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= The KDE Plasma Desktop =
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[[Image:Category-user-desktop.png|left|64px]] This is the basic KDE Plasma desktop. These applications are common programs usually found in base KDE SC 4 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.  
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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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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/Plasma|<translate><!--T:60-->
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The Desktop and Panels</translate>]]</h4>
</imagemap>||'''[[KWin]]'''
 
:The KDE platform's reliable and flexible window manager, now with 3D effects.
 
 
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|[[Image:Plasma.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Plasma]]||<translate><!--T:16-->
Image:Plasma.png|48px
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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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:The KDE desktop shell and workspace, providing both the desktop and the panel.
 
 
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/KWin|<translate><!--T:61-->
Image:System-file-manager.png|48px
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KWin</translate>]]</h4>
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</imagemap>||'''[[Dolphin]]'''
 
:An easy to use file manager.
 
 
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|[[Image:Kwin.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWin]]||<translate><!--T:13-->
Image:Konqueror.png|48px
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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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</imagemap>||'''[[Konqueror]]'''
 
:A file manager, web browser and universal file viewer.
 
 
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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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</imagemap>||'''[[System Settings]]'''
 
:The new control center for KDE platforms.
 
 
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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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</imagemap>||'''[[KWrite]]'''
 
:A simple text editor.
 
 
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System Settings</translate>]]</h4>
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</imagemap>||'''[[Kickoff]]'''
 
:Kickoff is the default application launcher in KDE SC 4.
 
 
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The new control center for KDE platforms.</translate>
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</imagemap>||'''[[Lancelot]]'''
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:Lancelot is a powerful application launcher for KDE SC 4 which also allows launch menus to be placed on the panel.
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=== The Applications === <!--T:3-->
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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/Dolphin|<translate><!--T:64-->
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Dolphin</translate>]]</h4>
 
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Discover Dolphin: the default, easy-to-use file manager in the KDE Plasma Desktop.</translate>
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</imagemap>||'''[[KRunner]]'''
 
:KRunner includes the functionality of "power launchers" like Katapult as well as desktop search and even a calculator.  
 
 
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Konqueror</translate>]]</h4>
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|[[Image:Konqueror.png|48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Konqueror]]||<translate><!--T:22-->
</imagemap>||'''[[Konsole]]'''
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A power user's dream file manager, web browser and universal file viewer.</translate>
:A tabbed terminal emulator allowing the use of several shells or profiles.
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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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|colspan="2"|<h4>[[Special:myLanguage/Konsole|<translate><!--T:67-->
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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>
 
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== The Pillars of a KDE Platform ==
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==== The Pillars of a KDE Platform ==== <!--T:5-->
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.
 
  
* '''[[Glossary#Oxygen|Oxygen]]''' gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance.
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* '''[[Glossary#Phonon|Phonon]]''' brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
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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>
* '''[[Glossary#Solid|Solid]]''' helps make your hardware just work.
 
* '''[[Glossary#Nepomuk|Nepomuk]]''' attaches meaning and order to your files.
 
* '''[[Glossary#Strigi|Strigi]]''' makes sure you never misplace a file again.
 
  
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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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|'''Back to [[Applications]]'''
 
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[[Category:Applications]]
 
[[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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