[arch-general] Plasma 5 - how to start afresh

Bhushan Shah bhush94 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 14:42:17 UTC 2014


On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 7:58 PM, SET <nmset at netcourrier.com> wrote:
> I would like to restart the DE as if for the first time, and I don't know where
> the Plasma 5 user files are stored. There's no $HOME/.kde5 nor $HOME/.kf{,5}.
> Upon first start, the initial step was to localize the env to fr_FR.
> systemsettings crashed and/or hanged after choosing the relevant locale in all
> 4 existing tabs (translations, spell check, format, date time). After the
> third time I closed/restarted the session, the target locale finally prevailed.
> Not all strings are translated, I suppose a full l10n package will be avilable
> later on.
> So I wish to repeat the same steps, just to see if I run in the same
> crash/hang.
> Please advise how I can delete all kf5 settings ?

KF5/Plasma 5 settings are stored in to XDG_CONFIG_HOME. so if this
variable is not set you can clear ~/.config and ~/.cache.. If you just
want to reset just plasma 5 settings delete
~/.config/plasma-org.kde.plasma.desktop-appletsrc and
~/.config/plasmarc files

Bhushan Shah

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