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

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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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How to publish a game in Muon? [duplicate]

I have written a little game and I would like to publish it in Muon. How can I do that? I haven t found any documentation...
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Xfce with Kde Plasma 5: How to automatically give focus to newly created windows?

I am using Xfce with Kde Plamsa5 as Window Manager. I cant open Xfce Window Settings anymore but KDE System Settings. I cant find an option to automatically focus to newly created windows. When I ...
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How change KDE account picture automagically?

I've written a nifty little script that selects a random image at reboot and copies it into my home folder, naming it .face. However, my desktop environment is KDE and it seems to be ignoring that ...
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KDE lock screen appears when in Google Hangout

How can I disable the KDE lock screen from automatically appearing, but only when I am in a Google Hangout (in Chrome)?
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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KDE/QT applications on Xubuntu 15.04 are horrible

All installed KDE/QT applications on Xubuntu 15.04 are horrible (clementine, digikam, etc...). I think the layout miss all kde/qt library. See there http://postimg.org/image/ng087lkkb/ Why? How can ...
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LibreOffice crashes on startup after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I would have up-voted or responded to this thread but I do not have enough rep: Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04 After an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 LibreOffice (Writer, Calc etc) ...
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How to install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I install Kdenlive 15.04 on Ubuntu 14.04? Kdenlive recommends to use this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~sunab/+archive/ubuntu/kdenlive-release But it does not have the latest version. How do ...
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unlock kwallet at login

before plasma 5 I had my kwallet unlocked at login and it worked well (same password for kwallet as for my session). Now, with plasma 5, it does not work anymore, I think I'm not far from working ...
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How to get wide character fonts on KDE?

I have to help a person, using KDE 4.9.3, and I'm not an expert on KDE. He has not a good sight, so I grew up the character fonts on the system (from the KDE configuration tool), so he is satisfied ...
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Kubuntu laggy althoug RAM/CPU isn't all used up

I'm using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5.3 (Just installed the system a few days ago) Something strange is happening..The system is very, and I mean VERY laggy. When I'm doing simple tasks like leaving ...
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KDE 5 : Increasing icon-size in task manager and correct screen animations

I am currently using KDE 5 on Kubuntu. Everything else is good, but I just want to know how I can increase the icon-size in task manager. Currently because I am forcing font DPI to 110 for viewing ...
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Install Kubuntu over Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I've got a Macbook air and it's impossible to install Kubuntu on it, so I ended up installing Ubuntu 15.04. Now it's time to replace it with Kubuntu 15.04 and the new plasma. Of course I have to ...
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How can I disable KDE sounds in Xfce (Vivid)? Or: Why is systemsettings empty?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.04 (vivid), and have a few KDE apps installed (kdevelop, konqueror). I would like to disable their notification sounds. I know that this issue has been discussed before, and ...
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How do I access GUI settings (kubuntu 15.04) or run them from Command line

Currently Plasma 5.3 is not running on my kubuntu 15.04 install. see Plasma has vanished Kubuntu 15.04 How can I access settings, i.e. what name/commands do I need to run whatever the plasma settings ...
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Dolphin takes a while to open (Kubuntu)

I tried out kubuntu a few months ago and encountered the same problem, when I try to open dolphin it takes about 15 seconds to fully load (this has never happened with any other file manager on other ...
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How to show sources in XFCE sound mixer?

I am using Ubuntu 15 and XfCE. The XFCE Mixer only gives me Master Volume. How can I show Playback-sources-volume, just like in KMix?
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kcron not running commands

When I add a new command to kcron it seems to work fine. I hit Run Now and it works perfectly. BUT when the task is scheduled it never runs. How do I get kcron to run commands exactly as Konsole can ...
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How To Install And Test KDE Plasma 5 On Ubuntu 14.04

KDE Plasma 5 is hitting release candidate now: Schedules/Plasma 5 - KDE TechBase. How can I install plasma 5 in Ubuntu 14.04.
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How do I disable KDE Wallet?

KDE Wallet keeps popping up whenever try to add or remove connections in the Network Manager. I would like to disable the KDE Wallet system altogether. In Kubuntu 14.04 I could disable KDE Wallet ...
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How to install KDE on Lubuntu 14.04

At my work we had to install a Linux distribution to replace Windows XP. We liked KDE but we only had to use CDs. So we chose Lubuntu and now we want KDE. Is there any way we can install KDE. Will it ...
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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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“redmond” theme on kubuntu 15.04?

Fresh kubuntu 15.04 install (so: using plasma 5.2.2). I happen to like the classic Windows look (it also really confuses people :) ), and in previous releases I've installed the kdeartwork (or some ...
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Slow/laggy system on a mid-end PC

I just moved from Windows 8.1 3 days ago (which was running very good in terms of performance and multi-tasking). I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE Plasma 5.3 installed and the system isn't fast as it ...
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How to add a keyboard modifier state applet to Unity panel?

I am a KDE user thinking about moving to Unity. Due to manual disability, I use sticky keys and in KDE I have an applet in the system panel which shows which modifier keys are active. I remember that ...
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How to remove icons from KDE application dropdown menu items?

What is the configuration setting to not show icons next to menu dropdown items for KDE applications installed in Ubuntu? Gnome applications do not display an icon next to dropdown menu items. ...
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Missing icons from system settings KDE 15.04

i have a missing icons from the Kubuntu System Settings panel, installed from kubuntu-ppa/backports in ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu-desktop any ideas?
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Make KDE use max resolution available for second monitor

KDE user, Thinkpad T450s. I have a second monitor at home, and another one in my office. When I plug in any of the two in my VGA port, the system automatically assigns to it a 1024x768 resolution. ...
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“Unmet dependencies” When trying to install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install the latest KDE Plasma here but I'm getting You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-telepathy-minimal: ...
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Firefox is using KDE oxygen GTK on Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple desktop environments (unity, cinnamon and KDE). However, after I installed KDE, Firefox began to use oxygen GTK when I am using Unity or Cinnamon. If a click ...
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How to fully disable kde wallet?

I'm on kubuntu 15.04. I'd like to use ksshaskpass, but whenever I run it, I get requestor to create kdewallet. I did disable kdewallet, as shown in How to disable KDE Wallet? , any my config files ...
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Prevent shutdown when rsnapshot is running

Since shutdowns during rsnapshot operation will lead to inconsistent/partial backups, I wonder how to delay the system shutdown while rsnapshot is active. The task is complicated by the fact that I ...
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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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KDE hangs after login if rebooting from Windows in a dual-boot computer

I run a dual-boot computer with(Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04, over which I have installed KDE 4.13.3. After booting on Windows, the first time I try to log in to KDE, KDE hangs on splash window after ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade: many problems

I'll just toss here a list of problems I have with the recent upgrade to kubuntu 15.04 I'll accept that all my settings are gone because of the change of framework 4 to 5 (it would have been nice to ...
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missing some icons in KDE 5 launcher and tray after installing unity

I have kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. last night I installed unity desktop using the command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop on my laptop. but after first restart I missed some of my application ...
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Upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 broke settings and Akonadi

I have upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 on one machine and all a lot of the KDE settings are reset to default. The position of the Plasma Panel was back to default, the background image back to ...
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design printing theme for kaddressbook (grantlee)

I would like to create a printing theme for kaddressbook that allows me to print my contacts on label stickers 70x32mm. The problem is, I don't know enough html/css/grantlee to make it work. Any guru ...
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Laptop runs much slower after installing KDE environment Ubuntu 15.04

Recently after installing the kde environment (onto normal ubuntu 15.04, through 1 simple package install after completely removing the xfce environment.) i have noticed the massive increase in boot ...
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No network-manager in Kubuntu 15.04

I have a fresh Kubuntu 15.04 install. When I go to the icon, right click, Networks Settings, I end up in this window: Update: Same thing happens for Updates settings.
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How do I know my KDE version?

I'm on Kubuntu 11.04 and I want to know what KDE version I'm using.
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Okular can't read pdf files

I recently have installed Okular on my Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is when I open pdf files, okular gives me the error "Can not find a plugin which is able to handle the document being passed." When I ...
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Problem with KDE programs after upgrading to 15.04

I experienced this problem with konversation, but while searching for a solution, I saw that many people were having this problem with many different KDE programs, so I thought I'd bring it up here ...
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Fail after seond reboot when going to Kubuntu vivid from 14.10

My wife's Eurocom Laptop was running Kubuntu 14.10 and telling her she needed to do a version upgrade. But clicking on the upgrade button in apper was failing with a error 127. We tried running a ...
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How to change the graphic settings in Kubuntu 15.04

and thanks for taking a look at my problem. I have a Kubuntu 15.04, upgraded from 14.10 and whenever I open a session the borders in every breeze theme window show a black corner and the preview of ...
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Can't Get KDE on chromebook

While atepmting to install kde on my chromebook i got this message I: Retrieving Release W: Retrying failed download of http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/Release then E: Failed getting ...
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Can't Install Lightworks in KDE

Everytime i try to install lightworks i get. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libtiff5 Please help!
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How to make KDE remember your opened windows across sessions?

This used to work on Kubuntu 14, 13, etc... but since the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04, after I login only some of my windows re-open automatically. And some of those that do are not in the position I ...
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How can I contribute artwork to kubuntu?

I recently installed kubuntu on my PC. I would like to change the icon of the system task bar and submit the icon so that it can replace the default icon in the kubuntu KDE 5 breeze theme. Please ...