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KDE Connect: Can't start media after pause [closed]

I am using Kubuntu. I have upgraded KDE Connect to version 1.3.3 and in my Android mobile, I am using KDE Connect version 1.10.1. Everything works fine (including file transfer). But if I pause a ...
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What is the “friendliest” shutdown CLI command to use with KDE Connect?

I want to shutdown computer with my phone using KDE Connect. That can be easily done by adding a shutdown command in the setting of the Runcommand plugin within the KDE Connect program in Linux. The ...
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Can I use gsconnect on Ubuntu 16.04?

So I always wanted to find a app with which I can transfer files from my android phone to pc directly without using any cables. Recently I came upon a post where it said gsconnect have to installed on ...
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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. ...
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How can I hide the KDE Connect system tray icon?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. I've installed the KDE Connect application. (FWIW I do not have KDE Connect Indicator installed as the application seems to be working okay without it.) But it ...
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Sending a SMS from KDE Connect in Kubuntu 18.04

I set up KDE Connect on Kubuntu 18.04. Ping and the File Explorer are working fine from the desktop. I am able to recieve, read and respond to SMS. However, I have no clue how I can send an SMS, when ...
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Problem installing KDE Connect on 16.04

I had installed KDE Connect on Ubuntu 16.04, but for some reasons I wanted to reinstall it. So I purged the packages I had and now I'm unable to install it either via Software Center or via CLI. I've ...
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How to mount partition like KDEConnect does?

When in KDEConnect you press "Browse this device" it mounts the partition via sftp if not yet mounted. How to do this programatically so I can always have device mounted and no press this ...
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Media players & KDE Connect multimedia control

What Linux players can be controlled through KDE Connect from an Android phone? I have tested some - VLC, SMPlayer, Cantata - that work, I know that Amarok works too. Other media players that I use, ...
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Unable to use KDE Connect or GSconnect in Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I was using kde connect in ubuntu 16.04 without any problems. Then I did a fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 (no upgrade). And now I cannot use kde connect. I have tried both version of ubuntu bionic ...
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KDE Connect blocking notifications

I have KDE Connect installed in both my Ubuntu 16.04 setup and android 5.1 device. The funny thing is that when KDE Connect is disabled, I can receive desktop notifications alright. Once I enable KDE ...
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Not receiving any desktop notification on Ubuntu 17.10

Since I updated to 17.10, I don't receive any desktop notifications including the kde-connect, calendar notifications. What could be wrong?
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How to access shares from Android device with KDEConnect using the command line

When devices were paired computer <-> phone using KDEConnect, is it possible to access the phone's SD card and internal storage directly from the command line? Use case: When devices was paired I ...
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Using KDE Connect through Internet

As far as I know, Connect requires to have both PC and smartphone to be in same sub-network. But this is very disapointing for me. Because I have unlimited mobile internet and never use wi-fi at my ...
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Cannot find devices on KDE Connect

I am in my university network and I my devices cannot find each other. On my Android I tried add device by IP and it didn't worked. On my Laptop I cannot find this function. The IPv4 of my computer ...
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KDE Connect: how to reverse opening ports in ufw?

OS: Kubuntu 16.04 LTS I've managed to use KDE Connect successfully but I have a question about the ufw settings that are required to allow Kubuntu 16.04 to see my Android. When I installed Kubuntu, ...
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How to use Kde connect to “add devices by IP”?

I am trying to connect my android phone to pc. But generally my phone is not detected. I donot have any firewall enabled. Eventhen KDE connect is not showing my device. How can I connect my android ...
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kdeconnect: can't browse files

I installed kdeconnect and indicator-kdeconnect as explained at OMG! Ubuntu! and github: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/indicator-kdeconnect sudo apt update sudo apt install kdeconnect ...
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Kde connect problem

I have latest version of KDE connect installed on Xiaomi mi4i (lollipop). So far it's working great for notifications,multimedia control and remote input. I'm on Plasma 5.8 (Kubuntu 16.04). But ...
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Does Kde Connect has a limit to file sending?

I'm trying to send an ISO file from my phone (Nexus 5) to my desktop, the progress bar on my phone gets completed but the file doesn't get available in my desktops /download folder. while small image ...
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How to install KDE connect in ubuntu 17.04?

I tried this but failed. So any solution for 17.04? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/01/kde-connect-indicator-ubuntu
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Alternative to Kdeconnect?

I am using Ubuntu MATE and while trying to download kdeconnect, I found that it tries to pull about 150MB of plasma dependencies along with it. Why is it like that? I don't even think breeze and ...
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KDE connect indicator not opening for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm not able to access or open KDE connect indicator. Whereas kde connect monitor and kde connect settings are opening. What should I do?
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How to disable kdeconnectd autostart?

I've tried both copying /etc/xdg/autostart/kdeconnectd.desktop to ~/.config/autostart and editing it and editing it directly but it didn't help. Update: Looks like it's from /usr/share/dbus-1/...
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indicator-kdeconnect is working, but without the indicator in Xubuntu 16.04

This is probably a repeat of KDEConnect Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04 does not show up, but I'm hoping that if I ask the question better, it's more likely someone can help answer it. I'm running Xubuntu ...
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How to install KDE-Connect 1.0 on Kubuntu?

I have an older version of KDE-Connect installed (version 0.8). Now that version 1.0 is released, I wanted to install it but it is not listed in muon package manager (or the default "Discover" in ...
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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 send a file from my computer to my phone using KDE Connect?

I made sure that the Share and receive plugin of KDE Connect is enabled and the software installed both on my Android phone and my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. However, I can't find how to send a file from ...
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KDEConnect or similar under GNOME

I'm a KDE-User (Kubuntu, openSUSE, ArchLinux) since years. I pretty like GNOME and I'm thinking about switching over to GNOME - but every time I think about it I think: "Oh hey, wait a moment, you can'...
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KDEConnect Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04 does not show up

I have installed kdeconnect along with the indicator and I have noticed that the indicator does not work in ubuntu 16.04 with unity. I have tried to launch it from dash and terminal unsuccessfully. ...
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KDE connect indicator not showing on tray

I installed KDE indicator through Synaptic Package Manager a couple days ago. Everything works great except for a few times where my device wont show up on PC (solved with a reboot) I installed the ...
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How to remove KDE Connect dependecies in Cinnamon or any other DE?

I installed KDE Connect in Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. Now I want to remove the app and all 60 MB of KDE dependencies. If I don't know those package names, how can I remove all the dependencies and not ...
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how to enable kde connect to work over firewall of huawei ec315?

I'm using a Huawei wifi dongle to create a small wifi network in my house. I mostly just need a network to use kde-connect on network devices and occasionally share files Problem: kde-coonect works ...