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.

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How can I install KDE 4 on Kubuntu Wily 15.10?

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 from 14.04 LTS, and have found that KDE/Plasma 5 has too many bugs and I would like to use KDE 4 again. But I want to keep the rest of Kubuntu 15.10 and all the ...
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Problem with access in directories

I am using Kubuntu alongside Windows 10. I've done it by shrinking a free space and installing the Kubuntu on it. Now I want to use commands like cd on Windows' partitions but it doesn't work and the ...
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add a commandline synthesis engine to jovie (text to speech for KDE)

I want to be able to read out aloud PDFs in Ubuntu. I currently use the Okular PDF reader. After installing Jovie, I was able to read out aloud my PDFs in Okular. However, I find the the speech ...
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How can I restore Ubuntu's original splash text on startup?

A while ago I installed kubuntu-desktop to try out Plasma, didn't like it, and deleted it. I notice though that when I start the computer up the splash screen still says "Kubuntu". When I'm on the ...
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Digital clock widget on Kubuntu 15.10 partially off-screen

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10, on Plasma 5.4.3, KDE 5.15.0, and Qt 5.5.1. I have the digital clock widget, set to display date and time, on the upper-right corner of my screen (on a panel that borders the ...
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Which 15.10 package containes KDE system tray?

I need to file a bug against the KDE system tray for Kubuntu 15.10. In particular I am getting weird stuff within hints displayed while hovering with the mouse. Here is an example while hoveing the ...
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[Kubuntu 15.10][KDE 5.15.0] How to handle the removable media?

In previous Kubuntu/KDE version there was a way to intelligently handle removable media. I could configure which media automount and when based upon it label. Now I cannot see how to do it with the ...
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Password in WiFi hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Wired internet. Want to create a WiFi hotspot using an USB Wireless router. I tried all the possible way discussed here in AskUbuntu like: Followed step by step several times according to ...
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What Happens if I Remove a DE *before* I Install Another?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB RAM and Lubuntu/Kubuntu (and Puppy Linux) installed. I'd like to remove Kubuntu and try Xubuntu. I was wondering, what would happen if I uninstall the Kubuntu DE ...
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KDE settings not getting saved

I did a clean installation of Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 15 laptop. I then installed KDE (5.18.0) on top of Ubuntu. However, it seems that no matter what changes I make in KDE nothing is saved. For ...
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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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Unable to use apt-get to install kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 15.10?

I was trying to install kde in my ubuntu 15.10. I used the following command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Before this commands completion i encountered these two errors-- The ...
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How to fix the 'Unable to find the Okular component' error?

I compiled and installed Okular-15.12.0 from sources, but when I run ocular from Terminal, this error shows up. I chowned my /home/* to myself without any improvement. The problem probably is that ...
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Why would System Notifications report updates available but each of sudo apt-get update, software updater and muon updater do not find updates?

I have this same scenario on 2 separate machines The plasma desktop frequently shows notifications like this: An update is available for your system. There are 3 updated packages. However, when I ...
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Byobu shift-arrow key shortcut

After using GNU screen for years I have recently started to use Byobu. The F shortcuts are a bit far for my my liking so I want to use shift/alt - arrow keys. Alt-left/right arrow works find for ...
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Ubuntu Studio 15.10 - icons not appearing in Kdenlive

I get no icons in the toolbars of Kdenlive in Ubuntu Studio 15.10. There are two of them, the usual one below the menu bar (New, Open, Save, Undo, Redo, Copy, Paste) and the Render (not a button, only ...
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lots of symbol lookup errors in dynamically linked libraries

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 Problem: For some days now I have been getting Errors like this when opening some applications: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpoppler-qt5.so.1: undefined symbol: ...
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Installing KDE alongside Unity

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and i would like to install Plasma 5.4.I did the following steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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No desktop icons on Plasma 5?

I just installed Plasma desktop on my Ubuntu 15.10 machine.The installation went fine but I think something was not installed properly.No desktop icons are appearing.Also, I read somewhere that I have ...
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Having trouble with apt-get upgrade and removing KDE Plasma

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome DE. I installed KDE plasma to try it out but sudo apt-get upgrade started giving me errors so I ppa-purged the kde ppa and removed kubuntu desktop with the ...
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Default microphone

I have a not so important but very annoying problem. My microphone defaults to "Internal Microphone" every time I reboot. Any/every time I get a skype call, I have to use pavucontrol and set it to ...
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How can I use KDE filepicker dialog in GNOME apps?

Is there a way you can use KDE filepicker with GNOME apps? I guess if I somehow trick the app into thinking it is running under KDE it will then use KDE filepicker. Am I right?
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KDE Plasma 5.4.2 task switcher displays some icons pixelated

The problem I installed Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE Plasma 5.4.2 on my Dell. However, when I use the task switcher (Alt + Tab), which is configured to list large image models of the running applications, ...
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How to purge SDDM/Plasma completely

I recently installed KDE just to give it a go. I didn't really like it, so ran sudo apt-get purge kubuntu-desktop plasma-desktop. That seemed to fix it initially, after two reboots everything was back ...
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How does one enable KDE Plasma Desktop on Ubuntu 15.10 (ppc64el)

I have a POWER8 server environment (ppc64el arch) with PowerKVM 2.1.1 as the hypervisor. I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 as a VM and updated all packages to the latest versions. I have a need to ...
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How to fix bad display driver?

I stupidly installed, on my 15.10 Ubuntu installation, Kubuntu from the command line while ignoring the warnings of broken packages or errors that happened during the install. When I rebooted my ...
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indicator-kdeconnect-master.zip

I am using Elementary OS Luna (Based on Ubuntu 12.04). I want to install KDEconnect and all I've found is these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vikoadi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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KDE: “Switch to Previous Desktop” goes to next instead

Not sure if this is a bug or not, but I've just set a shortcut in the system settings of KDE for "Switch to Next Desktop" and "Switch to Previous Desktop". "Next" Desktop works fine. Previous desktop ...
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Scrollbar only scrolls single page when reading PDFs in Okular

I am using KDE 15.10. I usually use Okular for reading PDFs and other documents. Recently I am facing a weired problem with its scrollbar. Say I am reading a 100 page PDF. The scrollbar should be ...
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How to fix “en_DE.UTF-8” (locales) warnings? [duplicate]

On my system I am getting errors(?) like this: bash: warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (en_DE.UTF-8) or weemonger@awesomeLinuxSystem:~$ dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: ...
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KDE notification popup appears only when I attach a second screen

I use kde 4.13.3. I dont see a popup for notifications when I use only one screen but once I attach a second screen. How could I move the popup to be shown in the main screen whether I attached a ...
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KDE Desktop malfunctioning after adding kubuntu-ppa/backports and upgrading

After sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade and restarting the computer, I got many problems on KDE (certainly related to the upgrade, maybe ...
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AMD driver issues (Ubuntu 14.04 w/ KDE)

As I am a user that moved from windows, I really enjoy PC gaming. So, when I moved over to Ubuntu, I realized that it really, really sucks. I think the main problem here is the AMD drivers, but I'm ...
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How to change greeter ubuntu

i have installed kubuntu-desktop in my Ubuntu 14.04 and its awesome im liking the new look. i can switch between unity and kde in lightdm unity-greeter screen , but how to replace lightdm with kde ...
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how to correct firefox fonts and colors after installing kde in ubuntu

Recently, I installed kde-desktop in ubuntu 14.04. After that fonts and colors in firefox are ruined. How should I correct it?
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How to remove kubuntu-desktop completely? [duplicate]

I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and decided to try KDE. I installed kubuntu-desktop. I did not like it and now want to remove it completely. But the problem is, running this command $ sudo apt-get purge ...
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Wily freezes when opening KDE-specific application

I use Kubuntu. If memory serves, it happened after the update to Wily. Now, whenever I run any KDE-specific appilcation, i.e. KRunner or Kate (I use both extremely often), system freezes for a short ...
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Possible to use Breeze Dark Theme for KDE Applications in Unity?

Is there a way to have KDE applications use the Breeze Dark theme while running Unity, without any issues? In other words, can you make KDE apps look exactly like they would if the dark theme was ...
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GUI Not loading

I am new to Ubuntu and installed version is 14.04. I try to upgrade by installing kde, Everything was fine and later i find i could not load my GUI. i am directly booted in through KUbuntu and this ...
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kdesudo GUI is unresponsive

On my Kubuntu 15.10, I observe the following problem. All KDE apps are very responsive (as usual), only in kdesudo any re-drawing happens with a 2-3 second delay. For example, I can type the password ...
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How do i uninstall kde packages with unmet dependencies?

I recently tried downloading from the software centre when I was greeted with this message: I then tried removing everything kde from ubuntu in the terminal but this is what happens: sudo ...
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Kubuntu power options causing odd shutdown glitches

I've set my old laptop running Kubuntu 15.10 to sleep when I press the power button. If, however, I let it sleep for more than about 10 minutes, it logs out instead. How can I fix this??
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Xephyr with KDE

I am hoping someone can help me with this. I am using KDE4, trying to run a Xephyr session that will load KDM and allow me to login another desktop user in a window of my host KDE session. I have ...
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The small windows which appears when KDE starts

What is this window which appears whenever KDE starts: Its name is plasma-desktop. How can I disable it?
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Keyboard problem in KDE text areas

Sometimes keyboard stops working well in KDE text environments and just type a few charachters. For example in the piture below it type A or 5 whichever key is pressed. Keyboard works normally in all ...
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0KDE apps broken in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome classic (that thing to make it look like Gnome 2). Around Sept 2015, the KDE applications got broken. Some don't display their windows properly (Krusader) - the ...
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How to disable lockscreen in kubuntu 15.10?

how i can disable that terrible lockscreen , i read this How to disable sleep/screensaver Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and VLC? and cant help me because in my system with disabled suspend session again locks the ...
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Can you change the desktop grid layout in KDE?

I have recently switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 14.04 and there's one thing that's bugging me... I have two (identical) monitors and I use multiple workspaces extensively. My workspaces are ...
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Global Menu in KDE Plasma 5

I know about the problem with appmenu-qt and qmenumodel. However, is there still a way to obtain a global menu in KDE Plasma 5.x? Preferably as a plasmoid, so i can put it in a panel easily? Is work ...
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login screen doesn't show off after upgrading Ubuntu

I upgraded my Ubuntu yesterday becauce I would like to use the newest KDE Plasma 5 and this doesnt not match with Ubuntu 14.04 so I have decided to upgrade. When I start my PC and select ubuntu in ...