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Switch from Gnome to KDE plasma [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 running on Gnome currently installed. I want to switch from Gnome to KDE plasma without losing my already installed applications and files. How would I do that?
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how to repair x-server that failed following update/upgrade to 5.15? [closed]

Shortly after sudo apt-get update and upgrade I got the black screen The screen lock is broken and unlocking is not possible any more. In order to unlock switch to a virtual terminal (e.g. Ctrl+...
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KDE search shortcut action by shortcut keys

I'm trying KDE 5 and I'm spending significant amount of time looking at the System Setting shortcuts to find the name of the feature associated to a given key shortcut. Some shortcuts are interfering ...
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KDE Service Menus get list of selected files

I'm a Gnome user and I'm trying KDE 5. When I was using Nautilus (Gnome), I had a bunch of shell script actions that worked on a list of selected file paths given by the variable $...
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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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Disable KDE Authentication dialog for web links

Clicking on http(s) links in some applications other than the browser brings up the following dialog in KDE 5. Any idea how I can disable this misfeature? Why does KDE feel the need to intervene here?
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A minor issue with almost all docks on xfce and kde

While running a dock like Plank or Docky on xfce or kde and keeping it on the left, an 'imaginary line' is created. Moving windows to this line causes them to 'stick' to it just like when the window ...
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KDE5 — bring up the “command prompt” like bar at the top of the screen

I don't remember what it's called, but I just found myself in a situation where I could use it.
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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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What is the proper way to set custom windows decorations using KDE Plasma 5?

Using Ubuntu 16.04, KDE Plasma 5, when looking at the "System Settings" -> "Appearance" group I have the selections of ... "Workspace Theme" "Color" "Font" "Icons" "Application Style" When I ...
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KDE5 Network Manager reports WPA instead of WPA2

I've just noticed something curious in Kubuntu 16.04: it reports my home wireless network, which is using WPA2-PSK (I've double-checked in the router settings), as being WPA-PSK. I've actually ...
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Win/Ubuntu/Neon: Ubuntu's Grub EFI replaced Neon's GRUB EFI

I had installed Ubuntu as second system after Windows and then installed as third another linux Neon KDE. During Neon installation it installed on /sda its grub efi which suits my needs, but after ...
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Okular version 1 Auto Save Annotations

I recently moved my OS from Ubuntu 14 to 18. Unfortunately, unlike in my previous setup it seems current Okular version 1.3.3 does not allow auto save of annotations. Is there a way to set auto-save ...
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How to put suspend, turn off, reboot buttons on Kubuntu's lock screen?

I use 18.04 and there are only two options: log in and switch user. $ inxi -Sxxx System: Host: PC Kernel: 4.15.0-34-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.12.6 (Qt 5.9....
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Getting out of sudo -A

In the wake of kdesudo's demise, I'm trying to replace it using sudo -A and a very simple helper script which calls kdialog --password based on an answer I got here. I need this for use with bash ...
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How does a regular user open default wallet in kwallet?

I created an account for my girlfriend on Kubuntu 16.04. She cannot connect to a hotspot, because she cannot open a single default wallet in kwallet (not even with my password) unless I login first ...
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Remove email adress next to sender in Kmail message list

Currently my Kmail message list shows the following: "Sender""Email address" "Date" " Icons" " Very long Subject line" I would like to remove the email address next to the sender name in ...
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Weird behaviour of buttons and panel

I think it was when using a shortcut after login, before the GUI properly loaded, when my kubuntu 16.04 LTS hang up. Since then I have a grey (before it was more white-grey) task bar and not working ...
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Cannot remove Folder View widgets from Plasma5 desktop

I have added some Folder View widgets in Kubuntu 18.04 but I cannot remove them now. Even, after asking this question on how to uninstall the widget completely from the system, and therefore adding ...
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How to uninstall pre-installed widgets in Plasma 5?

I had added some widgets on the desktop in Kubuntu 18 - two instances of Folder View widget in fact. After some time, I have removed them, but they re-appear after startup. Removing them again and ...
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How to force a qt version to be installed

After the last qt update, I have a conflict between my qt versions. A part of the qt libraries come from ubuntu Xenial repo and the other part from neon Xenial repo. I cannot start kde anymore due to ...
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Mouse Button Order Gets Reset after Restart

I using KDE 5.13 on KDE Neon. I use Left-handed mouse. But When I restart the computer, It goes back to Right-handed even if Settings still shows Left handed.
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possible rootkit (false possitive???)

good day: when I do a rkhunter --check shows me that I have possible rootkits: /usr/bin/rkhunter: 14795: [: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox: unexpected operator /usr/bin/rkhunter: 14795: [: /usr/lib/...
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Adjustment of konsole (and other CLI app) vertical line spacing, is it possible?

Is it possible to reduce the vertical line spacing in konsole? Under Settings/Advanced, there is a Line Spacing option but it only goes down to 0 and even at 0 there is considerable space in between ...
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Zoom conference on Kubuntu

Coming from gtk to KDE I am a bit confused about how the systems works with wayland. Overall, KDE and wayland were the best combination for my computer settings, and every software I need works ...
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Increase max speaker volume in KDE 5 without installing additional software

I am running Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. As the title says, is there any way to increase the max speaker volume beyond 100% in KDE 5 without installing additional software like Kmix, Veromix, etc.? In Gnome ...
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How to change highlight color of windows on taskbar in KDE Plasma 5?

Currently windows on panel's taskbar panel highlighted by blue by default, how could I change that color without changing the entire theme (can't find).
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Gaps above and below panels in KDE Plasma

How to remove transparent 1px-height lines above and the panel in Plasma 5 (Ubuntu)? The background picture is visible through it and it looks crappy. These lines are appearing in any theme and any ...
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Set a shortcut to un-hide kde panel on Plasma 5

I have a panel with task manager on the left side of the desktop. It is set to auto-hide mode. I want to know if there is a way to set a shortcut which un-hides the panel as long as the key is pressed ...
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plasma disabling usb?

I updated my kubuntu to 18.04 (bionic beaver). it was a painful update as multiple problems occur. maybe something is still misconfigured or missing. in the moment plasma is booting and running ...
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Cannot enable a WPA shared wi-fi connection on Kubuntu

I have a Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and I have created a shared wireless communication: With the following settings: After sucessfully created this one I cannot find a way to enable it. Do you know how to do ...
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Why show desktop (with alt tab) in kde renders alternatively two different things?

If I use task switcher to show the desktop, I obtain the first time: The second time: And so on further. Why?
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USB flash icon on desktop (Kubuntu 16.04)

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I plug an USB flash, it is automatically mounted in /media. However, an icon isn't shown on the desktop as with LXDE. Any idea to do that ? Thanks
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F2 rename shortcut stopped working on KDE 5 Plasma desktop

I recently installed Kubuntu 16.04 (KDE 5 Plasma) on a new PC and have been doing a lot of customisations, and I just noticed that the F2 shortcut for renaming files is not working on the desktop. It'...
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17.10 How to reset DE (Gnome) after KDE installation?

I'm experiencing several problems in gnome (standard 17.10 installation) after the installation of KDE (just for testing purposes). The main problem is the absence of application icons on the right ...
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Any non-GUI way of installing a new theme for QT Apps like vbox or vlc while in an Gnome environment?

I'm using the Numix GTK theme in Gnome Shell and I've found it's analog for KDE / Qt here: https://codeload.github.com/numixproject/numix-kde-theme/zip/master I've downloaded the theme and I was ...
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KDE Plasma KDialog Issue

OS was originally Ubuntu Mate 16.04 but I installed KDE plasma 5.8.8. Im having an issue in the Open Files window where all items appear to be selected and possibly the selection text color and ...
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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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how to make latte dock (0.6.x) opaque/not transparent?

I've looked at various latte dock screenshots and they look similar to Gnome dock but I am using latte dock 0.6.x and I cannot see a way to make dock opaque/not transparent. Any ideas on how it's ...
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How to install the latest version of KDE Plasma on the latest version of Ubuntu?

Right now I'm using Kubuntu 17.10 which ships with KDE 5.10. I'd like to get the most recent version of KDE though, which right now is KDE 5.11. Is there a way to automatically get the latest version ...
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Set Firefox as favourite in KDE5 for all new users in (K)ubuntu 16.04

I want to set Firefox as a favourite application in the KDE5 menu for all new users. How can I do that? Currently my favourite section is blank. I am using (K)Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. Example is this ...
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How to upgrade kmail

Here all version of my system : DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS" Plasma Version 5.8.7 KDE Frameworks Version 5.36.0 QT version : 5.6.1 Kernel Version 4.4.0-83-generic ...
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Split “Trash” directories on KDE5

In KDE4 (Kubuntu 14.04) there was a trash directory per file system (on /home it was somewhere under ~, on other filesystems it was (from memory) a /.trash/{id}/. The benefit was that trashing files ...
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Trouble in Dual boot get stuck load screen

I have a Asus x550vb(Laptop) with Windows 10 and i try make dual boot (windows+kde neon). Bios (EFI) Setup: OS: Windows 10 pro x64 HDD 1 TB Fast Startup and Secure Boot are disabled. Free space on ...
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Plasma 5 keyboard “Alt+1”

I use KDE plasma 5.10.1 . I use Alt+1 ... Alt+10 to change tabs in web browsers or konsole . my problem is Alt+1 not working in plasma desktop and i always replace /usr/bin/kglobalaccel5 to /usr/...
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Desktop environments and ubuntu upgrades [closed]

Why is choosing ubuntu distro and version important? So we have distros like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE... Also we have LTS and other versions inbetween. I understand they have ...
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NetworkManger on KDE cannot edit a connection

on my KDE neon(Ubuntu 16.04 and Plasma 5.9.5) with the NetworkManager cannot edit the connection, that means that the NetworkManager cannot save the password to the connection, but it can connect to ...
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Keep session on while in virtual terminal

I like to use a virtual console (accessed by CTRL + ALT + F<1;6>) for sys configuration and management on my laptop. After returning to a KDE session (the one with GUI - no idea how do you call it :...
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Can not use my USB headset as audio output with audio pulse

I am currently unable to select my USB Hyper X 7.1 cloud II headset as input and output device. But, if I unplug and reconnect my headset in my computer while it's on, pulseaudio fully recognize my ...
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How to change the view for open programs in the taskbar in KDE?

I am using KDE Plasma 5. Look at the panels at the bottom. They are from the attached monitor on the right, and my laptop on the left. They have full tab sized sets for the programs that I've opened. ...