Konsole cursor trails over transparency WAYLAND

Not asking for help on this one. Just my recent test of Wayland on this PC with a nVidia 2070 with proprietary drivers.

Konsole with transparency shows a cursor trail. I can turn off transparency and it looks great. Had to take a phone photo to capture what I was seeing. I have not noticed this anywhere else.


Operating System: openSUSE Tumbleweed 20240114
KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.10
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.113.0
Qt Version: 5.15.12
Kernel Version: 6.6.11-1-default (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: Wayland
Processors: 20 × 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700
Memory: 31.1 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER/PCIe/SSE2
Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
Product Name: XPS 8950

Just noticing that if I have one floating window in front of another, and I move the mouse over the one “in front / active / focused,” the borders, scroll bar and other things on the background application flicker.

I think that’s 455526 – Blur glitches started to appear in wayland again, which is already fixed in Plasma 6.


Good deal. Just putting it out there, so you guys know to work on it. Like you, I want to see 6.0 be a great release. I still remember 4.0 :smiley:

I know you didn’t ask for help but I am still moving this to the help category to keep the Development section clean.

Imo such things should either be reported as a bug or we could have a dedicated thread for such things.


Just throwing this in there.

I have been on Wayland on my gaming desktop all afternoon. I have seen some screen flickering here and there, but I have been running Steam games just fine. The few little glitches I have, I can live with. I am going to try to stick with Wayland at least for a few days and see. :grinning:

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Following up.

After a couple of days of Wayland + nVidia, I lived through it. I saw a lot of flickering in Brave and in YouTube videos. Some flickering in Steam, but it seems that all of my issues now are simple flickering.

I have not uninstalled the proprietary drivers and tried nouveau, so I cannot comment on that.

Do I blame the Wayland devs? Absolutely not. I will put the blame right were it belongs, on nVidia.

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