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'mysql-workbench' require to unlock 'default' keyring on connect to server in KDE

Everytime when I try to connect to any server ('forward engenee' or 'synchronize model' for example) I get a messagebox: Unlock login keyring Enter password to unlock default keyring I use ...
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Disable volume controls in KDE / KMix Without Root Access

I'm using KDE on CentOS through a VNC session, and I never intend for any sound to be used in this session, it is always completely silent. When I have the VNC client open (in Windows) and I press ...
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Scroll Lock Key Not Working on Fedora/KDE

I have a computer with Fedora 16 and KDE. It's connected through a KVM switch to a monitor with another computer, and the switch uses Scroll Lock + Scroll Lock to switch between the computers. The ...
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xorg.conf renders display larger than screen

Background I am driving a 3-screen setup with 2 1080p screens one above the other and a flanking 1680x1050 in portrait. Problem On boot, the portrait screen is not rendered at the correct height. ...
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Resume the sessionsof yakuake from reboot

I often open a lot of virtual terminal sessions in yakuake. I'm wondering is there a way to resume all my sessions and its context (like working directory, tab name) from reboot? Or you can tell me ...
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compile and install qtcurve successfully but system settings can't find it

I use kubuntu and I compiled the source of qtcurve and installed (the result is shown at the end). After, I went to System Settings -> Application Appearance -> Style -> Applications -> ...
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How can I cause Fedora Linux to show me the GUI login screen?

When I boot Fedora 19, the GUI does not start. I can start it manually, with startx, but this does not unlock my keyring, which is annoying. This problem started when I tried to move from GNOME to ...
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I install Ubuntu 13.10 and reboot and im on KDE desktop?

Hi I'm Jacob and I have no idea what's going on. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 today and was playing around with it for a while and dl'd a bunch of apps from software center and stuff. Eventually I ...
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Which Linux Desktop Environments show a listing of favorite apps in the start menu, aka. similar to Windows? [closed]

currently I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon. Is there a way to show a listing of favorite apps in the menu of linux mint Cinnamon? Or if this is not possible, what other versions of Linux have this ...
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How can I change the background color on my KDE Activity Bar?

My activity bar has a super dark background, which makes the black text on top of it hard to read. How can I fix this? I am running KDE Platform Version 4.8.5.
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Custom keybinds in KDE's context menu

In KDE it's pretty easy to set a custom global shortcut to emulate a keypress in Custom Shortcuts session of system settings, like Ctrl M to emulate Enter. But that doesn't seem to work with KDE's ...
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virt-manager fonts are not visible

I have a weird problem: installed new Debian 7.1 x64 on a server, gnome and kde desktops and virt-manager. I connect to the machine via NX Server 3.5 installed on it (remote desktop solution). My ...
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can't find qtcreator in linux mint repository

I am brand new to linux, so pardon the ignorance. I recently installed Linux Mint 15 KDE edition, and i'm trying to install qtcreator. From what little i know of linux, i am to obtain software ...
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Create window-specific rule in KDE4

KDE 4 has a feature 'ElectricBorders' which maximizes a window when it's dragged towards the upper edge of the screen. I can disable it globally by editing ~/.kde4/share/config/kwinrc [Windows] ...
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Can't get desktop environment running

I am running Sabayon linux, a fork of gentoo. I recently removed KDE according to http://wiki.sabayon.org/index.php?title=Remove_KDE this page, and followed through with a reboot. Upon booting, I no ...
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How to block web browser bookmarks in KDE kickoff launcher search results

I'm using KDE, and whenever I typed into the kickoff menu searchbox, I start seeing my bookmarks. How do I disable that?
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Make program invisible in other Workspaces

I am looking on how to move a program (eg. firefox, or a PDf Viewer) to a workspace, without being displayed in the program bar (KDE default bottom, Ubuntu-Unitiy default left) of the other ...
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eee pc 900 xandos kde Warnings when updating/upgrading

When trying to upgrade/update I get the following: W: Failed to fetch http://update.eeepc.asus.com/1.6/pool/common/xbase-clients_7.2.ds2-2asus2_i386.deb Size mismatch W: Failed to fetch ...
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Console-based login into KDE Environment

I would like to have a console-based login instead of a graphical-based login manager. The current manager is KDM which is a part of the KDE environment in the Debian distribution. Removing the ...
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Linux/KDE and “greedy” hotkeys

I've recently switched to Linux again, and this time I've decided to install KDE. I've set the layout cycling hotkey to Ctrl+Shift, but the problem is that it clashes with every other hotkey that ...
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Graphic issues with KDE 4.11, fglrx drivers and OpenGL under Linux

I'm experiencing some problems after having upgraded my system to KDE 4.11. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04, and from time to time I enable the kubuntu-backports external repository to upgrade the system. ...
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Remapping keys in KDE (4.8.5, Kubuntu 12.04)

I have been remapping keys via xmodmap commands but this doesn't appear to be very satisfactory on my Kubuntu 12.04. The problem is that when I hibernate my computer and then log back in again, KDE ...
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Can't click QML wallpapers

I downloaded some fancy QML wallpapers from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPDWNwrd2xQ. They're very nice, but they're supposed to respond when you click on them. However, I can't get them to; I've ...
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How to move cursor/focus to another monitor using keyboard shortcut in KDE?

I want to move focus of the cursor/window between monitors through keyboard shortcut in KDE, is it possible? It should be something like ctrl+meta+j/k in awesome wm.
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Changing lock screen theme in Linux Mint KDE

How can I change the theme (or at least background picture) of a lock screen in Linux Mint 15 with KDE desktop? It is not consistent with log in screen and looks out of place. Nothing found in ...
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KDE Crashes before starting: Arch Linux

Today I installed Arch Linux on my old desktop which used to work just fine with Ubuntu 12.04. The installation was successful and I installed SLiM session manager and xorg and all dependencies. ...
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KDE NetworkManager: configure SSID discovery interval

How can I change the interval NetworkManager searchs for new wireless networks (SSIDs). I'm regularly annoyed having to wait for the NetworkManager to discover my WLAN tethering hotspot, sometimes up ...
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No KDE Plasma Netbook for Fedora?

I am a newcomer to Fedora from Debian. Am following this little great tutorial to install KDE to Fedora 19 and plasma desktop is already working great, but I was hoping to be able to install plasma ...
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Eclipse mutilating some entries in its tooltips

When there's an Unknown Type like error some of the suggested solutions in Eclipse's tooltip are clipped like shown in the screenshot. Valid and invalid ones being nicely interwoven, the cut off ...
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How to add new items Dolphin's context menu -> Create New

How can I add new items in the Dolphin's context menu -> Create New. Such as .odt file.
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firefox - deny access to menus

I'm preparing a presentation. I will use wordpress on localhost for this. Then the visitors will have access to the mouse and see the displayed site. I'm afraid people can somehow get access to my ...
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openSUSE. How to route traffic using two different Networks

My system details: openSUSE 12.3 KDE. I have a Wifi card and an ethernet card. I subscribe to two internet connections from two different companies: Company A provides 2MBps unlimited bandwidth. ...
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KMail add personal information into template

I want to create template in KMail: [Settings]->[Configure KMail]->[Identities]->[Modify]->[Templates] for sending message with footer like this: Best regards, <First Name> ...
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Fedora 18 boot to XDMCP Host Menu GUI

I was wondering if it is possible to make a clean installation of FEDORA 18 boot to a XDMCP Host Menu GUI? I have a small workstation with default Fedora 18 installed into it. I have one user define: ...
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Is there a KDE plasmoid to monitor logged in users?

Is there a KDE plasmoid which will display logged in users on a Linux system?
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How do I install KDE in my Debian installation?

How do I install KDE in my Debian installation? I have a Debian Squeeze 6.0.7, which was installed from a DVD. I would like to install kde-full package into it. How do I install KDE in my current ...
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Is it possible to download only a certain percentage of a file wit Kget (or wget)?

I need to download some large files (ISOs of some Linux distros) and I'm connected to the internet with a mobile broadband connection, which has a limited amount of daily total data transfer size. ...
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Install Sublime Text 2 KDE (Kubuntu-desktop)

I would like to know how to install sublime text 2 in my Kubuntu VM. I used this guide when I was still using Unity, but I like the UI of KDE much more so I have converted. What do I need to do to get ...
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Arch linux mount settings

After installing Windows + Arch linux as dual boot I decided to have a partition both systems could use (as a shared storage). As I already had a formatted NTFS partition I decided to use that. I ...
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Use spacebar to check and uncheck checkboxes in KDE

A powerful and necessary keyboard navigation element is the ability to use space bar to check / uncheck checkboxes. How to enable such behaviour for spacebar key in KDE 4.x ?
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A specific Google Talk account isn't going online with Telepathy client on KDE

I have some problems using a Google Talk account with Telepathy for KDE. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and KDE 4.10.2. I use Telepathy with multiple accounts, also some other Google Talk ones, and ...
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Why does K3B (KDE disc burning program) always asks to install additional packages when it starts?

Every time that I start K3B I get a prompt that asks me to install additional packages, specifically some mp3 codecs. This seems strange, because once I have installed them once they should be ...
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Can't bind Alienware multimedia key to KDE shortcut

I am trying to create an entry in "Custom Shortcuts" settings in KDE (Ubuntu). I can set the trigger to e.g. Ctrl+Alt+X but the button I'm interested in is the multimedia key which, under Windows, ...
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Linux Mint, Screen is off after 1 second

Linuxmint has decided to make my screen sleep after 1 second of me not using it. How do I stop this timer? Please Help Using Linux Mint, with KDE.
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how get WiFi from a win7 machine to my linux laptop over a ad-hoc and internet sharing connection?

i got this trouble trying to do what the title says: I got a windows 7 desktop pc with 2 wireless adapters, And in the other hand, a laptop with poor reception of the wifi network. that's because ...
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Setting KDE Task switcher to list windows from all screens in Kubuntu 12.04

I moved this question from Unix/Linux SE, since I think it fits here best. When I alt-tab in Kubuntu 12.04, the listed windows are from the current screen only. In the Task Switcher settings, the ...
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Fixing MTRR error in Linux

I am getting this error is Backtrack 5 R3 using KDE, Error setting MTRR (base=0x80000000 size=0x10000000 type = 1 inappropriate ioctl for device (25) Here is the X server log and here is my MTRR ...
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KDE causing sound card to pop on startup

I have just installed Kubuntu (Alienware M17x R4). Things generally seem fine but when it starts up the volume is at 100% by default for a moment until the volume control applet launches and remembers ...
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KDE Konsole reacts on mouse clicks in a strange way

From time to time my KDE Konsole goes crazy, every time I click in it with the mouse it print out garbage characters :) It's not really annoying, I just close it, but I'm curious why this happens.
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How can I disable 'Alt' + mouse default behavior in KDE?

By default, when one holds down Alt and drags with the mouse, it will move a window in KDE/kwin. Is there a way to disable this for a particular application? I know there's a lot of application ...