Arch Linux – Boot stucked after installing SDDM on amd laptop

newbie here, after installing SDDM booting is stuck at: Starting version 245.7-1-arch.When i boot without quiet parameter it’s stuck on Finished| Load/Save random seed.

When i boot with loglevel=7 no errors show after Load/Save random seed line.

I tried – reinstalling sddm, plasma. Installing rng-tools, haveged

UPDATE: Running sddm-greeter returns: GREETER: Could not load the Qt platform plugin “xcb” in “” even though it was found

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Author: Lukáš Starinský

How to configure Krusader’s extract context menu to use something other than ark?

I’ve found this context menu in krusader to be very unreliable over the years, it has hardly ever worked for me. Surely it’s possible to configure the context menu to use a custom command, like simply using the zip , ot tar CLI command. I don’t find this in the application settings.

The VFS plugins work great, how come this context menu has to use ARK?

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Author: barrymac

ANSWER

Being KDE, it is a very highly configurable desktop environment to the point that it can become overwhelming. It gives you practically a myriad options for customizations for just about everything. I know because I had been a KDE fan/user for several years.

But I think the issue here is on file associations. Krusader, being a KDE application should follow system-wide settings. I don’t see any reason why it should not. As such, it is in my opinion that the file manager by default will use whatever is associated to handle or open a certain file. I’d look for KDE’s file association settings in the Control Panel or some such. Then assign a different application for that file to your liking. That should do the trick.

As for more customizations like using your own script perhaps? It could be possible still under file associations to assign a different application. Don’t have a KDE desktop installed right now so I can’t check this out. Certainly can’t remember too, nor have gone to the extent of doing something like this to handle archives.