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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 do I play superhot

I have a chromebook running unity. I have also tried Plasma and XFCE. None of them have worked so far. To my knowledge I have tried or have everything on the other 2 forums regarding superhot. ...
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How to get KDE to use Knotify as opposed to notify-osd?

When KDE and Unity are installed together, KDE uses notify-osd as opposed to Knotify, which can lead to problems. How can I disable notify-osd in KDE and just use Knotify instead?
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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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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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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 ...
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Plasma has vanished Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday plasma-desktop not longer started on booting up, nor on command line plasma nor plasma-desktop, (tried those after a bit of web searching). Then I tried to upgrade to a newer Plasma via a ...
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How to install previous plasma on Kubuntu 15.04?

I need to install KDE 4 on Kubuntu 15.04 instead of Plasma 5. How can I do this?
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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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GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=“cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1” crashes plasma 5

Following the instructions found here I modified my /etc/default/grub with this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1" on a kubuntu 14.04 and a kubuntu 15.04 machines. The ...
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libgnomeprint breaks Plasma 5 desktop

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 with the Plasma 5 desktop. Yesterday I tried to install Stata 12 on my machine as I did many times before with previous Ubuntu versions. After finishing the installation ...
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How to install KDE plasma 5.2 on ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

How to install KDE Plasma 5.2 on Ubuntu 15.04? Thank you.
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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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Kubuntu still uses the old login screen even after update to KDE Plasma 5.2

I'm using Kubuntu 14.10 and updated KDE 4x to 5.2 following https://community.kde.org/Plasma/Packages#Kubuntu , however when I boot my netbook it shows the old log in screen (lightdm I think) instead ...
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How to change default wallpaper in KDE?

and want to change the default wallpaper I want to make lots of changes as I want to build a customized kubuntu maybe call it a fork. But there's my problem. There are almost no tutorials about ...
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Plasma virtual desktop change with scroll wheel bounces back

I would like to use Plasma's feature of changing virtual desktops using the mouse wheel over the background, but when I try to do that it bounces back. It only works if I make a tiny movement with ...
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Empty dashboard at every fresh startup

I am sorry if this seems stupid but I am new to Ubuntu and I haven't found the answer elsewhere. I'm working in Kubuntu 14.04 and every time I reboot my PC, I get an empty dashboard (no kickoff menu ...
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Now when there is no neon/kf5 ppa, how can I install KDE 5 in gnome Ubuntu 14.04?

All the other posts suggest to use the neon/kf5 but that doesn't work since early December. How can I do it now?
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KDE Plasma 5 upgrade has removed my window decorations [closed]

Upgrading to KDE Plasma 5 today in Vivid Vervet (Wednesday 21st Jan) has removed all my window decorations such as borders, etc. I can't move windows, drag windows, etc. Any ideas how to get it back?
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What are the system requirements for installing KDE Plasma 5?

I'm about to install Plasma 5 on older hardware. What are the minimum system requirements of KDE Plasma 5?
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My Kubuntu desktop has vanished- no icons, launchers, left-click [duplicate]

I'm not sure what I did, but now my KDE desktop is just a blank screen. I am still able to log onto a gnome session, and the guest account has a perfeclty fine Kubuntu session, but no matter what I ...
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KDEconnect not visible in KDE system settings

After installing kdeconnect on my fresh Ubuntu 14.10 and then installing whole plasma environment I am unable to see KDEconnect settings icon in KDE system settings. On my previously Ubuntu ...
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How to get Plasma Next option in Login

I installed Plasma Next on Kubuntu 14.10 and chose lightdm. Upon restart I'm not getting option to chose KDE Plasma Workspace/Unity/Plasma Next as my Desktop Environment. It directly enters Unity. ...
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How can I define a start-up activity in Kubuntu?

I use Activities in KDE to organize my kubuntu-desktops separately by their use, but unfortunately my media activity is the start-up by default. How can I customize that? Infos: Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel: ...
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kde 5 plasma printer configuration module not found

does anybody know how I can install a printer in kde 5 plasma ? I cannot find a module for that in system settings :-( os configuration is: ubuntu 14.10, kde plasma 5, x64
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How to upgrade kde plasma in kubuntu 14.10?

I'm using kubutu 14.10 plasma 5 . Its plasma version is 5.1 but I'd like to upgrade to 5.4 and newer versions. How can I do that ? Should I wait for updates or there is any ppa to do that ? Thanks
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Missing Login screen (kdm missing? plasma5) [closed]

I installed plasma5 on 14.10 and had bunch of problems. I was in a hurry to fix, so removed/reinstalled blah blah blah bunch of packages, including probably lightdm and kdm. Now I want Plasma5 back, ...
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How much time have I spent for a specific KDE activity?

I have created some KDE activities. Now I need to know how much time I spent for each of them. Someone said that this information is already tracked somewhere: What is a activity in KDE and what can I ...
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How do you change display resolution in KDE Plasma 5?

I installed the project NEON ppa in Ubuntu 14.04 to check out the new KDE in a VM. I can't seem to figure out how to change the display resolution. Its stuck at 800x600. Edit: I'm using vmware player ...
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Huge KDE System Tray icons in Kubuntu 14.04

My KDE system tray icons are huge in Kubuntu 14.04: Notice that the Skype and wicd icons are sized properly, these are not KDE apps. However the KDE apps' icons (Klipper and Volume Control) are ...
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Change Notes plasmoid background

Is there any way to change the notes plasmoid background? I tried looking for the plasmoid in /usr/share/kde4/apps/plasma/plasmoids/ and ~/.kde/share/apps/plasma/plasmoids/ to change it myself(if ...