plasma5 screen management going wrong

Bug Reporter bugreporter11 at
Mon Jul 2 02:17:29 BST 2018

Which project should this bug be reported to?

Is this "laptop display" box that pops up part of plasma5? I assume it must
be, but I'm not using a laptop.

On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 6:26 PM, Bug Reporter <bugreporter11 at>

> With the most recent update of KDE, screen management is acting up. I have
> a desktop with 3 monitors. After this update, every time I log into
> Plasma5, several things happen:
> 1. I get a popup asking me about laptop display options. This is not a
> laptop. Furthermore, the options presented are confusing. None of them look
> viable. I have been leaving it unchanged. However, I do not want this
> dialog every time I log in when my attached screens have not changed.
> 2. The arrangement of my screens has changed (e.g., the screen that should
> be in the middle is arranged on the left or right, etc.)
> 3. the primary display may have changed too.
> In general, other settings may be lost or changed too, such as the
> locations and settings of my panels. That appears to be a consequence of
> the screen arrangement being screwed up.
> $ qmake --version
> QMake version 3.1
> Using Qt version 5.11.1 in /usr/lib
> $ plasmashell --version
> plasmashell 5.13.2
> $ dolphin --version
> dolphin 18.04.2
> $ uname -a
> Linux 4.17.2-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jun 16 11:08:59 UTC 2018 x86_64
> GNU/Linux
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