Konqueror 5.0.97. openSUSE Leap 15

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</head><body><p>Hello,<br></p><p>after installing of openSUSE Leap 15 I remarked a bug in Konqueror 5.0.97. After starting the OS I can start Konqueror only one time. A second time Konqueror willn&#39;t start.<br></p><p>Only if I kill the Konqueror-process in the processmonitor it is possible to start Konqueror again.</p><p>Greetings &#160; <br></p><p>Mit freundlichen Gr&#252;&#223;en<br>Olaf Runge<br>Dipl-Kaufmann, IT-Beratung<br>Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Str. 7<br>53225 Bonn (Germany<br>0228 / 1809377</p>

Plasmashell periodically freezing

In the last two days Plasmashell has started freezing every hour or so.

QMake version 3.1
Using Qt version 5.11.0 in /usr/lib
plasmashell 5.12.5
Linux laptop 4.16.12-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri May 25 23:30:31 UTC 2018
x86_64 GNU/Linux

I can recover with these commands:
killall plasmashell
plasmashell > /dev/null 2>&1 & disown

How should I debug this?

KMail filter agent: get progress information from external filters?


Does the Akonadi mail filter agent provide hooks to inform it (and thus the user) about filtering progress when using an external utility (say a spam reporting tool)?


reposition window partly outside screen (kwin related)

I want my application to show the Qt virtual keyboard when it's running on a touchscreen.
To avoid that the virtual keyboard covers the input field, I'd like to move the whole
application window upwards so that the input field is always visible above the VKB, and move the window
back downwards when the keyboard hides.

However kwin seems to restrict the y-coordinate to only positive values.
Using xfwm4 this is possible (except when the window is fullscreen or maximized).

How can this be solved (best in a way which works regardless of the window manager) ?

Kopete 18.04 lacks of notification settings

It may sounds like a silly question, but can someone confirm there's no
Notification by default on the last version of Kopete?

I'm using it on Kubuntu with staging repos enabled, version 1.13.0
(4:18.04.1-0ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04~ppa1), which relies on Qt5. So, going into
Settings menù, "configure notifications" (translated from italian), nothing
shows up there. I've checked the previous version (which relies on Qt4) and
that panel is full of entries.

I don't know if it's a bug, or the devs are still porting everything out on

How to use the "opengl" qt rendering backend instead of "raster"?


I am using KDE on an AMD Kaveri based system featuring a 4k display.
Quite a few operations/animations feel rather slow on that machine
(e.g. the semi-transparent selection window on the plasma desktop, or
the slide-animation in kicker).
So animations inside windows (drawn by QT) are slow, the compositor
related animations are fluent and fine.

Looking at the profiles it all boils down to QT using the "raster"
backend. I see tons of cycles spent inside functions like
qt_memfill32, comp_func_solid_SourceOver_sse2 and the likes.

krdc blue screen ?


I am trying to use VNC via KRDC/KRFB to establish a remote desktop session.

For some users, it is working fine.

For some users, all I see is a solid blue screen in the KRDC window instead of the password prompt I expected.

We are using nfs for user home folder.

My user's .kde/share/config/krfbrc all look alike:


Please advise.


konsole showing output from unidentified background processes and syslogs?


I have a Konsole tab that shows syslog output (e.g.

default Dolphin Preview behavior changed; looking for setting to change it back

Generally, I do not keep Preview enabled for most of my folders. After this
recent update (18.04.0), Previews are now enabled by default for all
folders. I wish to return to the prior behavior.

I'm running KDE on Arch.

Dolphin has become very slow after recent update

Dolphin has become slow recently. In particular, adding or moving a
bookmark in the Places panel has a delay of several seconds.

To reproduce, create a new bookmark in Places or move an existing bookmark
up or down in the Places panel. There is a delay of a few seconds.
Previously, there was no noticeable delay.

manually reload Dolphin session?

Is there a way to manually open (reload) a prior Dolphin session?

I'm running KDE on Arch. Here's some system info:

- plasmashell --version: plasmashell 5.12.5
- dolphin --version: dolphin 18.04.0
- Linux 4.16.6-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Apr 30 12:30:03 UTC 2018 x86_64

I often keep a lot of tabs open in Dolphin and I would like to be able to
open all those tabs / locations again. I have seen an old feature request
for Dolphin saved sessions. I'm not asking for that. I just want to know if
I can do it manually.

location of panel configuration file (lost my settings)

I'm running KDE on Arch. Here's some system info:

plasmashell --version: plasmashell 5.12.5
dolphin --version: dolphin 18.04.0
Linux 4.16.6-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Apr 30 12:30:03 UTC 2018 x86_64

I was using my computer today and everything was normal. I came back,
unlocked the screen saver, and when my desktop appeared, my panel was gone.
I had done a lot of customizations to my panel. I'd like to restore those
from a backup.

Which file contains the panel settings (full path and filename so I can
find it in my backup)?

VPN kill switch

Hi all,

So within "Connections" in the system settings I've enabled an OpenVPN connection when my wired interface goes online, as well as with my home Wi-Fi SSID and so on. Is it possible to do the following?

1 - Enable VPN with all connections, no matter what. I connect to a new SSID in a cafe and the VPN link should go up.
2 - If, for any reason, the VPN goes down all outgoing connections are automatically dropped/rejected/whatever. That is, I would like to connect to the Internet only if connected to the VPN (only OpenVPN packets should go out if still not connected to the VPN).

Top of windows too tall and apparently non-adjustable in kde 5.

Hello everyone:

I've been struggling to configure the look of window decorations, specifically
the top, on Debian 9/Kde 5.28.0 (current stable) the way I had them on Debian
7/Kde 4.8.4. Unfortunately Kde 5 is so different that I can't figure out what
combination of theme, style, color, etc... I need to match what I had.

Specifically, I would like the height of the frame at the top of the windows
to be less tall, but I can't find any way to do this. I can also not get the
font size to change.

Kmail message storage folders

I currently have Kmail on my server, with thousands of messages in Maildir
format on a separate partition (which simplifies migration/upgrading).
They're sorted into many subfolders such as 'cars', 'accounts', 'kde' etc.

I typically ssh into the server from whichever laptop I'm using and run Kmail
on the server via ssh, which avoids any syncing issues.

How to use VNC in KDE4?


We are using KDE 4.10.4.

I have Vino Server installed and configured to be auto started.

Then I tried to use remote-viewer to connect to remote KDE desktop, but
not sure how to configure it.

Any documentation?


error: ksysguardd - Internal buffer too small to read '/proc/cpuinfo'

How can I resolve this error I'm seeing in the logs?

ksysguardd - Internal buffer too small to read '/proc/cpuinfo'

cat /proc/cpuinfo lists 40 processors. The system has two Intel(R) Xeon(R)
CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz with 10 cores each.

fine vertical scrolling with keyboard

[kwin 5.8.7, up-to-date openSuSE Leap 42.3]


within an HTML browser I can easily scroll up and down with the arrow
keys which use, say, 100 pixels per keyboard press. Is there a way to
have, say, 'Alt + Arrow Key' to move 10 pixels instead? Ditto for
one-pixel moves?


Migration of kwallet failed


I did an upgrade of ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now my kwallet is empty.

The version of kwalletmanager on the old system was 4:4.13.2.

The version on the new system is 4:15.12.3-0ubuntu1.

The new kwalletmanager just says: "Error -9".

Now I installed an other machine with the old ubuntu 14.04 to open the
kwallet there and export it to XML. But opening the kdewallet.kwl there
also fails with "Error 42".

Any idea how I can retrieve my passwords? It really would be urgent.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Amarok + USB-Stick


it seems I do something wrong. I have an USB-Stick (USB-3; 132 GiByte)
this is connected to the USB-3 Port of my computer. All things are fine
(read, write) as long as I do not use Amarok.

I have copied ~25000 Files to the stick and build (just now) a playlist
(~130 titles).

kdialog: sound file from notifyrc file was not found,

I'm using a kdialog in a bash script. It gives the following output:

org.kde.knotifications: Audio notification requested, but sound file from
notifyrc file was not found, aborting audio notification

Where should the file notifyrc be and what is an example of its contents?

KDE apps not using system printer settings

Starting several months ago, all KDE apps (e.g., Kate) no longer use the
system printer settings. For example, in "Kickoff -> Computer -> System
Settings -> Printer Configuration" I have US letter paper size set.
However, Kate and other KDE apps all default to A4 paper size. I can't find
a way to change this default, so I have to manually change paper size every
single time I need to print.

I'm running Arch Linux on several different computers (NUC, laptop, desktop
and more). The problem appears on all systems.

KDE4 - Task Manager - not showing launcher icon?


We are using KDE 4.10.4.

I have one question about the Task Manager widget (X-KDE-PluginInfo-Name=org.kde.plasma.taskmanager).

When I add the Task manager widget to my panel, any applications I run(actually our own application) will not show the application's icon we specified in its .desktop file.

Instead, it will just display the same system icon (X with a circle)..

I already checked all below:

--Make sure the name of the .desktop file matches what the application sets as WM_CLASS window.

--Make sure that what's set as WM_CLASS makes sense and isn't something generic (e.g.

KDE 4 - kdepim - korganizer - no google calendar?


I am using KDE 4.10.5 with kdepim-4.10.5-6.el7.x86_64, which contains

In this version of korganizer (kdepim), it seems the configuration to
include Google calendar does not exist.

The instructions I found for
configuring the tool indicate that you should click settings->Configure
KOrganizer->General and then click on the calendars tab.

From there, click the add button, select Google calendars and tasks
from the list.

I don’t have “Google calendars and tasks” in my version.

Can you confirm if that

Unable to resize some Gtk applications

I am unable to resize windows of some Gtk (or Gnome) applications.
Nothing happens when I place the mouse on the edge of window. No resize

The windows where this happens do not seem to have standard window
decorations. They do have min/max/close buttons, but that's it. I
believe this has something to do with "client-side decorations."

How do I fix this?

Disable popup when changing volume or keyboard layout?

Hi list,

is there a way to disable said info popups? For the layout there is the
indicator in the panel. Vor the volume, well, I can use the volume icon as a
guess-o-meter. I would like to do away with them but haven’t found out

Can you give me a hint? I’d be much obliged.

My rationale:
The poppus flicker over a video player and take ages to fade out (if I have
effects enabled). Also, they steal the keyboard focus. When I rename a file
and notice I need some typographical specialties, I would like to switch
from the programmer-friendly US layout to my native German.

Put all KDE config files under one directory like ~/.config/kde/

I found KDE put all components config files under ~/.config/.
Because there are lot of configs of KDE, and lot of programs configs
under it.
When I want to do something (like reset KDE configs) I don't know which
ones need to delete.
Put all KDE related config files under ~/.config/kde/ will help user.

Really. That's a totally mess!!!

KDE - How to disable the Switch User and Lock in Leave Menu ?


I am using KDE 4.10.

I would like to find out how to disable the Switch User and Lock in
Leave Menu.

I don't want to disable Switch User and Lock button in the Leave Menu at
system level.

Instead, I would like to do it at user level.

Plasma needs a media player, I suggest Kodi

In the future, there will be more options for streaming, I'm talking
about paid services where content is streamed, like TV and on demand

Kodi is modular, advanced, and looks good. It's the first complete
media center I've used on x86 PC. There is a presence of pirates, but
that can be changed.

What does everyone think?

Help make the KDE Slimbook II become a success

Hello everybody,

Today we are pushing the KDE Slimbook II. This laptop was built with input
from our community and it is aimed at all users, not only the techies.

Disabling blue line under title bar?

In Plasma 5.12, there's a blue line under the title bar when the window
has focus. I searched for a setting to disable it, since it breaks the
"seamless" feeling of windows and looks quite ugly to me, but can't find
such setting.

Can I disable it?

KDE doesn't start after upgrade to Fedora 27

I have two systems that were recently upgraded from Fedora 26 to 27
using DNF system-upgrade. Both were successfully running a KDE desktop
for several generations previously, including on F26. In both cases,
after the upgrade, starting KDE showed the splash screen and then
a blank screen with only a pointer cursor. The keyboard and mouse
worked but the screen remained blank. Both systems are set to start
in systemd's multi-user mode; KDE is started with the startx command.

One of the systems is a 32-bit laptop with little local content.

Running login/logout scripts in Plasma


I've configured "systemsettings5" to run a login and logout script. I was running perfectly until quite recently and now neither of them run.
I logged a bug against "systemsettings5" which i think is incorrect - can anyone point me to the correct module to log this bug against?



KDE 5 screen size issue


I recently upgraded my AWS Ubuntu system from v14.04 to v16.04. The
upgrade also updated my KDE from version 4.x (not sure of the exact
version) to version 5.18.0 . The problem that resulted is that the
screen geometry setting via xrandr is not being applied correctly.
I've attached a screen shot for clarity.

Notice how the bottom panel floats pretty high; and how the wallpaper
does not cover the entire screen, even though the setting is to scale.
I can make the screen size smaller but I still have problems.

Brieftasche kaputt


Ich weiß nicht, was passiert ist, doch plötzlich ist der KWallet-Dienst nicht
mehr verfügbar. Wenn ich mich in Plasma einloggen, bekomme ich Fenster, die
Paßwörter abfragen. Und zwar eins für KMail und eins für den

Kwallet broken


I don't know, what has happened, but suddenly Kwallet is no longer available.
When I log in to plasma on my desktop, I get two windows, each asking me to
enter a password - one for KMail and one for the Nextcloud-desktop-client.
(I'm writing this on my laptop.)

There is this error message: "Couldn't open wallet:
org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply; Message recipient disconnected
disconnected from message bus without replying"

When I open the KWalletManager, the wallet is empty.

What happened, and how to fix this?


Kwallet broken


I don't know, what has happened, but suddenly Kwallet is no longer available.
When I log in to plasma on my desktop, I get two windows, each asking me to
enter a password - one for KMail and one for the Nextcloud-desktop-client.
(I'm writing this on my laptop.)

There is this error message: "Couldn't open wallet:
org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply; Message recipient disconnected
disconnected from message bus without replying"

When I open the KWalletManager, the wallet is empty.

What happened, and how to fix this?


End of Year Fundraiser - More than Software Post


We have now posted the summary of what the KDE community got up during 2017
with some highlights. Please spread far and wide. This may be our last chance
to push the fundraiser up a bit more.

Qt 5.9 and font rendering


Did anyone notice any changes in font rendering quality after upgrading to Qt 5.9x?

I did, certain fonts (among which Novarese BQ) looked significantly "watered down", on systems that have Freetype 2.6.5 as well as one with Freetype 2.7.1 . Upon verification with Qt,

which probably explains what I'm seeing. I may however also be looking at an interaction with the Freetype Infinality and accompanying FontConfig patches.

baloo_file_extractor is slowing me down.


I am running KDE Neon user edition. Recently I have noticed that my laptop
has been slow and sluggish. I have found baloo_file_extractor to be the
culprit. After a while is consumes 4 GB or RAM and between 50 and 100% of
my CPU. As soon as I kill the process my laptop speeds up again. I'm not
sure exactly when this started but it has been during the last couple of
months. I have noticed I have a very large ~/.xsession-errors file with a
lot of baloo references in it.

kate: specify additional extensions for syntax highlighting

What is the correct way to specify additional extensions for syntax

KDE (or X?) clipboard goes stupid

[kf5 5.38, plasma-workspace-5.10.5, Fedora 25]

My KDE/X clipboard goes astray sometimes. I Copy URL to clipboard from KMail,
for example, and when I paste I get something from a day ago pasted.

Is there any way to reset that clipboard without restarting X or KDE? I'm not
talking about Klipper, but the default clipboard.

Update applications

How do i update my KDE applications they don't show on update manager. EX:
partition manager is 12.1
Linux Mint 18.2 KDE

KWin render backend and window content


Does anyone on this list know answers to the following?

The "tearing prevention" option in KWin's Compositor setting has a large effect on video playback on my system. The only way I seem to be able to avoid tears and partial screen updates are

OpenGL + fullscreen repaints tearing prevention
XRender (+ Automatic tearing prevention)

I presume that "fullscreen repaints" corresponds to the good approach where you update an offscreen framebuffer and then swap that with the onscreen buffer just before the screen starts to repaint.

has knights been ported to plasma 5 or will it die?

I played chess today and noted it is still for SC4.
Has KDE Knights (the chess program been ported to plasma 5?
It would be a pity if not, I am not aware of a real native plasma 5 compatible

Thank you.

Load monitoring widgets get stuck


I'm using plasma desktop 5.8.6 on debian stable (stretch).

KDEconnect on 2 different networks: totally impossible?


I've been trying to get KDEconnect to work across a router and it
appears to be impossible. My internal network, where the linux KDE
is, is at 192.168.x.0, the android phone with KDEconnect is at
192.168.y.0. Traceroute reaches the phone so it's not a routing
problem. I have found this:

<a href="" title=""></a>

and it says (in the Configuring KDE Connect section):

Note: pairing WILL NOT WORK if your Android device isn’t on the same
network as your PC.

Dolphin: how to dereference soft links?

Hi there,

When using drag&drop to copy a softlink to another directory, a new link to
the original file is created. This is not always a useful behaviour, especially
when the target directory is for example an usb stick and the file should be
transferred to another computer who cannot dereference that list.

I did not find a way to do that in dolphin, so I had to do that in a terminal
via cp.

Is there a way to do that in dolphin?


Akregator Font Rendering Issue

Hello all,

I've been encountering a font rendering issue with Akregator (I'm running
Kubuntu 17) causing text within the content tab of the application to
render improperly. As you can see in my linked screenshot, the text in most
of the program renders properly, whereas that of the content block has some

Chrome/ium and KWallet


Here's something I've been annoyed by for a long time, I thought I'd check here if I'm right and maybe not alone in this:

Google Chrome has long had KWallet integration and has had a habit for a few year now to present the KWallet unlock dialog as soon as you load a page which has something that looks like an authentification feature.

scale under 1


I try to make my laptop screen display more than what his natural
definition allows.

pgp passphrase and kwallet?


I just almost had to replace a little-used pgp certificate because I couldn't remember the passphrase. Fortunately I had it stored in a keychain on my Mac.

I've looked but cannot seem to find an equivalent for KDE allowing to store certificate passphrases in a wallet. It's not in Kleopatra in any case.




I've been using krecipes quite a bit, even tried to contribute a converter feature, but it appears to be abandonware. Anyone on here familiar with the code, and potentially interested in porting it to KF5? Or maybe there's another comparable application out there which is maintained actively (and can hopefully import data from krecipes)?



kde font rendering for Chinese character is bad

I try kubuntu, and find kde font rendering for Chinese character is bad for both bitmap font and vector font.
gnome font rendering is ok for bitmap font, the same as kde for vector font.

Korganizer doesn't show CalDAV calendar. No errors, just no calendar.


I exported to vcs format from Korganizer 4.4.11 (that does not support
CalDAV) and placed the resulting file in a Radicale server. Then, set
up multiple versions of Korganizer (5.2.3 - 2 of them, 4.14.1) to access
the "DAV groupware resource". Entered the proper user, password, URL
(manual configuration) and when I was done all instances fetched the
collections and they now report "Ready".

Release Tags


I am working on specifying the latest software version of KDE applications
on Wikidata. I went through some of the ref tags of KDE applications (like
<a href="" title=""></a>).

What happened with fonts?

After system upgrade window title font became enormously big. Changes
of Window title in System Settings are ignored.

Bold font issue

I am having an issue with bold fonts in the newly upgraded system, which is
KDE Frameworks 5.37.0 using Qt 5.9.1, running on NixOS 17.09.

I expect bold fonts on window title displayed as below:

This is FreeSerif bold.

Tree View expand animation

How turn off tree view expand/collapse animations?

Can someone reproduce this kate/kwrite crash?

I'm getting a lots of crashes with Kate (and Kwrite). I was able to
reduce the offending text that causes the crash to this:

(*Without* the quotes.)

" ;"

That is, one or more spaces, followed by a semicolon. Can someone try
and reproduce this? To trigger it, create a new file:

kwrite test.txt

Then, in the menu select "Tools->Indentation->C Style". And then place
the text caret at the end of the line (right of the semicolon) and press
enter to insert a new line.

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