Manjaro has - for a long time had a repo kde-unstable - this repo has lived in the shadows - used by developers.
The repo is CI managed building daily
If you have the guts to participate in testing here is the recipe for switching your system to plasma 6.
This is alpha - bumpy road ahead - steep cliffs to fall from …
beware - there be
If you are keen to test - please observe the following - it is alpha testing - the repo is rebuild daily using CI.
do not do this on your production system you may find it was that good an idea.
It is bleeding edge unstable - you literally walk the line - don’t drink and drive - you have been warned.
Switch your system to unstable branch - you must to be on the bleeding edge … and run a full system sync
sudo pacman-mirrors --api --set-branch unstable sudo pacman -Syu
Edit your pacman.conf and place the following snippet between [core] and [extra] repo
[core] .... [kde-unstable] SigLevel = PackageRequired Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist [extra] ....
Now run another full system sync
sudo pacman -Syu
Accept the changes proposed and complete the sync
Focus on Manjaro specific applications - e.g.
- Manjaro Settings Manager
- The KCM module
- The KCM tray notifier
- Manjaro Hello
- Manjaro Application Utility
Report your findings at the relevant repo https://gitlab.manjar.org/applications.
You can find the source URL using
pamac info <pkgname>
For Plasma developed packages please use the same approach - report at relevant package repo on bugs.kde.org.