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System Settings

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Systemsettings-plasma5 4.png KDE system manager for hardware, software, and workspaces.


  • System manager for global KDE platform settings
  • Customize and manage your desktop in one convenient location
  • Search function helps narrow down probable settings
  • Pointing at an icon displays a tooltip with more information about it


When the keyboard focus is in the icon window, you can type the first few letters of any module name to select it.

System Settings has a search function to help in hunting down a setting. Simply type in a keyword in the Search field in the toolbar and System Settings will display modules that contain the keyword and hide those that don't.

Searching for "key".

You can also search for and open System Settings modules in KRunner.



Workspace Theme

Preferences-desktop-user.png Customize your desktop theme, cursor theme, and splash theme all from here.


Preferences-desktop-theme.png Change your system color scheme here.


Preferences-desktop-notification.png Customize the fonts used on your system here.


Preferences-desktop-filetype-association.png Change your system icon theme here.

Application Style

Preferences-desktop-locale.png Customize your systems widget style (button themes), window decorations (how your titlebars look), and how GNOME (GTK) applications look..

Shortcuts and Gestures

Preferences-desktop-keyboard.png Configure keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures.


Desktop Effects

Preferences-desktop.png Configure desktop effects such as window animations, transparency, or the desktop cube.

Workspace Appearance

Preferences-desktop-theme.png Configure the appearance of windows, cursors, and the desktop.


Preferences-desktop-accessibility.png Settings to help users who have difficulty hearing audible cues, or who have difficulty using a keyboard.

Default Applications

Preferences-desktop-default-applications.png Set the default applications for common tasks, such as browsing the web, writing email, or managing files.

Search Desktop

Nepomuk.png Settings for the desktop search engine.

Window Behaviour

Preferences-system-windows.png Configure task switching, and how windows respond to mouse actions.

Workspace Behaviour

Plasma.png Settings for overall workspace behaviour and virtual desktops.

Network and Connectivity


Preferences-system-bluetooth.png Use Bluedevil to set up connections to your Bluetooth devices.

Network Settings

Preferences-system-network.png Preferences for your network connections and proxy settings.

SSL Preferences

Preferences-system.png Manage SSL certificates.


Preferences-system-network-sharing.png Settings for sharing files with Windows machines over a network.


Device Actions

System-run.png Configure which actions are available when a new device is connected to your machine.

Digital Camera

Camera-photo-48.png Settings for connecting to your digital cameras.

Display and Monitor

Video-display-48.png Configuration of your monitor(s) and screensaver settings.

Information Sources

Preferences-system.png Configuration of hardware for network, remote control, and modems.

Input Devices

Preferences-desktop-peripherals.png Configure your keyboard, mouse and joystick.

Power Management

Preferences-system-power-management.png Global settings for the power manager.

Removable Devices

Drive-removable-media.png Configure automatic handling of removable storage media.


Applications-multimedia.png Configure the handling of audio CDs

System Administration

Date & Time

Preferences-system-time.png Settings for date and time.

Font Installer

Preferences-desktop-font.png Install, manage, and preview fonts.

Login Screen

Preferences-system-login.png Configure the login manager (KDM).

Startup and Shutdown

Preferences-other.png Configure your system behavior when starting up or shutting down.

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