Desktop News and Articles

Customizing KDE Plasma

Beyond Wallpaper


The KDE Plasma desktop environment has so many configuration options, it scares some users away. We look at some of the options to get you started.

Conditional Formatting in LibreOffice Spreadsheets

Conditional Formatting


Integrate graphical information beside the data it represents with conditional formatting and sparklines.


Total Recoll

Lost and Found


KDE's unofficial search engine may be the most usable choice of all. 

Tutanota: A Promising Privacy-Focused Email Service

Productivity Sauce


One Document for Multiple Uses

Single Sourcing in LibreOffice Writer


With a little planning and a few LibreOffice tricks, you can create one document that contains text customized for various end users.

Setting Type in LibreOffice

Typography of LibreOffice Writer


LibreOffice Writer is a serviceable desktop publisher with more typography features than most users imagine.

Building LibreOffice Online

LOOL brings online document editing and viewing


Collabora and Ice Warp team up to create LibreOffice Online (LOOL) for online and collaborative document creation and viewing.

Laidout Book Creator

Bookbinding on the Screen


The Laidout graphic application simplifies the design of books and booklets.

Calligra Suite

Calligra Redefines the Office Suite


Calligra Suite goes beyond the standard four or five office suite programs by offering a range of applications for desktop and mobile computers.

Enhancing Your Work Habits with KDE

KDE Productivity Options


KDE extends the concept of the desktop with innovations that can significantly enhance your productivity.

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