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Richard PetersenBeginning Fedora Desktophttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3882-0_9

9. Plasma Desktop: The K Desktop Environment (KDE)

Richard Petersen1 
Alameda, California, USA

Plasma is the desktop developed and distributed by KDE (the K Desktop Environment ). It is often referred to as simply the KDE desktop. Plasma 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 Plasma version of Fedora Linux is called the Fedora KDE Plasma Desktop and is available as a separate desktop DVD from https://​spins.​fedoraproject.​org/​. The Plasma desktop is developed and distributed by the KDE Project. KDE is open source ...

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