Commit 0d516ef3 authored by Luigi Toscano's avatar Luigi Toscano

Fundamentals: more specific use of the desktop

Summary:
Drop Workspaces usage; prefer &plasma-desktop; to &plasma-workspaces;.
Refer to the KDE software in a more generic way (applications and the
desktop).

Reviewers: #documentation, lueck

Reviewed By: #documentation, lueck

Subscribers: lueck, #documentation

Differential Revision: https://phabricator.kde.org/D1959
parent 23083226
<chapter id="install"> <chapter id="install">
<title>Installing the &kde; Workspace and Applications</title> <title>Installing &plasma-desktop; and &kde; Applications</title>
<para>You can install the &kde; workspace and applications on a variety of different platforms, ranging from <para>You can install &kde; applications, including &plasma-desktop;, on a
variety of different platforms, ranging from
smartphones and tablets to computers running &Microsoft; &Windows;, &MacOS;, smartphones and tablets to computers running &Microsoft; &Windows;, &MacOS;,
&UNIX;, &BSD; or &Linux;. Binary packages are available for many different &UNIX;, &BSD; or &Linux;. Binary packages are available for many different
platforms and distributions, or advanced users may build the source code.</para> platforms and distributions, or advanced users may build the source code.</para>
...@@ -16,23 +17,23 @@ to install &kde; on a variety of different devices and platforms.</para> ...@@ -16,23 +17,23 @@ to install &kde; on a variety of different devices and platforms.</para>
<title>&Linux;</title> <title>&Linux;</title>
<para>Nearly every &Linux; distribution provides binary packages for individual <para>Nearly every &Linux; distribution provides binary packages for individual
applications and the &plasma-workspaces; as a whole.</para> applications and the &plasma-desktop; as a whole.</para>
<para>To install an individual application, look for its name in your <para>To install an individual application, look for its name in your
distribution's package collection. To install one of the &plasma-workspaces;, distribution's package collection. To install one of the &plasma-workspaces;,
like &plasma-desktop;, look for a metapackage or package like &plasma-desktop;, look for a metapackage or package
group, typically <literal>kde-desktop</literal>.</para> group, typically <literal>plasma-desktop</literal>.</para>
<note> <note>
<para>Some core applications may be installed together with other core <para>Some applications may be installed together with other
applications in a combined package named after the &kde; package they are applications in a combined package named after the &kde; package they are
provided in. For instance, &dolphin; might be found in the provided in. For instance, &konqueror; might be found in the
<literal>kde-baseapps</literal> package.</para> <literal>kde-baseapps</literal> package.</para>
</note> </note>
<para>If you have trouble locating &kde; packages for your distribution, please <para>If you have trouble locating &kde; packages for your distribution, please
contact their support resources. Many distributions also have a team dedicated contact their support resources. Many distributions also have a team dedicated
to packaging &kde; that can provide assistance specific to &kde;</para> to packaging applications by &kde; that can provide assistance specific to them. </para>
<!--FIXME: provide steps for common distributions?--> <!--FIXME: provide steps for common distributions?-->
...@@ -70,7 +71,7 @@ different <quote>ports</quote> systems available for &MacOS;. Several different ...@@ -70,7 +71,7 @@ different <quote>ports</quote> systems available for &MacOS;. Several different
<title>&BSD;</title> <title>&BSD;</title>
<para>Most &BSD; distributions allows you to install &kde; applications <para>Most &BSD; distributions allows you to install &kde; applications
and the &plasma-workspaces; as a whole through their <quote>ports</quote> and the &plasma-desktop; through their <quote>ports</quote>
system.</para> system.</para>
<para>For more information on installing ports, see your &BSD; distribution's <para>For more information on installing ports, see your &BSD; distribution's
...@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ provided for several different devices.</para> ...@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ provided for several different devices.</para>
<title>Live Media</title> <title>Live Media</title>
<para>Several &Linux; and &BSD; distributions offer live media. This permits you <para>Several &Linux; and &BSD; distributions offer live media. This permits you
to try out the &plasma-workspaces; without installing anything to your system. to try out the &plasma-desktop; without installing anything to your system.
All you have to do insert a CD or connect a USB drive and boot from it. If you All you have to do insert a CD or connect a USB drive and boot from it. If you
like what you see, most offer an option to install it to your hard drive.</para> like what you see, most offer an option to install it to your hard drive.</para>
...@@ -106,14 +107,14 @@ of distributions that offer the &kde; workspace and applications on live media</ ...@@ -106,14 +107,14 @@ of distributions that offer the &kde; workspace and applications on live media</
<sect2 id="install-source"> <sect2 id="install-source">
<title>Building from Source Code</title> <title>Building from Source Code</title>
<para>For detailed information on how to compile and install &kde; workspace and <para>For detailed information on how to compile and install &plasma-desktop; and
applications see <ulink url="https://community.kde.org/Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/Build_from_source">Build from source</ulink>.</para> applications see <ulink url="https://community.kde.org/Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/Build_from_source">Build from source</ulink>.</para>
<para>Since &kde; software uses <command>cmake</command> you should <para>Since &kde; software uses <command>cmake</command> you should
have no trouble compiling it. Should you run into problems please report them to the have no trouble compiling it. Should you run into problems please report them to the
&kde; mailing lists.</para> &kde; mailing lists.</para>
<para>The recommended tool to build Frameworks and &plasma; Workspace 5 and Applications is <para>The recommended tool to build Frameworks, &plasma-desktop; and all the other applications is
<ulink url="https://commits.kde.org/kdesrc-build">kdesrc-build</ulink> <ulink url="https://commits.kde.org/kdesrc-build">kdesrc-build</ulink>
</para> </para>
</sect2> </sect2>
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