What the fuck are Plasma devs doing?

Is it Plasma still? It used to be “KDE” then it was renamed to “KSC” and later to “Plasma”…

I will be bitchin and moanin again…

To the KDE Devs:


Systemsettings5 > Appearance > Workspace theme > Desktop theme

Where is the “Details” tab that allows setting different parts of plasma with different themes? I will tell you where it is… Its fucking gone. It was removed. It was abandoned. Its not there anymore.

You can see it here:


And few upgrades later – its gone.




Knowing this… Question for you.

What else are you going to remove that I use? So far I cannot:

– set up a font size for the date and time in the digital clock anymore
– set the icon only taskbar to stop grouping icons,
– set the time and date short / long format because klocale was replaced with qlocale… https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=340982
It used to be possible


But with the mentality “progress for the sake of progress” it got replaced with a dumbed down version… and cannot be changed anymore.


– set the theme the way I want it to be… and if I install / use any other theme then breeze my desktop panel keeps jumping from screen 1 to screen 2 on reboot…

There are other things missing that I was using as well. The ones I’ve listed are the ones I miss the most.

Every time I upgrade plasma something is going missing or turns to shit.

Are you out of your mind folks?

What are you trying to do? Microsoft Windows desktop configuration? One theme, few colors and wallpaper?

I am looking at kde and I dont like where you’re going with this. So far you’re the best desktop out there… but that’s gonna change if you will continue to go in this direction… Dumbing down Plasma (if that’s her real name) is NOT the way to go.

I’ve been using KDE for 11 or 12 years now… It used to be superb. You could configure everything to your liking. Nowadays… You became a “Windows Wannabe”… and the fact is that if I wanted to use Windows I would continue to use Windows. I could certainly afford it. The money I’ve spent as donations to Linux and KDE would buy me a several Windows licences… plus all my machines came with preinstalled MS based operating system… so I wouldn’t have to spend one cent on the license really.

Please stop removing features, please start adding the useful features that were removed. Please stop adding useless shit. Please start fixing the bugs that exist and keep multiplying…

Plasma5 has been out there for ages now. Its now in version plasma-desktop 5.6.3-1. By the time KDE reached version 3.5 it was solid and stable. Plasma is at version 5.6 and you still suck at multiple screens setup. You cannot get the indexing right, your processes keep dumping core…

Apr 19 00:54:21 wishmasus.loc systemd-coredump[1040]: Process 680 (ksplashqml) of user 1000 dumped core.
Stack trace of thread 681:
#0 0x00007fa144ce72a8 raise (libc.so.6)
#1 0x00007fa144ce872a abort (libc.so.6)
#2 0x00007fa144d23369 __libc_message (libc.so.6)
#3 0x00007fa144d28d96 malloc_printerr (libc.so.6)
#4 0x00007fa144d29029 malloc_consolidate (libc.so.6)
#5 0x00007fa144d2ac90 _int_malloc (libc.so.6)
#6 0x00007fa144d2d41a __libc_calloc (libc.so.6)
#7 0x00007fa13fb55249 n/a (libnvidia-tls.so.340.96)
#8 0x00007fa14173c501 g_malloc0 (libglib-2.0.so.0)
#9 0x00007fa14175406d g_slice_free1 (libglib-2.0.so.0)
#10 0x00007fa1435094d9 __nptl_deallocate_tsd.part.4 (libpthread.so.0)
#11 0x00007fa14350a5d8 start_thread (libpthread.so.0)
#12 0x00007fa144d9bcbd __clone (libc.so.6)
Stack trace of thread 680:
#0 0x00007fa144d2954f _int_free (libc.so.6)
#1 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#2 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#3 0x00007fa1454f874a _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#4 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#5 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#6 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#7 0x00007fa1454f875d _ZN12QMapDataBase8freeTreeEP12QMapNodeBasei (libQt5Core.so.5)
#8 0x00007fa135c35fd6 _ZN10QXcbScreenD1Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#9 0x00007fa135c36009 _ZN10QXcbScreenD0Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#10 0x00007fa135c2ab47 _ZN14QXcbConnectionD1Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#11 0x00007fa135c2af99 _ZN14QXcbConnectionD0Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#12 0x00007fa135c2c7b6 _ZN15QXcbIntegrationD1Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#13 0x00007fa135c2c8b9 _ZN15QXcbIntegrationD0Ev (libQt5XcbQpa.so.5)
#14 0x00007fa145b955c7 _ZN22QGuiApplicationPrivateD1Ev (libQt5Gui.so.5)
#15 0x00007fa145b95769 _ZN22QGuiApplicationPrivateD0Ev (libQt5Gui.so.5)
#16 0x00007fa14568956c _ZN7QObjectD1Ev (libQt5Core.so.5)
#17 0x00007fa145656f82 _ZN16QCoreApplicationD2Ev (libQt5Core.so.5)
#18 0x000000000040447b n/a (ksplashqml)
#19 0x00007fa144cd4710 __libc_start_main (libc.so.6)
#20 0x0000000000404559 _start (ksplashqml)
Stack trace of thread 683:
#0 0x00007fa144d92c3d poll (libc.so.6)
#1 0x00007fa1417370fc n/a (libglib-2.0.so.0)
#2 0x00007fa14173720c g_main_context_iteration (libglib-2.0.so.0)
#3 0x00007fa1456aac8f _ZN20QEventDispatcherGlib13processEventsE6QFlagsIN10QEventLoop17ProcessEventsFlagEE (libQt5Core.so.5)
#4 0x00007fa1456536fa _ZN10QEventLoop4execE6QFlagsINS_17ProcessEventsFlagEE (libQt5Core.so.5)
#5 0x00007fa14547cfe4 _ZN7QThread4execEv (libQt5Core.so.5)
#6 0x00007fa146239a55 n/a (libQt5DBus.so.5)
#7 0x00007fa145481de8 n/a (libQt5Core.so.5)
#8 0x00007fa14350a424 start_thread (libpthread.so.0)
#9 0x00007fa144d9bcbd __clone (libc.so.6)
-- Subject: Process 680 (ksplashqml) dumped core
-- Defined-By: systemd
-- Support: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/systemd-devel
-- Documentation: man:core(5)
-- Process 680 (ksplashqml) crashed and dumped core.
-- This usually indicates a programming error in the crashing program and
-- should be reported to its vendor as a bug.
[root@wishmasus andrzejl]#

Plasma keeps leaking memory like it has Alzheimer.

Panel keeps jumping from one screen to another during reboot… WHY?!


Repository (official) installed plasmoids keep screaming in the .xsession-errors about not being able to get the version…

And you keep changing shit so often many of the plasmoid developers gave up. Where is Luna plasmoid?

What the fuck guys?! Get off your asses and do something fucking right for a change. I’ve been donating €100 each year for the past few years. Last year I stopped. I am not giving money to a project who does not give a shit about my needs. I am not paying for frustration and stress.

I’ve been testing desktop environments on a spare machine for quite a while now. Please do NOT force me to choose another DE.

I will keep adding shit to this post…

For now I am done ranting.




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