plasmapkg2 - Man Page

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