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">
<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;,
&UNIX;, &BSD; or &Linux;. Binary packages are available for many different
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>
<title>&Linux;</title>
<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
distribution's package collection. To install one of the &plasma-workspaces;,
like &plasma-desktop;, look for a metapackage or package
group, typically <literal>kde-desktop</literal>.</para>
group, typically <literal>plasma-desktop</literal>.</para>
<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
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>
</note>
<para>If you have trouble locating &kde; packages for your distribution, please
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?-->
......@@ -70,7 +71,7 @@ different <quote>ports</quote> systems available for &MacOS;. Several different
<title>&BSD;</title>
<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>
<para>For more information on installing ports, see your &BSD; distribution's
......@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ provided for several different devices.</para>
<title>Live Media</title>
<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
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</
<sect2 id="install-source">
<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>
<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
&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>
</para>
</sect2>
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