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How can I make SimpleWelcome/ROSA Launcher Plasmoid appear on top of other windows?

When I start the launcher, it appears behind other windows, just like a general plasmoid. Can I put it on the top? Thanks!
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Display lock screen message in kde

I would like to display a message such as will be back in 10 minutes when you lock your screen in kde? I could not find an option in the system settings. How do you display a message when you lock ...
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KDEInit could not launch /usr/bin/kate

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1 and the rootactions service menu in Dolphin. I opened Dolphin as root then clicked on a text file. I got a "Sorry" dialog with the message: KDEInit could ...
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KDE: Register a permanent global shortcut

I am using KDE and I want to: Reassign global shortcut Win+L to lock screen. Set Win+T to launch terminal. I was able to do #1 directly changing kblobalaccel config file. But this is hack and #2 ...
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fix brightness after kde uninstall [duplicate]

i installled a kde update first by accident and then i got kde to install after anyways i hated it and unistalled but i realise now my fn+-> dosnt control my brightness can anyone help me fix this and ...
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GEdit runs with unsaved empty document [closed]

In the last few days gedit has started behaving quite weird. Every time I open it, it has an unsaved, empty document, even if I open some code file (so as a result, instead of opening my file ...
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Suspends from KDE, wakes in unity?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit. I prefer KDE so I installed it a few weeks ago but several times I have woken my laptop to find it is back in Unity. Sometimes it is a mixture of the two as odd as ...
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What happened to Snow?

In Kubuntu 12.04 (and maybe 12.10, I think) there was a neat eyecandy effect you could enable in "Desktop Effects" under System Settings that made snow fall on the desktop. In 13.04, it isn't there! ...
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On board problems in Kubuntu 13.04

After a fresh install of Kubuntu 13.04, I installed the on-board on-screen keyboard that I was familiar with from my previous vanilla Ubuntu LTS install. The program was available through the ...
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KDE Desktop themes not installing?

I am currently trying out KDE plasma as it has far better customization. I tried to install the Unity Ambiance and Unity Radiance themes from the Desktop theme section in System Settings. It says ...
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How to make KDE Homerun opaque?

I have recently had some issues with the ordinary KDE Application Launcher (it froze my plasma for a while...), so I decided to give Homerun a try. Homerun seems really good at first glance, but how ...
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Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
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Some QLabel are not getting translated when app is run in other language ?

I am running kde app kstars on my kubuntu 13.04 system from terminal using following command KDE_LANG=fr ./kstars Some labels file from http://paste.kde.org/p6e42cd0d/ are not getting translated ...
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Why is there a line length limit in Kate?

In Kate, KDE's text editor, and other editors too I'm sure, sometimes files will not open correctly because of this line length limit. Why is it there? Is it safe to set this to an extreme number or ...
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Can't find plasmawallpaperviewer

I recently get into this: Plasma Wallpaper Tutorial My problem is: plasmawallpaperviewer -p tutorial When I try to do this, the konsole says: The program 'plasmawallpaperviewer' is currently not ...
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How to remove (uninstall) all games from Kubuntu 12.04 using CLI?

I see that the list of installed games is rather long. If I remove them one by one it will take hours using commands such as: sudo apt-get purge kbounce There is a meta-package called kdegames, but ...
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How to remove kde desktop from ubuntu

So I installed kde desktop from this repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports and installed it sudo apt-get install kde-standard kubuntu-desktop I am hating kde and want to get ride of it so I want ...
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How to set a proxy in kde?

I'm using kde and tor. I'm could not set tor ip into the network manager. Network manager has not any option for proxy.
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KDE/Kubuntu's context menu with Emacs keybinds

In KDE it's pretty easy to set a custom global shortcut to emulate a keypress in Custom Shortcuts session, like Ctrl M to emulate Enter. But that doesn't seem to work with KDE's context menu (right ...
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How to “switch user” under KDE without locking the current session?

The family computer has 3 users (mom, dad and daughter). All 3 use KDE. Daughter is too young to deal with passwords, so she is a member of the nopasswdlogin group so she can log in without a ...
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every time I try to upgrade Kubuntu, dependency issues

alizard@terrarium:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for alizard: [blog response that I needed at least reputation 10 to post over 2 links in message] Fetched ...
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kubuntu 13.04 - run applications minimized at startup

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11. I'd like to start thunderbird goldendict and calibre at startup but they have to minimized. I have tried kstart but it doesn't work well I guess. I have already ...
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KDM Login Will Not Accept Username & Password [duplicate]

I have just installed KDE , set up my preferred environment (with desktop cube effects color scheme, set the splash screen to "minimalist" and also installed ksnapshot.) Installation was done with the ...
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How to manage Compiz Transparencies in the panes using the “Blue Sora” theme?

I'm experiencing some troubles with compiz under KDE (Ubuntu 12.04). When I select the "blue sora" theme, now I'm not able to manage transparencies in the panels. It seems that "ccsm" does not work: ...
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New windows, dropdown menus come up black but functional in Ubuntu 13.04

this is my first post as a relatively new linux user, so please bear with me and be specific in answering. My problem is this: Shortly after getting started into a session, whenever I try to open a ...
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KDE: can't pin a program with “show a launcher when not running” option

When I launch a program and then right-click its taskbar button and select "show a launcher when not running", I get a standard plasma shell popup saying that no application is associated with this ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 Blutooth missing from system settings!

I have a strange problem. I no longer see any Bluetooth settings in the Kubuntu System Settings. I'm running Kubuntu 13.04 x64, kernel 3.10.9. My Bluetooth device is working. I can see it ...
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kde-full on Ubuntu

Since I am really willing to install Krita on Ubuntu, I installed kde-full to be able to do that. When I had to choose the default DM, I chose KDM. When I rebooted, Ubuntu went to tty1. The graphical ...
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Can I run KDE-based Programs without completely installing KDE?

I want to be able to use some programs that depend on KDE, such as Krita and Kdenlive, but I don't want to have to install the KDM. If I install Krita on Ubuntu, I suffer many problems trying to open ...
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Synapse Integration KDE

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 at work and i really have grown fond of using synapse as my launcher for applications. I recently decided to give Kubuntu 12.04 a go at home, but the first thing i ...
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Automatic switching between monitor configurations

I have a laptop and an external monitor and i was wondering if there was a simple approach to switching between multiple monitor configurations based on the detected available displays. For example: ...
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How to open terminal in dolphin?

In Ubuntu 13.04 with KDE desktop is there any way to do action like "Open terminal " option or any hot key is available ? Thank you.
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Jovie - KDE Text To Speech Daemon, download other talkers

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11. I use Jovie (KDE Text To Speech Daemon) and the only voices available are the espeak voices, but I don't like those voices, they are not good in text-to-speech. Are ...
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Managing multiple sound cards in Kubuntu - more reliable way than KDE phonon GUI?

I have two sound cards attached to my PC - an internal Soundblaster and an external DAC. Unfortunately, managing what to output where is a real pain. Just to give an example: When I enter the Phonon ...
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Pressing <Down> opens a new tab in Konsole

Since only recently, when I press the ↓ (the Down) key, a new tab is opened in the Konsole terminal emulator. This is only happens in Konsole, not, for example, in Gnome terminal. I don't know what ...
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Kubuntu full screen videos

I am running Ubuntu with kde. I use two displays, one of them is the laptop's display and the other one is the external. If I play youtube videos on full screen it starts on the laptop's display. How ...
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Nautilus icons are missing on KDE

I really like Nautilus file manager, but on KDE the icons are missing. It works good on Unity and Gnome. If I start nautilus from Terminal (writting nautilus) I see the following logs: $ nautilus ...
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Skype [4.2.0.11] - black Video on KDE - 13.04 32bit

I have this strange issue with skype: using Unity and other DE ( lxde/E17 ) everything works fine using KDE/BE::Shell I have black screen in the video/webcam box ( also in option in video tab) I ...
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What does the libkwinnvidiahack4 package do?

I've just stumbled upon the packages libkwinnvidiahack4 (and also libkwinactivenvidiahack4 ). From the description I understand it provides some "hacks" for the KDE window manager in combination with ...
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Software Properties KDE is not opening after installation!

though I install Software Properties KDE its not opening and showing an message, Please run this software with administrative rights. To do so, run this program with kdesudo. Even though I am the ...
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Kubuntu: no display configuration tool after upgrade from 12.10

After upgrading Kubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 there's no display configuration tool. I've installed kscreen package which wasn't selected during upgrade, but without any success. I've dual screen ...
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E: Unable to locate package nepomuk-core-dev

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install nepomuk-core-dev in order to build plasma media center ( http://sinny.in/node/25 ) but I am getting following error: ...
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KDE custom window decoration for certain application

Is it possible to set custom windows decoration for certain application? For example: dark windows decoration for krita and white for other windows
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Why aren't my modifications to xkb working?

Short version Currently, AltGr+- produces ¥. I wish for it to produce an en-dash. In /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us, I replaced all occurances of "yen" with "endash" and restarted, but this made no ...
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KDE Dolphin file manager: Configure Places for all users

I'm running a dual boot system with Windows 7 - so have a bunch of NTFS and FAT drives - C:, D: and E: I also have 2 more users for whom I've set up accounts I've managed to add fstab entries so ...
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Krusader: How to hide FN key bar permanently

Does anyone know how to hide FN key bar in Krusader so the settings are saved when it is restarted? If you go to Settings->Show FN key bars and uncheck it, then FN bar disappears but only for the ...
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custom command on active screen event in kde

After upgrading to 13.04 I figured I'd give kde another try since it's been a while. One important feature of compiz that I really use is the ability to map arbitrary commands to edge events. I use a ...
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Efficient way to clear selections and select new item in KDE Dolphin in one step?

I prefer KDE's default single click behavior in all cases except the following: Starting situation: I have one or more files (or folders) selected already (from some previous action) I want to ...
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How can I activate the Kubuntu Bootlogo?

After a lot of work with grub to get Windows 8 working, the bootlogo of kubuntu doesn't appear. I only see a lot of code lines and then the logon screen appears. How can I activate the bootlogo? ...
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fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer

vijay13@ubuntu:~$ git clone git://anongit.kde.org/plasma-mediacenter Cloning into 'plasma-mediacenter'... fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer Can someone please help me to get rid of above ...