[blfs-support] Plasma starts with black screen

Cliff McDiarmid cliffhanger at gardener.com
Wed Mar 30 07:28:44 PDT 2016


Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 5:17 PM
From: "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
To: "BLFS Support List" <blfs-support at lists.linuxfromscratch.org>
Subject: Re: [blfs-support] Plasma starts with black screen
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/

>Also, I try plasma-5.6.0 at

Thanks for that

No, hadn't created them, but it hasn't made any difference.   Will probably go for later Plasma. 

One question.  Does Frameworks have to be latest, along with Plasma?  I assume it would be best?

thanks again


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