Package Details: plasma-bigscreen-git r411.7344fe3-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/plasma-bigscreen-git.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: plasma-bigscreen-git
Description: A big launcher giving you easy access to any installed apps and skills.
Upstream URL: https://plasma-bigscreen.org/
Keywords: mycroft plasma plasma-bigscreen
Licenses: GPL2
Conflicts: plasma-bigscreen
Provides: plasma-bigscreen
Submitter: ArchieMeng
Maintainer: ArchieMeng (kihanos)
Last Packager: kihanos
Votes: 2
Popularity: 0.000039
First Submitted: 2020-12-02 08:40 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2022-08-23 18:08 (UTC)

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kihanos commented on 2021-11-28 12:57 (UTC) (edited on 2022-01-31 13:26 (UTC) by kihanos)

[EDIT: Although they work, the instructions below are out of date. See https://invent.kde.org/plasma/plasma-bigscreen/-/commit/3841db90f1899d8a90e0a36dc1ba05cdefaea900 for a commit upstream adding a starter script for X11 sessions]

@everyone. To get plasma-bigscreen to run, the following steps need to be taken:

1- Install the package and its deps.

2- Create a dedicated user USER. Copy the content of https://invent.kde.org/plasma-bigscreen/bigscreen-debos-image-rpi4/-/tree/master/overlays/bigscreen/etc/xdg into $USER's ~/.config

3- Make this the $USER's .bash_profile

#
# ~/.bash_profile
#

export PLASMA_PLATFORM=mediacenter
export QT_FILE_SELECTORS=mediacenter

[[ -f ~/.bashrc ]] && . ~/.bashrc

4- You can now launch by loging in with $USER from sddm by running Plasma-X11 or Plasma-Wayland but not Plasma-Bigscreen-Wayland

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kihanos commented on 2022-08-23 18:08 (UTC)

@kovdan01 It's done. Thanks for the catch and the patch!

kovdan01 commented on 2022-08-18 08:19 (UTC)

Hello @kihanos! There is a small issue in current PKGBUILD. It assumes that we use "Unix Makefiles" as default CMake generator - for building and installing we just use make. This works by default, but a user might specify a custom CMAKE_GENERATOR environment variable (e.g. Ninja), and in such case the build becomes broken (ninja of course does not create a Makefile so we can't use make). Instead, I suggest you using cmake build and install commands. Here is the patch (tested it - works correctly):

--- a/PKGBUILD
+++ b/PKGBUILD
@@ -49,12 +49,9 @@ build() {
        cmake -B build \
              -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX="/usr" \
              -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release 
-
-       cd build
-       make
+       cmake --build build --target all
 }

 package() {
-       cd "$srcdir/plasma-bigscreen/build"
-       make DESTDIR="$pkgdir/" install
+       cmake --install "$srcdir/plasma-bigscreen/build" --prefix "$pkgdir/usr"
 }

kihanos commented on 2022-01-31 13:20 (UTC)

@raist356 Thanks for the catch. It is done.

raist356 commented on 2022-01-24 16:12 (UTC)

Build fails with "Unknown CMake command "ecm_find_qmlmodule"". Use of "ecm_find_qmlmodule" was merged 6 days ago.

Please change the dependency of extra-cmake-modules to the git version. After installing the git version, the build was successful.

kihanos commented on 2021-11-29 19:22 (UTC)

@mantielero Do you know which dependency was actually missing then? plasma-meta is a bit of an overkill here.

mantielero commented on 2021-11-28 21:03 (UTC) (edited on 2021-11-29 10:07 (UTC) by mantielero)

I update the whole system and follow more closely the instructions. Now the mouse/keyboard are working. I get the Plasma BigScreen splash when I start sddm. I get a beautiful background (like a 3d blue surface with a couple of yellow triangles), but nothing else is showing.

I wonder if maybe I am not copying the xdg content to the proper place. I copied the files directly in ~/.config/. Should I do it in a subfolder?

EDIT: Fixed by installing plasma-meta.

kihanos commented on 2021-11-28 12:57 (UTC) (edited on 2022-01-31 13:26 (UTC) by kihanos)

[EDIT: Although they work, the instructions below are out of date. See https://invent.kde.org/plasma/plasma-bigscreen/-/commit/3841db90f1899d8a90e0a36dc1ba05cdefaea900 for a commit upstream adding a starter script for X11 sessions]

@everyone. To get plasma-bigscreen to run, the following steps need to be taken:

1- Install the package and its deps.

2- Create a dedicated user USER. Copy the content of https://invent.kde.org/plasma-bigscreen/bigscreen-debos-image-rpi4/-/tree/master/overlays/bigscreen/etc/xdg into $USER's ~/.config

3- Make this the $USER's .bash_profile

#
# ~/.bash_profile
#

export PLASMA_PLATFORM=mediacenter
export QT_FILE_SELECTORS=mediacenter

[[ -f ~/.bashrc ]] && . ~/.bashrc

4- You can now launch by loging in with $USER from sddm by running Plasma-X11 or Plasma-Wayland but not Plasma-Bigscreen-Wayland

mantielero commented on 2021-11-28 12:40 (UTC)

I have just learnt about plasma-bigscreen existance. I am trying to install it under RPi4. First I needed to install as hard dependencies:

modemmanager-qt
networkmanager-qt

If I run plasma-bigscreen-wayland I get a black screen with the mouse and the keyboard working.

If I run sudo systemctl start sddm I get a login window where the mouse and the keyboard are not working. I use autologin. This occurs with session=plasma with session=plasma-bigscreen-wayland I get the black screen and the mouse works.

I copied /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf without success.

Any clue about what could I try.

kihanos commented on 2021-11-20 21:32 (UTC)

@raist356 I just pinned an old comment where I explain how I got it to run (with help from the devs)

raist356 commented on 2021-11-20 21:05 (UTC)

Did anyone manage to get the Bigscreen launcher running? I am dropped into an empty desktop and can run things only with Krunner.