Review of freshly installed Fedora 36 KDE Plasma Desktop (KDE GUI)

SCREENSHOT 11) Disk and Devices – device notifications for different devices like Storage Volume (USB) added.

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Disk and Devices

SCREENSHOT 12) The Fedora 36 KDE Plasma start menu – main sub-menus – Applications, Places, Sleep, Restart, Shut down and Leave.

Applications menu includes Favorites, All Applications, Administration, Development, Education, Games, Graphics, Internet, Multimedia, Office, Settings and more.

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KDE start menu

SCREENSHOT 13) Continuing with Applications menu and its sub menus System, Utilities and the Help Center icon.

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Applications menu

SCREENSHOT 14) Places includes three sub-menus Computer, History and Frequently Used.

Computer menu includes two sub-menus Applications, which were recently used and places where the user recently opend.

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Places menu Computer sub-menu

SCREENSHOT 15) Applications and files last used.

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History menu

SCREENSHOT 16) A search in the start menu.

Typing letters will trigger a different – search view with the result of the search. The applications can be run and the places can be visited with the associated program. A place may be a file or a directory and when clicked on the Dolphin, the file manager, will be opened. Or the place may be a URL link so a browser will be started to open the URL link.

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Search in start menu

SCREENSHOT 17) Plasma search menu activated with Alt-F2.

Typing will trigger search results to appear immediately.

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Plasma search menu – Alt-F2

SCREENSHOT 18) Right click on the Desktop opens the Desktop context menu.

Click on “Add Widget” to place items called Widgets on the Desktop screen.

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Desktop context menu Add Widget

SCREENSHOT 19) All Plasma widgets are listed here.

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Add Plasma Widgets menu

SCREENSHOT 20) Drag the plasma widget “Analog Clock” to place it somewhere on the desktop.

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Place Analog Clock plasma widget

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