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If you are a system administrator who is rolling out new or managing existing KDE deployments in their organization, you should definitely look at the KDE System Administration section.

Getting Started


How to Install KDE neon


How to install KDE software

48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Common Tasks Some common tasks explained

The Jargon File explains some of the words that you may be unfamiliar with.

Preferences-desktop-keyboard.png Creating keyboard shortcuts
Utilities-terminal.png Open a console
Preferences-system-network.png Access another computer's display

Change the color of the blue folder icon

Preferences-cursor.png Mouse pointer settings for large displays

Localization Settings

Preferences-desktop-locale.png Change the language and the numeric, currency and time formats used by Plasma
Preferences-desktop-keyboard.png Entering "special characters" - characters that are not on your normal keyboard
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Tutorials/Kimpanel Kimpanel Build a plasmoid for controlling input methods


48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Plasma/Tips Plasma Tips & Tricks
KrunnerIcon.png KRunner is an amazingly useful utility, launched either by Alt + F2, or by a right-click on the desktop, and selecting 'Run Command'. Now learn some of its uses
Preferences-system.png Learn how to configure the Plasma panel
Preferences-desktop-theme.png Learn how to Create a look and feel package
NetbooksDevice.png Using with small screens (eg. Netbooks) Discusses several issues where screen space is at a premium
Preferences-desktop-color.png Color Management Enabling color management
Preferences-desktop-keyboard.png Keyboard actions Configuring keyboard actions
I3.png Using Other Window Managers with Plasma Learn how to change the Window Managers used by Plasma.

File Management

48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File Management#Discover Dolphin Discover Dolphin
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File_Management#File System Navigation File System Navigation
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File_Management#Archive Management in Dolphin Archive Management in Dolphin
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/File_transfers Transfer files from and to a server using ftp, sftp, webdav and the like
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Adding an entry to the Create New menu Adding an entry to the Create New menu of file browsers

Web Browsers

Icon-Preferences-desktop-gestures-touch.png Mousegestures for all Browsers
FirefoxLogo.png Browser configuration for Firefox. Learn how to make Firefox uses the standard Open and Save dialog.


View-pim-mail.png KMail tutorials
View-pim-calendar.png KOrganizer tutorials
Akregator.png Akregator tutorials
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Tutorials/Kontact How to use with Kontact
Kontact.png How to use Kolab with Kontact
NextcloudLogo.png How to use Nextcloud with Kontact


These tutorials are obsolete and need to be updated for calligra. If you know about how to use calligra, please help.

48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWord/Tutorials/BasicLayout Basic Layout is a tutorial that creates a leaflet with various images and explaining text using KWord's frames technology. Several text frames and image frames will be created and positioned on the page.
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWord/Tutorials/SecondLayout A Second Layout experiments with placing, grouping and moving images within a text area.
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWord/Tutorials/ThirdLayout A third Layout builds a page for a photo album.
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Karbon/Tutorials/Artistic Text Shape Using the Artistic Text Shape is a tutorial that shows how to get started with the artistic text shape that all KOffice applications provide.
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/KWord/Manual KWord Manual Tutorial on basic concepts of working in a frame-based environment, and detailed guides for all your WP needs.


48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Tutorials/MIDI on Linux MIDI in Linux
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/K3b/Burn an Audio Cd with K3b Burn an Audio Cd with K3b


48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Showfoto/Levels_Adjust Photo Tutorial 1-1: Levels adjust
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Showfoto/Curves_Adjust Photo Tutorial 1-2: Curves adjust
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Showfoto/White_Balance Photo Tutorial 1-3: White balance
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Showfoto/Brightness Photo Tutorial 1-4: Brightness/Contrast/Gamma + Hue/Saturation/Lightness
48px|link=[Special:myLanguage/Showfoto/Perspective Photo KDE Tutorial 1-5: Perspective Adjustment

An impressive amount of digiKam tutorials are hosted in userbase.


48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Klipper/How_to_search_in_phone_books_using_Klipper How to search in phone books using Klipper


48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/Installation Installing Marble on a Nokia N900
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/OfflineRouting Setting up Offline Routing on a Nokia N900
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/GuidanceMode Route Planning and Guidance Mode on a Nokia N900
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/GPSGuidelines GPS Tracking
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/MapThemes Map Theme Configuration
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/Bookmarks Using Bookmarks
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Search Searching Places

Kde Connect

Kdeconnect.png Usefull commands for KDE Connect


48px|link=Quanta_RefreshDoc How to get php documentation up to date in Quanta


Configure.png Modify your system defaults
Sql.png Using a single database for KDE programs

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