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

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Kde neon corrupted

I am using kde neon for a time now and this is the worst thing that I can not troubleshoot. It started when I was installing regular updates and I think there were updates for the dark theme and it ...
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Kubuntu (KDE) Lock Screen Slideshow with Multiple Monitors - Different Image On Each Monitor - Feature Gone with 20.04

I set-up Kubuntu 18.04 Screen Locking with Wallpaper type: Slideshow. And it randomly displayed photos from my Pictures directory. A great feature, which I didn't expect, was that I got a different ...
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Bluetooth and WIFI not working in KDE Neon but working fine in Windows 11. How to fix my Bluetooth and WIFI?

I was using Windows 10 on my laptop then updated to Windows 11 and joined Windows Insider Program Developer Channel. After that all my drivers randomly keeps failing and I have to reinstall them ...
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Sanwa TrackballMouse frequently going inactive until click? [duplicate]

I'm running NixOS 21.11 with KDE plasma providing the UI, and recently replaced my older Kensington trackball with a wired device from Sanwa Supply (this device also identifies itself as an "...
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broken keyboard subsystem in KDE, is it possible to switch to another strategy?

I'm a devel, I need to use shortcuts a lot. I don't know what kde does where and how with keyboard, but there is something wrong. Stuff which works on multiple different desktop variants, seems to ...
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how to add self-signed certificates in kubuntu 22?

So our company uses MITM to spy on us, and I need to add their ca certificates into system so that I can for example update the linux system. These are in pem form and if I do: sudo cp cert1.cer cert2....
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how to configure sddm in kubuntu 22.04? Where is config file?

I need to enable numlock on startup. So I'd like to put: [General] Numlock=on into sddm config file, which is nowhere to be found and when creating it in some typical locations(/etc/sddm.conf, /etc/...
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Rocky Linux : Open Kwrite / Kate in superuser from Krusader on Gnome

OS: Rocky 8.5 I've stalled KDE Full, and as of now I don’t know how to set KDE as my preferred session when using RDP from Windows, my problem is using Krusader in Gnome as Root to making changes to ...
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kde plasma isn't working nicely in parrot os as it works in ubuntu

Kde plasma seems to be not working correctly in parrot os as it works in ubuntu. I did apt install kde-full to insure that none of the packages that kde requires are missing even thought it does not ...
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How to map a UNICODE (above ascii) character - to a keyboard combination? In linux, Plasma

I want to press a key combination (e.g. WIN+E) that will type a unicode symbol (i.e. it's value is above 256). Ideally - through keyboard layout mapping. I'm using Linux, with KDE / Plasma environment....
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How to open file properties dialog in kde plasma (Kubuntu Linux) from terminal

In kubuntu desktop you can open file properties dialog by right click on the file on desktop and select Properties or select file and press Alt + Return to open file properties dialog. in files app of ...
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No sound in bluetooth headset when switching user

I'm using Manjaro KDE, and I've got 2 registered users (let's say UserA and UserB). My bluetooth headset (Bose QC45) is correctly paired so that if I boot my computer, start a session, and switch my ...
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Wacom shortcuts in KDE are not working and touch issues

I have a Wacom Intuos Pro (Small) that I currently evaluate for usage with my remote classes. The Table is fully recognized from the KDE and I can configure it's settings in the "System Settings&...
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Replacing of GTK+ file dialogs with KDE's via XDG portals not working (XFCE, Manjaro)

I'm stuck after trying and triple-checking everything from the most upvoted answer (from @ntninja) to this question. I did this on two machines - Manjaro and an old Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Installed the ...
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How can I emulate a popup hint on KDE

When working with a computer, the mouse is often unnecessary. But there are actions that I don't know how to perform using only the keyboard. Specifically now I need to emulate a popup tooltip in the ...
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How to show action buttons (reply/mark read/delete) in KMail notifications?

The KMail shows a notification when receiving new letter, but is it possible to add Action Buttons to the notification? Such as open, mark as spam, mark as read, delete and so on. The setting in kmail ...
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How to identify/remove keyboard shortcut by the key combination (issue with ctrl-shift-u and ctrl-.) [duplicate]

I've some unwanted keyboard shortcuts on my kubuntu 21.10 installation that appear global and are therefore interfering with other programs. Since both give somewhat odd behavior it's hard for me to ...
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Why does KDE grab alt+H shortcut after I add a new layout?

my problem is as follows: I use KDE Plasma 5.24.3 and Polish QWERTY layout I can use alt+h in programs such as tmux, and everything works fine. When I add a new layout, specifically Polish Colemak, I ...
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KDE (ubuntu 20.04) causing NetworkManager to create a wired connection via ipv6. Unable to stop it

Unknown KDE function/app causing Network-Manager to create a wired network connection and connect via ipv6. I have not been able to turn it off. I follow the logs, first I removed an entry from ...
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Which files is KDE deleting?

I inadvertently started file deletion from KDE's Dolphin file manager. I noticed the mistake quickly and paused the process, but still in the 1–2 seconds a lot of files could have been gone. Now I'm ...
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Disk usage as a percentage for individual disks in KDE

I would like to get the throughput percentage used on a per-storage basis in KDE. Much like how it is done in Windows. I have managed to get the read and write speeds of all the storage combined but ...
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KDE Meta + Print Screen and Shift + Print Screen do not save to the clipboard

These commands used to save both to the clipboard and to a file up to about a month ago. Now it only saves to a file, but does not save to the clipboard. Sure, pressing just Print Screen by itself to ...
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LXD with X11 passthrough does not seem to update window titles on host

On Debian Bullseye usingn KDE. I have LXD and X11 pass-through for GUI applications setup with GPU (nvidia) available. Works great, however the window titles on taskbar are all stuck on "lxd"...
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How to configure a desktop file so that I can set different parameters for a same application with KDE

Example of behaviors I have been able to set different windows of Vscode to open on different desktops or activities by targetting the window title. I have done the same with gnome-terminal using ...
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Terminator on KDE: Impossible to select text in terminal to copy it

Issue I have an issue a bit odd, I am using terminator for the terminal and somehow it's impossible to select text from the terminal with the mouse, meaning I can't copy anything from the terminal, ...
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xhost audio does not switch when changed to other output device [KDE Plasma]

I need to run google-chrome through xhost from time to time: me:~$ xhost + ; sudo su otheruser otheruser:~$ google-chrome I added 'otheruser' to audio group. It works. However, it uses build-in audio ...
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Kde plasma(11) shuts down immediately after login

I changed the power button action in power settings on my debian linux to shutdown when I press the button using a privileged user. when I applied the changes it immediately shut down. Now when I ...
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Why does Chrome always open on the last virtual desktop I had it open on?

I've been having incredibly annoying behavior with Chrome on KDE for a while now. (A couple years, maybe?) Generally, if I launch an app, it opens up on the virtual desktop I'm on. But for some ...
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How to resize KDE partition in dual boot windows setup

I have a new windows 11 laptop that I installed KDE on in a dual boot setup. Unfortunately I got the partition size backwards giving KDE the amount that I wanted to leave for Windows. I have tried ...
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installing KDE on Lenovo Legion laptop

I am trying to install KDE Neon on a new Windows 11 Lenovo Legion laptop. I've seen that I may need to disable fast boot but I can't find that option in the bios. I have USB boot enabled and a USB ...
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KDE konsole to clipboard copying stops working all of a sudden

I have a very annoying issue: KDE konsole copying into the clipboard stops working after some serious uptime for certain already launched konsole instances only. Pasting works just great - if you copy ...
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Xorg high CPU use starting at boot in both Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11 running KDE in 2022

I am booting to KDE and immediately Xorg uses a constant 40% of one CPU. This occurs on both Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11. This severely interferes with mouse usage causing it to lag and stutter mid-...
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Problems with Touchpad of ASUS ZenBook 14

I own a 2020/2021 ASUS ZenBook and have had the problem of the touchpad sometimes lagging and the mouse pointer slowing down. This occurs in irregular cases, sometimes not at all for a week, sometimes ...
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No user groups when luching from krunner (systemd --user)

I've noticed that when running konsole via that krunner, id do not return any additional groups. When konsole is launched from the activator bar menu, id return proper groups. Looks for me like ...
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Missing symbol in spanish layout keyboard Manjaro KDE

I've used a spanish keyboard all my life and until sometime this year, if I needed to write less than or greater than (< or >) I just pressed AltGr + Shift + Z (or X) to get that. But suddenly ...
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KDE don't save my sesson

I'm having a problem, and it is that when I execute the command to overwrite the session "saved at previous logout" it is saved but when I re-enter it is as if it had not been saved. I would ...
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Manage Keyboard Shortcut Conflicts in Linux (KDE, Gnome, POPOS...)

If I have a program that needs a specific shortcut, I cannot use this shortcut unless I disable the system wide shortcut. so if I want to press ctrl+shift+E and I have a shortcut to open task manager ...
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Empty xorg-session.log in many strange 3 character directories

I have a client running Debian 11 (problem existed with 10, already) with KDE using sddm. In /home/user there are many 3 character directories (e.g. ?'V), most containing unprintable characters, which ...
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kde plasma applications takes to long to launch

I installed kde plasma on my computer. I configured it and got everything under control except for this problem: When I launch an application with any applications widgets, it takes an insane amount ...
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KDE Console/Yakuake uses the clipboard improperly

I'm using KDE Plasma and Yakuake Version 19.12.2. As I frequently copy and paste from the terminal I use the "Copy on Select" which works. If I select something from the Console and ...
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How to transparently encrypt specific folders in home dir on Fedora and KDE

I'm using Fedora Linux 35 + KDE desktop (originally installed 33, and updated as new versions rolled out). I want to encrypt some folders in the home dir (not the entire home dir) to protect their ...
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How to activate existing window or create a new one in KDE?

I have kubuntu 21.10 installed with KDE Desktop 5.23 (wayland). My terminal is alacritty. Whenever I use terminal shortcut (ctrl+alt+t) alacritty is openning a new window despite content is the same ...
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Failed connection with ProtonVPN Free on Feren OS (Ubuntu) (KDE Plasma) on Dell XPS 13 7390

I have somewhat recently installed Feren OS, a Linux distro based on Ubuntu with the KDE Plasma desktop environment on a bootable flash drive, which I plug into my laptop via a USB hub. In order to ...
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How to remove GNOME Web Browser

I decided to switch from GNOME to KDE Plasma on Arch Linux, so I used sudo pacman -Rdd gnome. However, Web Browser remains, though with much less functionality (no tabs, etc.) Perhaps it was retained ...
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GpgmeppConfig.cmake not found

I am using Craft for building Linux applications in Windows, but the following error occurs when building a Linux application: CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:44 (find_package): Could not find a ...
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Dual booting Manjaro kde with windows 10

I want to dual boot my laptop(win 10 preinstalled) with Manjaro-kde plasma, I only have 512gb ssd , already divided into two(C=276gb & D=200gb). How much free space should I leave in Windows C ...
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How to launch `org.kde.plasma.kickerdash` Application Dashboard plasma widget via command line?

How to launch org.kde.plasma.kickerdash Application Dashboard plasma widget via command line in KDE 5? So far, I can only launch it by clicking the widget or by using a keyboard shortcut. Thanks a lot....
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How to edit /etc/pam.d/sddm to unlock gnome-keyring at login

I have Mailspring on Kubuntu 21.04, but every time I open it a popup appears asking the keyring password. After some research I found that the issue is that SDDM doesn't automatically unlock gnome-...
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Jitsi Meet screen sharing works not with a single monitor only with all monitors

I using KUbuntu its probably using Plasma that's using Wayland. An Jitsi - Meet screen sharing here now allows not sharing a single monitor screen, because i using two. it shares only two. For about a ...
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Dell AIO 5400 Brightness Control on Debian 11

I have Dell AIO 5400 with Debian 11 installed (about to release on 18th of August). Everything works awesome, except one little thing. I can't get the brightness control work. I understand that the OS ...
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