Appendix A. KDE Plasma Workspaces

As an alternative to the default GNOME desktop environment, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 provides version 4 of KDE Plasma Workspaces (previously known as K Desktop Environment) to match different work styles and preferences.
Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Installation Guide on setting KDE Plasma Workspaces as the default desktop during the installation process or changing your current desktop environment to KDE Plasma Workspaces. For more information on KDE Plasma Workspaces, see its upstream websites, such as and