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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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Fcitx + Capslock

I'm using fcitx with japanese input in KDE. Capslock is configured in KDE's keyboard settings to switch languages. I not want to use fcitx's language swicher, just time to time manually activate Mozc ...
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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 - create window larger than the screen

I work with a graphical (OpenGL) application, which creates a window larger than my screen size. The window size is 1920x3240. It is basically equivalent of 3 fullHD monitors, one above the other. My ...
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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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Kubuntu freezes at KDE Plasma logo splash screen

I tried to create a global rule through the system settings GUI to force all windows to open at the center of the screen at 1440x810 (1920x1080 monitor). Ignored the warning pop-up like the dumb noob ...
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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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changing kde plasma display manager setting from sddm to gdm3

i have ubuntu 18.04 . I installed kde plasma desktop environment. while installing it asked for my default display manager, I choose sddm. Now i have changed my default display manager to gdm3.How ...
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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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prevent change desktop and screen wallpaper in Kubuntu

All prior solutions found here have been GNOME-specific, and no solution was found at https://forum.kde.org/ . How can the wallpaper, icons, and other Desktop features of Kubuntu 18.04 LTS be locked ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to export all KWin Window Rules in KDE at once?

One of the happy surprises switching to Ubuntu again from the ever increasingly bloated Windows (10) was to find the simple KWin Rules, very clear and with focus stealing prevention (its so disruptive ...
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Unable to run Hubstaff

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 and I can't launch Hubstaff. First I downloaded it from here Second, ./Hubstaff-1.4.4-556fe980.sh to install it. I just followed the steps. And here are all the messages ...
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KDE plasma using too much memory

I use Kubuntu 18.04. When I use it for a long time, opening and closing many applications, the memory usage goes up to 3gb and never comes down after closing all open applications. This issue is more ...
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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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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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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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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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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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rkhunter shows a possible rootkit or a false possitive?

When I do an rkhunter --check it shows me that I have possible rootkits: /usr/bin/rkhunter: 14795: [: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox: unexpected operator /usr/bin/rkhunter: 14795: [: /usr/lib/firefox/...
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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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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 ...