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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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 apt-...
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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 ...
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How can I quickly change the audio stream to a different device in KDE Plasma?

In Unity, if I click sound settings in the system tray, the window that comes up will allow me to change the default audio device live in one click. In KDE plasma, if I right-click on the speaker icon ...
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Create KDE Activity using command line

Is there a way to create a new activity in KDE by command line? The gui method does not work for me.
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No Default Icon for Edit Application Menu Bash Script When Dropped to Empty Panel

When dragging an Application to an open space in a Panel, The application Icon for that app is visible and placed in the panel. When I create an Entry for a Bash Script using Edit Application Menu and ...
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Konsole is monochrome

I'm sort of new to Linux (only knew it existed for about 3 months). I installed kde-full on Ubuntu Trusty. The terminal in GNOME is much more colorful as in here: http://eli.thegreenplace.net/images/...
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Booting issue after removing KDE Desktop

a few days ago I installed the KDE Desktop environment. I tried to remove it using Synaptic Package Manager, now when ever I restart my PC it will show the KDE Start-up logo and then the screen will ...
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Removing lubuntu or LXDE

I've just installed kde-desktop, according to this tutorial: How to install KDE on Lubuntu 14.04 Now I have both lubuntu(LXDE) and kubuntu(KDE) and want to remove lubuntu, can I do it? Also, on ...
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Does Python AppIndicator3 on KDE support labels?

I've just moved from Ubuntu to Kubuntu and I have a small script written in Python that used to display a brief status indicator message (how long a service on our network has been up) on my screen ...
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How to make xdg-open to use kde-open instead of gvfs-open?

I have both gnome and KDE installed in my Ubuntu, but mostly I use KDE. When I execute: xdg-open <folder_name> it runs nautilus instead of dolphin (as gvfs-open also do). It seems to me ...
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Crash kwin after run java application

After the last update to the Kubuntu 15.04 I had problems with running Java applications. After start java application kwin is crashing. Tested on LibreOffice and PhpStorm. Linux 3.19.0-33-generic #...
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Rendering errors with Kubuntu 15.04?

My Kubuntu install shows random rendering errors throughout. The kdiff3 and context menu in Dolphin I included here are examples. IIRC I solved a similar problem a few years ago by deleting some ...
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Menus and icons don't display on Kubuntu

Since few days (maybe since mid-Nov 2015) my KDE display shows strange behaviours. With some menus, the items don't show, I can only read them if I hover the mouse over them. The characters are very ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 operations get slow or hang until logout

After upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10 from 14.04, I've found that some programs get much slower or completely hang over the course of a few hours of use. (Even though I have 32 GB RAM, an SSD, and a fast ...
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Graphical issue with Kubuntu

I'm having some strange graphical issue with windows manager in Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Some time after I'm using the system i notice some artifacts that affects windows. I'm attaching some examples ...
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kde-ghost in ubuntu 15.04?

How to install kde ghost theme in Ubuntu 15.04. I just need the ghost theme, so should i install kubuntu-full or is there any other specific method. Please help me out.
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Can't change KDE Kickoff menu style

I attempted to change the Kickoff menu style in Kubuntu 15.04 by right clicking on the icon and then "Alternatives", and then changing to "Application Menu". That worked, but now I am not able to ...
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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 ...
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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 /usr/share/kde4/services/...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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). 15....
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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". ...
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How do I get a global menu in kde plasma 5?

I need a global menu in kde how can I get this.
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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!!!
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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?
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 kde-...
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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 you!...
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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 .
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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. ...