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 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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KDE Plasma desktop cluttered with knote icons

My desktop is covered with hundreds of empty notes. I can remove them individually, but how to get rid of them completely? Is there a file that I can delete? Where are they stored? They started to ...
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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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Emulate Cursor Inside Firefox Window when Screen Sharing

When using a meeting service like Jitsi or Google Hangouts with Firefox I regurarly share another window (could be Firefox itself). In this shared window I want to point to certain things when ...
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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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Fix slow scrolling on manjaro

I am using manjaro with the KDE desktop, and scrolling is slow. I looked into the mouse setting but found no setting related to the scrolling. How can I make the scrolling quicker?
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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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Switching virtual desktops when launching an app

I'm running Manjaro KDE 18.1.5 and have 4 desktops(Applications, Browsers - Email, Dolphin, and Spare). I've noticed that from time to time when I click to launch a app it will automatically switch to ...
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KDE plasmashell 5.12 with black screen and no taskbar

After logging in my account I found out that my taskbar was gone and the screen was black, but some windows are still available. Based on other forums I attempted to delete .cache files and some tmp/ ...
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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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How can I get OpenVPN to work with [plasma] NetworkManager?

On Fedora 30, I am trying to get an OpenVPN connection to work with NetworkManager. This does work: sudo openvpn my-vpn.ovpn ...but after importing into NM, the connection cannot complete ("TLS ...
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KDE desktop does not react after placing an extra link

After adding a link via firefox, the entire desktop froze - I can't click or right-click any of the icons. The task bar at the bottom does still react. Any help on how to fix this?
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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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Some Unicode characters not displaying in konsole

I am running Plasma 5 on Arch Linux with the konsole terminal emulator and fish shell, with the oh my fish extention and slavic cat theme. This theme displays git status as the cat's arms, which for ...
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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 ...
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How can I entirely disable browser media integration in KDE Plasma 5?

I'm using a fully updated KDE Neon, currently with KDE Plasma 5.16.3. Using Vivaldi as a web browser. Plasma has a feature that allows you to control in-browser media players (such as YouTube, but ...
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How to suppress QXcbConnection: XCB error

I'm using KDE Plasma under Arch Linux and there are a lot of logs such as kwin_x11[5129]: qt.qpa.xcb: QXcbConnection: XCB error: 3 (BadWindow), sequence: 11416, resource id: 56623191, major code: 20 (...
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Make KDE Plasma Task switcher show only on primary display

Is there a way to get the task-switcher to only display itself on the primary monitor. My case is that I have a small secondary monitor that I only use for terminals, so I my focus expects the task-...
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kdeinit5 crashes twice on boot, but my laptop boots fine and everything appears to work

When I turn on my linux laptop, I am informed that kdeinit5 has crashed. This appears to have no impact, I can use Firefox normally and the kde plasma widgets and toolbar appear as they usually do. I'...
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Multiple monitor configuration lost in plasma desktop after reboot

I am using the Fedora 30 Beta KDE spin with plasma 5.15.4 and trying to set-up a persistent configuration of my 3 desktop monitors with the built-in systemsettings5. However, once in a while after I ...
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How can I keep SSH keys passwords in KDE wallet?

Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Plasma 5.12.7 I'm trying to keep my SSH password in KDE wallet. I'm adding an SSH key by ssh-add command and specifying a password but the system asks me for a password each time ...
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kdeinit5: Segmentation fault

I am experiencing a problem with KDE in my OpenSuse 42.1 Leap OS. Basically, everything that requires Qt does not work (kate, Libreoffice, dolphin etc). When I click on an icon's application I get an ...
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Fedora KDE 29 random directories in home directory

I have fresh Fedora 29 KDE spin installed. Firefox added, up to date. After each reboot and login an empty folder with random name appears in home directory. Each time name is new and does not look ...
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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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How to enlarge icons in KF5 Plasma panel's System Tray?

I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.04 to 18.04. I've set up most of the icons via System Settings Icons section to larger size and made Plasma panel thicker. But system tray icons, instead of becoming ...
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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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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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Disable alt-tab animation on KDE plasma

KDE does this fade effect on alt-tab that is mega-slow on my craptop. How can I disable it? I see nothing in the desktop effects settings.
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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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How to disable notification about updates on startup in KDE 5?

I want to handle all updates manually (through aptitude in my case) and to not have any kind of automatic updates, nor do I want to receive any notifications about updates. What I tried: I've ...
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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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How to run Plasma (KDE) session in Xubuntu 16.04.5 running xfce by default?

When I logout on Xubuntu (xfce) I get a screen to login again, on top bar of this screen is placed an icon and when click it the drop down menu offers 3 options to login: Plasma, xfce and Xubuntu. By ...
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Identify source of phantom screen locker in Mint + KDE via Kubuntu

Background I'm experimenting with running KDE on Linux Mint 19 (no longer offered). I followed the instructions in this post to add the Kubuntu KDE desktop to Mint: Started with a fresh install of ...
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How to keep track of when my OpenVPN connection is up (systemd)

I'm using the service openvpn-client@.service to connect to my VPN. When I start my computer it takes a little while for it to connect. I would like to see a desktop notification when the connection ...
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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 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 ...