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How to make a Hotspot with Security (Password) for use with KDEconnect

I have a Problem with Hotspots, every time I try to make one, it makes a Hotspot without any Password or Security. Then I tried to change Password and Name, now every new Hotspot has that Name and ...
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While GSConnect works fine at home, it doesn't work at my workplace

At home, GSConnect connects my android phone with my laptop with no problems. But at my workplace, it doesn't work. In my android application (KDE Connect), when tapping my laptop under "...
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Cannot add Google Account to Dolphin Kubuntu 23.04

I cannot add any google account . I tried online accounts in settings but web auth hangs. I added kio, both via Discover and Terminal and Google Accounts now shows in Dolphin.However, when I try to ...
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How can I transfer files from Ubuntu 22.04 using GSConnect to a Pixel7 using KDE Connect?

I have installed GSConnect and enabled it in the extensions app on my system running 22.04. I've also installed KDE Connect on my Pixel 7. I can connect the two systems, but I can only transfer files ...
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KDE Connect looses pairing once my phone is locked

My desktop: ❯ uname -a Linux rigel 5.15.0-53-generic #59~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 20 15:10:22 UTC 2022 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ❯ kdeconnect-app --version kdeconnect.app 1.0 My phone is ...
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How to allow devices in Ufw Firewall for KDE Connect

I am trying to connect my laptop with my mobile with KDE Connect. They both didn't find any devices... Then after some google search, I found out that if we have enabled firewall(in my case, ufw) then ...
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After installing QT dependencies for KDE Connect now Ubuntu 22.04 won't boot

KDE SMS kept crashing for a week. I went into Discovery and looked at the installed program and saw unmet dependencies: qt??? (2 files were missing & they were version 5.X; don't remember exact ...
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How to run GSConnect Gnome Extension

I've installed Gnome Shell Extension using Ubuntu 20.04. I was then able to install the Clipboard Indicator extension which then showed up on the top right of the screen (Systray?). I installed the ...
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How to (or can I) resume from suspend by a command?

I want to do suspend and resume via KDE Connect's command function. It's possible, and I've done to do suspend, but I cannot find a way to resume via command. How to (or Can I) do so?
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How to send image from clipboard on Ubuntu to clipboard on Android using KDE Connect?

If I copy a text on my Ubuntu 20.04 then it instantly appears on my Samsung tablet's clipboard. But if I copy an image to the clipboard on Ubuntu (using ctrl + shift + printscreen) then the image does ...
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How to get "send/share via gsconnect" actions on nautilus actions in ubuntu 20.04?

Is there a way to add "share via gsconnect" option in nautilus actions?
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kdeconnect-app fails to startup

I am running UbuntuStudio 20.04 and up until recently was able to use KDEConnect without any issues. Now KDEConnect does not start up. If I run kdeconnect-app on a terminal, I get the following error. ...
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How can I use GSconnect cli for sending notification to phone?

~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/service/daemon.js -d $( ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/service/daemon.js -a) --share-text=&...
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How to use kdeconnect-cli with Apache2 and PHP

[updated again!] stop changing my question it became unprecise. I have kdeconnect 1.4.0 installed on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Focal and it is functional. I am able to text from the command line using the ...
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Why is kdeconnectd, xdg-desktop-portal-kde, and yakuake taking up so much CPU?

I get this every time on bootup. Killing any of them doesnt work unless I pretty much nuke it from orbit, including uninstalling yakuake. I am also using Wayland at the moment, and am running Kubuntu ...
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How to sync clipboard in KDE Connect/Android 11?

The very first feature listed on this app is: Shared clipboard: copy and paste between your devices. In Android 10, Google broke that feature and now the phone can receive clipboard contents from the ...
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KDE-connect without a 3rd device, possible?

Situation I have two devices: Phone with Android 11 Laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 I don't have a dedicated WiFi router. So, I use the phone's hotspot to access Internet on my laptop. Problem The devices ...
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KDE Connect SMS has New button disabled

KDE Connect SMS shows the "New" button disabled. I can read SMS and reply but cannot create new text. When I run kdeconnect-sms from terminal, I receive following messages qrc:/qml/...
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How to use kde connect with a android qemu vm

I have an android vm.I use qemu along with virgl for hardware acceleration.I had to build qemu from source for sdl and virgl support. I used the following build parameters ./configure --enable-sdl --...
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Trying to remove indicator-KDEconnect

Screenshot Okay been trying remove this and it keeps giving me some trouble, tried many many commands and it usually has this error. E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/indicator-...
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How can I change external monitor screen brightness via command line?

I want to change the screen brightness of an external monitor using command line, for kdeconnect. How can I achieve that?
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KDE Connect detects phones but won't detect other computers

I have two desktop with Kubuntu and one smartphone, all are equipped with kdeconnect. Until Kubuntu 20.04 all devices were paired and each one could see the other. Since Kubuntu 20.10, desktops can ...
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How to install and run gsconnect

I am trying to download gsconnect on my ubuntu 20.04 but the apt download does not show anything in the tray and has no cli command apparently. So I read on a forum the one on the gnome.extensions ...
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Can kdeconnect work in two networks at the same time?

Hi everybody and thanks for the great work you're doing; here's my question two android phones: M, where the kdeconnect is installed and S A Kubuntu 20.04 Pc An ethernet wifi device Case 1 - I connect ...
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kdeconnectd crashed with SIGABRT in QMessageLogger::fatal()

Since a few days I got an error after startup: Sorry, Ubuntu 20.04 has experienced an internal error ExecutablePath /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libexec/kdeconnectd ProblemType Crash Title ...
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kdeconnect on Xubuntu 20.04

Has anybody tried kdeconnect on Xubuntu 20.04 with satisfactory results? I installed and used it and the results were extremely disappointing. The files I transferred from the phone were completely ...
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KDE connect unable to detect devices on same wifi network

I m facing problem on kde connect running on Ubuntu lts 20.04. I using using WiFi via USB wingle device plugged-in a usb power hub. My phone and laptop remain connected to this same network but kde ...
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KDE connect obtrusive notifications

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 and the notifications from KDE connect are very annoying and obtrusive. Firstly I get repeated notifications from unread messages, every time a new message is received, its ...
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KDE Connect - Main phone and Desktop cant see each other - Second phone can see both my Main phone and Desktop

I was trying to set up KDE Connect on my Debian with KDE Plasma and my Main phone, however they could not see each other. Because of that I spent quite a lot of time dealing with the issue and ran ...
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No mouse icon when using remote input KDEConnect

I am trying to remote control my laptop using KDEConnect. It works, in the sense that it changes the mouse location, but the mouse icon remains in the same place, giving no indication where I am at ...
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Connection problem with KDE Connect

I am using kubuntu 20.04. KDE Connect was working flawlessly until kubuntu 19.10 kde plasma version 5.18.2. Since the update to plasma 5.18.3 (around February or so), kde connect was not detecting ...
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20.04: KDEConnect not working after upgrading from 19.10

So, GSConnect has been been my most used extension in Ubuntu, but after upgrading to 20.04 stable, it is not working anymore. How can I fix it?
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Gsconnect lack of notification icon in gnome panel

I have Ubuntu 19.10 and Gsconnect v30. Some time ago notification icon on GNOME disappeared. When I turn on Gsconnect from Ubuntu Software its works, my phone is connected. Any idea how to restore ...
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Can I pair my Android device to my Kubuntu VM using KDE Connect?

I am using VirtualBox on an Samsung Windows 8.1 as host and Kubuntu 19.10 as the VM. Can I use KDE Connect to pair my Android device to the VM? And if yes, what ports do I need to open up for ...
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Is there a way to force UFW firewall accept only connections from local network? Better practices?

I was trying to setup the UFW firewall to allow my smartphone connecting my Ubuntu with KDE-connect and I saw this recommended configuration for UFW in KDE community (https://community.kde.org/...
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Unable to install kde connect on lubuntu [duplicate]

System info $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic Tried building kde connect from source ...
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KDE Connect no longer able to send SMS?

I have KDE Connect on Ubuntu 19.04 and the option to reply to SMS has seemingly disappeared. I have it enabled on my device, but the option all together is gone from the KDE Connect app. Looks like ...
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kdeconncted connections?

I have a number of Ubuntu Bionic hosts on a network. I noticed a connection between two of them (in netstat) that showed a connection between two of the hosts. In syslog, I see that it's seeking out ...
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How can I allow my phone and computer to see each other to enable use of KDE Connect while both are on a VPN?

I am on Ubuntu 19.04 and have loved using the excellent functionality of KDE Connect to link my Android phone (Galaxy S9) and computer. However I would also like the protection of a VPN while browsing ...
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How can I safely delete KDE Plasma?

Today, I installed KDE Plasma on my Ubuntu 19.04 laptop to try it out and see how having multiple desktop environments worked. I ran the commands sudo apt install tasksel and sudo tasksel install ...
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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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