Questions tagged [kde]

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 working environment on many Linux distributions, such as Kubuntu, Pardus and openSUSE.

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Ctrl + Shift + t doesn't use current profile when creating a new session in Konsole [migrated]

If I create a custom profile in Konsole, and create a shortcut for it on the desktop: ]1 Then if I click on the shortcut it starts Konsole with the 'mds' profile. Everything looks as expected. Then ...
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VMRC - CentOS KDE not able to output 1920x1080 (16:9) on device “Virtual1”

I'm using vmware Remote Console (VMRC) to remote into a few CentOS 7 machines running on EXSi 6.7. They are all KDE Plasma and it seems like I'm unable to match the VMRC display size to my 1920x1080 ...
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LDAP user can log in from tty but not login manager

Configuration CentOS 7.5.1804 GDM, LightDM, SDDM tested yum group "KDE Plasma Workspaces" as desktop environment, GNOME also tested LDAP logins provided by sssd, /home/* mounted via autofs over NFS ...
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Unable to launch 389-console locally | java.awt.HeadlessException

I'm trying to replace some ancient SunOne directory servers with 389 DS. I have a brand spankin new CentOS installation where I followed the steps as outlined here. My workstation is RHEL7, where I ...
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Cluster SSH on KDE fails: cssh error 'bad pad value "3m'

I'm having issues getting clusterssh running on a RHEL7.3 install using KDE. I don't believe this is a Perl issue, as I have forwarded X from a CENTOS7 box that yields the same error (That box has no ...
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Change shell prompt based on container name?

I have been doing a lot of work using Linux containers, and I keep forgetting which of the terminals on my screen is running inside which container, particularly when I leave them open overnight. How ...
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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 10:...
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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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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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best ssh program for Windows?

I know of Putty. I currently use rxvt (via Cygwin). Is there a more "integrated" terminal program for Windows out there? e.g. something closer to KDE's kconsole -- where I can have multiple shells ...
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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 /etc/rpm/...
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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. ...