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

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Text color sometimes unreadable in Elegance KDE Desktop theme

I'm using the KDE desktop (but originally installed normal Ubuntu). I like dark colors for my desktop theme. The only dark theme I see installed by default is "Elegance". When I select this theme, the ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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KDE announces program name when I open an Emacs window

I don't know why but suddenly KDE tells me whenever I open my Emacs window ... how can I tell it to shutup? It only happens with Emacs so far. Edit: My Thinkpad X220 runs on Kubuntu 14.04. I tried ...
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GNOME Asks for Password When Change Keyboard Input Language

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. Recently, I installed KDE; but I finally removed it. After its removal, whenever I want to change my keyboard layout into another language using shortcut Super + Space, ...
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Suspend process to hard drive

When I suspend a process via KSysGuard, I right click on the process, and hit 'suspend', I do not see any difference in RAM consumption. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that suspended ...
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Ksysguard give error The file /home/mahesh/.kde/share/apps/ksysguard/ProcessTable.sgrd does not contain valid XML

I've Dell Inspiron 1525 with Kubuntu 14.04. Recently when I checked for update Muon Update Manager told me that few updates are available so I updated it but now when I use Ksysyguard gives error "The ...
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Add program to the application launcher widget in KDE plasma desktop for Kubuntu 14.04

I would like to add Ipython qtconsole (for Python3) to the application launcher in the bottom panel at the KDE plasma desktop. I currently have three applications in the launcher: chromium browser ...
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Error messages at bootup

Running ubuntu 14:10 and the following three dialog boxes appear with errors in them. My hard drive is 500gb and its a fresh install of ubuntu. Dialog box Error - Run Command Interface Unable to ...
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HDMI Monitor Signal Lost after login screen

I am using KDE Desktop, everything up to date. I just installed a Geforce 210 1Gb memory with HDMI output in order to connect to my Asus monitor. I also installed Nvidia propietary drivers (331.38). ...
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How can I propose a new program to be included in Ubuntu?

That's pretty much it. I would like to propose the kup backup system for kde, but I couldn't find a way to tell (K)ubuntu... ...
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My laptop (T430) crashes after less than an hour when running Linux

I don't really know where to start troubleshooting this one - after installing various Linux distros (OpenSuse 13.1, Ubuntu 14.04.1, Linux Mint KDE 17, Linux Mint Cinnamon 17) every single one of them ...
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KDE apps stopped loading citing missing libQtSvg

Yesterday (and in the preceding months), I could use Konsole completely fine. I haven't intentionally changed anything since then. However, today it won't load: [11:06]~$ konsole konsole: error while ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Can I sync my KOrganizer and iCloud calendars?

Is there a way for a busy person to be able to put an item on my iCloud Calendar and have the event added to a main KOrganizer calendar automatically, and vice versa?
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Ubuntu fails to boot after kubuntu-desktop uninstalled

Some time ago I installed kubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. However, after some time I noticed that my Eclipse started crashing often under KDE so I decided to remove it. I ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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KDE power management system could not be initialized

First of all, apologies but I am very new to using kubuntu, so I would need a very basic step by step answer to solve this problem. Since my last update I am getting this error message: KDE power ...
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Coasting stopped working on Kubuntu 14.04

I had some issues setting the touchpad the way I wanted it, but I finally succeeded with the help of xinput (I had to write a script that resets everything the way I want it after reboot, because KDE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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How to do unattended installation for packages which ask the same question?

I need to automate apt-get installation of kde-plasma-desktop which winds up installing both kdm and lightdm Display Managers. I'm using debconf-set-selections prior to installation to set the ...
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Core Dump on KDE [duplicate]

a problem in running some apps on KDE what is the meaning of this Error? Aborted (core dumped) $ ~/genymotion/genymotion Logging activities to file: /home/linux/.Genymobile/genymotion.log Aborted ...
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How Windowing Systems work?

I'm trying to understand how Windowing Systems work, I looked at the Wikipedia article but the explanation there is very complicated, it points to lots of different links, as it explains it's a lot of ...
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How to update to kde 4.14.1?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Kde using: sudo apt-get install kde-full That provided me with kde Platform Version 4.13.3 How can i update it to 4.14.1? Thanks Edit: A terminal command would be ...
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Network notification after installing kde-nm-connection-editor

I have installed plasma-nm on my Ubuntu 14.04. Beside nm-applet's notifications plasma-nm also started generating notification about available networks and wlan0 association with selected networks. ...
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KDE spellchecker dropdown is empty

i run Ubuntu 14.04, installed packages are kile, aspell-de and aspell-en, the problem is that the dropdowns for dictionaries are empty (or show "()"). Changing the spellchecker language in ...
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Okular crashes Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed okular using the ubuntu software center, but I haven been able to use it yet, once i run the program and I choose open document it crashes. This appears to me in the command line ...
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Right Alt is AltGr

My keyboard's right Alt is considered to be AltGr in KDE environment. How can i disable it? I want right Alt be the same as left one.
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How much time have I spent for a specific KDE activity?

I have created some KDE activities. Now I need to know how much time I spent for each of them. Someone said that this information is already tracked somewhere: What is a activity in KDE and what can I ...
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Kubuntu downloads [closed]

I downloaded two isos: kubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso Why is there no intel 64-bit choice like usual kubuntu-plasma5-14.10-beta1-desktop-amd64.iso (same question) i-386 is 32-bit right? I need ...
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KDE theme messing up while running GNOME

I am running an Ubuntu fork (14.04) which brings GNOME, KDE, and Unity by default. GNOME and Unity get on well, but KDE doesn't really. Whenever I start a GNOME session, right-clicking on some apps ...
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Winflip for ubuntu?

When I had both Vista and 7 I found one feature I was constantly using mostly because it looked cool while doing something was winflip, where all the windows were stacked in a full 3d card view when I ...
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Unity - desktop all empty [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04.1 froze completely trying to go into suspend mode while I closed the lid. After a hard reset I logged back in, but all I saw was the desktop background. I tried various suggestions from ...
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How can I change the KDE lockscreen?

I want gdm, lightdm, something--anything--other than the default one in KDE. I'm not talking about the login manager or anything, that I have set to gdm. I'm talking about the lock screen with the ...
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KUbuntu Screen Edge triggers no action

on my current install of Kubuntu 14.04 I cannot get Screen Edges working. I activate them the via (System Settings -> WorkSpace Bahavior -> Scrren Edges). After applying the change I get a blue glow ...
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porblem with running genymotion in KDE desktop

1- I have a problem in running genymotion in KDE Plasma desktop in ubuntu 14.04 but it works in default ubuntu desktop corectly! It gives me an error like this: linux@younes:~$ ...
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I can't run genymotion in KDE desktop in ubuntu 14.04

I can't run genymotion in KDE desktop in ubuntu 14.04 why? It runs corectly in ubuntu default desktop but not work in KDE I have problem with useing softwere center in KDE, I cant add or remove any ...
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Mac style application shortcut in KDE (focus existing instance or launch new one)?

In osx you can set a shortcut keybinding for any app (using Better Touch Tool), and when you press that key, if the app is not open, it will be opened, otherwise it will be brought in the front. I am ...
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KDE Panel goes COMPLETELY blank (transparent) and empty

I was trying to upgrade OpenGL. And when I restart, the KDE panel is completely blank. When I try to go to Desktop Effect and switch to XRender, it goes normal again. Everytime I use OpenGL to KDE it ...
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Faulty url routing from various utilities

Various utilities w/in Plasma eg "K" menu "Plasma Desktop Shell Add-On Installer" have actions that send a url to the default browser but what I'm getting is eg: ...
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How to use multiple Xscreen?

I have a setup with 2 different NVidia cards and 3 monitors. I was using Xinerama to unite them all under the same desktop, but some random crashes and lots of googling lead me to believe that ...
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Full screen mode under kde with any window

I found my new favorite shortcut (under kubuntu 14.04) Ctrl+Shift+f which brings applications like okular or kate to full screen. Unfortunately it does not work with konsole, chrome, etc. which brings ...
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Display the PPID in the system monitor?

Is it possible to display the PPID (parent process ID) in the process table of ksysguard ? There's no option for it when I right-click on bar up top.
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muon package manager can't find packages

I've a strange problem with muon package manager. For a few days I've been trying to install packages (umlet for example) without any succes. All the time I'm trying to install anything muon says that ...
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Samba share not in smb.conf

I'm creating a new File Server for a customer, and decided to load the KDE desktop so that the customer could manage shares and not have to use the CLI. I set up Samba and shared 3 folders through ...
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switching kde activities in command line

I started taking a course on bash scripting, and i'm still a newbie in bash scripting...please i wan't to know whether it's possible to control and switch kde activities in kubuntu via the command ...
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Using both KDE and Unity desktops on separate screens in Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded the latest KDE and installed it successfully on my Ubuntu 14.04 - based PC. I can select which GUI to start on login, and all seems to work very well. Now what I would like to do is ...
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Can I delete Ktorrent *.dnd files?

I've noticed that *.dnd files in ~/.kde/share/apps/ktorrent consumed 8 Gb of disk space. As I understand, dnd means "do not download" -> just temp files? Wouldn't Ktorrent recreate/redownload it after ...
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Running KDE Connect in vanilla Ubuntu

So I'm new to Ubuntu but not inexperienced with customizing open source software, and I recently learned about an application called KDE Connect -- ...
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Dell M6300 with docking station DVI monitor is dark

2 Scenarios: Both scenarios are booted this way. This has nothing to do with hot docking or plugging/unplugging things while running. Without docking station: Primary monitor during BIOS POSTing ...