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Questions tagged [plasma]

KDE's plasma Desktop Environment.

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KDE not working after installing on !(k)Ubuntu 16.10

I started liking KDE a few days ago, when I installed it on an Arch Linux VM. So I tried to install it on my Ubutnu 16.10, using the kubuntu-desktop package. I logged out, switched to KDE Plasma, and ...
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Plasma 5.8 from backports: can't type into authentication dialogues!

I have this weird problem. I cannot type into the authentication dialogues. I mean those from kdesudo, or the one to open the wallet. The keyboard input just gets ignored. It works in any other window,...
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Java app's transparent JPanel is garbled when run on Kubuntu

I have a Java application that works perfectly fine on Windows and apparently on Mac as well, but I cannot get it to work on Kubuntu without overlapping, garbled output. I have tried launching the ...
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Plasma Desktop: Can I move Atom's Main menu to Panel like on Unity

Atom editor's Main menu does not match my desktop design and changing Atom's UI does not change the main menu color. I need that menu so I can't just hide it. Can I move it on panel like on Unity? (I ...
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How to change login screen sddm on KDE Plasma 5

I'm using Kubuntu 16.10 with KDE plasma 5 installed. I'd like to install and try new login screen with custom layouts. But I don't know how. Tried google,but didn't get what I want. Also I'd like to ...
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How to run a set of commands on Konsole [closed]

How do i create a file/program that automatically opens my Konsole on startup and runs a set of commands all by itself? The OS i am using is Plasma Linux.
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Low resolution icons in task-switcher in kde

I am using kde neon 5.8.4 user edition. When I press switch windows ALT+TAB, the icons that appear are distorted most of times. Below is my settings for window switching. Problem. At first, I ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Windows go behind panel after upgrade [closed]

I got exactly the same problem as Plasma: Windows go behind panel (no multiple screens) after unidentified upgrade (one of following) Start-Date: 2016-12-16 09:32:54 Commandline: /usr/bin/...
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Will ubuntu stop the Plasma rendering if I switch my monitor off?

Will ubuntu / kubuntu-desktop continue rendering the UI if I lock the screen and switch my monitor off? I have installed kubuntu-desktop and now my PC fan is always on and very loud. Even if the ...
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Problems in re-installing KDE Plasma on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed KDE Plasma 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 and all was working right. A few days ago I tried to install a newer version of KDE Plasma (I tried the staging ppa mentioned here and other trials) and in ...
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Accidentally deleted kde plasma .desktop file

I have installed KDE Plasma 5.8 using this command on Ubuntu 16.04 sudo apt install kubuntu-desktop now, I was deleting unused destop environments from the file /usr/share/xsessions and I deleted ...
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Why is plasmashell using 100% cpu?

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with KDE 5.5.5 and I've noticed an anomaly in cpu consumption by the plasmashell process. Do you have any idea of the reason?
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How to install rigorously KDE Plasma on Ubuntu 16.10?

I'm trying to install KDE plasma on Ubuntu 16.10, but I didn't find out how to do it. Could anyone be able to describe to me rigorously how to do it with the terminal. I thought this website was great,...
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Show window icons (disable launcher icons) in new KDE Plasma (16.04) task manager

I have problem which annoys me beyond recognition I have workflow in which multiple windows of same program are monitored by script and according to state of the program X window icon is updated to ...
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How do I authorise the update in Kubuntu 16.04?

In 14.04 there was a Muon updater program, which advised when system software updates were available and installed them after requesting the super user password. I have not been able to update since ...
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Missing icon after executing shell script to install program

I tried installing CLion on my KDE Neon and followed the instructions on the site, by extracting the tar archive and executing the shell script in the bin folder. The program launches fine and ...
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KDE - How to configure shortcuts?

In Ubuntu I got the following shortcuts: Alt+Space+x to Maximize Window Alt+Space+n to Minimize Window Alt+Space+m to Move Window Super+D to minimize all windows and show desktop I want to do the ...
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Touchpad gestures to change workspace on KDE Plasma

I want to enable touch-pad gesture on KDE 16.04. I found this that for Ubuntu and I tried it but is not working. How can I make it working on kde ? Thanks
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Kubuntu 16.04 window title bars keep disappearing

Using kubuntu 16.04. three days ago after an update title bars in windows started disappearing leaving the windows contents working fine... But no way to control them ( no close "X" for instance. ...
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shortcuts to put a window at a particular location on screen?

This is really a KDE/Plasma question -- if there is a better place to ask it, please point that out to me. Running Kubuntu 16.04.1. Having a very wide (21:9) monitor is nice, but one thing that was ...
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On KDE how to change taskbar's font size?

I have a problem. I installed the newest Ubuntu and KDE (Ubuntu 16.04 and plasma 5.5.5), may I know how to change font size in the taskbar? I already tried on irc: #plasma but the answer ( "the ...
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Is Plasma 5.7 coming Ubuntu 16.04 at all?

It seems the PPA hasn't been updated though Plasma 5.7 has been out for a significant time now. I don't want to use KDE Neon (that's a whole distro, and I can't just nuke my files and start over). ...
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Plasma: Windows go behind panel (no multiple screens) [closed]

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04. After installing the latest updates, some system settings appear to have been reset. My problem now is that windows go behind the plasma panel (located at the top). This ...
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Recently used documents are not actualized during a KDE session

I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS. After opening a document during my KDE session a link appears immediately under ~/.local/share/RecentDocuments but nothing appears under the "Recent documents" entry of the ...
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Some application icons are not shown on Plasma under Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, I installed kubuntu-desktop. In Plasma 5, icons for certain applications (including Firefox and Thunderbird) are not appearing on the application launcher or ...
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Change size of taskbar applet

I really love my task bar, but one annoying thing is the size of this applet (or how do you call it?): It shows only 5 devices, while I've got many more devices. I've got a very large screen, so I'...
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How to stop the icon jumping effect in kubuntu?

the desktop-jump-effect Do i need to use kcmshell5 for it? I am using plasma 5.5.5. and kubuntu 16.04.
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What is causing KDE Plasma icons to get smaller on KDE panel?

The space located for the KDE icons and other notification on kde panel suddenly decreases heightwise. Result is there seems to be some space below and above the icons. The only settings I have ...
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Kjots compile issue in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Kjots from source. The source package is available at http://download.kde.org/stable/kjots/5.0.1/src/kjots-5.0.1.tar.xz Followed the install instructions from https://community....
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how to install kjots in ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install kjots in ubuntu 16.04 and looks like the package is not available in ubuntu 16.04. $ sudo apt-get install -s kjots Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How do I change startup sound in KDE Plasma?

It's nice that KDE Plasma plays sounds on startup, but that awful click sound (or whatever they call it) is annoying. Anyone know how to change the startup sound in KDE Plasma?
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KDE Plasma and KDE Connect

I have kubuntu 16.04 with KDE plasma, kernel 4.6.2. I connected android smartphone to KDE via KDE connect feature. Its work fine exclude notification from android to desktop. Notice, that ...
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How to add icons on the KDE Menu Editor icon source?

I want to know the location of items of these two options: System icons Other icons I do not know how to add icons to the list. How to do?
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How to downgrade plasma 5.6.4 to 5.5

I installed via the backports ppa but experiencing pretty much bugs. Is there any way to downgrade?
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Run scripts based on time of day

I'd like to run a script based on the time of day, specifically so I can make my computer (Kubuntu 16.04) switch themes at night and day automatically based on the time. How would I go about doing ...
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How to customize the date format on the desktop (16.04)?

Short statement of the problem: short-format date shows as 6/5/16 on my desktop under the clock. I want it to say 2016-06-05. (Or maybe something else.) I'd like to find the place I tell it "Use %...
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Reduce size of widgets in Plasma panel

Is there some way to reduce the size of the widgets in the plasma (KDE 16.04) panel? I have a right-aligned panel and they appear to expand to fill the width, which also increases their height (what ...
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Plasma Network widget crashed - no Wifi

I recently switched to Kubuntu and am kind of new to KDE. My plasma network widget refuses to respond and shows an error message which I don't understand. Copying the error message didn't work, so I ...
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Slow startup of Plasma 5.5 in Kubuntu 16.04

My recent Notebook (Intel i3-6100 with SSD) boots from BIOS to the login of SDDM within 8s. After entering my credentials it takes 31s (no matter if I have autostart of Firefox and Thunderbird). While ...
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kubuntu upgrade 14.04=>16.04 went wrong

I am facing some issues with kubuntu upgrade recently using kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade from my 14.04 version, though installation finished without any error messages; after machine restart it is ...
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(K)Ubuntu 16.04 Plasma 5.5.5 takes long time at login [duplicate]

My new installed Kubuntu 16.04 with Plasma 5.5.5 takes very long time at login(~30s). I read about a similar bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/plasma-nm/+bug/1509334 , but I don't think ...
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Plasma 5 Fonts Not Working

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the kubuntu-desktop package in order to take advantage of KDE5. However, the fonts and similar visual systems are completely refusing to work, even ...
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Breeze icon theme wrong icons

I could not find this specific issue on Google. After I updated from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, next to xfce4 and unity not working correctly, also the icons from the Breeze icon theme are behaving in ...
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Visual changes of the applications with root in Kubuntu 15.10/16.04

The problem is: when I start apps in Kubuntu with sudo or kdesudo, these apps change their visual themes and some of them are displayed with issues. As an example: Dolphin in normal mode: Dolphin ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Plasma can not start after fresh install

I have made a fresh install of Kubuntu 16.04 via USB stick. The sha256 checksum of the USB stick matched the one on the download page. All installed packets have their most recent version. I have a ...
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How to move, resize or remove KDE widgets since Plasma 5.5.5 (xenial) [duplicate]

Until Plasma 5.4.2 (wily) widgets could be unlocked and showed a side menu when hovering over them with the mouse. The side menu allowed moving, resizing and removing the widget. With Plasma 5.5.5 (...
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Kubuntu shows black screen after upgrading to 16.04

I upgraded my Kubuntu 15.10 machine to 16.04 yesterday. Everything was working fine. Today, I did a reboot. Upon logging in, my desktop doesn't show so I have a blank black screen. Thankfully, Plank ...
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I can't download new Plasma widgets and Plasma themes in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS

Each time I try to download the new Plasma widget from the Plasma Add-On Installer, I get the following error: Loading of providers from file: http://download.kde.org/ocs/providers.xml failed ...
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How to deactivate all the desktop effects of KDE permanently?

I am aware that the shortcode of "Shift + Alt + F12" disables all the desktop effects of Kubuntu 15.10. However, is there a way to disable all those effects automatically and permanently in every ...
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Accidentally killed plasma

I accidentally pressed ctrl + alt + esc, clicking on the process in the task manager, but it didnt work, and it selected the whole plasma desktop and got killed, is there a quick fix to start up ...