[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/
>done

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

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

Cliff


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