Over the years, Linux has continued to become friendlier for new users. That push includes graphical software centers for installing and managing apps. It’s a great idea, but can GNOME and KDE Plasma pull it off?
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The KDE Community have developed a ton of high-quality applications for different needs. Here are some of the best KDE Plasma applications you should try.
Netrunner OS is a KDE plasma-based Linux distro. It comes in two flavours: standard (based on Kubuntu) & rolling (based on Manjaro). Let’s take a closer look.
KDE Plasma truly is a beautifully designed Linux desktop. With so many themes to choose from, here are some of the best KDE Plasma themes around.
KDE is full of customization options and the default lock screen might be one of the things you’d like to change. Here’s how you can do it.
If you want to change the color of your folder icons without installing a new icon set, Dolphin Folder Color for KDE is a great solution.
A clock doesn’t have to rely on boring numbers. Check out these interesting KDE clock widgets and Plasmoids with a creative approach to telling the time.
For those who are not fans of the Ubuntu unity desktop, there are several Ubuntu derivatives for specific purposes. How out how to pick the best one for you.
For simple file management, the default file manager will suffice. But if you are looking for a more powerful file management tool, you got to try Krusader.
When you think of editing images on Linux, your first thought may be of GIMP, but do you know that Gwenview can be a useful photo editor as well?
There are several media center applications for Linux users. For fans of KDE, there’s a new Plasma Media Center that will fit in nicely with your desktop.
The Plasmoids is one useful feature in KDE that didn’t receive plenty of attention. Here, we will show you 5 useful KDE plasmoids that you can make good use of.
Cron is a daemon that executes scheduled commands for Linux. You can use Cron to schedule and automate jobs in Linux, saving you from having to do them manually.
Most Linux users are familiar with the various desktop manager like KDE, GNOME, etc, but few understands the important component that makes each of these desktops possible – the venerable X-Window System. Let’s take a look at this important piece of software in more detail.
Email has changed dramatically over the years. What was once a single program on your computer that occasionally shouted “You’ve got mail” is now on the web, on your smartphone, and probably with you wherever you go. As easy as it is to dismiss the past necessity for having a standalone email client, there are […]
With the release of Gnome 3, many developers of GTK apps have begun to port their programs from GTK2 to GTK3. If you have used Ubuntu 11.04, you will notice that many of the popular GTK2 themes did not yet have GTK3 equivalents, which left the few GTK3 applications looking awful.
KDE has always given users the ability to add launchers to its panel, and it has always had a very usable task manager. Until recently, however, there has not been a comprehensive and well-designed merging of the two. The Icon Tasks widget has changed all of that. It is a robust plasma widget that includes […]
KDE has an easy-to-use system for configuring programs or scripts to run at startup. Linux distributions also have methods of starting programs at boot, but there are some unique instances when it would be ideal to start a script at the moment KDM starts, in between the start of X and the start of your […]