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KDE (K Desktop Environment) is a Qt-based desktop environment as well as a suite of cross-platform desktop applications. Its latest desktop environment is KDE Plasma 5.

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How to show additional information for videofiles?

In my folder Video I want the files to show Width, Height and duration of them. See picture:. In the details it shows, but in Dolphin it doesn't. How can I get this information to show? (I have more ...
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Kubuntu, app installed from Discover dont appear in KDE menu

So basically the title, I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu, and the apps installed through discover marketplace dont appear on the menu.
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Number of unread messages in system tray kmail icon

In previous versions of KDE, the system tray icon of KMail showed the number of unread messages on the mail icon. For instance, in Kubuntu 14.04 I had the following: In recent versions of KDE the ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 Thermal Monitor broken - cannot see CPU and SDD temperatures

I've just done the Kubuntu upgrade from 21.10 (impish) to 22.04 (jammy). Now my Thermal Monitor plasma widget, which used to show CPU, GPU, SDD1 and SSD2 temperatures only shows the GPU temperature. ...
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Why does xdg-open use wslview?

Using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, KDE Plasma 5, with wine 7.8 installed. When I try to use the command xdg-open . the expected mime type (for inode/directory is Dolphin) is not invoked. Instead wslview is ...
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How do I reinstall KDE Plasma without doing a fresh install

so I tried to customize my KDE desktop using Latte dock and some other tools, but then I didn’t like it because it started to break my desktop and a lot of bugs. So, how can I reinstall KDE Plasma ...
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How to debug Kmail / Akonadi imap problem?

I recently (4 months ago) switched to KDE and Kontact / Kmail. Everything works mostly fine, except for one of my imap mailboxes. For this particular mailbox, subfolders are synchrinozed, but INBOX is ...
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KDE Plasma not searching more than 1 letter in the start menu

I recently install KDE plasma on top of my vanilla Ubuntu environment and for some reason the start menu doesn't search for anything more than 1 letter with it being stuck at whatever key I press ...
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"Unmet dependencies" while trying to install kde-plasma-desktop

I am not sure what i did to do this, everything was fine until suddenly kde started glitching. I switched to GNOME temporarily in hopes of reinstalling kde-plasma to fix the problem, but i am stuck ...
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Wrong external screen resolution after wake up from sleep

After the Ubuntu distro upgrade (upgrade from LTS 20.04 to LTS 22.04, running KDE) I started experiencing a problem with external screen resolution after the wake up from sleep. The monitor resolution ...
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Wallpaper path in plasmarc

The file /home/user/.config/plasmarc controls the list of location of wallpapers appearing in the menu when right click on desktop. I load different plasmarc via script for each different activity on ...
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Desktop enviroment dissapeared (20.04)

Hi guys I'm in desperate need for help. I was using my computer in the morning like normal, shut it down and turned it on like 6 hours later but after booting, it will stay in black screen forever, no ...
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Desktop background mysteriously changed

When I booted my computer this morning, the wrong wallpaper appeared. The image file for my regular wallpaper was still where it was supposed to be, and it's still available in the Plasma Desktop ...
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Akonadi on KDE can't start due to "Unknown error" and I can't update MariaDB

Konact / KMail does not want to start anymore, because Akonadi fails. I am not able to start akonadi ~$ akonadictl --verbose start Connecting to deprecated signal QDBusConnectionInterface::...
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Adding language failure in terminal and system KDE (kubuntu)

I was trying to add Spanish as a secondary language for spellcheck reasons via GUI, there is a bug that doesn't allow me to actually download the language so I tried the following command: sudo apt-...
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I have a /home partition separated and would like to move /snap to my home as snap is eating my root disk space. Is there any possibility to do that?

So I have separated my /home partition (I always recommend doing that) and I have some space available there. But my / partition is with less than 1GB and I have to clean snap every once and then to ...
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Why does xrandr show wrong 16K resolution for my laptop screen?

I use KDE with Ubuntu (Kubuntu 22.04 LTS). I have Dell XPS 9570 with GTX 1050 Ti Mobile with nvidia 510 drivers installed (as they came with the system installation, Kubuntu). I have a thunderbolt ...
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> < key recognized as right ctrl key

My Kubuntu 22.04 Installation is recognizing the < > key as Right Ctrl key. Because of this, I cannot do any HTML, which I really need to. This issue also occurs on normal Ubuntu, and also on 21....
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Kubuntu 22.04 Wayland with nvidia crashes on launch

I installed Kubuntu 22.04, and when I switch to Wayland desktop, KDE simply crashes. Here's the report/stacktrace: Application: ksplashqml (ksplashqml), signal: Aborted [KCrash Handler] #4 ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 Light theme not working

After a fresh reinstall of Kubuntu 22.04, the light theme is not working/not being applied. I initially had Kubuntu 21.10 with the light theme and upgraded to 22.04 and was able to use it. Now it ...
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Kubuntu has screen tearing when rotating the screen

I've been using Kubuntu 20.4 LTS on my HP Elitebook x360 1030 g5 with barely any issue. As the laptop can convert into a tablet, when I rotate the screen, there is screen tearing when moving windows, ...
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Installed Okular on Ubuntu 22.04 that came with KDE connect,connect indictor, etc

I just installed Okular using sudo apt-get install okular,however, when I when went into the "show application" GUI it shows 4 additional apps, KDE connect, KDE connect indicator, KDE ...
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Overview current workspace only

In KDE "Overview" Meta+W allows to see all windows from all workspaces ("overview virtual desktops and windows"). How to limit it to showing windows only from the current workspace?...
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Is there a way to seamlessly switch desktop environments?

I'm using Kubuntu 22 LTS and I'm tired of the KDE desktop environment. I wanna switch to gnome and have the Ubuntu experience. I don't have much data on my hard drive and i have not made a seperate ...
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how to choose alt-f2 responder?

I have a 22.04 Ubuntu (but the problem existed in earlied versions). From time to time "somthing" changes the application that shows up when I press alt+f2 from default Gnome do to Krunner. ...
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kontact seems to be unable to connect to kdewallet

I have problems synchronizing kontact with my nextcloud instance. If a add my nextcloud calendars to kontact i get the following Error: Abgleich des Passwortspeichers benji mit der Festplatte ist ...
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Inconsistent theme after installing and removing KDE Desktop

after I have installed the KDE Plasma desktop on my Ubuntu Budgie system, I wanted now to revert to my old Budgie desktop. After I uninstalled the KDE desktop following this tutorial and resetted the ...
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Advice regarding the Applications section in Ubuntu [closed]

How do I rename or shorten the apps names in the apps window? I'm not sure what the applications section is called but you get to it by hitting the meta key twice or pressing the ::: looking gizmo in ...
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Which package provides ksysguard in Kubuntu 22.04?

Which package provides ksysguard for Kubuntu 22.04? I need it for plasma-applet-thermal-monitor.
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Ubuntu Studio 22.04 forces keyboard layout to English

I type in 3 languages. Despite setting the switching policy to Global, every time when I switch windows, KDE forces the layout back to English, ignoring the last layout. How this behavior can be fixed?...
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Zotero 6 is unable to open pdfs using the default application [Okular]

I think this is an Ubuntu problem because I am able to do simply double click items on Zotero if my default application is set to native PDF viewer. However, if my default application is Okular, I am ...
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How do I enable single click for Dolphin in Ubuntu?

I installed the Dolphin File Manager in Ubuntu 20.04: sudo apt-get install dolphin I can't find any settings to enable "single click to open files or folders". How do I enable this feature ...
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UI-Scaling issue [KDE] [Nvidia-driver-510]

I'm having issues with my Display and Graphics resolution. I'm running a Kubuntu 20.04 LTS System with an AMD Rhyzen 3700X and a GTX 1080. The system drives two monitors a ultrawide 2560*1080 and a ...
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How to REMOVE clock from Login (SDDM) AND Lock Screen KDE Plasma?

I've been rummaging around /usr/share looking for the files to remove the clock from both the Login and Lock screens, but so far nothing has worked, and recently removing the Clock.Qml file from /usr/...
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Kubuntu unlock screen - keyboard trigger and auto-focus

I just switched from Ubuntu/Gnome to give Kubuntu/KDE a try. I often suspend/lock my system. The unlock screen when restarted from suspend seems to require a mouse event to trigger it so it displays ...
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Appropriate way to make nvm-installed versions of Node usable in Kubuntu Application Menu/Launcher?

When installing node with nvm, it works great in the terminal - you can run node applications with node path/to/app.js, as you'd expect. However, if you create an Application Menu launcher in Kubuntu/...
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How do I install Kalendar?

I am looking for feature rich calendar app for Linux. Kalendar seems fit the bill. However, I am not able to install it on my Ubuntu system. Clicking on the "Install on Linux" link from the ...
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Theres empty space between cursor and username in konsole Kubuntu 21.10

This is a brand new installation of Kubuntu 21.10 and I cannot understand why there is space between the cursor and my PC's name when I open Konsole: I have tried researching for a solution and I ...
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GNOME/OtherDE's Remove all screen top elements (menu/title bars, etc) above application window

I've been using Linux for 10+ years on servers, but only today started trying out the desktop environment on an old MacBook. On small screens of notebook pcs, I feel the "Top Bar / Title Bar / ...
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How can one uninstall all desktop environments and reinstall ubuntu’s default?

I appear to have run into a spot of trouble hopping desktop environments. I was originally on Gnome (or Ubuntu’s variant therein), and wanted to get access to KDEConnect (it occurs to me belatedly I ...
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How to run LibreOffice Flatpak via XWayland?

I am running Kubuntu 21.10. I have tried Wayland a few times and it seems to be reasonably stable, with the exception of Libreoffice. When I run LibreOffice (I use the Flatpak version and prefer to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 KDE: How do I fix or re-install KDE System Monitor 15.12.9 (KSysGuard)?

The battery of my laptop no longer holding charge, when the power cord was kicked out a day ago I was forced to restart it. After restarting (operating system Ubuntu 18.04 KDE), I immediately started ...
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How top reset menu panel back into the applications in Kubuntu 20.04

I found a question that sounds a bit similar. I think its not the same: How to reset top panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to Upgrade Standard (Classic View)? Last week suddenly (maybe with an upgrade) some of my ...
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Flickering wallpaper, panel, etc. in Kubuntu 20.04

Many graphical elements are flickering all the time in the KDE Plasma environment. This problem is affecting the wallpaper, the panel, the login screen, as well as many others. Unfortunately, this ...
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Stuck on Black Screen with Cursor Kubuntu 21.10

I was in video class and all sudden I was getting black screen. I use to boot into login screen. Enter my username and password but I cannot get into login screen. These are pictures I took with my ...
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No Battery PopUp Notification on Kubuntu 21.10

I have Kubuntu 21.10 and I am trying to get Battery Pop up notifications enable on my laptop. I tried multiple troubleshooting articles from messing with UPower to notification section in settings: I ...
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Which name does KFontView show for font subfamily?

The font family Segoe UI (a .ttf font family which has been included with MS Windows since at least Windows Vista) includes, among others, the Light and Semilight subfamilies. But in KFontView, for ...
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Kde app menu favourites not shown in kubuntu 20.04 pinguy builder

I used pinguy builder to remaster Kubuntu 20.04 and used it to copy settings to /etc/skel folder, however when I boot the remastered distro no favourites apps are shown in application menu, other ...
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Laptop Freezes when in Sleep (I have to unplug the battery to get it to boot again)

I'm running an Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401QE-K2168R. RTX 3050, 16GB Ram, AMD Ryzen 5900HS System info of Kubuntu: Operating System: Kubuntu 20.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.8 KDE Frameworks Version: 5....
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Using logs to help diagnose freeze: what to look for?

Ubuntu Studio 20.10, KDE Plasma 5.19.5 Getting random(?) freezes and I'm viewing the logs to try and see what might be happening prior to the freeze. It's happened four times today, and each time I ...
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