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KDE – Map left and right `Alt` keys independently

KDE – Map left and right `Alt` keys independently When creating shortcuts, the left and right Alt keys map to identical references. Is┬áthere a way to create a shortcut for both individually so that RAlt+Key1 and LAlt+Key1 can point to different behaviors? Output from showkey: press any key (program terminates 10s after last keypress)… keycode …

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add app to favorites from command line KDE

add app to favorites from command line KDE I have created a .desktop for some applications in KDE inside .local/share/applications, I would like to know if it is possible to add them to ‘favorites’ in the application launcher from the terminal, as I create the .desktop from a script, similar to this question Add app …

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How to use kdiff3 to edit when comparing two files

How to use kdiff3 to edit when comparing two files I’m used to meld for editing while seeing an intra-line diff that’s updated live in response to edits. One just types in the left or right pane of the window and then save one or both files. I’m trying to use kdiff3 for the same …

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PIN on Kubuntu lockscreen (KDE Plasma 5.27.8)

PIN on Kubuntu lockscreen (KDE Plasma 5.27.8) I am new to linux and have the newest Kubuntu 23.10. I’m loving the customization options but am having a problem right now with the lock screen. I followed this (https://fostips.com/log-into-linux-pc-pin-number/) guide to get a pin on my login screen, but it doesn’t aplly to the lock screen. …

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apt randomly switches languages ever since I installed Arabic on my Pop!_OS running KDE Plasma

apt randomly switches languages ever since I installed Arabic on my Pop!_OS running KDE Plasma I recently installed Arabic on my system and since then apt sometimes does things in Arabic and sometimes in English user@pop-os:~$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade Hit:1 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable InRelease Hit:3 http://apt.pop-os.org/proprietary jammy InRelease …

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No system sounds on KDE plasma when using pipewire

No system sounds on KDE plasma when using pipewire I’m running Debian 12 with pipewire installed. However the moment I remove pulseaudio and install pipewire, KDE system sounds (like volume change, critical battery alert…) no longer play. I have even tried with pipewire-pulse, but nothing changed. I have installed pipewire according to the Debian documentation. …

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Trying out wayland

Trying out wayland I noticed somewhere (on the login screen IIRC) that you can choose between Wayland and xorg Is it safe to do so? I won’t get into a situation where Wayland can’t start or crashes, but then I cannot access the computer to fix the problem by setting it back to xorg, (which …

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How to get windows 11-like pinch gestures on kubuntu?

How to get windows 11-like pinch gestures on kubuntu? I am using a dual booted setup of windows 11 and kubuntu. Unfortunately, kubuntu doesn’t support the pinch gestures out of the box which were very useful. So I installed libinput gestures for it but for some reason its not working. All my dependencies are installed(including …

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How to enable KDE via XRDP in Ubuntu 22.04 on Windows 10 Hyper V?

How to enable KDE via XRDP in Ubuntu 22.04 on Windows 10 Hyper V? I installed Ubuntu 22.04 from quick create and everything works fine with Gnome. However I want to switch to KDE and installed that and also this is working fine in Hyper V local mode. If I connect via XRDP however, Gnome …

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Kubuntu not shutting down

Kubuntu not shutting down I just built a workstation that is running Kubuntu 23.10 (Kubuntu is basically Ubuntu + KDE Plasma desktop) with the 6.5.0-14-generic kernel. Specs: ASUS Pro WS WRX80e-sage SE Wifi ii motherboard; Threadripper Pro 5955WX, Nvidia RTX A6000 Ada GPU. Neither power-off nor sleep works; nor does shutdown -P now. The screen …

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Loads of issues after installing AMD GPU on KDE Neon

Loads of issues after installing AMD GPU on KDE Neon I’ve just bought an AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT and now I’d quite like to use it. Issue is, I’ve researched possible drivers which I may need and realised that amdgpu is already bundled with the kernel. Installing the GPU and running sudo lspci -v …

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No internet connection on Debian 12

No internet connection on Debian 12 I installed Debian two days ago. While installing the network was fine, everything was correct. On the first boot however, I got greeted with errors like "IP configuration was unavailable", "Couldn’t connect to Wired connection 1", and similars. I am writing this using USB tethering. I don’t know what’s …

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What is plasmashell and why does it keep writing to disk?

What is plasmashell and why does it keep writing to disk? I have a desktop PC with Ubuntu 20.04 + KDE. Yesterday my program gets stopped due to a no space left on device error. I deleted some files and then found the freed space is soon occupied again. Through iotop I found that plasmashell …

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Application windows content get displayed (upside down !) while session is locked

Application windows content get displayed (upside down !) while session is locked I recently experienced a very bizarre phenomenon. As I thawed my computer from suspend, I got back to my session manager’s lock screen. However, the content of the window of application currently running in the session was displayed intermittently, and with a 180┬░-rotation. …

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Shortcut to show a window on all virtual desktops in KDE Plasma

Shortcut to show a window on all virtual desktops in KDE Plasma I am using KDE Plasma 5, and I want to define a shortcut to toggle showing the active window on all virtual desktops (a.k.a. pinning the window). I cannot find such a shortcut in the shortcuts list for KWin (System Settings -> Shortcuts …

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In KDE System Monitor, why the application-specific network measurements may be missing?

In KDE System Monitor, why the application-specific network measurements may be missing? There are two systems running Plasma 5.27.7: Debian testing and openSUSE Tumbleweed. Under openSUSE, System Monitor tracks application-specific network activity, see screenshot: Under Debian, there are no Download/Upload columns (even in the "Configure columns…" list); the app-specific network chart is present but completely …

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I removed KDE plasma desktop and stuck in a command screen

I removed KDE plasma desktop and stuck in a command screen I am new to Linux. I have just installed Ubuntu and after removing the KDE plasma desktop and reboot the system. I am stuck in a black command screen. Not sure how to get to the default Ubuntu desktop screen. Asked By: Ahmed Khaldoon …

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Why Discover does not load packages in Kali Linux?

Why Discover does not load packages in Kali Linux? When I tried to run Discover, I got this error message: Unable to load applications Please verify Internet connectivity And when I ran it in terminal, I got (stdout & stderr): fetch ratings! false adding empty sources model QStandardItemModel(0x55bb25b77ea0) no component found for "org.kali.kali" file:///usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/qml/org/kde/kirigami.2/ScrollablePage.qml:200:9: QML …

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How do I change the "Default keyring" password?

How do I change the "Default keyring" password? i am on Kubuntu 22.04 running KDE Plasma 5.24.7. I have recently changed my Operating System user password, and I also changed my KWallet password. Since then, when I boot my pc, this popup appears, sayng that An application wants access to the keyring "Default keyring" To …

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I screwed up Ubuntu by installing KDE Plasma alongside GNOME

I screwed up Ubuntu by installing KDE Plasma alongside GNOME I wanted to try out KDE on my Ubuntu. Then I found out I need another system (Kubuntu), but I found a way to install Plasma on regular Ubuntu (apt install kde-standard). I did so, and i succesfully logged in into KDE. At first, there …

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