Plasma/5.12 Errata

Known issues in the Plasma 5.12 release.

Plasma Discover

Plasma Discover in 5.12.5 was updated on 17 May 2018 with a version. includes a fix for 'Software Centre Discover crashed three times out of three when searching for "latte" after hiting return'


  • 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) Qt Bug 66008
  • 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
  • Only partial window rules support for Wayland windows
  • 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
  • Large Icons Task Switcher UI displayed in the top-left corner of the screen instead of the center KDE Bug 386304
  • System hangs when logging out KDE Bug 372789

Missing features

  • KWin does not provide window tabs
  • Tooltips on window decoration buttons (fixed in 5.13)

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