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The KDE Desktop

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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

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KWin
KDE's reliable and flexible window manager, now with 3D effects.
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Plasma
The KDE desktop shell and workspace, providing both the desktop and the panel.
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Dolphin
An easy to use file manager.
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Konqueror
A file manager, web browser, universial file viewer, and more!
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System Settings
The new control center for KDE
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KWrite
A simple text editor.
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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.

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

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