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Questions tagged [kde]

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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broken fonts on kubuntu kde [nvida] [kubuntu]

so i installed kubuntu and it has been pretty good so far but some time when i put my system to sleep or just leave it for a long time my fonts just like to brake some times they will just be boxes ...
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Change language output of Konsole in English

I am using Kubuntu 18.04. I had some trouble with my keyboard layouts which were solved but left some issues behind as a result. More specifically I have some language remnants is some aspects of my ...
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Desktop fails to start, stuck in a login loop - Kubuntu 18.04

As the title suggests, I'm stuck in a login loop. I've tried the other suggestions askubuntu gave me, to no avail. My system and all software is up to date (as of Tuesday Jan 22). Can't tell if this ...
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How can I configure smb printers in kubuntu?

I am using kubuntu 18.10 in a network with a windows domain and a windows printer server that shares all the printers. The official printer manager in kde is https://github.com/KDE/print-manager but ...
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Monitors switch position before login (Ubuntu 18.04 and KDE/Plasma)

I set my bigger monitor to be on the left, the smaller monitor to the right. Before I login, the order is switched. After I login,they are where I set them. While there have been other questions that ...
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Hide WIFI Password in KDE

I am trying to setup a system for multiple users and multiple laptops which automatically connect to a set WIFI without allowing the users to see the WIFI password. I am using knetworkmanager and can'...
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Unable to replicate changes from Qtcreator/Kdevelop to cmake project

I was trying to setup Okular (https://github.com/KDE/okular) on qtcreator and Kdevelop. Everything seems to work fine except the changes I make under generators directory, don't seem to replicate back....
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Open Konsole window in KDE with Keyboard Shortcut [on hold]

I am used to using Ctrl+` to open Cmder in Windows. This key combination does not start a new Cmder process, but rather it maximizes or brings the already running one to the front and focuses on it. ...
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keyboard mouse doesn't work after KDE desktop boot on ubuntu server

I have installed ubuntu server with xrdp and installed KDE desktop with sudo apt install kde-standard. I can login with the local machine to the server and the kde session starts and my local mouse ...
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Removing 'Kubuntu-desktop' has made media keys practically non-responsive but only on Unity Desktop

After uninstalling the package 'Kubuntu-desktop' my media keys no longer work, but only specifically in the Unity Desktop. They work flawlessly in Gnome, Enlightenment and KDE but when used on the ...
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KDE Plasma bug in Kubuntu

Does anybody know what the bug on the attached picture is and how it could be fixed?
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Notepadqq doesn't show caret in Kde5 Desktop Environment

I have Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and installed KDE5 Plasma Desktop Environments, which I installed by: sudo apt install kubuntu-desktop I installed Notepaqq: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/...
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What methods are there to restore a deleted theme? file:///usr/share/sddm//themes/breeze/Main.qml:No such file or directory

I'm very new to Linux. I rather like Kubuntu 18.04, but today I managed to break it. Using Discover, I deleted laptop battery controls and hastily agreed to remove a long list of dependencies. ...
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Kde: dual monitor when primary monitor is a touchscreen: calibration

I just moved from GNOME to KDE and have loved it, but one thing is causing me trouble. I am a teacher and regularly connect my laptop to many classroom screens as well as my external monitor at home. ...
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Running .desktop files starts the terminal

I have created some .desktop files for some AppImages and they have all ran great up until I installed the Hyper Terminal. Now I get the following error: Plasma KDEInit could not launch 'Hyper': ...
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KDE Wallet & Keychain

How do I fix it so that I am not asked for my KDE Wallet and Keychain passwords every time that I reboot. I am using Kubuntu 18.04 with the latest updates.
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Plasma Networks applet: hide networks

Is there a way to hide wifi networks from the applet? Where I work we have 3 different wifi networks. Also, there are other offices with their networks and I would like to hide them so I can see only ...
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Weird screen flickering and baloo crashing on Kubuntu 18.04

I am facing these two issues Sometimes screen starts to flicker, not everyday but maybe two or three times a week. Logging out and then logging back in stops it from happening. Baloo file indexer ...
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How to delay KDE desktop session restore

How can I specify a delay for the Desktop Session restoration after login? The reason I need that is that I use Plasma Global Application Menu and session restoration after login. And it seems that ...
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Improve appearance of GTK apps in Plasma5 installed on top Ubuntu Gnome

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 then with tasksel, kubuntu-desktop full along with sddm. Now most of the application in KDE look like this: Plasma look on top and gnome border/colors below. How can I ...
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plasma browser integration error

I am using kubuntu 18.04 LTS. How do I stop "plasma-browser-integration" error everytime I open firefox? I tried searching for that package in discover but couldn't find it
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cant build kwalletmanager using kdesrc-build

I am receiving the following errors when trying to build kwalletmanager using kdesrc-build kwalletmanager on kubuntu 18.10 Building kwalletmanager from kf5-workspace-utils (1/1) No source update, ...
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Problems after suspension: no wired connection and desktop graphical problems

Not sure the two problems are related but they appeared together. I suspect that nvidia-driver-396 is the cause of this graphical weirdness: white space with colored squares in place of desktop icon ...
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Ibus not working on Kubuntu 18.04

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 and I want to get a Chinese pinyin keyboard. I did the following sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-gtk ibus-gtk3 ibus-qt4 ibus-clutter sudo apt-get install ibus-pinyin ...
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My KUBUNTU 18.04 with KDE Plasma 5.12.7 does not print on Cannon LBP2900B

Even after trying everything from the answers of following threads: ) Installing Canon LBP2900b printer in 12.10 2.) How do I install Canon LBP2900B printer in UBUNTU 3.) How to make Canon LBP2900B ...
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Make network manager control individual devices?

I recently changed from Cinnamon to KDE Plasma 5 and I feel like I have googled everything I can. On Cinnamon Network Manager allowed me to turn off and on my two wifi adapters separately. Is there ...
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Why is there a baloo_filemetadat process even though I have disabled baloo?

Why is there a baloo_filemetad process, even though I have disabled baloo? bruni@bruni-Inspiron-5547:~$ balooctl status Baloo is currently disabled. To enable, please run balooctl enable bruni@bruni-...
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Caffeine not working on Kubunte 18.10

Tried to install caffeine, and it's not working. I have Kubuntu 18.10, KDE Plazma 5.14.4 Do this way sudo add-apt-repository ppa:caffeine-developers/ppa sudo apt-get install caffeine And from ...
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How to enlarge display font size when running Dolphin as root?

this is a followup question to this thread: How to run Dolphin as root? the font size displayed when running dolphin as root is very small. the option to configure font size is also grayed-out. i ...
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Stop kioclient5 from opening links

I've recently installed kde-plasma-desktop alongside the GNOME desktop, however any time I open a link a program like Riot.im or Telegram kioclient5 creates a popup and "transfers" the link for some ...
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`Share` and `Details` tabs missing on Kubuntu

I managed to get Samba working and sharing files across the network. Everything worked fine, and then something happened and now my other computers cannot see the public folder I set up on the Kubuntu ...
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Skype system tray icon size smaller than others on Ubuntu 18.04 with KDE installed

I've decided migrate to KDE from gnome finally. I use pure Kubuntu on my home copmuter, but at work I've decided just to install kubuntu-desktop. Everything seems to be well, except my favorite app... ...
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Slowly rising RAM consumption in Kubuntu 18.10

I have installed Kubuntu 18.10 with backports and upgraded to Plasma 5.14 latest version. I have observed gradual increase in RAM usage from idle state (Booted the system and opened System Monitor). I ...
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How can I integrate private icons into the system's icon selector (Kubuntu)?

I've got loads of private icons (*.png, *.svg, *.ico) which I'm using for my diverse special topic folders on my local systems (Windows & Ubuntu) and so I need to store them in its own tree (with ...
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How can I configure the applications menu in KDE?

How can I configure the applications menu in KDE (Menu -> Computer section)? I want to add some items such as: mount and system monitor. Updated: What I do. Open file .config/plasma-org.kde.plasma....
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Change GTK 3 & 2 themes from the terminal

In KDE (specifically Kubuntu), is there any way to change the GTK theme and refresh it afterwards so that it applies such as with kde-gtk-config but through the command line/terminal/console? I know ...
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Going through annotations in Okular

I use Okular to read and annotate PDF textbooks. I use mostly highlighting alone but I sometimes add a pop-up note attached to highlighted text. When I want to read some material again, I like to just ...
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How to add scrollbars in menus

Recently I switched to Kubuntu 18.04 and one thing which annoys me is huge menus. You can see the issue in the image below, when an application menu contains more items than it can fit on a screen, ...
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KDE suspend after idle not working (but can suspend manually)

I am able to suspend my desktop just fine if I select "leave -> suspend" from the KDE menu. However, I also have "suspend session after 60 minutes" configured in the energy saving tab of the system ...
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Looking for help installing KDE

I'm trying to install KDE Plasma 5.9 and I'm getting stuck at the first step of adding the ppa. I run the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports but then the terminal gives me the ...
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How do I make Firefox 64 use the KDE file selection dialog?

By default, Firefox uses the GTK file selection dialog when you press, for example, Control+O to open a local file. How does a Kubuntu user make Firefox use the KDE file selection dialog?
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KDE Plasma black screen and cursor after suspend/screen timeout

I have Kubuntu 18.10 installed on my PC and I noticed that there are times that after waking up the system from suspend I get a black screen and the mouse cursor and nothing else. I tried to figure ...
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Kubuntu 18.10, Discover uninstalled dolphin and okular during update but can't reinstall through Discover or Terminal [closed]

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu and might be making a naive mistake but I recently installed Kubuntu 18.10 and updated all the packages from discover. On clicking update, it asked me if it could ...
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Project to external monitor but return to laptop screen if there's a power issue

If you use Windows 8.1 or 10 there is a menu Project where you can find these options PC screen only duplicate extend second screen only Since I use a laptop with an external 120hz monitor I always ...
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Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks into Dolphin?

Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks (.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks) into Dolphin (stored at ~/.local/share/user-places.xbel)?
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KDE Custom shortcut to re-implementing copy paste (could DBus work ?)

I'm on KDE in french and I use the Raccourcis Personnalisés menu to create custom keyboard shortcuts, I would like ⊞ Windows+C and ⊞ Windows+V to be copy (bash xclip -selection clipboard) and paste (...
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Kde Konsole swallows Shift-Left and Shift-Right

I'm running emacs -nw in console mode inside the KDE konsole terminal emulator. In Emacs I have defines Shift-Left and Shift-Right from the windmove package to jump horizontally between buffers. The ...
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Kubuntu custom shortcuts doesn't work

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma 5.12.6. When I add some custom shortcut keys from the settings, they work for a 1-2 minutes then suddenly stop. Just nothing happens. Then I have to go back to ...
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ibus not working in Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Plasma

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 (installed by kubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso), and I want to input Chinese. So I installed IBus, but it is not working. I used the following steps to install IBus: ...
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KioExec folder already exists, kdeconnect issue

I found a similar question here, but the answers did not solve my problem. KDE connect can not browse my android phone I know how to use a file server in my home. I am not looking for alternatives. ...