Plasma/Mobile/RunningApps

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Running Apps

This document describes how to run and debug applications on the device.

Environment Setup

In order to run applications on the device, you need to set up a few environment variables:


export QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland
export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=KDE
export QT_WAYLAND_DISABLE_WINDOWDECORATION=1
export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=KDE
export KSCREEN_BACKEND=QScreen

export KDE_FULL_SESSION=1
export KDE_SESSION_VERSION=5


Manually starting the Plasma shell (or applications)

If you want to run the Plasma phone shell, do


export $(dbus-launch)
exec /usr/bin/plasmashell -p org.kde.plasma.phone


If kded5 has crashed, you may have to start it manually:


/usr/bin/kded5 &

Debugging Applications

  • installation of debug packages and gdb

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