Write KConfig entries for KDE - kwriteconfig5

Write KConfig entries for KDE Plasma. More information: KDE System Administration/Configuration Files - KDE UserBase Wiki.

  • Display help:

kwriteconfig5 --help

  • Set a global configuration key:

kwriteconfig5 --group {{group_name}} --key {{key}} {{value}}

  • Set a key in a specific configuration file:

kwriteconfig5 --file {{path/to/file}} --group {{group_name}} --key {{key}} {{value}}

  • Delete a key:

kwriteconfig5 --group {{group_name}} --key {{key}} --delete

  • Use systemd to start the Plasma session when available:

kwriteconfig5 --file {{startkderc}} --group {{General}} --key {{systemdBoot}} {{true}}

  • Hide the title bar when a window is maximized (like Ubuntu):

kwriteconfig5 --file {{~/.config/kwinrc}} --group {{Windows}} --key {{BorderlessMaximizedWindows}} {{true}}

  • Configure KRunner to open with the Meta (Command/Windows) global hotkey:

kwriteconfig5 --file {{~/.config/kwinrc}} --group {{ModifierOnlyShortcuts}} --key {{Meta}} {{"org.kde.kglobalaccel,/component/krunner_desktop,org.kde.kglobalaccel.Component,invokeShortcut,_launch"}}