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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 8. KDE Desktop Environment

IN THIS CHAPTER

Getting Started

KDE Utilities

Konqueror Browser/File Manager

Menus

Customizing KDE

KDE (K Desktop Environment),[1] written in C++, is an open-source, easy-to-use interactive/integrated desktop environment for UNIX and UNIX-like systems, including GNU/Linux. KDE terminology is slightly different from that of GNOME. This chapter covers KDE release 3.

[1] The K does not stand for anything in particular.

Because KDE has so many features, associated utilities, and programs, including a complete office suite (Koffice), this chapter cannot cover them all but rather attempts to familiarize you with the content and style of KDE. It is up to you to explore and find out more. One of the best ways to learn about ...

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