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Questions tagged [plasma-5]

Questions related to Plasma 5, the current generation of KDE's Plasma desktop environment

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What Plasma versions will be available within 18.04 LTS?

I like Kubuntu 18.04 a lot, it is very stable and maybe the best Linux I ever used. I am facing some minor problems (like here and here) that are possibly fixed in the newer versions of Plasma (5.13), ...
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Snap-installed app doesn't put icon into launcher

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04 on a reasonably fresh install. I've installed a few snap applications, but none of their icons will show up in my launcher. I had a previous install of Kubuntu 18.04 that I ...
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How can I configure the applications menu in KDE?

How can I configure the applications menu in KDE (Menu -> Computer section)? I want to add some items such as: mount and system monitor. Updated: What I do. Open file .config/plasma-org.kde.plasma....
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Kubuntu custom shortcuts doesn't work

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma 5.12.6. When I add some custom shortcut keys from the settings, they work for a 1-2 minutes then suddenly stop. Just nothing happens. Then I have to go back to ...
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Kubuntu 18.10: many programs lack system-tray icons until Plasma is restarted

After installing Kubuntu 18.10 many programs lack system tray icons: uGet, Clementine, VLC, Megasync client normally should have such icons in systray. I have found this solution: sudo apt remove ...
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How to set transparency and background color in Menu and taskbar in KDE Plasma?

How to set background color and transparency of KDE main menu and taskbar widgets? KDE Frameworks 5.44.0 / Plasma 5.12.6
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Kubuntu 18.04 composition font artefacts

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 and after a regular reboot, I started to have issues with the font rendering. I don't know which packages were installed before the reboot. Can anybody suggest me what ...
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Natural scrolling / reverse scrolling with touchpad (only) is not working (reliably) on Kubuntu 18.10 (plasma 5.13.5)

Note: This worked all right in Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. I am using a fresh install of Kubuntu 18.10, with the default plasma version that comes with it: 5.13.5. The option in System Settings keeps getting ...
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Alt-tab shortcut not working in Plasma 5

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and the shortcuts Alt+Tab and Alt+Shift+Tab don't work for me with KDE Plasma 5. However, these shortcuts do work when I use GNOME 3. If I change the specific shortcut for ...
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Is there an alternative task switcher to KRunner which is focused exclusively on window switching?

Currently on KDE 5 the KRunner dialogue brought up by Alt-F2 key, is not focused solely on desktop windows. It brings shortcuts to programs, search results etc, as well as the active desktop windows. ...
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What is the KDE equivalent of the Microsoft Windows Alt+Space and Alt+'-' sequences?

Microsoft Windows enables you to activate a window's system menu using the Alt+Spacebar key combination and do so for an internal window ie (MDI) via Alt+- combinations. It is equivalent to clicking ...
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How to remove KDE PIM modules from Kubuntu 18.04

I would like to remove all KDE PIM related modules: kmail, calendar, akonadi and the db etc as I am not using them actively. There is no clear documentation on how to uninstall those modules apart ...
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How to save the positions of desktop widgets in Plasma 5?

Cheers. How do I save the positions of my Plasma 5 desktop widgets, so I can restore them if they were moved automatically because of a temporary change to a smaller screen resolution?
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Kubuntu missing screen lock and screen saver settings

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.1, and I am unable to find where to set options for screen locking, or screen saver Version of KDE framework:
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Plasmashell crashes randomly

Whatever I am working on, high or low intensity, every now and then my plasmashell will freeze. The icons on the bottom panel will not change, but applications will open and close. Therefore clicking ...
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Software Request Plasmoid For Kubuntu 18.04 to control CPU Frequency

There are many neer duplicates of this question but I recommend deleting ones that are not version specific (ie 18.04) as we cannot know if a solution will be viable on future versions. This is the ...
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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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No kickoff (taskbar) kubuntu 18.04

This all started when trying to configure my computers screens. The laptops built in screen is broken, but having a spare monitor I attached that to the computer. however even though the laptop screen ...
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how to change kde plasma country flags icon?

How to change KDE plasma country flags icon of keyboard indicator? I replaced my favorite country flag icon in /usr/share/locale/l10n/ir/ but it didn't make sense. How can i change it?
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How to recover “basic” indicators in Plasma SystemTray?

I recently installed Kubuntu 18.04 (was using Xubuntu 16.04 earlier). The overall impression is good but I was not satisfied with the functionality of some plasmoid widget that shows a menu of ...
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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 I set the login screen resolution or scaling in Kubuntu?

I have a 4K display that is hard to read when at boot/login screen. Once I login, it seems to automatically scale, as the scale appears to be 1x in the system settings. Is there any way to copy or ...
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Icon Only Task Manager from KDE4

is any chance to get beautiful icon only task manager from plasma 4 (https://store.kde.org/p/999206/) to plasma 5? I'm missing that triangle indicators, mainly colored background, square icons... ...
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Wifi connection on a specific network is slow and shows strange messages

I'm on Kubuntu with Plasma 5. Everything network related is working correcly, except with my own home WIFI. The ESSID is configured to autoconnect, but when I logon in my laptop, the connection ...
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How to add keyboard shortcut with MOD3 modifier in KDE?

I like setting right control as different modifier, mod3, by patching the /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc like that: --- orig.txt 2018-06-10 15:36:53.479009368 +0200 +++ mod.txt 2018-06-10 15:42:08....
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Panel Transparency in KDE Plasma

Okay, So using Kubuntu/KDE Plasma 5.13, I can obviously change colors, add panels and do a lot of personalization stuff that I really like. But what I am really interested in is changing the ...
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Plasma 5.13 in Kubuntu 18.04?

Plasma 5.13 is said to have better Kwin performance and many other improvements. Can it be installed and can it run in Kubuntu 18.04? The upgrade doesn't sound very abrupt, it should be from 5.12 to ...
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How to resize Plasma 5.9 panel widgets?

I want to resize some panel widgets in KDE Plasma 5.9, without actually resizing the panel itself. Is that even possible? If so, how?
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Plasmashell starts but then crashes with a segfault in libQt5Quick.so.5.9.5

I have a completely new installed Kubuntu 18.04, i.e. not upgraded from older versions. Of course I applied all apt upgrade patches. While plasma worked fine before for two days, it now became broken ...
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Touchpad speed on Thinkpad L470 with Kubuntu 18.04

I've just done a clean minimum install of Kubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad L470. I'm unable to configure most options of the touchpad. Under System Settings > Input Devices > Touchpad and the ...
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Installed plasma-desktop along side of ubuntu 18.04 and fonts are not correct

I went to try out the plasma-desktop along side of gnome. I noticed some issues, so I went back to gnome and deleted plasma-desktop. Now my fonts seem pretty off. Does anyone know how to restore ...
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Show window for transfering and extracting files in KDE Plasma 5

Usually in DE's when you start copy files there window appear at center of screen (progress of copy process). But in Kubuntu 18.04 it only gonna be shown on notification area on the panel. It's ...
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Qt/KDE camera app alternative to Cheese in Kubuntu 18.04?

The following additional packages will be installed: cheese-common gnome-desktop3-data gnome-video-effects gstreamer1.0-clutter-3.0 libcheese-gtk25 libcheese8 libclutter-1.0-0 libclutter-1.0-common ...
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Firefox has lost its titlebar

My Firefox windows (started from a Plasma launcher or by Ctrl-N in Firefox) appear without a title bar. Other applications are fine. Using Windows action (Alt-F3) on a Firefox window: More actions>...
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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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Missing “Wine Windows Program Loader”

Installed wine stable, winetricks, PoL, Q4wine. No "Wine Windows Program Loader" entry on Dolphin context menu, neither on KDE launcher menu. Can only open .exe via Q4wine or console. Kubuntu 18.04(...
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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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Unable to use cover switch or flip switch

Running Kubuntu 18.04. In System Settings -> Window Management -> Task Switcher -> Main, I can select Cover Switch or Flip Switch but to no effect. If I choose any other method (like Large Icons, ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working after upgrading to Kubuntu 18.04

Alt+F1, Alt+Tab etc does not work anymore. When I try to access Global Shortcuts it says "Failed to contact KDE global shortcuts daemon". Then I launched kglobalaccel manually. It starts silently ...
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Play On LInux missing buttons in plasma

Please help me fix play on linux on the Plasma Desktop. My version of kde is below Ubuntu Xenial My Play on linux trouble is here. I'm scaling the desktop to 1.5 on a microsoft surface pro 3 The ...
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Kubuntu 17.10 backlight keyboard with Lenovo T580

I can't seem to get my backlights working on my Thinkpad T580 with KDE 5.12.3 (backport). Does anyone know where to look / start ? EDIT: Fn + Spacebar works to turn it on.
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Print screen key opens default browser on Kubuntu. How to fix?

If I press the prt scrn key on keyboard, a new browser window (chromium) opens with the address pointing to http://ksnapshot/ Anyone is experience the same issue? I'm on Kubuntu 17.10, Plasma ...
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kde plasma no feedback on sound/brightness popups

when i change my brightness or sound volume, there appears a popup, but i'd like to have some feedback on that popup. Is it possible to have a slider or some percentage appear as well like in unity on ...
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Only show tasks from the current desktop on Plasma

In old versions, the Task Manager > Settings screen (context menu option on the task manager) had an option Only show tasks from the current desktop. When I upgraded from 16.04 to 17.10, that option ...
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How to force only newer KDE packages to be installed?

Running "xenial" release (Ubuntu 16.04) and was curious to install newer KDE Plasma 5.10 from "bionic" release repository. Added to sources.list: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic main ...
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Can't adjust the size of the system tray display area in Kubuntu 16.04(Plasma 5.9.5)

I have wanted to adjust the size of the following area(I don't know what you people call it) ever since I started customizing Plasma 5(since a week, to be frank). I have managed to make it something ...
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KDE plasma 5 windows open up in random virtual desktops

I'm using plasma 5.8.7 under Ubuntu 16.04 (not an original Kubuntu installation), with several virtual desktops. I have also changed the panel options to "Only show tasks from the current desktop". ...
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Weird colors after installing KDE Plasma [on Chrome browser]

I have set my dev environment ready to work on my projects and noticed that all is much more "glowy", (unclicked) links are purple instead of blue, facebook blue colors are now purple, ubuntu forum ...
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How to remove unattached panel in Kubuntu?

My desktop is showing up this unattached panel. I've tried to remove it without any success. I'm running Kubuntu 17.04 with Plasma 5.9. How can I get rid of this panel?