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How do I change startup sound in KDE Plasma?

It's nice that KDE Plasma plays sounds on startup, but that awful click sound (or whatever they call it) is annoying. Anyone know how to change the startup sound in KDE Plasma?
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KDE Plasma and KDE Connect

I have kubuntu 16.04 with KDE plasma, kernel 4.6.2. I connected android smartphone to KDE via KDE connect feature. Its work fine exclude notification from android to desktop. Notice, that ...
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How to use KeePass to handle PlaneShift's login?

I'd like to start playing PlaneShift. I have created my account from their website, and as usual I used KeePass to generate a strong unique password for my account. When I launch the game it plays in ...
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How to add icons on the KDE Menu Editor icon source?

I want to know the location of items of these two options: System icons Other icons I do not know how to add icons to the list. How to do?
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How to downgrade plasma 5.6.4 to 5.5

I installed via the backports ppa but experiencing pretty much bugs. Is there any way to downgrade?
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Run scripts based on time of day

I'd like to run a script based on the time of day, specifically so I can make my computer (Kubuntu 16.04) switch themes at night and day automatically based on the time. How would I go about doing ...
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How to customize the date format on the desktop (16.04)?

Short statement of the problem: short-format date shows as 6/5/16 on my desktop under the clock. I want it to say 2016-06-05. (Or maybe something else.) I'd like to find the place I tell it "Use %...
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Reduce size of widgets in Plasma panel

Is there some way to reduce the size of the widgets in the plasma (KDE 16.04) panel? I have a right-aligned panel and they appear to expand to fill the width, which also increases their height (what ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 lock screen reappears after blanking

I recently upgraded my Kubuntu installation to 16.04. An odd behavior I have started to witness is that when I lock the screen, either by manual or timeout, it shows standard login windows on both ...
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How to add Unity option to Kubuntu login screen?

I have installed Kubuntu on a machine, and decided to install a few desktops so I can change depending on my mood. However, when I ran sudo apt-get install unity, it installed fine, but when it ...
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Applications deleted after installing KDE

I installed KDE recently because I was getting some XWindow errors for normally useable applications in Unity. However, I noticed this install deleted some applications. This might just be normal ...
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Plasma Network widget crashed - no Wifi

I recently switched to Kubuntu and am kind of new to KDE. My plasma network widget refuses to respond and shows an error message which I don't understand. Copying the error message didn't work, so I ...
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Plasma Simulation Code libMRC test failure

I am trying to properly compile and make, make install this Plasma Simulation Code (http://fishercat.sr.unh.edu/psc/index.html) that uses libmrc (http://fishercat.sr.unh.edu/trac/libmrc/wiki/...
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Slow startup of Plasma 5.5 in Kubuntu 16.04

My recent Notebook (Intel i3-6100 with SSD) boots from BIOS to the login of SDDM within 8s. After entering my credentials it takes 31s (no matter if I have autostart of Firefox and Thunderbird). While ...
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kubuntu upgrade 14.04=>16.04 went wrong

I am facing some issues with kubuntu upgrade recently using kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade from my 14.04 version, though installation finished without any error messages; after machine restart it is ...
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(K)Ubuntu 16.04 Plasma 5.5.5 takes long time at login

My new installed Kubuntu 16.04 with Plasma 5.5.5 takes very long time at login(~30s). I read about a similar bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/plasma-nm/+bug/1509334 , but I don't think ...
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Plasma 5 Fonts Not Working

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the kubuntu-desktop package in order to take advantage of KDE5. However, the fonts and similar visual systems are completely refusing to work, even ...
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Why have I only two avtivities types on Plasma 5?

After installing kubuntu 16.04 I have only two activities types in Plasma: desktop and folder view. Why? Is something missing in the system?
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Breeze icon theme wrong icons

I could not find this specific issue on Google. After I updated from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, next to xfce4 and unity not working correctly, also the icons from the Breeze icon theme are behaving in ...
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Visual changes of the applications with root in Kubuntu 15.10/16.04

The problem is: when I start apps in Kubuntu with sudo or kdesudo, these apps change their visual themes and some of them are displayed with issues. As an example: Dolphin in normal mode: Dolphin ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Plasma can not start after fresh install

I have made a fresh install of Kubuntu 16.04 via USB stick. The sha256 checksum of the USB stick matched the one on the download page. All installed packets have their most recent version. I have a ...
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How to move, resize or remove KDE widgets since Plasma 5.5.5 (xenial) [duplicate]

Until Plasma 5.4.2 (wily) widgets could be unlocked and showed a side menu when hovering over them with the mouse. The side menu allowed moving, resizing and removing the widget. With Plasma 5.5.5 (...
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Kubuntu shows black screen after upgrading to 16.04

I upgraded my Kubuntu 15.10 machine to 16.04 yesterday. Everything was working fine. Today, I did a reboot. Upon logging in, my desktop doesn't show so I have a blank black screen. Thankfully, Plank ...
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Black stripes in screen

I have a problem with my raspberry pi 2B, when I hooked it up with a hdmi to dvi converter to a DVI screen it worked flawlessly for about 2 and a half hours, since then I have been randomly gettings ...
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Plasma device notifier failing to start (kdeinit/kioexec)

When I plug in a USB storage device, I try to double-click it in the device notifier that comes up in my tray, but all I get is messages like: Examining: Finished // mtp:// blah blah blah /ALCATEL ...
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I can't download new Plasma widgets and Plasma themes in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS

Each time I try to download the new Plasma widget from the Plasma Add-On Installer, I get the following error: Loading of providers from file: http://download.kde.org/ocs/providers.xml failed ...
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How to deactivate all the desktop effects of KDE permanently?

I am aware that the shortcode of "Shift + Alt + F12" disables all the desktop effects of Kubuntu 15.10. However, is there a way to disable all those effects automatically and permanently in every ...
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No space left on device, but there is . Messed up plasma

I installed baloo4 yesterday in an attempt to fix my dolphin search. I shouldn't have done that! When I rebooted, plasma basically doesn't start up properly. Desktop background is black, can't use ...
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Accidentally killed plasma

I accidentally pressed ctrl + alt + esc, clicking on the process in the task manager, but it didnt work, and it selected the whole plasma desktop and got killed, is there a quick fix to start up ...
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KDE Weather widget issues

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 wily with KDE plasma 5.4.1 and it works fine except I can't seem to get the weather plasma widget to work. I have installed it using synaptic package manager from ubuntu's ...
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KDE Window Preview font breaks after a while

I am running Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE 5.4.2 and after running for some time, the font in the little preview window that appears when hovering the mouse over the taskbar starts to break with certain ...
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Start KDE 5 through VNC

I am trying to setup TightVNC so that I can access my KDE Plasma 5 desktop remotely. Problem is, I don't know what to put in the ~/.vnc/xstartup file to start KDE.
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kde 15.10 with nvidia propriety drivers = CRASH

I have a laptop with the nvidia gm107m/gtx960m chipset. For KDE there is no gui: plasma crashes each and every time at login. It complaints about some error when trying to use OpenGL 2. Have ...
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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 ...