried with 13.11beta9.4 and 13.11beta9.95 but ...
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Kde network notification on start-up at center

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 and after i login it show me a kde network notification on top-center screen. How can i disable or adjust this inconvenience. Here is a screenshot:
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Proxy settings for a single website

in KDE i can set manual proxies and in exception use particular site like youtube here shown in screenshot use that proxies only and all other sites load normally, my question is how can i do that in ...
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Change Default Keyboard Settings without Root Access

After not having logged into Ubuntu for a few weeks, I booted in to do some updates. I rebooted my computer to find out that my default keyboard settings have been changes, making it impossible to ...
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Black screen during booting ubuntu 13.10+KDE GUI

Ubuntu 13.04+KDE GUI worked fine, but after update to Ubuntu 13.10 there is black screen during booting KDE GUI. After reboot black screen once again. So I have two questions! How can I force ubuntu ...
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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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KDE Won't Fully Remove

This is NOT a duplicate. The solution in How to remove all traces of KDE installed did NOT work, so please do not mark this as a duplicate (it ruined the last post I made). I am using Unity, but KDE ...
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Completely Remove KDE? [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 last week (not Kubuntu), and yesterday I decided to try KDE. I used sudo apt-get install kde-full to install it, but I like Unity better. I tried to remove it ...
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System Monitor only displays one type of incoming/outgoing traffic

Somehow my system monitor is not set to display all ppp traffic but is limited to a single incoming/outgoing channel. For instance if it is set for wlan traffic I need to reset it if I use USB modem ...
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How to add a keyboard modifier state applet to Unity panel?

I am a KDE user thinking about moving to Unity. Due to manual disability, I use sticky keys and in KDE I have an applet in the system panel which shows which modifier keys are active. I remember that ...
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Persistent dual-monitor configuration on KDE4

I am using KDE on a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. In the office I am using an additional monitor for work. When I leave the office, I take my laptop with me. My issue is that KDE cannot remember my ...
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how to install KDE on Ubuntu ? I tried to install kubuntu, but installations failed 2 times

how to install KDE on Ubuntu ? I tried to install kubuntu, but installations failed 2 times. is there any way to use KDE under default distribution of ubuntu?