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

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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 ...
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Cannot Change Brightness in kde 4.9

So I installed kde on my linux ubuntu 12.04.4 lts kernel 3.11 and I cannot use the brightness keys to change the brightness. I can use the echo 20 | sudo tee ...
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How to properly install another desktop on Kubuntu?

After installing Unity-desktop on Kubuntu has a few problems: Dash does not show anything (applications. ..), it is empty. When I switched back to KDE then my network connection disappeared from ...
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How to configure an app to run on all desktop automatically

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to have some apps to automatically be launched on all desktops and not only the current one. As an example, I work on a dual screen and usually I have a Konsole ...
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How to move icons on Kubuntu?

I'm new to Linux world. Recently I've installed Kubuntu and I don't know how to move icons on the desktop. When I drag an icon from applications (start menu) and drop it, I can't move it anymore. For ...
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How to set up konversation in kde plasma?

I installed kubuntu-desktop and I want to set up the kde app for chat which is konversation. I got no idea how to do so. Can anyone tell me how do I do it? Thanx
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Ubuntu booting with KDE problem

I have deleted KDE from my ubuntu 14.04. But now when I restart the system its trying to bring-up the display with KDE and as there is no KDE available I am getting a black screen. Is there any way ...
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How to open a *.pdf in an already existing instance of Okular (independent of in which workspace that instance resides)?

acroread and qpdfview already perform as desired. okular so far does not. All three (by now already) support "tabs" of multiple pdf files in a single instance of the resp. program. Opening a *.pdf ...
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How can I configure my USB sound card with KDE tools?

I have a USB soundcard which is detected by the system (as output in /proc/asound/cards and by lsusb). However, it is not selectable in KDE settings. It shows up in the list of sound cards, but is ...
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Artifacts in desktop with AC Power

My problem is this: after an update with apt-get dist-upgrade, I have artifacts (lots of horizontal lines appear and disappear quickly) on my desktop only with notebook charging or AC source. With ...
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turn off automatic update in KDE [duplicate]

How can I turn off automatic update in KDE environment (installed on Ubuntu 14.04)? I want KDE no longer even check for new updates automatically. Edit: It is not a duplicate of Fully automatic ...
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Can I restart the KDE Plasma Desktop without logging out?

I'm just talking about the standard KDE desktop. After a while (many days) of running the task bar stops working properly. This is due to some sort of undiagnosed bug but that's really not my boggle ...
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How to set display ICC profile in Kubuntu?

How to set ICC profile for display in Kubuntu? In System Settings - Color I can add .icc file to the device, set the checkbox. But the device does not actually use the profile. There is no apply ...
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could not login to X-SERVER

i have 3 user account in system with kde and xfce . in x-server i can not login with all created users. in terminal after restart x-server and kdm or xfce i do not get any error. login interminal ...
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How can I get MintMenu running in KDE?

I've used KDE for a while now and I'm not going back to gnome, but one thing that I really want is MintMenu instead of lancelot or kickoff, I know it is for gnome, but is there any way to get it ...
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KDE controls taking over applications in my unity session

Ubuntu 14.04. I tried out KDE now some applications (Firefox and others) in my Unity session have KDE controls instead of the proper gtk controls. Un-installing kubuntu-desktop does not help.
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Find out which desktop environment is used via shell?

Is there a way to find out the current desktop environment (Gnome 3 / Unity / KDE / Gnome Session Flashback) is currently used via the shell?
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Problems when try to remove KDE Plasma from ubuntu 14.04

I have some problems when I try to remove KDE Plasma from Ubuntu 14.04. I installed KDE Plasma using this command sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop After doing some changes ...
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How to debug KMail Search after upgrade

I added KDE backported packages recently to gain access to a more stable version of KDevelop. However, now, Kontact/Kmail's search doesn't work anymore. Where do I start to find out what's wrong? ...
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Kubuntu desktop icons disappearing on reboot

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04. I have the desktop layout set as Folder View and everything is fine, but sometimes when I reboot it shows this: So all I can see is a scrollbar and no icons. If ...
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How can I re-order the activities in KDE?

I would like to be able to manually edit the order of my Activities in KDE. They are not listed in alphabetic order or the order that they are created, yet I haven't figured out how to change this ...
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How do I install KDE on Ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (64 bit) server with no GUI. Can anyone tell me how do I install KDE on it? Will that command be okay? apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y startx Or something else has to ...
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How to REMOVE UNITY at 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm a relative new user in linux, I have a laptop with low-medium hardware, Unity goes OK but when I work with web browser or 3-5 windows and applications , crashes and gets slow. I have installed KDE ...
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Trouble Enabling KDE Desktop Effects

I'm having a few issues with the kde desktop effects and I was wondering if someone might be able to shine some light on it. I'm using a netbook with Intel GMA 3600/3650 integrated graphics (I'm open ...
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How do I install and uninstall kubuntu desktop environment?

I just want to try kde. How do I install it through the command line? If I don't like it, how do I uninstall it through the command line?
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How to invoke a KDE application with another language (equivalent of LANGUAGE=C)?

Invoking GNOME applications with LANUAGE=C application in a terminal seems to work fine (I've not yet experienced difficulties), I assume it is a specified (GNOME) behavior. What would be the ...
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Audio stopped working after running 'sudo startx'

In Kubuntu 14.04 my /tmp partition filled up and my display went blank. I logged in over ssh and ran sudo startx and I got a KDE session. In retrospect, perhaps that wasn't the wisest decision, but ...
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Kubuntu ibus 14.04 GB (UK) English default keyboard missing

I have recently upgraded my machines to Kubuntu 14.04, and it seems that ibus is (partially) broken for selecting the GB (UK) default keyboard. The closest keyboard that I have to choose from is ...
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How can I resize a partition without moving it using partition manager (gparted doesn't work with KDE)?

I want to resize the current Kubuntu partition, but KDE partition manager apparently only offers the resize-and-move option. I'm afraid the next boot will fail if I move that partition, correct? I ...
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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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Set the default program to PDF Studio 8 Pro

I just installed Kubuntu 14.04 KDE on my laptop, and installed a PDF Studio 8 Pro which I purchased from qoppa.com. I have the same program installed on my other computer, which runs on Linux Mint 16 ...
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Install KDE DE without any effect on unity

Yesterday I installed KDE in ubuntu 14.04 and I was quite pleased. Then I realised that the KDE install had messed up with fonts and all I had were ugly looking fonts (in Chrome and Firefox to be ...
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“Action not available: Turn Off Computer” while using Kshutdown

I have some trouble with Kshutdown. When I choose to turn off the computer, Kshutdown sends me an error. It looks like this: Action not available: Turn Off Computer No valid ...
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Desktop icons not displayed

I installed kde for trying it in parallel with unity. Then i removed kde but now no icons is displayed in the desktop and my system is exteremely slow. I tried running bleachbit as root to clean the ...