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How Do I Find My Current Desktop Theme in Kubuntu 15.10?

I have been using Kubuntu 15.10 for about 6 months, and have been using previous versions for over 3 years. I customized my desktop theme, icons, etc. to suit me, however, recently, I downloaded more ...
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How can I install KDE 4 on Kubuntu Wily 15.10?

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 from 14.04 LTS, and have found that KDE/Plasma 5 has too many bugs and I would like to use KDE 4 again. But I want to keep the rest of Kubuntu 15.10 and all the ...
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Digital clock widget on Kubuntu 15.10 partially off-screen

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10, on Plasma 5.4.3, KDE 5.15.0, and Qt 5.5.1. I have the digital clock widget, set to display date and time, on the upper-right corner of my screen (on a panel that borders the ...
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Which 15.10 package containes KDE system tray?

I need to file a bug against the KDE system tray for Kubuntu 15.10. In particular I am getting weird stuff within hints displayed while hovering with the mouse. Here is an example while hoveing the ...
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Kubuntu desktop effects suddenly extremely slow, how to diagnose?

When I logged on my Kubuntu desktop today, suddenly all desktop effects were cripplingly slow. From clicking the gear menu to it fading in took easily a minute. I can hear the graphics card working ...
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No desktop icons on Plasma 5?

I just installed Plasma desktop on my Ubuntu 15.10 machine.The installation went fine but I think something was not installed properly.No desktop icons are appearing.Also, I read somewhere that I have ...
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Having trouble with apt-get upgrade and removing KDE Plasma

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome DE. I installed KDE plasma to try it out but sudo apt-get upgrade started giving me errors so I ppa-purged the kde ppa and removed kubuntu desktop with the ...
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KDE Plasma 5.4.2 task switcher displays some icons pixelated

The problem I installed Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE Plasma 5.4.2 on my Dell. However, when I use the task switcher (Alt + Tab), which is configured to list large image models of the running applications, ...
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How does one enable KDE Plasma Desktop on Ubuntu 15.10 (ppc64el)

I have a POWER8 server environment (ppc64el arch) with PowerKVM 2.1.1 as the hypervisor. I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 as a VM and updated all packages to the latest versions. I have a need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Plasma 4 on Kubuntu 15.10

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 to have the latest and greatest in core functionality, however it came with Plasma 5...which although fast isn't what I'm looking for, visually or functionally. I had a ...
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Ended up having kde 4.x (plasma 4) instead of Plasma 5.4 from Ubuntun 14.04

I was using Unity on Ubuntu 14.04 and was giving me trouble after going dual monitors, so decided to give KDE a try. So I installed KDE by following the commands below found here hoping that I'll get ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 widgets disappear(on boot and activity change)

I have a fresh install of kubuntu 15.10. I am new to kubuntu and linux in general, so I dont know if I am doing something wrong. So my problem is that my widgets disappear each time I reboot my ...
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Kubuntu 15.10, doubling on-screen display of sound bar after updating from kde4

http://imgur.com/avuHhfS The bottom sound bar does not disappear nor changes look when I change plasma theme.
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Make applications open at the screen they have been placed before

I have three screens attached to my Kubuntu 15.04 PC. Every time I start an application (like Dolphin, KMail, Kate, etc.) the corresponding window opens at an arbitrary screen and/or in an arbitrary ...
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How to increase KDE Plasma 5 icon-only task-bar icons' size?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and Plasma 5.4. The icons on the task-manager is too small. is there a way to make them bigger?
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Error reporting wizard does not work

In Kubuntu 15.04 the K-Menu (application starter) keeps crashing multiple times each day. I would like to report the bug using the corresponding wizard but it does not work. The wizard tells me that ...
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How to backup Kubuntu 15.04 config/settings?

I would like to backup all my settings for the plasma desktop, dolphin, kate etc. I am working with kubuntu 15.04. How can I do this? Reason is: just a few moments ago my plasmashell crashed (black ...
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Why are there two separate desktops with KDE?

Running Ubuntu 15.04, and I was fed up with Unity, so I installed kubuntu-desktop. Works fine, switch to it at login. There's a weird behavior that I can't find explained elsewhere however - I appear ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 - arrow in the scrollbar

is there a way to enable the little up and down arrows on the top and bottom (respectively) of the scroll bar? Some people are so used to it and miss it. Thank you!
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Is there an alternative way to install Kubuntu with live usb boot?

I have just downloaded Kubuntu 15.04 x64 iso and made a live USB and live DVD to install Kubuntu in live boot environment. but there is a problem. Plasma is far too heavy weighted and most of the ...
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Upgrade to plasma 5.4 damages all kontact-related packages

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and I've just upgraded my plasma to 5.4, as described here. However now kontact, kmail etc. don't work anymore. I can setup the mail accounts but no email is shown. Moreover ...
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Application autostart on plasma kde4

Where did teamviewer application put his configuration file that it starts up on every boot! I run kubuntu 15.04. Not into ~/.config/autostart/ Not into /etc/xdg/autostart/ it seems that its ...
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Disabling fading effect in windows' titles in the default task manager

Windows' titles are faded in the built-in task manager: How to disable this fading effect? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4.
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Ubuntu blank login screen after installing kubuntu 15.04 with plasma, only guest login is possible

I was using ubuntu 15.04 above that I installed kubuntu with plasma desktop. After reboot I can not see my login screen. all I can see is blank screen. If I press enter it automatically logging me ...
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrading to plasma 5.3 using kubuntu-ppa/backports fails

I have just upgraded to plasma 5.3 and the following 2 packages are broken - is there an easy fix to sort out this dependency problem ? sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for paul: Reading ...
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How to install Plasma 5.4 on Kubuntu

Can anyone tell how to upgrade Kubuntu 15 plasma to 5.4? I found these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade But after ...
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How do I install the marble plasmoid in KDE 5.9.0?

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) to Vivid Vervet (15.04). In the process, I lost the marble plasmoid that showed a day/night world map on my background. I have the marble ...
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How to get my KDE4 back in Kubuntu 15.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. KDE5 Plasma looks pretty but it brings too many bugs and glitches such that I want my KDE4 back. How can I install KDE4 instead of KDE5?
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Kubuntu panel freezes

We are using Kubuntu 14.04 for all PC's in our firm. Nowadays we are facing an issue that while working the panel freezes. Almost every PC's facing this issue. The load is normal. Please provide a ...
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Lag when dragging windows between monitors in KDE

When dragging a window from one monitor to the next (either with alt or by the title bar) there is a slight lag as the mouse passes the boundary. Although not a huge issue it's one of the first things ...
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How can I collaps the icons of running applications?

My system tray looks like this: before I think it would just organize all windows from the applications in a collapsed way, i.e., that Firefox has one icon, if you click on it you get to see how ...
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Kmail2 in Kubuntu Plasma 2 slows down with the receipt of new emails

I am using Kubuntu 15.04 and using Kmail2 as my default email client. Recently I found that while accessing my new mails in the inbox most of the times in the message window it shows 'Retrieving ...
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Audio Scratching when altering volume

Recently after installing Wine and getting the audio to work I've started noticing that whenever I alter the volume for any application audio scratching occurs. Not sure what to do to fix it. The only ...
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Qt Creator fails in designer tab

Qt Creator in designer tab displays black frames. At the same time in Konsole I have the following message several times (more than 30 times): QQuickWidget cannot be used as a native child widget. ...
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What have i missed that i need to run Redshift Plasmoid?

I've installed Redshift through synaptic, adding the ppa as described. I've built the KDE itself and installed Eclipse (including the cdt). Yet, nothing happens when I run redshiftautostart as ...
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Plasma 5.3 segfaults on monitor restart

I have an Intel NUC connected to my TV via HDMI. The NUC runs 24/7, power saving features such as "turn off monitor" are all disabled. The system works great, I am really pleased with it. However... ...
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How to modify KDE Network Configuration GUI for Custome OpenVPN settings

KDE Plasma 5 is a thing of beauty, to be sure. But how do I modify the network manager client OpenVPN gateway settings to accommodate custom connections? For instance I need to connect to a gateway ...
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Freezing with new Plasma 5

I got some freezes with new Plasma on Kubuntu. Does it says that my hardware just gets a low standard or I can make it speed up / remove annoying freezing 1 second after any actions?
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How to report a bug in Kubuntu?

I need to report a bug against plasma-widgets-workspace that got installed for Kubuntu. The "regular" ubuntu-bug plasma-widgets-workspace complains that: The problem cannot be reported: This is ...
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Nautilus won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04. What should I do?

Nautilus won't start. When I try to launch it from a terminal, I get the following messages: (nautilus:3344): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion ...
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When I log in to Unity, there is no window decoration and no dash. What should I do?

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity 7 and KDE Plasma 5 installed. Following a recent update/upgrade, no window decorations and no dash appear on login, though windows do. What should I do?
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Kubuntu 15.04 alt key problem after upgrade

After last upgrade, when I do any alt+key combination my plasma window manager freezes as if the alt key keeps pressed. So I can only move windows. I have to connect with ssh to restart display ...
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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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How to run Redshift, and Redshift Plasmoid in Ubuntu 12.04?

Redshift briefly appears on the taskbar at startup or when run and pops out of existence. I've installed Redshift Plasmoid for a GUI, but I can't get that to run either, and won't show up when I check ...