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= The KDE Desktop =
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[[Image:Category-user-desktop.png|left|64px]] These is your basic KDE desktop. These applications are the most common programs found in any base KDE installtion and provide the core functionality of any working system. These KDE base programs allow you to use, manage, and control your desktop and programs with ease and flexibility.  
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== The KDE Plasma Desktop == <!--T:1-->
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These pages talk about the basic KDE Plasma desktop. These applications are common programs usually found in base KDE SC 4 or Plasma 5 installations. They provide core desktop environment functionality. These KDE base programs allow users to operate, manage and control their desktop and programs easily and flexibly.</translate>
  
  
== The Applications ==
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=== The Workspace === <!--T:50-->
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|[[Image:Kwin.png|left|48px]] || '''[[KWin]]''' is KDE's reliable and flexible window manager, now with 3D effects.
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/Plasma|<translate><!--T:60-->
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The Desktop and Panels</translate>]]</h4>
|[[Image:Plasma.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Plasma]]''' is the KDE desktop shell and workspace, providing both the desktop and the panel.
 
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|[[Image:System-file-manager.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Dolphin]]''' is an easy to use file manager.
 
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|[[Image:Konqueror.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Konqueror]]''' is a file manager, web browser, universial file viewer, and more!
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|[[Image:Plasma.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Plasma]]||<translate><!--T:16-->
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Learn about the basics of the default settings, how to configure the panels and desktop to fit your preferences and how to add new features with downloadable content.</translate>
 
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/KWin|<translate><!--T:61-->
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KWin</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Preferences-system.png|left|48px]] || '''[[System Settings]]''' is the new control center for KDE
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|[[Image:Kwin.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWin]]||<translate><!--T:13-->
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Discover KWin, KDE's reliable and flexible window manager with hardware accelerated effects for added beauty and usability.</translate>
 
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/Plasma/Krunner|<translate><!--T:62-->
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KRunner</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Kwrite.png|left|48px]] || '''[[KWrite]]''' is a simple text editor.
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|[[Image:System-run.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KRunner]]||
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The traditional "Run Command" window has become a "power launcher" with not only command launching but also desktop search, a calculator and even online Wiki look ups. Find out how to use this new interface, called "KRunner", to streamline your workflow.</translate>
 
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/System_Settings|<translate><!--T:63-->
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System Settings</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Utilities-terminal.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Konsole]]''' is a powerful terminal emulator for KDE.
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|[[Image:Preferences-system.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/System Settings]]||
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The new control center for KDE platforms.</translate>
 
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== The Pillars of KDE ==
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=== The Applications === <!--T:3-->
 
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There are other parts of KDE that work under the hood to give you the best desktop experience. You might be interested in knowing about them.
 
  
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|[[Image:Oxygen.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Oxygen]]''' gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance.
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Dolphin</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:System-file-manager.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin]]||<translate><!--T:19-->
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Discover Dolphin: the default, easy-to-use file manager in the KDE Plasma Desktop.</translate>
 
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|[[Image:Preferences-desktop-sound.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Phonon]]''' brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
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Konqueror</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Konqueror.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Konqueror]]||<translate><!--T:22-->
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A power user's dream file manager, web browser and universal file viewer.</translate>
 
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|[[Image:Preferences-system.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Solid]]''' helps make your hardware just work.
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Kate</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Kate.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWrite]]||<translate><!--T:28-->
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A simple but powerful text editor.</translate>
 
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|[[Image:Nepomuk.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Nepomuk]]''' brings meaning and order to your files.
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Konsole</translate>]]</h4>
 
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|[[Image:Utilities-terminal.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Konsole]]||<translate><!--T:40-->
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A tabbed terminal emulator allowing the use of several shells or profiles.</translate>
|[[Image:Strigi.png|left|48px]] || '''[[Strigi]]''' makes sure you never lose a file again.
 
 
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==== The Pillars of a KDE Platform ==== <!--T:5-->
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There are other parts of the KDE platform that work "under the hood" to give you the best desktop experience. You might be interested in knowing about them.</translate>
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[[Special:myLanguage/Glossary#Oxygen|Oxygen]] gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance. Replaced with Breeze in Plasma 5.</translate>
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[[Special:myLanguage/Breeze|Breeze]] is the default Plasma 5 theme, which gives your desktop a modern, clean visual experience.</translate>
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[[Special:myLanguage/Glossary#Phonon|Phonon]] brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.</translate>
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[[Special:myLanguage/Solid|Solid]] helps make your hardware just work.</translate>
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[[Special:myLanguage/Baloo|Baloo]] attaches meaning and order to your files.</translate>
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[[Category:Applications]]
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The KDE Plasma Desktop

Category-user-desktop.png

These pages talk about the basic KDE Plasma desktop. These applications are common programs usually found in base KDE SC 4 or Plasma 5 installations. They provide core desktop environment functionality. These KDE base programs allow users to operate, manage and control their desktop and programs easily and flexibly.


The Workspace

The Desktop and Panels

Plasma.png Learn about the basics of the default settings, how to configure the panels and desktop to fit your preferences and how to add new features with downloadable content.

KWin

Kwin.png Discover KWin, KDE's reliable and flexible window manager with hardware accelerated effects for added beauty and usability.

KRunner

System-run.png

The traditional "Run Command" window has become a "power launcher" with not only command launching but also desktop search, a calculator and even online Wiki look ups. Find out how to use this new interface, called "KRunner", to streamline your workflow.

System Settings

Preferences-system.png

The new control center for KDE platforms.


The Applications

Dolphin

System-file-manager.png Discover Dolphin: the default, easy-to-use file manager in the KDE Plasma Desktop.

Konqueror

Konqueror.png A power user's dream file manager, web browser and universal file viewer.

Kate

Kate.png A simple but powerful text editor.

Konsole

Utilities-terminal.png A tabbed terminal emulator allowing the use of several shells or profiles.

The Pillars of a KDE Platform

There are other parts of the KDE platform that work "under the hood" to give you the best desktop experience. You might be interested in knowing about them.

  • Oxygen gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance. Replaced with Breeze in Plasma 5.
  • Breeze is the default Plasma 5 theme, which gives your desktop a modern, clean visual experience.
  • Phonon brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
  • Solid helps make your hardware just work.
  • Baloo attaches meaning and order to your files.

This page was last edited on 13 January 2019, at 12:25. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.
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