After upgrade from Debian 11 to Debian 12: plasmoids stopped working.

A. F. Cano afc54 at
Sat Sep 23 18:46:42 BST 2023

On Tue, Sep 12, 2023 at 10:37:51PM +0200, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Tuesday September 12 2023 15:57:03 A. F. Cano wrote:
> >Another data point:  On a Mac Pro, Debian 12 (kde-full 5:142)
> >with 2 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPUs  E5320  @ 1.86GHz, 4 cores each:
> >"Individual Core Usage" -> "Sensor Details" shows all 8 cores.
> >
> >"Individual Core Usage" works fine
> >"System Load" produces no output.
> >
> >Any idea what the problem could be? I'm reluctant to upgrade my main system
> >if things like this are going to break.  Can I provide some spefic data that
> >might help pinpoint the problem?
> I don't know what backend your plasmoid uses, but 2 things you could try to see if more traditional utilities also have problems:
> 1) From a shell, run `sensors-detect` (as root, let it run all the tests it proposes) followed by `sensors`. 
> 2) Also from a shell, run `solid-hardware list details`
> R.

Found a bit more: it appears that ksysguard has been obsoleted and is
replaced by ksystemstats.  Not surprisingly ksystemstats was not
installed.  As soon as I did "Individual Core Usage" started working.

"System Load" and "SysMon" still don't work.  Does anyone have some clue
as to what additional package might need to be installed? or is this a
fundamental incompatibility of those 2 plasmoids and Debian 12 and



PS: I don't see my responses in the list.  This is the only list I
subscribe to where this happens.  Does this happen to everybody?  Is
there a setting that does this?  Can I change it?

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