Keyboard Shortcut and KDE Conflicts on Linux
Some KDE default keyboard shortcuts conflict with the shortcuts in Harmony and can prevent normal user operation.
How to change the keyboard shortcuts and tweak KDE
- In the KDE menu, select Computer > System Settings. In earlier versions of KDE, you may need to open the KDE Control Center.
- In the System Settings window, select Windows Behavior in the Desktop section (in earlier versions of KDE, open the Look & Feel > Window Behavior menu instead).
- Select the WindowActions tab.
- In the Inner window, title bar and frame section, do one of the following:
|‣||Change your keyboard layout to choose Meta key from the Modifier Key option. The Meta key is the Windows Start button on a 104-key keyboard. You must have this type of keyboard to use this option.
Go to Desktop > Window Behavior (in earlier versions, open the Look & Feel > Window Behavior menu). Select the Actions tab. In the Inner window, title bar and frame section, select
|•||If the Meta key is not available in the Modifier Key list, you must change your keyboard layout. This is set in Control Center > Regional and Accessibility > Keyboard Layout (in earlier versions, open the Control Center > Peripherals > Keyboard menu). Select the Enable keyboard layouts option and then select a Keyboard Model that includes 104 keys.|
|‣||Set all the Modifier Key + options to
- There are a few KDE preferences you should update to optimize Harmony.
|‣||In the KDE menu, select Computer > System Settings > Window Behavior. Select the Moving tab to disable these two options. Harmony reacts better and faster when these are disabled.|
|•||Display content in moving windows|
|•||Display content in resizing windows|
|‣||In the KDE menu, select Computer > System Settings > Appearance and select the Colors menu. Under the Options tab, disable the following option: Apply colours to non-KDE4 applications.|
NOTE: This option may cause Harmony to display incorrect colours in some of the interface controls.