Review of freshly installed Fedora 37 KDE Plasma Desktop part 2 – System Settings

This is the part 2 of the Fedora 37 KDE Plasma Desktop review – Review of freshly installed Fedora 37 KDE Plasma Desktop (KDE GUI)
In part 2 only the System Settings of KDE Plasma is presented – the central place to configure and tweak the KDE Plasma – the graphical desktop environment with customizable layouts and panels, virtual desktops and sophisticated widgets. Some of the settings require an administrative account and whenever it is necessary the Plasma platform shows an authentication dialog to escalate privileges.
It worth mentioning the KDE Platform versions in Fedora 37:

  • KDE Plasma version: 5.26.4
  • KDE Frameworks version: 5.100.0
  • QT version: 6.0.12

The System Settings reflects the above versions and the functionality they incorporate.
The main components are:

  • Appearance
  • Workspace
    • Workspace Behavior
    • Windows Management
    • Shortcuts
    • Startup and Shutdown
    • Search
  • Personalization
    • Notifications
    • Users
    • Reginal Settings
    • Accessibility
    • Applications
    • KDE Wallet
    • Online Accounts
    • User Feedback
  • Network
    • Connections
    • Settings
  • Hardware
    • Input Devices
    • Display and Monitor
    • Audio
    • Power Management
    • Bluetooth
    • Color Corrections
    • KDE Connect
    • Printers
    • Removable Storage
    • Thunderbolt
  • System Administration
    • About this System
    • software Update

System Settings may also be started from the console with

myuser@mydesktop ~ $ systemsettings

Here are the System Setting screenshots:

SCREENSHOT 1) Click on System Settings to launch the “System Settings” program.

View and edit KDE and some Linux system settings.

main menu
Main Menu – Favorites

SCREENSHOT 2) Quick Settings and most used ones.

main menu
Quick Settings

SCREENSHOT 3) Appearance – Global Theme.

main menu
Appearance – Global Theme.

SCREENSHOT 4) Appearance – Application Style

main menu
Appearance – Application Style

SCREENSHOT 5) Appearance – Plasma Theme

main menu
Appearance – Plasma Theme

SCREENSHOT 6) Appearance – Colors

main menu
Appearance – Colors

SCREENSHOT 7) Appearance – Window Decorations

main menu
Appearance – Window Decorations

SCREENSHOT 8) Select Fonts for the KDE.

Available option for high-resolution displays is “force font DPI”. Anti-aliasing is also controlled by this setting.

main menu
Appearance – Fonts

SCREENSHOT 9) Appearance – Icons

main menu
Appearance – Icons

SCREENSHOT 10) Appearance – Cursor

main menu
Appearance – Cursor

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