What is KDE?

K Desktop Environment. KDE was a project begun by Matthias Ettrich in 1996. It was developed mainly by European volunteers. It is a Linux-based non-proprietary graphical user interface (GUI). It works with other UNIX and UNIX-type operating systems. An open source license typically comes with it for free .

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