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WIN+anything key not working at startup
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David C. Rankin
2018-07-24 06:36:09 UTC
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Has anyone seen this behaviour before and know of a durable fix short
of scripting plasma startup with a delayed kill+restart of
kglobalaccel5?
Andy,

It is unclear what exactly is happening. It almost sounds like there is
something in your profile that is preventing loading your kglobalaccel5 at
start-up, and the kill/reload does finally manage to load it correctly.

Before looking further into profile problems, after you kill/restart
kglobalaccel5 and have things working, rebuild the kde system config cache
passing the --noincremental option to force a complete rebuild, e.g.

$ kbuildsycoca5 --noincremental

then restart plasma and see if that resolved the issue. If not, the next test
would be to create a new user and logout/login with that account and see if
the problem persists. If it does -- file a bug, if not, you know you have a
problem in your profile. Check:

https://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=67&t=150900
https://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php?topic=144060.0

or any of the other sites returned searching "kde5/plasma delete profile"

Good luck.
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David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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