Other languages:English • català • dansk • español • italiano • polski • čeština • українська • 中文（中国大陆） • 中文（台灣） Contents 1 Installing Plasma Widgets 1.1 Installing from KDE-Look.org 1.2 Installing from local file 1.3 Installing from Konsole 2 FAQ 2.1 I can't install plasmoids in Plasma Workspaces 4.5.1 Installing Plasma Widgets Found a new widget, but don't know how to install it? Here's how! Information These images are "clickable", which displays the full-size image. You need to use the browser back-button to return Installing from KDE-Look.org Select Add Widgets... from desktop menu. Select Get New Widgets -> Download New Plasma Widgets from Widget Explorer. Search for the required widget and press Install. Drag the installed widget to the desktop or a panel as usual. Installing from local file Select Add Widgets... from desktop menu. Select Get New Widgets -> Install Widget From Local File... from Widget Explorer. Select the widget type to install. Select a local file and press Finish. Installing from Konsole To install a Plasma widget from Konsole type: plasmapkg -u widget-file-name.plasmoid FAQ I can't install plasmoids in Plasma Workspaces 4.5.1 This is caused by a bug in kdelibs 4.5.1 (bug 251192) which prevents the installer from extracting plasmoid files. The workaround is to extract the file manually and install it from Konsole or another terminal. Download the plasmoid Open the file (*.plasmoid) with Ark and extract it to a directory Open Konsole and navigate to the directory from the previous step cd /path/to/directory Install the plasmoid with the command (where directory-name is the name of the extracted directory) plasmapkg -i directory-name Tip You can navigate to the directory in Dolphin and press F4 to open an embedded terminal. Retrieved from "https://userbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Plasma/Installing_Plasmoids&oldid=76837" Category: Advanced Users This page was last edited on 22 September 2010, at 13:58. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.