KDE is a full featured desktop environment and collection of software for communication, work, education and entertainment.
The KDE Software Compilation is a set of free, open source applications based on common tools and designs. At the heart of it is the Plasma Desktop, the successor of the K Desktop Environment that gave KDE its name. KDE is based on the Qt framework.
Some KDE software
- amarok Amarok media player
- kate Kate (K Advanced Text Editor)
- kdewallet KWallet (KDE Wallet) password manager
- kdm KDM (KDE Display Manager)
- kile Kile (KDE Integrated LaTeX Environment), an IDE for LaTeX
- konqueror Konqueror web broswer, file manager and document viewer
- konsole Konsole terminal emulator
- kopete Kopete chat client
- krusader Krusader twin-panel file manager
- kwin KWin window manager
- plasma Plasma Desktop manager
- kde-activities Activities are groups of widgets and windows