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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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Kubuntu doesnt' differentiate *.3mf and *.zip files

Kubuntu doesnt' differentiate *.3mf and *.zip files I can’t set different programs for opening the mentioned filetypes in Kubuntu 22.04. I want to open *.zip files with ark and *.3mf files with Ultimaker Cura. When I try to change the default program via right click -> properties -> "open with" -> change, it changes the …

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Update KDE Plasma on kUbuntu 22.04

Update KDE Plasma on kUbuntu 22.04 Is there any way to upgrade KDE Plasma from 5.24 to 5.27 on kUbuntu 22.04 (without upgrading to kUbuntu 23)? Asked By: Alex Jones || Source I suggest you read https://kubuntu.org/news/plasma-5-27-lts-for-jammy-22-04-lts-available-via-ppa/ We have had many requests to make Plasma 5.27 available in our backports PPA for Jammy Jellyfish 22.04. …

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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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Application listed at snapcraft but cannot be found by 'snap install'

Application listed at snapcraft but cannot be found by 'snap install' When an application is listed at snapcraft I expect snap install to be able to find it. ~$ snap find redplayer Name Version Publisher Notes Summary redplayer 3.1.6 edsonk – Player de gerenciamento de conte├║do de tv. but: ~$ sudo snap install redplayer error: …

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Kubuntu on XPS 15 does not recognize power disconnect

Kubuntu on XPS 15 does not recognize power disconnect I installed Kubuntu 22 on Dell XPS 15 9520 and the laptop will not recognizes when I disconnect the power cable. It only reads "connected but not charging". So now It happned multiple times that I was not notified about low battery and drained it all …

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Kubuntu: How can I disable password prompts when updating or installing software?

Kubuntu: How can I disable password prompts when updating or installing software? I’d like to disable the prompt that comes up when updating software in KDE Discover. I’m already a member of group sudo with the following line in sudoers: %sudo ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL. When running sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade, I don’t get …

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mpv : video problem

mpv : video problem mpv displays some videos (10-bit?) as a checkered image, as I show in the screenshot below (I don’t know how to describe it, does this have a name?): Checked: hardware acceleration enabled/disabled various video output configurations (–vd) X11/Wayland apt/snap/FlatHub version All these do not improve the display, sometimes the image is …

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Grub not detected after Kubuntu install

Grub not detected after Kubuntu install I have a pc with an MSI B550 Gaming Plus motherboard, with Windows 10 on it. After trying to install Kubuntu with different ways to partition the SSD (install windows using the whole disc and have Kubuntu resize it, install windows on part of the disc and manually make …

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How to choose between cold and warm reboot when using the reboot command?

How to choose between cold and warm reboot when using the reboot command? Wikipedia makes a difference between cold and warm rebooting. So when using the reboot command on Linux how to choose between warm and cold reboot? Edit: Wikipedia mentions a third reboot mode on Linux. So how to choose between those three modes? …

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Delete vs move to trash

Delete vs. move to trash If I select a dozen or so files and choose Move to Trash it takes nearly a minute for the process to complete. If I choose Delete, they’re gone instantly. Since under the hood, they’re more or less the same process of changing or removing a pointer, why the time …

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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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No connection to local NAS after upgrade from 18.04 to 22.04

No connection to local NAS after upgrade from 18.04 to 22.04 Dear AskUbuntu users, I recently upgraded my Kubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and then 22.04. My mounting script for my NAS WD Mycloud stopped working. I investigated and here are my findings: I can ping the NAS. I cannot access the web interface with any …

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Problem with wifi adapter mercury mw300uh

Problem with wifi adapter mercury mw300uh I am after fresh installation of Kubuntu , and it doesnt recognize my usb wifi adapter lsusb : Bus 002 Device 002: ID 174c:3074 ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1074 SuperSpeed hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 011: ID 0e8d:2005 MediaTek Inc. …

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Ubuntu not present in GRUB after update to 23.10

Ubuntu not present in GRUB after update to 23.10 I’ve a dual-boot with kUbuntu and Windows 10. I had a GRUB configuration made with Grub Customizer tool (auto boot after 10s, theme). And it worked really well. Today I updated Ubuntu from 23.04 to Ubuntu 23.10. During update I decided to keep my current GRUB …

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apt upgrade shows a warning about Intel microcode updates. Is there anything I need to do?

apt upgrade shows a warning about Intel microcode updates. Is there anything I need to do? When I run sudo apt upgrade in Kubuntu 23.10 I get this output: user1@user1-Desktop1:~$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Calculating upgrade… Done # # Canonical released microcode updates for both …

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Why am I getting a cmake error while installing latte-dock from git?

Why am I getting a cmake error while installing latte-dock from git? I am using kubuntu(wayland). I started following the installation documentation on github to install latte-dock: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt update sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt install cmake extra-cmake-modules qtdeclarative5-dev libqt5x11extras5-dev libkf5iconthemes-dev libkf5plasma-dev libkf5windowsystem-dev libkf5declarative-dev libkf5xmlgui-dev libkf5activities-dev build-essential libxcb-util-dev libkf5wayland-dev git gettext libkf5archive-dev …

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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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