Locations

Michael Anderson

Anne-Marie Mahfouf

Revision Plasma 5.7 (2016-08-21)

This is a module to configure essential paths for the Plasma™ desktop.

Configure some KDE paths

Desktop path:

The Desktop folder contains all the files which you see in a Folder View widget on your desktop. The default path is usually ~/Desktop but you can change here the location of this folder.

Autostart path:

The Autostart folder contains applications or links to applications or scripts you want to start whenever Plasma™ starts. You can change the location of this folder if you want to.

Documents path:

This folder will be used by default to load or save documents from or to.

Download path:

This folder will be used by default to save your downloaded items.

Movies path:

This folder will be used by default to load or save movies from or to.

Pictures path:

This folder will be used by default to load or save pictures from or to.

Music path:

This folder will be used by default to load or save music from or to.

If you change a path and click Apply a dialog appears where you can choose to move the content to the new folder or use the new folder without moving the files.