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Any file with a "." at the front of it's name is usually a hidden file that part of your user profile configuration on a Linux system. You probably don't want to delete these unless you have uninstalled the package relevant to it.
Easy solution: Don't use the GUI from within the root account.
This is created by the system when a normal user does something that requires root level access.
In the days of old you would have to run su in an xterm to get root level access for a X windows app, those days are long gone and now when you need that level of access it comes up with a nice dialog asking for the root password.
Unfortunately anything based on Qt will cause this directory to be created, and KDE is based on Qt so there is no avoiding it if you run KDE.