plasmapkg man page

plasmapkg — Install, list, remove Plasma packages


plasmapkg [-h, --hash path] [-g, --global] [-t, --type type] [-i, --install path] [-u, --upgrade path] [-l, --list] [--list-types] [-r, --remove name] [-p, --packageroot path] [KDE Generic Options] [Qt Generic Options]


plasmapkg is a command line tool to install, list, remove Plasma packages.


-h, --hash path
Generate a SHA1 hash for the package at “path”.
-g, --global
For install or remove, operates on packages installed for all users.
-t, --type type
The type of package, e.g. theme, wallpaper, plasmoid, dataengine, runner, layout-template, etc. [plasmoid].
-i, --install path
Install the package at “path”.
-u, --upgrade path
Upgrade the package at “path”.
-l, --list
List installed packages.
-r, --remove name
Remove the package named “name”.
-p, --packageroot path
Absolute path to the package root. If not supplied, then the standard data directories for this KDE session will be searched instead.

See Also

More detailed user documentation is available from help:/plasma-desktop (either enter this URL into Konqueror, or run khelpcenter help:/plasma-desktop).


plasmapkg was written by Aaron Seigo <>.


2012-12-05 K Desktop Environment KDE User's Manual