Desktop broken (Black Screen) only on certain virtual desktops and screens

The desktop is broken only on certain monitors and virtual desktops on startup.
On certain virtual desktops on certain monitors, the desktop is just black.
When I run kquitapp5 plasmashell and kstart5 plasmashell in krunner, everything is back to normal and works.
However, when I remove one monitor and add it back, the desktop is broken once again (same virtual desktops are broken) and kquitapp5 plasmashell and kstart5 plasmashell have to be used again.

Panels seem to work fine on all monitors and virtual desktops.
Application windows also work fine on all virtual desktops.

Does anyone know of a fix besides running kquitapp5 plasmashell and kstart5 plasmashell everytime after boot up or adding another monitor?


any updates? I have the same issue. I have the monitor to shutdown after a while of inactivity and when I come back only the current desktop is working. The others are black

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Same here!! All of my screen’s are black. alt + tab combo comes very slow. System is unusable like this this is fifth time Im opening system I just formatted from windows.

  Kernel: 5.15.7-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.23.4
    Distro: Manjaro Linux
  Type: Desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: A320M-A PRO (MS-7C51) v: 1.0
    serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 1.30
    date: 11/08/2019
  Info: 6-core model: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X bits: 64 type: MT MCP cache:
    L2: 3 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 3433 min/max: 2200/4409 cores: 1: 4180 2: 4164 3: 2119
    4: 2120 5: 4227 6: 4155 7: 4127 8: 3195 9: 2413 10: 2093 11: 4234 12: 4175
  Device-1: NVIDIA GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti] driver: nvidia v: 495.44
  Display: x11 server: driver: loaded: nvidia
    resolution: <missing: xdpyinfo>
  Message: Unable to show advanced data. Required tool glxinfo missing.
  Device-1: NVIDIA GP107GL High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
  Device-2: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
  Device-3: Barco Display Systems USBZH5XK-ENC type: USB
    driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.7-1-MANJARO running: yes
  Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
  Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.40 running: yes
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
    driver: r8169
  IF: enp37s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Ralink RT2070 Wireless Adapter type: USB driver: rt2800usb
  IF: wlp43s0f3u3 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Cambridge Silicon Radio Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode) type: USB
    driver: btusb
  Report: rfkill ID: hci0 state: up address: see --recommends
  Local Storage: total: 689.33 GiB used: 71.13 GiB (10.3%)
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Samsung model: SSD 860 EVO 500GB size: 465.76 GiB
  ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: SanDisk model: SSD PLUS 240GB size: 223.57 GiB
  ID-1: / size: 218.71 GiB used: 71.13 GiB (32.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb2
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 299.4 MiB used: 288 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/sdb1
  Alert: No swap data was found.
  System Temperatures: cpu: N/A mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 49 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 0%
  Processes: 296 Uptime: 11m Memory: 15.64 GiB used: 3.69 GiB (23.6%)
  Shell: Zsh inxi: 3.3.11

Same here. After every update the desktop is blank and right click is not working. Taskbars/panels are fine.

Any ideas?