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Whenever you're dealing with a piece of software as large as a desktop, some features are going to be hard to find. To help new users get up and running, here are twelve tips for getting more out of KDE. Many are available from the KDE Control Center, a centralized configuration window with a daunting array of options, but others are located elsewhere.

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Created by extra 7 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 9 weeks ago
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spikeb

7 years 9 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago

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tip one: remove as many of the

tip one: remove as many of the damn buttons in every application as you can possibly stand.

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mark

7 years 9 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago

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Simplifying the menus would help

Simplifying the menus would help too. KDE's menus are a bit of pain to navigate - there are just so many items. (However the control center is a good start.) Kubuntu does a good job of cutting the menu items back but it removes too many features. There needs to be a middle ground.

I really like Symphony OS's approach, where the desktop is not the place for storing things but actually a menu navigation tool. But I don't think it'll catch on.

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underthelinux

7 years 9 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago

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Kubuntu has some serious problems

Kubuntu has some serious problems with menu management - i've found that when i start updating from the repos, and it adds the items to the menu automatically, i end up getting a Debian menu... which is where some additional or redundant apps are hidden. V. frustrating.