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* Battery monitor tray icon shows battery charging state but not AC adapter state
 
* Battery monitor tray icon shows battery charging state but not AC adapter state
 
* Running a Qt 5 application using libvlc crashes that application, apparently because of outdated/non-existing VLC cache. See launchpad bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vlc/+bug/1328466
 
* Running a Qt 5 application using libvlc crashes that application, apparently because of outdated/non-existing VLC cache. See launchpad bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vlc/+bug/1328466
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* Qt crashes when a screen is disconnected. This makes many applications to start to crash:
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https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-39996
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https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-40174
  
 
== Missing features ==
 
== Missing features ==

Revision as of 11:23, 1 October 2014

Known issues in the Plasma 5.1 release.

Bugs

https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-39996 https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-40174

Missing features

Configuration changes

  • Environment variables and shutdown scripts are now sourced from ~/.config/plasma-workspace/env and ~/.config/plasma-workspace/shutdown, respectively. Existing scripts should be moved there.

Performance

Performance of Plasma 5 is heavily dependent on specific hardware and software configurations and usage patterns. While it has great potential, it takes time to wrangle this out of it and the underlying stack is not entirely ready for this either. In some scenarios, Plasma 5 will display the buttery smooth performance it is capable of - while at other times, it will be hampered by various shortcomings. These can and will be addressed, however, much is dependent on components like Qt, Mesa and hardware drivers lower in the stack. Future releases are expected to bring significant performance improvements thanks to fixes at all levels.


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