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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 11

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The K Desktop Environment: KDE

  • KDE 4
  • The KDE Help Center
  • Plasma
  • The KDE 4 desktop
  • Plasmoids and dashboard
  • Zoom User Interface (ZUI)
  • KWin desktop effects
  • The KDE panel
  • KDE file manager: Dolphin
  • Web and FTP access: Konqueror
  • KDE configuration

The K Desktop Environment (KDE) includes the standard desktop features, such as a window manager and a file manager, as well as an extensive set of applications that cover most Linux tasks. The KDE desktop is developed and distributed by the KDE Project. KDE is open source software provided under a GNU Public License and is available free of charge along with its source code.

Numerous applications ...

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