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KDE is a cross-platform desktop environment and software compilation, commonly used on Linux.

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Instalation of snap okular(pdf viewer KDE) on Xubuntu 16.04.5 issues

I decided to install okular (PDF Viewer KDE) on my system Xubuntu 16.04.5 (I installed via snap store) , I can open okular but the window has no icons only text, it works: open pdf files, copy images ...
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How to use the same file picker for QT and GTK apps

The file picker for GTK+ apps (eg. Firefox) looks like this: For qt apps (eg. nomacs) it looks like this: Is there a way to use the QT file picker for both GTK and QT apps? I am running arch 4.20 ...
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Change partitions' labels only on Dolphin or change label on not mounted LUKS partition

I have an encrypted LUKS partition, on Kubuntu such partition has to be displayed like "831.5 GiB Encrypted Drive" and cannot be changed. When you mount it and put the password it appears a new entry ...
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Kde Plasma Icons Too Big

I've recently installed Kubuntu. I also installed Kvantum and Adapta. As it turns out, some icons are just too large. Is this a high dpi problem?
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Upgrading Qt Version for use on KDE distros

I was wondering if it's possible to upgrade the QT version used by a distro such as Kubuntu to satisfy dependencies that for example some widgets might have. So for example use Qt 5.9 with Kubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu multiple KDE sessions for same user?

I have KDE on my Ubuntu and I have installed XRDP. I have startkde in my .xsession but I cannot login into it remotely unless I logout from it first. The same is true vice-versa. If I logout and then ...
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KDE Neon Missing Icon after installing aplication

I just done installing my first KDE Neon. But after that, when I install aplication always not showing icon on menu. Its look like this: I already tried change icon to another icon then back it to ...
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Show only icon without labels for pinned apps in KDE Task Manager

By default pinned items are shown as icons like this for konsole: but after starting this app task manager also started showing labels. I don't mind changing preferences manually for each app if it'...
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KDE: Use window as desktop

I want to, basically, embed dolphin in my desktop. So I set up some window-specific settings for dolphin#1, i.e. Keep Below, Maximize, Skip Taskbar. Now I want to set up a global shortcut that will ...
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Stopping ligatures in konsole

After upgrading to Fedora 29 konsole has started to use ligatures for my monowidth fonts (currently Inconsolata), which is beyond terrible for example when it decides to combine "fi". I have futzed ...
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How to toggle krunner with a modifier only shortcut?

I would like to toggle the krunner launcher with a modifier only shortcut. Modifier only shortcuts can be bound to D-Bus method calls in kwinrc (for example, see this blog post). I would like one key ...
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snd-usb-audio: probe of 2-9.2:1.0 failed with error -22

Since 6 hours I searched the web and tried to get Bowers & Wilkins PX USB-headphones, wich worked fine before some updates, to work - without any success. KUBUNTU 18.04 KDE-Plasmaversion: 5.12.6 ...
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Some Qt apps (VLC and KDevelop) crashes in Manjaro due to QXcbWindow::setWindowIcon seg fault

Recently I started using Manjaro 18.0. Everything is okay except KDevelop and VLC crashes when it starts. My desktop environment is the newest version of Deepin DE. Previously I have also tried ...
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Paint 'borderless window' game over taskbar, but not 'always on top'?

Is it possible to set up a window (Usually games) to run in full screen, without always being on top? My end goal is I want to be able to have a specific window painted over the game, but the task ...
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KOrganizer - add reminder by default

KOrganizer is nice, but I have to add reminder manually every time I create an event. When creating meetings in Outlook, the reminder is set to 15 minutes before event by default. I found that this ...
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No audio (I/O) Manjaro Linux KDE

I use my laptop for university and record lectures (I'm dyslexic). Until recently I believed my laptop was recording through the external microphone I got for it. However, it always lists as ...
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How to set default record source?

I am working in Centos 7. I've created null-source and set up as a default source with pacmd set-default-source. However, whenever I try to record from some applications, they start to use different ...
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Where are Received Files from KDE Connect for Android stored?

When I send a file from linux to android using KDE connect, where are the received files stored? Am I supposed to be getting a notification? If so, what am I doing wrong? Thanks!
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BLFS 8.2, SDDM (from BLFS 8.1) shows password as boxes instead of circles

I have just finished installing KDE Plasma 5 on my Linux From Scratch 8.2 system according to instructions from the BLFS 8.2 book. I have also installed SDDM as display manager according to BLFS 8.1, ...
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Set specific Wifi channel in Linux

I am trying to make the switch from Windows 10 to Manjaro KDE, and the last thing on my check-off list is setting my WiFi to a certain channel. There is a community router for three houses, without ...
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KDE/Plasma detect user autologin via SDDM

I want to be able to detect e.g. via qdbus or via a callback script when a user is logged in via SDDM's autologin, rather than via manually typing in username/password.
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xrandr saying “Size 1920x1200 not found in available modes” even though it is available

When I manually reduce resolution from 1920x1200 to some lower resolution in KDE (Debian 9 amd64), the command xrandr -s 1920x1200 ...does not work: % xrandr -s 1920x1200 Size 1920x1200 not found ...
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KDE send keyboard input to Terminator window

I have defined a Custom keyboard shortcut in KDE (Debian 9): System Settings | Shortcuts | Custom Shortcuts | Edit | New | Global shortcut | Send keyboard input Then define shorctut (Alt+Ctrl+M) in ...
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How do I get/copy a password from kwallet

My experience with kwallet (for those of us running KDE) so far is it's the thing that pops up to receive passwords for git. At this point I promptly type my password in the username field because it ...
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KDE - Cannot access the taskbar due to a wrong setting. How to restore it?

In KDE Plasma 5 I set the option to let the taskbar disappear automatically, AND the option to switch workspace touching the borders of the screen. This second feature has the priority over the first ...
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Android Emulator put Capture-Line on Soundcard to 100%

If i start the Android-Emulator, my audio-device Capture will be turned to 100% (which cause a huge noise). Is there a way to prevent Android-Emulator from doing this? On CLI I can use amixer sset ...
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KDE Plasma option disappeared from Ubuntu login after restart

I run Ubuntu and I recently installed KDE Plasma alongside Gnome, however I didn't like how the KDE apps looked in the Gnome Apps menu so I put them in a separate folder. Afterwards, I logged out and ...
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Okular annotations not coherent behavior

I'm using Okular version: Qt: 4.8.6 KDE Development Platform: 4.14.2 Okular: 0.20.2 I'm trying to understand how the annotations work because I would like to store my progress on git, saving only ...
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Large .xsession-errors file, PulseAudio

On Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS), x64, I am facing the following problem: .xsession-errors, in home folder is growing very fast, reaching sizes of tens of GB. I just forcibly truncated the file (echo "" > ....
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KDE Plasmashell Crashes Upon Start?

I have a computer running Kubuntu 18.04.01, and the plasmashell program appears to be buggy. Upon starting the computer and logging in, plasmashell attempts to boot, and then quickly crashes. The ...
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How do disable 'Alt Tab' shortcut on RHEL 7 With KDE?

How can you disable the 'Alt Tab' short cut on RHEL7 with KDE programmatically? I have a Java app that when run needs to prevent the user from using the 'Alt Tab' shortcut. Therefore, I would like to ...
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Can I make Dolphin honour the KDE time format setting?

On my system, Open Suse Leap 15.0 with KDE, I specify ISO format (yyyy-mm-dd) for the short time format in the Date & Time module of KDE System Settings, but Dolphin uses dd/mm/yyyy. Can I make ...
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Linux kde: some xdialog are not shown in the tasks in kde panel

I am using archlinux and kde. I have pycharm application installed. Whenever i open pycharm it shows a dialog about usage statistics. At that point by chance if i minimize all the open windows ...
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Why is Linux Mint corrupting certain application icons?

Linux Mint 18.3, in both Cinnamon and KDE desktops, is doing something strange to the icons for LibreOffice (and only that application). I tested the most recent versions of various other distros and ...
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KDE 5.8.9 (kubuntu) Task Manager for select monitors

I know it's possible to have a task manager just show tasks from the current screen/monitor/desktop, but how would you go about showing tasks from this monitor and the one above it? I have a 4-...
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KDE's maximise button does not fully maximise (dual monitor caused issue)

I'm using Debian Stable 9.4 with the default KDE installation and working with two monitors. On one of them, the maximise button does not fully maximise the window. Instead it has some sort of fixed ...
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KDE Plasma - Don't blur lock screen?

A recent(ish) update of KDE Plasma 5 has a new "feature" which blurs the lock screen on mouse or keyboard wake. Presumably this is so that the on-screen text can be seen against a potentially ...
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Chrome is not correctly closed when KDE session ends

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04. When I end my KDE session while having Chrome opened, next time I logg in the Chrome is not opened automatically (although other application active during loggout are opened). ...
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KDE network applet icons too large

After a KDE update to 5.13, the icons in the KDE network manager applet are oversized. I have a HiDPI display with scaling set up, but this has never been a problem before. Is there any way to get ...
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KDE desktop prefers its own display settings over xrandr?

I have a set up with three monitors for KDE Plasma (5.12). One is a HiDPI monitor which I have scaled at 2x, and I have forced the other two ("standard" resolution) monitors to use their native ...
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Turn off automatic updates on Debian/KDE5

I cannot figure out how to turn off automatic updates in Debian buster running KDE. I've gone into the "apper" control screen and set to "never", but still I keep getting a little taskbar icon on the ...
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Fedora Desktop Environment

I am choosing Fedora because of its relation to Red Hat (I want my personal laptop to help prepare me for any future encounters with it). Gnome 3 is the default desktop environment for both, if I ...
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How to disable the Slack minipanel?

I am using the Slack app on my ArchLinux laptop running KDE Plasma 5.12.4. Whenever I'm in a call and switch application, desktop or activity the Slack minipanel appears. Since it appears as a new ...
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Why can't I get my GTX 970 to drive my monitors at 1080p on OpenSuse Leap 42.3?

I am trying to set up a workstation with OpenSuse Leap 42.3 and I have 3x Asus 1080p monitors that, for whatever reason, my GPU is not receiving EDIDs from on X Server start. I've been trying to get ...
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Debian KDE - GTK applications gui have undesirable red lines

I have Debian Jessie with KDE4 as desktop environment with default Oxygen theme. Also I have installed gtk2-engines-oxygen and gtk3-engines-oxygen, so my GTK apps could look the same way as KDE apps. ...
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How to automatically connect WiFi In Mint 18.3 KDE?

I install Linux Mint on a thumb drive for occasional in-home use as a convenient portable system that doesn't affect the native OS of whatever system I use it on. I'm not too worried about security ...
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How to share internet via wifi

I have latest KDE Neon, with Plasma 5 desktop. For sharing my wired internet to other devices via wifi, I have followed this easy guide: Create Wi-fi Hotspot Using KDE Plasma 5, but with an Android ...
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Fedora suddenly started using ugly fonts

I'm having an issue with Fedora (or KDE, not sure). Fedora, as the tittle says, started to use ugly fonts on some apps, suddenly (Opera, Code Editors, IntelliJ, etc.) I don't know if it's a KDE issue ...
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Cedilla with ' and c (dead key) for QT apps

As a Brazilian, I want my american keyboard to use dead keys and to map cedilla (ç) to ' + c. The default mapping gives me ć. For GTK-based applications, this setup can be easily achieved by setting ...
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MacBook Pro with Linux: how to kill KDE when stuck?

I installed Linux on my Apple MacBook-Pro 17". KDE just froze, and I would like to kill it and get to the command line. I tried a set of different key combinations, without success, e.g. ctrl+alt+F1 ...