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mark@lucy:~$ sudo ufw allow 1714:1764/udp
[sudo] password for mark:
Rule added
Rule added (v6)
mark@lucy:~$ sudo ufw allow 1714:1764/tcp
Rule added
Rule added (v6)
mark@lucy:~$ sudo ufw reload
Firewall reloaded
mark@lucy:~$ sudo iptables -S


Also see https://technetset.com/install-kde-connect-1-0-kubuntu-16-04/

indicator-kdeconnect for 16.04 general Ubuntu releases, not KDE

September 16th, 2016 at 20:37 | #9

If it is just notifications you want then install an older version of kdeconnect along with indicator-kdeconnect and it works fine to share notifications between devices, share a clipboard, send files between devices and usesthe phone as a keyboard/mouse – plus browse device if it on kittkat or lower (doesn’t seem to work for android 5 or 6.

https://code.launchpad.net/~vikoadi/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/ has up to version 0.8, along with the indicator required for unity/gnome/pantheon/anything else not kde.

sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys D05009CB

kde-connect v1 now part of kubuntu


kde-connect on Linux Mint 18 xfce - 16th Sept 2016

sudo apt-get install kdeconnect-plasma -y
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lutostag/indicator-kdeconnect-test [lxle, hmmm]
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vikoadi/ppa        [Official v1 ppa]
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-kdeconnect -y

[lxle trying to get notifications on PC end to work]
@bam80 yeah unfortunately it is still a bit finicky.
The only way I get it to work currently is to run:
kcmshell5 kcm_kdeconnect 
# make sure it it connected to your device,
then only after that...

#works for me and shows up in the system tray.


Added KDEConnect daemon in start up
Added indicator-kdeconnect in start up

-> Connect Indicator, you can now use KDE Connect in desktops which support
 Ubuntu AppIndicators, such as Unity, Pantheon (elementary OS), Xfce 
(Xubuntu) and so on.


14.04 – lxle install

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vikoadi/ppa
sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get install indicator-kdeconnect -y



ADD to LXsession configuration in AUTOSTARTUP!!!!

sudo iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -m iprange --src-range  -p tcp --match multiport --dports 1714:1764 -j ACCEPT

sudo iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -m iprange --src-range -p udp --match multiport --dports 1714:1764 -j ACCEPT

sudo iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -m iprange --src-range -p udp --match multiport --dports 1714:1764 -j ACCEPT




List Rules by Specification

To list out all of the active iptables rules by specification, run the iptables command with the -S option:

sudo iptables -S

sudo iptables-save > iptables-export_base
sudo iptables-restore < iptables-export_base




sudo apt-get install iptables-persistent -y


During the installation, you will asked if you want to save your current firewall rules. Response yes, if you want to save the current rule set.


If you update your firewall rules in the future, and want to save the changes, run this command:


sudo invoke-rc.d iptables-persistent save

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