Getting Help

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The KDE Community is friendly and helpful, so here you'll find hints on where to get help, and some guidance on using the different channels.

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Asking Questions properly and hints about things to check before you ask, and information to gather.
 
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You will often be asked "which distro do you use?" If that sounds confusing, What is a distribution (distro)? will explain for you.
 
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Here is how to chat with other KDE users. Also a list of IRC Channels is available.
 
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Mailing Lists for help in using KDE applications. You receive all mail that goes to a Mailing List.
 
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Forums are where you leave a message and check later for replies. Look for the check-box to get notifications of replies.
 
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Websites lists KDE-related sites, as well as articles about using KDE software.
 
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Troubleshooting is the place to look for help with configuration or hardware problems.
 
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The world of computing abounds with strange words and unfamiliar concepts. In The Jargon File you will find an explanation of some of them.

This page was last modified on 3 August 2012, at 18:24. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 3.0 and the GNU Free Documentation License 1.2 unless otherwise noted.