Have a global menu bar at the top in KDE

Most modern graphical user interfaces place menubars underneath the title bar of each window. This approach works well for most people, but there is another concept that is often used.

The most obvious and memorable implementation is in Apple's Mac OS system. What am I talking about? Well, putting one global menu bar at the top of the window; the context of which changes depending on which application is ...

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Katapult - a general purpose launcher for KDE

Launcher applications such as LaunchBar and Launchy over on other platforms are becoming increasingly popular.

The idea is quite simple - the application springs into action when you hit a keystroke, and then you start typing an application's name. As you type, the list of applications filters, so you can type just a few characters and then press Enter to launch an app.

This is exactly how Katapult works. Press ...

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Open the full KDE Control Centre in Kubuntu

Kubuntu (and some other KDE-based distributions) features a special System Settings application which takes the place of the full KDE Control Centre application, which is used for setting all sorts of KDE preferences and changing different settings on the system.

Kubuntu’s System Settings application

However, many people like the older KDE Control Centre layout, especially if you're a longer time KDE user or can't find the option you're looking for in ...

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