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Here's what you could do to remap session locking from default Ctrl+Alt+L (tested with KDE4.3) : Go to "System Settings" (KDE menu). Choose "Keyboard & mouse" (on "General" tab). Choose "Global Keyboard Shortcuts" on the left. Choose "Run Command Interface" from "KDE component" dropdown list. Choose "Lock session". Select "Custom". Click on "None" (...


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It's possible that your locale is configured improperly; the most likely reason is that, even though the file names are stored in UTF-8, your terminal (I'm guessing Konsole) still expects a legacy ISO-8859-* encoding. I don't know the rest, but here are a few steps to ensure the basic configuration is correct. This script may also help. Edit /etc/locale....


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In the KDE Control Center, a.k.a. System Settings, there is an "Autostart" module that will allow you to set programs to run when you log in to KDE. On my computer it's on the "Advanced" tab, but I think the layout varies somewhat from distro to distro. If you want to mess with it at a lower level, the files to run on startup go in ~/.kde4/Autostart.


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How to bind a keyboard event in KDE 4.8 to a window move/resize action: System Settings => Shortcuts and Gestures => Global Keyboard Shortcuts Choose KDE component: KWin Scroll down to "Quick Tile Window to the Left / Right." you can assign a keyboard shortcut to that. The one for windows 7 is Meta + right arrow. Click Apply. Test: Press Meta+...


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Right click on Panel, Task Manager settings (in my config Alt + D, S) - and there you go: Show tasks from current desktop in Filters section. Using latest Kubuntu Karmic here.


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In Kubuntu 14.04 it's System Settings (from the Kickoff "Start" menu) Shortcuts and Gestures Global Keyboard Shortcuts KDE Component: The KDE Session Manager (at the bottom of the list, scroll down) Lock Session


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Settings → Configure Kate → Open/save → Modes & filetypes → Download highlighting files. No need to go to a website to copy any files or change any settings, just go to your Kate settings and simply download the Less CSS highlighting file that is available through the GUI. Somebody made it very easy.


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Most GUI kits use same backend PulseAudio. Use pactl to write control script. NAME pactl - Control a running PulseAudio sound server DESCRIPTION pactl can be used to issue control commands to the PulseAudio sound server. pactl only exposes a subset of the available operations. For the full set use the pacmd(1). Source: man pactl ...


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You aren't the only one who thinks it's useless. The KDE developers are removing this notification entirely in KDE 4.10. To disable it now, follow these steps: Go to System Settings. Go to Power Management. On the left side, click Advanced Settings. On the right side, click the Configure Notifications... button. Select the notification Performing ...


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Try the below steps, Go into VM / Settings / Options / Guest Isolation UNCHECK both checkboxes (Enable drag and drop, Enable copy and paste) and click OK Shut down the guest, and shut down VMware Workstation Reboot the host computer Run VMware Workstation but do not launch the guest yet Go into VM / Settings / Options / Guest Isolation for the guest, and ...


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I don't know if there is a setting or configuration file for this anywhere but it can be done with environment variables. I've based my answer on this entry in the PulseAudio FAQ about setting the recording source. I've tried this with output (a sink in PulseAudio) but it should work for both input and ouput. The first step is to get the internal name of ...


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You might want to look at this question on ServerFault I tracked the culprit down in the past with the command line tool: powercfg -lastwake


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Try: smb://DOM%5Cabcdefg@server.tld/server/path (%5C is the URL encoding of the backslash character)


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System Settings → Advanced → Autostart If you forget where a thing is, use the search widget at the top of the application.


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kstart --desktop <number> application e.g. kstart --desktop 2 konsole


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I believe it's under the System Settings tool: System Settings->Keyboard and Mouse->Mouse->Advanced->Pointer Acceleration. Dial it up/down to accelerate/decelerate.


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It would seem that this isn't possible anymore. The settings that previously allowed this in System > Display > Multiple Monitors are not there anymore in newer versions.


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That's how revisions work. Once a commit is processed the revision number assigned is next number after the last latest revision number. You're tracking the revisions of the repository as a whole, not of the particular file.


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I've solved the problem by removing ttf-ms-fonts and ttf-vista-fonts and installing higher quality fonts (ttf-ubuntu-font-family and otf-texgyre) from the AUR.


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Thunderbird (at least version 6 here) appears to be using the XDG MIME actions specification. The preferences are stored in ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list, and all desktop environments are supposed to respect them. [Default Applications] text/html=chromium.desktop x-scheme-handler/http=chromium.desktop Older versions of Thunderbird may still ...


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[Joke start] To resize the Desktop folder view plasmoid to take up the whole desktop screen you can... resize it to take up the whole desktop screen. [Joke end] But a much better solution is this: Right click the desktop and select Desktop Settings Change Layout to Folder View Press Apply Your desktop is now entirely a Folder View widget. Location, ...


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Task Manager Settings->Sorting->Manually


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Found it Open the following ~/.kde4/share/config/plasma-desktop-appletsrc and remove [Containments][1][Applets][5][Configuration][Launchers] Items=preferred://browser?wmClass=%20,preferred://filemanager?wmClass=%20 browser=preferred://browser, , ,\s filemanager=preferred://filemanager, , ,\s Then log out and back in and the icons will be gone


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$ sudo apt-get install kde-standard That will install the standard KDE desktop as of Wheezy and Jessie.


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I just tested on a newly created user and, in fact, if you just move the corresponding PDF file to his homedir and open it with okular, the .kde/share/apps/okular/docdata dir gets created and a file with okular's metadata for that PDF file is created with the same name as the original users' file, but obviously with default contents (no annotations). If you ...


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Q1: You want to turn off the Strigi document indexer if you want a reasonable db size, or limit the directories it indexes. The tagging/commenting portion of it is pretty lightweight and snappy. Q2: Not that I know of, I'd just symlink it. But removing the Strigi service will reduce it drammatically. Just clear your db data dir after you disable it.


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Hibernation actually turns off the power in the same way shutting down does. The difference is that hibernation stores the state of the machine first. So if you laptop is turning on by itself from hibernation, then something is either pressing the power button or your power button is defective, and will make contact from just jostling it or something. E: ...


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Try going to the Backend tab and see which is the top preferred selection, and perhaps change it to prefer one over the other. For good measure may as well re-compile media-sound/phonon and all it's audio-related deps while you're at it. All those other apps don't give a hoot about Phonon, so that's why they work. For reference, I also run a Gentoo desktop ...


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You could use xmodmapto do this. At a terminal, try entering: xmodmap -e "keysym Super_L = Alt_R" This command says: "When I press the key on the left (SuperL in this case), make it do what the key on the right does (AltR)." For that to work I'm assuming that the Windows key has the keysym Super_L; however it may not on your computer. To find out the ...



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