plasmapkg2 man page

plasmapkg2 — Install, list, remove Plasma packages


plasmapkg2 [--hash path] [-g, --global] [-t, --type type] [-i, --install path] [-s, --show name] [-u, --upgrade path] [-l, --list] [--list-types] [-r, --remove name] [-p, --packageroot path]


plasmapkg2 is a command line tool to install, list, remove Plasma packages.


--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”.
-s, --show name
Show information of package “name”.
-u, --upgrade path
Upgrade the package at “path”.
-l, --list
List installed packages.
Lists all known Package types that can be installed.
-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 Plasma 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).


plasmapkg2 was written by Aaron Seigo <>.


2014-04-25 KDE Frameworks Frameworks 5.0 Plasma Package Manager