kDE Plasma freezes Steam intermittently.
Like the Title says. I’ve endured this forever.
This happens across Desktop PCs and Laptops alike. . . but is far worse on Laptops.
Remove powerdevil and issue goes.
Reinstall PowerDevil and the issue reappears.
Some games last longer before freezing than others. Proton Rocket League freezes around the 2 1/2. games mark.
I read a Steam Dev. forum they are aware of it.
They said its a kDE Dev. problem.
Its probably a kDE / Steam/ nVidia Dev issue…but as I said uninstalling powerdevil works.
I dont have a print of the logs.
I “think” the issue is that kDE PowerDevil doesnt recognise certain apps and activities properly and trys to execute.
The log had something like " failed to create invocation ----- discrete gpu helper ------ ck.
I’m not Mr Robot when it comes to coding and Linux.
I just want to get people looking at Powerdevil. I have reported this as a bug to kDE.
I get the impression of late that kDE is focused on UI and not fuctionality.
I was going to ditch kDE and go Gnome but I’ll reinstall Plasma on my machines and try to contribute to a solution. I hope this helps someone and someone that has the talent and brains can fix this.