Features of the K Desktop Environment

One of the most popular X11 window managers for Linux is the K Desktop Environment (KDE), which is used by many other Linux distributions, and which is also available with Red Hat Linux. KDE is much more than an X11 window manager—it is a complete desktop environment with more than 150 clients and a consistent interface, much like the one provided by GNOME.

KDE supports many of the features you'd expect in a modern desktop environment, including those commonly found in commercial software libraries such as Motif and in the Common Desktop Environment (CDE). These features include

  • A suite of personal productivity tools, such as disk and network utilities, designed to use the desktop interface and the capability ...

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