Category Archives: Kubuntu (KDE)

Themes

For your desktop, you can also select a variety of different themes, icons, and window decorations. A theme changes the entire look and feel of your desktop, affecting the appearance of desktop elements, such as scroll bars, buttons, and icons. … Continue reading

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Desktop Backgrounds (Wallpaper)

The background (wallpaper) is set from the desktop menu directly, not from the System Settings window. Right-click on the desktop background to display the desktop menu and then select Desktop Activity Settings to open the Desktop Settings dialog. The background … Continue reading

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The KDE Help Center

The KDE Help Center provides a browser-like interface for accessing and displaying both KDE Help files and Linux Man and info files. You can start the Help Center by selecting its entry at the bottom of the Kickoff Applications menu. … Continue reading

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The KDE 4 Desktop

One of KDE’s aims is to provide users with a consistent integrated desktop. KDE provides its own window manager (KWM), file manager (Dolphin), program manager, and desktop and panel (Plasma). You can run any other X Window System–compliant application, such … Continue reading

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Configuration and Administration Access with KDE

KDE uses a set of menus and access points than differ from those in GNOME to access system administration tools. There are also different ways to access KDE configuration tasks, as well as KDE system administration tools not available through … Continue reading

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