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kpackagetool5: Install, list, remove Plasma packages


kpackagetool5 - Install, list, remove Plasma packages


kpackagetool5 [-v, --version] [-h, --help] [--hash path] [-g, --global] [-t, --type type] [-i, --install path] [-s, --show name] [-u, --upgrade path] [-l, --list] [--list-types] [-r, --remove name] [-p, --packageroot path] [--generate-index]



is a command line tool to install, list, remove Plasma packages.


-v, --version

Displays version information.

-h, --help

Displays this help.

--hash path

Generate a SHA1 hash for the package at "path".

-g, --global

For install or remove, operates on packages installed for all users.

-t, --type type

The type of package, e.g. theme, wallpaper, plasmoid, dataengine, runner, layout-template, etc. [plasmoid].

-i, --install path

Install the package at "path".

-s, --show name

Show information of package "name".

-u, --upgrade path

Upgrade the package at "path".

-l, --list

List installed packages.


Lists all known Package types that can be installed.

-r, --remove name

Remove the package named "name".

-p, --packageroot path

Absolute path to the package root. If not supplied, then the standard data directories for this Plasma session will be searched instead.

--generate-index path

Recreate the plugin index. To be used in conjunction with either the option -t or -g. Recreates the index for the given type or package root. Operates in the user directory, unless -g is used


kpackagetool5 was written by Aaron Seigo<aseigo [at]>.


More detailed user documentation is available from m[blue]help:/plasma-desktopm[] (either enter this URL into Konqueror, or run khelpcenterhelp:/plasma-desktop).