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KDE Auto Logout After Inactivity

How do I set KDE to automatically log out users after a period of inactivity? Reason: Shared server with many users. Some people leave themselves logged in to KDE for many days. Preferably want a ...
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KDE Plasma how to make panels stay below the window?

I've made a panel on top and selected "Windows can cover" in visibility settings, but when I maximalize a window and move my cursor to the top this panel reappears on top of the window. Is ...
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Kubuntu: spectacle doesnt work on Kubuntu

I tried pressing the keys that were bound to open spectacle. Clicking on the icon from applications menu doesn't open spectacle neither does it open when I try to open it from the terminal.
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KDE: Meta+[number] doesn't launch [number]th application Task Manager (“start bar”)

My Task Manager (panel at bottom of screen that uses the "Icon-only Task Manager widget") looks like this: When I press Meta+1, I expect Firefox will be launched — this is not the case. ...
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Plasmoid “Window List”: Increase size

I am using the window list widget. The window is pretty small though - I would like to make it taller. How is that possible? It seems there is no option to do that. Can I tinker in the code somehow to ...
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Plasmoid “Excalibur”: Increase size

I am using the Excalibur menu. The window is pretty small though - I would like to make it taller. How is that possible? Can I tinker in the code somehow to get this done?
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Plasmoid “Window List”: Get “Desktop” headings back

I am using the KDE Plasma 5 plasmoid "Window List". In earlier versions one could see on which desktop a window is but I can only see the windows, without a heading like "Desktop 1&...
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Add new element in “Create New” context menu in Krusader

I have Kubuntu 20.10 and I use Krusader Version 2.7.2 "Peace of Mind" as my file manager. I want to add new items to the right-click "Create New" context menu. In my /home/<...
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KMail: How many mails in a directory including subdirectories?

How can I check in KMail how many mails are in a directory - including sub-directories? I want to see this from KMail, not by going into the folder with a file manager (like dolphin). Also I do not ...
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Setting up maildir account in Kmail

Setting up maildir account in Kmail Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:39 am I am trying to set up my old email as a maildir account. My old email is in a folder oldmail/, specifically in oldmail/local-mail and ...
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Open the K Menu Editor from command line

I am using Excalibur as start menu. In contrast to other start menus, after right-clicking on Excalibur, there is no button "Edit Applications..." that would open the K Menu Editor. ...
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sddm blocks screen with on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently installed KDE 5 (kde-plasma-desktop) on Ubuntu 20.04, and as part of the installation, it asked me to switch the login screen manager to sddm. When sddm starts (either on boot, or ...
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How to update qt version to 5.15.1

i have on kubuntu qt version to 5.12.8, and i need to update it to 5.15.1 i tried to manually install it..the installation folder installs it in /home/Qt. but when i check the qt version is still 5.12....
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How do I resize the application launcher / start menu in Kubuntu 20.10?

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 20.10. How can I resize the start menu? Because it is gigantic!
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Speakers go to 100% volume instead of being muted when plugging in headphones

My speakers are connected over SPDIF and when I plug in headphones (front of case), the speaker volume goes to 100% and back to its normal volume when I remove the headphones. While the headphones are ...
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How to use KDE global menu with Firefox?

I would like Firefox to use the global menu on KDE Plasma 5.19 running on X11. The widget set for both GTK and KDE is Breeze. I am currently using Kubuntu 20.10, but also have machines running 18.04 ...
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Colors are washed out and blacks are gray on Kubuntu 20.04 LTS

I've recently installed Kubuntu 20.04 LTS alongside Windows 10 but one thing that has bugged me, and still does, both live booting and installed is that my display colors are washed out. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is not detecting my iGPU

I need my integrated GPU to make youtube videos, since I use it for QuickSync encoding in OBS, while I use my GeForce card for games. I don't have a very high end GeForce card so I want to avoid ...
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Clone one window only (to second monitor)

Running Kubuntu (16.04), is it possible to clone one window only? What I would like is to have one window displayed also on my secondary monitor, but on the primary window also have several other ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 Global Shortcuts / Application Launchers not working

This is my first installation of Kubuntu 20.04, in an attempt to move from 14.04, on a brand new ASUS laptop. In KDE Menu Editor -> Advanced tab, I am assigning a keyboard shortcut key to a number ...
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KDE Plasma 5.19 desktop environment? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 20.04.1. I do have KDE Plasma 5.18.5 desktop environment. Does anyone knows if KDE Plasma 5.18.5 will Upgrade to KDE Plasma 5.19 for Ubuntu 20.04.1 ? I do have the PPA too.
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Fan not working under Kubuntu20.04.1LTS

OS:kubuntu20.04.1LTS Machine:ASUS K43TA CPU fan always stop working after entered KDE even CPU Temperature reached 100℃ PS CPU fan still work before launching KDE
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How to show kde panel at all monitors?

I have kubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. And I use additional 2 monitors. The default kubuntu panel only shows up at primary monitor. For now I just created new panel, but they are different. And I should ...
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Use Meta for other shortcuts than Application Menu on KDE?

My left Windows key (Meta) opens the application menu on KDE Plasma 5.18. I would like to remap that to e.g. Desktop Grid. Is this possible?
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Missing Login Screen

I installed a login screen from within settings and applied it but it does not show up when I boot my computer. All I get is a generic purple login screen. My splash screen and themes are just fine. I ...
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Using different virtual desktops in different monitors

I want to use different virtual desktops for different monitors (i.e laptop and external LCD) in KDE plasma 5.18 in Ubuntu 18.04. Is it possible?
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Super key stopped opening the start menu

After a casual reboot, the super key no longer causes the start menu to pop up. How do I turn it back on? Operating System: Kubuntu 19.10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.67.0 Qt ...
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KDE plasma doesn't show battery icon when battery is full charged

I'm using KDE Plasma 5.12.9 on ubuntu 18.04. When my battery is full charged, battery icon disappears form the system tray after giving a push notification. Most of the time I fail to notice that ...
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META key mapped to fn+win key

So I have Kubuntu and I am trying to edit the Quick tile Window shortcuts in the KWin global shortcuts tab and everything is set to default (Meta + arrow key). Thats exactly what i want but I am ...
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Any way to disable plasmashell startup for Kubuntu?

I'm using a hybrid KDE+i3wm setup and was thinking of moving to polybar. So I was wondering if it is possible to inform KDE not to start plasmashell when running exec startplasma-x11 in ~/.xsession. ...
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Unable to upgrade to Plasma-desktop 5.18

I upgraded my system from ubunut 18.04 -> 19.10 -> 20.04. I have plasma-desktop(5.12) running in 18.04 version now I want to upgrade to 5.18 When I run sudo apt update & sudo apt upgrade its ...
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May I set different icons, and panel widgets for multiple DEs?

Currenty I am using Kubuntu 19.10 with KDE Plasma 5.18.3. And I am planning to install Ubuntu 19.10 with Gnome 3.36, so is there any way to have different icons packs for each and different taskbar ...
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KDE Plasma - Disabling all animations without disabling compositor altogether

System Information: Operating System: Kubuntu 19.10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.67.0 Qt Version: 5.12.4 Kernel Version: 5.3.0-40-generic OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 8 × Intel®...
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Scaling websites on KDE

I'm a junior webdev, I've recently switched to Linux. Currently, I'm using Kubuntu 19.10 with 5.18.3 KDE Plasma. I'm using Chrome as the web browser. My global scaling is set to 100%. All pages ...
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Ubuntu can not find keyboboard keys

I have HP ProBook 450 G6 with Ubuntu 19.10 and KDE Plasma. F Keybord keys like always controll various system functions, but system 'thinks' that F8 is also F3,F4 and F5. So when I try to assign ...
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Moving latte-dock to another display?

How to move latte-dock to another display? Latte-settings->Behavior->Location->Screen has only On Primary option and doesn't recognize my secondary screen. Latte : 0.7.4 OS : Kubuntu 18.04
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GTK applications look ugly in KDE Plasma 5

I'm using Kubuntu 19.10, with KDE plasma 5 desktop. I have problems when I run GTK apps, because they like ugly. Here is an example: I used the same Desktop in other computer and they look fine. ...
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Kvantum overrides application color scheme

Kvantum theme in KDE overrides application color scheme and hasn't any option in .kvconfig file regarding tooltip background color.Does anybody know how can I change the tooltip background color in ...
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Kubuntu - Title bars too small

How do I fix these title bars? It happens with a lot of the custom themes, such as Materia Manjaro Dark. It's a fresh 19.10 Kubuntu install.
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Update scaling without restart / relogin in KDE?

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.3 with KDE 5.12.9 on my Dell Precision 5530 which has a 4k screen. As I quite frequently connect a display (mostly just 1080p) and KDE does not yet support scaling per screen ...
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How can I change to Kubuntu from Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 19.10 and I would like to change it to Kubuntu 19.10, I tried to create a bootable disk like when I installed Ubuntu, or any other distro. But there is no option to upgrade to it like on ...
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Kde rendering issues after wake

I have recently decided to switch my desktop environment from GNOME to KDE plasma. I am loving the new look, but I have this problem that when I put my PC to sleep, then after waking it, some text ...
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Add smb4k shares using a script

I tried to find any command line options, import/export actions, or a config file that could be copied but I could not find a way to add smb4k shares by script. So, is there a way to add smb4k shares ...
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How to enable HUD in KDE Plasma to search menu items?

I was a unity user back when the Unity Desktop Environment was still a thing in Ubuntu. I liked the feature that when I press the alt key by itself, I could get a search bar used to search in the ...
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Can't change language back to English in Kubuntu 19.04

Problem: In Settings -> Regional Settings, I added language Marathi and Hindi to see how it works and what it translates(I know Marathi, and Hindi). After I rebooted, the language was changed to ...
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KDE: false detection of “switch to external screen”

Since KDE display configuration is broken (and by other reasons) it is better to configure displays via xorg.conf. But after that KDE starts to display bogus dialog asking to change display mode. How ...
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where should I put my .desktop files in kde plasma?

In gnome I can create a shortcut to an application by placing the .dektop file in the ~/.local/share/applications/, like this cat > ~/.local/share/applications/vscode.desktop <<EOL [Desktop ...
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How to permanently increase the number of lines scrolled with the mouse wheel [duplicate]

I use kubuntu 18.04 and the biggest number of lines you can scroll by mouse wheel is 12. With big monitor resolutions and long folder lists (not my doing) I would like to increase the number of lines ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcut for moving to next virtual desktop in kde plasma 5?

In desktop environments like Unity, Cinnamon, MATE, the combination Ctrl+Alt+←/→ changes the workspace. How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts in kde plasma 5 to change workspaces (i.e. virtual ...
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Is there any calendar app which allows to sync Google and Outlook calendars?

On Windows 10 there is very useful and handy default mail application, which gives me possibility to sync 2 my google accounts and one outlook calendar into a single calendar view. I want to find ...