KDE is an international free software community producing an integrated set of cross-platform applications designed to run on Linux, FreeBSD, Microsoft Windows, Solaris and Mac OS X systems. It is best known[citation needed] for its Plasma Desktop, a desktop environment provided as the default ...

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Can't login with KDM and SSSD but works fine from console

I have LDAP authentication set up with SSSD and I can login fine through console and ssh. However when I try to login through KDM it just says authentication failure... More specifically: Jan 9 ...
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Is it possible to run Gnome (or KDE) remote from the actual Linux install? [closed]

I know that is a strange question, I am just curious.
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$DESKTOP_SESSION in KDE? [closed]

I want to run a separate gvim instance in each KDE desktop (say there are 4 desktops). Is there a environment variable in KDE like $DESKTOP_SESSION in Gnome, so that I can use this command 'gvim ...
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disabling screensaver on Linux

I all, i have need to disable screensaver for Gnome and KDE graphic environment on more server with RHEL4 and RHEL5. Is there a way to do it at boot time or any other solution? thank you very much. ...
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What should mysqld.sock contain, why don't I have it?

Does anyone know why my /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock socket file would not be on my computer when I install (or reinstall) MySQL 5.1? Right now, when I try to start up a server with mysqld, I get ...
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Using ssh-agent with KDE?

I had this working once before, but for some reason it's not working on my new system. in .kde4/Autostart/ I have a symlink to ssh-agent called 01-sshagent and then a simple script called 02-sshkeys ...
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Konsole Read/Write Access to PTY Device

When I run something like: $ konsole -e "sleep 30" I get this message Konsole is unable to open a PTY (pseudo teletype). It is likely that this is due to an incorrect configuration of the PTY ...
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cp from local to usb-drive affects desktop performance

Background While copying a vast number of multi-megabyte sound files, the Kubuntu desktop becomes intermittently unresponsive (the mouse pointer can move, but Firefox, Konsole, and KDE itself ...
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Where is the KDE of Kubuntu 64bit?

I have just installed Kubuntu 64bit linux(kubuntu-10.04-dvd-amd64.iso). When it is opened i couldn't pass to the visual screen. I installed startx packages but not i don't see the KDE desktop. How ...
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Problem with kde-filesystem when updating

Since 2-3 weeks, each time I update my fedora 11 box with yum, I get these messages. Error unpacking rpm package kde-filesystem-4-33.fc11.noarch warning: /etc/rpm/macros.kde4 saved as ...
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Troubles installing KDE with pkgsrc

Im in school right now and I have taken two classes, Networking and Unix Development, that focus on C programming in Unix. Specifically we have been using NetBSD for our machines that we develop on ...
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Isn't /etc/profile supposed to be sourced at least once under a graphical linux environment?

Using Gentoo and KDE 4, opening Konsole or xterm doesn't provide defined stuff in /etc/profile. This file is normally sourced by a login shell, but what can be considered as a login shell in a ...
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Correct way to start kde in CentOS 5.3?

Just got a new CentOS 5.3 server, trying to get the GUI started. Figured out the command is startkde (I think it is anyway). The KDE loads, and I see my desktop, but when I open folders they don't ...
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Gnome or KDE? [closed]

I am a self-confessed Linux noob - But I am completely confused and overwhelmed by the idea of Gnome or KDE. What should I choose? Whats the difference? What are the pros/cons?
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Why does running kate in ubuntu hardy give me errors?

Running kate on the command line in ubuntu hardy works but prints a bunch of junk to the screen like: kbuildsycoca running... it's really annoying. anyone know how to fix it?
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What is the best graphical terminal/console for Linux? [closed]

Well, I'm often tired of the basic functionalities of terminal provided as is when installing a new distribution. What is the best console in a graphical mode? For now, all I want to is: Tabs ...
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Can I install the latest version of KDE for my Red Hat 4.7 without privileges?

I just upgraded my linux machine to Red Hat 4.7 (we cannot use a newer version than this because the application we are using does not run on Red Hat 5). I'm not the root so I cannot install any apps ...
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what's a reasonable greeting message for KDM? [closed]

I'm setting up some new computers and I was wondering what could be a good greeting message to show on their welcome screen. I'm using KDM and I don't like the default message: Welcome to %s at %n. ...