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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 Enabling Color Management in KWin.
Preferences-desktop-keyboard.png How to configure keyboard actions for specific keys.
I3.png Learn how to Use Other Window Managers with Plasma.
PlasmaBlur.png How to manually enable Transparency And Blur.

File Management

48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File Management#Discover Dolphin Discover the various functionalities of the Dolphin file manager
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File_Management#File System Navigation Learn how to navigate your filesystem more effectively
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Dolphin/File_Management#Archive Management in Dolphin How to manage compressed files in Dolphin using Ark for Archive Management
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 How to add an entry to the Create New menu

Web Browsers

Icon-Preferences-desktop-gestures-touch.png Create mouse gestures for use with any browser
FirefoxLogo.png Browser configuration for Firefox. Learn how to make Firefox use the standard Open and Save dialog.


View-pim-mail.png Learn how to manage your e-mail with KMail
View-pim-calendar.png How to sync your information using KOrganizer
Akregator.png Here is how to set up your favorite RSS in one place with Akregator
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 How to work with MIDI synthesizing on Linux
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/K3b/Burn an Audio Cd with K3b How to burn an audio cd using K3b



Photo Tutorial 1-1: Levels adjust This tutorial explains how to use Levels Adjust tool to quickly adjust brightness in your pictures using digiKam.


Photo Tutorial 1-2: Curves adjust This tutorial explains how to use the Curves Adjust tool to quickly fix differences in brightness in your pictures using digiKam.


Photo Tutorial 1-3: White Balance This tutorial explains how to use the White Balance tool to quickly fix levels of white in ambient lighting using digiKam.


Photo Tutorial 1-4: Brightness/Contrast/Gamma + Hue/Saturation/Lightness This tutorial explains how to adjust several aspects of your picture more thoroughly using digiKam.


Photo KDE Tutorial 1-5: Perspective Adjustment This tutorial explains how to correct the position and perspective of your pictures using digiKam.


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 How to create GPS Tracks using a mobile or GPS-enabled device
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/MapThemes How to switch map themes and visualization
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Maemo/Bookmarks Using Bookmarks to mark your favorite places
48px|link=Special:myLanguage/Marble/Search Searching for places and points of interest


Kdeconnect.png Compilation of 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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