I made the decision to perform a full install of my system with Ubuntu 22.

Now, it is even worse, kstars cannot even start:

u36sd:~$ kstars
Call to writableLocation without an application-based location.
Icon theme "elementary" not found.
org.kde.kstars: Welcome to KStars 3.6.0 Stable
org.kde.kstars: Build: 2022-08-27T07:19:13Z
org.kde.kstars: OS: "ubuntu"
org.kde.kstars: API: "x86_64-little_endian-lp64"
org.kde.kstars: Arch: "x86_64"
org.kde.kstars: Kernel Type: "linux"
org.kde.kstars: Kernel Version: "5.15.0-43-generic"
org.kde.kstars: Qt Version: 5.15.3
org.kde.kstars: Processing "unnamedstars.dat" , HTMesh Level 3
org.kde.kstars: Sky Mesh Size: 512
org.kde.kstars: Loaded DSO catalog file: "unnamedstars.dat"
org.kde.kstars: "Star HD20,794 not found."
org.kde.kstars: "Star HD98,230 not found."
org.kde.kstars: Loaded DSO catalogs.
org.kde.kstars: Loading asteroids
terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error'
what(): Could not open file.
Aborted (core dumped)