[Solved] KDE not working / no window decorations

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Blue
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[Solved] KDE not working / no window decorations

Post by Blue »

Hi there,

I've been using Linux Mint for a few month and I'm trying a bunch of DEs 'cuz why not.
Now I'd like to try KDE so I did an:

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apt install kde-plasma-desktop
But when KDE starts I get no window decorations so no way to resize, move, minimize and maximize windows.
As far as I can tell this is a WM problem, but I didn't manage to solve it.

I know I already installed this DE on another computer with the same distribution, and it worked fine at the time.
How can I solve this problem ?

Thanks ! :)
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Sundowner
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Re: KDE not working / no window decorations

Post by Sundowner »

Here's an article from February that may help.

How to install KDE plasma desktop on Linux Mint 19

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https://computingforgeeks.com/how-to-install-kde-plasma-desktop-on-linux-mint-19/
Hope it helps.
Blue
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Re: KDE not working / no window decorations

Post by Blue »

Thanks for the help, but I got it working :)

For some reason I had to install Kwin manually:

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apt install kwin-x11
That's very strange...
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Re: KDE not working / no window decorations

Post by xlepws »

Blue wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:30 am
For some reason I had to install Kwin manually:

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apt install kwin-x11
thank you, this fixed the issue on my virtualbox mint kde installation :)
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