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Can I choose which programs to install on the ubuntu studio plasma installation?

I want to install ubuntu studio plasma, but first I would like to know if the installer gives the possibility to choose which programs get installed since I will only be using the audio package. If ...
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KDE Plasma Neon 20.04 Picture of the Day Wallpaper not working

Using: KDE Neon 20.04 Problem: Trying to set the Wallpaper to Picture of the Day, and just getting a blank screen. (Was able to do this in older version of KDE Neon). I'm getting an "error/...
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Can't login to SDDM/plasma while physically at the computer after accessing remotely with vnc

All of my searches for my title return results about logging in to SDDM over VNC - which works for me just fine - so I'm stopping here to ask. Here's my situation: I installed Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 Screen Edges Preview/Selection broken

I'm trying to remove the top-left corner screen edge action, however when I launch the Screen Edges settings window in any way (main settings app, through the search box, using kcmshell5 ...
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How to see google drive folder on dolphin file browser?

Yesterday I have installed KDE Plasma Desktop on my Ubuntu 20.04. My online accounts seen empty (even I have added google account before I install Plasma). So I have added my google account again on ...
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Autologin on UbuntuStudio 21.04

After installing Ubuntu Studio 21.04 I've noticed that the autologin it's not working. I checked on system settings but couldn't find any option there.
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KDE Plasma 5 Undesireable Keyboard Layout Switching Behavior

I recently switched OS from Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu Studio 20.10 via a clean install. Overall, I am very happy with my new OS so far; Plasma is sleek and intuitive. However, I've been facing an ...
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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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kde plasma - system settings keeps crashing , how to fix?

my system settings keeps crashing when changing tabs, got ubuntu-studio 20.10 kde plasma, fresh install (2 times) & updated, same issue. any help plz ? here the bug/error : https://forum.ubuntu-fr....
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Running amd64 apps on arm ubuntu

I have just installed Ubuntu on my m1 mac as I gave into people saying that it was amazing and I have to say I love it, however, I really love opera but every time i try and install it doesn't work ...
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How to Use KDE / Plasma Dialogs in Thunderbird

While getting Firefox to use KDE / Plasma dialogs was not straightforward, following this link and rebooting my machine got it working. Thunderbird seems to be another kind of animal, though. Copying ...
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Custom install with ZFS Root for Neon (newer Plasma w/20.04 base), SDDM not starting up

So following these instructions to install Ubuntu 20.04 onto ZFS Root, I got KDE Neon installed (neon-desktop virtual package). Everything seems good, except when I boot up there's no GUI login. I ...
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can't double-click to run appimage

Ubuntu Studio 20.10 (Plasma). When I try to double-click either of the two appimage files I use, I get a "For security reasons, launching executables is not allowed in this context" window. ...
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Which KDE Plasma version should I choose

I installed KDE plasma on my Ubuntu 20.04 using kde-standard but I now I found out more options like kde-full and kubuntu-desktop. I want to know which option should I use to have the complete KDE ...
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Icons missing/changed when switching back to the default desktop environment from KDE Plasma on Ubuntu 20.10

So I have an Ubuntu and Windows dual-boot on my computer, and I recently installed KDE Plasma (using sudo apt install kde-plasma-desktop) as another desktop environment I could use. I switched over to ...
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Plasmashell doesn`t work

Since yesterday my PC starts normally and then the plasma desktop stops. I can normally start programes with KRunner but I cant use my desktop. I restarted already the Plasmashell with a script. Can ...
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window geometry from command line

I am using kubuntu 20.04. The command line xterm -geometry 3840x2160+0+4320 works as expected but firefox -geometry 3840x2160+0+4320 it does not (it works only pure X applications). What is the ...
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Dolphin file manager: How to highlight active tab

In kubuntu 20.04 / plasma 5.18.5, with the Dolphin file manager split view I find the difference between active and inactive tab is too small. How to customise the apperance of the active tab?
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KDE audio control plasmoid has left us

Kubuntu. I have an audio control plasmoid that vanished. I tried finding it in the Widgets list but apparently it's just not there. Where did it go?
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Authentication popup stopped showing, Discover shows “Failed to obtain authentication”

I now face the exact same issue my 18.04 and 20.04 installation suffer from. I'm currently on 20.10 and the issue I have is that when I open Discover to update apps it always comes up with "...
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Script will not run as 'Application' in Kubuntu

I have shell a script that launches a few programs... smerge & code /home/me/src/app/app1.code-workspace & code /home/me/src/app2/app2.code-workspace & It is located in my users home ...
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How to install and use all of things in Hex lite file in Kubuntu 20.4 LTS? (This is Qt Curve)

I want to install this file but i dont know haw i can use it in Kubuntu 20.4 LTS Please help me to install all of items in this file like "Plasma" and "Qt Curve" in my Kubuntu.
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Dolphin doesn't show hidden files in search results

I installed kubuntu on my new laptop. I decided to give it a try after Ubuntu Gnome/Mate/xfce. One of the problems I have with this environment is search results in Dolphin. It doesn't show any hidden ...
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Prevent mouse from leaving screen

I would like to prevent my mouse from leaving the current screen it is on after pressing a key combination. (Multiscreen setup) On Windows, this can be accomplished by DualMonitorTools where one can ...
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Permission denied while updating [duplicate]

Whenever I tried to update my system Using sudo apt update && apt upgrade I found this error E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable ...
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Straighten folder thumbnails in Kubuntu/Plasma/Dolphin

I know this seems trivial, but it's driving me insane (or driving me back to Lubuntu instead of Kubuntu). When I'm running KDE, in the Dolphin file manager, folders often show a preview of four ...
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How to change display form of previews of open windows on the taskbar on ubuntu 20.04 with kde desktop

When I click it looks like this: When I hover it looks like this: I would like to have it like the second option but when I click (Kinda used to windows in this regard). I couldn't find a setting ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Isolate audio to the virtual desktop of the program playing it

I am running Kubuntu 20.04 LTS with KDE Plasma 5.18.5 and I would like to set up my system such that any program playing audio may only be heard on virtual desktops where said program my be seen. As ...
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How can I add the time back to the system tray?

I accidently removed the time from the system tray while playing with some settings. I want to add it back, however, it seems that there is no way to do so. How can I do this? I have tried going to &...
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Arctis Wireless Pro Audio Stopped Working - Kunbutu 18.04

I've been using an Arctis Wireless Pro headset for some months on my Kunbutu laptop but it suddenly decided a earlier whilst I was on a Skype call to loose audio and I'm struggling to get it back ...
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KDE plasma shows black screen

When I try to use kde plasma it only shows a black screen, but I can access to the logout toolbar via Ctrl + Alt + Del. The problem simply occurred after a normal start. My system: OS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 desktop wallpaper always displays only 1/4 of screen

I have a problem with a Kubuntu user. I have two users and the problem only occurs for the one. When I log in to the user, the desktop wallpaper always displays in the top left corner at about 25% ...
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How to paste a file in /etc/x11/xorg.conf.d [duplicate]

I found a way to stop video tearing and stuttering where I need to make a file and paste it to /etc/x11/xorg.conf.d but it keeps saying “access denied”. How can I gain access and paste a file in that ...
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Plasma Desktop Notes - Disable them

I run Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Ubuntu w/ KDE). I also use middle-click for pasting, so I do not want to eliminate that from my middle mouse butting. The issue is that middle-click on the desktop creates ...
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System will not boot after sudo update and upgrade on 20.04 kubuntu

I am using kubuntu and used ubuntu studio add-on to get low latency kernel. After doing a sudo update and upgrade, the system stopped booting to the login screen. I am able to switch to tty2 and login ...
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Teamviewer UI looking weird on Plasma Desktop

I have no idea what the reason might be. Please help. Zoom is also a bit odd. I think it has to do with the desktop, not with the teamviewer software itself. I installed the desktop on my Xubuntu ...
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How to define a theme for specific application in kde plasma?

Just installed edraw and I have Breeze-dark theme as the global theme, but edraw looks like its not cooperating. Mostly showing white letters on white background. If I switch the global theme to just ...
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Sddm login screen blank but active

I'm using KDE plasma with lightdm. I can boot my laptop without any problems. However, I can't change my login screen this way. So, my question is: Why am I getting a black screen at the login if I ...
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In KDE Plasma, how can I switch between virtual desktops using Meta + Tab?

I'm using KDE Plasma 5 right now, and I noticed that the keyboard shortcut Meta + Tab is used to switch between Activities, and Alt + Tab is obviously used to switch between windows. I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: ubuntu-release-upgrader-qt : Depends: ubuntu-release-upgrader-core (= 1:20.04.18) but 1:20.04.28 is to be installed

I am trying to install kubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 fresh installation $ sudo apt install kubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Issues in 20.04 with KDE/Plasma and nvidia cards

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, all up to date, with KDE/Plasma and nvidia Quadro P620 card. I have two monitors set up with two DELL U2717D monitors. NVIDIA Driver is 450.80.02 My computer is always ...
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How to selectively remove the recommended packages installed when installing a new desktop environment in Ubuntu 20.04?

Basically, I have installed multiple DE's like cinnamon and plasma but I've noticed that they brought their own set of duplicate apps(like their own file managers). Is there any means to only remove ...
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Where is the current KDE Plasma 5 theme saved?

I'm using KDE Neon with Plasma 5.20.0, based on Ubuntu 20.04 I want to switch to another theme while I still keep the old one so I can restore it later. Where's the current theme with all the ...
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Remove System leave entries from Kickoff at Plasma

I have stared exploring kickoff source files but still haven't not found the answer to remove K → Leave → System {Sleep,Reboot,Shutdown} entries ever possible? I believe there should be something to ...
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How to take a screenshot in KDE Plasma Ubuntu?

I am new to Plasma and I don't know how to take a screenshot. From what I've seen there isn't any shortcut for that so I would like to create one, if only I knew how to do it.
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How to get rid of the virtual keyboard that appears in login screen on KDE Plasma Ubuntu?

I recently installed KDE Plasma Ubuntu and every time I log in my user account a virtual keyboard shows up on the screen covering half of if. I will never use that keyboard so how can i get rid of it?
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How to go back to the default GUI?

I installed KDE-Plasma GUI and I didn't like it. Now I want to go back to the default GUI as if I never installed Plasma.
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KDE panel rendering issues

I'm not sure what triggers this bug yet. When it occurs, the bottom panel has odd behavior. If I close a window, it keeps drawing the entry as if it were still open. However, the "hitbox" ...
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Switching from KDE Plasma to Gnome function keys don't work

The title suggest it all. I have two DE installed KDE Plasma and Gnome. But the function keys work in KDE but when I switch to Gnome the don't work. What may be to possible reason and how can I fix it....
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KUbuntu Plasma: how to force forget desktop allocation

Every time I open Firefox on KUbuntu 20.04, it ends up in the desktop where it was closed previously. How can I ensure that Firefox opens in the current desktop, and not in the desktop where it was ...

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