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Offline graviton

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Problem with plasmashell when starting KDE
« on: 2022/03/13, 09:50:59 »
After yesterday's update, the plasmashell occupies 100% of one core of my system when KDE is started and the KDE interface is not fully loaded. Does anyone have an idea for solving the problem? Thanks!

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Re: Problem with plasmashell when starting KDE
« Reply #1 on: 2022/03/13, 21:13:05 »
Google finds lots of threads like these:

https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linuxquestions-org-member-success-stories-23/plasmashell-high-cpu-load-fix-plasma-5-9x-kde-4175606972/

https://www.reddit.com/r/kde/comments/pbbzqh/plasmashell_suddenly_eats_up_100_of_cpu/

There have been bugs:

https://kde-bugs-dist.kde.narkive.com/mqLqHR1i/plasmashell-bug-393438-new-high-cpu-usage-when-idling

Supposedly fixed. I don't remember seeing this bug myself. I run 4 Plasma/KDE siduction systems, both Nvidia and Intel graphics.

Sorry, I didn't find an absolute fix. If it happens to me, I would remove/purge all of plasma, delete all the user's plasma config files, and then reinstall the plasma desktop. But there's no guarantee that would fix it.
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Re: Problem with plasmashell when starting KDE
« Reply #2 on: 2022/03/16, 06:14:10 »
Thanks for the notes, I will probably need to reinstall plasma. I reactivated WMAKER ;-), "Less is more"  graviton