Questions about KDE Software Compilation, a Qt-based desktop environment.

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Copy date and time of KDE calender in text format to clipboard

Is there a way to set a shortcut-key for copying a text format of current date and time of KDE environment's calender?
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Kbuntu clock showing time in UTC

My clock suddenly started showing time in UTC, apparently this started after an update. I reset my timezone from the Adjust Date and Time... settings and used dpkg-reconfigure tzdata but the time is ...
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Lost desktop settings in KDE

After next unsuccessful attempt to install ATI fglrx drivers, when I also changed GRUB config a bit GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="radeon.modeset=0 and GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="nomodeset" When I restored ...
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auto-refresh in the KDE launcher

How to make KDE launcher update every time new apps are installed? Now it's not finding newly added ones.
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KDE freeze with Ubuntu13.10

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 on a lenovo laptop, for which I decided to install KDE. After I logged out and in and choosing KDE plasma workspace, all worked fine. But later, when I log ...
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Cinnamon broke Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Something after installing Cinnamon has screwed up my ability to use Unity and KDE on Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to log in to either I get an error that dbus could not start. Any ideas what has ...
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Polish KDE translation in Kubuntu 13.10?

How do I install new language in Kubuntu 13.10? I've chosen Poland as my country but only English language is available. I've already tried to search for "kde-l10n" in Muon (software center) but it ...
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Kubuntu Panel ICON resizing problem

This question is from KDE users, I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I installed KDE 4.11.2 in ubuntu, and everything seems fine. But these icons gets very smaller when I select SHOW a icon when not ...
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How to get full Conky transparency in KDE 4.11?

On recent versions of KDE (4.10, 4.11 at least), the Conky window does not have a transparent background, despite settings in the .conkyrc file.
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Ubuntu boots in CLI after KDE uninstall

I installed KDE to see if it's better than Unity. I didn't like it, so I uninstalled it, but now, when I boot in Ubuntu, it just goes to command line, asking for a user and password. How can I get it ...
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Problem with install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu

I would like to install Oxygen-Transparent theme on Kubuntu 12.04. (the KDE version is 4.11.2) To install that : sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake kdelibs5-dev and then : sudo apt-get ...
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Installing KDE alongside Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to install KDE alongside Ubuntu 12.04 with following commands : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update And then below command get some error : sudo ...
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Skype no sound on Kubuntu 13.10

I just performed a fresh install of Kubuntu 13.10 on my machine. Everything is working great except for Skype. I cannot get any form of audio playback in Skype. In the sound settings panel I get a ...
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KDE: How can I select audio output device for mplayer?

I recently installed Kubuntu 13.10 64-bit, and I'm having a problem with selecting audio output device. In Phonon, when I select audio device preference order and press Apply, Amarok and Dragon will ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - backintime-kde do not start

I have a Kubuntu 13.10 64bit fresh install. I installed backintime and backintime-kde4 When I launch backintime-kde4 it crashes saying: mirto@msb03:~/script$ backintime-kde4 Back In Time Version: ...
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Change KDE Logos in all icons for custom distro

we are making a Ubuntu-derivative Distro. We have chosen KDE for the DE, want to know how to customize all the logos and icons of KDE to match our Distro Logos.
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Unable to install Konstruktor program

I've recently switched to Linux, having a good knowledge of how it works before switching, since I've had experience working with Ubuntu-based servers for several months. I've been trying to install a ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Environments, No Internet Access

Windows has been a pain, so I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my parent's HP Pavilion first with Cinnamon. For the first few days, it worked wonderfully, and then stopped connecting to the internet. I tried ...
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KDE Application menu items missing

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and KDE on top of Openbox. A few days after upgrading to 13.10 and after a regular software update, all the applications normally listed in "Applications" in the KDE launcher ...
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In KDE 4.11.2 saucy with both nvidia and nouveau drivers I have strange artefacts

KDE 4.11.2, ubuntu 13.10, nvidia/nouveau, system/raster qt graphics system. When opening/closing a window there is a chance, that black blinking line will appear near plasma panel. Also when a popup ...
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Kubuntu 13.10: Screensaver consumes lots of CPU even after done

After upgrading from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, I'm finding that my screensavers are consuming about 30% of my CPU even after they have stopped. I've noticed this specifically with KDE Asciiquarium and a ...
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KDevelop not working properly after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, which upgraded kdevelop to 4.5.1, I see the following error when I start kdevelop: Could not start process Cannot talk to klauncher: The name org.kde.klauncher was ...
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how to install kde connect on ubuntu 12.04?

kde connect is a new app aims to connect android phone and ubuntu/kubuntu and having lots of features. the steps involved in installing this piece of software in ubuntu 12.04 is shown in this ...
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Altrnative to KDE's “force font dpi” functionality

I am currently using a non-KDE system (Lubuntu) and am trying to find a way to force DPI to a specific value. What file do I need to edit to force dpi to 96? What is the proper code? My Ubuntu ...
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Network/ Internet nonnection notifier in KDE workspace tray

After upgrading to 13.10, the default network connection notifier in 13.04 in tray is disappeared. I installed kde-full, it is still disappeared. How can I fix this?
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I was trying to make a switch from Unity to KDE, and now my laptop hangs on boot

I recently asked how I could remove Unity after installing KDE (used kubuntu-desktop), and was told to run a long apt-get command that boiled down to "purge these Unity packages and make sure ...
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Wrong theme with kdesudo

A while ago I installed Kubuntu on Ubuntu (then 12.10) with sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Ever since I've got a problem when running some gui applications as root. For example when running ...
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Kubuntu Screensaver create multiple process and after close , all of theme doesn't close

Kubuntu Screensaver create multiple process and after screensaver close , all of theme doesn't close. kcometen4.kss is name of processes. One time in login , Screensaver open in multiple window! ...
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How do I remove Unity after installing KDE? (13.10) [duplicate]

I've run with Unity since 12.10, but near the end of 13.04 I decided I wanted to try KDE. So I installed kubuntu-desktop. Since then, I've upgraded to kubuntu 13.10. However, when I shut down my ...
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Kernel freezes with nvidia optimus and bumblebee on 12.04

I have a Sony VAIO with Intel i7-3520M and NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M LE]. I installed bumblebee and nvidia drivers. They work almost fine, but the system freezes like in a kernel ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 suspend crashes KDE / black screen on wake

Setup I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, with KDE (installed via Ubuntu server disk and sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop). Problem Whenever I suspend the computer while in KDE (either via ...
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Error: libpulsecommon-4.0.so: No such file or directory

I get this error for kde apps after upgrading to 13.10: $ dolphin dolphin: error while loading shared libraries: libpulsecommon-4.0.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory How ...
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Udhcpc.conf help

Hi i know the question is vague but bear with me, my goal is to learn and the problem at hand is just to mess around. So please if you can point me in the direction for a good read, i really just wnt ...
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Why can't I extend my desktop 12.04 in KDE?

My display settings has no options to not mirror my screens. There is just no option for not mirroring my screens. The options are: turn on resolution refresh rate I looked around for some graphic ...
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Is it save to delete the akonadi file_db_data?

I don't use kmail on my Ubuntu anymore. I use Thunderbird now. still I have this 1.6GB large file ~/.local/share/akonadi/file_db_data I only guess, it is so large, cause my IMAP folder is about ...
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How do I programmatically change user's default appearance settings in KDE?

I have changed my window decoration + cursor theme in kubuntu for one user. I was wondering how I would make it the default window decoration + cursor theme for new users. I tried copying ~/.kde ...
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Unity and other GUI broken due to interrupted installation

General questions is this: How to troubleshoot and fix Graphical User Interface Environments on Ubuntu 13.04 if installation of one of environments was interrupted (paused) by either pressing CTRL+C ...
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Synaptics error “no touchpad found” at startup on HP laptop

I know there are a lot of topics on the synaptics touchpad not working, but I can't seem to find the answer to my problem anywhere. Please forgive me if I missed it. Here is what happened. After ...
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YouTube stuttering(Video/Audio) in Chromium after installing KDE

Chromium Version 28.0.1500.71 Ubuntu 13.04 (28.0.1500.71-0ubuntu1.13.04.1) Adobe Flash Player - Version: 11.2 r202 Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202 Name: Shockwave Flash Version: 11.2 r202 ...
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KDE4 wallper cycles randomly

I have a dual monitor setup at work and I have a selection of dual monitor images. KDE cycles the wallpapers randomly, so despite the fact that the left folder matches the right folder, they get out ...
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KCM GTK settings ignored, how can I make GTK apps use KDE icons?

I am using Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring) 64-bit. After upgrading to KDE SC 4.11.2 (from ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports) GTK applications mostly do not use the icons selected in Kubuntu's GTK KCM. I say mostly ...
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Do I need a graphics card driver for Linux?

I am using Linux with a KDE desktop environment and the following hardware configuration: • Intel Core i7 3.4GHhz 4770k • MSI Z87 MPower motherboard • MSI GeForce GTX760 2GB DDR5 graphics card • 1TB ...
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Make a window shortcut permanent

I want to be able to always make the terminal window pop-up with focus with the same keyboard shortcut. I've found so far that if I right-click the window and go to More Actions > Window ...
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Language change produces sound

I want to hear a sound when system language is changed in KDE environment. Is there anyway to add such sound effect?
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Unable to remove KDE Plasma Workspace login

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 recently and then on top of it tried installing KDE plasma workspace. I now want to get rid of KDE plasma workspace and have ran all commands available on forum and most ...
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Asus Zenbook ux51vz 2.1 audio mode

I recently purchased an Asus Zenbook UX51VZ and installed Kubuntu 13.04 x64 (all defaults still) on it and most things seem to work fine, with just a few exceptions. adding options snd-hda-intel ...
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Kate, kile and other KDE applications crash in Ubuntu

I seem to have some issues with gtk libraries when trying to open KDE applications on my Ubnutu. Including Kate, Kile, etc (also the problem was observed when opening Mendeley desktop) The system is ...
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Libreoffice crashes when saving document (tried deleting profile dir)

I have an .ots template file at the directory: /home/peter/Documents/Business_from_2005/Security_Web/ which was changed earlier today, from: /home/peter/Documents/Business from 2005/Security Web/ ...
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KDE ignoring changes made to monitor position/rotation

I've been having all sorts of issues with Xorg, so this may have been self inflicted. I currently have two monitors, a 1280x1024 (we'll call it A) and a 1600x1200 (B) that is rotated 90 to the right ...
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KDE not seeing USB devices anymore

A recent update has rendered my USB devises unusable in KDE. The device notifier doesn't notice when they are connected. If I run lsusb the device is certainly there. In syslog I can also see the ...