The KDE Plasma Desktop
These pages talk about the basic KDE Plasma desktop. These applications are common programs usually found in base KDE Plasma 4 or 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 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 KDE 5.
- Phonon brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
- Solid helps make your hardware just work.
- Nepomuk attaches meaning and order to your files. Replaced with Baloo in KDE 5.
- Strigi makes sure you never misplace a file again.
- Breeze is the default KDE 5 theme, which gives your desktop a modern, clean visual experience.