KDE User Guide
This manual introduces the KDE desktop of your SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop and
a variety of applications you will encounter when working with the
KDE desktop. It guides you through using these applications and
helps you perform key tasks. It is intended mainly for end users who
want to make efficient use of KDE in everyday life.
The manual is subdivided into the following parts:
- KDE Desktop
Get to know your KDE desktop and
learn how to cope with basic and daily tasks, using the
central KDE applications and some small utilities. Get
an impression of the numerous possibilities KDE offers to
modify and individualize your desktop according to your needs
- Office and Collaboration
Use the office and collaboration
software your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop offers, such as the OpenOffice.org
suite, several e-mailing and calendaring programs, and
applications for online conversations. Also find vital
information concerning the management and exchange of data on
your system: how to share files on the network, how to
effectively search and encrypt data, and how to manage
Find out how to use the Internet applications
included in your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, such as Konqueror or the
Firefox Web browser, a download manager, or a news feed
Find topics such as graphics applications, digital cameras,
sound applications, and CD and
We want to hear your comments and suggestions about this
manual and the other documentation included with this product.
Please use the User Comments feature at the bottom of each page of
the online documentation and enter your comments there.
There are other manuals available on this SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop product.
If you want to have a look at the other end user documentation for
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, the following manuals might be interesting:
- Installation Quick Start
Lists the system requirements and guides you
step-by-step through the installation of your
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop.
- GNOME User Guide
This manual introduces the GNOME desktop of your
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and a variety of applications you will encounter
when working with the GNOME desktop. It guides you through
using these applications and helps you perform key tasks. It
is intended mainly for end users who want to make efficient
use of applications running on the GNOME desktop.
For an overview of all manuals shipped with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop,
refer to https://www.novell.com/documentation/sled10/, where you can also download the manuals. You can also access
the information online in the Help Center of your desktop.
The following typographical conventions are used in this manual:
/etc/passwd: filenames and directory
placeholder with the actual value
PATH: the environment variable PATH
ls, --help: commands, options,
user: users or
: a key to press or a key combination; keys are
shown in uppercase as on a keyboard
, : menu items, buttons
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