LOL The messages are edited
the rest are not
LOL The messages are edited
Also the flatpak version doesn’t have this issue
I get this conflict:
:: Replace hwids with core/hwdata? [Y/n] resolving dependencies... looking for conflicting packages... error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies) :: removing hwids breaks dependency 'hwids' required by linux-driver-management
And that’s actually an understatement, because
hwids is (directly or indirectly) required by 1400 packages, removing it would break
systemd and much more, so it’s not like I could just uninstall or fix one or a few affected packages.
Should I just reply “no”? Would the update still go through normally? But then it would prompt the same thing next time, right?
There is a known issue with Asus Laptops (on multiple distros) where the built-in keyboard is unresponsive in initramfs when cold booting - such that if you have an encrypted root you cannot type in your password.
The solution on Arch based distros was to add
i8042 to the
MODULES section & move up
keyboard keymap in the
HOOKS section of
After this update, the solution has stopped working & the keyboard is again unresponsive - but only if cold booting. Rebooting is perfectly fine.
Anyone else with an Asus Laptop have a similar experience, or is it just me?
::Edit:: Nevermind, user error. Fixed it. The solution still works.
@philm is the latest packager of
Is this still needed on your system?
$ pactree -r linux-driver-management
Try to remove if not.
The move to
hwdata is inevitable: that package needs fixing or removal.
Alternative command for people who don’t want to install some weird helpers but use good old pamac
pamac build $(pacman -Qoq /usr/lib/python3.9) --no-confirm
Testing Update discussion suggests installing qbittorrent-qt5 from AUR
[Testing Update] 2022-01-17 - OpenSearch, Kernels, KDE, Cinnamon, Pipewire, Mesa - #51 by michaldybczak
qbittorrent-qt5is compiled and installed. Works and looks fine. I guess this is the best solution for now
I just upgraded and my Telegram app has no issues at all, running on AMD APU (amdgpu). try changing system theme…
With Qt applications progressively migrating to Qt6, i find myself using a mix of Qt5 applications (QuiteRSS, BackInTime) and Qt6 applications (QBittorrent). Currently, i can’t find a way to apply GTK2 style to everything (qt6gtk2 and qt6ct don’t seem backwards compatible). Have anyone resolved this?
Just spotted those. It seems QBittorrent is just being too ahead…
The same thing happened to me, for the moment until they tell me how to proceed I use this:
go to preferences
use custom iu theme > set downloaded theme
A couple of updates ago there were notifications at the end to add these lines to your
QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=1 QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gnome QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE=kvantum
You also need to comment out the line
This should fix it - or at least it did on mine.
Still having the same issue with systemd-homed using a dedicated disk / RAID1 so I moved my two machines to using an encrypted home image file instead for now until the issue I had already with previous update is resolved. The issue in question:
FS#73208 - Systemd-homed fails with systemd-250
In addition to that one, no issues for me with the update thus far.
X - Yes i am currently experiencing an issue due to the update. (Please post about it)
My webcam does not work with the current 5.X kernels. Under Opensuse Thumbleweed with 5.16.1 the webcam works.
Alot of comments on that issue state, that re-creating the home with current
systemd seems to work (raid isn’t even mentioned) - did you try that?
All good. I have two new orphans.
lib32-soundtouch are these safe to remove?
Edit: Whatever, removed them - no fires.
Regarding the Telegram issue
The cause is Arch updating the package from Qt 5 to Qt 6: [telegram-desktop 3.4.2-2: Build against Qt6]
This leads to read message ticks, stickers, etc being pixelized. The issue on Telegram Desktop official repo states that it’s not solvable on Qt 6 at the moment: [search for
QT6 fractional scaling in new versions results in pixilated images on linux]
Solution: install the official binary package from Telegram, for example, from AUR. That is built against Qt 5, I guess.
pamac build telegram-desktop-bin
(Don’t worry, it will pick your user profile and settings, no manual actions were required for me)
qBittrorrent switched to using qt6, so install
qt6ct and set the theme there.
I have issues with some KDE keyboard shortcuts:
- The Super-key does not open the “application launcher” anymore.
- Workaround 1: Set the keyboard shortcut to “Super+Y” or something else like “Super + -”. Then the “application launcher” can be launched with “Super” or “Super+Y”.
- Workaround 2: Use Alt+Space
- The keyboard shortcuts of the “Entries” of “Status and Notifications” are resetted after a reboot. I like to enable/disable “Night Colour” with “Super+Strg+K” or open the “Notifications” with “Super+Strg+N”.
- EDIT: Seems to be a KDE bug. After I setup the keyboard shortcut for the second entry (e.g. “Night Colour”), the keyboard shortcut for the first entry (e.g. “Notifications”) is deleted. Although the shortcut for “Notification” is removed in the GUI, it still works until I reboot my computer.
How can I debug this issue? I skimmed “journalctl -b” and saw nothing special (except that I have EXT4 errors that I’m fixing now).
kio-gdrive not found after upgrade the system
When accessing your folder from dolphin, it loads without displaying anything.
From console, executing the following command kioclient5 exec gdrive:/, the following error appears:
kf.service.services: KApplicationTrader: mimeType “x-scheme-handler/gdrive” not found
Check if this Arch Wiki section helps
kwriteconfig5 --file kwinrc --group ModifierOnlyShortcuts --key Meta "org.kde.krunner,/App,,toggleDisplay"
and reboot (or reload kwin using the commands in the link).