Category Archives: KDE

Install KDE 4.3 in Ubuntu Jaunty

Here’s how to install the newly-release KDE 4.3 in Ubuntu Jaunty.Open up your sources.list file: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list add the following line at the bottom of the file: deb jaunty main Save the file and do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Lock your KDE screen from the command line

Did you know you can lock your current KDE screen by using the command line? For the 3.x series use dcop kdesktop KScreensaverIface lock and for KDE 4.x try qdbus org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver /ScreenSaver Lock With the help of these you should be able to craft a simple shell script that will lock your screen at given… Read More »