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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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Kubuntu 18.10 - How to make Window List larger on Task Manager (Panel)

I Disabled Present Window System Settings > Desktop Behaviour > Desktop Effects > (Disable) Present Windows I also disabled Taskbar (Panel) Tooltip Right Click Panel > Configure Icon-...
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Different setting per-trackpad?

I have a laptop trackpad, and an Apple Touchpad in Kubuntu 18.10. Scrolling with the Apple Trackpad is sloooow. I have installed synaptics so that I could configure the touchpad through the gui (...
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After update to Kubuntu 18.10, telegram file selector has encoding issues

After upgrading Kubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10, I get the following picture, when trying to share a file via telegram: Telegram is installed from the telegram site.
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A shady background process taking over an entire CPU core [on hold]

Lately, I noticed that I always have busy CPU and the reason for this is a process that I don't manually start and I don't know its origin. It doesn't have a window or any obvious source, all I see is ...
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How to remove KDE leftovers without breaking anything

I made the mistake to install KDE Plasma to check it out after being unsatisfied with gnome. Finally I found Cinnamon was more to my liking. So that's what I'm using now. My question is how to remove ...
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SSL errors on Firefox: getting frequent “SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN” on Kubuntu

I just installed Kubuntu 18.10 and I'm getting a lot of SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN when trying to connect to HTTPS websites. Never had the issue with other distributions or Ubuntu flavors, so I suspect ...
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Another desktop's application showing on current desktop task bar

I'm having this annoying problem and need some help. The thing is, I have a script which opens/closes chrome windows to run some macros. In order to keep my desktop clean, I put this script on desktop ...
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Enabling Mouse Navigation on KDE without GUI

I'm looking for a way to enable mouse navigation on Kubuntu with KDE/Plasma 5.14.3. There used to be a setting for it to enable in the Mouse settings but my Mouse settings no longer have the option ...
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Coloured Emoticons on KDE Broke

I attempted to fix an issue where coloured emoticons were not appearing in Firefox while using KDE using the following using these instructions. I was able to fix the issue in Firefox but it resulted ...
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Files missing from a KDE vault encrypted folder

I have a single vault on my Kubuntu system, (fortunately not containing anything critical). As of yesterday this vault is empty, yet I have not deleted any of those files. Is there any way I can ...
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Where does Okular store its config files?

I'm trying to pre-configure Okular to add it to my custom Ubuntu image. but I can't seem to find the right config files. I need to edit the main toolbar to add a few more buttons like a fullscreen ...
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Kubuntu clock widget

Kubuntu plasma desktop shows wrong time in its time widget although the real time and timezone are set correctly. This issue appeared here some time ago but it looks like it is back in a new version ...
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How can I entirely remove KDE frum Ubuntu 18.10?

After uninstalling the kubuntu-desktop package using the command sudo apt autoremove kubuntu-desktop there are still elements of KDE remaining. Searching "KDE" in synaptic still reveals some KDE ...
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Is it possible to integrade an existing CryFS volume into the KDE vaults menu?

I have created a CryFS volume by command line by entering the following commands: cryfs ~/Dropbox/basedir ~/Documents/Data_Dropbox Is it possible to manage this CryFS volume with KDE vaults? I am ...
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Plasma Discover stuck at 100% while installing a snap

I tried installing the RetroArch snap from within Plasma Discover. It is now stuck at "RetroArch - Installing: 0 B/s". What should I do?
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Some fonts in plasma are blurry, others are not

So I'm using kubuntu 18.04 on my ThinkPad E480 (UHD 620 as main VGA, RX 550 as secondary) and I cannot seem to get this working. In some applications (like TeXstudio) fonts appear as very blurry. In ...
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Different UI elements from different desktop environments? (UI mixture) [closed]

There is no entirely perfect desktop environment for Ubuntu. Some advantages, distinctions and lacks: Xfce: Easily configurable taskbar and panel height. Multirow taskbar. Xfce: Lack of native expo ...
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Alt+Drag Does Not Focus Window

When I use Alt+Mouse Left to easily drag windows around, the target window does not focus. Is there a setting somewhere to make the alt+dragged window automatically focus without resorting to focus on ...
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Create self morphing rectangles while taking screenshots

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.1 I assigned the following command to the keyboard shortcut Alt+Q. convert x: -modulate 100,0 -resize 400% -set density 300 png:- | tesseract stdin stdout | xsel -bi When I ...
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lsyncd enabled service is not autostarting on PC restart - Active: inactive (dead)

I have super simplified the question by merging all the previous edits lsyncd config file /etc/lsyncd/lsyncd.conf.lua settings { logfile = "/media/blueray/WDRed/_LsyncLog/lsyncd.log", ...
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How set default app preferences for KDE apps on Ubuntu?

I use kfind on Ubuntu. I need to set the default apps it uses to launch files it finds. By default, it attempts to launch kde apps. I usually either don't have them, or don't want to use them. I ...
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KDE Plasma - Does not give the extension in “Create New” menu

Using KUbuntu 18.04.1 When I, right click in empty space > Create New > File Type The filename does not contain extension. I want the filename to contain extension like the following image. ...
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Shortcut to open kde konsole at current location

How can I create a shortcut to open kde konsole at current location? For example, if I am in Download directory, I want the konsole to start from that location. Is it possible using a shortcut? I am ...
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snap applications (kde) have no icons in the menu's

I'm using Xbuntu 18.04.1 LTS and when I start the snap applications, they all work fine. But I've noticed only the KDE ones don't have any icons within the applications. The error I get is: Qt: ...
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How to resume paused upgrade to 18.10?

I was attempting an upgrade to the new 18.10 version of Kubuntu through Konsole. In the process, I was asked if I want the packages which are unneeded to be deleted. There were three options: Y, N, ...
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Enable Intellij/Android Studio KDE Global Menu

I've been looking for this for a long time but still I can't get it work. I tried using Jayatana and activate it in idea.properties like this: -linux.native.menu=true -javaagent:/usr/share/java/...
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Unable to reach login page on Kubuntu

I've recently installed the last version of kubuntu, and, after a few days, the login page has seemingly dissappeared. Instead, when the computer boots I get a black screen in which I can type my ...
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Kubuntu shows error at login (file:///usr/share/sddm//themes/breeze/Main.qml:No such file or directory)

I moved over to the latest Kubuntu release and after successfully installing everything I removed some unwanted packages. However after a reboot I was stuck at the login screen showing an on screen ...
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How to run Plasma (KDE) session in Xubuntu 16.04.5 running xfce by default?

When I logout on Xubuntu (xfce) I get a screen to login again, on top bar of this screen is placed an icon and when click it the drop down menu offers 3 options to login: Plasma, xfce and Xubuntu. By ...
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Extending Alt+Click Window Dragging

I use Kubuntu 18.04 and I enjoy Alt+Click window dragging. I would like to extend/add to this functionality including: When you Alt+Click window drag a maximized Window, it does not stay maximized on ...
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Can not download any widget from KDE store

I am trying to download widgets from KDE store. The widget page load very slowly. Download button or any other plasmoid button give error 404. Let me give an example with netspeed widget. When I ...
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KUbuntu - How can I sort in “Icon View Mode”

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.1 Default File Browser is Dolphin. I know I can sort in Details View mode. However, I want to right click in Icon View Mode and sort by name or type. I can not find this ...
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KDE Connect Indicator Icon Issue

I'm using KDE Connect (which, by the way, is fantastic open source program) to sync things up with my phone. However, the indicator icon is conveniently placed right in front of my system clock. I don'...
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how to setup Akregator to use the Tor network

I would like to setup Akregator (or an alternative RSS reader) to catch feeds and browse over Tor. I would not like to change system-wide network settings, so all other network traffic should not be ...
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How can I update KDE Plasma to 5.13 on Kubuntu 18.04?

I thought that upgrading to 18.04.1 would give me KDE Plasma 5.13, having read this page, but thanks to the comments here I realised that I already have 18.04.1. I don't see any notification from the ...
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Why do I have bad font anti-aliasing (colored halos) in Kubuntu 18.04?

I just installed a fresh Kubuntu 18.04 and have a really bad font rendering, or better to say subpixel rendering. The characters are surrounded by red and green halos. It's different, depending on ...
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How can I install scripts in Kate and Where are the existing scripts?

I am using KUbuntu 18.04.1 I am trying to install Kate script: Word Count in kate. The documentation says To install, copy wordcount.desktop and wordcount.sh to ~/.kde/share/apps/kate/scripts/....
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What is the Kubuntu equivalent of `gdebi` that provides a GUI for isntalling .deb files?

On Gnome based systems you can install .deb files with gdebi instead of using the Ubuntu Software Center. What is the equivalent package on KDE using Kubuntu?
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KDE 18.04 takes too much time to start [duplicate]

I have been using kde for long time (I am current in kde 18.04), but lately. It is taking too much time to start. When I enter password, I most watch up to 1min 15s before it show my desktop. I have ...
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KUbuntu What is the function of Check and Default Checkboxes on Pin Submenu

I am used to in pinning application in Windows taskbar. In Kubuntu when I right click an icon in the panel, there is a option called pin. On its submenu there are few options. I understand On All ...
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KUbuntu Shortcuts Close vs Quit

The documentation page for KDE says Ctrl+Q Quit Alt+F4 Close Both seems to work the same way. What is the difference between them?
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The soundcards settings phonon failure

Using 18.04 I tried to change settings in phonon. Before everything was ok, but for a week now it falls back into settings that I don't want. so when I set back to the USB soundcard and everything ...
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How to remove KDE PIM modules from Kubuntu 18.04

I would like to remove all KDE PIM related modules: kmail, calendar, akonadi and the db etc as I am not using them actively. There is no clear documentation on how to uninstall those modules apart ...
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Does KDE have a user friendly software center?

I am new to Linux and I'm trying to find a software center for KDE Plasma. I just set up my chromebook dual boot using crouton. The line I typed into terminal was sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r ...
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Command showing different behaviour when running from terminal and when Using as Shortcut

I am using KUbuntu 18.04.1 I am trying to extract text from screenshot using spectacle (Screenshot app of KUbuntu) & gocr (OCR tool) If I give the commands one after another in Konsole (Terminal ...
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KDE: shortcut to screenshot directly to clipboard

I'm looking for a way to put a rectangular screenshot directly (IE, without GUI interaction) into the clipboard -- it's a feature I used several times a day back in my bad old days with Gnome, but ...
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On Kubuntu, how do I remove the desktop toolbox and desktop icons permanently? (The settings get reset every time I log in)

On two different systems, and on Kubuntu 16.04 and 18.04, I do this: Click Desktop Toolbox > Configure Desktop > Tweaks I un-check Show the desktop toolbox I want to get rid of desktop icons, too, ...
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Can I use those Plasma KDE desktop effects on gnome shell?

I have noticed that there is a collection of beautiful desktop effects that can be used in KDE Plasma. I used them on Plasma. But I like to use those beautiful effects on gnome too. Specially that '...
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How do I set the hotkey Print to Rectangular Region in Spectacle?

For the Kde Spectacle Tool, I want to set the hotkey Print to replace Meta+Shift+Print for a rectangular region screenshot. For reference: https://docs.kde.org/trunk5/en/kdegraphics/spectacle/...
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In KDE the cursor is always huge after rotating screens even when settings is not resolution dependent [closed]

I recently changed my monitors to be vertical instead of horizontal and since then the cursor is huge. To be clear I specifically mean the cursor not the pointer. The pointer is adjusting to the ...