Unable to remove fuzzy clock plasmoid

huw huw at synapticsilence.net
Sat Apr 15 13:11:57 BST 2017


On Saturday, 15 April 2017 11:20:13 BST Marek Paƛnikowski wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-04-15 at 10:45 +0100, huw wrote:
> 
> > Any suggestions?
> 
> I suggest editing the plasmoid out of the Plasma's configuration file.
> But it depends on the major version of KDE.
> 
> The configuration files for KDE4 are in $HOME/.kde/share/config . The
> file you would be editing is plasma-desktop-appletsrc . I do not
> remember clearly the directory of the KDE5 configuration, but I do know
> it is different from KDE4.
> 
> In the file you have sections starting with
> [Containments][number1][Applets][number2]([optional]) . All sections
> which have the same numbers 1 and 2 describe one plasmoid. Search for
> line "plugin=fuzzy-clock". Remove the sections describing this plasmoid
> and reload Plasma.
> 
> 

This has done the trick - many thanks for your advice.

Incidentally, there were a number of plasma-desktop-appletsrc files dotted around so I used locate to find them.  The one I needed to edit was in ~/.config

Kind regards,
Huw
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