• Can I install Plasma KDE alongside Deepin DE?


    I want to switch to Plasma KDE from Deepin desktop environment but I heard about issued and incopatibility between DEs. Can I install Plasma without getting problems in long term? If yes, what command I have to launch to install it?
    Thanks :)

    EDIT: this post solves also screen tearing with NVIDIA cards in KDE.

  • You can install plasma with:

    sudo pacman -S antergos-kde-meta
    

    In that case you’ll get the full KDE Plasma DE plus the Antergos settings.

  • @Bryanpwo thank you, I’ll try it soon ;)

  • It seems to works great…! :D @Bryanpwo

  • You’re welcome.

  • @Bryanpwo Thank you very much :) I installed KDE both on my desktop PC and my notebook. I’ve noticed that my desktop suffers of screen tearing, but my notebook doesn’t. I provide you some specs:

    Desktop:
    CPU: Ryzen 5 1600
    GPU: GTX 1060

    Notebook:
    CPU: i5-4200u
    GPU: Radeon 8670M

    But I noticed going in Kinfocenter > Graphical Information > OpenGL > 3D Accelerator > Vendor there is “Intel Corporation” instead “AMD Radeon Graphics”. So I think the notebook use the internal graphics to manage the DE.

    Waiting for some news :)

  • For your desktop try install the Nvidia driver:

    sudo pacman -S nvidia-installer
    

    After install type:

    sudo nvidia-installer
    

    after that reboot the machine and hopefully your problem will be solved, if not then updating your Bios could also be a solution.
    for more info on that read the thread over here.

  • @Bryanpwo I tried to install the nvidia-installer, but it didn’t do the trick. I also tried to upgrade the BIOS first to F10 than to F23 and the screen tearing is still here :(

  • Have you tried to do the set up in the wiki about Nvidia cards, Joekamprad made a very clear description over here.

  • Just to chip in on this, I have installed both KDE and Deepin in parallell. I started with KDE from the installer and then just installed the deepin packages. No issues at all so far :)

  • @Bryanpwo thank you again! I will try this steps asap!
    @stingray454 Great, so also the inverse process works great :D

  • I my case disabling compositing resolved the screen tearing.

  • @tankist02 I will try when I come back to home :) thanks ;)

  • @Bryanpwo Thank you a lot! In this page I’ve found a link to NVIDIA Troubleshooting that makes me able to avoid the screen tearing! :D Here the link! ;D

    Thank you very much and sorry for the late :)

kde195 deepin67 plasma46 alongside7 Posts 15Views 343
Log in to reply
Bloom Email Optin Plugin

Looks like your connection to Antergos Community Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.