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

SCREENSHOT 21) Plasma Widget “Analog Clock” placed on the center of the Desktop.

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Analog Clock plasma widget placed

SCREENSHOT 22) There is a search box and typing folder limit the widgets to the Folder View Widget.

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widgets search

SCREENSHOT 23) Desktop folder settings of the Folder View Widget.

Location to show is a setting. The widget may show the content of any folder on the system.

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place Folder View Plasma Widget

SCREENSHOT 24) To enter edit mode right click on any Widget or on the Desktop will trigger the context menu, which has “Enter Edit Mode” option.

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Widget context menu enter edit mode

SCREENSHOT 25) In edit mode, the widgets may be moved, resized, configured and removed.

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Plasma Widget edit mode

SCREENSHOT 26) The Folder View has been resized.

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resized plasma widget folder view

SCREENSHOT 27) To change the look and feel of the bottom toolbar (Panel Toolbox) right click on it to show the context menu and then “Enter Edit Mode”.

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plasma panel toolbox enter edit mode

SCREENSHOT 28) This is the edit mode of the bottom toolbox called Panel Toolbox.

Multiple options: Panel Alignment – Left, Center, Right; Visibility – Always Visible, Auto Hide, Wondows Can Cover, Windows Go Below; Opacity – Adaptive, Opaque, Translucent, Maximize Panel. There are buttons to add more widgets or a spacer on this Panel, too.

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Plasma Panel Toolbox edit mode

SCREENSHOT 29) The Panel Toolbox hosts different widgets like system tray, which can be moved to another place on the Panel Toolbox.

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Plasma Panel toolbox system tray edit

SCREENSHOT 30) Another widget placed on the Panel Toolbox – the icons-only task manager to show icons on the opened applications.

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icons-only task manager

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