KDE (K Desktop Environment) is a Qt-based desktop environment as well as a suite of cross-platform desktop applications. Its latest desktop environment is KDE Plasma 5.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
66 views

Problems with kde plasma dependencies

I wanted to try kde but when I installed it I got a few errors. I didn't think much of these and loaded up kde, and all I had was a cursor and a black screen. So I try'ed to uninstall it and it threw ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Kubuntu protocol handler

I'm using kubuntu with KDE v. 4.14.13. Until yesterday was everything ok. But after last update to 15.10 (beta i think?) my protocol handler stop working. I've got entry in ...
0
votes
0answers
477 views

Virtualbox seamless mode not acting seamless

I am running windows 10 in Virtualbox seamless mode it was working but today when I turned it on it started acting like it was maximized scaled mode with no window border. It still says it is in ...
0
votes
3answers
85 views

ISO to USB on Kubuntu

I'm running kubuntu 15.04 and I want to make bootable usb stick from an ISO file, how can I do that? I tried this: How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I also tried running UUI by ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

How to automatically save at shutdown and restore Okular / KDE sessions in Ubuntu?

When I reopen Okular, I want to have the same windows / tabs as when I last closed it, usually at system shutdown / startup. Is that possible in Ubuntu (not Kubuntu, running the standard desktop). ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

How to investigate display problems?

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and from time to time my display turns completely black. The only thing then that's visible to me is the mouse pointer and after pressing ALT+F2 the "command run dialog". ...
0
votes
1answer
838 views

How do I get a global menu in kde plasma 5?

I need a global menu in kde how can I get this.
0
votes
2answers
222 views

How to install kde and totally remove unity on ubuntu 14.04 lts? [duplicate]

I did not like unity desktop.I want to install kde desktop enviorment.Please help!!!
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How do I sync KDE 5 places (folder bookmarks) to GTK 3?

I'm using KDE 5 (plasma). How do I sync the folder bookmarks i made using Dolphin to GTK 3 applications such as Thunar?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Newly installed Window Decorations

I use Ubuntu with KDE environment. I have no problem with default window decoration already installed. But if I choose a newly normally installed window decorations and then log out and then log in, ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Problem with KDE on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried to install KDE on a "normal" Ubuntu 15.10. Something went wrong with a package, so apt-get is no longer working at all. When "apt-get update, apt-get upgrade" I got the error: apt-get upgrade ...
0
votes
0answers
172 views

Dolphin: unable to single click on files and directories to open it

Even if I setted in system-settings->input devices->single click ` I tried rm /home/pg/.config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/.kde_save/share/config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/share/config/dolphinrc I tried ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Broken package error when trying to install Kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I simply cannot get kubuntu-desktop to install properly. I have tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it, I think, 4 times now. Every time I do I get the same broken package error. Unpacking ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Missing movie thumbnail in Dolphin Kubuntu 15.10

Since the new 15.10 release, the movie thumbnail is gone from dolphin. It was working before, I did an upgrade from 15.04 and suddely this option disappeard. Any idea how can I get it back ? Thank ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

KDE Plasma screen is coming Black

I installed KDE plasma on ubuntu 15.10 but after the logging of KDE screen is coming in Black. can anyone help me to solve this problem in easy steps .
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Plasmashell stopped working

I'm using kubuntu 15.04. All of a sudden (without doing an upgrade), when I log in, my plasma does not start. I am in the desktop with my applications open, but no panels, no menu, no background. ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

How to add vnc display in Kubuntu 15.10?

I just would like to add a new virtual monitor and to be able to connect to it from my iPad and get an additional monitor. I tried to use Xvfb but the virtual framebuffer created with it is not ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Plasma 4 on Kubuntu 15.10

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 to have the latest and greatest in core functionality, however it came with Plasma 5...which although fast isn't what I'm looking for, visually or functionally. I had a ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Kubuntu 15.10 stuck on boot logo

Since today Kubuntu 15.10 won't boot automatically any more. When I enter tty1, I get to the root console and can start the Plasma desktop manually by entering "startx".
-1
votes
1answer
56 views

How to get konsole work on gns3

i am interested in making my devices display in tabs when working on GN3. i made some research and found out that konsole can do that. i installed it. i have gone to preferences => edit => set KDE ...
2
votes
2answers
74 views

Kubuntu broken after update

I have Kubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-66-generic) and after a recent update I get some serious issues in my system. Is a very weird behavior and I can't really get ahead of it... I wonder if it happened to ...
0
votes
1answer
362 views

Ended up having kde 4.x (plasma 4) instead of Plasma 5.4 from Ubuntun 14.04

I was using Unity on Ubuntu 14.04 and was giving me trouble after going dual monitors, so decided to give KDE a try. So I installed KDE by following the commands below found here hoping that I'll get ...
4
votes
1answer
858 views

KDE Telepathy Google account

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 (via 15.04) with Plasma 5.4. The migration from KDE SC 4 to Plasma 5 went rather smoothly (except for some weird hiccup while migrating kwallet... but ...
0
votes
0answers
159 views

Kubuntu 15.10 widgets disappear(on boot and activity change)

I have a fresh install of kubuntu 15.10. I am new to kubuntu and linux in general, so I dont know if I am doing something wrong. So my problem is that my widgets disappear each time I reboot my ...
3
votes
1answer
231 views

Muon update manager icon in system tray not updating

Kubuntu 15.10. Muon update manager system tray icon indicating updates available. Click on icon, click on update, manager downloads and installs updates successfully and indicates that system is up to ...
3
votes
0answers
37 views

Can I upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 but stay on KDE 4?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite. I would rather stay with KDE 4 and not move up to KDE 5. Is there any way to upgrade my Kubuntu release to 15.04 and/or 15.10 while staying on ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Trying to enable wake on mouse/keyboard

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite and as of right now, the only way to wake the computer up from sleep is pressing the power button. I am trying to get it so that the mouse or ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

External monitor stuck at 1024x768 resolution

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite with the following graphics hardware: > lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
3
votes
3answers
974 views

Icons not showing on sudo dolphin on 15.10

Greetings again everyone, I update my system recently from 15.04 to 15.10. And among the many bizarre errors, when I open dolphin as root, by using kdesudo dolphin, no icons load. They do load ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

How to check what is VIRT memory usage composed of? Huge value (253G) in VIRT htop column

After upgrading to 15.10 and KDE 5.4.2 some KDE-related processes sometimes have a huge VIRT value in htop, for example: top shows almost the same, 0,247t. Is there any way to see what it's composed ...
3
votes
0answers
155 views

Where is KNode in Kubuntu 15.10 “Wily”?

I just installed Kubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" and found that it seems to be missing KNode. A Google search turned up the page http://packages.ubuntu.com/en/wily/knode and there is information about ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

In KDE, multimedia keyboard keys stop working after Xmodmap

I use Kubuntu and Apple Aluminium Keyboard. It has Fx keys which double as multimedia keys when pressed with Fn. Out of the box it works fine with the exception, that < and > symbols do not match ...
0
votes
0answers
377 views

How to upgrade to KDE Plasma 5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 #2

Just looking for a followup to this thread without being scolded like a five year old. How to upgrade to KDE Plasma 5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Make applications open at the screen they have been placed before

I have three screens attached to my Kubuntu 15.04 PC. Every time I start an application (like Dolphin, KMail, Kate, etc.) the corresponding window opens at an arbitrary screen and/or in an arbitrary ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

starting apps from kde menu are delayed about 2 seconds?

I got an immediate start when I do run applications like dolphin from terminal but when I do click on them in KDE menu it takes about 2 seconds to fully run, I see the icon beside cursor bouncing ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

kubuntu 15.04 trackpoint sensitivity

I'm running the latest kubuntu with plasma 5 on a t440s laptop. The trackpoint is very slow and there's no option to increase the sensitivity under the system input settings. The same laptop is ...
0
votes
1answer
168 views

Dual monitor won't work together (one screen blank)

Yes another dual monitor problem... :( I am using unbuntu 14.04 kde plasma 5 - Dell xps laptop - graphic card nvidia GeForce GT 550m. The problem is: Whatever I tried, both monitors won't work ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Kmail sets Subject, Sender, Receiver, Date to “Unkown”. How to rebuild akonadi index?

Mail that comes in is first as usual in the inbox - I am using POP3. But when I click on a mail, Kmail sets subject, sender, receiver, date to "Unkown". When I go online and at the messages from my ...
0
votes
1answer
502 views

How to increase KDE Plasma 5 icon-only task-bar icons' size?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and Plasma 5.4. The icons on the task-manager is too small. is there a way to make them bigger?
3
votes
0answers
485 views

Does anything useful happen during the KDE Plasma5 splash screen load delay? It seems to just waste time

As far as I can tell the startup splashscreen after logging in on Kubuntu with Plasma5 seems to be a pointless busy loop that locks up the user interface for several seconds while nothing is achieved ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

System requrements for running kubuntu 15.04 with kde plasma?

my laptop model is- Dell Inspiron 15 3543, intel 5th gen 1.9 GHZ, 4 GB ram, intel intregrated ghraphics. Can i run KDE plasma on my laptop? what are the minimum system requirements of running KDE ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Install Plasma 5 KDE ubuntu - Cannot add PPA

I am trying to install Plasma 5 KDE on my ubuntu 14.04 with the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next-backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

How to tab a window to another via command line?

I have a program that opens a number of windows, which I want to attach as tabs to a main window. The program doesn't understand the KDE window tabs concept, so I would like to tab the windows ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

KDE top bar in window

Why I can't see the top bar of a window in KDE? I mean, I can't see the options in the window of let's say, chrome. The options like, edit, tools, archive,etc.
1
vote
1answer
91 views

KDE/Plasma OSD message doesn't disappear automatically

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04. See the screenshot for the exact version. The on screen display (OSD) message "System Update Available" doesn't disappear automatically. It stays forever on the screen, but ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

When will baloo find new files?

On my KDE desktop, baloo happily indexed my home directory (in a few days) and is generally working great. However, it is unexpectedly slow when it comes to indexing newly added files. For example, a ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Changed 32 gb SSD to 128 GB. Still shows 32 GB?

I have an Acer c720P chromebook. I installed ubuntu trusty kde. Under Devices, it says 31.ish gib hard drive. Do I really have 31ish GB as my storage in ubuntu, or is it the 106 GB under /dev/root ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Ubuntu 15.04 getting a KDE-like theme after a recent update

I had upgraded to KDE a few weeks ago, but I did not like it as much so I reverted back to Ubuntu. I was having troubles with uninstalling the KDE desktop, but I somehow got it to work. Although a few ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Konsole crashes right after start

I have a problem with the application "Konsole" in Kubuntu 15.04. A few weeks ago everything worked fine, but then this problem occurred: When I start Konsole it looks like this: ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Why are some parts of my XFCE displaying the wrong font?

Notice my terminator window title bar, then see the chromium tabs, and the top panel fonts (also terminator internal title bar font). I would very much like to have the panel, chromium and terminator ...