Desktop effects and transparency not working, i.e. Actual Behavior. Offline #2 â¦ It looks like Half Life 2 and ARK: Survival Evolved are doing so. Is there a command to do the equivalent of disabling the compositor in kde4 in Desktop settings? Kde 5.6 is giving me some headache. Youâll want to disable KDEâs desktop effects. On Plasma Desktop, compositor crashes on every scrcpy launch and recovers after scrcpy exits. Search âAutostartâ in your application menu. Since 5.4 KWin is able to manage Wayland clients and this allows to start a Plasma session on Wayland. Use --no-startup-id to prevent the command from generating "i3" entries in the task manager. KDE Plasma 5 fix. Is there a way to enable and disable KDE4 desktop effects from the command-line rather than through the control centre? qdbus org.kde.ksmserver /KSMServer org.kde.KSMServerInterface.logout -1 -1 -1 For i3, you can map a keybinding with the bindsym command. I have a brief chat with KDE developers and applications can request composite suspend with an X property. To disable this behaviour without impacting other shadows, install xorg-xprop and run: $ xprop -remove _KDE_NET_WM_SHADOW then select the panel with the plus-sized cursor. Cheers! Search âCompositorâ in your application menu and disable âEnable compositor on startupâ. Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.12 Kernel: 4.16.0 Graphics: NVIDIA 390 â¦ Incidentally is there one to reenable it? Is there any way to disable KWin compositing effects from command-line? The most complex task is to implement Wayland support in KWin, KDE Plasma's Compositor and Window Manager. And before you ask, no, the "disable compositor for fullscreen windows" is disabled, and this happen with mpv on windowed mode! All of the tweaks and options are in Plasmaâs compositor settings. For people like me having issues with this: in KDE you can create a kwin rule to ignore such a â¦ The reason I ask is that with them enabled, applications that us GLX rendering (like Google Earth, video players, etc.) Environment. AFAIK it's possible to disable it via System settings->Hardware->Display and Monitor->Compositor but it requires a KWin restart.If I'm able to disable the compositor from command line , then I can easily assign a shortcut to it.. Any idea? After the upgrade i found that playing some video with mpv disable the kwin compositor. As the Plasma panel is on top of other windows, its shadow is drawn over them. Disable panel shadow. suffer from flickering when effects are enabled (a known problem according to the Ubuntu documentation). The KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment has some of the best settings and options for mitigating screen tear issues. BTW I use KDE Plasma 5.19. A compositing window manager, or compositor, is a window manager that provides applications with an off-screen buffer for each window. compositor exits or crashes. For automation, install xorg-xwininfo and create the following script: Add fusion-icon to run on startup. Enable/disable KDE compositor command.