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Full screen games on dual monitor setup minimized when clicking on second monitor

There is an annoying behavior I've noticed on Kubuntu 18 and still on 20, where if I have a game open on one monitor, whether it be in full-screen or full-screen windowed, clicking outside the monitor ...
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Logging Touchpad Touches and Gestures

I am using a Thinkpad X1 8th Gen with Ubuntu 20.04 and Plasma. When I type quickly I often find the cursor leaping back into the paragraph which I assume is me accidentally touching the touchpad and ...
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Problem with Viber - “Share screen” not working

I'm having this issue for a while and haven't been able to find the culprit of it or any information on internet. Basically when I'm on a Viber call and click "share screen", Viber minimizes, but ...
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Themes won't uninstall from Global Themes in Kubuntu 20.04

I'm new to Linux, and KDE in particular. Backstory: I've upgraded from Kubuntu 18.04 to Kubuntu 20.04 recently, and I've encountered a weird problem when I try to install a new theme. I install ...
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KDE Plasma 5.18.4 Clipboard and Notification Widget clear history button bug

I'm having a weird icon in "Clear History" button shown in KDE Plasma 5.18.4 Clipboard widget for my taskbar panel, and also in the Notification Widget, anyone knows how to fix this? I'm using the ...
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Plasma notification stopped working after upgrading to 20.04 [duplicate]

Notification settings I can't seem to enable Plasma notifications. I never explicitly installed 'knopwob dunst' but after upgrading it somehow became the default. How can I get Plasma notifications ...
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Owncloud desktop client looses password on kwallet timeout

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma as a desktop environment. After I login to a desktop sessio, the first thing that pops up is the password dialog of kwallet. One of the passwords it stores is ...
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Edit Kubuntu taskbar app launcher icon in terminal

im making an Kubuntu 20.04 spin, and to edit im using Cubic, but using it i dont know how to edit the taskbar icon of the app launcher, because in cubic i only can use the file explorer and the ...
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Plasma custom shortcut Alt+Ñ doesn't work

I've defined a custom shortcut in the plasma settings (of a kubuntu 19.10 distribution) by Alt+Ñ (Im using a spanish distribution on the keyboard). Then if I press the hotkey nothing happens, however ...
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How to turn off ubuntu completely?

I have ubuntu 20.04 with kde plasma, how do I turn it off completely? Even reisub saves applications when it's turned off.
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Blur effect in KDE Plasma dissapeared

I'm having an issue with the blur effect in KDE Plasma. I turn on my computer, and suddenly it just stopped working. I didn't change anything of the configuration at all, so I think it was because of ...
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What is the difference between kde-standard and kubuntu-desktop and installing kubuntu

Sorry if you find the question to be repited, I have searched previous ones but refered to other specific packages and I don't really have the basic concepts clear, so I can't get to a conclusion. I ...
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Refresh rate stuck at 144Hz nvidia optimus Kubuntu Prime intel graphics mode

I am trying to change my refresh rate to 60 Hz from 144 Hz on my Razer blade 15 mercury running Kubuntu 20.04. I have an RTX 2060 and it uses Nvidia Optimus. I have the PRIME setting to Intel because ...
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nvidia messing up with desktop configuration and themes

using intel graphics UI is fine, but switching to Nvidia GPU, everything is messed up. Problems window decorations are messed up on Nvidia. latte-dock not working (can be fixed by removing ~/.config/...
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Chrome app windows not obeying Breeze color settings in Plasma 5 (5.18.4)

Every time I spawn an app window from Google Chrome using the default Breeze White theme, I notice that its title bar text displays in black, just as the title bar background is. Everything else in ...
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Kubuntu Xorg cannot connect

Using KDE Plasma. When I try to login, I see all my previously opened windows and my background (no icons, not hotbar). Sometimes the icons pop up for a second, then background goes black. No hotkeys ...
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KDE Plasma crashes after installing 7zip .msi version in wine

I have succesfully installed wine 3.0.1 from the ubuntu repository. After this, I imported a regestry file to make the interface lookm somewhat decent. It is available here. After installing this, I ...
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how can I control my cpu frequency form a kde widget

I noticed on the distro on the PineBook it has a widget to control cpu frequency is their a way to do this on a intel CPU on kde to save battery
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error with plasma display: “org.kde.plasma.private.kicker” is not installed

I was trying to fix a sound problem in kubuntu, and when I restarted my pc, my desktop disappear, and my toolbar and menu are sending errors. There is a message that says: Error al cargar archivo QML:...
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How could I change the scrollbars colors on Plasma(5.16) on Kubuntu 19.10?

I'm a Kubuntu 19.10 user and I would like to change the scrollbars colors, and width if possible, on this distro which uses Plasma 5.16, any ideas of how to accomplish this? Thank you !
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System displayed in other language than the only one in lang settings

After starting my system today, I realized its language suddenly changed from English to Polish. Though I do live in Poland, I want my Kubuntu to display in English. I don't think I've specified ...
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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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19.10 Kubuntu Enable menu bar on second monitor

I've got an additional monitor attached, aside of my laptop's. The system's Kubuntu 19.10, minimal installation. The menu bar appears only on the laptop's monitor, even if the program's on the ...
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KDE Plasma - ways to manage opened programs

I've just installed Ubuntu 19.10 with KDE Plasma and the Sweet theme. What are the ways to manage open windows in Plasma? I don't see any bar that lists open windows. Is there a "go to window" ...
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KDE Konsole Shortcut to Launch New Tab with different profile

I've been trying to figure out how to set a short cut to launch a new tab, with a specific profile, but I can't seem to find an option. Effectively I want to emulate the highlighted Menu option below: ...
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lock screen on resume

I have Ubuntu 18.04 with Plasma installed and I have Lock screen on resume: checked under System Settings -> Desktop Behavior -> Configure Screen Locking but when I put my computer to sleep by K-Menu -...
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Removing KDE-BootLogo during boot in Ubuntu 19.10

I have an issue. I recently installed KDE plasma in my ubuntu eaon. After using for a while I felt a lag in the UI and the boot time was thrice as much as that of the normal time. So I decided to go ...
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Current theme cannot be loadaed due to errors below please select another theme

I installed KDE plasma desktop recently and made some changes . During the changes it seems like I have uninstalled themes as well. Now I am unable to get login interface and it doesn't work at all. ...
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Enforce copied settings of two panes across separate screens in Kubuntu

I've got a two monitor setup, and I've spent an hour customising it, I now only have one problem - I want to use the same dock / application menu bar on both my screens, If I make a change to one, the ...
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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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LibreOffice Write - insert>formula missing symbols

I have this issue with LO writer where inserting a formula is displayed with gibberish as such: Formula issue with missing icons/symbols I am running ubuntu 18.04 with SDDM for kubuntu plasma. The ...
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Maximize issue on dual monitor in Kubuntu 19.10

I have Kubuntu installation in a dual monitor setup (Intel HD graphics) and I have an issue where on screen one I have panel on top and latte-dock on the bottom, and when I want to maximize windows on ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: Global Menu button not showing

I have enabled the Global menu button in my Plasma settings (by dragging the "Menu" icon to the title bar, as per https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A75jDD38AE), but it still doesn't show up in apps ...
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Volume control KDE widget - how to load?

After a recent KDE update in Kubuntu 19.10 I lost the ability to control volume using my laptop keyboard specific volume buttons. It turns out that for the volume control via keyboard to be restored I'...
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After installing kde-plasma-desktop and removing GNOME desktop, what will an upgrade do exactly?

If I install plasma (apt-get install kde-plasma-desktop) in my Ubuntu desktop version and completely remove GNOME desktop from it, what will happen when upgrading? Will GNOME be reinstalled? Will my ...
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How to trigger a plasmashell refresh (F5) with QDBUS?

xdotool search --onlyvisible --classname plasmashell windowactivate && xdotool key F5 this line will find and activate the desktop behind the active terminal window and trigger F5 BUT there ...
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KDE: Discover can't fetch updates

I just converted my Ubuntu 19.10 system to Kubuntu by installing the KDE Plasma 5 packages, but for some reason Discover has issues fetching updates (just spins its wheels and won't even try). If I ...
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Auto-hiding plasma panel vs visual changes while hidden

I have my main plasma panel hidden by default to remove visual clutter and not get distracted. This works fine. What would make it even better: if visual changes to the panel would happen even when it'...
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Why does Plasma sometimes maximize a window vertically when moving it from one screen to another?

When I drag a window from my laptop's built in display to the attached external monitor, often it will be maximized vertically when I release the mouse. Not always, but often enough to be irritating. ...
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“Left Ctrl to first layout; Right Ctrl to last layout” breaks Copy/Paste shortcuts

Enabling this option in "Keyboard settings" -> "Additional settings" -> "Layout switch" breaks all Ctrl-related shortcuts in system (such as Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, etc). Is there any workaround for this ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: How to paste a file in Dolphin with middle click?

How can I paste files and folders in Dolphin by middle click on empty space in Kubuntu 19.10? Dolphin's release is 19.12.1 and Plasma's version is 5.17.5 .
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screen distortion in 2nd monitor

I have a T440 that I use with a bigger monitor, but since I installed KDE Plasma, the letters now have a distortion which just affects the black collor, like the letters on this text. Example of the ...
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Search tool used by Kubuntu 19.10 “application dashboard” widget, how can I alter search?

The search results seem a bit strange. There aren't many options when you right click on the widget icon. What search program is this using and how can I alter it to get better search results? ...
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Where is Bing's Picture of the Day stored on my system?

In Kubuntu, I set the desktop background as "Bing's Picture of the Day". Some pictures are so good that I desire to store them for further reference. However, the pictures are not located within ~/...
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Can't access Kubuntu KDE plasma desktop

I recently tried to make backlight stepping more granular, and in doing so, I ran into all kind problems, which made KDE plasma desktop unnaccessible. Any way to proceed and rebuild Kubuntu? I have ...
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Cannot Launch Terminal after Plasma KDE has been Installed

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as dualboot on my laptop. I have updated all drivers and installed Plasma KDE. I have also an external monitor connected to laptop too. Everything was fine ...
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Alt+drag no longer creates links?

It's been driving me mad: it used to be in KDE/Plasma that if you alt+drag a file and dropped it then it would create a soft-link. But that has stopped working, and I can't work out how to do it: ...
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Set KDE Plasma wallpaper to output of script/command

I would like the wallpaper on my KDE Plasma desktop to be the output of a command or script rather than an image. Ideally, it would need to be constantly updating to work with a watch command or ...
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Use FISH to connect through jump server in KDE Dolphin

I need to access the files in a server that could only be connected using a jump server. I am able to SSH into it using ssh -J user1@jumpserver_ip user2@server_ip How can I use fish protocol in ...

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