Shortcuts stop working, application windows aren't showing anymore and the systray seems to freeze

Kevin Krammer krammer at
Mon Jan 25 16:44:28 GMT 2016

On Monday, 2016-01-25, 18:08:58, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 25/01/16 17:36, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> >> There's other weird issues as well when the desktop gets into the broken
> >> state. Clicking on links for example takes ages to open them in the
> >> browser. For example, if I click a URL in, say, Thunderbird, 5 times,
> >> nothing happens. Then, about 50 seconds later, they all open at once and
> >> 5 new tabs appear in the browser. This doesn't happen prior to the
> >> desktop glitching up.
> > 
> > Hmm. Is the URL handler configured in Thunderbird or does it delegate to
> > KDE's file associations?
> I've set it to use xdg-open, which in turn obeys KDE's browser
> preference. Every program behaves like that though. Thunderbird was just
> an example.

Right, just checking that this goes through KDE factilities and the problem is 
not more low level.

No idea though, sorry.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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