Plasma/5.11 Errata

Known issues in the Plasma 5.11 release.


Favourite system actions are no longer removable via right click menu - breaks/prevents sidebar hiding


The KDE Framework KGlobalAccel includes a regression in its 5.38.0 release. Please use the 5.38.1 release.


  • Integration features in Plasma still missing or incomplete (e.g. Pager applet)
  • No Drag and Drop from X11 to Wayland windows and vice versa
  • No support for primary selection (middle-click to paste)
  • No support for tablet devices (e.g. wacom tablets)
  • No clipboard history (e.g. klipper and clipboard plasmoid)
  • XWayland older than 1.19 lacks features or has bugs, we recommend XWayland 1.19
  • No focus stealing prevention for Wayland windows
  • No window rules support for Wayland windows
  • (Multi-)Screen configuration only partially implemented
  • QtWebEngine crashes when used on Wayland Qt Bug 55384
  • QtWayland: No support for animated mouse cursors Qt Bug 48181
  • QtWayland: Dropdown windows closes on key presses Qt Bug 55403
  • QtWayland: Missing compose key support Qt Bug 54792
  • QtWayland: Key repeat settings ignored Qt Bug 55615
  • QtWayland: Sub-menus may be placed incorrectly Qt Bug 50458
  • GTK: windows don't have a minimize and maximize button
  • GTK: windows are incorrectly placed
  • GTK: latest version requires newer xdg-shell version which is not yet supported

Missing features

  • KWin does not provide window tabs
  • Tooltips on window decoration buttons

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