Kde and networkmanager issues

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – After upgrading two days ago, my network stopped working. Well, First I should say that I got a black desktop upon loading, some things still worked though. Yakuake I could use to launch programs. When I launched systemsettings and unticked enable desktop effects, I got the default background wallpaper, but no panel or folder view. I track down the offending package to kdeplasma-applets-networkmanagement-1:git20110524-1. I downgraded, and I got my desktop back. However, the KDE plasma applet now reported 'invalid state' for both my wireless and wired interfaces. I found the offending (HowTos)