On Wednesday 06 of August 2014 03:50:19 Loïc Yhuel wrote:
I looked at the plasma-5 copr, and I have several questions :
- Is it still planned to make co-installable packages (in /opt) ?
Nope (at least not officially) - Plasma 5 is an update to KDE 4, not an
- How can the user adjust settings, as systemsettings isn't officially
You can run kcmshell4 manually (see kcmshell4 --list). We could solve co-
installability of the systemsettings binaries, but that would just lead to big
confusion in the UI.
Settings which should ideally be common are saved in different files
for example mouse settings (SingleClick, WheelScrollLines,
DoubleClickInterval, ...) are in ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals for KDE4
and in ~/.config/kdeglobals for KF5.
In Plasma 5/KF5, the .kde folder is abandoned in favor of the XDG-standardized
folders ~/.config and ~/.local, so KDE 4 configuration is not affecting Plasma
5 apps and vice-versa.
So currently you can only configure the applications which are using
same Qt version as the workspace, for the other you have to edit the
configuration files manually
Use kcmshell4 :)
Even with only one workspace (Plasma 5 or KDE4), the available widget
styles could be different for Qt4 and Qt5 applications.
- I wanted to install plasma-oxygen for the Qt5 widget style, but it
fails since it depends on kwin, which has file conflicts with kde-workspace.
file /usr/share/config.kcfg/kwin.kcfg from install of
kwin-5.0.0-2.fc20.x86_64 conflicts with file from package
Perhaps the decoration and widget style should be split in two different
The upgrade path is not yet 100% polished. The current idea is that you
install the whole Plasma 5 from the Copr, including plasma-desktop and plasma-
workspace, which replace kde-workspace, so no conflict occurs.
We should probably split kwin4 out from kde-workspace.
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