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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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Conversions no longer working in KDE Plasma launcher or KRunner

Converting for example temperatures -5C in F or currencies 5CAD to USD and so on used to work in the KDE Start menu / launcher in 23.10 (mantic), but apparently no longer does after upgrading to 24....
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Okular window not opening

After an update a couple of days ago, Okular, which I have been using otherwise successfully for some time, stopped displaying any window when opened. The dock and the list of active processes tell ...
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KDE Spectacle exits fullscreen applications

I'm using kubuntu installed in stock ubuntu 22.04. Whenever I press the screenshot hotkey, Spectacle focuses on itself and exits out the fullscreen app. I've tried tinkering around in the settings, ...
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Kubuntu randomly freeze and graphic prossesor stay llvmpipe after upgrade from 23.10 to 24.04lts

my Laptop is Thinkpad L14 gen3 Intel(Engineering Sample) with i7-1260P. After upgrading kubuntu from 23.10 to 24.04lts, the system freeze randomly happened, and the graphic processors shows llvmpipe ...
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KDE Plasma 5 black screen on boot

I have a HP EliteBook 840 with Kubuntu 24.04 LTS It was running fine however today I ran sudo reboot nowfrom inside a tmux terminal. Now I get a black screen upon ubuntu boot. I can boot into bios. ...
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Where Kile editor keyboard shortcuts are stored?

I use Kile editor Version 2.9.93, Ubuntu 23.10 and want to backup keyboard shortcuts configuration for Kile. Where it is stored? I found in ~/.config two files: kile-livepreview-okularpartrc and ...
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Fixing performance issues in Ubuntu 23.10 with KDE Plasma

Recently I have acquired a new laptop with 16 GB DDR5 RAM and Ryzen R5-6600H. At first all applications I use (its mostly Firefox, TeXmaker and Obsidian) worked blazing fast, but now both Firefox and ...
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Can't get past sddm after upgrade to 24.04

Just upgraded to 24.04. System is old (Pentium) but no graphics card bs to deal with, it's all intel. System boots fine but after password is entered it won't get out of the login manager and into the ...
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Kubuntu 24.10 "add virtual device" in audio settings not showing

Hi I'm trying to get simultaneous audio output in line out and headphones, I enabled "Show virtual devices" in volume control, but nothing happens, and the option to "Add virtual ...
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ERROR: Could not find KDE4 kde4-config

I was trying to install the Krunner plugin "Qalculator Runner" and it asked me to install it manually. And in the READme file, the first step was to cmake . in the main directory. So I ...
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Ubuntu after upgrade to 24.04 does not use gpu

After upgrading to ubuntu 24.04 from 23.10 suddenly the gpu stopped working. Browser, KDE plasma, steam games use software acceleration. What's more, KDE plasma on wayland has stopped working and ...
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Realvnc being charged for home use / KDE alternative on Kubuntu

With the REALVNC program being charged for domestic use, what is the best alternative to migrate that is not paid? KDE have any tool to make this?
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Reboot in KDE hangs, but `sudo reboot` works

Ubuntu 22.04. In Plasma/KDE, when I select reboot (or also shutdown), it usually hangs then. Some windows are still open, and I can sometimes even still interact with them (although window decorations ...
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KOrganizer won't work because of Akonadi

When I start KOrganizer it won't start and give me the following output in terminal: Connecting to deprecated signal QDBusConnectionInterface::serviceOwnerChanged(QString,QString,QString) org.kde.pim....
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How can I disable Underlined Letters in KDE Plasma 5?

I'm using KDE Plasma 5 on Kubuntu 22.04 and I've been noticing underlined letters in menus, dialog boxes etc. I find them distracting and would like to disable them. Does anyone know how to turn off ...
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Does Ubuntu Unity Have an App That's the Equivelent of KDE's Device Notifier? Or Do I Have to Use Nautilus?

Is there an app that can be installed in the side panel of Ubuntu Unity 24.04 that manages external USB drives like the KDE app Device Notifier? Or do I have to open Files? Thanks in advance.
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How to execute scripts from a samba drive (cifs mounted)?

If I'm starting a shell script "test.sh" from a samba share, I've got an error: bash: ./test.sh: /bin/sh: Defekter Interpreter: Eingabe-/Ausgabefehler (bash: ./test.sh: /bin/sh: bad ...
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fix broken apt xdg-desktop-portal-kde and pipewire

my apt is completely broken because apt xdg-desktop-portal-kde is requiered by plasma and apt xdg-desktop-portal-kde requier pipewire. I tryed uninstalling pipewire by force because it was broken but ...
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Kubuntu wallpaper doesn't stay after reboot

Every time I select one of the default wallpapers from Kubuntu with KDE, it goes back to the default after a reboot in some of my monitors. The entire system is in the same partition. I'm currently ...
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KDE dolphin freezing, crashing, unable to copy

I have Kubuntu 22.04, KDE 5.24.7, and Dolphin 21.12.3. I've been using Kubuntu since June, 2022, and until the last few months I had NO issues with Dolphin or the issues I'm about to describe. I have ...
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Application launcher does not collapse automatically

I am using kubuntu 22.04 with KDE plasma 5.24.7 and I have a problem with the application launcher in the taskbar. When I click on the App Launcher and I choose an application to launch, the app ...
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sudden issues with monitors and sleep mode with 6.5.0-28-generic kernel

I have Kubuntu 22.04 and KDE 5.24.7 on my desktop. On 4/19/24 it downloaded and installed kernel 6.5.0-28-generic. After this, I suddenly had 2 issues: I have 2 monitors. One of the monitors would ...
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Booted to a tty1 screen in Ubuntu KDE after autoremoving ca-certificates

I was having a problem when updating Ubuntu. Certificate verification failed, so I searched on the internet. Then by my own logic and some answers on some forum. I ran the following command: sudo apt ...
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What do the CPU usage numbers in plasma-systemmonitor mean and why are they so high?

When opening plasma-systemmonitor I get really weird CPU usage numbers that total to more than 100%. I tried to show all kinds of different CPU usages but I can't seem to find the one that shows the ...
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Kubuntu FTP shortcuts on desktop are opening with Firefox

I've upgraded Kubuntu from 20.04 to 22.04 and now the FTP desktop shortcuts (with the URL like "ftp://...") are opening with Firefox, not Dolphin. I've set Dolphin as default application, ...
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How to Reopen VLC videos on KDE restart?

Is there any method (or plugin) to make KDE's session resume reopen any videos I had open with VLC? And ideally at the same time in the paused video. (I know VLC is supposed to do this, but it rarely ...
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How do I make the VLC flatpak adapt to the my system's theme?

system information My system is Ubuntu-MATE Release 22.04.4 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) 64-bit, the desktop environment is "MATE 1.26.0". I have both Flatpak and Flatseal installed on my system. ...
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Cant install kdeplasma-addons using apt [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Mate 22.04 on my computer and I installed the KDE Plasma desktop environment, I tried adding the Menu 11 and Menu X Widgets but they popped up with an error when I tried to open them I ...
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CLion `find in files` action triggers a sudden logout in Kubuntu22.04

I came across a weird problem on Kubuntu22.04. After opening my CLion and selecting Edit -> Find -> Find in Files action, when I tried to type some word to find, the system suddenly got black ...
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Asus ROG Wireless keyboard logging of KDE after waking keyboard from sleep (battery saving mode)

First this is not so much a question but a solution I came up, and wanted to share if anyone is facing this issue since I didn't find anything online except one guy who gave up. Also I asked ASUS for ...
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Kubuntu default cursor size does not works during boot

In Kubuntu 22.04, I have cursor icon set called Volantes Cursors I succeeded to make it system's default cursor. i.e. it rendered before login in the SDDM. However, during login, I noticed for a while,...
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KDE lockscreen doesn't accept a correct password

I have installed kde-desktop on my Ubuntu 22.04. When I login to the KDE session and hit ctrl+L to lock the screen, the kscreenlocker app doesn't allow me to unlock it back. I can see that the ...
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Ubuntu "Splash screen"?

I got a laptop with Ubuntu less than a year ago and decided to switch from gnome to KDE Plasma. Now every time I exit a full screen application or make changes in the settings I see this image and I'm ...
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After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts

After a mistake with aptitude command's options, I lost my kde plasma DE of my kubuntu 22.04 and the computer boots in the CLI mode just like Ubuntu server, So I had to reinstall the kde-plasma-...
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Add to Muon "software sources" from command line (not JUST to apt sources.list.d)

I added some apt sources (postgres, docker) to /etc/apt/sources.list.d, I can install docker and postgresql-15 without any issues. When I open Discover, I see the sources that are also in apt. However ...
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Bluetooth LE only devices not being discovered Ubuntu Studio 22.04

I am trying to connect a Bluetooth LE device to Chrome. I think I have the Chrome settings correct but the device is not being discovered either by Chrome or by the KDE Bluetooth manager. I have two ...
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5 GHZ connections not appearing in Wifi list

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with KDE plasma. I want to connect to a 5 Ghz Wifi network, but it won't show up in the list of available networks. My Windows laptop can connect from the same spot just fine. ...
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Bluetooth audio on Android TV disconnects after 30s from any Kubuntu PC

I don't know where to post this (Android forum? KDE forum?). I've been researching this issue for hours with not a hint of a solution. I have a brand new Xgimi projector with Android TV on it. The ...
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Waybar: why is the bottom bar not eluding windows?

I am on Ubuntu 23.10, x64 machine, everything up to date and using Wayland. I am enjoying waybar a lot and playing with configuration I managed to obtain two different bars, one on the top and one on ...
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KDE Plasma 5. GUI elements lag terribly after large compiles. Lag is so bad the computer must be rebooted with a script

Every time I compile a model in Simulink, the GUI elements of the "OS" GUI (roughly KDE Plasma elements) will begin to lag terribly, making the computer unusable. The lagging persists until ...
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Fingerprint sensor on Thinkpad L13 Yoga with Kubuntu 22.04

I wanted to use the fingerprint sensor with said setup but I can't seem to get it to work. When I run fprintd-enroll I get the following message: Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated....
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After automatic update of Ubuntu Studio 22.04, I can't type my password on Plasma login screen

System: CPU: Intel i7 7700K @ 4.5GHz GPU: Asus STRIX GTX 1060 6gb OC (Republic of Gamers) Ram: Gskill 16GB DDR4 Monitor: Acer 27" 144 Hz Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS on Samsung EVO 250GB SSD Fresh ...
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Can running gtk app in kde via flatpak cause issues in KDE?

I am very new to linux so this is probably a silly question. I am getting used to the various desktop environments, and different frameworks around linux. I am using KDE (on kubuntu) and installing an ...
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Bug? G-T-E forgot all of my autosaving / unsaved drafts, how do I recover them?

Setup: KUbuntu 22.04. Have installed Gnome Text Editor (sadly I cannot find a KDE native with what to me is basics) -- version 42.2. Situation: I had G-T-E set to auto-restore files on restart. And, ...
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Can I install KDE Plasma 6 on Ubuntu 22.04 or should I wait for Kubuntu Kubuntu 24.10?

I am a noob and currently using Ubuntu 22.04 with Gnome. I'm not a fan of Gnome and KDE Plasma 6, which just came out, really speaks to me. Since it wille take some time till Kubuntu 24.10 with Plasma ...
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KDE Plasma 5.27.8, Win/Meta button doesn't open the app launcher (Kubuntu 23.10)

Since yesterday (29 february 2024), I've started facing an issue where the Win/Meta button doesn't open the app launcher (or Andromeda Launcher) I've read that it's supported by Default for KDE Plasma ...
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How to fix KDE NEON User Edition errors and update to Plasma 6 [closed]

Yesterday KDE team released KDE 6.0.0 and added it to User Edition of KDE NEON. I'm using it like year or so and want to hop to this shiny new release. But have a problem with apt full-update, even if ...
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Which file determines the default desktop manager? [duplicate]

Which configuration file determines the default desktop manager? How can I modify this file via terminal; and not by mouse click here, for all users at once? I tried to use /etc/gdm/custom.conf. But ...
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How do I completely disable middle click (using wayland on kubuntu 23.10, plasma 5.27) [duplicate]

My laptop's touchpad is a little sensitive and sometimes translates my attempts at left clicks as middle clicks. I disabled 'middle click paste' in System Settings -> Workspace Behaviour but I ...
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How to get left-click to show preview of windows in group in Plasma

Coming from Windows, I am used to being able to click on the icon of an application show a preview of all instances of windows of that application. On plasma, it instead opens (=raises to the ...
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