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openSUSE 11.1 Reference Guide
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1.0 Getting Started with the KDE Desktop

This chapter assists you in becoming familiar with the KDE desktop of your openSUSE®. If you have not yet installed your system, refer to Section 1.0, Installation with YaST, (↑ Start-Up ).

KDE stands for K Desktop Environment and is an easy-to-use graphical user interface graphical user interface that communicates with the underlying Linux system to access and manage files, folders, and programs. It has many applications designed to help you in your daily work. KDE also offers many choices to modify your desktop according to your needs and wishes. Read more about configuring your desktop in Section 3.0, Customizing Your Settings.

The following description is based on the default configuration of the KDE 4 desktop shipped with your product. If you or your system administrator has modified the defaults, some aspects may be different, such as appearance or keyboard shortcuts.

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