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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Change font size of all BasKet notes at once

I would like to know how to change the font size of ALL BasKet notes at once. Selecting all notes in one basket makes the font toolbar grayed out, so this does not work.
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Installing Unity alongside kde

I am running kubuntu 15.10 32-bit for a while, and although I love the kde enviroment, I would like the option of having unity. So, I did the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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KDE login/logout issues in Kubuntu 15.10

I'm running a fresh Kubuntu installation on a new computer. Everything runs smooth except logging in and out of KDE. The problem could be divided into two parts: About 40% of the time, KDE won't ...
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KDE Login screen for 2 monitor

I'm wondering if is possible to remove one of the login screens under Kubuntu 15.10, I'm working with kubuntu and 2 monitors, and each time when I start my PC both monitor are showing the login window ...
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A shortcut to present all windows and jump to one of them with a key

Is there a feature that present the "present all windows" screen or something similar and puts letters on the windows like 'alt' does for menu so you can jump to the desired window with just the ...
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KDE Plasma can't install. Help me

When try to install KDE Plasma (Kubuntu Desktop) on Ubuntu 15.10 using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Then this error comming, Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Backup of Akonadi: What makes sense?

At https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Datensicherung/#4-was-zu-sichern-sich-nicht-lohnt (in German unfortunately) it says that it does not pay off to backup ~/.local/share/akonadi. Why is that? What should I ...
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Black screen with movable mouse in Kubuntu 15.10 KDE - How do i fix it?

I accidentally moved my unstable power coord connected to my monitor (It gets disconnected easily) and couldnt get the power coord to fit in rightly, so i had to force restart my computer (cause i ...
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How to deal with forgotten password without loosing any data from ubuntu based laptop? [duplicate]

When I logged in today on my laptop and tried to do something it asked me for my password. So i typed in my password and it keeps on saying that It's invalid. I know for sure I didn't change it. Is ...
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KDE Window Preview font breaks after a while

I am running Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE 5.4.2 and after running for some time, the font in the little preview window that appears when hovering the mouse over the taskbar starts to break with certain ...
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How do I get firefox do use the numix theme again?

I normally use Ubuntu 15.10 with the numix theme, the typical black style with red menus along with circle icons. I recently tried kde plasma(because for whatever reason it was installed on my system),...
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Help Getting KDE to work

Basically I've used many flavors of Linux over the years, I just got a System 76 with the default Ubuntu installed on it. I've been a fan of KDE and Debian for many years now, so this distro isn't ...
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KDE color scheme is not applying

I installed kubuntu-desktop and color themes are not working. When I change for example from Breeze to Breeze Dark in Color section in the settings nothing except title bar color seems to change. ...
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Can't click on anything on my Kubuntu 15.04

I have a problem with Kubuntu 15.04. I am not able to click on anything in control panel. Sometimes the whole KDE just freezes so I can't click on anything. Could someone please help to find a ...
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KWin crashes when connected on VNC

Whenever I connect to my KDE 5 desktop served by TightVNC on Kubuntu 15.10, KWin (in the viewer) crashes and I am left with a grey desktop unable to do anything. KWin crashes only on VNC. The ...
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Start KDE 5 through VNC

I am trying to setup TightVNC so that I can access my KDE Plasma 5 desktop remotely. Problem is, I don't know what to put in the ~/.vnc/xstartup file to start KDE.
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Minecraft confusion?

So I bought mine craft and I looked on you tube found how to do it and did it only there was a problem. I ran the launcher hit play and then it pops up the launcher again and says: something about ...
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Enable 256 colors in Konsole (Kubuntu)

I would like to enable 256 colors in Konsole but I didn't get it working the right way. I have set in my enviroment: TERM=xterm-256color $ tput colors 256 But the colortest of base16 always prints ...
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Kate forces itself to be the default application for HTML

In the last few days, Kate took over opening HTML links and files. I want to get it back to Firefox, so I opened System Settings, went into Applications -> File Associations, found the text/html ...
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gtk-recordmydesktop locks KDE taskbar so I can't stop recording

As far as I know the way you stop recording using gtk-recordmydesktop is to click the icon in the taskbar. My KDE 5.5.5 taskbar auto-hides, because I really don't use it all that often. If I'm ...
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kde 15.10 with nvidia propriety drivers = CRASH

I have a laptop with the nvidia gm107m/gtx960m chipset. For KDE there is no gui: plasma crashes each and every time at login. It complaints about some error when trying to use OpenGL 2. Have ...
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How to setup shortcuts to launch or switch application in kde5?

Such as in Unity, cmd+[number] would launch an application or switch to it if it is already launched? Currently I know how to setup new shortcut to launch an application in system settings. But I do ...
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how do I install new themes on Kubuntu 15.10?

I've been for ways on how to install themes on Kubuntu 15.10 but I cannot find any guide/example on how to do it. I found old discussion where it says I need to copy the theme /usr/share/plasma/look-...
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Are there any automatic time trackers for KDE desktop activities?

I'm using KDE activities for my few tasks. And I have to track time for each of them. Is there any time tracker software for KDE which can automatically track time for different activities while I'm ...
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Unable to start programs in Kubuntu 14.04 except for Firefox

My Kubuntu 14.04 system is in a strange state. The desktop and its icons display normally, but clicking on an icon does not start the associated program -- with the one peculiar exception of Firefox. ...
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KDEInit could not launch “/usr/bin/konsole” kubuntu 15.10

I've been a *buntu user for some years but remain somewhat of a novice with code and terminal. I'm running Kubuntu 15.10 and have recently noticed the following issues after attempting to install ...
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Unable to enable KHotKeys in Kde Plasma

I have installed Kde Plasma 5.4 along with the Unity. Now I am unable to open terminal using shortcut keys. When I checked the custom settings, all my shortcuts are disabled by default. please help
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KDE5 popup notifications not shown if panel is autohidden

All popup notifications are not shown in KDE5 session.
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Okular opens with chapter unfolded

Whenever I open the document from this link in Okular and unfold Part I in the table of content, then chapter 4 is also unfolded, no matter how the TOC looked when I last closed the document. ...
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Problem in creating Hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I followed this tutorial to create hotspot. http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ Earlier, my hotspot was working fine. I was just trying to do it using ...
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error when installing the required packages from the link https://techbase.kde.org/Projects/Edu/KStars/Building_KStars_KF5:

rahul@rahul-Latitude-E6410:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake git libeigen3-dev libcfitsio-dev zlib1g-dev libindi-dev extra-cmake-modules libkf5plotting-dev libqt5svg5-dev libkf5iconthemes-...
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How to change lock screen?

I installed KDE in ubuntu 15.10, but the login screen is the one that comes with Unity. Is there any way to use KDE login screen instead?
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Deleting a virtual desktop from KDE

How can I delete a virtual desktop from KDE virtual desktops of an activity?
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Attempting to install Steam, Software Centre missing?

You guys were very helpful last week in my quest to download Steam. I am operating Ubuntu on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and had Football Manager downloaded and was all good until my girlfriend this ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 window tabbing

Until Kubuntu 15.04, there was a very usefull function which let you adding multiple windows as tabs. In Kubuntu 15.04 and 15.10 I didn't find this option anymore. Is it removed or hidden? How can I ...
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How Do I Find My Current Desktop Theme in Kubuntu 15.10?

I have been using Kubuntu 15.10 for about 6 months, and have been using previous versions for over 3 years. I customized my desktop theme, icons, etc. to suit me, however, recently, I downloaded more ...
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Compose key problem on one KDE system

I have several Kubuntu systems, configured the same way, where I have enabled the compose key (I write in multiple languages), but the upgrade to 15.10 on one of those systems broke my compose key. ...
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Customize system tray icons in KDE

Is there anyway to use customized icons for notification center? Some programs like Skype has very different icons. Maybe using another notification center manager can be solution, but I didn't find ...
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TAB key indents entire row instead of only text right of cursor

The TAB key is giving me unexpected behaviour in the text editor Kate on Kubuntu 14.04.3 LTS: Action Press TAB key. Expected behaviour Everything to the right of the cursor indents. Actual ...
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Login to desktop environment only for some users

i have a system with kubuntu on it and two different desktop environments. Is it possible to restrict the login for one of the two environments for a special user group? Like users of the group ...
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Package workrave not working under 14.04.3

I installed the workrave using sudo apt-get install workrave. The I tried to start workrave from the Konsole but I get the error workrave: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgdk-3.so....
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systemsettings is missing in KDE

after removing some desktop environments, I face this strange problem: in KDE, systemsettings is completely missing (take a look at screenshot). I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Mouse cursor changes size when new process starts

In KDE, you may already change the mouse size in setting (maybe bigger size for better vision or smaller size for more comfort). When new process starts, mouse change its size (usually become smaller)...
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Shift + numeric keypad prints number (with NumLock off)

Since Lenovo have decided to place the Home and End keys in unreachable locations on my Thinkpad, I use the numeric keypad for these. With NumLock off, 1 = End and 7 = Home. One typical use for this ...
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Different UI language for week/month from default in KDE

I would like to have UI in English but week/month names in another language (lets say French, Spanish, Italian ,etc.) Seems like when I set UI to English, there is no control on week/month names. I ...
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VLC video playback is trimmed and blacked out

I am using Kubuntu 15.10 and recently I have updated the version to the latest backport version. But soon after the update VLC has started making weird output. VLC is cropping out the video and the ...
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always on top Widget in KDE

In KDE, I would like to have analog clock widget always-on-top. but this option is available only for panels. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE
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15.10 Dolphin: R-click anything -> mouseover “Activities” = Dolphin disappears/insta-crash

This started just recently. In Dolphin if I right-click on a file or folder and then move my mouse cursor over the "Activities" selection, even fleetingly, Dolphin will instantaneously shut down. ...
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customize KDE system tray's icons

I would like to replace default icons in KDE's system tray with my some other icons by my own. I use Ubuntu 14.10
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Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray

Is there any way to have Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray. by Running it in Ubuntu, it doesn't bring any icon in KDE system tray. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE