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= The KDE Desktop =
  
<big>'''The home for KDE users and enthusiasts'''</big>
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[[Image:Category-user-desktop.png|left|64px]] These is your basic KDE desktop. These applications are the most common programs found in any base KDE installtion and provide the core functionality of any working system. These KDE base programs allow you to use, manage, and control your desktop and programs with ease and flexibility.
  
'''''Contact us''' by using '''[[Talk:Welcome_to_KDE_UserBase|the Talk page]]''' if you want to discuss anything you see, <br />or would like to see, in Userbase.''
 
  
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== The Applications ==
  
 
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|<imagemap>
 
|<imagemap>
Image:Kde.png
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Image:Kwin.png|48px
default [[An introduction to KDE]]
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default [[KWin]]
 
desc none
 
desc none
</imagemap>||'''[[An introduction to KDE]]'''
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</imagemap>||'''[[KWin]]'''
:Learn more about the [[What is KDE|K Desktop Environment]] and find information to help you get started. Also, discover what [[UserBase]] is and how it can help you.
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:KDE's reliable and flexible window manager, now with 3D effects.
 
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|<imagemap>
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Image:Plasma.png|48px
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default [[Plasma]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Plasma]]'''
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:The KDE desktop shell and workspace, providing both the desktop and the panel.
 
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|<imagemap>
 
|<imagemap>
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Image:System-file-manager.png|48px
default [[Getting Help]]
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default [[Dolphin]]
 
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</imagemap>||'''[[Getting Help|Resources]]'''
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</imagemap>||'''[[Dolphin]]'''
:Need some help? Here are some suggested places where you can get help with KDE problems, as well some hints on how to improve the quality of answers you receive.
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:An easy to use file manager.
 
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Image:Konqueror.png|48px
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default [[Konqueror]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Konqueror]]'''
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:A file manager, web browser, universial file viewer, and more!
 
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|<imagemap>
 
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Image:Application-x-executable.png
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default [[Applications]]
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default [[System Settings]]
 
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</imagemap>||'''[[Applications]]'''
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</imagemap>||'''[[System Settings]]'''
:Discover the wide variety of KDE applications and find out what program suits your needs and preferences.
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:The new control center for KDE
 
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Image:Kwrite.png|48px
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default [[KWrite]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[KWrite]]'''
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:A simple text editor.
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Image:Utilities-terminal.png|48px
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default [[Konsole]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Konsole]]'''
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:A tabbed terminal emulator allowing the use of several shells or profiles.
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== The Pillars of KDE ==
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There are other parts of KDE that work under the hood to give you the best desktop experience. You might be interested in knowing about them.
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Image:Oxygen.png|48px
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default [[Glossary#Oxygen|Oxygen]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Glossary#Oxygen|Oxygen]]'''
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:Gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance.
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Image:Preferences-desktop-sound.png|48px
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default [[Glossary#Phonon|Phonon]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Glossary#Phonon|Phonon]]'''
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:Brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
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Image:Preferences-system.png|48px
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default [[Glossary#Solid|Solid]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Glossary#Solid|Solid]]'''
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:Helps make your hardware just work.
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default [[Glossary#Nepomuk|Nepomuk]]
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</imagemap>||'''[[Glossary#Nepomuk|Nepomuk]]'''
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:Attaches meaning and order to your files.
 
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|<imagemap>
Image:Start-here.png
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default [[Glossary#Strigi|Strigi]]
 
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desc none
</imagemap>||'''[[Tutorials]]'''
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</imagemap>||'''[[Glossary#Strigi|Strigi]]'''
:How-To's, Tips & Tricks that can help make your KDE experience more enjoyable and productive.
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:Makes sure you never misplace a file again.
 
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Revision as of 14:08, 23 September 2008

The KDE Desktop

Category-user-desktop.png
These is your basic KDE desktop. These applications are the most common programs found in any base KDE installtion and provide the core functionality of any working system. These KDE base programs allow you to use, manage, and control your desktop and programs with ease and flexibility.


The Applications

Kwin.png
KWin
KDE's reliable and flexible window manager, now with 3D effects.
Plasma.png
Plasma
The KDE desktop shell and workspace, providing both the desktop and the panel.
System-file-manager.png
Dolphin
An easy to use file manager.
Konqueror.png
Konqueror
A file manager, web browser, universial file viewer, and more!
Preferences-system.png
System Settings
The new control center for KDE
Kwrite.png
KWrite
A simple text editor.
Utilities-terminal.png
Konsole
A tabbed terminal emulator allowing the use of several shells or profiles.

The Pillars of KDE

There are other parts of KDE that work under the hood to give you the best desktop experience. You might be interested in knowing about them.

Oxygen.png
Oxygen
Gives your desktop a refreshing and breath-taking visual appearance.
Preferences-desktop-sound.png
Phonon
Brings the magic of sound and video into your desktop.
Preferences-system.png
Solid
Helps make your hardware just work.
Nepomuk.png
Nepomuk
Attaches meaning and order to your files.
Strigi.png
Strigi
Makes sure you never misplace a file again.

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