Questions tagged [kde-plasma-5]

KDE Plasma 5 is the fifth generation of the desktop environment created by KDE primarily for Linux systems.

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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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Keys stick after alt-tab KDE 5

The keyboard stops working after a while after starting xorg. After restarting xorg, the keyboard starts working again. I found the modifier keys sticky. Arch Linux, KDE Plasma 5 UPD: It's happening ...
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How to set a video-clip on KDE splash screen?

I have a video clip that I want to set on the KDE splash screen. Do I have to make a GIF out of it?
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VNC connection to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Plasma desktop results in black screen

I am running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP2 in Azure. I've installed plasma5-desktop and rebooted. I used Yast2 to add Remote Administration (VNC) from Network Services. Using TightVNC 2.8.59, I ...
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Are KDE Plasma 5 and IceWM under Ubuntu 20.04 compatible?

I currently have Kubuntu 20.04.2 LTS installed on my main machine and I want to install IceWM. Now the question is, are they both compatible with each other, because desktops and such often collide. ...
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KDE Plasma 5 - reload kdeglobals or set default browser via command line

What is the correct command to reload the KDE global desktop settings file? Or more specifically, how to reset the system default browser via command line? I am on the latest debian 10 with KDE Plasma ...
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KDE - why I can't see subfolders in 'Videos' folder from within Dolphin?

When I browse my videos from Dolphin, they aren't sorted in a tree, it gives me them all at once, without any folders, even though there do is a tree when browsing from the commandline ... How to get ...
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Running KDE Plasma 5 on multiple X Screens

I am looking to run KDE plasma 5 on multiple X Screens (:0.0, :0.1, :0.2, etc). My current set up is 2 displays on 2 separate X screens with nvidia drivers, but when plasma starts only :0.0 actually ...
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OpenSUSE plasma has no windowsborders through xrdp

I have a problem with xrdp and plasma. When I connect remotely to my OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 Machine with rdp, then there are now window boarders and the windows stick on the top left. As rdp-server, I use ...
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Custom install with ZFS Root for Neon (newer Plasma w/20.04 base), SDDM not starting up

So following these instructions to install Ubuntu 20.04 onto ZFS Root, I got KDE Neon installed (neon-desktop virtual package). Everything seems good, except when I boot up there's no GUI login. I ...
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xampp QStandardPaths: runtime directory '/run/user/1000' is not owned by UID 0

I have a problem when executing xampp and opening the application folder, since I get the following error: QStandardPaths: runtime directory '/run/user/1000' is not owned by UID 0, but a directory ...
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KDE5 Plasma Launcher does not find some files, but baloosearch does - how to fix?

The Plasma Launcher and KRunner of KDE5 have a plugin providing indexed file search. To the best of my knowledge, they use baloo as their backend. In my literature directory, I have many files named ...
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Browser based slack insists that I am logged in?

I have an odd problem with Slack - this is on Debian 10, using Firefox 86.0: I have used the slack desktop client for a couple of years, but recently I upgraded to the latest version and did some ...
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How to expand text selection till the start\end of a word?

On Windows, when you put a cursor anywhere inside a word, you could press Shift + Ctrl + Left Arrow or Shift + Ctrl + Right Arrow to expand selection till the start\end of the word respectively. On ...
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Unable to change VNC resolution on headless machine

The goal: I want to connect to my headless (no monitors connected) machine using VNC and the GPU for the VNC session should be the real GPU (not a dummy GPU) How I tried to set up: 1.Logged into the ...
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KDE Panel not fully visible on second screen

Using Ubuntu 18.04 with KDE installed, I tried to duplicate my taskbar panel. In theory it works, but the lower half is cut off and I can't see why that might be. Clicking in the free area beneat the ...
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When the KDE Plasma session ends, do any of the AutoStart Startup scripts get any signal or notification?

I added a script (it's actually an executabe binary) to run at Startup using the Autostart - System Settings Module ("Add Script", as symlink to run at Startup.) I know the script keeps on ...
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last kde update 5.20.5 the “add network folder” icon disappeared from the network folder; how to retrieve this icon again

after the last KDE update 5.20.5 the "add network folder" icon disappeared from the network folder; i don't know is that from the update or i accidentally deleted it. please any one can help ...
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KDE Plasma 5: Custom Manjaro Distro how to Customize

How do I Change Things like the Distro name(or is This changed based off the name in the profile for manjaro-tools) and The Splash Screen, Desktop Background, Start/Application Menu Icon, and Default ...
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Debian Kde login page error

I’m using debeian 10 kde with gently theme and when I try to login. I get an error saying the current theme cannot be loaded. File:///usr/share/sddm/themes/Gently-blur/Main.qml:142:9 type clock ...
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Linux persistent drive

I have been using a persistent Kali drive with a 3.0 254gb NXT usb. That set up turned out to be unbearably slow taking minutes to start up and after I got the desktop still taking forever to open ...
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KDE5 moving a window to another display snatch or fails instead

Whenever I try to move a window, such as my browser, by dragging the top bar to the other display it snatches onto the side and tries to fill up half of my primary screen instead of moving to the ...
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Monitors connected to on-board HMDI and VGA ports shows blank after installing Nvidia Driver | Fedora 32

I am using a desktop with 3 monitors. 2 x 21-inch Dell monitors 1 x 34-inch LG monitor The 2 Dell monitors, one is connected to the VGA port on-board, and the second one is connected to the onboard ...
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Cannot paste from clipboard in KDE on first try

Ever since I upgraded to Fedora 32 pasting does not work properly in KDE. It copies correctly what I want to be copied, but it will not paste right away. I either have to go to the clipboard applet ...
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Restore Global Shortcuts → Activate Application Launcher Widget

I just installed hardinfo I lost the Meta Default Shortcut. I dont now why. I installed AutoKey, OBS, CopyQ, Wine, AutoHotKey. And i changed the Task Menaager Size. System specification: KDE neon User ...
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Google Chrome UI lags and freezes a lot when using NVIDIA

This issue only happens when I am on NVIDIA mode, using Optimus-manager. Almost the whole Google Chrome window lags and freezes, during tabs switching, scrolling through a page, or almost anything I ...
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Incorrect Display of Hangul (Korean) Characters After Update to Fedora 32

I've recently upgraded to Fedora 32 using KDE Plasma 5.18.5, and regardless of the font displayed, in a graphical, user setting, Hangul characters invariably are stacked on upon another, making them ...
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How to disable middle click + drag right?

I'm using KDE Plasma on Ubuntu 18.04 and I have a very annoying shortcut: Middle click + Drag right -> Open a new instance of Konsole. It's annoying because it gets triggered regardless of the ...
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KDE: Unknown protocol 'unityhub' even though unityhub does exist

I'm using KDE Neon and have installed Unity Hub via it's AppImage and integrated it with my system. The problem is when I tried to install Unity Editor via UnityHub button on this Download Archive ...
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Not able to launch any application using a custom shortcut in KDE plasma

This is my first question on this website. I am using arch linux. I recently changed from Gnome desktop environment to KDE Plasma. However, I am not able to launch any application (for eg. Konsole) by ...
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Could not find the program 'konsole'

Hi i installed Kali Linux 2020.2, went into the plasma, then I start the program, writes that Could not find the program 'konsole'
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How to hide Docker volumes from Dolphin file manager?

KDE Plasma user here. Dolphin file manager is displaying all my Docker volumes in its devices sidebar section, and I'd like to prevent them to appear here without having to manually hide them. Is ...
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Can't login after full system upgrade

yesterday i upgraded my system on Archlinux and after a reboot the login screen is back whenever i type the pass, password is right but i think there's some error somewhere dunno. i tried my best to ...
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KDE Recent Documents *only* (Not Locations)

In KDE Plasma 5, the "Recent Documents" item in the Application Menu includes both Recent Documents, and Recent Locations (i.e. shows not only recent documents, but also all the folders I've browsed ...
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Display charging status *and* percentage in panel

By default, the "Battery and Brightness" icon displays the charging status, i.e. whether the battery is charging, discharging or neither. You can configure it to display the percentage (right click -> ...
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tmux 3.1, copy and paste text within a pane with mouse (Linux, konsole)

I compiled tmux 3.1-rc4 from source per instructions in README (because Debian 9's tmux is oldish 2.3): ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/tmux31 make make install I'm using tmux in konsole on Debian 9....
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Reset Plasma 5.8.6 in KDE

Hi I am using Debian 9 (stretch) and KDE plasma 5.8.6, and I would like to completely restore the plasma settings. How can I do that? Previous posts (https://askubuntu.com/questions/109530/how-do-i-...
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Plasma launcher stuck: plasmashell bug

I work with Debian 9 (stretch) with KDE (Plasma 5.8.6) and up to now when I opened the application launcher I could search (in the search bar) by typing, anything I wanted. Now there seems to be a ...
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Can't see my desktop in KDE Neon

I did run some commands that caused corrupting my KDE Neon. It doesn't shows my desktop and it starts in the command. Can I do something so I can get back my desktop? or should I install the new one? ...
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How to do block indentation in kate?

Question is pretty self-explanatory. How to do block indentation in kate (KDE Advanced Text Editor)?
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Xorg page allocation failure and baloo engine errors on KDE

So basically I leave my computer alone for quite a bit of time. I have the settings set to the displays turning off and I can wake the machine by pressing a key or moving the mouse. But today it seems ...
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Any chance to display focus loss on maximized window in KDE?

I am using KDE on multiple monitors. This makes it possible to have several maximized windows (on different monitors). Unfortunately, KDE designers thought tha maximized window can be only one and ...
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Manjaro (KDE) running as a rdp server

Simple question, but difficult to solve... So far... =| How to make Manjaro (KDE) work as a rdp server? NOTES: I - We really like the rdp protocol and have used it in the past with other Linux distros ...
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GIMP filters throwing permission denied errors

Using GIMP-2.10 on Manjaro KDE. The filters do work but throw this error whenever launched. Failed to open file “/home/*USERNAME*/.config/GIMP/2.10/filters/GimpGegl-gegl-emboss-config.settings”: open(...
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How to switch/disable fn-Key for multimedia Keys in KDE Plasma?

I'm using the latest KDE Plasma with Kubuntu on PC hardware. I have an Apple Keyboard attached. KDE automatically maps the multimedia keys to their respective icons (in/decrease loudness, mute, etc). ...
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Can't install KDE desktop environment in FreeBSD 12

So i have booted my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ today with a FreeBSD 12 image file and started configuring it to have a desktop graphical UI. As i have tried to install KDE with the following command, # pkg ...
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KDE panel disappeared, can't right-click, and window lag

When I turned on my Manjaro KDE desktop today, the panel/taskbar has completely disappeared and I cannot right-click the desktop. I am still able to run Yakuke so that I am able to access a terminal, ...
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How can I jump to a specific page number in presentation mode in Okular?

Is there any shortcut that allows me to jump to a specific page number when beeing in presentation mode in Okular? I tried to just enter the page number and press enter (as I'm used to from Power ...
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Determine correct lastScreen values for panels in plasma-org.kde.plasma.desktop-appletsrc?

I have a laptop that I plug into a docking station on a daily basis. And almost every time, I need to modify my plasma-org.kde.plasma.desktop-appletsrc, then do a plasma restart kquitapp5 plasmashell &...
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How do I make Dolphin of KDE Plasma search for files in Windows partition from dual boot Kubuntu 18.04?

I have dual booted Kubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. In windows 10 I have the Windows OS on the C: Drive and Data on D: drive. I intend to share the D: drive as the common data drive between Windows and ...