Roderick Johnstone wrote:
Under kde 4 I used to be able to drop various rc files files into
/etc/kde to provide systemwide customization of the desktop.
Did this change for Plasma Workspaces 5? If so, what is the current
From an earlier post I was recommended to add a script to:
to update the KDE environment.
Previously I was using the directory:
for this sort of thing.
I guessing that maybe the desktop and kde5 apps look in the former and
kde4 apps look in the latter location. Is that right?
Is there some documentation on these configuration directories as used
in F22 somewhere that I can look at?
kf5/plasma5 uses $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS, per
$XDG_CONFIG_DIRS defines the preference-ordered set of base directories to
search for configuration files in addition to the $XDG_CONFIG_HOME base
If $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS is either not set or empty, a value equal to /etc/xdg
should be used.
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME defines the base directory relative to which user specific
configuration files should be stored. If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME is either not set
or empty, a default equal to $HOME/.config should be used.
So, in short, use /etc/xdg instead now.
Keep in mind, kde4 applications continue to work as before (and uses