[blfs-support] Plasma starts with black screen

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 09:17:20 PDT 2016


Cliff McDiarmid wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> I have just installe0d Plasma 5.5.4  on LFS.   I created a new user to
> boot from so new dirs were created.   I am getting the splash screen
> and 'loading bar' after which it stops at a black screen with mouse
> pointer.
>
> The .x.session-errors file is attached.   Aside from a Kmix crash which
> appears(on screen as well) and a QML file that fails to load, there are
> other errors, but I need a pointer as to what is wrong.   Any ideas
> here?

Did you create the symlinks?

cd $KF5_PREFIX/share/plasma/plasmoids

for j in $(find -name \*.js); do
   as_root ln -sfv ../code/$(basename $j) $(dirname $j)/../ui/
done

Also, I try plasma-5.6.0 at 
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde/plasma-all.html

   -- Bruce


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