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.