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

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KDE keyboard options (like ctrl:nocaps) stop working randomly

edit: turns out my keyboard was disconnect/reconnecting. KDE is supposed to handle that, but it isn't. reported as https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346336 I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 (kde ...
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Whitelist for migration of kubuntu configuration files

I am looking into migrating from kubuntu 14.04 which has KDE 4 to a newer version which has Plasma and Framworks 5. My previous experience is that it is no good to copy all user configuration files ...
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How do I stop the screen from being locked on resume on Kubuntu/KDE?

Per How do I stop the screen from being locked on suspend? I want to be able to sleep and resume without the screen locking. All the previous answers seem to involve fairly Gnome-specific things that ...
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Broken fonts in KDE (Kubuntu 14.10)

From time to time I experience a very strange bug: Fonts are broken not only in Firefox, but in the whole KDE environment. What can I do to fix it? UPDATE #1 Installed Kubuntu from scratch and ...
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Can`t reinstall mysql on kubuntu

Every time I try to install MySQL I get Setup package mysql-client-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … Setup package mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) … 150415 15:35:15 [ERROR] Can't find ...
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Kopete facebook chat online/offline messages

I've noticed that when I chat in Kopete via facebook that I keep getting messages like [user] is now Online [user] is now Offline They just seem to randomly show up. and will do so once every ...
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Restore GTK integration after removing KDE

I was trying KDE (kubuntu-desktop) on top of an Ubuntu Unity install. Now I have uninstalled KDE. However, I see that any non-GTK based application still showing the KDE theme. For example, below is ...
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control audio kde plasma after hdmi removal

I am using kde:plasma version 4.13.3 in ubuntu 14.04 and it works great in most ways, but on my laptop I frequently use it as my "media center" pc. I hook it up to the TV through the HDMI port. When ...
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marble-touch offline map viewer fails to start

Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity, marble-touch 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.1. It doesn't start: $ marble-touch qrc:/main.qml:13:1: Type MarbleWindow unavailable qrc:/MarbleWindow.qml:11:1: module "com.nokia.meego" is ...
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Can't install QtCurve [closed]

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 b2 When trying to install qtcurve there is a dependency problem. Is there anything I should do about this? Here is aptitude output: The following NEW packages will be ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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Can I disable Activities in KDE?

I'm running Kubuntu and one of the features I've never found a use for is Activities. For the uninitiated, it lets you set up your desktops and applications based on the activity you're doing... ...
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Running a windows screensaver via wine [duplicate]

I'm trying to get Free Fire Screensaver to run on my Kubuntu 14.10 machine. I've managed to install it under wine and now have an .exe file to start the fire effect (which works exactly as it should, ...
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Kdenlive gone from system, and won't re install?

I have posted this on the Kdenlive forum but been advised to try elsewhere as this seems to be an OS related issue, so here goes... I have been using Kdenlive happily for a while on Ubuntu ...
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New desktop dies when starting OpenGL screensavers

I got some new screensavers (sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra) and it had some nice OpenGL screensavers on it. When I start some of them (one of them is ...
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KDE asking for password to mount external hd

Any ideas as to why kde asks for root password when mounting an external hd (using the gui)? It did not use to do that. Has something changed in the way thing used to work?
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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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Prevent shutdown when tvheadend recording / KDE session is active

I am searching for a way to prevent shutdown/standby when tvheadend (or vdr) is currently recording. What I found until now is Prevent shutdown when rsnapshot is running: Which I don't like because ...
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Backlight change with FN keys do not work on Asus

I know this was asked many times but I do not understand how there is no real solution. I hop e someone can help. The problem: Asus g53 laptop, Ubuntu 14.04, KDE 4.13.3 Fn + f5-f6 should change the ...
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How to turn off baloo in KDE 4.13?

I have Kubuntu 14.04 and just installed the newest updates. Looking at the process list I see baloo indexer running. I could not find a checkbox in Baloo settings to turn off the indexing.
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 KDE reversed green and red on images

I haven't used KDE last few weeks and so I have done some regular firefox and ubuntu updates during this time. But today, I logged in with plasma desktop on my Ubuntu machine and surprisingly realised ...
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How to remove red lines in the top right corner of a window in KDE?

Here is a screenshot of what I want to remove (small red lines), but I can't find out how.
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Ctrl+L on terminal doesn't work anymore

Usually on the command line you could write Ctrl+L and this would clean the command line, but now it doesn't. The command does nothing at all. How can I restore it to the way it was? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to change forgotten password without bios ?

When I logged in today on my laptop and tried to do something in konsole it asked me for my password. So i typed in my password like 100 times and it keeps on saying that It's incorrect. It worked ...
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Disable KDE Launcher - Browser history integration

Whenever I search for something in KDE's Kickoff Application launcher, it also search in my browser history (both Firefox and Chromium). I already disabled Nepomuk and selected "do not remember" ...
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KDE start Thunderbird on specific Dekstop at startup

I want to start Thunderbird on a specific Desktop at startup of KDE. I found the autostart settings but I did not find any option to start the program on a different Desktop. How can I do this? Is ...
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Getting Ubuntu's default splash screen back after KDE installation & removal

I know questions similar to this one, such as this or this, have been asked and solved. However, I tried their answers and none of them worked. As one of the askers of the questions did, I also tried ...
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Brightness and volume buttons dont work?

I have toshiba chromebook 2 and i installed ubuntu 14.04.02 few days ago and noticed that my function buttons dont work. I mostly care about brightness and volume buttons. Is there any solution for ...
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GParted takes long time to partition SD card. is that bad?

I have 64GB SD card and I deleted previous partition with GParted because I needed to create new one with ext4 file system. Its taking about an hour already and it doesnt really show any progress, It ...
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Duplicate sources.. How to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Hello so every time I run sudo apt-get update in konsole I get this at the end: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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Downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 [duplicate]

How do you downgrade from KDE 5 to KDE 4 or downgrade from Kubuntu 15.04 to Kubuntu 14.10. KDE 5 has been giving errors since I installed it, now I want to downgrade it.
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How to remove all traces of KDE installed

I have 2 computers with Ubuntu but on both I installed KDE to have another option for the users. Since Unity has come along very well, there has not been a need to use KDE for a while now. How can I ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 create password protected archive

I installed Kubntu 14.10 and when trying to create a new rar or 7z arhive, I see no option of adding a password to protect the file. What should I do in order to have this option from dolphin menu?
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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How to re-enable PrintScreen shortcut to fire ksnapshot?

In the past I used to fire ksnapshot by hitting the "Print Screen" key on my keyboard. Since some time now (< 1 year, I am running Kubuntu 14.04 with KDE v4.13.3) this is not happening anymore. ...
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Kdecache-user taking up lots of space

My computer has started to show signs of a bloated root partition. I checked it out using ncdu and discovered that the directory at /var/tmp/kdecache-user/ has swelled to 1.6 gigs. After doing a ls ...
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unable to switch screen in Kubuntu 14.10

I recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows and I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 now. I have a laptop with an external monitor. The problem is, I am not able to switch between the monitors with Kubuntu running. ...
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“Folder not found” message on login

Every time I log in, a strange message appears saying that a folder in my home directory I created for a project "does not exist". I don't recall putting any widgets on my desktop that use the ...
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How do I remove the KDE 4 Plasma Tool Box/cashew icon from the desktop?

I'm looking to remove the "Tool Box" icon in the upper right hand corner of my KDE 4 desktop, but can't find any configuration setting anywhere to do so. I'm new to KDE 4, so it's quite possible I ...
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Catch program crash when there is no terminal

This question may belong to Unix/Linux in general, but I guess the answer is dependent on distro or desktop environment [I use KDE and Xfce so I would like an answer that is applicable on booth]. ...
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Baloo not working

The new KDE indexing service is of fundamental importance (as was Nepomuk before it) but, unfortunately, it does not work as it should on my machine with Kubuntu 14.04. Indeed, it does not work at ...
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Okular: Your annotations will not be exported

I'm running Okular 0.20.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, I made some annotations to a PDF file and when I try to save a copy of it with Save as (to preserve the annotations), I get the message: Your annotations ...
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How can I downgrade KDE5 to KDE4 but keep the login manager?

Title says it all...I want my plasma 4 desktop back but I am absolutely in love with the new lock screen, even over GDM and such. Any way to do this, or any way to uninstall it all then reinstall that ...
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Can't update tortoisehg in ubuntu kde

I'm trying to update tortoisehg as the current version that I have is 2.2, however when I run the command: sudo apt-get install tortoisehg, it returns the message: "tortoisehg is already the newest ...
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Tray Icons missing after installing and uninstalling kubuntu-desktop

I installed kubuntu-desktop along side unity on lenovo yoga 2 pro but had to uninstall because it had issues with high dpi. But after I uninstalled , I see traces of kde here and there. One of those ...
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Why do I get a ksmserver error when I login remotely?

I have a small script that allows me to run a remote X session. It basically consists of these lines: KBDOPTS="-keybd ephyr,,,xkbmodel=evdev,xkblayout=de" Xephyr -screen 1900x982 -resizeable ...
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Qt Creator's window is a background picture

When I open Qt Creator on Ubuntu 14.04 the main window captures background and shows it as its own window. I have to change to other tabs to get its own background.
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How to change environment variable LANGUAGE globally in kde

My objective is to change globally the LANGUAGE var to en_US.UTF-8. Currently it is en:he:en. When issuing command locale I get this output: LANG=en_US LANGUAGE=en:he:en LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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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 ...